Here’s a superb bad answer from the other week at the Newsroom.
In the double-or-bust round, question 5 asked in which year Chuck Yeager became the first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound in level flight.
You had to get within 10 years of the correct answer and I thought that was a wide enough envelope for most teams to warrant a guess.
Then this got handed in:
Most teams who answered did get near enough the correct answer (1947) to earn the points.
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