Final Jeopardy: Quotable Notables
The Final Jeopardy question (10/20/2016) in the category “Quotable Notables” was:
She once said that death “Is no more than passing from one room into another” but “in that other room, I shall be able to see”
New champ Debbi Hopkins won $18,300 yesterday. In her second game, she goes up against these challengers: Hunter Manchak, from Washington, DC; and Doug Hartman, from Virginia Beach, VA.
Round 1 Categories: Here Comes the Sun – Cities & Towns of the Bible – Fruits & Vegetables – “Z” Is The First Letter – War Stars – May The Fourth Be With You
Doug found the Jeopardy! round Daily Double in “‘Z’ is the First Letter” under the $1,000 clue. There were 2 whole categories left after it. He was in the lead with $5,400 now, $3,000 more than Hunter in second place. He bet $3,000 and he was RIGHT.
This outermost layer of a citrus rind contains the color & flavor. show
Doug finished in the lead with $8,800. Debbie was second with $2,200 and Hunter was last with $1,800.
Round 2 Categories: Historical To-Do Lists – A Bette Midler Medley – Senate Committees – Prefectures Of Japan – 8-Letter Words – Books By Men
Debbi found the first Daily Double in “8-Letter Words” under the $1,600 clue on the 8th pick. She was in second place with $4,200 at this point, $6,200 less than Doug’s lead. She bet $2,000 and she was RIGHT.
When a professor has this adjective after his name, it means he’s retired but retains an honorary title & often, free parking. show
Debbi found the last Daily Double in “Books by Men” under the $1,600 clue mid-round. At $8,600, she was still in second place but was only behind Doug’s lead by $1,800. She bet $2,000 again and took a guess with “purgatory.” That was WRONG.
Michael Herr wrote in “Dispatches”, “I think that” this place “was what we had instead of happy childhoods” show
Doug finished in the lead with $12,400. Hunter was next with $6,200 and Debbi was in third place with $5,400.
Only ONE of the contestants got Final Jeopardy! right.
In “Helen Keller: A Life,” author Dorothy Hermann recounts a conversation between Helen Keller, famous deaf and blind American educator, and Lilli Palmer, German actress and writer, when Helen revealed her impression of the afterlife. Lilli Palmer recounts it herself in “Lunch with Helen Keller,” part of the book “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Woman to Woman.” The husband Lilli mentions in the first sentence was English actor, Rex Harrison.
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Debbi thought it was Mother Teresa. She lost her $1,601 bet and finished with $3,799.
Hunter thought it was Emily Dickinson. He bet it all and had nothing left.
At first, Doug thought it was Emily Dickinson, too, but he crossed that out and wrote down the right response. He didn’t bet anything so he became the new Jeopardy! champ with $12,800.
WAR STARS ($1000) As General Kuribayashi, Ken Watanabe led the defense of an isolated Pacific island in this 2006 movie
A BETTE MIDLER MEDLEY ($1200) On a recent concert tour, Bette sang “I Put a Spell on You” dressed as Winifred from this movie
2 years ago: NONE of the players got this FJ in “French Food History”
A popular product was born when Jean Naigeon of this city substituted the juice of unripe grapes for vinegar. show