Show #5956 - Monday, July 5, 2010

2010 Kids Week game 1.


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Kyle Ziemnick, an eleven-year-old from Purcellville, Virginia

Surabhi Iyer, a ten-year-old from Franklin, Massachusetts

John Farley, an eleven-year-old from Marietta, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
This state's geographic center lies about 12 miles northwest of Little Rock
    $200 16
In the U.S., when May Day falls on Sunday, the very next Sunday is this observance (& don't you forget it!)
    $200 23
All the circus' dogs are pound and shelter rescues; Ben & Jerry here are this breed, from the German for "to splash"
    $200 21
You might notice that the loudest section of the orchestra is this "metallic" one
    $200 1
In Jazz Age New Orleans, Princess Tiana has a fateful kiss
    $200 6
Methane or laughing, for example
    $400 12
America's largest national park, Wrangell-St. Elias, covers more than 8 million acres in this large state
    $400 17
On this holiday, people once placed bowls of food outside their homes to appease ghosts
    $400 27
The equestrian, Sultan, is seen here riding in this style that also describes the city of emperor Nero
    $400 22
There are more of these string instruments in the orchestra than any other
    $400 2
Carl, 78, ties thousands of balloons to his house; Russell, 8, stows away on the flight to South America
    $400 7
The chief executive of a state
    $600 13
Clearwater & Palm Beach are popular seaside resorts in this state
    $600 18
The foundation devoted to this holiday offers a program in which you can choose pines or spruces as gifts
    $600 24
When Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos turns his back on the audience, he's not being rude, he's just doing this job
    $600 3
4 animals from the New York City zoo end up on an African island
    $600 8
Things are just right for trouble when this little fairy tale girl goes to the 3 bears' house
    $800 14
It earned its nickname "The Equality State" by being the first to give full voting rights to women back in 1869
    DD: $1,000 19
The Betsy Ross House has long been the official site for Philadelphia's celebration of this June holiday
    $800 25
The woodwind section contains a "contra" & a regular type of this instrument
    $800 4
A dog thinks he has superpowers, but is just the star of a TV show; off the set, he finally realizes the truth
    $800 9
This natural wonder in Arizona can be up to a mile deep & 18 miles wide
    $1000 15
Nicknamed the "Mother of Presidents", it's the birthplace of 7 presidents, including Taft & McKinley
    $1000 20
During each of the 7 days of this African-American celebration, a candle is lit to represent its 7 principles
    $1000 26
Odd instruments like the triangle & the tambourine fit into this orchestra section
    $1000 5
A meteorite turns Susan Murphy into Ginormica; the govt. imprisons her with other odd creatures
    $1000 10
Your mom may complain that your hands are this, meaning dirty or, more literally, infested with larvae

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

John Surabhi Kyle
$1,400 $2,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Surabhi Kyle
$1,400 $3,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yes, in honor of Independence Day.)
    $400 12
In an important precedent, Washington served this many terms as president, though others wanted him to stay on
    $400 1
Usually, 26 sealed briefcases aren't so exciting, but this game show sure jazzes 'em up
    $400 19
Now vice president of the U.S., he was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1942
    $400 24
Visine makes drops for when these are red or irritated
    $400 2
In 1963 Jim Whittaker became the first American to reach the summit of this 29,035-foot mountain
    $400 6
Get your head out of the sand! Struthio camelus is this large, swift-footed flightless bird
    $800 13
2-word name for George's family mansion; he's buried there too
    $800 17
Kitchen mates Mung Daal & Shnitzel cook up adventures for this title Cartoon Network guy
    $800 20
As a teen in Philly, this "Hancock" star began rapping under the name the Fresh Prince
    $800 25
Before giving you a shot, the nurse will usually swab your arm with this; you might use the rubbing type at home
    DD: $3,200 3
31 of Europe's 40 highest mountains lie within this nation or on its borders
    $800 7
It's the word for what college costs; for 2009-10, Vassar's was $41,335, so start saving
    $1200 14
George's entire tenure as president took place in this century
    $1200 18
As Sylar, Zachary Quinto enjoyed picking the occasional brain on this NBC show
    DD: $2,000 21
Not Willy Wonka but this man built a chocolate factory in the Pennsylvania town that was renamed for him
    $1200 26
Some inhalers come with chambers that slow down delivery of the medication so you take more of it into these organs
    $1200 4
The world's highest cog railway takes you to the summit of this 14,110-foot Colorado mountain
    $1200 8
From "The Star-Spangled Banner": "What so" this "we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming?"
    $1600 15
Before he was a military man & a president, George had this job, someone who maps out exact land boundaries
    $1600 29 says "They wear underwear on the outside of their costumes! They're... Fanboy &" this kid
    $1600 22
This "Little Women" author was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1832 but grew up in Massachusetts
    $1600 27
Grape Splash & Bubble Gum Yum are flavors of "Children's" this, which Mom might alternate with Motrin
    $1600 5
This volcano about 60 miles west of Tokyo last erupted in 1707 but is still listed as active
    $1600 9
A small crease in the skin of older folks
    $2000 16
It's the large northeastern city where George was first inaugurated, as Washington, D.C. hadn't been built yet
    $2000 30
Mike Rowe's filthy occupations on this Discovery Channel show have included maggot farmer & diaper cleaner
    $2000 23
A sweater worn by this TV host who had his own "Neighborhood" for kids on PBS is displayed at the Smithsonian
    $2000 28
In 2009 the vaccine against H1N1 flu was delivered either by shot or this way
    $2000 11
You can reach the top of this biblical mountain by taking the path of Moses, a stairway of nearly 4,000 steps
    $2000 10
It's not what took you to school; it's this equilateral parallelogram seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Surabhi Kyle
$10,600 $15,000 $18,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Born in Brisbane in 1999, Euca & Lyptus are the world's first confirmed identical twins of this animal

Final scores:

John Surabhi Kyle
$1,100 $23,001 $5,999
3rd place: $1,000 Winner: $23,001 + a family vacation to Arctic Norway 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Surabhi Kyle
$10,600 $15,200 $15,600
10 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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Game tape date: 2010-03-08
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