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IQuiz 6

Jack's qs and mixture

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Abyssinian philosopher who wrote 1667 treatise Hatata Zera Yacob
Son of Methuselah and father of Noah Lamech
First avatar of Vishnu, took form of a fish to save Manu Matsya
French artist who did The Painter's Studio in 1855 (now in Musee d'Orsay) Gustave Courbet
Ancient Jewish sect associated with the Dead Sea Scrolls Essenes
Author of 1929 book Face of Our Time, considered most important German portrait photographer of 20th century August Sander
Island in UAE, means "island of happiness", home to Louvre Abu Dhabi and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Saadiyat Island
French architect who designed Louvre Abu Dhabi and won Pritzker Prize in 2008 Jean Nouvel
Archaeological site in Oaxaca, considered most important of Zapotec culture - their main religious centre Mitla
Archaeological site in Oaxaca that was a political centre in Zapotec culture Monte Alban
Author of 1966 work The Architecture of the City, first Italian to win the Pritzker Prize (1990) Aldo Rossi
Album and country singer that swept 2018 Grammy Awards including Album of the Year Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves
French composer who wrote Symphonie espagnole for violin and orchestra Edouard Lalo
Lead singer of disco group Arabesque, had solo hits with "(I'll Never Be) Maria Magdalena" and "In the Heat of the Night" Sandra
In the ballet Giselle, name of her lover who is deceitful and betrothed to another Duke Albrecht of Silesia
Name of the mystic and supernatural women in the ballet Giselle The Wilis
Swedish composer who won Best Original Score for 2018 film Black Panther, has also written scores for Creed franchise Ludwig Goransson
Author of 1957 novel The Flower Drum Song on which the musical is based Chin Yang Lee
Debut album of US protopunk band MC5, considered forerunner to punk rock music Kick Out The Jams
Year of the Six Emperors 238 AD
First woman to be Empress of Japan (593 to 628 AD) Suiko
French king known as the Affable, died in 1498 after striking his head on a door lintel Charles VIII
Sri Lankan president from 1989 to 1993, when he was assassinated by Tamil Tigers Ranasinghe Premadasa
Prize established in 1980 by philanthropist Jakob von Uexkull, billed as "Alternative Nobel Prize" Right Livelihood Award
Wife of Alexander Hamilton, co-founder of first private orphanage in NYC Elizabeth Schuyler
Persian ruling dynasty from 1501 to 1736, had capitals at Tabriz, Qazvin and Isfahan Safavid dynasty
European country that legalised same sex marriage on January 1st, 2019 Austria
Dried latex from rhizone of Ferula species, nicknamed "stinking gum" and used in cooking to give a flavour similar to leeks Asafoetida
Roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey - world's tallest Kingda Ka
French fashion designer dubbed "Queen of Knits", created the Poor Boy sweater Sonia Rykiel
Brand name of drug that combines hydrocodone and paracetamol - taken to ease pain Vicodin
Polish-American woman who has been CEO of YouTube since 2014 Susan Wojcicki
Japanese preserved (salted) vegetables served as a side dish, literally means "pickled things" Tsukemono
Japanese terms referring to food eaten as an accompaniment to alcohol Sakana or otsumami (snack)
A fear of failing Atychiphobia
Inflammatory disorder that includes mouth ulcers, genital sores, arthritis - named after Turkish dermatologist Behcet's disease
Pseudonym of New York City photographer Arthur (Usher) Fellig, known for his black and white street photography Weegee
Five female golfers with 10 or more majors (in order) Patty Berg, Mickey Wright, Louise Suggs, Annika Sorenstam, Babe Zaharias
US female golfer who won 88 tournaments, the most of anyone on the LPGA Tour Kathy Whitworth
Value of golden ratio to three decimal places, and Greek letter that represents it 1.618, phi
Historical name for red light district in New Orleans, associated with jazz Storyville
Game of spoken words between two people in black communities of USA, where insults are exchanged until someone gives up The Dozens
Person who came up with idea of a panopticon - institutional building where all prisoners could be observed by a single watchmen without them knowing Jeremy Bentham
Philosopher whose namesake paradox discusses the problem of evil - is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Is he able, but not willing? Epicurus (Epicurean paradox)
Paradox that points out contradiction in set theory - eg Set A contains all sets that do not contain themselves, but is Set A in itself? Russell's paradox (after Bertrand Russell)
German father of experimental psychology (1832 - 1920) - first person ever to call himself a psychologist Wilhelm Wundt
Law that broadly explores the amount of radiation emitted by a "black body" (object that absorbs all the electromagnetic energy that falls upon it) Planck's Law
Indian mathematician (598 - 668) who was the first to give rules regarding the number zero Brahmagupta
Persian scholar (780 - 850) and "father of algebra", wrote The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing, gave name to words "algorism" and "algorithm" Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi
William Blake poem that contains the line "the doors of perception" The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
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