Tagged: tournament

Final Jeopardy: Days of the Week

The Final Jeopardy question (7/29/2014), in the category “Days of the Week” was: In Spanish & French, the word for Friday comes from Latin for “day of” this goddess. In...

Final Jeopardy: Historic Transports

The Final Jeopardy question (7/28/2014), in the category “Historic Transports” was: Its principal mast is at Arlington, its foremast is at the Naval Academy & a monument to it, restored...

Final Jeopardy: Websites

The Final Jeopardy question (7/25/2014), in the category “Websites” was: A slang term for Harvard’s freshman register gave this website its name. It’s the last day of the 2014 Teen...

Final Jeopardy: Novel Words

The Final Jeopardy question (7/24/2014), in the category “Novel Words” was: This word for a person without certain abilities has made it from the realm of fantasy to the OED....

Final Jeopardy: Literary Heroines

The Final Jeopardy question (7/23/2014), in the category “Literary Heroines” was: Fittingly, this character is named for a plant also known as arrowhead that belongs to the genus Sagitarria. Day...

Final Jeopardy: World Landmarks

The Final Jeopardy question (7/22/2014), in the category “World Landmarks” was: Built for a World’s Fair in 1889, its visitors that year included the Prince of Wales & Buffalo Bill;...

Final Jeopardy: Religious History

The Final Jeopardy question (7/21/2014), in the category “Religious History” was: This term comes from a 1529 event in which a group of Lutherans formally disagreed with a decision by...

Final Jeopardy: The British Empire

The Final Jeopardy question (2/21/2014), in the category “The British Empire” was: 1713’s Treaty of Utrecht concluding the war of the Spanish succession granted this small 2.3-sq.mi. area to Great...

Final Jeopardy: Authors

The Final Jeopardy question (2/20/2014), in the category “Authors” was: On his death in 1862 a Mass. paper said: “No man ever lived closer to nature or reported it more...