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JEOPARDY! Game - February 20, 2004

Teen Tournament Contestants

Chris Holden, Senior from Carlisle, PA
Jennifer Wu, Sophomore from Arkadelphia, AR
Courtney Bennis, Senior from Virginia Beach, VA

JEOPARDY! Round - February 20, 2004

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

(-$200) - Chris

$200 - Courtney

(4) In December 1993 Toni Morrison became the first African-American woman awarded this international literature prize

$200 - Courtney

(1) (Video of Sarah at
the "Total Request Live" studio)

She said of her hit "So Yesterday", "When I heard it for the first time on the radio, I was freaking out."

$200 - Chris

(21) This mythic strongman gets the fifth-largest constellation

(-$200) - Courtney

(-$200) - Chris

(11) Gum stuck to your shirt? Stick the shirt in this to harden the gum, then use a credit card to scrape it off

$200 - Triple Stumper

(9) With an annual salary of $179,000, this state's George Pataki is the USA's highest-paid governor

$200 - Courtney

(7) This word comes before duchy, canyon & slam

$400 - Courtney

(13) In October 1967 Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first African-American one of these

(-$400) - Jennifer

$400 - Courtney

(2) (Video of Sarah at
the "Total Request Live" studio)

This "colorful" artist's video "Trouble" was shot on the same location as "Little House on the Prairie." Check it out.

$400 - Jennifer

(25) Pictor is this, a painter's stand

$400 - Jennifer

(12) Get decorative by gluing stray buttons on these items that hold things to your bulletin board

(-$400) - Courtney

(10) 2 years after his brother was elected President, this Senator from Massachusetts took office

(-$400) - Courtney

(-$400) - Jennifer

$400 - Chris

(8) Of a person who bowls, a small barrel or a noodle dish, what a kegler is

$600 - Jennifer

(15) W.E.B. Du Bois was the first African-American to earn a doctorate from this prestigious Massachusetts university

(-$600) - Courtney

$600 - Jennifer

(3) (Video of Sarah at
the "Total Request Live" studio)

Our Christina Aguilera video is a track on this 2002 CD, also the name of her world tour.

$600 - Chris

(26) Sagittarius is the archer; Sagitta is this

$600 - Jennifer

(20) Brewed bags of the chamomile type of this can soothe skin that's been irritated by the sun, but cool them first

$600 - Triple Stumper

(22) In 2000 this current Speaker of the House was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

$600 - Jennifer

(14) It sounds like an illness, but it's the pipe through which smoke passes in a chimney

$800 - Jennifer

(16) In 1977 Andrew Young became the first African-American to serve as U.S. Ambassador to this body

$800 - Courtney

(5) (Video of Sarah at
the "Total Request Live" studio)

Once a backup singer for the likes of Faith Evans and Puff Daddy, she's hit 'em up good ever since. Take a look.

$800 - Chris

(27) (Video) Zodiac constellation illustrated here

$800 - Triple Stumper

(29) The cider type of this salad dressing ingredient is a perfect addition to a soothing bath

$800 - Chris

(23) This former Democratic running mate announced his candidacy for President on January 13, 2003

$800 - Courtney

(18) It can mean disgusting, or 12 dozen

$1000 - Jennifer

(17) In 1978 this escaped slave became the first African-American woman honored on a U.S. postage stamp

$1000 - Courtney

(6) (Video of Sarah at
the "Total Request Live" studio)

This next band got its name from a character in an "X-Files" episode.

(-$1000) - Chris

(28) Virgo is a maiden; Monoceros is this mythical beast that represents maidenhood


$1000 - Chris

(30) Hey, pet owners: this clay-based product can help soak up grease spots in the garage

$1000 - Triple Stumper

(24) This West Virginian, who's been in the Senate since 1959, was president pro tempore of the Senate twice

$1000 - Courtney

(19) Containing all 5 vowels, this 8-letter word means a feeling of well-being or elation

Scores at the first commercial break:
Courtney: $1,600
Jennifer: $1,400
Chris: $0

Scores at the end of the JEOPARDY! Round:
Jennifer: $4,200
Courtney: $3,400
Chris: $2,400

Double JEOPARDY! Round - February 20, 2004

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GO ___
$400 - Jennifer

(26) This particle adds to the mass of an atom, but not to the charge

$400 - Jennifer

(1) In chapter 3 of this novel, Jo thinks Laurie is going off to college, then finds out that he's only 15

$400 - Courtney

(16) Completes the proverb "Better safe than ..."

$400 - Chris

(4) The Golden Spike Historic Site in this state commemorates the completion of the first transcontinental railroad

$400 - Chris

(21) This 1803 territorial acquisition from France doubled the area of the United States

$400 - Courtney

(9) In a rhyming phrase, it means to move with the prevailing trend

$800 - Jennifer

(27) Milk of Magnesia has a value of about 10.5 on this scale, making it a base

$800 - Courtney

(2) Chapter VI of this novel introduces us to shy 17-year-old Melanie, who's in love with Ashley Wilkes

(-$800) - Chris

$800 - Jennifer

(17) By definition, something 3-dimensional has width, height & this

$800 - Chris

(5) This island that was home to a notorious prison is part of the Golden Gate Nat'l Recreation Area in San Francisco

$800 - Chris

(22) On July 24, 1847 this Mormon leader & his party of 143 reached the Great Salt Lake valley

$800 - Jennifer

(12) Make more effort than required, like by walking 1,760 more yards

$500 - Jennifer

(28) Term for a substance that causes or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected


$1200 - Chris

(3) "This Vast Land" is the fictional diary of 19-year-old George Shannon, a real member of this duo's Corps of Discovery

$1200 - Jennifer

(18) This company's name is short for Integrated Electronics

(-$1200) - Chris

(6) This D.C. national historic site is the only one that's also an active theater

$1200 - Jennifer

(23) On October 22, 1819 the first boat travelled on this canal, from Rome to Utica, New York

$1200 - Courtney

(13) To expire like a bankrupt business or a dead fish

(-$1600) - Courtney

$1600 - Jennifer

(29) Usually, in a liquid solution, the less abundant substance is called the solute & the more abundant, this

$1600 - Courtney

(10) In a novel by Oscar Wilde, teenage actress Sibyl Vane falls for this man, the subject of a strange portrait

(-$1600) - Chris

$1600 - Courtney

(19) In Thailand 95 percent of the people are of this religion

$1600 - Chris

(7) Commemorating a 1965 civil rights march is the Selma to this city National Historic Trail in Alabama

$2006 - Jennifer

(24) At noon on April 22, 1889 settlers rushed to claim land in this new territory; many entered "sooner" than noon


$1600 - Triple Stumper

(14) A synonym for "Get lost"; you might tell Ben Franklin to do it

$2000 -


$2000 - Triple Stumper

(11) Rusty-James, whose brother is Motorcycle Boy, is the troubled hero of this teen classic by S.E. Hinton

$2000 - Courtney

(20) In mythology he's Neptune's Greek equivalent

$2000 - Jennifer

(8) This state's only national memorial honors clergyman Roger Williams

$2000 - Triple Stumper

(25) The 1890 Battle of Wounded Knee in this state was the last major conflict between Indians & U.S. troops

(-$2000) - Chris

(15) In a wrestling metaphor, to fight fiercely

Scores at the end of the Double JEOPARDY! Round:
Jennifer: $15,906
Courtney: $9,800
Chris: $2,000


This small town in Tuscany was the birthplace of the man who painted the Mona Lisa

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Final JEOPARDY! wagers:
Chris: $2,000 - $2,000
Courtney: $9,800 - $9,799
Jennifer: $15,906 + $10,000

Final Scores Game 2
Jennifer: $25,906
Courtney: $1
Chris: $0

Game 1 Carryover Scores
Chris: $23,300
Jennifer: $5,100
Courtney: $0

Championship Results
Jennifer: $31,006 (1st place: $75,000)
Chris: $23,300 (2nd place: $25,000)
Courtney: $1 (3rd place: $15,000)

Jennifer: $16,200 (19 right, includes 2 DDs & 2 rebounds; 2 wrong)
Courtney: $9,800 (16 right, includes 3 rebounds; 5 wrong)
Chris: $3,000 (12 right, includes 1 rebound; 7 wrong, includes 1 DD)
Total: $29,000

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