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JEOPARDY! Game - February 18, 2004

Teen Tournament Contestants

Courtney Bennis, Senior from Virginia Beach, VA
Matt Nordsten, Junior from Altadena, CA
Oliver Sherouse, Junior from Montgomery, AL

JEOPARDY! Round - February 18, 2004

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

WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE ...
ON THE SLOPES
ANNUAL EVENTS
NONPOTENT POTABLES
DINOSAURS
"B" PLUS
$200 - Matt

(17) People went out & bought records; why, in 1956 alone, this man sold 10 million singles, proving he was "The King"


$200 - Matt

(4) (Video of Sarah in Squaw Valley, CA)
Some racers put the grip type of this on the middle of the ski, and the glide type on the front and back


$200 - Oliver

(1) The Metropolis, Illinois festival honoring this fictional hero celebrated its 25th anniversary in June 2003


$200 - Matt

(12) First bottled way back in 1826, its name is "naive" backwards


$200 - Courtney

(24) Of geologist, paleontologist or philologist, the one that most accurately describes a dinosaur scientist


$200 - Matt

(3) It can mean a spirited young man as well as the cutting part of a sword


$400 - Oliver

(18) These devices, like the UNIVAC, took up whole rooms


(-$400) - Matt

$400 - Oliver

(5) In this sport, 90-meter & 120-meter hills refer to how far competitors go from takeoff to landing


(-$400) - Matt

$400 - Courtney

(2) During this city's Feast of the Redeemer, a parade of gondolas is held on its canals


$400 - Oliver

(13) You can get this beverage from llamas, reindeer, water buffalos & coconuts


$400 - Matt

(25) Some speculate that this "monster" of Scotland may be an aquatic dinosaur known as a plesiosaur


$400 - Triple Stumper

(8) A U.S. Army brigade can be made up of a headquarters & 3 or more of these units


$600 - Matt

(20) Baseball players didn't go on strike; they pulled off feats like this one by pitcher Don Larsen in the 1956 World Series


$600 - Oliver

(23) (Video of Sofia in Colorado)
This type of skiing I'm doing gets its name from a Swiss mountain range


$600 - Oliver

(6) On March 26 this state celebrates Prince Kuhio Day to honor its first delegate to the U.S. Congress


(-$600) - Courtney

(14) The name of this orange pineapple soda sounds like it will refresh you in the desert


$600 - Matt

(26) This "roof lizard" famous for the triangular plates on its back had a brain the size of a ping-pong ball


$600 - Oliver

(9) Some of the USA's first wells were dug for this salty water, perhaps for pickling purposes


$800 - Courtney

(21) We didn't have SUVs, we had cars like this company's Edsel


$800 - Matt

(28) The name of this bump on a slope can also refer to a rich businessman


$800 - Courtney

(7) A reenactment of the 1565 landing of Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles is an annual tradition in this Florida city


$800 - Oliver

(15) This fruit juice drink is named for the fact that it provides a full day's supply of a certain vitamin


$1000 - Matt

(27) The oviraptor dinosaur's name indicates that it is believed to have stolen these for food

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $1000


$800 - Courtney

(10) The cash or land someone left you in his will


$1000 - Courtney

(22) The Russians weren't sending tourists into space, they were sending this first manmade satellite to orbit the Earth


$1000 - Matt

(29) Eric Bergoust excels at aerial, a type of this form of skiing that includes a lot of stunts


$1000 - Courtney

(19) A shooting contest tops the festivities at the Greenville, Ohio celebration of this female sharpshooter


$1000 - Courtney

(16) A cardboard cutout of Shakira comes to life & tangos with a grocery clerk in a commercial for this soda


$1000 - Oliver

(30) Dinosaurs lived in this era, from 225 to 65 million years ago, whose name means "middle life"


(-$1000) - Matt

(11) (Video of Sofia at the Indianapolis Speedway)
By increasing centripetal force, a greater degree of this lets a car go faster in a turn. At Indy, it's 9 degrees, 12 minutes.


Scores at the first commercial break:
Oliver: $3,000
Courtney: $1,400 (Originally-$200. The judges reversed a ruling on an $800 clue.)
Matt: -$1,200

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Courtney: $5,400
Oliver: $5,000
Matt: $3,400


Double JEOPARDY! Round - February 18, 2004

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BIOLOGY
WHO PLAYED 'EM?
WINTER READING
21st CENTURY TRENDS
BALLET
BEASTLY RHYME TIME
$400 - Matt

(3) In the 1940s a moldy cantaloupe in Peoria was found to yield a better strain of this drug than Dr. Fleming's


$400 - Matt

(4) The Cat in the Hat
(2003)


$400 - Courtney

(14) Almanzo Wilder's trek for wheat saves the town of De Smet in "The Long Winter", part of this series


$400 - Triple Stumper

(21) This type of phone now catching on as a cellular was introduced in clunkier form by AT&T back in 1964


$400 -

CLUE NOT REVEALED FOR LACK OF TIME


$400 - Courtney

(1) An intellectually profound ewe


$800 - Courtney

(6) In birds, the crop, a baglike swelling of this tube, is used to store food until there is room in the stomach


(-$800) - Oliver

$800 - Matt

(5) Aragorn
(aka Strider),
the heir to the throne of Gondor


$800 - Oliver

(15) In a Hans Christian Andersen tale, a little girl perishes trying to sell these on New Year's eve


$800 - Matt

(22) PacSun started as 1 store selling gear for this sport & has gotten hot along with it


$800 - Courtney

(29) 3 ballerinas play this queen's tarts in Andrei Bossov's "Alice in Wonderland" ballet


$800 - Oliver

(2) Something to serve a boa constrictor on his birthday


$1200 - Matt

(10) By definition, edentulous animals don't have these


$1200 - Matt

(9) Storm, a mutant


$1200 - Oliver

(16) T.S. Eliot's "Journey of" these 3 wise men says it was "the very dead of winter"


$1200 - Oliver

(23) This term from genetics applies to cars, like Toyota's Prius, with both gasoline & electric power


$1200 - Oliver

(27) Maya Plisetskaya choreographed a ballet based on this Tolstoy novel & danced the title role herself


$1200 - Courtney

(7) An unfresh humpback


$1600 - Courtney

(12) The paramecium, a microscopic organism found in freshwater bodies, swims via these hairlike structures


$1600 - Matt

(11) Elizabeth Swann, who is captured by pirates of the Caribbean


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(17) In a Joyce story, snow is "falling faintly ... upon all the living and" these title people


(-$1600) - Courtney

(24) What news channels use to provide extra info, or what the info does along the bottom of the screen


$1600 - Courtney

(26) Ballet dancers must master this bending of the knees, which may be "grand" or "demi-"


$1600 - Matt

(8) A goofy young female horse


(-$2000) - Matt

$2000 - Courtney

(19) This type of cell division takes place in 4 steps:
prophase,
metaphase,
anaphase &
telophase


$3000 - Courtney

(20) Prison escapee Charlene Morton, who brings down the house

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $3000


$2000 - Oliver

(18) Fitting name of the poet who wrote, "Winter when the bed might just as well be ice and the clothes snow"

DAILY DOUBLE WAGER $2000


(-$2000) - Matt

(25) On March 15, 2003 the Dean campaign went online with the first official one of these for a Presidential candidate


$2000 - Oliver

(28) The official symbol of the New York City Ballet is this favorite musical instrument of the god Apollo


$2000 - Courtney

(13) Chirping insects' admission passes


Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Courtney: $17,600
Oliver: $13,400
Matt: $7,400


Final JEOPARDY!

U.S. POLITICS
On July 16, 1790 Congress created this area & some of its residents think that by now it should be a state

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Matt: $7,400 - $7,400
Oliver: $13,400 + $12,000
Courtney: $17,600 + $17,000


Final Scores
Courtney: $34,600
Oliver: $25,400
Matt: $0

Courtney: $16,600 (18 right, includes 1 DD & 2 rebounds; 2 wrong)
Oliver: $13,400 (16 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 1 wrong)
Matt: $7,200 (18 right, includes 1 DD & 1 rebound; 5 wrong)
Total: $37,200

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