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Here is the standard template of scoring values for a Williams Trivia contest.
On-air songs-- 1 point apiece. This means title and artist.
now scored on a two-tier scale. One scale offers the possibility of more points for teams that do not use the internet to research answers; other resources (books, phone calls to experts, etc.) are still encouraged. Teams indicate which scoring option they have elected to submit the bonus under.
Hour Bonuses-- 10 points for teams using the internet; 15 points without.
Super Bonuses-- 25 points for teams using the internet; 40 points without. A 20/25 scale may have been used in May 2005.
6 points apiece. Points are divided into two sets of 3. The first 0-3 points are awarded for specific trivial knowledge, reference points, and general command of the topic . The second 0-3 points are allotted for performing skills , energy, humor, physical mayhem, and general "style."
Ultra Bonus-- Scored on a downward sliding scale; worth less and less as the night continues and more clues are revealed. Point values have varied, though the highest possible score is typically 8 or 10 points. In May 2005, the Ultra Bonus was scored on a 16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2 scale.
4:00 AM challenge-- Point values vary depending on circumstance. The top score has typically been in the 3-point range.