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Old 03-24-2007, 08:54 AM   #1
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JEOPARDY- World's Fairs and Expos
1. ($200)- In January, 1887, construction began on this for the 1889 Expo in Paris and it's still around...
2. ($600)- On display at the Osaka Fair in 1970 was a rock from this Unique location...
3. ($1000)- This author's donation helped kick off the 1904 Fair in St. Louis, but he declined to have a day named after him...
Double JEOPARDY- Scientists
4. ($400)- This British Naturalist's grandfather Erasmus had earlier developed his own theory of evolution...
5. ($1200)- Between 1943 and 1945, he took a leave from Caltech and Berkeley to direct the Manhattan Project...
6. ($2000)- This Russian chemist's periodic law of 1869 predicted the existence of elements yet to be discovered...
Final JEOPARDY- History in the Movies
This real-life political machine leader was played by Jim Broadbent in the film, "Gangs of New York"...
1. what is the Eiffel Tower?
2. what is the Moon?
3. who is Samuel Clemens (acceptable: Mark Twain)
4. who is Charles Darwin?
5. who is J. Robert Oppenheimer?
6. who is Dmitri Mendeleev?
7. who is Boss Tweed?


Walk with the person who's searching for truth........ run from the person who says they've found it !
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Old 03-24-2007, 09:55 AM   #2
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got 'em all today.

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Old 03-24-2007, 10:52 AM   #3
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Well done, Bucky!!! I got $1200.00 worth right!
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