Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – January 13, 2017

Here’s tonight’s Final Jeopardy answer and question for Friday, January 13, 2017:

Final Jeopardy! category: EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Final Jeopardy! clue/answer: Once the center of an empire, it didn’t exist as an independent nation from 1938 to 1955

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Tanner Hesse, a grad student & navy reserve officer from San Diego, California
Eli Nehus, an electrical engineer from Fayetteville, Arkansas
Cheryl Guy, a high school principal from Columbia, South Carolina (1-day total: $20,600)

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What is Austria?

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Austria was one of the Great Powers of Europe, dating back to the days of the Habsburg Dynasty; the House of Habsburg, and its Habsburg-Lorraine main line, ruled Austria until the end of World War I. Following the war, the First Republic was created; the Anschluss saw Austria annexed by Nazi Germany. After World War II, Austria was occupied by the Allies and the Austrian State Treaty re-established Austria as a sovereign state in 1955. The Second Austrian Republic announced a declaration of neutrality in that year. Austria, per its current constitution, is permanently neutral.

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2 Comments on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – January 13, 2017"

  1. Andy Saunders | January 13, 2017 at 1:21 pm |

    Scores going into Final:
    Cheryl $11,600
    Eli $9,400
    Tanner $2,000

    Final results:
    Tanner $2,000 – $0 = $2,000 (What is Hungary?)
    Eli $9,400 – $3,173 = $6,227 (What is Macedonia?) (1-day total: $6,227)
    Cheryl $11,600 – $7,500 = $4,100 (What is Poland?)

    Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
    Cheryl $4,200
    Tanner $4,200
    Eli $3,800

    Opening break taken after: 15 clues

    Daily Double locations:
    1) THE 1860s $800 (7th pick)
    Tanner 1200 -1200 (Cheryl 600 Eli 400)

    2) BOOKS $1200 (8th pick)
    Tanner 5800 -3000 (Eli 9800 Cheryl 4200)
    3) KNOW YOUR SCALES $1200 (19th pick)
    Cheryl 9400 +3000 (Eli 11400 Tanner 1600)

    Unplayed clues:
    J! round: RUNNING A HOTEL $800
    DJ! round: SHORT & SWEET $1200
    $ Left On Board: $2,000

    Game Stats:
    Eli $9,400 Coryat, 15 correct, 3 incorrect, 32.73% in first on buzzer
    Cheryl $9,800 Coryat, 15 correct, 1 incorrect, 25.45% in first on buzzer
    Tanner $6,200 Coryt, 15 correct, 4 incorrect, 27.27% in first on buzzer
    Lach Trash: $14,800

    Cheryl Guy, final stats:
    32 correct
    5 incorrect
    2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,000)
    1/2 in Final Jeopardy
    27.03% in first on buzzer (30/111)
    Average Coryat: $10,700

    Eli Nehus, stats to date:
    15 correct
    4 incorrect
    0/0 on Daily Doubles
    0/1 in Final Jeopardy
    32.73% in first on buzzer (18/55)
    Average Coryat: $9,400

    Eli Nehus, to win:
    2 games: 31.08%
    3: 9.66%
    4: 3.00%
    5: 0.93%
    6: 0.29%
    Avg. streak: 1.451 games.
    Avg. Total Winnings (Including Possible ToC): $17,178.

    Miscellany:

    • This is the 14th consecutive game in which the leader going into Final Jeopardy has not gotten Final Jeopardy! correct. The record is 16.
    • Thank you to Jay Johnson for providing me with a full chart of this game.
  2. Claudine Lovitt | January 14, 2017 at 10:44 am |

    NBC did not air Final Jeopardy in our area on Jan. 13. Instead, NBC replayed the last 5 minutes of the Nightly News with Lester Holt. Then, at 7:30pm, NBC aired an episode of Jeopardy with 3 new contestants (instead of airing Wheel of Fortune which is normally in that time slot). Our area never saw the end of the Jan. 13 Jeopardy episode.

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