Mattea Roach mentioned rising up with three brothers helped form her aggressive nature as she as soon as once more dominated in Jeopardy! Tuesday evening, incomes her eleventh consecutive win on the favored quiz present.
Roach, a 23-year-old initially from Halifax, took dwelling one other $17,281 — bringing her complete winnings to $244,882 USD.
By the tip of the evening, she had appropriately answered 23 questions and solely answered two incorrectly, giving her successful fee of 92 per cent. Amongst these answered appropriately had 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.
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 mentioned rising up, they had been very aggressive with one another.
“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 relationship earlier than me,” she mentioned.
“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 perhaps finest me right here as properly.”
If that had been to occur, her brother would have a tricky streak to beat. Roach will return for her twelfth recreation Wednesday evening.
In a earlier interview with World’s The Morning Present, Roach mentioned she utilized for the present on-line throughout the pandemic, as a result of she was “bored” and needed to provide it a go.
“The worst factor that occurs is I don’t hear again, and one of the best factor that occurs is perhaps I obtained on the present, so there’s actually no draw back to taking the check. Then I obtained the absolute best end result,” she mentioned.
That very best end result — to this point — has allowed her to repay her pupil loans and an opportunity to look in a future Event 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.
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