Answer to Jeopardy Question Posted 10/6

What is the difference between an ocean and a sea?

Answer: Basically, a sea refers either to a smaller division of the oceans or to a large saltwater bay partially enclosed by land. There are many seas in the world; the principal ones are [in order of size]: South China, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Bering , Gulf of Mexico, Sea of Okhotsk, East China, Hudson Bay, Sea of Japan, North Sea, and the Baltic Sea.

Answer to International Business Jeopardy Question asked on 8/19

How did the Yellow, Red, and Black Seas get their names?

The Yellow Sea is named for the yellow silt deposited by the Yellow River in its waters; the Red Seas gets its name from the masses of reddish seaweed found in its waters; the Black Sea is quite dark and stormy, thus the name Black Sea.

Answer to International Business Jeopardy Question from 7/28

One of the smallest nations in the world is also the oldest country in Europe, and the oldest Republic in the world. Most of its citizens earn their living making and selling postage stamps. Name it.

San Marino, on the slopes of the Apennines entirely within Italy, has been an independent Republic since 1631. It covers 24 square miles.