Date: Wed, 18 Jun 1997 07:26:30 -0700
From: David Matthew Levinson
1996 WIT 4 "Where's Gaius?"
Questions by Virginia B
1. Although he contends that free will does not exist, since all
actions of man can be scientifically explained as some kind of
motion, he does believe in the natural equality of all men, which
drives them to protect their property. Sometimes called the father
of materialism, he wrote _Elements of Law_ and _Philosophical
Rudiments_, and he tutored Charles II in mathematics. FTP, name
this author who sought to solve the problem of the "solitary, poor,
nasty, brutish and short" life of man in his _Leviathan_?
Answer: Thomas _Hobbes_
2. During this period, the battles of Charleroi, Ligny, and Quatre
Bras took place; Joachim Murat was defeated by an Austrian force at
Tolentino, and the Bourbon king Ferdinand was restored to the
Neapolitan throne. Shortly beforehand, King Louis XVIII had fled
to Ghent, and European powers had contributed troops which were
commanded by the duke of Wellington. FTP, name this period of
French history which began when Napoleon Bonaparte entered Paris on
May 20, 1815, and ended with his crushing loss at Waterloo?
Answer: the _Hundred Days_ (or _Cent Jours_)
3. She was saved by the intervention of a man who interrogated
each of her accusers separately, asking what kind of tree she had
committed the act under. When each man named a different kind of
tree, she was acquitted and the two men stoned to death instead.
The wife of Joachim of Babylon, she was surprised by two elders
while bathing in her garden one day; when she cried out for help,
they claimed that they had caught her comitting adultery. This is
the story, FTP, of what Biblical woman who appears in an apocryphal
section of the book of Daniel?
4. He was a historian by profession, his most famous historical
work being _History of the Thirty Years' War_. Married to the
writer Charlotte von Lengefeld, he is better known today for his
plays, including _Wallenstein_, _The Robbers_, and _Mary Stuart_.
FTP, name this leader of the Weimar classicism movement, who wrote
"An die Freude".
Answer: Friedrich von _Schiller_
5. It sometimes appears as a weak, bluish-white glow in the pools
of water shielding nuclear reactors. Electrons are emitted from
the reactor at speeds greater than the speed of light in water,
displacing atomic electrons in their path. The displaced electrons
in turn generate an electromagnetic shock wave analogous to the
wake of a boat traveling faster than the speed of the surrounding
waves. FTP, identify this phenomenon, named for the Soviet
physicist who first interpreted it.
Answer: _Cherenkov_ radiation
6. "The History of England, From the reign of Henry the Fourth to
the Death of Charles the First, by a Partial, Prejudiced and
Ignorant Historian," the Gothic parody "Lesley Castle", dozens of
letters to her sister Cassandra, and the epistolary novel "Lady
Susan," are among her surviving writings. FTP, name this English
novelist whose more famous works have recently been adapted for the
screen by Douglas McGrath, Ang Lee, and Amy Heckerling.
Answer: Jane _Austen_
7. According to Bowen, olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene,
amphibole, and biotite comprise the discontinuous stages of
fractional crystallization occurring as it cools; a continuous
series progresses from calcium-rich to sodium-rich plagioclase.
Although carbonate and sulfide melts occur, it usually consists of
silicate liquid. FTP, name this substance which, after being
ejected through vents in the Earth's crust, cools to form igneous
Answer: _magma_ or _lava_
8. Her husband Prasutagus (PRAS-soo-TOG-us) willed half his
kingdom to the Roman
Empire in the hopes of appeasement, but she saw the rest annexed
and her family humiliated upon his death. Forming an alliance with
the Trinovantes and Catevallauni, her Iceni (eye-SEE-nee) destroyed the Roman
Ninth Legion and took Camulodunum, Verulamium, and the mart of
Londinium. FTP, name this warrior queen of first-century Britain.
Answer: _Boadicea_ or _Boudicca_
9. Features of it include Diana Temple, Galahad Point, Bright
Angel Point, and Walhalla Plateau. Supposedly discovered by the
Spanish priests Francisco Garces and Silvestre Velez de Escalante,
it stretches from the head of Marble Gorge to Grand Wash Cliffs.
FTP, name this geographic feature which was made a National Park in
1919 and which can be explored on the traditional burro, or by boat
or raft down the Colorado River.
Answer: _Grand Canyon_
10. She was also an accomplished musician and painted an allegory
of herself choosing between the Arts of Music and Painting;
eventually she chose painting and went to Rome. There she painted
a portrait of Johann Joachim Winckelmann which helped make her
reputation. She became friendly with Joshua Reynolds and may have
had a romantic liaison with him; in any case, she imitated his
style in portraits. FTP, name this Swiss rococo decorative
painter, a founding member of the Royal Academy.
Answer: Angelika _Kauffmann_
11. In its more inclusive sense, this name applies to the indri,
sifaka, aye-aye, and most of the other primitive primates. Ranging
in length from about five inches for the dwarf variety to more than
two feet, these slender, nocturnal primates have fox-like faces and
monkey-like bodies with long hind limbs. The ring-tailed variety
is common in zoos, but the wild habitat of these mostly endangered
creatures is resricted to the Comoro Islands and Madagascar. FTP,
name these large-eyed primates.
12. Joining the patriot army in 1776, he rose through the ranks
but was replaced by Greene after the 1780 defeat at Camden.
Congress investigated allegations against him for two years, but
cleared him of any role in Thomas Conway's alleged plot to replace
Washington. FTP, name this hero of the American Revolution, best
known for leading the campaign that culminated in victory at
Answer: Horatio _Gates_
13. Like a few other characters associated with the Trojan War, he is
known by two names. When Troy was burning, a circle of flames
surrounded his head without harming him. This omen persuaded his
grandfather Anchises to flee Troy. Later, his joke that "we are
eating our tables" persuaded his father Aeneas that the Trojans had
reached their new homeland. FTP, what founder of Alba Longa was this,
from whom Julius Caesar claimed descent?
Answer: ASCANIUS or IULUS
14. In materials whose permittivity approximates that of free
space, it is roughly equal to the square root of the dielectric
constant. With a value of about 1.5 in glass and 1.0003 in air, it
is the ratio of the speed of light in a vacuum to the speed of
light in matter. FTP, what is this physical quantity, symbolized
by n, which appears in Snell's Law?
Answer: _index_ of _refraction_
15. It was made into a film in 1930 and was also the basis for
a musical comedy, _New Girl in Town_, by George Abbott. Winner of
the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1922, the plot concerns a girl who
is sent to live in Minnesota, but falls in love with the sea and
with Mat Burke. FTP, name this play about Chris Christopherson's
daughter, which won Eugene O'Neill his second Pulitzer.
Answer: _Anna Christie_
16. A student of Liadov and Rimsky-Korsakov at the St. Petersburg
Conservatory, he won the Rubinstein prize at age 23 with his first
piano concerto. He died on the same day as Stalin, and his lesser-
known works include _Sarcasms_ for piano and the _Scythian Suite_
for orchestra. FTP, name this composer of _The Prodigal Son_,
_War and Peace_, _The Love for Three Oranges_, and _Peter and the
Answer: Sergei _Prokofiev_
17. The original moving-boundary method, in which a layer of pure
fluid is placed over a layer of the same fluid containing colloidal
particles, is today varied to include a supporting medium,
typically a slab of agarose gel, through which particles of
different size move at different rates. It was introduced circa
1930 by the Swedish chemist Arne Tiselius, and is used to analyze
and separate colloids, particularly proteins. FTP, name this
technique, a counterpart of electroosmosis.
18. Exiled from his homeland in 1831, he founded an expatriate
movement in Marseille, came under a death sentence for plotting a
military expedition into territory of the house of Savoy, and was
forced to flee to England. Returning to Italy in 1859, he refused
a seat in Parliament and was imprisoned in 1870 when Victor
Emmanuel II took Rome. FTP, name this Italian nationalist leader,
associated with the Carbonari, and the founder of the Young Italy
Answer: Giuseppe _Mazzini_
19. Julie Covington played this title role in the original London
cast, and the role was played on Broadway by Patti LuPone. Songs
sung by this character include "Rainbow High", "Another Suitcase in
Another Hall", "I'd Be Surprisingly Good For You", and "Good Night
and Thank You", with Che Guevara. FTP, name this character, who
will be played by Madonna in an upcoming film.
Answer: _Evita_ (reluctantly accept Eva Peron)
20. The daughter of a sharecropper, she was profoundly influenced
by her mother's creativity, which she celebrated in the essay "In
Search of Our Mother's Gardens." Her first collection of poems was
published in 1968, and her first novel, _The Third Life of Grange
Copeland_ in 1970, followed by _Meridian_ and _The Temple of My
Familiar_. Her most famous novel, published in 1982, details
Celie's struggle with society and sexuality in a series of letters.
FTP, name this author of _The Color Purple_.
Answer: Alice _Walker_
Houses are best placed on south-facing slopes, between hills of
unequal size. Ideally, a river or stream should flow along one side
of the house, then turn in front of it and disappear from view. The
front entrance should not face a stairwell, nor have a view of the
back door. A location at the end of a street is unfortunate, and
the intersection of two streets, or of the extension of nearby flat
building faces, is deadly, as any xiansheng will tell you, since
flat surfaces deflect and channel sha while dissipating chi. These
are some of the tenets of, FTP, what ancient Chinese art of
Answer: feng shui
The motherless daughter of a wealthy New York physician, Catherine
Sloper, is unappreciated and ignored by her father, but this lonely
existence changes when she is courted by Morris Townsend and
consents to marry him. When her father discovers that Town
send is a penniless fortune-hunter, he threatens to disinherit her,
and Townsend breaks off the engagement. After the death of her
father, Catherine becomes a rich woman and Townsend returns, but,
asserting her independence, she rejects him and settles d
own to the life of a spinster. This is the plot of, FTP, what
novel, named for the boyhood neighborhood of its author, Henry
Answer: _Washington Square_
Like the other French humanist authors, he insisted upon faithful-
ness to classical Greek and Roman ideals, but when he travelled to
Rome in 1553 in the retinue of his cousin, a cardinal, the
experience was disappointing. He would later write of this sejo
urn as a time of exile and as a series of disappointments in his
book of sonnets _Les Regrets_ (lay ruh-GRAY). FTP, name this poet
who followed a Petrarchian model in _LUOlive_ and produced Horatian
odes in _Vers Lyriques_, but is perhaps best known for
a prose work in which he champions the usage of vernacular French
over Latin, entitled _Defense and Illustration of the French
Answer: Joachim (wa-keem) _du Bellay_
At a 1963 meeting in the Kremlin, Khrushchev called him a traitor
who blamed the Soviet state for the death of his father, to which
the puzzled writer replied that his father was still alive. A
leader of the 1970s "youth prose" movement, he was exiled for
editing the dissident journal "Metropole". FTP, name this author
of _Crimea Island_, _Oranges for Morocco_, and _The Burn_, who
recently pubished a second installment in his proposed trilogy,
_Generations of Winter_.
Answer: Vassily _Aksyonov_ (Ak -SYON- off)
In the 1960s, she was a key contributor to the French journal _Tel
Quel_. Now a psychoanalyst, in her work she analyzes the acquisi-
tion of gender identity in language from the perspective of
psychoanalysis. She also studies the representation of motherh
ood in Western culture and her theory of the subject Rin pro-
cessS--that is, the theory that subject identity is perpetually
changing. FTP, name this Bulgarian linguist whose works include
_Black Sun: Depression and Melancholy_, _Powers of Horror_, and _
Revolution in Poetic Language_.
Answer: Julia _Kristeva_
He toured Belgium as a pianist at the age of 11, and went to Paris
to study when he was 13. In 1858 he became organist at the church
of Sainte-Clotilde there; his ability as an improvisationist drew
many listeners and moved Lizst to compare his skill to
that of Bach. However, his compositions were generally ignored.
In his early works he was influenced by comic opera composers such
as Gretry; his middle years had a strong religious character; and
his late works take on a Rcyclic formS featuring a theme
which recurs in each section of the work. FTP, name this Belgian
composer whose works include the operas _The Farmhand_ and
_Ghisle_, the symphony _The Damned Hunter_, and the oratorio
Answer: Cesar _Franck_
1996 WIT 4: "Where's Gaius?"
Questions by Virginia B
1. Identify these amino acids from a description FTPE.
1. Dopamine is formed as a by-product of the metabolism of this
phenol which combines with iodine to form the thyroid hormone
thyroglobulin. If the enzyme which produces it from phenylalanine
is absent, phenylketonuria results.
2. Proline and this amino acid are the major constituents of
collagen. Also a nervous system inhibitor like GABA, it suppresses
motor neurons in the spinal cord, medulla oblongata, and pons.
3. The carbon skeleton of this acid can be produced by photo-
synthesis. Its monoamide is the most abundant amino acid in the
brain, and a salt of this acid is commonly used to enhance the
flavor of food.
Answer: _glutamic acid_
2. FTPE, name these works of twentieth century British literature.
1. Set in the year 632 AF, the title of this novel is taken from
Answer: _Brave New World_
2. First performed in 1956, this story of the love triangle
between Jimmy Porter, Alison, and Helena, introduced a new kind of
anti-hero and a new drama of social criticism to British theater.
Answer: _Look Back in Anger_
3. Beginning with the murder of newspaperman Fred Hale, this
Graham Greene novel features Pinkie Brown, a psychotic teenage
gangster. The title refers to a type of candy popular in a British
Answer: _Brighton Rock_
3. Identify these types of topological spaces FTPE.
1. A space having a countable dense subset.
2. A space for which every open covering contains a finite
subcollection which is also a covering.
3. A space such that for any pair of distinct points in the space,
there exist two disjoint neighborhoods each containing one of them.
4. FTPE, identify the Shakespearean play from a description.
1. Featuring an appearance by Jupiter, characters in this play
include Iachimo, Posthumus Leonatus, and Imogen, who disguises
herself as the boy Fidele.
2. Some scholars doubt that Shakespeare wrote the first two acts
of this play, which recounts the death of the hero's wife, Thaisa,
in childbirth and the attempted murder of his daughter, Marina.
Answer: _Pericles_, Prince of Tyre
3. Sicinius and Brutus are the treacherous consuls, Tullus
Aufidius is the Volscian ruler, and Volumnia is the hero's forceful
mother in this 1608 work.
5. Answer these questions about electronics for the stated number
1. 5 pts: This is the term for an incomplete circuit through
which no current flows.
Answer: _open_ circuit
2. 5 pts: This term describes a closed circuit with no impedance
to reduce current flow.
Answer: _short_ circuit
3. 10 pts: Often producing unwanted oscillations in capacitor
circuits, this property can be deliberately added to a circuit
through the use of "chokes".
4. 10 pts: This very high gain dc-coupled differential amplifier
has a single-ended output and a pair of inputs held, to high
accuracy, at the same voltage with no in-flowing current.
Answer: _op amp_ or _operational amplifier_
6. FTP each, given the years and the tennis tournament, name the
1. 1974-75 and 1978-81, French Open, men
Answer: Bjorn _Borg_
2. 1927-1930, 1932-33, 1935, 1938, Wimbledon, women
Answer: Helen Wills _Moody_ or Helen _Wills_
3. 1985-1987, U.S. Open, men
Answer: Ivan _Lendl_
a. (10) Since Pyrrhus of Epirus was yet to be born, Herodotus used *this* term
to describe a victory which cost the winner almost as much as the loser.
As an adjective, it describes the royal house of Thebes, because two of
its princes, in fighting for the throne, slew each other.
b. FTP each, name the two sons of Oedipus described above.
Answer: _Eteocles_ and _Polynices_
8. Name these island groups from some of their constituents, for
five points each and five more for all correct.
1. Kiribati, Palau, and Yap
2. Rarotonga, Mangaia, Atiu, and Mitiaro
Answer: _Cook_ Islands
3. Saint Eustatius, Saint Maarten, and Curacao
Answer: _Netherlands Antilles_
4. Bougainville and Guadalcanal
Answer: _Solomon_ Islands
5. Ibiza, Cabrera, and Minorca
Answer: _Balearic_ Islands
9. FTPE, give the linguistics term defined.
1. A unit of sound that can change the meaning of a word when
added or removed, it does not have meaning in itself.
2. A consonant produced when air is passed through the teeth and
lips, producing friction, such as the letter F or V.
3. The hypothesis, named after two of its proponents, that
language does not only describe experience, it defines experience for us.
Answer: _Sapir_-_Whorf_ Hypothesis
10. FTPE, name these diseases.
1. Characterized by a primary lesion, usually in the upper
respiratory tract, consisting of a thick, leathery, grayish
membrane, it causes death by asphyxiation or toxemia. It is caused
by a bacillus first identified in Germany by Klebs and Loffler.
2. A hereditary metabolic disorder characterized by acute
inflammation in the joints of the extremities, it results from the
deposition, in and about the joints, of salts of uric acid.
3. Caused by diets deficient in niacin, its symptoms include skin
lesions and the so-called "three Ds": dermatitis, diarrhea, and
11. FTPE, answer these questions about the kingdoms of Ancient
1. Founded by Arsaces in the 3rd century B. C., this kingdom's
most famous rulers were the two Mithradates. In 53, B.C., they
defeated Rome at the Battle of Carrhae, in which Crassus was
2. This empire, which supplanted the Parthians in the 3rd century
A. D., was founded by Papak. Constantly at war with Rome, Emperor
Shapur II began large scale persecutions of the Christians after
3. After the fall of the Sasanian Empire, Persia was uled by two
Arab dynasties, including the Umayyads in Damascus and this group,
who ruled from Baghdad from 749 to 1258.
12. FTPE, identify the American novel from a plot description.
1. An automobile manufacturer leaves his home in Zenith for Europe
with his childish, egotistical wife Fran. In France, she has a
series of affairs, and the couple separates.
Answer: _Dodsworth_ (by Sinclair Lewis)
2. In this 1852 novel about a transcendentalist community, Zenobia
represents Margaret Fuller, and Miles Coverdale is a fictional
portrait of the author.
Answer: The _Blithedale Romance_ (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
3. Joel Knox, an unloved 13 year old boy, comes of age on a
Louisiana plantation, and comes to grips with his homosexual
Answer: _Other Voices, Other Rooms_ (Truman Capote)
13. FTPE, name these Scandinavian rulers.
1. Known as "the good", this son of Harald Harfargi seized the
Norwegian throne around 935, made his capital at Trondheim, and
tried unsuccessfully to introduce Christianity.
Answer: _Haakon I_
2. He became king of Sweden at age 5. He invaded Russia in 1708
only to be crushingly defeated and captured in Turkey.
Answer: _Charles XII_
3. King of England from 1016, Denmark from 1018, and Norway from
1028, he defeated Edmund Ironside in England and Malcolm in
Scotland, but his empire fell apart soon after his death.
14. Name the lobe of the brain from a description of its function
FTPE, or for 5 if you need the location.
1. 10 pts: It is the primary target for auditory information and
is affected by Kluver-Bucy syndrome.
5 pts: It is located on the side of each hemisphere of the brain.
Answer: _temporal_ lobe
2. 10 pts: It is the main target for axons from thalamic nuclei
receiving input from the visual pathways.
5 pts: It is located in the back of the brain directly above the
Answer: _occipital_ lobe
3. 10 pts: It is specialized for dealing with including touch,
muscle-stretch receptors, and joint receptors.
5 pts: It is located directly behind the central sulcus.
Answer: _parietal_ lobe
15. Name the year from events in American history, 30-20-10.
1. The Force Bill, which is to provide supervision of federal
elections in order to protect black voters in the south, passes the
House but fails the Senate, and the Dependent Pension Act, which
inaugurates the principle of the service pension, is passed.
2. Congressional elections in 39 states result in a Democratic
landslide which is thought to be the result of public reaction
against a McKinley tariff; William Dean Howells publishes _A Hazard
of New Fortunes_.
3. The Sherman Antitrust Act is passed.
16. Given a work of the early Renaissance, name the artist, FTP
1. frescoes in the Brancacci Chapel in Florence
Answer: _Masaccio_ (or Tommaso di Giovanni)
2. the bronze equestrian statue of Gattemelata
Answer: _Donatello_ (Donato di Niccolo di Betto Bardi)
3. scenes from the life of St. Lawrence in the Vatican
Answer: Fra _Angelico_ (Guido di Pietro)
17. Name these anthropologists from works on a 10-5 basis.
1. 10 pts: _Keep Your Power Dry_ and _New Lives for Old_
5 pts: _Coming of Age in Samoa_
Answer: Margaret _Mead
2. 10 pts: _Anthropology and Modern Life_
5 pts: _The Mind of Primitive Man_ and _Race and Democratic
Answer: Franz _Boas_
3. 10 pts: _Visions in Plain Culture_
5 pts: _The Chrysanthemum and the Sword_ and _Patterns of Culture_
Answer: Ruth _Benedict_
18. For the stated number of points, answer these questions about
1. 5 pts: In 1881, this man mortally wounded President Garfield.
Answer: Charles _Guiteau_
2. 10 pts: Prime minister from 1984-1989, he was assassinated by
Tamil separatists in 1991.
Answer: _R_ajiv _Gandhi_
3. 15 pts: Balthasar Gerard ambushed this man in in his home in
Delft on July 10, 1584.
Answer: _William the Silent_ or _William of Orange_ or _William
19. FTP each, identify these stars.
1. The first variable star to be discovered, other than novae,
lying in the southern constellation Cetus.
Answer: _Omicron Ceti_ or _Mira Ceti_
2. This eclipsing binary is the second brightest star in Perseus.
It shares its name with a programming language.
Answer: _Algol_ or _Beta Persei_
3. The brightest star in Canis Minor, with an apparent visual
magnitude of 0.34, its name is from the Greek for "before the dog".
Answer: _Procyon_ or _Alpha Canis Minoris_
20. Given the invocation that begins it, name the poem FTP. You'll get
5 if you need the author.
1. (10) God of our fathers, known of old/ Lord of the far flung
battle line/Beneath whose awesome gaze we hold/ Dominion over palm
(5) Rudyard Kipling
2. (10) Strong son of god, immortal love/ whom we, who have not
seen thy face/ by faith, and faith alone embrace/Believing what we
(5) Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Answer: _In Memoriam A. H. H._
3. (10)O Goddess! hear these tuneless numbers, wrung/By sweet
enforcement and remembrance dear/And pardon that thy secrets should
be sung/ Even into thine own soft-conched ear
(5) John Keats
Answer: _Ode to Psyche_
Several operas feature an opera (or play)-within-an-opera struc-
ture; given the plot of one of these theatre-themed operas, name if
for 10 points or for 5 if you need the composer.
1. (10) In this play, the clown Canio suspects his wife Nedda of
carrying on with Tonio, another member of their acting troupe;
Canio freaks out and stabs both of them onstage.
(5) Ruggero Leoncavallo
Answer: I _Pagliacci_
2. (10) In this opera, set in Vienna, confusion reigns when a
musical troupe are instructed to perform their classically-themed
opera, which takes place on a beach, at the same time a bunch of
comedians are clowning around. Remarkably, by the end of the
opera, all the disjointed antics fuse together into a sublime
(5) Richard Strauss
Answer: _Ariadne auf Naxos_ or _Ariadne on Naxos_
3. (10) In this opera an aging star actress vies with an even more
aged Princess for the attentions of the young Maurizio, Count of
Saxony. After losing and then regaining the attentions of her
beau, the title heroine is killed by a poisoned posy sent by
(5) Francesco Cilea
Answer: _Adriana Lecouvreur_
Given the description of a work of art, name the title and artist
for 5 points each part.
1. A mustache and beard are painted onto the Mona Lisa.
Answer: _L.H.O.O.Q._, Marcel _Duchamp
2. This sculpture consists simply of the smooth golden head of a
woman with her eyes closed, resting on a silk pillow.
Answer: _Sleeping Muse_, Constantin _Brancusi_
3. Three men with their arms raised reach out to a fourth man
holding up three swords, while three women swoon nearby.
Answer: The _Oath of the Horatii_, Jacques-Louis _David_
Name the composer from piano works 30-20-10.
1. RMinuet Antique,S ROiseaux TristesS
2. RLa Vallee des Cloches,S RMinuet sur le Nom de HaydnS
3. RPavane Pour une Infante Defunte,S RJeux dUeauS
Answer: Maurice Ravel
Identify these Supreme Court chief justices from clues on a
1. 10 pts: After serving as counsel for the Stevens Gas Commis-
sion investigation utility practices in New York, he attained
nationwide reputation as counsel for the Armstrong Commission which
exposed abuses in the insurance field.
5 pts: Appointed associate justice in 1910, he resigned in 1916 to
accept the Republican nomination for President and was defeated by
Wilson. He became chief justice in 1930.
Answer: Charles Evans _Hughes_
2. 10 pts: He was governor of South Carolina, twice a delegate
to the Continental Congress, and was a delegate to the Constitu-
5 pts: He was named the second chief justice in 1795, but the
Senate rejected the nomination, and he served only five months.
Answer: John _Rutledge_
3. 10 pts: He was the lone dissenter in the _Jehovah's Witnesses
Case_, opposing state legislation compelling belief or expression
violating religious convictions.
5 pts: He was U.S. Attorney General in Coolidge's cabinet before
being appointed to the Supreme Court in 1925 and then chief justice
Answer: Harlan Fiske _Stone_
Identify these fun French surrealists for the stated number of
1. 10 pts: Called the "Pope of Surrealism" because of his
importance in the movement, he co-authored the first surrealist
novel, _Magnetic Fields_, with Philippe Soupault.
Answer: Andre _Breton_
2. 20 pts: He founded the surrealist magazine _Litterature_ with
Breton and Soupault and wrote the classic surrealist novel _Le
Paysan de Paris_ (or _Nightwalker_), but broke with the movement
after he became a fervent communist.
Answer: Louis _Aragon_