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[ ? ] >> announcer: it is time for krgv channel 5's masterminds. a program geared towards academics. with tim smith. >> today international baccalaureate and sharyland pioneer match wits to become this year's masterminds champions. >> hey everybody, welcome to masterminds. round two competition. international baccalaureate and sharyland, pioneer. everybody's been here before. hands on your buzzers. start with a quadratic equation. solve for x. x squared equals 2x plus 35. >> i.b. >> x equals -7. x equals +5. >> no. 7 and -5. >> spell kamikaze. k-a-m-i-k-a-z-e. >> fraction. answer in the lowest term and no improper fraction. 5 1/8 and 2/3. 4 11:24. name the capital of syria. >> damascus. 1854 kansas-nebraska act repealed what. >> the missouri compromise. an outline drawing of an object that is uniformly filled with black is called what? >> silhouette? >> correct. what sort of physical quantity is measured in newton's per square meter. >> jules. >> no. pressure. >> correct. >> which two nations invaded poland at the start of world war ii. >> germany and russia. >> nazi germany and the soviet union. >> that's correct. the word roulette is from the old french for small what? sharyland, pioneer, christine. time is up. >>ic. >> wheel. >> who was tennessee's first delegate to the u.s. house of representatives. >> henry klay? >> no. sharyland anyone. >> could you -- >> who was tennessee's first delegate to the u.s. house of representatives. time is up. it was andrew jackson. that's where you were going wasn't it. that wraps up our quick start for today. >> after our quick start international baccalaureate. off to a quick lead. 60-10. >> let's meet our judges from the university of texas rio grande valley. dr. megan birk associate professor of history. graduate coordinator in the college of liberal arts and dr. noreen rivera assistant professor in the departments of literature and cultural studies. our judges. give them a big round of applause. appreciate you being here. thank you. before we get to hot topics. let's meet the team from sharyland pioneer. >> i'm hugo rodriquez. i'm in the band and the captain of the uil team and current events as well. >> welcome. >> hi, i'm ewin. and i'm a senior at sharyland pioneer and i'm the captain of my uil computer science team. >> we're glad you are here. >> hi, i'm christine. i'm a sophomore. and at pioneer, and i'm a student representative of hossa and band as well as in uil science and social studies. >> glad you are here. the team from sharyland pioneer in today's masterminds. time for hot topics. you are playing by yourselves. three questions about current events. no buzzers. vice-president mike pence said he was disappointed when he was misled by whom regarding the nature of higgs conversation with russian officials during the campaign period. >> michael flynn. >> yes. janelle monet -- monae played the part of mary jackson. >> hidden figures. >> an investigation surrender way at what ride hailing company following allegations by a former employee that she had been sexually harassed. >> uber. >> let's meet the team from international baccalaureate. >> i'm angela. i'm a senior at i.b. and i'm looking forward to pursuing a career in the biomedical sciences. >> fantastic. welcome. >> i'm jonathan. president of national honors society. and i want to pursue a career in political science. >> fantastic. >> hi, my name is gabriel ramirez. i'm a senior at i.b. and i want to go into biomedical engineering. >> time for hot topics. three questions. current events. take the first answer we hear. we'll start with fill in the blank. according to a white house spokesperson president trump was speaking in general not a specific incident when he said when you look at what's happening last night in blank, blank, who would believe this, blank! >> sweden. >> that's right. the vitaly ivanovic chur kin -- churkin died recently. >> russia. >> in commerce city colorado 30 brick liars were fired when they failed to show up for work. 12 line cooks were fired from a bar and grill in oklahoma. >> they were participating in the nationwide protest a day without immigrants. >> when we come back, quick pix. masterminds round two competition continues after the break.




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