February 2012 Final Jeopardy's and Daily Doubles

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In 2011 Elizabeth II marked the 400th anniversary of this, assembled by 47 translators in Oxford, London & CambridgeANNIVERSARIES
Following annexation, the U.S. flag was first raised officially in Texas in this city Feb. 19, 18465 FLAGS OVER TEXAS
When Byzantine Emperor Justinian completed Hagia Sophia, he declared, this king, 'I have surpassed thee'ANCIENT QUOTATIONS
Eudora Welty: This state's state college for womenTHE WRITER'S COLLEGE
Like a Rodin work, a carving by Brancusi of 2 lovers embracing is called thisWORKS OF ART
On nominating this man in 1967, LBJ said 'It is the right thing to do, the right time to do it, the right man & the right place'THE 1960s
On the eve of Earth Day, 2011, he became the first performer inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of FameSINGERS
Belgium, October 4, 1830, from this countryINDEPENDENCE DAYS
This third-smallest state in area is home to the USA's third-oldest collegeU.S. STATES
Among those he accused in an 1898 letter were Colonel Du Paty de Clam, General Mercier & General BillotHISTORIC LETTERS
An inspiration for this character introduced in 1929 was 15-year-old Palle Huld's 1928 44-day voyage around the worldCOMIC BOOKS
The Alcazaba is the citadel of this Moorish masterpiece in Granada, SpainOTHER WONDERS OF THE WORLD
The largest mammal of the Amazon is this sirenian said to resemble a floating hippopotamusTHE AMAZON
Sebastian Junger re-creates the final hours of a fishing boat during a devastating nor'easter in this bestsellerNONFICTION
The name of this assassin is Latin for heavy, dull, insensitive, oafishPEOPLE IN HISTORY
Chaired by Daniel Inouye, this Senate committee writes the bills that allocate funds to government agenciesGOVERNMENT & POLITICS
A 1946 memorial half-dollar was the first U.S. coin to feature an African American, this educatorU.S. COINS
This French painter wrote, 'I am good for nothing except painting and gardening'FRENCH PAINTERS
The Catholic & Eastern churches separated in 1054, when the Pope & Patriarch did this to each other; it was undone in 1965THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY
A vessel called this historic ship 'of Liberia' left the U.S. in February 1820 carrying free blacks back to AfricaFEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Quoting a famous line of his, a 2011 biography of this man was titled 'And So It Goes'LITERARY BIOGRAPHIES
Spencer Tracy played the title role in this 1950 film with Liz Taylor as his affianced daughter KayHERE COMES THE WEDDING MOVIE
Punic Wars: Rome vs. ____WAR, WHO YA GOT?
At the other end of life from the NICU is the GICU, short for thisHOSPITAL DEPARTMENTS
William Booth formed this Christian service organization to help the working class & the poorA FEW THINGS HAPPENED IN 1865
Title of Roger Waters' 1990 concert documentary filmed in BerlinROCK DOCUMENTARIES
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His 1950 novel 'Across the River and into the Trees' reflected a growing bitterness toward life'50s FICTION
Carl Jung coined this word for a coincidence in time from the Greek for 'with time'VOCABULARY
Named for this San Franciscan, the USA's first public high school for gay students opened in 2003THE 21st CENTURY
Workin' on the transcontinental railroad; Galt-ernate reality; from the Rand non-corporationA NOVEL DESCRIPTION
Last name of the first Democratic president elected after the Civil WarCITY FOLK
From the Arabic for 'storehouse', in 1731 it was first used to refer to a monthly storehouse of informationWORD ORIGINS
In 313 A.D. he legalized Christianity throughout the EmpireSOME ROMAN GUY
A biosphere reserve, this southern national park is the largest in the lower 48 completely within one stateNATIONAL PARKS
The only title character in her creator's 6 major novels, she was portrayed in a 1996 film & a 2009 miniseriesLITERARY CHARACTERS
A country in the Balkans: 'Black Mountain'GEOGRAPHIC MEANINGS
This Scandinavian capital's Kon-Tiki museum houses mementos of Thor Heyerdahl's voyagesWORLD CAPITALS
'Poems are made by fools like me', Joyce Kilmer justly wrote, 'but only God can' do thisPOETIC LAST LINES
A 1977 protocol added to these humane agreements prohibits combatants from attacking civilian food suppliesFOOD FIGHT!
'The Social' this plural noun 'Marketing Book' has chapters on networks like MySpace and FacebookSOCIAL STUDIES
Britain couldn't afford to pay cash for war materials much longer, so FDR proposed this alliterative act in December 1940ACTS OF CONGRESS
His 'Linz' symphony was first played on Nov. 4, 1783 at the Ballhaus in, yes, LinzIN A MUSICAL MOOD
This major seaport sits at the center of the Italian Riviera'G'EOGRAPHY
One Liberty Place & Two Liberty PlaceSKYSCRAPER CITY
William Barry in 1829 was the first & Winton Blount in 1969 was the last to be this as a cabinet member'POST' GRADUATE
Massachusetts' state heroine is Deborah Samson, who, disguised as a male soldier, fought in this warLESSER-KNOWN WOMEN
This Sousa piece, the official march of the U.S. includes the tooting of the euphonium, clarinet & cornetTOOT SWEET
'No day shall erase you from the memory of time', from Virgil's 'Aeneid', is inscribed on a wall at this memorialU.S. MEMORIALS
One of this author's greatest successes came after remarking, 'I want to write about a fellow who was two fellows'19th CENTURY AUTHORS
Founded in 1800, this liberal arts college has the Adirondacks to the west & the Green Mountains to the eastCOLLEGE 'M'
A Japanese lantern lighting ceremony is a part of this 2 week long spring festival in Washington D.C.FESTIVALS
Rejected by 26 publishers, this beloved classic by Madeleine L'Engle is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2012CHILDREN'S BOOKS
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In 1944 Allied forces in Italy had to evacuate an airfield when ash from this volcano damaged planesVOLCANOES
'Play of the Waves' is a movement from this Claude Debussy workCLASSICAL MUSIC
Hippocrene (horse spring) sprung up from where this creature's hoof struck Mount HeliconMYTHOLOGY
The 14 countries that border China run alphabetically from this to VietnamCOUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
Nicolas Paulescu isolated a substance he called pancrein, now known as thisMEDICAL DISCOVERIES
'And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that' he 'opened the window...which he had made'BIBLE GUYS
'All hell broke loose' comes from this 17th century epic poemA HELL OF A QUOTE
Both a horse race & a man's hat are named for Edward Stanley, 12th earl of thisEPONYMS
The name of this title heroine of an 1847 poem is from the Greek for 'good news'CHARACTERS IN POETRY
1927's 'The Royal Family' was a comic portrayal of this American theatrical family of the dayBROADWAY
The name of this suburb of Washington, D.C. is from the Hebrew for 'house of grace'U.S. PLACE NAMES
The theme for this Tom Hanks movie is sometimes referred to as 'The Feather Theme'THEME
International travel between Tanzania, Uganda & Kenya on this lake is no longer permittedLAKES
As an assistant librarian at Peking University in 1919, he read up on Communist theorySHH! LIBRARIANS
At Princeton, English 311, 'The Medieval Period', is followed by English 312, the works of this poetCOLLEGE COURSES
In Chapter 1 of the Acts of the Apostles, Matthias is chosen to replace himTHE NEW TESTAMENT
To Springwood Estate in this New York town, if you're our 32nd president (or his ghost)OR GO HOME
n 1893 the British established the Durand line, now the boundary, much in the news since 2001, between these 2 countriesASIAN BORDERS
Born in Italy in 1912, he chose a papal name that honored his 2 immediate predecessorsBORN IN 1912
Title Trojan lovers in a Shakespeare playFAMOUS PAIRS
A 1763 letter said that these 2 men were equipped with 'instruments...to look at the posts in the line for ten or twelve miles'COLONIAL HISTORY
This body of water receives many rivers, including the Ural & the KuraPLACES TO 'C'
The first Barbary Coast Wars fought on the 'shores of Tripoli' against pirates occurred under this presidentPIRATES
Our work for a captive worker originated when medieval German eastern expansion captured many of these peopleHISTORY IS STRANGE
The national day for this item is celebrated on June 6, the birthday of Donald DuncanSTRINGING ALONG

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