Final Jeopardy 4/20/23 (Modern Words) & Who Won Thursday April 20 2023

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Today’s Final Jeopardy 4/20/2023 (Modern Words) – Thursday, April 20 2023

Neal Stephenson coined this word in his 1992 novel “Snow Crash”; it was later shortened by a company to become its new name

Today’s Final Jeopardy Answer – Thursday, April 20 2023

The Final Jeopardy Answer is: Metaverse

Final Jeopardy Explanation – Thursday, April 20 2023

Stephenson’s conception of the future of an Internet based on virtual reality dates back to the 1992 novel Snow Crash, when he invented the term “Metaverse” to refer to it. The Metaverse, which resembles a massively multiplayer online game (MMO), is filled with system daemons and user-controlled avatars.

In 2021, Facebook renamed itself Meta, a shortened form of the word Metaverse.

Today’s Jeopardy! Contestants – Thursday, April 20 2023

Devin LohmanDevin Lohman is a Architectural Designer & Masters Student from Peachtree City, Georgia.

1 Day Winnings of $1,200

Sam ClaussenSam Claussen is a History Professor from Santa Clarita, California.
Emma Hill KepronEmma Hill Kepron is a Librarian from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Contestant Image Credit: Jeopardy Website

Today’s Results & Who Won Jeopardy! Tonight – Thursday, April 20 2023

The results of today’s game will be updated when it airs – warning: spoilers below!

Returning ChampionContestantContestant
Devin Lohman
Peachtree City, Georgia
Architectural Designer & Masters Student
1 Day Winnings of $1,200

Final Score: $1,900
Round 2 Score: $10,200
Round 1 Score: -$1,000
Sam Claussen
Santa Clarita, California
History Professor

Final Score: $5,999
Round 2 Score: $18,400
Round 1 Score: $6,400
Emma Hill Kepron
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Winning Score: $11,400
Round 2 Score: $15,400
Round 1 Score: $6,600

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