High School Quiz Show: Maine- Quarter Final #2: Falmouth vs Winthrop


(triumphant music) – It’s time for our second
quarter-final match. Who will move on
to the semifinals? Will it be the Yachtsmen
of Falmouth High School? (applause) Or the Ramblers of
Winthrop High School? (applause) Find out next on High
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School Quiz Show Maine. I’m Shannon Moss. Last week we found
our first team to head to the quarter finals. One of today’s teams
hopes to join them in the round of
four, in their quest to be the season three champion, and compete in the High
School Quiz Show Invitational against other state champions
from around New England. Now, in this
quarter-final match, we have Falmouth High School, who defeated Brewer High School, versus Winthrop High School, who won in their match
against Hamden Academy. So before we begin, we
do want to get a chance to meet our players. So for Falmouth we have
Ben, Kerry, Wade, and Emma, with alternates John, and they
are coached by Mike Casey. And for Winthrop, we
have Kerrigan, Maguire, Jacob, and Camden, with
alternates Ian and Clara, and they are coached by Rachel
Smith and Crystal Anazuski. We also have our two judges
helping us out today, Angela Apsher and Steven Firand, always great to have
you guys aboard. All right, our competition
has four rounds, we have the tossup,
the head-to-head, the category round, and
the lightning round. And we’re gonna start
with the tossup round. All answers are worth 10
points, and in this round, the only round with no point
deductions for wrong answers, players, remember,
you must wait for me to complete the question. And if one team
answers incorrectly, the other team will
get a chance to answer. All right, players,
are you ready? Let’s get started. Collagen and Elastin are the
two main structural proteins found in what organ, the
largest in the human body? (ding) Kerry. – Skin. – Correct. The first 10 amendments
to the US constitution are collectively known as what? (ding) Wade? – The Bill of Rights. – That’s the right answer. A year after nearly being killed
in a car accident in Maine, what bestselling author
released On Writing, a memoir that gives advice
to aspiring writers? (ding) Ben. – Steven King. – That’s the right answer. What is the most
populous city in Spain? (ding) Wade. – Madrid. – That is correct. What southern state is
home to Lake Okeechobee, one of the largest lakes
in the United States? (ding) Wade. – Florida. – Florida is the right answer. Dinosaurs ruled the land during
what geologic time period named for a mountain range
between Switzerland and France? (buzz) It’s the Jurassic period. What two-word Latin term,
meaning to a sickening degree, or to the point of nausea,
describes the topic that has been
discussed excessively? (ding) Kerry. – Ad nauseam. – That’s the right answer. In 2013, who became the
first British female artist to sell 10 million
copies of an album in the United States
with her album, 21? (ding) Ben. – Adele. – Adele is the answer. In 2003, the Oxford
English Dictionary added what word, coined
by J. K. Rowling, which means a person who
possesses no magical powers or who lacks skills. (ding) Jacob. – Muggle. – Muggle is the right answer All right, we have a
video question for you, if you want to take a
look at your monitor. – Hi, my name is
Callie Lubinski, from Harvard
Pilgrim Health Care. In 1837, French Scientist
Renee du Toucher established the essential
importance of what green pigment in the process of
photosynthesis? (ding) – Jacob. – Chlorophyll. – Chlorophyll is
the correct answer. What Greek goddess
of love and beauty had a magical golden girdle that made her
irresistible to men? (ding) Camden. – Aphrodite. – That’s the right answer. What acclaimed author
of the Scarlet Letter and the House of
the Seven Gables was an 1825 graduate
of Bowdoin College? Camden. – Hawthorne. – That’s the right answer. Polermo is the capital city
of what Italian island? (ding) Wade. – Cypress. – That is incorrect; Winthrop? (ding) Camden. – Sicily. – Sicily is the right answer. In 1543, in his book On The Revolutions of
the Heavenly Spheres, who argued that the Sun,
rather than the Earth, is the center of
the solar system? (ding) Jacob. – Copernicus. – That’s the answer. We have a math question for you. If a square has an area
of 625 square centimeters, what is the perimeter of
the square in centimeters? Emma. – 100. – That’s the answer. Along with Pompeii, which
of the following towns was buried by Mount
Vesuvius in 79 AD: Salerno, Herculaneum, or Naples? (ding) Camden. – Herculaneum. – That’s the answer. Along with the chimpanzee,
what species of ape is the closest living
relative to humans? (ding) Jacob. – Bonobo. – That’s the answer. In 1535, Spanish conquistador
Francisco Pizarro founded what capital
city of Peru? (ding) Ben. – Lima. – That’s the answer, Lima. In 1912, Juliet Gordon Lowe
founded what organization that today sells about 200
million boxes of cookies a year? (ding) Maguire. – Girl Scouts. – Girl Scouts is the answer. Okay, take a look
at your monitor, we’ve got a picture
question for you. The 15th century Inca
citadel of Machu Picchu is located on a
precipitous ridge nearly 8000 feet above sea level in what mountainous
South American country? (ding) Jacob. – Peru. – Peru is the answer. Who introduced 630 words
to the English language, nearly twice as
many as Shakespeare, and is best known as the
author of Paradise Lost? (ding) Kerry. – Milton. – Milton is correct. New England colonists
wanted to offset their unfavorable trade
balance with England by manufacturing what
beverage made from molasses? (ding) Camden? (buzz) Falmouth? Wanna give it a shot? (ding) Wade. – Mead? – It’s rum. Rum is the answer. What American playwright wrote the screenplay for
the 1961 film The Misfits specifically for his
wife Marilyn Monroe? (ding) Camden. – Um, Arthur … (buzz) – Sorry, that’s incorrect. Falmouth? Wanna take a shot at it?
(ding) Emma. – Arthur Miller. – That is the right answer. The Bitter Root mountain range forms almost the entire border between Idaho and what US
state to the northeast? (ding) Camden. – Montana. – Montana is the right answer. Literally meaning salt former, what term refers to the
group of highly reactive, non-metallic elements
on the periodic table, for example,
fluorine and iodine? (ding) Jacob. – Halogen. – That’s the answer. We have a math question for you. What is 40 squared
minus 30 squared (ding) Wade. – 700. – 700 is the answer. In Greek myth, Arachne, a peasant girl who
was a talented weaver, was transformed
into what animal? (ding) Wade. – Spider. – Spider is it. High atmospheric
pressure will result in which of the following: rain, clear blue sky, or fog? (ding) Wade. – Clear blue sky. – That’s the answer. First discovered
in Israel in 1947, what ancient documents
written mostly in Hebrew are widely acknowledged to be the greatest manuscript
discovery of the 20th century? (ding) Ben. – The Dead Sea Scrolls. – You got it. On July 26th, 2002, the US
House of Representatives voted to create what
new cabinet department? (ding) Ben. – The Department of
Homeland Security. – That’s the answer. The Aegean, Ionian,
and Adriatic Seas are all part of what larger sea? (ding) Ben. – The Mediterranean. – That’s the answer. (bell) And that is the buzzer, and that is the
end of round one! Let’s look at our score. Falmouth, with
170, Winthrop, 120, it’s gonna be a
close game, I think. And a great start to our
second quarter final match. And we’re gonna chat
with our players, get to know them a little bit, when we come back. (applause) (upbeat guitar sting) – [Narrator] Trees are
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manage life’s storms. – Our head to head
round is coming up next, but first, we want to
take a few minutes to get to know the
players a little bit, with this
thought-provoking question. Okay, what was your favorite nursery rhyme or book
as a child, and why? Okay, Ben, from Falmouth, we’re gonna start with you. – I think my favorite
book as a kid was definitely Harry
Potter, part one. You know, it’s about a kid who escapes the monotony
of daily life, and I think a lot of kids like
me wish they could do that. – Yeah, it’s a great book, a great series altogether. Kerry? – Me, on the other hand, I
like Harry Potter part two, the Chamber of Secrets. I think it just really ramps
up from there, the basilisk, you’ve got everything you need. – You certainly do. Wade? – I like Mike Mulligan
and his steam shovel. Just, great book,
great illustrations. – Absolutely. Emma? – I happen to really like
Harry Potter part four, just the maze scene, really
emotional, gets me every time. – Little bit of a
theme there, I love it. All right, Winthrop. Kerrigan, what about you? – I really like
Blueberries for Sal. When I was little I
found myself eating fruit that I was picking instead
of keeping it to take home, so I could definitely
make a connection there. – A good Maine author too. All right, Maguire? – It’s been a really long time, but I’m gonna say
Goodnight Moon. I just seemed to read
that one a lot, I think. – Margaret Wise
Brown, I love it. Jacob? – Probably Harold and
the Purple Crayon, just because I loved
how creative it was. – Great illustrations too. All right, Camden? – My favorite book growing
up was The Missing Piece, and I read that a lot. – Okay, I love it. All right, great, I love all
the answers to that question. All right, now it’s time
for a head to head round. And while we get the
players in place, you can take a look at this
week’s Maine’s Credit Union’s Question of the Week. (upbeat guitar sting) – Hi, I’m Jen Burke, and this is Maine’s Credit
Union’s Question of the Week. Franklin Roosevelt has been
on the face of the dime since 1946. What image did he replace? Was it the Roman
messenger God Mercury, the Roman goddess Libertas,
or Teddy Roosevelt? We’ll have the answer
later in the show. – We are about to
go head to head. We’ve got Winthrop on my left, got Falmouth on my right, gentlemen, want to shake hands? There we go. In this round, you get 10
points for correct answers, incorrect answers
will cost you 10. Remember, you don’t
have to wait for me to finish the question, you can buzz in at any time. So let’s set that
clock, and let’s go. What country is home to
an enormous film empire known as Bollywood. Falmouth. – India. – That’s correct. Which war brought about the end of the Austro-Hungarian Empire? (buzz) World War One. What was the middle name of the nineteenth
century American poet Henry Longfellow? (ding) Yes, Falmouth. – Wadsworth. – That’s correct. What is the name of the old
woodcutter and father figure in the 1883 book Pinoccio? (ding)
Falmouth – Gepetto. – That’s correct. Before he became president, Bill Clinton was governor
of what US state? Winthrop? – Arkansas. – Yes. The Galilean moons
orbit which planet? (ding) Yes, Winthrop? – Jupiter. – Correct. Name the capital city of Serbia. (buzz) Belgrade is the answer. A limerick is a light
or humorous poem that traditionally
has how many lines? (ding) Yes, Winthrop?
– Seven? – Five is the answer. In 1944, Iceland
gained its independence from what Scandinavian country? Falmouth. – Denmark. – That’s the answer. What 1903 Jack London novel is about a sled dog named Buck? Winthrop. – Call of the Wild. – That’s the correct answer. What neurological
disorder is also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease? (ding) Winthrop. – ALS. – ALS is the right answer. Aud Lang Syne was
written in 1788 by what national
poet of Scotland? (buzz) Robert Burns is the answer. La Scala is a
world-renowned opera house located in what Italian city? (ding) Yes, Winthrop. – Florence. – It’s Milan. Who signed executive
order 10924, which established
the Peace Corps? (ding) Falmouth. – JFK? – That’s correct. Both potential and
kinetic energy– and that is the buzzer. Falmouth, 220 points,
Winthrop, 140. We’ve got an exciting game
on our hands, everyone. Category round is
coming up next. Stay with us. Next up is the category round, with the following choices. Shape Up, The
Undiscovered Country, Medical Notes, Parking Break, There and Back Again,
and Just Say No. Each category has
five questions, with increasing point values. Now, players, you must wait
for me to finish the question before you can 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. Like in the tossup round, if one team answers incorrectly, the other team will
get a chance to answer. Okay? So, Winthrop, you’re behind
by just a little bit, so you get to choose first. Where are we going? – [Camden] The Undiscovered
Country for 10, please. – The Undiscovered Country,
this is questions about the Age of Exploration. This is for 10 points. What French explorer founded
the city of Quebec in 1608, and discovered the lake
that bears his name? (ding) Kerry. – Champlain. – That’s correct. And Falmouth, you have
control of the board. – [Kerry] Let’s do There
and Back Again for 10. – All right, There and
Back Again, a new category, all answers are palindromes, meaning they’re read the
same backwards as forward. This is for 10 points. What object detection
system that uses radio waves was secretly developed
by several nations in the period before and
during World War Two? (ding) Ben. – RADAR. – That’s correct; Falmouth? – [Ben] There and
Back Again for 15. – All right, There and
Back Again, for 15 points. What flat, round, Indian bread is traditionally baked in a
clay oven called a Tandoor? (ding) Kerrigan. – Naan. – That’s correct. And Winthrop, your choice. – [Kerrigan] The Undiscovered
Country for 15, please. – All right, The Undiscovered
Country for 15 points. In 1519, the Aztec
emperor Montezuma was captured and imprisoned
by what Spanish conquistador? (ding) Ben. – Cortez. – That’s right, and Falmouth,
you’re back in control. – [Ben] The Undiscovered
Country for 20. – All right, The Undiscovered
Country for 20 points. What English colony became
known as the Lost Colony after settlers
mysteriously disappeared, leaving the single word
Croatonan carved into a tree? (ding) Maguire. – Jamestown? – That is incorrect; Falmouth? (ding) Ben. – Roanoke? – That’s correct. Falmouth? – The Undiscovered Country, 25. – All right, 25 points. What Portuguese navigator
was the first European to open a sea-based
route to India, sailing around Africa’s
Cape of Good Hope? (ding) Ben. – Vasco de Gama. – That’s the answer. Falmouth, were we going next? – [Ben] The Undiscovered
Country for 30. – All right, we’re gonna wrap up this
category for 30 points. In 1419, what prince founded
a famous school of navigation in Sagres, Portugal? (buzz) Prince Henry the Navigator. And Falmouth, you still
have control of the board. – [Ben] All right, can
we do Shape Up for 10? – Sure can. This is a new category,
and all answers feature a shape. This is for 10 points. What is the official office of the President of
the United States? (ding) Kerrigan. – The Oval Office. – That is correct. Winthrop, you have
control of the board. – [Kerrigan] Shape
Up for 15, please. – Shape Up for 15 points. What is the opening
title on the soundtrack to the Broadway
musical The Lion King? (ding) Kerrigan. – The Circle of Life. – That is correct. – [Kerrigan] Shape
Up for 20, please. – All right, for 20 points, promotion of anti-trust
suits was a major element of what domestic
program associated with
Theodore Roosevelt? (ding)
(buzz) That was just in time. Maguire? – Square Deal? – That’s the right answer. What would you like
next, what category? – [Maguire] Shape
Up for 25, please. – All right, gonna continue on. Shape Up, for 25 points. In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg
leaked to the New York Times what classified study about
the US role in Vietnam? (ding) Jacob. – The Pentagon Files. – That is incorrect; Falmouth? (ding) Ben? – The Pentagon Papers? – That is correct. Falmouth, where
would you like to go? – [Ben] Could we do There
and Back Again for 20? – We sure can. There and Back Again,
this is for 20 points. Invented by the ancient
Inuit of Greenland, what type of long, narrow
boat is pointed at both ends and moved by a paddle
with two blades? (ding) Wade? – Kayak. – Kayak is the answer. Falmouth? – [Wade] There and
Back Again for 25. – Sure. There and Back
Again for 25 points. During the Vietnam War, a
series of key battles began in 1968 on the first day of
what Lunar New Year holiday? (ding) Wade? – Tet. – That’s correct. What would you like next? – [Wade] There and Back
Again for 30, please. – All right, we’re gonna
wrap up this category, There and Back Again,
this is for 30 points. What was the first name
of Prince von Bismarck, the founder and first
chancellor of the German empire? (ding) Camden. – Otto. – Otto is the answer, and Winthrop, you have
control of the board now. – [Camden] Shape
Up for 30, please. – All right, we’re gonna wrap
up the category Shape Up, with 30 points here. Many of today’s labor
laws and fire codes stem from a fatal fire that
occurred on March 25th, 1911, at what New York City
clothing factory? (ding) Ben. – The Triangle Building. – Judges, yes, that is correct. Okay, Falmouth, you’ve
got control of the board. – [Ben] Just Say No for 10. – All right, Just Say
No, a new category. Questions about actors who
turned down famous roles. This is fun, this
is for 10 points. Before he was Indiana Jones, who turned down the role of
Mike Stivik in All In The Family because he felt Archie Bunker’s
bigotry was too offensive? (ding) Kerry. – Harrison Ford. – Harrison Ford is the answer. Falmouth? – Let’s go Just Say
No for 15, please. – All right, Just Say No for 15. “I wasn’t ready to
be on a lunchbox.” Tim Roth gave this
explanation for passing on what Harry Potter role played by the late great Alan Rickman? (ding) Emma. – Snape. – Snape is correct. Okay, Falmouth? – [Emma] Just Say
No for 20, please. – All right, we’re gonna
continue on with this category, Just Say No for 20 points. Marie Osmond passed on the role
of Sandy in the film Grease because she didn’t approve
of the character’s morals. The role eventually
went to whom? (ding) Kerry. – Olivia Newton John. – That is the answer. Falmouth, what do you think? – [Kerry] Let’s do Just
Say No for 25, please. – All right, Just
Say No for 25 points. “It was mine for the taking, but I didn’t
understand the script.” Who gave this explanation
for turning down the part of Han
Solo after playing mob boss Michael Corleone
in the Godfather? (ding) Camden. – Al Pacino. – That is the answer. All right, Winthrop,
what do you think? – [Camden] Let’s do
Just Say No for 30. – All right, we’re gonna
wrap up Just Say No, this category, with this
question for 30 points. Truman Capote’s first choice, Marilyn Monroe,
turned down playing Holly Go Lightly in
Breakfast at Tiffany’s. This iconic role was instead
played by what actress? (ding) Kerrigan. – Um, Audrey Hepburn. – That is the correct answer. Okay, Winthrop. – [Kerrigan] Let’s do
Medical Notes for 10 please. – All right, this
is a new category, questions about diseases. And this first
question’s for 10 points. In 1983, French and
American researchers isolated what virus
that caused AIDS? (ding) Kerry. – HIV. – That’s correct, and
Falmouth, we’re back to you. Where would you like to go? – [Kerrigan] Let’s do
Parking Break for 10, please. – All right, new category, this is questions about
US national parks. This is for 10 points. Acadia, the oldest national park in the eastern United States, is located in what state? (ding) Wade. – Maine. – Maine is the right answer. Okay, Falmouth? Always good when they
get that one right. (laughter) – [Wade] Let’s go
Parking Break for 15. – All right, Parking
Break for 15. In 1941, the US
Department of the Interior hired what landscape
photographer to document the
country’s national parks? (ding) Ben. – Ansel Adams. – Ansel Adams is
the right answer. Falmouth. – [Ben] Parking Break for 20. – All right, Parking
Break for 20 points. California’s Yosemite
National Park is situated in the heart
of what mountain chain? (ding) Jacob? – Sierra Nevadas. – You got it. All right, Winthrop–
(buzzer) Oh, there is the buzzer, so that ends our category round. The score, Falmouth 480
points, Winthrop 260, but as we all know,
anything can happen in the lightning round. We’ve seen it. That’s coming up next. But first, let’s see how you did with the Maine’s Credit
Union’s Question of the Week. (upbeat guitar) – Let’s see how you did with Maine’s Credit Union’s
Question of the Week. Franklin Roosevelt has been
on the face of the dime since 1946. What image did he replace? Was it the Roman
messenger god Mercury, the Roman goddess Libertas, or Teddy Roosevelt? The answer is the
Roman goddess Libertas. While the coin is referred
to as the Mercury Dime, the image is actually
the goddess Libertas, who is wearing a Phrygian
hat that symbolizes liberty and the
pursuit of freedom. – We are heading into the final
ninety seconds of gameplay. This is the lightning round! Players, you can
buzz in at any time, you get 20 points
for correct answers, but incorrect answers
will cost you 20 points. So, let’s set that
clock, and let’s go. What Spanish word refers
to the Naval fleet sent to invade England in 1588? Camden. – Armada. – Correct. Who wrote the
classic mystery novel Murder on the Orient Express? Ben. – Agatha Christie. – That’s the right answer. The Maid of the Mist
is a famous boat tour of what natural wonder
near Buffalo, New York? Emma. – Niagra Falls. – That’s the answer. In humans, hair grows out of
what small bag-like structures in the skin, Camden? – Capillaries? – That is incorrect,
it’s follicles. The Battle of
Gettysburg took place during the summer of what year? Wade. – 1863. – That’s the right answer. What 11 letter word refers to a person who
loves or collects books? Kerry. – Bibliophile. – That’s correct. Apollo 11’s lunar module had only about 30
seconds left of fuel when it landed on the
moon in what year? Camden. – ’69. – That’s the right answer. What Roman god is equated
with the Greek god Dionysus? Maguire. – Bacchus. – That’s correct. What country in Central America was known as British
Honduras until 1973? Jacob. – Nicaragua. – It’s Belize. Graphite and diamond are made
from atoms of what element? Yes, Ben. – Carbon. – That’s the answer. What US state is home
to Sitka, a city called the capital of Russian America? Kerry. – Alaska. – Alaska is the answer. What 1516 book title
by Sir Thomas Moore refers to an imaginary
and ideal place? Maguire. – Utopia. – Utopia is the answer. What– That is the buzzer, and our winning team
this week is Falmouth, with a final score of 600. They will be moving on to the
semifinals in a few weeks. Our runner-up,
Winthrop, 300 points. Great job to both teams. Thank you both for
playing, right? A huge congratulations. Woo! We’ll have our third-quarter
final match next time, and you don’t want to miss that. Thanks so much for watching
High School Quiz Show Maine! (applause) (upbeat guitar sting) – [Voiceover] Production support for High School Quiz Show Maine is provided by the Helen and George Ladd
Charitable Corporation, the Lincoln and Therese
Filene Foundation, Platz Associates,
Bernstein Shur, and by – [Narrator] Take a moment
and change your life. Join the Maine Credit Union. At a credit union,
you’re an owner. And a credit union gives
back to its owners. Contact your local
Maine Credit Union. It’s your moment. Own it. – [Voiceover] Energy is 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 around Maine get healthier and happier. Visit gethapi.org to learn more. And by viewers like you. And by viewers like you. Thank you! (groovy synth and guitar)

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