The successful streak continues for Nova Scotia’s Mattea Roach, who gained the favored TV quiz present Jeopardy! for the ninth time Friday evening.
Roach added one other $28,001 in winnings, bringing her complete earnings to $210,802 USD.
The 23-year-old initially from Nova Scotia secured her win throughout the “Last Jeopardy” class of “Academy Award Winners.”
The clue was: “In 2019, he gained his first aggressive Oscar, 36 years after a Scholar Academy Award for a movie a couple of Brooklyn barbershop.”
Mattea Roach wins eighth ‘Jeopardy!’ recreation, racks up one other $14K
Roach, who bid $6,201, wrote “Who’s Spike Lee?” which was the right reply.
In accordance with Jeopardy!‘s every day field scores, Roach has answered clues accurately 93 per cent of the time in all 9 video games, with 239 right responses and 17 incorrect ones.
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Roach will now attempt to win her tenth recreation when she returns to the present on Monday.
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In an interview with International’s The Morning Present final week, Roach mentioned she utilized for the present on-line throughout the pandemic, as a result of she was “bored” and wished to offer it a go.
“The worst factor that occurs is I don’t hear again, and the very best factor that occurs is perhaps I obtained on the present, so there’s actually no draw back to taking the take a look at. Then I obtained the absolute best consequence,” she mentioned.
That absolute best consequence — to this point — 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 College in Halifax in 2015, and her household nonetheless lives in Halifax and Cape Breton. She now works as a tutor in Toronto.
— with information from The Canadian Press
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