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JEOPARDY – River Valleys – Round 2. Geography 200. The Nile River empties into this body of water. What is the Mediterranean Sea?. Geography 400. These mountains are located in northeastern India and southwestern China. What are the Himalayas?. Geography 600.

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Jeopardy river valleys round 2

JEOPARDY – River Valleys – Round 2


Geography 200

Geography 200

The Nile River empties into this body of water.

What is the Mediterranean Sea?


Geography 400

Geography 400

These mountains are located in northeastern India and southwestern China.

What are the Himalayas?


Geography 600

Geography 600

When rivers flooded, they left this behind.

What is silt?


Geography 800

Geography 800

The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers empty into this body of water.

What is the Persian Gulf?


Geography 1000

Geography 1000

This group of people originated in Asia Minor and attacked Egypt.

Who are the Hyksos?


Writing 200

Writing 200

The Egyptians wrote on this type of material.

What is papyrus?


Writing 400

Writing 400

Mesopotamians used this wedge-shaped writing.

What is cuneiform?


Writing 600

Writing 600

Egyptians are known for this type of writing.

What are hieroglyphics?


Writing 800

Writing 800

These symbols represent words or phrases.

What are pictograms?


Writing 1000

Writing 1000

The Chinese began to develop this type of writing.

What is Calligraphy?


Religion 200

Religion 200

This is the belief in many gods.

What is polytheism?


Religion 400

Religion 400

He was the sun god in Egypt.

Who is Ra?


Religion 600

Religion 600

This group, made of priests and their families, was at the top of Aryan society.

Who are the Brahmins?


Religion 800

Religion 800

This is the type of government where the ruler is considered to be a god.

What is a theocracy?


Religion 1000

Religion 1000

The Indus religion later influenced this religion.

What is Hinduism?


Potpourri 200

Potpourri 200

This temple was the center of religion and government in Mesopotamia.

What is a ziggurat?


Potpourri 400

Potpourri 400

He united Upper and Lower Egypt.

Who is Menes?


Potpourri 600

Potpourri 600

He created the first empire in history.

Who is Sargon?


Potpourri 800

Potpourri 800

She was a powerful pharaoh who was likely killed by her son.

Who is Hatsepshut?


Potpourri 1000

Potpourri 1000

This practice came from the belief that gods would not listen to mere mortals on earth.

What is “ancestor worship”?


Final jeopardy category

Final Jeopardy Category

Ancient Literature


Jeopardy river valleys round 2

The carving below shows a scene from this piece of Mesopotamian literature.


Final jeopardy

Final Jeopardy

What is

The Epic of Gilgamesh?


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