50 years ago Vin Scully announced he got “a standing ovation in the deep south” for breakng a record of an all-time sports idol

On June 21, 2024, the category for Final Jeopardy was “Sports,” featuring a clue that evoked nostalgia and celebrated a historic moment in sports broadcasting. The clue presented was: “50 years ago, Vin Scully announced he got ‘a standing ovation in the deep south’ for breaking a record of an all-time sports idol.” This clue…

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When asked if she was the inspiration for the wife in a 1922 novel, this woman replied “No, she was much fatter”

The category for the Final Jeopardy question on June 20, 2024, was “Author Wives,” an intriguing topic that often stirs curiosity about the personal lives of famous authors and the individuals who share their personal stories. The clue provided was: “When asked if she was the inspiration for the wife in a 1922 novel, this…

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In 1978, a new cologne for men came out called this, what’s being played in the company’s iconic logo

On Wednesday 19 June 2024, the category titled “Brands” presented contestants with a particularly evocative challenge in the Final Jeopardy Clue. The clue provided was: “In 1978, a new cologne for men came out called this, what’s being played in the company’s iconic logo.” What is Polo? Ralph Lauren’s Polo cologne made its debut in…

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Legend says in 1876 a dragon built for the “Ring” cycle had its neck sent to this mideast capital, not the right German city

In the June 18, 2024, episode of Jeopardy!, the category “Geographic Name’s Almost the Same” featured a unique and intriguing clue that required contestants to dive deep into their knowledge of world capitals and historical anecdotes. The clue presented was: “Legend says in 1876 a dragon built for the ‘Ring’ cycle had its neck sent…

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Born 344 years apart, they are the 2 real people mentioned by name in the titles of 1990s Best Picture Oscar winners

On Monday, June 17, 2024, the Final Jeopardy category was “2 Last Names, Same First Letter,” presenting a unique challenge to contestants. The clue provided was “Born 344 years apart, they are the 2 real people mentioned by name in the titles of 1990s Best Picture Oscar winners.” This clue required contestants to delve into…

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Helping draft an executive order in 1961, Hobart Taylor Jr. almost used the word “positive”, but instead chose this alliterative phrase

On Friday, June 14, 2024, “Jeopardy!” featured a captivating Final Jeopardy question in the category “1960s America.” The clue presented was: “Helping draft an executive order in 1961, Hobart Taylor Jr. almost used the word ‘positive,’ but instead chose this alliterative phrase.” This clue refers to a significant moment in American history, specifically concerning civil…

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The author of this novel said of the last chapter left off U.S. editions, “my young thuggish protagonist grows up”

The Final Jeopardy round on June 13, 2024, captivated audiences with a question from the category “1960s British Novels.” The intriguing clue presented was: “The author of this novel said of the last chapter left off U.S. editions, ‘my young thuggish protagonist grows up.’” This clue not only challenges the contestants’ knowledge of literature but…

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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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