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Paideia Academic Bowl Set 1

This is a set that Paideia JH Academic Bowl Team students made to help us learn more facts so we do better in tournaments. The authors will be adding to it frequently as they get more information.
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Paris
Pompidou Center
Orsay Impressionist Art Museum
Arc d'Triomphe
Notre Dame Cathedral
Eiffel Tower
Bees
Apiology
Study of what?
Aaron Copland
"Dean of American composers"
Modern/American folk music
"Billy the Kid"
"A Lincoln Portrait"
"Appalachian Spring"
"Rodeo"
Hawaii
U.S. state
Democratic Revolution of 1954
Big Five Oligopoly
Queen Liliuokalani
Pearl Harbor in 1941
Merlin
Giant stag
Advisor of King Arthur
Newton
Namesake of a scientific law for cooling
British mathematician/scientist
Three laws of motion
Katniss Everdeen
"Girl on fire"
Sister chosen but volunteers for place
Protagonist of The Hunger Games
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
NAACP
Civil rights (in U.S.)
Canada
Graham Island
Moresby Island
Baffin
Mackenzie River
2nd-largest country in world
Nunavut
Newest territory of northeastern Canada
Created in 1999
Name means "our land"
Prince Edward Island
Anne of Greene Gables
Smallest Canadian province
Charlottetown
Island
Vitamin A
Vitamin
Prevents night blindness
Carrots
Liver
Vitamin K
Vitamin
Green leafy vegetables
If deficient, blood tends to not clot well
Aids blood clotting
Vitamin B1
Vitamin
Pork
Prevents beriberi
Regulates nerves, "anti-stress"
A Christmas Carol
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
Frederick Douglass
Orator
Former slave
Famous narrative of life
Speaker for cause of abolition
Harriet Tubman
Araminta Ross
"Moses"
Underground Railroad
13
Number of amendment passed
After Civil War
Made slavery illegal
Russian
Peter and the Wolf
Sleeping Beauty
Flight of the Bumblebee
Night on Bald Mountain
Composers of what nationality?
French
Can-Can
Bolero
Carmen
Composers of what nationality?
Austrian
Unfinished Symphony
Surprise Symphony
Blue Danube Waltz
Composers of what nationality?
Judaism
Religion
Tallit, yarmulke/kippah for male members
9th largest Religion/Mythology in world
Holidays Pesach, Yom Kippur, Hanukkah
Rosh Hashanah
Jewish New Year
Holiday
Purim
Jewish holiday
Festival of Lots
Esther's defeat of Haman
Phylum
Porifera
Nematoda
Echinodermata
Level of classification
2nd largest
Arthropoda
Centipedes
Class Chilopoda
What phylum?
Cnidaria
Solitary or colonial polyp
Bell-shaped, free swimming medusa
Jellyfish
What phylum?
Thomas Gainsborough
17th century
English
Painter
The Blue Boy
Cenozic Era
Age of Mammals
Age of Flowering Plants, Birds, Insects
Era that includes time that we are living
Buffalo Bill
Iowa Territory
1846
Medal of Honor - 1872
Annie Oakley
Sitting Bull
Born William Frederick Cody
5
"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?
Washington
State
Hoh Rainforest
Olympic Peninsula
Mount Rainier
Snake River
Mt. Saint Helens
Seattle
Sodium chloride
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
El Greco
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
Athena
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
Pandora
All Greek gods helped create
First woman
Curious, opened box
Persephone
Daughter of Demeter
Pomegranate seeds
Hades
Half the year in the Underworld
Danube River
Breg and Brigach Rivers
River
Flows through Linz, Belgrade, Bratislava
Empties in Romania
Eastern Europe
"Blue river"
Waltz named after it
Thames River
Longest river in England, not UK
Thoroughfare of London
Seine River
Paris lies on it
"Romantic" river
Outlet in English Channel
Edgar Degas
French artist
Paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings
Leader of Impressionism
Preferred to be called realist
Many paintings of horseracing
"The Dance Class" - ballerinas
Sandro Botticelli
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
Dolley Madison
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"
Sodium hydroxide
Lye/caustic soda
When pure, white solid - usually drain cleaner
NaOH
Epsom salt
Magnesium sulfate heptahydrate
Used/sooth aching muscles in bath
(Laundry) bleach
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
American Prohibition
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
Michigan
State with the most lighthouses
Cities: Detroit, Grand Rapids, Cadillac, Livonia, Kalamazoo
City Flint located in the "Thumb" or "Mitten"
Detroit car capitol
Iridium
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
Dominican Republic
Haiti + ________ = Island of Hispaniola
Pippi Longstocking
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
David
Saul's harp player
Slew Goliath
Name same as main symbol of Judaism - star named after him
Wrote Book of Psalms
Wright
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"
Elizabeth I
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
Upper mantle
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
Aldous Huxley
Author of Dystopian novel
Citizens consume soma for recreation
Year 632 After Ford
Novel: Brave New World
Fahrenheit 451
Author Ray Bradbury
Firefighter Guy Montag
Burns books at namesake temperature
Romulus
Roman mythological character
Raised by Faustulus, wife Acca Larenita
12 vultures
Son of Mars
Brother of Remus
Founded Eternal City named after self
Janus
Roman mythological character
Two-faced
Deity
Father of Fontus
God of beginnings/endings
Month named after him
Aeneas
Roman mythological character
Namesake of epic by Virgil
Son of Venus
Fled from Troy to place that would lead to founding of Rome
Vacuole
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
Golgi apparatus/body/complex
Organelle
Packs, ships macromolecules including proteins, lipids
Part of endomembrane system
ER
Organelle
Two distinct parts, but considered one
When rough, ribosomes attached to make proteins
When smooth, makes lipids, steroids
Ganesh
Hindu god
Son of Shiva/Parvati
Elephant head
Shiva, Brahma, Vishnu
Hindu Trinity members
Georgia O'Keefe
Female artist
Born in Wisconsin
Known for paintings of New Mexico desert scenes
Also famous for cow skulls, flowers, landscapes
Paul Gaugin
French painter
Often associated with Tahiti
Salvador Dali
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
Wyoming
First U.S. state/territory to let women vote in 1869
New Zealand
First country to let women vote in 1893
Located in Southern Hemisphere
British colony at time
Fungi
Mycology - study of what eukaryotic organisms?
Begins with letter "F"
Psychology
"Ology"
Study of the mind
Word for this "ology" based on Greek for spirit/soul
Whales
Cetology
Study of what?
Lepidoptera
Order in biological classification system of butterflies
Cuba
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
Paradise Lost
Epic (literature)
Author John Milton
About fall of Man and original sin
Partly retells Genesis from Satan's point of view
Nirvana
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
Gravity
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?
Osiris
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
El Niño
Climate variation
Takes place in tropical Pacific
Lasts about 1 year every 3-7 years
Reversal in trade winds
Sometimes called Southern Oscillation
Pianissimo
Music
Piano = play softly
_______= play very softly
Rudyard Kipling
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"
Staccato
Music
What word means play very shortly and detached?
Colorado River
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
Utah
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
"Arnolfini Wedding"
Painting by Flemish painter Jan van Eyck
Couple in upstairs room
Rich detail
1434 Dutch painting
Supernova
Rare exploding stars
10 million times brighter than the sun
Crab Nebula
White dwarf one type
Terrestrial
Broad category to describe planets
Made of solid surfaces
Small, rocky worlds
Mercury, Venus, Earth Mars
Jovian
Broad category to describe planets
Gaseous surfaces
Further from sun
Include Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Fidel Castro
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
Mao Zedong
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"
Washington Irving
American short story author
"The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon"
"Rip Van Winkle"
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
Jack London
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
Limbic system
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
Pineal gland
Part of one system in brain
Lies within cerebrum
Controls growth, maturation
Activated by light
Hippocampus
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
Personification
Literary term
Human abilities/emotion applied to impersonal (non-living) thing
"A smiling cloud in the sky"
Oxymoron
Literary device
Rhetorical device
Designated by at least two conflicting words put together to form paradox
"Random order"
Euphemism
Literary device
Requires substitution of non-offensive expression for one with plainer meaning that's harsh, unpleasant
"Perpetual sleep" vs. "death"