GAME NAME:

CH 2 & 3 EARLY CIVILIZATIONS

SINGLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

FULL SIZE
CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

SUMERIANS

SUMER-

IANS

EGYPTIANS

EGYPT-

IANS

HARAPPANS / INDIANS

HARAPPA

INDIANS

CHINESE

CHINESE

ISRAELITES / JEWISH

ISRAELI

JEWISH

S P E L L I N G

SPELL- ING

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

LOCATION OF SUMER, AND TO

GREEKS THE MEANING OF

"LAND BETWEEN RIVERS"

MESOPOTAMIA

THE PROTECTOR OF ANCIENT

EGYPTIAN SOCIETY FROM

ATTACKERS

DESERTS ON EACH SIDE

INDIANS USED CLAY TILES AND

BRICKS TO CONSTRUCT THESE

SYSTEMS TO DISPOSE OF

WASTE

SEWER SYSTEMS

THE CHINESE VIEWED

THEMSELVES AS THE CENTER

OF THE WORLD SO THEY

CALLED THEIR SOCIETY THIS

"THE MIDDLE KINGDOM"

THE LEADER OF THE MASS

EXODUS FROM EGYPT TO

FREEDOM BACK TO CANAAN

MOSES

OLD TELEVISION SERIES OR

FAMILY OF RULERS

D Y N A S T Y

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

SUMERIAN POLITICAL UNIT

MADE UP OF AN INDEPENDENT

CITY AND THE SURROUNDING

FARMLAND

CITY-STATE

A STRONG KING UNITES AN

EMPIRE, THEN WEAKER KINGS

FACE TURMOIL AND CIVIL

STRIFE, BEFORE A STRONG

KING REUNITES THE EMPIRE

AND THIS CONTINUE ON

DYNASTIC CYCLE OR

CYCLE OF RULE

SEASONAL WINDS THAT BRING

WARM MOIST AIR FROM THE

SOUTHWEST IN THE SUMMER

MONSOONS

NICKNAME GIVEN TO THE

HWANG HO DUE TO ITS

DISASTROUS FLOODS

"THE GREAT SORROW"

MORAL LAWS JEWISH PEOPLE

LIVE BY

TEN COMMANDMENTS

WHAT CONQUERED PEOPLE

WER FORCED TO PAY TO

EGYPT

T R I B U T E

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

CENTER OF EACH CITY-STATE

AND THE SUMERIAN CULTURAL

CENTER

ZIGGURAT

THREE RESPONSIBILITIES OF

THE PHARAOH

LAWS, COURTS,

IRRIGATION, WAR,

INDIAN CIVILIZATION GREW UP

IN AN AREA THAT IS ISOLATED

FROM THE REST OF THE ASIAN

CONTINENT

SUBCONTINENT

THE TWO MAIN ASPECTS THAT

HOLD CHINESE SOCIETY

TOGETHER

STRONG GOVERNMENT

AND FAMILY

JEWISH HISTORY IS RECORDED

HERE

THE BIBLE, TORAH OR

THE OLD TESTAMENT

RAPIDS OR WATERFALL THAT

HINDER TRANSPORTATION ON

THE NILE

C A T A R A C T S

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

BIGGEST WEAKNESS OF

SUMERIAN SOCIETY, HELPING

LEAD TO THEIR DOWNFALL

LACK OF UNITY

THE CURRENT CARRIES SHIPS

DOWNSTREAM AND THE

NORTHERN WINDS CARRY

SHIPS UPSTREAM

TRANSPORTATION ON

THE NILE IS NEARLY

GEOGRAPHIC BARRIER TO

INDIA'S NORTH THAT

PROTECTED THEM FROM

ATTACK

HIMALAYAS

PHILOSOPHER, TEACHER, AND

TRAVELING BUREAUCRAT

THAT FOCUSED ON ETHICS,

MORALITY AND

RELATIONSHIPS

CONFUCIUS

THE ISRAELITES DIFFER

RELIGIOUSLY FROM OTHER

EARLY CIVILIZATIONS IN THIS

MANNER

MONOTHEISTIC

TRAINED GOVERNMENT

OFFICIALS IN CHINA

B U R E A U C R A T

S

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

ONE OF THE WORLD'S OLDEST

LITERARY WORKS THAT TELLS

US ABOUT THE SUMERIAN

GLOOMY UNDERWORLD

THE EPIC OF

GILGAMESH

BY RECORDING THE

APPEARANCE OF A CERTAIN

STAR IN THE HORIZON PRIOR

TO THE NILE FLOODING

THE EGYPTIAN

CALENDAR

NOMADIC GROUP THAT

CONQUERED THE INDUS RIVER

VALLEY AND BEGAN THE HINDU

RELIGION

ARYANS

THE CHINESE BELIEF THAT

RULERS WERE GIVEN POWER

BY THE APPROVAL OF THE

GODS

MANDATE OF HEAVEN

GROUP FROM THE NEAR EAST

THAT THE JEWISH PEOPLE ARE

STILL FIGHTING FOR LAND

TODAY

PALESTINIANS

AN INTERNAL BUILDER AND THE

FIRST AND GREATEST WOMAN

PHARAOH

H A T S H E P S U T

 CATEGORY:   

SUMERIANS  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THE PLACE THAT ALLSUMERIANS WENT TO AFTERDEATH    

 Response:   

THE GLOOMYUNDERWORLD

JEOPARDY! is a registered trademark of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. © 2010 Jeopardy Productions, Inc. All Rights reserved. Classroom Jeopardy! © Educational Insights

 GAME NAME:

CH 2 & 3 EARLY CIVILIZATIONS

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

FULL SIZE
CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

SOCIAL CLASSES

SOCIAL

CLASSES

RELIGION

RELIGON

WRITING SYSTEMS

WRITING

SYSTEMS

CODE OF HAMMURABI

CODE OF

HAMMRBI

PYRAMIDS

PYRAMID

EGYPTIAN HISTORY

EGYPT

HISTORY

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

TWO MAIN GROUPS THAT

DOMINATE ALL CIVILIZATIONS'

UPPER CLASS

PRIESTS AND NOBLES

ALL EARLY CIVILIZATIONS HAD

THIS FUNDAMENTAL BELIEF IN

MANY GODS

POLYTHEISM

SUMERIAN STYLE MEANING

WEDGE-SHAPED

CUNEIFORM

THE TWO NEGATIVE ASPECTS

OF "THE CODE OF

HAMMURABI"

HARSH AND UNFAIR

THEIR PURPOSE

TOMBS FOR THE

PHARAOH

THE THREE PERIODS OF

EGYPTIAN HISTORY

OLD, MIDDLE, AND NEW

KINGDOMS

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

TWO GROUPS THAT MAKE UP

THE LOWER CLASS

PEASANTS AND SLAVES

THESE POLYTHEISTIC

SOCIETIES BELIEVED THAT

THEIR GODS WERE BASED ON

THE SPIRITS OF __________.

NATURE

DAY, MONTH, YEAR,

CITY-STATE, AND SEAL OF

AUTHENTICITY

HOW CUNEIFORM

TABLETS END

LEGAL RIGHTS WERE

PROBABLY BETTER THAN

THEIR AMERICAN

COUNTERPARTS IN 1900 FOR

THIS GROUP

WOMEN

BUILDERS

EGYPTIAN PEASANTS

AROUND 3000 B.C. KING MENES'

IMPORTANT ACTION THAT

STRENGTHENED EGYPTIAN

SOCIETY

UNITING UPPER AND

LOWER EGYPT

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

PART OF THE MIDDLE CLASS

THAT PERFECTED READING

AND WRITING

SCRIBES

PURPOSE FOR MUMMIFYING

THE BODY IN EGYPTIAN

SOCIETY

LIFE AFTER DEATH,

THE SOUL NEEDS THE

THE BEHISTUN ROCK OF

HIEROGLYPHICS

THE ROSETTA STONE

"EYE FOR AN EYE" OR "TOOTH

FOR A TOOTH"

LAW OF EXACT

RETALIATION

A PEASANT RECEIVED THIS

FOR HIS BACK BREAKING

WORK ON THE STRUCTURE

GRAIN AND SHELTER

FOR HIS FAMILY

GREATEST EGYPTIAN

PHARAOH THAT RULED FOR 67

YEARS AND FAILED TO

CAPTURE MOSES

RAMSES II OR RAMSES

THE GREAT

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

OTHER MEMBERS OF THE

MIDDLE CLASS THAT

MASTERED A SPECIFIC SKILL

ARTISANS

TYPICAL DEPICTION OF

EGYPTIAN GODS

HALF-HUMAN

HALF-ANIMAL

HOW ONE CAN TELL WHICH

WAY TO READ HIEROGLYPHICS

THE WAY THAT ANIMALS

OR HUMANS FACE

REASON THAT LAWS WERE

PLACED ON AN EIGHT FOOT

HIGH STONE THROUGHOUT

THE EMPIRE

SO EVERYONE COULD

READ AND KNOW THEM

PRECISENESS

KNIFE BLADE CAN'T

FIT BETWEEN LIMESTONE

HOW THE EGYPTIANS WERE

ABLE TO OVERTHROWS

HYKSOS' RULE AFTER 100

YEARS

ADOPTED THEIR BRONZE

SWORDS AND CHARIOTS

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

THE TWO WAYS THAT

EGYPTIANS COULD RISE FROM

THE LOWER CLASS TO THE

UPPER CLASS

EDUCATION AND

MILITARY SUCCESS

HOW OSIRIS, THE EGYPTIAN

GOD OF THE DEAD, JUDGES AN

EGYPTIAN'S ENTRANCE INTO

THE OTHER WORLD

BALANCING THE HEART

VS. A FEATHER ON A

INVENTION OF EGYPTIANS

THAT ALLOWED THEM TO

STORE RECORDS MONRE

EASILY

PAPYRUS

ONE EXAMPLE OF HOW THE

CODE ASSURED CITIZENS OF

HIGH QUALITY PROFESSIONAL

SERVICES

SURGEONS HANDS CUT

OFF BUILDER KILLED

HOW THE RAMPS WERE

CONSTRUCTED TO GET THE

LIMESTONE BLOCKS IN PLACE

LIMESTONE DUST,

WATER, CLAY AND MUD

THE PHARAOH THAT

ATTEMPTED TO LESSEN THE

POWERS OF PRIEST AND

BELIEVED IN ONLY ONE GOD

AMENHOTEP IV OR

AHKENHATON

 CATEGORY:   

SUMERIANS  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THE PLACE THAT ALLSUMERIANS WENT TO AFTERDEATH    

 Response:   

THE GLOOMYUNDERWORLD

JEOPARDY! is a registered trademark of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. © 2010 Jeopardy Productions, Inc. All Rights reserved. Classroom Jeopardy! © Educational Insights