Final Jeopardy: U.S. Legislation
The Final Jeopardy question (12/7/2015) in the category “U.S. Legislation” was:
The website for this ’60s Act says, “first look to see if the information you are interested in is already publicly available”.
New champ Jon Rossiter won $13,600 in last Friday’s game, going into FJ in third place and emerging the winner with the only correct response. Today he takes on these two players: Greg Johnson, from Marietta, GA; and Liz Fritz, from Spring Hill, KS.
Round 1: Greg found the Jeopardy! round Daily Double in “Literature” under the $800 clue on his first pick after the chat. He was in third place with $2,000, $800 less than Jon’s lead. He made it a true Daily Double and he was RIGHT.
Rudyard’s father J. Lockwood Kipling illustrated this 1901 novel with a short title. show
Jon finished in the lead with $7,200. Greg was second with $5,200 and Liz was last with $3,800.
Round 2: Liz found the first Daily Double in “We’re on the Road to” under the $1,200 clue on the very first pick of the round so the scores were the same as above. She made it a true Daily Double and she was RIGHT.
…see the sights in this capital; we’ve left Mecca Highway & are now on the King Fahd Highway. show
Jon found the last Daily Double in “Pulling Rank” under the $1,600 clue. In second place with $10,400, he had $400 less than Liz’s lead. He bet $3,000 and thought it was Edward III. That was WRONG.
This prince and would-be king ignored advisors & fought the 1746 Battle of Culloden Moor; ’twas not a bonnie choice. show
Liz finished in the lead with $12,000. Jon was next with $8,200 and Greg was in third place with $4,400.
TWO of the contestants got Final Jeopardy! right.
WHAT IS THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT?
The wording contained in the clue is on FOIA.gov on the page entitled “How to Make an FOIA Request.
Greg got it right. He added $3,900 to his score and finished with $8,300.
Jon wrote down “The Eminent Domain Act.” That cost him $3,900 and left him with $4,300.
Liz also got it right. Her $4,401 bet brought her up to $16,401 and made her the new Jeopardy! champ.
2 years ago: Only ONE of the two players left to play this FJ got it in “U.S. Presidents”
Although born in the United States, he was the only president who spoke English as a second language. show