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14 Jeopardy! Questions Even Champions Got Wrong

We curated a list of 14 questions that the champs got wrong. Test your knowledge and see how you stack up.

jeopardy questions even champions got

Category: 20th Century Americans

Back on May 25, 2005, Jennings gave the wrong response of, "Who are Cooper and Shepard?" while Rutter chimed in with the correct response of, "Who are Carpenter and Cooper?" Take a walk down memory lane with these 10 most unforgettable game show contestants ever.

jeopardy questions even champions got

Category: The "Gold" "Bergs" (Each response either begins with "Gold" or ends with "berg")

On January 8, 2020, Greatest of All Time show, Holzhauer responded to this $600 clue with "Who is Goldwyn?" Ken Jennings answered with the correct response,"Who is (Irving) Thalberg?" Here's how to get on a game show and try your luck.

jeopardy questions even champions got

Category: Novels by Character

Back in November of 2019, Holzhauer played a round with Rachel Lindgren, an astronomy interpreter from Bend, Oregon and Steven Grade, a sports industry consultant from Atlanta. James' response of, "What is War and Peace?" was incorrect, but Steven's book smarts helped him announce the correct response, "What is Doctor Zhivago?" Can you answer these Jeopardy! questions about words?


jeopardy questions even champions got

Category: State School, That Great School

On May 2, 2019, James Holzhauer answered," What is Indiana?" The correct answer was, "What is Iowa?" These are some of the most hilarious answers game show contestants have ever given.

jeopardy questions even champions got

Category: What's Being Measured?

In November of 2019, James Holzhauer played against Emma Boettcher, a user experience librarian from Chicago and Francois Barcomb, an 11th-grade physics teacher from New Paltz, New York. He first responded, "What is liquor?" Alex asked him to be more specific and he responded, "What is whiskey?" The correct answer was, "What is volume?" The clue was a triple stumper. Next, read on for 13 of Alex Trebek's most memorable moments from Jeopardy!

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