Ken Jennings Quiz - Answer Key

See how you did against Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings!

Answer key:

#1 -
COUNTRY TIME: In April 1939 this country absorbed Albania.
Ken guessed: What is Greece?
Correct answer: What is Italy?

SENATORIAL SUCCESSORS: 2002: Follows North Carolina’s Jesse Helms.
Ken guessed: Who is John Edwards?
Correct answer: Who is Elizabeth Dole?

A VULGAR DISPLAY OF “POWER”: Any of several portable G4 computers made by Apple.
Ken guessed: What are the Power Macs?
Correct answer: What are Powerbooks?

COMMUNICATIONS: On Sept. 15, 1921 the federal government issued the first of these licenses.
Ken guessed: What is ham radio?
Correct answer: What is a broadcast radio license?

IF YOU’RE GOING TO DO IT…: To know the truth of the Matrix, take this color pill.
Ken guessed: What is the blue pill?
Correct answer: What is the red pill?

EUROPEAN ISLANDS: Gavdos, an islet administratively part of this larger island, is Europe’s southernmost point.
Ken guessed: What is Cyprus?
Correct answer: What is Crete?

THE STING: Most bar recipes for the stinger call for the white version of this potent potable, not the green.
Ken guessed: What is brandy?
Correct answer: What is créme de menthe?

THE FRENCH CONNECTION: A homophone for the French word for “wheel”, you need a good one to make gumbo.
Ken guessed: What is roulade?
Correct answer: What is a roux?

SCOTLAND: In Scotland lochs are lakes & these are wide bays into which most of Scotland’s rivers flow.
Ken guessed: What is a forth?
Correct answer: What are firths?

FORMER CAPITALS: Before Dover took over you had to carry your coals to this capital of Delaware.
Ken guessed: What is Wilmington?
Correct answer: What is Newcastle?

WOULD YOU LIKE A BEVERAGE?: In ancient Peru, only certain priestesses were allowed to brew this beverage they considered very sacred.
Ken guessed: What is coffee?
Correct answer: What is beer?

JUNE BUGGED: Zut! On June 22, 1815, 4 days after Waterloo, Napoleon had to do this officially for the second time.
Ken guessed: What is surrender?
Correct answer: What is abdicate?

POPULAR SCIENCE TOP STORIES OF 2003: This scientist, a model for Dr. Strangelove, passed away in September at age 95.
Ken guessed: Who is Wernher von Braun?
Correct answer: Who is Edward Teller?

WALKING THE DOG: 3 AKC-recognized breeds have “miniature” in their names: miniature pinscher, miniature bull terrier & this.
Ken guessed: What is a miniature poodle?
Correct answer: What is a miniature schnauzer?

COLONIAL AMERICA: The first stagecoach line was established in 1732 between Burlington & Amboy in this colony.
Ken guessed: What is Vermont?
Correct answer: What is New Jersey?

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