Las Vegas, Nev.
Carmen 70 years old and almost totally blind.
Along with bitter and savory, all but which of these are generally recognized as one of the five basic tastes humans can detect?
A: Sweet B: Sour
C: Salty D: Slurpee
A technique often employed by frustrated office workers, “percussive maintenance” is a euphemism for doing what to a piece of technology until it works?
A: Hitting it B: Smelling it
C: Taunting it D: Praying to it
What actor’s stunt double is his look-alike cousin, a 6’ 2” Hawaiian-born man named Tanoal Reed?
A: Kevin Hart B: Dustin Hoffman
C: Daniel Radcliffe D: Dwayne Johnson
While most casino table games are run by just one person, which game relies on a team of people, including a “boxman” and a “stickman”?
A: Baccarat B: Roulette
C: Craps D: Blackjack
Carmen worked for the Braille Institute for 22 years. She’s also been a tap dancer, singer and songwriter.
The Autostrada del Sole, or Highway of the Sun, runs through which two European cities?
A: Amsterdam and Antwerp B: Moscow and St. Petersburg
C: Berlin and Dusseldorf D: Milan and Rome
The endangered Rüppell’s griffon vulture is considered the highest-flying bird in the world, having been spotted at a record altitude of approximately what?
A: 370 feet B: 3,700 feet
C: 37,000 feet D: 370,000 feet
Which of these is a character from Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance,” and NOT a character from the “Pirates of the Caribbean” film franchise?
A: Will Turner B: Captain Hector Barbossa
C: Governor Weatherby Swann D: Major-General Stanley
A: 8% B: 6% C: 14% D: 72%
In a famous work, what philosopher called the life of man “nasty, brutish, and short”?
A: Friedrich Nietzsche B: Arthur Schopenhauer
C: Soren Kierkegaard D: Thomas Hobbes
Spurred by the Clinton v. Jones case, in 1997 the Supreme Court ruled that a sitting president can be subjected to what while in office?
A: A Senate investigation B: An impeachment trial
C: A civil lawsuit D: A tax audit
Carmen wins $10,000.