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a. The ability to communicate thoughts to others without speaking.
b. The ability of manipulating objects just by using one’s mind.
ANSWER: psychokinesis or telekinesis
c. The ability to perceive events occurring far away while they are occurring, such as a friend’s house being on fire.
2. Answering (not to mention writing) so many questions could produce bad headaches. Answer these questions, 10 points each about headaches.
70 to 80% of sufferers inherit their susceptibility to this type of headache, sometimes preceded by an “aura” or constriction of blood vessels supplying the brain.
Overproduction of fluid in the eye or improper draining of fluid not only can cause headaches but can also lead to blindness because of increased pressure of the eyeball.
Some studies have suggested that the abnormal regulation of this neurotransmitter is correlated with the onset of migraine headaches.
An embellishment in which two adjacent pitches are alternately played rapidly, it doesn’t apply just to Lieutenant Dax on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
This fiveletter word describes music in the form of ABACA (among others) in which a refrain is played next to contrasting episodes or themes.
This is a rhythmic device in which unaccented beats are accented and vice versa.
4. Given a famous square, name the city in which it is located for 10 points for the square’s English name of for 5 points if you need its name in the local language.
a.  St. Mark’s Square
 Piazza San Marco
ANSWER: Venice or Venezia
b.  The Star
 L’Étoile [lay-TWAHL]
c.  Herald Square
 Herald Square
ANSWER: New York
Meaning “The one who strives with God,” this name was given to Jacob after fighting with an angel.
This first name apparently means “spear carrier.” Famous people include a former senator and a Northwestern football coach.
Derived from the English for a type of sparrow, Spizella passerina, found in North America with a redbrown “cap,” one famous person with this first name runs a tournament.
6. 30-20-10. Name the man from works.
 Discourses upon the First Ten Books of Titus Livius
 History of Florence and La Mandragola
 The Art of War and The Prince
ANSWER: Nicoló Machiavelli
7. Name these forms of petroleum, 15 points each.
a. This mixture of hydrocarbons, with 13 to 25 carbon atoms, boils at 220° to 350° Celsius.
ANSWER: diesel oil or gas oil
b. This mixture of hydrocarbons, with 11 or 12 carbon atoms, boils at 160° to 250° Celsius, perfect for jet engines.
ANSWER: kerosene or paraffin oil
8. 10 points each, identify the singer or group that made each of these annoying music videos.
a. “Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)”
ANSWER: Backstreet Boys
b. “I’m Afraid of Americans”, appearing with Trent Reznor
ANSWER: David Bowie
c. “Barbie World”
9. Identify the artist from a work, 10 points each.
a. Time Transfixed
ANSWER: René Magritte
b. Three Flags
ANSWER: Jasper Johns
c. Green on Blue
ANSWER: Mark Rothko
a.  United States Naval Academy
b.  Fairfield University
c.  Radford College