Minneapolis and some of the KARE 11 news team got a turn in the national spotlight on Jeopardy! this week.
One of the categories during the first round of Tuesday's episode, the second for guest host Levar Burton, was titled "MINNEAPOLIS: NEWS CLUES." Each of the five clues was related to the city, with KARE personalities presenting each one.
Of the five clues, contestants answered four without issue. Only the $1,000 clue tripped them up, with Matt and Jon giving incorrect answers before Barb stepped in to take it.
And now you can give it a go. Below (thanks to the website j-archive.com) are the five Minneapolis news-related clues offered up on the Jeopardy! episode so you can test your own trivia knowledge. (Answers are at the bottom.)
$200 (Gia Vang)
Showcasing the funky pop rhythms of the Minneapolis sound, this movie released in 1984 was partly filmed in the city & starred our own native son, Prince Rogers Nelson.
$400 (Belinda Jensen)
Metropolitan Stadium, home to great moments for the Twins & Vikings, was demolished in 1985 to make way for this world famous shopping center; a plaque inside does let you know where home plate used to be.
$600 (Randy Shaver)
Born James Janos in Minneapolis in 1951, this former Navy SEAL & wrestler body-slammed his competition in 1998, winning the election for Minnesota governor.
$800 (Kris Laudien)
A global center for healing since 1914, Minnesota's Mayo Clinic has had many medical successes, including in 1969, the first FDA-approved artificial replacement of this ball-&- socket joint.
$1,000 (Rena Sarigianopoulos)
Returning to the city sidewalk in 2017 after two years of street construction, the statue of this TV character again reminded residents "You're gonna make it after all."
- $200: Purple Rain
- $400: Mall of America
- $600: Jesse Ventura
- $800: A hip replacement
- $1,000: Mary Richards
You can also watch the category's questions and answers here.