Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Characters in Children’s Lit) for Monday, November 5, 2018 (Season 35, Episode 41):
Memories of refugees in British train stations before & after WWII helped inspire the creation of this character
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Gerald Dudley, a pub quiz host & writer from Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
|Mary Ann Borer, a marketing coordinator from Pomona, California
|Jonathan Greenan, a human rights legal officer from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada (1-day total: $27,201)
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Correct response: Who is Paddington Bear?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Michael Bond created the famous children’s character Paddington Bear in the 1950s; the design of the character was inspired by a singular lonely stuffed bear near Paddington Station in a shop near that London Underground station. Then, inspired by remembering stories of millions of British children who were sent by train out of London during the Blitz, many of whom had only the clothes on their back, small suitcases, and a tag with the names and addresses of their distant relatives. Bond put it together, creating a character who had arrived in London with a small suitcase, a jar of his favorite marmalade, and a note asking that someone look after him.
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Scores going into Final:
Mary Ann $19,200
Jonathan $14,400 – $5,000 = $9,400 (Who is Harry Potter?)
Mary Ann $19,200 + $19,000 = $38,200 (1-day total: $38,200) (Who is Paddington?)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Mary Ann $8,200
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) BAD ROMANCE $600 (26th pick)
Mary Ann 3600 +3000 (Jonathan 6800 Gerald 3800)
2) BRITISH HISTORY $2000 (18th pick)
Gerald 7400 -7400 (Jonathan 15200 Mary Ann 13400)
3) CAVES $1600 (22nd pick)
Mary Ann 14600 +1000 (Jonathan 15200 Gerald 800)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -10
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: DRUM SCHTICK $2000
Total $ Left On Board: $2,000
Mary Ann $17,400 Coryat, 19 correct, 1 incorrect, 28.57% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts
Jonathan $14,400 Coryat, 24 correct, 3 incorrect, 46.43% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Gerald $7,400 Coryat, 11 correct, 3 incorrect, 19.64% in first on buzzer, 1/2 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $39,200
Lach Trash: $4,400 (on 4 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $8,400
Jonathan Greenan, final stats:
43 correct, 8 incorrect
4/4 on rebound attempts
38.05% in first on buzzer (43/113)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,800)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $14,200
Mary Ann Borer, stats to date:
20 correct, 1 incorrect
2/2 on rebound attempts
28.57% in first on buzzer (16/56)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $17,400
Mary Ann Borer, to win:
2 games: 61.98%
Avg. streak: 2.630 games.
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