Show #2410 - Friday, February 10, 1995

1995 Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Matt Zielenski, a junior from Broadview Heights, Ohio

Martha Van Hoy, a senior from Lake Charles, Louisiana

Sujit Raman, a junior from Houston, Texas

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Jeopardy! Round

ANIMALS
MOVIES
STATE CAPITALS
THE BIBLE
THE CIVIL WAR YEARS
STRAIGHT "A"s
    $100 26
The longest tusks ever measured for this modern mammal are over 11 feet
    $100 11
In 1991, fresh from their "Excellent Adventure", this pair went on a "Bogus Journey"
    $100 1
Pearl Harbor & Queen Emma's Summer Palace are popular tourist spots in this capital
    $100 21
Among his titles are the son of David, Lamb of God & King of kings
    $100 16
War was raging when this holiday was 1st observed nationally, on the last Thursday in November 1863
    $100 6
It's a singular form of the word alumni — hopefully, you'll be one soon
    $200 27
The scientific name of this bear is sometimes given as Ursus horribilis
    $200 12
In 1994 Jim Carrey was s-s-s-s-smokin' as the green-faced hero of this film
    $200 2
It's the seat of Idaho's most populous county, Ada
    $200 22
In Psalms & in Matthew it says that the meek "shall inherit" this
    $200 17
This 4-word motto was first stamped on U.S. coins during the war, in 1864
    $200 7
This 12-letter adjective describes a rare individual who can use both hands equally well
    $300 28
The springbok & steenbok are types of this mammal
    $300 13
Jack Ryan in "Patriot Games", he reprised the role for "Clear and Present Danger"
    $300 3
It was chosen for its position halfway between St. Augustine & Pensacola, two former capitals
    $300 23
Deuteronomy ends with a tribute to this late leader "whom the Lord knew face to face"
    $300 18
U.S. diplomat Charles Francis Adams. this president's son, sought to keep the British neutral
    $300 8
The school this man founded came to be called the Lyceum because it was in a grove sacred to Apollo Lyceus
    $400 29
The Grevy's species of this mammal has narrower stripes than others & its belly is white
    $400 14
A true story, "Rudy" tells of a young man whose lifelong dream was to play football for this university
    $400 4
It lies on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, about 100 miles west of Philadelphia
    $400 24
21 books of the New Testament are in the form of these letters, with at least 13 attributed to Paul
    $400 19
"Little Women" author who became famous when letters she wrote as a Civil War nurse were published in 1863
    $400 9
This Canadian province is home to Athabasca University & the University of Calgary
    $500 30
The birds known as Darwin's finches are found mainly in this South American island group
    $500 15
The sequel to this 1984 film with Zach Galligan & Phoebe Cates was subtitled "The New Batch"
    DD: $400 5
The visitor information center for this capital city is located on Seward Street
    $500 25
After she was orphaned, this future queen was raised by her cousin Mordecai
    $500 20
In 1861 the war ended his career as a steamboat pilot; he adopted his famous pseudonym 2 years later
    $500 10
Our Lady of Meritxell is the patron saint of this small, mountainous European country

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

Sujit Martha Matt
$1,600 $1,900 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sujit Martha Matt
$2,700 $2,400 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES
OPERA
BODIES OF WATER
THE SUPREME COURT
POETS
    $200 1
In 333 B.C. this Macedonian king's men captured the Persian army's treasure at Damascus
    $200 6
Of the 3 top-selling newsmagazines, it was founded first, in 1923
    $200 8
The 1893 opera based on this fairy tale features a gingerbread house
    $200 16
It reaches !ts greatest width between Panama & the Malay Peninsula, a distance 12,300 miles
    $200 21
Between 1973 & 1976, she argued 6 women's rights cases before the court & won 5
    $200 26
7 days after her marriage to Robert Browning, she left Wimpole Street never to return
    $400 2
After 27 years of imprisonment, this ANC leader was released by the South African government on February 11, 1990
    $400 7
"VCR Report" is a column in this weekly magazine
    $400 12
This composer was just 13 when his comic opera "La Finta Semplice" premiered in Salzburg in 1769
    $400 17
Egypt is bordered by these 2 seas
    $400 25
This case concerning the right of blacks to become U.S. citizens was argued in 1856 & decided in 1857
    $400 30
His 1916 collection "Mountain Interval" contained the poem "The Road Not Taken"
    $600 3
In the 9th c. this river became the boundary between the kingdoms of Mercia & Wessex
    $600 9
This state's first newspaper was the Green Bay Intelligencer, founded in 1833
    $600 13
Douglas Moore wrote an acclaimed opera about "The Devil and" this New England orator
    $600 18
Basel, Switzerland's main port, lies on this river, Western Europe's, longest
    DD: $1,500 23
The court held its first session in February 1790 in this city
    $600 27
The Grand Masonic Lodge of Scotland dubbed him "Caledonia's Bard"
    $800 4
From 1926 to 1935, Marshal Jozef Pilsudski ruled this country as a dictator
    $800 10
In circulation, it's Illinois' largest newspaper
    $800 14
His plan to write a single opera about Siegfried evolved into "The Ring of the Nibelung", which is much longer
    $800 19
This strait connects the Gulf of Oman with the Persian Gulf
    $800 22
In 1968 the court invalidated the death penalty provision of the kidnapping law popularly called this
    DD: $1,000 28
In 1847 & 1848 she attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in South Hadley, Massachusetts
    $1000 5
The 1598 edict of this French city gave the Huguenots political equality & rights of inheritance
    $1000 11
Name shared by newspapers in Houston, Denver & Jerusalem
    $1000 15
Act V of this "Peter and the Wolf" composer's opera "The Fiery Angel" includes an exorcism
    $1000 20
To make boats, local Indians use reeds from this South American lake 12,500 feet above sea level
    $1000 24
This predecessor of James K. Polk was the president least successful in court nominee confirmations
    $1000 29
In addition to writing "The New Colossus" she translated works by Victor Hugo & Goethe

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sujit Martha Matt
$7,800 $5,200 $8,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD ORIGINS
This word for sudden, wild fear comes from the name of a god who was believed to cause it

Final scores:

Sujit Martha Matt
$9,000 $0 $15,700
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sujit Martha Matt
$9,100 $5,300 $8,900
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $23,300

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