Saturday, November 15, 2008

"Go For the Green!"- Episode 8

TRIP AT STAKE: Bangkok

1. What's the Bronx Zoo doing to help the environment?

A: Eliminating holiday lights
B: Sending elephant waste to gardens

Answer: Eliminating holiday lights

2. Which business mogul linked all hemp to drug abuse?

A: Willian Randolph Hearst
B: John D. Rockefeller

Answer: William Randolph Hearst

This time, only six remain for Round 2: Brittany, Tim, James, Tyber, Christopher and Robert.

1. IN CONTROL: Tyber
CATEGORY: Celebrities- CHALLENGES BRITTANY

What does Adrian Grenier use to insulate the walls of his home?

A: Pillows
B: Denim
C: Popcorn

GUESS: Pillows- NO (A: Denim)

2. IN CONTROL: James
CATEGORY: Music- CHALLENGES ROBERT

What did Coldplay do to offset CO2 generated by their 2002 CD?

A: Ticketmaster solar server
B: Planted 10,000 mango trees
C: Played 50% of their concerts outdoors

GUESS: Played 50% of their concerts outdoors- INCORRECT (A: Planted 10,000 mango trees)

3. IN CONTROL: Tyber
CATEGORY: Travel- TAKES QUESTION

What have Stockholm's leaders pledged to rid their city of by 2050?

A: Toxic waste
B: Fossil fuels
C: Incandescent light bulbs

GUESS: Fossil fuels- CORRECT; ELIMINATES CHRISTOPHER

4. IN CONTROL: Tim
CATEGORY: Sports- TAKES QUESTION

If the Olympics held an event for the most carbon emissions, who would take the gold?

A: India
B: China
C: USA

GUESS: USA- RIGHT; TAKES JAMES WITH HIM TO TRIP ROUND

CHAIN GAME: James will go second after winning the coin toss. The category this time is appliances from lowest to highest energy consumption, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

A: Washing machine
B: Electric blanket
C: Computer
D: Dishwasher
E: Refrigerator
F: Pool pump
G: TV

TIM'S FIRST GUESSES:

1. Electric blanket
2. TV
3. Refrigerator
4. Dishwasher
5. Computer
6. Pool pump
7. Washing machine

#1 & #4 CORRECT- 52.9

SECOND TRY:

1. Electric blanket
2. Computer
3. TV
4. Dishwasher
5. Washing machine
6. Refrigerator
7. Pool pump

TURN OVER- 78.7

FIRST GUESSES BY JAMES:

1. Electric blanket
2. Computer
3. Dishwasher
4. Refrigerator
5. Washing machine
6. TV
7. Pool pump

49.7 LEFT

SECOND ATTEMPT:

1. Electric blanket
2. Computer
3. Refrigerator
4. Dishwasher
5. TV
6. Washing machine (DOH)
7. Pool pump

34.3 LEFT

FINAL TRY:

1. Electric blanket
2. Computer
3. TV
4. Dishwasher
5. Washing machine
6. Refrigerator
7. Pool pump

WINNER WITH 24.1 LEFT!

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