Jeopardy Game Design for 7th Grade History Class
Round 1 Jeopardy
Category: Ancient Civilizations
100 Points: This river was considered the lifeblood of the Ancient Egyptian civilization.- What is the Nile?
200 Points: This is the oldest known civilization located in present-day Iraq.- What is Sumer?
300 Points: This was the primary written language used in ancient Mesopotamia.- What is Cuneiform?
400 Points: This ancient civilization constructed the world-renowned Parthenon.- What is Ancient Greece?
500 Points: This ancient Chinese dynasty is credited with the invention of paper.- What is the Han Dynasty?
Category: Famous Figures in History
100 Points: He was the first President of the United States.- Who is George Washington?
200 Points: Known for her mission of charity, she was canonized as a Saint by the Catholic Church in 2016.- Who is Mother Teresa?
300 Points: He was a black civil rights leader who delivered the famous "I Have a Dream" speech.- Who is Martin Luther King Jr.?
400 Points: He discovered the Americas while sailing for Spain in 1492.- Who is Christopher Columbus?
500 Points: This powerful female pharaoh ruled Egypt during the 18th dynasty.- Who is Hatshepsut?
Category: Wars and Conflicts
100 Points: This was the war between the North and the South in the United States from 1861-1865.- What is The Civil War?
200 Points: This world conflict began with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914.- What is World War I?
300 Points: This 1950-1953 war divided this Asian country into North and South.- What is the Korean War?
400 Points: This was the conflict between the British and colonists in North America from 1775-1783.- What is the American Revolutionary War?
500 Points: This was a prolonged military conflict between Spain and several of its colonies from 1808-1833.- What is the Spanish American Wars of Independence?
Category: Historical Inventions
100 Points: This was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876.- What is the telephone?
200 Points: This device was invented in 1440 and greatly impacted the spread of information.- What is the printing press?
300 Points: This invention made by Thomas Edison provides electrical light to homes.- What is the lightbulb?
400 Points: Patent in 1885, this German invention revolutionized transportation.- What is the automobile?
500 Points: This was an ancient Roman invention used to transport water over long distances.- What is the aqueduct?
Category: Landmark Events
100 Points: This event led to the end of segregation in public schools in the United States.- What is Brown vs Board of Education?
200 Points: This event led to the discovery of the New World by Europeans.- What is Columbus' voyage in 1492?
300 Points: This event, also known as the Great War, led to the creation of the League of Nations.- What is World War I?
400 Points: This event was a period of major industrialization that took place during the late 1700s and early 1800s.- What is the Industrial Revolution?
500 Points: This event marked the beginning of the French Revolution.- What is the storming of the Bastille?
Round 2 Double Jeopardy
Category: Historical Documents
200 Points: This document marked the end of the American Revolution.- What is the Treaty of Paris?
400 Points: This ancient code of laws was written by a Babylonian king.- What is the Code of Hammurabi?
600 Points: This United States document was signed in 1787 and established America's national government and fundamental laws.- What is the Constitution?
800 Points: This was the agreement signed in 1215 that limited the powers of the English monarch.- What is the Magna Carta?
1000 Points: This was the agreement between the Soviet Union and Germany before World War II that agreed to non-aggression.- What is the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact?
Category: 20th Century History
Final Question: This international organization was established after World War II to promote peace and cooperation among nations.
What is the United Nations?