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The Real Man of Jesus - June 21

Last time, Chad & Cory Baumgartner proved that even twins aren't smarter than a 5th grader. They left with $175,000. And Jennifer Luckett... lucked out with nothing.

Next is a 25-year-old youth pastor from Van Dellen Elementary in Denver, BEN BUYS. Ben used to play baseball in the snow. Most embarrassing moment... throwing up over his friend's legs in choir class.

Round 1 begins with Jacob and this question... 

1st Grade Grammar $1,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What is the abbreviation in the following sentence: "The class voted for Mr. Foxworthy as teacher of the year."

Ben locks in "Mr." That's... right for $1000...

1st Grade US Geography $2,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
Alana went on a trip to see Everglades National Park. What state did she go to?

Ben is almost positive of Florida... and we're almost positive he's right.

Next up beside Ben, Kyle. But before we get to the question, we see Ben's church family (and his wife Carly).

2nd Grade Astronomy $5,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
TRUE OR FALSE? The planet Jupiter has a larger mass than Earth.

Ben goes with true... He's right again! Jupiter has a mass 318 times that of Earth.

2nd Grade World Geography $10,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What city is the capital of Japan?

Ben thinks it's Tokyo. Kyle said the same thing... "Tokeio."

Ben's right!

Next is for the guaranteed $25,000! Helping out... Alana.

3rd Grade Animal Science $25,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
TRUE OR FALSE? The orca is a type of dolphin.

An orca's a killer whale. Ben locks it in. FALSE....

An orca... is a dolphin. A killer whale is a dolphin.

Alana said... TRUE. SAVED!

Freeball...

3rd Grade World History $50,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
According to the Ancient Roman calendar, the Ides of March falls on which day in March?

Ben has no idea. He COPIES Alana's paper.

Correct answer: March 15. Alana's answer... March 15!

Ben wants to use the winnings to fund community programs. Helping him to $100,000 maybe... Spencer.

5th Grade Earth Science $100,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
By definition, an anemometer measures the speed of what?

Spencer has locked in her answer. Ben tries to break it down to a word origin. But it ends up with a PEEK. Spencer wrote... "Wind".

Ben goes with it... He's right! But he's out of cheats. Next for $175,000...

5th Grade US History $175,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
Who immediately followed Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States?

Ben thinks he knows it. He goes with Andrew Johnson...

CORRECT!

Next...

4th Grade Measurements $300,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
On a map, if one inch equals 20 miles, how many inches is 180 miles?

He says he's "pretty good" at math. Divide 180 by 20... that's 9. Ben locks in 9...

He's right again!

Last subject on the board...

4th Grade Cultural Studies $500,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
Who was the Greek god of wine?

Ben has no idea. He can walk with $300,000... OR he can go for it.

But he won't. Ben drops out with $300,000. The correct answer: Dionysus.

Next contestant is a 25-year-old salesman who attended South Fayette Elementary in Pittsburgh, ANDY GALA. He's really good at math. Hopefully he and Spencer will click on this first one...

1st Grade Health $1,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
TRUE OR FALSE? The esophagus is a passageway that connects the mouth to the nose.

Andy thinks that the pharynx is your throat... and the esophagus... is the passageway that connects the mouth to the nose. Now Andy was a pre-med student.

Andy goes with TRUE.... Wrong. Spencer said... FALSE! SAVED! Esophagus connects the mouth to the stomach.

2nd Grade Earth Science $2,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
A man-made lake created for the purpose of storing water is called what?
a) a channel
b) a reservoir
c) an isthmus

Andy takes a peek. Spencer said... "A reservoir." That was Andy's hunch. He goes for it... He's right for $2000!

Andy's time in class continues with round 2 and Jacob.

4th Grade Math $5,000 PEEK COPY SAVE
What is the product of 2/3 and 48?

Andy goes with 32. Correct! And extra credit for showing his work.

Andy and Jacob play for $10,000 next time.

 

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