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2 “Shipwrecked at the Bottom of the World” Jeopardy!

3 Pot Luck Which letter? All About Shackleton Who Am I? Do you know your vocab??

4 Categories Not offering a pleasant environment a.Hostile b.Ingenious c.Desolate Do you know your vocab? 100 Points

5 Categories Do you know your vocab? 100 Points Not offering a pleasant environment a.Hostile b.Ingenious c.Desolate

6 Categories Do you know your vocab? 200 Points Marked by originality and resourcefulness. a.Obstinate b. Incessant c. Ingenious

7 Categories Marked by originality and resourcefulness. a.Obstinate b. Incessant c. Ingenious Do you know your vocab? 200 Points

8 Categories Do you know your vocab? 300 Points The act of making something out of something on hand. a.Resiliency b.Improvisation c.Predicament

9 Categories Do you know your vocab? 300 Points The act of making something out of something on hand. a.Resiliency b.Improvisation c.Predicament

10 Categories Moving towards a union. a.Convergence b.Predicament c.Rations Do you know your vocab? 400 Points

11 Categories Moving towards a union. a.Convergence b.Predicament c.Rations Do you know your vocab? 400 Points

12 Categories Marked by hidden dangers or hazards. a.Upheaval b.Plummeting c.Treacherous Do you know your vocab? 500 Points

13 Categories Marked by hidden dangers or hazards. a.Upheaval b.Plummeting c.Treacherous Do you know your vocab? 500 Points

14 Categories I was a stowaway aboard the Endurance. a.Frank Worsley b. Percy Blackborrow c. Frank Wild Who Am I? 100 Points

15 Categories Who Am I? 100 Points I was a stowaway aboard the Endurance. a.Frank Worsley b. Percy Blackborrow c. Frank Wild

16 Categories Who Am I? 200 Points I am second in command; I have been with Shackleton on his previous 2 journeys. a.Frank Hurley b.Frank Worsley c.Frank Wild

17 Categories I am second in command; I have been with Shackleton on his previous 2 journeys. a.Frank Hurley b.Frank Worsley c.Frank Wild Who Am I? 200 Points

18 Categories Who Am I? 300 Points I am the leader of this expedition. a.Sir Ernest Shackleton b.Percy Blackborrow c.Frank Worsley

19 Categories Who Am I? 300 Points I am the leader of this expedition. a.Sir Ernest Shackleton b.Percy Blackborrow c.Frank Worsley

20 Categories I am the expedition photographer. a.Frank Wild b.Frank Hurley c.Frank Worsley Who Am I? 400 Points

21 Categories I am the expedition photographer. a.Frank Wild b.Frank Hurley c.Frank Worsley Who Am I? 400 Points

22 Categories I am the captain of the Endurance. a.Percy Blackborrow b.Sir Ernest Shackleton c.Frank Worsley Who Am I? 500 Points

23 Categories I am the captain of the Endurance. a.Percy Blackborrow b.Sir Ernest Shackleton c.Frank Worsley Who Am I? 500 Points

24 Categories What 2 words describe the climate of Antartica? a.Cold and dryC. Warm and dry b.Cold and wet Which Letter? 100 Points

25 Categories Which Letter? 100 Points What 2 words describe the climate of Antarctica? a.Cold and dryC. Warm and dry b.Cold and wet

26 Categories Which Letter? 200 Points Why were the Bovril sledging rations so important to the crew? a.Used to feed dogs b. Helped keep enemies away c. Nutritious and scurvy preventing

27 Categories Why were the Bovril sledging rations so important to the crew? a.Used to feed dogs b. Helped keep enemies away c. Nutritious and scurvy preventing Which Letter? 200 Points

28 Categories Which Letter? 300 Points What are growlers? a.The name given to the dogs b.Large chunks of ice c.Sounds made by moving icebergs

29 Categories Which Letter? 300 Points What are growlers? a.The name given to the dogs b.Large chunks of ice c.Sounds made by moving icebergs

30 Categories How did Elephant Island get its name? a.Elephant seals crowded its rocky shores. b.Elephants once roamed the island. c.It shaped like an elephant ear. Which Letter? 400 Points

31 Categories How did Elephant Island get its name? a.Elephant seals crowded its rocky shores. b.Elephants once roamed the island. c.It shaped like an elephant ear. Which Letter? 400 Points

32 Categories What is a sextant? a.An instrument used for measuring vibrations of the Earth. b.An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. c.An instrument that measures the height of a star above the horizon. Which Letter? 500 Points

33 Categories What is a sextant? a.An instrument used for measuring vibrations of the Earth. b.An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. c.An instrument that measures the height of a star above the horizon. Which Letter? 500 Points

34 Categories Why was Shackleton famous before the Endurance expedition? a.He was the 1 st explorer to sail to the North Pole and back. b.He was the 1 st explorer to come within 100 miles of the South Pole. c.He won an award for his research efforts. All About Shackleton 100 Points

35 Categories All About Shackleton 100 Points Why was Shackleton famous before the Endurance expedition? a.He was the 1 st explorer to sail to the North Pole and back. b.He was the 1 st explorer to come within 100 miles of the South Pole. c.He won an award for his research efforts.

36 Categories All About Shackleton 200 Points After Amundsen beat Shackleton in the race to the South Pole, what was Shackleton’s new goal? a.To cross Antarctica from one side to the other. b.To reach Antarctica and travel back. c.To sail around the edges of Antarctica

37 Categories After Amundsen beat Shackleton in the race to the South Pole, what was Shackleton’s new goal? a.To cross Antarctica from one side to the other. b.To reach Antarctica and travel back. c.To sail around the edges of Antarctica All About Shackleton 200 Points

38 Categories All About Shackleton 300 Points How did Shackleton’s ship earn the name, Endurance? a. It had proven reliable on his first attempt to visit Antarctica. b. The crew members voted on the name. c. He named it after his family motto, “By endurance we conquer.”

39 Categories All About Shackleton 300 Points How did Shackleton’s ship earn the name, Endurance? a. It had proven reliable on his first attempt to visit Antarctica. b. The crew members voted on the name. c. He named it after his family motto, “By endurance we conquer.”

40 Categories Why did Cheetham feel that Shackleton was a capable leader? a.He was easy on his men. b.He always went first in dangerous situations. c.He worked each men to the bone. All About Shackleton 400 Points

41 Categories Why did Cheetham feel that Shackleton was a capable leader? a.He was easy on his men. b.He always went first in dangerous situations. c.He worked each men to the bone. All About Shackleton 400 Points

42 Categories In an effort to reach Elephant Island, the men boarded three boats. What was the name of the boat that Shackleton was on? a.James Caird b.Dudley Docker c.Stancomb Wills All About Shackleton 500 Points

43 Categories In an effort to reach Elephant Island, the men boarded three boats. What was the name of the boat that Shackleton was on? a.James Caird b.Dudley Docker c.Stancomb Wills All About Shackleton 500 Points

44 Categories Read the following sentence: The whaling station was a rough spot, with the whaling carcasses of blue and humpback whales putrefying in the midnight sun… Based on context clues, the word putrefying most likely means: a.Drying b.Glistening c.Rotting Pot Luck! 100 Points

45 Categories Pot Luck! 100 Points Read the following sentence: The whaling station was a rough spot, with the whaling carcasses of blue and humpback whales putrefying in the midnight sun… Based on context clues, the word putrefying most likely means: a.Drying b.Glistening c.Rotting

46 Categories Pot Luck! 200 Points Read the following sentence: When fog and ice made progress impossible, Shackleton ordered the ship moored to a large iceberg or floe. Based on the context clues, the word moored most likely means: a.Steered b.Anchored c.Detached

47 Categories Read the following sentence: When fog and ice made progress impossible, Shackleton ordered the ship moored to a large iceberg or floe. Based on the context clues, the word moored most likely means: a.Steered b.Anchored c.Detached Pot Luck! 200 Points

48 Categories Pot Luck! 300 Points How long was the crew stranded Elephant Island? a.4 days b.2 months c.4 months

49 Categories Pot Luck! 300 Points How long was the crew stranded Elephant Island? a.4 days b.2 months c.4 months

50 Categories What clues indicated that the Artic winter was approaching? a.There were 12 hours of darkness. b.Petrels and terns flew north. c.Killer whales cruised the ocean leads d.All of the above. Pot Luck! 400 Points

51 Categories What clues indicated that the Artic winter was approaching? a.There were 12 hours of darkness. b.Petrels and terns flew north. c.Killer whales cruised the ocean leads d.All of the above. Pot Luck! 400 Points

52 Categories The author compares the ship to an animal in pain by stating, “…the ship began creaking and groaning and trembling like an animal in pain..” What is this comparison suggesting? a.The ship was making loud noises that were not pleasant to the ear. b.The animals on the ship were making loud noises. c.Someone on the ship was hurting and screaming in pain. Pot Luck! 500 Points

53 Categories The author compares the ship to an animal in pain by stating, “…the ship began creaking and groaning and trembling like an animal in pain..” What is this comparison suggesting? a.The ship was making loud noises that were not pleasant to the ear. b.The animals on the ship were making loud noises. c.Someone on the ship was hurting and screaming in pain. Pot Luck! 500 Points

54 Categories STUDY, STUDY, STUDY—Test Tomorrow! Don’t forget to study ALL VOCAB.

55 Categories The Daily Double


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