High School Quiz Show: Maine- Edward Little vs Brunswick

High School Quiz Show: Maine- Edward Little vs Brunswick


(upbeat music) – It’s the final qualifying
match in the round of eight. Who will move on,
will it be The Dragons of Brunswick High School?
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Edward Little High School? (cheering)
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(applause) (energetic music) – Welcome to High School Quiz
Show Maine, I’m Shannon Moss. This is the final match
of the qualifying rounds. One of these two
teams will move on with our seven earlier
winners to the quarter finals and then maybe to
the championship with a $1,000 prize for their
school’s Project Graduation. Today’s matchup
features two teams making their very first
appearance on this show, Edward Little High
School from Auburn and Brunswick High
School in Brunswick. So before we get started,
we wanna meet the teams. For Edward Little, we
have Oliver, Sophia, Sam and Jon, with alternates Abby and Carter. And they are coached
by Jessica Graham. And for Brunswick we
have Logan, Daniel, Micah and Luke and their
alternates are Leo and Maggie and they are coached by Keith
Hart and Christopher Tucker. And we also have our judge
today, Angela Absher. Angela, always great to
have you here on the show. The competition has four rounds. We have the Toss Up, the Head
to Head, a Category Round and the Lightning Round. And of course we start
with the Toss Up Round. All answers are worth 10 points and this is the only
round where they’ll be no point deductions
for any wrong answers. Players, you must wait for
me to complete the question and if one team
answers incorrectly, then the other team will be
given a chance to answer. Alright, is everybody
ready to go? Then let’s get started. What famous speech begins four
score and seven years ago? (bell dings)
Daniel? – The Gettysburg Address.
– That is correct. Students refer to their
old schools or universities with what two word Latin phrase
that means bountiful mother? (bell dings)
Micah. – Alma mater.
– That’s correct What state is home to
the Kennedy Space Center, the hub of the nation’s
space flight program? (bell dings)
Jon. – Florida?
– That’s the right answer. Approximately 1/3 of
the world’s population is infected with a latent
form of what disease known as TB?
(bell dings) Oliver.
– Tuberculosis. – That’s the right answer. What was founded in 1732
as the last of the original 13 American colonies?
(bell dings) Logan.
– Georgia. – Georgia’s the right answer. With more than 2,000 performers
and more than 100 venues, South by Southwest
is one of the largest music festivals in the world. It’s held every March
in what Texas city? (bell dings)
Sam. – Austin.
– Austin’s the correct answer. Established in 1949, the
military alliance NATO stands for what?
(bell dings) Jon.
– North Atlantic Treaty Organization?
– That’s correct. Name the last novel ever
written by Earnest Hemingway, an epic struggle
between a fisherman and the greatest
catch of his life. (bell dings)
Logan. – The Old Man and the Sea.
– That’s the right answer. Up next, we have
a video question, take a look at your monitor. – Hello, my name
is Grace Gilbert, from the Maine Narrow Gauge
Railroad Company and Museum. Each holiday season,
Narrow Gauge Railroads across the country
operate the Polar Express, bringing lots of happy
children to meet Santa Claus. What famous American actor
starred in the 2004 movie by the same name?
(bell dings) – Sam.
– Tom Hanks? – Tom Hanks is the
correct answer. Situated in the North Atlantic,
the Azores Archipelago is part of what country?
(bell dings) Logan.
– Is it Iceland? – That is incorrect,
Edward Little, wanna take a shot at it?
(bell dings) That was just in time, Oliver.
– Spain? – It’s Portugal. What type of pollination occurs
when pollen is transferred from one plant to another
by an insect or by the wind? (bell dings)
Luke. – Cross pollination.
– That’s the answer. Which of the following countries
has the longest coastline. Iraq, Syria or Somalia?
(bell dings) – Oliver.
– Somalia. – Somalia’s the right answer Literally meaning fresh,
what six letter word refers to a
technique of painting directly onto wet plaster?
(bell dings) Luke.
– Fresco. – You got it, alright got
a math question right now. What is 30 squared,
minus 20 squared? (bell dings)
Daniel. – 500.
– That’s the answer. Located about 2.5 million
light years from Earth, what spiral galaxy
is the Milky Way’s largest galactic neighbor?
(bell dings) Luke.
– The Andromeda Galaxy. – That’s correct, what
despised emperor found himself blamed for the great fire
that ravaged Rome in 64 A.D.? (bell dings)
Logan. – Nero.
– That’s right. The 1980 Winter Olympics
were held in Lake Placid, a village in the Adirondack
Mountains of what U.S. state? (bell dings)
Logan. – Colorado.
– That is incorrect. Edward Little?
(bell dings) Oliver.
– Utah. – It is New York. What river in the Middle East has the lowest
elevation in the world? (bell dings)
Luke. – The Tigris.
That is incorrect. Edward Little?
(bell dings) Jon.
– The Euphrates? – Is the Jordan River. Next up, we have a
picture question, if you wanna look
at your monitor. Born in Saint Paul Minnesota,
this American skier has won three Olympic medals and seven World
Championship medals over her illustrious career. She also dated golf icon Tiger
Woods for nearly three years before breaking up in 2015.
(bell dings) Oliver.
– Lindsey Vonn. – That’s right. The proton, the neutron and
the electron make up the atom. Which of these subatomic
particles has the smallest mass? (bell dings)
Micah. – Electron.
– That’s right. What U.S. state is the nation’s
top producer of potatoes? (bell dings)
Logan. – Idaho?
– That’s right. A tuft of hair that grows
in a different direction from the rest that
won’t stay flat, is referred to what bovine term? (bell dings)
Logan. – It’s cowlick.
– It is. Who assumed the U.S. presidency
upon the assassination of William McKinley?
(bell dings) Daniel.
– Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt.
– Say that again? – Theodore Roosevelt.
– Yes, that is correct. The phrase the primose
path, meaning a life of ease and pleasure that
leads to destruction, was coined by what
character best known as Hamlet’s sweetheart?
(bell dings) Logan.
– Ophelia. – That’s the right answer. For a given angle
in a right triangle, what trigonometric function
equals sine over cosine or opposite side
over adjacent side? (bell dings)
Luke. – Tangent.
– That’s right. Other than the moon, what
planet is the brightest natural object in the night sky? (bell dings)
Jon. – Venus?
– Venus is the answer. Cusco, a city in the
mountains of Peru, was the capital of what
pre-Colombian empire? (bell dings)
Daniel. – Inca
– Inca is the correct answer. What famous performance
center in Sydney, Australia has a roof designed to
look like sails on a ship? (bell dings)
Logan. – The Sydney Opera House.
– That’s the right answer. In Margaret Mitchell’s
novel Gone with the Wind, what is the name of Scarlett
O’Hara’s beloved home? (bell buzzes)
Tara is the answer. What Colombian born
star of Modern Family is currently the highest
paid actress on TV? (bell dings)
Sophia. – Sofia Vergara?
– You got it. (buzzer rings)
And that is the buzzer. Let’s take a look at
our score right now. Edward Little has 90 points. Brunswick with 170
points right now. That is a great start
you guys to this match, and we’re gonna meet the
teams and go head to head when we come back.
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mange life’s storms. – Our Head to Head
round is coming up next, but first, we like to chat a
little bit with our players. Get to know everyone
a little bit more, so I have a question
for everyone. And Oliver, we’re
gonna start with you. What new technology or app
has been the most difficult for you to adopt and why?
– I think probably virtual reality because it’s
kind of hard to find access to. – Good point, Sophia?
– I’m going to go with Facebook just
because a lot of other social media networks have the ability to
like but not dislike, but Facebook is the only one
that has the ability to dislike which causes a lot of mental sad things.
– English, right? – Yeah.
– No, absolutely, Sophia. Great point, Sam?
– I’d say Twitter because people don’t really
filter their personalities and their lives like they do
on other social media sites, so it kinda makes
it hard to interpret what they’re really goin’ for.
– It’s true, and you’re limited
in those characters. Alright, Jon?
– I’m gonna go with facial recognition technology ’cause I think it’s a little
creepy that a computer knows exactly what
my face looks like. – Right, I hear ya. Alright, Logan, what about you? – The modern technological
device which I’ve had the most trouble adapting
to is probably the kerrick. (Shannon laughs)
– Okay, Daniel. Took me a minute.
– For me, it would have to be the YouTube.
– The YouTube? – Yes.
– Okay, Micah? – I have a lot of trouble with
the settings app on my phone. (Shannon laughs)
– Me too, you’re not alone. – Lot of options.
– Luke, what about you? – For me, it’s the
lack of a home button to close out of
apps on my iPhone. – Oh, okay, alright,
thank you guys. Well I hope you’re havin’ a
good time so far on the show and while we get ready for
the Head to Head Round, let’s see how well you do in the Maine’s Credit Unions’
Question of the Week. (energetic music) – Hi, I’m Elise Baldacci
from Maine’s Credit Unions. We’ll go back to High
School Quiz Show Maine in a moment but first,
let’s see how you do on Maine’s Credit Unions’
Question of the Week. Who was the first
non-mythical female to appear on U.S. federal paper currency? Was it Susan B.
Anthony, Pochahontas
or Martha Washington? The answer, coming
up later in the show. – We are about to
go head to head. I have Brunswick to my left
and Edward Little to my right. Do you guys wanna shake hands? Alright, in this round,
you get 10 points for correct answers. Incorrect answers though,
will cost you 10 points. You can buzz in at any time. So let’s put 90 seconds on
that clock and let’s go. What Central American
country takes its name from the Spanish
words for rich coast? (bell dings)
Yes, Edward Little. – Costa Rica.
– That’s correct. What 1851 novel tells the
story of the obsessive quest of Captain Ahab.
(bell dings) Brunswick.
– Moby Dick. – That’s right, name the
most abundant element in the Earth’s sun.
(bell dings) Brunswick.
– Hydrogen. – That’s the right answer. According to Hesiod, what
Greek woman opened a jar or box that released all the evils– (bell dings)
– Pandora. – Pandora’s the right answer. What is the official
currency of Japan? (bell dings)
Edward Little. – Yuon.
– Nope, that is incorrect. It’s yen. Located under the rib
cage, what purplish organ is responsible for
storing platelets? (bell buzzes)
Spleen is the answer. What city on the Danube
River was once the seat of the Holy Roman Empire?
(bell buzzes) Vienna. What daytime talk show
host voiced the friendly, but forgetful fish
Dory in Finding Nemo? (bell dings)
– Ellen DeGeneres. – That’s right. In 1857, James Pierpont
copyrighted what song under its original title
One Horse Open Sleigh? (bell dings)
Edward Little. – Jingle Bells.
– That’s the right answer. What Athenian philosopher
was Plato’s teacher? (bell dings)
Brunswick. – Aristotle.
– Socrates is the answer. An amoeba has no fixed shape and is composed
of how many cells? (bell dings)
Brunswick. – One.
– One’s the answer. The Mojave Desert lies mainly
in the southeastern part of what U.S. state?
(bell dings) – Nevada?
– California is the answer. On March 20, 1815, who be–
(buzzer rings) And that is the buzzer. There’s our score, Edward
Little with 90 points. Brunswick has 210. We still have a game, everyone. And our Category Round is
coming up next, stay with us. (logo swooshes)
Next up we have the Category Round, with
the following choices. Seas the Day, Gone with
the Wind, Fast Forward, 7-Letter Words, That’s 1770’s
Show and We Got the Beat. Each category has five questions with increasing point values. Now players, you must wait
for me to finish the question. Before you buzz in, you can
confer with your teammates, but once you buzz in,
you can no longer confer and we’re going to
need your answers. And like in the Toss Up Round, if one team answers incorrectly, the other team will be
given a chance to answer. Okay Edward Little, you’re
behind by just a little bit, so you get to choose first, where’d you like to go?
– We’ll take We Got the Beat for 10. – We Got the Beat for 10,
questions about music theory. Things that you strike,
like the drums or xylophone, belong to what family
of instruments? (bell dings)
Logan. – Percussion?
– That’s right, and now Brunswick,
you have control. Where would you like to go?
– 1770’s Show for 10. – Alright, 1770’s
Show, that’s not a tongue twister by the way. The organization formed
the American colonies who opposed the Stamp Act were
known as the Sons of what? (bell dings)
Luke. – Liberty.
– That is correct. Brunswick you still have
control of the board. – [Luke] We’ll go
Seas the Day for 10. – Seas the Day for 10,
this is a new category, questions about the seas. Saudi Arabia has its longest
coastline on what sea? (bell dings)
Daniel. – The Red Sea.
– The Red Sea’s the right answer,
what would you like? – [Daniel] Gone with
the Wind for 10. – Gone with the Wind
for 10, a new category. Questions about wind. What U.S. city is
nicknamed the Windy City? (bell dings)
Daniel. – Chicago.
– Chicago’s the right answer and you still have
control of the board. – [Daniel] 7-Letter
Words for 10. – 7-Letter Words for 10. All answers are seven letter
words in this category. This is for 10 points,
what great tectonic event from the Japanese
for harbor wave, is usually caused by an
underwater earthquake? (bell dings)
Sam. – Tsunami.
– That’s right. Now Edward Little you
have control of the board, where we goin’?
– We’ll go with That 1770’s Show for 15.
– Alright, for 15 points. In 1777, what 19 year
old, one of the richest young men in France was
recruited for the American cause because of his
connections to the court of King Louis the XVI.
(bell dings) Logan. – Marquis de Lafayette.
– That is the right answer. And Brunswick, where
would you like to go? – 7-Letter Words.
– Alright, 7-Letter Words, this is for 15 points. What butterfly shaped
gland in the neck secretes hormones vital
to metabolism and growth? (bell dings)
Logan. – It’s the thyroid.
– It is the thyroid. Where we goin’ next?
– Gone with the Wind for 15. – Gone with the
Wind for 15 points. Named for its ability to
quickly propel sailing ships across the ocean, what
persistent wind blows westward and toward the equator?
(bell dings) Oliver.
– The trade winds? – It is the trade winds,
Edward Little, what category? – [Oliver] We’re gonna take
We Got the Beat for 15. – We’ve Got the
Beat for 15 points. A moderately soft dynamic is
indicated by the letters mp which stands for what?
(bell dings) Micah. (bell buzzes) Edward Little?
– Mezzo-piano. – That’s correct and
you have control still, where we going?
– Gone with the Wind for 20. – Gone with the
Wind for 20 points. Derived from the
Arabic word for season, what major wind system
that seasonally reverses its direction is associated
with heavy rainfall, especially in South Asia?
(bell buzzes) (bell dings)
Ah, that was not in time, I’m sorry, it’s monsoon. Edward Little, you
still have control. – [Oliver] Seas the Day for 15. – Seas the Day for 15 points. Named for the Dutch navigator
who explored it in 1642, what sea lies between
Australia and New Zealand? (bell buzzes)
It’s the Tasman Sea. Edward Little?
– We Got the Beat for 20. – We Got the Beat for 20 points. From the Italian for detached, what musical notation
indicates short, clear cut playing of notes.
(bell dings) Luke.
– Staccato. – That’s the answer,
Brunswick, what category? – [Luke] We’ll take
Fast Forward for 10. – Alright, Fast
Forward for 10 points. This is a new category,
questions about
futuristic novels. What 1932 Aldous Huxley
novel envisions a future where children are created
in special hatcheries? (bell dings)
Sam. – Brave New World?
– That’s the right answer. Edward Little, it’s back to you. – [Sam] We’ll do
Fast Forward for 15. – Fast Forward for 15 points. What 1895 novel by H.G.
Wells was first popularized the concept of time
by mechanical means? (bell dings)
Sam – The Time Machine?
– That’s correct. What’s next?
– Fast Forward for 20. – Fast Forward for 20 points. The Hunger Games series is
set in what futuristic country that arose after the governments
of North America collapsed. (bell dings)
Logan. – Panem.
– That’s correct. And now Brunswick
you have control. – [Logan] That
1770’s Show for 20. – Alright, for 20
points, in retaliation for the Boston Tea Party and other acts of
colonial defiance, the British Parliament passed
what series of punitive laws in 1774.
(bell dings) Jon.
– The Intolerable Acts. – [Shannon] That is the
right answer, Edward Little? – [Jon] We Got the Beat for 25. – We Got the Beat for 25 points. Also known at the key note,
what first note in any scale is the focus for both the
melody and the harmony? (bell dings)
Oliver. – The dominant note.
– That is incorrect. Brunswick? (bell buzzes)
The answer is the tonic. Edward Little, where we goin’?
– Fast Forward for 25. – Fast Forward for 25 points. What graphic novel
series by Alan Moore, follows a mask
wearing anarchist, intent on destroying?
(bell dings) – Washman?
– Sam. That is incorrect, Brunswick? (bell dings)
Logan. – V for Vendetta?
– It is V for Vendetta. And Brunswick, where’d
you like to go? – [Logan] Let’s go
7-Letter Words for 20. – 7-Letter Words for 20 points. Dakar is the capital
of what country, known as the gateway to Africa? (bell buzzes)
Senegal is the answer. And Brunswick you still
have control of the board. – [Logan] Seas the
Day for 20 please. – Seas the Day for 20 points. Known for its masses
of floating seaweed, what sea in the North
Atlantic is the only sea without a land boundary?
(bell buzzes) The Sargasso Sea, Brunswick?
– Fast Forward for 30 please. – Fast Forward for 30 points,
that’ll wrap up this category. In the Maze Runner
by James Dashner, what name is given to
the deadly creatures made of metal and flesh
who live in the maze? (bell dings)
Oliver. – Grievers.
– The Grievers is the right answer, Edward
Little, what category? – [Oliver] Seas the day for 25. – Seas the Day for 25 points. In August of 2000, The Curse,
a Russian nuclear submarine, sank in what sea located
off the northern coasts of Norway and Russia?
(bell dings) Jon.
– The Baltic Sea? – That is incorrect. Brunswick wanna give it a shot? (bell buzzes)
It’s the Barents Sea. (buzzer dings)
And that is the buzzer, so that ends the Category Round. Our scores, Edward
Little with 130 and Brunswick with
345, I gotta tell you. Everything can change in the
Lightning Round, we’ve seen it. Coming up next, but first,
let’s check in on the answer to the Maine’s Credit
Unions’ Question of the Week. (energetic music) – More High School Quiz
Show Maine coming up. But first, let’s see the
answer to this week’s question. Who was the first
non-mythical female to appear on U.S. federal paper currency? Was it Susan B. Anthony,
Pocahontas or Martha Washington? The answer is Pocahontas. While Martha Washington
first appeared on an 1886 silver certificate and Susan B. Anthony appeared
on coins beginning in 1979, Pocahontas was first
depicted on the back of U.S. federal $20 bills
issued from 1865 to 1869. – Okay, we are
heading into the final 90 seconds of game play. This is what we call
the Lightning Round. Players, you can
buzz in at any time. You get 20 points
for correct answers, but incorrect answers, ouch,
are gonna cost ya 20 points. So let’s that clock
and here we go. What was the name of
the lunar landing module used on Apollo 11?
(bell dings) Oliver.
– The Eagle. – That’s right, what word used
as a farewell and greeting means peace in Hebrew?
(bell dings) Micah.
– Shalom. – That’s correct, what
peace treaty marked the end of World War One?
(bell dings) Jon.
– The Treaty of Versailles. – That’s right. Located between New
Brunswick and Nova Scotia, what bay has the highest
tides in the world? (bell dings)
Daniel. – Bay of Fundy?
– That’s the right answer. In 1901, who sent the
first wireless telegraph across the Atlantic?
(bell buzzes) Marconi Guglielmo. What pale blue gas has the
chemical formula O three? (bell dings)
Daniel. – Ozone.
– That’s right. In the Harry Potter series,
what professor is the head of Gryffindor House?
(bell dings) Logan.
– McGonagall? – That’s right. On July 3, 1608, the city
of Quebec was founded by what French explorer?
(bell dings) Oliver.
– Samuel Champlain. – That’s correct. What green paste is also
known as Japanese horseradish? (bell dings)
– Wasabi. – Oliver, yes. About half the size of Maryland, what country that’s
surrounded by Senegal is the smallest
country in Africa? (bell dings)
Oliver. – Gambia.
– That’s the right answer. The mechanics of Brownian
motion was first explained in 1905 by what
German physicist? (bell buzzes)
Albert Einstein. What ocean has the warmest
average temperature? (bell dings)
Oliver. – The Indian Ocean.
– That’s the right answer. (buzzer dings)
And that is the buzzer, so that means that is
the end of this round. Brunswick High School is
our winner, congratulations. And they’ll be moving on
to the quarter finals. Edward Little, our runner
up, great game to all of you. Now, be sure to
tune in next week for the first
quarter final match, thanks so much for watching
High School Quiz Show Maine. (applause)
(cheering) (energetic music) – [Announcer] Production
support for High Shool Quiz Show Maine is provided by the Helen and George Ladd
Charitable Corporation, the Lincoln and Therese
Filene Foundation, Platz Associates, Bern Stein Shur, and by – [Narrator] Take a moment
and change your life. Join a Maine Credit Union. At a credit union,
you’re an owner. And a credit union gives
back to its owners. Contact your local
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about more than just keeping the lights on. It’s about living life as
parents, friends and teammates. Unitil is proud to support
High School Quiz Show Maine. Unitil, more than a utility,
part of your community. With Harvard
Pilgrim Health Care, you get more than a health
plan, you get a partner. With benefits built
around local needs, they’re helping
communities across Maine get healthier and happier. Visit gethapi.org to learn more. – [Announcer] And by
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