Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category African Countries) for Friday, January 12, 2018 (Season 34, Episode 90):
With more than 90 million people it’s Africa’s third most populous country, though it’s more than 90% desert
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Alisha Mathalikunnel, a medical student from Alhambra, California
|Alex Cook, a consultant from Saint Paul, Minnesota
|Gilbert Collins, a university administrator from Princeton, New Jersey (2-day total: $22,798)
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Correct response: What is Egypt?
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More information about Final Jeopardy:
Most of Egypt’s 95 million people live on the Nile River (generally the only arable land in the country). The eastern Sahara Desert takes up most of the rest of Egypt’s land area.
In terms of population, Nigeria and Ethiopia are 1st and 2nd in Africa.
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Scores going into Final:
Alisha $2,800 – $2,000 = $800 (What is Morrocco?)
Alex $6,900 + $3,901 = $10,801
Gilbert $10,800 + $3,001 = $13,801 (3-day total: $36,599)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) MUMMY DEAREST $1000 (15th pick)
Alex 3600 -2000 (Gilbert 2400 Alisha 1800)
2) GET WITH THE PROGRAM! $2000 (5th pick)
Alex 7000 -2500 (Alisha 2800 Gilbert 1400)
3) TITLES FROM POETRY $1200 (14th pick)
Gilbert 6600 -3000 (Alex 5300 Alisha 2400)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -137
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: ONE-HIT WONDERS $1200
Total $ Left On Board: $1,200
Gilbert $13,800 Coryat, 19 correct, 5 incorrect, 39.29% in first on buzzer
Alex $11,400 Coryat, 16 correct, 3 incorrect, 28.57% in first on buzzer
Alisha $2,800 Coryat, 14 correct, 4 incorrect, 25.00% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $28,000
Lach Trash: $9,600 (on 7 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $15,200
Gilbert Collins, stats to date:
56 correct, 11 incorrect
36.65% in first on buzzer (59/161)
2/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,000)
1/3 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $12,667
Gilbert Collins, to win:
4 games: 38.63%
Avg. streak: 3.629 games.
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