Today’s Final Jeopardy – Monday, April 13, 2020


Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Religious Words) for Monday, April 13, 2020 (Season 36, Episode 156):

This word for a concept in Eastern religions comes from Latin roots for “made in flesh” & “again”

(correct response beneath the contestants)


Today’s contestants:

Beni Keown, a freshman at Northwestern University from Evanston, Illinois
Beni Keown on Jeopardy!
Kayla Kalhor, a sophomore at the University of Florida from Longwood, Florida
Kayla Kalhor on Jeopardy!
Tyler Combs, a senior at Indiana University from Greenfield, Indiana
Tyler Combs on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What is reincarnation?


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A central tenet of many religions, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism, reincarnation is a belief that one’s non-physical essence begins a new life in a different body after one dies. In Buddhism, it’s believed to be an endless cycle of samsara which ends once a person attains nirvana (the destination after one follows the Noble Eightfold Path).

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Scores going into Final:
Beni $20,600
Tyler $16,400
Kayla $13,000


Tonight’s results:
Kayla $13,000 + $12,995 = $25,995 (What is reincarnation? reincarnation?)
Tyler $16,400 + $16,400 = $32,800 (What is reincarnation?!) (Finalist)
Beni $20,600 – $12,201 = $8,399 (What is orthodox? :()


Tyler Combs, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the April 13, 2020 game.)


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Beni $10,600
Kayla $6,600
Tyler $2,200


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Opening break taken after: 15 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) CROSSWORD CLUES “P” $800 (clue #16)
Beni 5200 +4000 (Tyler 600 Kayla 4400)
2) THE ENGLISH BILL OF RIGHTS $2000 (clue #1)
Tyler 2200 +2200 (Kayla 6600 Beni 10600)
3) ROADS SCHOLAR $2000 (clue #9)
Tyler 6800 +3200 (Kayla 9400 Beni 8200)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 224


Unplayed clues:
J! Round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total Left On Board: $0
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 332 (2.13 per episode average), 5 Daily Doubles


Game Stats:
Tyler $15,000 Coryat, 17 correct, 4 incorrect, 31.58% in first on buzzer (18/57), 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 1 rebound opportunity)
Kayla $13,000 Coryat, 17 correct, 0 incorrect, 28.07% in first on buzzer (16/57), 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 5 rebound opportunities)
Beni $17,400 Coryat, 22 correct, 2 incorrect, 35.09% in first on buzzer (20/57), 2/3 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $45,400
Lach Trash: $3,400 (on 4 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,200

Tyler Combs, career statistics:
47 correct, 6 incorrect
3/3 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
39.47% in first on buzzer (45/114)
3/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $8,800)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $21,000

Kayla Kalhor, career statistics:
38 correct, 4 incorrect
1/2 on rebound attempts (on 10 rebound opportunities)
32.46% in first on buzzer (37/114)
0/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$3,000)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $14,000

Beni Keown, career statistics:
47 correct, 7 incorrect
3/4 on rebound attempts (on 7 rebound opportunities)
39.47% in first on buzzer (45/114)
1/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$2,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $19,100



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13 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – Monday, April 13, 2020"

  1. Unrelated to today’s game BUT related to today’s anniversary, who remembers the triple stumper final jeopardy clue from a few years back – “The 1970 follow-up line, ‘We’ve had a main B bus undervolt’ was addressed to a listener in this city.”

  2. John McCleary | April 13, 2020 at 11:25 am |

    Great win Tyler! Beni played a great game but it is what it is I guess.

  3. Does anyone besides me think that the clue should have been “…made into flesh…” and not “…made in flesh…”?

  4. Andy’s prediction this would likely be the highest Coryat opening round probably happened. A great Jeopardy round by Beni and overall, but Tyler kept competitive and close and pulled it out in FJ, just as he may also do in the Finals! Had he not, consistent Kayla would have surprised.

  5. Brad (not Rutter) | April 13, 2020 at 5:03 pm |

    Great game, Beni led almost wire to wire but couldn’t close.

  6. Tyler is beating all the people I like, thus I will be rooting for anyone ELSE in the final. Go Marshall on Wednesday!

  7. Kayla’s third place Coryat of 13,000 is definitely one of the highest third place Coryat’s ever, if not. In James’s loss to Emma in which the all-time combined Coryat of 53,200 was set, third place Jay Sexton’s Coryat was a very respectable 11,000, higher than TOC finalist Francois Barcomb managed against them.

  8. center ice | April 14, 2020 at 1:58 am |

    Beni’s sparkling personality will be missed!

  9. I was really surprised that Beni – who got so many right – missed what seemed like a pretty easy FJ. I will miss his hair.

  10. Andy, if Kayla had not had time to rewrite her response, but simply left the word “reincarnation” with a line through it, would she have received credit for a correct answer?

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