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Jeopardy Q 1 Q 2 Q 3 Q 4 Q 5 Q 6Q 16Q 11Q 21 Q 7Q 12Q 17Q 22 Q 8Q 13Q 18 Q 23 Q 9 Q 14Q 19Q 24 Q 10Q 15Q 20Q 25 Final Jeopardy U. S. Geography
Question 1 Name the seven continents.
Answer 1 What are 1. North America 2. South America 3. Europe 4. Africa 5. Asia 6. Australia 7. Antarctica ?
Question 2 Name the eight regions of North America.
Answer 2 What are 1. Coastal Plains 2. Appalachian Mountains 3. Canadian Shield 4. Interior Lowlands 5. Great Plains 6. Rocky Mountains 7. Basin and Range 8. Coastal Range ?
Question 3 Describe the physical characteristics of the Coastal Plain.
Answer 3 What is --broad lowland providing many excellent harbors?
Question 4 This region is located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.
Answer 4 Where is --the Coastal Plain ?
Question 5 Name the physical characteristics of the Appalachian Mountains.
Answer 5 What are --old, eroded mountains; the oldest mountain range in North America?
Question 6 This is the location of the Appalachian Mountain region.
Answer 6 What is --west of the Coastal Plains extending from eastern Canada to western Alabama ?
Question 7 Describe the physical characteristics of the Canadian Shield region.
Answer 7 What are --hills worn by erosion & hundreds of lakes carved by glaciers; holds some of the oldest rock formations in North America ?
Question 8 This region is wrapped around Hudson Bay in a horseshoe shape.
Answer 8 Where is --the Canadian Shield located ?
Question 9 Describe the physical characteristics of the Interior Lowlands.
Answer 9 What are --rolling flatlands with many rivers, broad river valleys and grassy hills ?
Question 10 This is the location of the Interior Lowlands region.
Answer 10 What is --west of the Appalachian Mountains and east of the Great Plains ?
Question 11 Describe the physical characteristics of the Great Plains.
Answer 11 What is --flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward; grasslands ?
Question 12 This is the location of the Great Plains region.
Answer 12 What is --west of the Interior Lowlands and east of the Rocky Mountains ?
Question 13 Describe the physical characteristics of the Rocky Mountain region.
Answer 13 What is --rugged mountains stretching from Alaska to Mexico; high elevations; contains the Continental Divide, which determines the directional flow of rivers?
Question 14 This is the location of the Rocky Mountain region.
Answer 14 What is --west of the Great Plains and east of the Basin and Range ?
Question 15 Describe the physical characteristics of the Basin and Range region.
Answer 15 What are --areas of varying elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and Death Valley, the lowest point in North America ?
Question 16 This is the location of the Basin and Range region.
Answer 16 What is --west of the Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades ?
Question 17 This is the lowest point in North America.
Answer 17 What is --Death Valley?
Question 18 Describe the physical characteristics of the Coastal Range region.
Answer 18 What are --rugged mountains that contain fertile valleys ?
Question 19 This is the location of the Coastal Range region.
Answer 19 What is --along the Pacific Coast, stretching from California to Canada?
Question 20 Name the two oceans that border the United States.
Answer 20 What are --the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans ?
Question 21 Name the six main rivers of the United States.
Answer 21 What are the 1. Mississippi 2. Missouri 3. Ohio 4. Columbia 5. Colorado 6. Rio Grande ?
Question 22 These lakes provide inland ports in the Midwest.
Answer 22 What are --the Great Lakes ?
Question 23 Name the gulf located in the southern United States.
Answer 23 What is --the Gulf of Mexico?
Question 24 These reasons explain why the major bodies of water were important to the United States.
Answer 24 What are --they provided trade, transportation, and settlement areas for the people ?
Question 25 The Atlantic Ocean served as a highway for these people.
Answer 25 Who were --the explorers, early settlers, and later the immigrants ?
Final Jeopardy This river is called the gateway to the west.
Final Jeopardy Answer What is --the Ohio River?
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