Show #5403 - Wednesday, February 20, 2008

2008-A Teen Tournament semifinal game 3.


[<< previous game]

Todd Faulkenberry, a junior from Moore, South Carolina

Naren Tallapragada, a junior from Burke, Virginia

Rachel Horn, a sophomore from Cincinnati, Ohio

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
The friendship of this rock band's Anthony Kiedis & Flea began at L.A.'s Fairfax High
    $200 1
This Upton Sinclair expose of the meatpacking industry helped lead to the 1906 Pure Food & Drug Act
    $200 8
The first World Championship in this gymnastic sport bounced into view in 1964
    $200 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds a magnet to a lamp bulb.) When lit, the filament becomes a magnet; using another magnet, we can see it move, showing this type of electricity that reverses directions & continuously switches the filament's magnetic poles
    $200 19
Good, I'm not too late for the breakfast one of these--bacon, eggs & cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla
    $200 26
A small earthquake or tremor that occurs following a major one
    $400 17
French, Spanish & Italian are in this branch of languages
    $400 2
Sethe, a former slave, is haunted by the ghost of her daughter, whom she killed, in this Toni Morrison novel
    $400 9
The pommels on your gym's pommel horse refer to these on the structure
    $400 5
While he invented spectroscopy with Gustav Kirchhoff, he didn't invent the burner that's named for him
    $400 21
Uh-oh, food fight! Kids are flinging this food from Kraft; "It's the cheesiest!"
    $400 27
In the familiar spelling rule, "I" comes before "E" except in this case
    $600 18
"Unlock" the future by joining this public service club, a member of the Kiwanis International family
    $600 3
Check out this man's "I, Robot", or have an android bring it to you
    $600 10
From the Greek for "beautiful strength", these light exercises that help promote fitness are often part of gym class
    $600 13
This piece of lab equipment used to develop plate cultures was named for a 1920s German bacteriologist
    $600 22
Caesar salad--great! As long as it doesn't include pieces of these small salty fish, like last time
    $600 28
To increase a jet plane's thrust, turn on these that feed fuel into the hot exhaust gases
    $800 20
In Lewiston, Idaho there's a college named for Lewis & Clark & a junior high named for this Indian guide
    $800 6
For some really deep reading, grab this ancient Greek philosopher's "Physics" or "Metaphysics"
    $800 11
Now no longer in the Games, an early Olympic gymnastic event was the speed climbing of one of these
    DD: $1,400 14
In 1935 the Russian government built him a new lab to continue his work on conditioned reflexes
    $800 24
It's a good day to warm up with a bowl of this thick hearty vegetable soup, from the Italian for "something served"
    $800 29
An epilogue
    $1000 23
From the Latin for "to call", this type of high school is for those who plan to enter a trade, not college
    $1000 7
It'll take more than a moment to read this 1988 bestseller by British physicist Stephen Hawking
    $1000 12
In this type of gymnastics, competitors may use a stick with a satin ribbon that's 7 meters long
    $1000 15
Through his experiments with pea plants, he discovered the basic principles of heredity
    $1000 25
I've decided to go meatless, so I'll have one of this 4-letter brand's soy-based burgers or Chik'n Patties
    $1000 30
Reconsideration upon an act's completion, or something added that wasn't in the original plan

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

Rachel Naren Todd
$1,200 $3,400 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Naren Todd
$5,800 $6,200 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
A 17-cent stamp issued in 2007 featured the bighorn type of this sure-footed creature
    $400 11
The Greek god Dionysus gave this king of Phrygia the power to turn all he touched into gold
    $400 23
She was a cheerleader--& class president--at Bedford High, as you could read on her website,
    $400 13
This imperfect duplication of Superman with a childish brain lived on Planet Htrae (Earth backwards)
    $400 3
Churchill called this largest city on the Ohio River "the most beautiful of the inland cities of the Union"
    $400 18
This primate of Indonesia is the only ape whose name begins with an "O"
    $800 2
The Pollination stamps show a butterfly, a bat, bees & this small nectar-sipping bird
    $800 12
From the Old French for "container", it's the container in which an archer carries his arrows
    $800 27
She looked quite angelic as a cheerleader at Long Beach Poly years before she became a move Angel
    $800 14
Kerry Blue, Airedale & Sealhyam are breeds of this dog group
    $800 4
Check out the McKinley National Memorial & the Pro Football Hall of Fame (which are 2 totally different things) in this city
    $800 19
Step up to "bat" & name this Down Under denizen seen here
    $1200 7
The stamp promoting this civic duty says "Serve With Pride" & shows 12 colorful people in silhouette
    $1200 20
In the Bible, Jacob's gift of this to his son Joseph aroused the envy of Joseph's brothers
    $1200 28
She led cheers at her New Jersey high school before acting in "Brothers & Sisters"
    DD: $1,800 15
Line 525 of Alexander Pope's "Essay on Criticism" says "To" do this "is human, to forgive, divine"
    $1200 5
In 1812 the state legislature chose this name for its capital city, though many wanted to name it Ohio City
    $1200 24
Seen here is the desert variety of this, a word referring only to land-dwelling animals
    $1600 8
The Art of Disney: Magic series includes a stamp of Mickey Mouse in this role from "Fantasia"
    $1600 21
In German, it means "until we see each other again"
    $1600 29
You can't "Miss" her "Congeniality", which must have helped her as a cheerleader at Washington Lee High
    $1600 16
The diocese of Urgel shares control of this country wedged between France & Spain
    $1600 6
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has its main office in this city, named after a Greek word for "high point"
    $1600 25
The pangolin of Asia, seen here, is also known as the "scaly" one of these insectivores
    $2000 9
The stamp depicting Hagatna Bay honors this U.S. territory, the largest of the Marianas
    $2000 22
These were the names of "The Three Musketeers"--d'Artagnan joined later
    $2000 30
I'd "Walk the Line" back to Nashville to see this Oscar winner cheer at her alma mater, Harpeth Hall
    $2000 17
This Spanish word taken from the vulgar Latin for "gold mine" refers to a deep gully cut by a stream
    $2000 10
In 1969 this river running through Cleveland actually caught fire
    DD: $2,700 26
It's the marsupial-inspired name of the desert rat seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Naren Todd
$16,800 $11,900 $12,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

At his death in April 1955, his brain was preserved & his ashes scattered in the Delaware River

Final scores:

Rachel Naren Todd
$25,601 $23,800 $100
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rachel Naren Todd
$16,200 $14,000 $12,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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

Game tape date: 2008-01-15
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. 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