Final Jeopardy: Fictional Places
The Final Jeopardy question (12/28/2016) in the category “Fictional Places” was:
This land is described as “all that lies between the lamp-post and the great castle of Cair Paravel on the eastern sea”
2x champ Stephanie Schlatter has won $18,802 so far. Today she takes on these two players: Justin Scace, from East Lyme, CT; and Mike Lamar, from Wichita Falls, TX.
Round 1 Categories: On SiriusXM Radio – Knowledge about College – It’s an Emergency! – They Said It with Flowers – Historic Homes – Blended Words
Justin found the Jeopardy! round Daily Double in “Knowledge about College” under the $600 clue on the 13th pick of the round. He was in second place with $2,000, $600 less than Mike’s lead. He made it a true Daily Double and guessed Auburn. That was WRONG.
It’s the only Pac-12 school that does not contain the name of a state. show
Stephanie finished in the lead with $4,800. Mike was second with $3,600 and Justin was last with $2,400.
Round 2 Categories: U.S. History – Title Characters – Italian Geography – Ante “Bell”um – Billy Idol – Manet / Monet
Justin found the first Daily Double in “U.S. History” under the $1,200 clue on the 8th pick. He was in a tie for the lead with Stephanie. They both had $5,600 at this point, $2,000 more than Mike in second place. He bet $2,000 and he was RIGHT.
Under the 1832 Treaty of Payne’s Landing, Chiefs in this tribe agreed to removal from Florida to points west. show
Mike found the last Daily Double in “Italian Geography” under the $1,600, with 4 clues left after it. In the lead with $13,200, he had $4,000 more than Stephanie in second place. He bet $2,000 and he was RIGHT when he remembered to put it question form.
The name of this region in northwest Italy known for its prize-winning wines means “foot of the mountain” show
Mike finished in the lead with $17,200. Stephanie was next with $10,000 and Justin was in third place with $7,200.
Only ONE of the contestants got Final Jeopardy! right.
WHAT IS NARNIA?
In Chapter 2 of “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe,” Lucy enters the land of Narnia where she meets a faun named Mr. Tumnus. He gives her the scoop on where she is (about the 1:33 mark in the video) and invites her to his cozy abode for some tea, accompanied by a nice brown egg, sardines on toast, toast with honey and a sugar-topped cake.
Cair Paravel is the home of the Kings and Queens of Narnia. The meaning of the name is on Lion’s Call list of 40 Things You Never Knew About Narnia
Justin got it right. He bet it all, bringing him up to $14,400.
Stephanie had the Land of Nod. She lost her $9,998 bet, leaving her with $2.00.
Mike picked Neverland. He only bet $3,000, but it was just a bit too much. He finished with $14,200 and that made Justin the winner of this match and the new Jeopardy! champ.
A triple stumper from each round:
IT’S AN EMERGENCY! ($1000) A phenomenon called odor fade can make this dangerous home event harder to detect
MANET / MONET ($400) Manet’s “Battle of the U.S.S. Kearsarge and the C.S.S. Alabama” shows the battle off France’s coast during this U.S. War
2 years ago: Only ONE of the players got this FJ in “Islands”
Present name of an island settled by Europeans in the 1490s, today the most populous island in the Americas. show