Jeopardy Encore Presentation Recap – August 26, 2016

Quarterfinal #5 of the 2016 Teachers Tournament! The 9 semifinalists will play the semifinals and finals at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC!
This episode originally aired on May 6, 2016.

Today’s contestants:

Bill Knuth, a high school special education teacher from East Lansing, MI
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Cory Harris, a high school English teacher from Mystic, CT
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Kaberi Chakrabarty, an elementary bilingual teacher from Joliet, IL
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Final Jeopardy! category: AUTHORS

Final Jeopardy! clue: She wrote in her journal in 1867 that a publisher “asked me to write a girls book. Said I’d try.”

Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

Who is Louisa May Alcott?

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Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Bill $13,600
Kaberi $8,600
Cory $8,400

Final results:
Cory $8,400 + $8,398 = $16,798
Kaberi $8,600 + $3,000 = $11,600
Bill $13,600 – $3,601 = $9,999

Wild card standings:
Monday: Chris Tempro ($18,401)
Tuesday: Jason Sterlacci ($19,000)
Wednesday: Jill Gilbert ($14,800)
Thursday: Peter Buchholz ($17,000)
Friday: Cory Harris ($16,798)

1) Kaberi Chakrabarty $11,600 ($8,600; $4,600)
2) Lauren Gilmore $11,000 ($9,200; $4,400)
3) Bill Knuth $9,999 ($13,600; $1,200)
4) Nicole Throckmorton $5,000 ($10,000; $6,000)

5) Terrie Trebilcock $1,300 ($7,800; $1,000)
6) Tenaya Snider $600 ($5,600; $1,200)
7) Dianne Lee $100 ($2,600, $200)
8) Hannah Krug $1 ($6,200; $1,400)
9) Greg Greenzweig $0 ($6,400, $1,600)
10) Ian Miller $0 ($6,400, $0)

Daily Double locations:
1) NON-ROCKET SCIENTISTS $600 (10th clue)
Kaberi 2000 +1000 (Cory 1400 Bill -800)

2) MY FAVORITE BURRO $800 (12th clue)
Cory 8600 -3000 (Kaberi 5800 Bill 3600)
3) QUEENS $2000 (28th clue; $3,600 left on board)
Bill 8400 +1600 (Kaberi 8600 Cory 8400)

Game stats:
Cory 11,400 Coryat, 21 correct, 6 incorrect, 43.86% in first on buzzer
Kaberi 8,200 Coryat, 11 correct, 2 incorrect, 14.04% in first on buzzer
Bill 14,000 Coryat, 17 correct, 4 incorrect, 35.09% in first on buzzer

Cory Harris, stats to date:
22 correct
6 incorrect
0/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$3,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
43.86% in first on buzzer (25/57)
Average Coryat: $11,400

Kaberi Chakrabarty, stats to date:
12 correct
2 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
14.04% in first on buzzer (8/57)
Average Coryat: $8,200

Bill Knuth, stats to date:
17 correct
5 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,600)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
35.09% in first on buzzer (20/57)
Average Coryat: $14,000

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

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2 Comments on "Jeopardy Encore Presentation Recap – August 26, 2016"

  1. Kaberi Chakrabarty | August 28, 2016 at 12:56 am |

    Just a tiny correction. On the captions to the photos above, you’ve given me the same label as Bill. On the captions to the photos for the original posting on May 6th, you have identified me correctly. Not a big deal at all, just FYI

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