Teachers Tournament Rerun: 9-7-17 Final No. 1

Today’s Jeopardy match originally aired on May 18, 2017. It was the first match of the 2-part finals in the 2017 Teachers Tournament. The players were: David Clemmons, Nan Cohen and Mary Parker.

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The FJ category today is “Women Authors.” Let’s take a look back at the Final Jeopardy! clues from the first final match of the last 5 Teachers Tournaments:

5-12-2016 AFRICAN GEOGRAPHY: After the secession of South Sudan from Sudan in 2011, this became the largest country in Africa by area

2-12-2015 WORLD GEOGRAPHY: Not in the 10 longest, this 1,560-mile river in a fertile basin flows by 29 cities of over 100,000 people

11-21-2013 U.S. PRESIDENTS: The second man to become president who was never elected to the job, he twice ran for the position unsuccessfully

11-19-2012 EUROPEAN AUTHORS: Amazon said this author who died in 2004 was the first to sell a million Kindle e-books

2-27-2012 U.S. MEMORIALS: “No day shall erase you from the memory of time”, from Virgil’s “Aeneid”, is inscribed on a wall at this memorial

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