|Every player for him/herself, playing only Face-Offs; keep score.
|Read the first half of a Face-Off and have the team anticipate what the rest of the question will be.
|Give an answer and challenge the team to recite relevant facts.
|Read a series of short clues; players should buzz-in when they know the answer.
| A series of short clues to each answer, all in the same topic.
| Show blank maps and ask the players to buzz-in when they know the city or state or country to which you are pointing. Or, reverse it and ask them to point to a place you name.
|African American calendar/history game. Give them a date and ask them to buzz-in with what occurred. Or, reverse it and name an occurrence, asking them to buzz in with the date.
|Current Events/Pop Culture drills. Write short 2-4 clue Q's from Time, Newsweek, US News & World Reports, Business Week, Jet, Ebony and People.
|Play "Blackout Jeopardy". Tape the TV show but play only the audio. Have players buzz-in when they know the answer.
|Create and use "study lists" for quick drills:
- The periodical table of elements
- Key scientific terms and scientists (chemistry, biology, astronomy, computer science, earth sciences, engineering, math, physics, etc.)
- Famous literary works and authors of the 19th and 20th Century
- Key dates in African American history
- Biblical figures and passages
- Arts figures and works (plays, classical music, operas, paintings, sculptures and dance)
- Psychological terms and psychologists
- Sociology terms and sociologists
- Economics terms and economists
- Law, constitution and political science (legislation, legislators and theory/theorists)
and American history
- Recent business stats, achievements, mergers, bankruptcies, new CEOs, etc.
- Recent sports records, long-time records, athletes' recent performances, team trading, moves, management and coaching changes
- State and world capitals