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One major scholar of this group is the author of Five Questions Concerning The Mind On Obtaining Life From The Heavens, Marsilio Ficino. One member of this school wrote about the Intellectual Cosmos in his On The Mysteries. While one of its later members would identify the Trinity with being, life, and intellect in his On The Divine Names and the Mystical Theology, the founder of this school echoed Speusippus in his identification of the Dyad as the overarching One and drew inspiration from the Gnostics in a work that discussed the mind, or nous, and some ideal forms. Represented most notably by Isagoge and the Enneads, for 10 points, identify this third-century CE philosophical school whose members included Porphyry, Pseudo-Dionysus, and Plotinus, and attempted to revitalize its namesake's Academy.
Answer: Neoplatonism
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Giovanni Pergolesi's flute concerto is in this major key, and the one of Bach's Brandenburg Concerti that has a 2-note long second movement and is scored for 3 violins, 3 violas, 3 celli, and basso continuo is in this major key. A scale played up from this note in the key of E flat major would be a Phrygian mode, and Ravel's piano concerto that is not for the left hand is in this key. Mozart's fortieth symphony is in this note's minor key, while Haydn's "Surprise Symphony" is in its major key. The dominant of C, its major triad also includes B and D. For 10 points, name this note found a step below A on the staff.
Answer: G [or fixed-do sol]
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Freiling's axiom of symmetry is equivalent to the negation of this statement, and an axiom that would imply that negation has been proposed by Woodin. Martin's axiom is a weaker form of it, suggesting that a countable chain condition compact Hausdorff space cannot be the union of nowhere dense sets, while its generalized form invokes the aleph numbers. Godel showed that it could only be affirmed, but it was found by Paul Cohen to be independent of Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory. For 10 points, name this assertion that there exists no set with cardinality between that of the integers and that of the reals.
Answer: continuum hypothesis
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Criticizing "the suppression of exposure to ideas," his concurrence in Island Trees School District v. Pico argued that administrators may not remove books from school libraries for political reasons. His emotional dissent in DeShaney v. Winnebago County contained the sentence, "Poor Joshua!" This Justice, who replaced Abe Fortas, dissented in Bowers v. Hardwick and in 1972's Furman v. Georgia, and is best known for an opinion which rejected a Ninth Amendment rationale but used the due process clause to conclude that "the right of privacy... is broad enough to encompass a woman's decision whether or not to terminate her pregnancy." For 10 points, identify this Supreme Court Justice who wrote the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade.
Answer: Harry Blackmun
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One story of this figure says that he was exiled to Ocaleae in Boeotia, where he remarried Alcmene after the death of her first husband, Amphitryon. This son of Asterion had a son who lent his name to the Roman capital of Crete, Gortys. In a later story, this man and his brother longed for a son of Apollo and Areia, Miletus, and that brother, Sarpedon, took him away to Lydia. Pindar claims that he was the only man to hold his most prestigious position, which he shared with Cronus, while other sources hold that he shared the post alongside Aeacus and his second brother, Minos. For 10 points, name this son of Zeus and Europa, who dwelt in the Elysian Fields and was one of the three judges of the dead.
Answer: Rhadamanthus
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After performing a web search for "gay", the main character of this film is directed to "guysramalot.com." Later, Cassandra pretends to be interested in the titular concept in order to buy time for the main character to visit a back room in the mall with the skateboarder Patrick. After being banned from the prom under a false charge of vandalism, that main character still manages to sneak in to the prom just in time to give birth to her gay boyfriend's baby and see Hilary Faye ram a handicapped-accessible van into a giant wooden Jesus. For 10 points, name this 2005 film in which Mary offers up her virginity to de-gay her boyfriend, starring Jena Malone, Macaulay Culkin, and Mandy Moore?
Answer: Saved!
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A genome-wide association study of this condition revealed a strong association around zinc finger protein 804a, an association made ten times stronger when paired with bipolar disorder, and it frequently occurs with the absence of the adhesio interthalamica. One major hypothesis as to its cause is challenged by the effects of PCP and ketamine, which can have similar long-term effects and which block NMDA receptors, while evidence that a Parkinson's drug may generate some of its positive symptoms supports that same hypothesis, called the "dopamine theory." The intersection of thought disorder and flat affect is commonly referred to as "disorganized" this. Famously studied by Bleuler, for 10 points, identify this common mental disorder formerly called dementia praecox, not to be confused with multiple personality disorder.
Answer: schizophrenia
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The Guden River is this nation's longest, rising in Vejle and flowing through Randers. Cultural sites in this country include a circular fort at Fyrkat, located near the town of Hobro, and the Jelling Stones, which include one erected by Gorm. This country's oldest town, Ribe, was the birthplace of the photographer who wrote The Making of an American, while its town of Esbjerg was constructed as a replacement for Altona, which this country lost in an 1864 war. Travel time between Nyborg and its capital was halved by the building of the Great Belt Bridge. This country's island of Fyn [FUUN] is home to the city of Odense, while the Oresund Bridge connects its capital on the island of Sjaelland to Malmo. Its second largest city is Aarhus, located on the Jutland Peninsula. For 10 points, name this country whose capital is Copenhagen.
Answer: Denmark
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This event saw the burning of the Treetops Hotel and the escape of nine prisoners from Mageta Island. During it, George Erskine launched Operation Blitz in the Aberdare Forest and Operation Anvil, and Ian Henderson has been accused of torture of members of the Land Freedom Army during Gov. Evelyn Baring's declared state of emergency. This event was sparked by the murder of Chief Waruhu and saw the Lari and Hola Massacres before the capture of its leader, Dedan Kimathi, who was executed in 1957. Jomo Kenyatta was sentenced to hard labor for his role in, FTP, what rebellion among a secret society of Kikuyu against British control of Kenya?
Answer: Mau Mau Rebellion [or Revolt or Uprising]
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One anecdote in this work discusses a cowboy, who had his foot cut off in a train accident, but during the operation the man only asked about his lost boot in which he stored twenty-five coins. The narrator exclaims that the common saying "a man only needs six feet of land" is false because "surely a corpse wants that, but not a man", and earlier he embarrasses his friends when he continually shouts "How Delicious", while frolicking in a pond after suddenly jumping out of the bath to go for a swim. After meeting the housekeeper Pelageia, the protagonist tells Bourkin and Aliokhin about his visit to a man whose dog and cook reminded him off pigs and viciously saved money his entire life to buy a farmhouse to grow the title objects. For 10 points, name this story in which Ivan Ivanich describes his brother's obsession with the titular fruit written by Anton Chekhov.
Answer: "Gooseberries"
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One of this composer's works begins with three themes on the "allegro non troppo" tempo, but instead of recapitulating these themes, the second theme played on the oboe over muted strings transforms into an extended Andante Tranquillo. In addition to Symphony in One Movement, his work "Sure on This Shining Night" was based on the poetry collection, Permit Me Voyage, while reading Prometheus Unbound inspired him to create Music for a Scene from Shelley. One of his works was inspired by a small trickle of water turning into a river, and the title character of one of his best known opera sings "Must the Winter Come So Soon?" while Erika is seduced by Anatol. For 10 points, name this American composer, who wrote Vanessa and Adagio for Strings.
Answer: Samuel Barber
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He once was cursed with a dread disease in retaliation for lying when he declared one figure the winner in a game of dice. He is sometimes depicted as a dwarf, and like his master he holds a battle-ax in one arm and an antelope in the other. That master is sometimes called Gangadhara, since the streams of the Ganges developed after the river flowed through his hair. In the Puranic period, this figure had a role as lord of the dance, and he leads the Ganas. Some stories claim he was born from Vishnu's right side, and he resembles his master exactly except he lacks the features his master acquired after birth, like a blue throat. For 10 points, name this protector of all quadrupeds, the bull that serves as the mount of Shiva.
Answer: Nandi
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In the aftermath of this event, Rhinelander Waldo received a promotion before his dismissal by Ardolph Kline, and trial lawyer Max Steur won an acquittal for some participants. William Bernstein unsuccessfully attempted to stop it, and some of its participants had earlier been part of the Uprising of Twenty-Thousand while later it was denounced by Josephine Goldmark and Rose Schneiderman. Charles Hamilton and Frances Perkins, in addition to Robert Wagner, led the investigation of this event, which occurred in the John Woosley-designed Asch building owned by Max Blanck and Isaac Harris. Although it began on the eighth floor, many workers were not able to escape because of locked doors in, for 10 points, which 1911 industrial fire in which 146 female workers were killed in New York City?
Answer: Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire [accept equivalence]
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One character in this novel sleeps with a German model nicknamed Pussum in her boyfriend's apartment, and is surprised when he wakes up to find Halliday and Libidnikov having a philosophical discussion while naked in the living room. That man shocks a woman when he enjoys watching his red mare go mad while forcing it to listen to a passing train, and later that man cannot rescue his sister Diana, who drowns during the annual "water party" that his father Thomas throws in Beldover. Hermione Roddice uses a lapis lazuli paperweight to try to kill her former fiancee, who discovers the icy corpse of Gerald Crich, who committed suicide after failing to strangle his lover Gudrun. For 10 points, name this novel in which Rupert Birkin elopes with Ursula Brangwen, written by D. H. Lawrence.
Answer: Women in Love
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Cyclic ones are formed in the Bischler-Napieralski reaction, which incorporates POCl3, also essential to a formylation reaction using these intermediates named for Vilsmeyer. One is formed in the first step of the Ugi reaction, and they can be formed from tertiary alcohols or alkenes in the Schmidt Reaction. They are well known intermediates in the Fischer indole synthesis, while those stabilized by aryl groups can act as bases named for Schiff. A protonated one reacts with cyanide to produce an amino acid in the Strecker synthesis. This functional group may be reduced under gentle conditions like sodium cyanoborohydride. For 10 points, name this functional group, characterized by its carbon-nitrogen double bond.
Answer: imine
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One of the faces in this painting is partially shaded representing the artist's "shadow of death" technique and an open book lies at the bottom right. The Preparator is noticeably missing, and one of the nine men appearing in the painting is wearing a distinctive wide-brimmed black hat. It is focused on Aris Kindt who had been executed for armed robbery earlier that day, and one figure is raising his hand into the air, while another is holding forceps. Commissioned by the Amsterdam Guild of Surgeons, for 10 points, name this painting that shows a physician demonstrating the muscle movement of a cadaver's hand during the title event by Rembrandt.
Answer: The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolas Tulp
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The later years of this dynasty's rule saw the beginning of Nanban trade, while earlier in its rule it had agreed to control piracy in the Treaty of Gyehae. One of this dynasty's leaders died fighting Sasaki Takayori and its last effective ruler was Yoshiteru. It began after the Kemmu Restoration, when Go-Daigo escaped captivity, and this dynasty's most powerful ruler may have been Yoshimitsu, who built the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto. The de-centralized daimyo system that replaced the vassal system under this dynasty led to feuds such as the Onin War, while it was ended during a time of civil war known as the Sengoku Period. Founded by Takauji, this was, FTP, what shogunate that ruled Japan during the Muromachi period after the Kamakura and before the Tokugawa shogunates?
Answer: Ashikaga Shogunate [prompt on "Muromachi Period" before it is mentioned]
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This author wrote about Martha convincing her daughter Vero to try to poison her employer with red ink because he was blocking Vero from attending school in his story "Vengeful Creditor." In another story the term for a government cash compensation "ex-gratia" is mispronounced as "egg-rasher", and Jonathan buries his bicycle in the back yard to protect it from a gang of roaming thieves. In another work the former poet-laureate "Cool Max" is murdered, while trying to prevent the People's Organization Party from tampering with ballot boxes, and in that novel Odili is offered a job by the Minister of Culture, Chief Nanga. Besides "Civil Peace" and The Man of the People, he wrote about a man, who falls into debt after paying for Clara's illegal abortion, and is caught taking bribes to repay his loans to the Umuofia Progressive Union. For 10 points, name this author, who wrote about Obi Okonkwo in No Longer at Ease and also penned Things Fall Apart.
Answer: Chinua Achebe
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In an exact version of quantum electrodynamics, it would diverge at the Landau pole, and in the theory of the renormalization group its value grows logarithmically with the energy scale. The rate of neutron capture in Samarium 149 in the Oklo natural nuclear reactor can be used to compare its value between today and 1.5 billion years ago. Any change might also be detected by looking at hyperfine transitions in hydrogen emission lines from the early universe. For 10 points, name this constant, the square of the ratio of the elementary charge to the Planck charge, which represents the strength of the interactions between electrons and photons and is approximately equal to 1/137.
Answer: fine-structure constant
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One of this poet's works is addressed to S.P.G and describes the descent of "a prince of heav'nly birth." In addition to "In Response to Ditto" and "An Hymn for Humanity," this poet asks the titular "tyrant of the main" to "be still" and the speaker of another poem offers the title figure "a crown, a mansion, and a throne that shine / With gold unfading." In addition to "Ode to Neptune" she wrote one poem that begins "`Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land." For 10 points, name this American poetess, who wrote "To His Excellency General Washington" and "On Being Brought from Africa to America."
Answer: Phillis Wheatley
 
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This text defines experience as the way which humans engage the world, and it posits that obligation dissolves after revelation. For 10 points each;,
[10] Identify this work whose two title concepts are relationships that humans experience on a whole.
Answer: I and Thou (accept Ich und Du)
[10] This Jewish guy wrote I and Thou.
Answer: Martin Buber
[10] Another Jew is this guy, who wrote the afterword to 1984, and discussed authoritarianism, destructiveness, and conformity as three ways to perform the title action in his work Escape from Freedom.
Answer: Erich Pinchas Fromm
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On it, thiols have a weak but sharp peak at twenty-five hundred inverse centimeters. For 10 points each:,
[10] Identify this kind of spectroscopy, which detects a compound's vibrational modes.
Answer: infrared spectroscopy
[10] Primary amines sometimes exhibit a weak peak from thirty-four hundred to thirty-five hundred, corresponding to this motion, in which two the bond angle between the two hydrogens increases and decreases.
Answer: scissoring
[10] Raman spectroscopy is also used to study vibrational and rotational modes. These devices may be used to hold individual particles on which one can carry out a very precise form of Raman spectroscopy.
Answer: optical tweezers Raman spectroscopy
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One character remains unfazed when she realizes that her lover Okubata cares more about the crease in his pants than about her well-being. For 10 points each;,
[10] Taeko has many affairs in this novel due to the frustration of waiting for Yukiko to marry.
Answer: The Makioka Sisters (or Sasameyuki)
[10] The Makioka Sisters is written by this author of Some Prefer Nettles and Quicksand.
Answer: Junichiro Tanizaki
[10] In this Tanizaki essay he contrasted Western culture's goal of searching for vlarity and lucidity against Japanese culture, which appreciated darker and more subtle themes.
Answer: "In Praise of Shadows"
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Identify these new members of the Barack Obama administration for ten points each.,
[10] Obama named this Democratic representative from Illinois' 5th district to be his White House chief of staff. His younger brother Ari inspired Jeremy Piven's character on Entourage.
Answer: Rahm Emanuel
[10] This chief strategist of Obama's 2004 senatorial run and 2008 presidential campaign will serve as a senior adviser to the president in the White House. Like Doug Yetman, he graduated from Stuyvesant High School.
Answer: David Axelrod
[10] This professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government had to resign from Obama's campaign when she called Hillary Clinton a "monster," but as a member of the transition team for foreign policy she is now working closely with Hillary.
Answer: Samantha Power
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Name these foundational theorists of gender studies, for 10 points each.:,
[10] This author of Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity pioneered the concept of gender as a performative construct, characterized by certain culturally recognizable codes.
Answer: Judith Butler
[10] The author of such novels as She Came to Stay and The Mandarins, this French woman most important philosophical work defines women as the title concept because they are constructed in relation to men and masculinity.
Answer: Simone de Beauvoir
[10] An editor for Tel Quel, this author of About Chinese Women also wrote about how we associate words with tenuously associated meanings based on prosody, calling that the "semiotic." She also wrote "Revolution in Poetic Language" and rejected Beauvoir's notions of feminism in favor of her own.
Answer: Julia Kristeva
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The Hardy-Weinberg principle sets specific requirements for genetic equilibrium within a population. For 10 points each:,
[10] This refers to an overall loss of genetic variation due to decreased population size; a rare allele may become overrepresented in the smaller group.
Answer: founder effect
[10] This term describes when individuals with intermediate traits are selected against, while individuals at the extremes thrive.
Answer: diversifying selection [or disruptive selection; do not accept "directional selection"]
[10] This test named for a Japanese dude is designed to distinguish between a sequence evolving randomly, as in the founder effect, or via a selection process. The eponymous statistic was shown to follow a beta distribution.
Answer: Tajima's D
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The 89 sonnets in this cycle correspond to readings in the Book of Common Prayer for specific dates in 1594. For 10 points each;,
[10] Name this sonnet cycle, which memorialized the author's courtship of Elizabeth Boyle and was published along with Epithalamion.
Answer: Amoretti
[10] This English author of Amoretti also wrote a six-book epic poem celebrating the Tudor dynasty and featuring Archimago and the Redcrosse Knight titled The Faerie Queene.
Answer: Edmund Spenser
[10] This 1579 Spenser poem presents the life of Colin Clout as he practices the titular profession throughout the twelve months of the year.
Answer: The Shepheardes Calender
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The second of the "reform operas," it notably lacks a role for the castrato voice. For 10 points each;,
[10] Name this 1767 opera based on a play by Euripides in which the titular queen makes the difficult decision to spare her life for her husband, Admeto.
Answer: Alceste (or Alcestis)
[10] Alceste is an opera by this Austrian composer of Iphigenie en Tauride and Iphigenie en Aulide.
Answer: Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck
[10] In this opera centering on one of the title character's descent into the underworld, Gluck changes the story, so Amore reunites the two title characters.
Answer: Orfeo ed Euridice (or Orpheus and Eurydice)
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For 10 points each, name these things about the failed Russian Revolution:,
[10] This incident began at the Putilov plant where Father Gapon led a peaceful march to the Winter Palace, but was stopped by tsarist forces who killed over 1,000 protestors.
Answer: Bloody Sunday
[10] Viktor Kurnatovsky set up this entity during the 1905 revolution; it was suppressed by Paul von Rennenkampf who would go on to lose the battles of Masurian Lakes and Tannenberg for Russia in World War One.
Answer: Chita Republic
[10] The revolution ended with the signing of this manifesto named after a month, which was promulgated by Sergei Witte and called for extended civil rights including broadened participation in the Duma.
Answer: October Manifesto
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When one charged particle is deflected by another charged particle, the resultant deceleration leads to electromagnetic radiation. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this type of radiation which notably has a continuous spectrum.
Answer: bremsstrahlung(accept free-freeradiation)
[10] Inner bremsstrahlung occurs during this type of decay process, in which a neutron splits into an electron and a proton, causing a change in electric field near the nucleus.
Answer: betadecay
[10] Like bremsstrahlung, this extremely brilliant type of radiation is also caused by accelerating particles and is produced by its namesake particle accelerator. The "spin-flip" type of it leads to the Sokolov-Ternov effect.
Answer: synchotronradiation
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Name these Willa Cather novels, for 10 points each.,
[10] Joseph Vaillant and Jean-Marie Latour go to New Mexico to establish a Catholic diocese in this novel.
Answer: Death Comes for the Archbishop
[10] Fred Ottenburg pays for the protagonist's spiritual retreat to Panther Canyon in this novel about the rise of the opera singer Thea Kronborg.
Answer: Song of the Lark
[10] Tom Outland's research about a cliff city in American Southwest fascinates the title character of this novel, Godfrey St. Peter.
Answer: The Professor's House
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Answer these questions about German film from the 1920s and early 1930s, for 10 points each.,
[10] He directed the 1926 big-budget picture Faust, which featured Emil Jannings as Mephisto, but he may be better known for a 1922 adaptation of Dracula, Nosferatu.
Answer: F.W. Murnau (or Friedrich Wilhelm Plumpe)
[10] Peter Lorre stars as the titular child murder in this director's film M, and he also created Metropolis.
Answer: Fritz Lang
[10] Robert Wiene directed this psychological film about the deadly predictions of the sleepwalker Cesare.
Answer: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (accept Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari)
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Name these Canadian Prime Ministers, for 10 points each:,
[10] This man filled the post during World War I, introduced the first Canadian income tax and is depicted on the Canadian hundred dollar bill.
Answer: Sir Robert Laird Borden
[10] This current Canadian Prime Minister was elected in 2006 and was one of the leading members of the Reform Party before merging with the Progressive Conservatives to form the current Conservative Party.
Answer: Stephen Joseph Harper
[10] He served for over 21 years as the longest serving Prime Minister and led Canada throughout World War II.
Answer: William Lyon Mackenzie King
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A common explanation of this though experiment is that the namesake animal is in a superposition of states and remains that way until an observation is made. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this thought experiment involving a domestic animal in a sealed box whose fate is determined by the radioactive decay of an atom.
Answer: Schrodinger's Cat
[10] According to the Copenhagen interpretation, this process occurs after the cat is observed to reduce the wavefunction back to a single state.
Answer: wavefunction collapse
[10] Attempts to explain wavefunction collapse with local hidden variables have been made fruitless by this relation involving the correlations between three entangled particles.
Answer: Bell's Inequality
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Name these cities home to churches included among the Seven Churches FTPE.,
[10] Located on the Caicus River, this city was once ruled by the Attalids, and its first Christian bishop, Antipas, was martyred in 92 AD.
Answer: Pergamum [accept Pergamon]
[10] The target of a Pauline Epistle, this city in Asia Minor is better known as the location of a 431 church council that condemned Nestorianism.
Answer: Ephesus
[10] The seven churches, which include Sardis and Smyrna as well as Pergamum and Ephesus, are mentioned in the beginning of this book, which many early bishops such as Gregory of Nazianzus argued against including in the New Testament.
Answer: Book of Revelation [accept Revelation to John or Apocalypse of John]
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For ten points each, identify these geographical features of Antarctica.,
[10] This tallest mountain on Antarctica, a peak in the Sentinel range, was first assented in December 1966 and was named for a Georgia congressman.
Answer: Vinson Massif
[10] This largest sub-glacial lake on Antarctica was found in 2005 to have tides and is the size of Lake Ontario. It is named after the Russian station located on the surface above it, where the coldest temperature in recorded history was measured.
Answer: Lake Vostok
[10] This island located in McMurdo Sound off Victoria Land is notable for containing the southernmost volcanoes in the Pacific Ring of Fire, Mt. Erebus and Mt. Terror.
Answer: Ross Island
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One character in this play lies by telling the town doctor that the title character tries to examine the stars through a microscope. For 10 points each;,
[10] Name this play in which Laura tries to make the title character, The Captain, go insane to gain custody of her daughter Bertha.
Answer: The Father (accept Fadren)
[10] The Father is written by this Swedish playwright of The Ghost Sonata and Dance of Death.
Answer: August Strindberg
[10] The main character of this Strindberg play is Agnes, the daughter of Indra. In her wanderings, she meets about 35 characters and determines that human beings are to be pitied.
Answer: A Dream Play (accept Ett Dromspel)
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Richard Cobden and John Bright formed a League to oppose them and they were finally repealed in 1846. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name these series of British tariffs against the import of a certain commodity which caused the Peterloo Massacre and the Irish Potato Famiine.
Answer: Corn Laws
[10] This author of the Tamworth Manifesto and founder of the modern Conservative Party opposed the Corn Laws and led the movement to repeal them from 1841 to 1846.
Answer: Sir Robert Peel
[10] A Member of Parliament for King's Lynn, this man unseated Peel over his repeal of the Corn Laws with help from Benjamin Disraeli and succeeded him as leader of the Conservatives in the House of Commons.
Answer: Lord George Bentinck [or Lord William George Frederick Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck]
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He painted his Joseph in Egypt in 1515 at age 21, three years after having entered the workshop of Andrea del Sarto. For 10 points each;,
[10] Name this Florentine painter of the fresco Vertumnus and Pomona as well as many religious works, such as his Annunciation, Supper at Emmaus and The Deposition from the Cross.
Answer: Jacopo da Pontormo [or Jacopo Carucci]
[10] Pontormo is considered one of the fathers of this period of European art, which was characterized by elongated forms, precarious poses, and theatrical lighting.
Answer: Italian (or Early) Mannerism
[10] This Mannerist was the chief pupil of Pontormo and painted Andrea Doria as Neptune as well as Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time.
Answer: Agnolo Bronzino [or Agnolo di Cosimo]
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Name these members of the Argonauts, for 10 points each.,
[10] This son of Arcesius and Chalcomedusa was the king of the Cephallenians, but is best known for being the father of Odysseus.
Answer: Laertes
[10] This lover of Herakles and son of Theiodamas was kidnapped by the nymph Dryope, resulting in Herakles leaving the Argonauts to seach unsuccessfully for him.
Answer: Hylas
[10] When the Argonauts were sailing past the isle of the Sirens this man's music helped them pass safely. Later, he would make an ill-fated trip to the underworld hoping to rescue Eurydice.
Answer: Orpheus
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The subject of the 2008 PBS documentary The Last Conquistador, the travels of this man were chronicled by Gaspar Perez de Villagra and he married the granddaughter of Hernan Cortes, for 10 points each:,
[10] Name this Spaniard who declared the La Toma and massacred 800 Pueblos in the town of Acoma before supposedly amputating the left foot of every captured male.
Answer: Juan de Onate [or Don Juan de Onate Salazar]
[10] Juan de Onate was the founder of this entity, then a province of New Spain, which eventually became a state with the cities of Albuquerque and Santa Fe.
Answer: New Mexico [or Santa Fe de Nuevo Mexico]
[10] En route to founding New Mexico, Juan de Onate crossed the Rio Grande near this present day city which now houses a John Houser designed statue of him, the largest equestrian in the world.
Answer: El Paso

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