Show #2753 - Wednesday, July 17, 1996

1996 Olympic Games Tournament semifinal game 3.

Contestants

[<< previous game]

Hasib Yildirim, a banker from Istanbul, Turkey

Ulf Jensen, a university teacher from Uppsala, Sweden

Ryan Holznagel, a writer from Portland, Oregon

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

PRIME MINISTERS
EUROPEAN ACTRESSES
MYTHOLOGY
POTENT POTABLES
BODIES OF WATER
STARTS WITH "J"
    $100 1
This current French president served as prime minister under both Giscard d'Estaing & Mitterrand
    $100 13
Anticlea gave birth to this hero of "The Odyssey" near Mt. Neriton on the island of Ithaca
    $100 18
To Hindus, the Narmada River is 2nd in sacredness only to this one
    $100 19
She was Romeo's beloved
    $200 2
Pham Van Dong served as prime minister of this country from unification until 1986
    $200 23
This god of shepherds & flocks is depicted with a reed pipe
    $200 12
Sherry has been made in this country's province of Cadiz for centuries
    $200 17
This largest African lake is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania & Kenya
    $200 20
It's a shade of green or a green gemstone that's often carved
    $300 5
Tunku Abdul Rahman was the 1st prime minister of the federation of Malaya & of this successor state
    $300 7
This French star of "And God Created Woman" retired from films to devote her life to animal welfare
    $300 24
Persephone, who reigned with him over the underworld, was his niece
    $300 9
The Napa Valley in this western U.S. state is famous for its wineries
    $300 16
The U.S.-Russian boundary passes through this strait
    $300 21
Swing was the most popular style of this music in the 1930s
    $400 4
This Israeli prime minister signed the first peace treaty between Israel & an Arab country
    $400 6
Among the Pedro Almodovar films she starred in are "Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down", "High Heels" & "Kika"
    $400 10
Tequila is named for a town near Guadalajara in this country
    $400 14
Vatican City lies on the west bank of this river
    $400 22
Crete de la Neige is the highest peak of this mountain range between France & Switzerland
    $500 3
He took power in 1993 when his Liberals won 177 of the 295 seats in Canada's House of Commons
    DD: $800 8
In films, she's led a double life, seen red & recently, love amour
    $500 11
It's traditional to float 2 or 3 of these beans on top of Sambuca liqueur
    $500 15
This bay that shares its name with the Philippine capital is nearly landlocked

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Ryan Ulf Hasib
$0 $300 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Ulf Hasib
$1,200 $2,600 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

PATRON SAINTS
WORLD HISTORY
LITERATURE
SCIENCE
OPERA
ODDS & ENDS
    $200 29
This saint who was burned at the stake is the patroness of France & of soldiers
    $200 1
In 1912 it was the largest & most luxurious ship ever built; it sank on its 1st voyage
    $200 14
The first four chapters of this Bram Stoker work are from Jonathan Harker's journal
    $200 6
Almost the entire mass of an atom is contained in this central portion
    $200 30
This Austrian composer's 1790 opera "Cosi fan tutte" is set in 18th c. Naples
    $200 5
In a leap year an extra day is added to this month
    $400 25
Sinterclaus, from which Santa Claus is derived, is the Dutch name for this patron of sailors & children
    $400 7
The Bayeux Tapestry is a graphic representation of this man's conquest of England
    $400 28
City that was the starting & ending point of Phileas Fogg's 80-day trip around the world
    $400 22
In 1914 she became head of the Paris Institute of Radium
    $400 20
Donizetti's opera about this female Borgia is based on a play by Victor Hugo
    $400 27
This pair who collaborated on "The Communist Manifesto" met in Paris in 1844
    $600 10
His feast day is February 14th, but lovers can seek his help any time of year
    $600 2
Ruling from 1792-1750 B.C., he had the laws of Babylon carved into an 8' high block of stone
    $600 13
In 1726, he received 200 pounds for his tale of Lemuel Gulliver, the only time he was paid for his writing
    $600 21
They're the tiny threadlike structures that carry the genes - you have 23 pairs
    $600 17
The first scene of this composer's "Das Rheingold" takes place at the bottom of the Rhine
    $600 8
Rearrange the letters of rial & you'll have the name of this European currency
    $800 11
This patron of skiers is best remembered for the hospices he founded in the Alps
    $800 3
In 404 B.C., this city surrendered, ending the 27-year-long Peloponnesian War
    $800 15
Husband of poet Elizabeth, he wrote "O' to be in England, now that April's there"
    $800 23
Organic chemistry specializes in compounds that contain this element
    $800 18
Bellini's 1831 opera "Norma" had its world premiere at this Milan opera house
    $800 9
It's the largest island in the Indian Ocean
    DD: $2,000 12
This beloved physician of the New Testament is the patron saint of painters
    $1000 4
It's said the epitaph on Cyrus the Great's tomb called him the founder of this empire
    $1000 16
This German was in his 80's when he finished writing "Faust" a few months before his death in 1832
    DD: $2,000 24
His discovery of energy quanta earned him the 1918 Nobel Prize for Physics
    $1000 19
Maria Callas was noted for her passionate performance in this composer's "Tosca"
    $1000 26
Celebrated in a Byron poem, this Swiss fortress originally guarded the main road to Italy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Ulf Hasib
$6,600 $14,800 $1,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

POP SINGERS
On March 10, 1996, this woman performed a song on the balcony of Buenos Aires' presidential palace

Final scores:

Ryan Ulf Hasib
$13,200 $15,800 $500
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ryan Ulf Hasib
$6,600 $13,600 $1,500
18 R,
1 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,700

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.