What Do You Know About Alex Trebek?

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What Do You Know About Alex Trebek? - Quiz

You might remember this man from the popular game show Jeopardy! He has been a host of this game show for more than 15 years and it is still being watched by millions of people every week. Discover how much you know about this public figure by taking this quiz. Do you know your facts? Let's find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the full name of Alex Trebek?

    • A.

      Joseph Alexis Trebek

    • B.

      David Alexander Trebek

    • C.

      George Alexander Trebek

    • D.

      Micheal Alexis Trebek

    Correct Answer
    C. George Alexander Trebek
    Explanation
    The correct answer is George Alexander Trebek. This is the full name of Alex Trebek, the famous television personality best known for hosting the game show Jeopardy!

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  • 2. 

    How old will Alex Trebek be at the end of 2018?

    • A.

      75

    • B.

      76

    • C.

      77

    • D.

      78

    Correct Answer
    D. 78
    Explanation
    Alex Trebek will be 78 years old at the end of 2018.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these game shows has Alex Trebek been a host of? 

    • A.

      Wheel of Fortune

    • B.

      The Wizard of Odds

    • C.

      The Amazing Race

    • D.

      Survivor

    Correct Answer
    B. The Wizard of Odds
    Explanation
    Alex Trebek has been a host of "The Wizard of Odds" game show.

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  • 4. 

    He has been the host of different shows except which one?

    • A.

      Double Dare

    • B.

      To Tell the Truth

    • C.

      American Ninja Warrior

    • D.

      Battlestars

    Correct Answer
    C. American Ninja Warrior
    Explanation
    The correct answer is American Ninja Warrior because the person in question has hosted all the other shows mentioned (Double Dare, To Tell the Truth, and Battlestars), but not American Ninja Warrior.

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  • 5. 

    In which year did he become a citizen of the United States?

    • A.

      1998

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      1985

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    A. 1998
    Explanation
    He became a citizen of the United States in 1998.

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  • 6. 

    Since when has he been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy?

    • A.

      1989

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    B. 1984
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1984. This indicates that the person has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy since 1984.

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  • 7. 

    How many Outstanding Game Show Host Emmy Awards has Alex received?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 5
    Explanation
    Alex has received 5 Outstanding Game Show Host Emmy Awards.

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  • 8. 

    In which year did Alex Trebek receive a star on Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto?

    • A.

      2010

    • B.

      2006

    • C.

      2008

    • D.

      2005

    Correct Answer
    B. 2006
    Explanation
    Alex Trebek received a star on Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto in 2006.

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  • 9. 

    Which university did Alex Trebek graduate from?

    • A.

      University of Ottawa

    • B.

      Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    • C.

      University of Chicago

    • D.

      Stanford University

    Correct Answer
    A. University of Ottawa
    Explanation
    Alex Trebek graduated from the University of Ottawa.

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  • 10. 

    For how many episodes of Jeopardy did Alex Trebek receive a Guinness World Record?

    • A.

      5,483

    • B.

      6,385

    • C.

      5,858

    • D.

      6,829

    Correct Answer
    A. 5,483
    Explanation
    Alex Trebek received a Guinness World Record for hosting 5,483 episodes of Jeopardy. This means that he hosted the show for a significant number of episodes, making him the longest-serving host in the history of the show. His dedication and longevity in hosting the show earned him this prestigious record.

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