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The synthesis of one of these can be prevented by 2-chloroethyl-trimethylammonium chloride, and involves conversion to a hydroxy acid after activation of mevalonate by MVA kinase to form a diterpene precursor, as detailed in papers by Bernard O. Phinney. In addition to the aforementioned ent-Kaurene, they include those with a lactone ring, as well as one whose methyl ester was separated into free acids named A1, A2, and A3 by Sumuki.They effect the attachment ofubiquitin to a DELLA protein, which is then destroyed by proteasomes, thereby relieving the repression of genes, causing stimulated flowering, senescence, conclusion of dormany, and seed germination. FTP name these plant hormones discovered in the study of foolish seedling disease by Eichi Kurosawa, known to cause stem elongation.
Answer: gibberellins
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The ricercares and canzones are related to these. In the counter type of these, an inversion occurs during one of the middle episodes, and an example of the permutation type can be seen in the opening of Bach's Himmelskonig, sei willkommen. At any point during one of these, the subject may be started, but not completed, creating what is known as a false entry. Always beginning with the exposition, notable examples of these can be seen in the last section of Brahm's Variation on a Theme of Handel, and in J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. Leonard Bernstein wrote a "Cool" one as part of West Side Story. FTP, identify this form of musical composition, of which 95 were written by Pachebel, and which feature a subject which is then answered in a different voice.
Answer: fugues
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The aggressors in this conflict often found themselves isolated in motti or log piles, and they were also at risk of being burned by a four man crew using a weapon developed by the defending country's Liquor Board. The defenders in this conflict were aided by the dark uniforms of the aggressors, as well as both the V-Line and T-Line, the latter of which extended from Viipuri. Victories in the "wilderness" fighting of this war included one in the Battle of Suomussalmi by General Siilasvuo, who served under a commander known as the "White General". In the aftermath of this conflict, portions of western Karelia were ceded to the aggressor and the defenders also gave up a naval base on the Hanko Peninsula, but hostilities remained a year after the Treaty of Moscow was signed due to the Continuation War. The Mannerheim Line was eventually smashed in, FTP, this 1939-40 conflict fought to extend the Soviet Union's borders away from Leningrad and towards Helsinki.
Answer: The Winter War (accept Russo-Finnish War, or Talvisota if you've got any smartass Finns in your room)
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One character in this play attempts to defend himself by saying that his study of American history caused him to turn his mother into the police. Another character in this play begrudgingly steps outside to take "a walk around the ward," only to become frightened of an imaginary car. During the third act, Chuck Morello and Rocky Pioggi fight with Joe Mott, who dreams of running a gambling house. Ending with Don Parritt committing suicide after being ordered to by Larry Slade, this play's main character preaches that the other characters should forget their pipe dreams until he reveals that he killed his wife Evelyn. Set in Harry Hope's bar, FTP, name this play about Theodore "Hickey" Hickman, a work by Eugene O'Neill.
Answer: The Iceman Cometh
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An anecdote in Charles Colle's memoirs describes how Gabriel Doyen refused the commission for this painting. Its ultimate creator's posing of the central characters in this painting looks suspiciously like Adam and God in the Sistine Chapel ceiling, while the rake lying in the foreground is one of many euphemisms within. The man in the background is supposed to be a priest, and the marble statue on the left sits with a finger raised to its lips, watching a flying shoe. The man's doffed hat and women's frilly dress represents certain parts of the anatomy, and the man at the lower left has a good view of the dress's contents. FTP, identify this painting of a woman at the apex of her ride on the titular item, a rococo work of Jean Fragonard.
Answer: The Happy Accidents of the Swing
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The deities in this religion get their orders from the Superior Spirits who instruct them how to operate on the Earthly Plain. The Lord of Thunder in this religion devised a plan to humiliate his brother by seducing his wife, the goddess of ceremonies, which really pissed off a patron of blacksmiths who had been seduced by falling drops of honey. People are initiated into this religion at bembes, or drum dances, and important work, such as interpreting how palm nuts fall to the ground, is done by priests known as babalawos. This group won a case against Hialeah because, despite narrow public health interests presented in Resolution 87-66, the state violated their First Amendment rights by not allowing them to perform animal sacrifice at a church in Florida. Orula corresponds to Francis, and Babalu-aye to Lazarus in this religion which partially incorporates orishas from Yoruban beliefs. FTP, identify this religion popular in Cuba that also draws on Roman Catholic saints.
Answer: Santeria (also accept The Way of the Saints, La Regla de Ocha, The Order of the Orishas, La Religion Lucumi, or The Order of Lucumi)
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One of the decisive campaigns in this conflict was led by Silas Talbot who captured Spanish possessions in St. Domingo as well as the ship, The Sandwich. During this conflict, Isaac Phillips was dismissed from his position for allowing British troops to board The Baltimore, and, early on, Thomas Truxtun was able to capture l'Insurgente thanks to the use of his ship, The Constellation. It was formally ended with the Convention of Mortefontaine when the Treaty of Alliance of 1778 was nullified, and its origins can be traced back to meetings between agents like Jean Conrad Hottinguer and Charles Pinckney in the XYZ affair. A major foreign policy issue of John Adams' presidency, FTP, identify this name given to a turn of the century undeclared conflict with France.
Answer: The Quasi-War (also accept Pirate Wars, Federal War or Half War, prompt on something like "the undeclared war with France" before the end)
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A less commonly used algorithm for calculating one of these is the reverse-delete algorithm, and David Karger gave a randomized, expected linear-time algorithm in 1995. Sollin is somewhat erroneously given credit for discovering an algorithm for finding them that does not optimize for components already added to a second graph. One commonly implemented method for finding one can be greatly improved by using an adjacency list or a Fibonacci Heap to bring the running time down to Big O of E plus V Log V, although the fastest known algorithm was developed by Bernard Chazelle. The first algorithm for finding one of these was discovered by Boruvka in 1926, but the two most famous ways to find them involves using the greedy algorithms named for Kruskal and Prim. FTP, identify this non-cyclic subgraph that includes every vertex, connected by edges of the lowest total cost.
Answer: (finding a) minimum spanning tree
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In this novel, a man is able to purchase a house because the amount of money he puts on the table kills its owner; that character is later told by a woman that she could "have buttered him and eaten him alive." Victoria awakens the central character at 5:30, instead of sending her daughter, and during breakfast, she disembowels rabbits. At the start of this novel, the protagonist recounts a dream to his mother, and he is later identified as the source of Angela's dishonor. That dishonor causes her to be rejected by Bayardo San Roman, and leads Pedro and Pablo Vicario to perform the title event. FTP, identify this novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, whose title refers to the murder of Santiago Nasar.
Answer: Chronicle of a Death Foretold
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Along with Hubert, this man edited the religious sociology section of L'Anee Sociologique, and although he was working on manuscripts on money and prayer, they were destroyed in World War II. An early work by this man, also published with Hubert, deals with the research of William Smith and updates its interpretation to examine primitive cultures. Along with Sacrifice: Its Nature and Function, his most well-known work analyzes its title concept in Melanesia, Polynesia, and the American Northwest, as well as in the premodern Germanic, Roman, and Brahmanic Indian cultures. He posits that everything may linked to what he terms total presation in reference to its title concept. For ten points, identify this French sociologist and nephew of Emile Dukheim, perhaps best known for Primitive Classification and The Gift.
Answer: Marcel Mauss
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This monarch went on a fetch quest to obtain Berengaria of Navarre and bring her to Italy in order to facilitate Berengaria's marriage to the King of England. This heir of William X would wind up imprisoned in the Castle of Mirebeau due to the repression of Young King Henry's revolt against his father, and this enemy of St. Bernard of Clairvaux rallied to the call of Pope Eugenius III. Rosemond Clifford was able to gain favor over this monarch, although this person was later instrumental in helping secure the ransom of her third son after he was captured by an ally of Phillip Augustus. This keeper of a "Court of Love" at Poitiers had her first marriage to Louis VII break down after the Second Crusade, and she waited only six weeks before marrying the Count of Anjou. FTP, name this queen of both England and France and mother of kings Richard and John whose land holdings in Southern France helped form the Angevin Empire of Henry II.
Answer: Eleanor of Aquitaine (also accept Eleanor of Guyenne or Alienor d' either of those places)
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In one episode in this novel, the title character uses two bottles of claret to get a doctor drunk in France, and later, Lucy Darleton invites the title character's fiancee to London. When that fiancee attempts to break off her engagement, her father is too engrossed in his studies to help, although Crossjay takes her to the train station. Eventually, the Doctor decides that Vernon's scholarship is more attractive than the central character's wine. The title character of this novel returns from abroad and becomes engaged to Clara Middleton, much to the dismay of a woman who thinks that she loves him secretly, Laetitia Dale. FTP, identify this "Comedy in Narrative," a novel about Sir Willoughby Patterne by George Meredith whose title refers to a self-absorbed individual.
Answer: The Egoist
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A paper by Whlean et al. found that it can be used more effectively than the Lopatin method with fast-reacting kerogens in defining the oil or gas production windows in sediments. A similar equation that produces the same output can generate concave, convex, or linear like this equation, but has the advantage of being able to be applied to all mixed phase reactions and is known as the Eyring equation. One component in it is related to the frequency of molecular collisions. It can be modified in the case where the pre-exponential factor is proportional to T raised to a constant, an equation also modified by B, a temperature independent constant. Originally discovered experimentally by J. J. Hood, FTP, identify this equation that relates how temperature affects the velocity of a chemical reaction, named for its Swedish formulator.
Answer: Arrhenius Equation
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A spokesman for Easton, he won two Memorial cups playing for Kamloops. He later won the Pearson award in 2002 and the Clancy award in 2004. His only career trade saw him moved with Corey Millen for Joe Nieuwendyk, and this player scored twice for Canada in the gold medal game during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Notably, he recorded a Gordie Howe hat trick in game three of the 2004 Stanley Cup Finals, fighting Vincent Lecavelier. The winner of the 2002 Art Ross and Maurice Richard awards and the 2004 Richard award shared with Rick Nash and Ilya Kovalchuk, he currently skates alongside teammates and assistant captains Cory Sarich and Dion Phaneuf. FTP, name this Calgary Flames captain.
Answer: Jarome Arthur-Leigh Adekunle Tig Junior Elvis Iginla
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This act's constitutionality was upheld in Ableman v. Booth. Introduced by James Mason, this act was a response to state laws enacted in the aftermath of Prigg v. Pennsylvania. The Sims decision resulted from this act, which caused controversy when Judge Edward Loring ruled against Anthony Burns. It stipulated that any marshal who refused to assist a claimant would be fined one thousand dollars, and denied the right to a trial by jury. To protest this act, William Lloyd Garrison publicly burned a copy of the Constitution, and Thoreau delivered his speech "Slavery in Massachusetts." FTP, name this component of the Compromise of 1850 requiring all American citizens to help recapture escaped slaves.
Answer: Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 [or the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850]
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Animals sacred to this god include the gazelle and the pig, and this god is sometimes said to be the consort of a goddess who guides spirits to the Lightland. He is sometimes referred to as the "Lord of the Northern Sky" and storms and foul weather are considered under his domain. One of his functions in the underworld is taking the souls of the reckless, although he also helps out Ra in his nightly battle against Apep. He alone rejected a mediation by Neith, and this red headed god was associated with foreigners like the Hyksos, who made him the chief deity. His most famous myth involves a prolonged battle with his nephew in which this sort of aardvark headed god was castrated after gouging out the left eye of his nephew, Horus. FTP, identify this Egyptian god of deserts and chaos, the jealous killer of Osiris.
Answer: Seth (also accept Set, Sutekh, Setech, or Sutech)
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Elaine Boney translated this work literally, and it has also been translated by Leishman and Spender.The fifth one was inspired by a Picasso painting depicting acrobats, Les Saltimbanques, while the fourth asks, "O trees of life, when are you wintering?" The first poem in this collection celebrates the death of Gaspara Stampa, and praises Samson as a hero. The ninth compares the life of a tree to a human's and posits that the tree is happier, and the tenth contrasts the City of Pain with Life-Death. Beginning "Who, if I cried, would hear me among the angelic orders?", FTP, identify this collection of ten poems, complemented by the Sonnets to Orpheus and written by Ranier Maria Rilke in the title location.
Answer: Duino Elegies
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One of his lesser works is an economic treatise discussing luxury goods and the wool trade, and asks "Whose fault is it if poor Ireland continues poor?" In addition to writing The Querist, he defended his political views in Passive Obedience, a collection of three sermons. He wrote a work subtitled "The Minute Philosopher" after repairing in disgust from England over the South Sea Bubble to Providence, Rhode Island. After his death, this author of Alciphron's philosophy of immaterialism was defended by his wife Anne. FTP, name this Anglican bishop from Ireland, who used fictitious Greeks to advance his views in Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous and Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge--views which included the belief in total idealism, or the cessation of existence for objects that are not being observed.
Answer: George "Asshat" Berkeley
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His father was most likely imprisoned in Chao at the time of his birth, contrary to some claims that he was the natural son of the man who would become his regent. This ruler's grand counsellor advised him against sending all foreigners out of his country, although he did outlaw feudalism and forced the feudal lords to move to Hsien-yang. His reliance on court magicians drew controversy from the Confucians, many of whom he subsequently executed along with staging a Burning of the Books. He linked several structures previously constructed during the Warring States period to create a version of the Great Wall that preceded the Ming version by 1600 years. Although his namesake dynasty that was supposed to last "10,000 generations" was soon eclipsed by the Han dynasty, he did leave for posterity some 8,000 terracotta soldiers surrounding his tomb. FTP, name this man who unified China and became its self-proclaimed first emperor.
Answer: Emperor Qin Shi Huang (also accept Shi Huang Di, Ying Zheng and Ch'in)
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Julian Schwinger developed a scheme in which these operators can be determined in terms of the operators of two uncoupled harmonic oscillators for a spin one half particle. The Clebsch-Gordan coefficients are used when adding these quantities, and the commutators of its orbital operators are proportional to the Levi-Civita symbol, while its eigenvalues are proportional to h-bar. Noether's Theorem derives the conservation of this quantity from invariance under rotation, and Kepler's Second Law is a consequence of the conservation of this. In general, it is conserved in the absence of external torques. This is, FTP what physical quantity, often symbolized L, that equals the cross product of position and momentum?
Answer: angular momentum;do not accept or prompt on "momentum"
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One of this author's poems begins with the "sick-thoughted" first title character pursuing the second title character, who ends up gored to death by a bull. Another of his poems contains a "threnos" asking visitors to "sigh a prayer" over an urn containing the ashes of the title birds. One of his sonnets compares "that time of year thou mayst in me behold" to "bare ruin'd choirs, where late the sweet birds sang," and the title character of one of his plays frees Ventindius from debtor's prison. In addition to "Venus and Adonis" and "The Phoenix and the Turtle," he wrote about Collatine's wife, who kills herself after being assaulted by Tarquin, in "The Rape of Lucrece.".For ten points, identify this author of Measure for Measure, Cymbeline, and The Merchant of Venice.
Answer: William Shakespeare
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Identify the following poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley, FTPE.,
[10] This poem describes the wreckage of an ancient statue of a "king of kings" whose monument ironically reads "Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"
Answer: "Ozymandias"
[10] This poem describes the title character as "an echo and a light unto eternity" and the "Sire of an immortal strain." The title character's soul "Beacons from the abode where the eternal are," and this poem repeatedly asks the reader to weep for him.
Answer: "Adonais"
[10] This sonnet excoriates George III as "an old, mad, blind, despised, and dying king," and calls the Senate "Time's worst statute unrepealed."
Answer: "England in 1819"
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Answer some questions about some important enzymes FTPE.,
[10] Discovered by Greider and Blackburn in 1984, this reverse transcriptase enzyme carries its own template RNA and adds the sequence TTAGGG to its namesake region at the end of eukaryotic chromosomes.
Answer: telomerase
[10] Activity of this hydrolase enzyme is induced by IPTG and is produced by the lacZ gene in E. Coli via activation of the lac operon, making it very useful in assay. It catalyzes the hydrolysis of its namesake molecules into monosaccharides.
Answer: beta-galactosidase
[10] Another enzyme involved in DNA is this one that controls supercoiling. They are divided into two types, with Type I causing single strand breaks and Type II causing double strand breaks followed by re-ligation.
Answer: topoisomerase
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Answer the following about the only decisive battle ever fought on Canadian soil, FTPE.,
[10] English forces landed at the Anse-aux-Foulon and then climbed a pass to flank the French forces and reach this geographic feature, from which the battle draws its name.
Answer: Plains of Abraham (also accept Plaines d'Abraham)
[10] This English commander fought at Dettigen and was commended for bravery at the siege of Louisbourg before being shot three times in the battle and dying as it ended. His legacy lived on thanks to a Benjamin West painting of his death.
Answer: General James Wolfe
[10] General Wolfe's opponent, the Marquis of Montcalm, had earlier destroyed this fort defended by Colonel Mercer, which was originally a trading post in the Great Lakes region built by the British in 1722. Although Forts Ontario and George were also built on the Great Lakes, none survived Montcalm's campaign.
Answer: Fort Oswego (also accept Fort Chouaguen)
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Prove you're a scab by answering some questions about TV airing during the writer's strike, FTPE.,
[10] Starring Lena Headey as the title character, this series addresses the period of time following Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
Answer: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
[10] If you're in the mood for some trashier fare, maybe for some reason you would watch this ABC show based on the British show, Dance X. The two hosts, Mr. Tonioli and Ms. Inaba, train two rival groups of performers for some reason.
Answer: Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann (prompt on "Dance War")
[10] The new American Gladiators features referee Al Kaplon, who also played a referee in this movie which featured characters with Gladiator-like names such as Blade, Lazer and Blazer as well as cameos from Lance Armstrong and commissioner William Shatner.
Answer: Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
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Answer these questions related to an international relations theorist, FTPE.,
[10] This Harvard professor developed the neo-liberal school of IR with Robert Keohane. He's also well known for writing The Paradox of American Power.
Answer: Joseph S. Nye, Sr.
[10] Robert Keohane has done research on utilitarianism and this concept, which the Romans believed that every conflict they fought ascribed to. Michael Walzer explored anticipations and interventions in a work on them, and also considered the specific case of Kosovo and Bosnia.
Answer: Just War (also accept justum bellum)
[10] Joseph Nye developed the theory of this concept, which titles one of his books and is defined as the ability of one nation to influence another through cultural and ideological means.
Answer: Soft Power
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It is narrated by Tod Hackett, an artist attempting to paint "The Burning of Los Angeles." FTPE.,
[10] Identify this novel set in Hollywood that ends with a riot during the premiere of a movie.
Answer: The Day of the Locust
[10] This author who cheated his way into Brown wrote Miss Lonelyhearts and The Day of the Locust.
Answer: Nathaniel West
[10] Most of the male characters in The Day of the Locust, including Earle Shoop and Homer Simpson, are infatuated with this aspiring actress, who lives with her father Harry until his death.
Answer: Faye Greener [accept either]
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Paul Hoffman wrote a 1998 biography of this man titled The Man Who Loved Only Numbers. FTPE:,
[10] Identify this prolific mathematician who now has a number system named after him based on how closely people collaborated with him. People with a number of 1 include Burr, Graham and Cameron.
Answer: Paul Erdos
[10] At age 19, Erdos provided an elementary proof to Bertand's Postulate, a hypothesis that was first proved by this Russian mathematician in 1850. He lends his name to a theorem that holds that almost every value is close to the mean.
Answer: Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev
[10] Erdos was instrumental in developing this branch of mathematics that studies emerging order in large combinatorial objects. The most famous problem in this subject is the party problem.
Answer: Ramsey Theory
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Answer the following about the pathetic mishaps of the Union Army of the Potomac, FTPE.,
[10] After his inexperienced army went down in defeat at First Bull Run, Abraham Lincoln sacked Irvin McDowell and replaced him with this "Young Napoleon." He would later run for president against Lincoln in 1864.
Answer: George Brinton McClellan
[10] After McClellan's indecision led to his defeat during the Peninsula Campaign, Lincoln brought in John Pope from the west to lead the Army of the Potomac. He was exiled to Minnesota after he was defeated at this August 29-30, 1862 battle where Lee and Longstreet snuck around Pope's left while Stonewall Jackson attacked the Federals head on.
Answer: Battle of Second Bull Run (also accept Battle of Second Manassas)
[10] Following the Second Battle of Bull Run, Union and Confederate troops clashed again at this battle as Pope's troops were retreating to Washington. Generals Isaac Stevens and Phillip Kearny were killed on the Union side, and despite its inconclusive outcome, the door was open for Lee's advance into Maryland.
Answer: Battle of Chantilly (also accept Battle of Ox Hill)
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Answer some questions about a Biblical source, FTPE.,
[10] Many scholars believe that this synoptic gospel was the earliest of the four, although Christian tradition holds it to be the second.
Answer: Gospel of or Gospel According To St. Mark
[10] Although Mark appears to be a common source for both Matthew and Luke, some scholars argue that there exists another document from which the two gospels draw information not found in Mark. Its name comes from an abbreviation of the German word for source.
Answer: Quelle Document
[10] In addition to arguing that Moses did not write the Pentateuch, this German theologian argued that Mark was much more important than a hypothetical Q document in crafting Matthew and Luke. Some of his work was chronicled in Prolegomena To The History Of Israel.
Answer: Julius Wellhausen
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Name these 20th century operas, FTPE.,
[10] This mostly atonal Alban Berg opera, based on a play by Georg Buchner, features a titular soldier tortured by his captain, his doctor, his mistress and his drum major.
Answer: Wozzeck
[10] Sergei violently seduces Katerina, and the lovers later kill her husband Zinovy in this Shostakovich opera that Stalin called "muddle instead of music."
Answer: Lady Macbeth von Mtsensk [or Lady Macbeth of the Mtensk District or similar answers]
[10] This Hindemith opera is based on the life and times of the painter of the Isenheim Altarpiece. Hindemith also wrote a symphony based on themes from this opera.
Answer: Mathis der Maler
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In its opening scene, the narrator describes the thirty-three temples of Kwannon, and makes puns about the name of every one. FTPE:,
[10] Identify this play in which the duplicitous oil merchant Kuheiji causes Tokubei and Ohatsu to perform the title action.
Answer: The Love Suicides at Sonezaki
[10] This Japanese dramatist of The Battles of Coxinga and The Uprooted Pine wrote The Love Suicides at Sonezaki.
Answer: Chikamatsu Mongaemon
[10] Plays like Hagomoro and Dojoji are some of the most performed examples of this type of classical Japanese drama. Unlike Kyugen, it emphasizes music, not dialogue, and noted playwrights in this style include Kan'ami and Zeami.
Answer: noh
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Identify the following relating to Nadir Shah, FTPE.,
[10] In 1738, troops under Nadir Shah were able to take a stronghold at Kandahar in this country after a year of besieging the city.
Answer: Afghanistan
[10] When Nadir Shah conquered Delhi, he made off with this splendid object commissioned by Shah Jahan. You can probably blame the Kurds for destroying it, although a reproduction with the same name still sits in the Golestan Palace in Iran.
Answer: Peacock Throne (also accept Takht-e-Tavous)
[10] When he was done with India, Nadir Shah had the Persian navy dramatically improved, which allowed him to recapture this island in 1737. Earlier, Shah Abbas had expelled the Portuguese from the island and several centuries before that the Black Stone was brought here in the 930s.
Answer: Kingdom of Bahrain (also accept Mishmahig Island)
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This Impressionist composer wrote the ballet Jeux for Serge Diaghilev, as well as three Images. FTPE:,
[10] Name this composer of "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun," whose works are cataloged by Lesure Numbers.
Answer: Achille-Claude Debussy
[10] This work of Debussy was completed in 1905 and is composed of three movements, the second of which is known as "Play of the Waves."
Answer: La Mer or The Sea
[10] In this five-act Debussy opera, Prince Golaud discovers one of the title characters crying in the woods. He marries her, but she falls for the other title character. It is adapted from Maurice Maeterlinck's symbolist play of the same name.
Answer: Pelleas et Melisande or Pelleas and Melisande
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Answer some questions about a particular Norse deity, FTPE.,
[10] This god who keeps watch over the bridge Bifrost will be the first of the Aesir to see the giants coming at Ragnarok.
Answer: Heimdall
[10] Although also the name of Mimir's drinking horn in the Tricking of Gylfi, this is the horn that Heimdall sounds to announce Ragnarok.
Answer: Gjallarhorn
[10] Including his eponymous golden mane, this is Heimdall's horse.
Answer: Gulltoppr (also accept Gulltopp)
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Identify these formulators of stages of development, F10PE.,
[10] This post-Freudian postulated 8 stages of psychosocial development, each of which involved a different internal conflict, including the identity crisis.
Answer: Erik Erikson
[10] This psychologist divided up moral development into three groups of two stages each, including the pre-conventional, conventional, and post-conventional.
Answer: Lawrence Kohlberg
[10] This psychologist developed a seven stage theory of faith development, which includes a zeroth stage, begins with Intuitive-Projective, and ends with Universalizing.
Answer: James Fowler
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Identify the following relating to magnetization, FTPE.,
[10] Often symbolized c sub m, this is the constant of proportionality between the magnetization vector and the magnetic field strength. Adding one to this quantity yields the relative permeability.
Answer: magnetic susceptibility
[10] Materials such as iron exhibit this property whereby an induced magnetic field still remains after the external applied field is removed. A namesake loop is created when it happens in the presence of an alternating magnetic field.
Answer: hysteresis
[10] Hysteresis in the iron core of these devices causes energy loss, causing them to get hot. Their main function is to use electrical conductors to transfer electricity between two different circuits and change voltage; you'll often find step down ones for sale.
Answer: Transformer
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In the early 15th century, this city was the focal point of the Hussite heresy. FTPE:,
[10] Name this city, the capital of the Czech Republic, known for its vibrant tradition of throwing people like Vilem Slavata of Chlum out of windows.
Answer: Prague (also accept Praha)
[10] Prague had to face the wrath of the Catholic Counter-Reformation after the loss of Protestant Bohemian forces at this November, 1620 battle near the city. Pope Paul V hilariously died during a victory parade following this battle, a parade made possible thanks to a victory by Tilly.
Answer: White Mountain
[10] The Hapsburgs gained their claim to Prague following the decline of this noble family. Centuries later a Grand Duchy was formed of this name following the defeat of Napoleon.
Answer: Luxembourg
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Identify these novels by Nadine Gordimer, FTPE.,
[10] This work concerns the struggle of Bamford and Maureen Smales during a civil war between whites and blacks, and is named for the title servant.
Answer: July's People
[10] The title character, Rosa, attempts to deal with the legacy of her father Lionel, a Communist who died in jail after trying to spark an anti-apartheid revolution.
Answer: Burger's Daughter
[10] In this novel, Gordimer's first, Helen Shaw grows up in a mining town, falls in love with Paul Clark, and eventually returns to South Africa after spending some time in Europe.
Answer: The Lying Days
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He won the Prix de Rome in 1774 and abandoned the Baroque style for his more famous Neoclassicism. FTPE:,
[10] Who is this painter, noted for his support of the French Revolution in such paintings as The Death of Marat?
Answer: Jacques-Louis David
[10] This severe painting by David contrasts the three masculine, strong Roman brothers on the left with their weak, fainting female wives and sisters on the right.
Answer: Oath of the Horatii
[10] Hundreds of men raise their arms in loyalty an a priest participates in the foreground, while a man sometimes called Marat refuses to join the festivities, in this pen-on-paper depiction of a Revolutionary event.
Answer: The Tennis Court Oath at Versailles [accept other phrasing that refers to the Tennis Court Oath]

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