Tony Hawk got put on the spot Thursday night. Fox’s Are you smarter than a 5th grader put him to the test. Host Jeff Foxworthy and his gang of smart 5th graders join Tony Hawk in a effort to raise money for The Tony Hawk Foundation.
What Questions was he asked:
2nd Grade US Geography: Cuba is geographically closest to what US state? Answer: Florida
1st Grade Grammar: T/F? There are no adjectives in the following sentence. “Sierra boiled the spaghtti in a black pot.” Answer: False
1st Grade Measurements: How many seconds are in half a minute? Answer: 30
2nd Grade Animal Science: T/F? All crocodiles are herbivores? Answer: False
3rd Grade Cultural Studies: What is the official language of Brazil? Answer: Portuguese
3rd Grade World History: In Ancient Greece, how often were the Olympic Games held? A. Every Year, B. Every 4 Years, C. Every 10 Years. Answer: A. Every Year
4th Grade Math: How many factors does the number 121 have? Answer: 3 (1, 11, 121)
4th Grade World Geography: The country of Estonia is located on which continent? Answer: Europe
5th Grade Literature: The poem “Paul Revere’s Ride” was written by what 19th century author? Answer: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Tony Hawk was saved on the 121 factor and the Estonia question and stated he was going to dedicate a skate park to Nathan, his savior. Holding a check for $175,000, Tony had to choose from U.S. History or U.S. Literature. Choosing U.S. Literature, Tony was asked:
The Poem “Paul Reveres Ride ” was written by what U.S. Author? and Tony decided to opt out. The answer begin Henry Longfellow, Tony Hawk is not smarter than a 5th grader.
At the end of the test The Tony Hawk Foundation took home a grand total of: $175,000