Mattea Roach stated rising up with three brothers helped form her aggressive nature as she as soon as once more dominated in Jeopardy! Tuesday night time, incomes her eleventh consecutive win on the favored quiz present.
Roach, a 23-year-old initially from Halifax, took residence one other $17,281 — bringing her whole winnings to $244,882 USD.
By the top of the night time, she had appropriately answered 23 questions and solely answered two incorrectly, giving her successful price of 92 per cent. Amongst these answered appropriately have been questions concerning the Bay of Fundy and the Titanic.
Roach didn’t get the ultimate Jeopardy! query proper, however neither did her two opponents.
Mattea Roach earns tenth consecutive ‘Jeopardy!’ win, defeats one other Canadian
Roach’s keenness for competitors didn’t come from nowhere. Through the interview portion of the present, she talked about that she had three youthful brothers, two of whom are twins.
She stated rising up, they have been very aggressive with one another.
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“One of many twins as soon as wager me — I used to be 14 and he was 9 — he wager me that he would get his drivers’ license earlier than me, get a job earlier than me and begin courting earlier than me,” she stated.
“And the unhappy factor is, he beat me on two out of three. So now we’ll see if he can come on Jeopardy! and possibly greatest me right here as properly.”
If that have been to occur, her brother would have a tricky streak to beat. Roach will return for her twelfth recreation Wednesday night time.
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In a earlier interview with World’s The Morning Present, Roach stated she utilized for the present on-line in the course of the pandemic, as a result of she was “bored” and needed to offer it a go.
“The worst factor that occurs is I don’t hear again, and the perfect factor that occurs is possibly I bought on the present, so there’s actually no draw back to taking the take a look at. Then I bought the very best consequence,” she stated.
That very best consequence — thus far — has allowed her to repay her pupil loans and an opportunity to seem in a future Match of Champions recreation.
Roach graduated from Sacred Coronary heart Faculty in Halifax in 2015, and her household nonetheless lives in Halifax and Cape Breton. She now works as a tutor in Toronto.
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