Norris Kickoff Quizbowl



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Answer: Illinois

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Bonus #9. What New York resident founded the Mormon church in the 1820s?

Answer: Joseph Smith

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Tossup #10. It took place during the second half of 1940 and was supposed to prepare the way for operation Sea Lion. Air Marshall Hugh Dowding led Fighter Command against the Luftwaffe. What name has been given to this air war over England?

Answer: Battle of Britain

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Bonus #10. The Battle of Britain followed what May 1940 "miracle" where the British Expeditionary Forces managed to escape a Nazi trap by fleeing from this city in thousands of small boats?

Answer: Dunkirk

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Tossup #11. It succeeded the mesolithic age and preceeded the bronze age. Its relics included carefully ground and polished stone tools. What archaeological age's name is formed from the latin words for "new" and "stone"?




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