I'm not a big Jeopardy! fan, it's a love/hate relationship, but in doing some research I found a few clues that have been asked on the trivia show. Let's test your skills.

The category is U.S Tourism and the clue...You can reach this town's convention & visitors bureau by calling 1-TOMANDHUCK...do you know the answer? If you answered, what is Hannibal, Missouri you are correct. The Tri-States' has been featured on Jeopardy! a few times, but Hannibal more than Quincy (no surprise). Hannibal has a lot more pop culture, history, and famous people from the area.

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When I do watch the game show, and it's not often, I don't feel that smart at all. Except if there are categories related to music, pop culture, some history, or entertainment than I'm golden. I would never be able to make it on that show unless they had a team's version. However, there have been a few local constantans that have made it on the show in the past.

  • Lucas Bergman from Quincy was a 1998 College Championship Quarterfinalist: $2,500 - he appeared on show #3165 which aired on May 8, 1998.
  • Omar Mahmood was on season 14 show #3082 which aired on January 13, 1998 he lost all of his earnings on Final Jeopardy!
  • Jason Washington from Quincy was on season 31 show #6913 which aired on October 08, 2014 and won $200.
  • Bob Winthrop from Hannibal was a part of the 1988 Senior Tournament Quarterfinalist show #863 which aired on May 5, 1988 and he earned $1.000.

There have also been clues about the states (Illinois & Missouri) on the show. Stacker.com put together a list of clues from each state, let's see how good  you are.


The first public one of these schools began in Illinois in 1901 for students who wanted to pursue higher education in their home area.

Answer: Community college


With more than 40 theaters and 100 live shows, this city calls itself the "live music show capital of the world.”

Answer: Branson

Pretty awesome to have the Tri-States' represented in both contestants and clues. So, what clues made it onto the show.

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