There are so many intelligent people in Texas, just like all over the world. Obviously not everyone we meet is going to fall into that category, but we’re all good at different things. But I’m sure at some point in your life you’ve probably watched the show, Jeopardy! It’s a quiz show but this one is different because contestants are given the clue and then need to identify the person, place, thing or idea in the form of a question. 

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The show first aired back in 1964 on NBC, the show has been on for over 40 seasons now and has over 9,000 episodes that have been filmed. Most people remember host Alex Trebek as he was the face of Jeopardy! After hosting the show for 36 years, Trebek stepped away due to health issues and passed away in November of 2020.  

Texas Was in Many Jeopardy! Episodes 

Because Texas is such a big and beautiful state with such a rich history there were many episodes with questions regarding the lone star state. It’s always fun to see questions about our home state pop up on such a well-known television show. We were able to capture some of the questions that made the show about Texas, and you can see those below.  

Let’s Look at the Texas Questions That Made it on Jeopardy! 

Let’s see how you would answer questions regarding Texas on Jeopardy! Here is a look at some of the questions and answers to see if you got some of them correct. Good Luck!

Test Your Texas: How Many of These Jeopardy! Questions Can You Answer?

Jeopardy! as we know it has been on the air since 1984, but the show got its start way back 1964.

Over the decades, the writers have managed to keep coming up with challenging questions to test the intellectual might of America's best and brightest (and sometimes softball questions for celebrities).

Texas is a place packed with personality, culture, and history, and there've been hundreds of questions/answers about the Lone Star State. Let's take a look at a few recent ones, and keep an eye out because we'll add more soon to test your Texas trivia skills and challenge newcomers.

How many of these can you get right without Googling?

Gallery Credit: Aaron Savage, Townsquare Media Killeen-Temple

21 Texas Town Names Outsiders Can't Pronounce

Have you ever heard someone call Killeen "Kye-lean" or Salado "Salad-oh"? That's just the tip of the Texas mispronunciation iceberg. Here are the towns and cities most folks who didn't grow up in Texas don't have a clue how to pronounce.

Gallery Credit: Aaron Savage, Townsquare Media

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