Final Jeopardy: Fundraising
The Final Jeopardy question (1/31/2013) in the category “Fundraising” was:
In 2011 the City of Savannah granted an exemption allowing the sale of these items outside Juliette Gordon Low’s birthplace.
Day 2 of the Teen Tournament Quarter-Finals and today, we have these 3 students on board:Katie Stone, a senior from El Paso, TX; Nilai Sarda, a freshman from Marietta, GA; and Brittany Poppen, a junior from Goodyear, AZ.
Nilai found the Jeopardy! round Daily Double in “Near the End of the Century.” He was in the lead with $3,400, $1,400 more than Brittany in second place. He bet $1,000 and he was RIGHT.
In 1799, the Rosetta Stone was found in this country.
Nilai finished in the lead with $7,000. Katie was second with $4,400 and Brittany was last with $2,000.
Nilai found the first Double Jeopardy Daily Double in “India.” He was in the lead with $8,600, $2,200 more than Katie in second place. He bet $2,200 and he was RIGHT.
The waters of the Palk Strait separate India’s Tamil Nadu State from this island nation.
Nilai found the last Daily Double, a video, in “Around the White House with Alex.” He was in the lead with $12,400, $1,600 more than Katie in second place. He bet $1,000 and he was RIGHT.
Nilai finished in the lead with $16,600. Katie was next with $12,400 and Brittany was in third place with $4,400.
TWO of the contestants got Final Jeopardy! right.
“Acting City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney on (March 4, 2011) reversed a zoning administrator’s finding that Girl Scouts could not sell cookies in front of the historic home (of Juliette Gordon Low) because it violated an ordinance against sidewalk sales. Small-Toney was one of the first to stop by … to stock up on Do-Si-Dos, Thin Mints, Trefoils and other cookies.” (Girl Scouts bring cookies back to Juliette Gordon Low house)
Brittany wrote down “books.” She lost her $3,000 bet and finished with $1,400.
Katie got it right and bet $1,400. She finished with $13,800.
Nilai also got it right and he also bet $1,400. He won the game with $18,000.
Now we can start up our Wild Card list. We’ve got:
Irene Vasquez – $15,000
Katie Stone – $13,800
Lila Anderson – $4,800
Brittany Poppen – $1,400