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  1. finds contaminated water in the town's baths in Heinrik Ibsen's " An Enemy of the People"
    Dr. Stockmann
  2. The Strait of Malacca
    separates Sumatra from the Malay peninsula
  3. granted toleration to Huguenots
    Edict of Nantes
  4. Edict of Nantes was issued by
    Henry IV of France
  5. Edict of Nantes revoked by
    Edict of Fortainbleau
  6. issued Edict of Fortainbleau
    Louis XIV
  7. Norse god of light who was killed by a dart of mistletoe thrown by his brother, Hoder
  8. Balder
     
  9. wrote "Poetics" & "Nichomachean Ethics"
    Aristotle
  10. are love interests of Amory Blaine in Fitzgerald's "This Side of Paradise"
    Eleanor Savage and Rosalind Connage
  11. Octavio Paz wrote…….based on the Aztec calendar
    the poem "Sunstone"
  12. collaborated with Gertrude Stein on "Four Saints in Three Acts"
    Virgil Thompson
  13. the Aztec rain god
    Tlaloc
  14. kills the title bird in Anton Chekhov's play "The Seagull"
    Treplev
  15. created client-centered therapy
    Carl Rogers
  16. he first Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court
    John Jay
  17. the American diplomats involved in the XYZ Affair
    Elbridge Gerry, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney & John Marshall
  18. wrote "History of the Persian War"
    Herodotus,
  19. the "Father of History"
    Herodotus
  20. Platonic dialogue where Socrates refuses to escape from prison
    Crito
  21. sacred book of Sikhism
    Adi Granth
  22. The 1825 Decembrist Uprising was in opposition to the rule of
    Nicholas I
  23. The tendency of a molecule to expand or escape its current phase
    Fugacity
  24. wrote the majority opinion in Dred Scott vs. Sandford
    Robert Taney
  25. South African doctor who performed the first successful transplant of a human heart
    Christaan Barnard
  26. Lucy Honeychurch marries George Emerson in
    E.M Forester's "A Room with a View"
  27. criticizes Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness"
    Chinua Achebe's "An Image of Africa"
  28. defeated Edward II at the 1314 Battle of Bannockburn
    Robert the Bruce
  29. wrote "The Protestant Ethic an the Spirit of Capitalism"
    Max Weber
  30. Malaria is caused by
    Plasmodium transmitted by the Anopheles mosquito
  31. the parents of Roman Emperor Caligula
    Germanicus and Agrippina
  32. Justinian's general  that helped quash the Nika Riots
    Belisaurius
  33. Philosopher John Locke asserted a right to "life, liberty and property" in.....
    "Two Treatises on Government"
  34. Tantalus is punished ......
    for killing his son Pelops and serving him to the gods
  35. ascended into heaven in a fiery chariot
    Elijah
  36. was succeeded by Elisha
    Elijah
  37.  Located between Iceland and Britain...owned by Denmark
    Faroe Islands
  38. The title characters in Ernest Hemingway's short story "The Killers" are tasked to kill.....
    Ole Anderson
  39. wrote about the Trueba family in "The House of the Spirits"
    Isabel Allende
  40. Huckel's Rule states that.....
    a molecule with 4n + 2 pi electrons is aromatic
  41. John Milton's  discourse in support of freedom of the press
    "Areopagitica"
  42. founded the Jehovah's Witnesses
    Charles Taze Russell
  43. the subject of E.M. Forster's novel "A Room with a View"
    The love of George Emerson and Lucy Honeychurch
  44. "Old Fuss and Feathers"
    Winfield Scott, 1852 presidential
  45. calculated the charge of an electron
    Millikan's 1909 Oil Drop experiment
  46. the narrator of Albert Camus' "The Plague"
    Dr. Bernard Rieux
  47. founded the Akkadian Empire
    Sargon
  48. Moses was the son of
    Amram and Jochebed
  49. Moses was the husband of
    Zipporah
  50.  a puppet ballet by Russian composer Igor Stravinsky
    "Petrouchka"
  51. wrote "Vanessa" and "Adagio for Strings"
    American composer Samuel Barber
  52. GB Shaw's "Major Barbara" is the daughter of ....
    Andrew Undershaft, an officer in the Salvation Army
  53. Herbert Hoover headed..... during WWI
    US Food Administration
  54. are the thread-like filaments in the mycelium of fungi
    Hyphae
  55. last emperor of China
    Henry Pu Yi
  56. Shinto god of the winds
    Susanoo
  57. Susanoo is.....
    son of Izanagi and brother of Amaterasu
  58. What do RodinBrancusi, Klimt and  Eisenstaedt have in common?
    They all have works titled "The Kiss" or somethin
  59. sings the aria "Nessun Dorma"
    Calaf
  60. Calaf sings the aria "Nessun Dorma" in.....
    Puccini's opera "Turandot"
  61. the court painter to England's King Charles I
    Anthony Van Dyck
  62. the ward of Mr. Jarndyce in Charles Dickens' "Bleak House"
    Esther Summerson
  63. was the mentor for the group Les Six
    Erik Satie
  64. The Aral Sea is fed by...
    the Amu Darya and Syr Darya Rivers
  65. the narrator of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Brideshead Revisited"
    Charles Ryder
  66. William III defeated........at the 1690 Battle of the Boyne
    James II
  67. the ibis-headed Egyptian god of wisdom
    Thoth
  68. to death in Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery"
    Tessie Hutchinson
  69. the SI unit of charge
     Coulomb
  70. nihilist protagonist of Turgenev's "Fathers and Sons"
    Bazarov
  71. wrote "Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous" #qbfod #Buzzstrong
    George Berkeley
  72. Cuban poet who wrote "Versos Libres"
    Jose Marti
  73. Secretary of State under Harry Truman
    Dean Acheson
  74. The celebration of Yom Kippur begins with
    the Kol Nidre prayer
  75. the narrator of Samuel Butler's "Erewhon"
    Higgs
  76. espoused Pantheism and wrote "Ethics"
     Baruch Spinoza
  77. the protagonist of Herman Hesse's novel "The Glass Bead Game"
    Knecht
  78. "The Glass Bead Game" AKA
    Magister Ludi
  79. wrote the introduction to "Gitanjali"
    WB Yeats
  80. Gitanjali by....
    poet Rabindranath Tagore
  81. Swedish king Gustavus Adolphus died at
    the 1632 Battle of Lutzen (30 Years War)
  82. wrote the poem "Easter 1916"
    William Butler Yeats
  83. The national epic of Portugal is
    "The Lusiads"
  84. The spirits in the syncretic religion of Santeria
    Orishas
  85. coined the term "conspicuous consumption" in his "Theory of the Leisure Class"
    Thorstein Veblen
  86. are love interests of the title character in Dreiser's "Sister Carrie"
    George Hurstwood and Charles Drouet
  87. took power in France after Charles X was overthrown in the July Revolution
    Louis Phillipe (Citizen King)
  88. the first to synthesize Urea
    Friedrich Wohler
  89. designed the Tempietto in Rome
    Bramante
  90. the brother of Prometheus and the husband of Pandora
    Epimetheus
  91. wrote the poem "Thirteen Ways at Looking at a Blackbird"
    Wallace Steven
  92. gave the "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" sermon
    Jonathan Edwards
  93. is murdered at Pat Scully's title establishment in Stephen Crane's short story "The Blue Hotel"
    "The Swede"
  94. said that "fire was the essential element" &" the you cannot step in same river twice"
    Heraclitus
  95. separates Louisiana and Texas
    Sabine River
  96. best known for his Latin translation of the Bible, the Vulgate
    St. Jerome
  97. outlined his Ontological Proof for the existence of God in "Proslogion"
    St. Anselm
  98. have a dinner party in Ionesco's play "The Bald Soprano"
    The Smiths and the Martins
  99. built the Labyrinth which held the Minotaur
    Daedalus
  100. negotiated the 1494 Treaty of Tordesillas which divided the New World between Spain and Portugal
    Pope Alexander VI
  101. Bandura founded social cognitive theory and conducted the notorious "bobo doll" experiment
    Albert Bandura
  102. is forced to resign after an affair with a student in South African JM Coetzee's novel "Disgrace"
    Prof. David Lurie
  103. wrote "Mikrokosmos" and "Music for Percussion, Strings and Celesta"
    Bela Bartok
  104. was fought in 1969 between Honduras and El Salvador
    The Soccer WAR
  105.  wrote "The True Law of Free Monarchs"
    James I
  106. the mother of Pyrrha and the wife of Epimetheus
    Pandora
  107. 1.consist of 2 layers of cells separated by a gelatinous layer called the 2.
    • 1.Porifera
    • 2. mesophyl
  108. was the leader of the Polish labor union and political party Solidarity
    Lech Walesa
  109. ended the Thirty Years War
    The Peace of Westphalia (1648)
  110. (carried by the Anopheles mosquito) causes malaria
    Plasmodium
  111. carbonyl group bonded to a nitrogen
    Amide
  112. sections of Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition"
    "Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks" & "The Great Gate of Kiev"
  113. "chiral" molecules that are exact mirror images of each other; usually described by "handedness"
    Enantomers
  114. "twilight & evening bell" & the speaker's desire to see his "Pilot face to face"
    Tennyson's poem "Crossing the Bar"
  115. was the court painter to King Henry VIII of England
    Hans Holbein
  116. In 1. play "Fences" former baseball player 2. fathers 3. during an affair with 4.
    • 1. August Wilson
    • 2. Troy Maxon
    • 3. Raynell
    • 4. Alberta
  117. Charles Ives composed.......
    "Three Places in New England", "Concord Sonata" and "The Unanswered Question"
  118. have a jelly-like middle layer called the mesoglea & come in two different body forms (polyp & medusa)
    Cnidaria
  119. connects Copenhagen, Denmark with Malmo, Sweden
    The Oresund Bridge
  120. dies in a snowstorm but his ghost returns to rob the Person of Consequence in Gogol's "The Overcoat"
    Akaky Akakievich
  121.  introduced the idea of "transformational grammar" in his book "Syntactic Structures"
    Noam Chomsky
  122. the Irish-born architect of the whitehouse
    James Hoban
  123. wrote "On Becoming a Person" and developed "client-centered therapy"
    Carl Rogers
  124. wrote "Commentaries on the Gallic Wars"
    Julius Caesar
  125. defeated Louis II of Hungary at the 1526 Battle of Mohacs
    Suleiman the Magnificent
  126.  Polynesian trickster god who created the Hawaiian Islands by fishing them out of the sea
    Maui
  127. sculpted "Hermes with the Infant Dionysus
    Praxiteles
  128. Mountains  in South Africa
    The Drakensberg Mountains
  129. brother of Europa who founded the city of Thebes
    Cadmus
  130. designed the Barcelona apt. building "Casa Mila" & the still unfinished church "La Sagrada Familia"
    Antonio Gaudi
  131. Trinidadian author of A Bend in the River and A House for Mr. Biswas
    VS Naipul
  132. coined the phrase "conspicuous consumption" in his book "Theory of the Leisure Class"
    Thorstein Veblen
  133. is produced in the Islets of Langerhans in the pancreas
    Glugagon
  134. The titular carpenter of George Eliot's "Adam Bede" is in love with.......
    Hetty Sorrel
  135. led the "Copperheads" (anti-Civil War Democrats)
    Clement Vallandigham
  136. defeated the forces of Charles I at the 1645 Battle of Naseby (English Civil War)
    Oliver Cromwell
  137. Tony Lumpkin and Charles Marlow are characters in...
    Oliver Goldsmith's play "She Stoops to Conquer"
  138. said "to be is to be perceived"& wrote "Three Dialogues between Hylas& Philonius"
    George Berkeley
  139. "Totem and Taboo" and "Civilization and Its Discontents" were both written by
    Sigmund Freud
  140. Henry VII Tudor defeated…at the 1485 Battle of Bosworth Field, ending the Wars of the Roses
    Richard III
  141. known for composing "lieder"(songs) such as "Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel" & "Der Erlkonig"
    Franz Schubert
  142. is accused of the murder of Mary Dalton in Richard Wright's novel "Native Son"
    Bigger Thomas
  143. recites his poem "The Death of Parnell" in Joyce's "Ivy Day in the Committee Room"
    Joe Hynes
  144.  wrote the novel "The Klansman" inspired D.W. Griffith's film "Birth of a Nation"
    Thomas Dixon's
  145. Carbonyls that contain a carbon double bonded to an oxygen bound to two R groups
    Ketones
  146. was a cause of the Aroostook War (Maine/New Brunswwick border conflict)
    Caroline Affair
  147. wrote "The Heights of Macchu Picchu" & "Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair"
    Pablo Neruda
  148. Gianlorenzo Bernini sculpted...
     "Fountain of the Bees" "Fountain of the Four Rivers" & "The Ecstasy of St. Theresa"
  149. ruled that 4th Amendment protection against unreasonable search & seizure required "exclusionary rule"
    Mapp v. Ohio
  150. Depression photographer Dorothea Lange is best known for her...
    "Migrant Mother"
  151. dark lines in the spectrum of the Sun or other stars
    Fraunhofer Lines
  152. "The Professor", Vladimir, & Verloc plot to blow up the Greenwich Obersvatory in ..
    Joseph Conrad's novel "The Secret Sharer"
  153. wrote "In Memoriam A.H.H." to commemorate the death of his friend Arthur Henry Hallam
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
  154. rulers of the Mauryan dynasty of ancient India
    Chandragupta & Ashoka
  155. "When I was One-and-Twenty" and "To an Athlete Dying Young," are poems in the A.E. Housman collection ......
    "A Shropshire Lad"
  156. makes a deal with the devil in Thomas Mann's novel "Doktor Faustus"
    Adrian Leverkuhn
  157. (who worked closely with Robert Bunsen) developed 2 circuit laws (the Loop Rule & the Point (or Junction) Rule)
    Gustav Kirchoff
  158. Secret 1854 plan of Pierre Soule, John Mason & James Buchanan to purchase Cuba from Spain
    Ostend Manifesto
  159. said"Stone walls do not a prison make/ Nor iron bars a cage." in "To Althea From Prison"
    Richard Lovelace
  160. ended the War of 1812
    The Treaty of Ghent
  161. collaborated on the design for the Seagram Building in New York
    Architects Phillip Johnson and Mies van der Rohe
  162. sister of Hippolyta, a queen of the Amazons slain by Achilles
    Penthesilea
  163. prequel of "Jane Eyre"
    "Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys
  164.  tells story of Rochester's wife Bertha Mason(AKA Antoinette Cosway)
    -"Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys
  165. What is it? Pre-conventional, Conventional & Post-Conventional.
    KOHLBERGS STAGES OF MORAL DEVELOPEMENT
  166. called Brahms' Symphony #1"Beethoven's Tenth" because the 4th movement resembled "Ode to Joy" (Beethoven's 9th)
    Hans von Bulow
  167. was the first president of the AFL
    Samuel Gompers
  168. French Post Impressionist painter Paul Cezanne
    The Bathers", "The Card Players" & "Mont St. Victoire
  169. flows into the Mekong River (SE Asia river that forms border of Laos/Myanmar & runs through Vietnam etc.)
    The Tonle Sap River
  170. founded church of Christian Science (NOT Scientology)
    Mary Baker Eddy
  171. wrote "Science & Health with a Key to the Scriptures"
    Mary Baker Eddy
  172. blinded Odysseus
    The cyclops Polyphemus (son of Poseidon)
  173. characters in Puccini's opera "Madame Butterfly"
    Lt. Pinkerton, Sharpless, Cio-Cio San & the baby Sorrow
  174. sculpted "The Fountain of the Four Rivers" & "The Ecstacy of Saint Theresa"
    Bernini
  175. (a tributary of the Orinoco River) feeds Venezuela's Angel Falls
    The Churun River
  176. states that, in a static infinite universe, the entire night sky should be as bright as the sun
    Olbers' Paradox
  177. converts ketones into alkanes
    The Wolff-Kishner reaction
  178. Mozart's 41st (and last) symphony is nicknamed
    "Jupiter"
  179. John Calvin outlined his concept of predestination in
    "Institutes of the Christian Religion"
  180. was the first female cabinet member
    Frances Perkins (Secretary of Labor under FDR)
  181. American archaeologist Hiram Bingham discovered the ruins of the
    Incan city of Machu Picchu in 1911
  182. used for the calculation of pH of a buffer solution
    The Henderson-Hasselbach Equation
  183. about execution of Charles Wooldridge; contains line "each man kills the thing he loves"
    Oscar Wilde's "Ballad of Reading Gaol"=
  184. founder of "functionalism"
    Bronislaw Malinowski
  185. wrote "Argonauts of the Western Pacific" & "Magic, Science, and Religion"
    Bronislaw Malinowski
  186. lost the Battle of Legnano to the Lombard League
    Frederick Barbarossa
  187. drowned in Saleph River trying to join the 3rd Crusade
    Frederick Barbarossa
  188. implicated in the Babington Plot to assassinate Queen Elizabeth
    Mary, Queen of Scots
  189. Priscilla Mullins marries John Alden in
    Longfellow's poem "The Courtship of Miles Standish"
  190. will be killed at Ragnarok by Vidarr (on the field of Vigrid) (son of Loki & Angrboda)
    Fenris Wolf  
  191. wrote about a "whiskey priest" captured and killed in Mexico in his novel "The Power and the Glory"
    Graham Greene
  192. wrote "In Memory of W. B. Yeats" & "September 1, 1939" and also wrote about Brueghel's Icarus in his "Musée des Beaux Arts."
    WH Auden
  193. emancipated the serfs in 1861
    Russian Czar Alexander II
  194. was assassinated by People's Will in 1881
    Russian Czar Alexander II
  195. between the Triassic & Cretaceous in the Mesozoic Era
    Jurassic Period
  196. was named for a subrange of the Alps
    Jurassic Period
  197. is thrown out of the castle of Baron Thunder-ten-Tronckh for kissing Cunegonde #qbfod
    Voltaire's Candide
  198. were major rulers of the west African empire of Songhai
    Sonni Ali and Askia Mohammed
  199. capital at Gao
    west African empire of Songhai
  200. Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" is based on
    a play by Beaumarchais and uses a libretto written by Lorenzo da Ponte #qbfod
  201. The lack of Vitamin C causes
     scurvy
  202. The lack of Vitamin B1 causes
    beriberi
  203. in Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery"
    Tessie Hutchinson is the "winner" of the title competition
  204. For wisdom Odin pierced himself with
    spear Gugnir, hung from Yggdrasil for 9 days & sacrificed eye for drink from Mimir's well
  205. Following 1867……..John Macdonald became Canada's 1st PM
    1867 Act of Dominion (AKA Brit N. America Act)
  206. "Drink to me only with thine eyes" is the opening line from...
    Ben Jonson's poem "To Celia", which was later set to music
  207. the Original 6 NHL teams
    BOS Bruins, CHC Black Hawks, DET Red Wings, MON Canadiens, NY Rangers, and TOR Maple Leafs
  208. married actor Charlie Chaplin and had 8 children with him
    Eugene O'Neill's daughter, Oona,
  209. battle that figures into the plot of Julius Caesar
    Battle of Philippi
  210. figures into the plot of Antony and Cleopatra
    Battle of Actium
  211. is the headwaters of the Everglades
    Shingle Creek
  212. was inspired by the art of Victor Hartmann
    Modest Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition"
  213. assassinated President McKinley at the 1901 Pan-American EXPOSITION in Buffalo
    Leon Czolgosz

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