Novice Round 8 Packet

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The Red Badge of CourageStephen Crane wrote about the Civil War soldier Henry Fleming in what book?CalciumVitamin D helps with the absorption of what element? It's found in milk and fights osteoporosis in seniors.Gulliver's TravelJonathon Swift wrote what book about a traveler who visits Brobdingnang, Laputa, Luggnag, Japan, and Liliput?WarholWhat American Pop artist is known for his silkscreens of Marilyn Monroe and large paintings of Chairman Mao?SteinbeckWhat Nobel Prize winning American author wrote Of Mice and Men and The Grapes of Wrath?FactorialThe exclamation point is used in math to calculate permutations of n objects. What operation is ! in math?Gadsden PurchaseTo complete the southern portion of a transcontinental railroad, what land was purchased from Mexico in 1854?NerudaWhat Chilean poet wrote Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair?MinotaurIn Greek myth, Daedalus built a maze-like labyrinth to house what animal-human hybrid which was slain by Theseus?WagnerWhat German composer wrote the Ring Cycle, which includes 4 operas (The Rhinegold, The Valkyrie, Siegfried, Twilight of the Gods)?NarwhalDNA confirmed the existence of a hybrid between a beluga whale and what other whale species with a long horn?EvolutionThe 1925 Scopes Trial, depicted in Inherit the Wind, involves violating the Butler Act in Tennessee which forbade the teaching of what in school science class?Kinetic energyWhich type of energy is one half mass times the velocity squared, often contrasted with potential?FreyjaWho is the Norse goddess of love and beauty, who rides a chariot pulled by cats?LutherWhat German monk posted his Ninety-Five Theses at the Wittenberg church in 1517 to start the Reformation?SupernovaJohannes Kepler witnessed one of these events in 1604 which is named for him. What was this powerful stellar explosion?North KoreaWhat country north of the 38th parallel seized the US ship Pueblo in 1968? Its capital is Pyongyang.StoicismMeditations is a work by the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, which advocated for what philosophy?