Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Landmarks) for Tuesday, June 11, 2019 (Season 35, Episode 197):
Poet Rabindranath Tagore compared this landmark to a teardrop glistening on the cheek of time
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Terri Evans, a writer & editor from Natick, Massachusetts
|Dan Martson, a forklift operator from Declo, Idaho
|Martin Kane, a high school teacher from Martin, Tennessee (1-day total: $35,601)
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Correct response: What is the Taj Mahal?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Built in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, the Taj Majal was built in the 17th century by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum to house the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal, his favourite wife. Upon Jahan’s death, it is also the tomb location of Jahan himself.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Terri $5,000 + $4,900 = $9,900
Martin $20,200 + $401 = $20,601
Dan $20,600 + $20,000 = $40,600 (1-day total: $40,600)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) KEEP YOUR PLACES STRAIGHT $800 (8th pick)
Terri 400 -600 (Dan 0 Martin -600)
2) LITERARY GREEN THUMB $1200 (11th pick)
Martin 10800 +4200 (Dan 3800 Terri 1000)
3) BUSINESS $800 (30th pick)
Dan 12600 +8000 (Martin 20200 Terri 5000)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 42
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0
Dan $13,400 Coryat, 16 correct, 1 incorrect, 26.32% in first on buzzer, 0/1 on rebound attempts
Martin $17,200 Coryat, 26 correct, 2 incorrect, 45.61% in first on buzzer, 0/1 on rebound attempts
Terri $5,600 Coryat, 11 correct, 3 incorrect, 22.81% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $36,200
Lach Trash: $10,000 (on 6 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $7,800
Martin Kane, final stats:
49 correct, 3 incorrect
1/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
40.35% in first on buzzer (46/114)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $7,200)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $16,700
Dan Martson, stats to date:
17 correct, 1 incorrect
0/1 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
26.32% in first on buzzer (15/57)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $8,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $13,400
Dan Martson, to win:
2 games: 65.147%
Avg. streak: 2.869 games.
Tournament of Champions projections:
With a projected 63 regular-play games to go prior to the Tournament of Champions cutoff, after 500,000 simulations, our model shows:
An average of 1.8115 5+-time champions (standard deviation 1.1251).
An average of 3.2581 4+-time champions (standard deviation 1.3845).
An early cutoff took place 0.135% of the time (or a 5-game winner will be left out).
Dan Martson qualified 22.387% of the time.
Eric R. Backes qualified 91.285% of the time.
Anneke Garcia qualified 70.866% of the time.
Lindsey Shultz qualified 36.164% of the time.
Dave Leffler qualified 8.900% of the time.
- Props to Dan for going for the lead on the final Daily Double. There are many who feel that is not the correct play (those people are wrong).
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