Special Report

Can You Answer These Real Jeopardy! Clues About Earth?

Hristina Byrnes

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THE SOLAR SYSTEM $200:

To those on Earth, 8 of the planets appear in the band of constellations known as this

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Zodiac

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EARTH SCIENCE $200:

This central part of the Earth is larger than the planet Mars

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Core

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PLANET EARTH $400:

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

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One second

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PLANET EARTH $600:

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

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Salt (sodium chloride)

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PLANET EARTH $1000:

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

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Final Jeopardy! Round clues:PLANET EARTH

Despite its name, this ocean current outdoes any river; at maximum flow off the Carolinas, its flow is 3,500 times the Mississippi’s

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The Gulf Stream