Today’s Final Jeopardy – September 4, 2018

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category U.N. Languages) for semifinal #2 of the 2018 Teachers Tournament (encore presentation) on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 (Season 34, Episode 177):

Of the 6 official U.N. languages, it’s the one that is written in a cursive form only

(This episode originally aired on May 15, 2018.)

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Claire Bishop, a high school Latin teacher from Lexington, Kentucky
Claire Bishop on Jeopardy!
Rachel Niegelberg, an elementary school special education teacher from Trumansburg, New York
Rachel Niegelberg on Jeopardy!
Judy Tymkiw, an 8th grade English teacher from Fortescue, New Jersey
Judy Tymkiw on Jeopardy!

Are you going on the show and looking for information about how to bet in Final Jeopardy? Check out my new Betting Strategy 101 page!

On the most recent episode of #JeopardyLivePanel, I interviewed Ali Hasan! Check out the interview here (or on Apple Podcasts!).

I recently updated my tournament wild card models with as much tournament data that I’ve been able to find! If you’re playing in a tournament, you’ll want to check this out!


(Content continues below)

If you appreciate the work I do here on The Jeopardy! Fan and would like to make a one-time contribution to the site, you may do so here!

Correct response: What is Arabic?

Did you know that you can now find game-by-game stats of everyone, including Austin Rogers, who has won 10 or more games on Jeopardy!, here on the site?

More information about Final Jeopardy:

The 6 official languages of the United Nations are Arabic, Chinese, English, Spanish, French, and Russian. Of those six, Arabic is the only one written only in cursive (the other five have both block and cursive letter forms).

There’s always something new coming into The Jeopardy! Fan Online Store, including something perfect for Washington, D.C. hockey fans! Here are our top-selling items!

Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!

Scores going into Final:
Claire $16,000
Rachel $15,900
Judy $7,600

Tonight’s results:
Judy $7,600 + $7,600 = $15,200
Rachel $15,900 + $10,000 = $25,900
Claire $16,000 + $15,801 = $31,801 (Finalist)

Claire Bishop, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the September 4, 2018 episode.)

Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Claire $10,000
Rachel $6,200
Judy $1,600


Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Daily Double locations:
1) IT’S ONLY AN ALLUSION $800 (19th pick)
Claire 4200 +3000 (Rachel 5000 Judy -1000)
2) THE KING’S ENGLISH $1600 (3rd pick)
Judy 2000 -2000 (Claire 11200 Rachel 6200)
3) WORLD CAPITALS $1600 (10th pick)
Rachel 7800 +2500 (Claire 13200 Judy 2000)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 3

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

Game Stats:
Claire $13,800 Coryat, 19 correct, 0 incorrect, 29.82% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Rachel $15,000 Coryat, 21 correct, 2 incorrect, 35.09% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts
Judy $9,600 Coryat, 13 correct, 4 incorrect, 26.32% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $38,400
Lach Trash: $9,600 (on 6 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $6,000

Claire Bishop, stats to date:
38 correct, 4 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts
32.46% in first on buzzer (37/114)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $5,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $13,500

Rachel Niegelberg, stats to date:
43 correct, 5 incorrect
4/5 on rebound attempts
34.21% in first on buzzer (39/114)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $500)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $13,700

Judy Tymkiw, stats to date:
29 correct, 8 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts
28.07% in first on buzzer (32/114)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $0)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $8,000


Become a Supporter now! Make a monthly contribution to the site on Patreon!

Contestant photo credit:

When commenting, please note that all comments on The Jeopardy! Fan must be in compliance with the Site Comment Policy.

If you are going to quote any statistics from this page or this website, attribution is required.

Have you had a chance to listen to our new podcast game show, Complete The List, yet? Check it out! It’s also available on Apple Podcasts.

%d bloggers like this: