Are You Smarter Than A Jeopardy Contestant?

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Jeopardy Quizzes & Trivia

Information Studies alumna Autumn Haag was recently a contestant on Jeopardy. Here is a quiz that consists of a selection of the questions from her match. Could you impress Alex Trebek? For simplicity, do NOT answer in the form of a question.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    12-LETTER WORDS 400: This is something needed before you can do something else, like a course you must take before enrolling in a more advanced one
  • 2. 
    12-LETTER WORDS 800: An adjective meaning cancer-causing
  • 3. 
    12-LETTER WORDS 1000: An archaeologist who specializes in the land of pharaohs and its artifacts.
  • 4. 
    STAGE TALK 600: From the old French to rake again, it's a practice performance.
  • 5. 
    BEASTLY COLLECTIVES 600: This collective term is used for a group or ants, badgers, seagulls or human settlers.
  • 6. 
    BEASTLY COLLECTIVES 1000: A group of two ball-players is called this; so is a group of (usually more than two) barracudas.This collective term is used for a group or ants, badgers, seagulls or human settlers.
  • 7. 
    REAL NAMES IN SPORTS 200: In 1977, I.M. Hipp ran for 254 yards against Indiana playing for this school’s Cornhuskers.
  • 8. 
    COOKIE MONSTER REVIEW NOVEL 400: Me enjoy this author Kinsey Millone mystery C Is for Corpse; C really for cookie but me like book anyway.
  • 9. 
    COOKIE MONSTER REVIEW NOVEL 800: Me laugh really hard about boy going from Mississippi to Memphis in “the reivers” by him. You hear me? Me say Mississippi!
  • 10. 
    WE GOTTA GO NOW 1600: Head to this island east of Sumatra to see the orangutans before they become extinct.
  • 11. 
    MOVIE QUOTES 1200: 1998 - This actor said “The Dude Abides” and “this rug... it really tied the room together.”
  • 12. 
    MOVIE QUOTES1600: 1997 - This actor said "You make me want to be a better man."
  • 13. 
    YOU'RE MAKING ME ANGRY 800: A synonym for bile, this is what an annoying person does to you.
  • 14. 
    YOU'RE MAKING ME ANGRY1600: From Latin for “call forth”, it’s to make someone angry enough to lash out.
  • 15. 
    LUAU LUAU 1200: Poke, a common appetizer at many luaus, can be made with this fish that has a 3-letter Hawaiian name.
  • 16. 
    LUAU LUAU 1600: Get your guests in the tropical mood with a Blue Hawaii, made blue with this liqueur.
  • 17. 
    CHINESE HISTORY 400: During his travels, Marco Polo saw “Jasper and Chalcedony,” this type of stone the Chinese carved into jewellery.
  • 18. 
    CHINESE HISTORY 1600: In March 1839, the Chinese seized over 20,000 chests of this from British merchants in Guanzhou, causing war.
  • 19. 
    CHINESE HISTORY 2000: In 1887, the Protocol of Lisbon confirmed that this colony was a free port under the control of Portugal.
  • 20. 
    FINAL JEOPARDY - CATEGORY - BILLBOARD TOP 100:Besides Frank and Nancy Sinatra, they’re the only other father and daughter who each had no. 1 solo hits.

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