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How to play Jeopardy with Alexa

This wikiHow teaches you how to play Jeopardy! on an Alexa-enabled device like Echo or Echo Dot. If you want to make it into the show yourself one day, it's not bad if you answer yourself on site within a very short time to answer questions! Simply activate the Alexa ability and you can answer regularly updated Jeopardy! Questions every weekday. There are also versions for teen and sports jeopardy which are fun if you want more specific themes.


  1. 1 Say, "Alexa, open Jeopardy!"This will start the Jeopardy skill on your Echo device.
    • Say, "Alexa, open teenie Jeopardy!" or "Alexa, open Sports Jeopardy!" to access these versions of the game.
  2. 2 Do your best to answer the questions. After a brief intro, the skill will dive right into the questions after telling you the category. Be sure to answer in the form of a question or your answer will not be accepted!
    • Here's a sample question: "The category is: Medical Words and Phrases. That word that starts with 'C' is a fancy word for a bruise." You now have about 10 seconds to respond. In this case the correct answer is "What is 'Contusion'?" There is no need to say "Alexa" before saying your answer.
    • Say "I dont know," if you don't know the answer If you don't say anything, the game will simply close without giving you the correct answer.
    • You can say "Repeat the question" to hear the question again.
  3. 3 Get your results. After answering all 6 questions, the skill will show you how well you did compared to any other player who answered this sentence. Compare your results with family and friends to see who did the best!
  4. 4 Play back the previous day's questions. If you haven't played Jeopardy! Every day you have questions from other days waiting for you to answer. Just wait until you've heard your results. If more questions are available, you will be asked if you would like to answer them. Just say "yes" and the game will start again. New questions are posted every weekday.
    • Amazon Prime members receive an additional 6 questions every day with Double Jeopardy! These additional 6 questions are automatically asked after you answer the first 6 for the day. If you're not a Prime member, you can pay $ 2 per month for the additional questions.
    • The Teen and Sports Jeopardy has 12 new free hints every Friday. You can also buy monthly packs of 50 clues, $ 0.99 for Prime members and $ 1.99 if you don't have a membership.
  5. 5 Resume a game that you had to interrupt. If you had to close the skill before you were done, don't worry, you can easily go back to where you were. Just reopen the skill and you'll be prompted to either restart the questions of the day or pick up where you left off. Just say "restart" or "continue".
    • For example, if you wanted to move on to a previously unfinished game you would say "Alexa, play Jeopardy." Then when prompted, say "Continue."