Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category The Southern Hemisphere) for Monday, September 10, 2018 (Season 35, Episode 1):
To set a record for longest solo journey by kayak, 2,010 miles, Helen Skelton traveled through this nation for a month
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Caitlin Sok, an MD & PhD student from Atlanta, Georgia
|Isaac Loeb, a senior legislative assistant from Washington, D.C.
|Rick Terpstra, an English teacher from Havertown, Pennsylvania (2-day total: $39,800)
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Correct response: What is Brazil?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Helen Skelton is a British actress and television host, known in the UK for co-hosting the children’s show Blue Peter and hosting BBC’s swimming coverage.
In addition to her television work, she has become known for undertaking grueling physical challenges, including completing the Namibian ultra-marathon (78 miles) in 23 hours and 45 minutes. In 2010, she kayaked the entire length of the Amazon River (2,010 miles), spending the entire month of February in Brazil (the journey began in Nauta, Peru on January 20) to raise money for Sport Relief. The journey earned her two Guinness World Records (longest solo journey by kayak, and longest distance in a kayak in 24 hours by a woman).
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Scores going into Final:
Isaac $2,600 + $2,600 = $5,200
Caitlin $7,800 + $1,000 = $8,800
Rick $20,200 + $0 = $20,200 (3-day total: $60,000)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) FAMOUS THREESOMES $800 (23rd pick)
Rick 5000 +3000 (Caitlin 3200 Isaac 2400)
2) BUSINESS $1200 (1st pick)
Isaac 2400 +2400 (Rick 9000 Caitlin 4200)
3) COLLEGES EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI FROM K TO Q $800 (23rd pick)
Isaac 7600 -5000 (Rick 15800 Caitlin 7400)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 94
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: HISTORY $400
Total $ Left On Board: $400
Rick $18,000 Coryat, 23 correct, 2 incorrect, 37.50% in first on buzzer, 2/3 on rebound attempts
Caitlin $7,800 Coryat, 13 correct, 3 incorrect, 28.57% in first on buzzer
Isaac $6,400 Coryat, 11 correct, 4 incorrect, 23.21% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $32,200
Lach Trash: $12,800 (on 11 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $7,800
Rick Terpstra, stats to date:
63 correct, 9 incorrect
5/8 on rebound attempts
33.94% in first on buzzer (56/165)
5/5 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $11,600)
2/3 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $14,733
Rick Terpstra, to win:
4 games: 56.51%
Avg. streak: 4.299 games.
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