We begin with Michelle Keith (27;
bank teller & semi-pro basketball player from Riverdale
Elementary) from the Atlanta Storm.
( $2000 ) G3 Earth Science
What white puffy clouds are known as "fair weather" clouds?
Michelle uses her Peek. Partner Dee
said A. That's right for $2000! After the $5000, we go into the
$10,000 Grade School Giveaway, which takes us to James Bowie
Elementary in Dallas.
( $10,000 ) G1 Animal Science
What material are spider webs made of?
Michelle goes with silk... and the
kids from Dallas just got $10,000!
( $25,000 ) G2 US Geography
TRUE OR FALSE? Tallahassee, FL is the southernmost US state
She locks in FALSE, hoping that
Mason said true.... but it's FALSE for the guaranteed money!
( $50,000 ) G4 US History
Now a national historic park, what site was headquarters for
George Washington's army in the winter of 1777-78?
Michelle takes the freeball with
Washington, DC. It was Valley Forge, PA. We need Mason to be right
here. He IS! SAVED!
( $100,000 ) G4 World Geography
The Suez Canal, completed in the 1800s, connects the Mediterranean
Sea with what other sea?
Michelle uses her COPY. Correct
answer is Red Sea. Angela's answer: Red Sea.
( $175,000 ) G3 Measurements
If you were to travel at the speed of light, how long would it
take for you to travel 5 light-years?
Michelle doesn't know how long a
light-year is. She's DROPPING OUT with $100,000. Correct answer:
... what Tres said, 5 years. "My name is Michelle Keith. I may
work with money all day, but I am NOT smarter than a 5th grader."
Ryan Murray (34; spin instructor;
Addison Elementary) is next, having graduated NYU with a 4.0.
( $2000 ) G2 Spelling
How many times does the letter "H" appear in the following phrase?
"The eighth letter of the alphabet."
You can see that the answer is
five. Ryan said "four". Reagan said... 4 as well. He flunks out
with NOTHING. Oh well, anything to tell America, Ryan? "I am Ryan
Murray. And I may have graduated NYU with a 4.0, but I am sadly
not smarter than a 5th grader."