Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category World War II) for Tuesday, December 19, 2017 (Season 34, Episode 72):
The book “From the Volcano to the Gorge” tells the story of this World War II battle
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Jordan Garroway, a mechanical engineer from Rochester, New York
|Lisa Beth Davis, a retired Army Master Sergeant from Altadena, California
|Kate O’Connor, an insurance salesperson from Florence, New Jersey (1-day total: $21,000)
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What is Iwo Jima?
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The book, From the Volcano to the Gorge: Getting the Job Done on Iwo Jima, was written by Howard McLaughlin, Jr. and Raymond Miller, two Marine veterans of the Battle of Iwo Jima. McLaughlin witnessed the flag raising on Mt. Suribachi from his post as a machinegunner, and participated in the final fight at the gorge.
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Scores going into Final:
Lisa Beth $6,800
Lisa Beth $6,800 + 6,800 = $13,600
Jordan $7,400 – $6,200 = $1,200 (What is Etna?)
Kate $9,600 + $9,600 = $19,200 (2-day total: $40,200)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Lisa Beth $1,000
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) FIRST LADIES OF THE WORLD $600 (8th pick)
Lisa Beth 400 +1000 (Kate 800 Jordan 800)
2) DEAD MEN TELL SOME TALES $800 (17th pick)
Jordan 8000 -1000 (Kate 7200 Lisa Beth 4200)
3) ANGELS IN AMERICA $800 (23rd pick)
Lisa Beth 5400 +3000 (Kate 7200 Jordan 6600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 143
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: MICROBIOTA $1600 & $2000, ANGELS IN AMERICA $2000
Total $ Left On Board: $5,600
Kate $9,600 Coryat, 11 correct, 2 incorrect, 20.37% in first on buzzer
Lisa Beth $4,200 Coryat, 17 correct, 8 incorrect, 38.89% in first on buzzer
Jordan $8,400 Coryat, 16 correct, 2 incorrect, 31.48% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $22,200
Lach Trash: $14,800 (on 12 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $11,400
Kate O’Connor, stats to date:
24 correct, 3 incorrect
19.09% in first on buzzer (21/110)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $3,000)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $9,700
Kate O’Connor, to win:
3 games: 32.59%
Avg. streak: 2.483 games.
(Note: This model has been adjusted to take pre-Final Jeopardy! score into account instead of Coryat Score.)
- Players with scores between $9,000 and $9,999 going into Final Jeopardy! have won 21.83% of the time since October 4, 2004 (110 wins, 394 losses).
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