About Sol

I'm a researcher and writer who loves trivia. I started Three Roads Trivia to have somewhere official to show off trivia I've written and to talk about the things I learn while writing it.

Late posts this week!

Hi everyone, sincerest apologies but this week’s posts are going to be on a haphazard schedule – I moved apartments this past weekend and I have various other important things going on this week. I’m hoping to have the remaining three posts from SCIENCE & GEOMETRY up and readable by Sunday at the latest!

Deeper into Jeopardy! LI: Science & Geometry – $1200

Jeopardy! category: SCIENCE & GEOMETRY (19-10-2015)

$1200 clue: Two batteries connected in a simple series circuit combine their voltage to produce a bright light; when they’re connected in this type of circuit with a geometric name, they have a longer life but produce a dimmer light

Correct response

The gist: Even electrical charges need to make choices. Continue reading

Deeper into Jeopardy! LI: Science & Geometry – $400

I just thought this was an interesting idea for a category – take two STEM-y topics and stick ’em together to see what you get.

Jeopardy! category: SCIENCE & GEOMETRY (19-10-2015)

$400 clue: It’s basically a cone, but tornado-producing clouds aren’t called cone clouds but these

Correct response

The gist: Like a cone with a hole in it.

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