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Dropping Out - April 12

Will a personal trainer or a mother-of-four be the first to break the bank at AYSTA5G Elementary? Let's find out... right now.

First up, a personal trainer from Lincoln Elementary in Grants Pass, OR, TIM MAXWELL. His best subject were social studies, and... social studies.

First up to help Tim is Alana.  First question...

3rd Grade US Geography $1,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What is the capital of Massachusetts?

Alana is locked in. Tim goes with Boston. Alana agrees... Correct for $1000!

Next up...

2nd Grade Health $2,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
TRUE OR FALSE: The small intestine is longer than the large intestine.

Tim goes with true... Correct!

Alana goes back to her seat. Round 2 begins with Kyle.

3rd Grade Astronomy $5,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What is another name for the North Star?
a) Alpha Centauri
b) Polaris
c) Sirius

Alpha Centauri came to mind... but maybe it's Polaris. Tim may need to cheat here. He uses his peek. Kyle said "Polaris". Tim goes with it...

They're both right!

1st Grade Social Studies $10,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
Five of the US federal holidays always fall on what day of the week?

Kyle is down with his answer. A couple are on a Monday. He goes with Monday. Kyle said Monday. Both are correct for $10,000!

Milestone question coming with Laura at the desk.

1st Grade Animal Science $25,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What is the largest animal in the world?

None are related to Jeff. Tim goes with elephant. No one else went with elephant. Second guess would've been giraffe. That's not right either. Third guess... Whale. That's right. Laura said... Blue whale! SAVED!

Freeball coming...

2nd Grade Social Studies $50,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
Accordong to the US Constitution, the President is part of which of the three branches of government?

Tim is 99.9% confident it's the Executive Branch... Spencer said the same thing... and included the branches...

He's right!

Playing for $100,000... with Spencer.

4th Grade Math $100,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
The supplementary angel of a 40 degree angle has how many degrees?

Spencer is locked. Tim is stymied. He uses his copy. Correct answer: 140. Three of the sitting classmates say 140. Spencer says... 40. Game over. Tim leaves with $25,000.

Next student is a 37-year-old stay at home mom from Grenada Elementary, TRACY BOWMAN.

First up to help Tracy is Spencer... that was quick.

4th Grade Math $1,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What is the reciprocal of 3/4?

Spencer is locked. Tracy goes with 4/3. Correct!

Now to the milestone. The coolest question of all.

1st Grade Spelling $2,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
How many of the words for 1 through 10 have five letters?

Three, seven, and eight give us three... Correct for $2000!

We meet Tracy's family, and Tracy meets Kyle.

3rd Grade US History $5,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
In what US state was the Civil War battle of Gettysburg fought?

Tracy takes a peek at Kyle's paper. He said "Pensalvain." Pennsylvania is what Kyle meant. She goes with it... Correct for $5000!

Next up...

1st Grade Earth Science $10,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
The period of Daylight Savings Time includes which one of the four seasons in its entirety?

She gets the seasons right. Tracy goes with winter... Wrong. Correct: Summer. Kyle said... Summer! SAVED!

Milestone question coming with Laura again.

2nd Grade Health $25,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
Typical people have how many baby teeth as kids?
a) 20
b) 24
c) 28

Tracy counts her own teeth as an aid. She then gets over that and copies Laura's paper. Correct answer: 20. Laura's answer... A: 20 <3. Correct!

It's all Tracy from here on out. How far can she go with no more cheats?

2nd Grade Measurements $50,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
How many meters are in a kilometer?

She guesses 100... Not right. It's 1000. Tracy leaves with $25,000.

New student next time...

 

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