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The Mortgage Consultant & The Vet's Assistant - May 3

For the second time in a row, we've seen a player flake out on the million dollar question. Will a 30-year-old mortgage consultant from St. Vincent School go the distance? Time to meet ADAM ADORI. He was a baseballer back in the day.

We start the game with the money-maker, Kyle.

1st Grade Art $1,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
There are three secondary colors. Two of them are purple and green. What is the third?

Kyle locks in. Adam... forgets the PRIMARY colors. Red, blue, and yellow. He goes with yellow... for a secondary color... That's wrong. Kyle writes... ORANGE! Saved for $1000!.

Next up...

1st Grade Music $2,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
Which of the following instruments is a member of the percussion family?
a) viola
b) xylophone
c) bassoon

Adam remembers what a percussion is. He narrows it down to B. CORRECT for $2000! A percussion instrument makes noises by you striking it.

Round 2 begins with Alana center stage.

2nd Grade Grammar $5,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
How many singular nouns are in the following sentence? "Jeff went to the park to see the flock of seagulls."

That's an actual flock of seagulls, not the New Wave band of the 80s.

We have Jeff and park. That's two. Adam doesn't think flock is a singular. But he peeks. Alana said... 1. "Flock". He goes with three. That's... RIGHT for $5000!

Next question.

3rd Grade Geography $10,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
TRUE OR FALSE: The Equator passes through the southern tip of North America.

Adam locks in FALSE... Correct for $10,000!

Next to help with the milestone is Spencer...

2nd Grade Vocabulary $25,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What word that starts with the letter "Q" can mean both a spike on a porcupine or a bird feather used as a pen?

Adam goes with "quill"... And he's got the $25,000!

Freeball coming... This is for the sports bar...

3rd Grade Spelling $50,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
How many times does the letter "U" appear in the following phrase?

"The quiet hum of the vacuum."

That's four Us. Adam locks in 4. Correct for $50,000!

Next is our own version of Dash from "The Incredibles," Jacob. Which is a coincidence, because Adam looks like Mr. Incredible.

4th Grade Math $100,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What whole number is the closest to the square root of 50?

Jacob is locked. He wants to say 25... Instead, he uses the copy.

Correct: 7. Jacob's answer... 7!

Okay, we're out of help. It's all Adam to the million.

4th Grade World History $175,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What is the name for the form of picture writing used by the ancient Egyptians?

Adam's confident in hieroglyphics...

... that's $175,000!

5th Grade Science $300,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What do plants lose in the process of transpiration?
a) roots
b) water vapor
c) seeds

We know that when humans transpire, they sweat, they lose water. Adam... doesn't want to risk the $150,000. So we're outta here at $175,000!

Correct answer was written by the class. It was B. That was Adam's guess as well. Oh well. That's the nature of the game.

Next up is a 26-year-old vet's assistant who graduated from Fairmont Elementary in Washington State, but is originally from Australia. Her name is CARRIE-ANN SHERDON. Her nickname growing up: Carrie Kaboom on account of her temper.

First up, she tempers with Alana.

2nd Grade US Geography $1,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
In what US state is the Lincoln Home National Historic Site?

Carrie-Ann is not very good at this, so she copies Alana's answer.

Correct: Illinois.

Alana's answer... Illinois!

1st Grade Grammar $2,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What word is the subject in the following sentence? "The spaceship landed in Jacob's backyard."

Carrie-Ann goes with the spaceship. Alana said... "Jacob."

Alana's wrong. Carrie-Ann's right! That's the end of this round. Next time, round 2 begins...

 

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