Geography Jeopardy

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10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt Landforms Continents Where in the World? Name It Hodge Podge

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A large area of flat or gently sloping land

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What is a plain?

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A deep valley with steep sides

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What is a canyon?

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An area of flat land that is higher than the surrounding land

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What is a plateau?

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A narrow piece of land that juts out into a sea or lake

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What is a peninsula?

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The longest mountain range in the United States

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What are the Appalachian Mountains?

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The continent where the United States is located

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What is North America?

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The largest continent

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What is Asia?

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The only continent completely covered in ice

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What is Antarctica?

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The continent with more countries than any other

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What is Africa?

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The continent that includes Australia and New Zealand

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What is Oceania?

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Where the Mississippi River ends

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What is the Gulf of Mexico?

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Imaginary line that divides the northern and southern hemispheres

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What is the equator?

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Name two states not on the mainland of the U.S.

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What are Alaska and Hawaii?

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The highest point in the world

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What is Mount Everest?

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The prime meridian runs on what line of longitude

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What is 0 degrees?

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Canyons, mountains, plateaus, peninsulas and plains

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What are landforms?

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The study of a place and the way the people live in it and use it

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What is geography?

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The kind of weather a region experiences over many years

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What is climate?

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A symbol that shows the cardinal and intermediate directions

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What is the compass rose?

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Things from nature like trees, minerals, oil and soil.

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What are natural resources?

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A cold, treeless area where the ground is almost always frozen

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What is tundra?

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Imaginary lines that divide the Earth’ surface

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What are longitude and latitude?

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An imaginary line from the North Pole to the South Pole

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What is the Earth’s axis?

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The seven continents of the world

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What are North America, South America, Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Europe and Oceania?

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The four oceans of the Earth

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What are the Atlantic, the Pacific, the Indian and the Arctic?

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