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1 Jeopardy > Space Science Weather Water Geology Scientific Investigation 10 10 10 10 10 20 20 20 20 20 30 30 30 30 30 40 40 40 40 40

2 This element is the main component of most stars.
What is Hydrogen?

3 The planet that has a fierce hurricane-like storm that is several times the size of earth.
What is Jupiter?

4 Daily Double

5 In 1912, an astronomer noticed that the lines in the spectra of most galaxies shifted toward the red end of the spectrum. Edwin Hubble, later interpreted this discovery as evidence that- What is galaxies are moving away from each other in a constantly expanding universe?

6 At what position would Earth be found in the solar system diagram shown below?
What is 2?

7 A rain forest is found at the base of Mt
A rain forest is found at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro, and the summit is snowcapped. Why? What are temperature differences due to elevation changes?

8 This would probably happen as the ice caps melted.
What is the sea would cover more land?

9 On clear nights in late summer and early fall in the Shenandoah Valley, fog often forms in the low areas near the river. Why? What is cool, descending air meets moist air in the low areas near the river?

10 What would explain the change in the direction of air movement form daytime to night?
What is land temperature changes more quickly than water temperature?

11 Daily Double

12 With approximately 99.7% of all water on Earth being found in oceans, seas, ice, and the atmosphere, what can be said about the Earth’s drinkable water? What is only about 0.3% of the Earth’s water is drinkable?

13 The length of the delta increase from 1982 to 1996.
What is 4 km?

14 It was primarily responsible for the development of life outside of the oceans.
Decrease in atmospheric hydrogen A decrease in atmospheric carbon dioxide An increase in atmospheric nitrogen An increase in atmospheric oxygen What is D?

15 The ocean feature where the greatest amount of water pressure would be exerted?
What is Trench?

16 The hypothesis for the cause of the dinosaurs’ extinction that has the most scientific support links their extinction to - What is a large object from space hit the Earth

17 The layer or area that is most likely the oldest section of rock.
What is 4?

18 What is hardens before the animal decays?
Volcanic ash has occasionally formed molds of animals. This occurs when the ash covers the animal and - What is hardens before the animal decays?

19 The chart shows the Mohs scale for measuring the hardness of minerals
The chart shows the Mohs scale for measuring the hardness of minerals. A mineral that can scratch fluorite and be scratched by orthoclase is able to – Scratch both calcite and quartz Be scratched by both calcite and quartz Scratch calcite and be scratched by quartz Scratch quartz and be scratched by calcite What is C?

20 In what direction is Staunton from Richmond?
What is Northwest?

21 The longitude of Richmond, Virginia, on the map is approximately –
A) 75° W B) 38° N C) 38° W D) 75° N What is A?

22 The amount of limestone worn away between Day 1 and Day 2
What is 0.2 gram?

23 The picture above shows a hydrometer in water
The picture above shows a hydrometer in water. The same hydrometer was placed in the liquids below. Which liquid is denser than water? What is F?


25 During which portion of the Earth’s revolution around the sun is the Northern Hemisphere tilted toward the sun? Vernal equinox Summer solstice Autumnal equinox Winter solstice What is B?

26 Double Jeopardy Environment Geology 1 Geology 2 Pot Luck Leftovers 20 20 20 20 20 40 40 40 40 40 60 60 60 60 60 80 80 80 80 80

27 The renewable source of energy.
Natural gas Coal Oil Falling water What is D?

28 The fossil fuel found in the greatest abundance in Virginia.
What is coal?

29 Daily Double

30 One method of lessoning the impact of strip mining is to –
mine only nontoxic materials only mine during the evening hours feed the animals displaced by the mine require that the landscape and vegetation of mined lands be restored What is D ?

31 The canyon shown in the picture was most likely formed by –
a volcano high winds earthquakes running water What is D?

32 When the sea floor spreads apart, volcanoes and ridges are formed because -
What is magma moves to the surface, building ridges?

33 Of these igneous rocks, it has the largest crystals.
Granite Obsidian Pumice Rhyolite What is A?

34 Which of the following is not considered a result of the movement of tectonic plates?
Earthquakes Mountain Ranges Increased volcanic activity Karst topography What is D?

35 The layer located beneath soil layers.
Bedrock Humus Lava Tundra What is A?

36 Daily Double

37 Organic matter in soil is made from –
weathered parent rock decayed plants and animals acid rain carbon dioxide What is G?

38 Which of these provides the best evidence of the environment in which an igneous rock was formed?
Thickness Color Size Texture What is D?

39 In the illustration shown below, which layer is an example of an intrusion?
What is 3?

40 Extrusive rocks have small grains because they –
cool quickly harden underground contain rare minerals have a rough mixture What is A?

41 The stars appear to change position during the night because-
A) Earth rotates on its axis. B) Earth revolves around the sun. C) The stars are moving away from each other. D) Stars are very far away from the solar system. What is A?

42 The point where the trail will be the steepest.
What is X?

43 The phase of the moon where the tides will be the highest.
What is A?

44 Which of these substances plays the most important part in chemical weathering?
Wind Water Ice Frost What is B?

45 Rocks formed by the cementing of weathered materials are called –
sedimentary rocks extrusive igneous rocks basalt magma What is A?

46 What process has occurred when atoms combine to form a new element and release energy?
Fusion Fission Hydrogenation Ionization What is A?

47 Because of the unique position of the Earth in the solar system, life has flourished due to the presence of – helium volcanoes liquid water salt What is C?

48 Which of the following best explains the rolling topography of the Valley and Ridge province in Virginia? Folding and differential erosion Block faulting of marine sediments Ocean currents and uplift Rifting and ocean waves What is A?


50 Which diagram below best represents the most common arrangement of zones in a water table?
What is C?

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