Saturday, May 5, 2018

THE PUZZLE CORNER: MAY 5, 2018

😎FUN FACT
The average banana is 75% water. 🍌

TRIVIA TIME
Exactly where does German Chocolate Cake come from?

THE 50/50 CHANCE
Just like a regular TRIVIA TIME question, except there are just two possible answers, hence the even odds of getting it right. Ready?
TRUE OR FALSE: The Baby Ruth candy bar🍫 is named after baseball great Babe Ruth.

We’ll reveal all next weekend, but for now, let’s open up THE ANSWERS BOX and discover the results from the April 28, 2018 Puzzle Corner as we celebrated Schoolhouse Rock’s 45th anniversary.

01. When Schoolhouse Rock! first debuted in January 1973, they began with Multiplication Rock!, covering the table from "My Hero Zero" to "Little Twelvetoes". But what two numbers were skipped?
Although the principles were explained in other songs, Multiplication Rock! never produced lessons honoring the numbers 1 and 10.
02. Multiplication Rock! lessons were quickly joined in the weekly rotation with Grammar Rock! What was the first lesson in that subject?
"Conjunction Junction".
03. What group of lessons was added in 1975 in time for the bicentennial of the United States?
America Rock!, teaching United States history.
04. What subject started debuting lessons in 1979 amongst the existing topics?
Science Rock!
05. Although the shortest subject because of the ever changing technology field, Computer Rocks! debuted in 1983 with what two recurring characters?
SCOOTER COMPUTER and MISTER CHIPS.
06. Sadly, the series went off the air for a while starting in 1985, but when it returned in the early 1990s, it gained a mascot to introduce the segment. Who was this character?
Schoolhouse Rocky, who was dressed in a modified version of the costume from "My Hero Zero".
07. With the series revival, what new subject was introduced amongst the original episodes and new lessons in Grammar Rock!?
Money Rock!
08. Sadly, the series went off the air again in 1999 and has only been on VHS, DVD (and YouTube) since then. Yet what new subject was covered in the series’ only straight to DVD release (to date) in 2009?
Earth Rock! about earth sciences.

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