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Вопросы онлайнового отбора на Jeopardy. 2009 
29-июл-2009 10:49 pm
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January 27, 2009, Online Test Transcript

Пока без ответов. :)
Комментарии скринятся. Тоже пока.

WORLD RELIGION:
Krishna & Rama are both considered avatars of this Hindu god

CABLE TV PERSONALITIES:
This Scottish-born chef is known for his TV rants at weaker restaurateurs

DYNASTY:
Nicholas II was the last ruling czar of this royal family

WHAT A CHARACTER!:
Topsy & Simon Legree are both characters in this bestselling novel

NEW TESTAMENT GEOGRAPHY:
John the Baptist's ministry took place in the region around this river

TOYS:
In 1903, with presidential permission, Morris Michtom began marketing these toys

WORD ORIGINS:
This term for a person who works for various employers comes from knights who sold their skills

TALE TELLERS:
She's the fabled tale teller in "The Thousand & One Nights"

PHYSICS:
Regarding this device, Archimedes said, "Give me a place to stand on, and I will move the Earth"

ACTRESSES:
In 2008 she played Daisy, the lifelong friend of Benjamin Button

MOUNTAIN HIGH:
This 14,700-foot peak in the Swiss Alps is famous for its shape & the danger of ascending it

U.S. PRESIDENTS:
He was president during the War of 1812

SYMPHONIES:
Mozart's last & perhaps most powerful symphony shares its name with this planet

SPEAKING IN TONGUES:
This language was invented in Warsaw in 1887 by Dr. L.L. Zamenhof

SPORTS STARS:
In the 2007-'08 season, this Cleveland Cavalier turned 23 & averaged 30 points a game

HOMOPHONES:
An arm bone, or an adjective meaning "funny"

SCIENTISTS:
Now named to the Cabinet, Steven Chu won a Nobel for capturing atoms with these light beams

MYTHOLOGY:
He occupied a chair over which the "sword of" him was suspended by a single thread

BOOKS BY REPORTERS:
"Bush at War", "Plan of Attack" & "State of Denial" are books by this famed journalist

VOCAL MUSIC:
Cecilia Bartoli has unearthed & sung several forgotten arias by this "Four Seasons" composer

BODIES OF WATER:
It's the smallest & easternmost of the Great Lakes

MEASURE IT:
9 teaspoons equals this many tablespoons

WORLD LITERATURE:
Logically, it's the middle book of Dante's "Divine Comedy"

TRANSPORTATION:
In 1620 it sailed west from Southampton with Christopher Jones as captain

CHEMICAL ELEMENTS:
Atomic number 98, this radioactive element is the only one named after a U.S. state

POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS:
This Midwest state is the only one whose 2-letter postal abbreviation is a preposition

CROSSWORD CLUES 'P':
Attorney-client benefit (9 letters)

SHAKESPEARE:
It completes the line "Shall I compare thee to…"

THEATER:
In a 2008 revival of this show, the Sharks sing in Spanish

ICE CREAM:
This flavor was invented in 1929 & named in part to reflect the difficult economic times ahead

SCULPTURE:
Sculptures that once adorned the Parthenon are known as these, after a British Lord

LITERARY CHARACTERS:
In "Great Expectations", this aged lady still wears her wedding dress

HISTORIC BRITS:
The "Young Pretender" to the British throne in the 1740s was also known as Bonnie Prince this

PHOTOGRAPHY:
This Frenchman lent his name to an early form of photography

AFRICA:
In Latin, the name of this country means "place of freedom"

RECENT BESTSELLERS:
A no. 1 bestseller in 2008 was this female mystery author's "Scarpetta"

THE MOON:
Latin term for the Moon's "seas"; the largest is about 750 miles wide

AFRICAN AMERICANS:
Born a slave, she helped free others & was the first black woman on a U.S. postage stamp

THEATRICAL TERMS:
As an adjective, it means "timely"; in the theater, it's to supply an actor with a line

RHYME TIME:
Just one radio advertising song

U.S. CITIES:
The Oregon Trail & Pony Express route both passed by Casper in this state

LITERARY FIRSTS:
His "Murders in the Rue Morgue" is considered by many to be the world's first detective story

ASIA:
During the Sui Dynasty it was repaired 7 times to defend against the Tujue

CONGRESS:
The House of Representatives has this many members

FILL IN THE ___:
Half ___ Alaska

BIOLOGY:
The intestinal tract of these insects, aka white ants, can break down cellulose

ISLANDS:
Smaller than only Greenland, it's the world's second-largest island

WRITERS:
Karen Blixen wrote "Out of Africa" under this name

RETAIL:
Hit the bull's-eye & name this discount retail store first opened by the Dayton Co. in 1962

SINGERS:
This singer renamed herself "Sasha Fierce" for a 2008 double album


UPD1: Предлагаю желающим ответить писать не "взял 49 примерно", а приводить варианты ответов, скажем, в формате

"ТЕМА: ответ
ТЕМА: ответ
..."

Ответы, я думаю, можно писать и по-английски, и по-русски.

А я через сутки в том же формате опубликую ответы. А затем уже можно будет и количество взятых для себя прикинуть. То есть - присланные варианты ответов не будут расскриниваться.

UPD2: Ответы опубликованы в комментарии к этой записи. Дима Ж. и Саша Л. - офигенно круты! :)
Comments 
29-июл-2009 04:29 pm
за 14 уверен, еще с десяток могут оказаться верными. буду ждать ответов )
29-июл-2009 04:39 pm
А привести варианты ответов - не хотите? Могу и не расскринивать потом вовсе.
29-июл-2009 05:24 pm
подумал, что и так много комментов будет. но могу и привести:
WORLD RELIGION:
Krishna & Rama are both considered avatars of this Hindu god
Вишну

DYNASTY:
Nicholas II was the last ruling czar of this royal family
романовы

WHAT A CHARACTER!:
Topsy & Simon Legree are both characters in this bestselling novel

NEW TESTAMENT GEOGRAPHY:
John the Baptist's ministry took place in the region around this river
иордан

TOYS:
In 1903, with presidential permission, Morris Michtom began marketing these toys
тедди-беар

WORD ORIGINS:
This term for a person who works for various employers comes from knights who sold their skills
фрилансер

TALE TELLERS:
She's the fabled tale teller in "The Thousand & One Nights"
шахерезада

PHYSICS:
Regarding this device, Archimedes said, "Give me a place to stand on, and I will move the Earth"
рычаг

ACTRESSES:
In 2008 she played Daisy, the lifelong friend of Benjamin Button
не хватило 12 секунд. Кейт что-то там, еще королеву играла

MOUNTAIN HIGH:
This 14,700-foot peak in the Swiss Alps is famous for its shape & the danger of ascending it
монблан

U.S. PRESIDENTS:
He was president during the War of 1812
джонсон

SYMPHONIES:
Mozart's last & perhaps most powerful symphony shares its name with this planet
Сатурн

SPEAKING IN TONGUES:
This language was invented in Warsaw in 1887 by Dr. L.L. Zamenhof
Эсперанто

HOMOPHONES:
An arm bone, or an adjective meaning "funny"
элбоу

SCIENTISTS:
Now named to the Cabinet, Steven Chu won a Nobel for capturing atoms with these light beams
рентген

MYTHOLOGY:
He occupied a chair over which the "sword of" him was suspended by a single thread
дамокл

VOCAL MUSIC:
Cecilia Bartoli has unearthed & sung several forgotten arias by this "Four Seasons" composer
Вивальди

BODIES OF WATER:
It's the smallest & easternmost of the Great Lakes
Мичиган

MEASURE IT:
9 teaspoons equals this many tablespoons
4

WORLD LITERATURE:
Logically, it's the middle book of Dante's "Divine Comedy"
5-й круг ада

CHEMICAL ELEMENTS:
Atomic number 98, this radioactive element is the only one named after a U.S. state
калифорний

POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS:
This Midwest state is the only one whose 2-letter postal abbreviation is a preposition
Индиана

CROSSWORD CLUES 'P':
Attorney-client benefit (9 letters)
профит

PHOTOGRAPHY:
This Frenchman lent his name to an early form of photography
Даггер

AFRICA:
In Latin, the name of this country means "place of freedom"
Либерия

THE MOON:
Latin term for the Moon's "seas"; the largest is about 750 miles wide
mere

AFRICAN AMERICANS:
Born a slave, she helped free others & was the first black woman on a U.S. postage stamp
забыл, хижину дяди тома написала

THEATRICAL TERMS:
As an adjective, it means "timely"; in the theater, it's to supply an actor with a line
суфлер

RHYME TIME:
Just one radio advertising song
сингл джингл

U.S. CITIES:
The Oregon Trail & Pony Express route both passed by Casper in this state
Вашингтон

LITERARY FIRSTS:
His "Murders in the Rue Morgue" is considered by many to be the world's first detective story
Опять Эдгар По

ASIA:
During the Sui Dynasty it was repaired 7 times to defend against the Tujue
великая китайская стена

CONGRESS:
The House of Representatives has this many members
101

BIOLOGY:
The intestinal tract of these insects, aka white ants, can break down cellulose
термиты

ISLANDS:
Smaller than only Greenland, it's the world's second-largest island
Мадагаскар

SINGERS:
This singer renamed herself "Sasha Fierce" for a 2008 double album
Селин Дион
29-июл-2009 08:23 pm
Штук 18-20 получается.
30-июл-2009 01:26 am
Борис, а свои варианты привести не хотите?
Скажем, в формате
ТЕМА: ответ (хоть и по-русски)

Могу и не расскринивать совсем. :)
29-июл-2009 09:06 pm
WORLD RELIGION: Vishnu
DYNASTY: Romanov
WHAT A CHARACTER!:Uncle Tom's cabin
NEW TESTAMENT GEOGRAPHY: Jordan
TOYS: Teddy bear
WORD ORIGINS: freelancer
TALE TELLERS: Shaherezade
PHYSICS: Я не знаю, как по-английски "рычаг".
MOUNTAIN HIGH: Mont Blanc?
U.S. PRESIDENTS: Madison
SYMPHONIES: Jupiter
SPEAKING IN TONGUES: Esperanto
SPORTS STARS:
MYTHOLOGY: Damocles
VOCAL MUSIC: Vivaldi
BODIES OF WATER: Ontario?
MEASURE IT: 3?
WORLD LITERATURE: Purgatory
TRANSPORTATION: Mayflower?
CHEMICAL ELEMENTS: Califormium
POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS: Indiana?
SHAKESPEARE: Summer day? (По-русски: Сравню ли с летним днем твои черты)
SCULPTURE: Elgin marbles
LITERARY CHARACTERS: Miss Haversham
HISTORIC BRITS: Charlie
PHOTOGRAPHY: Dagger
AFRICA: Liberia!
THE MOON: mare?
U.S. CITIES: Washington?
LITERARY FIRSTS: Poe
ASIA: Great wall
CONGRESS: 450?
BIOLOGY: termit?
ISLANDS: New Guinea



29-июл-2009 10:16 pm
Наверное, единственный вопрос, который не берётся поиском - это
RHYME TIME: Just one radio advertising song
Видимо, это сингл джингл. По крайней мере, щёлкает.

Особенно будет интересно узнать, что подразумевается в заданиях типа
FILL IN THE ___:
Half ___ Alaska
Возможно, тут pipe.
30-июл-2009 06:06 am
WORLD RELIGION: Вишну
DYNASTY: Романовы
NEW TESTAMENT GEOGRAPHY: Иордан
TOYS: Teddy bears
WORD ORIGINS: freelancer
TALE TELLERS: Шахерезада
PHYSICS: рычаг
MOUNTAIN HIGH: Маттерхорн
U.S. PRESIDENTS: Франклин
SPEAKING IN TONGUES: Эсперанто
MYTHOLOGY: Дамокл
VOCAL MUSIC: Вивальди
BODIES OF WATER: Онтарио
MEASURE IT: 3
WORLD LITERATURE: Чистилище
TRANSPORTATION: Mayflower
CHEMICAL ELEMENTS: Калифорний
POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS: INdiana
THEATER: West Side Story
PHOTOGRAPHY: Дагер
AFRICA: Либерия
THE MOON: Mare
AFRICAN AMERICANS: Табмен
THEATRICAL TERMS: extemporise
RHYME TIME: single jingle
LITERARY FIRSTS: Poe
ASIA: Chinese Wall
BIOLOGY: termites
ISLANDS: Madagascar
RETAIL: Target
30-июл-2009 07:08 am
Vishnu
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Romanovs
-
-
Teddy Bears
Legionaire
Shaherezada
рычаг (всё же русские ответы нельзя принимать, если отвечающий даже примерно не знает, как это по-английски)
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Montblanc
-(не помню кто после Джефферсона)
-
Esperanto
Lebron James
-
Laser
Damocles
-
-
Ontario
3
-
"Mayflower"
Californium
Indiana
Postament (вопроса я не понял, лепим наугад)
-
-
-
-
-
-
Dagger
Liberia
-
-
-
-
jingle
Vyoming
Edgar Poe
China
335 примерно // подсмотрел - блин, на сотню ошибся, видать мало играл в конквизтадор :))
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thermites
New Guinea
-
-
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30-июл-2009 10:16 am
WORLD RELIGION: Вишну
DYNASTY: Романовы
WHAT A CHARACTER!: "Хижина дяди Тома"
NEW TESTAMENT GEOGRAPHY: Иордан
TOYS: мишки-Тедди
WORD ORIGINS: фрилансер
TALE TELLERS: Шехерезада
PHYSICS: в бумажке рычаг, наверное, хотя на самом деле полиспаст
MOUNTAIN HIGH: мнээ... нехай будет Маттерхорн
SYMPHONIES: Юпитер
SPEAKING IN TONGUES: эсперанто
HOMOPHONES: humerus/humorous
SCIENTISTS: лазерные
MYTHOLOGY: Дамокл
VOCAL MUSIC: Вивальди
BODIES OF WATER: Эри
MEASURE IT: 3
WORLD LITERATURE: "Чистилище"
TRANSPORTATION: "Мэйфлауэр"
CHEMICAL ELEMENTS: калифорний
POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS: Индиана
THEATER: "Вестсайдская история"
LITERARY CHARACTERS: черт, забыл как ее звали... Мисс Хевисайд, что-то вроде того.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Дагер
AFRICA: Либерия
THE MOON: Mare
RHYME TIME: single jingle
LITERARY FIRSTS: Эдгар По
ASIA: Великая китайская стена
FILL IN THE ___: baked
BIOLOGY: термиты
ISLANDS: Новая Гвинея
WRITERS: Исаак Динесен
RETAIL: Target
3-авг-2009 03:44 am - ОТВЕТЫ
Apparent correct responses:

WORLD RELIGION: Vishnu (Кнопка. - А.У.)
CABLE TV PERSONALITIES: (Gordon) Ramsay (Локальные реалии. Без шансов.)
DYNASTY: Romanov (Кнопка.)
WHAT A CHARACTER!: Uncle Tom's Cabin (Не помнил. Давно очень читал...)
NEW TESTAMENT GEOGRAPHY: Jordan (Кнопка.)
TOYS: Teddy bears (Кнопка.)
WORD ORIGINS: freelance/freelancer (Кнопка.)
TALE TELLERS: Scheherazade (Кнопка. Только спеллинг суровый оказался.)
PHYSICS: lever (Кнопка. С точностью до перевода.)
ACTRESSES: (Cate) Blanchett (Не синефил я, а так, наверное, фильм на слуху.)
MOUNTAIN HIGH: Matterhorn (В Диснейлэнде есть муляж этой горы. Успел вспомнить.)
U.S. PRESIDENTS: (James) Madison (Must know для американских игроков. Не знал.)
SYMPHONIES: Jupiter (Почти кнопка.)
SPEAKING IN TONGUES: Esperanto (Кнопка.)
SPORTS STARS: (LeBron) James (Приятно было вспомнить. Кнопка для интересующихся NBA.)
HOMOPHONES: humerus/humorous (Без языка - без шансов.)
SCIENTISTS: lasers (Легко попасть в ответ.)
MYTHOLOGY: Damocles (Кнопка.)
BOOKS BY REPORTERS: (Bob) Woodward (Локальные реалии. Без шансов.)
VOCAL MUSIC: (Antonio) Vivaldi (Кнопка.)
BODIES OF WATER: Lake Ontario (Must know для американских игроков. Не знал.)
MEASURE IT: 3 (Легко попасть в ответ.)
WORLD LITERATURE: Purgatorio/Purgatory (Кнопка. С точностью до перевода.)
TRANSPORTATION: Mayflower (Кнопка.)
CHEMICAL ELEMENTS: californium (Кнопка.)
POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS: Indiana (IN) (Must know для американских игроков. Не успел за 12 сек.)
CROSSWORD CLUES 'P': privilege (Без языка - без шансов.)
SHAKESPEARE: a summer's day(Must know для американских игроков. Не знал.)
THEATER: West Side Story (А здесь жалко - можно было бы подумать и ответить...)
ICE CREAM: rocky road (Локальные реалии. Без шансов.)
SCULPTURE: Elgin Marbles (Не мой тезаурус, увы.)
LITERARY CHARACTERS: Miss Havisham (Локальные реалии. Без шансов. Наверное, must know для американских игроков. )
HISTORIC BRITS: Charlie (Не знал, а вопрос берущийся вполне, наверное.)
PHOTOGRAPHY: (Louis) Daguerre (Кнопка.)
AFRICA: Liberia (Кнопка. Порадовал восклицательный знак в ответе liber_al :))
RECENT BESTSELLERS: (Patricia) Cornwell (Локальные реалии. Без шансов.)
THE MOON: mare/maria (Сдал "Circus".)
AFRICAN AMERICANS: (Harriet) Tubman (Локальные реалии. Без шансов.)
THEATRICAL TERMS: prompt (Без языка - без шансов.)
RHYME TIME: single jingle (Наверное, лучший вопрос пакета. Жалко, что не взял.)
U.S. CITIES: Wyoming (Must know для американских игроков. Не знал.)
LITERARY FIRSTS: (Edgar Allan) Poe (Кнопка.)
ASIA: Great Wall of China (Кнопка.)
CONGRESS: 435 (assuming they're not counting the 6 non-voting delegates) (Must know для американских игроков. Не знал.)
FILL IN THE ___: baked ("Папа, что это было???" Мож, кто пояснит? Пояснили уже: baked Alaska - десерт знаменитый.)
BIOLOGY: termites (Кнопка, наверное, но сдуру решил, что не может быть так просто и ответил "Осы".)
ISLANDS: New Guinea (Must know для ЧГК-шников, наверное. Не успел вспомнить за 12 сек..)
WRITERS: Isak Dinesen (Локальные реалии. Без шансов.)
RETAIL: Target (Захаживал в этот магазин почти месяц, оттого и ответил.)
SINGERS: Beyonce Knowles (Попса. Американская. Не знал.)
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