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Jeopardy USA Geography History Pop Cuture Sport Miscellaneous Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $1...
$100 Question from Geography Name this state, known as the Lonestar State, that officially became a state in the year 1845.
$100 Answer from Geography TEXAS
$200 Question from Geography This west coast state's capital is Sacramento.
$200 Answer from Geography CALIFORNIA
$300 Question from Geography This state is home to Ellis Island and Buffalo Wings
$300 Answer from Geography NEW YORK
$400 Question from Geography This is the longest river in the United States and it is found in the middle of the country
$400 Answer from Geography MISSISSIPPI
$500 Question from Geography The fives lakes, that span much of the border of the United States and Canada,  are collectiv...
$500 Answer from Geography <ul><li>GREAT LAKES </li></ul><ul><li>SUPERIOR </li></ul><ul><li>HURON </li></ul><ul><li>ERIE <...
$100 Question from History In what year did the United States declare its independence from Great Britain?
$100 Answer from History 1776
$200 Question from History This war, between the Northern and Southern states, ended in 1865, a few years after Abraham Li...
$200 Answer from History THE CIVIL WAR
$300 Question from History This prominent New York statue was a gift from France and constructed by the same engineer that...
$300 Answer from History THE STATUE OF LIBERTY
$400 Question from History The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from  this country  in 1803 for $15 million.
$400 Answer from History FRANCE
$500 Question from History An 1898 war with this country gave the United States control over Guam, the Phillipines, and se...
$500 Answer from History SPAIN
$100 Question from Pop culture This crooner is famous for songs such as &quot;Love Me Tender,&quot; &quot;Jail House Rock,...
$100 Answer from Pop culture ELVIS PRESLEY
$200 Question from Pop culture This actor has starred in such memorable films as &quot;Forrest Gump,&quot; &quot;Castaway,...
$200 Answer from Pop culture TOM HANKS
$300 Question from Pop culture This popular soft-drink, originally developed as a medicine, has its headquarters in Atlant...
$300 Answer from Pop culture COCA-COLA
$400 Question from Pop culture This popular cartoon character appeared in 1928 in the short film &quot;Steamboat Willie&qu...
$400 Answer from Pop culture MICKEY MOUSE
$500 Question from Pop culture This well-known fast food establishment, started in Seattle, Washington, has over 16,635 st...
$500 Answer from Pop culture STARBUCKS
$100 Question from Sport This popular American sport employs terms such as &quot;field goal,&quot; &quot;touchdown,&quot; ...
$100 Answer from Sport FOOTBALL
$200 Question from Sport James Naismith invented this sport in 1891 for a physical education class that had to stay inside...
$200 Answer from Sport BASKETBALL
$300 Question from Sport This Baltimore, Maryland native broke the Olympic record for most gold medals in 2008 at the Beij...
$300 Answer from Sport MICHAEL PHELPS
$400 Question from Sport This pin-striped baseball team, also known as the Bronx Bombers, has won 27 World Series Champion...
$400 Answer from Sport NY YANKEES
$500 Question from Sport This legendary pitcher, who was nicknamed &quot;The Great Bambino,&quot; &quot;The Sultan of Swat...
$500 Answer from Sport “ BABE” RUTH
$100 Question from Miscellaneous On this day, Americans traditionally eat turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin p...
$100 Answer from Miscellaneous THANKSGIVING DAY
$200 Question from Miscellaneous The state of Maryland is most famous for this type of seafood.
$200 Answer from Miscellaneous CRAB
$300 Question from Miscellaneous Name the two states that are not part of the contiguous, or lower, 48 states.
$300 Answer from Miscellaneous ALASKA AND HAWAII
$400 Question from Miscellaneous This former president is found on both the 1 cent coin and the 5 dollar bill.
$400 Answer from Miscellaneous ABRAHAM LINCOLN
$500 Question from Miscellaneous The contiguous United States spans how many times zones? An extra 25 points for each corr...
$500 Answer from Miscellaneous <ul><li>FOUR TIME ZONES. </li></ul><ul><li>EASTERN </li></ul><ul><li>CENTRAL </li></ul><ul>...
Final Jeopardy What do the stripes of the American flag represent?
Final Jeopardy Answer THE 13 ORIGINAL COLONIES DELAWARE, PENNSYLVANIA,  NEW JERSEY, GEORGIA, CONNECTICUT, MASSACHUSETTS, M...
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  1. 1. Jeopardy USA Geography History Pop Cuture Sport Miscellaneous Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Final Jeopardy
  2. 2. $100 Question from Geography Name this state, known as the Lonestar State, that officially became a state in the year 1845.
  3. 3. $100 Answer from Geography TEXAS
  4. 4. $200 Question from Geography This west coast state's capital is Sacramento.
  5. 5. $200 Answer from Geography CALIFORNIA
  6. 6. $300 Question from Geography This state is home to Ellis Island and Buffalo Wings
  7. 7. $300 Answer from Geography NEW YORK
  8. 8. $400 Question from Geography This is the longest river in the United States and it is found in the middle of the country
  9. 9. $400 Answer from Geography MISSISSIPPI
  10. 10. $500 Question from Geography The fives lakes, that span much of the border of the United States and Canada, are collectively known by this name. An extra 25 points for each lake named correctly .
  11. 11. $500 Answer from Geography <ul><li>GREAT LAKES </li></ul><ul><li>SUPERIOR </li></ul><ul><li>HURON </li></ul><ul><li>ERIE </li></ul><ul><li>MICHIGAN </li></ul><ul><li>ONTARIO </li></ul>
  12. 12. $100 Question from History In what year did the United States declare its independence from Great Britain?
  13. 13. $100 Answer from History 1776
  14. 14. $200 Question from History This war, between the Northern and Southern states, ended in 1865, a few years after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. The Emancipation Proclamation outlawed slavery.
  15. 15. $200 Answer from History THE CIVIL WAR
  16. 16. $300 Question from History This prominent New York statue was a gift from France and constructed by the same engineer that built the Eiffel Tower
  17. 17. $300 Answer from History THE STATUE OF LIBERTY
  18. 18. $400 Question from History The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from this country in 1803 for $15 million.
  19. 19. $400 Answer from History FRANCE
  20. 20. $500 Question from History An 1898 war with this country gave the United States control over Guam, the Phillipines, and several other islands
  21. 21. $500 Answer from History SPAIN
  22. 22. $100 Question from Pop culture This crooner is famous for songs such as &quot;Love Me Tender,&quot; &quot;Jail House Rock,&quot; and &quot;Hound Dog&quot;
  23. 23. $100 Answer from Pop culture ELVIS PRESLEY
  24. 24. $200 Question from Pop culture This actor has starred in such memorable films as &quot;Forrest Gump,&quot; &quot;Castaway,&quot; and &quot;You've Got Mail!&quot;
  25. 25. $200 Answer from Pop culture TOM HANKS
  26. 26. $300 Question from Pop culture This popular soft-drink, originally developed as a medicine, has its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
  27. 27. $300 Answer from Pop culture COCA-COLA
  28. 28. $400 Question from Pop culture This popular cartoon character appeared in 1928 in the short film &quot;Steamboat Willie&quot; before becoming a universally famous icon.
  29. 29. $400 Answer from Pop culture MICKEY MOUSE
  30. 30. $500 Question from Pop culture This well-known fast food establishment, started in Seattle, Washington, has over 16,635 stores in 49 countries
  31. 31. $500 Answer from Pop culture STARBUCKS
  32. 32. $100 Question from Sport This popular American sport employs terms such as &quot;field goal,&quot; &quot;touchdown,&quot; and &quot;kick-off.&quot;
  33. 33. $100 Answer from Sport FOOTBALL
  34. 34. $200 Question from Sport James Naismith invented this sport in 1891 for a physical education class that had to stay inside due to the cold weather of Massachusettes winters.
  35. 35. $200 Answer from Sport BASKETBALL
  36. 36. $300 Question from Sport This Baltimore, Maryland native broke the Olympic record for most gold medals in 2008 at the Beijing Olympics.
  37. 37. $300 Answer from Sport MICHAEL PHELPS
  38. 38. $400 Question from Sport This pin-striped baseball team, also known as the Bronx Bombers, has won 27 World Series Championships, more than any other team in the history of Major League Baseball.
  39. 39. $400 Answer from Sport NY YANKEES
  40. 40. $500 Question from Sport This legendary pitcher, who was nicknamed &quot;The Great Bambino,&quot; &quot;The Sultan of Swat,&quot; and &quot;The Colossus of Clout,&quot; hit over 714 homeruns and once predicted where he was going to hit a homerun. An extra 25 points for each
  41. 41. $500 Answer from Sport “ BABE” RUTH
  42. 42. $100 Question from Miscellaneous On this day, Americans traditionally eat turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie in memory of a feast between the Pilgrims and Native Americans.
  43. 43. $100 Answer from Miscellaneous THANKSGIVING DAY
  44. 44. $200 Question from Miscellaneous The state of Maryland is most famous for this type of seafood.
  45. 45. $200 Answer from Miscellaneous CRAB
  46. 46. $300 Question from Miscellaneous Name the two states that are not part of the contiguous, or lower, 48 states.
  47. 47. $300 Answer from Miscellaneous ALASKA AND HAWAII
  48. 48. $400 Question from Miscellaneous This former president is found on both the 1 cent coin and the 5 dollar bill.
  49. 49. $400 Answer from Miscellaneous ABRAHAM LINCOLN
  50. 50. $500 Question from Miscellaneous The contiguous United States spans how many times zones? An extra 25 points for each correctly named time zones.
  51. 51. $500 Answer from Miscellaneous <ul><li>FOUR TIME ZONES. </li></ul><ul><li>EASTERN </li></ul><ul><li>CENTRAL </li></ul><ul><li>MOUNTAIN </li></ul><ul><li>PACIFIC </li></ul>
  52. 52. Final Jeopardy What do the stripes of the American flag represent?
  53. 53. Final Jeopardy Answer THE 13 ORIGINAL COLONIES DELAWARE, PENNSYLVANIA, NEW JERSEY, GEORGIA, CONNECTICUT, MASSACHUSETTS, MARYLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, VIGINIA, NEW YORK, NORTH CAROLINA, RHODE ISLAND.
  54. 54. THIS TEMPLATE HAS BEEN TAKEN FROM http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/Ppt-games/ THANK YOU.
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