Teen Tournament Rerun: 8-7-17 Semi-Final No. 1

Today’s Jeopardy match originally aired on November 16, 2016. It was the first semi-final of the 2-week 2016 Teen Tournament, featuring Sharath Narayan, Lucia Geng and Lily Allingham


There’s a list of clues over here from this match that includes 4 clues from the SCI-FI NOVELS category. There was a Daily Double in that category (on the recap). Here is another category from the second QF of the 2017 College Championship (2-14-20170 that was about SCI-FI novels. It also had a Daily Double:

$200: The “hard rain” in Neal Stephenson’s “Seveneves” comes from this natural satellite that’s broken up & falling to Earth bit by bit

$400: This Max Brooks novel tells of the drug Phalanx, which failed to stop the undead hordes

$600 (DD $1000): Dubbed “wildly inaccurate”, it “supplanted the great Encyclopedia Galactica as the… repository of all knowledge”

$800: Thomas in this James Dashner sci-fi book awakens being “jerked upward like an old lift in a mine shaft”

$1000: Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s “All You Need Is Kill” was “reborn” in 2014 as this Tom Cruise flick

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