Belle Fezziwig Charles Dickens Three ghosts Ebenezer Scrooge
The Lost Hero
Novel Main character Jason Doesn't remember anything Leo, Piper
Gone With the Wind
Novel Atlanta Rhett, Melanie, twins Brent and Stuart Tarleton
Orator Former slave Famous narrative of life Speaker for cause of abolition
Araminta Ross "Moses" Underground Railroad
Number of amendment passed After Civil War Made slavery illegal
Peter and the Wolf Sleeping Beauty Flight of the Bumblebee Night on Bald Mountain Composers of what nationality?
Can-Can Bolero Carmen Composers of what nationality?
Unfinished Symphony Surprise Symphony Blue Danube Waltz Composers of what nationality?
Religion Tallit, yarmulke/kippah for male members 9th largest Religion/Mythology in world Holidays Pesach, Yom Kippur, Hanukkah
Jewish New Year Holiday
Jewish holiday Festival of Lots Esther's defeat of Haman
Porifera Nematoda Echinodermata Level of classification 2nd largest
Centipedes Class Chilopoda What phylum?
Solitary or colonial polyp Bell-shaped, free swimming medusa Jellyfish What phylum?
17th century English Painter The Blue Boy
Age of Mammals Age of Flowering Plants, Birds, Insects Era that includes time that we are living
Iowa Territory 1846 Medal of Honor - 1872 Annie Oakley Sitting Bull Born William Frederick Cody
"Yesterday, from nine until twelve o'clock, I volunteered at a local non-profit in Marietta, and we had to drive for 20 minutes." How many prepositional phrases?
State Hoh Rainforest Olympic Peninsula Mount Rainier Snake River Mt. Saint Helens Seattle
Chemical name for table salt
Boston Tea Party
Refusal by Governor Hutchinson to allow the Eleanor, Dartmouth, and Beaver to return to England Intolerable Acts December 16, 1773 British commodity into water
Born Domenikos Thetokopoulous Greek heritage View of Toledo Religious paintings of Christ
The Ranger's Apprentice
Series of adventure novels Will Knight Halt Araluen
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
CPR Acronym for what?
The Social Network
Movie Columbia Pictures Mark Zuckerberg Founding of Facebook
Tiresias blindness and prophecy Nausicaa, Telemachus in Odyssey Born from Zeus's head Defeated Poseidon, Arachne Greek godess Counterpart of Minerva Aides heroes Represents war and wisdom
All Greek gods helped create First woman Curious, opened box
Daughter of Demeter Pomegranate seeds Hades Half the year in the Underworld
Breg and Brigach Rivers River Flows through Linz, Belgrade, Bratislava Empties in Romania Eastern Europe "Blue river" Waltz named after it
Longest river in England, not UK Thoroughfare of London
Paris lies on it "Romantic" river Outlet in English Channel
French artist Paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings Leader of Impressionism Preferred to be called realist Many paintings of horseracing "The Dance Class" - ballerinas
Painter "Birth of Venus" "Venus on the Half Shell"
"School of Athens"
Raphael - "Sistine Madonna" and this Features philosophers, scientists
War of 1812
Richard Johnson - killed Tecumseh Andrew Jackson War Fought in New Orleans Between Americans and British Same year - destruction of White House
First Lady Saved portrait of George Washington from White House when British tried to burn Washington D.C.
Francis Scott Key
After bombing of Fort Henry, wanted to write song Song lines: "flag was still there"
Lye/caustic soda When pure, white solid - usually drain cleaner NaOH
Magnesium sulfate heptahydrate Used/sooth aching muscles in bath
Common name for sodium hypochlorite Often used in cleaning
1001 Arabian Nights
Dead young woman found in chest Giant roc "Open Sesame" Chinese boy finds genie in a lamp Originally compiled in Arabic Sinbad the Sailor, Ali Baba, Aladdin
The Little Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Young royal boy and his small planet
(Miguel de) Cervantes
Author Contemporary of Shakespeare Novel about errant night who tilts at windmills, Don Quixote
Volstead act A "noble experiment" 18th amendment Opposed by bootleggers and speakeasies Repealed by 21st amendment
TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority)
Roosevelt's longest lasting program Created hydroelectric dams in the southeast
CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps)
Employed young workers To build state parks, roads, and do public service projects
State with the most lighthouses Cities: Detroit, Grand Rapids, Cadillac, Livonia, Kalamazoo City Flint located in the "Thumb" or "Mitten" Detroit car capitol
Atomic number 77 Name comes from Latin for rainbow
"The Old Man and the Sea"
Novel Title character "forty days unlucky" Manolin Fisherman named Santiago Author Ernest Hemingway
Haiti + ________ = Island of Hispaniola
Fictional character 9-year-old redhead with pigtails Model for Lisbeth, protagonist of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Ingrid Lindgren Daughter of Ephraim Longstocking
Big Bang Theory
Horizon Problem Belgian Georges Lemaitre Suggests primordial hot, dense area has expanded to become our universe
Ulysses S. Grant
Creation of Department of Justice Whiskey Ring 18th president of the US Accepted Robert E. Lees surrender Civil War General
Saul's harp player Slew Goliath Name same as main symbol of Judaism - star named after him Wrote Book of Psalms
All share same name... Last name of Silly Putty inventor Author of "Black Boy", "Native Son" Architect of house Fallingwater Bike-shop owners famous in Kitty Hawk Architect Frank Lloyd _____ Last names of "inventors of the airplane"
Treaty of Nonsuch Spanish Armada defeated under their reign Reign - death of Mary, Queen of Scots Daughter of Anne Boleyn "Virgin Queen" Namesake British golden era
Interior layer of earth Viscous 84% of volume of Earth Above outer core, below crust
The Book Thief
Novel Set during WWII in Germany Author Markus Zusak Liesel Meminger Liesel scratches out existense for self by stealing when comes across something unresistable to her - books
Author of Dystopian novel Citizens consume soma for recreation Year 632 After Ford Novel: Brave New World
Author Ray Bradbury Firefighter Guy Montag Burns books at namesake temperature
Roman mythological character Raised by Faustulus, wife Acca Larenita 12 vultures Son of Mars Brother of Remus Founded Eternal City named after self
Roman mythological character Two-faced Deity Father of Fontus God of beginnings/endings Month named after him
Roman mythological character Namesake of epic by Virgil Son of Venus Fled from Troy to place that would lead to founding of Rome
Organelle Found in plant, fungi, sometimes animal cells Formed by fusion of many smaller vesicles Many functions, including "storage center" for cell Name reflects "emptiness" of organelle
Organelle Packs, ships macromolecules including proteins, lipids Part of endomembrane system
Organelle Two distinct parts, but considered one When rough, ribosomes attached to make proteins When smooth, makes lipids, steroids
Hindu god Son of Shiva/Parvati Elephant head
Shiva, Brahma, Vishnu
Hindu Trinity members
Female artist Born in Wisconsin Known for paintings of New Mexico desert scenes Also famous for cow skulls, flowers, landscapes
French painter Often associated with Tahiti
Spanish surrealist painter Had exhibit at Atlanta High Museum of Art Best known for "Persistence of Memory"
Susan B. Anthony
Female civil rights leader in 19th century Met Elizabeth Cady Stanton Speeches about equality of men and women National women's Suffrage Association Died 14 years before 19th Amendment passed Featured on silver dollar
First U.S. state/territory to let women vote in 1869
First country to let women vote in 1893 Located in Southern Hemisphere British colony at time
Mycology - study of what eukaryotic organisms? Begins with letter "F"
"Ology" Study of the mind Word for this "ology" based on Greek for spirit/soul
Cetology Study of what?
Order in biological classification system of butterflies
Country Bellamar Caves Matanzas Windward Passage Beaches Varadero, San Juan Hill Santiago Features inlet of Caribbean Sea - Guantanamo Bay Largest island in Carribbean Capital Havana Located 90 miles off coast of Florida
Epic (literature) Author John Milton About fall of Man and original sin Partly retells Genesis from Satan's point of view
State of life in Buddhism Goal of religion to reach this state Ultimate stage Free of suffering Perfect peace of mind Only Buddha at this state
Concept in science Einstein proposed "wave" named after it to explain general relativity theory Galileo's equivalence principle explains this Force - weakest of four fundamental forces Equal to 9.8 meters per second squared on Earth Represents attractive forces between two objects with mass
Nobel Peace Prize
Award from government Winners include Liu Xiaobo, President Obama Name of award?
God of the dead/Underworld in Egyptian mythology Epithets - "Lord of Love", "Lord of Silence" Responsible for river floods each spring Son of Geb and Nut Often shown wearing crown Cut to pieces by brother Set Wife Isis Controls Nile River
Climate variation Takes place in tropical Pacific Lasts about 1 year every 3-7 years Reversal in trade winds Sometimes called Southern Oscillation
Music Piano = play softly _______= play very softly
Author "The White Man's Burden" "Gunga Din" Better known for short fiction like "The Man Who Would Be King" Rikki-Tikki-Tavi "The Jungle Book"
Music What word means play very shortly and detached?
River Gunnison River - tributary Border of Arches National Park Lake Powell Empties into Gulf of California Marble Canyon Grand Canyon Spanish for "Red River"
Yosemite National Park
National Park Ansel Adams El Capitan Sentinel Dome Waterfalls Sierra Nevada Mountains
U.S. state National parks there: Arches, Zion, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon
Liberty Leading the People
Painting Artist Eugene Delacroix Most famous work of his Depicts Parisians revolting against Charles the Tenth Begins with the world, "Liberty"
Hans Holbein the Younger
German artist Portraitist in 16th century Portraits of Henry VII
Painting by Flemish painter Jan van Eyck Couple in upstairs room Rich detail 1434 Dutch painting
Rare exploding stars 10 million times brighter than the sun Crab Nebula White dwarf one type
Broad category to describe planets Made of solid surfaces Small, rocky worlds Mercury, Venus, Earth Mars
Broad category to describe planets Gaseous surfaces Further from sun Include Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Man that attacked the Moncada Barracks - after that, arrested Speech "History Will Absolve Me" 26th of July Movement Contacted Russian KGB for support against Bay of Pigs invasion Was president of Cuba until 2008
20th-century communist leader of China Author of "On Guerilla Warfare" Allowed freedom of popular expression during Hundred Flowers Movement Led Long March in 1934 Leader during the Great Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Government position First person to hold it responsible for South Sea Bubble Robert Walpole William Gladstone Benjamin Disraeli John Major Answer needs position and nation
Edgar Allan Poe
Author Founder of the detective/science fiction genres "The Gold Bug" "Murders in the Rue Morgue" "The Black Cat" "The Pit and the Pendulum" "The Cask of Amontillado" "The Tell-Tale Heart"
American short story author "The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon" "Rip Van Winkle" "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
American short story author Most famous story: "To Build A Fire" That story takes place in setting of the Yukon and shows protagonist as she slowly dies from the cold
System in brain Emotion, behavior, long term memory, olfaction Name comes from Latin word for "belt" or "border" Comprises of the pineal gland, amygdale, hippocampus
Part of one system in brain Lies within cerebrum Controls growth, maturation Activated by light
Part of one system in brain Crescent-shaped Found deep in temporal lobe Alzheimer's Disease - when people lose function of this structure Stores memories
Literary term Human abilities/emotion applied to impersonal (non-living) thing "A smiling cloud in the sky"
Literary device Rhetorical device Designated by at least two conflicting words put together to form paradox "Random order"
Literary device Requires substitution of non-offensive expression for one with plainer meaning that's harsh, unpleasant "Perpetual sleep" vs. "death"