Jeopardy PLANET EARTH Questions

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Home to 10% of the world's known species this rainforest covers 1.2 billion acres 60% of it in Brazil

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They're sometimes called grasslands or savannahs but in God Bless America they're called these

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This field around Earth weakens before the 2 poles reverse every 300000 years or so

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2-word name for the U.S. region where a high frequency of its namesake vortexes can appear every year

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An annual 1-million-strong migration of these animals crosses the Mara River through a gauntlet of crocs

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The sun's surface can reach 10000 degrees; this part of the Earth can get even hotter

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Formed by heat deep underground plutonic rocks are classified as this one of the 3 major kinds

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Striations are the scratches these large masses leave behind as they travel over thousands of years

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The world's highest volcano 22500-foot Ojos del Salado straddles these 2 South American countries

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(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents a timeline on the monitor.) Chronologically the major eras of Earth's history are the Paleozoic the Mesozoic & this new animal era in which we & the Earth live today

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It's the name used for any half of the globe

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Burning coal & oil in the Industrial Age has produced this atomic No. 6--mix it with oxygen & you get a greenhouse gas

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This dark organic substance found in soil & formed from decaying matter is good for plants; some might try to eat it with pita

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(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the USS Intrepid in Norfolk VA.) The Concorde cruised at 60000 feet high enough for its 100 passengers to see this phenomenon which at just 8 inches per mile is invisible from lower altitudes

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These 5 letters follow rock or mud in a type of event that killed thousands in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake

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It's been estimated there's a 63% chance of a 6.7 or greater one of these in the Bay Area by 2037

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Sons and A House Divided were sequels to this Asia-set novel

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Their hit songs include Boogie Wonderland

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One of Jules Verne's 2 terreible classics from 1864 & 1865

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Title of the 16th century garden seen here

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The greenhouse effect that traps heat is produced by a layer of this gas in the atmosphere

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Due to irregularities in the Earth's rotation this amount of time was added to the end of 1987

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After water itself it's the most abundant chemical compound in the ocean

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Among the thousands of these Earth-shapers in Alaska the Malaspina is 1 of the largest

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Peat is the first stage in the transformation of vegetable matter into this fuel

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