1-What famous TV host created Jeopardy?
2-Who wrote the universally known theme song with the ticking clock?
3-How many games in a row did champion Ken Jennings win (2004)?
4-What did Trebek do to break the tension during that series as contestants nervously awaited the beginning of the contest?
5-What was Trebek’s favorite category?
6-What is the smallest cash accumulated by a Jeopardy winner?
7-Out of 100,000 people who take the online test to quality for Jeopardy, how many actually appear on the program annually?
8-What amounts are awarded to second and third place contestants?
9-How long has Jeopardy been on the air?
10-Alex Trebek will appear for the last time on what date of Jeopardy airing?
Email your answers for this week’s game to Peg@ambaa.com.
Answers to last week’s “BOND … JAMES BOND” Trivia:
I couldn’t resist even though I’m not a big movie-goer. But he was one of a kind so … as much as possible sans Google, give me:
Character played by Sir Connery
Co-Star (at least one)
1-Aging hero of the people returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win his love, one last time.
Robin and Marian (1976); Robin Hood; Audrey Hepburn / Robert Shaw (et al)
2-After his father goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, an archaeology professor finds himself up against the Nazis again, trying to stop them from obtaining its powers.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989); Henry Jones; Harrison Ford
3-A young boy accidentally joins a band of dwarves as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.
Time Bandits (1981); King Agamemnon; John Cleese / Shelley Duval (et al)
4-During Prohibition, Federal Agent Ness sets out to stop a ruthless Chicago gangster and, because of rampant corruption, assembles a small, hand-picked team to help him.
The Untouchables (1987); Jim Malone; Kevin Costner / Robert DeNiro (et al)
5- In November 1984, the Soviet Union’s best submarine Captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the U.S. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?
The Hunt for Red October (1990); Marko Ramius; Alec Baldwin / Sam Neill / James Earl Jones
6- A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.
The Rock (1996); John Patrick Mason; Nicholas Cage / Ed Harris
7- An Arab chief triggers an international incident when he kidnaps an American widow and her children. [This is a favorite 😊!]
The Wind and the Lion (1975); Raisuli; Candice Bergen / Brian Keith / John Huston
8-A violent warlord tries to seize power from the Roundtable leader of a group of knights while there is vying for the love of the beautiful young maiden.
First Knight (1995); King Arthur; Richard Gere / Julia Ormond
9-A thrilling fantasy adventure that features a fire-breathing creature, telling the story of good and evil, sacrifice and victory.
Dragonheart (1996); Draco (voice of the Dragon); Dennis Quaid
10-An insurance agent is sent by her employer to track down and help capture an art thief.
Entrapment (1999); Mac; Catherine Zeta-Jones / Ving Rhames