3M Grandparents' Day Jeopardy Quiz 2015


Question: Why are line graphs important?
Answer: They show change over time, trends, plan, predict...

Question: What does congruent mean?
Answer: An object that is the exact same size and shape.

Question: What is PEMDAS?
Answer: It is the Order of Operations - Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, and Subtraction

Question: Name the two parts of a fraction.
Answer: What are the numerator and the denominator.

Question: What is the value of the 7 in this number


Answer: What is ten-millionth


Question: Who came up with over 300 ways to use the peanut?
Answer: Dr. George Washington Carver

Question: What makes up most of America's trash?
Answer: Paper

Question: What color is Argon in a neon sign?
Answer: Blue

Question: What are the states of matter.
Answer: Solid, liquid, gas, and plasma.

Question: What is the group of 5 or more noble gases known as?
Answer: Group Zero


Question: Where can you go to harvest cranberries?
Answer: Massachusetts or other New England States

Question: Name all of the Northeast states by their 2 regions - Mid - Atlantic and New England.
Answer: New England - Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts

Mid-Atlantic - New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, 

Question: Who invented the steel plow?
Answer: John Deere

Question: In which 2 states is the Ozark Plateau located?
Answer: Missouri and Arkansas

Question: Who was Sacagawea's husband?
Answer: Jean Baptiste Charbonneau


Question: How do you say grandmother in Spanish?
Answer: Abuela

Question: What well known author wrote a series of books about her life on the prairie in the 1800s?
Answer: Who is Laura Ingalls Wilder

Question: What is the poetry term that uses like or as?
Answer: Simile

Question: Who developed the library decimal classification system?
Answer: Who is Melvil Dewey

Question: How does a word get into the dictionary?
Answer: Answers may vary.


Question: What are the 3 types of teeth?
Answer: Cuspids, molars, and incisors.

Question: Who is the American artist who zoomed in and painted close up images from nature?
Answer: Georgia O'Keeffe

Question: Who was the famous artist who "drew with scissors"?
Answer: C'est Henri Matisse

Question: Who was Peg Leg Joe?
Answer: He was the composer of the song, Follow the Drinking Gourd.

Question: Who was the famous woman who survived a fall over the Niagara Falls in a barrel?
Answer: Annie Taylor