Final Jeopardy: 12-5-16 to 12-9-16

Here are the Final Jeopardy questions and answers for the week of December 5 through December 9, 2016.

Mon, December 5: – Correct answers: 1
Name shared by one of a trio of young chums in a popular book series & the daughter of Menelaus & Helen of Troy. show

Tue, December 6 – Correct answers: 1
Asked if he read novels, philosopher Gilbert Ryle said, “Yes, all six, every year”, referring to this British author. show

Wed, December 7 – Correct answers: 1
1 of 2 states whose first-ever electoral votes were cast for Woodrow Wilson. show

Thu, December 8 – Correct answers: 0
The 3 major western typefaces are Gothic, Roman & this one first used in an entire book in 1501 for a work by Virgil. show

Fri, December 9 – Correct answers: 2
Ruled at times by Persians, Mongols & Russians, Baku is the only capital that borders this body of water. show

If you missed any of the games, click on the date for the recap with the Daily Doubles and a triple stumper or two. More clues from this week’s games are on Fikkle Fame’s archive.

The hardest clue had to be the printing one on Thursday. It could be a toss up between Wednesday and Friday for the easiest, provided you have a general overview of when the states were admitted to the Union and know what country Baku is the capital of.

Jeopardy champs Dec 5 - 9, 2016

Tim Aten was the returning champ on Monday and he is going to be the returning champ next Monday, after winning every single game this week! He had a couple of close calls there, but Tim obviously knows how to cope.

This TV Taglines category is from Friday’s game.

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1 Response

  1. Cece says:

    Yeah, that Thursday’s FJ clue annoyed me. IMO, despite being an easy one for some people, it was still a bad clue.

    I didn’t get FJ on Wednesday either, but I thought it was refreshingly different, and well constructed. I’m just a derp on the subject.