Child Genius: 10-year-old Rhea named leader after mother’s intervention

Rhea on Channel 4's Child GeniusImage copyright
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Rhea’s mom gave adult her pursuit as an obstetrician to assistance teach her

Ten-year-old Rhea has been named Child Genius 2016 after her mom intervened to brawl one of a answers in a Channel 4 show’s final.

The west London schoolgirl kick nine-year-old Saffy by spelling a word “eleemosynary”, definition charitable.

Rhea got by to a head-to-head after her mom contested an improper answer during her progressing dilettante turn about Florence Nightingale.

Independent decider Olivia outpost der Werff after ruled it was acceptable.

The brawl centred on a question: “To that medical officer did Florence Nightingale news in a Crimea?”

Media captionRhea and her mother, Sonal, spoke to BBC Asian Network’s Sheetal Parmar about a debate and what it was like to win to a competition.

Rhea’s answer Duncan Menzies was primarily deemed incorrect. But her mom Sonal, who gave adult her pursuit as an obstetrician to assistance teach Rhea, successfully argued that Nightingale effectively reported to each medical officer.

The programme was watched on Channel 4 on Tuesday by an normal of 1.3 million viewers, not including +1, according to overnight ratings.

Some of a questions Rhea got right to win Child Genius:

  • Q. Spell “Polydactylous”
  • Q. In that year of a 18th Century was America’s Declaration of Independence authorized by Continental Congress? A. 1776
  • Q. What was a name of a artist who embellished Harmony in Red? A. Henri Matisse
  • Q. Three hydrogen atom and one nitrogen atom make adult one proton of what? A. Ammonia

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