Final Jeopardy Seasons 15 and 16
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Final Jeopardy Seasons 15 and 16
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Final jeopardy questions for seasons 15 and 16
The 2 U.S. presidents who died at the youngest ages, 82 years apart
Kennedy & Garfield
With only 49, this state's government has the fewest legislators
In 1999 several counties around Cape Canaveral, Florida were assigned this new telephone area code
The name of this vitamin is from the Latin for "leaf" because leafy green vegetables are a good source
FDR called it the Sacred Cow; for Truman it was Independence; for Eisenhower, the Columbine; & from JFK on, this
Air Force One
In billing order, this quartet's members were born in Los Angeles, Dallas, Blackpool & Toronto
This Asian herb of the family Pedaliaceae is closely associated with a poor woodcutter in the "Arabian Nights"
"Reaching for the Note" was the subtitle of a 1998 film about this American music legend who died in 1990
Chartered in 1781, it's the only state capital named for a French city
This word well known to sculpture lovers can be translated as "mercy" or "compassion"
The 2 Roman emperors during the time that Jesus Christ walked the Earth
August Caesar, Tiberius
This member of William & Mary's Class of 1762 founded a univ. that opened in 1825, one year before his death
This book begins, "All states and dominions which hold or have held mankind are either republics or monarchies"
This office supply product caught on in the Depression because it made worn & tattered items last longer
John Paul II has eliminated this position whose duty was to present arguments against sainthood
This 800-mile-long feature was discovered & named by Andrew Lawson
San Andrea?s Fault
Its face was modeled after the features of Auguste-Charlotte Bartholdi
Statue of Liberty
In 1956 Johnson Wax introduced Raid & this brand that got a Potpourri Country Garden version in 1989
One story says this point was so named becuase it was a positive sign of a sea route from Europe to India
Cape of Good Hope
In 1608 its inventor offered it exclusively to the Dutch government for military use
Starting in 1984, he's played the same character continuously on 2 primetime shows over the last 15 seasons
The book of Jonah is quoted before Chapter One of this 1851 novel
This animal's name is from Bantu for "mock man"
At 3,600 square miles, it's the largest island in the Mediterranean where Italian is not an official language
McDonald's' 2 most successful promotional campaigns both involved these Happy Meal toys
While making a torsion meter, an engineer got the idea for this classic toy
2 of the 3 successive presidents who were Republicans, born in Ohio & generals in the Union army
Grant, Hayes, Garfield
Partly from Greek for "song", they began as plays with music, then acquired sensational plots
A species of mammal is named for this appropriate site of Russia's first American settlement
By September 1985 "A.M. Chicago" had been expanded to an hour & became this show; it's still on
Oprah Winfrey Show
Now with over a hundred chapters, the March of Dimes was first established by this president
In 1927 Cedric Gibbons designed this award that he went on to win 11 times
This children's story begins with a young farm girl saying to her mother, "Where's Papa going with that ax?"
This 1904 Radcliffe graduate was a suffragist, political activist, Vaudeville performer & writer
This city was once known as Dong Kinh & to Europeans as Tonquin
Its museums include the Borgia Apartments, the Etruscan Museum & the Raphael Rooms
In Solomon's reign, she filled the new post of "queen mother"
The name of this Asian country contains the name of a Mediterranean volcano
One of the two Whig Party presidents who did not die in office
Millard Fillmore or John Tyler
It means "relating to the motion of projectiles", or "very angry"
It's the longest-running prime time sports show in the history of network television
The name "Beatles" was inspired by the backup group of this singer
Buddy Holly (The Crickets)
Once luring men to danger, now one warns of it
In 1929 William Dreyer & Joseph Edy created this ice cream flavor, named in part to reflect the times ahead
It's the only continent with no active volcanoes
The U.S. investigation into the Titanic was first held in this hotel owned by one of the victims
In 1973, TIME Magazine blended 2 words to coin this term they gave to Rex Humbard as a job title
Its formula is C27H46O & its name is from Greek for "solid bile"
He was the proprietor of the "classical and geological hippodrome" that became Madison Square Garden
On Dec. 20, 1989 President Bush sent about 10,000 troops into this country as part of Operation Just Cause
Mainz, Germany celebrates the life of this inventor in an annual festival called Johannisnacht
The titles of the state songs of Kansas & Kentucky both contain this word
In 1944 Smokey Bear replaced this Disney character as the symbol of the U.S. Forest Service
In the early 1800s, this man's empire included the duchy of Warsaw, the kingdom of Naples & Spain
In the end this Dickens character says, "I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year"
It's reported that on this date King George III wrote in his diary, "Nothing of importance happened today"
Its former mayor William Hartsfield dubbed it the city "Too Busy to Hate"
This term for a rock genre came into popular usage from a line in Steppenwolf's "Born to Be Wild"
He began his political career by defeating Jerry Voorhis in 1946 for a California house seat
This type of tree that includes the pecan is common in the eastern U.S., is noted for toughness & can live to 300
This fast food magnate subtitled his 1991 autobiography "A New Approach to Old-Fashioned Success"
This politician died on June 3, 1861, 39 days after giving a speech in Springfield, Illinois supporting the Union
In April 1999 Paul Simon took center field for the dedication of a monument to this man
John Cleveland defined it as "Nature's Confectioner"
Of the 7 men pictured on the front of currently printed U.S. currency, the 3 who never lived in the White House
Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton & George Washington
Debuting November 18, 1985, the caption in its first box was "So long, Pop! I'm off to check my tiger trap!"
Calvin and Hobbs
On January 12, 1998 19 European nations endorsed the first international ban of this practice on humans
1 of only 2 actors who directed themselves to a Best Acting Oscar
Roberto Benigni ("Life Is Beautiful") & Sir Laurence Olivier ("Hamlet")
The title of this women's magazine that turned 60 in 1999 used to end with "Of Hollywood"
Stopped by a cop on a bike, in 1896 Walter Arnold was the first man in England to receive a fine for this
On hearing of the discovery of George Mallory's body, this man told reporters he still thinks he was first
Sir Edmund Hillary
The seal of this cabinet department has an anvil on it
Department of Labor
This capital's name is from the Greek for "Three Towns"
His "Fictional Memoir" about his last African safari was published in 1999, 38 years after his death
In 1672 Christiaan Huygens sketched its southern ice cap
In Scandinavian countries these characters are known as Pif, Paf & Pof
Snap crackle pop
Common name given Douglas Engelbart's device, an "X-Y position indicator for a display system"
Towns in this country include Marshall & Tubmanburg
This lake is the remnant of former Lake Bonneville, which existed during the Pleistocene epoch
Great Salt Lake
He's the only president of the United States who had been divorced
Over 90% of the sculpting on Mount Rushmore was done with this
Its first issue was intended to be read on sabbath day, August 5, 1821
Saturday Evening Post
The 2 states which have "Waltz" in the title of their state songs
It's the only state whose name & capital city both consist of 2 words
Sante Fe NM
Around 59 B.C. the Romans settled what is now this city, & gave it a Latin name that means "blossoming"
Utah changed one letter in "Greatest Show on Earth" to produce this phrase on its license plates
Greatest Snow on Earth
Pope Clement VIII said of this beverage around 1600, "We shall cheat Satan" by baptizing it as a Christian beverage
Name shared by a British film company & an American who made millions in oil & pharmaceuticals
Hammer (Hammer Films/Armand Hammer)
This politician adopted his last name from a southern California beach & surfing community
Of the 6 official languages of the United Nations, the one spoken by the fewest people worldwide
Looking at kids' art, he said at "Their age I could draw like Raphael, but it took me a lifetime to learn to draw like them"
A change of procedure in 1979 led to 3 of these being named Bob, David & Frederic
He was named after Japanese beef
In 1999 this state acquired the rights to use John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads" to promote tourism
First published in 1946, a book written by this man became the bestselling book in the U.S. after the Bible
Dr. Benjamin Spock ("Baby and Child Care")
A plaque in Monument Park honors this ex-"Cardinal" for a 1979 event held at the stadium
John Paul II
In his 1984 novel "Neuromancer", William Gibson coined this 10-letter term for a virtual reality computer network
On Dec. 7, 1995 this state officially renamed its portion of Interstate 10 as the Pearl Harbor Memorial Highway
FDR's in 1982 was the last stamp to show 1 of these; they were removed from photos of Jackson Pollock & Edward R. Murrow
In area, it's the largest country that does not belong to the United Nations
Its name is from Gaelic for "water of life"
The Federal Reserve System was founded partly in response to his March 31, 1913 death
To honor his work, this man's daughter took the name Maria Celeste when she became a nun in 1616
The land closest to zero longitude, zero latitude & zero altitude, Cape Three Points is found on this continent
In response to anti-tobacco protests, this toy gave up its attachable pipe in 1987
Mr Potato Head
The 2 mammals that live at the highest altitude on a permanent basis are the pika & this animal
Its final scene includes the line "I do wish we could chat longer, but I'm having an old friend for dinner"
Silence of the lambs
This city's flag shows 2 rivers joining behind a fleur-de-lis
The only person named Oscar to win an Oscar, he won twice
1 of the 2 original colonies whose names came from American Indian words
This U.S. firm is the world's largest processor of tomatoes
This synthetic material is named for the sports venue where it was installed in 1966
Born in 1980, this world champion figure skater was named for a Beatles hit
After his 1955 death, his papers were given to Jerusalem's Hebrew Univ. & his violin was left to his grandson
The title of this novella that won the 1953 Pulitzer Prize consists of 6 words, each of which is 3 letters long
The Old Man and the sea
This middle name of a famous composer means "beloved by God"
Winner of the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize, this group once used the slogan "We Have Two Billion People in our Waiting Room"
Doctors without Borders
Immigrating to the U.S. at age 17, he cooked at the Plaza in New York & catered Pres. Wilson's wedding reception in 1915
3 of the 4 states whose names come from the first names of European kings
Georgia, Louisiana, and N/S Carolina
This, the largest sculpture in the United States, is not located in South Dakota
This '70s character was given his last name because he talked ignorant nonsense
1 of the 2 women who've appeared the most on the cover of Time Magazine, they're separated by 2,000 years
Princess Di and Virgin Mary
It's Asia's southernmost national capital
According to the King James Version of the Bible, the number of people on Noah's Ark
With one of each of the Treasury's currently produced denominations, you'd have this much money
Coined by the chemist J.B. van Helmont, the word gas comes from this Greek word meaning "unformed mass"
The delivery system for Ban deodorant, introduced in 1955, was based on this invention, patented in 1938
Ball point pen
Founded in 1840, this city is the world's southernmost national capital
Wellington, New Zealand