Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Asian Geography) for Monday, February 3, 2020 (Season 36, Episode 106):
This 150- by 2.5-mile area created in 1953 is now home to more than 100 endangered & protected species
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Travis Gaylord, a management consultant from Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
|Stephen Jackson, an emergency medicine physician from Atlanta, Georgia
|Michelle Paul, a managing director from Newark, Delaware (2-day total: $30,122)
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Correct response: What is the Korean Demilitarized Zone?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Established as part of the Korean Armistice Agreement in 1953 following the Korean War, the Korean Demilitarized Zone divides North Korea from South Korea; both sides agreed to move their troops back 1.2 miles from the front line. Due to it being generally unsafe for human habitation (because of the ongoing tensions between the two countries since 1953), it has turned into one of the world’s most well-preserved temperate habitats. However, North Korea has generally opposed turning the area into an official UNESCO Biosphere Reserve (North Korea feels that doing so would violate the Armistice Agreement).
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Michelle $4,400 – $3,300 = $1,100 (What is the Coral Reef Reserve)
Travis $11,000 + $3,801 = $14,801 (1-day total: $14,801)
Stephen $14,800 – $7,201 = $7,599 (What is the Great Barrier Reef?)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 14 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) STATE OF THE ESTATE $600 (16th pick)
Michelle 2800 -1800 (Travis 2600 Stephen 2000)
2) SCIENCE $1600 (3rd pick)
Stephen 2800 +2000 (Travis 3000 Michelle 1600)
3) THE THIRTY YEARS’ WAR $2000 (23rd pick)
Stephen 15600 -2000 (Travis 11000 Michelle 3600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -6
J! round: WRITER’S TOOLBOX $200; STATE OF THE ESTATE $200; NUMBER YOUR RESPONSE $200; “P”OTPOURRI $200
DJ! round: THE THIRTY YEARS’ WAR $800; TV NEWS SHOWS $400
Total $ Left On Board: $2,000
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 211 (1.99 per episode average), 1 Daily Double
Travis $11,000 Coryat, 11 correct, 1 incorrect, 19.61% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Stephen $16,400 Coryat, 18 correct, 2 incorrect, 35.29% in first on buzzer, 0/1 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Michelle $6,200 Coryat, 13 correct, 4 incorrect, 29.41% in first on buzzer, 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 2 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $33,600
Lach Trash: $10,400 (on 10 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $8,000
Michelle Paul, stats to date:
49 correct, 8 incorrect
2/2 on rebound attempts (on 13 rebound opportunities)
31.58% in first on buzzer (48/152)
1/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$1,600)
2/3 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $10,400
Travis Gaylord, stats to date:
12 correct, 1 incorrect
2/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
19.61% in first on buzzer (10/51)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $11,000
Travis Gaylord, to win:
2 games: 36.554%
Avg. streak: 1.576 games.
- I’m glad the judges accepted just “What is the DMZ?” from Travis. Lengthy responses always bother me.
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