Final Jeopardy: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Final Jeopardy question (7/15/2016) in the category “The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” was:
A quartet inducted in 2010 & a trio inducted in 2004, they’re the first & last inductees alphabetically.
New champ Ellen Corrigan won $3,999 yesterday because, Alex Trebek said, she “was wise enough to leave herself some cash” when making her FJ bet. Her challengers today are: Luke Hales, from Friendswood, TX; and Siobhan Quinlan, from Lexington, MA.
Round 1 Categories: Books for the Young – Here Comes the Neighborhood – Crime & Criminals – Describing The TV Show – Hybrid & Electric Cars – Out Of Africa
Siobhan found the Jeopardy! round Daily Double in “Crime & Criminals” under the $600 clue on the 13th pick of the round. She was in third place at negative $600. Luke had the lead with $2,400. She bet $1,000 and thought it meant exile. That was WRONG.
In France “reclusion” is the term for this type of imprisonment. show
Ellen finished in the lead with $5,000. Luke was second with $4,600 and Siobhan was last with $600.
Round 2 Categories: The First Name Game – Sculpture – Book to Movie – Hoosier History – Adverbs that Don’t End in -ly – Into Africa
Luke found the first Daily Double in “Sculpture” under the $2,000 clue exactly half way through the round. In second place with $5,000, he had $5,200 less than Ellen’s lead. He made it a true Daily Double and he was RIGHT.
The Lego kinetic sculpture of this mythological figure shows his rock rolling punishment in Hades.
Ellen found the last Daily Double in “Into Africa” under the $2,000 clue. She was in the lead with $12,200 now, $2,600 more than Luke in second place. The whole “Cars” category was still left. She bet $3,000 and she was RIGHT.
This coastal republic of 23 million is separated from Madagascar by the channel of the same name.
Ellen finished in the lead with $14,800. Luke was next with $9,600 and Siobhan was in third place with $4,600.
TWO of the contestants got Final Jeopardy! right.
ABBA was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 10, 2010 by Bee Gees, Barry and Robin Gibb. ZZ Top was inducted on March 15, 2004 by Rolling Stone Keith Richards. (What a difference in the speeches!)
Siobhan got it right. Her $4,000 bet brought her up to $8,600.
Luke came up with AC/DC and Zeppelin. That cost him $9,000. He had $600 left.
Ellen also got it right. She bet $4,401 and won this match with $19,201, giving her a 2-day total of $23,200.
These 2 triple stumpers were in BOOK TO MOVIE:
($1200) Starring Tom Cruise: “One Shot” by Lee Child
($2000) Starring Montgomery Clift & Elizabeth Taylor: “An American Tragedy” by Theodore Dreiser
2 years ago: Only ONE of the players got this FJ in “Famous Homes”
Purchased in 1957 & called “the second most famous home in America” it was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2006. show