Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – January 2, 2017

Here’s tonight’s Final Jeopardy answer and question for Monday, January 2, 2017:

Final Jeopardy! category: INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Final Jeopardy! clue/answer: Between 1920 & 1939 its Presidents included Leon Bourgeois, Tevfik Aras & Carlos Saavedra Lamas

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Katie Carter, an attorney from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Gavin Mulligan, a software engineer from Parker, Colorado
Mukund Marathe, a music teacher & singer from Montclair, New Jersey (2-day total: $31,799)

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What is the League of Nations?

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From its outset, the League of Nations was severely weakened when the United States failed to ratify the Treaty of Versailles, which contained the covenant of the League. I could probably write a book as to why.

The League eventually fell apart with the rise of the Axis powers in the 1930s. The League was powerless to enforce it, much due to the indifference of the other major world powers at that time, and that led to World War II.

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4 Comments on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – January 2, 2017"

  1. Scores going into Final:
    Gavin $16,800
    Mukund $7,800
    Katie $6,200

    Final results:
    Katie $6,200 – $6,199 = $1 (What is the United Nations)
    Mukund $7,800 + $3,000 = $10,800
    Gavin $16,800 – $1,000 = $15,800 (What is the United Nations?) (1-day total: $15,800)

    Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
    Katie $4,600
    Mukund $3,800
    Gavin $3,600

    Opening break taken after: 15 clues

    Daily Double locations:
    1) SOCIAL STUDIES $600 (19th pick)
    Kate 2800 +2000 (Gavin 4000 Mukund 2800)

    2) STAR TALK WITH NEIL DeGRASSE TYSON $1600 (4th pick)
    Mukund 5400 -1000 (Kate 4600 Gavin 4400)
    3) COMPANY “B” $1200 (8th pick)
    Mukund 5200 -1000 (Gavin 6800 Katie 4600)

    Unplayed clues:
    J! round: NFL QUARTERBACKS $200, HISTORIC AMERICAN QUOTES $200, $400 & $600
    DJ! round: FLAGS OF THE AMERICAS $2000

    Game Stats:
    Gavin $16,800 Coryat, 21 correct, 1 incorrect, 38.46% in first on buzzer
    Mukund $9,800 Coryat, 12 correct, 5 incorrect, 26.92% in first on buzzer
    Katie $4,800 Coryat, 12 correct, 2 incorrect, 23.08% in first on buzzer

    Mukund Marathe, final stats:
    51 correct
    9 incorrect
    1/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $-2,000)
    2/3 in Final Jeopardy
    31.90% in first on buzzer (52/163)
    Average Coryat: $14,000

    Gavin Mulligan, current stats:
    22 correct
    1 incorrect
    0/0 on Daily Doubles
    0/1 in Final Jeopardy
    38.46% in first on buzzer (20/52)
    Average Coryat: $16,800

    Gavin Mulligan, to win:
    2 games: 57.31%
    3: 32.84%
    4: 18.82%
    5: 10.79%
    6: 6.18%
    Avg. streak: 2.342 games. #Jeopardy

  2. I rather liked the episode today. I rather hope I might be able to watch it again.

    I’d especially love Marathe’s line on nonsensical joke riddles on audio. That was entertaining to listen to.

  3. Yes, I’d like to hear Mukund’s riddle again. Loved him. He was a great contestant. Somebody please post his riddle.

    • If a chicken and a half takes a day and a half to lay an egg and a half, how long does it take a centipede with a wooden leg to kick all the seeds out of a dill pickle?

      Orange, because ice cream has no bones.

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