Here’s some fun. 20 of the Hardest ‘Jeopardy!’ Questions of All Time
They call them some of the hardest questions of all time because none of the three contestants answered them correctly. Hard is a very subjective description, obviously.
Anyway, have a look at the clues on that list and see how many of them you can get. Each correct response is right below, so be careful not to spoil anything for yourself by accident. I got eight, which means that I failed the test assuming we’re using the 50% is a pass standard they went with when I was in school.
Here are the ones I managed. Feel free to crush me because you know more things than I do.
- Category: Potpourri
Question: If you know the correct procedure, you “know” this, also a tool.
- Category: Van Gogh A-Go-Go
Question: One theory about Van Gogh’s odd behavior is poisoning from this liqueur made from wormwood.
- Category: Sports Nobility
Question: This controversial head coach led Indiana to 3 NCAA hoops titles & the U.S. to a gold medal in 1984.
- Category: The Not So Vicious Circle
Question: 1989 film in which Keanu Reeves tells Alex Winter, “Strange things are afoot at the Circle K.”
- Category: Time to Jazz-ercise
Question: This singer was homeless for the year before her big break, winning an amateur contest at The Apollo Theater in 1934.
- Category: World History
Question: This castle famous for its “stone” was built by Cormac MacCarthy about 1446.
- Category: Talkin’ Sports
Question: Your choice: do or don’t name this play in which the QB runs the ball & can choose to pitch it to another back.
- Category: Canadian Cities
Question: In 1992, this city’s velodrome, once used in the Olympic Games, was transformed into an environmental biodome.