Last Civilian This Wk.: Mike Reiners (teacher in St. Paul who works for free)
+1: Dennis Siminson (another teacher)
$500: Acc. to a quote widely attributed to legendary French film director Jean-Luc Godard, “All you need for a movie is…” what two things that start w/ G?
A: A gun & a girl
B: Golf balls & gravy
C: Gift cards & glitter
D: A gorilla & a guppy
Gun & girl– $
$1K: Sticking to what they know best, Kendall & Kylie Jenner once had four dogs named what?
A: Einstein, Newton, Galileo & Darwin
B: Romeo, Juliet, Antony & Cleopatra
C: Augustus, Nero, Caligula & Tiberius
D: Louis, Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana
Louis, Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana– $
$2K: Because it apparently enhances their dexterity, studies show that who make almost 40% fewer errors if they play video games for over three hrs. a wk.?
B: Laparoscopic surgeons
C: Baseball umpires
D: Quantum physics
Laparoscopic surgeons– $
$3K: In a ’31 speech Herbert Hoover notably said “I need not recount to you that the world is passing through a…” what?
A: World War
B: New Deal
C: Great Depression
D: Gilded Age
Great Depression– $
$5K: Teeming w/ blue agave, which of these’s an actual town that lends its name to a popular alcoholic beverage?
A: Sake, Japan
B: Whisky, Scotland
C: Tequila, Mexico
D: Rum, Jamaica
$7K: If an avalanche leaves you trapped & disoriented, experts say you can determine which direction’s up by doing what?
B: Breathing into your hand
$10K: Assuming that they bought the book in their native tongue, which tourist would be most likely to use a travel guide for “Alemania”?
A: A Spaniard in Germany
B: A Frenchman in England
C: A Russian in France
D: An Italian in Spain
Spaniard in Germany– $
$20K: If you’re suffering from pityriasis capitis, which of these products are you most likely to use to treat it?
A: VICKS NyQuil
D: Head & Shoulders
50:50– ICYHOT & HEAD & SHOULDERS
$30K: Putting an end to his pre-med studies & earning him five yrs. probation, who was caught at age 20 smuggling 10 pounds of marijuana through O’Hare airport?
A: David Letterman
B: Bill Murray
C: Jerry Seinfeld
D: Steve Martin
QotD: Many sports historians credit Dodgers Dusty Baker & Glenn Burke w/ spontaneously inventing the what during a home run celebration in ’77?
A: A-OK sign
C: “Call me” gesture
D: Sprinkler dance
$50K: On Jul. 4, 2016 there were roughly how many more residents in the U.S. than there were on Jul. 4, 1776?
A: Eight times as many
B: 40 times as many
C: 130 times as many
D: 600 times as many
FA: 600 (A: 130)