GAME NAME:

GEOGRAPHY (MAPS & LAND)

SINGLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

BASIC MAP TERMS

BASIC

MAP

TERMS

IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING

LATITUDE

LATITUDE

IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING

LONGITUDE

LONGI-

TUDE

IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING

KINDS OF MAPS

KINDS OF

MAPS

IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING

MAP READING

MAP

READING

IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING

POTPOURRI

POT-

POURRI

IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

HALF OF THE GLOBE

HEMISPHERE

AN IMAGINARY CIRCLE

AROUND THE MIDDLE OF THE

EARTH, HALFWAY BETWEEN

THE NORTH POLE AND THE

SOUTH POLE

EQUATOR

AN IMAGINARY ROD ON WHICH

THE EARTH ROTATES

AXIS

A TRUE REPRESENTATION OF

THE SHAPE OF THE EARTH

GLOBE

A KEY TELLING WHAT

SYMBOLS ARE USED ON A MAP

TO REPRESENT VARIOUS

FEATURES

LEGEND

THE MAKING AND STUDY OF

MAPS

CARTOGRAPHY

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

DISTANCE EAST OR WEST OF

THE PRIME MERIDIAN

MEASURED IN DEGREES

LONGITUDE

THE PARALLEL OF LATITUDE

THAT IS 23 DEGREES NORTH

OF THE EQUATOR

TROPIC OF CANCER

THE MERIDIAN OF 0 DEGREES

LONGITUDE THAT PASSES

THROUGH GREENWICH

ENGLAND AND FROM WHICH

OTHER LONGITUDES ARE

MEASURED EAST AND WEST

PRIME MERIDIAN

A MAP THAT SHOWS THE

NATURAL FEATURES OF THE

EARTHS SURFACE

PHYSICAL MAP

A LETTER, PICTURE, OR SIGN

THAT REPRESENTS

SOMETHING ON A MAP

SYMBOL

EITHER END OF THE EARTH

AXIS, LOCATED AT 90

DEGREES NORTH LATITUDE OR

90 DEGREES SOUTH LATITUDE

POLE

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

DISTANCE NORTH OR SOUTH

OF THE EQUATOR, MEASURED

IN DEGREES

LATITUDE

THE PARALLEL OF LATITUDE

THAT IS 23 DEGREES SOUTH

OF THE EQUATOR

TROPIC OF CAPRICORN

AN IMAGINARY LINE WHERE

EACH CALENDAR DAY FIRST

BEGINS, RUNNING MOSTLY

ALONG 18 DEGREES

LONGITUDE

INTERNATIONAL DATE

LINE

A MAP THAT SHOWS

BOUNDARIES OF NATIONS AND

OTHER CULTURAL FEATURES

POLITICAL MAP

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN A

GIVEN DISTANCE ON THE

EARTH'S SURFACE AND THE

SAME DISTANCE AS

REPRESENTED ON A MAP

SCALE

A SYSTEM INSTITUTED BY US

TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE

EXTRA HOURS OF DAYLIGHT IN

THE SUMMER

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS

TIME

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

AN IMAGINARY LINE THAT

PASSES THROUGH ALL POINTS

OF THE SAME LONGITUDE

MERIDIAN

THE IMAGINARY BOUNDARY OF

THE NORTH POLAR REGION BY

66 DEGREES NORTH LATITUDE

ARCTIC CIRCLE

A SERIES OF 24 ZONES, EACH 15

DEGREES DETERMINED

APPROXIMATELY BY

MERIDIANS, WITHIN WHICH THE

SAME STANDARD TIME IS USED

TIME ZONES

A MAP THAT SHOWS

ELEVATIONS AS WELL AS THE

POSITIONS OF POINTS, OFTEN

IN COLOR AND WITH CONTOUR

LINES

TOPOGRAPHIC MAP

A SYSTEM COMPRISED OF

PARALLELS AND MERIDIANS

FOR LOCATING PLACES ON

THE EARTHS SURFACE

GRID

A CYLINDRICAL MAP

PROJECTION IN WHICH THE

DISTORTION OF AREAS

INCREASES AS IT NEARS

POLES, BUT IS ESSENTIAL FOR

MARINE NAVIGATION

MERCATOR PROJECTION

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

AN IMAGINARY LINE ON THE

EARTH CONNECTING POINTS

OF EQUAL LATITUDE

A PARALLEL

THE IMAGINARY BOUNDARY OF

THE SOUTH POLAR REGION AT

66 DEGREES SOUTH LATITUDE

THE ANTARCTIC CIRCLE

THE DIRECTION FROM THE

INTERNATIONAL DATELINE

THAT THE NEXT DAY BEGINS

WEST

A MAP THAT EMPLOYS

DIFFERENT COLORS IN A

DEFINITE ORDER, TO

DISTINGUISH LAND AT

DIFFERING HEIGHTS AND

WATER AT VARYING DEPTHS

RELIEF MAP

LINES DRAWN ON A MAP

CONNECTING ALL POINTS THAT

ARE THE SAME ALTITUDE

ABOVE THE SEA

CONTOUR LINES

LINES ON A MAP THAT JOIN

ALL PLACES HAVING THE SAME

TEMPERATURE

ISOTHERMS

 CATEGORY:   

MOUNTAINS  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THIS IS THE NATION IN WHICHMT. ARARAT IS LOCATED.    

 Response:   

TURKEY

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 GAME NAME:

GEOGRAPHY (MAPS & LAND)

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

FULL SIZE
CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

BASIC TERMS

BASIC

TERMS

IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING

LANDFORMS

LAND-

FORMS

IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING

ELEVATIONS

ELEVA-

TIONS

IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING

CHANGE PROCESSES

CHANGE

PRO-

CESSES

IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING

POTPOURRI

POT-

POURRI

IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING

HODGE PODGE

HODGE

PODGE

IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

ONE OF THE 7 GREAT

DIVISIONS OF LAND ON THE

EARTH

CONTINENT

A BODY OF LAND ENTIRELY

SURROUNDED BY WATER

AN ISLAND

A NATURAL ELEVATION OF

THE EARTHS SURFACE, RISING

HIGH ABOVE THE

SURROUNDING LEVEL

MOUNTAIN

A TREMBLING OF THE EARTHS

SURFACE CAUSED BY

CHANGES BENEATH THE

SURFACE

EARTHQUAKE

THIS SHALLOW PORTION OF

THE SEABED BORDERING

MOST CONTINENTS AND

TERMINATING IN A SLOPE,

WHICH DESCENDS STEEPLY

INTO DEEPER WATER

CONTINENTAL SHELF

NOT HAVING AN OUTLET TO AN

OCEAN OR SEA

LANDLOCKED

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

THE LEVEL OF THE OCEAN

WHICH IS THE SAME ALL OVER

THE WORLD

SEA LEVEL

A NARROW PORTION OF LAND

NEARLY SURROUNDED BY

WATER

PENINSULA

A RAISED PART OF THE

EARTH'S SURFACE SMALLER

THAN A MOUNTAIN

HILL

A MOUNTAIN OR HILL HAVING

AN OPENING THROUGH WHICH

MOLTEN ROCK, STEAM, AND

ASHES ARE EXPELLED FROM

WITHIN

VOLCANO

A MOUNTAIN RIDGE ACROSS A

CONTINENT, WHICH

SEPARATES STREAMS

FLOWING IN OPPOSITE

DIRECTIONS

THE CONTINENTAL

DIVIDE

A RING SHAPED CORAL REEF

ISLAND THAT SURROUNDS A

LAGOON

AN ATOLL

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

THE ELEVATION OF A PLACE

ABOVE SEA LEVEL

ALTITUDE

A POINT OF LAND JUTTING OUT

INTO THE WATER

CAPE

A LONG DEPRESSION OR

HOLLOW LYING BETWEEN

HILLS AND MOUNTAINS

VALLEY

A BREAK IN THE EARTHS

CRUST, WHERE THE LAND ON

EITHER SIDE HAS MOVED UP,

DOWN, OR SIDEWAYS ALONG

THE BREAK

A FAULT

THE POINTS AT WHICH THE

LAND DROPS SHARPLY AND

RIVERS USUALLY BECOME

UNNAVIGABLE

THE FALL LINE

A DEEP, NARROW, VALLEY

WITH STEEP SIDES

A CANYON

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

LAND ADJOINING A SEA OR AN

OCEAN

COAST

A NARROW STRIP OF LAND

CONNECTING TWO LARGER

PORTIONS OF LAND

ISTHMUS

AN AREA OF MOSTLY HIGH,

GENERALLY LEVEL LAND

A PLATEAU

A LONG DRY PERIOD CAUSED

BY THE ABSENCE OF RAIN

DROUGHT

A HOLLOW OR DEPRESSION IN

THE EARTH'S SURFACE,

ALMOST ENTIRELY

SURROUNDED BY HIGHLANDS

BASIN

TINY SEA ANIMALS WHOSE

SKELETAL REMAINS CAN BUILD

UP TO FORM A REEF

A CORAL

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

A LARGE PART OF A

CONTINENT THAT FORMS A

SECTION OF ITS OWN

SUBCONTINENT

A GROUP OF MANY ISLANDS

ARCHIPELAGO

A BROAD AREA OF FLAT OR

GENTLY ROLLING LAND

PLAIN

THE ACT OF MAKING LANDS

SUITABLE FOR HUMAN USE

RECLAIMING

A CHAIN OF MOUNTAINS

RANGE

A RIDGE OF ROCK, SAND, AND

CORAL AT OR NEAR THE

SURFACE OF THE WATER

A REEF

 CATEGORY:   

MOUNTAINS  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THIS IS THE NATION IN WHICHMT. ARARAT IS LOCATED.    

 Response:   

TURKEY

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