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Explanation

STATE LANDMARKS

STATE

LAND-

MARKS

IDENTIFY EACH STATE BY ITS

LANDMARK.

STATE CAPITALS

STATE

CAPS

IDENTIFY THE STATE FOR

EACH CAPITAL CITY.

NATIONAL PARKS

NAT'L.

PARKS

IDENTIFY THE STATE IN WHICH

YOU WOULD FIND EACH

NATIONAL PARK.

U.S. WATERWAYS

U.S.

WATER-

WAYS

IDENTIFY THESE RIVERS AND

BODIES OF WATER IN OR

BORDERING THE UNITED

PEOPLE PLACES

PEOPLE

PLACES

IDENTIFY THESE MAJOR U.S.

CITIES THAT ARE NOT CAPITAL

CITIES.

ODDS AND ENDS

ODDS AND

ENDS

IDENTIFY THE ANSWERS

BASED ON THE CLUES.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

WHAT IS NEW YORK?

DENVER

WHAT IS COLORADO?

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

WHAT IS CALIFORNIA?

THE OCEAN THAT BORDERS

WASHINGTON, OREGON, AND

CALIFORNIA

WHAT IS THE PACIFIC?

THIS "CITY OF ANGELS" IS THE

MOST POPULATED CITY IN

CALIFORNIA

WHAT IS LOS ANGELES?

THIS IS THE ONLY STATE IN

WHICH YOU COULD SEE A

POLAR BEAR LIVING IN THE

WILD

WHAT IS ALASKA?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE

WHAT IS CALIFORNIA?

INDIANAPOLIS

WHAT IS INDIANA?

EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK

WHAT IS FLORIDA?

THIS LONG RIVER STARTS IN

MINNESOTA AND FLOWS INTO

THE GULF OF MEXICO

WHAT IS THE

MISSISSIPPI RIVER?

THIS PENNSYLVANIA CITY'S

LIBERTY BELL RANG TO

ANNOUNCE THE SIGNING OF

THE DECLARATION OF

INDEPENDENCE IN 1776

WHAT IS

PHILADELPHIA?

THIS LARGE REPTILE, RELATED

TO THE CROCODILE, CAN BE

FOUND IN FLORIDA

WHAT IS AN

ALLIGATOR?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

INDEPENDENCE HALL

WHAT IS

PENNSYLVANIA?

RICHMOND

WHAT IS VIRGINIA?

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL

PARK

WHAT IS ARIZONA?

THIS SPECTACULAR

WATERFALL FORMS PART OF

THE U.S./CANADIAN BORDER

BETWEEN NEW YORK AND

ONTARIO

WHAT IS NIAGARA

FALLS?

THIS "WINDY CITY," THE

LARGEST CITY IN ILLINOIS, IS

LOCATED ON THE SHORES OF

LAKE MICHIGAN

WHAT IS CHICAGO?

ORCHIDS ARE OFTEN

ASSOCIATED WITH THIS

STATE, BUT THE HIBISCUS IS

THIS STATE'S STATE FLOWER

WHAT IS HAWAII?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

MOUNT RUSHMORE

WHAT IS SOUTH

DAKOTA?

ALBANY

WHAT IS NEW YORK?

DENALI NATIONAL PARK

WHAT IS ALASKA?

THE LARGEST OF THE GREAT

LAKES

WHAT IS LAKE

SUPERIOR?

SPACE SHUTTLE AND SPACE

STATION MISSIONS ARE

CONTROLLED FROM THE

JOHNSON SPACE CENTER IN

THIS LARGE TEXAS CITY

WHAT IS HOUSTON?

IT'S THE SMALLEST STATE

WHAT IS RHODE

ISLAND?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

THE ALAMO

WHAT IS TEXAS?

CHEYENNE

WHAT IS WYOMING?

CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK

WHAT IS OREGON?

THIS RIVER HELPED FORM THE

GRAND CANYON

WHAT IS THE COLORADO

RIVER?

MANY SALMON FISHERMAN

"ANCHOR" THEIR BOATS IN THIS

COASTAL CITY, THE MOST

POPULATED CITY IN ALASKA

WHAT IS ANCHORAGE?

THIS IS THE LONGEST

MOUNTAIN RANGE IN THE

UNITED STATES

WHAT ARE THE ROCKY

MOUNTAINS?

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EARLY EXPLORATION

EARLY

EXPLOR-

ATION

IDENTIFY THINGS RELATED TO

THE EARLY EXPLORATION OF

NORTH AMERICA.

ANIMAL GROUPS

ANIMAL

GROUPS

IDENTIFY THE GROUP THAT

THESE ANIMALS BELONG TO.

HELLO, GOODBYE, THANKS

HELLO

GOODBYE

THANKS

IDENTIFY THE MEANING

(HELLO, GOODBYE, OR THANK

YOU) OF THESE FOREIGN

ISLAND HOPPING

ISLAND

HOPPING

IDENTIFY THESE WORDS

RELATED TO ISLANDS.

BOOKWORM

BOOK-

WORM

IDENTIFY THE MISSING ANIMAL

NAME FROM THESE FAMOUS

CHILDREN'S BOOKS.

LAST TIME

LAST TIME

IDENTIFY THESE THINGS THAT

ARE LAST.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

THESE WERE THE FIRST

CAUCASIAN PEOPLE TO REACH

THE MAINLAND OF NORTH

AMERICA IN ABOUT 1000 A.D.

WHO WERE THE

VIKINGS?

ANT CRICKET GRASSHOPPER

WHAT IS INSECT?

GRACIAS (SPANISH)

WHAT IS THANK YOU?

IN ORDER TO BE AN ISLAND, A

PIECE OF LAND MUST BE

COMPLETELY SURROUNDED BY

THIS

WHAT IS WATER?

"THE ____IN THE HAT" BY DR.

SEUSS

WHAT IS CAT?

THE LAST LETTER OF OUR

ALPHABET

WHAT IS Z?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

THE YEAR COLUMBUS FIRST

SAILED FROM SPAIN AND

LANDED ON THE ISLAND OF

SAN SALVADOR IN AMERICA

WHAT WAS 1492?

HALIBUT SHARK SARDINE

WHAT IS FISH?

BONJOUR (FRENCH)

WHAT IS HELLO (OR

GOOD DAY)?

THIS TROPICAL STATE IS A

CHAIN OF 8 MAIN ISLANDS AND

ABOUT 120 SMALLER ISLANDS

WHAT IS HAWAII?

"MOTHER ____" NURSERY

RHYMES

WHAT IS GOOSE?

TRADITIONALLY, THE LAST

CAR ON A TRAIN

WHAT IS A CABOOSE?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

IN 1513 THIS SPANIARD

EXPLORED FLORIDA IN SEARCH

OF THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

WHO WAS PONCE DE

LEON?

ALLIGATOR TURTLE IGUANA

WHAT IS REPTILE?

ALOHA (HAWAIIAN)

WHAT IS HELLO (OR

GOODBYE)?

THIS STATE'S NAME CONTAINS

THE WORD "ISLAND"

WHAT IS RHODE

ISLAND?

"BROWN ____, BROWN ____,

WHAT DO YOU SEE?" BY BILL

MARTIN

WHAT IS BEAR?

THE LAST STATE ADMITTED

TO THE UNION

WHAT IS HAWAII?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

THE SPANISH AND

PORTUGUESE CAME TO

MEXICO, CENTRAL, AND SOUTH

AMERICA IN THE 1500'S IN

SEARCH OF THIS PRECIOUS

METAL

WHAT IS GOLD?

COBRA PYTHON ANACONDA

WHAT IS SNAKE? (OR

REPTILE)

SAYONARA (JAPANESE)

WHAT IS GOODBYE?

TOKYO IS THE CAPITAL OF

THIS ISLAND NATION

WHAT IS JAPAN?

"THE VERY HUNGRY ____" BY

ERIC CARLE

WHAT IS CATERPILLAR?

THE LAST FULL MONTH OF

SUMMER

WHAT IS AUGUST?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

IN 1513 VASCO DE BALBOA

CROSSED THE ISTHMUS OF

PANAMA, MAKING HIM THE

FIRST EUROPEAN TO SEE THIS

OCEAN

WHAT IS THE PACIFIC

OCEAN?

OSTRICH FALCON BUZZARD

WHAT IS BIRD?

DANKE (GERMAN)

WHAT IS THANK YOU?

THIS ISLAND, BORDERED BY

THE NORTH ATLANTIC AND

ARCTIC OCEANS, IS THE

LARGEST ISLAND IN THE

WORLD

WHAT IS GREENLAND?

"THE VELVETEEN ____" BY

MARGERY WILLIAMS

WHAT IS RABBIT?

THE LAST WORD IN "THE STAR-

SPANGLED BANNER"

WHAT IS BRAVE?

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THE BIRTHDAY OF THIS CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER IS CELEBRATED AS A NATIONAL HOLIDAY IN JANUARY  

 Response:   

WHO IS MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.?

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