Final Jeopardy 6-21-2017

June 21, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Sports and Politics

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

After moving to Johannesburg in 1903, he formed the Passive Resisters Soccer Club

 

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

Mohandas Gandhi

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Final Jeopardy 6-20-2017

June 20, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Shakespeare titles

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

The verse from the Sermon on the Mount following “judge not, that ye be not judged” inspired this Bard comedy title

 

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

Measure for Measure

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Final Jeopardy 6-19-2017

June 19, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Airlines

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

On June 17, 1929 this airline’s first passenger flight left Dallas, making stops at Shreveport, Monroe & Jackson

 

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

Delta

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Final Jeopardy Week June 12 – 16, 2017

June 12, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Geography

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

Cross the Strait of Bonifacio & you go between the 2nd- & 4th-largest Mediterranean islands & between these 2 countries

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question

 

Italy and France

 

June 13, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

16th Century names

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

In his 1557 almanac this French doctor predicted, “Immortal I shall be in life, and in death even more so”

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

Nostradamus

 

June 14, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

Books and Authors

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

His first novel, from 1920, incorporated some of his pieces from the Nassau, a Princeton literary magazine

 

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  1. Scott Fitzgerald

 

 

June 15, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Recent Oscar Winners

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

For his portrayal of a famous man born in the 1940s, he was the first actor born in the ’80s to win the Best Actor Oscar

 

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Eddie Redmayne

 

 

June 16, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Classical Music

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

Scholars think this 1810 piano piece was dedicated to Elisabeth Rockel or Therese Malfatti, a student of the composer

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

Fur Elise

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Good Bye to Mohican Root Climb at Little Lyons Falls

 

 

Yesterday we were surprised to find the Root Climb at Little Lyons Falls was cut out of the course.  No real explanation –  I guess a little to hazardous then park officials could stomach.  Still a great day with a super group of volunteers and the runners.  What a great way to spend a Saturday.

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2017 Mohican 100 Trail Run 5 am Start – On On!

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Final Jeopardy Week June 5 – 9 , 2017

June 5, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

World Transportation

 

Final Jeopardy Clue

It traverses hundreds of bridges, the longest stretching 2 miles across the Amur River

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

Trans-Siberian Railway

 

June 6, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Oscars

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

This man received 2 honorary Oscars in his career, & the actor who played him on film received a 1992 nomination for the role

 

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Charlie Chaplin

 

June 7, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

British Kings

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

Bearing Roman numeral I, he subdued Wales & was called the “English Justinian” for his legal reforms

 

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Edward I

 

June 8, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

World War II Heroes

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

Credited with saving thousands of lives before his disappearance, in 2016 he was officially declared dead by Sweden

 

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Raoul Wallenberg

 

June 9, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Constellations

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

The brightest star in Scorpius is named this, meaning “rival” of the god equivalent to Mars

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

Antares

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