Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Medieval Science) for Thursday, June 7, 2018 (Season 34, Episode 194):
13th C. emperor Frederick II’s “De Arte Venandi cum Avibus” was the first work written about this -ology
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Andy Mills, a math instructor from Iowa City, Iowa
|Mirza Gluhic, a transcriber from Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Michelle Rosen, a Ph.D. candidate from Cambridge, Massachusetts (1-day total: $18,401)
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Correct response: What is ornithology?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
De Arte Venandi cum Avibus translates to “On The Art of Hunting with Birds” and was written when Frederick II was Holy Roman Emperor. The most famous copy of the manuscript can be found in the Vatican Library, and was inspired by the works of Aristotle and of Arab falconer Moamyn. In it, Frederick II writes of his experiments with hatching bird eggs, and if birds hunted using their sense of smell.
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Scores going into Final:
Andy -$2,600 (did not play Final Jeopardy)
Michelle $6,400 – $6,399 = $1 (What is biology?)
Mirza $21,200 + $7,000 = $28,200 (1-day total: $28,200)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) IT’S HYPHENATED $800 (14th pick)
Andy 800 -1000 (Michelle 2000 Mirza 200)
2) I LAKE IT LIKE THAT $1600 (9th pick)
Michelle 4000 +2000 (Mirza 8400 Andy 200)
3) BRAND AWARENESS $2000 (29th pick) ($1600 remaining on the board)
Andy -600 -2000 (Mirza 21200 Michelle 6400)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -150
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0
Mirza $21,200 Coryat, 27 correct, 3 incorrect, 43.86% in first on buzzer
Michelle $6,000 Coryat, 11 correct, 3 incorrect, 19.30% in first on buzzer
Andy $400 Coryat, 7 correct, 7 incorrect, 19.30% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $27,600
Lach Trash: $14,800 (on 13 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $11,600
Michelle Rosen, final stats:
30 correct, 6 incorrect
24.77% in first on buzzer (27/109)
3/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $6,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $9,300
Mirza Gluhic, stats to date:
28 correct, 3 incorrect
43.86% in first on buzzer (25/57)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $21,200
Mirza Gluhic, to win:
2 games: 67.22%
Avg. streak: 3.051 games.
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