Show #1782 - Tuesday, May 5, 1992

1992 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.


[<< previous game]

Tricia Johnson, a junior from Southern Methodist University

Glen Cotton, a senior from Louisiana State University

Ernst Bell, a senior from the University of Florida

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 27
In 1826 Joseph Niepce made the 1st one of these using a plate sensitized with bitumen that was exposed 8 hours
    $100 1
"The Razor's Edge" is an album by this Aussie hard rock group
    $100 6
"The Sun King"
    $100 11
In 1990, 393 of these were licked & affixed in 4 minutes by John Kenmuir of Scotland
    $100 12
"It is easier for a camel to go through" this "than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God"
    $100 18
This "Twin City" is a port of entry at the head of navigation on the Mississippi River
    $200 28
Johann Maelzel, a friend of Beethoven's, patented a device that enabled dolls to do this
    $200 2
Will Smith's partner Jeff Townes is known by this name
    $200 7
"The Billionaire Recluse"
    $200 17
Alan McDonald of New Zealand machine-sheared 805 of these creatures in 9 hours in 1990
    $200 13
The Christophers" motto is "It is better to light one" of these "than to curse the darkness"
    $200 20
This city in northeastern Florida has a Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park
    $300 29
His cylinder lock invention was based on the pin tumblers of the ancient Egyptians
    $300 3
This group made an unbelievable splash with "Unbelievable"
    $300 8
"The Father of the Gunpowder Plot'
    $300 19
The world's largest "farm" for these fungi is in an abandoned limestone mine near Worthington, Penn.
    $300 14
Time magazine said this man "and the FBI were one—creator and creation"
    $300 23
In 1837 the 1st railroad in Russia linked what's now Pushkin with this city on the Gulf of Finland
    $400 30
In the 1850s this rubber pioneer wrote an account of his discoveries in "Gum-Elastic & Its Varieties"
    $400 4
They hit the charts in 1990 with the "manufactured" song "Gonna Make You Sweat"
    $400 9
"The Hero of Lake Erie"
    $400 21
The largest synagogue in the world is Temple Emanu-El in this city
    $400 15
He wrote of human speech in "Madame Bovary", "We long to make music that will melt the stars"
    $400 24
This Scottish city between Edinburgh & Dundee is sometimes called the "Capital of Golf"
    $500 26
About 5 years after inventing an elevator safety device, he invented a steam plow
    $500 5
Big guy who sings with the Boyz on the album "Peaceful Journey"
    DD: $1,000 10
"Old Rough and Ready"
    $500 22
This author's "If" is considered the most successful poem, based on translations & reprintings
    $500 16
"He who praises everybody, praises nobody" is a footnote in his "Life of Johnson"
    $500 25
Founded in 1826, this city on the Missouri was a starting point for wagon trains traveling to California

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

Ernst Glen Tricia
$600 -$200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ernst Glen Tricia
$1,500 $1,500 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
Compton's Ency. says, "For a fictionalized account of his early life, read 'David Copperfield'"
    $200 1
Exposed in 1972, it's considered the biggest political scandal in U.S. history
    $200 6
This language is based on Attic, a dialect used in the region of Attica around Athens
    $200 26
This measurement of area comes from a Latin word meaning "pastureland"
    $200 21
This writing material came to Europe in the 11th c. & began to replace parchment in the 13th
    $200 11
This planet is often hard to see from Earth, due to the sun's brightness & its innermost position
    $400 14
In 1988 his controversial book "The Satanic Verses" won Britain's prestigious Whitbread Prize
    $400 2
A relatively unknown candidate for office is often described by this "equine" term
    $400 7
About 98% of Austrians speak this language
    $400 27
It takes this many pecks to equal a bushel
    $400 22
He was elected to parliament in 1386 & began writing "The Canterbury Tales" about a year later
    $400 12
Although second from the Sun, this planet is actually the hottest in the solar system
    $600 17
The initials in the name of this "Winnie the Pooh" author stand for Alan Alexander
    $600 3
By 1873 this privilege of free mailing was so abused that it was temporarily discontinued
    $600 8
The Mayan languages are currently spoken in this Mexican peninsula
    $600 28
The royal version of this Egyptian measurement of length was divided into units of 7 palms
    $600 23
Hagia Sophia Cathedral in this city was built in only about 6 years ending in 537
    $600 15
This colorful feature of Jupiter is an atmospheric storm so large, 2 Earths could fit inside it
    $800 18
It's the pen name under which David John Moore Cornwell wrote "A Perfect Spy"
    DD: $2,500 4
In 1966 Congress passed this act allowing public access to federal records
    $800 9
This country's 2 official languages are Spanish & Quechua, an Indian tongue
    $800 29
The force needed to accelerate a 1-kg. mass 1 meter/sec./sec. is named for this 17th c. scientist
    $800 24
The origins of this country go back to 1291, when 3 cantons entered into the Perpetual Compact
    $800 16
It's the only planet in the solar system smaller than the Earth's moon
    $1000 19
In 1910 this author of "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" was awarded the Order of Merit
    $1000 5
Andrew Jackson is called the father of this "system", the practice of giving offices to party supporters
    DD: $1,000 10
It's the official language of Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau & Angola
    $1000 30
This unit used to measure heat in the English system is now defined as 251.996 calories
    $1000 25
This Kurdish general recaptured Jerusalem from the crusaders in 1187
    $1000 20
This larger, elliptical moon of Mars is named for the Greek god of fear

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ernst Glen Tricia
$8,800 $7,100 $2,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

Verona, Italy has someone who answers dozens of letters sent each week to this 13-year-old girl

Final scores:

Ernst Glen Tricia
$14,201 $9,200 $0
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ernst Glen Tricia
$9,100 $7,100 $2,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
4 W
16 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1992-03-08
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at