Next to Wheel of Fortune is there a more beloved-by-all TV show then Jeopardy!?  I'd say nope.

Next to South Dakota, is there a more beloved-by-all State? Yes, geographically North Dakota is right next to South Dakota and clearly more beloved by all.

See using your brain is fun!  Now time to answer actual ND questions from the TV show Jeopardy!. I found them all in the huge Jeopardy! database.

There are 10 ND Jeopardy questions worth 1 point for each correct answer.

They're followed by 10 Double Jeopardy questions worth 2 points for each. correct answer.  Lastly there's 1 Final Jeopardy question worth 3 points.  So the PERFECT Score is 33!

Also, all of these answers/questions have been presented to the super smarty pants contestants on the TV show and they missed a bunch!  Write your answers on a separate sheet of paper. You'll find the answers listed after Final Jeopardy (no peeking!). Looks like Alex is ready, so lets get to it!

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JEOPARDY ROUND ONE:

First listed are the original categories followed by the answer. You need to come up with the "question" Jeopardy! style.

1) US RIVERS THAT FLOW NORTH

This "colorful" river flows north, forming 440 miles of the North Dakota-Minnesota border and then on into Canada.

2) THE MIDWEST

Founded in 1873, North Dakota's oldest newspaper still in publication is this city's Tribune.

3) AGRICULTURE

Eating pasta? Thank North Dakota, the USA's biggest producer of the durum type of this, which gives us semolina.

4) "PEACE", BRO

This nickname for North Dakota refers to a real property found on it's international border.

5) NORTH DAKOTA

Jamestown, ND boasts a 46-foot-long, 26-foot-high statue of this roaming animal.

6) STATE FISH

South Dakota chose the walleye, while North Dakota chose the northern type of this fish.

7) NORTH DAKOTA

This is the official state beverage; got it?

8)THE MIDWEST

In Strasburg, ND, listen for accordion music to find the birthplace of this beloved TV bandleader.

9) NORTH DAKOTA

One of the state's nicknames honors this regiment led by favorite adopted son Theodore Roosevelt.

10) STATE CAPITALS

Once called Edwinton, it was renamed for a German Chancellor.

 

So that wasn't so bad-

BUT HOLD ON TO YOUR CASH HERE COMES DOUBLE JEOPARDY!!!

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DOUBLE JEOPARDY:

First listed are the original categories followed by the answer. You need to come up with the "question" Jeopardy! style.

1) QUARTER BACKS

The backs of 3 state quarters--Montana, North Dakota, and Kansas--feature parts of this critter.

2) LOCATION VACATION

The Visitors Center in Fargo, ND has this piece of heavy equipment used in "Fargo", complete with fake leg inside.

3) LAKES AND RIVERS

Boundary Lake is shared by North Dakota and this Canadian province.

4) HISTORIC TRIOS

This disease of little sores on the skin nearly wiped out North Dakota's "Three Tribes" in 1837.

5) BEASTLY STATE FLAGS

This creature shows up in the center of ND's flag and on 9 other state flags.

6) STATE MOTTOS

North Dakota: Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and "this".

7) WE LOVE PLANET EARTH

North Dakota is a leading producer of this low-grade brown coal.

8) THE SQUIRREL FAMILY

This creature mentioned in one of North Dakota's nicknames is a ground squirrel, not a bird.

9) DOUBLE U, DOUBLE V OR DOUBLE W

In September of 2019 there was a United Tribes International one of these held in Bismarck, ND

10) 19th CENTURY AMERICA

in 1876, Lt. Col. George Custer left Fort Abraham Lincoln in the Dakota Terrirory with this regiment and led them into a battle from which they would never return.

 

WHEW! One more to go and it's worth three points!!

TIME FOR FINAL JEOPARDY!

1) OUT WEST

D.H. Houston patented a roll film camera in 1881 and said he came up with this brand name to honor his state, North Dakota.

ANSWERS ARE BELOW

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ROUND 1

1) Red River

2) Bismarck

3) Wheat

4) Peace Garden State

5) Buffalo

6) Pike

7) Milk

8) Lawrence Welk

9) Rough Riders

10) Bismarck

ROUND 2

1) Buffalo

2) Wood Chipper

3) Manitoba

4) Small Pox

5) Bald Eagle

6) Inseparable

7) Lignite

8) Flickertail

9) Powwow

10) 7th Calvary

 

FINAL JEOPARDY!

1) Kodak

 

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