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JEOPARDY! Game - February 11, 2004

Teen Tournament Contestants

Matt Nordsten, Junior from Altadena, CA
Heather Goodlett, Sophomore from Hanceville, AL
Ashley Anderson, Junior from Arlington, TX

JEOPARDY! Round - February 11, 2004

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The number in parentheses preceding the clue denotes the order in which the clue was played.

UNUSUAL PLANTS
PROFESSIONAL SPORTS
RIVER COUNTRY
THE MALL
OPERAS YOU'LL LIKE
"O" YEAH, SURE!
$200 - Triple Stumper

(21) Reaching a height of only about 2 inches, the dwarf willow is said to be the world's smallest one of these


$200 - Ashley

(12) In 2003 this San Francisco Giants slugger won his record 6th National League MVP Award & his third in a row


$200 - Ashley

(1) The Thames,
the Avon,
the Tweed


$200 - Ashley

(10) In 1917 G. Clifford Noble & William Barnes formed a partnership & opened up this type of store


$200 - Triple Stumper

(24) Alberich & Mime are a pair of fascinating dwarfs in "Das Rheingold", an opera by this composer


(-$200) - Ashley

$200 - Heather

(5) In 1998 Crayola Crayons added 24 new colors, including Pig Pink, Fuzzy Wuzzy Brown & Sunset this


$400 - Heather

(22) (Video) A species of this plant seen here can grow as much as 3 feet in one day


$400 - Matt

(15) NASCAR's Brickyard 400 race is held on the same track as this Memorial Day weekend race


$400 - Ashley

(2) The Ganges,
the Brahmaputra,
the Godavari


(-$400) - Heather

$400 - Matt

(11) You can buy a watch at Swatch, whose name is a combo of this nationality & watch


$400 - Matt

(25) "In Klezkavania" is an opera from this N. Am. country in which Klezmer & Ska mix with songs by the Plaid Tongue Devils


$400 - Heather

(6) If you were born in October, you have a choice of birthstones: tourmaline or this


$600 - Ashley

(23) From the plant's hooded shape, a variety of lily bears the name of this venomous Asian snake


$600 - Triple Stumper

(16) (Video) I'm Kris Jenkins of the NFL. In 1993 NFL owners picked this team, based in Charlotte, as the first expansion team since 1976


$600 - Ashley

(3) The Loire,
the Seine,
the Marne


$600 - Matt

(14) Get sheets, towels & more at the store called Bed, Bath & this


$600 - Ashley

(28) A nymph is the heroine of "Ascanio in Alba", which this Austrian wrote when he was 15


$600 - Ashley

(7) This bird's habit of crouching with its neck stretched out encouraged the myth that it buries its head in the sand


$1800 - Matt

(26) This plant, Dionaea Muscipula, of the southern U.S. can take up to 12 days to digest an insect

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1800


$800 - Ashley

(17) In 1999 this Los Angeles hockey team moved its home arena from the Great Western Forum to the Staples Center


$800 - Heather

(4) The Weser,
the Rhine,
the Ruhr


$800 - Heather

(18) This term for a trunk often kept at the end of a bed is the name of an athletic shoe store


(-$800) - Ashley

$800 - Heather

(29) If you love insect operas (& who doesn't?) try to see the one named for this chirper "on the Hearth"


$800 - Ashley

(8) If you're a purist, gumbo just isn't gumbo without these slimy green pods


$1000 - Heather

(27) Because of its foul odor, a North American swamp plant is called this type of "cabbage"


(-$1000) - Ashley

(20) (Video) Hi, I'm Amare Stoudemire. In 2003 I won this NBA award Kareem won in 1970 & Allen Iverson won back in 1997


(-$1000) - Matt

(13) The Tiber,
the Arno,
the Po


$1000 - Matt

(19) It follows "Panda" in the name of a quick-service Chinese eatery & is by itself in the name of a women's clothing store


$1000 - Triple Stumper

(30) "The Second Hurricane", a "play opera" for high schools, is by this composer of "Appalachian Spring"


$1000 - Heather

(9) If you "spot" this wildcat of the Americas, you may mistake it for a margay


Scores at the first commercial break:
Ashley: $2,800
Heather: $2,000
Matt: $400

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Heather: $5,000
Matt: $3,600
Ashley: $3,000


Double JEOPARDY! Round - February 11, 2004

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MEDIEVAL EUROPE
PUPPETRY
GENERAL SCIENCE
LOCK, STOCK OR BARREL
U.S. PRESIDENTS
SAME FIRST & LAST LETTER
$400 - Matt

(10) Before becoming one of these mounted warriors, one had to first serve as a page, then a squire


$400 - Ashley

(26) In a TV movie, Drew Carey plays this toymaker whose puppet masterpiece is Pinocchio


$400 - Heather

(11) It's what the letter "C" stands for in the abbreviation AC/DC


$400 - Heather

(20) Meat broth used as a foundation for a soup


(-$400) - Ashley

$400 - Matt

(1) He moved into the White House in November 1800, the same month Congress had its first session in Washington


$400 - Ashley

(2) It's the nickname of the hero of "Great Expectations"


$800 - Matt

(13) These Christian military expeditions in the Middle Ages were organized to capture Palestine


$800 - Matt

(27) (Video) The puppet seen here is a star of this stage musical


$800 - Ashley

(12) Check Google on your computer & you'll discover that a googol has this many zeros


$800 - Heather

(21) A leg or head hold in wrestling


$800 - Matt

(3) He sent James Monroe to Paris hoping only to purchase New Orleans & west Florida


$800 - Heather

(4) Bad faith or malice must be proved in cases of this, written defamation


$1200 - Matt

(15) In the 900s the Moors built a fortress called Magerit on the site of what is now this Spanish city


$1200 - Ashley

(28) In Nike ads, this basketball star shared center court with his puppet alter-ego "Little Penny"


$1200 - Ashley

(14) The Mohorovicic Discontinuity is the boundary between the Earth's crust & this layer


$1200 - Matt

(22) In 1962 Gordon & Carole Segal founded Crate & this


$1200 - Matt

(6) Daniel Webster's son gave this man the news of William Henry Harrison's death, which made him President


$1200 - Triple Stumper

(5) It can be a pointed remark or a pointed projection on a fishhook


(-$700) - Matt

(16) On October 14, 1066 the Duke of Normandy defeated the troops of Harold II near this town

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $700


$1600 - Heather

(29) A foundation named for this Muppet creator supports the work of puppet artists


$1600 - Heather

(17) The 2 heaviest ones of these particles, top & bottom, were originally called Truth & Beauty


$1600 - Ashley

(23) (Video) Engineering achievement seen here in Central America


$1600 - Ashley

(8) (Video of Sofia at the Reagan Library) In 1991, these 5 U.S. Presidents gathered for the dedication of the Reagan Library


$1600 - Matt

(7) Rocky Mountain House & Calgary are both in this Canadian province


$2000 - Ashley

(24) In 1265 in Britain, Simon de Montfort summoned the first elected representatives to this assembly


$2000 - Heather

(30) For decades this beloved puppeteer served up Lamb Chop to children


(-$2000) - Ashley

(-$2000) - Matt

(18) In 1985 a new carbon molecule, shaped like a geodesic dome, was discovered & named for this designer


$2000 - Matt

(25) Cooper product


(-$2000) - Matt

(-$2000) - Heather

$2000 - Ashley

(9) He carried 40 states in the 1928 election, 6 in 1932


(-$1000) - Heather

(19) This impulse-conducting cell consists of a cell body, several dendrites & one axon

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Ashley: $11,800
Heather: $9,600
Matt: $9,300


Final JEOPARDY!

ART BOOKS
The 2003 book "Disarmed" tells the story of this sculptural masterpiece

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Matt: $9,300 + $5,000
Heather: $9,600 + $400
Ashley: $11,800 - $3,500


Final Scores
Matt: $14,300
Heather: $10,000
Ashley: $8,300

Ashley: $11,800 (19 right, includes 1 rebound; 5 wrong)
Heather: $10,600 (15 right, includes 2 rebounds; 3 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Matt: $9,000 (16 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 4 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $31,400

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