Marlon Shows (law student in DET)
$500: In an article on beach etiquette, USA TODAY lists ALL BUT which of these as things “not to do at the shore”?
A: Shake out your towel near others
C: Feed the seagulls
D: Build sandcastles w/o proper permits
Build sandcastles w/o proper permits– $
$1K: A popular marketing tool, what term refers to potato chips that were prepared in batches & NOT in mass quantities on an assembly line?
$2K: Replacing ’em when they’re damaged or if they come out, a great white shark can go through roughly 30K different what in its lifetime?
$3K: W/ workers making 39% more than the U.S. average, what did Business Insider recently call “the most disproportionately high-paying job” in MN?
A: Loan officer
B: Hotel mgr.
C: Insulation worker
Insulation worker– $
$5K: What former MA senator was once accused of dodging a half-million dollars in taxes by docking his luxury yacht in neighboring RI?
A: Al Gore
B: Bob Dole
C: Dan Quayle
D: John Kerry
$7K: The tailors who fitted him say that who was BOTH the lightest & heaviest James Bond, weighing 164 lbs. in “GOLDENEYE” & 211 lbs. in “Die Another Day”?
A: Sean Connery
B: Roger Moore
C: Pierce Brosnan
D: Daniel Craig
$10K: Acc. to Guinness World Records, what’s the combined height of the tallest man ever plus the tallest man alive?
15’4″– LEFT ALL LLs ON THE TABLE (A: 17’2″)
Stephanie Tyree (Lake Forest, CA)
$500: On an FBI website, which of these items ISN’T mentioned in a graphic labeled “FBI SWAT: Tools of the Trade”?
B: Gas mask
D: Fly swatter
Fly swatter– $
$1K: Because global industrialization has DECREASED the available supply, Dubai remarkably now imports vast amts. of what from Australia?
C: Camel racers
$2K: Referring to the ornate, Versailles-like decor of her NYC apartment, Joan Rivers once quipped “This is how…” who “…woulda lived if she had money”?
A: Marie Antoinette
B: Amelia Earhart
C: Florence Nightingale
D: Harrier Beecher Stowe
$3K: Discussing the largest squid ever caught, marine biologist Steve O’Shea illustrated the animal’s size by saying if it were cut up, it would yield what?
A: Escargot the size of garden hoses
B: Caviar the size of ping-pong balls
C: Calamari the size of tractor tires
D: Chitlins the size of tube socks
Calamari the size of tractor tires– $
$5K: A study funded by the Zurich Lung Assoc. found that playing what instrument can reduce snoring by strengthening upper airway muscles?
B: Musical saw
50:50 & AtA– DIDGERIDOO (85%) OVER HARPSICHORD
QotD: Known for hair styling instead of fighting, who fought for the Israel army in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War?
A: Louis Vuitton
B: Calvin Klein
C: Vidal Sassoon
D: Isaac Mizrahi
To Return: Which of these statements about Spanish grammar is FALSE?
A: Commas replace decimal points
B: It uses upside down question marks
C: Nouns have a gender
D: Apostrophes are common
Apostrophes are common– $