Today’s Final Jeopardy – August 2, 2017

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Famous First Names) for Wednesday, August 2, 2017:

This first name of a 21st C. activist was inspired by that of a Pashtun heroine known as the Afghan Joan of Arc

(This game originally aired on November 11, 2016.)

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Michael Kwan, a sophomore from Cupertino, California
Michael Kwan
Alec Fischthal, a junior from North Woodmere, New York
Alec Fischthal on Jeopardy!
Leeyu Addisu, an 8th grader from Ocala, Florida
Leeyu Addisu on Jeopardy!

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What is Malala?

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Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Alec $18,400
Michael $7,600
Leeyu $2,600

Final Results:
Leeyu $2,600 – $1,599 = $1,001 (What is ?)
Michael $7,600 – $4,100 = $3,500 (What is Malalala?)
Alex $18,400 + 0 = $18,400

Wild Card Standings:
Wednesday: Lily Allingham $15,601 ($13,000, $3,800)
Thursday: Emily Lamonica $23,201 ($24,000, $9,200)
Friday: Alec Fischthal $18,400 ($18,400, $7,200)
Monday:
Tuesday:
1) Apurva Kanneganti $10,800 ($7,800, $4,600) (98.222% chance to qualify)
2) Jack Bekos $5,600 ($11,600, $4,200) (46.387% chance to qualify)
3) Michael Kwan $3,500 ($7,600, $2,400) (6.124% chance to qualify)
4) Leeyu Addisu $1,001 ($2,600, -$1,400) (0.090% chance to qualify)

5) Sabrina Duong $45 ($9,600, $800)
6) Porter Bowman $0 ($5,300, $400)
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Scores after the opening round:
Alec $7,200
Michael $2,400
Leeyu -$1,400

(more stats below)

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Scores after the opening round:
Alec $7,200
Michael $2,400
Leeyu -$1,400

Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Daily Double locations:
1) STARTS & ENDS WITH “E” $600 (1st pick)
Leeyu 0 -1000 (Alec 0 Michael 0)

2) IN OUR STARS $800 (3rd pick)
Alec 8000 +1000 (Michael 2000 Leeyu -1400)
3) LOOKING FOR ALASKA $2000 (21st pick)
Alec 15400 +3000 (Michael 8400 Leeyu 1800)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -68

Unplayed clues:
None!

Game Stats:
Alec $17,200 Coryat, 24 correct, 4 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer
Michael $7,600 Coryat, 16 correct, 6 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer
Leeyu $3,600 Coryat, 8 correct, 4 incorrect, 15.79% in first on buzzer
Lach Trash: $12,800 (on 11 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $12,800

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Leeyu Addisu, stats to date:
8 correct
5 incorrect
0/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$1,000)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
15.79% in first on buzzer (9/57)
Average Coryat: $3,600

Alec Fischthal, stats to date:
25 correct
4 incorrect
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
36.84% in first on buzzer (21/57)
Average Coryat: $17,200

Michael Kwan, stats to date:
16 correct
7 incorrect
0/0 on Daily Doubles
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
36.84% in first on buzzer (21/57)
Average Coryat: $7,600

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