The Yeezy Testaments
Terms in this set (1930)
Penitent Magdalene, Zuccone, Gattamelata.
Bronze Statue of David.
One of these things made from the toenails and fingernails of the dead will arrive during Ragnarok. Freyr owned one of these things that was of such fine craftsmanship it could be folded up into a pocket when not in use called Skidbladnir. The supposed greatest of these things was Hringhorni, which was used as Baldr's funeral pyre after his death.
Ra traveled through the sky on a morning and an evening one of these things. Horus beat Set in a competition involving these things by constructing one from wood painted to look like stone this type of vessel on which Charon transports the dead across the River Styx
In this play, Amanda is unsuccessful in finding a "gentleman caller" for her daughter, who was given the nickname "Blue Roses" after a bout of pleurosis. 1945 play about Tom and Laura Wingfield, written by Tennessee Williams.
The Glass Menagerie
The Dayton Accords established the constitution of a constituent of this country. The last leader of this country died in the Hague after being charged with genocide. Former balkan nation led by Slobodan Milosevic that divided into six republics in the 1990s.
Proteins such as scramblases and flippases ensure that portions of these structures remain negatively charged. Water passes through these organelles via aquaporins, and they consist of molecules with polar heads and hydrophobic tails called phospholipids.
This composer of the Karelia Suite based a tone poem on a mythical bird of the dead, the Swan of Tuonela. a nationalistic hymn that protests against Russian occupation. For 10 points, name this composer of Finlandia.
Competing views of this concept are the "union view" and "robust concern" view. , Empedocles wrote that this and Strife were responsible for attracting and separating the four elements.
The Fokker-Planck equations for this phenomenon show probability density over time. For 10 points, diffusion is a basic example of what random motion of particles in a fluid, first discovered in grains of pollen by its namesake botanist Robert Brown?
This conflict was largely decided following the battle of Riachuelo, and one side's leader in this conflict was killed at Cerro Cora. Solano Lopez. For 10 points, identify this conflict which pitted Paraguay and the namesake group of nations, leading to the deaths of over one third of the Paraguayan army.
War of The Triple Alliance
Philip Pirrip identifies himself as one of these people when looking at a pair of tombstones in the opening of Great Expectations. Heathcliff is one of these people, so he is taken into custody by the Earnshaws. Exemplified by Oliver Twist.
The creation of this entity was stalled in 1767 when Iroquois guides refused to pass the border of Lenape territory, well short of their goal of the Ohio River.This entity was created to resolve a conflict known as Cresap's War, and to remedy a mistake made by Charles II in the charter granted to Pennsylvania in 1681. The western border of Delaware was formed by, for 10 points, what line drawn by a pair of namesake surveyors to form the official border of Pennsylvania and Maryland?
Mason- Dixon Line
They defeated Ethelred the Unready at the Battle of Maldon in 991, and forced him to pay the Danegeld, but were defeated at the battle of Stamford Bridge by Harold Godwinson. This group included Ragnar Lodbrok, and settled Vinland beginning in the 11th century, reaching their peak of influence under Olaf II.
One form of this technique involves using Fourier transforms to analyze graphs plotting frequency versus absorbance. For 10 points each: Name this laboratory technique used to identify functional groups and concentrations in a sl based on how well they absorb light.
Spectroscopy frequently uses this type of light, which has wavelengths from 700 nanometers to 1 millimeter. This type of light with relatively low frequency lies between red visible light and microwaves on the electromagnetic spectrum.
Running spectroscopy on solutions of varying concentrations will show that absorbance and concentration are linearly proportional, therefore affirming this law. It is commonly written as A = e L c.
This novel features Joseph Faehmel's girlfriend, Marianne, who tells of how her brother had been killed by her mother under the orders of her Nazi father. For 10 points each:
Name this novel in which an architect adopts the bellhop Hugo and gives him the first slice of a cake shaped like the Westminster Abbey.
Billiards At Half-Past Nine.
This author of Billiards at Half-past nine also wrote The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum, The Safety Net, and The Bread of Those Early Years.
The publication of this book in which the protagonist can detect smells through the telephone resulted in negative remarks from the press for its negative views on the Catholic Church and the CDU Party.
This ship never completed its planned breadfruit delivery. For 10 points each:
 Name this vessel whose crew carried out a 1789 mutiny led by Fletcher Christian. After trying to settle in Tahiti, the mutineers were arrested by the HMS Pandora and locked in "Pandora's Box."
The crew of the Bounty mutinied against this captain, who proved the issues on the Bounty were no fluke by being mutinied against at least two other times.
After his tenure as captain of the Bounty, Bligh was rewarded by being made governor of New South Wales, where he was overthrown in this rebellion long incorrectly assumed to be result from his crackdown on illegal alcohol sales.
This man instructs the performer to play a theme 840 times in his composition Vexations. For 10 points each:
 Name this French avant-garde composer of "furniture music" such as his Gnossiennes and Gymnopédies.
Satie's Gnossiennes and Gymnopédies were written for this keyboard instrument, which also names a dynamic marking that Satie frequently used in his works for it.
Satie mentored this group of French composers whose members included Arthur Honegger, George Auric, and Darius Milhaud.
The feast in this Christian holiday began as a celebration of the giving of the Law on Sinai, and is practiced in Judaism as Shavuot.
Name this holiday that commemorates the original descent of the Holy Spirit upon Jesus' disciples, who upon receiving it, began to speak in different languages. Priests wear red garments to symbolize joy.
During Pentecost, this saint delivered an open-air sermon. The acts of this first Pope, who was originally a fisherman before becoming one of Jesus' first apostles, are featured in the first half of the Acts of Apostles.
Scholars believe that Peter gave his sermon in this room in Jerusalem, which was also the site of the Last Supper. A structure identified as this room on Mount Zion is a popular site for pilgrimage.
Brekekekex koax koax! So speak the title creatures in this play's chorus, where they argue with Dionysus.
Name this play where Dionysus and his slave Xanthias attempt to bring Euripides back from the underworld.
This ancient Greek comic playwright wrote The Frogs. In this author's play Lysistrata, the wives of soldiers swear abstinence until the Peloponnesian War is over.
In this play, a court case involves a dog accusing another dog of stealing a Sicilian cheese. Philocleon is addicted to the court in this play, much to his son Bdelycleon's (Beh-del-yee-clee-on's) chagrin.
The Free Officers movement launched a 1952 revolution in this nation.
Name this African republic whose first president was Muhammad Naguib. Its current capital is Cairo.
This politician's Infitah policy allowed increased foreign investment into Egypt. This leader was the third president of Egypt.
Because Sadat signed the Camp David accords with Israel, this organization suspended Egypt from its ranks. This multinational organization counts 22 members, including the independent state of Palestine.
This goddess who sent two serpents to kill the infant Heracles was frequently associated with peacocks, and was described by Homer as being "cow-eyed."
Name this queen of Mount Olympus, the wife of Zeus.
Hera is associated with peacocks because their eye-like designs commemorate the hundred-eyes of this man, her henchman. After Hermes put all of this watchman's eyes to sleep, he slew him with a stone.
Hera once got in an argument with this priest about whether men or women enjoyed intercourse more, as he had previously transformed into a woman after hitting two mating snakes with a stick.
This painting was possibly inspired by the ground level of Lower Manhattan's flatiron building.
Name this painting centering on a cafe and its lonely patrons. A sign for Phillies cigars can be seen overhead.
Nighthawks was a work by this American painter. His other works centering on people in lonely urban settings include The Automat and Chop Suey.
The alley in the background of Nighthawks was incorporated into this other Hopper painting. Unlike Nighthawks, however, this painting is set during the day.
Early Sunday Morning
The rising portion of this circulation creates the ring of clouds known as the ITCZ.
Name this global circulation that rises at the equator and falls at 30 degrees latitude.
Hadlett Cell Circulation
This secondary circulation appears between the polar cells and Hadley cells, those circulations causing the existence of it. It thus appears approximately between 30 and 60 degrees latitude.
The lifting of air at the equator creates an area with a low value for this quantity. On weather maps, isobars connect areas with equal values of this pressure and the H and L on those maps indicate this quantity.
Disagreements over the administration of Thurgau contributed to the Kappel Wars in this country.
A series of 19th and 20th century treaties signed in this country established the standards of war under international law.
In this work, a villain disguised as a beggar kills the vulture Jatayu as he attempts to protect a woman from abduction in the Panchavati forest. In this work, a character convinces a kingdom of monkeys to help him search for his wife; however, due to laziness only the strongest monkey hero, Hanuman, arrives to help. Name this famous Indian epic in which Rama journeys to Lanka to slay the demon king Ravana and rescue his wife
Written by Valmiki
High-quartz-content soils in this biome are called podzol or spodosol. Wet or dry acidic bogland in this biome is called muskeg and houses large peat deposits.
name this largest terrestrial biome, found south of the tundra and characterized by coniferous forests.
In the foreground of this work, a corpse's leg is wrapped around a beam of wood, and in the background, a tiny ship can be seen. The central figures in this work form a pyramid-like structure, which culminates in a shirtless man waving an orange cloth.
name this work which depicts the survivors of a shipwreck, a painting by Theodore Gericault.
Raft of The Medusa
In one of this author's short stories, the protagonist writes a letter asking for permission to kill a pair of canaries and bury them with his wife. Another one of his works centers on Old Eguchi's visits to the title location, where he sleeps with narcotized virgins.This author of The House of the Sleeping Beauties also wrote a novel Hideo mixes up Chieko and Naeko.
name this author of The Old Capital and Snow Country.
This philosopher was accused of striking a student in the Haidbauer incident and during an argument with Karl Popper, this man allegedly waved a fireplace poker in Popper's face.
name this Austrian philosopher and author of Philosophical Investigations and Tractatus Logico-Politicus.
During the siege of Kaifeng, this river's dikes were disastrously broken and allowed for that city's immediate capture. An 1887 flood of this river immediately preceded the Taiping Rebellion. The Grand Canal built by the Sui dynasty connected the Yangtze River with this one.
name this dangerous and colorful Chinese river that accumulates soil called loess as it flows east.
One character in this novel is given Delaford Parsonage after being disinherited in favor of his brother. Another character in this novel impregnates Eliza Williams and later returns a lock of hair and love letters after discovering that the recipient is poor. Lucy Steele marries Robert at the end of this novel, though she is previously engaged to his brother, Edward.
name this Jane Austen novel centering on Elinor and Marianne Dashwood.
Sense and Sensibility
When these objects are "damped," a frictional force opposes the velocity of those objects, and Hooke's law is an equation for this type of system because the restoring elastic force F is directly proportional to displacement.
name this type of system exemplified by springs and pendulums
Simple harmonic oscillator
On the second day of this annual festival, the verbal counting of 50 days known as the Omer begins. The traditional meal that is eaten in celebration of this festival takes 15 steps that are parallel to the 15 Psalms known as the Shir HaMa'alot. The youngest child traditionally asks the Four Questions.
name this Jewish holiday commemorating the freedom of the Israelites from Egypt, in which Jews are required not to eat leavened bread and instead traditionally eat matzah.
One story set in this city sees Freddie Drummond create an alter ego named Big Bill Totts. That story, "South of the Slot," is by Jack London. For 10 points, name this Bay Area city, the setting of The Joy Luck Club and the initial destination of Jack Kerouac's On the Road.
Media furor over this president's "Travelgate" scandal led his Deputy White House Counsel, Vince Foster, to resign and commit suicide.This president's administration instituted the "Don't ask, don't tell" policy. He became president after serving as Governor of Arkansas and once claimed in a press conference that he "did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky."
This organelle, which is connected to the nuclear envelope, is the site of steroid synthesis, as well as the conversion of toxins into water-soluble toxins. It is comprised by flat disks called cisternae, and the outsides of this organelle are studded in ribosomes, where protein synthesis occurs. For 10 points each, name this cellular organelle coming in "smooth" and "rough"
In this play, Varya is in love with Lopahkin, who eventually buys the title estate from Madame Ranevsky in a debt auction. For 10 points, name this Anton Chekhov play that concludes with the sound of axes offstage.
The Cherry Orchard
This composer was forced to move the setting of an opera about the assassination of Gustav III to Boston. An opera by this composer of Il Trovatore closes with the Temple of Vulcan being used to bury alive the lover of the title Ethiopian princess. For 10 points, name this Italian composer of Aida
In its Alpine course, this river forms the border between Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Austria. For 10 points, name this river that flows through Western Germany.
The Rancheria Act was specifically established for this state, which was the origin of the case US v. Kagama. Along with Texies, Arkies, and Missies, Okies were the majority of Depression-era migrant farm workers in this state.The first Republican candidate for President was a Senator from this state, and that man was John C. Fremont. For 10 points, name this state where the Bear Flag Republic was suppressed.
A list of twenty of these substances includes a compound derived from glycine and tris and was developed by Norman Good.The Henderson-Hasselbalch equation uses pKa and the concentrations of conjugate acid and base to calculate the pH of these substances, which are often made of a weak acid and its conjugate base. For 10 points, name these substances which resist changes in pH.
This composer of Winterreise notably wrote music to accompany a poem in which a young boy riding with his father on horseback is killed by The Erlking. For 10 points, name this Austrian composer of the Trout Quintet and an unfinished Eighth Symphony.
This composer of Samson and Delilah quoted a slow-down version of Offenbach's "Can-Can" in another one of his pieces. A C major chord opens the Maestoso portion of his Organ Symphony, and he used a xylophone to depict rattling bones in various works. For 10 points, name this French Composer of Danse Macabre, who included "The Swan" in his Carnival of the Animals.
The synchro- variety of this device guides particles along a path with a constant radius.
Name this type of particle accelerator which uses applied electric fields to accelerate particles in an outward spiral. The largest one, TRIUMF, is located in the University of British Columbia.
This other spiral-shaped object is a coil of wire wrapped into a tight helix. When electricity flows through this object, its magnetic field approximates that of a dipole.
This quantity refers to the amount of moving charge in a system and has units of amperes.
Since the release of the documentary, Blackfish, which describes the abuse of killer whale Tilikum, this marine-life theme park has faced intense public backlash.
This theme park franchise's CEO, Jim Atchison, resigned in January after a string of disappointing financial losses.
Feld Entertainment declared that this company would no longer use elephants after new light was shed on the abuse of tamed elephants. One objectionable method of keeping elephants in line used by this company was the use of the bullhook, a hooked steel rod which latches onto the trunk of an elephant.
In China, these animals are often forced to perform tricks in safari parks. Three government officials from Qingdao resigned after a baby animal from one of these operations fell eleven stories to its death.
When originally performed, it was followed by the performance of Proteus, a satyr play, which has not survived to modern society.
Name this set of Greek plays in which the title character sets out to avenge his father's death. In the first of these plays, Clytemnestra awaits the arrival of her husband so that she can murder him.
The Oresteia was written by this tragic Greek playwright. In his earliest surviving play, he explores the Greek theme of hubris with a story based on his experience in the Persian Wars.
In this third and final play of the Oresteia, Orestes is judged by Athena and eleven others whether he is guilty of murdering his mother, Clytemnestra. In this play, the Furies torment the main character while Apollo protects him.
When critics accused this man of being soft on defense issues, he took a photo in an M1 Abrams tank, but the PR stunt was accused of being contrived.
Name this former Governor of Massachusetts and Democratic nominee in the 1988 US. Presidential Election.
In the 1988 election, Dukakis lost against this vice president of Ronald Reagan. Military actions under his presidency include Operation Desert Storm and Operation Just Cause.
George H.W Bush
Under Dukakis's governorship, this convicted felon escaped from custody after he was given a furlough. When Dukakis declined to mention the incident, Bush launched a series of advertisements raising awareness about this man.
This man set a new limit for acceptable violence in film with a scene shot from 77 different camera angles.
Name this director behind the infamous shower scene in Psycho whose films featured such recurring motifs as birds and "the wrong man."
Hitchcock toys with the idea of the audience as voyeur in both Psycho and this 1954 film, in which a Jimmy Stewart-played photographer begins to suspect his neighbor of murder while recuperating from a broken leg.
Hitchcock used this term for an item that serves merely to advance a plot. In Hitchcock's North by Northwest, one of these is simply called "government secrets." The title object of The Maltese Falcon is another example.
The Great Rift Valley has lots of large lakes.
This lake is the largest in Africa and ninth-largest in the world. Parts of it are within the countries of Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda, and it is the source of the White Nile River.
This deepest region of the Valley, as well as Africa itself, lies at the intersection of three tectonic plate boundaries. It contains Lake Asal, which is fed by the Awash River.
This second largest and second deepest lake in the world lies mostly between Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It's known for its large concentration of heavy water, and flows into the Congo River system.
The poet Rumi founded the Mevlevi order of this religious sect, which practices "whirling" during the Sema ceremony.
Name this mystical sect of Islam that maintains awareness of God by performing dhikr and whose adherents are known as dervishes.
This other sect of Islam believes that Muhammad's successor in the Caliphate is his son-in-law, Ali. Behind Sunni, it is the second-largest denomination in Islam.
These members of Shia Islam believe in a namesake number of divinely ordained successors to the Prophet Muhammad. This group believes that the "hidden Imam," the Mahdi, will rid the world of evil before Judgement Day.
This collection opens with a dedication to Theophile Gautier.
Name this collection, first published in 1857, that addresses the "hypocrite reader" and contains sections like Spleen and Ideal.
Les Fleur Du Mal
Les Fleurs Du Mal is a collection of poems by this man, also known for his French translations of Edgar Allan Poe.
The second poem of Spleen and Ideal is titled for one of these birds, which the poem calls "kings of the sky." The title character kills one of these birds in Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner."
This son of King Pellinore accomplished his most famous quest with Sir Galahad.
Name this Knight of the Round Table and subject of a namesake epic by Wolfram von Eschenbach. In this epic, he is the father of Lohengrin.
On his quest, Sir Percival meets this figure, who is wounded in his legs. In some accounts Percival fails to complete his quest because he does not ask a question which would heal this figure.
The Fisher King
Sir Percival was sent on a quest to find this sacred cup in Arthurian legend. It was supposedly used by Jesus during the Last Supper, and can therefore grant eternal life.
Retroviruses can use the reverse form of this process to produce viral DNA from their RNA genomes. For 10 points each:
 Name this process where messenger RNA pairs with DNA before being exported from the nucleus.
These portions of DNA initiate transcription of a particular gene. Transcription factors can act either as an activator or a repressor when binding to these structures.
This core promoter sequence of about 25 to 35 base pairs from the start of the transcription start indicates where a genetic sequence can be read or decoded. It is named for its particular nucleotide sequence.
This man gave the "Tryst With Destiny" speech on August 14th, 1947. For 10 points each:
 Name this co-founder of the Non-Aligned Movement who tried to make Maulana Azad the leader of Indian Muslims instead of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
This daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru became India's third Prime Minister, and authorized the creation of India's nuclear program.
Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her own bodyguards in the aftermath of this event that led to the 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots. As part of this event all media were taken out of Punjab so they could not report on the army's activity.
Operation Blue Star
Adam Smith wrote a Theory of [these] Sentiments. For 10 points each:
 Name this term that describes the principles on which people base their judgements. A system of ethics may be based on this concept.
This American psychologist proposed six stages of moral development based on the work of Jean Piaget. He created the "Heinz dilemma," in which Heinz must decide whether to steal an unaffordable cancer drug to save his wife.
The last two stages of Kohlberg's theory are given this term. This level of morality includes social contract- and universal principle-based morality.
. In this poem, the title character, sitting on "the pallid bust of Pallas," is proclaimed a "thing of evil." For ten points each:
 Name this poem in which the narrator, "weak and weary," implores the title character to return to "Night's Plutonian shore."
This poet of "The Raven" and "Annabel Lee" also wrote the short stories, including the Purloined Letter and The Spectacles.
Edgar Allan Poe
In this short story of revenge by Edgar Allan Poe, Montresor tricks and traps Fortunato, a wine connoisseur with a cold, deep within his labyrinthine family crypt.
The Cask of Amontillado
Due to the slow news travel time back in the day, Andrew Jackson's victory at the Battle of New Orleans in this war came after the Treaty of Ghent had already been signed and this war over. Name this war between the US and Great Britain during which Dolley Madison legendarily saved a portrait of George Washington just before the British burned down the White House.
War of 1812
During the War of 1812, a bunch of Federalists met at this convention in Connecticut and drafted a list of demands to take to Washington, DC. This meeting backfired badly due to the signing of the Treaty of Ghent and greatly hurt the Federalist Party.
One attendee of the Hartford convention, Harrison Gray, was the nephew of this Revolutionary War figure whose catchphrase "taxation without representation is tyranny" went viral in the colonies.
James Otis, J.R
Euclid proved that there are an infinite number of these For 10 points each:
 Name these numbers, whose only factors are themselves and one. The only even one of these numbers is two.
The non-trivial zeroes of this function can be used to estimate the distribution of primes. This function is named after a German mathematician and applies to any constant variable sigma plus i t.
According to the Riemann hypothesis, the real part of any non-trivial zero of the Riemann zeta function is this constant value smaller than one.
In this painting, smoke emanates from Willy Lott's Cottage, and a brown spotted dog walks along the edge of a body of water. For 10 points each:
 Name this painting in which an ox-drawn cart attempts to traverse a stream.
The Hay Wain
The Hay Wain is a painting by this English romantic artist. He included a rainbow in one of his many depictions of Salisbury Cathedral.
Another one of Constable's landscapes is titled for a white one of these animals, which can be seen riding on a boat in that work. In Giorgio de Chirico's The Red Tower, a silhouetted statue of one of these animals can be partially seen.
In this novel, the title character has an affair with the playwright Michaelis and later with her gamekeeper, Oliver Mellors. For 10 points each:
 Name this novel in which Clifford has been paralyzed from the waist down and refuses Constance's request for a divorce.
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Lady Chatterley's Lover was written by this English author who described Paul Morel's relationships with his mother Gertrude Morel and the suffragette Clara Dawes in Sons and Lovers.
Lawrence wrote about Elizabeth Bates when she learns about her husband's death during a cave-in in this short story. Lawrence later adapted it into a play called The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd.
Odour of Chrysanthemums
These structures can be oriented along the x-, y-, or z-axes and they have a characteristic dumbbell shape. For 10 points each:
 Name these structures which can hold up to two electrons and whose namesake subshell can hold up to six. They correspond to an azimuthal quantum number of 1.
These structures involve the overlap of parallel, planar p-orbitals. They characterize alkenes and are represented by two lines drawn between atoms.
This term represents the sum of all double bonds and rings in a compound. For benzene, it is 4.
elements of unsaturation, degrees of unsaturation, index of hydrogen deficiency, unsaturation index.
Buildings in this city include the Palazzo Pitti and the Uffizi Gallery. For 10 points each:
 Name this city, the capital of Tuscany, and at one point, Italy. It was once ruled by the Medici family for nearly 200 years.
This son of Lorenzo de Medici became pope in 1513. He excommunicated Martin Luther from the Catholic Church, and reconstructed St. Peter's Basilica.
This pope was also a Medici. During his papacy, Rome was sacked in 1527 and Henry VIII of England created the Anglican church.
Johann Strauss the Younger is often considered the "king" of this musical genre. For 10 points each:
 Name this style of composition in three-four time, often written to accompany a Viennese dance.
This composer of a Revolutionary etude was apocryphally inspired by a dog chasing its tail to write his "minute" waltz.
Chopin's other works include a collection of 21 of these short pieces for solo piano. This musical form was originated by Irish composer John Field.
This painting features an anamorphic skull that can only be viewed in its proper proportions when looking at the painting from the top right or bottom left corners. For 10 points each:
 Name this painting featuring two men standing next to a shelf featuring still-life objects such as a globe, an astrolabe, and a lute.
The Ambassadors is a painting by this Northern Renaissance German artist. He also produced numerous iconic portraits of Henry VIII.
Holbein the Younger
Another Hans Holbein work features a horizontal cross-section of this man lying in a coffin. In this grotesque depiction, this man's eyes roll upward, and his bluish hand is frozen in a claw like position.
leads the poet to assert his claim that "Beauty is truth, truth beauty." For 10 points, name this poem by John Keats about the title piece of ancient pottery.
Ode on A Grecian Urn
That emperor also authorized the treasure voyages of Zheng He. For 10 points, name this Chinese dynasty, followed by the Qing, the last to be ruled by ethnic Han Chinese.
Due to the fact that this element only wants six electrons in its valence shell, it is a frequent violator of the octet rule. For 10 points, name this metalloid element with atomic number 5 and symbol B.
The "frost" variety of these figures frequently war with the gods. For 10 points, name this large mythological race also known as Jotunn in Norse.
Joseph Welch famously asked this man if he had "no sense of decency." For 10 points, name this Wisconsin Senator who accused members of the State Department of being Communists.
The protagonist of this film rapidly ages in a Louis XVI-style room before he is transformed into a fetus, and tries to open the pod bay doors by commanding HAL 9000. For 10 points, name this science fiction film directed by Stanley Kubrick.
2001: A Space Odyssey
This state's largest city has the nickname "City of Roses" due to its abundant rose gardens. For 10 points, name this Pacific state with a capital at Salem.
Telomerase lengthens the ends of them, and a third copy of one of them structures can result in Down syndrome. For 10 points, name these paired structures consisting of DNA that can come in X and Y varieties.
This poet included details about his trip to the Soviet Union in his travelogue EIMI, and wrote a play where Death trades masks with Santa Claus. known for his unconventional use of grammar and capitalization.
His re-election campaign featured the slogan "It's morning again in America", declaring the success of economic policies another candidate called "voodoo economics". Defeated Walter Mondale in 1984 after succeeding Jimmy Carter.
Those comments in support of this principle were sent to the FCC, led by ex-cable lobbyist Tom Wheeler. For 10 points, name this policy which states that Internet service providers should treat all Internet data equally.
Often written in 2/4 time, these compositions' namesake bands are heavy in brass instruments and percussion. For 10 points, name this type of work exemplified by "The Stars and Stripes Forever" by John Philip Sousa.
They occur at critical points, when several forms of a substance can coexist. For 10 points, name these transformations which include melting and boiling.
One character in this novel says he is "going to America" and shoots himself on a bridge. For 10 points, name this novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky featuring the murderer Raskolnikov.
Crime and Punishment
Francis Crick argued that these occurrences serve the purpose of creating new neural pathways in the brain. One famous example of these occurrences described by another theorist involved three white wolves sitting in a tree. that book was entitled The Interpretation of these (blank).
This man won at the battle of Monte Malmusi to turn his country's public opinion against Abd-el-Krim. Once in power, this leader's party issued 27 points which he later reduced to 26.For 10 points, name this Generalissimo who led Nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil War who founded the Falange and ruled until 1975.
In that novel, a plane explodes over the English Channel, and two characters take on the personas of the devil and the archangel Gabriel; that novel is The Satanic Verses. For 10 points, name this home country of authors Arundhati Roy and Salman Rushdie.
One type of this operation occurs when there are multiple variables, and is called partial. For a composition of functions, the chain rule can be used to find it. For 10 points, name this mathematical operation which is the inverse of the integral.
Antonio Canova created a statue of this figure, who holds a golden orb with the goddess Nike perched on it. For 10 points, name this French ruler who points toward the sky while riding a horse in a painting depicting him "Crossing the Alps."
A method called felicific calculus in this philosophical theory was first described in An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation. For 10 points, name this hedonistic theory founded by Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill, striving for the greatest happiness for the most people.
One poem about a mountain in this range describes its subject as "still, snowy, and serene" and discusses the "everlasting universe of things." The classic children's book character Heidi lives in, for ten points, what mountain range which is home to Mont Blanc and occupies much of Switzerland?
This goddess went into hiding in the cave Ama-no-Iwato because a flayed horse was thrown at her. For 10 points each:
 Name this sun deity in Shinto mythology. The Emperors of Japan are considered to be direct descendents of her.
The thrower of the flayed horse was this brother of Amaterasu. He possesses a sword whose name means "grass-cutter," which he won from killing the serpent Orochi.
Susano'o and Amaterasu were also siblings of this moon god. When Uke Mochi vomited up a meal of rice and game for a feast, this god killed her out of disgust.
x policy is a source of much debate among economists. For 10 points each:
 Name this graphical construct that is used in determining the hypothetical tax revenue at given rates. It works under the assumption that at both tax extremes there will be no taxable income.
The Laffer curve is often used by proponents of this economic school to justify reduction in taxation as a way to increase state revenue. This school also postulates that the most economically beneficial course of action is to eliminate barriers to producers.
ANSWER: supply-side economics
Supply side economics
Followers of this author of The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money often criticize supply-side economics. He is most famous for advocating deficit spending.
In July 2012, CERN announced that it detected this elusive particle with a mass of 125 giga-electronvolts. For 10 points each:
 Name this elementary particle of the Standard Model whose existence was theoretical for many decades. It and its associated field are named after a British physicist.
The Higgs boson helps explain what gives rise to this property of matter, the amount of stuff something contains. Photons and gluons lack this property.
Bosons contrast with this other classification of particle in the Standard Model. These particles obey the Pauli Exclusion Principle and include quarks, electrons, and neutrinos.
Many artworks feature horrific depictions of people getting eaten. Name some of these works, for 10 points each:
 In the far right of this painting, a man with outstretched hands is being devoured by a black, rectangular monster with what seems to be a window for an eye. Other surreal elements in this Picasso work include an eye with a light bulb for an iris.
In this triptych by Hieronymus Bosch, only the hand and legs of a man are visible, as he is being swallowed by a giant mussel. Masses of nude humans enjoy themselves in the title locale.
The Garden of Earthly Delights
This bloody work features a nude bearded man munching on the arm of a decapitated young boy. It is one of its creator's Black Paintings.
Saturn Devouring his Son
This Sinn Fein leader was a prominent figure of the First Dail and participated in negotiating the Anglo-Irish Treaty. For this he was assassinated in 1922 by his fellow Irish Republican Army members.
This Colonial Secretary was a British representatives at the Treaty. He would later suppress the Mau-Mau rebellion and the Malayan Emergency as Prime Minister, and, of course, never surrender to the Nazis.
This 19th century leader and founder of the Irish Parliamentary Party spent most of his career advocating for Home Rule, and served as a member of the House of Commons for decades.
The speaker of this poem states that he "was of three minds," and asks, "O thin men of Haddam / Why do you imagine golden birds?" For 10 points each:
 Name this poem set "among twenty snowy mountains," in which the speaker describes the title creature as "a small part of the pantomime."
"Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird"
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird" is written by this Modernist poet who penned the line "Call the roller of big cigars," the author of "The Emperor of Ice Cream" and "The Idea of Order at Key West."
"The Emperor of Ice Cream" and "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird" appear in this first poetry collection of Wallace Stevens which also includes the poems "Peter Quince at the Clavier" and "Anecdote of the Jar."
. This type of tissue contains elongated tracheids and shorter vessel elements that contain perforation plates. For 10 points each:
 Name this type of plant tissue that transports water and dissolved solutes throughout plants. It contrasts with phloem.
Secondary xylem originates from this meristematic tissue, which is located between the xylem and phloem in vascular stems. It consists of undifferentiated, parallel rows of totipotent cells.
Water travels through xylem during transpiration because of this process, which allows water to move upwards against gravity due to a combination of cohesion, surface tension, and adhesion.
Influenced by John Locke, this document starts, "When in the course of human events..." For 10 points each:
 Name this document written by Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Livingston, and Roger Sherman that was ratified by 12 of the 13 colonies, with one abstention.
The Declaration of Independence
John Dickinson, who led the anti-independence group in Congress, was from this colony. In 1777, John Conway tried to have General Washington replaced during a campaign here that forced the second Continental Congress to relocate to York in this province.
This signer of the Declaration of Independence from Massachusetts also served as James Madison's vice president, but is perhaps better known as the namesake of a particular kind of electoral redistricting.
In this novel, a monk commits suicide just before the arrival of two important characters, who come to investigate a missing horse. For 10 points each:
 Name this novel which features a head drowned in pig's blood in which William of Baskerville investigates the murder of a monk named Malachi.
The Name of the Rose
This Italian author of The Name of the Rose also wrote Foucault's Pendulum and The Island of the Day Before.
Eco also wrote this novel in which a knight sets off on a journey to find the kingdom of Prester John and falls in love with a satyr-like female creature.
Adherents of this religion, who are collectively known as the Khalsa, frequently go on pilgrimages to the Golden Temple in Amritsar. For 10 points each:
 Name this Punjab-based religion founded by Guru Nanak. Practitioners of this religion wear the Five K's at all times
One of the five K's is this ceremonial dagger, which is symbolic of the triumph of morality over injustice. The legality of possessing these objects in public spaces has been questioned.
This is the central religious text of Sikhism. It is considered to be the last of eleven gurus, and contains the writings of the previous ten gurus.
. pH is related to the negative logarithm of the concentration of these in a solution. For 10 points each:
 Name this particle which is an ionized hydrogen atom. According to the Brønsted-Lowry definition, it is donated by acids and accepted by bases.
These compounds do not dissociate as much in solution as their stronger counterparts. Examples of these compounds include formic, hydrofluoric, and acetic.
This term applies to substances which can both gain and lose a proton. Water exemplifies this characteristic because it can dissociate into both acidic hydronium and basic hydroxide ions.
This opera's music features a system of leitmotifs, or short symbolic musical phrases to represent characters. For 10 points each:
 Name this opera that takes place in King Herod's court, the ending of which sees the title character kiss the severed head of John the Baptist.
Salome was written by this German composer of Der Rosenkavalier. Nietzsche inspired his tone poem Thus Spoke Zarathustra, which features the famous "Sunrise" fanfare.
Salome performs this act for Herod after being promised her heart's desire. Its risqué nature caused controversy when it was first performed.
Dance of the Seven Veils
This man frequently wrote about Christmas, churning out five novels about the holiday. For 10 points each:
 Name this author who created Oliver Twist, Ebenezer Scrooge, and David Copperfield during his 33 year writing career.
Dickens wrote this book about the French revolution in three parts. It begins with a sentence of contradictions that includes, "It was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity."
A Tale of Two Cities
In the 1500s the demand and economy of silver grew. For 10 points each:
 Name this Spanish legal system, practiced before the hacienda, which entrusted authority and land to colonists who would ideally protect Indians and convert them to Roman Catholics, while extracting precious silver and gold from them.
Mexican miners developed a new method of silver extraction using this element, which was mixed with silver ore. Its main source was a mine at the city of Huancavelica, and its use caused many natives to die from poisoning.
This modern-day country, initially called "Upper Peru" by the Spanish, contained vast silver mines like the one at Potosi and Huancavelica, and was ruled from what is now Sucre.
One section of this work asks the reader to "arise to birth with me, my brother" and "speak through my words and through my blood." For 10 points each:
 Name this set of twelve poems which itself is the second section of the collection Canto General.
The Heights of Macchu Picchu
The Heights of Macchu Picchu is by this poet who included the line "tonight I can write the saddest lines" in his Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair.
Pablo Neruda was a poet from this nation, which is also home to the writer Gabriela Mistral.
Beethoven wrote a work of this type for string quartet, known as his Grosse one. For 10 points each:
 Name this type of composition in which multiple voices build upon a single theme introduced in the beginning. J.S. Bach notably paired a Toccata with one of these pieces for organ.
Fugues often exemplify this technique of writing multiple musical voices in conjunction with each other. An important principle in this practice is to avoid parallel fifths or octaves.
J.S. Bach included a contrapuntal composition of this type in his work The Musical Offering. This type of work is palindromic in nature because it features two musical lines which are the reverse of one another.
This philosopher often employed pseudonyms such as "Anti-Climacus," which he used in his work The Sickness Unto Death. For 10 points each:
 Identify this philosopher who wrote that "subjectivity is truth" and who encouraged an irrational "leap" to Christian faith. Much of his work criticized the practice of Christianity as a state religion.
Kierkegaard wrote this work, which examines Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Isaac, under the alias Johannes de Silentio.
Fear and Trembling
Kierkegaard is considered to be the first philosopher of this theory that claims that philosophical thinking begins with the human acting a free agent
Answer the following about a certain field of mathematics, for 10 points each:
 This mathematical field involves procedures such examining the convergence of series, differentiating, and integrating. It was developed in the 17th century.
Principles in calculus like the Law of Continuity supported the use of these in developing calculus. They are too small to see or measure and were first rigidly defined by Archimedes.
This philosopher attacked the use of infinitesimals in The Analyst. He was mainly known for the development of what came to be called "subjective idealism," the belief that only mental things and minds themselves exist.
This empire used administrative subdivisions like guberniyas and zemstvos through its violent history. For 10 points each:
 Name this Eurasian empire which was ruled by the Romanov Dynasty until Nicholas II's overthrow in March of 1917.
Nicholas' October Manifesto created this legislative body after the 1905 Revolution. Before Russia's Civil War, it was suppressed by the Fundamental Laws, and its modern version is the lower house of the Federal Assembly.
This Russian statesman helped write the October Manifesto and oversaw a period of rapid industrialization, epitomized by the construction of the China Eastern Railway in Manchuria.
Osmotic pressure is one of these properties, as it is directly proportional to the number of moles of solute. For 10 points each:
 Name these properties that are dependent on the concentration of a solute in a solution, rather than the composition of the solute.
Boiling and freezing points are also colligative properties. This will occur to the boiling point of a substance if the concentration of solute is increased.
it will increase
This value, symbolized i, is a measure of the effects of a solute on the colligative properties of a solution. Glucose has a value of 1 for this quantity, because it does not dissolve in water.
van't Hoff factor
This phenomenon can create corotating interaction regions. The northern lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are seen close to the pole because of this phenomenon. For 10 points, name this phenomenon, a stream of plasma emitted from the Sun, which maintains its heliosphere.
The 2014 closure of an area in this city nicknamed the "Noble Sanctuary" caused widespread protests. The recent expansion of settlements like Gilo and Ramat Shlomo in this city has been criticized by Barack Obama. For 10 points, name this city which both Israel and the State of Palestine claim as their capital.
The 1896 battle of Adwa was this country's last major victory against its future colonizer. This country was independent until occupied before World War II, though Menelik II had previously ceded control of Eritrea to Italy. For 10 points, name this Christian nation in East Africa with a capital at Addis Ababa.
A story about Sergeant X and his brief friendship with a young girl. For 10 points, name this author of Franny and Zooey and "A Perfect Day for Bananafish," who wrote about the phony-hating Holden Caulfield in The Catcher in the Rye.
He formulated the concept of the "poverty of the stimulus" regarding child language acquisition. For 10 points, name this linguist and MIT professor who argued that the ability to learn language is hard-wired into the brain, a theory typically known as "universal grammar."
He also painted a woman lying on a bed with her back turned to the viewer in another work, where the woman's face is only visible in a mirror held by Cupid. This artist painted himself standing in the doorway of a painting that features the attendants of the Infanta Margarita. For 10 points, name this artist of the Rokeby Venus and Las Meninas.
In 1828, Southern Democrats labeled one of these acts an "Abomination", claiming it injured their economic interests. These acts were the main source of federal revenue until the 16th Amendment, which created a graduated income tax. For 10 points, name these legislative acts which levy taxes on imported or exported goods.
This character later dies from shock when he discovers that his son is still alive. For 10 points, name this Shakespearean tragedy in which a kingdom must be divided amongst Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia.
Wolff's law states that this tissue will adapt to external stresses placed on the body. This tissue is the source of mesenchymal stem cells and B cell production. It is mostly comprised of cells that become osteocytes when they become entrapped by this tissue's dominant material, calcium phosphate
During one period in this city,
A Prussian attack on this city in 1757 led to major damage on the St. Vitus Cathedral during the Seven Years' War. Two Catholic regents were thrown out of a window by the followers of Count von Thurn in 1618, in the Defenestration of this city.
Adherents of this religion, which was practiced by Bodhidharma, attempt to reach satori, and it uses paradoxical koans for self-inquiry. For 10 points, name this sect of Buddhism that focuses on seeking enlightenment through meditation.
In this novel, a drawing of a snake digesting an elephant is mistaken for a hat, and it begins with the crash of an airplane pilot, the narrator, in the Sahara Desert. The protagonist of this novel loves a rose which he has left on his home planet, Asteroid 325. For 10 points, name this novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupeéry.
The Little Prince
The song "Goin' Home" is based on an iconic English horn solo in this composer's most famous work, which African-American spirituals inspired him to write during a trip to the United States. For 10 points, name this Czech composer of Slavonic Dances and the "New World" symphony.
The equation of image formation for these devices differs from a similar "thin" device in swapping the one over focal length and one over image distance terms. For 10 points, name these optical devices that reflect light instead of refracting light like lenses do.
The eight-pointed star is a sacred symbol of this deity, who was hit in the face by a bull's torn-off thigh. An intersex creature is created to revive this deity, who is cursed with sixty diseases. For 10 points, name this Mesopotamian goddess of love and fertility.
How High the Moon," and he collaborated with Dizzy Gillespie to write "Anthropology." The titles of a number of his works, such as "Ornithology," derive from this musician's nickname. For 10 points, name this jazz saxophonist nicknamed Yardbird.
Charlie Parker Jr
It claims half of its neighboring nation of Guyana, and it is the location of the mouth of the Orinoco river. Home to lake Maracaibo, this country is the location of the highest interrupted waterfall in the world, Angel Falls. For 10 points, name this South American country bordering on the Caribbean Sea with its capital at Caracas.
Smouldering is a slow variety of the "incomplete" variety of this process, which is characterized by production of either carbon monoxide or carbon. It contrasts with the "complete" variety which yields carbon dioxide and water. For 10 points, name this type of organic reaction which occurs when hydrocarbons such as gasoline or wood are burned.
This author wrote about a young boy who considers himself a "genius" and spies on his mother through a peephole. After a failed coup against the Japanese government, this man committed seppuku on television. For 10 points, name this author of Confessions of a Mask and the Sea of Fertility tetralogy.
Otto Skorzeny led a daring rescue of him in the Gran Sasso Raid. Victor Emmanuel III handed power to him after he marched on Rome. For 10 points, name this fascist Italian leader who allied with Hitler during World War II.
A seated man places his hand on the thigh of the central figure of this work, who is oddly muscular for his age. That figure points at the ceiling, and reaches for a goblet. For 10 points, name this work by Jacques-Louis David depicting the suicide of a certain Greek philosopher.
The Death of Socrates
This structure contains columns mounted on the backs of turtles, as well as chameleon-like gargoyles that symbolize change. For 10 points each:
 Name this building that contains an ornately decorated Nativity façade, which is considerably stylistically distinct from its plain and angular Passion façade. It is slated for completion in 2026.
This architect of the Sagrada Familia knew that he would not live to see its completion. He also designed the Park Guell, which features buildings and benches with serpent-like coils.
Most of Gaudi's works, including the Sagrada Familia, can be found in this city. This second-largest city in Spain is the capital of the Catalonia region.
This man imprisoned Gelimer and won the Lazic War, among others. For 10 points each:
 Name this Byzantine emperor who reconquered part of the Western Roman Empire and built the Hagia Sophia after the Nika riots that occurred in Constantinople.
This liquid weapon of the Byzantine empire was invented during the reign of Emperor Constantine IV by a Greek-speaking Syrian refugee. It was thrown onto enemy ships and burst into flames on contact
This other emperor expanded the Byzantine empire from southern Italy to the Euphrates River. He became known as the Bulgar Slayer after battles at Thessalonica and Kleidion, or Belasica.
Enemies in this novel include the Bull Demon King and the White Bone Demon. For 10 points each:
 Name this work which follows the monk Xuanzang and his disciples on their quest to fetch some Buddhist scriptures. It is one of China's Four Great Novels.
Journey to the West
This disciple of Xuanzang was formerly imprisoned under a mountain for 500 years. He wields a cudgel that can grow and shrink as he pleases and he can achieve 72 transformations.
Another companion on the journey is Yulong, an exiled son of the Dragon King of the West Sea. Throughout the journey, he takes the form of a white one of these animals.
This method is sometimes illustrated as performing the chain rule backwards. For 10 points each:
 Name this method of finding an integral for an expression consisting of a term and that term's derivative times some constant. One usually defines a variable "u" to take the place of the term in the integral.
u-substitution can be particularly useful when dealing with integrals of derivatives of this function, which is its own derivative.
The base of this logarithm is e. It's often used as an intermediate when converting between logarithms
This larger sea contains the Alboran, Algerian, and Levantine basins. For 10 points each:
 Name this sea including the Adriatic Sea, which connects the Black Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
This Mediterranean island nation's capital contains a fortified Grand Harbour, and it is southwest of Gozo Island. This island's largest minority is British.
The ports of Civitavecchia, Palermo, and Salerno are located on this sea, which was infested with Saracen pirates before the 1400s, who controlled the Straits of Bonifacio and Missina that connect it to the Mediterranean.
In this film, the protagonists receive a package containing a fish wrapped in Luca Brasi's bulletproof vest, signifying that he "sleeps with the fishes." For 10 points:
 Name this Francis Ford Coppola-directed film that chronicles the Corleone crime family.
This actor used large amounts of prosthetics to portray the family's patriarch, Don Vito. He also starred as dockworker Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront and Stanley Kowalski in the 1951 film adaptation of A Streetcar Named Desire.
In order to take revenge on film producer Jack Woltz, Vito orders Tom Hagen to place this object on Woltz's bed. In response to animal rights activists, Coppola assured audiences that it was not created specifically for the film.
This country used administrative divisions called Presidencies and Princely States in ruling India. For 10 points each:
 This country's later-corrupt East India Company used indirect rule to gain territory, but it was forced to implement direct rule after the Sepoy Mutiny. Name this country whose Queen Victoria became the "Empress of India".
This large city was the headquarters of the English East India Company after 1773. Situated on the Ganges delta, this city saw Britishers imprisoned by the Nawab of Bengal in its namesake "Black Hole", and the battle of Plassey was fought north of it.
This kingdom located on the Deccan Plateau was led by Tippu Sultan, who managed to defeat the British in two of four namesake wars fought after the Black Hole of Calcutta.
Many of Shakespeare's leading men are desperate romantics. For 10 points each:
 Name this man, who leaves Rosaline for a girl he meets at a ball. His death is the penultimate in his play, and his name appears in the title.
This character from A Midsummer Night's Dream loses the girl he loves to Lysander. He says to her in the woods, "Relent, sweet Hermia."
These men, both with brothers named Dromio, are repeatedly confused for each other in A Comedy of Errors. In one instance of this confusion, the one from Syracuse is flirting with the Ephesian one's sister-in-law.
The Islamic Golden Age was a time of great cultural, economic and scientific flourishing. For 10 points each:
 Name this current Iraqi capital, the epicenter of the Islamic Golden Age. It was infamous for its numerous libraries, which included the Bayt-al Hikma, the House of Wisdom.
This Persian philosopher and physician of the Islamic Golden Age is famous for translating the works of Plato and Aristotle along with Ibn-Rushd.
This is Avicenna's most famous work, a medical encyclopedia in five volumes completed in 1025.
The Canon of Medicine
This city became a complete democracy in 508 BC due to Cleisthenes. For 10 points,
 Socrates and Hippocrates were of this city during its Golden Age, in which Pericles built the Parthenon on the Acropolis. Name this city, whose great navy later defeated the Persians at Salamis.
This leader reformed Athens in the early 600's BC by outlawing debt slavery. He replaced Draco's law code with a more humane one and created a constitution which based citizens' political eligibility on productive land held.
In Athens, nine archons, or chief magistrates, served at a time. However, all former archons served on this aristocratic council open only to the nobility, named for a small hill northwest of Athens.
This work is located in the Cornaro Chapel in Rome's Santa Maria della Vittoria. For 10 points each:
 Name this sculpture that appears to be illuminated due to strips of gold representing sunrays. The presence of a circular window overhead certainly intensifies this effect
The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa
The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa is by this Italian sculptor. Like Michelangelo and Donatello, he also created a statue of David.
This other work by Bernini is located in the Piazza Navona and features a large Egyptian obelisk surrounded by four gods. One of these men appear to be so awed by it that he almost falls off his perch.
Fountain of the Four Rivers
Radioisotopes with known values for this quantity are often used to determine the age of objects. For 10 points each:
 Name this term which describes the time it takes for 50% of a sample of radioactive substance to decay. For carbon-14, it is approximately 5700 years.
Radioactive beta decay is mediated by this fundamental force, which is carried by W and Z bosons.
Weak Nuclear Force
To determine drug half-lives or exposure, this technique can be used on a drug concentration vs. time graph. This quantity is inversely proportional to the clearance, or elimination of the drug from the human body.
area under the curce
His geographical trip in Canada kick-started his most famous career path, and he also worked at the Smithsonian and Columbia University. For 10 points each:
 Name this man whose works include Tsimshian Texts, Primitive Art, and The Mind of Primitive Man. He also argued against scientific racism and stage-based organization.
Boas is most famous for his work in this discipline. He is called the father of its American tradition and conducted revolutionizing research in this discipline about cranial shape and size.
One of Boas' anthropological students was this woman who researched in the Caribbean and American South, prompting her to write the book Mules and Men.
This section of a larger musical work is based on the American folk tune "Bonaparte's Retreat." For 10 points each:
 Name this piece, which can be heard performed with "Buckaroo Holiday" and "Corral Nocturne" in the ballet Rodeo. It was popularized by its use in beef commercials.
Rodeo is a ballet by this American composer of Billy the Kid. Martha Graham choreographed his ballet Appalachian Spring.
Copland scored only brass and percussion instruments in a "Fanfare for" this subject. He was inspired by a Henry Wallace speech announcing the "century of" this.
Low levels of this neurotransmitter have been found in patients with Alzheimer's. For 10 points each:
 Name this neurotransmitter that activates skeletal muscles by activating sodium ion channels at the neuromuscular junction.
Sodium ions are pumped out of neurons, while these other metal cations are pumped in during their action potentials, creating a voltage difference.
Acetylcholine is the only neurotransmitter used in this part of the peripheral nervous system. It is responsible for the voluntary control of body movements.
somatic nervous system
In the beginning of this novel, Mildred overdoses on sleeping pills and watches an interactive television. For 10 points each:
 Name this novel in which The Hound stalks the book-burning fireman Guy Montag.
Fahrenheit 451 was written by this author of The Martian Chronicles who wrote about Douglas Spaulding in Dandelion Wine.
Bradbury also penned this short story in which the sun comes out for the first time in seven years, during which the character Margot gets locked in a closet by her classmates.
All Summer in a Day
Athena's olive tree was declared superior to this god's salt, so she was declared the patron god of Athens instead of him. For 10 points each:
 Name this Greek god of the sea and earthquakes. He sought revenge on Odysseus for killing his son, the cyclops Polyphemus.
A king with legs made out of these animals judged Poseidon's saltwater spring to be useless. The bottom half of Typhon and the tail of the Chimera were also this type of animal.
In the early Bronze age, Poseidon was a chief deity of this city, which was allegedly founded when dragon's teeth were sown at a place where a cow had sat down.
He won the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize for his work to resolve international conflict and promote human rights. For 10 points each:
 Name this president inaugurated in 1977, who was succeeded by Ronald Reagan. His Presidency saw the Soviets invade Afghanistan and Iran kidnap 52 Americans.
Carter led negotiations in 1978 which led to this agreement. The next year, it led to the first peace treaty between Israel and Egypt.
Camp David Accords
These negotiations between Carter and Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev to reduce the production of nuclear missiles produced a treaty that was never actually signed by the United States.
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks 2
One critic praised this author's work by saying, "Even when I was bored I was interested." For ten points each:
 Name this author of the six-part memoir My Struggle, known for its slow pace and accumulation of detail. Only two of the six parts have been translated into English so far.
Knausgard is an author from this country which also produced crime writer Jo Nesbø and dramatist Henrik Ibsen.
Be careful if you ask for My Struggle at your local bookshop, because others may think you're asking for a similarly titled 1926 memoir by this leader. Unlike Knausgard, he wrote his My Struggle in German.
Lone pairs are quite useful in analyzing chemical compounds and situations. For 10 points each:
 This compound's single lone pair allows it to form a coordinate covalent bond with hydrogen, creating the NH4+ ion. It is also formed by the Haber-Bosch process.
This value for an atom is defined as the valence electrons minus the sum of bonds and lone pair electrons. For oxygen bonded to one other thing, its value for this is -1.
Although these molecules contain atoms with nonzero formal charges, they have a neutral net charge. Examples of these compounds include amino acids.
This structure was funded by Western Pacific, Central Pacific, and Union Pacific Railway Companies. Name this 1869 railroad that succeeded in connecting much of the Eastern and Western United States.
First Transcontinetal Railroad
The two halves of the Transcontinental Railroad were joined at this point in Utah. A gold "Last Spike" was ceremoniously driven here.
This construction company, founded by Thomas Durant, charged the Union Pacific Company twice the amount of necessary funds during the building of the Railroad. It caused a namesake scandal.
Prussian naturalist and explorer Ludwig Leichhardt disappeared in this country.The first British colony in what would become this country was located at Van Diemen's Land.Discovered by James Cook. Name this country with capital at Canberra.
In a play by Aeschylus, this man's sons Eteocles and Polynices agree to rule in alternate yearsWhen this character finds out the severity of his crimes, he blinds himself. Name this father of Antigone, the protagonist of a Sophocles play who murders his father and marries his mother.
This god is associated with five mantras. As Nataraja, this consort of Parvati balances on the dwarf Apasmara while he dances to end the universe and start the cycle of creation. Able to incinerate his enemies with his third eye. Name this destroyer god in Hindu mythology.
These states are "dynamic" when two inverse processes occur at the same rate, or when a body has balanced forces acting on it but a non-zero velocity. The transitivity of this condition is the zeroth law of thermodynamics. Balanced state, the "thermal" variety of which involves no heat exchange.
Trumpets call out in the "Tuba mirum" section of the "Dies Irae" from Verdi's composition. Name this type of sacred work, a "mass for the dead" which includes an unfinished one by Mozart.
The nickname 'Ruin' was given to the President in power for failing to deal with this event's aftermath.One act which mandated that western lands be paid for by gold or silver, the Specie Circular, may have caused this event. Name this economic panic during Martin Van Buren's presidency.
Panic of 1837
Winkler test. A solution is slowly dripped from a buret to an analyte until the endpoint is reached, which often involves a color change. Name this analytical chemistry technique that measures the concentration of an unknown solution.
Walking Man. Three Shades. The Kiss That work also features a sculpture of a sitting man with his chin resting atop one hand. Name this French sculptor of The Gates of Hell and The Thinker.
The protagonist of this novel attacks a writer and tears up a manuscript that shares a title with the novel itself.Ludovico Technique.Nadsat is spoken by teens, like Alex and his droogs, in this novel. Name this novel by Anthony Burgess.
A Clockwork Orange
This weapon is used by the Sycorax from Doctor Who. An action where one dances beside a moving vehicle is known as "ghost riding" this word Willow Smith song urges the listener to do this with one's hair. Signature weapon of Indiana Jones.
"Puffs" They can experience mutations in which their antennae are replaced by legs. Name these insects that are considered model organisms.
This poet wrote about trees that bleed and wrote the line, In another work he describes a journey through heaven guided by his beloved, Beatrice. Name the Italian author of Vita Nuova and The Divine Comedy.
The alternative minimum tax was indexed to inflation in an attempt to avoid budget sequestration and the fiscal cliff in the second extension of this set of acts. Name those revenue-lowering acts, whose namesake signed the first of them into law just months after his defeat of Al Gore.
Bush Tax Cuts
92 metopes. The most famous sculpture in this structure was created by Phidias, and was a tremendous statue of gold and ivory that clutched a small figure of Nike. Name this ruined temple located on the Athenian Acropolis.
One ruler of this name was successful in the Scanian War, while another gained the throne following a victory at Benevento. Nicknamed "the Bald" That king had gained his inheritance via the Treaty of Verdun from another king of this name, who based his kingdom at Aix-la-Chapelle.Give this name shared by the last Hapsburg monarch of Spain and the first Holy Roman Emperor.
The Slutsky equation relates changes between two types of this function, one that maximizes utility, and another that minimizes expenditure. Name this economic concept which is often paired with supply.
It is based off five primary goals, and was originally called Oak. This language is popular with programmers because they can "write once, run anywhere."
One of this man's works features Dolly and Beulah, who gossip about the affair between Lady and the snakeskin-clad musician Val. He created a character who has "always depended on the kindness of strangers," the melodramatic Blanche DuBois
He described the universe as being composed of irreducibly simple units called monads. In his work Theodicy he argued that this world is "optimal among all possible worlds," Name this German philosopher and mathematician who is believed to have developed integral and differential calculus independently from Isaac Newton.
Legends of the founder of this empire are passed down through the Mandinka people through storytellers called griots.Another ruler of this empire single-handedly destabilized the economy of the region by giving out massive amounts of gold on his pilgrimage to Mecca. Name this West African empire once ruled by Mansa Musa.
This man's government negotiated the McLane-Ocampo Treaty.He Was interrupted by the Second French Intervention in support of Emperor Maximilian. Name this Mexican reformist president who led La Reforma and succeeded Santa Anna.
Many famous composers throughout history were also noted for their work in other professions.Name this Italian composer whose work as a cleric gave him the nickname the "Red Priest." He may be best known for writing the violin concerti The Four Seasons.
When he was not working on discovering new chemical reactions, this Russian composer and member of The Five was writing works such as his opera Prince Igor, best known for its Polovtsian Dances.
This symphonic poem by Borodin begins with strings sustaining a high E and features an English horn solo playing the "Eastern" theme. It depicts an Asian caravan traveling with Russian troops in the title location.
In the Steppes of Central Asia
The speaker in this poem talks about being made a "living soul" who "sees into the life of things."Name this 1798 poem in which the speaker never actually visits the title location. It begins with the line, "Five years have past; five summers, with the length / of five long winter."
a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey
This poet of "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" and "We Are Seven" composed "Tintern Abbey."
version of "Tintern Abbey" appears in this collaboration between Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. It also includes "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner."
The longest holder of this position signed the Andorran constitution and fell under controversy for laying flowers on the grave of Philippe Pétain. Name this head of state role filled by such men as Jacques Chirac.
President of France
This Socialist Party member is the current President of France. His attempt to deleverage over ten billion euros in pension debt without raising the retirement age led to major unrest in Paris in late 2013.
Hollande was able to appoint fellow socialist Manuel Valls to be Prime Minister, avoiding this type of government in which a President and Prime Minister are from different parties.
Many countries have had notable "cleaning" campaigns in European history. The general Jozef Pilsudski led the sancja "cleaning" in this nation following independence, a bloodless coup. This nation had previously been invaded during the Deluge and, later, partitioned by Austria, Prussia, and Russia.
The "clean hands" campaign in this nation in the 1990s saw the downfall of many leaders of the nation's Socialist and Christian Democrat parties, including Craxi and Moroni.
This German organization sought to vilify and stain the reputations of opponents and thus cleanse Germany without using judicial measures via its zersetzung program. It served as the secret police of East Germany.
Thomas Aquinas equated God with the "unmoved mover" from this man's Metaphysics. Name this Greek philosopher who established the Peripatetic School in his Lyceum. His works include On Interpretation and Poetics.
Aristotle's attempts to answer the question of how humans should live include Eudemian Ethics, as well as this text, which posited the idea of moral virtues. It's named after his son, who might have edited it.
On Interpretation is one of this set of six works on logic by Aristotle, which also includes Prior Analytics and Categories.
This structure is the outermost layer of satellites such as the Earth's moon and Io. Name this rocky natural shell of the Earth mainly comprised of oxygen and silicon. It is directly above the upper mantle.
The crust and a part of the upper mantle make up this section of the Earth, which lies between the troposphere and the asthenosphere.
Plate tectonics on the lithosphere is driven by mantle convection, "ridge push", and the "pull" of these objects. They become cool and dense as they move away from mid-ocean ridges, and when their weight exceeds shear, they fall below the continental crust.
It has a "squashed milk carton" design which represents the strength of the United States before and after the attack. Name this memorial built in memory of an attack that took place on December 7, the day before Congress voted to declare war on a country that had long been in conflict with China.
Pearl Harbor Memorial
The Pearl Harbor Memorial lies above this ship, whose ammunition magazines exploded after being directly hit by Japanese planes. Over 1,000 people died when it sank.
Funding for the Pearl Harbor Memorial was initially denied to maintain the budget of this war which started in 1950, when 75,000 soldiers crossed the 38th parallel. However, a 1953 armistice technically ended this conflict.
During Ezeudu's funeral, this man's gun accidentally discharges, and he accidentally kills Ezeudu's son. Name this man who chooses to hang himself rather than be tried in a British colonial court. He is considered his village's greatest wrestler.
Okonkwo was created by this Nigerian author. He is also famous for launching a critique on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness and calling him "a thoroughgoing racist."
Things Fall Apart is set in this fictional village populated by the Igbo people. Okonkwo is exiled from this village for seven years.
Children drown out the name of Haman and participates wear costumes during this holiday celebrated on the 13th of Adar.Name this holiday that celebrates the heroism of Queen Esther and the deliverance of Persian Jews from the royal vizier's plot to murder them.
Vows are annulled and participants fast for twenty-five hours during this Jewish day of atonement and repentance that follows Rosh Hashanah.
This eight day holiday commemorates the success of a revolt led by the Maccabees against Antiochus IV and is celebrated by lighting a menorah and eating fried foods, such as sufganiyots and latkes.
This piece of glassware looks somewhat like a Florence flask, but it has a narrower neck and a graduation marking.Name this type of flask that you would use to make a solution with a precisely-known concentration.
This other flask has a wide, flat bottom that tapers to a narrow neck in order to stop volatile liquids from evaporating away. This flask is named after a German chemist.
This piece of glassware is used in reflux apparatuses. This object usually has cold water running through it, and it causes vapors to turn back into liquids.
This kingdom ultimately broke up into the a group known as the Three Kingdoms, which included Baekje and Goguryeo. This kingdom was ruled by the Gyeongju Kim clan for nearly 1000 years, making it one of the longest-surviving dynasties in history. Its aristocrats were called "sacred bone" or "true bone".
Silla united and occupied this peninsula between the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea.
This later dynasty had inlaid celadon pottery modified from Song and Tang pottery and compiled a Tripitaka of Buddhist scripture. It was conquered by the Mongols in 1259.
In this musical, Nellie Lovett gives the title character a set of sterling silver razors, and sings "Worst Pies in London." Name this musical in which the murder victims of Benjamin Barker are baked into meat pies.
The music and lyrics of Sweeney Todd were written by this composer of Follies and A Little Night Music. This West Side Story lyricist also won the Tony Award for Best Score for Into the Woods in 1988.
Sondheim won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for this musical about the French impressionist Georges Seurat. The book and score heavily reflect the artist's trademark pointillism, including a character named Dot.
Sunday in the Park with George
This god was expected to return to civilization while riding on a raft made of serpents, leading the Aztecs to identify Hernán Cortés as this god upon his arrival in the New World. Name this mesoamerican Feathered Serpent deity. According to the Aztecs, he was the creator of mankind.
The counterpart to and brother of Quetzalcoatl is this god of storms with reversed feet. He has the head of a dog and guides souls to Mictlan, the underworld.
When Quetzalcoatl was tricked by Tezcatlipoca into sleeping with a priestess, he immolated himself in shame, leaving this body part to become the morning star.
These people originated as a small coalition of Tiele tribes in Northern China and Mongolia and now live primarily in China's Xinjiang region. Name this Turkish ethnic minority group in Eastern and Central Asia.
Aside from China, many diasporic groups of Uighurs also inhabit this nation, the world's largest landlocked country. This country south of Russia and west of Mongolia has its capital at Astana.
This endorheic lake encompasses parts of Kazakhstan and its southern neighbor, Uzbekistan. Because of Soviet irrigation projects, it has declined to about 10 percent of its original size.
In a series of works, these pastoral subjects were painted at different times of the day and therefore cast shadows in different directions. Name these objects that are depicted in 25 paintings featuring them during different seasons.
This artist who resided at Giverny painted the aforementioned series of haystacks. More famously, he painted a sunrise that gave its name to the Impressionist movement.
Monet also painted this building in varying seasonal and climate conditions. J.M.W. Turner created two paintings depicting it burning.
House of Parliament
Answer the following about the weakest fundamental force. This attractive force between masses downwardly accelerates objects on earth at approximately 9.8 meters per second squared.
A projectile subject to a constant gravitational field will travel a maximum horizontal distance when launched at this angle above the horizontal.
While projectile trajectories appear to be parabolic, they actually take this shape because the earth's gravitational field varies at different distances from the surface.
The protagonist of this novel has a dream of his soul, in which torch-bearing humans wearing animal skins tumble down a mountainside to worship the "stranger-god." Name this novel in which a devout writer travels to the title location in Italy and falls in love with a Polish boy named Tadzio.
Death in Venice
This novel's writer began his writing career with the short story Little Mr. Friedemann and later wrote Buddenbrooks and The Magic Mountain.
This unfinished novel serves as Mann's parody on Goethe's autobiography "Poetry and Truth." Its protagonist is a "confidence man" who says, "I cannot conceal from myself that I am made of superior stuff or, as people say, of finer clay."
Confessions of Felix Krull
This man served as Thomas Jefferson's secretary of state from 1801 to 1809. Name this fourth president who faced criticism for the Embargo Act of 1807, an author of the Federalist Papers.
This coauthor of the Federalist papers was embroiled in the Reynolds scandal, and use his influence to tilt the election of 1800 in favor of Jefferson over Aaron Burr after the failure of his proposed candidate, Charles Pinckney.
Alexander Hamilton agreed to allow the capital of the United States be established near the Potomac, so long as Madison allowed representatives from this state to vote to centralize some aspects of government.
These organs and units are part of the urinary system whose functions include acid-base homeostasis and electrolyte balance. Name these organs that remove the waste products of human metabolism. They are responsible for the reabsorption of water, glucose and amino acids.
This functional unit of the kidney regulates the concentration of water. Each of these tube-like structures is made up of a renal corpuscle and renal tubule.
This part of the nephron leads to the proximal to the distal convoluted tubules. It is a U-shaped tube that uses a countercurrent multiplier system and electrolyte pumps to create an area of high urea concentration.
Loop of Henle
The central figure in this poem cries "Keep ancient lands, your storied pomp!" and is described having "mild eyes." Name this 1883 poem which states "Give me your tired, your poor, / Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free."
The New Colossus
"The New Colossus" is written by this poet, the author of The Dance to Death and Songs of a Semite, inspired by her Jewish heritage.
The New Colossus" is written in this poetic form which often features 14 lines and iambic pentameter. One by Shelley begins "I met a traveller from an antique land."
This instrument can produce a rim shot, which involves striking both its rim and its head at the same time. Name this percussion instrument that plays a constant ostinato in Boléro.
Boléro is a piece by this French composer of Daphnis et Chloé. He wrote a piano concerto requiring only the left hand for the amputee pianist Paul Wittgenstein.
The "Scarbo" movement of this Ravel suite contains fast double note scales for the right hand and repeated notes in very rapid succession. Its "Ondine" movement is based on a poem about a water-fairy.
Gaspard de la nuit
The twins Sam and Eric find the corpse of a parachutist in this novel, in which Ralph, Simon, and Piggy are English schoolboys who resort to savagery after surviving a plane crash on a deserted island. For 10 points, name this novel by William Golding.
Lord of the Flies
A text in this religion is the Kalpa Sutra
also follows ratnatraya or the "three jewels."
founded in India whose followers practice ahimsa, or nonviolence
Turning point in the first of these wars was William Eaton's capture of Derne
Stephen Decatur led a daring raid on the enemy-controlled USS Philadelphia and burned it.
Name these wars sparked by the US's refusal to pay tribute to Berber pirates sponsored by some namesake North African states.
Can be syconoid or leuconoid
They have pronged structural elements called spiracles.
Do not possess any form of symmetry. Name these organisms that inhale and expel water through pores.
The protagonist of this novel steals a barber's basin that he believes is the mythic Mambrino's helmet and continuously professes his love for Dulcinea of Toboso. Featuring the squire Sancho Panza, Name this novel written by Miguel de Cervantes in which a man becomes a knight after reading chivalric romances.
An overture by this composer involves a tutti march in E minor. This composer of The Thieving Magpie.Italian composer of The Barber of Seville.
A law relating a blackbody's radiative power to the fourth power of temperature is co-named for this man and Stefan. Name this Austrian physicist whose namesake constant is equal to the ideal gas constant over Avogadro's constant.
A series of skyscrapers built during the mid-twentieth century in this city are known as the Seven Sisters, which stand in contrast to the famous "onion domes" found on Saint Basil's church. This city is home to Gorky Park and the Bolshoi Ballet and its country's head of government resides in the Kremlin.
This "Hero of Two Worlds" fought for the Riograndese Republic led a campaign against Neapolitan troops at the Battle of Calatafimi. Name this Italian military leader of the Redshirts during the Risorgimento.
Isles of the Blessed.
A goddess fell in love with a stream of fire in this place.
Contains the river Phlegethon and the dungeon known as Tartarus.
Riots broke out in a state ruled by this leader after a 2002 train fire in the city of Godhra.
The leader of the Lok Sabha.
Prime Minister of India after Manmohan Singh.
"Spear of the Nation,"
Won a presidential election while representing the African National Congress party.
Rivonia Trial 19 years in prison.
Wrote a funeral mass that used the text of the Luther Bible.
First symphony was nicknamed "Beethoven's Tenth."
Composer of the German Requiem, Academic Festival Overture, and a namesake lullaby.
Wrote The Psychology of Science.
pyramid-shaped structure of motivations that culminates in "self-actualization" in A Theory of Human Motivation.
American psychologist who formulated a namesake hierarchy of needs.
X-ray diffraction in spherical silicon crystals is a reliable modern method to determine this value.
Constant which is the number of particles in a mole, approximately equal to 6.02 times 10 to the 23.
The discovery of a rubber hose indicates that the protagonist of this play is contemplating suicide. Willy Loman.
Title character crashes his car so that his family members Linda, Biff, and Happy can collect his life insurance money.
Death of a Salesman
This group had previously engaged in the Beaver Wars.
Its leader Joseph Brant
Name this confederation of six Native American tribes in New York.
A figure from Celtic mythology who had a dangerous one of these body parts covered it with seven cloaks. Name this body part, with which Balor the Fomorian was able to kill whole armies when opened.
The wadjet eye, which Egyptian sailors painted on their ships for safe passage, is also known as the "Eye of" this falcon-headed Egyptian god.
The Cyclopes of Greek mythology each have one eye, although this Cyclops lost his after trying to hold Odysseus captive.
The solution to the Navier-Stokes equations proposed this summer was wrong, but you can still get these bonus questions right. When this quantity is zero, the Navier-Stokes equations simplify to the more tractable Euler equations. It measures a fluid's resistance to flow.
The solution to the Navier-Stokes equations is a vector field of this quantity, whose derivative is zero in steady flow. Bernoulli's equation relates this variable's value to the height of a liquid through conservation of energy.
The viscous term in the Navier-Stokes equation scales with this operation on the flow velocity. Represented by the del operator, it is the generalization of the derivative to a many-dimensional scalar field.
Mesopotamia, meaning between two rivers in Greek, is located in the eastern portion of the Fertile Crescent. Name this city in Mesopotamia which was the capital of Hammurabi's empire. Sargon of Akkad claimed to have built this city, which included the Hanging Gardens.
This other Mesopotamian city was capital of the Neo-Assyrian Empire and its ruins lie on the other side of the Iraqi city of Mosul. Its king Sennecharib (SIN-a-kah-rib) sacked Babylon and destroyed Jerusalem.
This ancient Sumerian city was the largest city in the world at the beginning of the third millennium BCE, and was ruled by the legendary king Gilgamesh.
Mathematicians have attempted to identify self-replicating fractals in this man's works. Name this American painter known for his distinct style of dripping paint directly on canvas. He studied cave paintings as inspiration for works such as Guardians of the Secret and She Wolf.
Pollock's style of "action painting" was closely associated with this other artistic movement, characterized by rapid, broad strokes and expressive gestures. Other practitioners of it included Wassily Kandinsky and Mark Rothko.
This painting by Pollock features black, white, and salmon paint drips. On display at the National Gallery, it features Pollock's handprints at the top of the canvas, and is alternately titled Number 1, 1950.
Answer some questions about logic and math. These statements are self-evident and can be accepted as true. Euclid used five of these for the basis of his geometry, which David Hilbert later refined.
This German mathematician and logician's incompleteness theorem showed that it is impossible to find a set of axioms for all of mathematics.
The axiom of choice is involved in this best-known form of axiomatic set theory. Gödel proved the independence of the continuum hypothesis from this axiomatic system.
This kind of knowledge has been described as that which "you can see is true just lying on your couch." Name this term used in epistemology to define a type of knowledge is independent of experience and can be derived from reason alone.
This 18th century German philosopher argued that math and science contain synthetic a priori knowledge and that reason is the source of morality
This work by Immanuel Kant differentiated between a priori and a posteriori and contains the Transcendental Doctrine of Elements and the Transcendental Doctrine of Method. It was followed two years later by the Critique of Judgment.
Critique of Pure Reason
He served as Governor of the Indiana Territory starting in 1801, leading an attack on Prophetstown at the Tippecanoe River in 1811. Name this Whig president who won his election in 1840 by beating Martin van Buren. He was the first president to die in office, after doing basically nothing.
This man succeeded Harrison as President. His vetoing of any bills to reestablish the National Bank resulted in his expulsion from the Whig Party, but he also annexed Texas and passed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty.
Tyler declared a ceasefire to the second one of these wars caused by the Treaty of Payne's Landing, which saw Osceola imprisoned. The second of these guerrilla wars cost 2000 US soldiers' lives and $50 million, and ended in relocation of the namesake peoples.
This was increased in Oakland effective March 2, 2015, as over 80% of voters wanted. Identify this value which some argue improves quality of life and reduces class disparity, while others say it threatens small businesses. Nationally, it is $7.25.
It's not retail, but workers in this sector have protested nationally in hopes of raising the minimum wage to $15.00. An employer in this sector insisted that 90% of its American locations were franchises that could face losses upon paying employees $15.00.
It's not retail, but workers in this sector have protested nationally in hopes of raising the minimum wage to $15.00. An employer in this sector insisted that 90% of its American locations were franchises that could face losses upon paying employees $15.00.
Jose Luis Borges frequently wrote about sprawling labyrinths. For 10 points each, name some things about some of his works that feature them:
 This Borges short story features a world with seemingly infinite hexagonal rooms, each containing books with every single permutation of 25 basic characters. In it, the "Purifiers" search for the special "Crimson Hexagon."
The Library of Babel
In this story, Ts'ui Pen renounces his job as governor of Yunnan to write a vast and intricate novel and to construct an equally magnificent labyrinth, one "in which all men would lose their way."
The Garden of Forking Paths
Both "The Library of Babel" and "The Garden of Forking Paths" are featured in this collection by Borges. Many of the works in this collection were translated into English by James E. Irby in the book Labyrinths.
This work is based on an E.T.A. Hoffmann story about the young girl Marie Stahlbaum and her favorite toy. For 10 points each:
 Name this Christmas-themed ballet which includes sections such as "Arabian Dance," "Waltz of the Flowers," and "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy."
This Russian composer of The Nutcracker is also known for other works such as the 1812 Overture and his Pathétique Symphony.
This keyboard instrument features prominently in the aforementioned "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy." Gershwin included a solo for this instrument in his work An American in Paris.
An example of this term occurs when a parent stops nagging their child after the child cleans up their room. Identify this frequently misused term, a type of conditioning which occurs when something unwanted is removed as a consequence of a desired behavior. It is often confused with a type of punishment.
Negative reinforcement is part of the theory of operant conditioning formulated by this psychologist. He also wrote the utopian novel Walden Two.
B.F. Skinner helped to develop this type of psychology which limited itself to the study of observable events. It was heavily influenced by the work of Ivan Pavlov.
"Be yourself, everyone else is already taken."Name the man who gave this advice, who was convicted on charges of gross indecency in 1895 for his affair with Lord Alfred Douglas and wrote The Importance of Being Earnest.
This short novel by Wilde was heavily criticized upon its publication for decadence and homosexual themes. It begins with the artist Basil Hallward creating the title object and includes the aphorism, "All art is quite useless."
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Wilde also wrote this poem after his release from prison in 1897. Much more somber in tone than his earlier work, it includes the line, "Each man kills the thing he loves."
The Ballad of Reading Gaol
An exponential term in this equation can feature either the universal gas constant or Boltzmann's constant based on whether one wishes to use the energy per mole or per molecule. Name this equation, which raises e to that aforementioned exponential term, as well as a pre-exponential factor represented as A.
The Arrhenius equation relates the temperature of a reaction to this quantity. By lowering the activation energy, catalysts increase this quantity.
This quantity influences the units of the pre-exponential factor. In a rate equation, it is represented by the variables x and y.
This franchise's national following is a result of their games being broadcast on a basic cable network also owned by the team's owner and namesake of their stadium. Name this NL East franchise that recently announced they would soon be replacing Turner Field as their home stadium.
This 1999 NL MVP spent his entire 19 year career as a member of the Atlanta Braves. He was the number one overall pick in the 1990 MLB Draft.
Among the 1990's Braves rotation was this hall of famer, the second pitcher to ever record both a season with twenty wins and a season with fifty saves after an injury moved him to the bullpen.
Protestant Huldrych Zwingli used the Ten Commandments' injunction against idolatry to support the Iconoclastic Riots. Name this modern nation in which the Iconoclastic riots began as part of its Beeldenstorm, which Huguenots, Germans, Danes, and others in other countries participated in throughout the 16th century.
This German used Gutenberg's press to distribute his Ninety-Five Theses and attack indulgences, triggering the Protestant Reformation and the Iconoclastic Riots later on.
This organization under Pope Leo X opposed reformers like Zwingli and Luther and remains the main administrative body of the Catholic church today.
One character in this novel, working in a bookstore, nicknames the girl he becomes fond of "Lanoire" for her black clothing and her father "Leblanc" for his white hair. Name this 19th century French novel in which a bishop allows an ex-convict to keep the silverware he has stolen from him in exchange for his promise to become a "honest man."
This character in Les Misérables sells her hair and teeth to support her daughter Cosette, in addition to becoming a prostitute.
This author of Les Misérables also wrote about a deformed hunchback who is ordered by his father to kidnap a beautiful gypsy street dancer named Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.
These structures are comprised of two heavy chains and one light chain. Name these structures that tag foreign objects such as bacteria and viruses. Each one of these objects binds to a specific antigen.
Antibodies are secreted by these white blood cells. When an antigen binds to the surface of them, they divide and mature into plasma cells.
There are five isotypes of antibodies that are classified based on functional location and compatibility with different antigens. Name this most abundant type of these isotypes, which can be found in blood and extracellular fluid.
This author penned a novel in which a man wears cufflinks made of teeth and wrote about Anthony Patch in The Beautiful and the Damned. Name this Jazz Age author of The Great Gatsby.
Fitzgerald's debut novel is this work in which Amory Blaine falls in love with Rosalind, based on Fitzgerald's wife Zelda Sayre. It concludes "I know myself, but that is all."
This Side of Paradise
This later Fitzgerald novel details the film producer Monroe Stahr's rise to power in Hollywood. Left unfinished after Fitzgerald's death, it was published posthumously in 1941.
The Last Tycoon
A series of prints known as "Artists for" this man features slogans such as "Progress" and "Nuestra Voz," and a malignant image of this man features him in Joker makeup with the caption "socialism." Name this man who is depicted in red, beige, and blue in an iconic "Hope" poster.
This artist created the Obama "Hope" poster. During the Occupy movement, he created a version of the poster with a Guy Fawkes mask.
Another Fairey work features a stylized black-and-white depiction of Andre the Giant above this four-letter word. This word is most often depicted with italicised white font over a red rectangle.
Although they were brutal conquerors, they unified much of Asia and enabled the Silk Road to flourish. Name this nomadic group which controlled the Yuan dynasty. Their empire was the largest contiguous land empire in history.
This ethnic group, which speaks Kipchak, was part of the Mongol armies and peoples, and the Golden Horde split into four of their khanates in and near Russia. The Ottomans initially controlled the Crimean Khanate of these people.
The Tatars were defeated at the fortress of Kazan in 1552 by this Tsar, who dug tunnels underneath it and blew it up. His later conquest of Astrakhan gave Russia control of trade routes to the Caspian Sea.
Ivan the Terrible
One of this author's works centers on Toru Okada, who finds solace in a dried up well after meeting the psychic Malta Kano. Name this Japanese author who released The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle in three parts. He also wrote about a fifteen-year-old Kafka Tamura in Kafka on the Shore.
Murakami also penned this novel, where Watanabe develops an uneasy relationship with Naoko after the suicide of Kizuki. After Naoko moves to a sanatorium in the mountains, Watanabe becomes obsessed with Midori.
In this novel by Murakami, Aomame is transported to an alternate dimension with two moons after killing a hotel guest, fulfilling the Dowager's assignment.
The battle of Sekigahara secured the first leader of this dynasty his power, and this dynasty was followed by the Meiji Restoration. For 10 points, name this Japanese dynasty, first led by an Ieyasu, whose reign was also known as the Edo Period.
Ferde Grofe wrote the orchestration for this piece.This piece written for solo piano and orchestra was partially inspired by a train ride to Boston and opens with a seventeen note clarinet glissando. Name this chromatically-named composition by George Gershwin.
Rhapsody in Blue
Josephus's Testimonium Flavianum gives an early account of this event. Dressed in a purple robe and a crown of thorns. Name this event commemorated by Good Friday, that was ordered by Pontius Pilate.
crucifixion of Jesus
Gauss' law form. The final velocity of an object dropped from a height h is equal to the square root of g h times this number, the reciprocal of which is multiplied by m v squared to give kinetic energy. acceleration is what derivative of position with respect to time?
two or second
A man in this novel is tasked with finding Sibeko's daughter.
Absalom Kumalo is sentenced to be executed for the murder of Arthur Jarvis. The priest Stephen Kumalo travels to Johannesburg, a novel by Alan Paton.
Cry, the Beloved Country
"The Strategic Planning of Regional Resources Under the Formation of Market Relations.
Supported legislation that sought to limit the expression of gay activists in Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg, and he told homosexual people to "leave the children in peace" at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
The only food item in Jahannam is a product of one of these items known as Zaqqum.
Daphne turned into one of these objects to escape Apollo's love arrow-induced obsession. Name these objects that are possessed by dryads, a type of plant exhibited by Yggdrasil and other world-varieties of them.
This man designed the Assembly Building and the Palace of Justice.
Designed a white building that features a roof doubling as a garden and a terrace. Name this Swiss-French architect of the Villa Savoye and author of Towards a New Architecture.
The Treaty of Greenwich was broken when Cardinal Beaton angered the English king by favoring a Catholic and French alliance instead of her marriage to the next king of England. She was beheaded after being implicated in the Babington Plot. Claimed to be the rightful heir to the English throne, rivaling her cousin Elizabeth.
The organism that causes this disease uses Tcp pili to bind to mammalian cells.An organism of the genus Vibrio causes this disease, which is treated by oral rehydration. Name this disease that may be contracted by drinking contaminated drinking water and whose symptoms include watery diarrhea.
In one story by this author, a doctor receives a horse from a mysterious groom and is instantly transported to the patient's courtyard.Other stories by this author feature a torture machine that writes a prisoner's sentence on their skin and a man whose professional starving is no longer appreciated by the public. His most famous story ends when its protagonist is killed by an apple which his father lodges in his thorax.
Complex numbers with integral real and imaginary parts are known as this man's integers. name this German mathematician, whose namesake law states that the total electric flux of a closed surface is equal to charge divided by permittivity.
He also depicted a woman in a red and white woolen cap holding a hen in his Appraisal. This artist of Arnold Comes of Age painted a man pulling back a curtain to reveal a young George Washington chopping down his father's cherry tree in Parson Weems' Fable.
One battle in this conflict was fought by the blind John of Bohemia, and that battle saw the first use of volley guns called ribaldis.
Battle of Agincourt.
the Battles of Crecy and Poitiers.
116 year conflict between the English and French over succession rights to the French throne and the preservation of English holdings on the continent.
Hundred Year War
The energy of these particles is displayed on a Kurie-Fermi plot.
When one of these particles is released from a nucleus, the atomic number changes, but not the atomic mass. Name these particles that consist of high energy electrons or positrons.
A character in this novel calls a group of men "mule drivers" and "mud diggers"
The protagonist of this novel is hit on the head by a rifle, causing an injury that leads his peers to believe he was grazed by a bullet during the Battle of Chancellorsville, which he fled. Civil War novel by Stephen Crane in which Henry Fleming wishes to redeem himself by obtaining the title injury.
The Red Badge of Courage
A march of 5,000 military veterans chanted a demand to "Shoot [this philosopher]!"
Being and Nothingness. Name this man who incorporated his existentialist philosophy into his play "No Exit."
One mayor of this city was killed in Miami, Florida during an assassination attempt on Franklin D. Roosevelt. famous Hull House, and this city was home to the first skyscraper.
William Calley was the only participant convicted.
Vietnam War event which saw United States soldiers massacre inhabitants of a namesake hamlet.
My Lai Massacre
This artist painted a series of works depicting couples engaging in various romantic activities, as well as a man attempting to seduce a blindfolded woman. Name this artist of the Progress of Love series and Blind Man's Bluff.
Fragonard is perhaps better-known for this work, which features a woman in pink kicking off her shoe. A man in the lower right corner appears to be looking up her dress.
Like Fragonard, this artist was part of the rococo movement. His painting The Embarkation for Cythera depicts couples leaving the title island under the influence of Venus.
This man served as both President of Columbia University and President of the United States. Name this man who was the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe during World War II and whose vice president was Richard Nixon. He was succeeded by John F. Kennedy.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Eisenhower authorized the CIA to overthrow the government in this country, which had earlier fought the Ten Years' War against Spain, and saw the explosion of La Coubre in its' capital's harbor soon after.
This Cuban President led The Revolt of the Sergeants and had created a 1940 constitution, but lost the Battle of Santa Clara, leading to his government's overthrow in 1959.
The energy needed to perform this action increases up and to the right ionithe periodic table. Name this process that occurs when an atom gains or loses an electron from its neutral state.
Samples must be ionized before they can be used in this technique, which calculates the m to z ratio of molecular fragments.
In a mass spectrometry output, this peak is the highest. The molecular ion usually produces this peak, since it is the most abundant object that is analyzed.
Virgil's Aeneid has certainly generated much buzz in the modern-day academic community. This work by anthropologist James George Frazer traces the development of magic and religion throughout ancient texts. Its name is derived from a certain object that Aeneas uses to gain passage into the underworld.
The Golden Bough
A notable translation of the Aeneid was performed by this 17th century English poet. He declared "all humans are subject to decay, and when fate summons, monarchs must obey" in his Mac Flecknoe, and also wrote the satire Absalom and Achitophel.
Dryden translated the Aeneid from this language. Other works in this language include Horace's Satires and Ovid's Metamorphoses.
General Villars won the battle of Denain in this war, which was ended by the Treaty of Utrecht.Name this war, which was fought over who would rule after the death of a childless king, Charles II. Louis XIV wanted his grandson Philip, Duke of Anjou, to control Charles' vast empire.
This family, which included Joseph I and Charles VI, would have gained control of Spain under Archduke Charles, who was the Holy Roman Emperor at the time. They consistently held the thrones of other subsidiary states, like Spain and Austria.
This other house intermarried into the Habsburg line after the Pragmatic Sanction in 1713, when Maria Theresa married Francis of this house, and other members governed Parma, Tuscany, and even Mexico under a Maximillian.
This movement is the first in a suite for which Colin Matthews wrote a supplement. Name this march in five-four time. Strings playing col legno introduce the ostinato in this work.
This English composer of St. Paul's Suite used "Mars, the Bringer of War" as the first movement of his collection The Planets.
This final, "mystic" movement of The Planets features female choruses singing from an adjacent room.
These structures house spirit-containing items known as shintai, which include comma-shaped megatama stones and gohei wands. Name these Japanese religious structures. They are centered around honden, which contain mirrors or statues representing kami.
Shinto shrines are often guarded by stone kitsune statues, which depict these animals. Inari is the kami of these animals, and they may be represented with up to nine tails in Japanese mythology.
These gates that mark the transition into sacred territory can also be found near shinto shrines. They usually consist of a black horizontal lintel across two vermillion poles.
This man argued that the increasing rationalization of Western society created an "iron cage." Name this German author of Economy and Society who classified legitimate authority into rational-legal, traditional, and charismatic types.
Weber coined this term, which proposes that the influence of Calvinism and similar religious movements explain the economic development of Western Europe. He paired this term with the "Spirit of Capitalism."
Along with Karl Marx and Emile Durkheim, Weber is considered one of the founders of this social science that studies human behavior and institutions.
One character in this work decides to revert to her natural hair after Joseph Asagai accuses her of being an "assimilationist." Name this 1959 drama in which the Younger family buys a house in an all-white Chicago neighborhood.
This Bruce Norris play written in response to A Raisin in the Sun portrays the white family who sold their house to the Younger family in the titular neighborhood. It won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Formerly German East Africa, this country merged with an adjacent one after the Zanzibar Revolution. Name this nation which moved its capital from Dar es Salaam to Dodoma in 1996 and is home to the Serengeti.
This leader of Tanganyika and then Tanzania founded the Party of the Revolution, Chama Cha Mapinduzi, and presented socialist plans in the Arusha Declaration. His social and economic development policy, Ujamma, means "socialism" in Swahili.
Located on Aquidneck Island
Home to Salve Regina University
Home to U.S. Naval War College
International Tennis Hall of Fame is here
"Wizard of Westwood"
Basketball hall of fame as coach and player
Won 10 Nat'l Championships with UCLA
Spell the world that means to confirm or give evidence of truth
oil and vinegar experiment
mixture of two or more immiscible liquids
commissioned by Pericles in 447 BC
Adorned Athens with his sculptures
Sculpted statues at Parthenon and Zeus at Olympia
Created in 1967 by Bill Shearer
Nominated Gov George Wallace as a presidential candidate in 1968.
American Independent Party
Common name for a hormone that stimulates the adrenal cortex to create cortisone.
Produced in the front part of the pituitary gland
Derived from Greek meaning "both"
a substance that can react as either a base or an acid
Born Giovanni Bernadone
Lived a simple life based on the Gospel
Patron of animals, environment, and Italy
St. Francis of Assisi
only scientist to win two unshared Nobel Prizes
one in chemsitry
one in peace for ending testing of nuclear weapons
Father of molecular biology
Served as chief justice for 19 yrs
Sworn in by Bill Clinton
Nominated by Reagan to succeed Warren Burger
official term for beekeeping
Canadian WWI flying ace who shot down Richthofen
also knows as the Red Baron
trademark Google process that allows them to search better than other search engines.
Bob King succeeded Ron Gettelfinger as this union's president.
Headquartered in Detroit.
Represents workers in the auto manufacturing industry
United Auto Workers
greek word meaning five
math prefix for 1000^5
short story published in Collier's magazine in 1952
Most re-published science fiction story
set in 2055, time travel involving a Trex
origin of "The Butterfly Effect"
"A Sound of Thunder"
completed in 1911, it was the largest dam in the world
built across the Salt River near Phoenix
Theodore Roosevelt Dam
was the national anthem before "The Star Spangled Banner"
Written by Hopkinson and inspired by the XYZ Affair in France
one of the founders of microbiology
won Nobel Prize in 1905 for discovery of bacterium that causes tuberculosis.
German physician that established bacteriology as a science
MLB outfielder who played for Cubs in Cardinal
1977 broke Ty Cobb's record for stolen bases
American Jazz Trumpet player
"salt peanuts" and "groovin' high"
scat, bent trumpet, and puffy cheeks
came from work by Gay-Lussac
state the volume of gas at constant pressure is directly proportional to abs temperature
Spell the noun that mean deception or trickery, especially by cleverness
Roman Emperor that established catholicism as the state religion
Nicene Creed in AD 380
Last to rule over unified Rome
Theodosius I (or the Great)
Poem that Of Mice and Men is based on
"To a Mouse"
remainder of the mixture of fertilizer that is not needed for plant growth.
often made of limestone or slag
Swiss family that had a significant impact on math and science
Medal of Honor in 1996
Shot during the Reagan assassination attempt
division of the peripheral nervous system that includes all the neurons connected with sense organs
keeps body in touch with its surroundings and controls voluntary body movements
somatic nervous system
Civil War Artist
Painted the North Sea
Painted "Sailing the Catboat" and "the Gulf Stream" in New England where he lived
John Peter Zenger was accused of this crime
this word designates written material that attacks a person with false for malicious statements
surgical procedure advanced by fiber optics in 1970s
treats interior joints with an endoscope
useful in athletic knee injuries
1818 treaty negotiated by US and Great Britain that signified improved relations
named after secretary of state and british minister to washington
type of chalcedony
forms in igneous and sedimentary rock cavities
official gemstone of Minnesota
home to Faisal Mosque
means "abode of peace"
Three layers: Dura mater, arachnoid mater, pia meter
envelops and protects the central nervous system
susceptible to heomrrhages
meninges (men in jeez)
Poem about this dancer that reads "The wind? I am the wind."
20th century creator of Modern Dance
after his term in office as president, this man took sides with the Confederacy
14th pres from New Hampshire
"Festival of Weeks"
commemorates the day God gave the Torah to the Israelite nation
Like sushi but omits the rice and only uses raw seafood
cousin of Charles Darwin
gave statistical concepts to study human differences and inheritance of intelligence
pioneer of eugenics who coined "nature vs nurture"
wrote 1697 tragedy called "The Mourning Bride"
"heaven has no rage, like love to hatred turned, nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorned"
Set on the Mississippi
Musical featuring Cap'n Andy, Gaylord Ravenal, and Queenie
Oscar Hammerstein composed the songs "Dandies on Parade" and "Ol Man River" for it
Formerly called Hot Springs Reserve
Home to Columbia Icefield, the largest in North America
Located in Alberta, Canada
Oldest Canadian National Park
Banff National Park
Spell the verb that means to remove parts of a work of literature that is considered offensive
First played in the U.S. in 1815 to honor G. Washington at the end of War of 1812.
march played by the US Marine Corps used to announce the entrance of president
"Hail to the Chief"
named after 17th century astronomer
returned images from Saturn's moon Titan were beamed back from the Euro space probe
spell the verb that means to agree without objection or to comply with the demands of another
1996 memoir in which a young boy struggles with hunger, an abusive father and inadequacy.
protagonist begged for food and eventually became a writer
written by Frank McCourt
Hungary composer who became British in 1972 and later knighted
composer that holds the most Grammy awards
director of Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1969-91
Sir Georg Solti
members in this insect order have compound eyes, a single pair of wings, and halteres
mosquitoes, house flies, and midges
with the focus, this line helps to define the shape of a conic section
helps shape a parabola
fixed line that is perpendicular to the axis of symmetry
before this agreement, Christians in Rome were persecuted by property seizure and executions
in AD 313, Constantine (Rome's first Christian emperor) created this letter that was signed by he and Licinius
Edict of Milan
named for physicists who overturned JJ Thompson's "Plum Pudding" model of the Atom
also known as Gold foil experiment
conducted by two men under direction of Rutherford
author of the 1843 manuscript "Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right"
German political philosopher who described religion as the "opiate of the people"
American composer had two films made about him
films were "Night and Day" & "De-Lovely"
composed the musicals Anything Goes and Kiss Me, Kate
19th century laborers who opposed labor saving machinery by smashing machines
refers today to those who refuse to use technology
director know for dead-pan sense of humor
movies always features Jason Schwartzman, Owen WIlson, and Bill Murray
Directed Rushmore, The Life Aquatic, and The Royal Tenenbaums
tissue that can be classified as squamous, cuboidal, or pseudostratified
composes the skin on the outside of the body
lines organs and cavities within the body
co-founder of The Hilltop, a newspaper at Howard Univ.
Moved to NYC during the Harlem Renaissance
Most famous novel (There Eyes were Watching God) about Janie Crawford and her 3 marriages
refers to all regions of the ocean that are below a depth of 4000 meters
located between the bathyal and hadal zones
simple type of text file used for data
used in moving data from one base to another
Comma Separated Values
1784 painting of a Roman Scene that was influential to French revolution
By Jacques Louis David that depicts the sons of Horatius declaring they will return from battle victorious or dead
Oath of the Horatii
Named after Berkley scientist who won 1961 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
series of reactions that take place within a chloroplast to produce carbs and other compounds from CO2
English Romantic Poets that consisted of Robert Southey, Samuel Coleridge, and William Wordsworth.
School or poetry whose name is derived from NW England district
First cosmonaut to conduct a spacewalk in 1965
stage and screen actress who was only 19 on Broadway.
Appeared in "The Boy Friend" and "My Fair Lady"
lasting fame for such roles as a British nanny and a governess of the von Trapp Family
Greek artist who specialized in statues of youthful athletes
sculpted Doryphoros, and Spear Thrower
describes brown hare turning white in winter or kidneys of desert animals to concentrate urine
describes organism's ability to adjust to environment to survive
genre developed by Goethe
coming of age novels, from the German "formation novel"
Catcher in the Rye and A Separate Peace are examples
bildungsroman (BIL DOONGZ ROH MAHN)
opposite of hybridization
crossing of two genetically similar or the same genes
Largest man-made, non-flood control lake in US
lake created by Bagnell Dam across the Osage River in Missouri
Lake of the Ozarks
one of the "Big Five" orchestras that plays its concerts at Severance Hall and conducted by Franz Welser-Most
Net enthalpy change will be the same no matter the order of the steps taken to describe the change
During Constantine reign, these invaders came to sack Rome.
Germanic tribe led by Alaric the First
type of poem found in Through the Looking Glass
where the first letter of each line spells out a significant word
written in 1847 with music taken from Offenbach
oldest official US military song
"From the halls of Montezuma, to the shores of Tripoli"
edited Mendeleev's periodic table
English scientist that discovered each element had a unique nuclear charge
arranged elements in order of increasing atomic number
Byzantine missionary that worked to invent a namesake alphabet in the 9th century for the Slavs to read the Bible
nerve cell contains thousands of these fibers
receives info via synapses on the end of neurons
man-made waterway formally called the Kaiser Wilhelm Kanal
in the Jutland Peninsula that connects Baltic and North Sea
version of Bible that mean "the common speech"
Latin version of Bible printed by Johannes Gutenberg
treaty that ended 30 years War and 80 years War
signaled beginning and end of Roman Empire
Peace of Westphalia
polyhedron with 20 faces
term used for the transfer of genetic material between bacteria through cell to cell contact
in grammar, refers to verb tenses
1924 defense attorney who represented to Chicago teens who thought they could get away with murder
How is the word "driving" being used in the following sentence?
We rushed inside to get out of the driving plan.
adjective that come from the Latin that means "Jupiter"
Used to describe the four gas giants in our solar system
Also known as The International Exhibition of Modern Art
Show that introduced Duchamp, Cezanne, van Gogh, Matisse, and Picasso in 1913 to NYC
point on a stationary wave on which component waves arrive in phase with each other causing max amplitude
Repub from Indiana
Passed McKinley Tariff and the Sherman AntiTrust Act
Defeated Cleveland in 1888, then lost to him in 1892
Benjamin Harrison (Both Required)
Russian Ballet Dancer 1974
Debuted in the ballet "Giselle"
Starred in Sex and the City
has control over tariffs and Social Security
tax writing committee of the House or Representatives
Ways and Means Committee
first section of the small intestine
acid from stomach mixes with bile and digestive enzymes here
Poetry used by Christopher Marlowe, John Milton, and Shakespeare.
poetry that has meter but no rhyme
Officially titled "Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944"
replays veterans college education and helps purchase homes
Term for the oceanic area zone that consists of the area exposed to air during low tide
Scottish chemist who studied diffusion of gasses
stated that rate of effusion of two gasses are inversely proportional to the square roots of their molar mass at the same temp and pressure
taken from latin word for "stone"
name for an artist who cuts, polishes, and engraves precious stones
colonel of the Pepperell Company during Revolutionary War
a key figure in Battle of Bunkerhill
said "Don't fire til you see the whites of their eyes"
short story of a young man from New England who goes to the woods and meets the devil
Learns that other people also have met him
Short story by Nathanial Hawthorne
"Young Goodman Brown"
actor who starred as Homer Smith in "Lillies of the Field"
first african american to win Best Actor Oscar
element "discovered" independtly by Rutherford, Scheele, Priestly, and Cavendish
collection of solo keyboard music by Bach comprised of 48 preludes and fugues
comprised of all 24 major and minor keys that help educate students
The Well Tempered Clavier
Traveled to rome in 460 BC and was a dictator for the next 19 years
roman ruler whose name is lent to 3rd largest city in Ohio
unit of energy = to one joule of energy per coulomb
measure of electromotive force
named after an Italian physicist who invent the first battery
complete Thomas Paine's The Crisis-
"These are the times that ________ _________ __________."
try men's souls
short story - by Stephen Crane
about four men in a dinghy struggling to get to safety off the coast of Florida
"The Open Boat"
the relative minor to this major scale is C minor
What major scale has 3 flats?
full of antioxidants, produces collagen, keeps gums healthy
helps system stay high functioning so that we can fight viruses and bacteria
legendary baseball player #14 for Cubs
shortstop who was nicknamed "mr. cub"
Ohio Artist most famous for "Yankee Doodle" painting
This painting came to be called "The Spirit of '76"
Give a few examples of a coordinating conjunction
ANY OF THESE ACCEPTABLE:
in order that once
first basic cable series to win the Emmy Award for Oustanding Drama Series
Takes place in NYC ad agency and center around creative director, Don Draper
innovative composer and pianaist who helped popularize jazz with songs "Epistrophy" "I Mean You" and "Straight, No Chaser"
mountain named by Penobscot Indians
means "the Greatest Mountain"
centerpiece of Baxter State Park in the hundred mile wilderness
highest mountain in Maine
wrote "The Sportswriter"
1996 wrote "independence day"
took one day to paint, 8 mins to sell in 2010 for $106 million
name of the Picasso painting that depicts the artist looking down at his mistress
"Nude, Green Leaves and Bust"
comes from the Greek word for "garland"
symbol of a flower that represent a poet's works beauty
simply means a collection of writings
appointed by King Henry II as Lord Chancellor in 1155
also later appointed archbishop of canterbury
cried "will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?!"
Artist that spent 20 years working for Harpers Weekly magazine sketching Civil War scenes
specialized in maritime art creating seascapes
Painted "Snap the Whip" and "Sailing the Catboat"
convicted venzuelan terrorist and murdered Ilich Ramirez Sanchez
1975 raided OPEC in Vienna
nicknamed from title of Fredrick Forsyth novel
Carlos The Jackal
forest classified by the term for taiga
found in subartic and continental cold climates and has closed canopy needle leaf evergreen trees
2009 Peter Darling took home award for best choreography for this musical
story about a young English boy who gives up boxing for ballet
made into a musical by Hall and Elton John
collection of short stories with the following lines by James Joyce:
"she sat at the window watching the evening invade the avenue. She was tired"
principle named after 2 scientists who discovered it independently in 1908
states the frequency of each allele in a gen pool will remain constant unless acted on by mutation
Melville and Dickens used the same name for characters in their books
what name did melville use for a character in Moby Dick that is the same as the protagonist of Great Expectations
Jarmo is located at the foothills of this mountain range
southern boundary ends at the Strait of Hormuz
Form border between Iraq and Iran
musician that was a son of a former slave
lived in Missouri in 1890s, he played piano at the Maple Leaf Club
influential in development of ragtime music
spell the noun that means something out of place because it is from a different time period
space mission in which Lovell, Anders, and Borman were the first to see the far side of the Moon as they orbited 10 times
first human space mission to leave Earth's orbit
this amendment has been invoked six times since its ratification causing Ford to have been both VP and Pres without being elected
which amendment gives Pres power to appoint a new VP if the current one dies or leaves during a term
comic strip featuring B.D. the veteran and Zonker the hippie.
first to win Pulizter Prize in cartooning in 1975
by Gary Trudeau
group of early 20th century American artists
"New York Realists" or "The Eight"
group of artists who depicted scenes of alleys, tenements and slums
name of the award winning Chicago theatre company founded by Gary Sinise
took its name from the title of a Herman Hesse novel
book by Walter Lord written in 1956
book about the Titanic ship
best historical account of the ships last night
A Night to Remember
created in 1775 for use by Transylvania Company
first opened to wagon and carriage traffic in 1796
starts in Virginia, goes through Cumberland Gap, and ends in Kentucky
first blazed by Daniel Boone
Danish noblemen and astronomer of the 16th century
most of his discoveries were used by his assistant Kepler
the only other sander that is not an orbit sander
engaged by Richard the Lionheart and other Christian warriors in attempt to regain the holy land
muslim leader who conquered Jerusalem and 1187, provoking the 3rd crusade
secretes the hormone melatonin
name the gland which coordinates daily and seasonal body activities such as sleep/wake cycles
17th century french mathematician, scientist, and religous thinkers
formed probability theory, invented mechanical caclulator
located 110 miles southeast of Delhi, India
chosen by Emperor Akbar as the Mogul capital in 1560
home to Taj Mahal
French existentialist author/philosopher who wrote "She Came to Stay" and "Ethics of Ambiguity"
feminist, marxist, and friend of Jean Paul Sartre
spell the term for the graduating student who is second highest in rank
performer born in New Orleans and was first gospel singer to perform at Carnegie Hall in 1950
"First Queen of Gospel Music"
sang at MLK's funeral
was US Secretary of Navy, three term governor of Texas, and Sec of Treasury under Nixon
Originally a Democrat but switched parties in 1973
Seriously wounded while riding with JFK during the assassination
character in the musical Cats who, along with his partner Rumpleteazer, specializes in petty theft and mischief
this term means a downward fold in a rock
opposite of anticline
weather station instrument that uses cups, windmills, or even lasers to measure wind speed
what note is a perfect fifth in a D-Sharp major scale
20th century writer who wrote 30 short stories set in the South and featured morally flawed characters
wrote "A Good Man is Hard to Find" and "The Life You Save May Be Your Own"
organization that describes its mission as working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability and facilitate international trade
International Monetary Fund
term for the middle 50% of the data, found in between lower and upper quartile
spell the word that refers to allergy medicines such as Benadryl
Point Udall found on the Orote Peninsula is on this island in the Pacific
westernmost territory of the US
name of the bronze statue situated next to the Vietnam War Memorial Wall depicting men gazing upon the carved names
The Three Soldiers
Russian tsar killed by a pretender to the throne in 1604
became tsar after Ivan the Terrible
tsar during the Time of Troubles in Russia
there are four of these large blood vessels in the human body that carry oxygenated blood
name these veins that transport blood from the lungs to the left atrium
verb that means to return a person who's been accused of a crime to a different governmental jurisdiction from the one in which they committed the crime
Set in Mississippi, focus is on a traditional old woman who is a recluse
after her death, her husband's corpse is found in a bed in her house; she poisoned him
short story by Faulkner
"A Rose for Emily"
two word term for the force also known as drag that is equal and opposite the force of gravity when an object reaches terminal velocity
two word term for the difference in the angle between true north and magnetic north
point on a rim of bicycle traces out this type of curve when the wheel rolls
term for this graph that represents the path a fixed point on the circumference of a circle travels as it rolls along a line
this area got its name from the 16th century spanish explorers
site where NASA launched its Project Mercury and Gemini in the 50s and 60s
term for the group of eye diseases that gradually take away sight with out warning due to internal eye pressure
artist who depicted the first draft of the Dec of Independence in a famous portrait
also painted many of the founding fathers
Constantinople was finally conquered by this ottoman sultan in 1453
this book is about the Jewish-Italian author's experiences at Auschwitz
Written by Primo Levi
If This Is a Man
female civil rights activist that was the only woman when MLK delivered his famous speech
was also on stage at Obamas inauguration
"godmother of the civil rights movement"
chemical formula for baking soda
three myth sisters Aello, Ocypete, and Celaeno who lived in a cave in Crete
vicously snatched food and tormented people
faces of women but bodies of vultures
collection of short stories from 1916 features George Willard and other citizens
by Sherwood Anderson
identify the adjectival phrase-
"A barrage of good wishes met Aunt Sue when she returned form the hospital"
of good wishes
derived from the Greek meaning "to digest"
first extracted by Schwann in 1836
enzyme that helps break down proteins in the stomach
gives statues more human characteristics
a pose where full weight is on one leg
can be seen in Michelangelo's "David"
what is designated by an arrow pointing down in a chemical equation
this art period can be seen in the architecture of the Hagia Sophia
period from 4th century til the fall of Constantinople in the 5th century
phylum composed of invertebrates that have segmented bodies with bilateral symmetry
included leeches and earthworms
spell the literary term for an expression that is used in everyday speech, especially in certain geographic regions
short story featuring a main character suffering from depression who is give the "rest cure" and ordered not to write, which he secret continues to do
by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
"The Yellow Wallpaper"
term artificial substances whose physical properties derive from their structure rather than from materials they are made of
autobiography novel that famously said "Nothing ever comes to one, that worth having, except as a result of hard work"
tells the story of a man from his beginnings as a slave child during the Civil War to his work at the Tuskegee Institute
name the title of this autobiography by Booker T Washington
"Up From Slavery"
Legislative assembly during the L'Ancien Regime
assembly that was separate from the Great Officers of the Crown of France
16th century poet who along with Francis Bacon supposedly wrote most of Shakespeare's plays
Most famous for "The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus"
First woman elected West African president in 2005 was Ellen Sirleaf
country was established in 1847 by freed american slaves with a US govt model
hand tool consisting of a thin steel blade stretched between the ends of a spring steel fram
used to to cut intricate shapes, curves, and interior cutouts
author that spent a night in jail for refusing to pay taxes and wrote an essay titled "Resistance to Civil Government"
provided groundwork for modern day environmentalism
This legislature expressly states that no person or group is able to pass laws that establish guilt and punish people without the benefit of a trial
bill of attainder
enormous glass and iron building in London, England
was used at the first world fair in 1851 to display and advertise products from around the world
what is the term for the change in the central angle with respect to time as an object moves along a circular path
treaty in 843 that established three separate kingdoms for the 3 sons of Carolingian King Louis I
sets a foundation for modern countries in Western Europe
Treaty of Verdun
Spanish word for the effort to remove Muslims from the Iberian Peninsula
non profit educational honor society uses the acronym NFL
oldest and largest honor society dedicated to developing communication skills in high school
National Forensic League
when playing a chord on a piano, what note serves as the diminished seventh of the D diminished seventh chord
C-flat (or B)
spell the plural name for the egyptian system of picture writing
what conic is produced when a plane that is not perpendicular to the axis intersects both nappes of the cone
mythological figure that had a magic club with one end of which he could kill 9 men but bring them back to life with the other
Irish Celtic figure with a food cauldron
general technique used in statistics to test the hypothesis
analysis of variance
Italian art term derived from Italian meaning "bright" and "dark"
woman that played huge role in development of anarchist political philosophy in early 20th century
deported to russia in 1917
followers include Czologsz, the assassin of McKinley
mathematician who was one of several people who predicted return of Ceres around the sun
developed "method of least squares"
African city was an intellectual and spiritual capital of Islam in the 15th century
city located in Mali whose name is often used to refer to an exotic distant land
type of horticulturist that works primarily in vineyards studying and producing grapes
French baron that became famous for "Persian Letters"
political commentator who first articulated the theory of separation of powers
term for the ion that is formed when a Bronsted acid gives up a hydrogen ion
type of dietary supplement contains live microbes which benefit the person taking them by improving the person's intestinal microbial balance
every year, the Mexican president recites a famous speech called "Cry of Dolores" from this Mexican Roman Catholic priest commemorating the rebellion against spain
spell the world that means to speak falsely
name of the parasitic disease that is caused by food infected with the larvae of a species of roundworm
literary character whose name means "Hope"
main character from "The House on Mango Street"
high arches of this ballerina led to the development of the modern pointe shoe
"If I cant dance, then I'd rather be dead"
Russian dancer know for Dying Swan
astronomy term that refers to a collection of interstellar material that is massing together to form a star but hasnt undergone nuclear fusion
professor and writer that helped revitalize short stories in 1980s
"A Small Good Thing"
american lawyer turned writer that used recollections of his missionary sister as a basis for short stories
Swiss born developmental psychologist that developed four stages of cognitive development
primitive art that uses carving instead of drawing
Egyptian pharaoh that named sun as only true god, moved capital from Thebes, and encouraged artists to make statues of himself
classified in a suborder of cetaceans knows as toothed whales
part of the delphinidae family
American author know for oral histories
did a 45 year radio show
"The Good War: An Oral History of WWII"
Five word command of Captain James Lawrence in the war of 1812
Don't give up the ship!
famous Felix de Weldon bronze sculpture base on iconic photo in WWII battle of the pacific
Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial)
musical featuring leprechaun named Og
takes places in Rainbow Valley in Missitucky
spell the word for an intense dislike or fear of people from other countries
instrument consisting of a string with a heavy weight that is used by a brick layer to ensure the wall is perfectly vertical
wrote "The Economic Consequences of the Peace"
during Great Depression he proposed nations spend their way back to prosperity
economist nicknamed "prophet of deficit spending"
author that traveled to Cuba to cover Spanish American War
boat sank and was stranded
wrote "The Open Boat" about these events
English historian, Confederate
"power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely"
English Romantic poet who wrote "Ode on Intimations of Immortality from recollections of early childhood"
saint proclaimed as patron protector of Europe in 1964
founder of western monsticism
"Philoctetes" character couldn't participate in Trojan War due to injury
Oedipus Rex kills Lauis and gouges out his own eyes after Jocasta's suicide
"Oedipus at Colonus"
Fawcett Commison created during this conflict
Cecil Rhodes had weapon named after him "Long Cecil"
Ended by Treaty of Vereeniging
British Empire defeated Orange Free State and Transvaal Republic
Dutch immigrants who lived in South Africa
Second Boer War
Parodied by Salvador Dali, Sapeck, and Duchamp
Subject is wife of Florentine merchant Francesco del Giocondo
No eyebrows and enigmatic smile
Wrote of party guests searching for fountain of youth in "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment"
"Twice Told Tales"
Pearl is born to Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale in "The Scarlett Letter"
Deity affiliated with the rajas guna
Daughter is Saravasti
Origin stories include hatching from a cosmic egg and self-birth
Hindu God that holds Creator role in the Trumurti
Used basic stoichiometry to calculate that the ocean contained a large amount of gold
Namesake equation connects reaction rate, activation energy, and temperature.
who suggested that acids and bases respectively give and receive protons.
Song lines near this object discourage foreigners from approaching it
Names a national park
red, large sandstone formation in the Northern Territory of Australia.
Uluri (Ayers Rock)
These particles cannot be in isolation as a result of quantum confinement
Their interactions are mediated by the
subatomic particles come in six varieties, including up and charm, and are the constituents of
the last son of Gaia and Tartarus
He ripped all the tendons out of Zeus before being buried under Mount Etna
"Father of All Monsters"
De Moivre's Theorem connects imaginary numbers, multiplication, and these functions.
functions that relate the sides and angles of triangles,
examples of which include sine, cosine and tangent.
This author's The Mousetrap is the longest-running play in world history.
created Jane Marple. and Hercule Poirot
"And Then They Were None"
Founder is Liu Bang (Gazou)
Last ruler overthrown by Wei leader Cao Pi
Began Three Kingdoms
Majority ethnicity of China
Lost Letter Experiment
6 degrees of separation in "Small World Experiment"
asked people to shock
strangers in namesake obedience experiment
This molecule is so large that its fibrils must be formed outside the cell
degradation of this protein leads to scurvy
most abundant protein in the human body, found in skin,
connective tissue, and cartilage
created a movement opposed to Pictorialism that
was centered on sharp-focused images
"Rose and Driftwood"
"Monolith", "Face of Half" "Dome",
and "El Capitan"
a holder of this position appointed the first openly gay judge in opposition to the Briggs Initiative
Brown and Warren elected 3 times
Previously held by Stanford and Schwarzenegger
Governor of California
a character's head is described as being so heavy that it takes four men to carry it.
One warrior in this work is Wiglaf
Grendel, his mother, and a dragon are
fought by the eponymous warrior
Charles D'Albret commanded one side.
It took place on St. Crispin's Day,
centerpiece of William Shakespeare's play Henry V.
1415 victory for the British in the 100 Years War.
Battle of Agincourt
He was famous for a genre of music that included such works as Death and the Maiden
German composer of the Trout Quintet
franchise still in its original city.
Despite the predictions of Back to the Future II, this team lost in the 2015
Major League Baseball team that plays in Wrigley Field.
One of this author's novels centers on the time leading up to the death of Ricardo Reis
Portuguese author of The Stone Raft
"The Gospel According to Jesus Christ"
Name this man who wrote about Jean Valjean in Les Misérables
Hugo also created this Romani girl, who is switched at birth with the "creation of the devil", Quasimodo
of the two are later found intertwined in the Gibbet of Montfaucon.
Hugo himself is buried in this Parisian building. It is also the burial location of Voltaire, Louis Braille, and Marie
Curie. A Roman building of the same name inspired its façade.
third largest island in the world, at the western edge of the Pacific Ocean,
shared by three
Kalimantan, which covers a majority of Borneo, is part of this nation
elected Joko Widodo as its president in 2014
other islands include Sumatra and Java.
Along with Indonesia and Malaysia, this tiny wealthy sultanate is on the northern side of Borneo.
origins with the name of the island itself.
Name this ancient civilization, which built settlements at La Venta and San Lorenzo,
known for its sculptures of large
tree-derived substance, which gave them their name.
material was a
key component in the ball of the Mesoamerican ballgame.
This civilization also played the Mesoamerican ballgame, using it to determine sacrifices to their god of war,
Sometimes, a reaction needs one of these in order to proceed. This necessity is often denoted by a symbol or symbols
over the "yields" arrow, such as a Pt for platinum or a triangle for heat.
If two aqueous ionic solutions are mixed, one of these reactions may occur, wherein the cations may change the
molecule that they are bonded to, going to the other anion instead.
These molecules are ions that appear in replacement reactions, but appear on both the reactant and product sides
do not affect the overall reaction.
Name this ruler who defeated Harold Godwinson at the Battle of Hastings in 1066, and who appears in the Bayeux Tapestry depicting that victory.
William the Conqueror or William the First
first modern census.
This "Great Survey" was a
record of the land and livestock holdings of every lord in England.
William's son William II, the second king of England, was succeeded by Henry I after being shot with an arrow
while hunting. Give his epithet, which came from his flushed appearance.
In the Gospels of Mark and Matthew, this man asks God "Why have you forsaken me?"
son of Mary and Joseph who was crucified at Golgoth.
Jesus took a path known as the Via Dolorosa through this city.
Modern pilgrims visit this city to follow the 9 Stations
of the Cross.
Jesus was crucified beside two men of this profession whose names vary between Gospels. In the Gospel of
Nicodemus, they are called Gestas and Dismas.
thief or thieves
Name this class of systems that describes springs and other periodically oscillating systems.
simple harmonic motion
This specific type of harmonic oscillator has the same period regardless of the mass of the object and the amplitude.
The pendulum's period is given by the function 2 times pi times √l ["square root of l"] times gravitational
acceleration to what power?
This poem begins by addressing the title object as "thou unravish'd bride of quietness."
Name this John Keats poem to the title ancient vessel that ends "beauty is truth, truth beauty"
Ode on a Grecian Urn
This poet also heavily utilized the ode form in his odes to "common things", "my socks" and "a large tuna in the
market", among others.
authored the collection Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair.
"Ode to Himself", which condemns Shakespeare's Pericles as "moldy and stale", was not by Neruda but rather by
this 17th century playwright of Volpone.
These disorders are combated with drugs that reduce the response of T cells and other responders to viruses.
class of diseases and disorders wherein the body attacks its own organs and structures.
multiple sclerosis and lupus.
This autoimmune disease is triggered by the presence of the protein gluten.
can be caused by the DQ2 and DQ8
portions of the HLA complex
often confused with wheat allergy.
Patients with celiac often experience the dulling and flattening of these small intestinal structures. Their presence
increases surface area of the small intestines, enabling more nutrients to be absorbed.
This man's story "The Ice Palace" tells of the Southern belle Sally Carroll visiting her fiancée, Harry Bellamy, at the
Name this author of short stories like "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" found in the collection Flappers and Philosophers.
This novel by Fitzgerald features swanky parties held by the title character where Nick Carraway meets Jordan Baker
and the Buchanans.
The Great Gatsby
Fitzgerald's fourth novel is this one telling of the psychoanalyst Dick Diver's affair with Rosemary Hoyt and his wife
Nicole's mental illness.
Tender is the Night
Name this long-running Comedy Central show created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, set in the Colorado hometown
of Stan, Kyle, Eric and Kenny.
Parker and Stone, along with Robert Lopez, created this Tony-winning musical about proselytizers of the title text
who travel to Uganda. It includes songs like "Hasa Diga Eebowai" and "Sal Tlay Ka Siti".
Book of Mormon
Parker and Stone also made this 2004 film entirely with puppets, which parodied Kim Jong-Il and featured the
eponymous group's headquarters, located inside Mount Rushmore.
Team America: World Police
This painting shows a man in a white shirt holding up his hands under a black sky.
Name this painting in which a firing squad of soldiers under Napoleon executes a poor laborer on the title day.
3rd of May, 1808
The Third of May, 1808 was painted by this Spanish painter who later painted Saturn Devouring His Son as part of
his "Black Painting" series and several reclining majas.
Inspired by Goya's Third of May, 1808, Édouard Manet painted this Austrian-born monarch of Mexico being
executed on June 19 nearly 50 years later.
The Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic states that any integer can be uniquely represented as a product of these
Give this class of positive integers whose only factors are one and themselves.
This type of pair of primes differs only by two. Their namesake conjecture states that there is an infinite number of
pairs of this type.
This statement says that any positive even integer may be written as the sum of two primes. A recent development
towards a proof was that any positive even integer may be written as the sum of no more than 300,000 primes.
This race was created after Ixion mated with a cloud in the form of Hera.
Name this hybrid race, known to be unruly and violent. They have the upper body of a man and the lower body of a
This centaur was shot by Heracles after he attempted to kidnap Deianeira
As he lay dying, he
tricked her into giving Heracles poison from the Hydra.
This centaur son of Cronus was depicted as wise and noble; he was the mentor of heroes such as Heracles, Jason, and
This opera ends with the title character realizing it was his daughter who was killed by Sparafucile when he hears the
aria "La donna e mobile" reprised.
Name this opera about the title hunchbacked jester.
Rigoletto's daughter is this soprano role, who is seduced by the Duke of Mantua despite Rigoletto's best efforts to
Rigoletto was composed by Giuseppe Verdi, but the aria "Bella figlia dell'amore" was adapted and transcribed for
piano by this composer of the New German School.
Alumni from this college to win Nobel Prizes include T. S. Eliot and Al Gore.
oldest institute of higher learning in the United States, situated in Cambridge, Massachusetts and founded
This second-oldest American college is located in Williamsburg, Virginia. Its alumni include Jon Stewart and
Thomas Jefferson and it is named for the victorious couple of Glorious Revolution.
William and Mary
This building on the William and Mary campus was completed in 1700. It is the oldest academic building in the
United States still in use, and is part of the Ancient College.
built for the wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan
Name this UNESCO World Heritage Site in Agra, India, whose famous white dome is visited by millions of tourists
Shah Jahan was a descendant of this first Mughal emperor. His ancestors included Tamerlane and Genghis Khan.
This grandson of Babur became deeply involved in Sufi mysticism in his 30's and was succeeded by Jahangir.
This gallery is home to Hokusai's "The Great Wave."
Name this London home of the United Kingdom's cultural treasures.
One exhibit in the British Museum is the Elgin Marbles, a set of statues taken from the metopes of
what Athenian building atop the Acropolis?
Another piece in the Museum's collection is an Albrecht Durer etching of one of these armored animals. That etching
is captioned with a German translation of an excerpt from an account by Pliny.
a member of the Abyssinian royal
family in the Dreadnought Hoax
Name this author who stated "A woman must have money and a room of one's own to write fiction". One play title
asks Who's Afraid of this author.
This Woolf novel actually focuses very little on the Ramsays' travel to the title locale in the Isle of Skye, instead
describing the completion of Lily Briscoe's portrait of the family.
To the Lighthouse
To the Lighthouse is written in using this technique, coined by William James, which utilizes characters' thoughts as
the text, often switching perspectives.
A conservative advisor to Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, he formulated his theory of monetarism.
Name this economist who wrote the texts Capitalism and Freedom and A Monetary History of the United States.
Friedman taught for thirty years at this university, which lends its name to his school of thought.
The Chicago School largely rejected the beliefs of this economist who wrote The General Theory of Employment,
Interest and Money and whose theory of deficit spending was used to relieve the Great Depression.
A funeral oration beginning "Friends, Romans, countrymen" is delivered in a play about this man.
Name this character, who denounces a Soothsayer who predicts his downfall as merely "a dreamer".
The aforementioned play was written by this "Bard of Avon", whose more fictional title characters include Othello,
the Moor of Venice, and Antonio, The Merchant of Venice.
this title character who feuds with the Queen of the Goths, Tamora.
By the end of
the play, Tamora has been devoured by wild beasts but not before she devours the bodies of Demetrius and Chiron in a
Depicted by Jaques-Louis David in a painting
Beheaded in October 1793
Wife of King Louis 16 of France
title character disguises himself after returning from the Third Crusade as "Desdichado"
title knight, the son of Cedric the
Saxon, marries Rowena
by Sir Walter Scott.
Religion in which the Universe is separated into five realms
modern Persian religion that considers
Muhammad, Moses, and Jesus to be among its prophets
founded by Bahá'u'lláh
nicknamed the "Emperor"
German "father of the symphony"
"Farewell" and "Surprise".
responsible for a hostage situation involving 10 Chinese workers in 2014
Its founder, Yusuf, was killed in 2009
extremist group based in Nigeria
The Law of Universal
Gravitation was introduced in this work
17th century work that introduced the three Laws of Motion
written by Sir Isaac Newton
son of Xanthippus
a leader during the early years of the Peloponnesian War
statesman and general of Golden Age era Athens who died in a plague.
form symbiotic mycorrhizal relationships with plants
of hyphae and have cell walls composed of chitin.
kingdom that includes yeasts, molds, and
In one of his short stories, a shepherd warns Meliton of the impending demise of nature.
A principle named for him states that a gun "hanging on the wall...must go off"
Russian author of The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard.
He suffered after a god caught his tail, turning its tip white
this figure had been following the Navajo since the beginning of time.
Southwestern trickster god who occasionally takes the form of a canine
one character earns money by playing his violin to a parrot until it dies.
Giacomo Puccini opera about the denizens of Latin quarter of Paris.
Inspiration for "Rent"
primary antagonist of this work is found "squat like a toad" whispering words of discontent in a woman's
ear before being dispersed by a spear of Ithuriel.
1667 epic by John Milton about Adam and Eve's expulsion from the Garden of Eden
Consecutive ones are the slowest
input for Euclid's algorithm
naturally-occurring recursive sequence of integers that begins with either 0,1 or 1,1,2
sum of any two consecutive ones yields
This author's children's book The It-Doesn't Matter Suit was published posthumously
created a semi-autobiographical novel
about Esther Greenwood's time in a mental hospital, The Bell Jar.
The Van't Hoff equation was the first definitive relation between it and
equal to the rate of the forward reaction divided by the rate of the reverse reaction.
constant that is the product of reactants and products to the power of their stoichiometric
coefficients, often symbolized K [sub-EQ]
overthrow Ramón Castillo
policy helped support the lower class of his country
President of Argentina who was succeeded by his wife, Isabel.
This man appointed
the Three Witnesses to corroborate a revelation he received in the Sacred Grove
He and his followers were attacked
in Nauvoo, Illinois, where he was fatally shot in prison
translator of the Book of Mormon and
founder of the LDS Church.
This person was painted with a rabbit, a symbol of purity, and a fruit basket by Titian
name this Biblical woman painted "of the Rocks" by Leonardo da Vinci,
Italian term for the Virgin
as Adrian Cronauer he
befriended Viet Cong agent Tuan in Good Morning, Vietnam.
portrayed Theodore Roosevelt in Night at the Museum
Bit the dust in 2014
Wheelan describes one form of this concept by comparing the
abilities of Bill Gates and Bubba the Meth Addict
term for economic goods that
may be used in production
titles a book by Karl Marx and Frederich Engels.
Packwood and Roth co-named a retirement plan known as the IRA Plus from this state
Politicians from this state
have included former Attorney General Beau and Vice President Joe Biden.
first state to ratify
the Constitution, with capital at Dover.
Much of our knowledge of Mayan mythology comes from this text
describes the Mayan creation myth.
Popol Vuh also tells of these figures, who are considered to be the ancestors of Mayan rulers.
Mesoamerican ballgame players defeated Vucub-Caquix and his spawn.
Maya Hero Twins
Not to be confused with the Calendar Round
Mayans used this to measure lengths of time longer than 52 years
one misinterpretation of it said that the world would end on December 21, 2012.
1943 children's book was not published in its author's home nation until after World War II
by French author Antoine Saint-Exupéry.
The Little Prince
One early image in The Little Prince is a drawing of an elephant in the stomach of one of these animals
presumably unhinged its jaw in order to eat the elephant.
The prince asks the narrator if sheep eat these plants.
He advises removing them from the ground as soon as they can
be distinguished from rose bushes.
This event typically occurs around age 12 or 13 in Jewish youths
youth reads from the Torah
aslo dons a tallit for the first time
Bar and Bat Mitzvah ceremonies are led by the teen, the cantor, and this figure;
literally meaning "My Master"
leads Friday and Saturday services.
This reading may follow the Torah reading.
chanted selections from the Tanach
correspond to the
aliyot read in the service.
recorded the best-selling jazz album of all time
composed "Night in
Tunisia" while in an alleyway after a gig.
Davis' most notable album was this 1959 one
included "So What" and "Freddie Freeloader."
included John Coltrane and Paul "Mr. P.C." Chambers
Kind of Blue
Bill Evans played this instrument on Kind of Blue.
Other jazz players of this instrument include Thelonius Monk and
This African empire fought the British in a namesake war.
won the Battle of Isandlwana and was located primarily in South Africa
weapons as the iklwa, a special type of spear.
This Zulu king, the first of the Zulu Royal Family, introduced the iklwa
His revolutions in military strategy were
perhaps best displayed at Isandlwana
the commander at that battle was his half-nephew Cetshwayo.
Shaka's most notable strategic invention was this military formation.
three parts, two of which were the
chest and loins, and focuses on pinning enemy troops and preventing their escape.
"Squeaky" Fromme dressed in a red nun's robe and attempted to shoot this 38th president.
Richard Lawrence hid behind a pillar on Capitol Hill and attempted to shoot this president
failed, and this president beat Lawrence with a hickory cane.
Francisco Duran shot at who he believed to be this President.
This orchestral suite has 7 movements, each based on an astrological entity
movements like Neptune, the Mystic and Mars, Bringer of War.
Planets ( Opus 32)
composer of The Planets
known for teaching at St. Pauls' Music School.
Holst was a composer from this nation
home of other composers such as Ralph Vaughan Williams.
This poem takes place "Once upon a midnight dreary" while the speaker "pondered weak and weary"
speaker of this poem calls the title bird "a thing of evil".
That bird repeats the word "Nevermore"
Edgar Allan Poe short story tells of C. Auguste Dupin's investigation of the death of a mother and daughter on
the title street.
may be the first story of the "detective" genre.
Murders in the Rue Morgue
short story tells of the narrator duping his enemy into drinking some wine
title liquor is supposedly
hidden deep inside a cellar, but is actually a ruse to enact a revenge scheme.
Cask of Amontillado
This wheelchair-bound physicist's most famous book is "A Brief History of Time"
British scientist, who names the blackbody radiation emanating from black holes.
Once this border of a black hole is passed, its gravity is inescapable, even by light.
This distance is the radius of a sphere from which a mass cannot escape without passing the speed of light.
told that he would sooner ride across the Bay of Naples then become emperor
Roman emperor and successor to Tiberius who was known for his decadence and possible insanity
Many stories of Caligula's escapades come from this
chronicled the lives of Caligula and other Julio-Claudians in "The Twelve Caesars"
Incitatus was this type of animal.
Other ancient ones include Bucephalus and the winged Pegasus.
This Russian author created the character Akaky Akakievich.
author of the novels "Dead Souls" and "Taras Bulba"
in short story "The Nose" the title
character develops a life of its own.
Gogol short story where Akaky visits a "Very Important Person" to discuss the theft of his title prized possession
Author of 2003 novel "The Namesake"
Also Interpreter of Maladies
subsidiary of ABC and Disney was founded in 1978 in Bristol, Connecticut
sports news channel whose programs include SportsCenter.
In 2012, this basketball player of Asian descent reconciled with Max Bretos, one of two ESPN employees accused of
using an ethnic slur.
This former editor-in-chief of Grantland.com was suspended by ESPN for three weeks because of his combative
comments on Roger Goodell's handling of the Ray Rice scandal. He is now employed by HBO.
made up of numerous folds called cristae.
site of ATP synthesis
"powerhouse of the cell".
The cell membrane that surrounds cells can be thought of using this model
created by Nicholson and Sanger that
describes the non-rigidity of the structure and the floating molecules embedded within.
The Golgi apparatus tags recently synthesized proteins with sugars or other molecules, one of which might be this tag
that sends the protein to the lysosome.
In this play, Garcin tells how he was shot 12 times in the chest for leading an anti-war newspaper
Garcin, Inez, and Estelle are locked in a room together for eternity
"hell is other people".
This French playwright wrote No Exit, which later inspired many existentialist works.
One of the more famous quotes attributed to Sartre asserts that "man is condemned to be" this
into the world, he is responsible for everything he does."
Ricardo used wool and wine to demonstrate this economic concept
in a two-country system, each
nation should specialize based on relative efficiency of production.
Ricardo lived comfortably after making a fortune betting on this 1815 battle.
This battle saw a rout by Arthur
Wellesley in present-day Belgium, marking the end of the Hundred Days.
Battle of Waterloo
Ricardo feuded with Thomas Malthus regarding these pieces of British legislation.
Enacted in 1815
support domestic grain manufacturing
Robert Peel repealed them in 1846.
Chernenko preceded this man in his most notable role
last General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party
Reagan instructed him to "tear down this wall."
Its objective was to make the command economy more efficient for Soviet
As General Secretary, Gorbachev served as the head of this body, selected by the Central Committee.
It was once
known as the Presidium.
This artist painted a tax collector being inspired to join Christ and Judith Beheading Holofernes
Baroque artist of The Calling of Saint Matthew and Amor Vincit Omnia.
Caravaggio used this artistic technique in The Calling of Saint Matthew and many other paintings.
Its name comes
from the Italian for "light-dark" and it is characterized by high contrast between the two.
Caravaggio also painted one of these objects being held by a young boy
Cézanne also painted several iterations of this still-life subject
Gamal Abdel Nasser was involved in a 1956 crisis named for this location
Napoleon discovered a predecessor of this Egyptian waterway connecting the Mediterranean and Red Seas, which is
protected by the Convention of Constantinople.
Gouverneur Morris proposed to build this canal off of the Mohawk River
connected to Lake Oneida and the
Finger Lakes on the way to its terminus at its namesake body of water.
Before purchasing the Panama Canal Zone from France, the United States planned on constructing a canal in this
A Hong Kongese firm has revived plans for a canal here.
This machine is regarded as the first electronic digital computer.
completed in 1946 at the University of
Pennsylvania, and was operational until 1955.
ENIAC had this designation, which means that given enough time, it can perform any computation
This term is
named for a British computer scientist who decoded the Enigma.
While computers like ENIAC are equipped with binary logic, some computers can instead have this type of logic
truth values can be thought of as -1, 0, and 1
ternary or base three
This quantity is often described as the amount of "disorder" in a system.
Name this quantity that, according to the Second Law of Thermodynamics, is always strictly increasing in the
The Third Law of Thermodynamics states that a perfect crystal with zero entropy has what temperature?
This Law of Thermodynamics states that two temperatures at equilibrium with a different, third system are at
equilibrium with each other.
"all heat is of the same kind."
This artist painted several views of the Parthenon and the volcano Cotopaxi.
Name this student of Thomas Cole, an American landscape painter.
Church painted "the heart" of this mountain range in Western South America, where Cotopaxi is located.
painting is based on his two trips to Ecuador and Columbia, which contain part of this range.
Church and Cole were both members of this "school", named after a New York river.
Members of this group often
painted romanticized scenes of the Northeastern United States.
names a rule for measuring
devised a new method of drawing molecules, with
bonds as lines and electrons as points.
American chemist who created a namesake "dot
This man wrote "A Chronicle of the Conquest of Grenada" before
being appointed Minister to Spain
writer of the collection "The Sketch Book"
includes stories such as "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of
This artist parodied a Édouard Manet painting by replacing the three subjects with coffins in Manet's Balcony.
He painted a red-roofed building behind many identical men falling
from the sky like raindrops in Golconda
Belgian surrealist who, in :The Treachery of Images", stated that a
picture of a pipe was in fact, not a pipe.
The Revolt of the Brotherhoods in the early 16th century protested this practice, as well as King Charles I
A key leader of a particular incarnation was Tomás de Torquemada
series of national purges featuring mass forced conversions, famously initiated by Isabella of Spain.
This man's first work, "A Study of Physical Culture," was published in La Jeunesse under the pseudonym "Mr.
His Red Army evacuated through the Long March before eventually driving
the Kuomintang out of mainland China
initiated the Cultural Revolution and
the Great Leap Forward
At the beginning of this process, two CO2 molecules are stripped to form an acetaldehyde
"citric acid cycle"
name this cycle that follows glycolysis and precedes the electron
temples were built in Kawa and Faras to celebrate this ruler after his death.
George Herbert financed a mission in the
Valley of the Kings that stumbled upon the resting place of this Pharaoh, son of Akhenaten
"boy king" of Egypt, whose tomb was uncovered by
A 1967 summit named for this man held in Cleveland was attended by such athletes as Bill Russell and Jim
participated in both The Rumble in the Jungle and The Thrilla in Manila, and he
fought George Foreman, Sonny Liston and Joe Frazier
only three-time world heavyweight champion,
an American boxer
His Lyric Pieces include "Arietta" and "Wedding Day at Troldhaugen".
Norwegian composer of the
Peer Gynt suite
includes the peaceful song "Morning Mood" and "In the Hall of the Mountain King".
An event at Meryton opens this novel, wherein the protagonist is described as "tolerable, but not handsome
enough to tempt".
Mr. Bingley purchases Netherfield and meets the Bennet
sisters at a ball in this novel
Jane Austen novel of manners wherein Elizabeth Bennet marries the
haughty Mr. Darcy.
Pride and Prejudice
He was James M. Cox's running mate in 1920, and eight years later he would
succeed Al Smith as Governor of New York
proposed adding up to six Justices as part of his court-packing
issued Executive Order 9066 to enforce Japanese internment
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
After a 19th-century yellow fever outbreak, this city lost its city status for 25 years.
Musicians who began their careers in this city include B. B. King, Johnny Cash,
and Elvis Presley
what Tennessee city is named after an ancient
An early demonstration of their theoretical capacity
came in 2001 with a possible demonstration of Shor's algorithm,
The bits of this theoretical device, instead of being binary, would take on any
value between zero and one
type of theoretical machine that operates using qubits.
corresponded with his publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel on the manuscript that would later become
Five Weeks in a Balloon.
Characters created by this
man include Otto Lidenbrock, Passepartout, and Phileas Fogg
French author of
Around the World in 80 Days.
His 1927 work Sex and Repression in Savage Society notably challenges Freud's longstanding belief
of the universal Oedipal complex
authored Magic, Science and Religion.
Polish anthropologist and author of Argonauts of the
Interactions with this
particle could explain the weak and strong nuclear forces and fill the hole in the Standard Model
nickname, the "God particle"
particle that explains mass generation, named for a British physicist.
The narrator of this work declares that he will wear "white flannel trousers" that are "rolled".
hears "the mermaids singing each to each", and throughout the poem "the women come and go / talking of
poem that begins "Let us go then, you and I", a romantic work of T. S. Eliot.
Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
This movement's "forgotten" painter, Alfred Sisley, created primarily landscapes.
name derived from Louis Leroy's
review of a painting of a sunrise created by the most prominent practitioner of this style
mid-19th century art movement that included Edgar
Degas and Claude Monet.
Classes of these objects include symmetric, alternating, and dihedral.
type of set in mathematics, governed by a single associative operation.
Abelian ones have a commutative
operation, and Burnside's Lemma acts on them.
This city, also known as Lacedaemon after one of its
founders, was the homeland of the brother of Agamemnon
Forces from this citystate
appeared at the Battle of Thermopylae when its King Leonidas fought valiantly
that fought the Delian League in the Peloponnesian War
Lagrange's Theorem can be used to prove an important result in number theory, this man's "Little Theorem."
man's "Last Theorem" was proved by Andrew Wiles in the 1990s.
This concept, introduced in Kant's Metaphysics of Morals, is the basis for his deontological system of morals
it is a
stronger maxim than the hypothetical form.
claimed that a spontaneous prayer to St. Anne during a storm led him to
become a monk
German friar who
initiated the Protestant Reformation
composed his 95 Theses in 1515.
This three-part work was penned in the 14th century by a Florentine poet.
Dante Alighieri's most famous poem, which consists of The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The
Since Virgil is a pagan, Dante's guide through Paradiso is this woman
the "glorious lady of his mind".
This branch of Buddhism has a name meaning "Great Vehicle".
Name this branch of Buddhism prevalent in Eastern Asia.
Unlike the Theravada branch, it does not revere the Pali
Kupffer cells are found in the sinusoids
of this organ and break down erythrocytes in this organ
This organ may undergo scarring
known as cirrhosis in alcoholics and is inflamed in all types of hepatitis.
largest digestive organ,
responsible for producing bile.
Another important group theorem is this one, which states that the order of any subgroup divides the order of the
Its proof combines an integer number of disjoint cosets.
His works in the 1790s included Critique of Judgement and Metaphysics of Morals.
Name this German philosopher who authored Critique of Pure Reason.
Kant was also highly influential in this field of philosophy, writing a section in the Critique about its Transcendental
a priori knowledge of geometry derives from everyday experience.
In The Inferno, Dante narrates while he is being led through the nine levels by this Roman poet of The Eclogues .
One of the equations in Maxwell's list is this one
States that EMF is equal to change in flux.
The magnetic analogue of Gauss's Law forbids the existence of these entities.
Dirac theorized about them
first one was recently synthesized at Amherst College.
Another iconic historic photograph is that of the American flag being raised at Iwo Jima during World War 2, taken
by this photographer
List that describes electromagnetic interactions.
Name this list, whose curator names a gas distribution along with Boltzmann
When a giraffe was brought to the Ming court, it was thought to be one of these mythical creatures, depicted with
antlers or horns.
The modern Korean and Japanese words for the giraffe are derived from this animal.
Dances involving costumes of these flying reptiles are common in Chinese New Year celebrations.
Compared to their
bulky, winged Western counterparts, most Asian variants of these are serpentine
Laurasia collided with Gondwana to form this supercontinent,
which lasted from the late Paleozoic to mid-Mesozoic
name is derived from the Greek for "all Earth"
According to Vietnamese lore, one of these animals called Than Quy was presented to Emperor Yao.
All of history
was recorded on its carapace.
This continent contained what is now China, as well as Canada.
which contained the Laurentia and Eurasia cratons.
Most of its land is now in the Northern
Hemisphere, compared to the southern Gondwana.
During the Ordovician period, the tectonic plate under this ancient ocean subducted under Laurentia, creating the
Mercury alloys with other metals go by this name.
These mixtures were once often used as cheap dental fillings but
aren't any longer, due to mercury's toxicity.
One of this author's most famous short stories tells of Sammy toiling at the title grocery store.
Name this author of "A&P."
Updike's most famous series of novels are all titled for this protagonist, a basketball player who shares a nickname
with a small mammal.
Updike said that he wrote Rabbit, Run in response to this beat author's memoir On the Road.
codenamed Operation Urgent Fury.
October 1983 United States-led takedown of a Caribbean island nation's revolutionary government.
invasion of Grenada
Before a veto by the US, this body had moved to declare the invasion "a flagrant violation of international law".
organization is headquartered in New York City.
In honor of the fall of Maurice Bishop's government, Grenadians celebrate a holiday bearing this name every
This quantity can be measured in torrs, atmospheres, and pascals.
the measure of force per unit area.
Gases exert this on the containers in which they are held.
This element is the source of another unit of pressure.
A torr is equal to one millimeter of this element in a barometer.
This international meeting following Germany's unconditional surrender in 1945 was attended by Truman, Churchill,
Attlee, and Stalin,
saw the punishment and division of Germany into four parts
He read one of his own poems, "The Gift Outright" at the inauguration of John F. Kennedy.
author of "After Apple-Picking" and "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"
also wrote "Nothing Gold Can
While living with his family in this nation, Frost published A Boy's Will and North of Boston, .
He subsequently befriended poets from this nation such as Edward Thomas and T. E. Hulme.
This other peer of Frost and T. S. Eliot gave A Boy's Will its first positive review.
He pioneered the Imagist
authored The Cantos.
This centrally-planned nation was occupied by Soviet forces until 1949,
saw less impressive economic growth
than its western neighbor did.
East and West Germany were reunited after this 1989 action demanded by Ronald Reagan
fall of the Berlin Wall
This Conservative Canadian Prime Minister politician served for five years between Mackenzie King's second and third tenures,
own "New Deal" in 1935 to counter the Great Depression.
In this play, Polonius declares that "brevity is the soul of wit" during a long speech.
Shakespeare play wherein Claudius assumes the throne of Denmark after murdering his brother
the dismay of his nephew who titles the play
schoolmate of Hamlet laughs when Hamlet says that "man delights not me".
In an adaptation, he wins a bet by
guessing a coin will always land on "heads".
This British playwright created that absurdist adaptation that takes place "in the wings" of Hamlet, which includes
Rosencrantz's counterpart Guildenstern as well.
Hits from this 1968 album include All You Need is Love, All Together Now, When I'm 64 and the title single.
adapted into a movie that featured the Blue Meanies and the title vessel.
This Beatles album's cover features the four band members crossing a London street.
Come Together and Maxwell's
Silver Hammer are songs released on this album that remain popular.
Conservative Prime Minister was recently replaced by the Liberal Justin Trudeau in the October 2015 elections.
This Liberal Canadian Prime Minister served in the role for 22 years over three disjoint lengths of time
he was Prime Minister throughout the
entirety of World War II.
1968 film, based on Arthur C. Clarke's short story The Sentinel, won the Oscar for Visual Effects,
first Academy Award.
featured Douglas Rain as the haywire HAL 9000.
2001: A Space Odyssey
1964 film featured Major T.J. "King" Kong riding a bomb.
Peter Sellers had three roles in this film, including
the title character
George C. Scott's performance as Buck Turgidson was widely praised.
This was the last album recorded by the Beatles before its dissolution
its soundtrack to the film bearing its name won the Academy Award for Best Soundtrack.
Across the Universe, released on this album, was broadcast throughout the
galaxy in the hopes of contacting aliens.
Let it Be
abusive directing techniques were infamous
director of A Clockwork Orange,
made Shelley Duvall and Jack Nicholson repeat a scene from The
Shining 127 times
this strain of bacteria was the culprit of a recent food poisoning
outbreak at Chipotle restauarnts.
sometimes-infamous bacteria and model organism.
Its lac-operon is highly studied in regulatory genetics
This experiment used E. coli to demonstrate that DNA follows a semiconservative pattern.
It is often called the most
beautiful experiment in biology
The Meselson-Stahl experiment used this technique to quantify the amount of heavy and light nitrogen in the
This technique produces a density gradient.
Several kings of Persia trace their lineage to the grandfather of Cyrus I
gives his name to this alternate name for the
This king of Persia and great-great grandson of Achaemenes is notable for his invasion of Greece,
through the film 300, where his forces fought the Spartans at Thermopylae
Xerxes and his father, Darius I, built a palace and hypostyle hall at this site.
city where Esther marries
King Ahasuerus in the story of Purim.
The left panel also shows one of these animals drinking next to a giraffe.
Gustave Moreau painted a "sacred" one of
Salvador Dalí painted ones with extremely long legs.
Jimmy Carter was a farmer of this vegetable.
Legume which three hundred uses for which were invented by George Washington Carver, though he did not
invent its 'butter' form.
This work shows a giant ear getting impaled in its right section.
nude bathers and a bunch of people
sitting under an enormous strawberry
The Garden of Earthy Delights
In The Garden of Earthly Delights, one of these equine creatures is seen drinking from a pond in the upper left.
of these creatures is also shown captured in a round pen in a famous medieval tapestry.
Carver taught at this university, which was home to the namesake Airmen
founded by Booker T.
Washington advocated for, while fellow civil rights leader du Bois
strongly opposed this
agreement with Caucasian leaders in the South, which provided for education and justice for African-Americans.
In Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism, the person with this title is an incarnation of Avalokiteshvara.
The 14th and current
one is Tenzin Gyatso.
The Dalai Lama is a monk of this school of Tibetan Buddhism.
It is the youngest of the four major Tibetan schools
An early form of this medium was the daguerreotype
Name this artistic medium created in the 19th century.
Matthew Brady and Alexander Gardner used it to portray the
aftermath at Civil War battlefields.
Dorothea Lange took a photo of this woman and her two children, who were displaced during the Dustbowl.
Migrant Mother or Thompson
In the late 19th century, Daniel DeLeon led this group in a failed shift towards socialism
reputation was drastically changed by
an incident at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company
labor union that was supplanted
by the AFL in the late 1880s after the disastrous Haymarket Riot
Knights of Labor
In his "The Theory of Moral
Sentiments", he defended selfishness
outlined the effiiciencies of a pin factory and the benevolence of the invisible hand
economist and author of The Wealth of Nations.
Despite it being a Billy Strayhorn composition, "Take the A Train" is one of this bandleader's
most well known pieces
wrote "Don't Get
Around Much Anymore"
jazz pianist who composed "In a Sentimental Mood" and "It Don't
Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got that Swing)".
This experiment's results were challenged by Felix Ehrenhaft
setup of the experiment involved two charged parallel metal plates whose force was meant
to counteract gravity
experiment in physics that determined the elementary charge of the
electron, conducted by Robert Millikan.
Oil Drop Experiment
temperature of this planet can reach 700 Kelvin
Orbiting the Sun in 88 days
The Mariner 10 flyby of this body made it the last terrestrial planet to be visited,
This character wears a dress decorated with green beetle shells in a painting by John
hallucinates that her hands are
covered with blood that she cannot wash out
convinces her husband to murder Duncan in order to become the King of Scotland.
This author of the
Kruger Telegram lost much of his power after calling the English "mad, mad, mad as March hares"
last German Kaiser
who was ousted in the
final days of World War I.
Wilhelm the 2nd
Famous studies in this activity include the Excelsior and Saavedra
Magnus Carlsen is the current world champion
what game whose best players included Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov?
This sea, which contains the Paracels Islands, is encompassed by the Nine-Dotted Line
connected by the Luzon Strait to the Philippine Sea
disputed sea of the Pacific Ocean
named after a large Asian country to its north.
South China Sea
sold his share of
Grey Matter technology for five thousand dollars.
He lived on Negro Arroyo Lane in Albuquerque with his wife Skyler and their
children, employed the lawyer Saul Goodman, and formerly taught Jesse Pinkman chemistry.
meth cook and the antihero of Breaking Bad.
In one of his
paintings, oranges ripen on the windowsill to represent fertility for the subjects.
collaborated with his brother Hubert on that work, sometimes known as the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb.
Dutch artist of The Ghent Altarpiece and The Arnolfini Portrait
Hydrogen bonds between nitrogenous bases
in this non-DNA molecule create its variable loops and 3-dimensional structure.
A three-nucleotide sequence called
an anticodon is found on these molecules opposite molecules like methionine and alanine
of "clover-leaf" shaped molecules that move amino acids to the ribosome in translation.
In this work, Zerlina sings "Batti, batti" to her fianceé, after her wedding is ruined with the
The finale of this opera
shows the title character being dragged to hell by a statue of the Commendatore
Opera about a Spanish womanizer who refuses to repent, by Wolfgang Amadeus
This man wrote a poem "to the tender heart and brave", titled for his close friend Charles Sumner.
subject of one of his poems did not actually make it "to the bridge in Concord town" but was captured with his horse in
coined the phrase "one if by land,
two if by sea" in his poem "Paul Revere's Ride".
primary type can be
oxidized to aldehydes and then to carboxylic acids
according to the Pasteur effect, their production increases in the absence of oxygen in fermentation
class of compounds containing a hydroxyl or -OH group, examples of which include its grain type,
Every twenty years, a shrine dedicated to this deity is destroyed and then rebuilt.
descendants of this goddess sit on the Chrysanthemum Throne
sister of Susano-O
the Shinto goddess of the Sun.
collection of fifteen short stories titled for this author's home city.
Another story in that
collection tells of Ignatius Gallaher and Thomas Chandler and is titled "A Little Cloud".
Irish author of the short story collection Dubliners and the long novel
he became the reason why people deny, forget, and make mistakes.
He and his wife Hawwa are instructed to avoid
a certain tree, but Iblis convinces them to eat its fruit, causing their expulsion from Paradise
prophet of Islam, who in the Abrahamic religions is the first man created by God.
One of this man's few comedies derived its title from the Rubaiyat and was called Ah, Wilderness!
American realist playwright of Mourning Becomes Electra
described Edmund Tyrone's family in Long Day's Journey Into Night.
In 1219, his army conquered the
he fought his former blood brother Jamukha, and afterwards he enacted the Yassa code.
grandfather of Kublai and
founder of the Mongolian Empire.
Genghis Khan (Temujin)
Priscilla and Aquila helped spread
this group's message
these people were held
responsible by Nero for the Great Fire of Rome
group of religious adherents to Jesus whose ranks included Constantine.
an English king who married six times
This second Tudor monarch became first in line to the throne after the death of his brother Arthur.
married Arthur's widow Catherine of Aragon.
Henry the 8th
Henry used his adviser Thomas Wolsey and his influence in Rome to have his marriage to Catherine annulled in
favor of this other woman
who was beheaded three years after their marriage.
Henry's fourth wife was this Flemish woman, who, according to legend, either looked or smelled like a horse
marriage to her lasted only six months.
Anne of Cleves
Name these geological features that are formed by collapsed land after a volcanic eruption.
Their name comes from
the Spanish word for "boiler".
This largest lake in Indonesia sits on top of a caldera.
It was the site of the largest eruption in the past 25 million
years, which registered at a volcanic explosivity index of 8.
The caldera under this national park was the site of eruptions that formed the Snake River Plain.
Today, heat from the
caldera fuels geysers in this national park such as Old Faithful.
This adventurer has drawn comparisons to Odysseus, and his travels were eventually recorded in One Thousand and
Name this sailor from Baghdad who went on seven voyages in the Indian Ocean.
He tells his stories to a porter of the
In his fifth voyage, Sinbad is chased by one of these large mythical raptors after stealing its eggs.
They are tricked
into mining diamonds in his second voyage.
Also in his fifth voyage, Sinbad fights this type of deity.
Greek examples include Proteus as well as Nereus, the
father of Thetis.
This popular game was the basis for a 2012 film that saw Liam Neeson and Rihanna atop the title vessel.
is unclear if the missile system was based on the canonical grid.
In this Robin Williams feature, Alan Parrish has been trapped inside the title board game for 26 years.
loosely considered a sequel.
This film series includes the installments The Rise of Cobra and Retaliation.
It is based on the Hasbro action figures,
who were marketed as "Real American Heroes".
Le Train de Nulle Part, a novel by Michel Thaler, contains no words of this type.
These words include the transitive
and auxiliary varieties.
The second chapter of Christian Bök's Eunoia contains no vowels other than this one.
Vincent Wright's Gadsby contains this vowel zero times.
Like Gadsby, this novel by Georges Perec conspicuously lacks the letter 'e'.
It tells of the friends of Anton Vowl
searching to fill the emptiness that they inexplicably feel.
Name this law derived from a combination of Boyle's and Gay-Lussac's Law
which is mathematically expressed as
ideal gas law
This variation of the ideal gas law has factors a and b that attempt to compensate for pressure and volume irregularity
present in gases not at standard temperature and pressure.
Van der Waals
Gases also undergo effusion which can be modeled mathematically as proportional to the square root of molar mass,
as per this man's eponymous equation.
This character kills his adopted son Ikemefuna.
Name this Igbo clan leader and local wrestling champion,
the son Unoka and father of Nwoye.
Okonkwo appears in this novel set in a Nigerian village during British rule.
A line from the W.B. Yeats poem "The
Second Coming" lends its name to this novel's title.
Things Fall Apart
Okonkwo was created by this author Things Fall Apart and its sequel, No Longer at Ease.
New Holland was a historical name for this country
The Dutch explorer Willem Janszoon first found this large Southern Hemisphere island,
Abel Tasman was
the first to apply it to this island country.
Janszoon also gave a part of Australia this name, which comes from a Dutch province.
Abel Tasman later used this
name for a nearby country made up of North and South islands, with a capital at Wellington.
A later explorer, James Cook also went to the eastern part of New Holland
landing the HMS Endeavor for the first
time in this bay, 13 kilometers south of modern day Sydney.
He is known for his loud orchestral soundtracks, including The Lion King and Gladiator.
Name this Grammy- and Oscar-winning film composer for The Dark Knight and Inception who is known for his use
This recent Zimmer soundtrack was for yet another Christopher Nolan film, which starred Matthew McConaughey,
Anne Hathaway and Matt Damon
featured the gargantuan black hole cleverly named Gargantua.
For the Inception soundtrack, Zimmer mixed a recording of this French singer's song "Non, je ne regrette rien".
This quantity is the fourth of the quantum numbers describing an electron.
Name this intrinsic quantum property of particles, analogous to angular momentum.
Bosons have integer values for
this quantity, while fermions have half-integer values.
This experiment named for its two German creators verified the existence of quantum spin by deflecting particles in a
direction based on their quantum spin number.
This effect allows the spin of a particle to be isolated from the particle itself.
It was first observed in 2014 with
neutrons and their magnetic moment, and is named after a literary feline.
This man composed such tunes as "I've Got Rhythm" and "It Ain't Necessarily So"
Name this Jewish-American composer of the aforementioned works as well as Lady Be Good and Of Thee I Sing.
One of Gershwin's classical works is this one with a jazz influence.
Its clarinet glissando opens the Woody Allen
Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin created this orchestral work, originally titled Rumba, after spending a vacation in Havana.
This school of thought advocated for a simple life that minimizes pain.
Lucretius, author of On the Nature of Things, and Horace, who quipped "Carpe Diem," subscribed to what
Epicureanism is part of this larger school of thought,
objective is to maximize net pleasure
believes that people have the right to attempt to maximize their own pleasure so long as others' rights remain intact.
Epicureanism became popular among philosophers of this era via Michel de Montaigne's quoting of Lucretius.
time of "rebirth" in the 15th and 16th centuries saw philosophy inspired by the works of the Greeks flourish.
Julius Caesar famously said "The die is cast" as he crossed this river to enter Rome, igniting a civil war that would
culminate with his being appointed Dictator.
During the American Revolution, General Howe and his troops crossed this Pennsylvania river north of the American
The British victory at the battle named for this river allowed them to occupy Philadelphia
The area over this river, which flows into the Yellow Sea, was known as "MiG Alley" during the Korean War.
Chinese soldiers preemptively crossed it to face UN forces.
This massacre occurred on April 20, 1999.
Name this high school shooting carried out by two Colorado students, which resulted in increased scrutiny of
antidepressants and violence in video games.
A July 2012 shooting took place in a movie theater in this Colorado city during a Batman film.
The shooter, James E.
Holmes, was subsequently apprehended, but pleaded not guilty by insanity.
A 1996 shooting in this nation's city of Port Arthur led to their still-standing assault weapons ban; this nation has not
had a mass shooting since.
This man's first son was named Gershom, meaning "a stranger there".
Name this Biblical figure who married Zipporah while in exile in Midian after his murder of an Egyptian overseer.
Shortly after leaving Egypt, Moses rescued Zipporah from shepherds harassing her at a well.
This priest, his soon-to be
father-in-law was so grateful, he granted Moses her hand in marriage.
While in Midian, Moses also encountered the burning bush, a major plot element of this book of the Bible
takes its English name from the mass movement of the Hebrews from Egypt.
This book was published posthumously, and won the 1980 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.
Name this novel telling of Ignatius J. Reilly's misadventures,
partly inspired by his obsession with the writings of
A Confederacy of Dunces
This author finished A Confederacy of Dunces while working in Puerto Rico.
He killed himself at the age of 31 after
suffering from depression and the rejection of his writings.
Reilly lives in this city with his mother.
This city is known for its French influenced cuisine, which includes gumbo
and po' boys.
The Reidemeister moves allow for moving and twisting components of these.
Name these structures studied by Vaughan Jones, who gives his name to a polynomial unique to each of
One of the simplest is the trefoil, and they can be visualized by tying a string.
Jones received this highest achievement in mathematics for his work in knot theory.
Awarded every four years,
notable recipients of this prize have included Terence Tao and Maryam Mirzakhani.
This Greek mathematician and physicist appears on the obverse of the Fields Medal.
He once remarked that "Give
me a place to stand and with a lever I will move the whole world".
This poem originally featured direct criticism of evangelist and former White Stockings player Billy Sunday, but
editor Alfred Harcourt removed it.
Name this Carl Sandburg poem about "The Hog Butcher for the World."
Sandburg wrote a poem titled for this plant
which buries the bodies piled "at Austerlitz and Waterloo", that implores
the reader to "Let me work".
The War Years is part of Sandburg's biography of this man.
Sandburg won a Grammy for a performance with the
New York Philharmonic of a Copland piece named for this president.
This man's "Factory" studio was a gathering place for his namesake superstars.
Name this pop artist, a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who created several screen print images of Campbell's
Warhol also created a "diptych" of fifty nearly identical silkscreened images of this actress
who appeared in Some
Like It Hot and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
Another common subject for Warhol was this object, controversial due to the ongoing debate on the death penalty in
the United States.
The one pictured in his prints is thought to be from Sing-Sing prison.
Secretions from these animals are traditionally used as toxins in the ammunition of the Emberá Chocó peoples.
Name this brightly colored group of small frogs native to South America
Poison dart frogs display this type of adaptation that utilizes bright colors as an alert to predators of their potential
Monarch butterflies also exhibit this signal in their bright orange wings.
The Mullërian form of this phenomenon occurs when one species, although not poisonous itself, develops similar
coloring to a poisonous species to deter predators.
It is a general term for any sort of similarities between two species that
confer advantages to one or both.
He sent a copy of his paper to Charles Darwin, who never read it.
Name this Czech monk and father of genetics who experimented on 7 different traits in pea plants including seed
texture and flower color.
A way of visualizing Mendelian genetics is through these diagrams
which list allele combinations from both parents
on opposite sides of the title shape.
Mendel's theories posited that different alleles for separate traits follow this principle of randomly being assigned to
One desirable trait for these is stability
The 'bubble' type repeatedly swaps adjacent elements, and the inefficient
'bogo' type randomly permutes the elements
algorithms whose goal is to order the elements of a list.
tributaries include the Bani
and the Banue.
Timbuktu, and eventually into the Gulf of Guinea.
river of western Africa that is the namesake
of two countries.
its annexation was called for by Henry Cabot Lodge following the Spanish-American War.
nation was the site of the Moro Rebellion,
nation where Emilio Aguinaldo led guerilla forces and Admiral George Dewey was victorious at
the Battle of Manila Bay.
A modification of this law, called the GHK equation, accounts for all ions
equation in chemistry that states that RT over nF times the natural log of the reaction quotient
subtracted from a reference value gives a cell's voltage
named for a German scientist.
The Tuonen tytti leads Väinämöinen into one of these places
visitors to a Greek version of this realm must first pass Charon and
places exemplified by Hades, and Hell in Christianity.
land of the dead
The Belgians surrendered in the battle preceding this action, during which over 400 tanks were
The Halt Order given by Hitler gave time for this event to happen
1940 action, codenamed "Operation
Dynamo" which took place on the beaches and harbors of northern France
Works by this band include "My Apocalypse" and "Death Magnetic"
Credited with causing the downfall of Napster, this band has been consistently
outspoken against P2P file sharing
metal band with drummer Lars Ulrich, fronted by James
along with iron was the source of
"Discourses" during the Han dynasty.
The British tax on this substance inspired Mahatma Gandhi to lead a march to the sea and
produce some of this mineral.
seasoning used to preserve meats that can be procured from the
ocean and primarily contains sodium chloride.
Truman Capote and Norman Mailer wrote in the style of creative nonfiction, which was also known as the "New"
form of this practice
and Joseph Pulitzer published sensational articles in the "yellow" form of this genre.
non-fiction that reports news.
Many of his mathematical works were refinements on the work of Gottlob Frege
He gave an unfalsifiable argument
that a piece of china is between Earth and Mars, which is now called his "teapot".
pacifist, mathematician, logician, philosopher and author of Principia Mathematica and Why I Am Not a Christian.
Goya painted a self-portrait with one person of this profession named Arrieta,
students watch as one man with this profession perform a dissection in a Rembrandt painting that shows his "anatomy
occupation, held by Paul Gachet and Nicolaes Tulp, that requires a medical degree.
Three sadists in this novel, Warren, Washington and William, are connected to the primary antagonist by a
perceived telephone line
the Combine purportedly placed Chief Bromden and the other patients
in a facility run by a woman who rations cigarettes, Nurse Ratched
what Ken Kesey novel tells of Randall
P. McMurphy's time at an Oregon mental asylum?
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One branch of this tradition believes that there are three cloud-souls and seven white-souls that together form
the human soul.
Lao Tzu wrote the central text of this religion
Chinese school of
philosophy that means "the way"?
One play set in this country sees Nonno write his last poem and the Reverend Shannon give tours to American
visitors in "The Night of the Iguana" by Tennessee Williams.
One novelist from this country told of the
title business man in The Death of Artemio Cruz.
home to Carlos Fuentes and Octavio
A white dwarf may experience this event when it
exceeds the Chandrasekhar limit
They can be caused by the
core collapse of an especially sizable star, and are grouped either as Type I or Type II.
name these stellar
The narrator of one of this man's works knows that he shall meet his fate "somewhere in the clouds above" as
the title "...Airman forsees his Death".
"Sailing to Byzantium".
Irish poet of "The Second Coming."
Along with Robert Lewis and Cheryl Crawford, this man is attributed with introducing and popularizing
Method Acting in America
Films directed by this man included East of Eden and On the Waterfront
director who brought Marlon Brando to fame with A Streetcar Named Desire.
One person with this surname lost a gubernatorial election to the then-incumbent Lawton Chiles, and he
declined the position of NFL Commissioner while still Governor
President won an election alongside Dan Quayle.
elder son also served as President, defeating Al
Gore in 2000 and John Kerry in 2004.
In yeast, these structures may produce black particles made of crystallized sodium phosphates named "dancing
pump out excess
water are called contractile ones while those used in digestion are called 'food' ones.
Organelles that may represent 90% of a cell's volume and that play a role in the
storage of water, food and other materials.
In an opera by this composer, the priests of Dagon dance a Bacchanale just before their temple is pulled down
by one of the title characters
"Samson and Delilah"
French composer who
created Danse macabre and The Carnival of the Animals.
character waits for a "click"
after he drinks alcohol to cope with death of his friend Skipper
Gooper and Mae attempt to steal their father's
estate from that character
Tennessee Williams play about
the Pollitt family's feud over inheritance.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
The Housatonic was sunk by the H. L. Hunley, a ship from this nation during the Civil War.
This nation's ironclad
Virginia also fought the Monitor.
Admiral Yi Sun-shin of this country used turtle ships, featuring covered, spiked decks, to fight off Japanese
Pal were three-masted warships employed by this Indian confederacy
which rose to power under Shivaji and lasted
The writing of this poem was interrupted by the apocryphal "Person from Porlock."
Name this incomplete poem that tells of the city Xanadu; its mere 54 lines were only published in 1816 at the urging
of Lord Byron.
poem told by the title character at a wedding, is about a sailor who shoots an albatross.
alludes to a type of frost rather than a poetic style.
"The Rime of The Ancient Mariner"
"Kubla Khan" and "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" were written by what author of "Christabel"
a friend of
Name this demon who bargains with God and three archangels over the right to tempt a young man to evil,
granted free reign, "as long as he on Earth shall live."
One author who uses the Faust myth, in which Mephistopheles offers a scholar all his heart desires, is this man
master, a prominent member of the Sturm und Drang literary movement.
In his 1604 version of Faust, this author calls him Faustus instead, possibly as a result of writing in English.
wrote the history plays Tamburlaine and Edward II.
Name these self-propagating social structures that change as they are passed between individuals, known as the
cultural analogue to the gene.
Examples include the question of how dogs would wear pants and John Cena.
Memes and meme theory were introduced in the 1976 book The Selfish Gene by this evolutionary biologist.
noted atheist also published The God Delusion and is notably controversial on Twitter.
The Selfish Gene more generally discusses altruism in society and its connection to survival, describing how societies
reach what Dawkins calls evolutionarily stable strategies, which are examples of what stable states in game theory where
no individual is incentivized to deviate?
This organ contains Purkinje fibers that assist in transmitting electrical impulses at a steady beat.
Name this valve-containing organ that is responsible for pumping blood throughout the body.
These cells, located in the Bundle of His and the sinoatrial node, dictate the rhythm of the heartbeat.
They share their
name with a medical device used to regulate that same heartbeat.
This type of cell makes up cardiac muscle
contains myofibrils and sarcomeres.
This author has been described as "Nebraska's foremost citizen" for her works set there.
Name this modernist author of Death Comes for the Archbishop and My Ántonia.
Cather also penned this novel in which Thea Kronborg dreams of being an opera star.
Song of the Lark
Collectively, The Song of the Lark, O Pioneers! and My Ántonia are known as Cather's "This trilogy",
the Midwestern frontiers where they are set. Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote of a "Little House on" this place.
In the Prose Edda, Snorri Sturluson claims that this mythical location was based on the city of Troy.
Name this place home to Thor, whom Snorri portrays as a grandson of Priam.
Odin rules this realm of the gods,
which contains Valhalla and is destroyed during Ragnarök.
Ratatoskr is a squirrel that relays messages up and down this structure that connects the nine worlds of Norse
One of its three roots extends into Asgard and Midgard.
Asgard is connected to Midgard by this bridge
which is destroyed by the sons of Muspell during Ragnarök.
Among producers, Kanye West ranks behind only Quincy Jones in the number of Grammys won.
Kanye West sampled this French electronic duo in his song "Stronger", which won for Best Rap Solo Performance.
This group reentered the mainstream with their 2013 hit single "Get Lucky"
"Blame Game", a track on the Best Rap Album-winning My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, features a sample of
"Avril 14th" by this British producer. His latest album is 2014's Syro.
The chorus of "Heard 'Em Say", a song from Best Rap Album Late Registration, is reused in this band's "Nothing
Other songs from their album It Won't Be Soon Before Long include "Makes Me Wonder" and "Wake Up
Congressional sessions open with a recitation of this statement.
Name this statement often recited at school in the morning, to which
the phrase "under God" was added in 1954.
Pledge of Allegiance
The author of the Pledge of Allegiance was this Christian socialist,
created it for schools to celebrate the 400th
anniversary of Columbus's voyage.
The 1943 Supreme Court case West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette questioned the pledge as in
violation of religious law forbidding this practice
such as that against making up graven images in Exodus that was also
protested in iconoclastic movements.
This man wrote Elementary Treatise of Chemistry, often considered the first modern chemistry textbook.
Name this French chemist, known for the discovery of oxygen
often called the father of modern chemistry.
Lavoisier's discovery of oxygen demonstrated the mechanism of combustion, thereby disproving the existence of this
hypothetical "fire-like element" previously believed to be necessary for burning.
During the French revolution, Lavoisier was accused of selling this substance and was guillotined as a result.
popularly cultivated at Jamestown for use in pipe smoking and is a major constituent of modern day cigarettes
The Sho Dynasty ruled this kingdom, which contains what is now the westernmost point of Japan.
Name this archipelagic kingdom between Japan and Taiwan that lasted from the 15th through 19th centuries.
U.S. Military bases currently occupy 20% of this island in the Ryukyus,
the site of the largest amphibious
assault in the Pacific War.
The Ryukyu Kingdom became a vassal state of this Domain during the Edo Period.
A rebellion of discontent samurai
during the Meiji Era was named after it.
Edward FitzGerald attributed to this a collection of poetry known as the Rubaiyat to this Persian mathematician
astronomer from the middle-ages
This Hungarian-born member of the Institute for Advanced Study coined the term Mutually Assured Destruction
developed many subfields of quantum mechanics, economics and computer science.
on Neumann invited this Polish scientist to join him at the IAS.
He shares the name of a bomb design with Edward
Dominique Strauss-Kahn headed this organization until his 2011 resignation.
Name this international financial organization that works to ensure global economic security.
It should not be
confused with the World Bank, whose goals are more humanitarian.
IMF (International Monetary Fund)
This struggling European nation was the first to default on an IMF loan.
Its Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras
stepped down for less than a month in 2015.
Tsipras has served as the leader of this Greek political party since 2009.
Also known as the Coalition of the Radical
its members staunchly oppose German-led austerity measures.
This 1969 musical focuses on the drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence
features such songs as
"But, Mr. Adams", "The Lees of Old Virginia" and "The Egg".
It shares its title with a David McCullough book.
This 2009 musical reimagines its title president as a rockstar who advocates for "Populism Yea Yea"
"The Corrupt Bargain" between John Quincy Adams, John Calhoun and Henry Clay.
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
Although he wasn't a president, this man titles a new Broadway musical that includes the song "My Shot" and
characters such as King George III and Aaron Burr.
Perhaps more famously, this man appears on the $10 bill.
This conflict was stalled for 12 years until the outbreak of the Thirty Years' War.
Name this war in which William of Orange was successful in overthrowing Habsburg rule over the Netherlands
80 Years' War
The Eighty Years' War, like the Thirty Years' War, was ended by a series of treaties collectively known by this term.
Peace of Westphalia
Dutch independence was formally recognized by Philip IV at this city in northwestern Germany.
An earlier rebellion
in this city led to Anabaptists being left in cages to die.
Practitioners of this syncretic religion are known as "sèvitè" or servants of the spirits.
Haiti and Louisiana hold many of the practitioners of this religion, well known for its eponymous dolls.
This highest deity in Vodou interacts with Earth primarily through the loa,
his underlings, which have
been compared to angels.
Many practitioners of Vodou speak dialects of this language
a combination of various languages and French.
This Buddhist priest, who lives and trains at a monastery, befriends the club-footed Kashiwagi, who teaches him
corrupted, misunderstood Buddhist teachings.
First published in 1956, Mizoguchi appears in this novel by Yukio Mishima,
he is transfixed by the beauty
of the titular building, until he burns it down.
It is based off of real events.
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion takes place on this island nation, known for its traditional practice of Zen
This opera begins outside a cigarette factory.
Name this opera in which the title character sings "Habanera", which makes heavy use of the chromatic scale,
wooing the soldier Don José.
The aria "Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre" from Carmen has this popular
name derived from the profession of its singer, Escamillo.
Carmen was the last work of this French composer
also composed The Pearl Fishers.
This class is distinguishable by deformation when a shear stress is applied.
The difference in how syrup and ethanol flow is due to this property shared by most fluid
relates to the
impact of fluid particles moving at different speeds on overall flow.
This set of partial differential equations used to describe the behavior of a viscous fluid was introduced by two
scientists in 1822.
Solving them is one of the Clay Institute Millennium Prize Problems.
In this work, two young girls light lanterns in a garden. For ten points each:
Name this painting of the daughters of Frederick Barnard which prominently features the title flowers.
Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose
Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose was painted by this man who also painted Virginie Gautreau in Portrait of Madame X
"The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit"
Sargent also created the painting Gassed which depicts numerous soldiers in blindfolds and uniform for participation
in this war
where they had presumably been mustard gassed.
World War 1
This thinker was considered to be the first philosopher in the Greek tradition by Aristotle
he taught Anaximander,
who taught Pythagoras.
Thales believed the universe was made up of this substance
one of Empedocles' four roots and a classical
element along with fire, earth and air.
Thales was also a noted geometer, and he used his knowledge of similar triangles to measure the height of these
tombs of the Menkaure and Khafre
pyramids of Giza
"The Bottle Imp", was first published in the collection South Sea Tales,
which was inspired by this author's travels to New Zealand and Samoa
Another novel by this author
features Jim Hawkins and Long John Silver
Scottish author of Treasure Island and Dr. Jekyll
and Mr. Hyde.
This company's logo was famously designed by Paul Rand
A computer built by this company that currently operates at two healthcare facilities
is named for this company's first CEO, Thomas Watson, and beat Ken Jennings at Jeopardy!.
multinational computer company once known as "Big Blue."
IBM (International Business Machines)
Invented by James Devonshire, John Jaques III trademarked one commonly used name for this game.
One notable doubles pairing is Timo Boll and
Ma Long, both of whom are ranked in the top 10 in the world by the ITTF
name this game played with a
paddle, small plastic ball and a net on a flat surface.
inhibited during late stages of herpes simplex virus infections.
its failure in the human body causes webbed fingers and
the mitochondrial release of cytochrome c can trigger what process of programmed cell death?
This man's friendship with Carlos Chávez formed a deep influence on his understanding of musical tone,
inspiring his first ever international success "El Salon Mexico"
He composed suites like Billy the Kid and Rodeo before composing a work choreographed by
American composer of the ballet Appalachian Spring, which has a movement inspired by the Shaker hymn "Simple
This man's service during World War II inspired his novel Love the Revolution! and the poem "Prussian
Another of his works is the semi-autobiographical
allegorical novel Cancer Ward
author of One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich and The Gulag
This mathematical branch shares a name with a type of structure that satisfies the Jacobi identity
Its fundamental theorem states that every non-constant complex
polynomial has at least one root
may be summarized by "find x".
In 2015, this organization's Ethics Committee banned Jack Warner for life
suspension of President Sepp Blatter for 90 days
A concurrent investigation concerns this
organization's role in awarding events to Russia in 2018 and Qatar in 2022
Cooley sought out ways to cause factions to form in this group
member of the "Five Good
Tribes" were the plaintiffs in Worcester v. Georgia,
Native American tribe whose writing system was invented by
This figure killed Halirrhothius, who was the rapist of his daughter Alcippe
During the Trojan War, he was stabbed by Diomedes, and his scream stopped battles from both sides.
Greek god of war.
author of The History of Madness described the use of the "medical gaze" by doctors to subtract
patients' humanities from their bodies
Another work of his described the Great Confinement while criticizing
author of Madness and Civilization and Discipline and Punish.
Its time derivatives include jounce, snap, crackle and pop, though its first time derivative is called
Velocity squared divided by radius gives its centripetal form
rate of change of velocity
This city's Metropolitan Crest is a monochromatic sun emanating six beams of light
host of the 1964 and 2020 Summer Olympics
became the de facto national
capital when Emperor Meiji relocated
In one story in this text, Caesar's daughter refutes his claim that God is a thief by arguing that it is better that
Adam's rib was taken in his sleep.
A 14-volume codification of this text was composed by Maimonides
commentary on and interpretation of Jewish jurisprudence
The Black Tom munitions explosion occurred on an island named for this concept
A Utilitarian essay was written by John
Rand and Ron Paul are proponents of a political ideology named for this concept
This artist painted a portrait of a man in a brown coat and white collar, Juan de Pareja
Cupid holds a mirror in front of the nude title goddess in this painter's "Rokeby
In his most famous painting, a nun and a man on a stairwell appear in the background, while a large dog and two
dwarves stand beside the title ladies-in-waiting
Sicily is a hotspot of mining this element
rubber production due to its role in vulcanization
called brimstone in the Bible
known for its distinctive yellow color and for smelling like rotten eggs.
The protagonist of this story was once called the "Golden Cicada", and is reunited with his mother after she
promises to donate one hundred pairs of shoes.
Buddha on Vulture Peak
Great Classical Novel of China where
Xuanzang and Sun Wukong travel to India.
Journey to the West
One pioneer of the bebop style who played this instrument was a member of the "Trio" and "Quintet," Max
Buddy Rich was known as "Traps" because of his "wonder"ous
ability to play this instrument
Jo Jones, a member of the rhythm section who played this instrument, threw his cymbal at
Charlie Parker's feet.
were not originally titled and many were published posthumously by her family
solitary "Belle of Amherst"
wrote the poem "Because I
could not stop for death".
Robert Guiscard performed this action
on Hildebrand's behalf in 1084
Geiseric led the Vandals in
this action in 455,
Pope Leo I talked Attila the Hun out of performing what action involving destruction of an empire's capital?
European nation, home to cities such as Balboa and Pamplona in the separatist Basque Country
This Basque separatist organization is known for its violent tactics
assassinated Prime Minister Luis
Carrero Blanco with a car bomb in 1973
The ETA's logo features a snake, representing politics
around one of these objects, representing armed struggle.
This creature, a "light-winged Dryad of the trees" is never actually mentioned in the John Keats poem it titles.
The only thing moving in this Wallace Stevens poem was the eye of the title bird.
The speaker observes that this
coal-colored avian "sat / In the cedar-limbs"
"13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
This large seabird titles a poem from Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du mal.
Ford Prefect, who took his name from a car model, Marvin the Paranoid Android, and Arthur Dent travel to
Betelgeuse in this Douglas Adams series.
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Alex DeLarge has a predilection for "ultraviolence" and frequents the Korova Milk Bar, where he and
his "droogs" drink laced refreshments.
A Clockwork Orange
In this novel, the mantra is "everyone belongs to everyone else"
is set in the year 632 "After Ford".
Brave New World
Franz Boas was her doctoral advisor at Columbia University.
author of Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies.
Mead's most famous work comes from studies done on the island of Ta'u in this location.
Coming of Age in Samoa
This anthropologist published two books criticizing Coming of Age in Samoa,
including The Fateful Hoaxing of
This man's policies concerning circumcision sparked the Bar Kokhba Revolt.
Name this "good" Roman emperor who built a namesake wall in Britain.
In the Bar Kokhba Revolt, Hadrian sent his general Julius Severus to this Roman province.
It was the birthplace of
the historian Josephus.
58 years before the Bar Kokhba Revolt began, the First Jewish-Roman War ended at what location
remaining members the Sicarii killed themselves?
Trisecting an arbitrary angle is an impossible challenge using these objects.
two instruments are used in classical constructions,
allow you to draw circles and straight lines?
compass and straightedge
Compass-and-straightedge constructions cannot solve equations of degree 3 or higher, which is why this problem
cannot be solved with only the two.
It is equivalent to finding the one-third power of 2.
doubling the cube
This area of mathematics was used to show that trisection and cube-doubling are impossible.
also used to show
that there is no generic formula for the roots of a fifth-degree polynomial.
This title character of a novel by Leo Tolstoy falls in love with Count Vronsky to the dismay of her husband, Alexei
Alexander Pushkin wrote about this character who kills Lensky in a duel and is rejected by his earlier love Tatiana in
a novel in verse.
The character came to title the "stanza" of rhyme scheme and meter used in the novel.
author of A Hero of Our Time succeeded Pushkin following the latter's death as a leading Russian poet.
he also died as a result of a duel.
namesake "folly" pertained to a purchase of land from Russia.
member of the Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson cabinets who was almost assassinated on the same
day as Lincoln.
Seward held this role under both Lincoln and Johnson.
Other holders of this office included the first, Thomas
Jefferson, as well as Henry Clay
Secretary of State
Secretary of State under Grover Cleveland
issued his "Corollary" during a border dispute between Britain and
Dark Magician and Blue-Eyes White Dragon are characters in Duel Monsters, which is the basis of this anime and
It is also the name of a popular trading card game.
-If a Duelist has all five in his hand, then he
automatically wins the Duel.
-Egyptian symbol of protection
-emblem of a falcon-headed Egyptian god.
Eye of Horus
-This man's Hannibal Crossing the Alps shows very little of the title figure, instead focusing a looming snowstorm.
-British painter who portrayed a rabbit and an oncoming train in "Rain, Steam, and Speed"
-Another staple of Turner's paintings were these objects
-often shown battling great waves on the open ocean, or in
the case of Calais Pier, docking.
-He also painted the sick and dying being thrown from a "slave" one of these vehicles.
-Although not showing a ship per se
-Théodore Géricault painting shows the aftermath of a shipwreck of the coast
Raft of Medusa
When Amulius seized the throne of Alba Longa from Numitor, this woman was forced to become a Vestal Virgin. ame this woman, who gave birth to two boys while serving as priestess but claimed Mars was their father.
-One of those boys went on to found this city on seven hills adjacent to the Tiber
-after killing his brother Remus.