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Old 12-22-2012, 08:50 AM   #1
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Saturday JEOPARDY




Saturday JEOPARDY
Highlight between the brackets to see the "question"........
JEOPARDY- World's Fairs and Expos
1. ($400)- In January, 1887, construction began on this for the 1889 Expo in Paris and it's
still around...
[what is the Eiffel Tower? ]
2. ($1200)- On display at the Osaka Fair in 1970 was a rock from this Unique location...
[ what is the Moon? ]
3. ($2000)- This author's donation helped kick off the 1904 Fair in St. Louis, but he
declined to have a day named after him...
[who is Samuel Clemens (acceptable: Mark Twain) ]

Double JEOPARDY- Scientists
4.($800)- This British Naturalist's grandfather Erasmus had earlier developed his own
theory of evolution...
[who is Charles Darwin? ]
5. ($2400)- Between 1943 and 1945, he took a leave from Caltech and Berkeley to direct
the Manhattan Project...
[who is J. Robert Oppenheimer? ]
6. ($4000)- This Russian chemist's periodic law of 1869 predicted the existence of
elements yet to be discovered...
[who is Dmitri Mendeleev? ]
Final JEOPARDY- History in the Movies
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This real-life political machine leader was played by Jim Broadbent in the film, "Gangs
of New York"...
[who is Boss Tweed? ]







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Old 12-22-2012, 11:49 AM   #2
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I just got #s 1, 3, 4, and Final. I knew #5 but couldn't jog it loose from my brain.
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Old 12-22-2012, 11:59 AM   #3
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I can't believe I got 3 wrong - I took a whole course on Twain

I only got 1, 2 and 4. I do much better on the real show
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Old 12-22-2012, 04:08 PM   #4
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I got all but Final.
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