Here’s tonight’s Final Jeopardy answer and question for Monday, March 27, 2017:
Final Jeopardy! category: SCIENTISTS
Final Jeopardy! clue/answer: This European’s 1751 “Philosophia Botanica” gave rules of nomenclature & said don’t change generic names
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Meral Cultu, a nonprofit strategist from Cleveland, Ohio
||Adam Vesterholt, an energy engineer from Brooklyn, New York
||Robert Weibezahl, a writer from Westlake Village, California (1-day total: $11,000)
Who is Carl Linnaeus?
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Carl Linnaeus (Carolus Linnaeus) was a Swedish botanist who created a uniform system of naming natural organisms (binomial nomenclature), using genera and species (and creating principles upon which to frame those definitions.)
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