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2008 Cardinal Classic Tossups by Chicago Kannan
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This molecule's antimetabolites include 3-acetylpyridine, which inhibits acetylcholine synthesis. By increasing levels of PARP, this substance protects against ethylnitrosourea-induced carcinogenesis. Used to treat Hartnup's syndrome and as a lipid-lowering agent, this substance's side effects include severe flushing. The molecular makeup of zein contributes to a dietary need for this molecule; symptoms of its deficiency, which was studied by Goldberger, include the "three Ds" as well as glossitis, or black tongue. For ten points, name this vitamin, a precursor of NAD, whose deficiency causes pellagra and which is also known as B3.
Answer: niacin (accept early B3)
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In an article he wrote in memory of Alfred Marshall, this economist remarked that one could admire the Principles of Economics just as one admired a Madonna of Perugino. One of his earliest works was "On the Concept of Social Value", while he argued that Leon Walras was the greatest economist of all time in his History of Economic Analysis. In his most famous work, he predicted the downfall of an economic system at the hands of intellectuals, and celebrated the entrepreneur for his ability to spur "creative destruction." Briefly a minister of finance in his native Austria, this is, for ten points, what economist, who wrote Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy?
Answer: Joseph Alois Schumpeter
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Early in this novel, an academic committee discusses cutting James Elroy Flecker from its curriculum in favor of James Joyce. One character reads a university sports column written by S.K. to console herself after receiving bad news from a friend. This character accepts the role of Olivia in a chapter entitled "A kiss brings fury, Twelfth Night sparks a snub, and even bridge stokes tumult at the club". Cuddles, a manic dog, is owned by the Chatterjis, an eccentric family based on the author's relations. Haresh, who is described as "solid as a pair of Goodyear welted shoes", turns out to be the title character. Set in the fictional town of Brahmpur, the story focuses on Rupa Mehra's efforts to find the titular chap for her daughter Lata. For ten points, name this very long novel by Vikram Seth.
Answer: A Suitable Boy
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At one point in this work, the speaker quoted a line from Matthew 18:7, "woe onto the world because of offenses," and this work's image "wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces" derives from Genesis. The speaker commented on the desire for an "easier triumph and a result less fundamental and astounding," and observed that each "party" had prayed to the same God. In the beginning of the work, the speaker said that he would not discuss the "progress of arms," noting that there was "less occasion for an extended address" than there was four years ago. "With malice toward none, with charity for all" is the most famous line in, for ten points, this speech, given on March 4, 1865 on the occasion of a sitting president taking the oath of office.
Answer: Lincoln's Second Inaugual Address
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The characteristics of the Selmer variety have been used to make predictions about the Tate-Shafarevich variety of this type of object. The Haar measure is used to assign an invariant volume to one variety of these. The Fischer-Griess Monster is a simple one, and one variety of these objects with countably many connected elements and an open identity is named for Sophus Lie (LEE), while commutative ones are called Abelian. For ten points, name this mathematical construct consisting of a set, an identity element, one operation, and its inverse operation.
Answer: groups
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The musicologist Alfred Einstein likened the E major andante second movement of this work to a "plant whose flowers open only on a night of the full moon." He also suggested that the key of the first movement might be a reference to the composer's earlier piece "Der Doppelganger." This work was begun in 1822, but the composer put it aside to work on his Wanderer fantasy. The original manuscript for this B minor work was owned by Anselm Huttenbrenner, and it was only premiered by the conductor Johann Herbeck in 1865. Herbeck added a third movement at this performance, judging that the audience might not appreciate a "fragment." For ten points, name this orchestral work, Franz Schubert's eighth symphony.
Answer: Unfinished Symphony or Schubert's Eighth Symphony (before it's mentioned)
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One of this man's grand-nephews, Cesar Virata, was prime minister of his country from 1981 till 1986. A native of the province of Cavite, he would come to preside over the Tejeros convention after shrewdly outmanoeuvering his rival Andres Bonifacio, whom he would have executed afterwards.After initial successes, relentless pressure by the colonial forces would lead him to sign the treaty of Biak-na-bato, ending the Katipunan rebellion, and exiling himself to Hong Kong as part of the settlement. In 1901, after the death of his most trusted general, Gregorio de Pilar, at the Battle of Tirad Pass, he was captured by US General Frederick Funston with the help of Macabebe trackers. FTP, name this man who lost to Manuel Quezon in his bid for presidency after the passage of the 1935 Tydings-McDuffie Act, a general instrumental in the Philippines' war for independence from Spain and the resistance of American occupation.
Answer: Emilio Aguinaldo
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This figure told a fable about a lion who swore vengeance on man to distract an angry traveling companion. His name is given to the first month of the Sothic cycle, and one myth relates how this god played a board game with the moon to help a female deity give birth to her son. Aani, a companion of this god, is a dog-faced ape, and this god is sometimes syncretized with the moon-god Aah. Worshiped at Tuna el-Gebel, he invented the formulas of healing, and his spittle healed the wounded eye of Horus. Often depicted with a palm leaf, he was the patron of scribes and the author of the Book of the Dead. For ten points, name this ibis-headed Egyptian god of wisdom.
Answer: Thoth or Djeheuty
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Couette shear cells can be used to study cube, sponge, and laminar transitions of solutions of this type of substance. CTAB, an example of this substance, is used to make genomic preps from Arabidopsis, and type II alveolar cells secrete this type of substance. They can be used to increase the miscibility of other substances, and some common laboratory examples include Igepal and sodium dodecyl sulfate. For ten points, name this class of compounds that lower the surface tension of a liquid, whose name is a portmanteau of "surface-acting agent".
Answer: surfactants (before "portmanteau", accept detergents)
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After reading Kant's philosophy in 1801, this writer had a famous crisis that he compared to realizing that everyone in the world had green glasses instead of eyes. The Haitian Revolution provides the background for his story "The Betrothal in Santo Domingo," and an Amazonian queen who captures Achilles is the subject of his play Penthesilea. A mysterious pregnancy features in his novella The Marquise of O. One his works involves the conflict between a Squire Wenzel and the title character, a Brandenburg horse dealer. Another of his works centers on the judge Adam, who shatters a titular receptacle. For ten points, name this German writer whose works include Michael Kohlhaas and The Broken Jug.
Answer: Heinrich von Kleist
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A 2002 book by Daniel Wegner discusses the "illusion" of the "conscious" type of this concept. Another work that discusses "emotions" and this concept appeared after its author's The Senses and the Intellect, and was written by Alexander Bain. The title of Martin Luther's 1525 response to an attack by Erasmus refers to the "bondage" of this concept. Another work whose title mentions this concept was published posthumously after being edited in part by Elisabeth Forster. The author of that work had earlier discussed a form of this concept directed towards "truth." Another thinker associated this concept with the subjective aspect of things, and characterized it as a striving, non-rational, and blind impulse in an 1819 work. For ten points, name this concept, discussed by Friedrich Nietzsche and contrasted with "representation" by Arthur Schopenhauer.
Answer: will
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The all-time franchise leading rebounder is Jack Sikma, with 7,729. Bill Russell coached this team to their first playoff appearance in 1975. They made the 1987 Western Conference finals with Dale Ellis, Tom Chambers and Xavier McDaniel. This team has made the NBA finals three times, playing the Bullets in 1978 and 1979 and losing to the 72 win Bulls. Clay Bennett has recently bought this team, leading to speculation he will move them to Oklahoma City. For ten points, name this NBA team currently featuring the antics of Chris Wilcox, Jeff Green and Kevin Durant.
Answer: Seattle Supersonics
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Its logo consisted of a large capital V, with aC and anO in either leg, and its flag colours would later be adapted by several countries. A capital above the logo would indicatethe origin of eachof the six chambers composing it. Its decline, initiated after the loss of the battle ofColachel, was accelerated in the 1780s after an unsuccessfulwar with Great Britain, and it would be dissolved after bankrupty in1800, 198 yearsafter its foundation. In 1662, renegade Ming general Koxinga ousted it from Taiwan; however, elsewhere it would prove more successful: defeating the Portuguese in Ceylon gave it access to the lucrative cinnamon trade, and its firm holding of the Banda islands gave it a near monopoly on nutmeg. FTP, name this trading company that in 1619 established its capital in Batavia?
Answer: Dutch East India Company
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One character in this work, John Nefastis, claimed to have invented a form of Maxwell's Demon, which he tests on the protagonist before asking her to have sex with him on her couch. One of the characters in this novel was a child star, appearing in movies under the name Baby Igor; he later runs off with the girlfriend of one of The Paranoids. That character, Metzger, is working with the main character in executing the estate of Pierce Inverarity. A stamp expert named Genghis Cohen gives the main character advice in her quest to uncover the mysteries of Trystero. For ten points, name this novel following Oedipa Maas, written by Thomas Pynchon.
Answer: The Crying of Lot 49
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Hazoni pioneered the use of this phenomenon to study hydroquinone clathrate-caged noble gases, and rhodium is often used to study it. Gamma echoes are produced when this effect is used to create constructive interference between source and observer fields. The conversion-electron type of its namesake spectroscopy is useful in studying surfaces and thin films. This effect was used to measure gravitational redshift in Iron-57 samples placed at the top and bottom of a Harvard tower by Pound and Rebka. Its discoverer, who noted this effect in iridium, received the Nobel Prize in 1961. For ten points, name this recoil-free emission and absorption of gamma rays by atoms bound in a solid form.
Answer: Mossbauer effect
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His painting of a woman with bright white bugged-out eyes who has gone mad after her lover's death is called Mad Kate. Other paintings of his include The Apotheosis of Penelope Boothby and Ezzelin and Meduna. In one of his chalk drawings, he depicted an artist sunk in despair as he contemplates sculpture fragments of a giant foot and hand, while a different painting of his shows three men joining hands in a scene from William Tell. Along with The Artist Moved by the Grandeur of Ancient Ruins and The Oath on the Rutli, he created 47 paintings for his Milton Gallery. He also created several paintings of Lady Macbeth, while his best-known work shows a horse's head peaking out of a curtain and an incubus lying on a woman's chest. FTP, name this Swiss-born painter of The Nightmare.
Answer: Henry Fuseli (or: Johann Heinrich Fussli)
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This nation's Gorongosa National Park is home to seven miniature antelope species, and is located north of the city of Beira. Cabo Delgado is located south of the Rovuma River, which forms this nation's northern border. Its province of Niassa has capital at Lichinga, and borders both Lake Malawi and the country of Malawi. Its northwest province of Tete is home to Lake Cahora Bassa, which was formed after the building of a dam on the Zambezi river. This country is also home to the delta of the Zambezi River on the Indian Ocean. For ten points, name this African nation with capital at Maputo.
Answer: Mozambique
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This man is often credited with accurately predicting that after the treaty of Versailles, instead of peace, the treaty would give an armistice of 20 years. He and Clemenceau were elected to the Academie francaise on the very same day, and they would also die less than half a year apart, in 1929. In december 1916, he was relieved from his command and sent to Italy instead, in a move that aimed to relieve public outrage over the enormous casualty rate during the battle of the Somme. Ironically, General Joffe, who had removed him, was sacked afterward, and he would be recalled in 1917. The German spring offensive of 1918 would lead to this man ascending to his most famous position, after Allied discontent over Philippe Petain's too slow response to the German attacks on Amiens and Arras. FTP, name this French general, a Marshal of France as of 1918 and the Allied Supreme Commander at the end of WWI.
Answer: Ferdinand Foch
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The titular character's sweetheart initially came to town to pave the sidewalks, and the sight of them driving in a yellow buggy on Sunday mornings led the townspeople of Jefferson to think she had forgotten her noblesse oblige. The house smells so bad that men needed to sprinkle lime in the yard, and the titular character refuses to pay her taxes after Colonel Sartoris remitted them out of pity. It is originally thought that she buys arsenic to kill rats, but only after she dies do the townspeople discover in her house a strand of her "iron gray hair" next to the dead body of Homer Barron. For ten points, name this story about a reclusive woman in a Southern town, a work by William Faulkner.
Answer: "A Rose for Emily"
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Two of his early works include a Meditation on a theme of Claude Debussy, and Summer Evening, a piece for orchestra dedicated to Arturo Toscanini. His greatest orchestral work, commissioned to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Concertgebouw Orchestra in 1939, is a set of variations on a folk song called `The Peacock.' Another popular work, for tenor soloist, chorus, and orchestra, draws from a 16th century's poet's paraphrasing of Psalm 55 and replies to charges against the composer of unpatriotic conduct. Abnormal tuning, or scordatura, characterizes his best instrumental work, the Sonata for Unaccompanied Cello, a piece championed by the cellist Janos Starker. For ten points, name this composer of Dances of Galanta and the Hary Janos suite.
Answer: Zoltan Kodaly
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Minor characters in this novel include a clergyman who says that the protagonist's future love "murdered his wife in the sight of God," the heroine's brother, who enjoys playing tennis at the family estate of Windy Corner, and a female novelist who steals the heroine's Baedeker guidebook and writes about her secret romance. This romance occurs after a drive to Fiesole, when the heroine falls into a field of violets and is kissed by the man who had earlier exchanged rooms with her at the pensione Bertolini, the same man whose arms she fell into after witnessing a murder in a piazza. For ten points, name this 1908 novel in which George Emerson replaces Cecil Vyse in Lucy Honeychurch's heart?a work by E.M. Forster.
Answer: A Room with a View
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The Talmud states that this book was written by Samuel, although that seems unlikely as this book discusses the lineage of David. This is one of the shortest books of the Old Testament as it contains only four chapters. One figure in this book calls herself Mara, meaning Bitter after the deaths of her relatives. The titular figure of this book marries Boaz in a levirate marriage at the urging of Boaz's kinswoman Naomi. For ten points name this book named for a woman who was a great-grandmother of David.
Answer: Ruth
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The Wangjiawang North region is a reference section for this period, whose index fossils include Bathyurus extans, a trilobite. During its Himantian stage, a massive reduction in sea levels caused a major extinction event. During this period, the Taconic island arc collided with the North American continent due to the narrowing of the Iapetus Ocean. It was proposed by Lapworth to resolve a dispute between Murchison and Sedgwick. This period saw the peak development of the conodonts, a group of early vertebrates, and also saw the colonization of land by plants and animals. For ten points, name this period extending from 488 to 444 million years ago, immediately following the Cambrian.
Answer: Ordovician period
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The third and fourth place finishers in this election were Eric Haas and Clifton DeBerry, each running for socialist parties. The republican nominee won the nomination ahead of candidates such as William Scranton, Nelson Rockefeller and George Romney. This election was the last time a democratic candidate won the majority of white votes. The eventual winner of this election used the infamous "Daisy" advertisement. For ten points name this presidential election which saw Lyndon B. Johnson massacre Barry Goldwater.
Answer: 1964 Presidential Election
2008 Cardinal Classic Bonuses by Chicago Kannan
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Answer the following questions about some poems, FTPE.,
[10] This poem observes that the "the art of losing isn't hard to master" because most of the time, it won't bring disaster.
Answer: "One Art"
[10] "One Art" is an example of this poetic form, consisting of 19 lines divided into 5 tercets and a concluding 4-line quatrain. Another example is Dylan Thomas's "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night."
Answer: villanelle
[10] In this villanelle,Theodore Roethke writesthat he does the titular action only "to sleep." He takes the titular action slow, and learns by going where he has to go.
Answer: The Waking
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Identify some paintings by Frans Hals FTPE.,
[10] This 1624 painting depicts a mustachioed dude in a black hat and some elaborate clothes. He's got a goofy look on his face.
Answer: The Laughing Cavalier (prompt on "Portrait of a Young Man," I guess)
[10] Hals's last major commission was to paint the regents and regentesses of this institution. One of the regents is famously depicted in what appears to be a drunken state.
Answer: the old men's alms house or the old men's home or some such
[10] This 1637 painting of a militia unit got its nickname from Jan van Dijk, who noted that all of the figures appeared "wizened and thin." The figure at the far left carries an orange banner, and many of the figures wear light blue sashes.
Answer: The Meager Company or Company of Captain Reinier Reael
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Although it works better than the van der Waals equation for gas phases, it cannot be used for liquid or vapor-liquid equilibria. FTPE,,
[10] Name this equation that has a term containing the square root of temperature, which was modified by Soave.
Answer: Redlich-Kwong equation
[10] The Redlich-Kwong equation is this kind of mathematical formula that often describe relationships between pressure, volume, and temperature.
Answer: equation of state (accept equivalent answers)
[10] This equation of state is useful for fluid dynamic analysis, particularly regarding volatile hydrocarbons. It is named for three scientists.
Answer: Benedict-Webb-Rubin equation (accept BWR equation)
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Answer the following about a recurrent item in literature, FTPE.,
[10] In this short story by John Steinbeck, Elisa Allen gives a pot of the titular plants to an old man, only to later see that he has thrown them out on the road and kept her pot.
Answer: The Chrysanthemums
[10] In this D.H. Lawrence story, a Nottinghamshire coalminer's wife learns that her abusive husband has died in a pit accident. Also, a vase of the titular pink flowers is knocked over by a visiting miner.
Answer: The Odour of Chrysanthemums
[10] Speaking of the odor of chrysanthemums, this son of Evelyn Waugh once compared the scent of a bad wine to a "bunch of dead chrysanthemums on the grave of a still-born West Indian baby."
Answer: Auberon Waugh
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Name some things about plant hormones, FTPE:,
[10] This gaseous hormone promotes abscission and fruit ripening in plants.
Answer: ethylene or ethene
[10] The synthesis of ethylene begins with this amino acid, which is coded for by AUG, the start codon.
Answer: methionine
[10] This plant hormone participates in crosstalk with ethylene and salicylic acid in disease resistance. It is synthesized via the octadecanoid pathway.
Answer: jasmonic acid or jasmonate or JA
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Stories in this collection include "The Rebbe," "Gedali," and "My First Goose." FTPE:,
[10] Identify this collection of stories written about the author's experience in the Polish-Soviet War.
Answer: Red Cavalry or Konarmiya
[10] What author of Odessa Tales and "The Story of My Dovecot" wrote Red Cavalry?
Answer: Isaac Emmanuilovich Babel
[10] In this first story in the collection Red Cavalry, the narrator Liutov is stationed in the house of a pregnant Polish Jew whose father had been massacred. The title refers to a river in what is now Western Ukraine.
Answer: "Crossing the Zbrucz" or "Crossing the River Zbrucz" or "Perekhod cherez Zbruch"
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A female that serves a similar role to this figure was Az, and he also created the dragon Azi Dahaka. FTPE:,
[10] Name this destructive deity of Zoroastrianism.
Answer: Angra Mainyu or Ahriman
[10] These oldest texts in Zoroastrianism state that Angra Mainyu is the antithesis of Ahriman.
Answer: Gathas
[10] In this sect of Zoroastrianism, Angra Mainyu is said to be the twin of Ahriman, and in order to become the firstborn child and become king he ripped his mother's womb.
Answer: Zurvanism
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Answer some things about dynamic duos in mythology, FTPE:,
[10] These horse-headed twins were the sons of Surya, the sun. Physicians to the gods, they restored the youth of the sage Cyavana.
Answer: Ashvins or Ashwins or Asvins or Aswins
[10] Known for their skills at boxing and horsemanship, these sons of Leda are often depicted wearing skull caps to signify that they both hatched from an egg. Name them for 5 points each.
Answer: Castor and Pollux or Kastor and Polydeuces or the Dioscuri or the Gemini
[10] This pair of white- and red-faced Chinese guardians stands at the front doors of temples. Some accounts amusingly claim that the guards' individual names mean "Snorter" and "Blower".
Answer: Men-Shen
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Some philosophers talked about induction. FTPE:,
[10] This philosopher discussed scientific induction in the third book of his System of Logic. His other major works include The Subjection of Women and On Liberty.
Answer: John Stuart Mill
[10] This philosopher discussed induction in his works "The Economical Nature of Physical Inquiry" and Knowledge and Error. He is also known for his psychological work The Analysis of Sensations, and for proposing that inertia is due to a piece of matter's interaction with the entire rest of the universe.
Answer: Ernst Mach
[10] This philosopher introduced the terms "grue" and "bleen" in his discussion of the "new riddle of induction" in the book Fact, Fiction and Forecast. His other works include The Structure of Appearance and Languages of Art.
Answer: Nelson Goodman
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Name these regions of Asia, FTPE:,
[10] Pathiri, a rice pancake, and meen molee, a fish stew, are popular dishes in this Indian state on the Malabar coast with capital at Thiruvananthapuram. Mahe, an exclave of Pondicherry, is surrounded by this state.
Answer: Kerala
[10] Fagara, a variety of peppercorn, is a near-ubiquitous seasoning in the cuisine of this province of southwestern China with capital at Chengdu.
Answer: Szechuan
[10] Bagoong, a fermented fish paste, is used to flavor Ilocano dishes on the northern tip of this largest island of the Philippines.
Answer: Luzon
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This collection of stories contains stories such as "Feathertop" about a scarecrow who become human and "Young Goodman Brown" about a man who meets the devil. FTPE,,
[10] Name this 1846 collection of short stories.
Answer: Mosses From an Old Manse
[10] Mosses From an Old Manse was written by this man, who also wrote Twice Told Tales.
Answer: Nathaniel Hawthorne
[10] This story from Mosses from an Old Manse deals with Reuben Bourne's failure to keephis promise to return tothe woundedtitle character.
Answer: "Roger Malvin's Burial"
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Answer some things about a type of magnetism, FTPE:,
[10] This phenomenon occurs when a material's electron spins align with adjacent spins pointing in opposite directions, so that the global magnetization cancels to zero. Materials displaying this type of magnetism include manganese oxide.
Answer: antiferromagnetism (accept other word forms)
[10] This is the temperature above which a material is no longer antiferromagnetic, as the thermal energy is too high to maintain the material's magnetic ordering.
Answer: Neel temperature
[10] In this phenomenon, the coupling of an antiferromagnetwith a soft ferromagnetin a multilayer stack leads to an effective pinning of the ferromagnet's magnetizationin a particular direction; the phenomenon is used in spin valves and GMR heads,e.g. in hard drives:
Answer: exchange bias
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FTPE, name some people associated with Freud.,
[10] This guy was a longtime colleague of Freud, but later broke with him after writing The Trauma of Birth.
Answer: Otto Rank
[10] This member of Freud's defensive inner circle was president of the International Psychoanalytical Association from 1918-1919. He wrote Thalassa: A Theory of Genitality, and collaborated with Rank on The Development of Psychoanalysis.
Answer: Sandor Ferenczi
[10] This French author originated the concept of the `oceanic feeling' as the source of religious energy, mentioned by Freud at the beginning of Civilization and its Discontents. He wrote such works as The Life of Vivekananda and the Jean-Christophe series.
Answer: Romain Rolland
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Sure he played Luke Skywalker, but Mark Hamill also has had a fine career after Star Wars. FTPE:,
[10] Hamill voiced this Batman villain in Batman: The Animated series who was played by Jack Nicholson in Batman.
Answer: The Joker
[10] Having a cameo as the character Cock-knocker, Hamill had a blunt-saber battle in this 2001 film that revolves around the "Bluntman and Chronic" comic.
Answer: Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
[10] Hamill voiced this character in Bender's Big Score, who worked with Kwanzaabot and Santa Claus.
Answer: Chanukah Zombie
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Composed of Akan peoples, it grew wealthy by trading its gold to the Mali and Ghana empires early in its history, FTPE:,
[10] Name this empire centered around Kumasi, which was located in present-day Ghana.
Answer: Ashanti
[10] This other Akan nation dominated the Ashanti until the battle of Feyiase. Its first leader was Mumunumfi, who ruled from this nation's capital of Jukwaa.
Answer: Denkyira
[10] Prior to the battle of Feiyase, the sage Okomfo Anokye called this object down from heaven into the lap of Osei Tutu, causing the Ashanti clan heads to swear allegiance to Tutu.
Answer: Golden Stool
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FTPE, name these Irish politicians of the nineteenth century.,
[10] This man, elected to Parliament as a Catholic in 1828, was not allowed to take office. As a result Catholic Emancipation was passed the following year.
Answer: Daniel O'Connell
[10] The leader of the Home Rule Party, this man had his political career ruined by his divorce in 1890.
Answer: Charles Stewart Parnell
[10] This man founded the Irish Home Government Association and was an opponent of repealing the Act of Union.
Answer: Isaac Butt
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He wrote a travel book called Romania and its New Image, but this writer is better known for fiction like The Bejeweled Boy. FTPE:,
[10] Name this author whose Banana Trilogy contains The Cyclone, The Green Pope, and The Eyes of the Interred.
Answer: Miguel Angel Asturias
[10] While studying at the Sorbonne, Asturias attended this man's lectures on the Popul Vuh. Asturias later worked with this scholar on Annals of the Cakchiquels.
Answer: George Raynaud
[10] While searching for a publisher for Legends of Guatemala, Asturias met this Spanish author of Abel Sanchez and Three Exemplary Novels.
Answer: Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo
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Name some things about chromosome 21, FTPE:,
[10] Trisomy of chromosome 21 causes this disorder.
Answer: Downs syndrome
[10] A gene on chromosome 21 codes for the cytosolic form of this copper- and zinc-binding protein. Its physiologic role is to convert a namesake radical species into hydrogen peroxide and molecular oxygen.
Answer: superoxide dismutase
[10] Translocations between chromosomes 12 and 21 frequently occur in this disease, the most common variety of cancer in children.
Answer: acute lymphoblastic leukemia (prompt on incomplete answer)
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Identify the following about a song cycle, FTPE:,
[10] Set to 16 poems selected from Heinrich Heine's Lyrisches Intermezzo, and most commonly performed by baritone and piano, its first song is the poet's celebration of the coming of spring in the month of May. The most famous song, Ich grolle Nicht, or `I bear no grudge' sees the poet refuse to complain even though his love has deserted him.
Answer: Dichterliebe or A Poet's Love
[10] Dichterliebe was composed by this German in 1840, his `year of song.' It was inspired by the knowledge that he would soon marry Clara Wieck.
Answer: Robert Schumann
[10] The emotional volatility of the songs matched the two names Schumann gave to the contrasting traits of his personality: Eusebius and this. It is also the name of a character from Beethoven's Fidelio.
Answer: Florestan
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Name some things about everybody's favorite object-oriented programming language, C++, FTPE:,
[10] C++ was originally described as "C with" these user-defined derived data type, which is a collection of variables and functions under one reference name. They are very similar to structures.
Answer: classes
[10] In C++, this type of function is used to permit access to protected data within a class to functions outside that class.
Answer: friend function
[10] In C++, this character precedes a variable when dealing withthe address ofthat variable; it is sometimes referred to as the reference operator:
Answer: ampersand or & sign (accept equivalents, but it's just the & character)
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[10] Name this urban planner who designed much of New York City's public housing and highway systems between the 1930s and 1950s, and was largely responsible for bringing the United Nations headquarters to the city.
Answer: Robert Moses
[10] Robert Moses rose to power under this Roman Catholic governor of New York, who lost the 1928 presidential election to Herbert Hoover.
Answer: Alfred Emmanuel Smith
[10] Robert Moses's expressway projects in the 1960s were opposed by this urban theorist. Her most famous book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, advocated mixed-use neighborhoods.
Answer: Jane Jacobs

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