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2009 EFT Tossups by Eric Mukherjee 1
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One character in this novel makes an off-handed reference to a person who purchases a gift for Miss Pope, Lady Metcalf. Characters in this book include Mr. Denny who served with one character in a militia, and one who is worried about her conversation with Colonel Forester, Lady Lucas's eldest daughter. Beginning with one character renting Netherfield, this book features one character making a marriage proposal at Rosings Park, where Lady Catherine de Bourgh resides. Mr. Gardiner is a friend with Lydia and George Wickham in this novel, whose marriage was forced by a man whose first marriage proposal was rejected by Lydia's sister. For ten points, name this novel that closes with Charles Bingley marrying Jane and Fitzwilliam Darcy marrying Elizabeth Bennet, written by Jane Austen.
Answer: Pride and Prejudice
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This man served as an advisor to Edward Stettenius during the Yalta conference, and Weyl stated that he was a member of the Ware group. Along with Ralph Bunche, he represented the US at the Dumbarton Oaks conference, and with Harry Dexter White he was implicated by the Moynihan Commission, which used the Venona Project to identify him as "ALES". He was identified by Bentley and Gouzhenko in another tirial, and this subject of the "pumpkin papers" filed a lawsuit against a figure who accused him on Meet the Press. FTP, name this lawyer who was charged by Whittaker Chambers of espionage during the HUAC trials
Answer: Alger Hiss
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Alternate mutations causing this disease can occur in factors responsible for synthesizing or recycling tetrahydrobiopterin, and the most common mutation abolishes a splice donor site for exon 12. The pathology of this disease occurs due to accumulation of transamination derivates with glutamate, which leads to saturation of the LNAA transporter in the blood-brain barrier. It is diagnosed using mass spectrometry, which has replaced the bacteriological Guthrie's test. Often caused by an autosomal recessive mutation on the PAH gene, it is treated with a specialr diet. FTP, name this disease which prevents patients from processing phenylalanine.
Answer: PKU or phenylketonuria
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One figure from this country was a member of the Teen Titans blasted in half by Superboy-Prime outside of Keystone City, and a boy genius from here is the third Toyman. An astronomer from here was struck by a light from Vega during Crisis on Infinite Earths, becoming the second Doctor Light. This nation employed a team containing Baymax and Honey Lemon known as Big Hero 6. The X-man Armor and cyborg assassin Lady Deathstrike are from this nation, as well as a figure who charged his weapons with tachyons and an X-man who can generate superheated plasma. Dagan was conceived during Wolverine's time in this nation, but he leaves after the Winter Soldier kills his wife Itsu. For 10 points, name this nation, the birthplace of Sunfire, Silver Samurai, and the time-travelling Hiro Nakamura.
Answer: Japan or Nippon or whatever
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Martin Orans has recently published a critique of this work, and the opening chapter extols the virtues of studying developmental psychology as a means of studying cultures. The eighth chapter of this work discusses the role of the dance in its titular culture, while the amauga custom is also studied in this work in the context of strengthening society as a whole. Some of the interviews in this book are given by Chief Tufele, while others are given by Lola, Fala, Mala, who lived on Tau island. This work was notably critiqued on the grounds of pre-acculturation by Derek Freeman, who alleged that its subjects gave false answers to interview questions posed by its author, which may have included the suggestion that masturbation was universal and homosexual activity was widespread. For ten points, identify this work about growing up on a certain Pacific island, a work by Margaret Mead.
Answer: Coming of Age in Samoa: A Psychological Study of Primitive Youth for Western Civilization
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This man depicted the persecution of the Vehmic court in his unfinished opera The Free Judges. One of his works contained an "Apotheosis" movement while Death of Orpheus is among his Prix de Rome Cantatas. In addition to writing Grand Funeral and Triumphal Symphony he adapted parts of the Aeneid in Les Troyens, but his more famous works include one containing a pair of shepherds depicted by cor anglais and oboe in "Scene in the Fields" and one which uses a G minor chord to depict a guillotine in "March to the Scaffold". FTP, name this composer whose Harold in Italy followed up his Symphony Fantastique.
Answer: Hector Berlioz
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This man's essay works include The Stolen West and Radicalism and Exhibitionism. In one of his novels, Professor Avenarius talks with this author about the completion of his novel. In another, this author inserted himself as a man who has pleasures with a chevalier who had been seduced by Madame de T. In another of his works, Franz is murdered in Bangkok after protesting there. Later on, the protagonists die in a car crash after working on a dairy farm. This author of Immortality and Slowness, included the line "Optimism is the opiate of the people" on the back of a postcard in a novel featuring Ludvik Hahn, The Joke. For ten points, name this author that created the dog Karenin, Tomas and Tereza in his book about the Soviet Occupation of Prague, called The Unbearable Lightness of Being.
Answer: Milan Kundera
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This man took the title Iovius to denote his role as a planner and commander. This man fought a war against Narseh, and forced his co-commander to march in front of the Imperial caravan as humiliation after a defeat in that conflict. He came to power after a victory at the Battle of the Margus against Carinus, and he was a general under Numerian during a campaign in Persia. This man wanted to replace the denarius with the argentus in order to combat inflation in his Edict on Maximum prices, and after rising to power, this man appointed Maximian, Galerius, and Constantius as co-emperors in the Tetrarchy. For 10 points, name this 3rd century Roman emperor who began a massive persecution of Christians.
Answer: Diocletian or Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus
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Graham Oppy published a work about this statement, which was reformulated in terms of social relatedness by Hartshorne. One objection to it, the first of the "Overload Objections", is Guanilo's Island. Gasking parodied this statement using its subject's handicaps, while Kant's argument against it hinges on the fact that existence isn't a predicate. It was restated relying on axiom S5 of modal logic by Alvin Plantinga. Originally presented in the Proslogion of St. Anselm in terms of perfection, for 10 points, name this argument which asserts god exists because there must be some single greatest thing in the universe.
Answer: ontological argument
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Landauer's principle generalizes this statement to information. This statement can be proved by showing that removing a constraint on a system transiently forces it out of an equilibrium state, then applying Boltzmann's H theorem. Considering T symmetry with respect to this statement leads to Loschmidt's paradox. One formulation of this theorem states that the integral of dQ over T is equal to negative N, a formula due to Clausius. Violated by Maxwell's Demon and used to prove that no engine can be maximally efficient, for 10 points, name this law that states that the entropy of the universe tends towards a maximum.
Answer: Second Law of Thermodynamics [prompt on partial answer]
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This figure was monetarily supported by Guimara de Ulloa, and this figure ran away with her brother Rodrigo in childhood to become martyrs. St Francis of Borgia stopped this figure's bout of self-mutilation after she believed her visions were from the devil, and this figure worked with John of the Cross and Anthony of Jesus to found a religious order in Duruelo, and this figure extensively read de Osuna's Third Spiritual Alphabet during her cloistering, in which her sickness lead to euphoric visions. For 10 points, name this saint and leader of the Barefoot Carmelites, who was depicted being pierced by an angel's arrow in a Bernini sculpture.
Answer: St. Theresa of Avila
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Immediately prior to this battle, a group of 1000 drunk, mutinous soldiers were left behind in a wood by Lewenhaupt, who was retreating from the Battle of Lesnaya. The winning side was aided by Galagan when they destroyed the Zaporozhian host, and the loser spent five years exiled to Bendery after this battle, alongside his ally Mazeppa. This battle was won after the surrender of Roos and the capture of Rienskiold, leading to the losers being chased to the Dnieper river. Preceeding the Treaty of Nystadt, for 10 points, name this battle of the Great Northern War in which Charles XII's forces were defeated by Peter the Great.
Answer: Battle of Poltava
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With Smith and Siegel, this figure names a formula for summing the weights of lattices in a genus, and his namesake addition for two sets of points in Euclidean space adds every element of each set pairwise. He developed a function that maps quadratic irrationals to rationals on the unit interval, and for Lp spaces his namesake inequality says that the p-norm of f plus g is equal to or less than the p-norm of f plus the p-norm of g. His namesake diagrams are used for visualizing two observers moving relative to each other, while another construct named for him contains one timelike dimension, and Lorentz transformations preserve distances in it. FTP, name this Russian whose namesake space is used to formulate special relativity.
Answer: Hermann Minkowski
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One of this author's characters blinds himself after reading his predecessor's dream diary, whose love interest becomes the Abbess of Gesshu Temple; both of them have three moles in the form of a triangle. Another of his characters is fed poisoned tea by Number One and Noboru. That man, Ryuji, falls in love with Fusako. This author of The Decay of the Angel and The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea also wrote about his fascination with Joan of Arc and his homosexuality in his Confessions of a Mask, in addition to penning a work about one of Father Dosen's acolytes burning the title structure. For ten points, name this author who created Mizoguchi in his The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, who committed ritual suicide after finishing his Sea of Fertility.
Answer: Yukio Mishima
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This man painted a horse with black spots across its abdomen jumping over a figure in a reddish-yellow robe, while in another a winged figure is sharpening a knife while stepping on two books. In addition to Spill of Paul and Bogenschnitzender Amor, he painted a pair of angels around a globe next to the title figure in Emperor Charles V Receiving the World. An old man stands next to a woman holding three cherubs in his Five Angels, and the Bufanali chapel commissioned his Vision of St. Jerome. Another painting has a group of four people on the left of the title figure, with a large column next to a man holding a scroll on the right. FTP, name this mannerist who depicted himself in Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror and created an elongated Mary with the infant Jesus in Madonna with the Long Neck.
Answer: Parmigianino or Parmigiano or Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola
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Cronbach criticized the original version of this test as inconsistent, and Pitrowski developed a method of distinguishing between functional and organic disorders using it. Information processing, cognitive meditation, and ideation are the basis of the Exner scoring system for this test, while a modification of this test using reaction time and 21 other scoring variables was developed by Holtzman. Klopfer popularized its use in the United States and developed the RPRS scale to determine patient response to treatment. It was developed by a student of Hanz Behn, who published the 10 original plates in Psychodiagnostik. For 10 points, name this test in which a patient examines and interprets inkblots.
Answer: Rorschach inkblot test
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DCC and DMAP is used to synthesize these compounds in the Steglich reaction, and they're also created by reacting haloketons with a base in the Favorskii rearrangement. Trichlorobenzoate followed by DMAP treatment is used to create them, as is reacting alcohols with DEAD and PPH3. The synthesis named for the malonic type of these compounds is used to create acids of any length, and cyclic ones are called lactones. Besides the Yamaguchi and Mitsunobu reactions, one common method of creating them uses a Dean-Stark trap to remove water, and reacts an alcohol with a carboxylic acid. FTP, name these compounds that are combined in the Claisen condensation and created by the Fischer reaction, which are sweet smelling and contain a carbon single bonded to one oxygen and double bonded to another in the middle of a chain.
Answer: esters
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This building's central octagonal chamber contains a false dome with a sun motif, with balconies containing thin marble screens. Its garden contains four square sections each containing sixteen sunken flowerbeds. A Moonlight garden is across the river from this building, and this structure is surrounded by red sandstone on three sides. It is directly adjacent to the Black and Sandalwood Mosques, and the central building has four spires in front of it, and contains four minarets surrounding the central domed structure. Also containing a long reflecting pool, this is, FTP, which building designed by Ahmad Lahauri, a maousoleum built for Mumtaz by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan?
Answer: Taj Mahal
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One ruler of this dynasty created the Grand Council in order to replace the Council of Advisor Princes, while another ruler received the Macartney Embassy. The corrupt court official Heshen was condemned to death by slicing by this polity's Jiaqing emperor, while Yakub Beg and Ma Hualong lead a Muslim uprising against it, the Dungan revolt. The extermination of the Dzungars took place under its rule, and this polity was consolidated after the Rebellion of the Three Feudatories was put down by a figure who wrote a namesake dictionary, the Kangxi emperor. A tax revolt by the White Lotus society weakened this polity, which was overthrown after the Xinhai revolution forced the abdication of Pu Yi. For 10 points, name this polity ruled by the Qianlong emperor that faced the Taiping rebellion, the last Chinese dynasty.
Answer: Qing or Manchu dynasty
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One character in this work describes an image of a foot in an azure field crushing a snake whose fangs are embedded into a heel. Another character in this story is described as a quack in painting and gemmary, and that character is seen coughing for many minutes because of the nitre in the air and is convinced that his friend is a Mason when shown a trowel. Making repeated references to an Italian named Luchesi, the line "No one attacks with me impunity," is a translation of one character's family motto in this work. One of the characters in this work is made drunk by draught of Medoc and a flagon of De Grave. This story ends with the lines In Pace Requiescat, after one character has been buried alive in the narrator's cellar. For ten points, name this Edgar Allan Poe story about Montressor killing Fortunato, titled after a bottle of wine.
Answer: "The Cask of Amontillado"
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This figure protected Markandeya from Yama's noose after Markandeya became one with him, and this man destroyed the triple fortress of the Asuras in one myth. This figure created Virabhadra after striking a lock of his hair against the ground, and during the churning of the ocean, this figure had to consume the poisonous halahala created, leading to his throat turning blue. This figure was not invited to a sacrifice held by Daksha, which lead Sati to burn herself and to him using his third eye to burn Kama to ashes. In one of his forms, he stands on the demon of ignorance while dancing the Tandava, which is accompanied by his mount Nandi. The husband of Parvati, For 10 points, name this Hindu god who forms the Trimurti alongside Brahma and Vishnu, a noted destroyer.
Answer: Shiva
2009 EFT Bonuses by Eric Mukherjee 1
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This figure's daughters include Hygieia and Iaso, and he was placed in the sky as Ophicnuous. FTPE:,
[10] Name this son of Apollo and Coronis and husband of Epione who was blasted to death by a lightning bold after reviving Hippolytus from the dead.
Answer: Asclepius
[10] One of these creatures, named Corvus, alerted Apollo to Coronis' infidelity, resulting in her being burned on a pyre and Asclepius being cut out of her. Other examples of them include Huginn and Munin
Answer: raven or crow
[10] After Asclepius failed to pass the boards, so to speak, Apollo was sentenced by Zeus to be the servant of this figure, whose wife Alcestis took his place when he was fated to die.
Answer: Admetus
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Acidic and basic forms of this protein form a coiled-coil dimer, which then tetramerizes and joins up to form long filaments. FTPE:,
[10] Identify this intermediate filament protein that is abundant in skin, hair, and nails.
Answer: keratin
[10] Keratin's strength is partially derived from its extensive crosslinks using this amino acid, which forms disulfide bridges with itself.
Answer: cysteine
[10] Keratins are found one the cytoplasmic plaques of these cell-to-cell junctions, which use cadherins to create spot-welds between cells for tensile strength.
Answer: desmosomes
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This husband of Margaret, daughter of James I of Scotland, led a revolt against his father, Charles VII, called the Praguerie. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this ruler of France known as "the Spider," who ruled from 1461 to 1483.
Answer: Louis XI [prompt on partial answer]
[10] Louis had designs on this Spanish kingdom and fought with John II over possession of its lands. Soon after the cessation of hostilities at Roussillon Ferdinand II succeeded to its throne.
Answer: Aragon
[10] This duke of Burgundy, who succeeded to that title after the death of Philip the Good, waged numerous wars against Louis but was eventually killed at the battle of Nancy. After his death, France annexed Burgundy by the treaty of Arras.
Answer: Charles the Bold
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This work's title character refuses to let Ragnar, son of Knut Brovik, leave the firm he is currently employing him in. For ten points each,,
[10] Name this play whose title character is Halvard Solness, who had promised a kingdom to Hilda Wangel.
Answer: The Master Builder
[10] Featuring awesomely huge sideburns, this foremost Norwegian playwright of Peer Gynt, and Hedda Gabler wrote The Master Builder, as well as A Doll's House.
Answer: Henrik Ibsen
[10] This member of the Four Great Norwegians, like Ibsen, was a playwright authored Beyond Human Power and Sigurd the Bad in addition to the Norwegian national anthem.
Answer: Bjornstjerne Bjornson [accept Bjorn Bjornson, even though only his closest friends call him that]
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Identify these works of the Sega Corporation, none of which are Sonic the Hedgehog, FTPE:,
[10] At CO 2009, Aaron Rosenberg and Eric Mukherjee proved themselves terrible at one game in this series, in which the players kill Dr Curien's undead horde. It shares its name with a Dostoyevsky work.
Answer: House of the Dead
[10] This console, which saw the release of the first Virtua Fighter and Nights Into Dreams couldn't compete with the Playstation One and Nintendo 64, partly because its hardware was hard to program for.
Answer: Sega Saturn
[10] Sega's partnership with Overworks was more successful, producing this game, which sees a band of sky pirates lead by Vyse and Aika stop Armageddon at the hands of the Valuan Empire.
Answer: Skies of Arcadia or Eternal Arcadia [accept Skies of Arcadia: Legends or Eternal Arcadia: Legends]
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For ten points each, answer these questions about low-mass stars.,
[10] With masses of approximately 13 to 80 times Jupiter's mass, these substellar objects are unable to ignite hydrogen fusion. They are sometimes labeled "failed stars."
Answer: brown dwarves [prompt on partial answer]
[10] Low-mass stars like the Sun burn hydrogen via this nuclear reaction sequence, while higher-mass stars fuse using the CNO cycle. This set of reactions is named for its initial step of fusing two hydrogen nuclei.
Answer: proton-proton chain or pp chain
[10] Low-mass protostars contract and enter the main sequence directly from this man's namesake track on the H-R diagram. This Japanese astrophysicist also names a "forbidden zone" on the H-R diagram.
Answer: Chushiro Hayashi
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He dedicated to his son Paul the first two volumes of his collection of instructional piano pieces titled Mikrokosmos. For 10 points each;,
[10] Name this Hungarian composer of The Miraculous Mandarin and Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celeste.
Answer: Bela Bartok
[10] In this Bartok opera, Judith makes the title character open seven doors in the titular edifice. Behind the last one, she finds his three former wives dressed in heavy clothing and jewellery.
Answer: Duke Bluebeard's Castle
[10] This five-movement Bartok work includes a "game of the pairs" movement and, contrary to the title of the piece, does not include a solo instrument in the ensemble.
Answer: Concerto for Orchestra
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This work discounts the value of testimony in the section "Of Miracles", and another section compares the reasoning abilities of people to animals. FTPE:,
[10] Name this empiricist work, which also outlines three types of associations between ideas and outlines a copy principle.
Answer: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
[10] This Scotsman wrote Essays Moral, Political, and Literary and A Treatise on Human Nature in addition to An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.
Answer: David Hume
[10] Hume's counterexample to the copy principle concerns a missing shade of this color, which the mind can generate by itself by considering darker and lighter shades.
Answer: blue
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The decision in this case also applied to a Georgia case called Doe v. Bolton and established the current standard of the trimester system. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this 1973 Supreme Court case which legalized abortion in the Unites States.
Answer: Roe v. Wade
[10] This justice wrote the majority opinion and devised the trimester system developed in Roe.
Answer: Harry Blackmun
[10] This recent abortion case resulted from an appeal against the overturning of the constitutionality of the Partial Birth Abortion Ban of 2003. It held that the ban did not impose an undue burden on women even though it lacked a health exemption.
Answer: Gonzales v. Carhart
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This author described an ape in Vesta's shape in his simply titled "Ode." For ten points each,,
[10] Name this author that wrote "Thus richer then untempted kings we are," and "yet he, that wants himself is poore indeed," in a poem dedicated to Charles Cotton, "The Grass-Hopper."
Answer: Richard Lovelace
[10] This Lovelace poem imagines a specific point in time "When thirsty grief in wine we steep, / When healths and draught goes gree." Also imagining "fishes that tipple in the deep," it uses repeatedly the line "Know no such liberty."
Answer: "To Althea, From Prison"
[10] Lovelace wrote poems to this figure, including one of her "Going to the Wars". She is the addressee of a work ending "I could not love thee, Dear, so much, / Loved I not honour more."
Answer: Lucasta
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One of this man's hypothesis was that the Kiowa-Tanoan languages and the Uto-Aztecan languages were actually related. For ten points each,,
[10] Name this linguist, whose better known hypothesis is that cognition and the language spoken are inherently linked, as theorized with his mentor Edward Sapir.
Answer: Benjamin Lee Whorf
[10] Benjamin Whorf spent much time discussing that this language was an oligosynthetic language. The Actec Codices are in this language. Transliteration of this language into the Latinate alphabet feature lone h's as glottal stops.
Answer: Nahuatl
[10] Synthetic languages are distinguished from this type of language, whose words features one morpheme or so.
Answer: isolating language [do not accept "language isolate" because that's something different.]
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The base peak in the readout of this procedure serves to normalize the sample, and each peak represents a fragment with a particular m/z ratio. FTPE:,
[10] Name this spectroscopic technique which fragments a sample and gives a readout of fragment peaks. Protein sequencing can be done via the tandem version.
Answer: mass spectrometry or MS
[10] A form of Fourier Transform MS uses one of these devices, in which two D-electrodes send particles in circular tracks, with a namesake radius based on the charge-to-mass ratio of the particle.
Answer: cyclotron
[10] MS can be preceded by this technique to charge the sample without breaking it. In it, a macromolecule is dispersed into an aerosol and forms a Taylor cone, followed by ion evaporation.
Answer: electrospray ionization or EI
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Name these ancient Greek sculptures, FTPE:,
[10] This famous armless statue on display in the Louvre was discovered by a peasant on an Aegean island. It is currently attributed to Alexandros of Antioch.
Answer: Venus de Milo
[10] This Polykleitos sculpture exemplifies the ideal balance of the perfect human body. The statue depicts a soldier holding the titular weapon.
Answer: Spear-Bearer [accept Doryphoros]
[10] notable for its massive size, this sculpture by Phidias was burnt down in antiquity. The subject is a virgin goddess who wears a helmet with griffons carved into their sides.
Answer: Athena Parthenos [prompt on "Athena the Virgin"]
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This work's three subsections are titled after roads in the title city. For ten points each,,
[10] Name this novel cycle that focuses the family headed by Abdel Gawad from the beginning of World War 1 to the end of World War 2. Other characters in it include Kamal and his lover Aida.
Answer: Cairo Trilogy
[10] This Nobel Laureate wrote the Cairo Trilogy in addition to his Arabian Nights and Days and Akhenaton, Dweller in Truth.
Answer: Naguib Mahfouz
[10] This novel by Mahfouz focuses on the lives of multiple people including Kirsha, the cafe owner, and Zaita, a person breaks limbs for money. Its other characters include a dentist that makes his profit by taking teeth from corpses.
Answer: Midaq Alley
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This empire was founded by a Chagatai Turk who defeated Ibrahim Lodi at the first Battle of Panipat in 1526. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this empire founded by Babur, whose other rulers included Shah Jahan and Akbar.
Answer: Mughal Empire
[10] This last great Mughal emperor was the son of Shah Jahan and under him the empire reached its greatest extent. Under his rule, the Sikh guru Tegh Bahadur was executed, and he reimpozed the jizya tax on non-Muslims.
Answer: Aurangzeb
[10] During his reign, Aurangzeb frequently warred with this state, founded by Shivaji and populated by the Indian people who gave it its name.
Answer: Maratha kingdom
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This work was partially inspired by Giorgione's Dresden Venus and the central figure was depicted with a few too many vertebrae. FTPE:,
[10] Name this painting of a reclining nude who holds a peacock fan in her right hand and looks seductively over her back.
Answer: La Grande Odalisque
[10] La Grande Odalisque is a painting by this French Neoclassical artist who also created The Valpinson Bather and The Turkish Bath.
Answer: Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
[10] Raphael is seen being led by Apelles on the top left of this painting, which shows personifications of The Iliad and The Odyssey sitting at the feet of the titular poet.
Answer: The Apotheosis of Homer
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Lorentz and Fitzgerald independently proposed their namesake contraction in an attempt to explain the results of this experiment. For ten points each,,
[10] Name this experiment that sought to detect the Earth's motion through the luminiferous ether.
Answer: Michelson-Morley experiment
[10] The Michelson-Morley experiment used one of these devices designed by Michelson, consisting of a half-silvered mirror that allowed a light beam to be split, sent down different paths, and then recombined.
Answer: interferometer
[10] This later experiment provided the first measurement of time dilation, collecting light emitted in the forward and reverse directions by excited hydrogen ions to detect the transverse Doppler shift.
Answer: Ives-Stillwell experiment
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One part of this cycle of novels describes mini biographies of citizens of the title land, like Eugene Debs and Thomas Edison. For ten points each,,
[10] Name this trilogy whose last novel The Big Money contains the final parts of its ongoing autobiographical feature "The Camera Eye." Its other novels are 1919 and The 42nd Parallel.
Answer: U.S.A. Trilogy [don't accept "America" trilogy or United States Trilogy or any other wrong answers]
[10] This man wrote the District of Columbia Trilogy and the U.S.A. Trilogy.
Answer: John Dos Passos
[10] John Dos Passos also wrote about this metropolitan area, one of whose subsections titles a novel about Ellen Thatcher. It is explored by Holden Caulfield after he leaves Pencey Prep in another novel.
Answer: New York City [or Manhattan I guess]
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This thinker came up with the AGIL paradigm. FTPE:,
[10] Identify this sociologist, whose theory rested on the concept of the unit act and a combination of voluntaristic methodology and analytical epistemology. His works include The American University and Family, Socialization and Interaction Process.
Answer: Talcott Parsons
[10] Talcott Parsons was a pioneer of sociological theory based on the interaction of these things, which are defined as the mental impressions of particular people of particular physical events and objects.
Answer: symbols
[10] This is Talcott Parsons' first published work and magnum opus, in which the Unit Act Theory appears.
Answer: The Structure of Social Action
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People from this modern-day nation were defeated at the Battle of Lechfeld, and its king Andrew II issued a Golden Bull sometimes called this nation's Magna Carta. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this nation whose other prominent nobles included Janos Hunyadi and Matthias Corvinus.
Answer: Hungary
[10] This king of Hungary succeeded his father Geza to the throne and after being converted to Christianity was crowned king by Pope Sylvester II on Christmas Day, 1000.
Answer: Steven I or Isztvan I or St. Steven [accept any of the wholly underlined answers]
[10] Steven and Geza were part of this dynasty of Hungarian rulers, which took its name from the chieftain who first led the Magyar tribes west. According to a statue in Budapest, he had a sweet 'stache.
Answer: Arpad

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