Show #4147 - Tuesday, September 17, 2002

2002 Back to School Week game 2.

Contestants

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Neal Freyman, a ten-year-old from Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Anissa Chitour, a ten-year-old from Princeton, New Jersey

Maxwell Baldi, a ten-year-old from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

NATURE
NICKELODEON KID'S CHOICE AWARDS 2002
ACTIVITIES
BEASTLY EXPRESSIONS
READING & 'RITING
'RITHMETIC
    $200 11
These birds, which usually feed while hovering, flap their wings at a rate of 60-75 times a second
    $200 26
After coming out & getting the party started, she won for Favorite Song & Favorite Female Singer
    $200 6
In 2001 the president invited kids to the White House to play this game, hitting a ball off a stand
    $200 1
If you can barely speak, you're said to have one of these amphibians "in your throat"
    $200 14
Chapter 1 of this book is called "Lucy Looks into a Wardrobe"
    $200 19
It's 1/4 of 100
    $400 12
When frightened or excited, this largest African mammal may make a loud, shrill sound called trumpeting
    $400 27
This California basketball team took front & center court as the Favorite Sports Team
    $400 7
Online games you can play include Quake & this ancient battle to capture the opponent's king
    $400 2
An easy target is a "sitting" one of these animals
    $400 15
This potions professor doesn't dislike Harry Potter -- he hates him
    $400 20
It's 2128 divided by 7
    $600 13
The Mormon cricket is a long-horned type of this jumper
    $600 28
Cowabunga, dude! It won the award for Favorite Cartoon Series
    $600 8
In cooking class, you'll learn that an English muffin & tomato sauce are the starting points of a miniature this
    $600 3
The one thing that brings everything tumbling down is "the straw that" did this
    $600 16
These "Tales" by Judy Blume are narrated by 9-year-old Peter Warren Hatcher
    $600 21
It's the square root of 196
    DD: $500 24
The Organ Pipe species of this desert plant is named for the long stems which resemble the pipes of an organ
    $800 29
Singer Michael's sister, she won the Wannabe Award for being the celebrity role model kids most "want to be" like
    $800 9
There are classes just for boys in this activity that begins with warmup at the barre
    $800 4
Someone who looks impressive or powerful but is in fact neither is said to be a "paper" one of these animals
    $800 17
"The Beginning" was the title of the 54th & final book in this sci-fi series by Katherine A. Applegate
    $800 22
Number of inches in 3 yards
    $1000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Belize.) Popularly called a bill bird, this is the national bird of Belize
    $1000 10
Kids can be the ambassador from Kenya or Bulgaria in the "model" version of this organization founded in 1945
    $1000 5
An artist's last great work is often described as this bird's "song"
    $1000 18
Completes the title of Mildred D. Taylor's book "Roll of Thunder..."
    $1000 23
.5 X .15

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Maxwell Anissa Neal
$3,600 $2,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maxwell Anissa Neal
$4,400 $1,900 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OH JOY! IT'S OPERA!
MOVIE STARS SPEAK
I MYTH YOU
(Alex: All about mythology.)
COMMON BONDS
AMERICAN HISTORY
THE DREADED SPELLING CATEGORY
(Alex: In which you have to spell a word.)
    $400 18
Act IV of the opera "Moses in Egypt" features the miraculous parting of this sea
    $400 21
He admitted that he didn't read all of "The Lord of the Rings" before agreeing to play Frodo
    $400 5
This Roman god shares his name with the smallest planet in our solar system
    $400 12
White, shell, yolk
    $400 1
Contrary to myth, Washington didn't throw one of these across the Potomac; there weren't any when he was young
    $400 3
Have belief in your power to spell...
    $800 19
In the 1983 opera named for him, this saint of Assisi preaches a sermon to the birds
    $800 22
Believing in his "Will" power, he said, "If I set my mind to it, within...15 years, I would be the president"
    $800 7
Of a dragon, a horse or a lion, the type of animal that the winged mythical creature Pegasus was
    $800 13
Baby grand,
professional grand,
concert grand
    $800 2
In 1774 New Jerseyites dressed as Indians burned this in Greenwich; a similar "Party" occurred earlier in Boston
    $800 6
Inquisitive minds will know how to spell...
    DD: $500 23
"Ib and Little Christina" & "The Emperor's New Clothes" are operas based on his fairy tales
    $1200 25
When his kids ask him to talk like his "Shrek" donkey character, "it depends on what mood" they catch him in
    $1200 10
Also the name of a city in Arizona, this mythical bird dies in a fire & is reborn from the ashes
    $1200 14
Frosted Flakes,
Expectations,
Australia's Barrier Reef
    $1200 4
In 1901 the Senate ratified the Hay-Pauncefote Treaty, allowing the U.S. to build this in Central America
    $1200 20
One of your skills is spelling...
    $1600 24
A story by Edgar Allan Poe inspired Philip Glass' opera "The Fall of the House of" this
    $1600 11
This Roman messenger god is also the name of a liquid metal
    $1600 15
Decks of cards,
baseball parks,
engagement rings
    $1600 8
On May 1, 1898 Commodore Dewey defeated the Spanish Pacific fleet at the battle of this Philippine bay
    $2000 17
The first woman in Greek mythology, she opens a box & lets out all the world's evils
    $2000 16
Stanley,
Dixie,
suction
    $2000 9
On May 10, 1692 this colony founded by Cecil Calvert made the Anglican Church its official church

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maxwell Anissa Neal
$7,200 $2,800 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE FACTS
In August 1959 a coin toss helped Hiram L. Fong become this state's senior senator

Final scores:

Maxwell Anissa Neal
$4,200 $0 $700
Winner: $10,000 minimum + a Northstar Portable PC 3rd place: $1,000 + a Northstar Portable PC 2nd place: $2,000 + a Northstar Portable PC

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Maxwell Anissa Neal
$7,200 $4,000 $7,600
12 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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