Today’s Final Jeopardy – March 7, 2018

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Countries of the U.N.) for Wednesday, March 7, 2018 (Season 34, Episode 128):

The 3 U.N. member states that begin with the letter “J”; 2 are island nations & one is nearly landlocked

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Lane Flynn, a business owner from Atlanta, Georgia
Lane Flynn on Jeopardy!
Emily Perez, a graduate student of library science from Wappingers Falls, New York
Emily Perez on Jeopardy!
Jack Rice, a marketing associate from Portland, Oregon (1-day total: $26,500)
Jack Rice on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What are Jamaica, Japan, and Jordan?

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More information about Final Jeopardy:

Jamaica and Japan are obviously the two island nations. With regards to Jordan, its only coastline is on the Gulf of Aqaba (an arm of the Red Sea) in its far southwest.

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Scores going into Final:
Jack $11,800
Lane $9,600
Emily $4,200

Tonight’s results:
Emily $4,200 – $4,199 = $1 (What are Jamaica, Jakarta, )
Lane $9,600 + $9,598 = $19,198 (1-day total: $19,198)
Jack $11,800 – $7,401 = $4,399 (What are Japan Java & J

Lane Flynn, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the March 7, 2018 episode.)

Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Lane $5,600
Jack $5,000
Emily -$200


Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Daily Double locations:
Jack 2000 +1000 (Lane 800 Emily 600)
2) LITERARY EPONYMNS $1200 (13th pick)
Jack 8600 -1600 (Lane 7600 Emily 1800)
3) Not Played!
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 31

Unplayed clues:
J! round: SUFFRAGETTE CITY $800 & $1000
DJ! Round: COMPLIMENTS FOR FISHING $1200, $1600 & $2000
Total $ Left On Board: $6,600

Game Stats:
Lane $9,600 Coryat, 15 correct, 0 incorrect, 26.42% in first on buzzer
Jack $13,200 Coryat, 19 correct, 5 incorrect, 35.85% in first on buzzer
Emily $4,200 Coryat, 9 correct, 5 incorrect, 22.64% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $27,000
Lach Trash: $12,600 (on 11 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $7,800

Jack Rice, final stats:
42 correct, 6 incorrect
36.45% in first on buzzer (39/107)
2/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,400)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $15,700

Lane Flynn, stats to date:
16 correct, 0 incorrect
26.42% in first on buzzer (14/53)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $9,600

Lane Flynn, to win:
2 games: 33.06%
3: 10.93%
4: 3.61%
5: 1.20%
6: 0.40%
Avg. streak: 1.494 games

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2 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – March 7, 2018"

  1. Scott William | March 7, 2018 at 2:15 pm |

    What a cleverly-designed Final Jeopardy! Really gets you thinking. Even people who get the correct 3 “J” nations might still learn something (such as the “mostly landlocked” detail).

  2. This FJ is probably going to bring all the Sporclers out of the woodwork.

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