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The “Right” Answers!

Want to see how you did on “Conservative Jeopardy!”?

Here’s the key:

#1: STRANGE FRUIT
A. This aptly-named Jamaican is a hybrid of a grapefruit, an orange and a tangerine
What is an ugli fruit?
B. His most famous response on “Hollywood Squares” was “Who told you about my elephant?”
Who is Paul Lynde?
C. He called his lynching “high tech”
Who is Clarence Thomas?

#2: FAMOUS JEWISH POISONS
A. This alleged appetizer is made from a poached mixture of ground carp
What is gefilte fish?
B. Disguised as a Kazakhstani journalist, this British comedian got the patrons of an Arizona bar on their feet cheering when he sang, “Throw the Jew Down the Well”
Who is Sacha Baron Cohen?
C. In the 1938 German children’s classic, “Der Giftpilz,” Jews are described as the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting part of this deadly fungus
What are toadstools?

#3: LEAVE IT TO THE BEAVER
A. Three kinds of this wholesome activity are forcible, legitimate and she-asked-for-it
What is rape?
B. This medically necessary invasive device can take a picture of the family you’re choosing not to have
What is a vaginal probe?
C. In his 2001 hit, “Crazy Rap,” Afroman described it as “walking past the fish market”
What is anal sex?

#4: SHE-MALES
A. “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani had an alter ego who went by this name
Who is Rudia?
B. Named after a compound noun derived from the Spanish word “encierro” and the Dutch word “djik,” this type of person’s one redeeming quality is an unlikeliness to visit Planned Parenthood
What is a bull dyke?
C. This future Secretary of State got an “A” from Wellesley for a thesis on the author of “Rules for Radicals”
Who is Hillary Rodham?

Category #5: SONGS OF THE SOUTH
A. In a 1974 top-ten hit, this Southern rock band declared that they don’t give a rat’s ass about lynching
Who is Lynyrd Skynyrd?
B.  This Academy-Award-winning Disney song is based on an American folk song titled “Zip Coon”
What is Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah?
C.  According to a popular song by the Charlie Daniels Band, you can be “proud you’re a rebel” because the South is going to do this again and again
What is “it”?

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