Happy Canada Day! Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category On The Map) for Monday, July 1, 2019 (Season 35, Episode 211):
9-letter name for an area of 10 million square miles–4/5 the size of Africa–but only about 120,000 square miles of it is dry land
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Debbie Kauffman, a university professor from Greeley, Colorado
|Josh Levit, a union organizer from Brighton, Massachusetts
|E.J. Wolborsky, a freelance project manager from Brooklyn, New York (3-day total: $66,700)
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Correct response: What is Polynesia?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
The vast majority of the land area in Polynesia consists of New Zealand, with the Hawaiian islands consisting about half of the remainder. In total, Polynesia consists of thousands of islands in the mid- and southern Pacific Ocean. Polynesian islands also include Easter Island, Pitcairn, Tonga, and Samoa.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Debbie $11,800 – $11,800 = $0 (What is Patagonia?)
E.J. $13,000 – $13,000 = $0 (What is Antarctica?)
Josh $17,100 – $8,901 = $8,199 (1-day total: $8,199) (What is Greenland?)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) HOMELAND $800 (19th pick)
Josh 3800 +2500 (Debbie 3000 E.J. 1400)
2) 5-LETTER WORDS $1200 (17th pick)
E.J. 11400 -2000 (Josh 10100 Debbie 7000)
3) VILE QUOTES $1600 (24th pick)
Josh 13700 +3000 (E.J. 11000 Debbie 6200)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 70
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0
Josh $14,000 Coryat, 20 correct, 1 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer
E.J. $15,000 Coryat, 15 correct, 2 incorrect, 24.56% in first on buzzer, 1/2 on rebound attempts
Debbie $11,800 Coryat, 18 correct, 2 incorrect, 35.09% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $40,800
Lach Trash: $7,000 (on 6 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $6,200
E.J. Wolborsky, final stats:
85 correct, 16 incorrect
4/6 on rebound attempts (on 14 rebound opportunities)
37.95% in first on buzzer (85/224)
2/6 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$5,000)
2/4 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $17,850
Josh Levit, stats to date:
20 correct, 2 incorrect
0/0 on rebound attempts (on 2 rebound opportunities)
33.33% in first on buzzer (19/57)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $5,500)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $14,000
Josh Levit, to win:
2 games: 54.888%
Avg. streak: 2.217 games.
Tournament of Champions projections:
With a projected 59 regular-play games to go prior to the Tournament of Champions cutoff, after 500,000 simulations, our model shows:
An average of 1.6295 5+-time champions (standard deviation 1.0735).
An average of 2.9713 4+-time champions (standard deviation 1.3343).
An early cutoff took place 0.049% of the time (or a 5-game winner will be left out).
Josh Levit qualified 10.057% of the time.
Eric R. Backes qualified 94.429% of the time.
Anneke Garcia qualified 77.644% of the time.
Lindsey Shultz qualified 44.136% of the time.
Dave Leffler qualified 12.121% of the time.
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