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Watch: Ken Jennings appeared on ‘Jeopardy!’ Can you answer these 5 clues?

On Oct. 6, Jennings — who won the “Jeopardy! Greatest of All Time” tournament in January — presented a category called “Mountain G.O.A.T.s” that highlighted some of the world’s greatest climbers.

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This image released by ABC shows contestant Ken Jennings with a trophy on “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time.” “Jeopardy!” ratings have dropped since Ken Jennings stopped hosting.

This image released by ABC shows contestant Ken Jennings with a trophy on “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time.” Jennings is now a consulting producer for the quiz show.

Eric McCandless, ABC via Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY — Ken Jennings is now a little over three weeks into his new role on “Jeopardy!” 

As a consulting producer, the “Jeopardy!” champ is presenting special clues and categories, participating in the search for contestants, and taking on other responsibilities, the Deseret News previously reported. 

On Oct. 6, Jennings — who won the “Jeopardy! Greatest of All Time” tournament in January — presented a category called “Mountain G.O.A.T.s” that highlighted some of the world’s greatest climbers. 

Here are the five clues Jennings presented (answers at the bottom). The final clue in the category stumped all three contestants during Tuesday night’s episode.

  • “One of the first two men to summit Everest and a part of my personal Mt. Rushmore of all-time climbers, he also tractored to the South Pole five years later in 1958.”
  • “In 2015, Dani Arnold climbed this 14,700-foot peak in the Pennine Alps in one hour, 46 minutes. But I did Disneyland’s in, like, a minute.”
  • “Though the freerider route takes most people four days, it took Alex Honnold about four hours, ropeless and using some holds the width of the pencil to climb El Capitan in this National Park.”
  • “Braving subzero temps on June 7, 1913, Walter Harper was the first person to stand atop this 20,310-foot peak. Of Athabascan heritage, he was the one Native American member of the expedition, and the mountain itself is now known by its indigenous name.”
  • “Go Canada! In 2018, Monique Richard overcame a fall into a crevasse to be the first woman to solo summit this mountain, Canada’s tallest.”

Jennings presented his first round of clues — a category about winning streaks — during the second episode of the show’s 37th season on Sept. 15. After the category, host Alex Trebek officially welcomed Jennings on board.

“He is now going to be a member of our ‘Jeopardy!’ team, not that he hasn’t been in the past, winning all that money and the ‘Greatest of All Time’ tournament,” Trebek said.

Some “Jeopardy!” fans have speculated that Jennings is a possible replacement for Trebek, who last year was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer. As of now, Trebek’s contract with the show extends through 2022 — although the host wrote in his recent memoir that he’ll leave the show if he is unable to successfully fulfill his role.

“You can have … slip-ups in casual conversation with friends. But you can’t get away with that as the host of ‘Jeopardy!’ Whenever it gets to that point, I’ll walk away,” he wrote, according to the Deseret News. “And ‘Jeopardy!’ will be just fine. It doesn’t matter who’s the host. … I think ‘Jeopardy!’ can go on forever.”

(Answers: Edmund Hillary; the Matterhorn; Yosemite; Denali/Mt. McKinley; and Mount Logan)