1) STARTER FOR TEN: What four letter word is this? A Buddhist teaching says it’s in the heart of a person who inwardly despises his father and disregards his mother, Shelley says it’s like London. John Paul Sartre says it is other people
BONUSES ON MISTAKEN IDENTITIES
2) Situated not far from Loch Ness the grave of Roderick Mackenzie on is a man who was captured and killed by troops after falsely claiming he was which royal figure.
3) In a Victorian cause célèbre Arthur Orton of New South Wales claimed to be the heir to which English baronetcy, the case was the subject of a film of 1998.
4) In 2006 the business value Guy Gomna was mistaken for a computing expert and interviewed on BBC News 24 about a legal verdict, involving which tech company?
5. STARTER FOR TEN: What short word appears in all these biological terms: an alternative term for an involuntary muscle, the endoplasmic reticulum known as the SCR, and the common name of the third British native snake, along with the adder and grass snake.
BONUSES ON CRITICAL THEORISTS
6. She pioneered the study and literary theory of non western women and produce one of the earliest and most coherent accounts of their roles. Those words of Edward Sayid refer to which post colonial theorist is born in Calcutta in 1942?
7. . First used in critical theory by Gramsci to refers in group, excluded from the structures of power, what nine letter term appears in the title of Spivak major essay of 1988, which discusses how the voices of such groups and suppressed?
8. In 1976, Spivac published the first English translation of Jdilla anthology by which literary theorist translations preface remains a significant introduction to his philosophy of deconstruction?
9. STARTER FOR TEN: Which legendary figure gives his name to both the channel that separates New Britain from New Ireland and the Bismarck archipelago and the channel that separates Great Britain from Ireland between Pembrokshire and County Wexford?
BONUSES ON A SCIENTISTS
10. Hugo de Vries abnd Carl Correns were among those who, in the early 20th century rediscovered the work of which scientists, born in 1822, in what is now the Czech Republic?
11. In addition to Mendel’s laws and Segregation and Independent Assortment, a third law is often a scientist named after a term he used to contrast with recessiveness. What is the name of that law?
12. The author in 1985 of Mendelism, which British geneticist gives his name to a diagram used to visualise Mendelian genetics and predict inheritance?
13. STARTER FOR TEN, PICTURE ROUND
You’ll see a map of Africa, on which a grid has been overlaid for 10 points, give me the grid reference of the square in which you will find the remains of the ancient city of Carthage?
14. The grid reference of the square and once you would find the capital of the former Kingdom of Dahomey now a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
15. The location of Moroni, the capital city of the Comoros islands?
16. Give the location of the white Nile and the blue Nile.
17. STARTER FOR TEN: In fluid mechanics, what term denotes the formation of voids or bubbles within regions of a fluid as the exterior pressure falls below the fluids vapour pressure. Subsequent collapse of the bubbles creates shockwaves in the fluid which can cause damage to solid materials?
NO BONUSES AS NO ONE ANSWERED CORRECTLY
18. STARTER FOR TEN: Dating from the Pliocene epoch cuvieronius and Stegomastodon are most closely related to which modern day mammal?
BONUSES ON MILITARY DEFEATS OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC
19. After the Battle of Clawdeen forks in 321 BC, the Roman army was forced to pass under a yoke, as a sign of submission to which victorious Italian or tribe?
20. According to the historian Plutarch, which General said after his victory The Battle of Ashkelon in 279 BC, “if we are victorious in one more battle with the Romans we should be utterly ruined?”
21. The Battle of Carrhae in 53 BC saw the defeat and death of which Roman statesman, he was a member of the first Triumvirate along with Caesar and Pompey?
22. STARTER FOR TEN: If a fresh breeze blowing at 10 metres per second exerts a force of 1000 Newtons on a wall. What force is exerted on the same wall by a storm wind of 30 metres per second?
BONUSES ON 21st CENTURY VAMPIRE FILMS
Give the title of each film from the description
23. A 2013 film by Jim Jarmusch starring Tom Hiddleston as Adam, where he lives as a reclusive vampire in Detroit and Tilda Swinton, as Eve, his wife of many centuries.
24. A 2014 Persian language films shot entirely in black and white. The director Ana Lily Amirpour described it as ‘the first Iranian vampire spaghetti western’
25. A Swedish film of 2008 by Thomas Alfredsson about the friendship between a bullied 12 year old and his new neighbour Ellie, who he discovers is a vampire
26, STARTER FOR TEN: According to The Economist it was named after,named the Laffer curve was partly inspired by which 14th century Tunisian scholar?
BONUSES ON FAMOUS MARMADUKES
27. Marmaduke Thweng was one of the first English commanders to cross the river forth to safety, at which Battle of 1297, Fort near the present day Wallace monument?
28. Born in 1743, the naturalist Marmaduke Tunstall, commissioned the The Chillingham Bull, a print by which illustrator who gives his name to a species of Swan?
29. During World War One, the author Marmaduke Pickthall converted to what religion in 1930 he published a literal translation of its central text describing it in his title as glorious?
30. STARTER FOR TEN: Which three vowels follow one another in the original French title of the 1886 novel often known in English as the masterpiece by Emile Zola, the same vowel combination appears in French words meaning heart and egg?
BONUSES WAS MUSIC ROUND
31. STARTER FOR TEN: Which two animals are Beatrix Potter’s characters Mrs Tiggy Winkle and Mr. Todd, the same animals appear in the title of a 1953 essay by Isaiah Berlin, and which one is said to know many things woodland?
BONUSES OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
32. From the Latin for whirl what seven letter term denotes a device that converts fluid flow into mechanical energy?
33. Tubularia which include the Planarians are a class in which animal phylum, also known as flatworms?
34. In fluid dynamics turbulent flow stands in contrast to what kind of flow?
35. STARTER FOR TEN: Answer is a six letter word. In a mechanism for converting rotary into linear motion for example in vehicle steering systems or mountain railways, what term denotes a small cargo gear wheel that engages with a toothbar, known as a rack?
BONUSES ON BRITISH POLITICIANS, PROMINENT IN THE DEFENCE OF COLONIAL SLAVERY, NAME THE PERSON FROM THE DESCRIPTION
36. The foreign secretary from 1807 to 1809 and again from 1822. He was the MP for Seaford at the time of his death in 1827
37. The son of the Liverpool a merchant who own several 1000 slaves in Jamaica and Demerara, his first parliamentary constituency was Newark and his last was Midlothian.
38. The Home Secretary in the 1820s he was MP for Tamworth from 1830 to 1850.
39. STARTER FOR TEN: Consider the five ring the Olympic symbol taking the colours of the left, and second left rings, and imagine them as horizontal stripes. This gives the flag of which European country?
BONUSES OF FORMER CHINESE CAPITALS
40. The early Ming and republican capital of Nanjing, is now the capital of which province?
41. The Eastern Han capital of Luoyang and the Northern Song capital of Kaifeng are in which inland province?
42. Finally the wartime Republican capital of Chongqing was until 1997, part of which province?
1) STARTER FOR TEN: HELL
2) Bonnie Prince Charlie
3) The Tichborne Claimant
5) STARTER FOR TEN: SMOOTH
9. STARTER FOR TEN: St George
13. STARTER FOR TEN: F1 (in what is now Tunis)
17. STARTER FOR TEN: Cavitation
18. STARTER FOR TEN: Elephant
22. 9000 newtons
23. Only Lovers Left Alive
24. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
25. Let the Right One In
26. STARTER FOR TEN: Ibn Khaldun
27. Sterling Bridge
30. STARTER FOR TEN: O, E, U
31. STARTER FOR TEN: A fox and hedgehog
34. Laminar flow
35. STARTER FOR TEN: Pinion
38. Robert Peele
39. STARTER FOR TEN: Ukraine