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2008 Illinois Open Tossups by Round 12
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This work draws an important distinction in its seventh section, which is entitled The Self and the Common World, while its eighth section advertises itself as offering "Solutions of Outstanding Philosophical Disputes". This work also denies the validity of aesthetic judgments entirely. The author of this work asserts that verification is not possible for any empirical proposition, because the validity of any proposition always depends upon further experience, which he terms strong verification, although he asserts that weak verification is possible. For ten points, identify this work which argues for the necessity of a principle of verification, a logical positivist tract by Alfred Jules Ayer.
Answer: Language, Truth, and Logic
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This politician succeeded Jose Maria Freire in one office, while in another, this leader was preceded by Conrada Troni. This politician undertook the Rainbow Tour in the late 1940's and attempted to build relations with European leaders, although this leader was unsuccessful in doing so in Switzerland. The "Cabildo Abierto" rally was held to assist this leader, who served as the Head of both the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare. This politician rejected the Vice Presidential nomination in 1951, and was strongly supported by the descamisados. For ten points, identify this woman who was the First Lady of Argentina until her death in 1952, who had married Juan.
Answer: Maria Eva Duarte de Peron (or Evita)
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This author wrote a play in which Sir Perfidious Oldcraft attempts to make his son Wittypate less stupid, entitled Wit at Several Weapons.(*) In one of this man's plays, Princess Hidaspes wishes for the destruction of a certain god's altars, who responds by making her fall in love with the court dwarf. In another, King Arbaces falls in love with Panthea, who has been promised to Tigranes. In addition to Cupid's Revenge and A King and No King, this playwright wrote a play in which Oriana tries to win Mirabel, and one in which Thenot loves Clorin, entitled The Wild Goose Chase and The Faithful Shephardess. In this author's best known play, Arethusa loves the title character but is engaged to the evil Pharamond. For ten points, identify this author of Philaster, who frequently collaborated with Beaumont.
Answer: John Fletcher (until *, also accept Beaumont and Middleton; that play has been attributed to all of them)
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This man set passages from Andre Gide's novel La porte etroite as part of his song cycle Alissa. A trip to Brazil provided the inspiration for much of this composer's music, including Le boeuf sur le toit, and his first violin sonata is nicknamed The Apotheosis of Moliere. This man's Music For San Francisco required the audience to whistle and clap their hands, and this composer wrote the first Percussion Concerto. Les choephores shows this composer's inclination to use unpitched instruments, which he also used prominently in his best known work, which features a classical fugue but incorporates prominent jazz elements. For ten points, identify this member of Les Six who may be the best known for The Creation of the World.
Answer: Darius Milhaud
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The applicability of this object is limited by criteria named for Tresca, Von Mises, Hosford, and Hill among others. The P-wave tensor is equal to minus two times Lame's number of the first kind plus three times this quantity. The limit specified by the aforementioned criteria is squared and divided by twice this quantity to calculate the resilience because half of this quantity is the constant of proportionality between the strain energy density and square strain and because those criteria establish the yield stress. This tensor is the constant of proportionality between stress and strain according to the generalized Hooke's law. For ten points, name this material modulus that represents the stiffness of a material and has units of pressure.
Answer: Young's modulus (or elastic modulus or modulus of elasticity; prompt on modulus of stiffness)
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An empty bottle and one or two other small objects sit on a curved-legged wooden table in one corner of this painting, which also features a background of red drapes with a curtain pull hanging from the top of this painting. A bed at the center of this painting is covered in yellow clothes, and the red clothes on that bed spill on to the floor. The central figure of this painting wears a yellow pendant on a chain. A cow's head with inwardly lit eyes comes out of shadows at the back of this painting and looks over the shoulder of another creature in this painting. For ten points, identify this painting in which a terrifying small brown creature sits on the chest of a prostate sleeping woman in white, which is a work by Henry Fuseli.
Answer: The Nightmare
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An important artillery installation at this battle was placed on top of Lowndes Hill. One side marched their forces up the Patuxent River in the lead-up to this battle, while the opposing side had marched to Long Old Fields and Wood Yard to attempt to engage the enemy at Upper Marlboro. Joshua Barney was captured at this battle and had earlier commanded one side in hand-to-hand combat. John Armstrong believed that this attack would come at Baltimore instead , and this battle saw William Winder lose to Robert Ross. Dolly Madison was able to save paintings from the White House before the opposition reached it in this battle. For ten points, identify this battle, after which the British captured and burned Washington D.C.
Answer: Battle of Bladensburg
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This team's hopes of gaining a Scudetto in the 1972/1973 season ended with a humiliating defeat by Hellas Verona in the last game and this club was founded by Alfred Edwards and Herbert Kilpin. Under manager Nereo Rocco, who instituted the Catenaccio formation, they won their first Euro Cup against SL Benfica in 1963, several years after their all-time leading scorer retired, the Swede Gunnar Nordahl. This club plays at San Siro, as does their rival Inter, and it is owned by Silvio Berlusconi. For 10 points, name this European soccer team which recently acquired Ronaldinho from Barcelona and David Beckham from the LA Galaxy, a team which plays in the largest city of Italy.
Answer: A.C. Milan [or Associazione Calcio Milan]
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The title character of one of this man's novels begins it by murdering Vic, and at the same time, Gil Turko kills Theo. Another novel by this man describes Louis Cualfoy, who becomes the decaying transvestite Divine. In addition to Querelle of Brest and Our Lady of the Flowers, this man wrote a drama in which Snowball overlooks the prison inhabited by Lefranc from a high cell. Another play by this man features the characters Archibald Absalon Wellington, who plays in the inner play, and Dieudonne Village, who commits the rape-murder in the inner play. In addition to Deathwatch and The Blacks, another play by this man shows Madam Irma's House of Illusions, which a bishop, a judge, and an executioner visit in sequence. For ten points, identify this author of The Balcony, a Frenchman.
Answer: Jean Genet
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This person's extended Prandtl's analysis to accelerating frames and is consequently the namesake of boundary layers in such frames. Applying the Buckingham pi theorem to the Navier-Stokes equations for a uniform fluid in a steadily rotating frame yields both the Reynolds number and this scientist's namesake parameter, the product of the Rossby and Reynolds numbers, which gives the ratio of viscosity to Coriolis effects. That number governs both a namesake effect in which a tangential contact force on a rotating fluid produces net flow in an oblique direction and a related namesake phenomenon in which the direction of flow due to stress at a horizontal boundary is initially parallel to the stress, but rotates with depth. For ten points, identify this oceanographer who explained the effect of wind on the oceans with his aforementioned namesake transport and spirals.
Answer: Vagn Walfird Ekman
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In a recent awesome study, researchers found that administration of this chemical to women who were then exposed to erotic films significantly increased vaginal pulse amplitude, leading the researchers to conclude that this chemical can increase sexual arousal. Another study found that consumption of this chemical stimulates increased blood flow to skeletal muscle tissue and accelerates brown adipose tissue metabolism, indicating that this chemical is a viable thermogenic. It has been used in Chinese medicine as an athsma treatment and was available in the United States as a decongestant, but most over-the-counter drugs use it's pseudo-variety. For ten points, identify this alkaloid, a sympathomimetic amine derived from Ephedra.
Answer: Ephedrine
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One character in this novel forces her child to pluck his eyebrows and dress like a man, while he sings a song with sexually suggestive gestures. A preacher in this novel speaks about The Tiger of Wrath and the Jackal of Lust. Miguel and Earle dance with a major female character in this novel, who had earlier attended a party which featured a pool filled with a rubber replica of a dead horse. The protagonist of this novel ends it by imitating a police siren in hysteria, and he attempts to fulfill his dreams by working on the painting The Burning of Los Angeles. That protagonist is friends with a man named Homer Simpson, who maintains the prostitute Faye Greener. For ten points, identify this novel about Hollywood set designer Tod Hackett, which was written by Nathaniel West.
Answer: The Day of the Locust
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Aiakos loved Psamanthe, a daughter of this deity, and he was worshipped under the name Geron in Laconia. This grandfather of Akhilieus had that grandson through a daughter of this deity described as "Silver-shod." In one account, this god is described as the son of Pontos who tells no lies. Herakles wrestled with this god for his knowledge, which turned out to be directions to the land of the Hesperides, and this god had a son who apotheosized by eating a blue magical herb named Glaucus. This man, who ruled over the bounty of the fish, was usually depicted as an extremely old water-dwelling man. For ten points, identify this husband of Doris, who had fifty daughters that included Thetis and Amphitrite.
Answer: Nereus
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John Forster served at this battle alongside Joseph E. Johnston, and they fought against Pinzon Brigade and Arteaga Brigade. The location of this battle is near Xalapa, and one regiment at this battle was notorious for its friendly fire. The capture of Veracruz and the subsequent advance to Mexico City led up to this battle, which saw St. Patrick's Battalion provided opposition to American forces, and after this battle, the victorious commander contined on the Puebla. Robert E. Lee found a mountain trail around the enemy's position at this battle, which allowed Winfield Scott to flank. For ten points, identify this defeat of Santa Anna in the Mexican-American War.
Answer: Battle of Cerro Gordo
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One of these men told a parable which concerned butter melting on a shard of pottery and refused to disband the Saint-Soldiers. That man was the friend of Bhai Gonda, and another member of this group blessed Chaaju with his walking stick. Those men are Har Rai and Har Krishan, while a more notable member of this group was succeded by Lehna, who took the name Amar Das, and created the Gurumki script. An even more notable one of these succeeded Tegh Bahadur and founded the Khalsa, while the first of these composed the Baburdani and began the bhakti movement. The current one of these is Granth Sahib, who will hold this position for eternity. For ten points, identify this group of people, the first of which was Nanak Dev and the last earthly one of which was Gobind Singh.
Answer: Guru of Sikhism
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One feature of this lake contains the ruins of the Tea House and was once inhabited by the hermit Dick "Them's my toes" Barter. Created by the Dollar Point and Incline Village faults, this body of water lies near the extinct volcano Mount Pluto, as well as Mount Tallac and Freel Peak. The Horsetail Falls and Pyramid Peak lie in the Desolation Wilderness on its western shore, as does the D.L. Bliss State Park, while the Fallen Leaf Lake is separated from it by Emerald Bay State Park. Containing Fannette Island, this lake receives much of its water from the Truckee River. For 10 points, name this second deepest lake in the United States, located on the border between California and Nevada.
Answer: Lake Tahoe
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Ardahan, Kars, and Batumi were returned to their original owner as part of the terms of this treaty, which also transferred approximately ninety percent of one signatory nation's coal mines. Richard von Kuhlmann represented the Germans at the negotiations that led to this agreement, while other powers were represented by Talat Pasha and Ottokar Czernin. An independent Armenia was created as a result of this treaty, which also renounced one parties claims to Finland and other Eastern European possessions. Leon Trotsky represented Bolshevik Russia at the negotiations, creating a treaty that ended hostilities for only about eight months. For ten points, identify this treaty between Russia and several Central European powers which led to Russia leaving World War I, named for a city in modern Belarus.
Answer: Treaty of Brest-Litovsk (accept "Treaty of San Stefano" before "Terms of this treaty")
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This author wrotes about a journey to an all-night cafeteria from his hotel in Fayetteville in The Arkansas Testament, and in another, the speaker meets with an old friend in the New Jerusalem Bar. In one of his poems, this author called a dog a "black vowel barking," and in another he wrote about how his gift "led to what? They provided/ no comfort like the French priests' or the Workers Hymn." One of his poems opens by noting that "They stroll on Sundays down Dronningens Street", and in a different poem, this poet notes that "They were expendable as Jews" and wonders how he can turn his back on a title place. Those poems are "Tiepolo's Hound" and "A Far Cry from Africa." In his best known poem, the narrator addresses a figure who "was the crunch of dry leaves, and the washes that echoed from a cave-mouth when the tide had ebbed. FTP, identify this author of "Omeros," a poet from St. Lucia.
Answer: Derek Walcott
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One of this man's work discusses Gleb Ivanovic Uspenskij's speech disorders, which caused him to ascribe positive qualities to Gleb and negative to Ivanovic. That work is part of the section "The Metaphoric and Metonymic Poles", which is part of his work "Two Aspects of Language and Two Types of Disturbances." This man utilized terms like phatic and connotative to describe the functions of language, of which he believed there were six. Those functions are found in a work which he delivered as a lecture to a conference on poetry, in which he claimed that grammar and poetics are functionally the same and which he published as "Closing Statements." For ten points, identify this friend of Nicolas Trubetzkoy, who wrote about structural linguistics in his work Style in Language and worked in the Prague School.
Answer: Roman Jakobson
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Two members of this set of reactions preformed in succession makes up a Haworth reaction. A pitfall in one of the subclasses of this class of reactions is that arene activation may cause the reaction to be repeated, but that can be overcome by following with a carbonyl reduction; an issue with the second subclass is that both the product and reactant are complexed by this class' common catalyst, so yields are only good when a stoichiometric amount of that metallic Lewis acid is used. A Clemmensen reduction can convert the products of one of those subclasses into the products of the other. The archetype of that second subclass can be modified by the Fries rearrangement, while the archetype of the first sees an alkyl halide attack an aromatic ring. For ten points, identify this group of reactions initially discovered in the form of a related acylation and alkylation.
Answer: Friedel-Crafts-type reactions
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These beings must sometimes take a vow that asserts that they will uproot endless blind passions and to penetrate dharma gates beyond measure, while 48 other vows associated with these beings were delineated by Asanga. An early one of these is usually depicted with a thunderbolt scepter and is named Vajrapani. These beings must usually pass through fourteen bhumi before they can finish their preparation, and the last of their ten stages manifests itself as a cloud of dharma. This beings are required to emphasize their own practice of dana as part of their general practice of the paramitra. For ten points, identify these people who have obtained enlightenment, but refrain from moving on in order to help others.
Answer: bodhisattvas
2008 Illinois Open Bonuses by Round 12
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This battle is sometimes called the Marianas Turkey Shoot. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this battle at which the Japanese lost 3 carriers and hundreds of aircraft, which was fought under the command of Ray Spruance and in a namesake body of water.
Answer: The Battle of the Phillippine Sea
[10] Like all of the battles in the Pacific Area of Command, the Battle of the Philippine Sea was fought under the auspices of this admiral, nicknamed the Island Hopper.
Answer: Chester Nimitz
[10] Chester Nimitz gave evidence against this man at the Nuremberg Trials. This man supervised the NAZI program of unlimited submarine warfare as the Grand Admiral, and was the last President of NAZI Germany.
Answer: Grand Admiral Karl Donitz
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This group of people is composed of Briareus, Cottus, and Gyges. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this ferocious beings, named for their number of hands, who assisted the Gods while they were fighting and attempting to imprison the titans.
Answer: Hecatonchires
[10] The Hecatonchires hung out in this underworld of Greek mythology along with the Cyclopes, which is part of Hades. It sprung up along with chaos and love in the beginning.
Answer: Tartarus
[10] This surprisingly Tiamat-like creature guarded the part of Tartarus which contained the Hecatonchires and the Cyclopes. She's described as being a dragon with the torso of a woman and the tail of a scorpion.
Answer: Campe
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The character Ellie Mae has a gigantic harelip in this novel. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this novel about Georgia sharecroppers Jeeter and Lov Bensey, which concludes with Jeeter and Ada dying in a fire.
Answer: Tobacco Road
[10] Identify the author of Tobacco Road, who also wrote The Sacrilege of Alan Kent and Kneel to the Rising Son.
Answer: Erskine Caldwell
[10] Erskine Caldwell also wrote this novel, narrated by Buck Shimer, about Ty Ty Walden and his daughter Darlin' Jill. The novel becomes tragic with a murder at a mill.
Answer: God's Little Acre
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This man created a drawing of disembodied praying hands in blue, and also did a Lamentation of Christ in oil. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this German artist, who's much more famous for his woodcuts, including one of a rhinocerous, St. Jerome in his Study, and Melancolia I.
Answer: Albrecht Durer
[10] Lots of this artist's paintings were incorrectly attributed to Abrecht Durer. His own works include Establishment of the Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome and The Mocking of Christ, in addition to the Isinheim Altarpiece.
Answer: Mathias Grunewald
[10] Grunewald also painted a vcrsion of this popular subject, in which one of the figures is robed in red and blue, while the other is depicted as blonde and naked. In Grunewald's version, a rose and some white flowers surround a tree under which the two figures sit for shade, while the background features an incongruous church.
Answer: Madonna and Child
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The thermal form of this process is often the dominant energy loss mechanism in tokamaks. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this form of radiation is produced when a particle accelerates.
Answer: bremsstralung
[10] For a non-relativistic particle, the total power lost to bremsstrahlung is given by this formula. In cgs units, this formula gives the power lost as two thirds charge squared acceleration squared over speed of light cubed.
Answer: the Larmor formula
[10] The bremsstrahlung losses from a relativistic particle are greater than those predicted by the Larmor formula by a factor of this parameter to an exponent between 4 and 6. It is the derivative of the time with respect to the proper time.
Answer: the Lorentz factor (or Lorentz gamma; prompt on gamma)
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This structure features several Dhvajas while its Saint's Chapel contains the inscription "Blessed Field of Wonderful Fruit" by the Tonghzi Emperor, FTPE:,
[10] Name this building located on Marpo Ri whose construction was ordered by Lozang Gyatso.
Answer: Potala Palace
[10] Potala Palace lies in this city which also houses the Ganden and Jokhang monasteries; it is the traditional seat of the Dalai Lama.
Answer: Lhasa
[10] Lhasa is the capital of this region of China which lies north of the Himalayas and borders Bhutan and Nepal.
Answer: Tibet
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In this short story, Theodore marries a wealthy woman to avoid conscription. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this work, which centers on the maid Felicite, who works for the Aubains.
Answer: A Simple Heart (also accept "Un Couer Simple")
[10] Identify the author of A Simple Heart, who also wrote Salammbo and Madame Bovary.
Answer: Gustave Flaubert
[10] The two title characters of this unfinished Flaubert novel, Juste and Francois, move to the countryside after Francois inherits some money. Once there, they suffer a hilarious series of failures in various intellectual activities.
Answer: Bouvard and Pecuchet
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This event introduced syphilis to Europe. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this massive crossing over of species of plants, animals and disease between the Americas and Europe, which killed millions of Native Americans.
Answer: The Colombian Exchange
[10] The Colombian Exchange did most of that killing by introducing this terribly infections disease to Native Americans, which is caused by the variola virus.
Answer: smallpox
[10] This man, who succeeded Montezuma II as ruler of the Aztec during the Spanish conquest, contracted smallpox and died, all thanks to the Colombian Exchange.
Answer: Cuitlahuac
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This man worked with Pietro Verri to develop one of his pioneering concepts. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify these often extremophilic organisms that are similar to prokaryotes.
[10] This is the name given to archaea who produce a certain gas under anoxic conditions. They are present in marshes and in the intestines of many organisms, and are responsible for a certain component of gaseous excretions.
Answer: Cesare Beccaria
[10] Archaea lipids are unique compared to those of other organisms due to differences this type of glycerol stereochemistry. In this type of isomerism, the glycerol groups of archaea display an opposite handedness of eukaryotes and prokaryotes; two forms that are mirror images.
Answer: On Crime and Punishment
[10] Identify this man who created the "academy of fists" and wrote a book about the crappy monetary state of Milan. He's more famous for opposing torture and the death penalty.
Answer: Voltaire (also accept "Francois-Marie Arouet")
[10] This is the book in which Cesare Beccaria expounded his anti-death penalty views, which attempted to separate one of its title concepts from sin.
[10] On Crime and Punishment received commentary from this French scholar, who also wrote the Dictionaire Philosophique. He's probably better known for writing some book called Candide or something.
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This man was born Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this man who served in the French military and then was elected to the throne of Sweden and Norway after Karl Otto Morner offered it to him.
Answer: Charles XIV of Sweden and Norway (also accept "Charles John")
[10] While a soldier, Charles XIV was rebuked for not being around for this battle of the Napoleonic Wars, which happened basically at the same time as the Battle of Jena.
Answer: Battle of Auerstadt (or Auerstedt)
[10] Charles XIV was involved in drafting this plan against Napoleon, which was named for a German city and which advocated dividing up Napoleon's generals and defeating them singly, rather than confronting Napoleon directly. This plan pretty much led directly to the Battle of the Nations.
Answer: Trachenberg Plan
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This poem begins with an exhortation to the reader "For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love!" For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this poem by John Donne, which also asks "Who is injured by my love" and in which the title action is preceded by "And by these hymns all shall approve".
Answer: "The Canonization"
[10] John Donne is well-known for writing this series of poems, one of which begins "Death be not proud!" and concludes "Death, thou shalt die!"
Answer: Holy Sonnets
[10] The two title concepts of this poem are claimed to be twixt each other like "'Twixt women's love, and men's, will ever be", and the poet notes that "Twice or thrice had I lov'd thee/Before I knew thy face or name."
Answer: "Air and Angels"
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This man wrote the incidental music for plays like The Fool's Preferment and Amphitryon. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this medieval English composer who wrote anthems like ""The Lord is my light", ""Blessed are they that fear the Lord", and also a couple of elegies for Queen Mary II's death.
Answer: Henry Purcell
[10] Henry Purcell is probably the best known for this opera, which contains a notable lament for one of the title characters "When I am Laid in Earth."
Answer: Dido and Aeneas
[10] For St. Cecilia's Day, Henry Purcell wrote one of these along with a Jubilate. It was the first such English composition to utilize an orchestra.
Answer: Te Deum
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The bend, trefoil, and pretzel are all types of these mathematical objects. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify these closed, non-self-intersecting curves embedded in 3-space that cannot be deformed into loops.
Answer: knots
[10] Some aspects of knots can be represented using classes of these mathematical objects, including ones named for Alexander, Conway, Jones, Kauffman, and six people whose name forms the acronym HOMFLY.
Answer: knot polynomials
[10] The Jordan curve theorem is a corollary of this theorem, which implies that knots do not exist in 2-space. Generally, it states that the collection of a sphere and a sphere of dimension one higher in which the former is embedded is isomorphic to the equator of the latter sphere and the latter sphere.
Answer: the generalized Jordan-Schoenflies theorem (or Mazur's theorem)
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This tract's argument is summarized near its beginning, and states "that no man of ripe years and of sound mind, acting freely, and with his eyes open, ought to be hindered, with a view to his advantage, from making such bargain, in the way of obtaining money, as he thinks fit." For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this justification of an offense generally considered to be illegal.
Answer: "A Defense of Usury"
[10] "A Defense of Usury" was written by this man, who advocated a primitive form of utilitarianism. Other works by this man include "Elements of the Art of Packing."
Answer: Jeremy Bentham
[10] This other Bentham work advocates the title type of prison, which would allow a single guard to view the entire prison from one post in its middle.
Answer: Panopticon
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Identify the following laws that are relevant when you buy something for ten points each.,
[10] This amendment to the Clayton Antitrust Act prohibits price discrimination and outlawed the use of brokerage, allowances, and services as means of getting around the aforementioned prohibition.
Answer: Robinson-Patman Act
[10] This 1975 law requires that the seller inform Dwight of his rights as they pertain to the warranty on the system, and prohibits the requirement that branded products be used with the product, unless such products will not work properly otherwise.
Answer: Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
[10] Section 5 of this Act was amended to account for "unfair or deceptive acts or practices in commerce," and it prohibits intentional misrepresentation of any fact which would constitute a `material factor' in a purchaser's decision to buy."
Answer: Federal Trade Commission Act
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Peregrine Phillips presumably became very rich after patenting this process, which replaced the comically inefficient lead chamber process. For ten points each:,
[10] Name this process for making sulfuric acid, in which aqueous sulfur trioxide is reacted at a namesake metal-oxide catalyst.
Answer: the contact process
[10] The oxide used in the contact catalyst is the pentaoxide of this metal, which is one of the three metal oxides along with those of osmium and chromium that are known to catalyze the Milas hydroxylation.
Answer: vanadium
[10] This French chemist drastically improved the yield of the lead chamber process, though not enough to save it from the vanadium-catalyzed contact process. He is also known for creating an improved burette and doing work on alcohol-water mixtures.
Answer: Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
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This man worked with Darius Milhaud to create The Ox on the Roof. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this surrealist filmmaker who wrote the book Les Enfants Terribles and also created the films The Blood of a Poet and The Eagle Has Two Heads.
Answer: Jean Cocteau
[10] Jean Cocteau may be best known for this movie, an adaptation of a fairy tale. Adelaide and Felicity are two sisters of the title character, and other characters include Avenant.
Answer: La Belle et Le Bete (also accept Beauty and the Beast)
[10] In this Cocteau film, an adapation of an earlier play, Michel is a diabetic child who is idealize by his mother, Yvonne. Leonie is an aunt who attempts to bring order to the apartment in which this film takes place.
Answer: The Storm Within (also accept Les Parents Terribles)
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Identify the following Sylvester Stallone flicks, FTPE.,
[10] In this film, the main character is falsely convicted of killing a reporter who was about to reveal Project Janus, the program by which the protagonist was created. It also features Rob Schneider as a two-bit hacker.
Answer: Judge Dredd
[10] Stallone plays a cop who doesn't get the concept of using three seashells when going to the bathroom. He is a cop from the 90s in the year 2032 who must once again track down Simon Phoenix, played by Wesley Snipes.
Answer: Demolition Man
[10] Stallone lent his voice to Weaver for this animated film in which Z learns of General Mandible's plans to kill off the workers via a flood disguised as the digging of a "Mega Tunnel."
Answer: Antz
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Answer the following about characters from a novel by J.M. Coetzee, for ten points each.,
[10] This figure, who spent time in the Jakkseldrif Relocation Camp, wishes to plant the pumpkin seeds he carries around in his eponymous novel.
Answer: Michael K
[10] Michael K befriends this internee at the Camp, from whom he learns the ways of the camps and how to get by during the day-trips that internees take to do subsistence work.
Answer: Robert
[10] This vagabond tries to give Michael K his sister to provide sexual pleasure, and tells Michael that "tomorrow you will be a new man."
Answer: December

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