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2008 Illinois Open Tossups by Round 14 [Finals 02]
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This cycle of poems notes that if you take a crippled boy to a hospital, you will become a hero, and later notes that blood is tasty because it has no taste. The author describes the work in the preface as somber and poison-soaked, and notes that burning the book will cause fumes that dissolve souls like water. One section of this poem notes that one should let one's nails grow for a fortnight, since they help to more easily pierce the brow of a child, a process which should last no shorter than an aeon. Another section of this poem notes that the first love of the title character is a shark, which it celebrates. For ten points, identify this cycle of poems which celebrate the evil of the title character, a long work by the poet Lautreamont.
Answer: The Lay of Maldoror (also accept "La Chanson de Maldoror")
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The cross-section for this process is dominated by the so-called beryllium sieve. The mean sigma v for this phenomenon has a dominant component that varies as the kinetic temperature to thirtieth power, so that it is massively suppressed in low-temperature systems and tends to run away in high-temperature systems, especially those dependent on electron degeneracy pressure, in which this process' runaway results in a flash named for its reactants. This dominant process in red giants was elucidated when Fowler discovered a nuclear resonance predicted by Fred Hoyle, who was seeking to explain carbon nucleosynthesis; the carbon created by the third step of this process can be used by the CNO cycle, while the reactants for this process result from the pp-chain. For ten points, identify this process of stellar nuclear fusion in which three helium nuclei fuse.
Answer: the triple-alpha process (accept three-alpha process; prompt on helium fusion or alpha fusion)
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Alexandru cel Bun sent cavalry to aid the victorious forces in this battle. Semen Lingwen commanded the forces from Smolensk at this battle, while Jelal-el-Din commanded the Tatars. Markward von Salzbach was executed following this battle, and the Peace of Thorn was signed as a direct result of the fighting at this battle. The banner of Krakow was lost at this battle, although it was recovered. Ulrich von Jungigen commanded the defeated forces at this battle, while the victorious forces were commanded by Vytautas the Great and Wladyslaw II Jagiello. For ten points, identify this battle which saw the Teutonic Knights handily defeated by Poland, the decisive engagement of the Polish-Teutonic War, which also names a battle of World War I.
Answer: First Battle of Tannenberg (also accept "Battle of Grunwald" and "Battle of Zalgiris")
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This piece was requested by Bernard Scholz, although the composer ignored his request not to orchestrate it heavily, and Hugo Alfven used it as inspiration for the Uppsala Rhapsody. This piece includes a bassoon solo playing "Wir hatten gebauet ein stattliches Haus", and a similar song, "Fuchslied", is also featured. The highly evocative finale of this piece utilizes the song "Gaudeamus igitur" and evokes rapture and common German drinking songs. This piece was written as a companion piece to its composer's earlier Tragic Overture. For ten points, identify this piece which was written in thanks for an honorary doctorate from the University of Breslau, which was written by Johannes Brahms.
Answer: Academic Festival Overture (also accept Brahm's Opus 80)
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This work notes that the only person who should seek out the title concept of this work is someone "who is sure that he shall not crumble when the world from his point of view is too stupid or too base for what he wants to offer."This book claims that a state should be defined as a compulsory entity of organized domination, while it claims that the title concept of this book evolved from the need to remove rulers from direct power. This book claims that people in government should marry responsibility and the doctrine of ultimate ends, and claims that politicians who follow the ethic of the Sermon on the Mount are unfit to govern. For ten points, identify this work by Max Weber, which describes the title concept as any activity which allows the state to use legitimate force, one which this book notably claims that the state has a monopoly.
Answer: Politics as a Vocation
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One character in this novel is impressed by the ability of a thug to bend a hundred yen coin in half, and that same character often passes the time by simultaneously counting the change in his left and right pockets. A librarian in this novel is able to eat a ridiculous amount of food. Another character rin this novel is flattered to hear that she looks good in pink, which is the only color of clothing that she will wear, and she offers to help another character fend off the INKlings by a portable device, which allows them to find her grandfather. That grandfather is a scientist who presents the central character with a unicorn skull, which allows him to navigate the relationships between both sides of his brain. For ten points, identify this novel about an unnamed Calcutec whose mind is split up into the two title places, which is a novel by Haruki Murakami.
Answer: Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
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The cross-section for this process is given by two thirds pi to the fifth times scattering center diameter to the sixth over incident wavelength to the fourth times the square of the quantity index of refraction squared minus one all over index of refraction squared plus two, close quantity. Einstein used this effect to quantitatively explain an effect that results from density fluctuations at second-order phase changes, critical opalescence. It is similar to Stokes scattering except that its de-excitation transition is back to the ground state; however, like both cases of Raman scattering, this form of scattering sees scatterer excited to a high virtual energy state. This form of scattering can be found as the low-Mie-parameter limit of Mie theory since it describes the scattering of light by spheres of radii much smaller than the light's wavelength. For ten points, name this form of scattering often seen in gasses.
Answer: Rayleigh scattering
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An old woman in a blue head-scarf glares toward the viewer in this paining from the top center. An old man with a white moustache, white shirt, and a pained expression on his face sits under a panel of light on the wall of the interior scene of this painting, which is directly across from two men in top hats who are talking and staring out a window, through which can be seen hills under sky. A small child is asleep near the bottom of this painitng, and he sits next to a parcel which bears the signature of the artist as the recipient. To that child's left, a young woman in a green shirt is breastfeeding a child, and those two characters frame a wrinkly woman with a cloak with a basket. For ten points, identify this painting of the interior of the titular conveyance, which is a work by Honore Daumier.
Answer: The Third-Class Carriage
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A cadet branch of this dynasty ruled the rump Empire of Trebizond for 250 years before being captured and executed by Mehmed II. The last member of this dynasty was Andronicus I, who only ruled for two years before being deposed by Isaac II. More long-lived members included one who was known as "the Beautiful" for his personal piety and one who restored Byzantine suzerainty over Antioch. More famous than John I and Manuel I is this dynasty's father, who after kicking Robert Guiscard out of the Balkans asked Pope Urban II for a little help in handling his Turkish problem. For ten points, indentify this Byzantine dynasty founded by Alexius I the Great.
Answer: Comnenus or Comneni or close equivalents
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The design of the Ehrgeiz sword incorporates one of these in its hilt, and a blade created out of this can be found at the highest point on Bervenia volcano. One of these objects can only be obtained on an island after breeding a Gold Chocobo, and enlarged varieties of these are present in the Observatory at Cosmo Canyon. These objects are synthesized naturally in a cave above Niflheim, but can also be manufactured by Shinra Corporation. One of these is lost after its possessor is stabbed through the back, causing her to drop it after utilizing it in an attempt to use Holy. Another of these items is taken from the protagonist at the Northern Crater, and earlier trapped the character Cait Sith after it shrunk to a handheld size. Those items, which are black and white respectively, but more common varieties of these include the yellow, which allow users to use commands like Steal and Counter. For ten points, identify these ubiquitous items which allow the use of summoned creatures and magic in Final Fantasy VII.
Answer: Materia
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Mulla Husayn met this religious figure after a forty day vigil, and this figure was said to have attended the lectures of the Shayki. This man named Zarrin Taj Baraghani Tahiri, or Pure, and this religious figure wrote a notable Commentary on the Surih of Joseph. This writer of the "Book of the Spirit" and the "Book of the Catalogue" also wrote the "Book of Grades" and the "Book of Five Names". The Governor of Shiraz arrested this man, who had undertaken a pilgrimage with his 18th Letter of the Living. This figured claimed to be the Hidden Imam, and he taught a man who would later go on to found a religion, which this man is a central figure in. For ten points, identify this religious figure, whose title means "Gate", and who was the teacher of Baha'ullah, making him the forerunner of Bah'ai.
Answer: The Bab (also accept "Siyyid Ali Muhammad")
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At the start of this play, one character notes that Webster, a gay man, is very energetic, and then turns off the radio because of the noise of a turning newspaper and an iron. That character is the ex-lover of Madeleine. One character secretly sends a telegram to her friend's father, and the next day, Colonel Redfern appears at the apartment, causing his daughter to leave with him. One character in this play makes up a vaudeville skit with his friend Cliff, although it ends in a fight. At the end of the play, one character loses her baby, and after Helena leaves, confesses that she has felt the pain of living and can therefore be with her husband again. For ten points, identify this play about Jimmy and Alison porter, a work by Angry Young Man John Osborne.
Answer: Look Back in Anger
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One generalization of the class of problems named for this person is the Lewy example, which limits the existence theorem proved in the general case by Kovalevskaya and in a special case by this thinker, who also proved a special case of the Peano existence theorem. A special case of the Polya theorem establishing the equivalence of the number of non-permutable elements and orbits for a finite group is a lemma due to this mathematician and Froebenius. His namesake boundary conditions specify normal derivatives up to a certain order on a hypersurface. Coeffieicents of a Laurent series can be found with his namesake integral formual. His namesake criterion determines convergence of his namesake sequences, all of which converge in a complete metric space. For ten points, name this mathematician who demonstrated that the inner product is dominated by the norm in an inequality named for him and Schwarz.
Answer: Augustin Louis Cauchy
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This ruler is notable for the dredging of a canal on the Nile, which was also the site of a fortress that this ruler constructed at Tombos. The son of Senseneb, this ruler had the child Wadjmose and also Nefrubity by his first wife. Although not much is known about this ruler's campaign in Syria, he was victorious, and their prince's were forced to swear allegiance to thim. This ruler hired Ineni to expand the Temple at Karnak, and was notable also for defeating and personally slaying the Nubian King who had revolted against his rule. This husband of Queen Ahmose also had a child by Ahnofret, who would succeed him. For ten points, identify this Egyptian pharaoh who succeeded Amenhotep I and preceded Thutmose II.
Answer: Thutmose I
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A devotion to this deity notes that "I am the Dark Guide, the secret way-finder, the one who leads through mazes" and gives her the epithet "Lady of Mysteries." This goddess absorbed aspects of the creation goddess Mut, and also the lioness goddess Menhit. One of this deity's children was the patron of lotuses, knives, and war, occasionally assisting his father in the fight against the serpent Apep. That child, Maahes, was born of this deity and Ra. This deity was said to slay the pharaoh's enemies with arrows of fire during battle, and this deity of menstruation also had a notable story in which a river was changed to beer and pomegranate juice to get her drunk enough to sate her legendary bloodlust. For ten points, identify this Egyptian cat goddess of bloodlust and destruction, who nearly destroyed all of humanity.
Answer: Sekhmet
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One character in this novel gets out of a compromising situation by claiming that a priest raped a hotel maid instead of him. The character Jacko challenges the protagonist to a duel after he insults Ms. Fog while attempting to woo her, and shortly thereafter, another character wants to hire his servant to set up as a fake chief of the Kickapoo tribe. After one character in this novel deserts his master, he's found replacing a comedian who impersonated the Irish instead of a brothel, and he shortly thereafter is hired to write the editorials for a newspaper, after being rejected as the mayor of a town. Teague O'Regan works for Farrago, the protagonist of this novel. For ten points, identify this novel by Hugh Henry Breckenridge.
Answer: Modern Chivalry
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A naive analysis of the mechanism of this reaction would lead one to the wrong product as the three mesomers of its dienyl carbanion intermediate must be considered. An optional step in this reaction occurs only if a component is conjugated with the involved arene, in which case alkene double bonds will be reduced. Substituents on the reactant can control this reaction's regioselectivity because electron-donating groups favor protonation at an unoccupied site meta- to the substituents, while electron-attracting substituents favor para-protonation. The conditions for this reaction usually feature an alkali metal dissolved in liquid ammonia, which can be understood as providing solvated protons and electrons. For ten points, identify this reaction, which reduces a benzene ring to a 1,4-cyclohexadiene and which is named for an Australian chemist.
Answer: the Birch reduction
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Its Amedee Lighthouse is the tallest metal lighthouse in the world while another island of this chain features the Xodre Cliffs. Upi Bay and Nga peak are landmarks of its Isle of Pines, while the Astrolabe, Surprise and Huon islands are uninhabited. The native inhabitants of this chain are known as Kanaks, and it has its highest point at Mont Panie. La Foa, Poya and Kone are among its largest cities while its isolated islands include the Belep, Tiga and Mare. Including the Chesterfield, Loyalty and Lifou island chains, as well as the largest island, Grande Terre, for 10 points, name this French overseas territory in Melanesia with its capital at Noumea.
Answer: New Caledonia [or Nouvelle-Caledonie]
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The losing commander's plan at this battle consisted of an attack on Grant and Donop's wing as part of a four-pronged simultaneous attack, but the fog led to one column firing on another. After this battle, Lafayette was given command of Stephen's forces, as he was found incredibly drunk, and despite carrying a flag of truce, Lieutenant William Smith was killed at this engagement. Following the breaking of Sullivan's Brigade, Colonel Matthews was captured at this battle, and .Stephen's forces strayed from the lane of attack and made for the Chew House instead of meeting with Wayne's left flank. Serving as an impetus for the French to enter the war on the side of the colonists, for ten points, identify this October 4th, 1777 battle that took place north of Philadelphia.
Answer: Battle of Germantown
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The activity of this molecule on neurons relies upon its heparin-binding domain, and the human 37-kDa receptor for this protein has been shown to interact with prion protein PrPSc. The receptor for this protein on platelets is the integrin VLA-6, and this heterotrimeric protein associates with type IV collagen networks via enactin, and binds cell membranes to contribute to cell attachment. The A-chain of this protein is integral in the initiation of cell polarity in kidney cells, and splice site and nonsense mutations in the alpha-2 gene for a type of this protein has been shown to result in congenital muscular dystrophy. For ten points, identify this extracellular matrix protein that also forms the basement membrane.
Answer: Laminin
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The frequency distribution of energy from this process is given in cgs units by particle charge squared over speed of light squared times the pathlength integral of relative permeability times quantity one minus the squared ratio of local EM phase speed to particle speed. A phenomenon analogous to this one that results in charged secondary showers is the Aksaryan effect. This effect's characteristic angle is the arcsecant of the ratio of the particle speed to phase speed of light and its energy distribution is the aforementioned Frank-Tamm formula; the characteristic angle is only real when the speed ratio is at least unity because this effect only occurs when charged particles moves faster than the phase speed of light. For ten points, name this electrodynamic analogue of Mach wave emission by supersonic objects: a form of radiation that gives nuclear reactors a characteristic blue glow.
Answer: Cerenkov radiation (or Cerenkov emission or the Cerenkov effect)
2008 Illinois Open Bonuses by Round 14 [Finals 02]
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This situation exists when each player has chosen a strategy and no player can benefit by changing his or her strategy while the other players keep theirs unchanged. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this conceptual solution, which occurs only when all players know each other's strategies.
Answer: Nash Equilibrium
[10] Because it only occurs when all players know each other's strategies, true Nash equilibrium is unattainable in this type of game, in which information is incomplete. It's named after a British mathematician.
Answer: Bayesian game
[10] Nash equilibrium is also impossible to obtain in this game, in which N of the title men must allocate 100 coins in order of hierarchy. Each must suggest a scheme, and if the scheme is not adopted, that man is killed.
Answer: The Pirate Game
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Identify these early Athenian leaders, for ten points each.,
[10] This reformer changed the Areopagus system into a system which allowed citizens into the Ekklesia and the Heliaia as part of his democratizing efforts. He also wrote some poetry.
Answer: Solon
[10] This tyrant took over Athens after successful military campaigning in Megara. He was ousted twice and exiled, but returned and ruled until his death.
Answer: Peisistratos
[10] This man attempted a coup against the archons with the help of his uncle Theagenes of Megara. He was stoned to death after being promised that he would not be harmed after taken refuge in an Athenian temple.
Answer: Cylon of Athens
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The title character of this song keeps "Moet and Chandon in a pretty cabinet". For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this song, in which the title character is also noted to be dynamite with a laser beam and guaranteed to blow your mind anytime.
Answer: Killer Queen
[10] "Killer Queen" is a song from this third Queen album, which also features the songs "Flick of the Wrist", "Now I'm Here", and "Lily of the Valley."
Answer: Sheer Heart Attack
[10] From their fourth album, this best-known Queen song contains a famous operatic chorus, as well as the singer noting that he'd "just killed a man, put a gun against his head, pulled my trigger, now he's dead."
Answer: "Bohemian Rhapsody"
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It is a set of vertices connected by edges that do not intersect when drawn on a flat surface. For 10 points each:,
[10] Identify these mathematical constructs that are the subject of Wagner's theorem.
Answer: planar graphs (prompt on graphs)
[10] According to this theorem, a graph is planar if and only if it doesn't contain a subdivision of the complete graph on five vertices or the bipartite graph on three vertices.
Answer: Kuratowski's theorem
[10] Given some graph, this object that has a vertex in each of the graph's generalized faces and has an edge between vertices if the faces corresponding to the vertices are touching in the graph. Whitney showed that, if this is algebraic for a graph, that graph is planar.
Answer: the dual graph of a graph
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Although the radiance "which was once so bright" is now "forever taken from my sight" the speaker of this poem "will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind". For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this lamentation in which the rainbow comes and goes, in which the poet notes that our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting while claming that he misses the unbridled joy of his youth.
Answer: "Ode: Intimations of Immortality"
[10] A more famous poem by Wordworth detailing his recollections of childhood is this one, which was composed on viewing a building on the River Wye, in which he tells his sister Dorothy to remember how great nature is and hold it for later.
Answer: "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey"
[10] This poem, written to Lucy, does not include her name and notes that the poet "had no earthly fears", because "She seemed a thing that could not feel/the touch of Earthly Years."
Answer: "A Slumber Did my Spirit Seal"
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This model of chemical reactivity states that the reactive properties of a chemical system are dependent on the two titular entities, known as the LUMO and HOMO, and their corresponding energies. For ten points each:,
[10] Name this theory posited by Fukui.
Answer: frontier molecular orbital theory (or frontier molecular orbital theory or frontier electron theory; prompt on frontier theory)
[10] This seemingly difficult-to-compute quantity is well approximated by the HOMO energy according to frontier orbital theory. The average of this and the electron affinity is the Mulliken electronegativity.
Answer: the first ionization energy (accept first ionization potential on E-sub-I)
[10] The ionization energy is the HOMO energy and the electron affinity the LUMO energy according to this theorem of frontier orbital theory. It has a Hartree-Fock theory analogue that says the ionization energy and electron affinity are eigenvalues of the Fock operator.
Answer: the frontier Koopmans' theorem
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This short story begins when the title character goes to Eau Claire to visit Marjorie. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this short story, in which the title character leaves the barbershop only to realize that Warren doesn't think she's pretty anymore, which causes her to cut off Marjorie's pigtails.
Answer: "Bernice Bobs her Hair"
[10] Charlie Wales attempts to retrieve his daughter Honoria in this short story, but his sister-in-law Marion is turned away by his friends Lorraine and Duncan.
Answer: "Babylon Revisited"
[10] F. Scott Fitzgerald also wrote this short story, in which John T. Unger vists Percy Washington in the West. The title object is a solid mountain, protected by throwing airmen into a dungeon.
Answer: "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz"
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This piece of music comprises the third scene of one of this composer's operas. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this string quartet which requires four of the title vehicles to be performed, which were loaned by the Austrian Army.
Answer: Helikopter-Streichquartet or Helicopter String Quartet
[10] The Helicopter Quartet is probably the best known work of this composer, who also wrote Hymnen, Mantra, and Inori.
Answer: Karlheinz Stockhausen
[10] The Helicopter Quartet comprises the third scene of one of the operas that comprises this best known opera cycle of Karlheinz Stockhausen.
Answer: The Licht Cycle
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Answer the following about German/American skirmishes before the U.S.'s entry into World War II for ten points each.,
[10] The U.S. and Germany's interests began to collide when the Danish ambassador to Washington signed over control of this Atlantic island to the U.S. after his country's occupation by Germany. Its central location would have given the Germans a perfect location to cut off shipping from the U.S. to the U.K.
Answer: Iceland
[10] In September 1941, this destroyer became the first U.S. vessel to fire, and be fired on, by Germany. After this incident, FDR announced that he was ordering American vessels to sink any Axis submarines found in American territorial waters, beginning the "undeclared war" in the Atlantic.
Answer: USS Greer
[10] This destroyer, based out of Iceland, was sunk by the U-552 in October 1941 while escorting ammunition convoys to Britain. It was the first American vessel sunk by hostile action in WWII.
Answer: USS Reuben James
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Gritsamada, Vishvamitra, Vamadeva and Kanva are examples of this type of people. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this group poets or sages, who either composed Vedic scripture or had Vedic scripture divinely revealed to them. An important group of them is the Saptarsi.
Answer: rishis
[10] One of the rishis revealed this Hindu doctrine of non-violence in the Taittiriya Samhita, which notes that it is a Vedic duty for all four classes of society.
Answer: ahimsa
[10] The rishi Suta Goswami also promulgated ahmisa in the Bhagavata one of these religious texts, which often take the form of a story from a teacher to a student. Other examples include the Maha and Upa varieties.
Answer: puranas
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One of the properties of this theory states that the force between particles it governs increases with distance over short ranges; that property is known as confinement. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this theory that describes the gluon-mediated strong interactions between quarks, has perturbative and lattice varieties, and has a namesake charge that comes in red, yellow, and blue types.
Answer: the theory of quantum chromodynamics
[10] Another property of QCD is this one, which predicts that quarks interact weakly when brought very close together, like in their bound states of hadrons and mesons.
Answer: asymptotic freedom
[10] This is the gauge group for quantum chromodynamics and color is its corresponding charge. It is a simple, eight-dimensional Lie group and can be represented as the group of three-by-three matrices with determinant one.
Answer: the special unitary group of degree three
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This kami, in addition to his more usual duties, is in charge of strength and martial arts. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this kami of the earth, who later marries the kami of art and dancing after she tempts him away from his guard post on a bridge.
Answer: Okami-Sarutahiko
[10] This is the kami of dancing and arts that Sarutahiko marries. This kami's other roles include tempting Amaterasu out of her hiding place after a certain jerk threw a dead horse in there.
Answer: Ama-no-Uzume
[10] This is the jerk who threw the dead horse into Amaterasu's dwelling. The slayer of the Orochi and possessor of the Kusanagi, this kami is in charge of the sea.
Answer: Susano'o
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This dynasty took its name from Muhammed's youngest uncle. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this Sunni dynasty which overthrew the Ummayids and had a capital at Baghdad.
Answer: Abbasid Caliphate
[10] The Abbasid Caliphate was ended when this leader of the Mongols sacked Baghdad in 1258, during which he had the last Caliph rolled up in a carpet and trampled to avoid personally spilling royal blood.
Answer: Hulagu Khan
[10] This was the man who got trampled to death by the horses. The next Caliph after this man was technically Selim I.
Answer: Al-Musta'sim
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This man recently won a Grammy for Album of the Year. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this post-bop jazz pianist and composer, whose works include Chameleon, Canteloupe Island, and Watermelon Man.
Answer: Herbert "Herbie" Hancock
[10] Herbie Hancock may be the best known for this album, which includes the tracks "Little One", "Survival of the Fittest", and "Dolphin Dance", in addition to its titular song.
Answer: Maiden Voyage
[10] Herbie Hancock's "Watermelon Man" was covered by lots of people, including this man, whose own works include Soy Yo and composing "Afro Blue".
Answer: Mongo Santamaria (accept either name)
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This author collected her four novels The Axe, The Snake Pit, In the Wilderness, and The Son Avenger in her series The Master of Hestviken. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this novelist from Norway, who also wrote Jenny and Kristen Lavransdattr.
Answer: Sigrid Undset
[10] This author of Pan, and A Wanderer Plays on Muted Strings, may be better known for his work about Isak, Inger, and their sun Eleseus, Growth of the Soil.
Answer: Knut Hamsun
[10] This author of such notable volumes as Sigurd the Bad and Lame Hulda also wrote Geography and Love and expounded on his theories of lots of things in the novel Flags are Flying In Town and Port.
Answer: Bjornstjerne Martinus Bjornson
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While many cells in multicellular organisms engage in this activity to eliminate toxins and waste products, Trichoplax adhaerens uniquely uses this mechanism as a method of obtaining nutrients. For ten points each:,
[10] Name the cellular process of engulfing large, solid particles by the cell membrane to form an internal container ultimately destined for degradation in the lysosome.
Answer: phagocytosis
[10] With a name derived from their intermediate pink staining on hematoxin and eosin, these white blood cells are the most abundant and hypochlorous acid following a respiratory burst that allows them to kill engulfed bacteria.
Answer: neutrophil granulocytes
[10] Neutrophils and other immune system components migrate towards sites of inflammation via this process. Generally, it is the name given to all cellular movement performed in response to chemicals in cellular surroundings.
Answer: chemotaxis
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Identify these organizations which were part of the New Deal, for ten points each.,
[10] This organization employed thousands of citizens to create various projects, such as dams. It had a notable Indian Division.
Answer: Civilian Conservation Corps
[10] This organization paid farmers to reduce crop farming area to reduce supply of agricultural goods and thereby increase prices.
Answer: Agricultural Adjustment Act (or Agricultural Adjustment Administration)
[10] Like the AAA, this organization, featured in The Grapes of Wrath, attempted to promote more efficient agricultural practice and improve the lives of sharecroppers.
Answer: Farm Security Administration
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This Expressionistic painting depicts a couple surrounded by streamers of color on a dark background. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this work, in which the title person is sleeping on the shoulder of her groom with legs intertwined. It's supposedly a depiction of Alma Mahler.
Answer: Bride of the Wind (also accept "The Tempest")
[10] This Austrian artist of Nude with Back Turned also created Bride of the Wind.
Answer: Oskar Kokoschka
[10] Oskar Kokoschka was also important politically, writing this tract that denounced militarism in politics. It was named for a German city.
Answer: The Dresden Manifesto
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This writer's poetry collections include An African Elegy and Mental Fight. For ten points each:,
[10] Identify this Nigerian writer, who may be more famous for a book in which Azaro makes a point to choose the world of reality over the spirit world.
Answer: Ben Okri
[10] Identify that book about Azaro, whose characters also include Madame Koto, who owns the local bar, and Jeremiah, a photographer who gets into trouble with the authority because of his photographs.
Answer: The Famished Road
[10] Ben Okri also wrote this short story collection, which includes "Laughter Under the Bridge," "In the Shadow of War," and "Worlds that Flourish".
Answer: Stars of the New Curfew
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Its enclave is known as Temburong while its highest point is Bukit Pagong, FTPE:,
[10] Name this nation divided by the Limbang River whose cities include Kuala Berait and Bandar Seri Begawan.
Answer: State of Brunei Darussalam, Abode of Peace
[10] Lying in the Crocker Range of the province of Sabah, which borders Brunei, this peak is the highest in Malaysia.
Answer: Mount Kinabalu
[10] Both Mount Kinabalu and Brunei lie on this island whose Indonesian section is known as Kalimantan.
Answer: Borneo

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