What was the Celebrity Jeopardy! Final Jeopardy answer on December 6?

 Ken Jennings on Celebrity Jeopardy!.
Ken Jennings on Celebrity Jeopardy!.

Celebrities answering trivia questions for charity is back in prime time, as Celebrity Jeopardy! season 2 rolled along on Wednesday, December 6. While they are being tested on a number of topics across three rounds of gameplay, things often boil down to the Final Jeopardy question.

Of course, many fans of Jeopardy! also like to play along while they are at home, trying to answer in the form of a question as quick as possible. But if you happened to miss the chance to play along with the latest episode of Celebrity Jeopardy!, we're here to help.

We won't go through all the questions, but what we will do is give you the Final Jeopardy question that the players had to answer to see if you could nail it. Also be sure to check out our Celebrity Jeopardy! season 2 bracket to keep track with who has advanced in the tournament.

So put on your thinking caps, here is the Final Jeopardy clue and answer from the December 6 episode of Celebrity Jeopardy!

Celebrity Jeopardy! Final Jeopardy December 6 clue

The Final Jeopardy category this week is Applied Geometry. Here's the clue that the contestants were given:

Thomas Hales proved hexagonal structures are the most compact way to fill a plane, a centuries-old theory based on the behavior of these.

We may have had the best performance of any Celebrity Jeopardy! season 2 contestant in the final quarterfinal game on December 6, as Mo Rocca amassed $33,200 throughout the three rounds, which despite the best of efforts of Amanda Seals (a very respectable $11,800) and Kyra Sedgwick could not catch him. But they all get to compete in Final Jeopardy.

Before we reveal the answer, see if you can get the correct answer.

And the answer is...

What is bees?

This one had two of the three contestants stumped, but Amanda Seales correctly put bees. However, Mo Rocca could not be caught and he advances to the semifinals.

New episodes of Celebrity Jeopardy! season 2 air Wednesdays on ABC at 8 pm ET/PT. Then are they available to stream on Hulu.