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2006 ACF Regionals Tossups by Chicago A
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The site of a minor 1862 victory by Ambrose Bierce and of a Civil War-era colony for freedmen, it was first explored in the sixteenth century by Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlowe. Among its first residents were the third man to circumnavigate the globe, Thomas Cavendish; the scientist Thomas Hariot; and the friendly native Americans Granganimeo and Wingina. Its early leaders included Richard Grenville, the captain of the Tyger, and John White, a surveyor whose granddaughter Virginia was the first English child born in the Americas. White returned to England in 1587 to get more settlers but on his return found only a tree-carving of the word "Croatoan." FTP, name this "Lost Colony" located in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Answer: Roanoke
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In the fourth chapter of this work, the author describes the need for social interaction, beginning with a struggle to the death. Having learned that a corpse cannot provide validation, the next interaction becomes a struggle for dominion, resulting in lord and bondsman forms of self-consciousness. Its famous Preface outlines the author's characteristic method of Zusehen. Contrary to popular belief, this work was not finished the night before Napoleon's invasion of Jena, where its author had a university position. FTP, name this book tracing the path of consciousness to absolute knowledge, the first major work of Hegel.
Answer: The Phenomenology of Spirit or Phanomenologie des Geistes (or The Phenomenology of Mind)
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The Maleficent system allows this tool to be used stably in mammalian cells. Proteins from the Argonaute family and Dicer make up the RISC complex that carry out the cleavage step in this process. First studied by Jorgenson in petunias, it is known as "quelling" in Neurospora. While it is now primarily used as an alternative to gene knockout, it may someday be useful therapeutically in silencing viral gene expression. FTP, name this tool from molecular biology, so named because it uses double-stranded RNA to disrupt gene expression.
Answer: RNA interference (or interfering RNA)
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This location's deposits of KREEP basalts are thought to date from the Pre-Nectarian period, and it has the largest known minable deposits of the advanced fusion fuel helium-three. Low volatile abundances provide evidence against George Darwin's of its formation, but oxygen isotope ratios argue against gravitational capture, so this body may have formed during an encounter involving a Mars-sized impactor after terrestrial core-formation. Its tidal locking has led to a thicker crust on one side, explaining the uneven distribution of smooth basalt plains with relatively little cratering, known as maria [MAH-ree-uh]. FTP, name this natural satellite of the Earth.
Answer: Moon (or Luna)
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His books include a thriller called The Canfield Decision, in which a radical Jewish group teams up with the Iranians to destroy detente, and a 1980 memoir entitled Go Quietly? or Else. His political career began through the connections of Judge Herbert Moser, a supermarket executive, and another judge, E. Lester Barrett, influenced his decision to turn Republican. He defeated a segregationist named George Mahoney in his state's 1966 gubernatorial race. Well-known for quotes like "if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all" and for his William Safire-written attack on reporters as "an effete corps of impudent snobs" and "nattering nabobs of negativism," he was fined ten thousand dollars for taking bribes as governor of Maryland. FTP, name the man who resigned as Richard Nixon's vice president in 1973.
Answer: Spiro Theodore Agnew
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This author's first published work discusses the issue of racial stereotyping in the interactions between Boyd and the Wilsons. This author of "A Cauliflower in Her Hair" also wrote about a man who tells his cabbie to only bet on horses with names containing the letters C, R, and L in the story that gives its title to a posthumously published collection. In addition to "After You, My Dear Alphonse" and "One Ordinary Day, with Peanuts," this author also wrote about the mentally unstable Natalie Waite in The Hangsaman and Merricat Blackwood in We Have Always Lived in the Castle. FTP name this writer commonly associated with a story whose title event is led by Mr. Summers on June twenty-seventh; the American writer of The Haunting of Hill House and "The Lottery."
Answer: Shirley Hardie Jackson
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His uncle enraged St. Dunstan by leaving his coronation feast to cavort with his foster-mother and foster-sister. His mother Elfrida, in her quest to put him on the throne, killed his half-brother, who was later considered a martyr, and during his reign his theigns defeated the Norwegians at Maldon. According to William of Malmesbury, he defecated in the font at his baptism, and he brought disaster to England on St. Brice's Day when he ordered a massacre of the Danes. In response to this, Sweyn Forkbeard launched a campaign to conquer England, but died several weeks after achieving his goal, allowing this man to retake his throne in 1014. FTP, name this father of Edmund Ironsides and Edward the Confessor, a pre-Norman English king whose epithet means "without counsel."
Answer: Aethelred II, the Unraed (or Aethelred II, the Unready; accept any of the underlined parts subsequent to Aethelred if proceeded by Aethelred)
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This work was a response to the artist's rejection by Augusta Boogaerts, who he called "La Sirene." In an etching of the same subject, this work's artist included an advertisement for Colman's Mustard and a banner with the slogan "Noisy Wagner Army." A decorated general appears near a banner proclaiming "Doctrinaire fanfares always succeed." The white-sashed man on the green stage at the right edge is the mayor of the title city. The title figure, a self-portrait of the artist, can be seen riding on a donkey behind a marching band. FTP, name this painting first shown publicly forty years after it was listed in the 1889 exhibition catalogue of Les Vingt [LAY VAHNT]; a James Ensor painting imagining the reaction to Jesus's appearance in a Belgian city.
Answer: Christ's Entry into Brussels in 1889 (accept equivalents like The Entry of Christ into Brussels in 1889)
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This technique may be used to find Fermi resonances in acid chlorides. Preparation of compounds for use in this technique may involve making a mull in nujol, mixing with potassium bromide, or depositing a thin film on a sodium chloride cell. A molecular dipole moment shift is required for a vibration to be visible using this technique. Hydrogen bonding lowers the frequency of the hydroxyl group stretch, and vibrations between four hundred and one thousand, six hundred wavenumbers are considered the fingerprint region for organic compounds studied using this method. FTP, identify this type of spectroscopy useful in identifying functional groups whose vibrations are excited by wavelengths of light that are longer than visible light.
Answer: infrared spectroscopy
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Several of his early works, including such operas as Cleonice, Demofoonte, and Artaserse, were written with librettist Pietro Metastasio. He had begun composing an opera based on the Song of Roland, but the discovery that Niccolo Piccini was given the same libretto to work on sparked a rivalry in the Parisian press and motivated him to compose Armide. Collaboration with the librettist Calzabigi resulted in the composition of the ballets Semiramide and Don Juan, as well as an opera featuring the "Dance of the Blessed Spirits" and another in whose preface he declared his intent to "restrict music to its true office of serving poetry." FTP, identify this German classical composer of "reform" operas such as Alceste and Orfeo et Euridice.
Answer: Christoph Willibald von Gluck
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In his early life he was influenced by the theosophism of his tutor, Ferdinand Brooks. During World War II, the envoys Lord Wavell and Stafford Cripps failed to reconcile his party with the rival party, founded by Aga Khan III. In his most important post, he put through the Community Development Program and the 1951 five-year plan, going against the conservative politics of his father, Motilal. Although under the influence of his minister Menon he was a leader of the non-aligned movement, he called for western aid when China encroached upon the Brahmaputra River. FTP name this continuing leader of the Congress Party despite the protests of Sardar Patel and Gandhi, the grandfather of Sanjay and father of Indira Gandhi and first prime minister of independent India.
Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru
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This text's author described it as a "loathsome, distended, tumefied, bloated, dropsical mass," and shortly after its publication he arranged for Hugo Munsterberg to take over his duties in the title field. The fourth chapter opens by describing living creatures as "bundles of habits," and later in that chapter the author concludes, "Habit is thus the enormous fly-wheel of society." A later chapter argues that the arousal of a physical response precedes the appearance of the associated emotion, a theory similar to that of Lange. FTP, name this work published in 1890 that introduced the term "stream of consciousness," a textbook on "the Science of Mental Life" written by William James.
Answer: The Principles of Psychology
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Its narrator attended school with Apthorpe, who would later serve in the army with Guy Crouchback in another work by this book's author. The search for Effie lands Boy Mulcaster and the narrator in jail but they are bailed out by Rex Mottram, who later marries Julia. After meeting the narrator by vomiting into his window, Julia's brother Sebastian ends up serving in a monastery in Carthage. The siblings are the children of the staunchly Catholic Lady Marchmain, on whose death the narrator received his first commission. The story begins when the narrator, an architectural painter-turned-soldier, recognizes his new army camp as the titular mansion. FTP, name this novel narrated by Charles Ryder; a work by Evelyn Waugh.
Answer: Brideshead Revisited
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According to one account, this character was placed in charge of Anjou after his liege defeated Frollo. Another account credits him with killing the terrifying cat of Anglesey. His father predicted he would have several strange traits, including cold hands and a cold heart; when he carried a load, no matter the size, it disappeared, and he could hold his breath underwater for nine days. These traits are mentioned in The Tale of Culhwch and Olwen, in which he frees Mabon to help his lord's cousin, Culhwch. He sent Perceval to fight the Red Knight and gave Gareth the nickname Beaumains when he put Gareth to work as a kitchen boy. FTP, name this seneschal of King Arthur; the rather boorish son of Sir Ector.
Answer: Sir Kay (or Cei or Cai)
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One of this work's characters is interrupted repeatedly with the phrase "lost his oil jar," while another is made to understand human desire by analogy to his love of pea soup. After the central character dons the robe of the pea-soup-loving character, he is accused of stealing Cerberus by Aeacus, leading him to switch costumes with his servant, Xanthias. The central conflict is eventually resolved by considering what to do with Alcibiades and with the weighing of verses. FTP, identify this work culminating in the return to Athens of the victorious Aeschylus; an Aristophanes comedy in which Dionysus enters the underworld to fetch Euripides and, while crossing the River Acheron, meets a chorus of the titular amphibians.
Answer: The Frogs or Batrachoi
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In cgs units, for an isolated spherical conductor, this quantity is equal to the radius. A low-pass filter may be created by placing an element with this property in series with a shunt resistor and parallel with the load, since the reactance associated with this property varies as the signal period. A circuit with an element with this property in series with a resistance has an associated time constant given by this quantity times the resistance. An element with this property stores energy equal to half its value times the square of the potential difference across the element. FTP, name this quantity, defined as the ratio of potential difference to charge stored, and measured in MKS units of farads.
Answer: capacitance (prompt on C)
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Deficiency of this compound can result in skin lesions known as Casal's necklaces, as well as diarrhea and dermatitis. When administered in gram quantities, it can be used as a cholesterol-lowering drug with flushing as a major side effect. It can be biosynthesized in a multi-step pathway via cleavage of the five-membered ring of tryptophan and rearrangement of the remaining six-membered ring. Its coenzyme form acts as a substrate for poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase and is synthesized in the light reactions of photosynthesis along with ATP. FTP, identify this water-soluble vitamin whose nutritional deficiency is called pellagra and was originally isolated as an oxidation product of nicotine.
Answer: niacin (or nicotinic acid or vitamin B3)
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One character bemoans his blind worship of Ashtaroth, while another rejects the Bible in favor of Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic Wars. Hobomok is present at the beginning of the conflict incited by the title character, whose death is announced in the section entitled "The Spinning Wheel." Earlier, the central female character, as she sang the hundreth Psalm, was interrupted and insulted, after which she inquires of her interlocutor, "Why don't you speak for yourself?" FTP, name this Longfellow poem in which Priscilla Mullins marries John Alden rather than the titular Puritan captain.
Answer: The Courtship of Miles Standish
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Leading historians of this institution include Henry Kamen and Benzion Netanyahu, the father of the Israeli prime minister. Abolished in 1834, it was overseen by a five-member commission known as the Suprema, which sought to ensure the observance of "terms of grace" for those who came before it. Among its actions were several edicts against the Alumbrados, or Illuminati, and its last action was the garroting of the deist Cayetano Ripoll in 1826. Juan Antonio Llorente, a former Suprema secretary, claimed that it killed thirty thousand people between 1480 and 1808, though other scholars and the infamous "black legend" hold that many more were killed under its most famous leader, Tomas de Torquemada. FTP, name this effort to stamp out religious heresy on the Iberian peninsula.
Answer: the Spanish Inquisition (prompt on Inquisition)
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This man's ward Valentinian II was murdered twenty years after this man attained his most famous post by succeeding the persecutor Auxentius. Following Valentinian's death, the usurper Eugenius caused this man to lose a long-standing literary argument with Symmachus by reestablishing the Altar of Victory in the Senate chamber. An enemy of the Empress Justina, he famously exacted public penance for the murder of Thessalonian citizens by the Emperor Theodosius. In art, he is represented with bees or honey to symbolize his gift at oratory, a gift shared by his most famous protege. FTP, identify this Saint, bishop of Milan and spiritual father of St. Augustine.
Answer: St. Ambrose of Milan (or St. Ambrosius)
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Erik Satie wrote a set of six of them in 1919, of which the first three were all written in D major. One by Samuel Barber is his Opus thirty-three, written for solo piano. This term also names a collection of three pieces that may have originally been written as a violin concerto for Eugene Ysaye, of which the third movement features a wordless chant for eight mezzo-sopranos. One in the key of A-flat Major follows a Polonaise in Les Sylphides, a ballet inspired by the music of the composer most often associated with this musical form. FTP, identify this type of musical composition giving its name to a set of three orchestral works including Fetes, Sirenes, and Nuages by Debussy, developed by the Irish composer John Field, and naming twenty-one piano pieces by Chopin and a painting of a falling rocket by John Whistler.
Answer: nocturnes
2006 ACF Regionals Bonuses by Chicago A
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Identify the following from the wonderful world of carbon dioxide FTPE.,
[10] Carbon dioxide in this ill-defined state can be used to extract caffeine from coffee and tea. This phase of matter exists above the peak of the vapor dome, and exhibits some properties of both liquids and vapors.
Answer: supercritical fluid
[10] The Bohr effect is the change in the function of this four-subunit porphyrin-containing protein due to bound carbon dioxide.
Answer: hemoglobin
[10] In this organic reaction proposed to have a radical mechanism, the silver salt of a carboxylic acid reacts with a halogen to produce an alkyl halide and carbon dioxide.
Answer: Hunsdiecker reaction
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In this work, its author describes seven figures including "Swedenborg, the Mystic," and "Montaigne, the Skeptic." FTPE:,
[10] Identify this collection of essays the first section of which, "The Uses of Great Men," declares that "true genius seeks to defend us from itself."
Answer: Representative Men
[10] Identify the author of Representative Men, who also ruminated on English Traits and "The American Scholar."
Answer: Ralph Waldo Emerson
[10] With an epigraph from Beaumont and Fletcher's The Honest Man's Fortune, this essay declares that "To be great is to be misunderstood," and contrasts the title concept with consistency, "the hobglobin of little minds."
Answer: "Self-Reliance"
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Name these battles from the War of 1812 FTPE.,
[10] Winfield Scott distinguished himself at this July 25, 1814 battle fought near Niagara Falls, where Gordon Drummond's British and Jacob Brown's Americans fought to a draw.
Answer: the Battle of Lundy's Lane
[10] Sir Edward Pakenham, the British leader, was killed in this January 8, 1815 victory for Andrew Jackson, which took place after the signing of the Treaty of Ghent.
Answer: the Battle of New Orleans
[10] In this 1814 naval battle fought near Plattsburgh, New York, Americans under Thomas Macdonough and Alexander Macomb defeated the British to maintain control over the Great Lakes region.
Answer: the Battle of Lake Champlain
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It was elucidated in Deutsche Grammatik and consists of a three-phase chain shift. FTPE:,
[10] Name this empirical rule that relates early Germanic stops and fricatives to its linguistic ancestor.
Answer: Rask-Grimm rule (or Grimm's law)
[10] Grimm used Latin and Greek to illustrate his rule, but it is thought to apply back to this ancestor language, which was hypothesized by Marija Gimbutas to have been spoken by the Kurgan peoples.
Answer: Proto-Indo-European
[10] This Danish linguist's namesake law explains certain exceptions to Grimm's law in which voiceless fricatives immediately following unstressed syllables become voiced.
Answer: Karl Adolf Verner
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Name these types of special maps between groups FTPE.,
[10] A normal subgroup must be the kernel of one of these maps, which preserve the group operation and carry the domain identity to the codomain identity.
Answer: homomorphism (do not accept "homeomorphism")
[10] The image of a group under a homomorphism and the quotient of that group by the homomorphism kernel are related by one of these maps, which are bijective homomorphisms.
Answer: isomorphism
[10] This is the term for an isomorphism from a group to itself.
Answer: automorphism
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Answer the following questions about musical works FTPE.,
[10] This Donizetti opera features a feud between two Scottish families and includes a mad scene during which the title character imagines herself married to Edgardo, who had ripped his ring from her finger in the previous act.
Answer: Lucia di Lammermoor
[10] This German composer wrote a series of variations on the Hebrew chant Kol Nidrei and several works for violin and orchestra, including his first Violin Concerto in G minor and a Scottish Fantasy.
Answer: Max Bruch
[10] A seasick journey to Scotland inspired this then-twenty-year-old composer to write the Hebrides Overture.
Answer: Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Name these Sumerian deities FTPE.,
[10] This lusty trickster god was identified with the Babylonian Ea. He is credited in various stories with warning Atrahasis or Utnapishtim of an impending flood, saving mankind.
Answer: Enki
[10] During a trip to the underworld, this goddess's sister Ereshkigal killed her. She was syncretized with the Babylonian Ishtar.
Answer: Inanna
[10] This sky god had the authority to confer kingship and promote other gods. He was the father of Enlil and Enki, and some texts state that he took Inanna as his consort.
Answer: Anu
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Answer the following questions about a quantity in thermodynamics FTPE.,
[10] The third law of thermodynamics relates this quantity to the entropy. It is numerically equal to the energy absorbed per unit temperature change for a mole of a substance.
Answer: molar heat capacity (accept molar specific heat capacity, but not just "specific heat")
[10] This law named for two Frenchmen states that the molar heat capacity of a crystalline solid is approximately equal to twenty-five Joules per mole-Kelvin. It breaks-down at low temperatures.
Answer: Law of Dulong and Petit
[10] This Dutch scientist introduced a phonon-based model to better predict molar heat capacities and also worked with Huckel on an equation for ionic solutions.
Answer: Peter Debye
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Name these Hitchcock movies and associated writers FTSNOP.,
[10] In this film, crazy Bruno Anthony suggests swapping murders with tennis star Guy Haines.
Answer: Strangers on a Train
[5] This author wrote the novel Strangers on a Train as well as the novel The Talented Mr. Ripley.
Answer: Patricia Highsmith
[10] In this film, frequently said to be Hitchcock's personal favorite, young Charlie learns that her uncle Charlie is the Merry Widow Murderer.
Answer: Shadow of a Doubt
[5] This man worked on the screenplay for Shadow of a Doubt. His other writing credits include the play The Matchmaker and the novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey.
Answer: Thornton Wilder
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Name these Arthur Miller works from characters FTPE.,
[10] John Proctor and Abigail Williams are among the Salem residents in this play.
Answer: The Crucible
[10] This play centers on Chris Keller, who will soon take over the family business from his industrialist father Joe.
Answer: All My Sons
[10] This play features a lawyer named Quentin and his ex-wife, an actress named Maggie who was based on Marilyn Monroe.
Answer: After the Fall
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Name these Pauline epistles FTPE.,
[10] This letter discusses a notorious case of incest and discusses spiritual gifts like speaking in tongues, but it's best known for its discussion of the role and behavior of women in the church.
Answer: The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians (prompt on The Letter of Paul to the Corinthians)
[10] Written to counteract the influence of "Judaizing" interlopers who had convinced the addressees to follow Mosaic Law, this letter contains a description of Paul's personal revelation and a discussion of the story of Abraham.
Answer: The Letter of Paul to the Galatians
[10] The epistles to Timothy and this letter comprise the Pastoral Epistles. The addressee was a companion of Paul and Barnabas who helped to organize the Cretan church.
Answer: The Letter of Paul to Titus
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His triumphal arch depicts his victories over the Osroeni and at Seleucia and Ctesiphon. FTPE:,
[10] Identify this Roman Emperor who also disbanded the Praetorian Guard and defeated his rivals Pescennius Niger and Clodius Albinus. He was succeeded by his sons Geta and Caracalla.
Answer: Lucius Septimius Severus Pertinax
[10] Name the Mesopotamian kingdom whose capital at Ctesiphon was captured by Septimius Severus, an empire whose first ruler is usually considered to be Arsaces I.
Answer: Parthian Empire
[10] Septimus Severus defeated the fifth Parthian emperor with this name. The sixth emperor of this name would be defeated by the Sassanids in the early third century CE.
Answer: Vologases
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He discussed the molecular theory of protoplasm in his essay "Man's Glassy Essence." FTPE:,
[10] Name this man who also wrote "The Fixation of Belief" and "How to Make Our Ideas Clear."
Answer: Charles Sanders Peirce
[10] The first section of this 1979 book, "Our Glassy Essence," discusses the concept of mind. This book attacks the epistemological axiom that knowledge represents a reflection of an external reality.
Answer: Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature
[10] This man's works include Consequences of Pragmatism and Contingency, Irony, Solidarity, as well as the aforementioned Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature.
Answer: Richard McKay Rorty
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Name these properties associated with fluids FTPE.,
[10] By one definition, ideal or perfect fluids are those in which heat exchange and shear stress are negligible and this quantity, which measures resistance to shear deformation, is zero.
Answer: viscosity (accept dynamic viscosity, kinematic viscosity, coefficient of viscosity, etc.; prompt on mu or nu)
[10] The constancy of this quantity implies that the velocity is divergence-free. It is equal to the dynamic viscosity divided by the kinematic viscosity.
Answer: mass density (prompt on rho)
[10] The term irrotational describes flows in which this quantity, the curl of the fluid velocity, is zero.
Answer: vorticity
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His tondo paintings include the Madonna of the Magnificat and Madonna of the Pomegranate. FTPE:,
[10] Name this artist who taught Filippino Lippi.
Answer: Sandro Botticelli (or Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi)
[10] In this Botticelli painting, the Three Graces can be seen dancing on the left. On the right, Zephyrus swoops in to grab Chloris, who turns into Flora.
Answer: La Primavera or The Allegory of Spring (or The Rite of Spring)
[10] The Virgin and Child appear larger than the other figures in this painting, the only one signed by Botticelli. Three angels kneel on the roof of a manger in this painting, while three kings and three shepherds appear on either side.
Answer: The Mystic Nativity (or The Mystical Nativity)
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It took its name from a nickname applied to its leader, who led it in 1358. FTPE:,
[10] Name this French peasant rebellion, protesting the widespread poverty in the region and the power of nobles and mercenaries known as ecorcheurs.
Answer: the Jacquerie
[10] This peasant, nicknamed Jacques Bonhomme, led the rebels until he was captured and beheaded.
Answer: Guillaume Caillet (or Guillaume Cale or Guillaume Karle)
[10] This king of Navarre helped crush the Jacquerie. He had earlier planned the assassination of the marshal of France, Charles de la Cerda, and quarreled with his father-in-law, John II, as an ally of the Black Prince.
Answer: Charles II, the Bad (accept either underlined part along with Charles; prompt on Charles)
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Answer the following about a German archaeologist FTPE.,
[10] This German businessman's fortune, derived from the sale of indigo and saltpeter, allowed him to finance expeditions that discovered the city of Troy.
Answer: Heinrich Schliemann
[10] Schliemann discovered Troy through excavations of this Turkish hill.
Answer: Hissarlik
[10] Following his Trojan excavation, Schliemann found this artifact at a gravesite in Mycenae. It is now believed that it is three centuries older than its supposed owner.
Answer: burial mask of Agamemnon
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Peckhamian, or aggressive, and Wasmannian, or host, are two lesser-known types of this phenomenon. FTPE:,
[10] Identify this protective mechanism used by hoverflies, poison arrow frogs, and viceroy butterflies.
Answer: mimicry (accept word forms)
[10] In this type of mimicry, a palatable species masquerades as a poisonous species to avoid predators.
Answer: Batesian mimicry
[10] This is the name of the distinctive markings that allow predators to recognize foul-tasting or poisonous species. These markings are often adopted by non-poisonous species in Batesian mimicry.
Answer: aposematic coloration
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Name these characters from the literature of Spain FTPE.,
[10] Also known as Rodrigo Diaz, this Spanish hero who fought the Moors was the subject of works by Guillen de Castro, Alfonso the Wise, and Pierre Corneille.
Answer: el Cid
[10] He briefly governs the island Barataria and refuses to help the Morisco Ricote regain his fortune, but this squire spends most of his time helping his master look for Dulcinea.
Answer: Sancho Panza (accept either name)
[10] During the eight-year mourning period that this Garcia Lorca character declares for her second husband, her youngest daughter Adela commits suicide after sleeping with her future brother-in-law Pepe el Romano.
Answer: Bernarda Alba (prompt on partial answer)
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Identify the following English plays and playwrights FTPE.,
[10] Charles Marlowe is tricked into believing the Hardcastle home to be an inn and his eventual betrothed, Kate, to be a barmaid in this Oliver Goldsmith play.
Answer: She Stoops to Conquer
[10] The killing of Imoinda by the title figure, an enslaved African in Suriname, was a popular scene from this Thomas Southerne play. It was adapted from the most famous novel of Aphra Behn.
Answer: Oroonoko
[10] Though he often wrote and performed in his own plays, such as Love's Last Shift, he's better known for his flamboyant autobiography and for being the target of Pope's The Dunciad.
Answer: Colley Cibber
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How well do you know your Jacobins? FTPE, name these radicals in the French Revolution:,
[10] This provincial lawyer from Arras articulated the principles of the Reign of Terror in his 1794 "Report on the Principles of Political Morality" and was guillotined that July.
Answer: Maximilien (Francois Marie Isidore de) Robespierre
[10] A formed editor of the newspaper Le Pere Duchesne, this atheist co-founded the Cult of Reason with Pierre Gaspard Chaumette and was guillotined for leading the left-wing opposition to Robespierre.
Answer: Jacques Rene Hebert
[10] This other member of the Committee of Public Safety wrote a Hebertist tract called Elements of Republicanism. After the Thermidorian Reaction, he and his cohort, Collot d'Herbois, were deported to French Guiana.
Answer: Jean-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne

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