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His cosmology was a conjunction of the astronomy of Alpetragius and the chemistry of Paracelsus. In one of his early works, he compared his theories to a bee gathering honey, in contrast to a spider spinning a web. In that work he also attacked the work of Telesio, as an extension of earlier criticisms in On the Principles and Origins According to the Fables of Cupid and Coleum. In the second part of his most famous work he discussed his catalog of errors in human ideas, which are caused by ?the Cave?, ?the market-place,? or ?the Tribe.? These Idols were later expounded upon in The Advancement of Learning. FTP, identify this philosopher who advocated for the scientific method in his Novum Organum and wrote The New Atlantis.
Answer: Francis Bacon
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Their implementation is often different from their formal representation, particularly in the ability to handle squares, which is NP-hard. Quantification can be difficult sometimes because of greedy evaluation. A backtracking algorithm can be used to implement them, while another method transforms a nondeterministic finite automata to a deterministic finite automata. Formally equivalent to a type 3 Chomsky grammar, the notation for it was developed by Stephen Kleene and later adapted by Ken Thompson for use in QED [pron. ?ked?]. Some of its conventions include using a dollar sign to find a newline, and using brackets to demarcate a character to be found. Used extensively in Perl and the Unix command grep, this is, FTP, what system of pattern matching?
Answer: regular expressions (also accept regex or regexp)
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In the third part of this work, the protagonist visits with the Lehrs and takes a bath in a river, chastising himself for his idleness. In an earlier scene, one character writes a letter to his wife Sylvia while another wanders around a graveyard where a family is burying a little girl. A dentist named Mr. Tench dominates the first scene, and after visiting with him, the protagonist encounters Coral Fellows and his own illegitimate daughter Brigida. An untrustworthy character known as the ?mestizo? appears halfway through this work, which features the ?gringo? and the ?lieutenant,? and the disreputable Padre Jose. Also published under the title The Labyrinthine Ways,FTP, name this story of a ?whisky priest? combating suppression of the church in Mexico in the 1930's, a work by Graham Greene.
Answer: The Power and the Glory
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Civil War clashes that were fought in this state include the Battle of Mossy Creek, which resulted in the holding of Talbott's Station, and was part of a generally successful Union campaign that concluded at the Battle of Fair Garden under Samuel Sturgis. Sites of other battles here included Bean's Station, Hatchie's Bridge, Spring Hill, and Wauhatchie. A more famous battle in this state saw the capture of Orchard Knob and Lookout Mountain and the storming of Missionary Ridge. Home to Fort Pillow and Fort Donelson, FTP, name this state which also saw the Battle of Stones River or Murfreesborough as well as the Battle of Chattanooga.
Answer: Tennessee
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Along with the Mona Lisa, pieces of this work appear in Jasper Johns' Racing Thoughts , and its form resembles that of Melchior Broederlam's work in Dijon. The limewood figures of Nikolaus Hagenauer accompanied this work in its original location. The predella contains the Lamentation of Mary and Mary Magdalene, and it presents three views, the innermost showing the Temptation of St. Anthony and St. Paul in the desert, and the outermost panels showing St Anthony and St Sebastian flanking a Gothic-style Crucifixion scene. FTP, name this work made for the monastery of St. Anthony in the namesake town, a famous altarpiece done by Matthias Grunewald.
Answer: Isenheim Altarpiece
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Heroin addicts who accidentally injected the chemical MPTP in the 1980s developed it, and a mutated UCHL1 gene has been shown to cause it in exactly one family. Its symptoms are similar to those found in Hallervorden-Spatz disease, and its ideopathic variety always features the presence of Lewy bodies and neuron loss. Directly caused by a loss of certain neurons in the substantia nigra, treatments for it include injection of GDNF to slow neuron death, and ingestion of L-DOPA to increase the amount of dopamine in the brain and alleviate symptoms such as bradykinesia and rigity. FTP, name this disease first publicized by its English namesake in 1817 in An Essay on the Shaking Palsy, which famously afflicts Michael J. Fox.
Answer: Parkinson's Disease
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The second half of the poem imagines a ?new, sweet world? where ?gone was the weasel head, the snout, the jowl!? and where there would be ?athletes clean.? This is preceded by a section describing ?walking lepers?, ?rank on rank? as well as ?drabs from the alleyways? and ?drug fiends pale.? The title character ?died blind?, although his eyes were ?still dazed by the ways of God.? Intended as a ?poem game? to attract the readership of the common man, it first instructs the accompaniment of a bass drum beaten loudly. Sung to the tune of ?The Blood of the Lamb,? this is, FTP, what poem concerning the founder of the Salvation Army, written by Vachel Lindsey?
Answer: ?General William Booth Enters Into Heaven?
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This ancient city thrived under Untash Gal, who built the religious site of Chogha Zanbil nearby. Herodotus relates that Histiaeus of Miletus was brought to this city and served as an advisor, but wanted to leave, and so encouraged an Ionian revolt. The site of the victory stele of Naram-Sin, it was utterly destroyed by Ashurbanipal in 646 B.C. Initially the capital of the Elamite kingdom, it was later a frequent refuge of the Parthians from their other capital at Ctesiphon, and also was a terminus of the Royal Road built by Darius I. FTP, name this great city of ancient Persia, with a shorter name than Persepolis.
Answer: Susa (Shush, Shushan)
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He was ridiculed off a stage for an early attempt to play ?Body and Soul? in double time. The drummer Jo Jones once threw a cymbal at his feet because he lost the key in a jam session. Later, he played with Earl Hines and studied with Maury Deutsch. Following this, he teamed up with a new group of musicians during jam sessions at Minton's Playhouse. This led to hits like ?Now's the Time? and ?Thriving on a Riff.? He once said that he devised his most famous musical innovation while playing the song ?Cherokee? with Buddy Fleet. Best known for his collaboration with Dizzy Gillespie on the Savoy Sessions, he was done in by drug addiction. FTP, identify this Kansas City native, a jazz saxophonist and co-founder of bebop nicknamed ?Bird.?
Answer: Charlie Parker
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One class of this phylum contains special secreting cells called rhabdites, while a part of another class has a type of vestigial vagina known as Laurer's Canal, and other classes feature a defined syncytial tegument. Best represented in separate classes by Clonorchis , Taenia , and Dugesia, the most developed class features a scolex or knob head, behind which are generated proglottids and flame cells. The above-represented classes are the Turbellarians, the Cestodians, and the Trematodes. Comprising the planarians, flukes, and tapeworms, FTP, what is this simple acoelamate phylum with a long name.
Answer: Phylum Platyhelminthes
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One character recorded the hit song ?Let's go to the Mall? as a Tiffany-like pop sensation during her teen years in Canada. Another character has a gay black brother James, played by Wayne Brady, who announces that he is engaged. Two of the main characters were married by a ship captain for 12 seconds in international waters off the coast of Atlantic City, where they frantically fled to elope. Narrated by the voice of Bob Saget, this show features Neil Patrick Harris as carefree single guy Barney and Alyson Hannigan as Lily. FTP, name this CBS sitcom centered around a guy telling his kids how he came to know the titular relative.
Answer: ?How I Met Your Mother?
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In a famous work by this author, the title character pays Jean Breville to seduce her, asking, ?can love be merely this?? His first work dealt with the psychological implications of impotency and a famous novel of his follows a character who deserts his post as a cavalry lieutenant in Nancy.Two lesser-known works are his extensive biography of the composer Rossini and his autobiographical Life of Henry Brulard. His early work On Loveproposed a rational analysis of romantic passion, while Memoirs of an Egotist appeared posthumously. His namesake syndrome occurs when one becomes overwhelmed by unfathomable cultural riches. FTP, name this author who wrote about Fabrice Del Dongo and the Battle of Waterloo in The Charterhouse of Parma and about Julian Sorel in The Red and the Black.
Answer: Stendhal (or Marie Henri Beyle)
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This man's best friend spoke of the ?blood of the innocent Abel? after this man's death, an event that occurred upon his return from the ?Admirable Congress? and may have been instigated by Agustin Gamarra or Jose Maria Obando. Minor military actions of his include that over Jose de Canterac at the Battle of Junin, and the quelling of a rebellion in the Charcas province. His greatest victory came against Melchor Aymerich and Jose de la Serna, at the battles of Pichincha and Ayacucho respectively. FTP, name this man, the liberator of Ecuador and a lieutenant of Simon Bolivar, who shares his last name with a capital of Bolivia.
Answer: Antonio Jose de Sucre Alcala
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A 1994 paper by Bodenhausen and his colleagues demonstrated that this idea leads to increased heuristic processing. Schwartz and Clore showed that congruency effects on its measurement only hold when people are unaware of the source of bias. Studies by Gilbert and Wilson of faculty members receiving tenure indicated that people are bad at predicting it. Famously, Martin Seligman argued that psychologists do not study it enough and authored a book on its ?authentic? variety. The nation of Bhutan announced that they would focus on it, rather than GDP, as a measure of its country's success, while utililitarians try to maximize it. FTP, identify this hedonic state, the pursuit of which is a self evident truth in the Declaration of Independence.
Answer: happiness accept reasonable equivalents
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It is the product of a Maurer-Cartan frame and its co-frame. This function appears in the orthogonality constraint used in both the Car-Parrinello method and the Chebyshev rational functions. The t'Hooft symbol combines it with the Levi-Civita symbol, and it is a less general form of the Iverson bracket. Its index usually is represented by square brackets, which indicates its use in discrete time applications rather than its similarly named relation. Often used to represent the identity matrix, FTP, name this mathematical function of two variables that is equal to 1 if the two variables are equal and equal to zero otherwise, a certain delta function that is not the Dirac.
Answer: Kronecker delta function
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In one tradition, she has a hapless son named Mabuz whose territory is raided by Iweret. Sometimes she is seen as a daughter of Dyonas, who married a niece of the Duchess of Burgundy and received half the Forest of Briogne as dowry. Worshipped at the Brocolitia shrine on Hadrian's Wall, she helped another man triumph over Accolon, who possessed a powerful instrument. Sometimes known as Nimue or Viviane, after the death of Ban she took to caring for Lancelot. FTP, name this mysterious woman who also imprisons her infatuated suitor Merlin and most famously presents Excalibur to King Arthur, named for her residence in a body of water.
Answer: Lady of the Lake (also accept names for her like Nimue, Viviane, Niniane, Nyneve, Niamh but only before the mention of ?Nimue,? prompt after)
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This drama's plot follows two parallel stories, a comic plot written in prose, and a romance plot written in iambic pentameter. The climax of the comic plot comes in Act III's Grotto Scene, and ends with one character exclaiming, ?If their necessities and ours was known / They have more need for two, than we of one?? The confusion at the center of the romance plot began when, many years before, a king usurps the throne of Syracuse and both the wife of the true queen and his own wife Eudoxia flee to a remote location accompanied by Hermogenes. In the end, Doralice and Rodophil as well as Palamede and Melantha get together, and Leonidas takes his rightful place on the throne, forgiving Polydamas for his crimes. FTP, name this 1672 drama by John Dryden that was made into a series of engravings by William Hogarth, about matrimony.
Answer: Marriage A-La-Mode
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The ?Night of the Ducks? was mostly a result of the growing threat of this nation, and ?Operation Blue Bat? was the US response to Camille Chamoun's government possibly allying with it. In one of its governing territories, it set up a ?chairman of the executive council, a post held by Nureddin Kuhala. Despite the efforts of Salah al-Din al-Bitar and Michel Aflaq, it fell apart following the coup of Karim an-Nahlawi and the resignation of its vice-president, the Ba'athist Akram al-Hawrani. Briefly combined with Yemen in 1958, FTP, name this political entity led by Gamal Nasser, a brief 1958 to 1961 merging of Egypt and Syria.
Answer: United Arab Republic (or U.A.R.)
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This body's only named ridge is Kepler Dorsum and its craters include Roche, Todd, and d'Arrest. It has been photographed by Mariner 9 and its namesake 1988 Russian mission, which actually sent two probes, the first of which was lost. B.P. Sharpless, for whom one of its craters is named, noted that it was spiraling rapidly inward and Iosif Shklovskii provided an explanation for the drag, but concluded this body might be hollow. Its largest crater Stickney is named for the wife of its discoverer, Asaph Hall, who also discovered its smaller companion. Named for a son of Ares and Aphrodite, FTP, name this largest moon of Mars, the partner of Deimos.
Answer: Phobos
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He adapted Poe's story of the doppelganger William Wilson for a three part horror film entitled Sprits of the Dead . He also made a movie about a teenage woman trying to escape a post-apocalyptic war between the sexes. Despite starring male sex symbol Joe Dallesandro, Black Moon was unsuccessful, unlike his heist comedy starring Donald Sutherland and Sean Penn entitled Crackers, but better known are films like The Fire Within,about a man planning his suicide, and The Thief of Paris. The director of Zazie in the Metro,his film The Loverscaused Justice Potter Stewart to say of obscenity ?I know it when I see it.? FTP, identify this French director who directed Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory in My Dinner with Andre.
Answer: Louis Malle
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He didn't learn that the man who raised him was not his father until the age of 15, but didn't blame his step parents for the lapse in communication. He appeared as a model in Look magazine before enlisting in the Navy, in which he worked as an athletic training officer. After the war, he returned home, where his experience overseas along with the urging of Senator Arthur Vandenberg lead him to challenge isolationist Representative Bartel Jonkman, the incumbent Senator from Michigan's 5th Congressional District. He eventually became House Minority Leader, a role from which he was picked to become Spiro Agnew's replacement as Richard Nixon's VP. FTP identify this recently deceased only president to never have been elected in a national election.
Answer: Gerald Rudolph Ford; or Leslie Lynch King, Jr.
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Answer the following about a German emperor, FTPE.,
[10] In his later life he was almost assassinated two times, by the anarchists Max Hodel and Karl Nobiling. The younger brother of Frederick William IV, he became the first German emperor in 1871.
Answer: Wilhelm I (or William I)
[10] Wilhelm's appointment of this man as Minister-President and later Prime Minister was the catalyst for Germany's expansion, victory over France and transformation into an empire.
Answer: Otto Eduard Leopold, prince von Bismarck
[10] This man, Wilhelm's son, succeeded to the throne in 1888. A staunch liberal, his incapacitance due to illness and his quick death prevented him from slowing Germany's immense military build-up, a policy that continued under his son Kaiser Wilhelm II.
Answer: Friedrich III (or Frederick III)
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Name some works which feature plane crashes, FTPE.,
[10] In this Arthur Miller play, we learn that Larry Keller died in a World War II plane crash. We also learn that his father Joe sent defective engine parts to be put in planes, and, grief-stricken, he shoots himself.
Answer: All My Sons
[10] In this trilogy, which takes place between 1900 and 1935, Anne Elizabeth Trent is loved by Dick Savage, but she dies in a Paris plane crash. Other characters include the radical Ben Compton and the labor organizer Mac McCreary.
Answer: U.S.A. (trilogy of John Dos Passos)
[10] This Don DeLillo novel features a pilot screaming "we're a silver gleaming death machine," as a plane containing Hitler-studies professor Jack Gladney is about to crash.
Answer: White Noise
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If something is going wrong in Greek myth, it's probably time to find one of your daughters to sacrifice. Name these such occasions, FTPE.,
[10] After Cassiopeia boasted of her beauty over the Nereids, King Cepheus decided he had to chain this daughter of his to a rock by the sea, but of course she's saved by Perseus.
Answer: Andromeda
[10] Iphigenia was lured to this city by her dad Agamemnon thinking she was to be wed to Achilles, but he just intended to kill her. She magically turned into a deer instead, and later wound up among the Taurians.
Answer: Aulis
[10] Laomedon of Troy offered this daughter of his to the sea monster attacking the kingdom but she was saved by Hercules. However, when Laomedon reneged on his promise of mares, he was killed and this chick was given as a prize to Telamon.
Answer: Hesione
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Answer the following about a strange physical effect, FTPE.,
[10] This is the name given to the attractive force between two parallel uncharged conducting plates, caused by quantum fluctuations in a vacuum.
Answer: Casimir effect
[10] A repulsive Casimir effect, rather than attractive, is seen in these types of particles with half-integer spin and named for some Italian guy.
Answer: fermions
[10] Julian Schwinger proposed the idea that a dynamical Casimir effect could be the cause of this macroscopic effect, the emission of light by bubbles in a liquid excited by sound.
Answer: sonoluminescence
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Questions about an artistic school, FTPE.,
[10] This landscape art movement was founded by Theodore Rousseau and named for a village near the Fontainebleau forest where its practitioners worked.
Answer: Barbizon school
[10] Perhaps the most famous canvas produced by the Barbizon school is this depiction of three peasant women working in a field by Jean-Francois Millet.
Answer: The Gleaners
[10] This great landscape painter of The Bridge at Narni and Interrupted Reading invented the souvenir style of landscape and was briefly associated with the Barbizon in the 1830s, though his interest in buildings and architecture distinguished him from its usual style.
Answer: Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
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It is the third part of the Hebrew Bible after the Torah and Nevi'im. FTPE:,
[10] Name this section of 11 books, including some poetic books, some scrolls, and the book of Daniel.
Answer: Ketuvim (accept hagiographa, prompt on “writings”)
[10] This eighth book of the Ketuvim is the basis for the Jewish celebration of Purim and is read aloud during that day.
Answer: Book of Esther
[10] In Jewish textual tradition, these two books are counted together as one in the Ketuvim, though the Vulgate distinguishes them. They talk largely about events occurring at the end of the Babylonian captivity and stuff that happened in Jerusalem after one of the title figures arrived there. Name them, for five points each.
Answer: Ezra and Nehemiah
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Commanded for a time by the chief Akh-shun-war, these peoples set up a capital at Piandjikent and a summer residence at Badakshan. FTPE:,
[10] Originally coming from north of the Great Wall, where they were called Hoa-Tun by the Chinese, name this rather obscure group which continually harassed central Asia in the 6th century CE.
Answer: Hephtalites or White Huns or Hunas (prompt Huns)
[10] Contemporary writers were quick to point out that the White Huns were a whole different beast of Hun than those commanded by this “scourge of God” in the 5th century CE.
Answer: Attila the Hun
[10] The White Huns were much less successful in Persia than India, and were completely defeated in 557 by the first king of this name, probably the greatest Sassanid ruler. His son of the same name was crushed by the Byzantine emperor Heraclitus.
Answer: Khosrow I (or Chosroes I or Anushirvan)
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Answer stuff about a distant cousin of Ray Luo…Luo Kuang Chang, FTPE.,
[10] The virtuous Liu Pei, loyal Sun Chuan, and ever-Macchiavellian Ts'ao Ts'ao show up in Luo's famous work on the romance of this period in Chinese history.
Answer: The Three Kingdoms
[10] Luo may be the same person as Shi Nalan, the supposed author of this 12th century Chinese novel concerning the bandit Song Jiang and his companions.
Answer: Outlaws of the Marsh (or Water Margin or All Men Are Brothers)
[10] This 40-chapter novel by Luo was extended by Feng Menglong and has a bunch of chapters dedicated to the Governor Bao. It ends with the usurper Wang Ze taking up arms against the Song dynasty.
Answer: Ping Yao Zhuan (The Sorcerers' Revolt)
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It contains the Tone River and Mount Asama, as well as the prefectures of Kansai, Tohoku, and Kanto. FTPE:,
[10] Name this island, the largest of Japan.
Answer: Honshu
[10] Honshu contains this largest lake in Japan, once known as Lake Omi, which is connected to the Kamogawa Canal and supplies a great deal of waterpower to nearby Kyoto.
Answer: Lake Biwa
[10] Containing the town of Naha and three island groups - the Amami, the Okinawa, and the Sakishima groups - this is the archipelago that arcs from the bottom of Japan to the northern tip of Taiwan.
Answer: Ryukyu Islands
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Answer some questions about things you can make with logic, FTPE.,
[10] This most basic gate consists of two NMOS transistors in series on the bottom branch, and two PMOS transistors in parallel on the upper branch. Its truth table reads 1110. (one-one-one-zero)
Answer: NAND gate (or not-and)
[10] The simplest of these devices has three inputs, A, B, and S. It will allow either A or B to go through the circuit, depending on the value of S.
Answer: multiplexer or mux
[10] This is a circuit that takes two bits, A and B, and produces two outputs: S, the sum, and C, the carry bit. It does not add the previous carry bit.
Answer: half adder (do NOT accept full adder, prompt on “adder”)
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Stuff about an economic model, FTPE.,
[10] The Cournot type of this has two firms set quantity simultaneously, each firm solving for the optimal quantity of the other. Thus, this is the term used for a market with only two producers.
Answer: duopoly
[10] In this duopoly model, one firm is the “quantity leader,” choosing to set its output first. In order to do that, the first firm assumes that the second firm will maximize profit in its choice of quantity.
Answer: Stakelberg model
[10] Unlike the Cournot and Stakelberg models, this model of duopoly assumes that competition is based on price. In this case, either prices are set equally and the market is split, or one firm gets the entire market.
Answer: Bertrand model
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Answer **Atlanta Braves** (either name for any of these),
[5] Utility outfielder Luis Polonia, pitcher Mark Wohlers, outfielder David Justice, pitcher Greg Maddux
[10] Wide receivers Courtney Hawkins and Alvin Harper, tight end Dave Moore, running back Errict Rhett.
Answer: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
[5] Guard John Crotty, forward Adam Keefe, forward Karl Malone, guard John Stockton.
Answer: Utah Jazz
[10] Infielder Chip Hale, reliever Pat Mahomes, infielder Jeff Reboulet, starting catcher Matt Walbeck.
Answer: Minnesota Twins
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Answer the following about a Cold War incident, FTPE.,
[10] On May 1, 1960, Francis “Gary” Powers was piloting a plane of this type when it was shot down near Sverdlovsk, Ukraine.
Answer: Lockheed U-2
[10] The crisis died down when Powers was exhanged for this Soviet spy, who was turned in when his assistant, Reino Hayhanen, defected.
Answer: Rudolf Abel (real name William August Fisher, accept his other alias Emil Goldfus)
[10] Another U-2 plane was shot down during the Cuban Missile Crisis, with this man, the only casualty of the Crisis, piloting.
Answer: Rudolph Anderson
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Name these works of Mexican literature, FTPE.,
[10] Considered the first "New Novel" of Spanish America, the title character of this Jaun Rulfo novel scams his way to being a rich landowner, loves Susana San Juan, and eventually dies at the hands of his son, Abundio.
Answer: Pedro Paramo
[10] The titular tycoon in this Carlos Fuentes novel goes in and out of flashbacks, including the time after the Revolution of 1910 when he married Catalina to get possession of the Bernal family's property.
Answer: The Death of Artemio Cruz [or La muerte de Artemio Cruz]
[10] This novel focuses on the Indian Demetrio Macias, whose fields are burned by federal troops, causing him to join the rebels along with the poseur Luis Cervantes.
Answer: The Underdogs [or Los de Abajo]
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You win a free honeybaked ham, because this is the millionth bonus ever written on this subject. FTPE:,
[10] Also known as Mariotte's Law, this basic gas law posits an inverse relationship between pressure and volume.
Answer: Boyle's Law
[10] Robert Boyle is well-known for this 1661 treatise with a title page discussing “salt, sulphur, and mercury,” often pointed to as an important in the transition from the ways of alchemy.
Answer: The Sceptical Chemist or Doubts & Paradoxes Touching the Experiments
[10] This other major work of Boyle's was published in two editions the year before and after Sceptical Chemist, and it built off of von Guericke's design in describing a new vacuum pump.
Answer: (A Defence of the Doctrine Touching) the Spring and Weight of the Air
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Answer questions about a philosophical concept, FTPE.,
[10] This is the property of being about something or representing something, defined exactly by its modern formulator as “reference to a content, direction toward an object.”
Answer: intentionality
[10] The concept of intentionality was first used in the above sense by this philosopher and teacher of Husserl in his Psychology From an Empirical Standpoint.
Answer: Franz Brentano
[10] This man's investigation into intentional relations centered around the “sense” and “reference” of propositions. His other ideas were famously undermined in Russell's Paradox.
Answer: Gottlob Frege
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Answer questions about slave narratives, FTPE.,
[10] This Nigerian man was sold to a Royal Navy captain and later to a Quaker merchant. He later changed his name to that of a Swedish king and wrote an “Interesting Narrative.”
Answer: Olaudah Equiano also accept Gustavus Vassa
[10] Born on a slave ship in 1729, this man became a butler for the Duke of Montagu. The first Afro-Briton to vote, his letters were published two years after his death. His portrait was famously painted by Gainsborough.
Answer: Ignatius Sancho
[10] Ignatius Sancho's poor articulation probably prevented him from being in a lot of quizbowl lead-ins, because he would have been cast in a production of Oroonoko, the book famously written by this English woman.
Answer: Aphra Behn
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Answer the following about the founding of the Anglican Church, FTPE.,
[10] The genesis of the new Church was Clement VII's refusal to grant this man a divorce from his first wife, Catherine of Aragon.
Answer: Henry VIII
[10] This enumerated series of statements is a fundamental document of Anglicanism derived from Cranmer's earlier Forty-two articles. They were firmly established at the Canterbury Convocation of 1563.
Answer: 39 Articles
[10] This man was the archbishop of Canterbury that presided over the Canterbury meeting that drafted the 39 Articles. He also translated the Bishop's Bible, which was the authoritative text until the King James Bible.
Answer: Matthew Parker
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Identify these works of Carl Maria von Weber, FTPE.,
[10] This 1826 opera, with libretto by James Planche, was based on a combination of a Christopher Wieland poem and Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Answer: Oberon
[10] Written by Friedrich Kind, this 1821 opera contains the songs “Und ob die Wolke” and “Leise, Leise” and concerns the cousins Max and Kaspar.
Answer: Der Freischutz also accept The Marksman or The Freeshooter
[10] Derived from Antoine Galland's The Sleeper Awakened, this 1810 opera concerns the title debtor's attempts to outsmart the Caliph and contains the song “Geld! Geld! Geld!”
Answer: Abu Hassan
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Answer stuff about a chromosome, FTPE.,
[10] Diseases associated with mutations in this chromosome include Romano-Ward syndrome and homocystinuria. And Downs Syndrome.
Answer: Chromosome 21
[10] The APP gene on chromosome 21 codes for the precursor of this peptide which is the main component of neurofibrillary tangles in Alzheimers patients.
Answer: amyloid-beta
[10] The gene HLCS encodes for the enzyme holocarboxylase synthetase, which is essential for the synthesis of this vitamin, also known as B7, which is involved in gluconeogenesis and metabolism of branched-chain amino acids.
Answer: biotin or coenzyme R or Vitamin H

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