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2009 EFT Tossups by Editors
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The colonial history of this nation includes a time when it was dominated by the "Hundred Associates," and a longstanding dispute in this nation was partially resolved through the recent Clarity Act. William Vander Zalm was elected to a leadership role in one part of this country under the banner of the Social Credit movement. One leader of this nation was intermittently opposed by George Brown and was involved in the Pacific Scandal. Another leader of this nation took advantage of the War Measures Act to proclaim a state of "apprehended insurrection," in one part of this country, a response to a series of events known as the October Crisis. This nation held a constitutional convention in 1987 which culminated in the Meech Lake Accords, and its leaders have included Brian Mulroney and Pierre Trudeau. For ten points, identify this country currently led by Steven Harper.
Answer: Canada
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Alpha dystroglycan proteins in Schwann cells serve as receptors for this disease's causative agent. The skin test for this disease uses preparations named for Dharmendra, and carbol fuschin is necessary to stain for its causative agent. One study showed that the microbe that causes this disease has lost functionality in nearly fifty percent of its genome. Armadillos are thought to be the only non-humans susceptible to this disease, which is often treated with dapsone. Like tuberculosis, it is caused by a microbacterium. For 10 points, name this illness also known as "Hansen's disease" that causes nerve damage and skin lesions, sufferers of which were often sequestered to "colonies."
Answer: leprosy [or Hansen's disease until mention]
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One champion in this sport created the now-universal "Moncton rule" in the early 1990s, which created a Free Guard Zone. In championship-level games, each side has 75 minutes to complete the match. Stars of this sport include Russ Howard and Ernie Richardson, who led the victorious team in the first Scotch Cup. The USA's first Olympic medaling team in this sport was led in 2006 by Pete Fenton, while the gold-winning team was led by Brad Gushue, known for his extremely loud yelling. A team's score is however many of their stones are closer to the center than the innermost of the other team's, so only one team can score in each end. For 10 points, name this sport in which players throw stones towards a target which are swept along by brooms, popular in Canada.
Answer: curling
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Lucian praised this artist's "graceful lines of the eyebrow," in the bulk of his sculptures. This artist depicted a certain god supporting himself with his left hand on a tree trunk and his right hand touching his hair. Another of his sculptures depicts that same god killing an animal climbing up a tree. For his other sculptures, this artist frequently used Phryne as a model. In addition to crafting the Lycian Apollo and an Apollo killing a lizard, another of his sculptures features a representation of a god whose right hand was broken off, while his left hand features sagging swaddling clothes. This man also depicted a figure carrying draperies with one hand, whose other hand is shielding her genitalia as her head is in profile, to her right. For ten points, name this ancient Greek sculpture of Hermes Bearing the Infant Dionysus and Aphrodite of Cnidos.
Answer: Praxiteles
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One of this man's autobiographical works describes deriving a will to live from reading Prosper Merimee's collected letters, while a different work of his describes He Xiao-er, a man who escaped from death during war, whose head fell off when he got into a barfight. This author's posthumous works include his "Diary of a Stupid Man," and one in which he describes getting a headache after seeing transparent cogwheels over and over. Another of this man's works describes a criminal who fails to ascend from hell by climbing the titular spider's thread. This author also wrote a tale in which an elderly woman picks hair to make a wig at the title gate, and his story "In a Grove," describes a murder from multiple viewpoints. For ten points, name this Japanese author whose "Rashomon," inspired an Akira Kurosawa movie.
Answer: Ryunosuke Akutagawa
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In Javan marriage ceremonies, the completion of the marriage occurs when the bride and groom exchange the kembang majang, these types of objects. In Zoroastrianism, these objects are exchanged in a namesake "rite" between priests, and thirty species of them represent the thirty yazatas, or deities of the days of the month. In Shinto, the divinity Kishimojin is often depicted holding a child and one of these objects that symbolizes happiness. In Islam, one of these objects was held to have grown up from the perspiration dripping off Mohammed during his heavenly journey, while in Catholicism, some of these objects are thought to have grown up from the tears of the Virgin. One type of these objects is mentioned as neither toiling nor spinning in Matthew, while in Hinduism Brahma is often depicted as seated on one of them. For ten points, identify these plants, types of which include the lily and the lotus.
Answer: flower
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Early prime ministers in this country included Mohammad Natsir and Mohammad Hatta, who later resigned as Vice President. One president was backed by army chief of staff A.H. Nasution, who later escaped while six other generals were killed by the military in the September 30th Movement, which was blamed on and led to the destruction of its communist party, the PKI. This country's constitution set forth the state philosophy of Pancasila, and several Asian and African nations met at the 1955 Bandung Conference in this nation. One president promulgated the practice of "Guided Democracy". Under Dutch rule, it was known as the Dutch East Indies, and its capital was at Batavia. For 10 points, name this country whose first post-independence rulers were Sukarno and Suharto, a South Asian archipelago whose capital is Jakarta.
Answer: Republic of Indonesia or Republik Indonesia
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The Patua creole is spoken in this polity, and this polity is divided into seven parishes and the Cotai Landfill. Stanley Ho owns a number of popular tourist destinations in this polity, and the 12-3 riot occured here after the colonial government forbade the construction of a private school on this polity's island of Taipa. Branches of the Wynn and the MGM Grand have recently opened here, and Edmund Wah replaced General Vasco Rocha Viera as Chief Executive following the 1999 handover to China. For 10 points, name this former Portuguese colony and gambling haven, located across the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong.
Answer: Macau or Aomen
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The hilariously named Thomas Venn-Thomas narrates one of this man's novels, while another of his works features the Triple Goddess, whose title character goes in search of Hylas. This man cast Marie Powell's husband in an unflattering light when he told about him from his wife's point of view in his work The Wife to Mr. Milton. One of this man's works features a narrator who enlists in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers and describes his time in World War 1. Another of this man's describes a European deity inspired by the moon with the domain of Birth, Love and Death. For ten points, name this author of The White Goddess who wrote Claudius the God as a sequel to his I, Claudius.
Answer: Robert Graves
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This quantity is plotted on the y axis against entropy in a Mollier diagram. The heat capacity at constant pressure is given by the derivative of this quantity with respect to temperature, and this quantity appears in the numerator divided by RT across from the derivative of the log of pressure with respect to temperature in the Clausius-Clapeyron equation. Joule-Thomson cooling occurs at a constant value of this quantity, which can be written as the derivative of the log of the partition function with respect to the inverse temperature. For ten points, identify this quantity which is used to calculate heat transfer, often across phases, and is defined as the internal energy plus the product of pressure and volume.
Answer: enthalpy
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Early in his rule, this monarch formed a group with noblemen like Adam Czartoryski and Nikolay Novosiltsev, known as the Private Committee, and the Semyonovsky regiment of his Imperial Guard revolted near the end of his rule. Later, one of his close advisors conceived of a compilation of Russian laws, only achieved after the death of this ruler. Besides Mikhail Speransky, his other advisors included Aleksey Arakcheyev, and the mystic Barbara Juliane von Krudener, who probably influenced him into forming the Holy Alliance with other European monarchs. He signed an agreement on a raft on the Niemen River with Napoleon, the Treaty of Tilsit. He took over after the assassination of his father Paul, and the secession crisis after his early death between his brothers Constantine and Nicholas I led to the Decembrist revolt. For 10 points, name this czar of Russia who ruled from 1801 to 1825.
Answer: Alexander I [prompt on partial answer]
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One of this man's paintings depicts Jesus Christ on the cross without nails in his hands as he looks down at the lake before him and was inspired by St. John of the Cross. This man used recursion in a painting that shows a head whose eyes and mouth feature heads that have heads in their eyes and mouthes in his The Face of War. A different one of his paintings depicts two gargantuan sized humans, one of which is gold, the other silver, transforming as they look into a lake in his Metamorphosis of Narcissus. In a different painting, an elephant with elongated legs appears in the background as a fish tries to swallow one of two tigers. For ten points, name this artist of Dream Caused by the Flight of the Bumblebee a Second Before Awakening, who included three sagging watches in his depiction of The Persistence of Memory.
Answer: Salvador Dali
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One poem by this author describes Brennbaum "The Impeccable" in one section, while another is mostly a dialogue between the title character and Mr. Nixon. He wrote a poem in the voice of Bertrans de Born, captured in his castle, yelling at his jongleur Papiols in one work, while another consists of the lines "The apparition of these faces in the crowd; / Petals on a wet, black bough." Besides "In a Station of the Metro" and "Sestina: Altaforte", he wrote an autobiographical work beginning with "Ode pour l'election de son sepulchre" and containing "Envoi" and "Medallion". Another of his works begins with an adaptation of book 11 of the Odyssey and includes sections written at a prison camp in Pisa, and others about Sigismundo Malatesta, 120 of the title poems in total. For 10 points, name this author of "Hugh Selwyn Mauberley" and the Cantos.
Answer: Ezra Weston Loomis Pound
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The Erdos-Stone theorem is a gneralization of Turan's theorem to non-complete types of these objects. One of these objects whose binary adjacency matrix has zeros on the diagonal is known as a simple directed type, and an NP-complete problem involves finding the size of a clique for a given one of these objects. One of these objects built from the elements of a subgroup of a group is named after Cayley and is connected if and only if the subgroup generates the group. Kuratowski's theorem gives the conditions necessary for one of these objects to be planar, and the Bellman-Ford algorithm is one way of finding the shortest path on them. For ten points, identify these mathematical objects consisting of vertices joined by edges.
Answer: graph
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One philosopher from this nation was known as Dr. Eximius and wrote a work entitled Metaphysical Disputations; that same philosopher had his Defensio Fidei Catholicae burned by James I for attacking the divine right of kings. Another philosopher from this nation analyzed the emergence of non-representative painting in The Dehumanization of Art, and labeled his home country "Invertebrate" in another work. A thinker born in this country wrote The Realms of Being and asserted that "philosophy begins in medias res," in a work that analyzed conflicting epistemic notions, Skepticism and Animal Faith. Yet another philosopher from this nation characterized the title feeling as "the spring of all heroic achievements," in The Tragic Sense of Life. For ten points, identify this nation, the birthplace of thinkers like Francisco Suarez, George Santayana, Jose Ortega y Gasset, and Miguel de Unamuno.
Answer: Spain
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With Martha Nussbaum, this economist developed the "capabilities" approach in their work titled The Quality of Life. Emily Oster's dissertation proposes a biological solution to the "missing-women puzzle," which was first noted by this author of "More Than 100 Million Women Are Missing." This author of The Idea of Justice developed ideas from "On Ethics and Economics" in evaluating the value of free choice in his work Development as Freedom, but this author of Poverty and Famines is probably best remembered for noting that it is impossible to have both Pareto optimality and a commitment to personal liberty. The Liberal paradox was advanced by, FTP, which welfare economist, the author of Collective Choice and Social Welfare who hails from India?
Answer: Amartya Sen
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This composer used the four-note motif E-C- D-sharp - C-sharp as the basis for his Piano Variations, and in another of his works the trumpet quotes the popular song "El Mosco." He recast his Short Symphony as a much more popular sextet, and James Agee's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men inspired him to team up with librettist Horace Everett to write the opera The Tender Land. Besides the aforementioned El Salon Mexico, He only used 13 instruments in a ballet set in western Pennsylvania, and another of his works features a narrator speaking over the orchestra with the refrain "that is what he said." For ten points, name this American composer of Lincoln Portrait and Appalachian Spring.
Answer: Aaron Copland
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One model for studying these phenomena is Bader's AIM theory while the Buckingham-Fowler model and the EPIC model both add this phenomenon to studies of solvation. A compression associated with an "improper" one of these phenomena is known as their blue-shifting variety. This phenomenon can be described using a so-called 10-12 potential amd it is the most important interaction in determining secondary protein structure. It accounts for the angle of 109.5 degrees in a certain abundant molecule, and it also accounts for the high surface tension of that molecule, water. For ten points, identify this phenomenon, a bond which forms between a polar molecule and a certain light atom.
Answer: hydrogen bonds
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This character is told by his mentor, "whoever of this flock stops for an instant, must stay a thousand years," When this man meets one of his ancestors, he is introduced as someone "heaven's gate was thrown open twice for." Franco Bolognese tells this character that "Giotto was all the rage" because he eclipsed Cimabue's style. In addition to meeting Brunetto Latini and his ancestor Cacciaguida, this character is told by Fra Alberigo about one of the four rounds in an area that can be seen from Malebolgia. When we first meet this man, he is chased by a lion, leopard and she-wolf, and he is lost in a dark wood, unable to find the right way. For ten points, name this character who visits Mt. Purgatory, before visiting Paradise with St. Bernard as his guide, a man who is shown the nine rings of hell with his tour guide Vergil in The Divine Comedy.
Answer: Dante
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This man was originally appointed as Representative to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Lot Morrill. A famous epithet for this man was coined by Robert Ingersoll, and during his time in one of his most famous positions he organized the Pan American Conference. This politician was implicated in corruption by the Mulligan letters, which led to him being connected to the Fort Smith and Little Rock Railroad scandal, and he later served as secretary of state on two nonconsecutive occasions. Known as the "Plumed Knight," this man's shot at the presidency might have been fatally undermined when Samuel Burchard, one of his supporters, accused the Democrats of being the party of "Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion," leading to his loss to Grover Cleveland in 1884. For ten points, identify this "continental liar from the state of Maine."
Answer: James Gillespie Blaine
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J.D. Salinger's Franny & Zooey quotes one poem of this type exhorting a snail to climb a mountain slowly, while in another, the narrator is the only one walking on a road on an autumn night. One author wrote about the death of his daughter with one of these poems which states that "This world of dew's / a world of dew", part of the collection My Spring. Pairs of these types of poems are compared in a contest in The Seashell Game, and a trip from the capital is described using these poems in The Records of a Travel-Worn Satchel. One poem of this form describes the splash made when a frog jumps into an old pond, and some of these were interspersed with a travelogue in The Narrow Road to the Deep North. Written frequently by Kobayashi Issa and Matsuo Basho, for 10 points, name these 17-syllable Japanese poems.
Answer: haiku or haikai
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This Roman defeated Archelaus in multiple engagements in the First Mithridatic War. For ten points each,,
[10] Name this man who marched on Rome a second time and declared himself dictator following the death of his rival Marius.
Answer: Sulla
[10] Sulla came to prominence as a general in this conflict of 91 to 88 BC, fought between Rome and its Italian allies, who revolted and set up an independent country with capital at Corfinium.
Answer: the Social or Marsic War
[10] While serving as quaestor under Marius, Sulla persuaded Bocchus of Mauretania to hand over this kinsman to the Romans, ending his namesake war. This king of Numidia died in a Roman prison.
Answer: Jugurtha
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According to his philosophical system, humans are just one of 10,000 manifestations of the source of all existence, though they can upset its balance with unnatural acts.,
[10] Name this religious founder who created the notion of non-action called wu wei.
Answer: Lao Tsu or Lao Tse or Lao Zi
[10] Laozi wrote this founding text of Daoism, which states that intelligence and knowledge creates the Great Artifice. It also advocates flexibility over rigidity and states humility is the highest virtue.
Answer: Tao Te Ching
[10] Lao Tsu is venerated as an incarnation of a member of this trinity of supreme Daoist deities, whose other members are Yuqing and Shangqing
Answer: Three Pure Ones, or Three Pure Pellucid Ones, or Three Clarities, or Three Purities, or Three Pristine Ones, or Sanqing
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The equilibrium line of these objects represents the boundary between the accumulation zone and the ablation zone, and their motion is often analyzed using the Glen flow law. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify these objects whose surfaces are sometimes found divided into blocks called seracs.
Answer: glaciers
[10] Existing in, among other types, terminal and lateral varieties, these formations are accumulations of rock and other debris carried by a glacier.
Answer: moraine
[10] These U-shaped valleys are produced by glacial erosion when ocean water flows into a glacial valley. Scandinavia has a lot of them, for which parrots are known to pine.
Answer: fjords
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Co-written by Charles Dudley Warner, this novel features Squire Hawkins, who can't hold onto a fortune and dies. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this work which also features Colonel Beriah Sellers, and sees Hawkins's adopted sister Laura die of a broken heart after going on trial for murdering Colonel Selby.
Answer: The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today
[10] This author wrote The Gilded Age, as well as some novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.
Answer: Mark Twain or Samuel Langhorne Clemens
[10] Hank Morgan gets out of a sticky situation by predicting an eclipse in this other Twain work.
Answer: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
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This painting's title is taken from a line spoken by Ariel in The Tempest. For ten points each,,
[10] Name this painting, a work by the artist of Lavender Mist, which features black drip lines, and some other blotches of paint. Its supposed to leave an abstract impression on the viewer, I suppose.
Answer: Full Fathom Five
[10] This artist of One and Full Fathom Five is known for his action painting.
Answer: Jackson Pollock
[10] This other abstract impressionist is the wife of Jackson Pollock. Some of the time, its possible to see actual objects like flowers or human heads in her paintings.
Answer: Lee Krasner
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Identify these characters from Arthurian legend, FTPE:,
[10] This son of Lancelot and Elaine survives sitting in the Siege Perilous, and thanks to his chastity, he later achieves the grail and dies as a result.
Answer: Galahad
[10] This man continuously searches for a monster called the Questing Beast. He challenges Arthur to a joust and breaks his sword, but Arthur receives Excalibur as a replacement.
Answer: Pellinore
[10] In order to conceive Arthur, Uther Pendragon was disguised to resemble this man, husband of Ygerna. He is also the father of Morgause and Morgan.
Answer: Gorlois or the Duke of Cornwall
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It may explain the lack of transitional states in the fossil record. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this theory, first proposed by Stephen Jay Gould and Niles Elridge, that hypothesizes that evolution occurs in short bursts.
Answer: punctuated equilibrium
[10] This opposing theory to punctuated equilibrium states that in the absence of a cladogenic event, evolution is gradual and ancestral species are not clearly demarcated.
Answer: phyletic gradualism
[10] This type of speciation holds that populations do not interbreed due to geographic separation. It may or may not accord with the theory of punctuated equilibrium.
Answer: allopatric speciation
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In one novel, this man wrote about William Atwater and William Pringle. For ten points each,,
[10] Name this British novelist of Afternoon Men that wrote about Nick Jenkins in his A Dance to the Music of Time.
Answer: Anthony Powell
[10] Anthony Powell's memoir To Keep the Ball Rolling features a section called The Strangers are All Gone, which is taken from this play, whose characters include Paris and Friar John.
Answer: Romeo and Juliet
[10] The line "The Strangers are all gone," is spoken by this character in Romeo and Juliet, who had a daughter named Susan who perished in an earthquake. She advises Juliet to go through with the marriage to Paris.
Answer: The Nurse or Angelica
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Bizarrely, this work is the composer's Opus 21, and it features 21 poems of the noted author Albert Giraud and an ensemble of 7 people. For ten points each,,
[10] Name this atona work that features the title character returning talking about returning to Bergamo in its last portions, whose style is of the Sprechstimme.
Answer: Pierrot Lunaire or "Pierrot in the Moonlight"
[10] This constructor of the twelve-tone scale composed Pierrot Lunaire and did some operas like Moses und Aron, in addition to Transfigured Night.
Answer: Arnold Schoenberg
[10] This student of Schoenberg adapted Georg Buchner's play Woyzeck into his Wozzeck.
Answer: Alban Berg
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This battle was preceded by the Treaty of Warsaw, in which the Polish king agreed to help Holy Roman Emperor Leopold if Turks attacked its namesake city, which was besieged for two months. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this 1683 battle which saw Turkish troops under Kara Mustafa defeated badly, often lauded as the battle which saved Europe.
Answer: Battle of Vienna
[10] This Polish king led the victorious troops in the Battle of Vienna. The Turks called him the "Lion of Lechistan".
Answer: John III Sobieski or Jan III Sobieski
[10] Thanks to the Union of Lublin, Poland in 1683 was in a commonwealth with this Baltic nation with modern-day capital at Vilnius.
Answer: Lithuania or Lietuva
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Babinet's principle states that this phenomenon acting on complementary arrangements will produce the same effects. For ten points each,,
[10] Name this phenomenon observed in electrons by Davisson and Germer, the bending a wave as it passes an obstacle.
Answer: diffraction
[10] A graphical model for diffraction comes from this principle, which states that each point on a propagating wavefront is a wave source.
Answer: Huygens' principle
[10] This man lends his name to near-field diffraction. He also lends his name to a series of concentric zones of alternating average phase in the radiation field produced by diffraction from a circular aperture.
Answer: Augustin-Jean Fresnel
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This novel is set in the small Turkish town of Kars, and its narrator is a thinly veiled version of the author. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this work in which the poet Kerim Alakusoglu, or Ka, reconnects with Ipek, but gets implicated in the murder of the revolutionary "Blue".
Answer: Snow or Kar
[10] This author wrote The White Castle and The Black Book, as well as Snow.
Answer: Ferit Orhan Pamuk
[10] The Black Book makes frequent references to this mystical sect of Islam whose adherents include the Whirling Dervishes. Their literary tradition includes the poets Rumi and Attar.
Answer: Sufism
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Pre-colonization kings of this country included the bug-eyed Mutesa I. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this country whose king Mutesa II was attacked at the Battle of Mengo Hill by its army, led by Milton Obote, who took over as president afterwards.
Answer: Republic of Uganda
[10] For much of the 1970s, Uganda was under the command of this strongman, who led a bunch of ethnic purges and interrogated people at the Nile Mansions Hotel.
Answer: Idi Amin Dada
[10] Uganda supported the AFDL, whose goal was to oust this leader, who ruled Zaire after ousting Joseph Kasavubu.
Answer: Joseph-Desire Mobutu or Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu wa za Banga
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This dance form is usually in five or six parts, the first part of which is the Pantalon, and the penultimate of which is the pastourelle. For ten points each,,
[10] Name this historic dance for four couples.
Answer: Quadrille
[10] This is the technical term of a leap when doing a quadrille. It is also the term for a ballet leap in which one leg arched forward and the other leg arched backward.
Answer: jete
[10] This other form of dance is in 3/4 time and has a notable "Viennese" variety. Johann Strauss Jr. was considered the "King" of them.
Answer: waltz
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It divides one of the title concepts into "in-itself" and "for-itself." FTPE:,
[10] Name this philosophical book which rejects the Kantian noumena, introduces the idea of `bad faith,' and argues that a human's only essence is what he or she chooses to be.
Answer: Being and Nothingness
[10] This French existentialist wrote Being and Nothingness. As a fiction writer he also published Nausea and No Exit.
Answer: Jean-Paul Sartre
[10] Though traditionally associated with phenomenology, this other French philosopher studied alongside Sartre and was to some degree influenced by him. His own works include The Structure of Behavior and Phenomenology of Perception.
Answer: Maurice Merleau-Ponty
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This case grew out of goods purchased on credit from Robert Farquhar and his exectuor's attempts to collect the money he was owed. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this case, which resulted in a verdict against a Southern state and in favor of a resident of South Carolina. The rationale for the verdict was found in Article III, section 2 of the Constitution.
Answer: Chisholm v. Georgia
[10] The rule established in Chisholm was reversed just five years later with the passage of this piece of legislation, which prohibited the federal judiciary from hearing cases brought against a state by residents of another state.
Answer: 11th Amendment
[10] Georgia's legal malfeasanse did not end there, as the state's invalidation of contracts for Yazoo River lands led to this 1810 case, which held that the contracts clause bound the states.
Answer: Fletcher v. Peck [accept either name]
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These compounds are often used to stabilize electron deficient reagents such as borane, and they can be cleaved by hydrobromic acid to give alkyl bromides. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify these molecules characterized by two alkyl groups bonded to a hydrogen atom.
Answer: ether
[10] This primarily SN2 reaction proceeds through an alkoxide dehalogenation and is the most popular mechanism for producing ethers.
Answer: Williamson synthesis
[10] These types of ethers, first synthesized by Charles Pedersen, consist of a host arranged in a ring with multiple oxygen atoms surrounding a positive ion, often a metal.
Answer: crown ether
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For ten points, each name these characters from Don Quixote.,
[10] This character functions as Don Quixote's sidekick and is promised an island. In one of his pranks, he dips his boss's head in a helmet full of bean curds to convince him his head brains are melting.
Answer: Sancho Panza [accept either]
[10] This legendary king possesses a helmet made of pure gold that would make its equipper invincible. In the work, Don Quixote thinks a barber's basin is his helmet.
Answer: Mambrino
[10] This character owns a talking ape that whispers people's fortunes into the ears of people. Manuel Da Falla composed a short work about his puppet show.
Answer: Master Peter
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The Altruistic form of this phenomenon arises when those involved feel completely attached to society, which is distinguished from the egoistic type. For ten points each,,
[10] Name this phenomenon that apparently occurs more in Scandinavia, and more in Protestants than Catholics, according to an 1897 book of scociology titled after this practice.
Answer: Suicide
[10] This breakdown of social norms within an individual is one of the four types of Suicide as elucidated by Emile Durkheim.
Answer: anomie
[10] The other type of suicide as elucidated by Emile Durkheim arises from this state opposite to anomie. Usually, social conditions are so instilled in a particular person, that they have no individual consciousness, leading them to suicide.
Answer: fatalism [accept word forms]
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Family values win votes in elections, but they're quite difficult to live by! FTPE, name these scandal-plagued Republican politicians:,
[10] Upon his disappearance, aides to this South Carolina governor told the press he was busy "hiking the Appalachian trail." In fact, he was visiting his self-described soul-mate in Argentina.
Answer: Mark Sanford
[10] This Nevada senator, who lives in the C Street religious house in Washington, DC., had an affair with a married member of his campaign staff, and attempted to mollify her husband by having his parents pay her husband $96,000.
Answer: John Ensign
[10] This California state assemblyman was forced to resign when he told a fellow legislator on a live microphone about two simultaneous affairs he was having. He didn't know the microphone was turned on.
Answer: Michael Duvall

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