Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category World Cities) for Wednesday, October 17, 2018 (Season 35, Episode 28):
The northernmost city with a population over 5 million, it was founded in 1703 & its name was changed 3 times in the 20th Century
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Julie Holzmann, a proofreader and virtual assistant from Columbia, South Carolina
|Allison Stevens, a woman’s health nurse practitioner from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
|Alan Dunn, a software development manager from Johns Creek, Georgia (3-day total: $70,801)
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Correct response: What is Saint Petersburg, Russia?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
The city, founded as Saint Petersburg by Peter the Great in 1703, was renamed to Petrograd in 1914, Leningrad in 1924, and back to Saint Petersburg in 1991. With 5,323,300 residents within the city limits and a latitude of 59 degrees, 56 minutes north, it is the northernmost city with a population of at least 5 million (and, for North American comparison, would be at a latitude very close to the northern border of the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, and is even farther north than Juneau, Alaska!
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Scores going into Final:
Julie $4,200 – $4,199 = $1 (What is St. Peterbs)
Allison $8,200 – $5,601 = $2,599 (What is)
Alan $13,800 + $2,601 = $16,401 (4-day total: $87,202)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) WORLD WAR I $800 (22nd pick)
Julie 4000 -2000 (Allison 3000 Alan 1400)
2) NUCLEAR PHYSICS $2000 (5th pick)
Alan 5400 +3000 (Allison 3000 Julie 3000)
3) LIFE IN COLONIAL AMERICA $800 (12th pick)
Alan 10400 +3000 (Julie 6200 Allison 4200)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 43
J! round: THE FOLGER LIBRARY $800
DJ! Round: BAND BOOKS $2000
Total $ Left On Board: $2,800
Alan $10,600 Coryat, 19 correct, 4 incorrect, 38.18% in first on buzzer
Allison $8,200 Coryat, 9 correct, 0 incorrect, 14.55% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Julie $6,200 Coryat, 13 correct, 4 incorrect, 27.27% in first on buzzer, 0/1 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $25,000
Lach Trash: $17,800 (on 16 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $8,400
Alan Dunn, stats to date:
91 correct, 12 incorrect
4/4 on rebound attempts
39.29% in first on buzzer (88/224)
5/7 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $5,000)
4/4 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $17,000
Alan Dunn, to win:
5 games: 55.59%
Avg. streak: 5.252 games.
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