Quick Recap & Final Jeopardy – December 15, 2015


In the 16 games after #ToC2015, the average champion has only won about $16,500 — a significant drop from the season average currently sitting at just over $21,000 (according to J! Archive) – will that continue?

Today’s contestants:

Rami Fakhouri, an attorney from Cockeysville, MD
Tiombi Prince, an application support specialist from East Point, GA
Sam McLinn, a retiree from Independence, OH (1-day total: $12,500)

Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Tiombi $15,600
Rami $4,200
Sam $800

Final Jeopardy! category: DYSTOPIAN AUTHORS

Final Jeopardy! clue: The author of his own dystopian classic in 1932, this man taught a young George Orwell at Eton

Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

Who is Aldous Huxley?



Sam 800 – 800 = 0 (no response)
Rami 4200 + 2400 = 6600
Tiombi 15600 – 1400 = 14200 (H. G. Wells)

According to Wikipedia, “He was mainly remembered as being an incompetent schoolmaster unable to keep order in class. Nevertheless, Blair [Orwell] and others spoke highly of his brilliant command of language.”

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

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1 Comment on "Quick Recap & Final Jeopardy – December 15, 2015"

  1. Jonathan Graham | December 16, 2015 at 7:11 pm |

    The season average is still really skewed by Matt Jackson’s performance.

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