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PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:25 pm 
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$500: In the Marvel comic books starring the Norse god Thor, which of these is NOT one of the mythological Ten Realms conected by the tree Yggdrasil?
A - Niffleheim
B - Jotunheim
C - Svartalheim
D - downtown Anaheim
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (downtown Anaheim)


$1000: In his Grammy-winning hit "Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw gives a child some life advice, including all but which of these admonitions?
A - don't lie
B - don't cheat
C - don't steal
D - don't intimidate a federal witness
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (don't intimidate a federal witness)


$2000: A padded, angled bench resembling the front of a pulpit is used to perform what fittingly-named weight training exercise that strengthens the biceps?
A - bartender lifts
B - preacher curls
C - dry cleaner presses
D - dentist squats
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (preacher curls)

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": Which of these actors' last names is also a word meaning "inlet of the sea"?
A - Gregory Peck
B - Colin Firth
C - Christian Bale
D - Liam Neeson
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Colin Firth)

commercial break

$3000: Famous for founding a race for three-year-old horses in 1780, British nobleman Edward Stanley held what title?
A - Baron of Snowdon
B - Earl of Derby
C - Count of Gloucester
D - Duke of Cornwall

Ben knows that the first leg of the Triple Crown is the Kentucky Derby.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Earl of Derby)


$5000: Considered America's first professional female astronomer, which Mitchell is the namesake of "Miss Mitchell's Comet," which she discovered in 1847?
A - Maria Mitchell
B - Andrea Mitchell
C - Joni Mitchell
D - Margaret Mitchell

Ben says Margaret Mitchell wrote "Gone With The Wind" and Joni Mitchell is a singer so it isn't either of them. Believing that there's "safety in numbers" Ben decides to ask the audience, reminding them that it isn't C or D.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ask the Audience results:
A - 33%
B - 60%
C - 3%
D - 4%

That's a decent amount, so he's going to roll the dice and go with the audience.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (Maria Mitchell)


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Ben Parker
Northbrook, IL
medical student


$500: In the Marvel comic books starring the Norse god Thor, which of these is NOT one of the mythological Ten Realms conected by the tree Yggdrasil?
A - Niffleheim
B - Jotunheim
C - Svartalheim
D - downtown Anaheim
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (downtown Anaheim)


$1000: In his Grammy-winning hit "Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw gives a child some life advice, including all but which of these admonitions?
A - don't lie
B - don't cheat
C - don't steal
D - don't intimidate a federal witness
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (don't intimidate a federal witness)
In the Marvel comic books starring Spider-Man, Ben Parker gives his nephew some life advice: "With great power comes great responsibility."


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Ben Parker
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$5000: Considered America's first professional female astronomer, which Mitchell is the namesake of "Miss Mitchell's Comet," which she discovered in 1847?
A - Maria Mitchell
B - Andrea Mitchell
C - Joni Mitchell
D - Margaret Mitchell

Ben says Margaret Mitchell wrote "Gone With The Wind" and Joni Mitchell is a singer so it isn't either of them. Believing that there's "safety in numbers" Ben decides to ask the audience, reminding them that it isn't C or D.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ask the Audience results:
A - 33%
B - 60%
C - 3%
D - 4%

That's a decent amount, so he's going to roll the dice and go with the audience.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (Maria Mitchell)

Chris commented that the audience may have been misled by the fact that Andrea was a newscaster and thus had name recognition.

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