Today’s Final Jeopardy – May 16, 2017

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Sculpture) for Tuesday, May 16, 2017:

The book “From Marble to Flesh” is a biography of this statue that was created from 1501 to 1504

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Eduardo Sevilla, an 8th through 12th grade math teacher from Vienna, Virginia
Eduardo Sevilla on Jeopardy
Susannah Nichols, a high school English teacher from Ferndale, Michigan
Susannah Nichols on Jeopardy
Nan Cohen, a high school English teacher from Van Nuys, California
Nan Cohen on Jeopardy

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What is (Michaelangelo’s) David?

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That monograph was written by A. Victor Coonin of Rhodes College.

Did you know: Eduardo’s father, Zeke Sevilla Jr., won Jeopardy!’s first-ever Seniors Tournament back in 1987. The Seniors Tournament was for contestants 50 and older, and was discontinued in the mid-1990s, as the show felt that those contestants were competitive enough in the main game, and the ratings for the tournament did not justify its existence.

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4 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – May 16, 2017"

  1. Scores going into Final:
    Nan $18,200
    Eduardo $11,800
    Susannah $9,600

    Final results:
    Susannah $9,600 + $3,000 = $12,600
    Eduardo $11,800 + $6,401 = $18,201
    Nan $18,200 + $5,401 = $23,601

    Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
    Susannah $5,200
    Eduardo $5,000
    Nan $3,400

    Opening break taken after: 15 clues

    Daily Double locations:
    1) YOU’RE SO POSSESSIVE! $400 (4th pick)
    Susannah 1200 +1200 (Nan 0 Eduardo 0)

    2) THEATRE $1600 (9th pick)
    Eduardo 8600 +2000 (Susannah 7200 Nan 4200)
    3) -ISMS & -OLOGIES $800 (16th pick)
    Nan 6600 +5600 (Eduardo 12200 Susannah 9600)

    Game Stats:
    Nan $13,400 Coryat, 18 correct, 2 incorrect, 31.58% in first on buzzer
    Eduardo $11,400 Coryat, 15 correct, 1 incorrect, 22.81% in first on buzzer
    Susannah $9,200 Coryat, 18 correct, 4 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer
    Lach Trash: $11,800(on 9 Triple Stumpers)
    Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $8,200

    Nan Cohen, stats to date:
    37 correct
    3 incorrect
    2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $6,600)
    2/2 in Final Jeopardy
    29.82% in first on buzzer (34/114)
    Average Coryat: $14,200

    Susannah Nichols, stats to date:
    37 correct
    7 incorrect
    3/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $6,400)
    2/2 in Final Jeopardy
    33.33% in first on buzzer (38/114)
    Average Coryat: $10,100

    Eduardo Sevilla, stats to date:
    28 correct
    2 incorrect
    2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $6,000)
    1/2 in Final Jeopardy
    19.30% in first on buzzer (22/114)
    Average Coryat: $11,600

    Miscellany:

    • Thank you to Jay Johnson for providing me with a full chart of this game.
  2. Eduardo’s father was also one of the twenty-seven players to contest Super Jeopardy! back in 1990.

  3. Hi guys! The book is published by our publishing house and the print version is currently out of print, but anyone interested can see and purchase the ebook version on amazon here: http://theflr.net/david-kindle

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