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Вопросы юношеского онлайнового отбора на Jeopardy, апрель 2012 
13-июл-2012 02:36 pm
prof08
Всё то же самое, только местами заметно проще. Пятница же ж!


1. MEN OF LETTERS
Among his writings are the Narnia books & "The Screwtape Letters"

2. ACTRESSES
Her film credits include Olive in "Easy A" & Skeeter in "The Help"

3. BIOLOGY
Chlorophyll absorbs energy from light, which it uses to convert this gas into carbohydrates

4. PENINSULAS
Portugal occupies the western portion of this peninsula

5. BOARD GAMES
This game similar to "Go" has a Shakespearean name & uses black & white disks

6. HISTORICAL QUOTATIONS
Following the Harpers Ferry raid, he said, "I am content to die for God's eternal truth"

7. RECENT FICTION
It's the final book in the "Hunger Games" trilogy

8. DO YOU SPEAK COMPUTER?
It's the decorative term for the background design on your computer screen

9. YOU'RE AN ANIMAL!
You can find a type of this wildcat in Canada but not an A, E, I, O or U in its name

10. THE ZODIAC
It's the zodiac sign that's symbolized by a pair of scales

11. 10-LETTER WORDS
This 10-letter adjective means able to live both on land & in water

12. WORLD CAPITALS
This capital on the Tigris River was founded in the 8th century by Caliph al-Mansur

13. THE CW
Mystic Falls, Virginia is the setting of the supernatural CW series with a love triangle at its heart

14. SHAKESPEARE
This Shakespearean tragedy is set in the castle of Elsinore

15. STATE CAPITALS
This state capital is located about 95 miles northwest of Detroit

16. ANATOMY
Muscles may connect directly onto bones or connect to them by these

17. CLASSICAL MUSIC
A famous piece by Rimsky-Korsakov is "The Flight of" this insect

18. YOU DO THE MATH!
In the equation 6X + 100 = 220, X equals this

19. VOCABULARY
In the text of the Pledge of Allegiance, this longest word follows "under God"

20. LITERARY OBJECTS
In a John Steinbeck novelette, a diver named Kino finds this valuable title object to pay his child's doctor bill

21. ANCIENT HISTORY
In 357 B.C. Philip II of this kingdom set out to conquer Greece

22. I WANT CANDY!
This candy bar, crispy wafers in chocolate, is for "Break time. Anytime"

23. POETS
In 1846 she & Robert Browning were secretly married

24. FASHION FADS
These comfy sheepskin boots from Australia made a big splash in the U.S. in the late 1990s

25. SOUTH AMERICA
About 1/3 of Argentina's people live in this city's metropolitan area

26. RECENT ALBUMS
"Someone Like You" is a hit song from her hit album "21"

27. UNREAL ESTATE
This fictional land's 4 main regions are Quadling, Winkie, Gillikin & Munchkin

28. MEN OF SCIENCE
Through his experiments with pea plants, he discovered the basic principles of heredity

29. NEWSPAPERS
This Southern city is served by the Times-Picayune

30. THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
His 1776 pamphlet "Common Sense" advocated American independence by saying, "'Tis time to part"

31. MYTHOLOGY
Despite his dad's warnings, he flew too close to the sun; the wax on his wings melted & he plunged into the sea

32. SYNONYMS
This synonym of "stolen" is found before "Letter" in the title of a Poe story

33. COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
In July 1881 this college opened in Alabama with Booker T. Washington as its first principal

34. FAMOUS AMERICANS
In 1844 Brigham Young succeeded him as leader of the Mormon church

35. LITERARY FIRST LINES
"All children, except one, grow up" is the first line of this literary work

36. RIVERS
New Jersey's western boundary is formed by this river

37. VIDEO GAMES
The Mushroom gang races for glory in the Nintendo game called this character's "Kart 7"

38. HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
This 40-day period begins on Ash Wednesday & ends on Easter

39. UNDER THE SEA
This "funny" fish lives unharmed among a sea anemone's poisonous tentacles

40. BALLET
A flurry of ballerinas performs the "Waltz of the Snowflakes" in this beloved ballet

41. FROM THE LATIN
The name of this large, deep-pitched brass instrument is Latin for "trumpet"

42. AFRICA
Nairobi is the capital of this country

43. MAGAZINES
This number follows "J" in the name of a magazine that's "just for teens"

44. EXPLORERS
Mactan warriors killed this explorer in 1521, spoiling his circumnavigation of the world

45. BOOK SERIES
A series of novels features this kid "& the Olympians"

46. BIBLICAL PEOPLE
"And the Lord said unto" this man, "See, I have given into thine hand Jericho"

47. THE ELEMENTS
pH, the measure of acidity, stands for "potential" of this element

48. REALITY TV
Coaches on "The Voice" include Christina Aguilera & Adam Levine of this group

49. NOVEL SETTINGS
The "Twilight" saga is primarily set in this city in Washington state

50. RHYME TIME
An Oreo for Chewbacca

[ОТВЕТЫ]
ОТВЕТЫ:
1. C.S. Lewis
2. Emma Stone
3. carbon dioxide
4. Iberia(n)
5. Othello
6. John Brown
7. Mockingjay
8. wallpaper
9. lynx
10. Libra
11. amphibious
12. Baghdad
13. The Vampire Diaries
14. Hamlet
15. Lansing
16. tendons
17. the Bumblebee
18. 20
19. indivisible
20. The Pearl
21. Macedon(ia)
22. Kit Kat
23. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
24. ugg( boot)s
25. Buenos Aires
26. Adele
27. Oz
28. Gregor Mendel
29. New Orleans
30. Thomas Paine
31. Icarus
32. purloined
33. Tuskegee
34. Joseph Smith
35. Peter Pan
36. Delaware River
37. Mario
38. Lent
39. clownfish
40. The Nutcracker
41. tuba
42. Kenya
43. 14
44. Ferdinand Magellan
45. Percy Jackson
46. Joshua
47. hydrogen
48. Maroon 5
49. Forks
50. Wookiee cookie


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13-июл-2012 03:21 pm
Мда. Около половины только. Конечно, куча вопросов на американскую масс-культуру, а чего-то мой английский просто не дает понять, так что я даже не сильно и огорчусь.

1. Клайв Льюис.
3. Углекислый газ.
4. Пиринейский.
5. Отелло
8. Обои.
10. Весы.
11. Amphibious
12. Багдад
14. Гамлет
15. Лансинг.
16. Сухожилия.
17. Шмель.
18. 20.
21. Македония.
25. Буэнос-Айрес
27. Оз
28. Мендель.
31. Икар.
32. По-русски - "похищенное", а в оригинале не знаю.
34. Смит.
35. Питер Пэн.
36. Гудзон.
38. Великий пост.
40. Щелкунчик.
42. Кения.
44. Магеллан.
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