Vying with Eiffel, this engineer wanted to create big, an admiring account said the Obelisk of Luxor is too short to be a spoke

In the latest episode of Jeopardy aired on June 12, 2024, contestants faced a compelling final question under the category “Famous Names.” The clue provided was, “Vying with Eiffel, this engineer wanted to create big, an admiring account said the Obelisk of Luxor is too short to be a spoke.” This clue not only tested…

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Of the 10 U.S. States with 2-word names, this one stretches the farthest south

The Final Jeopardy question presented on June 11, 2024, in the category of “U.S. Geography,” asked: “Of the 10 U.S. States with two-word names, this one stretches the farthest south.” This question not only tested contestants’ knowledge of U.S. geography but also required them to think about the specific positioning of states within the continental…

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In 1958 a review of this book now considered a classic called it repulsive, disgusting & “highbrow pornography”

On June 10, 2024, “Jeopardy!” featured a challenging Final Jeopardy question in the category “New York Times Book Reviews.” The clue presented was: “In 1958 a review of this book now considered a classic called it repulsive, disgusting & ‘highbrow pornography’.” This clue required contestants to delve into their knowledge of literary history and criticism….

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During a 1972 presidental visit, Richard Nixon discussed a poem by this leader called “Ode to the Plum Blossom”

On Friday, June 7, 2024, the Final Jeopardy round featured an intriguing question in the category “World Leaders“. Contestants were presented with the clue: “During a 1972 presidential visit, Richard Nixon discussed a poem by this leader called ‘Ode to the Plum Blossom‘.” This clue required a mix of knowledge in historical international relations and…

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Challenged in a courtroom that same year, 1925’s Butler Act in Tenn. outlawed this activity & wasn’t repealed until 1967

On Thursday, June 6, 2024, “Jeopardy!” presented a thought-provoking question in the category of U.S. History. The clue given was: “Challenged in a courtroom that same year, 1925’s Butler Act in Tennessee outlawed this activity and wasn’t repealed until 1967.” What is the teaching of evolution? The Butler Act was a 1925 Tennessee law that…

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This city owes much of its early history to a temple dedicated to Sulis Minerva and a “sacred spring” found there

On Wednesday, June 5, 2024, “Jeopardy!” presented a captivating Final Jeopardy question in the category “British Places“. Contestants were given the clue: “This city owes much of its early history to a temple dedicated to Sulis Minerva and a ‘sacred spring’ found there.” This clue points towards a historically rich location in the United Kingdom…

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This character in a series of popular books begun in 1934 promises, “I’ll stay till the wind changes”

On Tuesday, June 4, 2024, “Jeopardy!” featured a captivating Final Jeopardy round under the category “Fictional Characters.” The clue provided was: “This character in a series of popular books begun in 1934 promises, ‘I’ll stay till the wind changes.’” Who is Mary Poppins? Mary Poppins is the titular character in a series of books written…

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An island near Cebu city has a statue of Lapulapu & a monument to this man that Lapulapu is said to have killed in 1521

The Final Jeopardy question for Friday, May 31, 2024, presents a fascinating historical query in the category “Historic People“. The clue provided was: “An island near Cebu City has a statue of Lapulapu & a monument to this man that Lapulapu is said to have killed in 1521.” This intriguing question refers to a significant…

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Around 1930 a bank named for this N.Y.C. area known as a slum was the U.S.A’s largest savings bank by total deposits

In the episode of “Jeopardy!” that aired on Thursday, May 30, 2024, the Final Jeopardy category presented to the contestants was “American Banking.” The clue provided was, “Around 1930 a bank named for this N.Y.C. area known as a slum was the U.S.A’s largest savings bank by total deposits.” This clue required not just knowledge…

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The city attracted thousands of visitors even before a new shrine was dedicated there on July 7, 1220

The clue for the Final Jeopardy round on May 29, 2024, in the category “Historic Geography,” intrigued audiences with its historical and geographical elements. The clue stated: “The city attracted thousands of visitors even before a new shrine was dedicated there on July 7, 1220.” What is Canterbury? The answer revealed in this episode was…

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On the 2022 bicentennial of his birth, the body of this man was exhumed & DNA used to determine his genetic afflictions

In a fascinating episode of Jeopardy aired on May 28, 2024, the Final Jeopardy round featured an intriguing question under the category “European Scientists.” The clue presented to the contestants was: “On the 2022 bicentennial of his birth, the body of this man was exhumed & DNA used to determine his genetic afflictions.” Who is…

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