The ATC Report

"In Control" - Vol. X, No. 10

So how big of a fan are you really? That's what Steve and Dave are going to figure out. Turn off the TiVo and the television, put down those remotes, and don't open up any more windows featuring websites devoted to The Amazing Race. (Why would you go to another site anyhow? All the information you need is located here at TARflies.)

See if you can answer these questions, the answers to all of which you could have found in the most recent episode of TAR. Simple, huh?

1) During the opening credits, who/what is shown immediately after Dave and Mary?

A) Dustin and Kandice
B) A chariot race
C) Tyler and James
D) The towers they climbed in Kuwait
E) Steve and Dave

2) After the opening credits (once this week's episode started), who was the first team shown?

A) Tyler and James
B) Dustin and Kandice
C) Rob and Kimberly
D) Lyn and Karlyn
E) Erwin and Godwin
F) Rob and Amber

3) In what year was the Chernobyl nuclear accident?

A) 1984
B) 1985
C) 1986
D) 1987
E) There was never a nuclear accident at Chernobyl. It was all Western propaganda.

4) How high was the face-first rappel that the racers had to do?

A) 236 meters
B) 236 yards
C) 236 feet
D) The highest rappel ever performed on The Amazing Race
E) Well over 5 millimeters, but less than 6 millimeters

5) Which team thought Chernobyl was, "where the atomic bomb went off"?

A) Tyler and James
B) Dustin and Kandice
C) Rob and Kimberly
D) Lyn and Karlyn
E) Erwin and Godwin
F) Reichen and Lance Bass

6) Which racer did part of the rappel with his/her head on the tower instead of his/her feet?

A) Tyler
B) James
C) Dustin
D) Kandice
E) Rob
F) Kimberly
G) Erwin
H) Godwin
I) Lyn
J) Karlyn
K) None of the above
L) All racers whose first names start with any letter found in "September"

7) Which racer claimed that they were "geographically challenged"?

A) Tyler
B) James
C) Dustin
D) Kandice
E) Rob
F) Kimberly
G) Erwin
H) Godwin
I) Lyn
J) Karlyn
K) Calvin
L) Hobbes
M) All of the above

8) In this race we heard, "Well, you know, planes get delayed." What famous former racers suffered an aircraft delay in the first leg of their race?

A) Steve and Dave
B) All of the above

9) Which of the racers in this episode has a tattoo of a large cross on his/her right bicep?

A) Tyler
B) James
C) Dustin
D) Kandice
E) Rob
F) Kimberly
G) Erwin
H) Godwin
I) Lyn
J) Karlyn
K) Bernie, but it's not on his bicep, it's on his right butt-chee...never mind.
L) None of the above

10) What was the ‘clue' on the Roadblock in this episode?

A) Who's really in command?
B) Who's ready to take command?
C) Who's ready to get down and dirty?
D) Who's the best driver?
E) No tanks, I couldn't possibly eat another bite.

11) What kind of tanks did the racers drive during the Roadblock?

A) T-34
B) T-44
C) T-54
D) T-64
E) T-74
F) Big white ones, with a red stripe down the side that looked liked a giant Tylenol.
G) None of the above

12) Which racer was shown to complete the Roadblock first?

A) Tyler
B) James
C) Dustin
D) Kandice
E) Rob
F) Kimberly
G) Erwin
H) Godwin
I) Lyn
J) Karlyn
K) None of the above
L) It's a trick question - there was NO Roadblock on this episode.

13) Who described their racing partner as a, "super-human creature...like from outer space"?

A) Tyler
B) James
C) Dustin
D) Kandice
E) Rob
F) Kimberly
G) Erwin
H) Godwin
I) Lyn
J) Karlyn
>K) None of the above
L) Everyone who did the ‘rap' part of the Detour
M) All of the above

14) When looking for directions to the rap club, who said, "I want to go ask those people because they look hip"?

A) Tyler
B) James
C) Dustin
D) Kandice
E) Rob
F) Kimberly
G) Erwin
H) Godwin
I) Lyn
J) Karlyn
K) No one, since they all did the other part of the Detour.
L) P-Diddy
M) Fern

15) What was the name of the song that the ‘non-rappers' had to find?

A) Concerto for Piano and Violins
B) Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
C) Concert Fantasy for Piano and Violins
D) Concert Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra
E) Concerto Fantasy for Piano and Violins
F) Concerto Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra
G) Dude...I'm pretty sure it was one of those.
H) Unknown, since all teams did the ‘rap' portion of the Detour
I) Paradise By The Dashboard Light

16) Who wrote the song referred to in question #15 above?

A) Gershwin
B) Brahms
C) Bach
D) Beethoven
E) Holst
F) Lennon & McCartney
G) None of the above
H) Lennon & Beethoven?
I) McCartney & Beethoven?
J) Some dude with wild hair and a penguin suit?

17) Of the teams that chose the ‘rap' portion of the Detour, which team had the best rap?

A) Tyler and James
B) Dustin and Kandice
C) Rob and Kimberly
D) Lyn and Karlyn
E) Erwin and Godwin
F) Lennon and McCartney
G) Lennon and Beethoven?
H) McCartney and Beethoven?
I) Some penguin and a dude with a wild hair suit?

18) The Russians called it "The Great Patriotic War". What do we know it as?

A) The American Revolutionary War
B) The 100-Years' War
C) World War I
D) World War II
E) The Korean War
F) The Vietnamese War
G) The War Of The Roses
I) War And Peace
H) War - What Is It Good For? (Absolutely Nothing)

So - want to know what the answers are? Think you got them all right? It's a possibility, albeit unlikely. Steve and Dave will post the answers in the "TARflies Times" forum, under the thread about this column. And we won't post them until sometime after this is published. So unless you cheated and re-watched your TiVoed episode to check your answers, you're just gonna have to wait...