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Podpora rozvoje cizích jazyků pro Evropu 21. stol. INVESTICE DO ROZVOJE VZDĚLÁVÁNÍ Tento projekt je spolufinancován Evropským sociálním fondem a státním.

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Presentation on theme: "Podpora rozvoje cizích jazyků pro Evropu 21. stol. INVESTICE DO ROZVOJE VZDĚLÁVÁNÍ Tento projekt je spolufinancován Evropským sociálním fondem a státním."— Presentation transcript:

1 Podpora rozvoje cizích jazyků pro Evropu 21. stol. INVESTICE DO ROZVOJE VZDĚLÁVÁNÍ Tento projekt je spolufinancován Evropským sociálním fondem a státním rozpočtem České republiky.

2 US NATIONAL PARKS QUIZ

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4 QUESTION 1 1. Which U.S. national park is the most visited? Grand Canyon National Park Great Smoky Mountains National Park Yellowstone National Park Yosemite National Park

5 ANSWER 1 Great Smoky Mountains National Park

6 EXTRA QUESTION 1

7 QUESTION 2 Which national park is home to the world's longest recorded system of caves? Shenandoah National Park Wind Cave National Park Mammoth Cave National Park Carlsbad Caverns National Park

8 ANSWER 2 Mammoth Cave National Park

9 EXTRA QUESTION 2

10 QUESTION 3 How many national parks are located in the U.S. state of Alaska?

11 ANSWER 3 The correct answer was 8 Due their remoteness, Alaska's eight national parks are not among the country's most well known or heavily visited, but they DO contain some of America's most spectacular scenery. They are... National Parks. Alaska contains far more national park land than any other U.S. state.

12 EXTRA QUESTION 3 Common Sense Denali, Gates of the Arctic, Glacier Bay, Katmai, Kenai Fjords, Kobuk Valley, Lake Clark, and Wrangell-St. Elias Name at least one of the Alaskan National Parks.

13 QUESTION 4 What is the oldest U.S. National Park? Acadia National Park Yellowstone National Park Great Smoky Mountains National Park Grand Canyon National Park

14 ANSWER 4 President Ulysses S. Grant declared that Yellowstone was to be "dedicated and set apart as a public park or pleasuring ground for the benefit and enjoyment of the people." Congress passed the act on March 1, 1872, making Yellowstone the WORLD'S first national park.

15 EXTRA QUESTION 4 Which is the second oldest National Park in the USA? Sequoia National Park (1890)

16 QUESTION 5 Which U.S. national park is the smallest? Hot Springs National Park Biscayne National Park Virgin Islands National Park Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

17 ANSWER 5 At 5550 acres, Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas is the nation's smallest national park

18 EXTRA QUESTION 5

19 QUESTION 6 Which of the 48 contiguous U.S. states is home to the most national parks? Utah Colorado Florida California

20 ANSWER 6 California is home to seven national parks

21 EXTRA QUESTION 6 Name at least two National Parks in California. Yosemite, Death Valley, Redwood, Lassen Volcanic, Joshua Tree, Channel Islands, and Sequoia-Kings Canyon.

22 QUESTION 7 California's lowest point of elevation is located within which national park? Canyonlands National Park Death Valley National Park Great Basin National Park Zion National Park

23 ANSWER 7 Death Valley is the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere. Death Valley National Park is also the hottest and driest area in the U.S.

24 EXTRA QUESTION 7 HOW LOW IS IT UNDER THE SEA LEVEL?

25 QUESTION 8 Which park, established in, protects the world's tallest trees? Redwood National Park Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Joshua tree National Park Grand Canyon National Park

26 ANSWER 8 Redwood national park

27 EXTRA QUESTION 8

28 QUESTION 9 Which national park protects the tallest mountain in the contiguous 48 states. Rocky Mountain National Park Yosemite National Park Mt. Rainier National Park Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

29 ANSWER 9 At 14,495 feet, Mt. Whitney in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is the tallest point in the lower 48. Established in 1890, Sequoia is also the second oldest national park.

30 EXTRA QUESTION 9

31 QUESTION 10 Which Alaskan national park boasts the tallest mountain in North America? Denali Gates of the Arctic Glacier Bay Katmai,

32 ANSWER 10 Mount McKinley, or Denali as American Indians call it, is the tallest point in North America.

33 EXTRA QUESTION 10 How high is Mount McKinley?

34 QUESTION 11 Which national park will you have to visit to see the tallest waterfall in North America? Rocky Mountain National Park Yosemite National Park Mt. Rainier National Park Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

35 ANSWER 11 Yosemite Falls plunge 2,425 feet to the valley floor. The second highest falls in North America are also in Yosemite: Sentinel Falls begin 2000 feet above the valley.

36 EXTRA QUESTION 11 In which state is Yosemite National Park situated?

37 QUESTION 12 Which park boasts the largest concentration of geysers on the planet? Yellowstone National Park Grand Canyon National Park Great Smoky Mountains National Park Yosemite National Park

38 ANSWER 12 Established in 1872, Yellowstone is also the world's oldest national park. The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) is one of the largest intact temperate zone ecosystems on the earth today. It has some 10,000 thermal features including over 500 geysers, hot springs, fumaroles (steam vents), and mud pots.

39 EXTRA QUESTION 12 Which national park has the longest recorded cave system in the world? Mammoth Cave National Park

40 INVESTICE DO ROZVOJE VZDĚLÁVÁNÍ Tento projekt je spolufinancován Evropským sociálním fondem a státním rozpočtem České republiky. Tato výuková prezentace byla pořízena z finančních prostředků hrazených Evropským sociálním fondem a rozpočtem České republiky.


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