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    1. Jeopardy

    3. $100 Answer Row 1 Mt. Saint Helens

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    5. $200 Question Row 1 Though dormant now, this volcano erupted so dramatically about 2000 years ago that it covered the Roman town of Pompeii. What is the name of this volcano?

    6. $200 Answer Row 1 Vesuvius

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    8. $300 Question Row 1 This famous volcano in Japan is a classic composite volcano. It is so noticeable a landmark that its name was used for a brand of Japanese film. What is the name of this volcano?

    9. $300 Answer Row 1 Mt. Fuji

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    11. $400 Question Row 1 This volcano came into existence rapidly, starting in a cornfield in Mexico in 1943 and becoming 450 meters high in nine years. It is a classic cinder cone volcano. What is the name of this volcano?

    12. $400 Answer Row 1 Paricutin

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    14. $500 Question Row 1 In 18xx, this volcano erupted so violently that the island it stood on virtually disappeared, and Europe experienced the year without a summer. What is this volcano?

    15. $500 Answer Row 1 Krakatau

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    17. $100 Question Row 2 This type of tectonic plate boundary is responsible for the formation of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. What is it called?

    18. $100 Answer Row 2 Divergent boundary

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    20. $200 Question Row 2 This type of tectonic plate boundary is responsible for the formation of the Himalayan mountain range. What is this boundary called?

    21. $200 Answer Row 2 Convergent boundary

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    23. $300 Question Row 2 The San Andreas Fault in California is a classic example of this type of boundary, in which the plate edges slide against each other. What is this boundary type?

    24. $300 Answer Row 2 Transform fault boundary

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    26. $400 Question Row 2 Convergent boundaries between oceanic and continental plates lead to a special process that causes ocean trenches and mountains near each other. What is this process?

    27. $400 Answer Row 2 subduction

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    29. $500 Question Row 2 Volcanoes are often formed at two different types of tectonic plate boundaries, though by different processes. What two types of boundaries commonly cause the formation of volcanoes?

    30. $500 Answer Row 2 Convergent and divergent boundaries

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    32. $100 Question Row 3 We live on a thin layer of Earth that is solid and cool. What is the name of this outer layer?

    33. $100 Answer Row 3 The crust

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    35. $200 Question Row 3 A layer of rock that is denser than that at Earths surface makes up abut 80% of the Earths volume. What is the name of this layer?

    36. $200 Answer Row 3 The mantle

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    38. $300 Question Row 3 The Earths core is subdivided into an inner core and an outer core. What is the state of matter of the outer core?

    39. $300 Answer Row 3 liquid

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    41. $400 Question Row 3 Earths inner core exists at very high temperatures. What is the estimated highest temperature in this layer?

    42. $400 Answer Row 3 6000 degrees Celsius

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    44. $500 Question Row 3 What factor is thought to cause the extremely high temperatures at the center of the Earth?

    45. $500 Answer Row 3 Radioactive isotopes

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    47. $100 Question Row 4 Earthquakes occur most frequently at tectonic plate boundaries. What is the exact point at which the earthquake originates called?

    48. $100 Answer Row 4 The focus

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    50. $200 Question Row 4 Earthquakes occurring in the middle of an ocean often give rise to huge destructive waves that travel long distances. What are these waves called?

    51. $200 Answer Row 4 tsunamis

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    53. $300 Question Row 4 Earthquakes can be measured with a special instrument that records vibrations of Earths surface at a specific location. What is this device called?

    54. $300 Answer Row 4 seismograph

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    56. $400 Question Row 4 How many seismographs are required to determine the originating point of an earthquake?

    57. $400 Answer Row 4 Three or more

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    59. $500 Question Row 4 What is the name of the common scale for measuring earthquake intensity based on perceived damages?

    60. $500 Answer Row 4 The Richter scale

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    62. $100 Question Row 5 Who was the originator of the idea of continental drift?

    63. $100 Answer Row 5 Alfred Wegner

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    65. $200 Question Row 5 According to the theory of continental drift, all Earths land masses were originally joined. What name is given to this land mass?

    66. $200 Answer Row 5 Pangaea

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    68. $300 Question Row 5 What physical evidence found in Brazil and in western Africa provided early support for the theory of continental drift?

    69. $300 Answer Row 5 Fossil remains

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    71. $400 Question Row 5 What is the present fastest rate of continental drift?

    72. $400 Answer Row 5 16 centimeters per year

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    74. $500 Question Row 5 What is thought to be the cause for the movement of tectonic plates?

    75. $500 Answer Row 5 Convection currents in the lower mantle

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    77. $100 Question Row 6 What two tectonic plates join near the San Andreas Fault?

    78. $100 Answer Row 6 Pacific Plate and North American Plate

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    80. $200 Question Row 6 What mountain range is formed at the junction of the Indian Plate and the Eurasian Plate?

    81. $200 Answer Row 6 Himalayan

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    83. $300 Question Row 6 What feature is formed at the juncture of the South American Plate and the African Plate?

    84. $300 Answer Row 6 Mid-Atlantic Ridge

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    86. $400 Question Row 6 What name is given to the region that is the boundary of the Pacific Plate?

    87. $400 Answer Row 6 Ring of Fire

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    89. $500 Question Row 6 What feature is located at the boundary of the Pacific Plate and the Eurasian Plate, one of the last unexplored regions on Earth?

    90. $500 Answer Row 6 Mariana Trench

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    92. Final Jeopardy Category : The Richter Scale

    93. Final Jeopardy Question: What is the largest Richter Scale earthquake intensity ever recorded?

    94. Final Jeopardy Answer: 8.4 The largest recorded Richter magnitude was 8.4 for an earthquake in 1964 in Alaska.

    95. Thanks for playing!