Transcript 10/30/18 Robin Richards (carryover)

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Transcript 10/30/18 Robin Richards (carryover)

#1 Post by BBTranscriptTeam » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:16 pm

Robin Richards
History teacher
Athens, Ga.


$10,000
In honor of his friend and wartime ally, what prominent French historical figure named his only son Georges Washington?
A: Napoleon Bonaparte B: Marquis de Lafayette
C: Louis XIV D: Charles de Gaulle

Spoiler
B: Marquis de Lafayette


$20,000
According to Space.com, like the Earth’s, the moon’s core is believed to be made primarily of what?
A: Copper B: Lead
C: Iron D: Zinc

Spoiler
C: Iron


$30,000
Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun is the name of what?
A: World’s hottest pepper B: Current king of Thailand
C: World’s 3rd tallest mountain in Nepalese D: IKEA in Singapore

Spoiler
50/50 leaves B & C.


Spoiler
B: Current king of Thailand


Commercial break

Robin has had MS for eight years, but it hasn’t slowed him down.

$50,000
In 1996, Fred Rogers made one of his only appearances as a fictional character, playing a minister on an episode of what TV show?
A: Full House B: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
C: Family Matters D: Northern Exposure

Spoiler
Robin’s +1 is his friend Ed. Robin is leaning to Dr. Quinn. They both think Northern Exposure was off the air by 1996.


Spoiler
A: 41% B: 42% C: 17% D: 0%


Spoiler
B: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman


Commercial break

$100,000
According to the U.S. Flag Code, when a new state is admitted to the Union, the new star “shall take effect” when?
A: The day after it’s officially admitted B: One year from the day it’s admitted
C: The next January 1st D: The next Fourth of July

Robin teaches government as well as history.


Spoiler
D: The next Fourth of July


Commercial break

QotD
The word “discotheque” comes from a French word meaning what?
A: Music stage B: Rhythm market
C: Record library D: Dance ticket

Spoiler
C: Record library


$250,000
Denali is the tallest mountain in the United States. What’s the name of the second-tallest mountain in the United States?
A: Mount Bear B: Mount Rainier
C: Mount Elbert D: Mount Saint Elias

Robin says
Spoiler
Mount Rainier
is the tallest mountain in the 48 contiguous states. He goes for it.


Spoiler
D: Mount Saint Elias
Robin wins $50,000.

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Re: Transcript 10/30/18 Robin Richards (carryover)

#2 Post by Bob78164 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:32 am

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:$100,000
According to the U.S. Flag Code, when a new state is admitted to the Union, the new star “shall take effect” when?
A: The day after it’s officially admitted B: One year from the day it’s admitted
C: The next January 1st D: The next Fourth of July

Robin teaches government as well as history.


Spoiler
D: The next Fourth of July
This is why for a year our flag was 49 stars. Alaska and Hawaii both were admitted in 1959, but Alaska was admitted before July 4 and Hawaii was admitted after July 4. --Bob
"Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear." Thomas Jefferson

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