Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Historical Areas) for Monday, October 9, 2017 (Season 34, Episode 21):
An ancient quote mentions this area & 3 population groups, the Belgae, Aquitani & Celts
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Rain Dunaway, a medical student from Louisville, Kentucky
|Rich Coble, an attorney from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
|Austin Rogers, a bartender from New York, New York (9-day total: $332,400)
What is Gaul?
The quote comes from the opening line of Book 1, Chapter 1, of Julius Caesar’s The Gallic Wars:
All Gaul is divided into three parts, one of which the Belgae inhabit, the Aquitani another, those who in their own language are called Celts, in our Gauls, the third. All these differ from each other in language, customs and laws.
You can find the full text of The Gallic Wars at the Internet Classics Archive
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Scores going into Final:
Rich $1,600 – $1,599 = $1 (What is I had fun)
Rain $7,400 – $4,000 = $3,400 (What is Paris?)
Austin $24,000 + $9,000 = $33,000 (10-day total: $365,400)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) VIDEO GAMES $1000 (5th pick)
Austin 2000 -2000 (Rich 0 Rain 0)
2) SOMETHING ABOUT MARY $1200 (13th pick)
Austin 9400 +5000 (Rain 3800 Rich 800)
3) NAUGHTY BY NATURE $2000 (23rd pick)
Rain 5000 +2000 (Austin 18400 Rich 1600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -7
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0
Austin $22,200 Coryat, 30 correct, 5 incorrect, 56.14% in first on buzzer
Rain $7,400 Coryat, 10 correct, 2 incorrect, 12.28% in first on buzzer
Rich $1,600 Coryat, 7 correct, 3 incorrect, 14.04% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $31,200
Lach Trash: $15,400 (on 12 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $7,400
Austin Rogers, stats to date:
17/21 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $91,600)
9/10 in Final Jeopardy
44.27% in first on buzzer (247/558)
Average Coryat: $18,920
Also check out further detailed game-by-game statistics!
Austin Rogers, to win:
11 games: 82.29%
Avg. streak: 14.645 games.
(Note: This model has been adjusted to take pre-Final Jeopardy! score into account instead of Coryat Score.)
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