March 18, 1999
Vol. 18 No. 12

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    [Jeopardy bus]

    Answer: They know too much, even for Jeopardy! Question: What are University of Chicago students? ’They made our jaws drop,” said Rebecca Erbstein, a spokeswoman for the popular game show that was auditioning on campus last week for its upcoming college championship game. So many students passed the contestant pretest for college Jeopardy!that the contestant coordinators began administering tests for a regular Jeopardy! game. Students who passed those tests will continue to compete in April for a space in the collegiate tournament.