Here’s tonight’s Final Jeopardy answer and question for Monday, November 21, 2016:
Final Jeopardy! category: FAMOUS NAMES
Final Jeopardy! clue/answer: At a May 1989 ceremony in Cape Town, he received a Bachelor of Laws correspondence degree in absentia
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Alec Fischthal, a junior from North Woodmere, New York
||Sharath Narayan, a sophomore from Madison, Alabama
||Michael Borecki, a junior from Darien, Connecticut
Remember: This is a two-game final. Today’s scores will get added to tomorrow’s scores to determine the winner of the tournament. First place receives $100,000 minimum, second place $50,000 minimum, and third place $25,000 minimum.
Who is Nelson Mandela?
Even though Nelson Mandela was able to practice law in South Africa due to his two-year diploma on top of his university degree, he was able to persevere enough in order to get a law degree in 1989 from the University of South Africa while imprisoned. He was imprisoned on Robben Island from 1964 to 1982, followed by Pollsmoor Prison and Victor Verster Prison, before his release from prison in 1990.
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