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Climate, Ecosystems, Landforms, & Population


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This is a review game for a teacher to use in a geometry class. It goes over climate, ecosystems, landforms, & population.

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Climate, Ecosystems, Landforms, & Population

  1. 1. 2 points 2 points 2 points 2 points 2 points3 points 3 points 3 points 3 points 3 points4 points 4 points 4 points 4 points 4 points5 points 5 points 5 points 5 points 5 points6 points 6 points 6 points 6 points 6 points7 points 7 points 7 points 7 points 7 points8 points 8 points 8 points 8 points 8 points9 points 9 points 9 points 9 points 9 points Team 1 : Team 2 :
  2. 2. Vocabulary: 2 PointsThe Question Is :What is the word with the following Stop!definition: “the ability to read and write?” Time’sThe Answer Is : Up!literacy
  3. 3. Vocabulary: 3 PointsThe Question Is :What introduced the era of factory-madegoods? Stop! Time’sThe Answer Is :Industrial Revolution Up!
  4. 4. Vocabulary: 4 PointsThe Question Is :What is a “tributary?” Stop!The Answer Is : Time’sRivers and streams that flow into a river Up!
  5. 5. Vocabulary: 5 PointsThe Question Is :What is the “continental divide?” Stop!The Answer Is : Time’sBoundary separatingUp! flowing west from riversrivers flowing east
  6. 6. Vocabulary: 6 PointsThe Question Is :What is a “hinterland?” Stop!The Answer Is : Time’s Up!The area served by a city
  7. 7. Vocabulary: 7 PointsThe Question Is :What is “the total value of a nation’s output of Stop!goods and services, including the output ofdomestic firms in foreign countries and Time’sexcluding the domestic output of foreignfirms?” Up!The Answer Is :Gross national product
  8. 8. Vocabulary: 8 PointsThe Question Is :What is a “standard of living?” Stop!The Answer Is : Time’s Up!Measurement of a person’s or a group’seducation, housing, health care, and nutrition
  9. 9. Vocabulary: 9 PointsThe Question Is :What is “free enterprise?” Stop!The Answer Is : Time’sA system that allowsUp! individuals to own,operate, and profit from their own businesses
  10. 10. Climate, Ecosystems, Resources: 2 PointsThe Question Is :Why are Canada’s climates usually colder Stop!than the United States’ climates? Time’sThe Answer Is : Up!Because Canada is farther north of the equatorthan the U.S.
  11. 11. Climate, Ecosystems, Resources: 3 PointsThe Question Is :Which one of these has tundra regions – the Stop!U.S., Canada, or both? Time’sThe Answer Is :Both Up!
  12. 12. Climate, Ecosystems, Resources: 4 PointsThe Question Is :True or False – While Canada has mixed Stop!forest regions, the United States does not.The Answer Is : Time’sFalse Up!
  13. 13. Climate, Ecosystems, Resources: 5 PointsThe Question Is :True or False – Although there is a large Stop!number of people living on farms, only abouta quarter of the land in the U.S. is devoted toagriculture. Time’s Up!The Answer Is :False
  14. 14. Climate, Ecosystems, Resources: 6 PointsThe Question Is :Are forests vital to the energy supply and Stop!economy of the United States? Time’sThe Answer Is : Up!No
  15. 15. Climate, Ecosystems, Resources: 7 PointsThe Question Is :Both the United States and Canada have Stop!temperate ________ regions. Time’sThe Answer Is :Grassland Up!
  16. 16. Climate, Ecosystems, Resources: 8 PointsThe Question Is :What are the two most common climateregions in Canada? Stop! Time’sThe Answer Is : Up!Subarctic and tundra
  17. 17. Climate, Ecosystems, Resources: 9 PointsThe Question Is :The United States relies mostly on fossil Stop!fuels for energy creation. What type of Time’senergy does Canada mostly rely on?The Answer Is : Up!Hydroelectricity
  18. 18. Landforms: 2 PointsThe Question Is :What are two major landforms that stretch across Stop!both the United States and Canada?The Answer Is : Time’s Up!The Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains
  19. 19. Landforms: 3 PointsThe Question Is :Because the Rocky Mountains block moisture-laden winds from the Pacific Ocean, the eastern Stop!slopes and plains lie in a(n) __________.The Answer Is : Time’sRain shadow Up!
  20. 20. Landforms: 4 PointsThe Question Is :Why are the peaks of the Rocky Mountains higher Stop!and more jagged than the peaks of the AppalachianMountains? Time’sThe Answer Is : Up!have been worn downThe Appalachian Mountainsby rain, ice, and wind over time.
  21. 21. Landforms: 5 PointsThe Question Is :What is the vast expanse of ancient rock (in Stop!Canada) that is located around the Hudson Bay?The Answer Is : Time’sThe Canadian Shield Up!
  22. 22. Landforms: 6 PointsThe Question Is :Are the Laurentian Highlands located in both theU.S. and Canada? Stop!The Answer Is : Time’sNo, just Canada Up!
  23. 23. Landforms: 7 PointsThe Question Is :In what direction do the major landforms of North Stop!America generally extend? Time’sThe Answer Is :From north to south Up!
  24. 24. Landforms: 8 PointsThe Question Is :What is a drainage basin? Stop!The Answer Is : Time’sEntire area of land whose runoff is collected by a Up!major river and its tributaries
  25. 25. Landforms: 9 PointsThe Question Is :Why was the construction of the Erie Canalimportant? Stop!The Answer Is : Time’s Up! greatly increasingIt linked the Hudson River in New York and theGreat Lakes in the Midwest,the trade between the two regions
  26. 26. Population: 2 PointsThe Question Is :True or false – The populations of the United States Stop!and Canada live a predominantly rural lifestyle.The Answer Is : Time’sFalse Up!
  27. 27. Population: 3 PointsThe Question Is :Do the populations of the U.S. and Canada have little Stop!or a lot of cultural diversity?The Answer Is : Time’sA lot Up!
  28. 28. Population: 4 PointsThe Question Is :True or False – The majority of the American Stop!population lives in or around a major city.The Answer Is : Time’sTrue Up!
  29. 29. Population: 5 PointsThe Question Is :Which has a larger hinterland – a regional metropolis Stop!such as Atlanta or a regular city such as Tucson?The Answer Is : Time’sRegional metropolis Up!
  30. 30. Population: 6 PointsThe Question Is :Why have the populations in the South and the West Stop!increased in recent years?The Answer Is : Time’s Up!Because of a popular preference for warmerclimates
  31. 31. Population: 7 PointsThe Question Is :Did the availability of inexpensive land in major cities Stop!contribute to the growth of suburbs?The Answer Is : Time’sNo Up!
  32. 32. Population: 8 PointsThe Question Is :What is telecommunications and why was the Stop!invention of the telegraph so important?The Answer Is : Time’s Up! across longCommunication by electronic means and becauseit allowed people to communicatedistances
  33. 33. Population: 9 PointsThe Question Is : Stop!Most Canadians live within 200 miles of what?The Answer Is : Time’sThe United States Up!
  34. 34. Cities: 2 PointsThe Question Is :Chicago and Toronto are both located on whatlakes? Stop! Time’sThe Answer Is :The Great Lakes Up!
  35. 35. Cities: 3 PointsThe Question Is :All major American cities were located along Stop!what during the first 50 years of independence?The Answer Is : Time’sThe Atlantic Coast Up!
  36. 36. Cities: 4 PointsThe Question Is :What is a “metropolitan area?” Stop!The Answer Is : Time’s Up!A major city and its surrounding suburbs
  37. 37. Cities: 5 PointsThe Question Is :True or false – The U.S. and the rest of the world Stop!serve as a hinterland for the cities of New York,Chicago, and Los Angeles. Time’sThe Answer Is : Up!True
  38. 38. Cities: 6 PointsThe Question Is :Cities can be placed in a ________, or rank, Stop!according to their function.The Answer Is : Time’sHierarchy Up!
  39. 39. Cities: 7 PointsThe Question Is :Why did the government give parcels of land to Stop!settlers in the 1800’s? Time’sThe Answer Is : Up! Great PlainsTo encourage farming on the
  40. 40. Cities: 8 PointsThe Question Is :How did the transcontinental railway system effectsuburbs? Stop! Time’sThe Answer Is : Up!It contributed to their growth
  41. 41. Cities: 9 PointsThe Question Is : Stop!Why did Chicago grow to become the largest city inthe Midwest, after the Civil War ended? Time’sThe Answer Is : Up! the railroad network,It had the best location alongand it was located centrally between the coasts