Today’s Final Jeopardy – August 2, 2019


Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category 20th Century Literature) for Friday, August 2, 2019 (Season 35, Episode 47, encore presentation):

Chapter 1 of this 1954 British novel is entitled “The Sound of the Shell”

(correct response beneath the contestants)


Today’s contestants:

Autumn Shelton, a junior from Lamar, Missouri
Autumn Shelton on Jeopardy!
Rohan Kapileshwari, a senior from Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Rohan Kapileshwari on Jeopardy!
Maggie Brown, a sophomore from Pensacola, Florida
Maggie Brown on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What is Lord of the Flies?


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More information about Final Jeopardy:

William Golding’s 1954 novel Lord of the Flies was the debut work from Golding, who was teaching at Bishop Wordsworth’s School. It was said that the characters in the novel were based on some of the students he observed while teaching. The dystopian Flies is an allegory, written about a group of schoolboys marooned on an island as a way of displaying the savageness of mankind.

Lest he be described as a one-hit wonder, in the 1980s, Golding went on to win a Man Booker Prize in 1980 for Rites of Passage, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1983.


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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!

Scores going into Final:
Maggie $12,700
Autumn $12,400
Rohan $9,800


Tonight’s results:
Rohan $9,800 + $2,100 = $11,900
Autumn $12,400 + $7,200 = $19,600 (Automatic Semi-Finalist)
Maggie $12,700 – $12,401 = $299 (What Catch-22)


Autumn Shelton, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the November 13, 2018 game.)


Wild card standings:
Monday: Maya Wright, $26,200 ($18,200, $6,600)
Tuesday: Caleb Richmond, $20,200 ($20,200, $11,200)
Wednesday: Audrey Satchivi, $18,800 ($13,400, $6,200)
Thursday: Tim Cho, $33,601 ($17,400, $2,200)
Friday: Autumn Shelton, $19,600 ($12,400, $5,400)

1) Emma Arnold, $18,400 ($15,400, $2,200)
2) Jack Izzo, $18,000 ($16,800, $6,000)
3) Claire Sattler, $16,999 ($15,200, $4,800)
4) Rohan Kapileshwari $11,900 ($9,800, $3,400)

5) Rhea Sinha, $6,800 ($11,800, $4,600)
6) Anish Maddipoti, $3,600 ($6,400, $6,200)
7) Maggie Brown, $299 ($12,700, $4,700)
8) Rotimi Kukoyi, $1 ($7,600, $3,400)
9) Isabella Pagano $0 ($8,000, $3,600)
10) Dan Oxman -$2,400 (-$2,400, $400)


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Autumn $5,400
Maggie $4,700
Rohan $3,400


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Opening break taken after: 15 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) TEEN TITANS $1000 (21st pick)
Maggie 2200 +1500 (Autumn 5400 Rohan 400)
2) PASTURE BEDTIME $1200 (3rd pick)
Autumn 6200 -2200 (Maggie 4700 Rohan 3800)
3) WHERE ARE WE? $1600 (20th pick)
Autumn 8800 +800 (Rohan 9400 Maggie 4700)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 42


Unplayed clues:
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0


Game Stats:
Autumn $15,400 Coryat, 20 correct, 3 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer, 1/2 on rebound attempts
Rohan $9,800 Coryat, 17 correct, 4 incorrect, 35.09% in first on buzzer, 0/1 on rebound attempts
Maggie $12,200 Coryat, 12 correct, 1 incorrect, 21.05% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $37,400
Lach Trash: $9,000 (on 10 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $6,400


Autumn Shelton, stats to date:
21 correct, 3 incorrect
1/2 on rebound attempts
33.33% in first on buzzer (19/57)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$1,400)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $15,400


Rohan Kapileshwari, stats to date:
18 correct, 4 incorrect
0/1 on rebound attempts
35.09% in first on buzzer (20/57)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $9,800


Maggie Brown, stats to date:
12 correct, 2 incorrect
0/0 on rebound attempts
21.05% in first on buzzer (12/57)
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,500)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $12,200


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