Jeopardy is one of the longest-running quiz shows in US history. With its famous reverse "If this is the answer, what is the question?" format. The biggest winner in the show's history is Ken Jennings. He took home the prize 74 times in a row before he was defeated by one Nancy Zerg. Questions on the real show range from easy to impossibly difficult. How would you fare on our Jeopardy-style quiz?
Don’t let her focus on food-related quizzes fool you, Peg is a pro in many arenas. Even though she spends most of her free time whipping up delicious cookies and concocting new recipes for easy but impressive gluten-free cakes, Peg’s brain holds a vast collection of knowledge about everything from baby animals to what you need to know to graduate from different school grades. While she’s the first to admit everything she reads doesn’t necessarily stick in her head, Peg keeps her mind fresh by reading the Financial Post and Globe and Mail on the regular, and coming up with fantastic ideas for new quizzes. She’s a secret fan of gossip, too, so watch out for her intense celeb topics!
Jeopardy! was originally produced by talk show host and entertainment magnate Merv Griffin. With the exception of three years from 1975-1978 and a further five years from 1979-1984, the show has been on the air challenging Americans’ general knowledge since 1964. The biggest single episode prize ever won was by Roger Craig in 2010, when he took home $77,000. He later came third in the Jeopardy!: Tournament of Champions, behind Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings. One of the most embarrassing episodes of Jeopardy! occurred in 2015, when two out of three contestants were knocked out before the final round, meaning however badly the remaining contestant, Kristin Sausville, performed, she was destined to take home the prize.
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