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Вопросы (для колледжей) онлайнового отбора на Jeopardy. 2008 
30-июл-2009 11:26 am
2012
И в третий раз закинул он невод...
October 1, 2008 College Online Test Transcript

Зацените изящество конструкции: штаты перечислены в порядке их вхождения в США. :)

Ответы опять "покрашены" белым.

DELAWARE POLITICIANS
He was first elected to the Senate from Delaware in 1972 at age 29
[Joe Biden]

ART IN PENNSYLVANIA
The Barnes Foundation's collection of the style called post- this includes 69 Cezannes
[impressionist]

HE'S FROM NEW JERSEY
J.D. on "Scrubs", this actor from South Orange wrote, directed & starred in "Garden State"
[Zach Braff]

SET IN GEORGIA
It's the "cardiac" title of Carson McCullers' 1940 novel about misfits in a Georgia town
[The Heart is a Lonely Hunter]

CONNECTICUT THEATER
Appropriately, the American Shakespeare Festival Theater opened in this town in 1955
[Stratford]

MASSACHUSETTS ENGLISH
In Mass. this synonym for "evil" is often used to mean "very" or "extremely"
[wicked]

MARYLAND IN THE MOVIES
This 2007 film (based on a musical based on a film) centers on a dance show in 1962 Baltimore
[Hairspray]

SEE IT SOUTH CAROLINA
This state capital has a house designed by the designer of the Washington Monument
[Columbia]

POETS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
He bought a farm at Franconia in 1915 & gained fame for his poetry of New England
[Robert Frost]

HISTORIC VIRGINIA
Somewhat eerily, the date construction started of this building was Sept. 11, 1941
[the Pentagon]

OPERA IN NEW YORK
The Metropolitan Opera opened in 1883 with this Gounod work with Mephistopheles as a character
[Faust]

NORTH CAROLINA EDUCATION
In 1924 this university got its name following an endowment from a wealthy tobacco family
[Duke Univeristy]

NATIVE RHODE ISLANDERS
Beaten & dispersed in a 1670s war, they gave their name to a Rhode Island bay
[Narragansett]

REMEMBERED IN VERMONT
Barre, Vermont bears the name of a British politician known for his attacks of this "elder" statesman
[William Pitt the Elder]

KENTUCKY ARCHITECTURE
The Kentucky governor's mansion is modeled on a villa of this wife of Louis XVI
[Marie Antoinette]

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
In Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire", this character is Stella's sister
[Blanche DuBois]

AUTHORS IN OHIO
While she lived in Cincinnati from 1832 to 1850, this author learned about slave life in the south
[Harriet Beecher Stowe]

NEWS FROM LOUISIANA
No Katrina, Gustav weakened from a hurricane to what meteorologists call this type of storm
[tropical storm]

INDIANAGRAMS
Associated with Memorial Day in Indiana & seen on the state quarter, it anagrams to "oil about me"
[automobile]

MISSISSIPPI HISTORIC SITES
Vicksburg National Military Park preserves the site of this general's key 1863 victory
[Ulysses S. Grant]

IT HAPPENED IN ILLINOIS
In 1942 Chicago was the site of the first of these, a self-sustaining series of nuclear fissions
[Chain reaction (I'm going with econgator for this one)]

ALABAMA ENTERTAINERS
From Birmingham, this second "American Idol" champion was nicknamed "the velvet teddy bear"
[Ruben Studdard]

ON THE BORDERS OF MAINE
Maine is wedged between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick & this
[Quebec]

MISSOURI: THE SHOW ME STATE
Show me this type of artwork, from the Latin for "wall", by Thomas Hart Benton at the Truman Library
[mural]

ARKANSAS RESOURCES
Arkansas' mineral resources include these, which rate a 10 on the Mohs scale
[diamonds]

20th CENTURY MICHIGAN
Grand Rapids was the Midwest's 1st city to add this, a compound of element No. 9, to its water
[Flouride]

FLORIDA SPORTS CHAMPIONS
This guard, part of the 2008 U.S. Olympic team, was MVP as the Miami Heat won the NBA title in 2006
[Dwyane Wade]

DOWN IN TEXAS
Down in Texas they know this is the Spanish word for river
[Rio]

IOWA MUSIC HISTORY
This "New World" symphonist spent summer 1893 in the Czech immigrant town of Spillville, Iowa
[Antonin Dvorak]

WISCONSIN WRITERS
Born in Wisconsin, she set "Little House in the Big Woods" there
[Laura Ingalls Wilder]

CALIFORNIA GEOLOGY
Bailey, Baker & Banning are just 3 of these fractures in California
[faults]

MILITARY MINNESOTANS
Lauris Norstad of Red Wing was commander of this org.'s forces during the Berlin Wall crisis
[NATO]

OREGON MEANS BUSINESS
This Oregon company was founded in 1962 & took the name of a victory goddess in 1978
[Nike]

THAT'S WHAT THEY SAY IN KANSAS
The motto of Kansas is ad astra per aspera, meaning "to" these "through difficulties"
[the stars]

LET'S FLY TO WEST VIRGINIA
Charleston's airport is named for this first pilot to break the sound barrier
[Chuck Yeager]

AROUND NEVADA
Goldfield & Potosi are 2 of the abandoned communities called this 2-word phrase
[ghost town]

NEBRASKA MUSIC MAKERS
Omaha's Conor Oberst has released much of his music under this "visual" name
[Bright Eyes]

WILDLIFE OF COLORADO
Colorado's state animal is this agile beast with "Rocky Mountain" in its name
[Bighorn sheep]

NORTH DAKOTA NAMESAKES
The seat of Burleigh County is named for this 19th century German Chancellor
[Bismarck]

UP IN SOUTH DAKOTA
Harney Peak, South Dakota's highest point, is in this range of hills
[Black Hills]

MONTANA DISCOVERS
Montana has been a treasure trove in this -ology, with discoveries of Sauropods & Deinonychus
[paleontology]

WOMEN OF WASHINGTON
Bill Gates' wife, she's a co-chair of a charitable foundation that's given away billions of dollars
[Melinda Gates]

IDAHO BY THE NUMBERS
With 1.466 million people on 82,747 square miles, this figure for Idaho is 17.7
[Population density]

WYOMING FIRSTS
The USA's first of these, established in 1872, is mostly in Wyoming
[National Park]

MOVING TO UTAH
This second president of the Mormon church moved to Utah permanently in 1848
[Brigham Young]

OKLAHOMANS IN THE ARTS
The autobiography of Fairfax native Maria Tallchief is subtitled "America's Prima" this
[Ballerina]

NOVELS OF NEW MEXICO
Willa Cather evoked 19th century New Mexico in "Death Comes for" this religious figure
[the Archbishop]

ARIZONA AUTHORS
In 2008 Stephenie Meyer published this, the fourth volume in her "Twilight Saga"
[Breaking Dawn]

ALASKAN SISTER CITIES
A sister city of Anchorage is Magadan, in this Russian region of more than 5 million sq. miles
[Siberia]

HAWAIIAN VOCABULARY
It's used to mean both "hello" & "goodbye"
[Aloha]


Больше онлайновых тестов нету. Или я про них не знаю. :)
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