Final Jeopardy: 7-17-17 to 7-21-17

Here are the Final Jeopardy questions and answers for the week of July 17 through July 21, 2017.

Mon, July 17 – Correct answers: 3
The National Ocean Service says one lethal type of this bone-free creature is the most venomous marine animal. show

Tue, July 18 – Correct answers: 3
In a 1905 diary entry, Nicholas II wrote of this man, “We have made the acquaintance of a man of God” show

Wed, July 19 – Correct answers: 1
In June 1986 a bakers union expressed regret for a disaster in this European city 320 years before. show

Thu, July 20 – Correct answers: 3
In 1932 a 4,700-pound piece of the object that gave this capital its “small” name was moved to City Hall. show

Fri, July 21 – Correct answers: 1
This official U.S. government song traces its roots to a song about Roderick Dhu, the leader of a Highland clan. 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. More clues from this week’s games are on Fikkle Fame’s archive.

It was a week of easy Final Jeopardy! clues that yielded 3 games with triple solves. On Wednesday and Friday, only one player got FJ. Still, the expectation before the answers were revealed was that it was the leader”s game all the way. The only day it wasn’t was Friday, when Justin Vossler won from second place.

Jeopardy! champs for the week of July 17, 2017

3x champ Gavin Borchert returned on Monday but was defeated by Deborah Elliott. She won on Tuesday and Wednesday as well, but in her 4th game, she lost to Justin Vossler. He won on Friday and he will be the returning champ on Monday, when the last week of Season 33 begins.

Happy Birthday, Alex Trebek Happy Birthday to Alex Trebek on his 77th birthday! If you’re on Twitter, send our long-time favorite game show host birthday wishes @Jeopardy. Also click on @OneOceanExp to see another pic of Alex and his birthday cake.

Also born on July 22nd

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4 Responses

  1. rhonda says:

    I sure would love a slice of Alex’s birthday cake lol!

    • VJ says:

      lol! Rhonda, I just put the rest of mine in the freezer. There were 2 regular size slices left, so I put them down on wax paper on the cake side and cut them in half. Then I spread the buttercream frosting across the side facing up..Now there’s 4 smaller ones. I love frozen cake in the summer!

      • rhonda says:

        Oh, sounds so yummy, VJ! The buttercream is the best part, enjoy the rest of your birthday cake!

  2. Dalton Higbee says:

    VJ, the leader five day total is $108,299.