De Soto, KS
Ashley served in the Navy for 6 years.
$500: With only about 1,400 accepted each year, most U.S. Air Force Academy applicants must be nominated by either a member of Congress or whom?
A - their 6th grade volleyball coach
B - a third cousin on their mother's side
C - the Vice President of the United States
D - one of the actors in "Top Gun"
$1000: Musicians like Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen often use a hands-free neck device called a holder or rack so they can play what simultaneously with the guitar?
A - the harmonica
B - the triangle
C - the maracas
D - ping-pong
$2000: In the wake of a slew of fashion designers pledging to stop using it, in 2018 San Francisco became the first major U.S. city to officially ban the sale of what?
A - real animal fur
B - deodorant
C - birth control
D - mayonnaise
$3000: Which of these is not a type of massage, nor a brand of car NOR another word for harakiri, but rather a puzzle where you insert numbers into a grid?
A - subaru
B - shiatsu
C - seppuku
D - sudoku
Ashley doesn't know what harakiri is but she does know that
$5000: Which of the following pairs of countries are farthest from each other?
A - Afghanistan & Pakistan
B - Czech Republic & Central African Republic
C - Uruguay & Paraguay
D - Australia & Austria
When Ashley was in the service she confused Uruguay & Paraguay.
$7000: Which pair of "H" names are the first name of boxing great "Macho" Camacho and a great Trojan warrior of myth, respectively?
A - Hórace and Horace
B - Héctor and Hector
C - Hérmes and Hermes
D - Hómer and Homer
Ashley is not savvy on boxers or the Trojan War. She is going to ask the audience.
A - 8%
B - 61%
C - 23%
D - 8%
That's where Ashley was leaning.
For three years she was a radar signal analyst on a ship off the coast of Italy; she was also a cryptologic analyst.
$10,000: Which of the following contains all seven of the letters commonly used to form Roman numerals?
A - MILD MILL
B - DID I MIMIC DILL
C - VIVID VIM
D - MIX CIVIL LID
She was originally excited to see "Roman" but then not so much. She knows
$20,000: Rarely occurring in the continental U.S., but prevalent in Latin America, Puerto Rico and parts of Asia, dengue is transmitted by what?
A - mosquitoes
B - unclean drinking water
C - kissing
D - dog bites
Next week the winner of the 4-day Disney cruise will be announced.
Ashley is now a veterinary technician and would use the money to invest in research for canine prosthetics; her dog lost one of its front legs.
$30,000: In "Anchorman," what fictional TV station is home to legendary newscaster Ron Burgundy?
A - KVWN
B - KBBL
C - WPBH
D - WQHG
Ashley doesn't know any of these; all she knows is "San Diego" (pronounced with an exaggerated accent). She decides to use her 50:50.
The one she thought it might be is no longer there. It's heartbreaking but she thinks she has to walk away.
MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": Called the "Dinosaur Capital of the World" for its many rich fossil beds, Drumheller is a town 80 miles east of Calgary in what Canadian province?
A - British Columbia
B - Alberta
C - Saskatchewan
D - Manitoba