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  1. 2. 10 questions <ul><li>Please write out the answers and theme </li></ul><ul><li>Direct connects .. No 2 step connects </li></ul><ul><li>Non Exhaustive ie. There are more to the list. </li></ul><ul><li>5 pts for each correct answer </li></ul><ul><li>Theme points – 5 x number of teams remaining. </li></ul>
  2. 3. 1. <ul><li>XXX is a solemn agreement to engage in or refrain from a specified action. It is commonly found in religious contexts, where it refers to sacred agreements between God and human beings. </li></ul><ul><li>The XXX is a fictional theocratic military alliance of alien races who serve as the main antagonists in the Halo science fiction series. The XXX are composed of a variety of diverse species, united under the religious worship of the enigmatic Forerunners and their belief that Forerunner ringworlds known as Halos will provide a path to salvation. </li></ul>
  3. 4. The Covenant
  4. 5. <ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>_____was a daughter of Zeus and Themis . She and her mother were both personifications of justice, though _____ was also associated with innocence and purity. She is always associated with the Greek Goddess of justice, Dike, who used to live on Earth but left, sickened by human greed. </li></ul><ul><li>According to Ovid, ____abandoned the earth at the end of the Iron Age. Fleeing from the new wickedness of humanity, she ascended to heaven to become the constellation Virgo ; the scales of justice she carried became the nearby constellation Libra, reflected in her symbolic association with Justitia in Latin culture. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Astraea
  6. 7. 3. <ul><li>_____ is an Algonquian word, the meaning of which is in dispute among language specialists. Considerable scholarship pertaining to the ______ claims that the name came from Paquatauoq , meaning, &quot;the destroyers,&quot; or &quot;the men of the swamp&quot;. This relies on speculations of an early twentieth century authority on Algonquian languages. However, Frank Speck, a leading early 20th specialist of _____-Mohegan. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Pequot/d
  8. 9. 4. Also known as ?
  9. 10. Orca
  10. 11. 5. <ul><li>_______ meaning &quot;ewe {idiomatically: one with purity}&quot;), as described in the Hebrew Bible, is a prophet and the favorite wife of Jacob, one of the three Biblical Patriarchs, and mother of Joseph and Benjamin. She was the daughter of Laban and the younger sister of Leah, Jacob's first wife. Jacob was her first cousin, as Jacob's mother Rebecca was Laban's sister. </li></ul><ul><li>Gimme ____ ! </li></ul>
  11. 12. Rachel/Rahel
  12. 13. 6. <ul><li>According to Eustathius of Antioch the _______ was a fabulous animal &quot;haunting the banks of the Euphrates, very savage, hard to catch and having long saw-like horns capable of cutting down trees&quot;. It perhaps derives from Greek anthos (flower) and ops (eye), perhaps meaning &quot;beautiful eye&quot; or alluding to the animals long eyelashes; however this may be a later folk etymology. The word talopus and calopus , from Latin, came to be used in heraldry. In 1607 it was first used for living, cervine animals. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Antelope
  14. 15. 7. <ul><li>The name “_______&quot; goes back at least to Charles Johnson's book published in Britain in 1724. Johnson specifically cites two as having named their flag ______. </li></ul><ul><li>Bartholomew Roberts in June, 1721 and Francis Spriggs in December 1723. While Spriggs and Roberts used the same name for their flags, their flag designs were quite different. </li></ul><ul><li>What was the name of the flag. </li></ul>
  15. 16. Jolly Roger
  16. 17. 8. <ul><li>Pa-lin-fou – Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>Palibothra – Greek </li></ul><ul><li>Kusumpur </li></ul><ul><li>Pushpapura </li></ul><ul><li>Azimabad </li></ul><ul><li>The most common name for this place is ? </li></ul>
  17. 18. Patna
  18. 19. 9. Id the place.
  19. 21. Hispaniola
  20. 22. 10.
  21. 23. Nautilus
  22. 24. Answer – Ships in Novels <ul><li>Pequod  </li></ul><ul><li>  Moby Dick by Herman Melville </li></ul><ul><li>Orca </li></ul><ul><li>  Jaws by Peter Benchley </li></ul><ul><li>Rachel </li></ul><ul><li>  Moby Dick by Herman Melville (the rescue ship at the end) </li></ul><ul><li>The Covenant </li></ul><ul><li>  Kidnapped by RL Stevenson </li></ul><ul><li>The Nautilus </li></ul><ul><li>20,000 Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne </li></ul>
  23. 25. <ul><li>The Antelope </li></ul><ul><li>  Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift </li></ul><ul><li>Jolly Roger  </li></ul><ul><li>  Peter Pan by JM Barrie </li></ul><ul><li>Hispaniola Treasure Island by RL Stevenson </li></ul><ul><li>The Patna  </li></ul><ul><li>  Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad </li></ul><ul><li>Astrea  </li></ul><ul><li>Ben Hur by Lew Wallace </li></ul>

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