GAME NAME:

COSTA RICA

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Explanation

SYMBOLS

SYMBOLS

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE

NATIONAL SYMBOLS OF

COSTA RICA

CITIES

CITIES

QUESTIONS ABOUT SOME OF

THE MAJOR CITIES IN COSTA

RICA

PROVINCES

PROV

IDENTIFY THESE PROVINCES

NATIONAL PARKS

PARKS

NAME THESE NATIONAL PARKS

VOLCANOES

VOLCANO

IDENTIFY THESE VOLCANOES

BODIES OF WATER

WATER

NAME THE BODIES OF WATER

THAT ARE DESCRIBED

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Response 1

THE NUMBER OF STARS ON

THE EMBLEM ON THE FLAG

WHAT IS 7?

IT'S THE CAPITAL OF COSTA

RICA

WHAT IS SAN JOSE?

THIS PROVINCE IS WHERE YOU

CAN FIND THE CAPITAL

WHAT IS SAN JOSE?

IT IS THE SMALLEST OF THE

NATIONAL PARKS

WHAT IS MANUEL

ANTONIO?

THIS VOLCANO IS NEAR

CARTAGO AND IS KNOWN FOR

HAVING BRIGHT GREEN WATER

IN THE CRATER

WHAT IS IRAZU?

THE EAST COAST OF COSTA

RICA BORDERS THIS SEA

WHAT IS THE

CARIBBEAN SEA?

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Response 2

THIS TRADITIONAL MEANS OF

TRANSPORTATION IS STILL

MANUFACTURED TODAY AS

SOUVENIRS

WHAT IS AN OXCART?

IT'S WHERE STUDENTS FROM

MOHAWK LIVE WHEN WE

TRAVEL TO COSTA RICA

WHAT IS CARTAGO?

THIS PROVINCE LIES ON THE

CARIBBEAN COAST. IT'S

CAPITAL IS LIMON.

WHAT IS LIMON?

IT IS LOCATED IN THE

NORTHEAST PART OF THE

COUNTRY AND IS FAMOUS FOR

THE SEA TURTLES THAT CAN

BE FOUND THERE

WHAT IS TORTUGUERO?

IT IS KNOWN AS THE MOST

ACTIVE VOLCANO IN THE

WORLD AND HAS A CRATER

MORE THAN A MILE WIDE

WHAT IS POAS?

THE WEST COAST OF COSTA

RICA BORDERS THIS OCEAN

WHAT IS THE PACIFIC

OCEAN?

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Response 3

THIS PURPLE ORCHID IS THE

COUNTRY'S NATIONAL FLOWER

WHAT IS THE GUARIA

MORADA?

IT'S THE HANDICRAFT AND

SOUVENIR CAPITAL OF COSTA

RICA

WHAT IS SARCHI?

THE GULF OF NICOYA CAN BE

FOUND IN THIS PROVINCE

WHAT IS PUNTARENAS?

THIS PARK WAS NAMED AFTER

COSTA RICA'S 3RD PRESIDENT.

IT'S ONLY 25 MILES FROM SAN

JOSE.

WHAT IS BRAULIO

CARILLO?

YOU CAN USUALLY SEE

GLOWING RED ROCKS

ERUPTING FROM THIS

VOLCANO EVERY DAY

WHAT IS ARENAL?

THIS LAKE CAN BE FOUND IN

THE SHADOWS OF THE

ARENAL VOLCANO

WHAT IS LAKE ARENAL?

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Response 4

IT'S THE NATIONAL TREE

WHAT IS THE

GUANACASTE?

THIS CITY IS KNOWN AS "THE

CITY OF FLOWERS" BECAUSE

OF ALL THE BEAUTIFUL

WOMEN THERE

WHAT IS HEREDIA?

THE JUAN SANTAMARIA

NATIONAL AIRPORT IS IN THIS

PROVINCE

WHAT IS ALAJUELA?

THIS PARK REMINDS MANY

PEOPLE OF JAMAICA BECAUSE

OF THE REGGAE ATMOSPHERE.

THERE ARE ALSO TWO

SUNKEN SHIPS NEAR THE

COAST.

WHAT IS CAHUITA?

TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH,

THIS VOLCANO MEANS "THE

OLD WOMAN'S CORNER"

WHAT IS RINCON DE LA

VIEJA?

IT IS THE NAME OF THE GULF

THAT SEPARATES

PUNTARENAS FROM THE

NICOYA PENINSULA

WHAT IS THE GULF OF

NICOYA?

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IT'S THE NATIONAL BIRD

WHAT IS THE

YIGUIRRO?

IT IS KNOWN AS THE WHITE

CITY BECAUSE OF ALL THE

WHITE BUILDINGS THERE.

WHAT IS LIBERIA?

THIS PROVINCE IS LOCATED IN

THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF

COSTA RICA AND IS KNOWN

FOR THE WHITE SAND

BEACHES AND CLEAR BLUE

WATER

WHAT IS GUANACASTE?

THIS NATIONAL PARK IS IN

SOUTHWESTERN COSTA RICA

ON THE OSA PENINSULA

WHAT IS CORCOVADO?

THE ONLY VOLCANO WHERE

VISITORS CAN SAFELY HIKE OR

HORSEBACK RIDE DOWN THE

BASIN

WHAT IS TURRIALBA?

THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO IS

NEAR THIS PROVINCE

WHAT IS GUANACASTE?

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WHAT IS "LA PAZ"?

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FOOD

FOOD

QUESTIONS ABOUT FOOD AND

DRINK THAT ARE COMMON TO

COSTA RICA

ANIMALS

ANIMALS

QUESTIONS ABOUT COSTA

RICAN WILDLIFE

BEACHES

BEACHES

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE MANY

DIFFERENT BEACHES IN COSTA

RICA

HISTORY

HISTORY

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE

HISTORY OF THE COUNTRY

RIVERS

RIVERS

IDENTIFY THESE COSTA RICAN

RIVERS

GENERAL INFORMATION

INFO

GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT

COSTA RICA

CLUE 1

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Response 1

COSTA RICA'S NATIONAL FOOD

TRANSLATED ACTUALLY

MEANS "PAINTED ROOSTER"

WHAT IS GALLO PINTO?

THERE ARE ABOUT 1000

DIFFERENT SPECIES OF THESE

IN COSTA RICA OR ABOUT 5%

OF THE ONES THAT CAN BE

FOUND IN THE WHOLE WORLD

WHAT ARE

BUTTERFLIES?

THIS BEACH CAN BE FOUND IN

COSTA RICA'S SMALLEST

NATIONAL PARK

WHAT IS MANUEL

ANTONIO?

THE DATE OF COSTA RICA'S

INDEPENDENCE DAY

WHAT IS SEPTEMBER

15, 1821?

THIS RIVER IS FAMOUS FOR

BUNGEE JUMPING.  IT IS ALSO A

STATE IN THE U.S.

WHAT IS COLORADO?

THE CURRENCY OF COSTA

RICA. IT IS NAMED AFTER

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS.

WHAT IS "COLONES"?

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Response 2

THIS "SWEET WATER" IS MADE

FROM RAW SUGAR

WHAT IS "AGUA

DULCE"?

THESE ANIMALS GET THEIR

NAME FROM THE TOXINS THAT

ARE SECRETED FROM THEIR

SKIN

WHAT IS A POISON

DART FROG?

THIS BEACH CAN BE FOUND ON

THE PACIFIC COAST NEAR

QUEPOS. IT IS BEST KNOWN

FOR GREAT SURFING

WHAT IS JACO?

IT WAS THE FIRST CAPITAL OF

COSTA RICA

WHAT IS CARTAGO?

THIS RIVER IS FAMOUS FOR

THE CROCODILES THAT CAN

BE SEEN THERE

WHAT IS TARCOLES?

THE TWO COUNTRIES THAT

BORDER COSTA RICA

WHAT ARE NICARAGUA

AND PANAMA?

CLUE 3

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Response 3

THESE COSTA RICAN

DESSERTS ARE LIKE DONUTS,

BUT THEY ARE SHAPED LIKE A

CYLINDER

WHAT ARE CHURROS?

THESE PLAYFUL ANIMALS GET

THEIR NAME FOR THEIR WHITE

COLORED FACE AND WEIGH

FROM 3-9 LBS

WHAT IS A CAPUCHIN

MONKEY?

THIS BEACH IS IN THE

NORTHWEST PART OF COSTA

RICA IN GUANACASTE. IT HAS

THE SAME NAME AS A

TROPICAL FRUIT

WHAT IS TAMARINDO?

THIS PRESIDENT OF COSTA

RICA ALSO WON A NOBEL

PEACE PRIZE

WHO IS OSCAR ARIAS?

YOU CAN SEE A LOT OF WILD

LIFE ALONG THIS RIVER, BUT IT

IS BEST KNOWN FOR CLASS 5

WHITEWATER RAPIDS

WHAT IS THE PACUARE?

THE POPULATION OF COSTA

RICA (IN MILLIONS)

WHAT IS 4 MILLION?

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Response 4

IT'S WHAT YOU WOULD CALL A

MEAL OF MEAT, BEANS AND

RICE

WHAT IS A "CASADO"?

THIS RAINFOREST ANIMAL IS A

RELATIVE OF THE RACCOON

FAMILY

WHAT IS A COATI?

THIS NORTHWEST PROVINCE

HAS SOME OF THE MOST

BEAUTIFUL BEACHES IN COSTA

RICA. KNOWN FOR WHITE

SAND, BIRDS, FISHING,

SNORKELING, AND MUCH

MORE.

WHAT IS GUANACASTE?

THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

IN SAN JOSE IS NAMED AFTER

THIS COSTA RICAN HERO

WHO IS JUAN

SANTAMARIA?

THIS RIVER FLOWS FROM LAKE

ARENAL. IT IS FAMOUS FOR

HOT SPRINGS

WHAT IS THE TABACON?

THE TOP TWO EXPORTS OF

COSTA RICA

WHAT ARE BANANAS AND

COFFEE?

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Response 5

THIS BITTER PALM FRUIT IS

OFTEN EATEN WITH

MAYONAISE

WHAT IS "PEJIBAYE"?

THE MOST DANGEROUS SNAKE

OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH

AMERICA.

WHAT IS THE "FER DE

LANCE"?

THE MOVIE JURASSIC PARK

WAS FILMED ON THIS ISLAND

WHAT IS COCO ISLAND?

THE NICKNAME GIVEN TO JOSE

FIGUERES FERRER WHO

WROTE THE CONSTITUTION OF

COSTA RICA

WHAT IS DON PEPE?

THIS RIVER RUNS THROUGH

HEREDIA WITH A NICE VIEW OF

BRAULIO CARRILLO NATIONAL

PARK

WHAT IS THE

SARIPIQUI?

THE PERCENTAGE OF THE

COUNTRY THAT IS PROTECTED

NATIONAL PARK

WHAT IS 25%?

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WATERFALLS  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THESE GARDENS ARE HOMETO FIVE OF THE MOSTAMAZING WATERFALLS INCOSTA RICA   

 Response:   

WHAT IS "LA PAZ"?

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