Happy New Year! Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Single-Named Performers) for Wednesday, January 1, 2020 (Season 36, Episode 83):
The last single-named actress to win an Oscar was this woman who won for her supporting role in “Precious”
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Shane Hopkin, a brewery representative from Chicago, Illinois
|Val Marsden Fitzhugh, an educational consultant from New York, New York
|Karen Farrell, a political consultant from Woodbridge, Virginia (4-day total: $74,401)
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Correct response: Who is Mo’Nique?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Mo’Nique won her Oscar for her portrayal of Precious’ abusive mother Mary in the 2009 Lee Daniels film. The title of the film was originally Push, but it got changed to Precious after an action film with tne name Push was released the same year.
Other single-named performers with Oscars include Cher (winning Best Actress for Moonstruck), Common, Eminem, and Adele (the latter three winning for Best Original Song).
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Shane $6,200 – $4,001 = $2,199 (Who is Cher?)
Val $10,200 + $10,198 = $20,398
Karen $16,800 + $3,601 = $20,401 (5-day total: $94,802)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) UNCOMMON $1000 (5th pick)
Val 2600 +2600 (Karen 0 Shane 0)
2) A LITERARY NEW YEAR $800 (6th pick)
Val 5600 -3000 (Karen 8400 Shane 3000)
3) MAYORS $2000 (22nd pick)
Karen 12000 +2000 (Val 9000 Shane 6200)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 63
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 135 (1.63 per episode average), 1 Daily Double
Karen $16,800 Coryat, 23 correct, 3 incorrect, 43.86% in first on buzzer, 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Val $11,600 Coryat, 17 correct, 3 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer, 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 5 rebound opportunities)
Shane $6,200 Coryat, 10 correct, 2 incorrect, 15.79% in first on buzzer, 3/3 on rebound attempts (on 5 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $34,600
Lach Trash: $9,800 (on 8 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $9,600
Karen Farrell, stats to date:
116 correct, 15 incorrect
8/11 on rebound attempts (on 29 rebound opportunities)
39.42% in first on buzzer (108/274)
4/7 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$500)
4/5 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $17,800
Karen Farrell, to win:
6 games: 56.145%
Avg. streak: 6.280 games.
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