Alex Trebek lets everyone know it's The Ohio State University

Want to talk more Ohio State sports at the home for intelligent conversation and high-quality, innovative, passionate coverage? Click here to join Land-Grant Holy Land. It's fast, easy, and best of all, FREE!

Ohio State had a prominent place on this past Monday's episode of 'JEOPARDY!'. The category in question was "Ohio History", so it was only natural for many of our alma mater (and the school of the rest of our allegiances) to find its way into one of the questions.

After host Alex Trebek read the answer contestant Tom Lynn, a property manager from Baltimore, Maryland, rang in and answered "Ohio State". Without hesitance, Trebek went ahead and put Lynn (and everyone else thinking otherwise) in their place. Of course Lynn was still given credit for his answer, which I suppose is a matter for another debate in another time.

For the record, the rest of the answers were as follows. For $400, "In an 1835 "war" Ohio got Toledo & this state got its upper peninsula" (Michigan), for $600, "People laughed when Dayton's James Ritty added a bell to this store device, but the noise deterred theft" (the cash register), for $800 "Little Turtle fought off U.S. troops as chief of this Ohio (not Florida) tribe" (Miami), and finally, for $1000, "During the Civil War, Ohio Rep. Clement Vallandigham was a leader of these "snaky" antiwar northerners" (The Copperheads).

Go Buckeyes.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Land-Grant Holy Land

You must be a member of Land-Grant Holy Land to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Land-Grant Holy Land. You should read them.

Join Land-Grant Holy Land

You must be a member of Land-Grant Holy Land to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Land-Grant Holy Land. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker