Objective of the game - To guess as many rivers’ names by asking pertinent questions
Maximum number of questions that can be asked – 20
Maximum number of guesses per river – 2
The only answers that can be given – ‘Yes’ or ‘No’
How to play this game
- Make small chits of paper and write a river’s name on each chit. Fold and put into a bowl. (It’ll be great if you can use one-sided paper for this)
- Divide the class into 2 teams.
- Team A: select 2 representatives to ask questions. They can come to the front of the class.
- Team B: One person from the team pick a chit from the bowl
- Team A representatives: Ask questions that can be answered with a ‘Yes’ or a ‘No’
- Team B: respond correctly to the questions….only with a ‘Yes’ or a ‘No’
- Team A representatives: Ask questions and guess the river. You get a maximum of 2 guesses per river. If you get it right, you get 5 points. Otherwise L.
- If a total of twenty questions are not exhausted, Team B: pick up another chit
- Team A representatives continue to ask questions until a total of twenty questions are asked. You get 2 guesses per river
- Team B now sends two representatives to ask the questions and get the river’s name.
- The teacher can over-ride a response if the team gives an incorrect one.
- A team should send 2 different representatives each time
- Only 2 guesses per river. If you get a river’s name with one guess, you cannot carry forward the other guess to the next river.
A List of Rivers You Can Use
Play this game with rivers of other continents as a ‘Recap’ when the relevant chapter is finished in class.