The ATC Report

"In Control" - Vol. XII, No. 4

OK, we're into the twelfth season of The Amazing Race, and by now you should have learned a few things. Exactly WHAT you've learned is what we plan on finding out.

  1. All of these occurred in TAR2 except:
    1. Teams visited "Fat Maria".
    2. Teams mined for Opals.
    3. Teams took a ferry to Robben Island.
    4. Teams visited the Taj Khema.

  2. Which of these occurred latest in TAR: FE?
    1. Teams had to find 4 golf balls of the same color.
    2. Teams visited a giant shoe.
    3. Teams drove 50 laps in a go-kart.
    4. Teams watched Old Faithful erupt.

  3. In TAR11 (All-Stars), which country saw the checkpoint for 2 legs?
    1. Argentina
    2. Ecuador
    3. Chile
    4. Tanzania

  4. What team(s) finished last in each of TAR4's three non-elimination legs?
    1. Kelly/Jon (2), Dave/Jeff
    2. Kelly/Jon, Dave/Jeff, Tian/Jaree
    3. Kelly/Jon, Dave/Jeff (2)
    4. Kelly/Jon, Chip/Reichen, Dave/Jeff

  5. Which was the first The Amazing Race to feature the Yield?
    1. TAR4
    2. TAR5
    3. TAR6
    4. TAR3

  6. Which of these teams finished highest in their respective season?
    1. Pat/Brenda
    2. Hope/Norm
    3. Heather/Eve
    4. Steve/Dave

  7. Place the following TAR6 teams in their order of finish (lowest to highest):
    1. Don/Mary Jean
    2. Lori/Bolo
    3. Jonathan/Victoria
    4. Gus/Hera

  8. Which The Amazing Race was the first to have a team quit?
    1. TAR3
    2. TAR4
    3. TAR5
    4. TAR6

  9. The Amazing Race 7 had Pit Stops in all these countries except:
    1. Turkey
    2. Puerto Rico
    3. Peru
    4. South Africa

  10. In The Amazing Race 9, what was the highest Dave and Lori finished a leg?
    1. 1st
    2. 2nd
    3. 3rd
    4. 4th

  11. The team that finished next-to-last in leg 1 has never won The Amazing Race.
    1. True
    2. False

  12. How many times has an all-male team won The Amazing Race?
    1. 5
    2. 4
    3. 7
    4. 6

  13. In The Amazing Race (season 1), which team of the following finished worst?
    1. Paul/Amie
    2. Pat/Brenda
    3. Kim/Leslie
    4. David/Margaretta

  14. Which race was the first to go past the start city to finish (i.e. - more than completely around the world)?
    1. TAR10
    2. TAR7
    3. TAR4
    4. TAR3

  15. No team has ever finished first in leg one and been eliminated in leg 2.
    1. True
    2. False

  16. In TAR3, Dennis and Andrew became the first team ever to be eliminated during the leg in which they used the Fast Forward. Has any other team used a Fast Forward and failed to finish first?
    1. Yes
    2. No

  17. How many seasons have featured a team that went from "first to worst" (first place in one leg, followed by elimination in the next)?
    1. 6 or more
    2. 5
    3. 4
    4. 3

  18. Which location saw the first elimination from The Amazing Race?
    1. Hotel Lajadira
    2. Tocomire
    3. Hacienda San Gabriel de Las Palmas
    4. Songwe Village

  19. Of the four Pit Stops mentioned above, which one wasn't the first pit stop in an Amazing Race?
    1. Hotel Lajadira
    2. Tocomire
    3. Hacienda San Gabriel de Las Palmas
    4. Songwe Village

  20. Of all the teams ever on The Amazing Race, which team would you most like to meet and chat with - perhaps buy them lunch or dinner even, maybe drinks and a show later?
    1. Steve & Dave

Oh sure, we could have talked about the most recent episode and the unveiling of the spiffy new ***U-TURN***, but why? We're still just trying to figure out all of their names. There's plenty of season left for actually talking about the race. We hope.

Answers:
1. D
2. A
3. C
4. A
5. B
6. D
7. A, D, C, B
8. C
9. B
10. D
11. B
12. A
13. C
14. C
15. B
16. A
17. A
18. D
19. B (the place was actually the Tocorime Yacht)
20. As if we would let you answer anything but