Final Jeopardy Questions II

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Can you name the final Jeopardy questions for the last 20+ years?

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'84: The third Monday of January starting in 1986Holidays
'84: It is the 2nd most spoken language in the worldLanguage
'85: President under whom the U.S. gave full recognition to Communist ChinaRecent History
'85: Compass directions of the Wicked Witches killed in 'The Wizard of Oz'Movies
'86: Foreign country in which the most American soldiers are stationedThe Military
'86: While U.S. is #2 petroleum producer in the world, this country produces the mostEnergy
'87: Bordering on Mich. & N.Y., these 2 Great Lakes are the only ones to border on 1 state eachBodies of Water
'87: With a young one valued at $1.4 million, Guinness calls them the most costly zoo animals Animals
'88: These are the only 2 independent countries in South America named for a famous personSouth America
'88: This play is divided into 'parts', not acts, with the 2nd titled 'The Gentleman Calls'Drama
'89: It's where Philip Nolan asked to be buriedLiterature
'89: Linked by the world's 5th longest suspension bridge, it lies in both Europe & AsiaWorld Cities
'90: It moved its HQ from Savannah to Wash. D.C. in 1913, & in 1917 began making each First Lady honorary pres.Organizations
'90: The Welch's Company has its corporate headquarters in this Mass. townBusiness & Industry
'91: One of two English kings since William The Conqueror who were never crownedMonarchs
'91: Striking soft chords on the piano, he says, 'Like the painting of a sorrow; a face without a heart'Novel Characters
'92: John Alden was the last surviving signer of thisAmerican History
'92: 2 of his major works are 'Synagogue at Safed' (1931) & 'King David' (1951)Artists
'93: This 20th century opera was inspired by Hieronymus Bosch's painting 'The Adoration of the Magi'Opera
'93: General Publius Scipio won the surname 'Africanus' for beating this man at the 202 B.C. Battle of ZamaAncient Rome
'94: Founded in 1846, it's the world's largest museum complex with 16 museums & over 140 million itemsMuseums
'94: The title of this 1987 novel comes from the burning of valuables in Florence, Italy in the 1490sBest Sellers
'95: 1 of the 3 things 'we mutually pledge to each other' at the end of the DeclarationThe Declaration of Independence
'95: Jacqueline, Claudia, Thelma, …Next in Line
'96: It's Europe's second-largest islandGeography
'96: This French tennis player born in 1905 is nicknamed 'The Crocodile'Sports Nicknames
'97: This word is from the Old English for 'The farmer who lives near you'Word Origins
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'97: His brother Jonathan lost his life in 1976 leading the raid on EntebbeWorld Leaders
'98: 50 years after a famous incident, this city got a new flag featuring a mysterious dot in the skyIn the News 1997
'98: 1 of the 2 men who have been nominated for acting Oscars 10 timesThe Oscars
'99: This title character was inspired by a girl who'd had her appendix out in a French hospital run by nunsChildren's Literature
'99: In April 1974 Jimmy Carter presented him with a license plate that read 'HLA715'The 1970's
'00: This character became the heroine of the dramatic ballet 'The Moor's Pavane'From Play to Ballet
'00: In 1999 this state acquired the rights to use John Denver's 'Take Me Home, Country Roads' to promote tourismThe Musical U.S.
'01: She said, 'The reason I'm not a nun is...you can't take your own name...I have the most holy name a woman can have'Celebrity Women
'01: Because of their dog-like behavior, the name of this sneering sect comes from the Greek for 'dog-like'Let's Talk About Sects
'02: This orchestral instrument is the first one heard in Stravinsky's 'Orpheus' & the second heard in Liszt's 'Orpheus'Classical Music
'02: Peter Roget's new device for performing mechanically the involution & evolution of numbers19th Century Inventions
'03: She won many Oscars, including those for 1949's 'The Heiress', 1951's 'A Place in the Sun' & 1973's 'The Sting'Academy Award Winners
'03 One of the 2 state capitals whose names end with the letter 'U'State Capitals
'04: On April 25, 1792 Nicolas-Jacques Pelletier became the first person in history to have a bad encounter with thisInventions
'04: Camelus, the genus name of camels, is also the species name of these birdsAnimals
'05: According to the CIA, this foreign country has the highest military expenditures per capitaMilitary Matters
'05: In 1913 this alloy was invented by Harry Brearley of Sheffield, England, a city known for its cutlery since before 1400Technology
'06: Born around 46 A.D., he spent time in both Greece & Rome & wrote to encourage respect between the 2 culturesAncient Biographers
'06: The Academie Francaise has officially translated it as 'toile d'araignee mondiale'Newer Words & Phrases
'07: In an 1850 essay Charles Dickens called it 'that pretty German toy'Holiday Stuff
'07: In a famous speech he said, 'You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns...'19th Century Democrats
'08: It's the country from which the U.S. imports the most oilU.S Trade
'08: Rated 'R' for violence, this 2004 film set in ancient times is the highest-grossing 'R' movie ever in the U.S.The Box Office
'09: In German, this chess piece is 'der Springer'Games
'09: On April 13, 1895 he entered the Devils Island penal colony to serve a life sentence, but he was out by 1899European History
'10: The only time the game wasn't held in Calif. was 1942, when it was in N.C., amidst fears of another event like this oneRose Bowl History
'10: Before he was found dead January 1, 1953, the last single he released was 'I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive'Country Music Legends

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