Today’s Final Jeopardy – November 20, 2017

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Famous Names) for Monday, November 20, 2017 (Season 34, Episode 51):

She declared, “By blood, I am Albanian… as to my calling, I belong to the world”

(correct response beneath the contestants)

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Today’s contestants:

Alex Jumper, a graduate student from Cambridge, Massachusetts
Alex Jumper on Jeopardy!
Eric Maher, an attorney from Epping, New Hampshire
Eric Maher on Jeopardy!
Kara Chandler, a stay-at-home mom from Berwyn, Illinois (1-day total: $12,799)
Kara Chandler on Jeopardy!


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Who is Mother Teresa (Saint Teresa of Calcutta)?


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Mother Teresa (1910-1997), was the founder of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity, a Catholic group deovted to helping the poor. She received the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize for her work and died in September 1997. She was canonized as Saint Teresa of Calcutta in 2016.

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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!

Scores going into Final:
Eric $16,800
Kara $15,700
Alex $5,200

Tonight’s results:
Alex $5,200 + $1,500 = $6,700
Kara $15,700 + $10,000 = $25,700
Eric $16,800 + $14,700 = $31,500 (1-day total: $31,500)

Eric Maher, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the November 20, 2017 episode.)

Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Kara $6,900
Alex $5,600
Eric $3,800


Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Daily Double locations:
1) TECH CRUNCH $800 (9th pick)
Kara 1400 +500 (Eric 1600 Alex 0)
2) COLORING BOOKS $800 (18th pick)
Eric 13000 +3000 (Kara 9300 Alex 6400)
3) THE PERSIAN PAST $1600 (24th pick)
Kara 14100 +2000 (Eric 18000 Alex 5600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 73

Unplayed clues:
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: IN THE CITY $2000
Total $ Left On Board: $2000

Game Stats:
Eric $14,600 Coryat, 18 correct, 4 incorrect, 35.71% in first on buzzer
Kara $15,600 Coryat, 24 correct, 2 incorrect, 37.50% in first on buzzer
Alex $5,200 Coryat, 13 correct, 3 incorrect, 25.00% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $35,400
Lach Trash: $5,000 (on 4 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $11,600

Kara Chandler, final stats:
48 correct, 6 incorrect
37.17% in first on buzzer (42/113)
3/5 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$500)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $17,800

Eric Maher, stats to date:
19 correct, 4 incorrect
35.71% in first on buzzer (20/56)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $3,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $14,600

*Eric Maher, to win:
2 games: 54.13%
3: 29.30%
4: 15.86%
5: 8.59%
6: 4.65%
Avg. streak: 2.180 games.
*(Note: This model has been adjusted to take pre-Final Jeopardy! score into account instead of Coryat Score.)

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1 Comment on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – November 20, 2017"

  1. Dawn Richardson | November 20, 2017 at 11:11 pm |

    Eric is my attorney and I am SOOO happy for him and his young family 🙂

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