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1 1 2011 GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY NATIONAL ACADEMIC BOWL PRELIMINARY MATCH SAMPLE ROUND 1

2 1 HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT 2

3 Who was the King of England when George Washington was inaugurated President in 1789? 3

4 4

5 5

6 KING GEORGE III 6

7 1B BONUS 7

8 Who succeeded King William IV of Great Britain in 1837? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

9 9

10 Queen Victoria 10

11 2 HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT 11

12 What US Supreme Court case on May 17,1954 declared separate schools for Black/White students as unequal? 12

13 13

14 What US Supreme Court case on May 17,1954 declared separate schools for Black/White students as unequal? 14

15 Brown vs. Board of Education (of Topeka Kansas) 15

16 2B BONUS 16

17 Who was the Supreme Court Chief Justice on this case? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

18 18

19 Earl Warren 19

20 3 DEAF STUDIES 20

21 The first school for the deaf in California is now known as? 21

22 22

23 The first school for the deaf in California is now known as? 23

24 California School for the Deaf, Fremont 24

25 3B BONUS 25

26 Name the city they were in before moving to Fremont 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

27 27

28 Berkeley, California 28

29 4 GEOGRAPHY 29

30 What U.S. city, located on the Chesapeake Bay, is home to the United States Naval Academy? 30

31 31

32 What U.S. city, located on the Chesapeake Bay, is home to the United States Naval Academy? 32

33 Annapolis, Maryland 33

34 4B BONUS 34

35 The Chesapeake Bay is connected to which Ocean? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

36 36

37 Atlantic Ocean 37

38 5 MATHEMATICS 38

39 Find the slope of a line parallel to 2x-3y=7 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

40 40

41 Find the slope of a line parallel to 2x-3y=7

42 42 2/3

43 5B BONUS 43

44 Find the slope of the line perpendicular to -3x+5y=8 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

45 45

46 -5/3 46

47 6 GEOGRAPHY 47

48 What American Territory purchase from Russia in 1867 was called “Seward’s Folly” or “Seward’s Icebox?” 48

49 49

50 What American Territory purchase from Russia in 1867 was called “Seward’s Folly” or “Seward’s Icebox?” 50

51 Alaska 51

52 6B BONUS 52

53 What is the largest city in Alaska? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

54 54

55 Anchorage 55

56 7 THE ARTS 56

57 Who painted the Mona Lisa? 57

58 58

59 Who painted the Mona Lisa? 59

60 Leonardo da Vinci 60

61 7B BONUS 61

62 Who currently owns the original Mona Lisa? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

63 63

64 The Louvre Museum 64

65 8 LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 65

66 Identify the prepositional phrase in the following sentence: Bill read four books for English class last week. 66

67 67

68 Identify the prepositional phrase in the following sentence: Bill read four books for English class last week 68

69 for English class 69

70 8B BONUS 70

71 Identify the direct and indirect objects in the following sentence: The woman gave the children six cookies. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

72 72

73 cookies (DO) children (IO) 73

74 9 LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 74

75 75 This comet orbited the Earth when Samuel Clemens was born.

76 76

77 77 This comet orbited the Earth when Samuel Clemens was born.

78 78 Halley’s Comet

79 9B BONUS 79

80 Which novel was based on Mark Twain’s childhood? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

81 81

82 82 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

83 10 POPULAR CULTURE, LEISURE, AND SPORTS 83

84 In college football, what do the letters BCS stand for? 84

85 85

86 In college football, what do the letters BCS stand for? 86

87 Bowl Championship Series 87

88 10B BONUS 88

89 Which college player won the Heisman Trophy for the 2009 football season? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

90 90

91 Mark Ingram (University of Alabama RB) 91

92 11 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 92

93 Laurie wants to cool down her tea to 140 degrees Fahrenheit before drinking it. How many degrees will it have to cool down from the boiling point? 93

94 94

95 Laurie wants to cool down her tea to 140 degrees Fahrenheit before drinking it. How many degrees will it have to cool down from the boiling point? 95

96 72 degrees 96

97 11B BONUS 97

98 How many degrees Celsius is 212 degrees Fahrenheit? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

99 99

100 100 degrees or 100° 100

101 12 MATHEMATICS 101

102 Convert the following Roman numeral: CMXXIX 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

103 103

104 104 Convert the following Roman numeral: CMXXIX

105 105 929

106 12B BONUS 106

107 Convert the following Roman numeral: MMCCCXCIX 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

108 108

109 2399 109

110 13 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 110

111 Name the chemical element with an atomic number of 48 and a symbol of Cd. 111

112 112

113 Name the chemical element with an atomic number of 48 and a symbol of Cd. 113

114 Cadmium 114

115 13B BONUS 115

116 What is the only element on the Periodic Table that has the same exact name as a planet in our solar system? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

117 117

118 Mercury 118

119 14 MATHEMATICS 119

120 What is 8! 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

121 121

122 122 What is 8!

123 123 40,320

124 14B BONUS 124

125 (3!) 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

126 126

127 36 127

128 15 CURRENT EVENTS 128

129 Where in Chile were miners trapped for more than two months? 129

130 130

131 Where in Chile (city) were miners trapped for more than two months? 131

132 Copiapo, Chile 132

133 15B BONUS 133

134 What does the “Tea” in Tea Party stands for? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

135 135

136 Taxed Enough Already 136

137 END OF ROUND 1 137

138 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

139 WABL 2011 Match #5 ROUND 2 139

140 QUESTION 1 140

141 What became the highest grossing film of all times of all times as of January 2010 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

142 142

143 Avatar 143

144 QUESTION 2 144

145 What’s a polygon with four unequal sides called? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

146 146

147 147 quadrilateral

148 QUESTION 3 148

149 What is a quire? A. A number B. When you inquire something C. 25 sheets of paper D. Construction Paper 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

150 150

151 C. Or 25 sheets of paper 151

152 QUESTION 4 152

153 Which country’s civil war was known as the ‘Onin War’? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

154 154

155 Japan 155

156 QUESTION 5 156

157 Who is the author of the book “Of Mice and Men?” 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

158 158

159 John Steinbeck 159

160 QUESTION 6 160

161 Who was the first Deaf Tony (Stage) winner for the “Miracle Worker?” A. Patrick Graybill B. Marlee Matlin C. Deanne Bray D. Phyllis Frelich 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

162 162

163 163 D. or Phyllis Frelich

164 QUESTION 7 164

165 Who wrote the Odyssey? A. Homer B. Rowling C. King D. Cunningham 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

166 166

167 A. or Homer 167

168 QUESTION 8 168

169 Who founded Gallaudet University? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

170 170

171 Edward Miner Gallaudet 171

172 QUESTION 9 172

173 On what continent would you speak Quechua? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

174 174

175 South America 175

176 QUESTION 10 176

177 In October 2010, Obama signed a bill that will help the disabled. The bill includes but not limited to: - Make getting to the internet easier by improving the user interfaces on smart phones - Add captions to online TV programming What bill is that? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

178 178

179 Technology Access Bill for Disabled 179

180 QUESTION 11 180

181 How many countries are on the equator? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

182 182

183 14 183

184 QUESTION 12 184

185 Who discovered Penicillin? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

186 186

187 Alexander Fleming 187

188 QUESTION 13 188

189 What is the acronym for FAQ? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

190 190

191 Frequently Asked Questions 191

192 QUESTION 14 192

193 What is the vocabulary word for the study of the patterns of formation of sentences and phrases for words? A. Linguistics B. Syntax C. Grammar D. Spelling 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

194 194

195 B. Syntax 195

196 QUESTION 15 196

197 What is the name for the science or study of plants? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

198 198

199 Botany 199

200 QUESTION 16 200

201 What number is an improper fraction always greater than? 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:180:190:200:160:150:140:130:120:170:090:01

202 202

203 1 or One 203

204 END OF ROUND 2 204

205 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

206 WABL 2011 Match #5 FINAL ROUND 206

207 CATEGORY: Computer Technology 207

208 Terminology – Give the Vocabulary word or acronym that belongs to that definition 208

209 1. A device that allows packets of data to be moved efficiently between two points on a network. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

210 2. Sites that remember information such as usernames and passwords so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit a site. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

211 3. Short for Web Log. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

212 4. You use this cord to hook your videophone to your router or modem. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

213 5. Harassing, threatening, embarrassing or humiliating people online. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

214 6. The world’s most popular search engine that began as a search project in 1996. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

215 7. An online service, platform, or site that focuses on building and reflecting of networks or relation among people, e.g., who share interests and/or activities Facebook and MySpace are one of examples. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

216 8. Where out-going e-mail messages are temporarily stored while trying to send. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

217 9. Person who is in charge of maintaining a web site. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

218 10. Short for Video Log. 0:020:030:040:050:060:070:080:100:110:120:090:01

219 219

220 1. A device that allows packets of data to be moved efficiently between two points on a network 220

221 Router 221

222 2. Sites that remember information such as usernames and passwords so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit a site 222

223 Cookie 223

224 3. Short for Web Log. 224

225 Blog 225

226 4. You use this cord to hook your videophone to your router or modem. 226

227 Ethernet 227

228 5. Harassing, threatening, embarrassing or humiliating people online 228

229 Cyberbullying 229

230 6. The world’s most popular search engine that began as a search project in 1996. 230

231 Google 231

232 7. An online service, platform, or site that focuses on building and reflecting of networks or relation among people, e.g., who share interests and/or activities Facebook and MySpace are one of examples. 232

233 Social networking or Social network service 233

234 8. Where outgoing e-mail messages are temporarily stored while trying to send. 234

235 Outbox 235

236 9. Person who is in charge of maintaining a web site. 236

237 Webmaster 237

238 10. Short for Video Log. 238

239 Vlog 239

240 END OF MATCH #5 240

241 Timeout Timer

242 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


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