Chrissy

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3/19/17 11:27:21 AM 
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.

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3/19/17 2:58:55 PM 
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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

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3/19/17 3:44:28 PM 
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8.seventeen (e 4 times)

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3/19/17 4:42:47 PM 
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Correct lol

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3/19/17 5:20:23 PM 
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razz

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3/19/17 6:29:11 PM 
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2. Catalina.

4. Narnia

9. Terrace

Khaga got number 8 correct.

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3/19/17 6:53:10 PM 
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Just went for Treasure Island lol

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3/19/17 7:19:48 PM 
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You did great.

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3/19/17 7:20:33 PM 
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Go straight through the globe from anywhere in the contiguous U.S. & you'll reach not China but this ocean

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3/19/17 7:44:01 PM 
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Indian

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3/19/17 7:47:21 PM 
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Correct.

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3/19/17 7:49:51 PM 
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Isla de Pascua in Spanish, it's on the other side of the world from India's state of Rajasthan

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3/19/17 8:36:51 PM 
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Easy one dat - Easter Island lol

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3/19/17 8:37:25 PM 
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Correct

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3/19/17 8:40:02 PM 
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SHAKESPEAREAN BABY NAMES


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

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3/19/17 8:41:49 PM 
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Valentine lol

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3/19/17 8:47:17 PM 
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Correct

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3/19/17 8:48:06 PM 
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Though the king was slain by Macbeth, you still might like this boy's name meaning "brown warrior"

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3/20/17 5:47:06 AM 
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Duncan lol

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