Novice Round 7 Quiz

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WrightName this American architect that created the New York Guggenheim Museum and designed Fallingwater, which used cantilevers to support the concrete terraces of a house over a waterfall.AndersenName this Danish author who wrote famous fairytales like The Nightingale, The Snow Queen, and The Little MermaidSalem Witch TrialsIn this 1690s hysteria located in Massachusetts, 19 people were hanged and accused of sorcery.CharlotteThis English author wrote Jane Eyre, where the title character falls in love with Edward Rochester, a married man, and witnesses the death of a childhood friend.MugabeA longtime leader of Zimbabwe who passed away in 2019 and was ousted in a coup d'etat, where he was held under house arrest afterwards in the capital Harare.CloudsAirborne masses of water vapor that undergoes precipitation when it condensesArticles of ConfederationAn American governing document in effect before the Constitution. Its shortcomings became apparent when the government couldn't fund an army to put down a rebellion. It required 9 states' approval to admit a new colony with the exception of Canada, which could enter if it wanted, but never did.Fischer esterificationAn acid-catalyzed reaction where alcohol and carboxylic acid are refluxed together and commonly uses sulfuric acidOttomanName this empire that dominated the Eastern Mediterranean basin between the 13th and 19th centuries, but collapsed in World War 1. It conquered the capital of Byzantine, Constantinople, in May 1453, led by the sultan Mehmed II.GentileschlThis Italian painter drew Judith Slaying Holofernes, where Judith, which resembled her, beheaded Holofernes. This painter also made many paintings that depicted Mother Mary holding an infant Jesus.GeotheName this German author of Doctor Faust, in which the title author tells a poodle to "cease to bark and bellow" but shortly discovering it was the demon Mephistopheles in disguise, and later trades his soul in exchange for power.MandelaThe first black president of South Africa who won the Nobel peace prize for his anti-apartheid contributionsBaha'iBab and Baha'u'laah are the Twin Manifestations of God in this religion, where John the Baptist predicts the coming of JesusFitzgeraldName this author of the Great Gatsby, Bernice Bobs Her Hair, The Diamond as Big as the Ritz, and The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonCamp DavidThis retreat in Maryland was named after president Eisenhower's grandson and was the location of the landmark agreement between Egypt and Israel, mediated by Jimmy Carter in 1978.HeartThis major organ of the circulatory system pumps blood into the human bodyCatherThis American author who wrote O Pioneers, The Song of the Lark, and My Antonia, has 2 of her Priaire novels set in Nebraska, and also wrote Death Comes for the Archibishop.ChristmasCarols, Greensleeves, and The Nutcracker are all classical musics inspired by which holiday season?