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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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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



Final jeopardy
Final Jeopardy Mesopotamian literature.

What is

The Epic of Gilgamesh?


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