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Washington State Jeopardy. Rules. Answers MUST be in the form of a question Team with the highest point total selects the question Teams MUST raise their hands to answer a question The team with the most points at the end of the game wins If you don’t know an answer, check the book.

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Washington state jeopardy

Washington State Jeopardy



  • Answers MUST be in the form of a question

  • Team with the highest point total selects the question

  • Teams MUST raise their hands to answer a question

  • The team with the most points at the end of the game wins

  • If you don’t know an answer, check the book



Regions for 100

Regions for 100

  • This region is the western most region in Washington State and is home to trees over 500 years old

  • The Coastal Region

Regions for 200

Regions for 200

  • This region is located in the northeastern corner of the State of Washington

  • The Rocky Mountain Region

Regions for 300

Regions for 300

  • This region is the most populous in the state, including Seattle, Tacoma, and Port Orchard.

  • Puget Sound Lowlands

Regions for 400

Regions for 400

  • The largest in Washington, this region has a semiarid climate, with a range of 5-25 inches of rainfall per year

  • Columbia Plateau

Regions for 500

Regions for 500

  • This region is located near the Cascade mountains, stretching from Canada to the Columbia River

  • The Cascade Range

Native americans for 100

Native Americans for 100

  • This language was a mixture of English, French, and Chinookan and was used primarily for trade.

  • Chinook Jargon

Native americans for 200

Native Americans for 200

  • Coastal Tribes lived in these shelters, made of long cedar planks.

  • Longhouses

Native americans for 300

Native Americans for 300

  • This was the main cause of the decline of large numbers of Native American populations.

  • Disease

Native americans for 400

Native Americans for 400

  • Known for their nomadic lifestyle, this group of Native Americans lived in Tepees and Tule Houses and used horses.

  • Plateau Tribes

Native americans for 500

Native Americans for 500

  • This ceremony was used to strengthen kinship in a tribe, as well as to redistribute wealth.

  • Potlatch

Explorers traders for 100

Explorers/Traders for 100

  • This sea-faring mammal was almost hunted to extinction for its water resistant fur.

  • Sea Otters

Explorers traders for 200

Explorers/Traders for 200

  • Discovering this elusive sea route through North America was the objective of many explorers to the Pacific Northwest

  • The Northwest Passage

Explorers traders for 300

Explorers/Traders for 300

  • The city of Gray’s Harbor was named for this American sailor who sailed into the mouth of the Columbia River and made a claim for the United States.

  • Robert Gray

Explorers traders for 400

Explorers/Traders for 400

  • This British company established trading posts throughout Canada and on Vancouver Island, making the Pacific Northwest viable

  • The Hudson’s Bay Company

Explorers traders for 500

Explorers/Traders for 500

  • This British explorer famously sailed around the world twice before being killed by natives in the Sandwich Islands.

  • James Cook

Pioneers missionaries for 100

Pioneers/Missionaries for 100

  • Named for Marcus and Narcissa, this mission was located near present day Walla Walla and served as a rest stop for many Pioneers

  • Whitman Mission

Pioneers missionaries for 200

Pioneers/Missionaries for 200

  • This overland trail was founded in 1842 and served as a route for 300,000 pioneers until 1875.

  • The Oregon Trail

Pioneers missionaries for 300

Pioneers/Missionaries for 300

  • This was the primary goal of missionaries in Washington Territory

  • Convert Native Americans to Christianity

Pioneers missionaries for 400

Pioneers/Missionaries for 400

  • This law allowed for people to receive 160 acres of land for very little money, provided they would cultivate it for farming.

  • The Homestead Act

Pioneers missionaries for 500

Pioneers/ Missionaries for 500

  • These four extractive industries were the primary ways in which many pioneers made a living.

  • Fishing, Logging, Whaling, Mining

Grab bag for 100

Grab Bag for 100

  • Responsible for the variations in precipitation in the state, this phenomenon involves moisture blowing over the multiple mountain ranges of Washington

  • The Rainshadow Effect

Grab bag for 200

Grab Bag for 200

  • This mountain in southwestern Washington is famous for its eruption on May 18th, 1980.

  • Mt. St. Helens

Grab bag for 300

Grab Bag for 300

  • Powering the Grand Coulee Dam, this body of water is the longest in the state

  • Columbia River

Grab bag for 400

Grab Bag for 400

  • While not the largest city in the state, this city is the seat of government for the State of Washington.

  • Olympia

Grab bag for 500

Grab Bag for 500

  • With an altitude of nearly 14,000 feet, this mountain is the largest in the State of Washington.

  • Mt. Rainier

Final jeopardy

Final Jeopardy

  • These 5 geographical regions make up Washington State

  • Coastal Range, Puget Sound Lowlands, Cascades, Rocky Mountain, Columbia Plateau

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