Can You Answer These Real Jeopardy! Clues About Earth?

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GOOD OLD PLANET EARTH $400:

It’s wet, sticky earth; it’s also a term for nasty accusations politicians throw at each other

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Mud

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GOOD OLD PLANET EARTH $600:

In hardness, pellets called graupel that fall from the sky are partway between snow & this

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Hail

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GEOLOGY $800:

This layer of rock between the Earth’s core & crust makes up about 85 percent of the planet’s mass

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The mantle

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DOWN TO EARTH $400:

When it’s closest to the Earth, this planet with a 687-day year is about 33 million miles away

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Mars

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PLANETS ON EARTH $200:

Drive through the village of Mercury in the Rhone-Alpes region of this country

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