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This deity was wounded by Diomedes (die-AHM- ee-dees) during the Trojan War when he appeared on the battlefield helping the Trojans. Ares
which son of Zeus and Hera is the Greek god of war? Ares
Mossad carried out an operation to capture Adolf Eichmann (ike-MON) in this country. Republica Argentina [or Argentine Republic]
Another of her books features a five-year-old boy who names his myna bird Uncle Feather and constantly annoys his brother Peter. Judy Blume
It was divided into departments named after rivers including the Rhone, the Loire, and the Seine. France [or French Republic; or République Française]
It takes place within the chloroplasts (KLOR-oh-plasts), which contain light-absorbing chlorophylls (KLOR-oh-fills). photosynthesis
He composed twelve variations on a French song with identical melody to “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The “tuning fork diagram” is a graphic depiction of the Hubble classification scheme for these systems, which divides them into irregular, elliptical and spiral types. M31 is the Andromeda one. galaxies [or galaxy]
name this composer of Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
name this process by which organisms, often plants, use light energy to turn carbon dioxide and water into glucose. photosynthesis
The protagonist of this novel suffers a head wound when asking for news from a retreating column. The Red Badge of Courage
During his final command, he planned the amphibious assault at Inchon. Douglas MacArthur
It equals energy divided by the square of the speed of light. On Earth, it is sometimes confused with weight, though it is measured not in pounds but in grams. mass
identify this phenomenon in which a certain plant was engulfed in fire without being consumed. the burning bush
During his three years of exile, this man explored Greenland and found the first permanent colony there in 985. Erik the Red [or Erik Thorvaldsson; prompt on Erik]
identify this Norseman and father of the explorer Leif Ericsson Erik the Red [or Erik Thorvaldsson; prompt on Erik]
Methane consists of four hydrogens bonded to this element. carbon
One form of this element in a cylindrical structure is the strongest known material, and is known as a namesake nanotube. carbon
In another work by this author, Sofia Marmeladova moves to Siberia where Raskolnikov (rass-KOL-nik-ov) is imprisoned for killing a pawnbroker. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Gaussian elimination can reduce these mathematical entities into row echelon form. Their addition is commutative, but generally, multiplication of them is not. matrix
name this city at the south end of the Golden Gate Bridge. San Francisco, California
Raphael and Leonardo da Vinci were part of, for 10 points, what period of art whose name is French for “rebirth Renaissance
He also wrote about Sydney Carton sacrificing himself to save Charles Darnay in a work set in London and Paris. Charles Dickens
ne of this man’s pets, Benny, died after swallowing a stove that had been used to make oversized pancakes. Paul Bunyan
This novel repeatedly refers to a billboard containing the likeness of Dr. T.J. Eckleberg. The narrator meets one character named Owl Eyes who is startled that some books are real in the title character’s library. The Great Gatsby
Near the end of this novel, the narrator ends relations with Jordan Baker, and the title character is killed by George Wilson soon after trying to reignite a relationship with Daisy Buchanan. The Great Gatsby
name this novel narrated by Nick Carraway, a work written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby
In Gnosticism, he hides in a luminous cloud, while Mormons believe that he was the mortal form of the archangel Gabriel. Noah
When his son Ham saw him naked and drunk, he cursed Ham’s son Canaan and gave his land to Shem. Noah
The first scale used to measure these was the Sieberg-Ambraseys scale. tsunami
Earthquakes, such as the 2004 one in the Indian Ocean, can cause these, as can volcanic eruptions and landslides, and they are often preceded by the recession of the ocean from beaches. tsunami
This country, the home of large cities such as Omdurman, has, since a 1989 coup, been led by Omar al-Bashir. Sudan
The Dewar version of this can hold a vacuum, while the Sidearm version is cone-shaped with a side neck. Flask
Generally used for holding, measuring, or making solutions, for ten points, name this type of laboratory equipment that comes in Florence and Erlenmeyer varieties. Flask
The Lakota people often depicted this creature as their god Iktomi, while the Navajo believed that a “Grandmother” one of these created the world. Spider
helob is a giant example of this creature, the favorite form of the African god Anansi. Athena changed Arachne into, for ten points, what eight-legged arachnid? Spider
This author's Piazza Tales includes the stories “The Bell Tower” and “Benito Cereno.” Herman Melville
One of this author's works depicts Claggart, while another work depicts a character known for repeating the phrase “I would prefer not to. Herman Melville
This author of “Billy Budd” and “Bartleby the Scrivener” is perhaps better known for a novel depicting the title white whale. Herman Melville
Its subphyla include Xiphosura and Eurypterida. Members of this phylum possess a hemocoel and have a nervous system characterized by paired ventral nerve cords that form ganglia. Arthropoda
name this animal phylum whose members possess chitinous exoskeletons, examples being arachnids. Arthropoda
In one of this author’s poems, the narrator experiences a “grief without a pang, void, dark, and drear,” and later implores the “gentle Sleep” with “wings of healing” to visit his beloved. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In times of war, some of these rulers wore a symbolic blue crown. Pharaoh
One famous ruler with this title won the Battle of Kadesh while another, Tutankhamen, was estimated to have died at 18 when archaeologists excavated his tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Pharaoh
This man, who ruled during the Bulavin Rebellion, accompanied his “Grand Embassy” in an alliance-making tour across Europe. Peter I
This ruler, who began taxing his noblemen on their beards, is perhaps best known for winning the battle of Poltava and thus defeating Charles XII in the Great Northern War. Peter I
1. This poet wrote about a maiden who was killed by jealous angels and who lived "in a kingdom by the sea." Edgar Allen Poe
This home of composers John Cage and Samuel Barber is the setting for the ballets Rodeo (roh-DAY-oh) and Billy the Kid by Aaron Copland. United States of America
name this type of energy that objects possess because of motion. kinetic energy
identify this husband of Isis and the Egyptian god of the dead. Osiris
It was succeeded by the Gemini project and the Apollo program. Project Mercury
These entities can be found by using the Sieve of Eratosthenes (AIR-uh-TOSS-the-neez). prime numbers
This city is where Stuart Little races boats in Central Park. For 10 points, name this city in which the Harlem Renaissance took place. New York City
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