Washington: In the end, it came down to an educated guess as to which Bavarian city located on the Danube River was a legislative seat of the Holy Roman Empire from 1663 to 1806.
Answer: The German city of Regensburg.
And with that, 14-year-old Rahul Nagvekar took the top prize on Thursday at the National Geographic Bee.
It was a close victory. He and runner-up Vansh Jain had finished the championship round tied after five questions. Next, they were asked a series of tiebreakers in a sudden death round. For the first three, both wrote down the correct answer. On the fourth, only Nagvekar was correct....more
08:05 AM, May 25, 2012