Final Jeopardy: World Leaders

The Final Jeopardy question (4/18/2013) in the category “World Leaders” was:

In 1990, she became the first modern head of government to give birth while in office, to a daughter named Bakhtawar.

For the 3rd day in a row, we have a new champ. Michelle Martin won $24,800 in yesterday’s match. Today she competes anew against these two players: Darren Abernethy from Washington, DC; and Judy Arginteanu from Minneapolis, MN.

Michelle found the Jeopardy! round Daily Double in “Portmanteaus.” She was in second place with $2,400, $5,800 behind Judy in the lead. She bet $1,000 and she was RIGHT.

In 1949 Milton Berle hosted the first of these on the tube, for the Damon Runyon Memorial Cancer Fund. show

Judy finished in the lead with $8,200, that Minne-Coda category about her home state being a huge boon for her. Michelle was second with $4,200 and Darren was last with $1,800.

Judy found the first Double Jeopardy Daily Double in “Authors Against Adaptations.” She was in the lead with $9,400, $4,000 more than Michelle in second place. She bet $2,000 and she was RIGHT.

Winston Groom’s sequel to this book says, “Don’t never let nobody make a movie of your life’s story.” show

Judy found the last Daily Double in “Signs & Symbols.” She now had the lead with $13,000. She bet $3,000 and she was RIGHT.

Not a property, it’s represented on the monopoly board by a diamond ring. show

Judy finished in the lead with a runaway $20,000. Michelle made a valiant effort to catch up and was second with $9,400. Darren was last with $3,000.

ALL of the contestants got Final Jeopardy! right.


WHO IS BENAZIR BHUTTO?

Benazir Bhutto was married to Asif Ali Zardari in Karachi in 1987. The couple had three children: a son, Bilawal, and two daughters, Bakhtawar and Asifa, in that order. Bakhtawar was the only one born while her mother was in office. (Bhutto Family)

Darren didn’t bet anything so he finished with $3,000.

Michelle bet $3,399 and finished with $12,799.

Judy bet $1,000 so she won the game with $21,000 and will be returning tomorrow.

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