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James Knew 32/33 Of These Final Jeopardy Questions, And I'll Be Impressed If You Can Get Just 8

Warning: EXTREMELY hard quiz ahead.

Jeopardy! champ James Holzhauer had a very historic 33-game run on the show that recently came to an end.

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In his time on the show, James only missed ONE Final Jeopardy question. Do you think you can do the same? Good luck!

Disclaimer: You DON'T need to answer in the form of a question but you can if you want to.

  1. U.S. BODIES OF WATER:
    The Jordan, Bear & Weber Rivers deposit over a million tons of minerals into it annually, much of that Chloride & Sodium

  2. EUROPEAN CAPITALS:
    Remove 2 letters from the 6-letter name of this capital and you get the name of a capital from a neighboring country

  3. HOLLYWOOD HISTORY:
    On June 6, 2018 the Chinese Theatre dimmed its lights to honor Jerry Maren, who lived to the greatest age of any of this 1939 group

  4. PHYSICS TERMS:
    Ironically, it's a metaphor meaning a huge step forward, but this 2-word process only occurs on a subatomic scale

  5. EUROPEAN HISTORY:
    In 2000 the Russian Orthodox church canonized 7 members of this family, 82 years after their deaths

  6. CELEBRITIES:
    This inductee into the Video Hall of Fame sold 17 million copies of a videocassette she released in 1982

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Fun fact: This is the ONLY Final Jeopardy question James missed!

  7. LITERARY ADAPTATIONS:
    The director of the 2018 TV version of this 1953 classic said, yes, books were harmed in the making of this motion picture

  8. STAMPS:
    Living people are rarely seen on a stamp, but in July 1945 the USPS issued one depicting this military event

  9. INTERNATIONAL NEWS:
    In 2014 this 10,000-square-mile region moved its clocks forward 2 hours to Moscow Standard Time

  10. 20th CENTURY
    LITERARY CHARACTERS:
    His first name refers to the ancient district in which you'd find the Greek capital; his surname is a bird

  11. COMIC BOOK SUPERHEROES: During his years with the Justice League of America, this superhero sometimes used the secret identity "C. King"

  12. BRITISH MONARCHS:
    A "VI" has followed these 3 royal names of English kings

  13. 19th CENTURY BRITS:
    In a poem Lord Byron, a lover of Greece, calls this diplomat & fellow lord a "plunderer"

  14. AMERICAN HISTORY:
    On May 1, 1869 these 2 men met at the White House, 4 years & 3 weeks after a more historic meeting between them

  15. GEOGRAPHIC NICKNAMES: This term for an area of the Atlantic originated in 1964 in Argosy, a pulp magazine

  16. THE ELEMENTS:
    Oddly, mining of this rare earth element with a geographic name, atomic no. 63, is mostly in Asia & with some in South America & Australia

  17. 19th CENTURY NOVELS:
    The title character of this 1841 novel says he got his name because he kills bucks & does, but not people

  18. ORGANIZATIONS:
    The oldest of these business booster groups, formed in Marseille in 1599, uses "de" instead of "of" in the name

  19. EUROPEAN CITIES:
    Founded, according to tradition, in 11 B.C., this former capital lies about halfway between Paris & Berlin

  20. THE KING JAMES BIBLE:
    Of the 4 riders mentioned in Revelation 6, only this one is explicitly named

  21. AMERICAN PLAYS:
    A character in this 1944 play is said to be like a piece in her own collection, "too exquisitely fragile to move from the shelf"

  22. WORDS OF THE 2000s:
    In 2008 Time Magazine described this new practice as "one part social networking and one part capital accumulation"

  23. NAME THE FRENCH AUTHOR:
    "I am making myself liable to Articles 30 & 31 of the law of 29 July regarding the press, which make libel a punishable offense"

  24. POETRY & THE MOVIES:
    Robert Lowell's "For the Union Dead" honored the 54th Massachusetts, the infantry unit in this 1989 film that won 3 Oscars

  25. 19th CENTURY AMERICAN HISTORY:
    In 1832, by a narrow margin, this state's legislature rejected considering abolition; a split was completed in 1863

  26. JAZZ CLASSICS:
    In one account, this song began as directions written out for composer Billy Strayhorn to Duke Ellington's home in Harlem

  27. AROUND THE USA:
    Astronomy buffs visit Idaho for the USA's first dark sky reserve; oddly, part of it is this resort area with a bright name

  28. GAMES:
    When this game was introduced in 1860, it had squares like Intemperance & Poverty & if you hit the Suicide square your game was over

  29. ANIMATED CHARACTERS:
    This cartoon character was based on a character in the educational comic "The Intertidal Zone"

  30. 19th CENTURY NOVELS:
    The author of this tale dedicated the novel to British philosopher William Godwin, her father

  31. NATIONAL ANTHEMS:
    Its anthem was adopted in 1947 to replace one by Joseph Haydn that had been tainted by association with Nazis

  32. OSCAR-NOMINATED FAMILIES: It's the last name of Alfred, Lionel, David, Emil, Thomas & Randy, who with 90 nominations, are the most Oscar-nominated family

  33. SHAKESPEARE'S TIME:
    The line "a great reckoning in a little room" in "As You Like It" is usually taken to refer to this author's premature death

Special thanks to J-Archive and Final Jeopardy for documenting them all so diligently!

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