Tagged: runaway

Final Jeopardy: Rock & Roll

The Final Jeopardy question (10/27/2014), in the category “Rock & Roll” was: A restaurant chain took its name from a British band’s fourth chart-topper, this 1967 song. Current champ Matthew...

Final Jeopardy: The 18th Century

The Final Jeopardy question (10/21/2014), in the category “The 18th Century” was: Losses in this event included 12 chests of Souchong. 2x champ Alexander Persaud has won $26,000 so far....

Final Jeopardy: Literature

The Final Jeopardy question (10/20/2014), in the category “Literature” was: A chapter heading in this 19th century work calls the title character “one-eyed, lame”, another calls him “deaf”. New champ...

Final Jeopardy: Literature

The Final Jeopardy question (10/16/2014), in the category “Literature” was: This title 1864 adventure is embarked upon by a descent into Iceland’s Mount Sneffels. New champ John Campbell won $16,400...

Final Jeopardy: Business

The Final Jeopardy question (10/14/2014), in the category “Business” was: Today this company markets more than 100 times the number of products found in a slogan it used in 1896....

Final Jeopardy: Fauxbituaries

The Final Jeopardy question (10/7/2014), in the category “Fauxbituaries” was: He received a real obituary in the Albuquerque Journal in 2013 noting his “long battle with lung cancer”. New champ...

Final Jeopardy: European Capitals

The Final Jeopardy question (9/16/2014), in the category “European Capitals” was: At 200 miles, this capital of just over a million people is the continental capital closest to London. New...

Final Jeopardy: Tech Terms

The Final Jeopardy question (12/26/2013), in the category “Tech Terms” was: In a July 1990 post Yisrael Radai called this 7-letter term “a word I just coined for Trojans, viruses,...

Final Jeopardy: Geopolitical Hot Spots

The Final Jeopardy question (12/24/2013), in the category “Geopolitical Hot Spots” was: On the Grand Trunk Road, the Wagah border separating these two countries since 1947 is called the “Berlin...