Required Clues

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Country Verbal Clues

Region
Answer one question from this category.
  1. How does this country get along with its neighbors? (See Transnational Issues in the CIA WorldFactBook).
  2. Describe how land and sea areas define the country's borders.
Human-Environment Interaction
Answer one question from this category.
  1. How do people use the land to make a living? For example, describe the main industries in the country.
  2. What are two major economic activities in the country?
Location
Answer one question from this category.
  1. What is the relative location of this country? (i.e. Describe it's location compared to another significant location of your choice.) Do NOT give an absolute location as this makes it too easy.
Place
Answer four questions from this category.
  1. What body of water is closest to the country?
  2. What is the area of the country?
  3. What is the major ecosystem(s) in this country?
  4. What is the primary language of the country?
  5. What is the population of the country?
  6. What kind of government does the country have?
  7. What is the literacy rate for the country?
  8. What is the GDP for the country?
History
Answer two questions from this category.
  1. Describe the country's involvement in a major conflict (internal or with neighbors or worldwide).
  2. When was the country established?
  3. Has the country ever been known by another name?
  4. What are the indigenous populations of the country?
  5. What is a major contribution of the country to the world?
  6. How (if any) has this country been affected by colonialism?

Optional Visual Clues

Decorate, illustrate, or use costumes to give these clues AT THE SAME TIME as you give the other clues. Do NOT take time to say anything about these.
  1. Movement: How are goods imported to and exported from the country?
  2. Movement: How do average people travel within the country?
  3. Human-Environment Interaction: How does dress of the people in the country reflect the climate? Illustrate if possible.
  4. Place: Describe the climate of the country.
  5. Place: What is the country's major religion?

City Clues

(Answer 7 questions in this category - at least one from each section.)
Movement
  1. What is the best method of transportation to reach this city or town? (Could be a visual only clue)
Region
  1. What bodies of water or landmarks are near the political border of this city?
Human-Environment Interaction
  1. What is the major industry/employer of your town or city?
  2. In what ways have people modified the environment of this city? (Could be a visual only clue)
  3. In what ways have people adapted to the environment of this city? (Could be a visual only clue)
Location
  1. Which direction from the country capitol do you travel to reach the town or city?
Place
  1. Name and describe a tourist attraction in your city or town. Illustrate if possible.
  2. What is the climate like in your city/town? (Could be a visual only clue)
  3. What is the population of your city? (You can give a range if you wish.)
  4. What body of water is nearest to your city or town?
  5. Describe one or more notable physical landforms in or near this city.