Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Vice Presidents) for Friday, August 14, 2020 (Season 18, Episode 182):
He was the only vice president to be elected to, & serve, 2 full terms as president
This episode originally aired on May 14, 2002.
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(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Bob Verini, a film journalist and test prep teacher from Los Angeles, Califonia (yesterday’s total: $6,800)
|Eric Newhouse, a director of technical assistance from Vermillion, South Dakota (yesterday’s total: $0)
|Brad Rutter, a network administrator from Lancaster, Pennsylvania (yesterday’s total: $11,800)
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Correct response: Who is Thomas Jefferson?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
Amazingly, Jefferson is still the only Vice President to be elected to and serve two full terms as President. 8 of the 14 Vice-Presidents to become President did so due to the death of their predecessor in office. Theodore Rooseveltand Harry Truman served most of two terms, but neither was not elected to their first term, succeeding William McKinley and Franklin Roosevelt, respectively. Richard Nixon was elected to two terms, but did not finish his second term, resigning in 1974.
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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!
Scores going into Final:
Bob $400 + $400 = $800 + $6,800 = $7,600 ($50,000) (Who was Thomas Jefferson?)
Eric $12,800 + $12,800 = $25,600 + $0 = $25,600 ($100,000) (Who is Jefferson?)
Brad $13,600 + $201 = $13,801 + $11,800 = $25,601 ($1,000,000) (Who is Jefferson?)
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 16 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) GULFS $600 (clue #14)
Eric 2200 +2200 (Brad 1400 Bob 1200)
2) THEY’VE BEEN BENCHED $1600 (clue #18)
Bob 15200 -5200 (Brad 8800 Eric 12000)
3) 4-SYLLABLE WORDS $1200 (clue #24)
Bob 10400 -10400 (Brad 12400 Eric 12000)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -34
J! Round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total Left On Board: $0
Eric $11,200 Coryat, 16 correct, 3 incorrect, 28.07% in first on buzzer (16/57), 1/2 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Brad $13,600 Coryat, 18 correct, 2 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer (19/57), 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Bob $16,000 Coryat, 17 correct, 4 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer (19/57), 0/0 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $40,800
Lach Trash: $4,800 (on 7 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $8,400
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