Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Geography & The Movies) for Friday, December 21, 2018 (Season 35, Episode 75):
Named the first U.S. National Monument in 1906, it was featured prominently in a blockbuster movie 71 years later
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Graham Fulton III, a musician research engineering assistant from Ellington, Connecticut|
|Ellie Jostad, a journalist from Brooklyn, New York|
|Andrew Kung, a graduate student from San Francisco, California (1-day total: $21,000)|
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Correct response: What is Devils Tower?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
A large butte in northeastern Wyoming, Devils Tower was established as the first United States National Monument in 1906 by Theodore Roosevelt. About 867 feet from summit to base, the climax of Steven Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind was set at the monument.
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Scores going into Final:
Graham $14,800 + $7,400 = $22,200 (1-day total: 22,200) (What is Devil’s Tower?)
Andrew $18,600 – $11,601 = $6,399 (What is the Lincoln Memorial?)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) SENATORS WITH STAMINA $800 (25th pick)
Andrew 5200 +3200 (Graham 5000 Ellie -400)
2) PSYCHOLOGY $800 (7th pick)
Graham 10000 +2000 (Andrew 10400 Ellie -2000)
3) FREE AT LAST $1600 (23rd pick)
Andrew 22000 -4000 (Graham 16000 Ellie -2000)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 63
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0
Graham $13,600 Coryat, 21 correct, 3 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer, 2/4 on rebound attempts
Andrew $19,600 Coryat, 25 correct, 4 incorrect, 45.61% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts
Ellie -$2,000 Coryat, 4 correct, 4 incorrect, 12.28% in first on buzzer, 0/1 on rebound attempts
Combined Coryat Score: $31,200
Lach Trash: $10,600 (on 9 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $12,200
Andrew Kung, final stats:
50 correct, 8 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts
46.30% in first on buzzer (50/108)
4/5 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $8,000)
0/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $19,500
Graham Fulton III, stats to date:
22 correct, 3 incorrect
2/4 on rebound attempts
33.33% in first on buzzer (19/57)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $2,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $13,600
Graham Fulton III, to win:
2 games: 48.89%
Avg. streak: 1.957 games.
Tournament of Champions projections:
With a projected 165 regular-play games to go prior to the Tournament of Champions cutoff, after 500,000 simulations, our model shows:
An average of 4.6081 5+-time champions (standard deviation 1.798).
An average of 8.3392 4+-time champions (standard deviation 2.2261).
An early cutoff took place 29.855% of the time (or a 5-game winner will be left out).
Graham Fulton III qualified 6.059% of the time.
Dave Leffler qualified 41.863% of the time.
Alex Schmidt qualified 17.547% of the time.
Jackie Fuchs qualified 4.442% of the time.
Mary Ann Borer qualified 0.915% of the time.
Kyle Becker qualified 0.091% of the time.
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