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(intense music)- Up next, it is Riverdale versus Otsego. I have a feeling we are gonna see some brilliant brain boxing. Only one team can leavevictorious, who’s it going to be? Only one way to find out, BGSU’s Brain Game starts right now. (intense music) And welcome to BGSU’s Brain Game, it is Otsego versus Riverdale. Let’s get right to it and meet our teams. Gonna start off withRiverdale, tell us who you are. – I’m Sam, and I’m a senior, to my right is Andrew,and he’s also a senior, and to my left is Ben, and he’s a junior, and our coach is Mrs. Thacker. – [Marc] Alright, welcome to Riverdale. Otsego, tell us who you are. – My name’s XanderStitely, and I’m a senior, to my left is Joe DeFederici, and he’s a junior, and that’s Sam Aggington,and he is a freshman. – [Marc] Alright, and who is your coach? – Coach Fritz Wolfram. That guy. – Alright, well, welcome to that guy, and welcome to Riverdale’scoach out there as well. Let’s get things started, as we always do, with our Toss-up Round. Goes a little something like this: All questions in thisround are worth 10 points. There is no deductionfor an incorrect answer, so you can be a little bitlooser on your buzzers. You may confer beforebuzzing in, not after, that’s what we call bad, and you can steal a question, I repeat, you can steala question in this round. Riverdale, Otsego, are we ready? Alright, two thumbs up, we’re ready to go. The Toss-up Round starts right now. One of the greatwatersheds of Central Asia, this mountain range ofPakistan and Afghanistan is characterized by thetallest peak named Tirich Mir, name this range. (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – The Caucasus. – [Marc] Incorrect, Otsego,would you like to steal? – Sure. – [Marc] Then buzz in. (buzzer beeps) – The Appalachians. – Incorrect, it would bethe Hindu Kush Mountains. On May 17th, 1954, the US Supreme Court ordered states to desegregate thepublic schools of America “with all deliberate speed”, which court case–(buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Brown versus Board of Education. – Brown versus Board ofEducation is correct.

brain games brain teaser– Brown versus Board ofEducation is correct. The psychrometer is the most common, name another instrument usedto measure relative humidity. (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Ben. – Barometer. – [Marc] Incorrect, Otsego,would you like to steal? – No. – They’re saying no, hygrometeris what we needed there. Spread by fleas on rats,this highly-contagious– (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – The Black Plague. – We will accept that, theBlack Death Bubonic Plague. Which musical group was awardedthe vocal duo of the year in the 2015 Country MusicAward presentations? Their name is sharedby two Southern states. (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Florida Georgia Line. – Florida Georgia Line, yes. Although Magellan diedbefore he could complete his expedition tocircumnavigate the world, which English commander wasthe first to do so from– (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Drake. – Sir Francis Drake, yes. Although Cairo is the capital of Egypt, this second-most-populous city– (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Memphis. I said Memphis. – Incorrect, most populous city, the site of the ancient library that was the largest in antiquity– (buzzer beeps) That would be Otsego, Xander. – Alexandria. – Alexandria’s what we needed there, yes. Which annual awards program given by the HollywoodForeign Press Association recognized not only top film but also TV performances inthe entertainment industry? (buzzer beeps) Otsego, Xander. – The Grammys. – [Marc] Incorrect. Riverdale, would you like to steal? (buzzer beeps) That would be Sam. – Emmys. – Incorrect, the Golden Globes. Although this dance form developed into its present-day concertform in France and Russia, its roots trace back to theItalian Renaissance courts of the 15th century. (buzzer beeps)

brain games brain teaser(buzzer beeps) That would be Otsego, Joe. – Ballet. – Ballet, yes. In scientific research,using blinded trials, what type of nonmedicinal pill is used– (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Placebo. – Placebo or sugar pill. What vice president, who became the president after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated– (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Ben. – Andrew Johnson. – Andrew Johnson, yes. While the California GoldRush of the 19th century began at Sutter’s Mill, which Canadian territory was the site of the KlondikeGold Rush of the 1890s? (buzzer beeps) Otsego, Xander. – The Yukon. – Yukon, yes. “Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition,” this quote by Chaplain Howell M. Forgy of the cruiser New Orleanswas spoken during what great– (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Ben. – The Civil War. – Incorrect, great battle? Otsego, would you like to steal? – No. – They say no, PearlHarbor, December 7th, 1941. A picture on a computer screen which represents a specific file, directory, window, option, or program that is activated by clicking on it is designated by which noun? (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Shortcut. – Incorrect, Otsego,would you like to steal? – No. – They say no, we neededan icon, an icon there. Identify the figure ofspeech used by Mrs. Jackson when upon looking at her son’s messy room, she exclaimed, “Wow! “You could win an award forthe cleanest room in town.” (buzzer beeps) That would be Otsego, Joe. – Sarcasm. – We will accept sarcasm or irony, yes. In this artist’s paintingGuernica, depicting– (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Ben.(timer dings) – Picasso. – Picasso, that got in in time, right?

brain games brain teaser – Picasso, that got in in time, right?

brain games brain teaser– Picasso, that got in in time, right? It did, thumbs up. (intense music)Alright, let’s take a look at our score, we have Otsego at 40, and currently in the leadwith 70 is Riverdale. But stay tuned, because coming up next isour Head to Head Round, stay tuned. (intense music) And welcome back to BGSU’s Brain Game. Let’s take a look at our score, we have Otsego with 40and Riverdale with 70. We have some substitutes, I see, Riverdale, tell us whohas joined your team. – We now have Aaron, and he’s a junior. – [Marc] Alright, welcome to you. Looks like Otsego has comewith a whole new lineup, tell us who you are. – I’m Zack Jones, I’m a senior, to my left is Ethan, he’s a sophomore, and to my right is Sam,and he’s also a sophomore. – Alright, well, welcome to you all, we are moving to our Head to Head Round. In this round, both teamsget the same 15 questions, there is no deductionfor an incorrect answer, 10 points apiece, but here’s the twist, one team stays in thestudio, they go first, the other team goes to isolation, we flip-flop, do it all over again, and we bring our teamsback to see where we stand at the end of this round. Riverdale, you are at 70 points, that means you will bestaying in the studio. Otsego, you are off to isolation. Alright, Riverdale, are you ready for yourHead to Head questions? Well, this round starts right now. Cape Agulhas, Cape Verde, Ras Hafun in Somalia, andRas ben Sakka in Tunisia are all extreme geographicpoints of which continent? (buzzer beeps) – Africa. – Correct. Which US president was in office during the Teapot Dome scandal? (buzzer beeps)- Harding. – Correct. In what structure can Michelangelo’s LastJudgment be viewed? (buzzer beeps) – The Sistine Chapel. – Correct. Name the country music star who sings about wantingto “check you for ticks”. (buzzer beeps) – Dolly Parton. – Incorrect, Brad Paisley. What is the only chemical element

brain games brain teaserWhat is the only chemical element that is lighter than helium? (buzzer beeps)- Hydrogen. – Correct. The combination of Greekand Eastern cultures which were the result ofAlexander the Great’s conquests were known as what? (buzzer beeps)- Hellenistic. – Correct. The state which came to beknown as the Bluegrass State became the 15th state in the Union– (buzzer beeps) – Kentucky. – Correct. Which of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s works first introduced Sherlock Holmes? – A Game of Shadows, A Game of Shadows. (buzzer beeps)- A Game of Shadows. – Incorrect, A Study in Scarlet. What figure of speech useswords such as like, as, than– (buzzer beeps)- Simile. – Simile is correct. Which US state capital is also the county seatof Anne Arundel County? (buzzer beeps) – Honolulu. – Incorrect, Annapolis, Maryland. – Name the man Anna Karenina loved. (buzzer beeps)- Pass. – Vronsky. Formed in 1962, this rockgroup still is popular, name this group for which Mick Jagger provided the lead vocals. (buzzer beeps)- The Rolling Stones. – Correct. In 1922, archeologist Howard Carter made his way through the door of a tomb and discovered the possessions– (buzzer beeps) – King Tut. – King Tut is correct. What is the superlative formof the adjective exciting? (buzzer beeps)- Most exciting. – Correct. What is the title of thecollection of 44 love poems that includes the immortal How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count the Ways? (buzzer beeps)- Pass. – Sonnets from the Portuguese. That is all 15 questionsin the Head to Head Round. That is it for you, Riverdale. You know what that means, it’s time for you nowto head to isolation. Alright, let’s bring back Otsego. Welcome back, Otsego, are you ready for your 15questions, Head to Head Round? – Yes, we are. – Alright, this round starts right now. Cape Agulhas, Cape Verde, Ras Hafun in Somalia, andRas ben Sakka in Tunisia are all extreme geographicpoints of which continent? (buzzer beeps) – South America. – Incorrect, Africa. Which US president was in office during the Teapot Dome scandal? (buzzer beeps)- Johnson. – Incorrect, Warren G. Harding. In what structure can Michelangelo’s LastJudgment be viewed? (buzzer beeps) – The Sistine Chapel. – Correct. Name the country music star who sings about wantingto “check you for ticks”. (buzzer beeps) – Brad Paisley. – Correct. What is the only chemical element that is lighter than helium? (buzzer beeps)- Hydrogen. – Correct. The combination of Greekand Eastern cultures which were the result ofAlexander the Great’s conquests were known as what? (buzzer beeps) – Orthodox. – Incorrect, Hellenistic. The state which becameknown as the Bluegrass State became the 15th state inthe Union in 1792, name it. (buzzer beeps) – Kentucky. – Correct. – Which of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s works first introduced Sherlock Holmes? (buzzer beeps) – Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. – Incorrect, A Study in Scarlet. What figure of speech useswords such as like, as– (buzzer beeps)- Simile. – Correct. Which US state capital is also the county seatof Anne Arundel County? (buzzer beeps) – Georgia. – Incorrect, Annapolis, Maryland. Name the man Anna Karenina loved. (boys chuckle) – Pass.(buzzer beeps) – Vronsky. Formed in 1962, this rockgroup is still popular, name this group for which Mick Jagger provides the lead vocals. (buzzer beeps) – New Street Boys. – Incorrect, Rolling Stones. In 1922, archeologist Howard Carter made his way through the door of a tomb and discovered the possessionsof what young boy-ruler? (buzzer beeps)- King Tut. – King Tut, yes. What is the superlative formof the adjective exciting? (buzzer beeps) – Most exciting. – Correct. What is the title of thecollection of 44 love poems that includes the immortal How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count the Ways? (timer dings) (buzzer beeps) Did he get it in time? Did not get it in time, thatis Sonnets from the Portuguese. Alright, that is the end of the Headto Head Round for you, Otsego, it is now time to bring back Riverdale. Welcome back. Alright, let’s take a lookand see where we stand. We’re gonna start with Riverdale, let’s take a look at your score, you are at 170 points,(intense music) and Otsego is at 110 points. Quite the competition going on, you’re gonna wanna stay tuned because our CategoryRound is coming up next, where things can changevery, very quickly. Why? Because we have questions that could be worth up to 30 points, stay tuned. (intense music) And welcome back to BGSU’s Brain Game, some brilliant brain boxing indeed. We have Otsego at 110 pointsand Riverdale at 170 points, a tight competition. Looks like we have some substitutions, Riverdale, staying with your lineup, but Otsego, who’s joined your team, Zack? – On my left is Joe, he’s a junior, and Erica is on my right,and she’s a sophomore. – Alright, welcome to you,and welcome back to Joe. Alright, it is our Category Round. Power shifts a littlebit now to our teams. There are six categories to choose from, inside each categories are questions worth 10,15, 20, 25, and 30 points, but here’s the thing, if you go for 20, you risk 20. That’s right, you can lose 20 pointswith an incorrect answer. You may confer before buzzing in, and you can steal aquestion in this round. Otsego, since you are at 110 points, you get to make the first selection. – [Zack] Let’s take Musician& Instrument for 20. – Musician & Instrument for 20. I will name a musician, you name the instrument they are most commonly associated with. Louis Armstrong.(buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Trumpet. – [Marc] Trumpet is correct,and power shifts to Riverdale. – [Sam] We’ll do American Firsts for 10. – American Firsts for 10. What man was elected as America’s firstAfrican-American president? (buzzer beeps) – That would be Riverdale, Aaron. – Barack Obama. – [Marc] Barack Obama is correct. Riverdale in control. – [Sam] We’ll do American Firsts for 15. – American Firsts for 15. America’s first national park. (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Yellowstone. – [Marc] Correct, yes. Riverdale in control. – [Sam] We’ll do American Firsts for 20. – American Firsts for 20. What American femalebecame the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her work at Hull Housein Chicago, Illinois? (timer buzzes) Jane Addams is what we needed there. Riverdale in control. – [Sam] We’ll do American Firsts for 25. – American Firsts for 25. America’s first capital city? (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – New York. – [Marc] New York City, yes. Riverdale in control. – [Sam] We’ll do American Firsts for 30. – Finishing off this category. First person to fly fasterthan the speed of sound? (timer buzzes) That would be Chuck Yeager. Alright, Riverdale in control. – [Sam] We’ll do Literary Cats for 10. – Literary Cats for 10. Who was Dr. Seuss’s famous cat? (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Sam. – The Cat in the Hat. – [Marc] The Cat in the Hat, yes. – [Sam] We’ll do Literary Cats for 15. – Literary Cats for 15. What was the name of Primrose’scat who hated Katniss in The Hunger Games trilogy? (buzzer beeps) Otsego, Erica. – Buttercup. – [Marc] Buttercup is correct,Otsego takes back control. – [Zack] Literary Cats for 20. – Literary Cats for 20. Which of T.S. Eliot’s catsis known as the Mystery Cat because he commits crimesand can never be caught? (timer buzzes) Macavity is what wewere looking for there. Otsego in control. – [Zack] Musician & Instrument for 15. – Musician & Instrument for 15 points. Yo-Yo Ma. (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Sam. – Cello. – [Marc] The cello, yes. – [Sam] We’ll do Musician& Instrument for 10. – Musician & Instrument for 10 points. Eric Clapton. (buzzer beeps) Riverdale, Sam. – Guitar. – [Marc] Guitar, yes. – [Sam] We’ll do Musician& Instrument for 25. – Musician & Instrument for 25. Charlie Parker. (timer buzzes) He’s known for playing the saxophone. Riverdale in control. – [Sam] We’ll do Musician& Instrument for 30. – Finishing off this category. Anne-Sophie Mutter. (timer buzzes) The violin. Alright, Riverdale in control. – [Sam] We’ll do Modesof Transport for 10. – Modes of Transport for 10 points. The ship that brought thepilgrims to Massachusetts– (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Aaron. – The Mayflower. – [Marc] Mayflower, yes. Riverdale in control. – [Sam] We’ll do Transport for 15. – Mode of Transport now for 15 points. The lunar module thatlanded the first man– (buzzer beeps) That would be Otsego, Zack. – The Eagle. – [Marc] The Eagle, yes,Otsego back in control. – [Zack] Modes of Transport for 20. – Modes of Transport now for 20 points. The American battleship that was sunk during the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack? (buzzer beeps) That would be Otsego, Joe. – The Arizona. – [Marc] The Arizona,yes, Otsego in control. – [Zack] Modes of Transport for 25. – Modes of Transport now for 25. The American battleship on which the surrender paperswere signed in Tokyo Bay to end World War II? (timer buzzes) That would be the Missouri. Otsego in control. – [Zack] Modes of Transport for 30. – Finishing off that category. The Wright Brothers’ first plane? (buzzer beeps) That would be Otsego, Zack. – The Wright Flyer. – The Flyer, yes. Otsego in control. – [Zack] It Happened in the ’60s for 10. – Happened in the ’60s for 10. Identify the year that theevent took place in the ’60s, some years will occur more than once. Neil Armstrong walked on– (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Aaron. – 1969. – [Marc] 1969 is correct,Riverdale back in control. – [Sam] We’ll do ItHappened in the ’60s for 15. – Happened in the ’60s for 15. Peace Corps created by President Kennedy? (timer buzzes) 1961. Riverdale in control. – [Sam] We’ll do ItHappened in the ’60s for 20. – It Happened in the ’60s for 20 points. Richard Nixon elected president? (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Aaron. – ’68. – [Marc] ’68, yes. Riverdale in control. – [Sam] We’ll do ItHappened in the ’60s for 25. – It Happened in the ’60s now for 25. Cuban Missile Crisis took place? (timer buzzes) 1962. Riverdale in control. – [Sam] We’ll do ItHappened in the ’60s for 30. – Finishing off this category. Medgar Evers assassinated by Ku Klux Klan? (timer buzzes) 1963. Riverdale in control. – [Sam] We’ll go The Human Eye for 10. – The Human Eye for 10 points. Name the opening in the eyethrough which light enters. (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Lens. – Incorrect, Otsego,would you like to steal? – Yes, the pupil. – [Marc] I need you to buzz in, please. (buzzer beeps) – The pupil. – Pupil is correct, yes. Otsego in control. – [Zack] Human Eye for 15. – Human Eye for 15. What do we call the liningin the back of the eye where the upside-down image appears? (buzzer beeps) That would be Otsego, Zack. – The cornea. – [Marc] Incorrect, Riverdale,would you like to steal? – No. – They say no, retinais what we needed there. Otsego in control. – [Zack] Human Eye for 20. – Human Eye for 20 points. What nerve transportsthe image from the eye– (buzzer beeps) That would be Otsego, Joe. – The optic nerve. – [Marc] Optic nerve,yes, Otsego in control. – [Zack] Human Eye for 25. – Human Eye for 25. What cell in the back of the eye can function in limited light and are used… Cells, I should say,in the back of the eye that can function in limited light and are used for night (timer dings)and peripheral vision? That would be rods on that one. Alright, let’s take a look at our score, (intense music)we have Otsego at 205, Riverdale at 305 points. Still very much anybody’s game, our BrainStorm Round’s coming up next, where questions are worth 20points apiece, stay tuned. (intense music) And welcome back to BGSU’s Brain Game, we have quite the competitiongoing on right now, Otsego at 205, Riverdale at 305. We have substitutes,Riverdale, who’s come back? – We have Ben rejoining us. – [Marc] Alright, welcome back, Ben. Otsego, we have a returningplayer and a new player, tell us who’s back and who’s joined us. – Joe is back, on my left, and new is Donovan, on myright, he’s a freshman. – Alright, welcome back,and welcome to Donovan, to the BrainStorm Round. In this round, all questionsare worth 20 points. Negative 20 points foran incorrect answer, so it will hurt a little bitif you get the answer wrong. You can confer before buzzing in, but here’s the thing, no stealing, I repeat, no stealing in this round. We do have a potentialtiebreaker situation here, if we are tied at the end of this round, we will move immediately to a tiebreaker question worth 20 points, no deductions, you mustwin with a correct answer. Okay, it’s time for the BrainStorm Round, it begins right now. In a plant’s root system, through which types of tubular tissues do water and dissolved mineralstravel up to the plant? (buzzer beeps) Otsego, Zack. – Phylum. – Correct. Which US president was known as the conservationist president? (buzzer beeps) That would be Otsego, Joe. – Teddy Roosevelt. – Correct. Which US state’s nicknames are the Land of the RedMan and the Sooner State? (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Sam. – Oklahoma. – Correct. Who was the second ofthe Hebrew patriarchs, son of Abraham and Sarah? (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Isaac. – Correct. What is the name of the physician that uses medical imaging techniques such as X-ray and MRIsto diagnose and treat– (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Ben. – Radiologist. – Correct. A person’s outer appearance,behavior, and overall attitude is designated by which eight-letter noun that begins with the prefix D-E? (buzzer beeps) That would be Otsego, Joe. – Demeanor. – Correct. What talented pop artistexhibited his first work, 32 Campbell’s Soup… Excuse me–(buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Sam. – Warhol. – Correct. One of his works was Reclining Nude, what Italian artist was famous for his elongated faces and necks? (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Sam. – Monk. – Incorrect. What state serves as the settingfor the novel The Bell Jar? (timer buzzes) New York. Although Hemingway was an American author, most of his writings are set in which– (buzzer beeps) That would be Otsego, Zack. – Cuba. – Incorrect, Spain and Italy. In what country is thenovel Dr. Zhivago set? (timer buzzes) Russia. Life on the Mississippi was an autobiographical tale by whom– (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Ben. – Twain. – Incorrect, Twain wasgonna be in the question, Samuel Clemens is what we needed there. Orville Redenbacher is well known for producing what popular snack food? (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Popcorn. – Correct. Identify the fixed pointaround which a lever pivots. (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Fulcrum. – Correct. When a writer represents an object as having human characteristics– (buzzer beeps) That would be Otsego, Joe. – Personification. – Correct. He was known as thePoet Laureate of Harlem, name this poet of Motherto Son and The Weary Blues. (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Sam. – Langston Hughes. – Correct. In Roman mythology, she was patron goddess of the Roman Empire as well as Jupiter’s wife, name her. (buzzer beeps) That would be Riverdale, Andrew. – Juno. – Correct. (timer dings) End of round, let’s takea look at our score, we have Otsego with 265 points (intense music)and Riverdale, our winner, with 425 points. Let’s give both these teamsa big round of applause. (applause)Tell ya what, let’s come around this way, let’s meet in the middle, shake hands, and we’ll see you at thenext BGSU Brain Game.