Answers in the Form of Questions

Answers in the Form of Questions

Constant Wonder

Games People (and Insects!) Play

Episode: Games People (and Insects!) Play

  • Feb 2, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 29:51 mins

You might be surprised to find out just how much planning goes on behind the scenes of Jeopardy! Potential contestants must go through rounds of preliminary tests and, once invited, receive extensive training on the show’s lesser-known rules. Then there are the show writers who must prepare nearly 17,000 clues each year. Guest: Claire McNear, staff writer at "The Ringer" and author of "Answers in the Form of Questions: A Definitive History and Insider’s Guide to Jeopardy!"