Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – December 26, 2016

Here’s tonight’s Final Jeopardy answer and question for Monday, December 26, 2016:

Final Jeopardy! category: MOONS & PLANETS

Final Jeopardy! clue/answer: The name of this moon refers to the mythical group that its planet’s name belonged to

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A win today for Sam moves him into the Top 15 on our ToC Tracker!

Today’s contestants:

Stephanie Schlatter, a stay-at-home parent from Toledo, Ohio
Wren Allen, a botanical artist from Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sam Scovill, a G.I.S. technician from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (3-day total: $56,201)

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What is Titan?

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Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, is the second-largest moon in the Solar System, following Ganymede, is often described as a planet-like moon. It’s the only object in space besides Earth where evidence of stable surface liquid has been found. However, Titan would certainly not be habitable, as it receives only 0.1% of the amount of surface-light Earth does (due to a very thick atmosphere), and a thick atmospheric haze reflects significant sunlight back into space. Titan’s surface temperature is about -290°F! (-179.2°C)

Of course, in Greek mythology, Saturn is one of the Titans, which is how this clue tonight gets its wording!

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1 Comment on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – December 26, 2016"

  1. Andy Saunders | December 26, 2016 at 2:36 pm |

    Scores going into Final:
    Stephanie $7,000
    Sam $6,600
    Wren -$2,200

    Final results:
    Sam $6,600 + $6,600 = $13,200
    Stephanie $7,000 + $6,201 = $13,201 (1-day total: $13,201)

    Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
    Wren $5,400
    Sam $4,400
    Stephanie $3,000

    Opening break taken after: 14 clues

    Daily Double locations:
    1) LITERARY TERMS $1000 (14th pick)
    Stephanie 1000 -1000 (Sam 1400 Wren 800)

    2) GEOGRAPHIC EXTREMES $800 (8th pick)
    Sam 6000 +1000 (Wren 6600 Stephanie 5400)
    3) TIME: THE 1980s $1200 (16th pick)
    Sam 6200 +1200 (Stephanie 3400 Wren 2200)

    Unplayed clues:
    J! round: None!
    DJ! round: NONFICTION $400, $800 & $1200

    Game Stats:
    Stephanie $8,000 Coryat, 12 correct, 2 incorrect, 16.67% in first on buzzer
    Sam $6,400 Coryat, 19 correct, 5 incorrect, 40.74% in first on buzzer
    Wren -$2,200 Coryat, 14 correct, 8 incorrect, 37.03% in first on buzzer

    Sam Scovill, final stats:
    83 correct
    16 incorrect
    7/8 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $6,600)
    4/4 in Final Jeopardy
    39.62% in first on buzzer (84/212)
    Average Coryat: $9,650

    Stephanie Schlatter, current stats:
    13 correct
    2 incorrect
    0/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$1,000)
    1/1 in Final Jeopardy
    16.67% in first on buzzer (9/54)
    Average Coryat: $8,000

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

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