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This home of the Pike Place market and Pioneer Square is the seat of King County, and visitors can ascend a structure, built for the 1962 World’s Fair, whose circular observation deck offers views of Puget Sound. Seattle
This man consigned metaphysics to the realm of unsinnig, or propositions that don’t picture anything and have no Fregean sense. This man, who used the term “family resemblances” to describe overlapping word meanings, was a hero to the Vienna Circle. Wittgenstein
identify this 20th century Austrian philosopher of language who wrote Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. Wittgenstein
sculptural artwork from this nation depicts four crowned men holding their sheathed swords and huddling. A statue from this society shows sphinxes on the shoulders of a breastplate, which itself depicts a messenger receiving a staff topped by an eagle. Rome
These creators of the Prima Porta statue made a temple with a coffered concrete dome and a center hole open to the sky called an oculus Rome
The oxidation state of one atom in it increases by 4 when it is oxidized to acetic acid. When used in the laboratory, it is often denatured by the addition of a related 1-carbon compound. ethanol [or ethyl alcohol
Sugarcane and corn are the main sources of this compound when used as a fuel additive, and E10 is a common mixture containing it. ethanol [or ethyl alcohol
name this 2-carbon alcohol with formula CH3CH2OH that causes inebriation. ethanol [or ethyl alcohol
A clause beginning “He has waged cruel war against human nature itself” was struck from this text, though eighteen remaining clauses start with “He has” in a list of grievances Declaration of Independence
A mutual pledge of lives, fortunes, and “Sacred Honor” ends this document, which begins “When in the course of human events…” Declaration of Independence
A king of this place, who tricked Heracles out of magic horses, was Laomedon. Podarces changed his name before becoming king of this city Troy [or Ilium; or Ilion]
. A nine-layer settlement at Hissarlik was identified as this home of Hecuba after Heinrich Schliemann excavated it. Troy [or Ilium; or Ilion]
name this city in modern-day Turkey ruled by Priam, whose champion Hector defended it in a decade-long war shown in the Iliad. Troy [or Ilium; or Ilion]
Since it has a signature with three pluses and one minus, Minkowski space is a space of this type, in which rotations are performed by the Lorentz transformation. hyperbola
One function that is a mean of a positive and negative exponential is named for this geometric figure. hyperbola
Any open Keplerian orbit with positive specific energy and positive kinetic energy at infinity must have this form, which is characterized by an eccentricity greater than one. the figure produced by “y equals one over x” is what type of conic section? hyperbola
A woman’s speech at the end of this play admonishes two others to “dart not scornful glances from those eyes to wound thy lord, thy king, thy governor. The Taming of the Shrew
Its characters of Gremio and Tranio engage in a bidding war in Padua to marry Bianca, whose older sister has to wed first and then gets abused by her husband. The Taming of the Shrew
name this Shakespeare comedy in which Petruchio makes his wild wife Katharine submit to him. The Taming of the Shrew
This leader deported a tower full of men to Barbados who yielded during the Drogheda massacre, and overruled a 1290 Edict of Expulsion to let Jews back in his country. Oliver Cromwell
This leader agreed with Henry Ireton at the Putney debates. This opponent of the Levellers banned bear-baiting, theater, and Christmas celebrations Oliver Cromwell
He created Barebone’s Parliament out of the Rump Parliament, sidelining many men he fought for in the New Model Army. For 10 points, name this Puritan who led after Charles I was beheaded, the Lord Protector who won the English Civil War. Oliver Cromwell
Another poet of this movement penned the lines “Holy the Fifth International!” and “Moloch! Solitude! Filth! Ugliness!” in a poem dedicated to Carl Solomon, which begins “I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness. The Beat Generation
identify this anti-establishment movement, which included Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jack Kerouac, and the poet of Howl, Allen Ginsberg. The Beat Generation
he used texts from the Luther Bible rather than the usual Latin liturgy for his principal sacred work. Johannes Brahms
He quoted the song “Gaudeamus igitur” in a piece he wrote after getting an honorary doctorate from the University of Breslau, and his first symphony is sometimes known as “Beethoven’s tenth Johannes Brahms
name this German composer of four symphonies, A German Requiem, the Academic Festival Overture, and a famous lullaby. Johannes Brahms
The 1278insTATC mutation is the most common cause of this disease, and is thought to have originated circa 800 AD in central Europe Tay-Sachs disease
people with this disease are unable to properly hydrolyze gangliosides in their lysosomes. It presents with a characteristic red macula and usually leads to death by age 4 Tay-Sachs disease
name this incurable genetic disease that is common in Ashkenazi Jews. Tay-Sachs disease
One character in this novel punctuates her speech with “whatitsname;” that character in this novel marries her doctor husband after he examines her through a perforated bed sheet Midnight’s Children
Surgery to relieve nasal congestion deprives this novel’s narrator of his telepathy, which he had used to contact Parvati the Witch and Shiva. Saleem Sinai narrates this novel. Midnight’s Children
Radiative forcing is the mechanism by which solar activity affects this quantity, as it did during the Maunder Minimum. average temperature of the Earth [or obvious equivalents, like average global temperature
The so-called hockey-stick graph demonstrates that this quantity has sharply risen since the 1800s. average temperature of the Earth [or obvious equivalents, like average global temperature
name this quantity that has increased alongside atmospheric CO2 levels via human activity, causing climate change. average temperature of the Earth [or obvious equivalents, like average global temperature
Foday Sankoh’s Revolutionary United Front, or R.U.F, traded this substance to dictator Charles Taylor while arming children to fight a government in Freetown diamond
a supply of it had made Cape Colony rich under Cecil Rhodes diamond
name this material sold by the De Beers Company, whose lucrative trade and mining fueled Sierra Leone’s civil conflict. diamond
This man wrote a novella about twins who feel each other’s pain, The Corsican Brothers, as well as a historical novel about a gardening competition in Holland, The Black Tulip Alexandre Dumas
Felton is convinced to kill the Duke of Buckingham in another novel of his which features a king’s brother in prison, called the Man in the Iron Mask Alexandre Dumas
His characters include Milady de Winter, an agent of Cardinal Richelieu. For 10 points, name this French author, who created Aramis, Athos, Porthos, and D’Artagnan in The Three Musketeers. Alexandre Dumas
one of its foundational texts states that “Gross Beauty is the Queen in Hell” and is called The Promise Key. Women are called “queens” in this faith, whose pracitioners follow the largely vegetarian “I-tal” diet and use drums in nyabinghi sessions. Rastafarianism
These people refer to civilizations which cause “downpression” as Babylon, and use the name “Jah” for God. Its “reasoning sessions” often involve a sacred herb which they call ganja. Rastafarianism
name this religion which reveres an Ethiopian emperor as God and is hugely outnumbered by Christians in its home of Jamaica. Rastafarianism
A man in a red robe covers his eyes as he hands a cup backwards in this painting, in which the title bearded figure points upward as his followers surround a prison bed. The Death of Socrates
A stone bench in this painting has a small owl image carved into it, and an inkpot and a scroll in this painting sit on the floor next to a bare foot. The Death of Socrates
name this history painting by Jacques-Louis David of a Greek philosopher drinking hemlock. The Death of Socrates
This country’s “normalization” era began after a university student set himself on fire, and many of its dissidents signed Charter 77 under the rule of Gustav Husak. Czechoslovakia
Tanks rolled into this country to enforce the new Brezhnev doctrine, ending freedoms that came to it with “socialism with a human face” under Alexander Dubcek in 1968. Czechoslovakia
name this Eastern bloc country which split in two after the Velvet Revolution led by Vaclav Havel, and briefly liberalized during Prague Spring. Czechoslovakia
This leader of the Nancahuazú guerrilla unit declared “Shoot, coward; you are only going to kill a man” to the man who predictably shot him in Bolivia. Ernesto “Che” Guevara
This author of the Motorcycle Diaries was immortalized in an Alberto Korda photograph and left the leader who he helped to overthrow Fulgencio Batista. Ernesto “Che” Guevara
include the Drakensberg Mountains. In this nation, the (*) Witwatersrand [VIT-vah-terz-rahnd] separates the Limpopo and Orange drainage basins. South Africa
Before this king took the throne, George Monck occupied London. At the start of his reign he signed the Declaration of Breda, and his reign saw the passage of the Clarendon Code. Charles II of England
When this man tried to lead a charge in person at the Battle of the Wilderness, soldiers of the Texas Brigade encouraged him to avoid enemy fire. Robert E. Lee
with former executive Henry Rogers in a 19-part series published in McClure's. A Supreme Court ruling in 1911 broke it up into 34 smaller entities for violating the Sherman (*) Anti-Trust Act. Standard Oil
This god generated the snake-man Erichthonius [AIR-ik-thoh-nee-us] when he attempted to rape Athena. Hephaestus
The junior senator from this state was briefly the only African-American U.S. senator. Its other senator claimed that he would support censoring postal mail if it protected national security. South Carolina
Satsuma Rebellion, outlined the goals of his reign in the Charter Oath. His forces defeated Russia in a war ended by the Treaty of Portsmouth. Emperor Meiji (or Meiji the Great
regards as “a better man than I am.” Another poem by this author refers to Triumph and Disaster as “two impostors,” and advises a listener to “keep your head when (*) all about you / Are losing theirs.” Rudyard Kipling
The transverse form of this effect was observed in an experiment conducted by Ives and Stilwell. Doppler effect
In his third symphony, this composer re-used a theme from his The Creatures of Prometheus. The flute, oboe, and clarinet imitate bird-calls in a movement by him titled “Szene am Bach” [“SCENE”-uh am BAHK]. Ludwig van Beethoven
what is this number, named for an Italian, defined as the number of atoms in a mole? Avogadro('s) number or Avogadro('s) constant
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