Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Middle East Countries) for Friday, July 31, 2020 (Season 26, Game 170):
In 1949 this country dropped the word “Trans” from the beginning of its name
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(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Jane Curtin, an actress from Katie & Allie and 3rd Rock from the Sun (yesterday’s total: $29,000)
|Cheech Marin, an actor, comedian, director, writer and musician from Lost (yesterday’s total: $6,600)
|Michael McKean, a Grammy winner, Oscar nominee and multi-talented performer from Hairspray and The Pajama Game (yesterday’s total: $31,600)
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Correct response: What is Jordan?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Upon its 1946 independence (from the United Kingdom), the country was known as the Hashemite Kingdom of Transjordan; its name officially changed to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in 1949. Interestingly, the Soviet Union vetoed Jordan’s entry into the United Nations until 1955 (on the grounds that it routinely vetoed any country’s entry if it lacked diplomatic ties with the Soviet Union).
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Scores going into Final:
Cheech $6,000 + $6,000 = $12,000 + $6,600 = $18,600 ($100,000) (What is Jordan?)
Jane $10,000 – $9,999 = $1 + $29,000 = $29,001 ($250,000) (What is ?)
Michael $12,100 – $8,000 = $4,100 + $31,600 = $35,700 ($1,000,000) (What is
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) BRANDS THAT SOUNDS LIKE VERBS $600 (clue #24)
Cheech 4600 -2000 (Michael 1600 Jane 2200)
2) HOW LOW CAN YOU GO? $2000 (clue #10)
Jane 8200 +1000 (Michael 6400 Cheech 4800)
3) SCIENCE $1600 (clue #20)
Michael 8400 +2500 (Cheech 8400 Jane 10800)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -2
J! Round: A NEGATIVE ATTITUDE $1000
DJ! Round: None!
Total Left On Board: $1,000
Cheech $8,000 Coryat, 18 correct, 5 incorrect, 33.93% in first on buzzer (19/56), 3/3 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Michael $11,200 Coryat, 15 correct, 2 incorrect, 26.79% in first on buzzer (15/56), 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 6 rebound opportunities)
Jane $11,000 Coryat, 18 correct, 3 incorrect, 32.14% in first on buzzer (18/56), 1/2 on rebound attempts (on 6 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $30,200
Lach Trash: $8,800 (on 7 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $14,000
- Michael played for the International Myeloma Foundation, Jane for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, and Cheech for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.
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