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Jeopardy Trivia Questions About The Jeopardy TV Game Show

 

Who created the game show Jeopardy?
A: Merv Griffin.

On Jeopardy, how many contestants play the game?
A: 3.

The contestants compete in a quiz game with how many rounds?
A: Three, Jeopardy, Double Jeopardy, and Final Jeopardy.

The Jeopardy and Double Jeopardy rounds each feature how many categories?

A: Six.

Each round contains clues?
A: Five.

Clue values, on the original Jeopardy series ranged from $10 to how much?
A: $50.

On The All-New Jeopardy, values ranged from $25 to what value?
A:  $125.

On the daily syndicated version of the show, values originally ranged from $100 to how much?
A: $500.

The Jeopardy round begins when the returning champion selects a what?
A:  Clue, which may be from any position on the game board.

The clue is revealed and read aloud by the host, after which any contestant may do what?
A: Ring in using a hand-held signaling device.

The first contestant to ring in successfully is prompted to do what?
A: Provide a response to the clue, phrased in the form of a question.

If the contestant responds correctly, the clue's dollar value is added to what?
A: The contestant's score and they may select a new clue from the board.

What happens when an incorrect response is made, or there is a failure to respond within five seconds?
A: The clue's value is deducted from the contestant's score and allows the other contestants the opportunity to ring in and respond.

If no contestant responds correctly, the host reveals the correct response, and the contestant who selected the clue does what?
A: Chooses the next clue.

In the show's current version, contestants may not ring in before the host does what?
A: Finishes reading the clue.

Originally, contestants were allowed to ring in at any time after the clue was revealed, but that rule was changed in what year?
A: 1985.

The second round, Double Jeopardy, features what?
A: Six new categories of clues.

The contestant with the “what” at the end of the Jeopardy round makes the first selection in Double Jeopardy?
A: Least money.

If there is a tie, which contestant selects first?
A: The tied contestant standing at the leftmost lectern selects first.

One clue hidden on the Jeopardy board, and two on the Double Jeopardy board, are called what?
A: "Daily Doubles".

Only the contestant who selected the Daily Double clue may do what?
A: Respond to that clue.

Before the Double Jeopardy clue is revealed, the contestant must decide how much of their current score to what?
A: Wager, from a minimum of $5 to a maximum of their entire score or the highest clue value available in the round, whichever is greater.

During the Jeopardy round, except in response to the Daily Double clue, contestants are not penalized for doing what?
A: Forgetting to phrase their response in the form of a question.

Contestants who finish Double Jeopardy with $0 or a negative score are automatically what?
A: Eliminated from the game.

During Celebrity Jeopardy games, contestants with a $0 or negative score are given how much money for the Final Jeopardy round?
A: $1,000.

The Final Jeopardy round features a what?
A: Single clue.

At the end of the Double Jeopardy round, the host announces the what?
A: Final Jeopardy category.

After the Final Jeopardy clue is revealed and read by the host, the contestants have how long to write their responses on the electronic display?
A: 30 seconds.

Contestants who provide the correct response receive what?
A: The values of their wagers.

What happens to the contestants who provide an incorrect response?
A: They have that amount subtracted from their scores.

The contestant with the “what” at the end of the round is that day's winner?
A: Highest score. If there is a tie for first place, the tying contestants are co-champions.