Today’s Final Jeopardy – Monday, June 1, 2020


Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category European History) for Monday, June 1, 2020 (Season 36, Game 181):

Once Europe’s leading military power & later the largest state in Germany, it was abolished by the Allies in 1947

(correct response beneath the contestants)


Today’s contestants:

Katie Labarge, high school science teacher from Cambridge, Massachusetts
Katie Labarge on Jeopardy!
Will Satterwhite, 8th-12th grade band & choir teacher from Vinton, Virginia
Will Satterwhite on Jeopardy!
Jong Ho Kim, high school math teacher from Lombard, Illinois
Jong Ho Kim on Jeopardy!

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Correct response: What is Prussia?


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More information about Final Jeopardy:

Shortly after becoming a kingdom in the early 18th century, Prussia became one of the great military powers, especially under Frederick the Great. By the 19th Century, the fall of Napoleon had increased the influence of the kingdom, and was united as part of a German Empire in 1871 by its Chancellor, Otto von Bismarck. Prussia was dissolved de jure in 1947 in the aftermath of World War II.

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

Scores going into Final:
Will $13,170
Katie $11,600
Jong Ho $11,200


Tonight’s results:
Jong Ho $11,200 + $8,000 = $19,200 (What is Prussia?)
Katie $11,600 – $10,801 = $799 (What is Bavaria?)
Will $13,170 + $10,031 = $23,201 (What is Prussia?) (Finalist)


Will Satterwhite, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the June 1, 2020 game.)


Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Will $4,600
Katie $4,400
Jong Ho $2,000


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Opening break taken after: 15 clues


Daily Double locations:
1) CONSTELLATIONS $800 (clue #4)
Jong Ho 800 -1000 (Will 0 Katie 400)
2) THE A.V. CLUB $1200 (clue #6)
Will 6200 +3800 (Jong Ho 5600 Katie 5600)
3) U.S. GOVERNMENT $1600 (clue #17)
Will 14800 -5630 (Jong Ho 10400 Katie 8400)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -77


Unplayed clues:
J! Round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total Left On Board: $0
Number of clues left unrevealed this season: 363 (2.01 per episode average), 5 Daily Doubles


Game Stats:
Will $16,200 Coryat, 20 correct, 2 incorrect, 29.82% in first on buzzer (17/57), 2/3 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Jong Ho $12,200 Coryat, 18 correct, 4 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer (21/57), 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 0 rebound opportunities)
Katie $11,600 Coryat, 14 correct, 0 incorrect, 24.56% in first on buzzer (14/57), 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $40,000
Lach Trash: $8,400 (on 6 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,600

Jong Ho Kim, career statistics:
44 correct, 7 incorrect
0/0 on rebound attempts (on 1 rebound opportunity)
40.35% in first on buzzer (46/114)
2/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $5,912)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $16,500

Will Satterwhite, career statistics:
46 correct, 3 incorrect
2/3 on rebound attempts (on 6 rebound opportunities)
35.09% in first on buzzer (40/114)
3/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $3,170)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $18,000

Katie Labarge, career statistics:
25 correct, 4 incorrect
1/1 on rebound attempts (on 9 rebound opportunities)
12.28% in first on buzzer (14/114)
0/0 on Daily Doubles
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $10,400

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14 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – Monday, June 1, 2020"

  1. Wow! Bizarre matchups for the semi-finals!

    • I don’t think these are bizarre at all?

    • I agree with Jason. The wild card with the highest score, paired with two commanding winners (more commanding than, say, Amanda’s or Meggie’s wins). This looks like the most difficult semifinal matchup.

      • The show has always attempted to create compelling matchups at all stages of tournaments. These matchups are in line with that and are thus not bizarre, in my opinion.

        • It just strikes me as unusual how the ToC & college semi-finals are much easier to predict, while the teachers tournament semi-finals are so different. I said Bavaria too for tonight’s final, so at least Katie isn’t alone.

        • If you have a “compelling” matchup at the first semi, then for the remaining 2 games only lower scores are available…I agree with Daniel and Jason. Imo the semis should be more evenly matched.

  2. The first 2 match-ups I think will be close & “compelling”, but Wednesday has Ben v Sam v Lauren, which is the top score against the two bottom scores, which doesn’t sound like a balanced SF match.

  3. Jason why don’t you just watch and enjoy the games instead of trying to be the big prognosticator of matchups.

    • Tou-she (I don’t know how to spell it). Jeopardy can be strange every now and then, but you’re right that it’s always enjoyable.

  4. Perry Swindle | June 1, 2020 at 7:24 pm |

    HI – Alex suggest a movie about a stone today. Monday 6/1.
    Does anyone remember which movie he said on the show?

    • Alan Jones | June 1, 2020 at 11:45 pm |

      It was The Moonstone, by Wilkie Collins. I may have to give it a look-see myself.

      • Alan Jones | June 1, 2020 at 11:52 pm |

        BTW, Alex was talking about a book, not a movie. The Moonstone is considered an early example of detective novel.

  5. Andy you do such a fantastic job putting out this site, sorry I have to point out you have Will marked as a Semi-Finalist instead of Finalist.

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