On Thursday, November 29th, Jeopardy, America’s most-award winning TV game show, featured an entire category named “Cryptocurrencies.” During the Double Jeopardy round of the show, longtime host Alex Trebek grilled the contestants about altcoins, a trademark lawsuit, and a government-backed digital currency.
The full set of questions included in the category are below. How many answers can you name?
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$200: An altcoin is any unit of cryptocurrency other than this one
$400: A lawsuit from this Rapper killed off the Coinye Currency
$600: Each transaction is a “block” connected in these digital ledgers that enable cryptocurrencies to work
$800: 3-letter chat app created its own currency, the very similarly named Kin
$1,000: In 2018, this South American country launched the Petro currency backed by oil reserves (Daily Double)
(see answers below)
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$200: What is Bitcoin?
$400: Who is Kanye West?
$600: What is Blockchain?
$800: What is Kik?
$1,000: What is Venezuela?
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