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Final Jeopardy June 2017 Summary

June 5, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

World Transportation

Final Jeopardy Clue

It traverses hundreds of bridges, the longest stretching 2 miles across the Amur River

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Trans-Siberian Railway

June 6, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Oscars

Final Jeopardy Clue:

This man received 2 honorary Oscars in his career, & the actor who played him on film received a 1992 nomination for the role

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Charlie Chaplin

June 7, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

British Kings

Final Jeopardy Clue:

Bearing Roman numeral I, he subdued Wales & was called the “English Justinian” for his legal reforms

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Edward I

June 8, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

World War II Heroes

Final Jeopardy Clue:

Credited with saving thousands of lives before his disappearance, in 2016 he was officially declared dead by Sweden

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Raoul Wallenberg

June 9, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Constellations

Final Jeopardy Clue:

The brightest star in Scorpius is named this, meaning “rival” of the god equivalent to Mars

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Antares

June 12, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Geography

Final Jeopardy Clue:

Cross the Strait of Bonifacio & you go between the 2nd- & 4th-largest Mediterranean islands & between these 2 countries

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question

Italy and France

June 13, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

16th Century names

Final Jeopardy Clue:

In his 1557 almanac this French doctor predicted, “Immortal I shall be in life, and in death even more so”

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Nostradamus

June 14, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Books and Authors

Final Jeopardy Clue:

His first novel, from 1920, incorporated some of his pieces from the Nassau, a Princeton literary magazine

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

F. Scott Fitzgerald

June 15, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Recent Oscar Winners

Final Jeopardy Clue:

For his portrayal of a famous man born in the 1940s, he was the first actor born in the ’80s to win the Best Actor Oscar

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Eddie Redmayne

June 16, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Classical Music

Final Jeopardy Clue:

Scholars think this 1810 piano piece was dedicated to Elisabeth Rockel or Therese Malfatti, a student of the composer

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Fur Elise

June 19, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Airlines

Final Jeopardy Clue:

On June 17, 1929 this airline’s first passenger flight left Dallas, making stops at Shreveport, Monroe & Jackson

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Delta

June 20, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Shakespeare titles

Final Jeopardy Clue:

The verse from the Sermon on the Mount following “judge not, that ye be not judged” inspired this Bard comedy title

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Measure for Measure

June 21, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Sports and Politics

Final Jeopardy Clue:

After moving to Johannesburg in 1903, he formed the Passive Resisters Soccer Club

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Mohandas Gandhi

June 22, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Europe 1962

Final Jeopardy Clue:

Rudolf Abel & this American are most associated with Germany’s Glienicke Bridge on February 10, 1962

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Gary Powers

June 23, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

1960 Books

Final Jeopardy Clue:

Wherever I sat… I would be sitting under the same glass this, the title of the author’s only novel

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

The Bell Jar

June 26, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Oscars

Final Jeopardy Clue:

Later an Oscar winner, she appeared as the child baptized towards the end of “The Godfather”

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

Sofia Coppola

June 27, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Literary References

Final Jeopardy Clue:

An homage to a 1953 novel, this number appears as an error code when a user tries to access a web page with censored content

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Final Jeopardy Answer / Question:

451

June 28, 2017

Final Jeopardy Category:

Entrepreneurs

Final Jeopardy Clue:

In the 1960s M.T. Lott was one of the fictitious names he used to buy 27,000 acres in Florida

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