• After sleeping for nine nights with Zeus, she gave birth to the nine Muses.
ANSWER: Mnemosyne Tossup Nine. This general’s father was nicknamed Creticus because of his role in the operations of Crete. A cavalry commander under Aulus Gabinius, he impressed enough people politically to wind up with a seat in the Senate. For 10 points—name this military leader who as an administrator of the eastern provinces of the Roman Empire summoned to Tarsus the Egyptian queen Cleopatra.
ANSWER: Marc Antony [or Marcus Antonius; or, with disgust, Mark Anthony]
BONUS. Name the city from clues on a 30-20-10 basis.
• 30: It was founded in 1548 by the Spaniard Alonso de Medoza on the site of an Inca village.
• 20: It became a site of national government in 1898, just over 2 miles above sea level, making it the world’s highest capital.
• 10: Its original name for this governmental capital of Bolivia means “Our Lady of Peace” in English.
BONUS. In late December 1999, the entire government of a country sued an American tobacco company, alleging that the company in question had smuggled billions of cigarettes into the country in question. For 15 points each, name the country and the tobacco company, the US’s second largest.
ANSWER [up to both of the following]: Canada and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings Inc.