July 23, 2024


Art Is Experience

P.E.I. question on Jeopardy! stumps contestants

“What is Prince Edward Island?”

Apparently, the brainiac opponents on Wednesday’s airing of Jeopardy! and its all-time winningest champion host have no idea.

The American Television quiz show’s present-day extended-operating champ, Amy Schneider, selected a class within the Double Jeopardy spherical entitled “Nearby Nicknames.”

With $2,000 up for grabs, the respond to was: “A Spud Islander is a resident of this Canadian province, recognized for its potatoes.”

Then crickets, as neither Schneider nor her two challengers could occur up with the question, which was “What is Prince Edward Island.”

Even host Ken Jennings appeared to confess not understanding the dilemma as he relayed the correct response.

Island potato farmers are currently sensation the sting of a short term Canadian ban on exporting P.E.I. spuds to the United States because of to the discovery of two cases of potato wart.

For the file, Schneider received the day’s match to extend her successful streak to 36 reveals — and included an additional $17,800 to her total of $1,181,800.