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Round 2 – Use for JV
High School – 2014-15 Governor’s Cup Practice Questions
1.
Both matrix A and matrix B have two rows and three columns. Find the number of rows in the sum
of matrices A and B.
TWO
2.
Claudio Monteverdi used the term "prima prattica" to refer to the style of this composer, whose
works were cited and adapted as a method for the teaching of "species counterpoint." According to
a popular but incorrect story, this composer of the Roman School "saved" polyphonic music when
one of his works was performed for the Council of Trent. Name this composer of the Pope Marcellus
Mass, who lived during the late Renaissance.
(GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI DA) PALESTRINA
3.
During the later parts of this man's life, he tried to make astronomy part of physics so that
astronomers could be eligible for the Nobel Prize. His namesake law was first proposed by Georges
Lemaitre [le-may-TRO], and shows that the recessional velocity of an object increases as it gets
farther from Earth. Name this astronomer who showed that the universe was much larger than the
Milky Way, and that the universe was actually expanding.
(EDWIN) HUBBLE
4.
He published a work in 1759, in which he explored the nature of sympathy and conscience. This is
juxtaposed by his more famous later work, a 1776 book viewed as a cornerstone of capitalism. What
Scottish philosopher wrote An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations?
(ADAM) SMITH
5.
This novella's hero dreams of lions, admires Joe DiMaggio, and mentors young Manolin [MAN-uhlin]. After an eighty-four day drought, he catches a massive marlin that is eaten by sharks before he
reaches the shore. Identify this Pulitzer-winning story about Cuban fisherman Santiago, written by
Ernest Hemingway.
(THE) OLD MAN AND THE SEA
6.
A glass tumbler is rolled across this instrument's strings in George Crumb's Makro-kosmos, while
nuts, screws and bolts must be inserted in between its strings to perform John Cage's Sonatas and
Interludes. David Tudor and Vladimir Horowitz were renowned performers of this instrument, many
of which are made by Steinway and Sons. Name this instrument, with "upright" and "grand" types,
both of which feature 88 keys.
PIANO (Accept: PIANOFORTE or PREPARED PIANO)
7.
After leaving the Oneida Community twice, this man appealed to Secretary of State James G. Blaine
for an ambassadorship. Following a conviction for an infamous murder, he was hanged in 1882.
Identify the man responsible for President Garfield's assassination.
(CHARLES J.) GUITEAU [gih-TOE]
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8.
Consider a data set with a mean of 3. If a new data set is constructed by adding 5 to every value in
the original data set, find the mean of the new data set.
8
9.
One example of these is enantiomers, which are two compounds that are mirror images of each
other. In addition to stereo- type, another type of these compounds is "constitutional," an example
of which is tertiary and normal butane. Give the term that refers to two compounds that have the
same molecular formula but different structures.
ISOMER(S)
10.
This story's protagonist drives past a hospital, waits outside a drugstore, and drops his wife at the
hairdresser's. Despite his mundane activities, he imagines he is a famous surgeon, a British pilot,
and a prisoner about to be executed by firing squad. Give the title of this James Thurber short story,
which was made into a 2013 movie starring Ben Stiller.
(THE) SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY
11.
A vector form of this quantity can be found by dividing the dot product of the velocity and radius
vectors by the magnitude of the radius squared. It is defined as the change in an angle to a fixed
point over a given time. Name this quantity that describes the rate at which an object turns about
an axis of rotation.
ANGULAR VELOCITY (must say ANGULAR)
12.
After working with Jane Addams at Hull House, this woman chaired New York's State Industrial
Board. In her highest position, she helped draft the Fair Labor Standards and Social Security Acts,
and lobbied for a minimum wage and unemployment insurance. Who became the first woman
appointed to a presidential cabinet when FDR named her Secretary of Labor in 1933?
(FRANCES) PERKINS
13.
Consider the circle with equation, X squared plus 6X plus Y squared minus 4Y minus 15 equals 0.
Find the coordinates of the center of the circle.
(NEGATIVE 3, 2)
14.
Early members of this religious sect included Francis Howgill, who was a member of a group of sixty
followers of this sect known as "valiant." George Whitehead was a prominent spokesman for this
religious sect founded by George Fox, whose adherents strive to follow an inner light. Name this
pacifistic religious sect whose adherents included William Penn.
QUAKERS (Accept: (RELIGIOUS) SOCIETY OF FRIENDS)
15.
His autobiography describes the death of his mother, Saint Monica, and his conversion to
Christianity under Saint Ambrose. He consoled Christians about the Visigoths' sack of Rome while he
served as the Bishop of Hippo. Which early Catholic saint wrote Confessions and City of God?
(SAINT) AUGUSTINE [aw-GUH-steen, uh-GUS-tun]
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16.
As of August 2014, this phenomenon has killed 180 people and displaced thousands more in Nepal
and northern India. It is defined as the covering of land with a large amount of water from rain or
any other source. Give the term for this type of natural disaster.
FLOOD
17.
Before serving as governor of the Comune di Campeche [kahm-PE-che], this man ran a secret
colony in Barataria Bay. He established a blacksmith shop where he housed smuggled goods and
slaves brought ashore by local privateers. What privateer earned a presidential pardon by aiding
Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans?
(JEAN) LAFITTE [zhahn lah-FEET]
18.
Consider the polynomial functions, F of X equals, quantity, X cubed minus X plus 6, close quantity,
and D of X equals, quantity, X plus 2, close quantity. Find the quotient if F is divided by D.
X SQUARED MINUS 2X PLUS 3
19.
He advocated a system of explanation that involved material, formal, efficient, and final causes. He
described his concept of the syllogism in his Prior Analytics, a philosophical study of formal logic that
forms part of his larger Organon [OR-guh-non]. Name this philosopher who served as tutor to
Alexander the Great, and who himself was a student of Plato.
ARISTOTLE
20.
This conscientious objector once spent a night in jail for refusing to pay a poll tax that would
support the Mexican War. He contends, "Most men lead lives of quiet desperation," and explains, "I
went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately." Which Transcendentalist author wrote the
essay "Civil Disobedience," as well as Walden?
(HENRY DAVID) THOREAU [thuh-ROH]
21.
A single one of these structures under certain conditions puts forth a tube that is guided to an
ovule's micropyle [MY-cro-pile]. It is produced in the microsporangium [MI-cro-spor-AN-jee-um],
which is located within the anther. Identify the plant structure that produces male gametes [GAMeats] and that, in some people, may cause hay fever.
POLLEN
22.
Although a resident of New York, this brother of Eliza Emerson was given ownership of her family of
four slaves in Missouri in 1850. As his brother-in-law had previously taken the slaves into free
territory, the slaves petitioned the courts to grant them their freedom. Who was the defendant in
the Supreme Court case brought by Dred Scott?
(JOHN) SANFORD
23.
Consider the region bounded by the X-axis, the graph of the function, Y equals 2X plus 1, and the
lines X equals one and X equals two. In square units, calculate the area of the region.
4 (SQUARE UNITS)
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24.
He danced the lead role in Murray Louis's Vivace [vee-VAH-chay], and created the title role in a
Frederick Ashton ballet, Marguerite and Armand. He often appeared in productions of Great Britain's
Royal Ballet alongside his best-known partner, Margot Fonteyn [MAR-goh fon-TAYN]. Name this
Russian ballet dancer who, while in Paris in 1961, defected to the West.
(RUDOLF HAMETOVICH) NUREYEV
25.
This playwright's lesser-known comedies include The Bourgeois [boo-ZHWAH] Gentleman and The
Doctor in Spite of Himself. He dropped dead while playing the title role in The Imaginary Invalid,
about the severe hypochondriac Argan. Which French comic playwright penned The School for
Wives, The Misanthrope, and Tartuffe [tar-TOOF]?
MOLIÈRE [mohl-YARE]
26.
According to legend, this man was appointed Roman dictator when the Aequi [EE-kwy] surrounded
a consular army on Mount Algidus [AL-gi-duss]. He left his farm, defeated the enemy in a single
day, and ceded power as soon as the crisis had passed. Identify this Roman statesman, after whom
an Ohio city was named.
(LUCIUS QUINCTIUS) CINCINNATUS [LOO-shee-us KWINGK-tee-is sin-suh-NAY-tus] (Not:
CINCINNATI)
27.
Clint Eastwood received this award in 1994, two years after winning directing and best picture
Oscars for Unforgiven. In 1991, George Lucas received the award, which is named for a vice
president of MGM, while Richard Zanuck took it home in 1990. What award is given by the Academy
of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is given to, quote, “creative producers whose bodies of work
reflect a consistently high quality of motion picture production"?
(IRVING G.) THALBERG (MEMORIAL AWARD)
28.
Examples of this type of rock are soapstone, anthracite, and gneiss [neice]. It may contain rock of
another type that can indicate the amount of pressure or heat present to create the rock
surrounding it. Name this type of rock that is made through the transformation of another rock by
either pressure or temperature.
METAMORPHIC (ROCK)
29.
Express your answer as a decimal. The values of a discrete random variable X are 0, 2, and 6, with
probabilities of 0.5, 0.3, and 0.2, respectively. Find the expected value of the random variable X.
1.8
30.
This poem's speaker has tasted desire and has known enough of hate. He ponders which of two
natural elements will ultimately destroy the world, and decides that either one could suffice. Give
the title of this Robert Frost poem.
FIRE AND ICE
31.
Addition reactions involving these types of organic compounds are governed by Markovnikov's [marKOFF-nuh-koff's] Rule. Labelled as E or Z and cis- or trans-, the simplest member of this functional
group is C2H4, ethene. Identify this type of hydrocarbon containing a carbon-carbon double bond.
ALKENE(S) (Accept: OLEFIN(S))
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32.
Charles the Fifth proclaimed this Diet, but authorized his brother Ferdinand to attend in his stead. It
recognized the Roman Catholic and Lutheran churches as the empire's two official religions, and let
each territory's ruler choose his land's denomination. What 1555 agreement was the first permanent
legal basis for Lutheranism in Germany?
(RELIGIOUS) PEACE OF AUGSBURG
33.
Find an expression for the derivative of X squared plus 5X plus 8 with respect to X.
2X PLUS 5
34.
Four of these creatures with stick-figure bodies stand on a wire crank in a painting by Paul Klee
["clay"]. In a painting by Raphael, the blue-and-red-clad Virgin Mary looks on as John the Baptist
holds one of these creatures, which Christ reaches out to touch. Name these creatures portrayed in
Klee's Twittering Machine, American types of which were catalogued in the work of John James
Audubon.
BIRD(S)
35.
This author wrote her first novel, East Wind, West Wind, on board a ship sailing to America. Her
House of Earth trilogy includes A House Divided and Sons, as well as the story of O-Lan [oh LAHN]
and Wang Lung. Name this Nobel Prize winner, the daughter of American missionaries in China and
author of The Good Earth.
(PEARL S.) BUCK
36.
A black-clad man gazing left at tall flowers while at work at an easel is depicted in this artist's
portrait of Claude Monet painting in his Argenteuil [ar-zhon-TOY] Garden. In another of his
paintings, a girl with red flowers in her hat converses across a table with a white-shirted, strawhatted boy sitting backwards in a chair, in a scene that takes place under a striped awning. Name
this French Impressionist, who painted Luncheon of the Boating Party.
(PIERRE AUGUSTE) RENOIR
37.
At his first capital, he ordered the construction of the Pearl Mosque and Great Mosque. He built the
Red Fort in Delhi, and memorialized his favorite wife with Agra's biggest tourist attraction. Identify
the Mughal emperor responsible for the Taj Mahal [TAHZH muh-HAHL].
(SHAH) JAHAN [juh-HAHN]
38.
Classes in this phylum include Cubozoa and Scyphozoa. Members of this phylum can exist in the
sessile polyp form or in a free-swimming medusa form. Name this phylum of marine animals that
have namesake stinging cells, the phylum to which the jellyfish belongs.
CNIDARIA [nih-DARE-ee-uh]
39.
Find the product of the square root of negative 16 and the square root of negative 25.
NEGATIVE 20
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40.
First and last name answer required. She published her earliest poems under the pseudonym Ellis
Bell. Her sisters created Agnes Grey and Jane Eyre, but she wrote of Catherine Earnshaw's
tumultuous love for Heathcliff. Name the English Victorian writer of Wuthering Heights.
EMILY BRONTË [BRON-tay]
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Round 2 - Second Half
High School – 2014-15 Governor’s Cup Practice Questions
1.
A "petit" one of these ballet moves ends with the dancer landing on a bending leg after beginning
the move from a fifth position demi-plié [plee-AY]. It gets its name because it gives the appearance
of part of the dancer's body having been flung or thrown. In what ballet move does the dancer
change the working leg during a leap?
(PAS) JETÉ [zhuh-TAY]
2.
After making his fortune through a cable television firm, this politician founded the Forza Italia
[FORT-zuh ih-TAH-lyuh] party in 1994. He has faced over a dozen prosecutions for such crimes as
evading taxes, soliciting an underage prostitute, and illegally obtaining a police wiretap. Identify this
three-time Italian prime minister, who served as recently as 2011.
(SILVIO) BERLUSCONI [behr-loos-KOH-nee]
3.
E. coli is facultatively this, as it also makes use of mixed-acid fermentation. Methanogens may be
described this way, along with many other archaea that are found in environments devoid of a
common electron acceptor. Give the term that refers to conditions lacking an important diatomic
molecule, and which also describes a type of cell respiration.
ANAEROBIC (CELL RESPIRATION)
4.
Find the solutions of the equation, absolute value of, quantity, 2X minus 5, close quantity, equals 9.
(X EQUALS) NEGATIVE 2; (X EQUALS) 7 (Either order.)
5.
This fictional land is home to the Dufflepuds and the web-footed Marsh-wiggles. It also houses Faun
Tumnus, Mr. and Mrs. Beaver, and the White Witch. Give the name of this magical kingdom, the
subject of seven fantasy novels by C. S. Lewis.
NARNIA
6.
"Wig," "fighting," and "demon" are standard types of plays in this dramatic form, which are
accompanied by a musical quartet. Kyogen [kee-OH-gen] plays are used to separate works in this
genre [ZHAHN-ruh], whose performers use highly refined pantomime to give a general rather than
explicit impression of the plot. Name this form of Japanese drama often contrasted with kabuki.
NOH
7.
A diffuse form of this phenomenon is named by Johann Lambert, and it does not occur at Brewster's
angle. One form of this phenomenon is the method by which fiber optics operate - that is its total
internal variety. Name this phenomenon in which electromagnetic radiation rebounds at a medium.
REFLECTION
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8.
Although this word is Russian, it probably came from a Germanic word meaning "thought" or
"judgment." In 1905, Nicholas the Second used the word for the parliament he created. What is the
current term for the lower house of the Russian parliament?
(STATE) DUMA
9.
In degrees, find the measure of an exterior angle of a regular nonagon.
40 (DEGREES)
10.
This document lists the "abuses and usurpations" that colonists have suffered at the hands of King
George the Third. It draws from John Locke's philosophy to insist that all people have the right to
"life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." What is this document drafted by Thomas Jefferson and
ratified by the colonies on July 4, 1776?
(THE) DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
11.
Article Seven of this document required two-thirds consent, rather than unanimity, as many
delegates thought Rhode Island would never adopt it. Rhode Island did finally become the 13th
state to adopt the document in 1790. What document, now containing seven articles and twentyseven amendments, is the supreme law of the land in the United States?
(UNITED STATES) CONSTITUTION
12.
In this opera, Sarastro [sah-RAHS-troh] is targeted for death in the aria "Hell's vengeance boils in
my heart," which is sung by the Queen of the Night. Playing the opera's title object can bring joy to
those who hear the sound. Name this opera by Mozart about an enchanted musical instrument.
(THE) MAGIC FLUTE (Accept: (DIE) ZAUBERFLOTE)
13.
John has a drawer with five blue socks and three green socks. If he selects two socks from the
drawer without looking and without replacement, find the number of combinations where the socks
are of the same color.
13
14.
The device central to this event was named for a British corvette, or war ship. Seven people died in
this event, which occurred seventy-three seconds into the device's tenth mission, leading to the
formation of the Rogers Commission. Name this event, caused by O-ring failure, that resulted in the
death of teacher Christa McAuliffe, and that saw the destruction of the namesake space shuttle.
CHALLENGER (SPACE SHUTTLE DISASTER) (Accept: CHALLENGER EXPLOSION)
15.
This two-word narrative strategy came to prominence in the 1940s, when Alejo Carpentier [uh-LEYho kar-pen-tee-AY] coined its name. It infuses mythical or fantastical elements with realistic fiction
in a matter-of-fact manner. What is this Latin American technique associated with Isabel Allende
[ah-YEN-dey] and Gabriel Garcia Marquez [gah-vree-EL gahr-SEE-ah MAHR-kes]?
MAGIC(AL) REALISM
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16.
A base known as the intonaco actually receives the pigment in the "buon" form of this type of art.
That "true" type contrasts with the "secco" or "dry" type of this form, which uses lime water to
create the necessary wet surface on which the artist can work. Michaelangelo's The Last Judgment
is an example of what form of art, in which an artist paints onto a layer of wet plaster?
FRESCO (Accept word forms; Accept BUON FRESCO or TRUE FRESCO or FRESCO SECCO or DRY
FRESCO)
17.
After this botched political maneuver, critics charged the CIA with misinforming the president
because Batista supporters were among the invaders. It began on April 15, 1961, when planes
bombed an island's air bases, but U.S.-trained local forces failed to topple the Communist regime.
What was this black mark on the Kennedy administration, named for the beach where the attack
occurred in Cuba?
BAY OF PIGS (INVASION)
18.
In the ascending limb of this structure sodium is reabsorbed, but water cannot be reabsorbed with
the sodium. The descending loop is permeable to water, but has low permeability to ions like
sodium and chloride. Name this structure in the kidney that is responsible for creating a
concentration gradient within the kidney.
LOOP OF HENLE
19.
Multiple answers are required. Solve the equation, X raised to the fifth power plus 3X raised to the
fourth power minus 4X cubed equals 0.
(X EQUALS) NEGATIVE 4; (X EQUALS) 0; (X EQUALS) 1
20.
This word derives from the Greek roots meaning "best" and "rule." It often refers to a society's
hereditary nobility. What word beginning with a also names a government ruled by a privileged
upper class?
ARISTOCRACY
21.
Architect Charles Follen McKim led a major renovation of this structure, while William Delano [DELLuh-noh] designed a balcony that connects to its Yellow Oval Room. The Cross Hall runs past three
rooms named for the colors red, green and blue in this building, which was originally designed by
James Hoban, and whose second floor includes the Lincoln Bedroom. Name this structure, whose
West Wing includes the Oval Office.
(THE) WHITE HOUSE
22.
Occupied from 700 to 1350 A.D., this site once housed twenty thousand people as the center of the
Middle Mississippian culture. It is the site of the pyramid-shaped Monks Mound, the Western
Hemisphere's largest prehistoric earthen structure. Name this group of mounds located in
southwestern Illinois.
CAHOKIA [kuh-HOH-kee-uh]
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23.
One form of this experimental technique uses zeta potential to determine completion. The graphs
associated with this method show an inflection point known as the "equivalence point." Name this
lab technique that uses a burette to introduce a solution of known concentration to determine the
concentration of an unknown.
TITRATION
24.
The area of a semicircle is 36 pi square units. In units, calculate the exact diameter of the
semicircle.
12 (TIMES THE) SQUARE ROOT OF 2 (UNITS) (Accept: 12 (TIMES) RADICAL 2 (UNITS))
25.
This literary device illustrates itself, because its name means "sharp-dull" in Greek. Other examples
include "jumbo shrimp" and "cruel kindness." Give the name for a combination of two seemingly
contradictory terms.
OXYMORON
26.
Be specific in your answer. This conflict ended in 1842 with the Treaty of Nanjing. Britain gained
trade rights at five Chinese ports, took control of Hong Kong, and was subject to a "fair and
reasonable" tariff. Identify this Sino-British war fought over the export of a narcotic.
FIRST OPIUM (WAR)
27.
He promised to marry Creusa [kree-OO-suh], but she was killed by an enchanted dress sent by his
spurned first wife. The first wife, Medea [muh-DEE-uh], helped him and his men retrieve an object
from Colchis [KAHL-kis] that was originally borne by a winged ram. What Greek hero retrieved the
Golden Fleece as the leader of the Argonauts?
JASON
28.
The existence of this quantity was confirmed by the splitting of a beam of silver atoms in a magnetic
field in the Stern-Gerlach experiment. The Higgs boson is the only particle suggested to have a zero
for this quantity, for which the graviton has a two. Name this fourth quantum number, for which
electrons have a value of plus one-half or minus one-half.
SPIN
29.
The first three terms of an arithmetic sequence are 1, 5, and 9. Find the value of the eleventh term
of the sequence.
41
30.
This playwright fictionalized his experiences in the Battle of Marathon in The Persians. Seven Against
Thebes tells how Oedipus' sons killed each other, while The Suppliants follows girls who flee forced
marriages to their Egyptian cousins. Which Greek tragedian penned the Oresteia [awr-e-STEE-uh]
trilogy and Prometheus Bound?
AESCHYLUS [ESS-kill-us]
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31.
At the outset of this musical period, figured bass-accompanied counterpoint was largely replaced by
a single melody line accompanied by block-chord homophony [hoe-MOFF-uh-nee]. The pianoforte
largely supplanted the harpsichord as keyboard instrument of choice during this period, associated
with a group of composers known as the "First Viennese School." Name this period, which includes
the early works of Beethoven as well as those of Franz Joseph Haydn.
CLASSICAL (PERIOD or ERA or equivalent)
32.
First and last name answer required. This character's name means "white woods" in French. She
has lost her family's ancestral home, Belle Reve, and has come to New Orleans to visit her sister and
brother-in-law, Stella and Stanley Kowalski. Who is this tragic heroine of A Streetcar Named Desire,
who has "always depended on the kindness of strangers"?
BLANCHE DUBOIS [doo-BWAH]
33.
In 1619, Governor George Yeardley established this division of a legislative body at Jamestown. It
originally consisted of twenty-two men from each of the colony's eleven settlements. Give the name
for colonial Virginia's representative assembly.
HOUSE OF BURGESSES
34.
Multiplying this quantity by Avogadro's number gives the number density, used to measure the
number of particles in space. The reciprocal of this measurement is known as a solution's dilution
volume. Name this term for the measurement of a solution's concentration with units of 'moles per
liter' or 'molar'.
MOLARITY
35.
The legs of a right triangle have lengths of 15 units and 36 units. In units, calculate the length of
the hypotenuse of the triangle.
39 (UNITS)
36.
According to Alfred Adler, this two-word psychological phenomenon is the root cause of many
misbehaviors. It can be wholly or partly unconscious, but it has lost most of its psychological
significance because it has been misused in popular discourse. What two-word phrase refers to a
lack of self-esteem?
INFERIORITY COMPLEX
37.
Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones created the puppet used to portray this play's title character. The
play's central character is taught to plow by Albert, who later saves his life after he is rescued from
No Man's Land. Name this play based on a Michael Morpurgo book about Joey, an equine participant
in World War One.
WAR HORSE
38.
One type of these objects will form if a certain object has a remnant that is greater than the
Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff limit. The visual limit of these objects can be defined by the
Schwarzschild [SHWARTS-child] limit. Name these objects that come in three different sizes;
miniature, supermassive and stellar.
BLACK HOLE
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39.
This epic poem's hero wins his wife by bending Shiva's bow at a bridegroom tournament. The
demon-king Ravana [RAH-vuh-nuh] kidnaps Sita [SEE-tah], but the hero rescues her with the help
of the monkey-god Hanuman [HUHN-oo-mahn]. Name this shorter of the two great Sanskrit epics,
attributed to the poet Valmiki [vahl-MEE-kee].
RAMAYANA [rah-MAH-yuh-nuh]
40.
This five-letter term is used to identify a segment with endpoints on a circle. Name this term that is
also used to identify three or more musical tones that are sounded simultaneously.
CHORD
End of Second Half – Begin Three-Minute Inquiry Period
Extra Questions
H-1
According to one story, the architect Callimachus [kuh-LIM-uh-kus] created this order of column
after seeing a gift of flowers left at a tomb. The Romans combined this order with the Ionic order to
create the composite order. This order's most distinctive feature is the acanthus [uh-KAN-thus] leaf
carvings that adorned its capital. Name this Greek order of column, which of the traditional three is
the most ornate.
CORINTHIAN (ORDER)
LA-2
Consider the grammatical structure of the following sentence: You should watch other matches if
you want to pick up playing tips. What is this structure, which consists of at least one independent
and at least one dependent clause?
COMPLEX (SENTENCE)
SC-3
Entities P. vivax [VY-vakz] and P. ovale [oh-VEY-lee] are types of this illness that can remain
dormant in the liver. The World Health Organization estimated that it caused over six hundred
thousand deaths and two hundred million hospital visits in 2012. Name this parasite-borne illness
typically found in Africa and caused by a mosquito bite.
MALARIA
SS-4
In 1979, this group's military coup ended a forty-six-year dictatorship by the Somoza family. Its
leader, Daniel Ortega, was elected president of a Central American nation in 2006. Name this
revolutionary group that governed Nicaragua from 1979 to 1990.
SANDINISTA(S) (NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT)
M-5
Triangles ABC and DEF are congruent. The measures of angles A and B are 70 degrees and 45
degrees, respectively. In degrees, find the measure of angle F.
65 (DEGREES)
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