Sean Shah (pro poker player in DelRay Beach, FL)
+1: Fiancee Shannon
$500: A study of notable shipwrecks since 1852 found the Titanic to be the last instance of passengers observing the Birkenhead tradition, better known as what?
A: Women & children first
B: Captain & his buddies first
C: Politicians & mistresses first
D: CEOs & hedge fund managers first
Women & children first– $
$1K: Acc. to a list compiled by atlasobscura.com, “Curl Up and Dye” is the name of at least eight different U.S. what?
A: Curly fry manufacturers
B: Hair salons
C: Textile factories
Hair salons– $
$2K: Long before “U Can’t Touch This”, what rapper got his nickname while serving as a bat boy for the Oakland A’s because it was thought he looked like Hank Aaron?
A: MC Hammer
B: Vanilla Ice
C: Busta Rhymes
D: Notorious B.I.G.
MC Hammer– $
$3K: Shedding some light on how the spiny sea urchin got its name, Merriam-Webster says “urchin” is an archaic name for which land animal?
C: Prairie dog
$5K: A “Post-Accident Checklist” found on DMV.org says you should do ALL BUT which of the following after getting into a car crash?
A: Move to a safe location
B: Determine if there are injuries
C: Exchange addresses w/ the other driver
D: Call your insurance co.
Move to a safe location– OOPS
$500: Responding to the world around him, the first word spoken by “Bambi” in the ’42 animated classic was what?
$1K: Allowing people to book “hotel accommodations” under an overpass or on a park bench, the Swedish street newspaper Faktum aims to raise awareness of what?
A: VOLVO sales events
B: The global mattress shortage
C: SUBWAY’S new breakfast menu
$2K: Planning ahead for life after tennis, which athlete earned a degree in fashion & has created a line of activewear called EleVen?
A: Venus Williams
B: Hope Solo
C: Ronda Rousey
D: Danica Patrick
$3K: Borrowing from next week jargon, Jul. 2nd could be called the “hump day” of a standard calendar yr. since how many days fall BOTH before & after it?
$5K: Acc. to Britannica, which famous religious figure fathered 47 children by way of more than 20 wives?
A: Martin Luther
B: John the Baptist
C: Brigham Young
D: Mahatma Gandhi
Brigham Young– $
$7K: Suggesting it’s a good thing it’s so expensive, WebMD says that a 12-20 gram dose of what spice can actually be FATAL?
D: Ginger root
$10K: “Candy Crush Saga’s” success has been credited to the behavioral principle called hedonic adaptation, where you enjoy something more when it’s what?
A: Periodically withheld
B: Easy to learn
D: Assoc. w/ food
50:50– PERIODICALLY WITHHELD & ASSOC. W/ FOOD
Periodically withheld– $
QotD: Caligynephobia is defined as the fear of what?
B: Yellow food
D: Beautiful women
To Return: Spanning a whopping 570K square miles, the largest congressional district by area is located where?
FINAL LL (grandma Betty)