Show #7230 - Friday, February 5, 2016

2016 College Championship quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Niki Peters, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley originally from Boise, Idaho

Noah Cowan, a freshman at Brown University from Bethesda, Maryland

Ziad Ali, a freshman at North Carolina State University from Oak Ridge, North Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

DROPPED OUT OR EXPELLED
SUPERHERO NAME CHANGES
WILLIAM & MARY
(Alex: Each response will end in those two letters...)
____UM
COLLEGE MATH
STATELY LITERATURE
(Alex: You have to name the state in which the main action of the work took place.)
    $200 28
He dropped out of school at 16, but went on to launch Virgin Records & Virgin Airlines
    $200 7
After this sidekick matured in the D.C. universe, he became Nightwing
    $200 26
Mary was born at St. James Palace in London; William was born in this city, now the seat of the Dutch government
    $200 21
It's the course of study at a college
    $200 1
If it takes 120 credits to graduate & you've got 96, number of 3-credit courses you'll need for that sheepskin
    $200 19
"Gone with the Wind"
    $400 8
He founded a computer company, named it for himself & dropped out of the University of Texas to focus on it
    $400 12
Mutant Jean Grey rose from the ashes to be called this, also something that rose from ashes
    $400 14
Though she was this type of "lady" attending Mary, Elizabeth Villiers lacked patience to delay her affair with William
    $400 20
To feign sleep or death is "to play" this marsupial
    $400 25
Number of "Sisters" you'd have if Mount Holyoke left the group
    $400 15
"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"
    $600 9
Expelled from prep school, he became one of the movies' great icons
    $600 27
Iron Man's pal went from this bellicose name to Iron Patriot
    $600 5
Soon after ascending to the throne, William & Mary commissioned him to rebuild Hampton Court in a Baroque style
    $600 2
This ancient Roman amphitheater was built on the grounds of Nero's Golden House
    $600 24
Number in the name of UCLA's sports conference minus the number in the name of Nebraska's
    DD: $1,800 16
"The Sound and the Fury"
    $800 10
A politics-dabbling former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, she dropped out of UCLA law school after only one semester
    $800 30
Disillusioned by government corruption, he dropped rank & became Nomad
    $800 6
William took a fatal spill when his horse tripped over one of these hills created by a mammal
    $800 3
It's this state of balance when a chemical reaction & its reverse reaction proceed at the same rate
    $800 22
Number of points you racked up if you got "extremely well qualified" on one AP test & "well qualified" on another
    $800 17
"East of Eden"
    $1000 11
This creator of the geodesic dome was twice expelled from Harvard
    $1000 29
D.C. renamed Captain Marvel this, partially because readers already thought it was his name
    $1000 13
This revolution of 1688 that ousted James II & brought William & Mary to the throne is aka the Bloodless Revolution
    $1000 4
Here are a variety of these Chinese dumplings
    $1000 23
As of 2015, a perfect ACT score + a perfect SAT score
    $1000 18
"The Jungle"

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

Ziad Noah Niki
$1,800 $2,600 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ziad Noah Niki
$1,600 $5,000 $8,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

POP CULTURE WEBSITES
WORLD ART
IT'S A LIVING
LETTER PERFECT
(Alex: Each correct response a letter.)
NONFICTION
FLORIDA & FAUNA
    $400 14
Number of guys who are now the focus of onedirectionmusic.com
    $400 9
This multi-talented Renaissance artist served up "The Virgin of the Rocks"
    $400 30
Be like Mike--D'Antoni, that is--& you could have this sports job he's done in Phoenix & Los Angeles
    $400 29
In Roman numerals, it's the symbol for 1,000
    $400 22
"Killing Reagan" by this Fox News host recounts the attempted assassination of our 40th president
    $400 24
The Univ. of Florida's mascot, this species has been around for 150 million years, outlasting the dinosaurs
    $800 10
The website jakeandHIM.com says, "BFF's. No we're not"
    $800 5
Education minister Jose Vasconcelos is known for commissioning these on Mexican government buildings
    $800 18
This term for a kitchen king is from the French for "head"
    $800 4
It's the middle initial of average citizen John Public
    DD: $2,000 1
"The Secret Race" is an expose of doping & cover-ups in this international sporting event
    $800 28
The Miami blue type of this insect is endangered; Hurricane Andrew wiped out one of the last colonies
    $1200 11
The website of this NBA East team said they showed "fight and resolve" in the loss that took them to 1-22
    $1200 6
Graffiti artist Pavel Pukhov, aka "Pasha 183", was known as the "Russian" this British artist
    $1200 16
Call this guy, from the Latin for "worker in lead", to work on your pipes
    DD: $6,000 23
Most processed milk in the U.S. is fortified with this "sunshine vitamin"
    $1200 2
In 2015 this feminist magazine founder recounted "My Life on the Road"
    $1200 25
Broward County is known for the Florida tree this, a mollusk whose shell can have pink streaks (but not racing stripes)
    $1600 12
This lawyer who once clerked for Sonia Sotomayor can brag to hubby George about her 32,000 Instagram followers
    $1600 7
Pedro Peres' "Elevation of the Cross in Porto Seguro, Bahia" shows a historic moment for this S. Amer. country
    $1600 15
This 2-letter abbreviation for a record spinner dates to 1961
    $1600 19
It's the symbol for the fifth element on the periodic table
    $1600 3
4-word title of the 1974 bestseller about 2 journalists' investigation of the Watergate break-in
    $1600 27
You will always remember this as the day that you almost caught the Cape Sable seaside this bird
    $2000 13
In 2015 ew.com had a reunion of this TV show's stars Scott Foley, Keri Russell & Scott Speedman
    $2000 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Angkor Wat, Cambodia.) Some of the best bas-reliefs here at Angkor include the one of this popular avatar of Vishnu returning with the spoils of war from a victory over the demon Naraka
    $2000 17
This place that's often really the pits is the M in the union UMWA
    $2000 20
Thomas Pynchon's first novel involves the search for a mysterious woman known by this initial
    $2000 21
In 1920 this sci-fi novelist turned to nonfiction with "The Outline of History"; no word on if he used his "Time Machine"
    $2000 26
Fewer than 100 are left of the Florida this cat, a puma subspecies--it prefers swampland like the Everglades

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ziad Noah Niki
$10,800 $15,000 $21,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
He was the only 20th century president who never delivered an inaugural address

Final scores:

Ziad Noah Niki
$21,600 $13,000 $24,400
2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ziad Noah Niki
$9,600 $10,200 $20,200
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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