Responses for show #5400 - Friday, February 15, 2008

2008-A Teen Tournament quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

Todd Faulkenberry, a junior from Moore, South Carolina

Rachel "Steve" Cooke, a senior from Fishers, Indiana

Bonnie Cao, a senior from Arcadia, California

Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORIC FACES
DON'T TOY WITH ME
"D" IN MATH
STATE NICKNAMES
AWARDS
VWLLSS FLWRS
(Alex: We'll give you the name of a flower, but with no vowels; you have to figure out what the vowels are, and give us the correct word for the flower.)
    $200 1
Theodore Roosevelt

"Steve"
    $200 21
the PSP

Todd
    $200 11
a diagonal

"Steve"
    $200 6
(Todd: What is Minnesota?)

Oregon

Todd
Triple Stumper
    $200 12
Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith

"Steve"
    $200 26
violet

"Steve"
    $400 2
Betty Ford

Triple Stumper
    $400 22
Heelys

Todd
    $400 17
the denominator

Todd
    $400 7
Arkansas

Todd
    $400 13
Oxford

"Steve"
    $400 27
petunia

Todd
    $600 3
(Todd: Who is Yeager?)
...
(Alex: [*], yes, the Spirit of St. Louis behind him.)

(Charles) Lindbergh

"Steve"Todd
    $600 23
Nintendo

Todd
    $600 18
a decimal system

"Steve"
    $600 8
North Carolina

Todd
    $1,000 14
(Rachel: What is a Pulitzer?)
[ERRATUM: Alex referred to it as the Nobel Prize for Literature.]

the Nobel Prize in Literature

"Steve"
    $600 28
(Bonnie: Wh... Oh, sorry.)

poppy

Bonnie
Triple Stumper
    $800 4
(Thomas) Dewey

Todd
    $800 24
constellations

"Steve"
    $800 19
degrees

"Steve"
    $800 9
Minnesota

Todd
    $800 15
Dr. Seuss

Bonnie
    $800 29
geranium

Bonnie
    $1000 5
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Triple Stumper
    $1000 25
Scene It?

"Steve"
    $1000 20
diameter

Todd
    $1000 10
Maine

Bonnie
    $1000 16
(Arthur) Miller

Todd
    $1000 30
(Rachel: Um, what is a rose, and...)

rose & iris

"Steve"
Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Bonnie "Steve" Todd
$1,800 $600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bonnie "Steve" Todd
$2,000 $3,000 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

AROUND THE WORLD
AT THE MOVIES
SPACE
RELIGIOUS MATTERS
IT'S ELEMENTAL
ADD A LETTER
    $400 7
(Alex: You know it better as [*].)

Copenhagen

Triple Stumper
    $400 2
Angelina Jolie

"Steve"
    $400 12
China

Todd
    $400 17
(Todd: What is the Gospel?)

the Bible

Todd
Triple Stumper
    $400 1
helium

Todd
    $400 26
tickled

Triple Stumper
    $800 8
Darfur

Todd
    $800 3
Transformers

Bonnie
    $800 13
Mars

Todd
    $800 18
Hinduism

"Steve"
    $400 22
mercury

Todd
    $800 27
neutron

"Steve"
    $1200 9
Naples

Bonnie
    $1200 4
The Kite Runner

"Steve"
    $1200 14
(Bonnie: What is Discovery?)

Columbia

Bonnie
Triple Stumper
    $1200 19
Bangkok

"Steve"
    $1200 23
magnesium

Bonnie
    $1200 28
startled

Bonnie
    $1600 10
Jerusalem

"Steve"
    $1600 5
Fred Claus

Todd
    $1600 15
a comet

Triple Stumper
    $1,600 20
the Mormons

"Steve"
    $1600 24
cobalt

Todd
    $1600 29
gentile

Todd
    $2000 11
Australia

Todd
    $2000 6
The Golden Compass

"Steve"
    $2000 16
an asteroid

Triple Stumper
    $2000 21
rice

Todd
    $2000 25
nitrogen

"Steve"
    $2000 30
conifer

Todd

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bonnie "Steve" Todd
$5,200 $14,600 $19,000

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AMERICAN POETRY
(Alex: [Revealing Rachel's response] That is the poem and he was referring to [*], of course.)
...
(Alex: ...and that means that, Rachel Cooke, you will be a semifinalist. Come on over here. Congratulations to you, young lady.)
(Rachel: Thank you.)
(Alex: You're coming back next week, along with these four other semifinalists.)
(Zia: Zia Choudhury--Paducah, Kentucky.)
(Rachel: Rachel Horn--Cincinnati, Ohio.)
(Katie: Katie Gill--Jackson, Mississippi.)
(Naren: Naren Tallapragada--Burke, Virginia.)
(Alex: Now remember, folks, we have those four wildcard spots--the high finishers among nonwinners, and here they are.)
(Hunter: Hunter Brown--Wheaton, Illinois.)
(Will: Will Casper--Basin City, Washington.)
(Melissa: Melissa Luttmann--Memphis, Tennessee.)
(Alex: And there's one more. Todd Faulkenberry right here. He is one of the top four finishers among nonwinners. Semifinals starting next week on Jeopardy! We'll see you then for our tourn--Teen Tournament. So long, everybody.)
BonnieWhat is age?
$5,200
"Steve"What is Leaves of Grass?
$3,400
ToddWhat are Lilacs
$6,000
grass

Final scores:

Bonnie "Steve" Todd
$0 $18,000 $13,000
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Bonnie "Steve" Todd
$5,200 $15,600 $19,400
7 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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