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View Packets Tournament Editor
2008 VCU Open Tossups by Round 11
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The character Gray is turned into one of these in the backstory of the second Atelier Iris game. A race of gods appearing in Chrono Cross takes this form, and Namco released games about the "valor" and "buster" of these. Dirk the Daring's mission to rescue Princess Daphne forms the plot of the first game released on laserdisc, which is named for the "lair" of one of these. Their king, Onaga, is the final boss of Mortal Kombat: Deception, while The Eternal Night, Ripto's Rage, and A Hero's Tail are some of the sequels to a game about one named Spyro. King Lorik, the ruler of Charlock Castle, and Princess Gawelin appear alongside the iconic "slime" in another game named for these. For 10 points, name these creatures, after whom a namesake "warrior" goes in a classic RPG.
Answer: dragons
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One work of this genre and number starts with a "Poco sostenuto" and ends in Allegro con brio. The Adagio from the one by Jean Sibelius was to be recycled into the tone poem Feminine Moon Spirit, but that project was abandoned. Peter Franklin and Ralph Vaughn Williams both praised that work for its innovative use of C major. The one by Mahler uses a section with five forte markings in which the violins are told to play pizzicato and "pluck so hard that the strings hit the wood," as known as the Song of the Night. Beethoven's is in A major and contains a very influential Andante movement. For 10 points, give the ordinal position and genre of these works, which in Beethoven's case immediately followed his "Pastoral."
Answer: seventh symphonies
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An extension of this theorem can be applied in vector Pade approximation because it provides an explicit factorization of determinant representation of the denominator polynomial. The namesake of this theorem showed that the group correspondence was one to one, but in his proof did not show that it was a homomorphism, which Camille Jordan did later in 1870. A consequence of it is that theorems that are true for permutation groups are true for groups in general. For 10 points, name this theorem that states any group of order n is isomorphic to a subgroup of the n-th symmetric group.
Answer: Cayley's Theorem
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Written in seven chapters, including "The Spinning of the Web," "Love and Women and War," and "Man the Carnivore," this book begins with a pre-emptive assault on its critics entitled "All Else is Error." Its last chapter opens with a poem that shares its name with this book, describing "silent Semite rings" and claiming "a curse is on their cankered brains" after pairing quotes by Bismarck and Darwin with the author's own advice, "All men are created equal is an infernal lie." The former editor of The Tribune, a New Zealand radical named Henry Desmond, is often called the author of this book, though some accounts try to show that Ambrose Bierce or Jack London were actually responsible. For 10 points, name this polemic in support of the survival of the fittest as the basis for human morality, which caused a stir when it appeared in 1896 attributed to the mysterious "Ragnar Redbeard."
Answer: Might is Right
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One part of this book claims that it is impossible to give a non-tautological definition of what a "crime" is, admitting that this book's definition of crime as "an offense to the collective conscience" is not very useful. Much of the first section of this book is a rebuttal to the claim that analyzing law codes is a poor practice for sociologists, and divides laws into repressive and restitutory types, with the ratio of the two being the key to understanding the effects of the title phenomenon. After identifying three "abnormal" types, it claims that the title phenomenon will "ruin" science, and that class conflict originates when it is mandated from above, changing the type of "solidarity" felt in the culture from "organic" to "mechanical." For 10 points, name this work of Emile Durkheim about a phenomenon that Adam Smith claimed was the source of the wealth of nations.
Answer: The Division of Labor in Society or De la division du travail social
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This man was married to the second-most important literary figure named Alice Walker, and he created such characters as Bristling Billy and Baggy-beak the Pelican in his whimsical Animals Noah Forgot. He described "Clancy of the Overflow" meeting the titular skilled horseman in "The Man From Snowy River," while the title measurement is a man's estimate of what a car needs to go as fast as the one that passed Henery in his story "Three Elephant Power." In the best-known work by this man, the arrival of a "jumbuck" to the "shade of a coolibah tree" delights a "swagman camped by a billabong." For 10 points, name this author of the unofficial national anthem of Australia, "Waltzing Matilda."
Answer: Andrew Barton "Banjo" Patterson
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During these conflicts, the Battle of Newburn allowed one side to capture Newcastle. An attempt to raise money for one of these was the rationale for calling the Short Parliament, which was dissolved after proving unfavorable to this campaign. The first one ended bloodlessly at the Pacification of Berwick, and the loss of Northumberland and Durham in the second one led to the summoning of the Long Parliament, and thus to the English Civil War. For 10 points, name these wars fought between the Covenanters and Charles I, an attempt to impose the Anglicanism of the titular group on Scotland.
Answer: the Bishops' Wars
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One type of these objects recalls a god who transmuted into a blazing pillar without top or bottom. The svayambhuva type of these are believed to have spontaneously generated themselves at the start of time and are venerated at about seventy locations. It is often surrounded by several murtis, and less commonly with its more literal counterpart, the yoni. For 10 points, name this object commonly seen at temples of Shiva, a stylized representation of the male creative principle that basically looks like a penis.
Answer: lingam
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He used the voice of the fictional pamphleteer John Pickard Owen to satirize the relationship between science and Christianity in The Fair Haven, while a similar work, Darwin Among the Machines, was expanded into one of his major novels. Alethea dies giving birth to the last of the central male's five children in one novel by this author, in which a game of cards determines which Allaby daughter is to marry Theobald. At Roughborough, Dr. Skinner gives a harsh education to Ernest, who inherits seventy thousand pounds at the end of the tale of the sons of religious publisher George Pontifex. In another of his novels, the protagonist is not allowed to marry because he is not interested in Zulora; in that book, he wrote about the University of Unreason, the worship of Ydgrun, and the use of Musical Banks in a place where disease is considered a crime. For 10 points, name this creator of Nosnibor and Higgs, the author of The Way of All Flesh and Erewhon.
Answer: Samuel Butler
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One defeat for this man was when Parliament chose to use the phrase "fit and convenient" rather than declare some policies he supported to be essential. Rivals of this man included the treasurer Richard Weston and Bishop Williams of Lincoln, who impeded for three years this man's project of visiting every diocese in England. He was able to extend his influence to Ireland through his confederate Thomas Wentworth. He succeeded George Abbott to his highest post, in which this man was an opponent of such preachers as Alexander Leighton and William Prynne, using mutilation to control the spread of Puritanism. For 10 points, name this promoter of conformity with the Book of Common Prayer, a dour Archbishop of Canterbury who was executed during the English Civil War.
Answer: William Laud
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He attracted notice while serving as governor of Grodno and then Saratov, allowing him to make the "wager on the strong" from another office. His extensive use of military courts against insurrectionists led to the noose being dubbed this man's "necktie." His alliance with the Octobrists ended during his maneuvers to extend the zemstvo to Poland, and soon after, at an opera house, Dmitry Bogrov assassinated him in 1911. For 10 points, name this Russian prime minister who repeatedly dissolved the Duma in order to push through his conservative vision of land reform.
Answer: Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin
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This man's namesake reaction has been used to test for the presence of the dyrene fungus in apples, and the solid-phase variety can make use of Wang resins. Raiford developed a modification of this man's namesake method that involves treating nitrous acid with a brominated phenol. A variation on the Friedel-Crafts reaction that involves the alkylation of p-cresol to a cyclohexadienone with tetrachloromethane is named for this man and Suhl. Also the namesake of a reaction along with Konig, this man studied under Friedrich Wohler and was the academic advisor of Otto Hahn. One type of functional group named for this man results from the hydrolysis of an imine group and the reaction between a pyridine and secondary amine. For 10 points, name this German chemist, the namesake of a type of aldehyde.
Answer: Theodor Zincke
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He suffered several military reversals midway through his reign, including the battle of Freteval and Courcelles. He negotiated at Gisors with the English king in order to exclude the House of Champagne from royal influence, and this ruler settled a dispute over ownership of Vermandois with the Count of Flanders at the Peace of Boves. He scored a great victory over England at the Treaty of Azay-le-Rideau, signed two days before the death of this man's Angevin rival, Henry II. This man's one-day marriage to Ingeborg of Denmark led to an interdict on his kingdom, but he made great strides by decisively defeating the English king John at Bouvines. For 10 points, name this French king who went on the Third Crusade during his 1179 to 1223 rule and was nicknamed in reference to a Roman emperor.
Answer: Philip Augustus or Philippe Auguste or Philip II of France [prompt on Philip]
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The working footage of this movie was shipped to the studio in five separate batches to ensure against plane crashes, and it includes a scene in which a man claims he was not quite an accountant in Montreal. One character emphasizes the difference between war and cricket in this movie, which was based on an actual incident involving one Philip Toosey. This film won a Best Screenplay Oscar for the author of the book Planet of the Apes, Pierre Boulle, who secretly collaborated with the blacklisted Michael Wilson and Carl Foreman. An iconic piece of music by Kenneth Alford is featured prominently in this film, the Colonel Bogey March. A character played by William Holden, Shears, leads a mission to destroy the title object in, for 10 points, what picture by David Lean in which Colonel Saito forces the POW Nicholson to build part of the Japanese transportation network in World War II?
Answer: The Bridge on the River Kwai
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Kobayashi used a transition state analogue to synthesize an artificial one of these structures, which is the namesake of a cofactor encoded by the SERPIND-1 gene, and activates the clotting inhibitor antithrombin. Hurler syndrome and Sanfilippo syndrome are caused by the inability to break down these structures, and their concentration can be estimated by using alcian blue dye. The receptor CD44 is associated with the largest one of these structures, which can contain more than 25,000 repeating units. These structures bear negatively charged carboxylate and sulfate groups, and are composed of a sugar acid, such as uronic acid, and an amino sugar, such as N-acetylglucosamine. For 10 points, name these linear polymers of disaccharides that are components of proteoglycans, examples of which include hyaluronan and heparin.
Answer: glycosaminoglycans [also accept GAGs]
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In one of this man's paintings, angels in red, white, and green join hands while sitting on a roof, and several more angels dance in the air, below an opening to the heavens. Below that, several couples embrace along a zigzagging path to the nativity scene at the center. In a tondo-form painting by this man, Mary is dipping a pen into ink as Jesus looks upward at some rays of light. In addition to the Madonna of the Magnificat, this creator of the Fortitude Panel showed a blue man embracing a woman on the right of a painting that also has mythical women dancing about, a dude picking fruit, and everyone trampling on flower petals, and is named for the Italian word for "spring." For 10 points, name this painter of Primavera who also delighted giant seashell fetishists with his depiction of The Birth of Venus.
Answer: Sandro Botticelli or Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi
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This woman's granddaughter Belle McNabb Fitch became a left-wing activist in south central Los Angeles and wrote a Marxist interpretation of this woman's actions in response to Douglas Moore's opera about her "wound that never healed." She first became an activist after the Supreme Court case of Leisy v. Hardin put forth the "original package" doctrine, publishing newsletters such as the Home Defender. Her later causes included a campaign against eating foreign foods, but she became nationally known for the campaign chronicled in her Ten Nights in a Bar-room, which she attempted to bring to the Topeka governor's mansion several times. For 10 points, name this temperance advocate who led crowds of hymn-singing women with hatchets in the destruction of saloons.
Answer: Carry Amelia Moore Nation
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Near the end of this book, news that a minister has been posted to Buffalo inspires a recently married middle-aged couple to speculate on other upcoming weddings. During a trip to Fiesole, some sheep frighten the horses carrying the central characters of this novel, and the main character is dragged off the road after catching his hand in a strap. While convalescing, he is told that he can never marry the younger woman he recently met. The novel starts after the protagonist loses an election, when he takes up his youthful occupation of studying architecture in Florence and meets his old flame Lina Bowen. As a result of Effie taking sick at a masked ball, Imogene is left alone with the main character, but the reverend Morton is implied to end up with her in the end. For 10 points, name this story of Theodore Colville, a novel by William Dean Howells titled for a deceptive season.
Answer: Indian Summer
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Skipetrov used them to study Anderson localization, and Mariusz Gajda measured fluctuations in them to be around 4.5%. As a nonlinear Ramsey interferometer, they can operate beyond the Heisenberg limit, and superradiant Rayleigh scattering has been observed from them. Feshbach resonances have been used to observe Ramsey fringes in them, and they can be modeled by the Gross-Pitaevskii equation. The one produced by Wolfgang Ketterle contained nine times ten to the seventh sodium atoms, and the beams from six small diode lasers illuminated a sample of rubidium vapor in a process developed in 1995 by Eric Cornell and Carl Wieman to first form one of these. For 10 points, name this state of matter that exists at extremely low temperatures when a bunch of bosons collapse into the same quantum state.
Answer: Bose-Einstein Condensate [also accept BEC]
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This character was created on behalf of publisher David Longworth by the woodcutter Alexander Anderson, and is seen to the left of some people who are loading items into a rowboat, with a warship in the background. The document on which he is standing was a privilege granted to those who were deemed sufficiently "neutral" to sell certain supplies. A man carrying a barrel of "superfine" flour declares this character "cursed" as he tramples on a piece of paper marked "licence," while another figure comments, "Damn it, how he nicks 'em." For 10 points, name this character from a noted cartoon about the Embargo Act, part of a tradition of using terrapins to depict that law; a large snapping turtle whose name is the law in question spelled backwards.
Answer: Ograbme
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Near the end of this work, the action shifts to a large area shaped like a rose. Several kings arrange their bodies to form the shape of an eagle in this work, and its second part ends with an encounter with Peter Damian. Nothing is permitted to rhyme with the word "Christ" except itself in this poem, and one of the chief metaphors used in this poem was the light motif of St. Dionysios the Areopagite. The protagonist meets his own great-great-grandfather, Cacciaguida, and hears the music of the spheres while ascending through the sphere of the moon through Saturn, the fixed stars, the Primum Mobile, and the Empyrean. For 10 points, name this work in which Beatrice guides Dante through heaven, the final part of the Comedia.
Answer: the Paradiso or Paradise [accept Divine Comedy or Comedia before "final part" is read]
 
2008 VCU Open Bonuses by Round 11
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Hermann Staudinger won a Nobel Prize for his covalent-linkage hypothesis regarding them. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name these substances composed of macromolecules, examples of which include nylon and PVC.
Answer: polymers
[10] Equal to the square root of the degree of polymerization times the length of the repeated unit squared, divided by six, this value gives the size of the coiled polymer chain.
Answer: radius of gyration [also accept R-sub-g]
[10] This type of chain, sometimes known as a worm-like chain, consists of an infinitely thin chain of continuous curvature, the direction of which at any point is random.
Answer: Porod-Kratky chain (accept names in either order)
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Nurse Sasaki sleeps in the same bed as the title character in order to be on call for his hypochondria. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this novel in which Tokusuke Utsugi thinks of nothing but his own illnesses and impending death until he mixes it up by having bizarre fantasies of being injured by his daughter-in-law Satsuko.
Answer: Diary of a Mad Old Man or Futen Rojin Nikki
[10] This author of The Makioka Sisters and Some Prefer Nettles wrote Diary of a Mad Old Man.
Answer: Junichiro Tanizaki
[10] The title character of this Tanizaki novel is a teenage waitress at the Diamond Cafe, who is picked up by the twice-as-old Joji Kawai after impressing a series of men at the Shlemskaya dance studio.
Answer: Naomi or Chijin no ai
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The lead baritone role is Alfonse d'Este, the Duke of Ferrara. for 10 points each:,
[10] Name this opera based on an infamous female member of an Italian house of intriguers.
Answer: Lucrezia Borgia
[10] Lucrezia Borgia is an opera by this composer of The Elixir of Love and The Daughter of the Regiment.
Answer: Gaetano Donizetti
[10] This famous aria from The Elixir of Love is sung by Nemorino about his tear of joy.
Answer: "Una Furtiva Lagrima"
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It ends "The lordly main from beyond the plain, Calls o'er the hills of Habersham, Calls through the valleys of Hall." For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this poem about a feature of Georgia.
Answer: "Song of the Chattahoochee"
[10] This flautist and author of The Science of English Verse wrote "Song of the Chattahoochee."
Answer: Sidney Lanier
[10] John Cranston and Philip Sterling enact the Civil War in small scale in this only novel by Sidney Lanier.
Answer: Tiger Lilies
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He was the first to resolve the lever paradox associated with Newton's second law. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this man whose namesake pattern is a regular array of spots that is produced when a crystal acts as a grating and diffracts x-ray beams.
Answer: Max von Laue [LOU-uh]
[10] Used to analyze the diffraction of x rays by crystals, this equation identifies when waves scattered at equal angles from atoms in two different plans will be in phase.
Answer: Bragg's law/condition/etc.
[10] The continuous x-ray spectrum features a sharp cutoff wavelength that can be calculated by this equation, and is equal to 1.24 times ten raised to the third power, divided by the voltage.
Answer: Duane-Hunt equation/rule/law/limit/etc.
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Name these survivors of mythical floods, for 10 points each.,
[10] This rival of Songyang in Korean myth was able to found the Koguryeo kingdom by building a new castle after his rival was destroyed by a flood.
Answer: Chungyang
[10] This resident of Dolmun dispenses advice to Gilgamesh after the hero goes through some tribulations to meet him,
Answer: Utnapishtim
[10] This man was rewarded for rescuing Vishnu in the form of the fish Matsya by being saved from the subsequent flood. He is the namesake of some laws.
Answer: Manu
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It was a series of letters between the British high commissioner for Egypt and the emir of Mecca. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this exchange in which Britain promised to support Arab independence and encouraged the Arab Revolt against the Turks during World War I.
Answer: Husayn-Mcmahon correspondence
[10] Meanwhile, this agreement to divide the Middle East into British and French spheres of influence was undermining the promises made to Husayn.
Answer: Sykes-Picot Agreement
[10] Both the Husayn-Mcmahon correspondence and Sykes-Picot agreement were undermined by this ambiguous declaration of 1917 which committed British support to a "national home for the Jewish people."
Answer: the Balfour Declaration
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This group was given its name by Jose Martinez Ruiz. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this literary circle which reacted to the decline of Spanish prestige and included Pio Barjoa and Antonio Machado.
Answer: the Generation of 98
[10] This member of the Generation of 98 wrote "The Madness of Doctor Montarco" and "Abel Sanchez."
Answer: Miguel de Unamuno
[10] Claiming that "people wish to possess God," this Unamuno essays says that the titular fatalism arises from the realization that religious practices designed to ensure immortality cannot in fact do so.
Answer: The Tragic Sense of Life in Men and Peoples or Del sentimiento tragico de la vida en los hombres y en los pueblos
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A variation on the quadratic sieve was used to break the 129 type in 1994. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this triply eponymous cryptosystem that relies on the difficulty of factoring integers.
Answer: RSA [accept Rivest-Shamir-Adelman]
[10] This other type of cryptosystem, which allows two users to exchange a private key over an insecure channel without any prior secrets, was first discussed by its two namesakes in the influential 1976 paper "New Directions in Cryptography."
Answer: Diffie-Hellman
[10] An efficient algorithm to compute these analogues of ordinary logarithms would make it easy to solve the Diffie-Hellman cryptosystem.
Answer: discrete logarithms
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In 1988, this party added the letters "PF" to its name. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this dominant political party in Zimbabwe, led by Robert Mugabe, which was formerly a chief member of the anti-Rhodesian insurgency.
Answer: ZANU-PF or Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front
[10] This founder of the ZANU was a former Congregationalist minister and president of the African Teachers Association, who wrote such works as African Nationalism and the novel The Polygamist before falling out with Mugabe in the 80s.
Answer: Ndabaningi Sithole
[10] The ZANU was founded as a breakaway faction from the ZAPU, which persisted until 1999 as the Ndebele-dominated, main black opposition to Mugabe until 1999 under the leadership of this enormous guy.
Answer: Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo
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Lending its name to a musical about its creator, this icon usually appeared as a monochromatic, featureless drawing of the subject crawling, with black lines sticking out all around it. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this symbol, often seen chalked onto parts of the New York subway system in the 1980s.
Answer: the Radiant Baby
[10] The Radiant Baby was the signature of this muralist and collaborator with Tseng Kwong Chi, who died of AIDS in 1990.
Answer: Keith Haring
[10] Along with Keith Haring, another prominent member of New York's street art movement was this graffiti impresario, who created Profit I and the SAMO project.
Answer: Jean Michel Basquiat
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It was planned by the namesake Italian banker for religious reasons, but it was exposed in 1571 before it could enthrone Mary, Queen of Scots. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this abortive conspiracy against Elizabeth I.
Answer: the Ridolfi Plot
[10] Though Mary escaped direct implication in the Ridolfi Plot, she was executed fifteen years later following the exposure of this final plot to depose Elizabeth.
Answer: the Babington Plot
[10] Mary's intrigues didn't always involve Elizabeth; for example, Mary's husband, Lord Darnley, murdered this possible lover of Mary in 1566. He was a secretary of Turinese origin.
Answer: David Rizzio
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For 10 points each, name these Symbolist writers.,
[10] This author of The Silver Dover talked about Nikolai Ableukhov's confused ancestry in his novel Petersburg.
Answer: Andrey Bely
[10] This Belgian wrote Pelleas et Melisande and The Blue Bird.
Answer: Maurice Maeterlinck
[10] The Lost Domain is another work by this French guy who created the magnetic Augustin Meaulnes in The Wanderer.
Answer: Alain-Fournier or Henri Alban Fournier at La Chapelle-d'Angillon
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One portion of it includes the three sinuses of Valsalva, and sufferers of Marfan syndrome can have one as large as 4.5 centimeters, which requires surgery and replacement of its namesake valve. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this largest artery of the body that receives blood from the left ventricle in adults.
Answer: aorta
[10] In fetal circulation, most blood enters the aorta directly from the pulmonary artery via this shunt. A defect known as PDA occurs if it does not close after birth.
Answer: ductus arteriosus
[10] Released by the lungs, this substance interacts with smooth muscle cell receptors and causes the closure of the ductus arteriosus.
Answer: bradykinin
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It describes the results of the Weasel Program to show the difference between cumulative and simply random mutation. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this 1986 work of Richard Dawkins which also responds to criticism of The Selfish Gene.
Answer: The Blind Watchmaker
[10] The title of The Blind Watchmaker is a reference to this eighteenth-century Englishman's argument that one should believe complex creatures are made by God, just as one believes that complex watches must have watchmakers. He wrote that in his book Natural Theology.
Answer: William Paley
[10] Paley's theology is manifest in these 1829 documents, called for in the will of the Earl of the same name, which were co-produced by the Archbishop of Canterbury and the President of the Royal Society and argued for the evidence of God in eight different fields of natural science.
Answer: the Bridgewater Treatises
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It included a massacre at Pavonia and lasted from 1643 to 1645. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this conflict between the colonists of New Netherland and a local Indian group over the imposition of a tax on Indians.
Answer: Kieft's War or the Wappinger War
[10] One victim of the Indian response in Kieft's War was this female proponent of the covenant of grace, who had ended up in New Netherland after being kicked out of Massachusetts for heresy.
Answer: Anne Hutchinson
[10] William Kieft, who lends his name to the war, was made director general of New Netherland by this joint-stock concern.
Answer: the Dutch West India Company
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One curve in this model is an aggregate of equilibria in the economy in question, while the other is an aggregate of equilibrium between the desire to hold onto cash instead of investing and supply of capital. For 10 points each:,
[10] Identify this mathematical model that describes Neo-Keynesian macroeconomics, which is plotted on a graph of GDP and interest rates.
Answer: the IS/LM model
[10] This economist, whose type of demand is often contrasted with Alfred Marshall's, created the IS/LM model and wrote Value and Capital.
Answer: John Richard Hicks
[10] This author of Fiscal Policy and Business Cycles and Full Recovery or Stagnation was the first American proponent of Keynesian economics and created the IS/LM model with Sir John Hicks.
Answer: Alvin Harvey Hansen
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While working at a girls' school, he composed his St. Paul's Suite. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this composer of a work with such movements as "The Mystic" and "The Bringer of Jollity."
Answer: Gustav Holst
[10] After being given a copy of The Return of the Native as a present, Holst composed this Thomas Hardy-inspired tone poem.
Answer: "Egdon Heath"
[10] Holst composed a "Double" one of this form. Bartok composed one "for Orchestra," and Ravel composed one "for the left hand."
Answer: concerto
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In one poem, he is named Damon, while in another he laments that he is lost due to love for Juliana displacing his mind. For 10 points each:,
[10] Name this poetic figure, who speaks "against gardens" and "to the glow worms."
Answer: the Mower
[10] The Mower appears in poems by this author of "To His Coy Mistress."
Answer: Andrew Marvell
[10] "The conjunction of the mind and opposition of the stars" is put forth as the title meaning at the end of this Marvell poem, which also speculates about a world "cramped into a planisphere."
Answer: "The Definition of Love"
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Name these South Indian dynasties, for 10 points each.,
[10] This group arose in Karnataka in the tenth century and built a bunch of temples until they were usurped by Harihari I in 1343.
Answer: Hoysala
[10] This Tamil-speaking state was founded by Rajendra I and controlled almost all of eastern India for a time, as well as Malaysia and Sumatra.
Answer: Chola
[10] Harihair and Bukka Raya founded this group, which hung out in South India until as late as 1646 while the Mughals fought the other Hindu states in the north.
Answer: Vijayanagar

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