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Chrissy

 
black 2017-03-19 11:27:21 

Here are your Jeopardy questions for today.

1. On Sept. 1, 1715 Louis XIV died in this city, site of a fabulous palace he built.

2. Around 1542 explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovered this island off L.A. & it's believed he's buried there too.

3. Hard times," indeed! A giant quake struck New Madrid, Mo., on Feb. 7, 1812, the day this author struck England.

4. According to C.S. Lewis, it was bordered on the east by the Eastern Ocean and on the north by the River Shribble.

5. Arizona's motto, ditat deus, means he "enriches."

6. Pseudonym of labor activist & magazine namesake Mary Harris Jones.

7. To marry Elizabeth, Prince Philip had to renounce claims to this southern European country's crown.

8. This number, one of the first 20, uses only one vowel (4 times!).

9. A porch adjoining a building, like where Mummy often served tea.

10. Sakura cheese from Hokkaido is a soft cheese flavored with leaves from this fruit tree.

 
Chrissy 2017-03-19 14:58:55 

In reply to black

1. On Sept. 1, 1715 Louis XIV died in this city, site of a fabulous palace he built.
Versailles

2. Around 1542 explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovered this island off L.A. & it's believed he's buried there too.
Don't know

3. Hard times," indeed! A giant quake struck New Madrid, Mo., on Feb. 7, 1812, the day this author struck England.
Dickens

4. According to C.S. Lewis, it was bordered on the east by the Eastern Ocean and on the north by the River Shribble.
Treasure Island


5. Arizona's motto, ditat deus, means he "enriches."
god

6. Pseudonym of labor activist & magazine namesake Mary Harris Jones.
Mother Jones
7. To marry Elizabeth, Prince Philip had to renounce claims to this southern European country's crown.
Greece

8. This number, one of the first 20, uses only one vowel (4 times!).
Don't know

9. A porch adjoining a building, like where Mummy often served tea.
Tea House (Japanese)


10. Sakura cheese from Hokkaido is a soft cheese flavored with leaves from this fruit tree.
cherry

 
Khaga 2017-03-19 15:44:28 

In reply to black

8.seventeen (e 4 times)

 
Chrissy 2017-03-19 16:42:47 

In reply to Khaga

Correct lol

 
Khaga 2017-03-19 17:20:23 

In reply to Chrissy

razz

 
black 2017-03-19 18:29:11 

In reply to Chrissy

2. Catalina.

4. Narnia

9. Terrace

Khaga got number 8 correct.

 
Chrissy 2017-03-19 18:53:10 

In reply to black

Just went for Treasure Island lol

 
black 2017-03-19 19:19:48 

In reply to Chrissy

You did great.

 
black 2017-03-19 19:20:33 

In reply to Chrissy

Go straight through the globe from anywhere in the contiguous U.S. & you'll reach not China but this ocean

 
Chrissy 2017-03-19 19:44:01 

In reply to black

Indian

 
black 2017-03-19 19:47:21 

In reply to Chrissy

Correct.

 
black 2017-03-19 19:49:51 

In reply to Chrissy

Isla de Pascua in Spanish, it's on the other side of the world from India's state of Rajasthan

 
Chrissy 2017-03-19 20:36:51 

In reply to black

Easy one dat - Easter Island lol

 
black 2017-03-19 20:37:25 

In reply to Chrissy

Correct

 
black 2017-03-19 20:40:02 

In reply to Chrissy

SHAKESPEAREAN BABY NAMES


For a baby born on February 14, this name of one of "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" is perfect

 
Chrissy 2017-03-19 20:41:49 

In reply to black

Valentine lol

 
black 2017-03-19 20:47:17 

In reply to Chrissy

Correct

 
black 2017-03-19 20:48:06 

In reply to Chrissy

Though the king was slain by Macbeth, you still might like this boy's name meaning "brown warrior"

 
Chrissy 2017-03-20 05:47:06 

In reply to black

Duncan lol

 
black 2017-03-26 08:50:26 

In reply to Chrissy

Correct

 
black 2017-03-26 08:53:39 

"Silent" anagrams to this, which you hang on a tree on a silent night

 
black 2017-03-26 09:03:36 

1. Three rhyming prefixes, all meaning half

2. A letter added to a kidnap victim's salvation produces this window above a door

3. Every July, about 1 million tourists "stampede" this Alberta city

4. The only walled city in North America, it's been called the Mecca of French Canadians

5. By dropping word "shining" from last line of the song "America", you get this, Canada's national motto

6. Meaning "eaters of raw meat", these original Canadians today occupy only about 2% of Canada

7. Not surprisingly, this author's works have been filmed more than any other

8. It was two pillars of the community of Gaza that killed this biblical strongman

9. The person who puts the chocolate on the cherry or the wax on the candle

10. Before monks discovered photocopiers, they used these people to copy manuscripts