Ken Jennings was on Jeopardy! 75 times in a row, so long that your grandma got sick of him. He is the author of nine books, most recently the Junior Genius Guides for children. He lives in Seattle.
What British gold coin, worth one pound sterling, was named for its original image of Henry VII sitting on a throne?
What food do Catholics traditionally eat on Fridays—though the Bishop of Quebec once ruled that beaver meat was okay as well?
What's the capital of the Falkland Islands, named for the same lordly British family also honored by a famous sports trophy?
"Operation Chromite" was Douglas MacArthur's invasion of what port city in 1950, which turned the tide of the Korean War?
What 2009 film debut of Gabourey Sidibe earned her an Oscar nomination as the title character, teen mom Claireece Jones?
In what sport have lead sinkers largely been replaced by more environmentally friendly ones made from bismuth or tungsten?
What nickname for a silent film vixen like Theda Bara referred to her power to drain men of their life force, just like Dracula would?
What "salt-producing" chemical elements name the type of high-temperature lamps used for stage lighting and car headlights?