# Welcome to 4 th Grade Jeopardy!! by Caroline LaMagna.

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Welcome to 4 th Grade Jeopardy!! by Caroline LaMagna

Jeopardy – Round 1 EnglishMathScienceSocial StudiesWildcard 20 40 60 80 100 Click here for Round Two

English – 20 points Lydia wanted to have a pet. She went to the library to check out a book about turtles. She wanted to learn how to take care of a turtle. She told her dad about what she had learned. Together, they built a pen for her new pet turtle. Based on the passage above, which of the following is true? A.Lydia found a turtle at the library. B.Lydia wanted to learn how to care for all animals. C.Lydia is getting a pet turtle. D.Lydia went to the pet store.

Answer: C. Lydia is getting a pet turtle English – 20 points

William was waiting at the bus stop. He was thinking about how glad he was that it was Friday. His mother always packed him an extra dessert with his lunch on Fridays. Suddenly, he realized that he had forgotten to get his lunch out of the refrigerator. He ran back to the house and grabbed his lunch. By the time he got back to the bus stop, he realized he had missed the bus. Which word would BEST describe William? A.playful B.disorganized C.athletic D.worried English – 40 points

Answer: B. disorganized English – 40 points

William was waiting at the bus stop. He was thinking about how glad he was that it was Friday. His mother always packed him an extra dessert with his lunch on Fridays. Suddenly, he realized that he had forgotten to get his lunch out of the refrigerator. He ran back to the house and grabbed his lunch. By the time he got back to the bus stop, he realized he had missed the bus. What will William most likely do next? A.go to the mall B.watch TV C.go back to bed D.go home and tell his mother English – 60 points

Answer: C. go home and tell his mother English – 60 points

There is an old legend about the Bermuda Triangle. The story goes that ships that sail into the triangle vanish. It is said that these lost ships are never found again. What does the word vanish mean in the passage above? A.depart B.return C.disappear D.arrive English – 80 points

Answer: C. disappear English – 80 points

Sally has a garden. She prepared the ground, made all of the rows, and planted all of the seeds. She is very proud of her garden and always takes good care of it. She makes sure no weeds are left growing in the garden so her plants have plenty of room to grow. She also knows that plants need lots of water to grow and stay healthy, so she waters them every afternoon, too. Thursday was the last day of school for the summer. Early Friday morning her friend Angela called and invited Sally to spend the day with her at the beach. She went to Angela’s house right away and they spent the whole day soaking up the sun and swimming in the ocean. As they left the beach, Angela invited Sally to spend the night with her. Sally happily accepted the invitation. The next afternoon Sally went home and found that her beautiful plants were bent and drooping. Why were the plants bent and drooping? A.They got too much sun. B.Sally hadn’t watered them. C.They wanted to be at the beach. D.Sally watered them too much. English – 100 points

What is the place value for the numeral 5 in the following number: 135,321 A.tens B.hundreds C.thousands D.ten thousands Math – 20 points

Answer: D. thousands Math – 20 points

Which is true? A.5,124 > 5,139 B.5,139 = 5,124 C.5,124 < 5,139 D.5,139 < 5,124 Math – 40 points

Answer: C. 5,124 < 5,139 Math – 40 points

10 + 7 = 7 + 10 is an example of which of the following? A.Associative Property of Addition B.Commutative Property of Multiplication C.Commutative Property of Addition D.Associative Property of Multiplication Math – 60 points

Which is true? A. 17 x 49 = 49 ÷ 17 B. 17 x 49 = 10 + 7 + 49 C. 17 x 49 = 49 x 17 D. 17 x 49 = (17 x 4) + (17 x 9) Math – 80 points

Answer: C. 17 x 49 = 49 x 17 Math – 80 points

Which of the following describes a figure that has an area that is 72 square centimeters? A.a rectangle that has a length of 9 centimeters and a width of 4 centimeters B.a square that has a length of 8 centimeters and a width of 8 centimeters C.a rectangle that has a length of 9 centimeters and a width of 8 centimeters D.a triangle that has two sides 12 centimeters long and one side 10 centimeters long. Math – 100 points

Answer: C. a rectangle that has a length of 9 centimeters and a width of 8 centimeters Math – 100 points

During certain stages of a butterfly’s life cycle, the butterfly helps plants by pollinating their flowers. At other stages, it hurts plants by eating their leaves. At what stage in the butterfly’s life cycle does it eat the most leaves? A.1 B.2 C.4 D.6 Science – 20 points

Answer: B. 2 Science – 20 points

Some fish have a streamlined body shape that allows them to move swiftly in the water. Which of these fish is probably the fastest? Science – 40 points

This diagram shows the life cycle of a fruit fly. During the larva stage most of the organism’s time is spent– A.laying eggs B.eating C.resting D.growing wings Science – 60 points

Answer: B. eating Science – 60 points

DAILY DOUBLE!! Science – 80 points Substances such as iron, gold, and coal that are taken from the ground are called _______. A.minerals B.vitamins C.riches D.metals

Answer: A. minerals Science – 80 points (Daily Double)

Virginia needs an adequate _______ to provide good quality water. A.reservoir B.watershed C.spring D.water dam Science – 100 points

Answer: B. watershed Science – 100 points

A.1 B.2 C.3 D.4 Social Studies – 20 points Which numbered area on this map shows where the Siouan language was spoken?

Answer: B. 2 Social Studies – 20 points

The Louisiana Purchase was important to the United States because it ___. A.earned the United States \$15 million B.meant that neither France nor Spain would have claims to land in North America C.doubled the country’s size D.gave Florida to the United States Social Studies – 40 points

Answer: C. doubled the country’s size Social Studies – 40 points

Colonists were angry about the Stamp Act and other taxes because ___. A.they wanted to help pay for the war B.they saw the new taxes as taxation without representation C.they wanted to buy goods that were taxed D.the British government did not want the colonists to pay for the cost of the war Social Studies – 60 points

Answer: B. they saw the new taxes as taxation without representation Social Studies – 60 points

The policy of Massive Resistance, led by Harry Byrd, failed because ___. A.some people thought it could destroy Virginia's schools and harm the state's economy B.the Supreme Court declared it was unconstitutional C.many people in Virginia believed in integration D.it was against the Civil Rights Movement Social Studies – 80 points

Answer: A. some people thought it could destroy Virginia's schools and harm the state's economy Social Studies – 80 points

Some of the problems with Virginia's economy following the Civil War included ___. A.Banks had plenty of money to loan. B.Banks were closed, money was worthless, and railroads, bridges, plantations, and crops were destroyed. C.Railroads and bridges were built to improve transportation. D.Large amounts of tobacco was planted. Social Studies – 100 points

Answer: B. Banks were closed, money was worthless, and railroads, bridges, plantations, and crops were destroyed. Social Studies – 100 points

What is the most important role of Virginia's General Assembly? A.to appoint judges B.to approve elections C.to approve or reject the person the governor has chosen to be state attorney general D.to make laws Wildcard – 20 points

Answer: D. to make laws Wildcard – 20 points

Virginia's climate can be described as ____. A.mild with distinct seasons B.mild with no seasons C.extremely cold D.moderate with two season Wildcard – 40 points

Answer: A. mild with distinct seasons Wildcard – 40 points

Wildcard – 60 points Scientists use instruments called _______ to determine the chemical and mineral composition of asteroids. A.telescopes B.microscopes C.spectroscopes D.spacecraft

Answer: C. spectroscopes Wildcard – 60 points

Wildcard – 80 points Ron used circles and rectangles to make a pattern. For Figure 1, he used two rectangles. For Figure 2, he added two circles. He continued the pattern by adding two rectangles, then two circles. What will be the total number of circles in figure 6? A.2 B.4 C.6 D.8

Answer: C. 6 Wildcard – 80 points

Wildcard – 100 points This line graph shows how Joseph’s height changed as he grew. Which of the following is closest to Joseph’s height when he was 15 years old. A.80 in. B.70 in. C.65 in. D.60 in.

Answer: B. 70 in. Wildcard – 100 points

Jeopardy – Round 2 EnglishMathScienceSocial StudiesWildcard 20 40 60 80 100 Click here for Final Jeopardy

Read the following sentence. I don’t like it when people are nasty and mean. Which of the following sentences uses the word mean in the same way as the sentence above? A.I don’t know what you mean. B.It’s not nice to be mean to your little sister. C.Did you mean to do that? D.I have to figure the mean, or the average, of the numbers. English – 20 points

Answer: D. It’s not nice to be mean to your little sister. English – 20 points

1 Waking up to a fresh cup of coffee has never been so easy. Percolite Plus offers an auto timer feature that allows you to prepare your coffee the night before. Just follow the simple instructions for using the timer. The next morning, the aroma of fresh coffee will awaken you. Percolite Plus is your answer to waking up happy. 2 Percolite Plus is covered under a limited warranty for six months. If the Percolite Plus stops working for any reason within six months of the purchase date, the owner will receive a new Percolite Plus or the total amount paid for the product. The owner must mail the proof of purchase, a dated receipt, and the broken product to the manufacturer's address. 3 1. Fill the coffee pot with the desired amount of water. Use the numbers on the pot as a guide. 2. Pour the water into the chamber at the top of the coffeemaker. 3. Place a small filter in the basket at the top of the coffeemaker. 4. Measure the desired amount of ground coffee and place in the filter. 5. Set the timer, if using the auto timer feature. 6. Move the switch to ON or AUTO. What information can be found in the paragraph 2? A.list of the product’s parts B.operating instructions C.information about the warranty D.a description of the product English – 60 points

1 Waking up to a fresh cup of coffee has never been so easy. Percolite Plus offers an auto timer feature that allows you to prepare your coffee the night before. Just follow the simple instructions for using the timer. The next morning, the aroma of fresh coffee will awaken you. Percolite Plus is your answer to waking up happy. 2 Percolite Plus is covered under a limited warranty for six months. If the Percolite Plus stops working for any reason within six months of the purchase date, the owner will receive a new Percolite Plus or the total amount paid for the product. The owner must mail the proof of purchase, a dated receipt, and the broken product to the manufacturer's address. 3 1. Fill the coffee pot with the desired amount of water. Use the numbers on the pot as a guide. 2. Pour the water into the chamber at the top of the coffeemaker. 3. Place a small filter in the basket at the top of the coffeemaker. 4. Measure the desired amount of ground coffee and place in the filter. 5. Set the timer, if using the auto timer feature. 6. Move the switch to ON or AUTO. Paragraph 3 explains– A.when the coffee maker can be fixed. B.why the coffee maker is a good product. C.what to do if the coffee maker breaks. D.how to operate the coffee maker. English – 80 points

Answer: D. how to operate the coffee maker. English – 80 points

The Avonlea school was a one roomed, whitewashed building with wide windows. Inside were comfortable old-fashioned desks that opened and shut. Their lids had the initials of school children carved into them. Some of the initials had been placed there 30 years earlier, in the 1870s. The schoolhouse was set back from the road. Behind it was a brook. All the children put their bottles of milk in the brook in the morning. This way the milk would keep cool and sweet until dinner hour. Mr. Phillips was back in the corner. He was explaining a math problem to Prissy Andrews. The rest of the students were whispering. Some were drawing pictures on their slates. Some were driving crickets, harnessed to strings, up and down the aisle. Gilbert Blythe was trying to make Anne Shirley look at him. He was failing miserably. Anne was at that moment totally oblivious to the very existence of Gilbert Blythe. She was also unmindful of every other student in the one-roomed schoolhouse. This passage– A.is nonfiction. B.is historical fiction. C.is present-day fiction. D.takes place in a castle far away. English – 100 points

Answer: B. is historical fiction. English – 100 points

25 – 3.79 = A.3.45 B.21.21 C.3.56 D.22.31 Math – 20 points

Answer: B. 21.21 Math – 20 points

Marcus caught a firefly that was 0.7 inches long. How do you write 0.7 as a fraction? A. 7 100 B. 7 1 C. 7 10 D. 7 1000 Math – 40 points (Daily Double) DAILY DOUBLE

Answer: C.7 10 Math – 40 points (Daily Double)

Math – 60 points Quenten wrote a report on elephants. In his report he rounded the weight of one type of elephant to 15,000 pounds. If the weight to the nearest thousand pounds was 15,000, which of the following could have been the weight before rounding? A.14,439 B.15,217 C.15,672 D.16,199

Answer: B. 15,217 Math – 60 points

Which unit of measurement would be use most often to describe the mass of a single grape? A. kilogram B. meter C. liter D. gram Math – 80 points

Answer: D. gram Math – 80 points

What is + ? A. 1 4 B. 2 5 C. 2 3 D. 7 8 Math – 100 points

Answer: D. 7 8 Math – 100 points

_______ are rocky fragments left over from the formation of the solar system 4.5 billion years ago. Scientist refer to them as minor planets. A. meteors B.asteroids C.stars D.comets Science – 20 points

Answer: B. asteroids Science – 20 Points

The process of water vapor turning into water droplets is called– A.evaporation B.precipitation C.condensation D.formation Science – 40 points

Answer: C. condensation Science – 40 Points

Which of these are white, puffy clouds that look like piles of cotton; they are known as fair-weather clouds? A. cumulonimbus B. stratus C. cumulus D. cirrus Science – 60 points

Answer: C. cumulus Science – 60 Points

Hibernation and migration are two _____ adaptations that some species of animals have adapted in order to survive the winter. A.behavioral B.structural C.useful D.harmful Science – 80 points

Answer: B. behavioral Science – 80 Points

If you rub a neutral balloon with a cloth, what charge will the balloon become? A.negative B.positive C.neutral D.electric Science – 100 points

Answer: A. negative Science – 100 Points

The Iroquoian language group lived in which part of Virginia? A.Western Virginia B.Eastern Virginia C.Southwestern Virginia D.Northeastern Virginia Social Studies – 20 points

Answer: C. Southwestern Virginia Social Studies – 20 points

This map shows Virginia before it split. What physical feature separated the western counties from the rest of Virginia? A.plateaus B.lakes C.mountains D.rivers Social Studies – 40 points

Answer: C. mountains Social Studies – 40 points

Social Studies – 60 points DAILY DOUBLE Which two documents were most likely used as a model for the Bill of Rights? A.Virginia Declaration of Rights and the Declaration of Independence B.Virginia Company charters and the Declaration of Independence C.Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom and the Virginia Declaration of Rights D.Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom and the Declaration of Independence

Answer: C. Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom and the Virginia Declaration of Rights Social Studies – 60 points (daily double)

Enslaved African Americans who joined the Continental Army ___. A.supported the Loyalists B.were promised their freedom after the war C.did not suffer from cold weather D.had fought in the French and Indian War Social Studies – 80 points

Answer: B. were promised their freedom after the war Social Studies – 80 points

"I was a slave who spied on the British for the Americans. I served in the Continental Army. Who am I?“ A.Thomas Jefferson B.Patrick Henry C.George Washington D.James Armistead Lafayette Social Studies – 100 points

Who was the first African American to be elected a state governor in the United States? A.Jesse Jackson B.Arthur Ashe C.L. Douglas Wilder D.Booker T. Washington Wildcard – 20 points

Answer: C. L. Douglas Wilder Wildcard – 20 points

The legislative branch of the Virginia government is known as ___. A.the General Assembly B.Congress C.House of Delegates D.the General Representatives Wildcard – 40 points

Answer: A. the General Assembly Wildcard – 40 points

The units for measuring length from the smallest to the largest are ______. A.kilometer, meter, centimeter, and millimeter B.millimeter, centimeter, meter, and kilometer C.centimeter, kilometer, millimeter, and centimeter D.millimeter, meter, centimeter, and kilometer Wildcard – 60 points

Answer: B. millimeter, centimeter, meter, and kilometer Wildcard – 60 points

Which best represents the ordered pair for point L in the grid? A.(7, 8) B.(8, 7) C.(2, 6) D.(10, 4) Wildcard – 80 points M O P L

Answer: B. (8, 7) Wildcard – 80 points

This image represents the different colors of gumballs in a machine. Each time the handle is pulled, one gumballs comes out. Alex will pull the handle on the machine. What color is least likely to come out? A.green B.yellow C.pink D.blue Wildcard – 100 points

Answer: A. green Wildcard – 100 points

FINAL JEOPARDY Category: English Make Your Wagers…

QUESTION: Many Spanish conquistadors came to the Americas in the 1400s and 1500s. They didn't come to settle the land. Instead, they came searching for treasures. They wanted to find gold and glory for Spain. They also wanted to take their Roman Catholic religion to the people they encountered in America. Which of the following is the BEST summary of the passage above? A.The Spanish conquistadors searched for gold and glory in the Americas. B.The conquistadors didn't want to settle in the Americas. C.The Spanish conquistadors were Roman Catholic and they practiced that religion even after coming to the Americas. D.Spanish conquistadors came to the Americas in the 1400's and 1500's for gold, glory and God.

ANSWER: D. Spanish conquistadors came to the Americas in the 1400's and 1500's for gold, glory and God. CONGRATULATIONS!!

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