What Are Some of the Final Jeopardy Questions From Tournaments of Champions?


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Final Jeopardy questions from the Tournament of Champions include a question about the only state with a legal holiday dedicated to a U.S. secretary of state, and the only one of five cities in Shakespeare's play titles that isn't found in Europe. The answers are Alaska and Tyre.

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The question about Alaska was on the episode that aired on Nov. 10, 2014. Two out of three contestants, Ben Ingram and Rebecca Rider, answered the question correctly. The question about Tyre was on the episode that aired on Nov. 21, 2014. None of the contestants answered the question correctly.

"Jeopardy!" first held a Tournament of Champions in 1964, and most years since then has had this tournament. The tournament participants are the longest-running champions from the previous season or seasons of the show. Variations include the Million Dollar Masters, the Ultimate Tournament of Champions and the Battle of the Decades. The Million Dollar Masters had 15 past champions, the Ultimate Tournament of Champions had more than 100, and the Battle of the Decades had 45.

Jeopardy.com features a page dedicated to the most recent Tournament of Champions, as of April 2015. The site includes results, pictures and videos. Videos include recaps and postgame chats.

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