Today’s Final Jeopardy – August 22, 2018

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category The Latin Vulgate Bible) for semifinal #3 of the 2018 College Championship (encore presentation) on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 (Season 34, Episode 158):

In Latin Jesus says, I am “via et veritas et vita”–in English, these 3 words

(This episode originally aired on April 18, 2018.)

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Alli Ross, a sophomore at Worcester Polytechnic Institute from Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Alli Ross on Jeopardy!
Rishab Jain, a freshman at Georgia Tech from Memphis, Tennessee
Rishab Jain on Jeopardy!
Dhruv Gaur, a freshman at Brown University from Gainesville, Georgia
Dhruv Gaur on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What is (the) way, (the) truth, and (the) life?

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Taken from John 14:6 of the New Testament, those words were spoken by Jesus in reference to himself, as part of his Farewell Discourse during the Last Supper.

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Scores going into Final:
Alli $16,800
Dhruv $13,400
Rishab $12,000

Tonight’s results:
Rishab $12,000 – $5,000 = $7,000 (What is living in truth?)
Dhruv $13,400 + $6,600 = $20,000 (Finalist) (What are way, truth, life?)
Alli $16,800 – $10,001 = $6,799 (What is road to truth?)

Dhruv Gaur, today's Jeopardy winner (for the August 22, 2018 game.)

Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Alli $7,200
Dhruv $5,400
Rishab $3,200


Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Daily Double locations:
1) CLASSIC KIDS’ BOOKS $400 (4th pick)
Dhruv 1000 +1000 (Alli 1400 Rishab 0)
2) BARBARIANS AT THE GATES $1200 (11th pick)
Dhruv 8200 +4000 (Alli 8800 Rishab 6000)
3) “R” TOWN $800 (20th pick)
Rishab 5200 +5200 (Alli 14000 Dhruv 9400)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 249

Unplayed clues:
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0

Game Stats:
Dhruv $10,000 Coryat, 18 correct, 3 incorrect, 29.82% in first on buzzer, 1/2 on rebound attempts
Rishab $7,600 Coryat, 14 correct, 1 incorrect, 21.05% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts
Alli $16,800 Coryat, 19 correct, 2 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $34,400
Lach Trash: $13,200 (on 9 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $6,400

Dhruv Gaur, stats to date:
46 correct, 5 incorrect
2/3 on rebound attempts
35.96% in first on buzzer (41/114)
5/5 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $12,000)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $14,500

Rishab Jain, final stats:
28 correct, 3 incorrect
3/3 on rebound attempts
21.05% in first on buzzer (24/114)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $7,200)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $10,600

Alli Ross, final stats:
38 correct, 4 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts
34.21% in first on buzzer (39/114)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $14,100

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3 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – August 22, 2018"

  1. Pizza Face Fred | August 22, 2018 at 3:10 pm |

    Shouldn’t there also be an “et” before “via?” You wouldn’t say, “I am way, the truth, and the life.”

    Be the change you want to see in the world…

  2. Wouldn’t 3x cubes equal 27?
    The contestant answered 18, so I’m confused. And I doing something wrong?

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