Maine Jeopardy Questions Vol. 3
If you were a contestant on jeopardy, how well would you do in the categories about our state? Would you be able to correctly answer these recent Jeopard questions from J-Archive?
1 - CATEGORY: THE EDGARS - Part of "The Bazaar of Bad Dreams", "Obits" won the 2016 Short Story Edgar Award for my Maine man, this horror master - $200
2 - CATEGORY: MISSOURI HISTORY - Under the terms of this 1820 legislation, Maine entered the Union as a free state & Missouri as a slave state - $400
3 - CATEGORY: SHARK TANK - One of Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran's favorite deals was investing $55,000 with 2 cousins from Maine who ran food trucks specializing in this shellfish; their passion & her guidance have made us all millions - $400
4 - CATEGORY: SISTER CITIES - The largest cities in Maine & Oregon share this name - $400
5 - CATEGORY: THAT HAPPENED! - This 3-word phrase preceded "To hell with Spain!" as a Spanish-American war rallying cry - $1200
6 - CATEGORY: LET'S PUT ON A SHOW - In the play "Almost, Maine", people fall in & out of love while watching this celestial display - $1600
7 - CATEGORY: UNFURL THE STATE FLAG - On Maine's flag this type of deer sits quietly under a tree - $1600
8 - CATEGORY: THE CIVIL WAR - (Video Clue) Here's the Little Round Top location of the 20th Maine regiment; out of ammo & exhausted, the 20th led a bayonet charge to secure Meade's left flank & saved the day during this battle - $2000
9 - CATEGORY: 16-LETTER WORDS - Look at a map of the contiguous U.S. & you'll see that this 16-letter superlative adjective applies to Maine - $2000
10 - CATEGORY: 19TH CENTURY PEOPLE - This Maine senator who became Lincoln's veep was named for an uncle who was named for a Carthaginian general - $3000
Scroll down past the spoiler space for the answers...
Answers: 1 - Stephen King, 2 - The Missouri Compromise, 3 - Lobster, 4 - Portland, 5 - "Remember The Maine", 6 - Northern Lights, 7 - Moose, 8 - Gettysburg, 9 - Northeasternmost, 10 - Hannibal Hamlin