5.3 Man vs. Machine: How IBM Built a Jeopardy Champion

5.3 Man vs. Machine: How IBM Built a Jeopardy Champion

Quick Question

Select the LAT of the following Jeopardy question: NICHOLAS II WAS THE LAST RULING CZAR OF THIS ROYAL FAMILY (Hint: The answer is “The Romanovs”)

 NICHOLAS II  close
 THE LAST RULING CZAR  close
 THIS ROYAL FAMILY  check
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Explanation The LAT in the first question is "THIS ROYAL FAMILY" and the LAT in the second question is "THIS DEVICE". Remember that if you replace the LAT with the correct answer, the sentence should make sense.

Select the LAT of the following Jeopardy question: REGARDING THIS DEVICE, ARCHIMEDES SAID, “GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND ON, AND I WILL MOVE THE EARTH” (Hint: The answer is “A lever”)

 THIS DEVICE  check
 ARCHIMEDES  close
 A PLACE  close
 THE EARTH  close
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Explanation The LAT in the first question is "THIS ROYAL FAMILY" and the LAT in the second question is "THIS DEVICE". Remember that if you replace the LAT with the correct answer, the sentence should make sense.

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