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16 ‘Jeopardy!’ questions Latter-day Saints could have answered correctly

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On Monday, Latter-day Saint and “Jeopardy: Greatest of All Time” champion Ken Jennings was back behind the podium for his second stint as the host of the popular weeknight game show Jeopardy! He was the first guest host after beloved and long-time host Alex Trebek passed away last year, and he will serve as the show’s host for the next three weeks and then begin a hosting rotation with actress Mayim Bialik for the foreseeable future.

We start our list of 16 Jeopardy! questions that Latter-day Saints could answer with a question that may have been a nod to Jennings’ hometown and would have been an easy answer for most Latter-day Saints. Under the category “National Historic Landmarks,” the clue was “Temple Square in this state capital was designated a landmark in 1964.” Contestant Dane Reighard answered correctly: “What is Salt Lake City?”

This wasn’t the first time Latter-day Saint history or theology has been featured on the show. Here are 15 other real-life Jeopardy! answers that have come up over the years. Scroll through the gallery and see if you can get them all right.

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Can you answer these Latter-day Saint themed Jeopardy questions?
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In the Sacred Grove, he had a vision of God and Jesus in 1820. In 1830, he organized the Church
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Who is Joseph Smith?
Question 2
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Serving as one of the 12 of these, Marion Romney got closer to the presidency (of the Church) than his cousin Mitt did
Answer 2
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Who are Apostles?
In 1902, 25 years after his death, a N.Y. Times article about a family reunion listed his direct descendants at more than 1,000.jpg
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In 1902, 25 years after his death, a N.Y. Times article about a family reunion listed his direct descendants at more than 1,000
Answer 3
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Who is Brigham Young?
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Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon from gold plates revealed to him by an angel named this
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Who is Moroni?
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Following a show’s success in 2011, this group began advertising, “You’ve seen the play…now read the book”
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What is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?
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Oddly, the California gull is the state bird of this landlocked state
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What is Utah?
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A symbol of the Mormon faith is the angel Moroni with one of these in his mouth
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What is a trumpet?
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It was published March 26, 1830. A very popular work with the same name premiered March 24, 2011
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What is the Book of Mormon?
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In this building home to a Church choir, a pin dropped from the pulpit can be heard at the back of the hall
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In this building home to a Church choir, a pin dropped from the pulpit can be heard at the back of the hall
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What is the Tabernacle?
The logo seen here is of the Church's mega thrift store, called 'these' Industries. The word means 'honey bee'.jpg
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The logo seen here is of the Church's mega thrift store, called 'these' Industries. The word means 'honey bee'
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The logo seen here is of the Church's mega thrift store, called 'these' Industries. The word means 'honey bee'
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What is Deseret?
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Mormons believed the angel Moroni appeared to this man & revealed to him where to find the golden plates
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Who is Joseph Smith?
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Omni & 1 Nephi are part of this foundational text
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What is the Book of Mormon?
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After Mormons were driven out in the 1840s, French colonists called the Icarians failed to make this Illinois city work
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What is Nauvoo, Illinois?
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The mission of this western university founded in 1875 is “to assist individuals in their quest for perfection and eternal life
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What is Brigham Young University?
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Can you answer these Latter-day Saint themed Jeopardy questions?
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