Ken Jennings They're Not
Game show howlers dumb enough to make Miss Teen South Carolina blush
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Feb 2, 2008 7:15 AM CST
In this photo released by Fox shows "The Moment Of Truth" host Mark Walberg. The game show will use a lie-detector test to determine whether or not contestants are willing to tell the truth for a...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Perhaps there's no sadder commentary on the state of society—or at least society's IQ—than dumb responses from contestants on game shows. Reuters combs a (now-defunct) website for high and low points:

  • Q: What was Gandhi's first name? A: Goosey Goosey.
  • Q: What happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963? A: I don't know, I wasn't watching it then.

  • Q: Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman? A: Forrest Gump.
  • Q: How long did the Six-Day War between Egypt and Israel last? A: 14 days.
  • Q: What is the currency in India? A: Ramadan.
  • Q: Johnny Weissmuller died on this day. Which jungle-swinging character clad only in a loincloth did he portray? A: Jesus.