College Championship Rerun: 8-18-17 Quarterfinal No. 5

Today’s Jeopardy match originally aired on February 17, 2017. It was the last quarterfinal of the 2017 College Championship. The players were: Gary Tse, Julia Marsan and Zach Atwell.

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There’s a list of clues over here, that includes the MTV VILLAINS category. They also had a GEOGRAPHER’S DICTIONARY category:

$200: The “Great Dismal” & the “Big Cypress” are both examples of this low-lying type of wetland with a 5-letter name

$400: The Ganges River has the world’s largest of these wide plains created by diverging branches of a river’s mouth

$600: The structures of accumulated skeletal deposits have been called Earth’s most complex aquatic ecosystems

$800: Intermontane means between mountains, like the Great Basin between the Rockies and this range

$1000: Larger bodies of land are connected by this narrow strip of land, like Panama’s

That was the first time that category reemerged since Julia Collins’ 5th game on 4/23/2014:

$200: 5-letter name for an area of land ruled by a duke

$400: The main administrative municipality in a U.S. county

$600: To a geographer a small waterfall is a cascade & a large one is this “CA” word

$800: “Oceanic” term for the coastal states between New England & the South, like Delaware & Maryland

$1000: A small British military possession in Cyprus, Akrotiri, is an example of this— an area belonging to one nation inside another, from the French for “to enclose”

See more Geographer’s Dictionary clues on J-Archive

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