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GMAT Tip of the Week: The Answer Is Part of the Question

GMAT Tip of the Week: The Answer Is Part of the Question


It seems so simple, but Jeopardy! has built an empire out of giving “answers” as clues and requiring its contestants to provide the questions. This tiny twist on traditional trivia has created a mass following, which has kept the show as a mainstay of entertainment culture for nearly 50 years. Just mention Jeopardy! in social situations and nearly everyone will have an opinion, either regarding their own strategy, or their household rules for watching:

Congratulations, Code Name Rain Man!

Congratulations, Code Name Rain Man!

In a closely contested game aired on television last night, Veritas Prep GMAT Instructor George Yates won his initial contest on the popular game show Jeopardy!. Blending his knack for quick, accurate answers under pressure – the very same skills the propelled him to a 99th percentile GMAT score – with an impressive array of knowledge ranging from hard rock melody recognition to prominent literary heroes, George took the lead heading in to Final Jeopardy! and wagered (and answered) correctly to narrowly edge the returning champion.

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