Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

Season 3 Episode 2

Episode 303

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Aired Friday 8:00 PM Sep 12, 2008 on FOX

Episode Recap

Jeff Foxworthy introduces the fifth graders; Jenna, Bryce, Jonathan, Francesca and Olivia. The first contestants are Daniel and Dylan Cox, 25 year old , identical twins. They pick Jenna as their first helper.



Question #1 is worth $1000 in 1st Grade Music: Which of the following patriotic songs contains the lyric "Let freedom ring"? The choices are Yankee Doodle Dandy, America or You're a Grand Ole Flag. They are not sure and decide to Peek at Jenna's answer of America. They lock in America, which is correct.



Question #2 is for $2000 in 2nd Grade Grammar: True or False: In the English language, every grammatically correct sentence must contain at least one word with a capital letter? They answer false, which is correct. They pick Jonathan to be the next class helper.



Question #3 is for $5,000 in 2nd Grade Measurements: Jenna has a subscription to a magazine that comes every other week. How many issues of the magazine would she receive over the course of eight weeks? They answer four, which is correct.



Question #4 is for $10,000 in 1st Grade US Geography: What is the name of the bridge shown in the following picture (shows the Golden Gate Bridge)? They answer Golden Gate, which is correct. They pick Olivia as their next helper.



Question #5 is for $25,000 in 3rd Grade Animal Science: In terms of average size, what is the largest species of penguins? They answer the emperor penguin, which is correct.



Question #6 is for $50,000 in 4th Grade Math: When 17 is divided by 3 and the remainder is R. What is the remainder when 13 is divided by R? They answer 1, which is correct. They pick Francesca to be the next helper.



Question #7 is for $100,000 in 4th Grade English: Which of the following is an example of an oxymoron? The choices are peanut gallery, rhyme time or living dead. They answer living dead, which is correct.



Question #8 is for $175,000 in 3rd Grade US History: What automaker included a car called "The Model T" in 1908? They answer Ford, which is correct. Bryce is the last 5th grader to come up to the podium.



Question #9 is for $300,000 in 5th Grade Science: In the radio frequency AM, the 'A' stands for amplitude, what does the 'M' stand for? They are not sure and decide to drop out with $175,000. The correct answer is modulation.



The next contestant is Jeri Chandler, a 48 year-old mother of quintuplets. Jeff introduces a visiting class and the class consists of her 5 college aged quintuplets, Joshua, Heidi, Meagan, Amanda and Emily. Jeff explains that she may choose one student from each class. She picks Heidi as his first class helper.



Question #1 is for $1000 in 1st Grade Health: What joint in the human body connects the foot to the leg? She answers ankle, which is correct.



Question #2 is for $2000 in 1st Grade Spelling: What word in this question comes first alphabetically? She answers alphabetically, which is correct. She chooses Bryce as her next helper.



Question #3 is for $5,000 in 2nd Grade Earth Science: True or False: All plants have flowers? Jeri answers false, which is correct.



Question #4 is for $10,000 in 2nd Grade Math: How many sides does a quadrilateral have? Jeri answers four, which is correct. She picks Joshua to be her next helper.



Question #5 is for $25,000 in 4th Grade English US History: Only time runs out before the question is revealed.
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