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How well-rounded is your academic knowledge?
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1. History:
 In what year did the French revolution occur, (the revolution where they smash the vial of holy oil)?
       1864        
       1789        
       1813        
       1754        
       1892        
       1731        
       1769        
2. Curveball!:
 What is the square root of orange?
       Apple        
       Rotary        
       Green        
       Red        
       Bank        
       Turquoise        
       Aqua-marine        
3. More History!:
 Which of the following popes is well known for cross examining a dead body?
       Pope John XII        
       Pope Gregory VII        
       Pope Boniface VI        
       Pope Gregory I        
4. Logic:
 Name the following fallacy: (assume that this question is asked with no other given information about the person being questioned) Have you stopped killing people?
       False Accusation        
       Complex Question        
       Guilt by Association        
       Ad Hominem (Abusive)        
       Gambler's Fallacy        
       Audiatur et alter pars        
5. FPS Trivia:
 What was the second FPS with 3D graphics released? (Hint: YOU REALLY SHOULD KNOW THIS ONE)
       Doom        
       Wolfenstein        
       Zombie Apocalyps        
       What's an FPS?        
       Prowler        
6. Shakespeare time!:
 Who says the following quote, and in what play does this occur? To bait fish withal; if it will feed nothing else, it will feed my revenge. He hath disgraced me and hindered me half a million, laughed at my losses, mocked at my gains, scorned my nation, thwarted my bargains, cooled my friend, heated mine enemies--and what's his reason? I am a Jew.
       Play: The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Speaker: Brutus        
       Play: Macbeth Speaker: Lady Macbeth        
       Play: Othello, the Moor of Venice Speaker: Emilia        
       Play: The Merchant of Venice Speaker: Shylock        
7. Physics:
 What does Newton's Second law of motion state?
       For every action, there is an opposite and equal reaction        
       The force exerted by an object is equal to its mass times its acceleration        
       An object at rest tends to stay at rest, and an object in motion tends to stay in motion.        
8. Time for the Classics:
 True or False: When Caesar learned that his messages were being constantly intercepted by the enemy, he eventually started using a basic code to obscure the messages.
       True        
       False        
       Who's Caesar?        
9. More history/Philosophy:
 Right before his death, Boethius wrote a famous book where he explores why good people suffer. What was the name of this book?
       On Life and Suffering        
       Consolation of Philosophy        
       Philisopher's Lament        
       Exploration of Suffering        
10. Science time! (more like BOOM time...):
 Which of the following substances, when added together correctly, can create high quality black powder?
       Potassium Nitrate + Sodium Nitrate + Silicon        
       Charcoal + Ferric Chloride        
       Sulfur + Strontium Chloride        
       Sulfur + Charcoal + Potassium Nitrate        
       Cobalt Chloride + Francium        
11. Math (Not so basic):
 Which of the following is a solution to the differential equation (dy/dx) = x - y ?
       ln|2xe^x| + x - 1        
       e^(x^2) - x^2 +2        
       e^(-x) + x - 1        
       diffy-whoosa what?        
12. History:
 In what year did the Byzantine Empire fall? All the dates are AD or CE (depending on your preference).
       1354        
       1289        
       1453        
       1301        
       1689        
       1209        
       1914        
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