Transcript 1/15/19 Melanie Bowen (carryover)

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Transcript 1/15/19 Melanie Bowen (carryover)

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Melanie Bowen
Teacher
Phoenixville, Pa.


$7,000
Which of these is neither a title character of a Beverly Cleary book, nor another term for buffoons, NOR the part of rings to which gems are attached?
A: Beezus B: Bezos
C: Bozos D: Bezels

Spoiler
B: Bezos


$10,000
According to one Hall of Famer in the sport, what “is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer”?
A: Baseball B: Golf
C: Skiing D: Tennis

Spoiler
+1 Brian says batting .300 is very good.


Spoiler
A: Baseball


$20,000
Taking 20 days to do it, in 1999 the Breitling Orbiter 3 became the first of its kind to circumnavigate the Earth nonstop. What type of vehicle was it?
A: Airplane B: Sailboat
C: Space station D: Hot-air balloon

Spoiler
Melanie says an airplane or hot-air balloon would have to refuel.
50/50 leaves sailboat and hot-air balloon.
Melanie remembers hearing about a hot-air balloon circumnavigating the Earth.


Spoiler
D: Hot-air balloon


Commercial break

$30,000
According to U.S. Census data, Utah is the state with the youngest residents, with a median age of 29.2 years old. What state is next-youngest, at 33.8 years old?
A: Alaska B: California
C: Colorado D: Hawaii

Melanie says it’s a state that young people migrate to. She decides to walk. Her guess would be
Spoiler
Alaska
.


Spoiler
A: Alaska
Melanie wins $20,000.


Commercial break

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