Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category U.S. Historic Sites) for Thursday, April 19, 2018 (Season 34, Episode 159):
Its official seal includes the year 1864 for when it was established, a folded flag & a scroll inscribed “our most sacred shrine”
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Dhruv Gaur, a freshman at Brown University from Gainesville, Georgia
|Hannah Sage, a sophomore at the University of Central Florida from Sarasota, Florida
|William Scott, a freshman at Tufts University from Los Altos, California
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Correct response: What is Arlington National Cemetery?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Arlington National Cemetery was built during the Civil War because the country’s previous military cemetaery, the United States Soldiers’ Cemetery in Washington, was nearing its capacity. The site at Arlington House was selected, additionally because it had been the home of Confederate general Robert E. Lee, and there were political considerations behind denying Lee the use of his home after the war.
Today, Arlington is the final resting place of nearly 400,000 veterans and active duty service members. All U.S. Presidents are eligible for burial at Arlington due to their role as commander-in-chief.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Hannah $15,600 – $8,000 = $7,600 (What is the Lincoln Memorial?)
William $16,600 – $16,600 = $0 (What is the Gettysburg Memorial?)
Dhruv $18,000 – $9,000 = $9,000 (What is
Gettysburg? Tomb of the Unknown S)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) GETTING HISTORICAL $1000 (24th pick)
Dhruv 2800 +2800 (William 5000 Hannah 3600)
2) STRAIGHT “A”s IN SCIENCE $1600 (4th pick)
Dhruv 9000 +3000 (William 5000 Hannah 4400)
3) WORLD PLAYS $1600 (12th pick)
William 7800 +6000 (Dhruv 10000 Hannah 8400)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 210
J! round: SNIPPETS FROM MY COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS $200 & $400
Total $ Left On Board: $600
Dhruv $14,800 Coryat, 19 correct, 2 incorrect, 34.55% in first on buzzer
Hannah $15,600 Coryat, 15 correct, 0 incorrect, 25.45% in first on buzzer
William $12,200 Coryat, 17 correct, 0 incorrect, 27.27% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $42,600
Lach Trash: $8,400 (on 7 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $2,400
Dhruv Gaur, stats to date:
65 correct, 8 incorrect
35.50% in first on buzzer (60/169)
7/7 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $17,800)
2/3 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $14,600
Hannah Sage, statistics to date:
50 correct, 4 incorrect
27.81% in first on buzzer (47/169)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $5,000)
1/3 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $16,867
William Scott, stats to date:
70 correct, 5 incorrect
37.87% in first on buzzer (64/169)
3/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $7,800)
2/3 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $16,933
- Due to the fact that tomorrow’s scores may be doubled in Final Jeopardy, Dhruv has an effective lead of $700 over Hannah and $4,500 over William.
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