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Wheel of Fortune TV Game Show Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Wheel of Fortune TV game show trivia questions and answers - Free printable fun trivia quiz.

 

What is the “Wheel of Fortune”?
A: Wheel of fortune is an American television game show.

Who created the game show "Wheel of Fortune"?
A: Merv Griffen.

The show features a competition in which contestants solve what?
A: Word puzzles, similar to those used in Hangman.

What do the contestants win?
A: Cash and prizes like trips and cars.

Wheel of fortune is often referred to as what?
A: “Wheel”.

When did “Wheel” premiere?
A:  January 6, 1975.

On what Television network did Wheel air?
A:  NBC .

Wheel aired on NBC until when?
A: June 30, 1989.

After some changes were made, the series returned on July 17, 1989 as part of what TV network’s daytime lineup?
A: CBS.

On January 14, 1991, Wheel moved back to where?
A: NBC.

Wheel aired on NBC until it was cancelled on what date?
A: September 20, 1991.

The popularity of the daytime series led to a nightly edition being developed which began on what date?
A: September 19, 1983 and continues to air to this day.

Who hosted the original network version?
A: Chuck Woolery and Susan Stafford, with Charlie O'Donnell as its announcer.

In what year did O’Donnell leave?
A: In 1980.

Who replaced O’Donnell?
A: Jack Clark.

When did Chuck Woolery leave?
A: In 1981.

Who was Chuck Woolery replaced by?
A: Pat Sajak.

When did Susan Stafford leave?
A: 1982.

Who replaced Susan?
A: Vanna White.

After Stafford's departure how many individuals auditioned for the part?
A: Over 200 .

Merv selected three possible replacements; Griffen  Bartholomew, Vicki McCarty, and who?
A: Vanna White.

 The three women rotated as guest hostesses until who was chosen as the permanent hostess in December 1982?
A: Vanna White.

After Clark died in 1988, M. G. Kelly took over briefly as announcer until who returned in 1989?
A: O’Donnell.

Who has hosted the syndicated version continuously?
A:  Sajak and White.

Wheel of Fortune ranks as the longest-running syndicated game show in the United States, with how many episodes aired?
A: 6,000.

What did TV Guide name  the show in a 2008 article?
A: The "top-rated syndicated series".

In 2013, TV Guide ranked it at what number in its list of the 60 greatest game shows ever?
A: #2.

Each round has a category and a blank word puzzle, with each blank representing a hat?
A: Letter in the answer.

The "Wheel" is a roulette-style wheel mechanism with 24 spaces, most of which are labeled with dollar amounts, two Bankrupt wedges, and one what?
A:  Lose a Turn, both of which forfeit the contestant's turn.

Each game features how many contestants?
A: Three.

A contestant spins the wheel to determine a dollar value and guess a what?
A: Consonant.

During a turn, a contestant with enough money can buy a "what" for a flat rate of $250?
A: Vowel.

Calling a correct letter keeps the wheel in the contestant's what?
A: Control.

In Rounds 1–3, the wheel contains what four special tags?
A: The Wild Card, a Gift Tag, and two ½ Car tags.

The Wild Card may be used to call an additional what?
A: Consonant after any turn, or taken to the bonus round to call an extra consonant there.

Each game also features three what?
A: Toss-Up puzzles.