Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Quotes About 19th Century Authors) for Friday, February 7, 2020 (Season 36, Episode 110):
This author “showed that abysses may exist inside a governess”, a heroine who was a “commonplace spinster”
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Brenda Gant, an office manager and bookkeeper from Glendale, California
|Gauravi Shah, a nuclear engineer & improv comedian from Cincinnati, Ohio
|Patrick Rice, a business development strategist from San Francisco, California (1-day total: $32,199)
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Correct response: Who is Charlotte Brontë?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Charlotte Brontë, the eldest of the three Brontë authors, is most famous today for her 1847 novel Jane Eyre, which follows the life of the eponymous heroine into adulthood and her love for Thornfield Hall master Mr. Rochester.
The quotes about Charlotte Brontë from the clue come from G. K. Chesterton’s early 20th century book of essays Twelve Types (republished later as Varied Types).
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Patrick $11,000 – $5,199 = $5,801 (Who is Emily Dickinson)
Brenda $12,800 – $10,001 = $2,799 (Who is Emily Brontë)
Gauravi $15,400 + $10,201 = $25,601 (1-day total: $25,601)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) WOMEN’S MEMOIRS $600 (10th pick)
Gauravi 3600 -1000 (Patrick 2400 Brenda -1000)
2) EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY $1600 (4th pick)
Gauravi 9000 +2000 (Patrick 5400 Brenda 800)
3) CIVIL RIGHTS & WRONGS $2000 (22nd pick)
Brenda 8800 +3200 (Gauravi 14200 Patrick 8200)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 31
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 221 (2.01 per episode average), 1 Daily Double
Gauravi $16,000 Coryat, 21 correct, 2 incorrect, 35.09% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Patrick $11,000 Coryat, 14 correct, 1 incorrect, 22.81% in first on buzzer, 2/2 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Brenda $11,600 Coryat, 16 correct, 2 incorrect, 28.07% in first on buzzer, 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 2 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $38,600
Lach Trash: $10,600 (on 8 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $4,800
Patrick Rice, stats to date:
35 correct, 5 incorrect
3/4 on rebound attempts (on 9 rebound opportunities)
28.32% in first on buzzer (32/113)
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $5,500)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $14,900
Gauravi Shah, stats to date:
22 correct, 2 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
35.09% in first on buzzer (20/57)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $16,000
Gauravi Shah, to win:
2 games: 49.328%
Avg. streak: 1.973 games.
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