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Top 5 Beauty Pageant Q & A Blunders

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(CBS) LOS ANGELES -- Monday night marked another Miss Universe in the can, with the crown going to Miss Mexico. The big question in the headlines Tuesday though has been, did Miss Philippines lose the crown over her answer in the Q and A segment?

This has inspired today's list: Top 5 Beauty Pageant Q & A Blunders. While these ladies might not have won the title, their answers continue to entertain and live on online.

1) Caitlin Upton, Miss Teen South Carolina, Miss Teen USA 2007

Q: "Recent polls have shown a fifth of Americans can't locate the U.S. on a world map. Why do you think this is?"

A: "I personally believe that U.S. Americans are unable to do so because some people out there in our nation don't have maps, and I believe that our education like such as South Africa and the Iraq, everywhere, such as, and I believe that they should, our education over here in the U.S., should help the U.S., or should help South Africa and should help the Iraq and the Asian countries so that we will be able to build up our future for us."

2) Miss Serbia, Miss Universe 2003

(Starts at the 5:25 mark)

Q: "If you could be either water or fire, which would you be and why?"

A: "Well I'm a human being, and I don't know how is it to be a fire or a water, and for that reason I really don't have answer on this question because I'm a human being. I'm a girl that has emotion that fire and water doesn't have."

3) Jeanie Anderson, Miss Philippines 2001

Q: "If you were given a chance to choose to become beautiful but not too smart, or very smart and not to beautiful, what would you prefer to be and why?"

A: "Well, I'd rather choose to be beautiful because to be beautiful it's natural. But being smart you can learn, you can learn a lot of things. You can learn a lot of things from the experience, you can learn from a lot of things to be smart."

4) Junior Miss Pageant

Q: What is the most important event in our nation's history?

A: "In my opinion, Pearl Harbor, which occured on Dec. 7, 1941, is the most important event in our nation's history because [long pause] because it ended the Great Depression and it forced them into the World War II."

5) Miss Hawaii, Miss World America 1992

A: "We are truly the land of the great. From the rocky shores of Hawaii to the beautiful sandy beaches of Hawaii, America is our home."

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