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Final Day Challenge (May 18, 2023): Who won Game 179 of Season 39?


Game 179 of Jeopardy! Season 39 aired on May 18, 2023, and this is what happened. Ben Chan defended his Six Days winning title against newcomers John Groves and Kristen Beck. Read on to find out the results and answers from the game.

Who won Jeopardy on May 18, 2023?

Ben Chan won Jeopardy on May 18, 2023, successfully maintaining his six-day winning streak. The categories were under the first round of the game On a visit to the state capital, restaurants, magazines, the arts, the world of Hanna-Barbera, and before and for. While Ben gave sixteen correct answers and one wrong answer, Christine gave three correct answers and one wrong answer.

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The result of the first round was between Ben with $7,800, John with $1,600 and Christine with $1,000. Categories under double jeopardy! The tour was international films? And the flags of Spanish-speaking countries and organizations, everything that starts with a “U” and history repeats itself. The result after the round with Ben was $31,000, Christine $4,600 and John $4,400. Ben gave 34 correct answers with 1 wrong, Kristen gave 7 correct answers with 1 incorrect and John gave 9 correct answers with 1 wrong.

What is the last question on May 18, 2023 in Jeopardy?

Last question on the May 18, 2023, episode of Jeopardy! It came in the Billboard No. 1 category. 1 Hits Guide said, “Billy Joel said, ‘I think the only time I didn’t write the music’ before was the lyrics for the 1989 song, and I think it shows.” The answer to the evidence was, “What is it that we didn’t start the fire?” Ben and John gave the correct response with the latter winning $201 for himself, while Kristen said Uptown Girl instead of We Didn’t Start the Fire and lost $199.

The final game results saw Ben Chan with $31,000, John Groves with $4,601 and Kristen Beck with $4,401. Ben has already reached the Tournament of Champions. Hosted by Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings, Jeopardy is currently in its 39th season. The award-winning game show is one of the longest-running game shows of all time with over 8,000 episodes broadcast.

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