3M Grandparents' Day Jeopardy Quiz 2015
MATHQuestion: 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
SCIENCEQuestion: 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?
Question: What color is Argon in a neon sign?
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
SOCIAL STUDIESQuestion: 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
LANGUAGE ARTSQuestion: How do you say grandmother in Spanish?
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?
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.
POT POURRIQuestion: 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