Next Teacher: Sonya Romero (kindergarten teacher for 20+ yrs. in Albuquerque)
$500: While they may NOT be graded on it, a reported 80% of students say that their favorite “subject” is what?
A: Principles of Computer Science
B: AP Macroeconomics
C: Pre-Columbian History & Culture
$1K: To better celebrate its contestants’ “active lives”, in ’16 the Miss Teen USA pageant announced it was replacing its swimsuit competition w/ a what?
A: Suit of armor competition
B: Athletic wear competition
C: UPS uniform competition
D: Prison jumpsuit competition
Athletic wear comp.– $
$2K: Notorious for breaking down collagen & making you look older, what particles have been dubbed “the anarchists of your skin chemistry”?
A: Free radicals
B: Unchained Marxists
C: Escaped Sandinistas
D: Wandering libertarians
Free radicals– $
$3K: Letting guests “shake it like a Polaroid picture”, what ’03 hit did FiveThirtyEight.com find to be the song that appears on the most wedding reception playlists?
A: “Bye Bye Bye”
B: “Hey Ya!”
C: “Piano Man”
D: “Gangnam Style”
“Hey Ya!”– $
$5K: Famous for the phrase “Cogito, ergo sum”, in a philosophy joke, Rene Descartes walked into a bar, got offered a drink & said “I think not”. What happened next?
A: He vanished
B: He hit on a waitress
C: He played darts
D: He started a brawl
50:50– VANISHED & HIT ON A WAITRESS
$7K: Maintaining its impressive record 28 yrs. after being mentioned in “Rain Man”, which airline HASN’T had a crash-related fatality since ’51?
C: Air New Zealand
D: Air India
$10K: Which of the following countries has a capital city whose name in English DOESN’T end w/ the same letter it starts w/?
$20K: Acc. to the UK version of National Geographic Kids, emperor penguins generally grow to be around 115cm tall, “about the height of the average” what?
FINAL HELP (Adam)
Three-yr.-old– FA (A: Six-yr.-old)
Bob Scarpone (HS history teacher in Flanders, NJ)
$500: First started in ’52, the National Teacher of the Yr. Program lists ALL BUT which of these as criteria for candidates seeking the honor?
A: Be poised & articulate
B: Inspire students of all backgrounds
C: Have the respect of parents
D: Be able to eat 30 apples in one sitting
Be able to eat 30 apples in one sitting– $
$1K: A popular rhyming saying about catchy songwriting says “Don’t bore us, get to the…” what?
A: Jazzy sax solo
B: Piano interlude
D: Sexually-explicit rapping
$2K: Acc. to research by primatologist Bill Hopkins, about 70% of chimps, like 90% of humans, are what?
A: Taller than six ft.
D: Named “Bubbles”
QotD: Now known for hits like ’14’s “Empire”, who was reportedly told by her HS music teacher that she sounded like a goat?
D: Britney Spears
$3K: One-time married couple Nicole Kidman & Tom Cruise appeared together in ALL BUT which of the following films?
A: “TOP GUN”
B: “Eyes Wide Shut”
C: “Days of Thunder”
D: “Far and Away”
“TOP GUN”– $