Final Jeopardy: 3-14-16 to 3-18-16

Here are the Final Jeopardy questions and answers for the week of March 14th through March 18th, 2016.

Mon, March 14 – Correct answers: 1
A 2013 Laureate, this British man wrote a 1954 thesis on “Problems in the Theory of Molecular Vibrations” show

Tue, March 15 – Correct answers: 2
In July it replaced Toyota as the world’s largest automaker; in September its stock price fell by one-third. show

Wed, March 16 – Correct answers: 2
The last prisoner moved before the Bastille was stormed, this nobleman left behind the MS For his most infamous work. show

Thurs, March 17 – Correct answers: 2
A pair of shoes that he wore when making history in 1954 sold at auction in 2015 for more than $400,000. show

Fri, March 18 – Correct answers: 1
His creator sometimes found him a “detestable, bombastic, tiresome little creature”. show

If you missed any of the games, click on the date for the recap with the Daily Doubles and a triple stumper or two.

Somebody got FJ right every day this week but there wasn’t one day where everyone got it. Philip Tiu was the one who got it right on Monday, sending reigning champ Gordon Moffat home. On Tuesday, Philip made Jeopardy! history with his $19,000 Daily Double bet. Look at that big jump in winnings! Big DD bets continued to work in his favor until Thursday, when he lost to Gwen Niksic. On Friday. Steve Stoffle won.

Jeopardy! champs prizes for the week of March 14, 2016

Here is Philip’s $19,000 Daily Double. We saw a few tweeters claiming he knew the answer and was stalling but we don’t think so. He only took a long time answering when he was genuinely trying to figure out the right response.

Chat Highlight: On Wednesday, Elena Gray-Blanc shocked Alex Trebek with a “Wuthering Heights” diss. He said it was his favorite novel (of that genre, we presume) and she told him not to argue with her!

We agree with Alex. The love story of Heathcliff and Cathy is the best. She married the next door neighbor and he married her sister-in-law for revenge!

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