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1. This group sings how “Given good manners, you will go far, You will live in happiness too”. They say that “A pain in the neck and an IQ of three would be the result of a glut of TV”. They believe that “The Mothers and Fathers” are to blame when children are “Pampered and spoiled like a Siamese cat,” and their enemies include Whangdoodles, Hornswogglers, and Snozzwangers, as well as the (*) Vermicious Knids. They are only knee-high and have been depicted as orange-skinned, green-haired as well as brown skinned with red full body suits. 165 of these entities were all played by Deep Roy in a 2005 movie by Tim Burton. Roald Dahl came up with the idea of, for 10 points, what short employees of Wonka’s chocolate factory?

ANSWER: Oompa-Loompas

2. A rebellion in this country was partially provoked by the Doctrine of Lapse and eventually “mopped up” by Hugh Rose, and although it’s not the United States, a war in this country began with Charles Cornwallis’s troops mobilizing against Tipu Sultan. Besides the Mysore Wars, another conflict in this country’s history began at Meerut when a rumour spread that Enfield rifle cartridges were (*) greased with lard. For ten points, name this country in which Lord Dalhousie refused to recognize the ruler of Jhansi as Lakshmi Bai, where the Sepoy Rebellion seized cities like Lucknow and Delhi prior to the implementation of the British Raj.


3. This basketball player began his NBA career in 2000, playing for the Sacramento Kings. Three years later he was traded to the San Antonio Spurs, then to the Orlando Magic in 2004. After a 5 year stint with the (*) Magic, this player came to Toronto, where he gained most of his notoriety. A string of injuries, underwhelming play and personal issues led to the Raptor fan base turning against him. This hostility and his own issues with the coaching of the Raptors led him to leave the team in May of 2010. For ten points, name this Turkish small forward, currently playing for the Orlando Magic.

ANSWER: Hedo Türkoğlu

4. This anti-folk singer/songwriter appeared on Conan O’Brien’s last appearance on the Tonight Show on January 22, 2010, as the backup guitarist of a “Free Bird” cover by Will Ferrell. He acknowledged his belief in Scientology during a 2005 New York Times interview, and has appeared on Saturday Night Live six times. His debut album, in which only 2,000 copies were produced, was 1993’s (*) Golden Feelings, featuring the song “Heartland Feeling”. He won the Grammy for Best Alternative Album with his 1996 record, which is his most successful, and his 1998 album, Mutations; but lost to Radiohead’s fantastic In Rainbows in 2009. For 10 points, “he’s a loser baby, so why don’t you kill” is sung by which American Alternative artist who’s rocking “two turntables and a microphone”, with the hit album’s Mellow Gold and Odelay?

ANSWER: Beck Hansen [accept Bek David Campbell; prompt on Hansen]

5. Ezekiel 14:20 mentions Noah, Daniel and this man. He lived in the land of Uz, and had seven sons and three daughters. The Chaldeans stole this man’s camels. He is quoted as saying “naked came I out of my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return thither.” His three friends, (*) Elipahz, Bildad and Zophar all try to convince this man of his sins and how he deserved what had come to him. This man’s namesake book of the Old Testament takes the form of a dialogue between him and his friends wherein he remains confident in the goodness of God. For ten points, name this righteous Biblical figure who undeservedly suffers as a result of a wager between God and Satan.


6. The first game in this series was released in 1987 on the MSX2, but did not debut in North America until the following year with a poorly received NES port, without any involvement of the original developers. The series features the role of a “Cybernetic Ninja” (*) that was filled by three different characters throughout the course of the franchise. The series grew into popularity with a 3D reboot on the PlayStation in 1998, featuring a cast of antagonists that are all named after animals, and is credited with the mainstream success of the “stealth” genre. The series’ star is inspired by the protagonist of the 1981 film Escape from New York, but notably only appeared as an NPC in all but the prologue of the second instalment in the reboot series, subtitled Sons of Liberty. For 10 points, name the video game franchise developed by Hideo Kojima, starring Solid Snake.

ANSWER: Metal Gear [begrudgingly accept Metal Gear Solid]

7. This battle began with matchlock gunners firing on each other after fog lifted from the battlefield in the morning. It was fought in a valley between three mountains. At one point, the bulk of the victorious side’s army was surrounded on three sides, but luckily for them, Kobayakawa (*) Hideaki had already decided to betray his compatriots for the later victorious side, although he had be persuaded by some warning harquebus shots. Legendary kensei Miyamoto Musashi was also present at this battle, serving under Ukita Hideie. Soon after Hideaki switched sides, other generals followed suit and the Western Army under Ishida Mitsunari were soon routed by the Eastern Army. For ten points name this 1600 battle between the forces of Toyotomi Hideyori and Tokugawa Ieyasu.

ANSWER: Battle of Sekigahara or Battle for the Sundered Realm [accept Sekigahara no Tatakai or Tenka Wakeme no Tatakai]

8. One character in this TV series keeps her bilingualism a secret from her overprotective husband, and a band on this series is booked to open for Meat Coat following their unsuccessful album Oil Change. Its series finale mimicked the opening sequence of its series pilot, with the protagonist lying disoriented on a (*) forest floor, and The primary antagonist on this show is eventually revealed to be the Man in Black. Arrow, Hydra, and Looking Glass among the research stations built by the Dharma Initiative on this show, which stars Evangeline Lilly as Kate Austen. For 10 points, this television series created by JJ Abrams that follows the lives of surviving passengers from the doomed Oceanic Flight 815.


9. One episode of this show sees an alien named Moori whose neck is broken by a major villain shortly thereafter. That villain is also surprised at the capture of Kanassa, and has a follower named Cui. In another episode of this show, Van Zant and Smitty kill a dog and blow up a house with a bazooka, leading to events that threaten the existence of planet (*) Earth. Mr. Satan wins the World Martial Arts Championship and his daughter Videl learns to fly during the events of this show. The arcs of this show are known as sagas, and it includes villains such as King Cold and several androids. The show includes characters such as Krillin and Piccolo. For 10 points, name this anime about the saiyans, source of the “over 9000” meme and the main characters Goku and Vegeta.

ANSWER: Dragonball Z or DBZ [Do not prompt on “Dragonball”]

10. This thinker argued that light is subjective and thus an example of Kantian a priori knowledge in his On Vision and Colours. He also argued that morality is based on compassion in a letter written in response to a challenge posed the Royal (*) Danish Society of Scientific Studies, On the Basis of Morality. This thinker classified all objects and explanations into four classes in his On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason, which included becoming, knowing, and being. A great hater of Hegel, for 10 points, name this German philosopher who stated that all human action is motivated by a concept he termed, “will” in his major work, The World as Will and Representation.

ANSWER: Arthur Schopenhauer

11. This game was featured on the Colbert Report where the host played against Gary Kasparov and won. In an episode of Futurama this toy was featured when Fry gave it to Bender, but when he played with it he was horrified with the outcome. An example of this toy appeared in Toy (*) Story 2 as giving unhelpful directions to the protagonists. When this game was released in the United Kingdom in the 1970’s it was called Raving Bonkers, and you are able to control this toy with two buttons on the joysticks at the base of the toy. For ten points name this toy where two of the namesake objects, usually red and blue, battle each other to try and hit the head off of their opponents.

ANSWER: Rock’em Sock’em Robots

12. One character in this opera sings “Ach, Vater, Vater, eilt” meaning “o, father, father, hurry”. That character is a nobleman who has locked the titular character’s husband in prison for exposing his crimes. The titular character masquerades as a man, causing Marzelline fall in love with the titular character and reject (*) Jaquino’s proposal of marriage. The second act begins with Florestan still alone in the prison when his wife and Rocco, a guard, come to rescue him by posing as grave diggers. For 10 points, name this opera, the only one by Ludwig van Beethoven

ANSWER: Fidelio

13. In one of this man’s short stories, the nameless narrator recounts his relationship with Nastenka, a woman who later marries someone else. The narrator of that short story called “White Nights” is not bitter, believing his “moment of bliss” would be sufficient for the remainder of his life. This author's more famous works included novels featuring the (*) prostitute Liza, and another featuring a love triangle between Aglaya, Natasha Filippnova and Prince Myshkin. This author also wrote a famous work which contains the “Parable of the Grand Inquisitor” and another which tells the story of the rational killer Raskolnikov. For 10 points, name this author of Notes from the Underground, The Idiot, The Brothers Karamazov, and Crime and Punishment, a prominent Russian author.

ANSWER: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

14. This substance directly modulates ligand-gated ion channels and stimulates the mesolimbic reward pathway. It is traditionally made by a method developed by Berthollet. Oxidation of (*) methane will occur in the presence of this substance when catalysed by palladium. Long term exposure can lead to anaemia and neuropathy as it interacts with neuronal plasma membranes. It was first recognized when it was synthesized by Joseph Priestley. It has an anti-anxiolytic effect as well as being an anaesthetic. For 10 points name this gas historically used in dental treatments which is commonly known as laughing gas.

ANSWER: Nitrous oxide [prompt on “laughing gas” before mention]

15. One song with this title talked about referring to Malibu as “Mali-booyah” and featured a disappointing verse from an artist who compared himself to “a zombie with no conscience.” In addition to titling a song with appearances by Bon Iver and Jay-Z, this word appears in the name of an album that shouts out Liberace and JonBenet Ramsay on the song “Dance in the Dark,” and in the title of a song that begins, “I was working late in the lab one night,” the only hit recorded by Bobby Pickett. The one-word title of a Kanye West song with a voice-changing guest verse by Nicki Minaj, for ten points give this word that distinguishes an album with the songs “Alejandro” and “Bad Romance” from its similarly-titled predecessor.

ANSWER: monster [prompt on The Fame Monster or “Monster Mash”]

16. In Latin, this word refers to a line of synchysis with a verb in between the interlocking word pairs. This term can also refer to the rights and freedoms enjoyed by the szlachta (SHLOOK-tah) such as liberum veto and free election of kings during the (*) Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, a namesake “liberty.” This word is also used to describe a mathematical constant used in the general form of the Fibonacci sequence as well as a heretical Biblical object made by the brother of Moses. This term can also refer to a people which won the Battle of Mohi against the Hungarians and were once led by Batu Khan, a certain horde. For 10 points name this adjective which can also describe an element with atomic number 79 and symbol Au.

ANSWER: Golden

17. In 2001, Noller and coworkers published a paper detailing the full structure of these biological cell components. Extensive research into the “structure and function” of these components won the 2009 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, and they are differentiated between their different types by their rate of sedimentation in a centrifuge. This measure, called the (*) Svedberg unit which titles their two subunits. In eukaryotes, these subunits are titled 60-S and 40-S and are composed of proteins and its namesake nucleic acid. They are key to a biological process that decodes tRNA into amino acids, called translation. For 10 points, identify these organelles composed partially of rRNA that manufacture proteins and are either found free-floating in the cytoplasm or are located on the endoplasmic reticulum.

ANSWER: ribosomes

18. A Soviet competitor in this event managed to install a cheating device in his equipment during the 1976 run of this event at the Montreal Olympics. The Swedish Lillehook might not have won gold at its first occurrence at the Olympic Games if (*) Patton had not insisted on using his US Army-issued pistol instead of the precision pistol provided. Its nearly impossible to dope for the new one-day version of this sport, because of the quick turnover and variety of the events. It was allegedly inspired by a story of a French messenger who performed feats similar to those that athletes who practice this sport must complete. Created by Pierre de Coubertin For 10 points name this sport where one must show jump, cross-country run, swim, precision pistol shoot, and épée fence.

ANSWER: Modern Pentathlon [accept Modern Pentathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics before “1912”; accept Epee Fencing Component of the Modern Pentathlon or equivalents before “US”]

19. One character in this movie compares the words “delighted” and “satisfactory” to a baloney sandwich and caviar. A nameless character, says that if he had a mission for a pilot behind enemy lines, he would not give it to a rookie to see if he could “rise to the occasion.” The main character of this film, who has (*) Miguel as his partner, explains a lesion on his forehead by saying he was hit in the head by a racquetball. The main character of this film is framed for derailing a case by allegedly failing to hand in key documents before the statute of limitations ran out, and is fired by Wyatt, Wheeler & Brown. This prompts the protagonist to turn to a homophobic lawyer, Joe Miller, to represent him. For 10 points name this film starring Denzel Washington as well as Tom Hanks as Andy Beckett, the AIDS-ridden lawyer in the title city.

ANSWER: Philadelphia

20. This author wrote of his experiences of taking psychedelic drugs in his The Doors of Perception. One of this author’s novels satirized the fads and fashions of the time through the narrator Harry Wimbush. In another novel which this author wrote, Jo Stoyte, an old millionaire, tries to deal with his mortality. The author of (*) Chrome Yellow and After Many a Summer Dies the Swan also wrote Island, his last novel, which deals with a pseudo-utopian society in contrast with his most famous work. The novel that this author is best known for features people born through an assembly line, categorized using the Greek alphabet, and fed with soma. John the Savage is a creation of, for ten points, which British author of Brave New World?

ANSWER: Aldous Huxley

TB1. This poem declares that “the grave's a fine and private place” and he would spend a hundred years to praise some eyes. It suggests that one ball should be made with rolled up strength and sweetness. It puns quaint with an old term for the female genitalia shortly before saying that the speaker's (*) lust would turn to ash.This poem urges the title figure who possesses a “youthful morning dew” to “ amorous birds of prey.” The speaker mentions how a distance from the Ganges to the Humber would make the speaker write poems of his unavailing love that was earlier said to grow “vaster than empires.” It begins with “had we but world enough, and time,” the title's figure's named quality would “be no crime.” For 10 points, name this poem by Andrew Marvell.

ANSWER: To His Coy Mistress

1. This president took office at the youngest age of any president. For ten points each:

[10] Name this Nobel Prize winning 26th president of the USA, known for his slogan “Speak softly and carry a big stick”

ANSWER: Teddy Roosevelt

[10] Roosevelt negotiated the end to this war through the Treaty of Portsmouth, which came about as rival ambitions between the two nations’ imperialist goals in Asia.

ANSWER: Russo-Japanese War

[10] This battle in the Russo-Japanese War saw the complete destruction of the Russian fleet under Rozhestvensky and which forced and end to the war

ANSWER: Battle of Tsushima Straits
2. On September 2, 2005, a benefit concert was held in support of Hurricane Katrina. Answer these questions about the events of that night.

[10] Kanye West was one of the featured speakers for the night. During his time on camera, he went off script to make this criticism of the current president.

ANSWER: “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.”

[10] Mr. West was not on screen alone. Name this Canadian comic who was on screen at the same time as West.

ANSWER: Michael John Myers

[10] NBC cut to this comedian prematurely in response to West’s comments.

ANSWER: Chris Tucker

3. The National Party of South Africa instituted this for the first time in 1948 and it lasted until 1994. For 10 points each:

[10] Give the term for this racial segregation in South Africa, from the Afrikaans for “separateness”

ANSWER: apartheid

[10] This group formed as a response to apartheid, opposing the ideologies of the liberal white ruling class. It tended towards radical militant solutions despite being founded by black Christians seeking to liberate themselves through changing psychologically.

ANSWER: Black Consciousness Movement [accept BCM]

[10] This man led the Black Consciousness Movement until his highly-suspect death in a Pretoria jail. He wrote “I Write What I Like”, and is often associated with the phrase “black is beautiful”

ANSWER: Steve Biko

4. The past NBA off season saw the Miami Heat acquire two free agent superstars among other transactions: For ten points each:

[10] This former Toronto Raptors power forward joined Lebron James and Dwayne Wade in Miami.

Answer: Chis Bosh

[10] Helping Dwayne Wade win the 2006 championship, this 7’1’’ centre and Orlando Magic draft pick joined Kevin Garnett in Boston

Answer: Shaquille O’Neal (Either underlined portion)

[10] The New York Knicks acquired this 2003 rookie of the year from the Phoenix Suns

Answer: Amare Stoudemire
5. This element is commonly used in fertilizers and matches. For 10 points each:

[10] Name this element with atomic number 16, that burns with a bright blue flame and turns red when melted, but is a yellow solid at room temperature.

ANSWER: sulfur

[10] This amino acid is one of the two that contain sulphur. It is non-polar and is encoded by a single codon, AUG. It is also used as a start codon.

ANSWER: methionine

[10] A deficiency in methionine can cause this condition in which fats and cholesterols build up into plaque, thickening the walls of a certain type of blood vessel.

ANSWER: atherosclerosis [do not accept “arteriosclerosis”]
6. It recently became the most viewed video on Youtube. For 10 points each:

[10] Name this music video by Justin Bieber in which he sings and dances with a girl in a bowling alley.

Answer: Baby

[10] This parody of “Baby” by HuskyStarcraft features lines such as “like a deadly green landmine,” refering to the title Zerg unit which transforms from zerglings.

Answer: Banelings

[10] Another Husky song, which talks about building missile turrets, and being “a guide back to the mineral line” is about this Terran worker unit in the Starcraft Series

Answer: SCV or Space Construction Vehicle [prompt on “worker” or “harvester”; do not accept “drone” or “probe”]
7. Jay-Z is known to release all his rap-tracks in a cappella, inviting the public to mix his music. For ten points each, name these Jay-Z mashups with other well known artists:

[10] This mash-up, the brain child of New York producer Minty Fresh Beats, featured Jay-Z artificially collaborating with a Grammy Award winning British Alternative band Radiohead to create tracks such as “No Karma”and “Dirt Off Your Android.”

ANSWER: Jaydiohead

[10] This album featured Jay-Z mashed together with another well known British artist, The Beatles, mixing the two artist’s music and colour palettes, to create an album that combines songs like “99 Problems” and “Helter Skelter.”

ANSWER: The Grey Album

[10] Jay-Z received a Grammy win for the track “Numb/Encore” off this aptly named Album, that had him mashed up with singer Chester Bennington, rapper Mike Shinoda, and the rest of this American Nu Metal Band.

ANSWER: Collision Course
8. This novel features characters such as Rick Deckard and Rachael Rosen. Rick Deckard is sent out to kill the titular characters like Rachael in, for 10 points each:

[10] This novel, the basis for the movie Blade Runner.

ANSWER: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

[10] This author of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep wrote many other sci-fi novels, including one about a human colony on Mars who all chew Can-D, titled The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch.

ANSWER: Philip K. Dick

[10] Androids also feature prominently in this work of literature, a parody of a Tolstoy novel in the same vein as “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” and “Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters.”

ANSWER: Android Karenina
9. This four-time Pulitzer Prize winning American wrote about “two roads diverged in a yellow wood” in one of his most famous works. For 10 points each:

[10] Name this poet, author of such works as “The Road Not Taken”

ANSWER: Robert Frost

[10] In this Frost poem, two men who live beside each other question the construction of the titular entity. It is most notable for its last line, “good fences make good neighbours”.

ANSWER: Mending Wall

[10] Written in terza rima, this 14-line poem by Frost talks about a “luminary clock against the sky” that “proclaimed the time was neither wrong nor right”

ANSWER: Acquainted with the Night
10. Name these absolutely terrible movies found on the IMDB's Bottom 100 list, for ten points each:

[10] This film set in the fictional town “Nilbog”, which just happens to be “Goblin spelt backwards”, was the inspiration for the Documentary Best Worst Movie, which was directed by this films child star, and will having you screaming “Oh my god!” at its all around awesomely terribleness.

ANSWER: Troll 2

[10] Everyone knows Vince Offer because of his infomercials for “Slap Chop” and “Shamwow”, but he also directed this god awful sketch comedy film, featuring such skits “Flirty Harry”, “Dickman”, and “Two Models Taking a Dump” (which appeared on the DVD’s cover), but you may know it through its sequel, which tacked on “2010” to the end, and starred Lindsay Lohan.

ANSWER: The Underground Comedy Movie

[10] This 2003 film has been called “the Citizen Kane of bad movies”, and in its trailer has a phony review blurb stating that it features “the passion of Tennessee Williams.” The film’s star, director, producer, and writer, Tommy Wiseau created this film to show the world that he is a world class thespian, but because of his odd voice and atrocious acting, he is now only remembered for spewing such terrible lines as: “You’re tearing me apart Lisa.”

ANSWER: The Room
11. Canada is not generally known for an impressive film industry, but it has given the world some of its finest directors. For ten points each, name these Canadian directors.

[10] Although born in Cairo, Egypt, this director is known for placing many of his films in a Canadian setting, including the Academy Award nominated masterpiece, The Sweet Hereafter.

ANSWER: Atom Egoyan

[10] This Kapuskasing born director considers The Terminator his first film, but he actually created Piranha II: The Spawning three years prior. And although most would argue that he is not “The King of the World!,” the fact that he has directed the two highest grossing films of all time, makes a good case for himself.

ANSWER: James Cameron

[10] Like his fellow “David”, Mr. Lynch, this director is known for his odd and controversial films, which have led him to be called: “the most audacious and challenging narrative director in the English-speaking world,” such as 1996’s Toronto-set Crash, in which the protagonists seek sexual stimulation from car accidents.

ANSWER: David Cronenberg
12. The title character throws herself under a train in this novel, which has had considerable influence on other books. For 10 points each:

[10] Name this novel originally written in Russian, which contrasts the couples Kitty and Levin, and Vronsky and the title woman.

ANSWER: Anna Karenina

[10] In this novel, Tomas and Tereza’s dog is named Karenin as an homage to the novel Anna Karenina. It is set in the Czech Republic around the time of the Prague Spring and repeatedly uses the phrase “einmal ist keinmal”

ANSWER: The Unbearable Lightness of Being [accept Nesnesitelná lehkost bytí and l'Insoutenable légèreté de l'être]

[10] Mr. Ozu introduces his cat Kitty and its mate Levin to the middle-aged concierge Renee in this novel. Name this French-Language novel in which Renee and the 12-year-old Paloma strike up a friendship in an upscale Paris apartment building.

ANSWER: The Elegance of the Hedgehog [Accept “L’elegance du herisson”]
13. Name these groups of sisters in Greek Mythology, for 10 points each:

[10] These nine daughters of Zeus and Mmenosyne presided over poetry, science, and music, and enjoyed playing on mount Helicon with their sisters the Graces and the Horae.

Answer: Muses

[10] Galatea, Thetis and Amphitrite were amongst the 50 daughters of this man, the old man of the sea, whom Heracles wrestled to find the garden of the Hesperides.

Answer: Nereus

[10] This woman was the only one of the fifty daughters of Danaus who did not kill her husband on their wedding nights and thus was spared the torment of trying to fill a bottomless bathtub in Tartarus forever like her sisters.

Answer: Hypermnestra
14. Types include emission, dark, and planetary. For ten points each:

[10] Name these interstellar clouds of dust and gas.

Answer: Nebulae

[10] This is the first item in the Messier catalogue; a nebula formed after a supernova in the constellation Taurus first observed in 1054 by Chinese and Arab astronomers.

Answer: Crab nebula

[10] This nebula is the home of the closest Wolf-Rayet star to the sun, and has the potential of sending a harmful gamma ray burst to the Solar System. It also contains the Keyhole nebula.

Answer: Carina nebula
15. Answer these questions about art historians and their awesome art history documentaries, for 10 point each:

[10] Beethoven’s Moonlight sonata introduces this man’s Power of Art series. This man, a professor at Colombia University, also presented several other historic series like History of Britain and the Embarrassment of Riches.

ANSWER: Simon Schama

[10] This man wrote and presented the Civilisations series developed by David Attenborough, and won a barony on the strength of the series.

ANSWER: Kenneth Clark [accept Baron Clark of Saltwood]

[10] Samuel West narrates this other BBC art history documentary series, focusing more intently on specific pieces instead of artists and time periods, and presenting many different view points from many art critics and historians.

ANSWER: The Private Life of a Masterpiece

16. Name these locations in the post-apocalyptic Fallout video game series, for ten points each:

[10] The most successful release in the series, Fallout 3, took place in this city and its surrounding area, allowing you to visit such attractions as the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials.

ANSWER: Washington D.C.

[10] The most recently released game in the Fallout series, takes place in this fictional city, where you can gamble at any of the four standing casinos.

ANSWER: New Vegas [prompt on Las Vegas]

[10] The first game in the series has you start off in Vault 13, and this game thrusts you into the post-nuclear southern part of this state.

ANSWER: California

17. This neoclassical work features a man in an arch who throws himself against a wall in anguish on the left side of the painting. For 10 points each:

[10] Name this painting, in which the titular philosopher is depicted pointing to the heavens while holding a bowl of Hemlock in his hand, with Plato and Crito at his feet.

ANSWER: The Death of Socrates [or La Morte de Socrate]

[10] This painter, an acquaintance of Robespierre, painted The Death of Socrates

ANSWER: Jacques-Louis David

[10] Although Jacques-Louis David is commonly classified with Neoclassicism, he studied under this man, a distant uncle and a well-known Roccoco painter who painted many portraits of his patron, Louis XV’s mistress, Madame Pompadour. He also said that Nature was “too green and badly lit.”

ANSWER: Francois Boucher
18. Answer the following questions about some American singers, for 10 points each:

[10] This rapper was born Marshall Bruce Mathers III and had debut and sophmore with Slim Shady and Marshall Mathers, followed by a self entitled “show” album and a 2011 Recovery album

ANSWER: Eminem

[10] He was one of the forming N.W.A. and producing artists like Eminem, 50 cent and Snoop Dogg

Answer: Dr Dre

[10] This member of the Wu-Tang Clan is known for his Martial Art film knowledge, which is probably why he scored the music for the Samuel L. Jackson anime series, Afro Samurai.

Answer: RZA [accept also Robert Fitzgerald Diggs]
19. Sports don't have to always involve intense physical activity; poker and Starcraft are sports as well. FTPE,

Name this South Korean based monthly tournament used to establish the world rankings of the top Starcraft players.

ANSWER: GSL (accept Gamestar League)

Koreans can't be the only ones to be professional Starcraft players, even Americans can play. This member of Evil Geniuses is known for his extreme nerd-rage, especially against Terran. He is considered to be the macro king.


Esports isn't limited only to males; back in the old Brood War days, this female was one of the top Terran players around, despite her name.

ANSWER: TossGirl
20. Answer some questions about a certain country’s recently declared elections, for 10 points each:

[10] This country became the first parliamentary democracy to have its government fall on a motion of contempt for Parliament.

ANSWER: Dominion of Canada [accept in French too]

[10] This Liberal speaker of the Canadian House of Commons made two rulings that the government Cabinet could possibly be in contempt of Parliament.

ANSWER: Peter Milliken

[10] Bev Oda was mentioned because she had made a last minute change to CIDA approval of funding for this charity group.

ANSWER: KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives

Extra. Answer these questions about a certain design show, for 10 points each:

[10] Up and coming designers compete for three spots to show their creations during New York Fashion Week each season in this Bravo Reality series. Iman hosts the Canadian version.

ANSWER: Project Runway

[10] Project Runway is hosted, judged and produced by this former Victoria Secrets Model, currently married to Seal. She famously “Aufs” people on the show, similar to Donald Trump’s firing.

ANSWER: Heidi Klum

[10] This former Parsons school of Design Faculty member acts as a mentor to the designers on Project Runway. Aside from using catchphrases like “talk to me” and “This worries me”, he’s also Chief Creative Officer for Liz Clairborne.

ANSWER: Tim Gunn

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