2—Round two—2


BONUS. Name these Greek Titans for 10 points each. • She is the mother of all the Olympian gods. ANSWER: Rhea



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BONUS. Name these Greek Titans for 10 points each.

• She is the mother of all the Olympian gods.

ANSWER: Rhea

• This Titan was father of Helios, Eos, Selene, and Hesperus.

ANSWER: Hyperion

• 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.

ANSWER: La Paz, Bolivia
Tossup Ten. It supposedly began in the Little White Schoolhouse in Ripon, Wisconsin, although it was officially launched two months later with a convention in Jackson, Michigan. Proposed at a meeting of Whigs, anti-Nebraska Democrats, and Free-Soilers, for 10 points—name this organization which came into power with the election of Abraham Lincoln.

ANSWER: Republican Party [or the Grand Old Party]



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.






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