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Old 09-13-2008, 09:38 AM   #1
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Saturday JEOPARDY

Saturday JEOPARDY

JEOPARDY- WEAPONS
1. ($400)- This South American weapon consists of a hollow reed and a dart...
2. ($1200)- From an imitative Czech word for "whistle", it's any small gun held and fired with one hand...
3. ($2000)- The sixteenth century Swiss punctured their foes with this metal-tipped spear similar to a lance...

Double JEOPARDY- JAZZ-AGE LITERATURE
4.($800)- This Sinclair Lewis character is a brazen ex-football player who enters the ministry...
5. ($2400)- Erich Maria Remarque was working as a sportswriter in Germany when he wrote this novel about World War I....
6. ($4000)- This Best-selling author's 1920's novels included The Call of the Canyon and The Mysterious Rider...
Final JEOPARDY- TECHNOLOGY
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I-vehicle navigation devices create maps using GPS, which stands for this...
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1. what is a blowgun ?
2. what is a pistol ?
3. what is a pike ?
4. who is Elmer Gantry ?
5. what is All Quiet on the Western Front ?
6. who is Zane Grey ?
7. what is Global Positioning System ?


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Old 09-13-2008, 11:14 AM   #2
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i missed 4,5, and 6. who had time to read back then?
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Old 09-13-2008, 01:04 PM   #3
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Hey, lt.
Did okay on #s 1, #2 (I said pistolaro), #4, but couldn't remember the name, except Burt Lancaster playing the part, and #7.
Thanks. Have a good weekend.
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Old 09-13-2008, 01:23 PM   #4
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I messed up 4, 5 and 6 too, but got all the rest.
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Old 09-13-2008, 03:40 PM   #5
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5 out of 7 today:

1. what is a blowgun ?--Got it
2. what is a pistol ?--Got it
3. what is a pike ?--Nope (have heard of it but just couldn't remember)
4. who is Elmer Gantry ?--Got it
5. what is All Quiet on the Western Front ?--Nope
6. who is Zane Grey ?--Got it
7. what is Global Positioning System ?--Got it

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