GAME NAME:

PLATE TECTONICS

SINGLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

FULL SIZE
CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

LAYER UPON LAYER

LAYER

UPON

LAYER

IDENTIFY THE LAYERS OF THE

EARTH.

KNOW BOUNDARIES

KNOW

BOUND-

ARIES

IDENTIFY THE DESCRIBED

PLATE BOUNDARIES.

HI-"C"

HI-"C"

IDENTIFY THESE

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE

EARTH THAT BEGIN WITH C.

TO A FAULT

TO A

FAULT

IDENTIFY THE NAME OR TYPE

OF FAULT DESCRIBED.

"MOUNTAIN DO"

"MOUNT-

AIN DO"

IDENTIFY THESE

CHARACTERISTICS OF

MOUNTAINS.

ALL STRESSED OUT

ALL

STRESS-

SED OUT

IDENTIFY THESE STRESSES

AND STRAINS IN ROCKS.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

SOLID OUTER LAYER OF THE

EARTH

CRUST

REGION WHERE TWO PLATES

ARE MOVING AWAY FROM

EACH OTHER

DIVERGENT BOUNDARY

NAME OF THE THEORY

PROPOSED BY A. WEGENER

CONTINENTAL DRIFT

NAME OF FAMOUS FAULT IN

CALIFORNIA

SAN ANDREAS

THIS MOUNTAIN HAS THE

HIGHEST ELEVATION OF ANY

ON EARTH

MT. EVEREST

UP & DOWN MOVEMENTS OF

THE CRUST TO REACH

ISOSTASY

ISOSTATIC ADJUSTMENT

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

LAYER MAKING UP 2/3 OF

EARTH'S MASS

MANTLE

REGION WHERE TWO PLATES

ARE GRINDING PAST EACH

OTHER

TRANSFORM

LAYER OF EARTH MAKING UP

1/3 OF EARTH'S MASS

CORE (INNER & OUTER)

CRACK IN CRUST IN WHICH

ROCKS MOVE ALONG EITHER

SIDE OF THE BREAK

FAULT

A GROUP OF ADJACENT

MOUNTAINS WITH THE SAME

GENERAL SHAPE & STRUCTURE

RANGE

AMOUNT OF FORCE PER UNIT

AREA THAT IS PLACED ON A

GIVEN MATERIAL

STRESS

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

LAYER MADE UP OF SOLID

IRON & NICKEL

INNER CORE

REGION WHERE AN OCEANIC

CRUST INTERACTS WITH A

CONTINENTAL CRUST

SUBDUCTION ZONE

WARM LIQUID/GAS RISES AND

COLD LIQUID/GAS SINKS

CONVECTION

ROCKS ALONG EACH SIDE OF

THIS TYPE OF FAULT MOVE

HORIZONTALLY

STRIKE-SLIP

MOUNTAINS FORMED BY

TECTONIC ACTION SQUEEZING

ROCK LAYERS TOGETHER

FOLDED

CHANGE IN SHAPE OR VOLUME

OF ROCKS

STRAIN

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

LAYER IN WHICH THE

ASTHENOSPHERE IS LOCATED

MANTLE

MID-OCEAN RIDGES AND RIFT

VALLEYS RESULT FROM THIS

TYPE OF BOUNDARY

DIVERGENT

PROCESS IN WHICH LAYERS OF

ROCK ARE SQUEEZED,

REDUCING THE VOLUME OF

ROCK

COMPRESSION

SURFACE OF A FAULT ALONG

WHICH ANY MOTION OCCURS

FAULT PLANE

THE VOLCANIC MOUNTAINS

FORMING THE HAWAIIAN

ISLANDS ARE FORMED BY

THESE

HOTSPOTS

FORCE THAT PULLS ROCKS

APART

TENSION

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

LAYER THROUGH WHICH

SECONDARY SEISMIC WAVES

WILL NOT PASS CREATING A

SHADOW ZONE

OUTER CORE

REGION WHERE TWO PLATES

OF THE SAME DENSITY ARE

CONVERGING

COLLISION  BOUNDARY

THIS TYPE OF CRUST IS THE

LEAST DENSE

CONTINENTAL

THE SAN ANDREAS IS AN

EXAMPLE OF THIS TYPE OF

FAULT

STRIKE-SLIP

MOLTEN ROCK RISES, PUSHES

UP ROCK LAYERS WHICH

ERODE AND LEAVE SEPARATE

PEAKS

DOME MOUNTAINS

FORCE PUSHING ROCK LAYERS

IN OPPOSITE HORIZONTAL

DIRECTIONS

SHEARING

 CATEGORY:   

MOUNTAIN DO  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THE APPALACHIANS ARE THISTYPE OF MOUNTAIN     

 Response:   

FOLDED

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 GAME NAME:

PLATE TECTONICS

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

FULL SIZE
CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

 CATEGORY:   

MOUNTAIN DO  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THE APPALACHIANS ARE THISTYPE OF MOUNTAIN     

 Response:   

FOLDED

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