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GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY (1)

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

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CATEGORY

Explanation

CLIMATE TYPES

CLIMATE

TYPES

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

WINDS

WINDS

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

STORMS

STORMS

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

SOIL

SOIL

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

VEGETATION REGIONS

VEGETA-

TION

REGIONS

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

PEOPLE AND PLACES

PEOPLE

AND

PLACES

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

TYPE OF CLIMATE

CHARACTERIZED BY SPARSE

RAINFALL, WITH HOT OR

VARIABLE TEMPERATURES

DESERT

PERTAINING TO THE SIDE

FACING THE WIND

WINDWARD

STORM CHARACTERIZED BY

LIGHTNING, THUNDER, AND

USUALLY HEAVY RAIN

THUNDERSTORM

DECAYED ORGANIC PLANT

MATERIAL

HUMUS

NATURAL VEGETATION OF

EQUATORIAL AREAS HAVING A

CONSTANT HEAVY RAINFALL

RAIN FOREST

LARGEST CITY IN THE UNITED

STATES AND A NATIONAL

CENTER OF TRADING

'NEW YORK CITY, NEW

YORK

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

TERM FOR A HOT CLIMATE

WITH EITHER HEAVY RAINFALL

YEAR ROUND OR WET

SUMMERS AND DRY WINTERS

TROPICAL

THE SIDE AWAY FROM THE

WIND

LEEWARD

FUNNEL SHAPED CLOUD WITH

VIOLENT WINDS THAT AFFECT

A LIMITED AREA

TORNADO

PERMANENTLY FROZEN SOIL

PERMAFROST

AREA OF SPARSE

PRECIPITATION WHOSE

VEGETATION IS LIMITED TO

SCRUB, CACTUS, AND

GRASSES

DESERT

THE CITY OF BROTHERLY

LOVE, 2ND LARGEST CITY IN

THE UNITED STATES

PHILADELPHIA,

PENNSYLVANIA

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

TERM FOR A CLIMATE TYPICAL

OF THE INTERIOR OF

CONTINENTS, CHARACTERIZED

BY HOT SUMMERS AND COLD

WINTERS, WITH VARYING

AMOUNTS OF PRECIPITATIO

CONTINENTAL

THE USUAL WESTERLY WINDS

THAT BLOW BOTH NORTH AND

SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR

PREVAILING WINDS

TROPICAL LATE SUMMER

STORM ACCOMPANIED BY

HIGH WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN

HURRICANE

PERTAINING TO SOIL WELL

SUITED FOR GROWING CROPS

ARABLE

AN AREA WHERE COOL

SUMMER TEMPERATURE AND

LIGHT PRECIPITATION CAN

ONLY SUPPORT MOSSES,

LICHENS, AND GRASS

TUNDRA

MAJOR PORT OF NEW

ENGLAND, LEADING

INDUSTRIAL CITY FOR FISHING,

PRINTING, AND FINANCE.

BOSTON,

MASSACHUSETTS

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

TERM FOR A CLIMATE OF THE

LOWER LATITUDES, WHERE

THE SUMMER ARE HOT AND

DRY AND THE WINTERS ARE

WARM AND RAINY

MEDITERRANEAN

THESE WINDS BLOW STEADILY

OVER THE OCEAN TOWARD

THE EQUATOR, FROM THE

NORTHEAST IN THE NORTHERN

HEMISPHERE TO THE

SOUTHEAST IN SOUTHERN

TRADE WINDS

SEASONAL WIND OF

SOUTHERN ASIA THAT BRINGS

HEAVY RAIN FROM THE SOUTH

IN SUMMER AND DRY AIR FROM

THE NORTH IN WINTER

MONSOON

SOIL FORMED FROM THE

MATERIAL GRADUALLY

DEPOSITED BY FLOWING

WATER, SUCH AS CLAY, SILT,

OR SAND

ALLUVIAL

A TROPICAL LAND WITH TALL

GRASSES AND SCATTERED

TREES WHAT HAS WET

SUMMERS AND DRY WINTERS

SAVANNA

THE NAME FOR A CONTINUOUS

URBAN AREA WHERE ONE

METROPOLITAN AREA MERGES

WITH THE NEXT

MEGALOPOLIS

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

TERM FOR A CLIMATE

INFLUENCED BY THE SEA,

HAVING WARM SUMMERS,

COOLER WINTERS, AND

ADEQUATE RAINFALL YEAR

ROUND.

MARINE

REGIONS NEAR THE EQUATOR

WHERE THE WIND IS VERY

LIGHT OR CONSTANTLY

SHIFTING

DOLDRUMS

TROPICAL STORM IN

SOUTHEAST ASIA

ACCOMPANIED BY HIGH WINDS

AND TORRENTIAL RAIN

TYPHOON

FINE EARTH MATERIALS

DEPOSITED BY RUNNING

WATER OR WIND

SILT

A DRY, LEVEL, SHORT GRASS

REGION IN THE MIDLATITUDES

STEPPE

THAT WHICH CITY DWELLERS

TAKE WITH THEM WHEN THEY

MOVE INTO THE SUBURBS,

CREATING SERIOUS PROBLEMS

FOR THE CITIES

TAX REVENUES

 CATEGORY:   

WORLD PROBLEMS  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THE ILLEGAL CAPTURE ORKILLING OF WILD ANIMALS,MAKING CONSERVATIONDIFFICULT   

 Response:   

POACHING

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

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CATEGORY

Explanation

BASIC TERMS

BASIC

TERMS

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

OCEAN CURRENTS

OCEAN

CURRENT

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

CHANGE PROCESSES

CHANGE

PROCESS

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

PLANTS

PLANTS

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

INDUSTRIES

INDUSTR

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

HODGE PODGE

HODGE

PODGE

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

CONDITION OF THE

ATMOSPHERE AT ONE POINT

ON THE EARTH'S SURFACE

WEATHER

WARM OCEAN CURRENT

ISSUING FROM THE GULF OF

MEXICO AND FLOWING

NORTHWARD ALONG THE

EASTERN COAST OF THE

UNITED STATES

GULF STREAM

A GRADUAL WEARING AWAY

BY GLACIERS, TEMPERATURE

CHANGES, RUNNING WATER,

WIND

EROSION

PERIOD FROM THE LAST

FROST IN SPRING TO THE FIRST

FROST IN FALL DURING WHICH

CROPS CAN BE RAISED

GROWING SEASON

THE STATE THAT PRODUCES

MOST OF THE IRON ORE FOR

THE TWO MAIN INDUSTRIES OF

THE GREAT LAKES STATES -

IRON AND STEEL

MINNESOTA

AN ARTIFICIAL WATERWAY

FOR NAVIGATION OR

IRRIGATION

CANAL

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

AVERAGE CONDITIONS OF

WEATHER IN A REGION OVER A

PERIOD OF YEARS

CLIMATE

COLD OCEAN CURRENT THAT

RISES IN THE ARCTIC OCEAN

AND FOLLOWS THE EASTERN

COAST OF CANADA

SOUTHWARD

LABRADOR CURRENT

DISSOLVING OF SOIL MINERALS

BY RAINWATER THAT CARRIES

THEM DOWN BENEATH THE

ROOT ZONE

LEACHING

THE BOUNDARY NORTH OF OR

ABOVE WHICH TREES CANNOT

GROW

TREE OR TIMBER LINE

A MAJOR INDUSTRY OF THE

MIDWEST THAT DEPENDS ON

THE CATTLE AND PIGS THAT

ARE RAISED AND FATTENED

THERE

MEATPACKING

A PLACE WHERE WATER IS

COLLECTED AND STORED FOR

FUTURE USE.

RESERVOIR

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

LAYERS OF AIR THAT

SURROUND THE EARTH

ATMOSPHERE

THE CONTINUATION OF THE

GULF STREAM THAT CARRIES

WARM WATER

NORTHEASTWARD PAST THE

NORTHWEST COAST OF

EUROPE

NORTH ATLANTIC DRIFT

OR CURRENT

ADDING NATURAL OR

CHEMICAL NUTRIENTS TO THE

SOIL TO MAKE IT MORE

PRODUCTIVE

FERTILIZING

TREES OR PLANTS THAT

REMAIN GREEN THE YEAR

ROUND

EVERGREEN

A LEADING INDUSTRY OF

MINNEAPOLIS AND KANSAS

CITY IN WHICH WHEAT AND

OTHER GRAINS ARE

PROCESSED

FLOUR MILLING

PART OF A RIVER'S COURSE

WHERE THE WATER RUSHES

OVER ROCKS

RAPIDS

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

DEPOSITING OF MOISTURE IN

THE FORM OF RAIN, HAIL,

SNOW, SLEET, OR ICE ON THE

EARTH'S SURFACE

PRECIPITATION

A COLD OCEAN CURRENT IN

THE PACIFIC OCEAN THAT

FLOWS NORTHWARD ALONG

THE WEST COAST OF SOUTH

AMERICA

PERU OR HUMBOLDT

CURRENT

SUPPLYING DRY LAND WITH

WATER IN ORDER TO MAKE IT

PRODUCE CROPS

IRRIGATING

TREES THAT SHED THEIR

LEAVES DURING ONE SEASON

OF THE YEAR

DECIDUOUS

ONE OF THE GREATEST

CONCENTRATIONS OF HEAVY

INDUSTRY IN THE U.S. LOCATED

IN THE VAST URBAN AREA IN

INDIANA THAT BORDERS LAKE

MICHIGAN

CALUMET REGION

BODY OF WATER ENCIRCLED

BY A CORAL REEF

LAGOON

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

THE AMOUNT OF MOISTURE IN

THE AIR

HUMIDITY

THE WARM CURRENT THAT

FLOWS FROM THE PACIFIC

TROPICS ALONG THE EAST

COAST OF JAPAN

JAPAN CURRENT

LEVEL LAND BUILT UP BY

DEPOSITS FROM A RIVER THAT

OVERRUNS ITS BANKS

FLOODPLAIN

TEMPORARILY INACTIVE

DORMANT

A HIGHLY INDUSTRIALIZED CITY

IN NORTHEASTERN OHIO, STILL

AN IMPORTANT CENTER OF

RUBBER RESEARCH AND

DEVELOPMENT

AKRON, OHIO

VERY POWERFUL OCEAN

WAVE, SET OFF BY

EARTHQUAKES OR UNDERSEA

VOLCANO ERUPTIONS.

TSUNAMI

 CATEGORY:   

WORLD PROBLEMS  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THE ILLEGAL CAPTURE ORKILLING OF WILD ANIMALS,MAKING CONSERVATIONDIFFICULT   

 Response:   

POACHING

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