Tribute To Alex Trebek and The New Jersey Category
We are all dealing with the very sad passing of game show host legend Alex Trebek this week, and we're all realizing just how widespread his impact had on so many of us.
Social media has been littered with personal stories of how much Alex, and Jeopardy had on people and their family. He became a good friend, and even a part of the family fr millions over the years.
The touching social tributes brought tears to all of our eyes. there were stories of family memories directly related to Jeopardy, and also stories of all the amazing work Trebek did off camera to make the world a better place.
New Jersey certainly loved Alex Trebek, and we will miss him. We also remember the time he put the Garden State in the spotlight with a New Jersey Hall of Fame category. We dug up the questions to see how you do.
$200 Sitting Bull called her ‘Little Sure Shot’ in the 19th Century. New Jersey called her Hall-worthy in the 21st.
$400 This ex-Daily Show host was born in New York City, but was raised in New Jersey, part of ‘The great Jewish emigration of 1963.
$600 (DAILY DOUBLE) The 2016 induction ceremony could have been called ‘Live With This Female Honoree From Camden County.
$800 Alphabetically, this early American pamphleteer immediately preceded Joe Piscopo as 2013 honorees.
$1000 This 19th century author and creator of Natty Bumppo got the call in 2015.
We'll give you a few minutes. Those are not easy questions. They dug deep for the Garden State questions for this one. Are, you ready? Good, because time is up. Here are the answers.
$200 Annie Oakley
$400 Jon Stewart
$600 Kelly Ripa
$800 Thomas Paine
$1000 James Fenimore Cooper.
Congratulations if you got all, or any of these right. We continue to pay tribute to the life and career of Alex Trebek.