Click Here to Begin Game #2 EXTREME EARTH QUAKES AND ERUPTIONS SOLAR SYSTEM SUPERLATIVES STORMY WEATHER WHAT ON EARTH? 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500 What is Lake Superior? This lake is the largest in North America. What is San Francisco? A large 1906 earthquake destroyed this U.S. city. What is the sun? (Earth is generally thought to be 4.5 billion years old; the sun 4.6 billion.) Of the earth or sun, the one that is oldest. What is lightning? Of lightning or thunder, the one that happens first. What is one-third? Of 1/3 or 1/4, this amount of Earth’s land is desert. Where is Venezuela? The world’s highest waterfall is in this country. Where is Hawaii? Earth’s largest volcano, Mauna Loa, is located here. What is Venus? Of Venus or Jupiter, this planet is nearest Earth’s size. What is Colombia? This South American country is the wettest on Earth. What is the melting of Earth's glaciers? Scientists say this is causing Earth’s equator to bulge. What is the Caspian Sea? This lake is the largest in the world. Where is Alaska? This U.S. state gets the most earthquakes. What is Mars? Of Mars or Earth, this one takes longer to circle the sun. What is five times hotter? Air around lightning is this much hotter than the Sun. What is Pangaea (pan-JEE-uh)? This landmass covered Earth before the continents did. What is Oregon? or What is Idaho? The deepest U.S. canyon is on the border of this state. Where is Indonesia? This country has the largest number of active volcanoes. What is Jupiter? or What is Neptune? Saturn isn’t the only ringed planet. So is this one. Where is Oklahoma? A tornado wind in this state once measured 318 mph. What is Ecuador? A glacier can be found along the equator in this country. What is the creosote bush? This North American plant lives thousands of years. Where is China? This country was the location of the most deadly earthquake ever. What is Earth? Of Earth, the Moon, and Mars, this one is largest. What is 100 times? On Earth, lightning strikes this many times per second. What is 3,700 miles? (Accept answers that are close.) From Earth’s surface to its center is this many miles.