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10 Jeopardy! Questions Only Star Wars Fans Can Answer

Star Wars fans around the world will be chanting "May the Fourth be with you" as they celebrate Star Wars Day on—what else—May 4.

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May the Fourth

Star War fans who were alive in the ’70s may recall May 4, 1979, when Margaret Thatcher became the UK’s Prime Minister and an ad ran that said, “May the Fourth Be With You, Maggie. Congratulations.” Fast forward to May 4, 2011, when the first celebration of Star Wars Day was organized in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Throughout the years, Star Wars fans have channeled their inner Luke Skywalkers and Princess Leias to honor George Lucas’ iconic universe. In 2015, astronauts aboard the International Space Station enjoyed Star Wars. Since fans will be looking for novel ways to honor the day in these unprecedented times, we thought it would be fun to play a round of Star Wars Jeopardy! You will be the life of the Star Wars party with these jokes.

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The first ten words on the screen at the beginning of the film

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Sam Sanker, a high school sophomore from North Bergen, New Jersey, asked the correct question, “A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away?” on the show on Tuesday, February 23, 1999. Don’t miss these funny working titles for Star Wars films.

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The only actor to perform in all the Star Wars movies is Anthony Daniels, who plays this character

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Alan Dunn, a software development manager from Johns Creek, Georgia, knew the correct question was, “Who is C-3PO?” The show aired on November 6, 2019, and was part of the 2019 Tournament of Champions. See if you can answer these 14 Final Jeopardy questions everyone gets wrong.

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Slave I was the spaceship used by this notorious bounty hunter in the Star Wars universe

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“Who was Boba Fett?” was the correct response from Steven Grade, a sports industry consultant from Atlanta. The show aired on March 29, 2019. Star Wars fans will want to know about these 20 real-life destinations where the movies were filmed.

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In Star Wars, the language of Greedo the bounty hunter is this language of S. America’s Andean regions

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The correct response was, “What is Quechua?” The question was a triple stumper on the show that aired on March 4, 2004. See if you can answer these real Jeopardy! questions about geography.

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You have a Star Wars version of this classic board game?! Look, Hoth & Bespin are on either side of the Jail space!

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Emily Brown, a pastor from Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, answered, “What is Monopoly?” which was the correct response. The show aired on September 18, 2018. These are the Star Wars quotes every fan should know by heart.

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What The Phantom Menace is to the original Star Wars movie

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Neil Uspal, a pediatric emergency medicine physician from Seattle, buzzed in with the correct question, “What is a prequel?” on January 20, 2017. See if you can answer these Jeopardy! questions about words.

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Star Wars Day is unofficially celebrated on this date that echoes a famous quote from the movie

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The correct response from Colby Burnett, a high school world history teacher from Chicago, “What is May the Fourth?” was met with laughter. The show was aired on February 26, 2013, the final game two of the 2013 Tournament of Champions. See how you fare against these Jeopardy! questions even champions missed.

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“The Star Wars Cookbook” includes recipes for Wookiee Cookies & this pop drink named for a Jedi master

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None of the contestants knew the correct response, “What is a Yoda soda?” when the show aired on Wednesday, May 26, 2004. Check out these 14 Star Wars facts everyone gets wrong.

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This bounty hunter, seen as a child in Episode II, is actually a clone of his father, Jango

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Corrie Loeffler, who was a junior at Azusa Pacific University from Los Banos, California, answered correctly with the question, “Who was Boba Fett?” The show was the 2002 College Championship quarterfinal game four which was held on November 14, 2002.

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This spaceship was originally modeled after a hamburger with an olive next to it

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In the game on January 28, 2002, Steve Sanders, then a graduate student from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, knew the correct question: “What was Millennium Falcon?” How’s that for mind-blowing Star Wars facts that every true fan should know?

Stacey Marcus
Stacey Marcus is a regular contributor to RD.com where she covers subjects ranging from penguin secrets to Jeopardy! conundrums. Stacey’s work has also appeared on FamilyHandyman.com and TheHealthy.com as well as in top regional and national outlets including Boston magazine, Boston Common Magazine, Destination I Do, Ocean Home Magazine, and Playboy.com. She earned a BA in Communications from Simmons University.