Transcript 5/21/19 Choyon Manjrekar

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Transcript 5/21/19 Choyon Manjrekar

#1 Post by BBTranscriptTeam » Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:20 pm

Choyon Manjrekar
Pawtucket, R.I.

$500
When lots of family comes over for Thanksgiving dinner, it’s common to set up a second (often smaller) dinner table for whom?
A: Those who forgot to bathe B: People allergic to gravy
C: Kids D: Early-arriving Christmas guests

Spoiler
C: Kids


$1,000
Balto was a legendary Siberian Husky who in 1925 led a group of sled dogs 658 miles to deliver a life-saving diphtheria serum where?
A: Miami, Florida B: Nome, Alaska
C: New Orleans, Louisiana D: San Antonio, Texas

Spoiler
B: Nome, Alaska


$2,000
Though deemed by the Justice Department to be ineffective and possibly harmful to youth, “Scared Straight” programs usually involve teenagers visiting where?
A: A dentist’s office B: Their creepy aunt’s house
C: A prison D: An area with no Wi-Fi

Spoiler
C: A prison


$3,000
Which of these is neither an open porch, nor a city 65 miles west of Venice, Italy, NOR an insufferable brat in the book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”?
A: Verona B: Veranda
C: Veruca D: Verboten

Spoiler
D: Verboten


$5,000
Born in 1877, Ulrich Salchow is a 10-time world champion still remembered today for his contributions to what sport?
A: Cycling B: Ice skating
C: Tennis D: Horse racing

Spoiler
A: 8% B: 73% C: 2% D: 17%


Spoiler
B: Ice skating


$7,000
According to a recent USC survey, each week Americans spend 23.6 hours (or nearly one full day) doing what — up from 9.4 hours a week in 2000?
A: Playing video games B: Watching TV
C: Reading books D: Surfing the internet

Spoiler
D: Surfing the internet


Commercial break

$10,000
Which classic song has a title that, surprisingly, doesn’t appear in the lyrics until late in the song — at the 3:23 mark of its 4:11 running time?
A: Eye Of The Tiger B: I Just Called To Say I Love You
C: We Didn’t Start The Fire D: Don’t Stop Believin’

Spoiler
50/50 leaves C & D.


Spoiler
D: Don’t Stop Believin’


$20,000
What name comes next in this sequence: Marilyn, Tipper, Lynne, Jill, ____?
A: Karen B: Laura
C: Betsy D: Barbara

Spoiler
Choyon says Tipper makes him think of Tipper Gore, Al Gore’s wife. His friend Jon says they’re all vice presidents’ wives. But Mike Pence calls his wife “Mother.” They go with Karen.


Spoiler
A: Karen


Commercial break

$30,000
Chemists might get a chuckle from what Trader Joe’s product that reads, “Admittedly there aren’t 6.0221367 x 1023” of a certain food item “in here”?
A: Planck’s Constant Ketchup B: Avocado’s Number Guacamole
C: Boyle’s Law Boil-in-Bag Brown Rice D: Lamm Equation Lamb Vindaloo

Choyon has heard of
Spoiler
Planck’s constant
and
Spoiler
Avogadro’s number
, but doesn’t know their values or what they mean. He rules out
Spoiler
Lamm’s equation
because it’s not a number. He remembers that
Spoiler
Boyle’s law
has to do with the number of molecules in a gas, so he makes that his answer.


Spoiler
B: Avocado’s Number Guacamole
Choyon wins $5,000.


Commercial break

QotD
Which of these John Travolta movies does not feature a scene in which he dances?
A: Get Shorty B: Michael
C: Hairspray D: Pulp Fiction

Spoiler
A: Get Shorty

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Re: Transcript 5/21/19 Choyon Manjrekar

#2 Post by jarnon » Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:44 pm

Choyon is a 3-time Jeopardy! champion.


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