Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – November 7, 2016

Here’s tonight’s Final Jeopardy answer and question for Monday, November 7, 2016:

Final Jeopardy! category: STATE BIRDS

Final Jeopardy! clue/answer: Oddly, the California gull is the state bird of this landlocked state

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

 Kat Lewin, a composition lecturer from Irvine, California Georjean McKeeman, a homemaker from Prescott, Arizona Chuck Dunn, a mathematics professor from Tigard, Oregon (1-day total: \$22,400)

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What is Utah?

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The California gull (Larus californicus) is the state bird of Utah because of the “Miracle of the Gulls”, where they assisted Mormon settlers by eating thousands of “Mormon crickets” (actually closer to katydids) that were devouring the settlers’ spring 1848 crops. A seagull monument, located in front of Salt Lake Assembly Hall in Temple Square, was erected to commemorate the event.

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8 Commentson "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – November 7, 2016"

1. Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Chuck \$16,400
Kat \$14,200
Georjean \$8,000

Final Results:
Georjean \$8,000 + \$7,990 = \$15,990 (1-day total: \$15,990)
Kat \$14,200 – \$6,199 = \$8,001 (What is Nevada?)
Chuck \$16,400 – \$12,001 = \$4,399 (What is Nevada?)

Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Scores after the opening round:
Kat \$7,200
Chuck \$3,200
Georjean \$1,200

Daily Double locations:
1) PARTY TIME! \$800 (12th pick)
Kat 2200 +1000 (Georjean 1200 Chuck -200)

2) CITY BY THE SEA \$1200 (3rd pick)
Chuck 4400 +2400 (Kat 6400 Georjean 1600)
3) FOR YOUR REFERENCE \$1200 (11th pick)
Kat 8400 +3000 (Chuck 10000 Georjean 2800)

Unplayed clues:
DJ! round: 21st CENTURY NEWS \$800 & \$2000

Game Stats:
Georjean \$8,000 Coryat, 10 correct, 3 incorrect, 23.64% in first on buzzer
Kat \$12,200 Coryat, 21 correct, 2 incorrect, 36.36% in first on buzzer
Chuck \$15,200 Coryat, 18 correct, 1 incorrect, 29.09% in first on buzzer

Chuck Dunn, final stats:
35 correct
7 incorrect
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: \$5,400)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
32.11% in first on buzzer (35/109)
Average Coryat: \$13,600

Georjean McKeeman, stats to date:
11 correct
3 incorrect
0/0 on Daily Doubles
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
23.64% in first on buzzer (13/55)
Average Coryat: \$8,000

Georjean McKeeman, to win:
2 games: 26.83%
3: 7.20%
4: 1.93%
5: 0.52%
6: 0.14%
Avg. streak: 1.367 games.

2. Andy, I was talking about everyone who went to the Teen Tournament Semifinal & Final taping in Washington D.C. back in April. The semifinal & final contestants would be POTENTIAL spoilers. I’m just saying. Not asking again.

3. Tuesday’s episode (11/8/2016) aired today, Monday the 7th.

4. This episode was NOT aired in New York City on Monday. Alex announced that it was “Election Day” and an episode that had Georjean as the champion was aired.

5. I missed the Monday November 7 episode as our local channel had a pre-election special. What was the clue with a red Cross. I saw it on an ad earlier in the day. I served on the USNS Mercy and wondered if it was about a hospital ship.