Thursday 03 July 2014 16:04.
General Knowledge Q&A
To answer a question a contestant must be the first to buzz in.
After the host has identified them by name, the player has three seconds to provide an answer. If they fail to answer within that time, a ’timed out’ siren will sound. A failure to answer within three seconds is considered an incorrect answer and will incur the relevant penalty for that game.
A correct answer scores five points.
An incorrect answer will incur a deduction of five points.
Each question may only have one attempted response by one contestant. i.e. the first to buzz in. No other attempt can be made.
In the event that a player buzzes in before the host completes a question the host will stop reading and the contestant must offer their answer based on however much (or little) of the question they have heard.
In the event that no player buzzes in after a question is completed the question will time out after three seconds and the host will move onto the next question.
A player’s first completed answer will be accepted.
The answer must be clear and comprehensive to be accepted.
Any additional information given as part of an answer must be correct or the answer will be deemed incorrect.