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“Millionaire” 4/26/17

$30K: Founded in 1851, which of the following universities is actually seven yrs. older than the state in which it’s located?

A: Univ. of California
B: Cornell
C: Univ. of Minnesota
D: Tulane


A: 40%
B: 11%
C: 22%
D: 27%

FA: Univ. of CA (A: Univ. of MN)

Luke Timmins (Staten Island)

$500: Acc. to “lotto lawyer” Jason Kurland, if you win the lottery, what’s the first thing you should do w/ your winning ticket?

A: Use it as a napkin
B: Let your kids play w/ it
C: Bury it w/ your backyard
D: Sign the back of it

Sign the back of it$

$1K: Claiming they alone have the ability to “annihilate the planet”, what topped Conde Nast Traveler’s list of the world’s “10 Most Dangerous Animals”?

A: Koalas
B: Sea lions
C: Humans
D: Puppies


$2K: In ’16, Chipotle elicited CRINGE-WORTHY tweets like “Found cilantro in my teeth. I had lunch three hours ago”.” when it promoted what avocado-inspired hashtag?

A: #GuacwardMoment
B: #FrostyReceptions
C: #KetchupWithRelatives
D: #ParfaitAccompli


$3K: To avoid one of the most HAZARDOUS situations for drivers, the traffic app Waze has reduced the number of what along its suggested routes in L.A.?

A: Restaurants
B: Gas stations
C: Left turns
D: Billboards

Left turns$

$5K: Though the D stands for “doctor”, if you wanted to earn a J.D. degree, you WOULDN’T go to medical school but rather where?

A: Business school
B: Law school
C: Divinity school
D: Engineering school


$7K: In which of the following movies did the main character share his first name w/ the actor portraying him?

A: “Beverly Hills Cop”
B: “A Beautiful Mind”
C: “Raging Bull”
D: “The Shining”


A: 5%
B: 25%
C: 6%
D: 64%

“The Shining”$

$10K: Better known to most for his military mind, what 13th C. leader does History.com credit w/ creating the first international postal system?

A: Hannibal
B: Charlemagne
C: Hernando Cortes
D: Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan$

$20K: Not surprising considering it has three official languages: German, Dutch & French- over 1/3 of what country’s trilingual?

A: Switzerland
B: Belgium
C: Germany
D: The Netherlands


QotD: Appropriately, the culinary term “souffle” comes from a French word meaning what?
A: Darkened
B: Turned-over
C: Boiled
D: Puffed-up

To Play Some More: Who’s Sundar Pichai?

A: Bollywood’s top-earning actor
B: CEO of Google
C: U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.
D: Author of Life of Pi

FINAL LL (Chris)


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