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1 GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY NATIONAL ACADEMIC BOWL PRELIMINARY MATCH SAMPLE ROUND 1

2 20 1 HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT 2

3 20 Which was the first city-state in Greek civilization? 3

4 20 4

5 20 5

6 20 6

7 20 Athens 7

8 20 1B BONUS 8

9 20 When was it established? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

10 20 10

11 20 5 th century B.C.E. 11

12 20 2 HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT 12

13 20 Operation Overlord, the code name for the Allied invasion of Northern France on June 6, 1944 was better known by this name. 13

14 20 14

15 20 Operation Overlord, the code name for the Allied invasion of Northern France on June 6, 1944 was better known by this name. 15

16 20 16

17 20 D-Day 17

18 20 2B BONUS 18

19 20 What was the code name for the Allied invasion of North Africa during the same war? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

20 20 20

21 20 Operation Torch 21

22 20 3 DEAF STUDIES 22

23 20 SWCID is located in which state? 23

24 20 24

25 20 SWCID is located in which state? 25

26 20 26

27 20 Texas 27

28 20 3B BONUS 28

29 20 What does SWCID stand for? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

30 20 30

31 20 Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf 31

32 20 4 GEOGRAPHY 32

33 20 Aconcagua is the highest peak of this continent. 33

34 20 34

35 20 Aconcagua is the highest peak of this continent. 35

36 20 36

37 20 South America 37

38 20 4B BONUS 38

39 20 Cayenne is the capital of this small South American country. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

40 20 40

41 20 French Guiana 41

42 20 5 MATHEMATICS 42

43 mile = __ kilometer (approximate) 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:010:210:260:250:300:290:280:240:230:220:27

44 20 44

45 mile = __ kilometer

46 20 46

47 kilometer

48 20 5B BONUS 48

49 20 64 miles = ___ kilometers 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:010:210:260:250:300:290:280:240:230:220:27

50 20 50

51 kilometers 51

52 20 6 GEOGRAPHY 52

53 20 53 What country has this flag?

54 20 54

55 20 55 What country has this flag?

56 20 56

57 20 South Korea 57

58 20 6B BONUS 58

59 20 What is the capital of South Korea? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

60 20 60

61 20 Seoul 61

62 20 7 THE ARTS 62

63 20 In the visible spectrum, what color comes between green and indigo? 63

64 20 64

65 20 In the visible spectrum, what color comes between green and indigo? 65

66 20 Blue 66

67 20 7B BONUS 67

68 20 In the visible spectrum, what colors come between red and green? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

69 20 69

70 20 Orange and Yellow 70

71 20 8 LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 71

72 20 Who wrote A Tale of Two Cities? 72

73 20 73

74 20 Who wrote A Tale of Two Cities? 74

75 20 75

76 20 Charles Dickens 76

77 20 8B BONUS 77

78 20 In The Grapes of Wrath, name the state that the Joad family moves to from California. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

79 20 79

80 20 Oklahoma OK 80

81 20 9 LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 81

82 20 82 A ____________ is a figure of speech that gives an inanimate object or abstract idea human traits and qualities, such as emotions, desires, and sensations.

83 20 83

84 20 84 A ____________ is a figure of speech that gives an inanimate object or abstract idea human traits and qualities, such as emotions, desires, and sensations.

85 20 85

86 20 86 personification

87 20 9B BONUS 87

88 20 The flowers were suffering from the intense heat. Which word in the above sentence is a personification? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

89 20 89

90 20 90 suffering

91 20 10 POPULAR CULTURE, LEISURE, AND SPORTS 91

92 20 Name the film about a character that ages backwards. This film dominated the 81 st Academy Award nominations with 13 nominations including Best Picture. 92

93 20 93

94 20 Name the film about a character that ages backwards. This film dominated the 81 st Academy Award nominations with 13 nominations including Best Picture. 94

95 20 95

96 20 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 96

97 20 10B BONUS 97

98 20 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a 2008 American film based on a 1921 short story written by which author? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

99 20 99

100 20 F. Scott Fitzgerald 100

101 20 11 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 101

102 20 The aneroid type has largely replaced the mercury type of which instrument that measures air pressure? 102

103 20 103

104 20 The aneroid type has largely replaced the mercury type of which instrument that measures air pressure? 104

105 20 105

106 20 barometer 106

107 20 11B BONUS 107

108 20 Evangelista Torricelli is credited with inventing the first barometer which was also known as this. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

109 20 109

110 20 Torricellis tube 110

111 20 12 MATHEMATICS 111

112 20 What conic section results from graphing the equation x 2 + y 2 = 25? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:010:210:260:250:300:290:280:240:230:220:27

113 20 113

114 What conic section results from graphing the equation x 2 + y 2 = 25?

115 20 115

116 circle

117 20 12B BONUS 117

118 20 Write the polynomial in standard form: 6x – 5x x 2 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:010:210:260:250:300:290:280:240:230:220:27

119 20 119

120 20 -5x 3 – 7x 2 + 6x

121 20 13 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 121

122 20 Negatively charged particles that move around the atom's nucleus are the __________. 122

123 20 123

124 20 Negatively charged particles that move around the atom's nucleus are the __________. 124

125 20 125

126 20 electrons 126

127 20 13B BONUS 127

128 20 Atoms that have the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons are called _________. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

129 20 129

130 20 isotopes 130

131 20 14 MATHEMATICS 131

132 20 If a + 54 = 5a - 18, then the value of 'a' is... 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:010:210:260:250:300:290:280:240:230:220:27

133 20 133

134 If a + 54 = 5a - 18, then the value of 'a' is...

135 20 135

136

137 20 14B BONUS 137

138 20 If [(2b)/3] - 17 = b - 34, then the value of 'b' is... 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:010:210:260:250:300:290:280:240:230:220:27

139 20 139

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141 20 15 CURRENT EVENTS 141

142 20 This United States government agency is in charge of counting the population now. 142

143 20 143

144 20 This United States government agency is in charge of counting the population now. 144

145 20 145

146 20 Bureau of the Census or United States Census Bureau 146

147 20 15B BONUS 147

148 20 How often does the census occur? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

149 20 149

150 20 Every decade or every ten years 150

151 20 END OF ROUND 1 151

152 20 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:17 Break Timer 0:090:010:210:260:250:300:290:280:240:230:220:270:320:330:340:350:360:370:380:400:410:480:490:500:460:450:440:430:420:470:390:310:510:560:551:000:590:580:540:530:520:571:021:031:041:051:061:071:081:101:111:181:191:201:161:151:141:131:121:171:091:011:211:261:251:301:291:281:241:231:221:271:321:331:341:351:361:371:381:401:411:481:491:501:461:451:441:431:421:471:391:311:511:561:552:001:591:581:541:531:521:57

153 20 WABL 2011 Match #6 ROUND 2 153

154 20 QUESTION 1 154

155 20 Which of the following was a Portuguese colony? A. Madagascar B. Sri Lanka C. Zimbabwe D. Mozambique 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

156 20 156

157 20 D. or Mozambique 157

158 20 QUESTION 2 158

159 20 What breed of dog did the First Family choose for their kids? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

160 20 160

161 Portuguese Water Dog

162 20 QUESTION 3 162

163 20 Which city will you find Christ the Redeemer statue? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

164 20 164

165 20 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 165

166 20 QUESTION 4 166

167 20 During the American Civil War, who was President of the Confederate States of America? A. Robert E. Lee B. Andrew Johnson C. Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson D. Jefferson Davis 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

168 20 168

169 20 D. or Jefferson Davis 169

170 20 QUESTION 5 170

171 20 Angles are measured in degrees or in radians. The conversion factor with which to multiply to convert from degrees to radians is: A. 180/pi B. 1/2pi C. 2pi D. pi/180 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

172 20 172

173 20 D. or pi/

174 20 QUESTION 6 174

175 20 Which foreign language did American Sign Language originate from? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

176 20 176

177 French Sign Language

178 20 QUESTION 7 178

179 20 How many goal posts are there on a Quidditich pitch in Harry Potter series? A. 3 B. 6 C. 9 D. 11 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

180 20 180

181 20 B

182 20 QUESTION 8 182

183 20 In Shakespeares play, Romeo and Juliet, who uttered these words with his/her last breath? "O true apothecary! Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die!" A. Juliet B. Lady Montague C. Friar Lawrence D. Romeo 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

184 20 184

185 20 D. Romeo 185

186 20 QUESTION 9 186

187 20 Which city is the Dome of the Rock located? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

188 20 188

189 20 Jerusalem 189

190 20 QUESTION

191 20 What is Octuplet Moms real name? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

192 20 192

193 20 Nadya Suleman 193

194 20 QUESTION

195 20 What turns litmus paper blue? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

196 20 196

197 20 bases 197

198 20 QUESTION

199 20 Substances that form ions in solutions are called _______. A. elements B. compounds C. electrolyte D. molecule 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

200 20 200

201 20 C. electrolyte 201

202 20 QUESTION

203 20 Who is the deaf person associated with the invention of the football huddle? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

204 20 204

205 20 Paul Hubbard 205

206 20 QUESTION

207 20 Name the First Lady who later served as the US delegate to the U.N. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

208 20 208

209 20 Eleanor Roosevelt 209

210 20 QUESTION

211 20 Identify the building known as the Yankee Palace that the British burned during the War of :020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

212 20 212

213 20 The White House 213

214 20 QUESTION

215 20 The winner of the 44 th Superbowl was the: A) Indianapolis Colts B) New England Patriots C) New Orleans Saints D) Pittsburgh Steelers 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

216 20 216

217 20 C) New Orleans Saints 217

218 20 END OF ROUND 2 218

219 20 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:17 Break Timer 0:090:010:210:260:250:300:290:280:240:230:220:270:320:330:340:350:360:370:380:400:410:480:490:500:460:450:440:430:420:470:390:310:510:560:551:000:590:580:540:530:520:571:021:031:041:051:061:071:081:101:111:181:191:201:161:151:141:131:121:171:091:011:211:261:251:301:291:281:241:231:221:271:321:331:341:351:361:371:381:401:411:481:491:501:461:451:441:431:421:471:391:311:511:561:552:001:591:581:541:531:521:57

220 20 WABL 2011 Match #6 FINAL ROUND 220

221 20 CATEGORY: Geography 221

222 20 Identify each state by their popular nicknames: 222

223 20 1. Lone Star State 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

224 20 2. Volunteer State 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

225 20 3. First State 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

226 20 4. Battle Born State 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

227 20 5. Evergreen State 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

228 20 6. Nutmeg State 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

229 20 7. Beehive State 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

230 20 8. Green Mountain State 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

231 20 9. Gopher State 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

232 Old Dominion 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

233 20 233

234 20 1. Lone Star State 234

235 20 Texas 235

236 20 2. Volunteer State 236

237 20 Tennessee 237

238 20 3. First State 238

239 20 Delaware 239

240 20 4. Battle Born State 240

241 20 Nevada 241

242 20 5. Evergreen State 242

243 20 Washington 243

244 20 6. Nutmeg State 244

245 20 Connecticut 245

246 20 7. Beehive State 246

247 20 Utah 247

248 20 8. Green Mountain State 248

249 20 Vermont 249

250 20 9. Gopher State 250

251 20 Minnesota 251

252 Old Dominion 252

253 20 Virginia 253

254 20 END OF MATCH #6 254

255 20 Timeout Timer

256 20 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:010:210:260:250:300:290:280:240:230:220:270:320:330:340:350:360:370:380:400:410:480:490:500:460:450:440:430:420:470:390:310:510:560:551:000:590:580:540:530:520:57

257 20 TIMEOUT TIMER 257

258 20 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:010:210:260:250:300:290:280:240:230:220:270:320:330:340:350:360:370:380:400:410:480:490:500:460:450:440:430:420:470:390:310:510:560:551:000:590:580:540:530:520:57 258


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