The Quiz Show: Two Candles

By Sarah Ventre
Published: Friday, December 11, 2015 - 5:08pm
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Leszek Pawlowicz
Leszek Pawlowicz.

It's time again for The Quiz Show!

We bring back Leszek Pawlowicz, our resident quiz master who has won a Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions. Each time he’s on, he’ll play one of us in a game of trivia, hosted by our producer Sarah Ventre. This week he’s playing KJZZ reporter Alexandra Olgin.

Last week, we gave you a puzzle to solve, and randomly selected two correct entries. The puzzle was:

Two candles are the same length. Both are lit at the same time.
The first candle burns for six hours before it burns out.
The second candle burns for three hours before it burns out.

How much time does the first candle have to burn before it is twice the length of the second candle?

The answer is…two hours.

Our randomly selected winners this week are Fernando Morales and Paul Schaffert. Leszek will play on behalf of Fernando, and Alex will play on behalf of Paul. Whoever wins will get a special KJZZ item.

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