Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Famous Ships) for Wednesday, August 5, 2020 (Season 18, Episode 175):
In 1999 the wreck of this ship, known for its historic 1912 rescue effort, was discovered 120 miles off England
This episode originally aired on May 3, 2002.
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(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Eric Newhouse, a director of technical assistance from Vermillion, South Dakota
|Leslie Frates, a Spanish teacher from Hayward, California
|Chuck Forrest, a lawyer and CEO from London, United Kingdom
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Correct response: What is the RMS Carpathia?
More information about Final Jeopardy:
The RMS Carpathia is best known for its actions in April 1912, rescuing the 705 survivors of the sincing of the Titanic. It was sunk on July 15, 1918, during World War I, by a torpedo from a German U-boat; 218 of the 223 aboard survived.
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Scores going into Final:
Eric $10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000 (What is the ‘Carpathia’?)
Chuck $16,000 + $16,000 = $32,000 (What is the Carpathia?) (Semi-Finalist)
Leslie $21,700 + $300 = $22,000 (What is Carpathia?)
Wild card standings:
Monday: Bob Harris, $20,000
Tuesday: Brad Rutter, $24,801
Wednesday: Chuck Forrest, $32,000
1. Leslie Frates, $22,000
2. Eric Newhouse, $20,000
3. Claudia Perry, $17,400
4. Rachael Schwartz, $12,401
5. Frank Spangenberg, $6,799
6. Kate Waits. $0
Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Opening break taken after: 15 clues
Daily Double locations:
1) MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS $600 (clue #22)
Chuck 5200 +1000 (Leslie 3400 Eric 200)
2) KING ME! $1600 (clue #2)
Eric 3000 +3000 (Chuck 8000 Leslie 5200)
3) C IN SCIENCE $1200 (clue #18)
Leslie 10400 +2500 (Chuck 12800 Eric 9600)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: 143
J! Round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total Left On Board: $0
Chuck $15,600 Coryat, 24 correct, 3 incorrect, 43.86% in first on buzzer (25/57), 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 3 rebound opportunities)
Leslie $20,400 Coryat, 20 correct, 1 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer (19/57), 1/1 on rebound attempts (on 5 rebound opportunities)
Eric $8,600 Coryat, 12 correct, 3 incorrect, 21.05% in first on buzzer (12/57), 1/2 on rebound attempts (on 4 rebound opportunities)
Combined Coryat Score: $44,600
Lach Trash: $4,400 (on 4 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,000
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