Quiz Team beats St. Ursula
The Varsity team chose to be team B again, in its usual humility. After maintaining an average four-point lead throughout most of the team questions, the Varsity team pulled ahead to a 32-point lead during the Alphabet Round. By the end of the Lightning Round, the team finished the game 79–29.
The Junior Varsity team dominated the game, finishing the game 73–34. I answered two questions correctly:
What British colony passed the Acts of Toleration?(Answer)
What Frenchman, considered to be the father of modern philosophy, asked “Why?” as a child so much that…(Answer)
Unfortunately, I also got this easy question wrong:
In what state lies the geographic center of the continental United States?(Answer)
I inadvertently thought that the reader asked what state was the geographic center of North America, which is, as I answered, North Dakota.
The GCAL takes a break for the holiday season. Our next game is against Roger Bacon on January 6th.