Final Jeopardy June 2017 Review

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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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

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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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

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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Antares

 

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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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

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

 

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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Delta

 

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

 

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

 

June 22, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Europe 1962

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

Rudolf Abel & this American are most associated with Germany’s Glienicke Bridge on February 10, 1962

 

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

Gary Powers

 

June 23, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

1960 Books

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

Wherever I sat… I would be sitting under the same glass this, the title of the author’s only novel

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

The Bell Jar

 

June 26, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Oscars

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

Later an Oscar winner, she appeared as the child baptized towards the end of “The Godfather”

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

Sofia Coppola

June 27, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Literary References

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

An homage to a 1953 novel, this number appears as an error code when a user tries to access a web page with censored content

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

451

 

June 28, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Entrepreneurs

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

In the 1960s M.T. Lott was one of the fictitious names he used to buy 27,000 acres in Florida

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

Walt Disney

 

June 29, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Nations of the World

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

Its contiguous territory covers 36 degrees of latitude, the longest stretch of any country not in the top 10 in area

 

 

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

 

Chile

 

June 30, 2017

 

Final Jeopardy Category:

 

Plants

 

Final Jeopardy Clue:

 

Made famous by a 1959 musical, the flower seen here graces a coin of this European country

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