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  1. 1. Welcome to the First Annual Academic WorldQuest Competition February 2007
  2. 2. Sponsored by the World Affairs Councils of America and the Foreign Policy Association
  3. 3. Coldwell Banker: Fifth Ave Hilton Hotel & Towers Mel’s Diner Northern Trust Bank PNC Bank The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce Thanks to our Local Sponsors
  4. 4. Thanks to all of our Volunteers
  5. 5. • There are 10 rounds of 5 questions each. • All the questions are multiple choice. • You have one minute for each question. • Team captains circle the selection on the answer sheet. How to Play . . .
  6. 6. • Runners will collect answer sheets after each round. • Make sure your school’s name is on the answer sheet! • After each round, the MC will review all the right answers. • The leading three teams will be announced only at intermission and only in rank. How to Play . . .
  7. 7. • 1 point for each right answer. • No penalty for wrong answers. • If there is a tie for 1st place, a sudden-death tie-breaker will be played. Scoring
  8. 8. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Round 1 </li></ul><ul><li>INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL </li></ul><ul><li>ORGANIZATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>(IMF, WTO, World Bank) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>A. guarantee loans made by governments or private </li></ul><ul><li>banks to poorer countries. </li></ul><ul><li>B. make judgments and rulings when two or more </li></ul><ul><li>countries are having a financial dispute. </li></ul><ul><li>C. bring about cooperation on monetary and financial </li></ul><ul><li>issues among the world’s economies. </li></ul><ul><li>D. publish complete and accurate country economic </li></ul><ul><li>data for governmental policy makers. </li></ul>1. The basic purpose of the Inter-national Monetary Fund (IMF) is to:
  10. 10. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>A. private sector investors. </li></ul><ul><li>B. the IMF member countries. </li></ul><ul><li>C. the United Nations. </li></ul><ul><li>D. the Group of Eight (G-8 industrial </li></ul><ul><li>nations) . </li></ul><ul><li>Who owns the International Monetary Fund (IMF)? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>A. act as an international marketing agent for the sale of </li></ul><ul><li>its members’ goods and services. </li></ul><ul><li> B. help administer consensus agreements, entered into by </li></ul><ul><li>WTO member countries, for conducting international </li></ul><ul><li>trade in goods and services. </li></ul><ul><li> C. establish fair, absolute levels of exports and imports for </li></ul><ul><li>each of its member countries. </li></ul><ul><li> D. set trade policy for such organizations as the United </li></ul><ul><li>Nations, International Monetary Fund, and the World </li></ul><ul><li>Bank. </li></ul><ul><li>The basic purpose of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is to: </li></ul>
  12. 12. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>free trade, but trade conducted and managed in a way to help ensure equity or “fair trade” among trading nations. </li></ul><ul><li>B. each WTO member will be assured of an absolute, annual level of trade in goods and services. </li></ul><ul><li>C. free trade, with the need for efficiency in trade relations superceding any issues in regard to equity or fair trade among trading nations. </li></ul><ul><li>D. restrict WTO membership to certain trading nations, and maintain total membership at an economically viable level. </li></ul>4. What describes the basic operating principle behind the agreements and managerial decisions of the World Trade Organization (WTO)?
  13. 13. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>A. settling international investment </li></ul><ul><li>disputes. </li></ul><ul><li>B. alleviating global poverty. </li></ul><ul><li>C. lending to credit-worthy, private, </li></ul><ul><li>multi-national corporations. </li></ul><ul><li>D. financing the United Nations. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the basic objective of The World Bank? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Round 2 </li></ul><ul><li>THE GLOBAL MARKET PLACE: </li></ul><ul><li>CARS, TECHNOLOGY, PILLS </li></ul>
  15. 15. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>1. Tata Motors plans to build a car that will sell for the equivalent of $2100 in _____. </li></ul><ul><li> A. China </li></ul><ul><li> B. Indonesia </li></ul><ul><li> C. Malaysia </li></ul><ul><li> D. India </li></ul>
  16. 16. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>2. Coca-Cola is marketing a new “wellness” drink, to be called ____. </li></ul><ul><li>A. Enviga </li></ul><ul><li>B. Gelena </li></ul><ul><li>C. Ferasa </li></ul><ul><li>D. Telora </li></ul>
  17. 17. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>3. Hitachi will be the first company to produce a one-million megabyte hard drive. One million megabytes equals one ________. </li></ul><ul><li>A. terabyte </li></ul><ul><li>B. onebyte </li></ul><ul><li>C. zenabyte </li></ul><ul><li>D. lygobyte </li></ul>
  18. 18. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>4. The world’s fastest and most expensive production car, the Bugatti Veyron, is produced by ________ . </li></ul><ul><li>A. Daimler-Benz </li></ul><ul><li>B. Renault </li></ul><ul><li>C. Toyota </li></ul><ul><li>D. Volkswagen </li></ul>
  19. 19. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>5. Which of the following pharmaceutical companies produces the most generic drugs? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Pfizer </li></ul><ul><li>B. Teva </li></ul><ul><li>C. Merck </li></ul><ul><li>D. Bristol-Myers Squibb </li></ul>
  20. 20. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Round 3 </li></ul><ul><li>THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT </li></ul>
  21. 21. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>1. The British and French signed a secret understanding during World War I carving the Middle East Ottoman Empire into their respective spheres and established the general country borders of today. Name this understanding. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>A. Asquith-Foch Exchange </li></ul><ul><li> B. Balfour Declaration </li></ul><ul><li> C. Churchill-Clemenceau Protocol </li></ul><ul><li> D. Sykes-Picot Agreement </li></ul>
  22. 22. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>2. The day after the State of Israel was proclaimed in 1948, six Arab League members, plus other Arab armies invaded but were defeated by Israel. In addition to Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen, what other country provided significant forces? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Iran </li></ul><ul><li>B. Iraq </li></ul><ul><li>C. Libya </li></ul><ul><li>D. Tunisia </li></ul>
  23. 23. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>3. After their defeat in the June 1967 Six-Day War, leaders of eight (8) Arab countries issued a document that became known as the &quot;Three No's. No peace with Israel, No recognition of Israel, No negotiations with Israel&quot;. What is this document called? </li></ul><ul><li>A. The Amman Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>B. The Beirut Covenant </li></ul><ul><li>C. The Cairo Accords </li></ul><ul><li>D. The Khartoum Resolution </li></ul>
  24. 24. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>4. There are currently 12 political </li></ul><ul><li>parties and 120 members in </li></ul><ul><li>the Israeli Knesset. How many </li></ul><ul><li>of them are Arab parties and Arab </li></ul><ul><li>members? </li></ul><ul><li> A. 0 party - 0 members </li></ul><ul><li> B. 1 party - 3 members </li></ul><ul><li> C. 2 parties - 7 members </li></ul><ul><li> D. 3 parties - 13 members </li></ul>
  25. 25. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>5. What is the most southern </li></ul><ul><li>city in Israel? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Aqaba </li></ul><ul><li>B. Beer Sheva </li></ul><ul><li>C. Eilat </li></ul><ul><li>D. Sderot </li></ul>
  26. 26. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Round 4 </li></ul><ul><li>THE GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA </li></ul>
  27. 27. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>1. The colonial name was Northern Rhodesia. What is the current name? </li></ul><ul><li> A. Botswana </li></ul><ul><li> B. Malawi </li></ul><ul><li> C. Zambia </li></ul><ul><li> D. Zimbabwe </li></ul>
  28. 28. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>2. Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in the world that is not part of a mountain range, is in which country? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>B. Rwanda </li></ul><ul><li>C. Tanzania </li></ul><ul><li>D. Uganda </li></ul>
  29. 29. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>3. The White Nile and the Blue Nile merge to form the Nile River in which country? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Chad </li></ul><ul><li>B. Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>C. Ethiopia </li></ul><ul><li>D. Sudan </li></ul>
  30. 30. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>4. Where is Timbuktu? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Burkina Faso </li></ul><ul><li>B. Mali </li></ul><ul><li>C. Niger </li></ul><ul><li>D. Sierra Leone </li></ul>
  31. 31. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>5. What is the most predominant </li></ul><ul><li>religion in Rwanda? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Hindu </li></ul><ul><li>B. Islam </li></ul><ul><li>C. Protestant </li></ul><ul><li>D. Roman Catholic </li></ul>
  32. 32. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Round 5 </li></ul><ul><li>GREAT DECISIONS 2006 </li></ul>
  33. 33. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>1. The United Nations Commission on Human Rights created a scandal in 2005 when it included which country among its 53 elected members? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Argentina </li></ul><ul><li>B. Ukraine </li></ul><ul><li>C. Sudan </li></ul><ul><li>D. Chile </li></ul>
  34. 34. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>2. Who is the Iraqi Leader with </li></ul><ul><li>strong ties to Iran? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Ayatollah Ali Khameini </li></ul><ul><li>B. Ali Akbar Rafsanjani </li></ul><ul><li>C. Fareed Zakaria </li></ul><ul><li>D. Ayatollah Ali Sistani </li></ul>
  35. 35. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>3. What is the name of Russia’s </li></ul><ul><li>major state run energy company? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Lukoil </li></ul><ul><li>B. Gazprom </li></ul><ul><li>C. Hess </li></ul><ul><li>D. LNG </li></ul>
  36. 36. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>4. Who introduced a bill in 2005 demanding humane treatment for detainees in U.S. custody? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Trent Lott </li></ul><ul><li>B. Barack Obama </li></ul><ul><li>C. John McCain </li></ul><ul><li>D. Charles Rangel </li></ul>
  37. 37. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>5. Which one of the following groups of countries are full members of Mercosur the Southern Common Market? </li></ul><ul><li>A. So. Africa, Nigeria, Zambia and </li></ul><ul><li>Mozambique </li></ul><ul><li>B. Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay </li></ul><ul><li>C. Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and </li></ul><ul><li>The Philippines </li></ul><ul><li>D. Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru </li></ul>
  38. 38. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Round 6 </li></ul><ul><li>COUNTRIES </li></ul>
  39. 39. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>1. Which of the following countries has the most Muslims? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>B. India </li></ul><ul><li>C. Iran </li></ul><ul><li>D. Turkey </li></ul>
  40. 40. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>2. What is the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Guangzhou </li></ul><ul><li>B. Pyongyang </li></ul><ul><li>C. Seoul </li></ul><ul><li>D. Taegu </li></ul>
  41. 41. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>3. The 1992 Maastricht Treaty, resulting in the &quot;Euro&quot; common currency, was signed in which country? </li></ul><ul><li> A. Belgium </li></ul><ul><li> B. Germany </li></ul><ul><li> C. Luxembourg </li></ul><ul><li> D. Netherlands </li></ul>
  42. 42. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>4. How many countries are in the United Nations? </li></ul><ul><li> A. 182 </li></ul><ul><li> B. 192 </li></ul><ul><li> C. 202 </li></ul><ul><li> D. 212 </li></ul>
  43. 43. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>5. Which is not an independent </li></ul><ul><li>country? </li></ul><ul><li> A. Serbia </li></ul><ul><li> B. Slavonia </li></ul><ul><li> C. Slovakia </li></ul><ul><li> D. Slovenia </li></ul>
  44. 44. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Round 7 </li></ul><ul><li>CURRENT EVENTS </li></ul>
  45. 45. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>1. The major electricity and telephone companies have been nationalized in which Latin American country? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Argentina </li></ul><ul><li>B. Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>C. Uruguay </li></ul><ul><li>D. Venezuela </li></ul>
  46. 46. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>2. Which country is contesting Russia’s threat to divert crude oil from it and other countries in Eastern and Southern Europe? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Turkey </li></ul><ul><li> B. Belarus </li></ul><ul><li> C. Poland </li></ul><ul><li> D. Germany </li></ul>
  47. 47. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>3. On 12 January an antitank grenade damaged the U.S. Embassy at Athens. Which group claims responsibility for the attack? </li></ul><ul><li>A. November 17 </li></ul><ul><li>B. Al-Qaeda </li></ul><ul><li>C. Revolutionary Struggle </li></ul><ul><li>D. Red Guard </li></ul>
  48. 48. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>4. Saudi Arabia’s announced intent to keep world crude oil prices in the $50/barrel range is to restrain the ambitions of which country? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Venezuela </li></ul><ul><li>B. Iran </li></ul><ul><li>C. Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>D. Russia </li></ul>
  49. 49. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>5. A word in the title of a book by former president Jimmy Carter is controversial. What is that word? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Holocaust </li></ul><ul><li>B. Genocide </li></ul><ul><li>C. Apartheid </li></ul><ul><li>D. Apocalypse </li></ul>
  50. 50. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Round 8 </li></ul><ul><li>PEOPLE IN THE NEWS </li></ul>
  51. 51. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>1 . The late Gerald Ford became the 38th President of the United States after </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. he won a majority vote. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. the death of Richard Nixon. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. the incumbent President resigned. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. he lost his seat in the Senate. </li></ul></ul>
  52. 52. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Under President George W. Bush, John D. Negroponte served as Ambassador to _________. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Afghanistan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. France </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Iraq </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Israel </li></ul></ul>
  53. 53. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>3. Nicolas Sarkozy, who is running in next spring’s general election in France, promises to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. lift the ban on Muslim girls wearing a scarf in school. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. reform the wealth tax and inheritance law. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>nominate Segolene Royal as </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>vice-president. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. agree to send troops to Iraq. </li></ul></ul>
  54. 54. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>4. As Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi follows which of the following in line of succession to the Presidency? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Condoleeza Rice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Dick Cheney </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Harry Reid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Robert Gates </li></ul></ul>
  55. 55. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>The man in this photograph is </li></ul><ul><li>A. President of Venezuela </li></ul><ul><li>B. President of Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>C. President of Italy </li></ul><ul><li>D. President of Chile </li></ul>
  56. 56. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Round 9 </li></ul><ul><li>THE SPACE AGE </li></ul>
  57. 57. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>1. Sirenum Terra is a region on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. the moon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Mercury </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Venus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Mars </li></ul></ul>
  58. 58. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>2. This country most recently (and successfully) launched an anti-satellite missile: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. India </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Russia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. North Korea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. China </li></ul></ul>
  59. 59. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>3. Former planet whose status has recently been downgraded: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Neptune </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Pluto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Orion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Acteus </li></ul></ul>
  60. 60. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>4. Which of the following is NOT the name of a U.S. space shuttle? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Challenger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Endeavor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Columbia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Mercury </li></ul></ul>
  61. 61. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>5. The last name of the first human to orbit the earth: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Glenn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Gagarin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Armstrong </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Yevtushenko </li></ul></ul>
  62. 62. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Round 10 </li></ul><ul><li>INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN RELIEF ORGANIZATIONS </li></ul>
  63. 63. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>1. Casualties during the Battle of Solferino in Italy led to the formation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) during what decade ? </li></ul><ul><li>A. 1860s </li></ul><ul><li>B. 1890s </li></ul><ul><li>C. 1910s </li></ul><ul><li>D. 1940s </li></ul>
  64. 64. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>2. Where is the headquarters for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) located ? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Brussels, Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>B. Washington, DC, USA </li></ul><ul><li>C. London, England </li></ul><ul><li>D. Geneva, Switzerland </li></ul>
  65. 65. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>3. How many countries belong to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ? </li></ul><ul><li>A. 43 </li></ul><ul><li>B. 80 </li></ul><ul><li>C. 95 </li></ul><ul><li>D. 185 </li></ul>
  66. 66. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>4. Twenty two (22) American organizations came together to rush CARE packages to the survivors of what war ? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Spanish American War </li></ul><ul><li>B. World War I </li></ul><ul><li>C. World War II </li></ul><ul><li>D. Korean War </li></ul>
  67. 67. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>5. What does the MSF in Doctors Without Borders/MSF stand for ? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Medical Surgical Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>B. Medical Services Frontiers </li></ul><ul><li>C. Medical Surgeons Fellowship </li></ul><ul><li>D. Medecins Sans Frontieres </li></ul>
  68. 68. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Round 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Tie Breaker Section </li></ul>
  69. 69. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>A. making loans and grants to the governments of </li></ul><ul><li>these countries for their development projects. </li></ul><ul><li>B. serving as a facilitator between developing countries </li></ul><ul><li>and private sector investors. </li></ul><ul><li>C. financing development projects designed by such </li></ul><ul><li>organizations as the United Nations and the </li></ul><ul><li>International Monetary Fund (IMF). </li></ul><ul><li>D. providing only technical help to the developing </li></ul><ul><li> countries for the design of their development projects. </li></ul>1. The World Bank primarily implements its assistance to developing countries by:
  70. 70. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>2. Which of the following produces the most cars? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Toyota </li></ul><ul><li> B. Ford </li></ul><ul><li> C. Daimler-Chrysler </li></ul><ul><li> D. Nissan </li></ul>
  71. 71. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>A. Al Aksa Mosque </li></ul><ul><li>B. Church of the Holy Sepulchre </li></ul><ul><li>C. Dome of the Rock </li></ul><ul><li>D. Western Wall of Solomon's </li></ul><ul><li>Temple </li></ul>3. What significant religious site, in Old Jerusalem, is not contiguous with the others?
  72. 72. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>4. The equator passes through 6 African countries. Which country is not one of them? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Congo </li></ul><ul><li>B. Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>C. Rwanda </li></ul><ul><li>D. Somalia </li></ul>
  73. 73. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>5. Which of the following flu pandemics killed more than 50 million people? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Hong Kong Flu </li></ul><ul><li>B. H5N1 Flu </li></ul><ul><li>C. Spanish Flu </li></ul><ul><li>D. Asian Flu </li></ul>
  74. 74. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>6. The country most recently admitted to the U.N. in 2006? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Montenegro </li></ul><ul><li>B. East Timor </li></ul><ul><li>C. Eritrea </li></ul><ul><li>D. Slovakia </li></ul>
  75. 75. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>7. Name the NY Times reporter who </li></ul><ul><li>initially refused to testify before a </li></ul><ul><li>grand jury in the Lewis (Scooter) </li></ul><ul><li>Libby perjury trial and served 85 </li></ul><ul><li>days in jail. </li></ul><ul><li>A. Maureen Dowd </li></ul><ul><li>B. Matthew Cooper </li></ul><ul><li>C. Judith Miller </li></ul><ul><li>D. David Sanger </li></ul>
  76. 76. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>8 . Ken Livingston, Mayor of London, England recently </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. began negotiations with Hugo Chavez to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>secure oil. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. limited the buses of London to 10 m.p.h.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. announced support of “Progressive Colonization”. </li></ul></ul><ul><li> D. said he would expropriate land around </li></ul><ul><li> Buckingham Palace . </li></ul>
  77. 77. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>9. U.S. President who first proposed a moon-landing mission: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Johnson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Truman </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Nixon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Kennedy </li></ul></ul>
  78. 78. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>10. The Organization of American States (OAS) consists of how many independent countries ? </li></ul><ul><li>A. 7 </li></ul><ul><li>B. 17 </li></ul><ul><li>C. 23 </li></ul><ul><li>D. 35 </li></ul>
  79. 79. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Round 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Tie Breaker Section </li></ul>
  80. 80. Academic WorldQuest 2007 Tie Breaker - Round 2 <ul><li>A. Robert McNamara. </li></ul><ul><li>B. James Wolfensohn. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Alan Greenspan. </li></ul><ul><li>D. Paul Wolfowitz. </li></ul>1 . Who is the current President of the World Bank?
  81. 81. Academic WorldQuest 2007 Tie Breaker - Round 2 <ul><li>2. Eli Lilly’s drug Zyprexa is a treatment for ________. </li></ul><ul><li>A. cancer </li></ul><ul><li>B. schizophrenia & bipolar </li></ul><ul><li>disorder </li></ul><ul><li>C. multiple sclerosis </li></ul><ul><li>D. heart disease </li></ul>
  82. 82. Academic WorldQuest 2007 Tie Breaker - Round 2 <ul><li>3. Fifteen of the 29 groups currently designated by the US Secretary of State as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO's) are Islamic terrorist organi-zations. Which one of those listed is not an Arab terrorist organization so designated? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Abu Sayyaf Group </li></ul><ul><li>B. Hamas </li></ul><ul><li>C. Hizballah </li></ul><ul><li>D. Islamic Jihad </li></ul>
  83. 83. Academic WorldQuest 2007 Tie Breaker – Round 2 <ul><li>4. Which country does not border Burkina Faso? </li></ul><ul><li> A. Benin </li></ul><ul><li> B. Cote d'Ivoire </li></ul><ul><li> C. Ghana </li></ul><ul><li> D. Nigeria </li></ul>
  84. 84. Academic WorldQuest 2007 Tie Breaker – Round 2 <ul><li>5. The U.S. and Great Britain conspired to depose which Iranian leader in the 1950’s? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Ayatollah Khomeini </li></ul><ul><li>B. Shah Reza Pahlavi </li></ul><ul><li>C. Hashemi Rafsanjani </li></ul><ul><li>D. Mohammed Mossadegh </li></ul>
  85. 85. Academic WorldQuest 2007 Tie Breaker – Round 2 <ul><li>6. The worst nuclear accident in </li></ul><ul><li>human history was in which country? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Bhopal, India </li></ul><ul><li>B. Chernobyl, USSR </li></ul><ul><li>C. Hiroshima, Japan </li></ul><ul><li>D. Three Mile Island,United States </li></ul>
  86. 86. Academic WorldQuest 2007 Tie Breaker – Round 2 <ul><li>7. The UN is nudging Kosovo toward independence from what country? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Albania </li></ul><ul><li>B. Serbia </li></ul><ul><li>C. Montenegro </li></ul><ul><li>D. Croatia </li></ul>
  87. 87. Academic WorldQuest 2007 Tie Breaker – Round 2 <ul><li>8. Momofuku Ando, who died recently, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. advocated deep-breathing and cross-legged meditation as a means to achieve longevity. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. was the inventor of instant noodles. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. made a fortune selling dress fabrics. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. was a Chinese billionaire. </li></ul></ul>
  88. 88. Academic WorldQuest 2007 Tie Breaker – Round 2 <ul><li>9. The Hubble Telescope was launched into space in ____. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. 1965 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. 1990 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. 2001 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. 2005 </li></ul></ul>
  89. 89. Academic WorldQuest 2007 Tie Breaker – Round 2 <ul><li>10. Which of the following emblems is not currently used by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Red Cross </li></ul><ul><li>B. Red Dragon </li></ul><ul><li>C. Red Crescent </li></ul><ul><li>D. Red Crystal </li></ul>
  90. 90. Academic WorldQuest 2007 <ul><li>Congratulations to all teams and their coaches! </li></ul>
  91. 91. Academic WorldQuest 2007 Lunch will be served and our awards ceremony will follow!
  92. 92. Academic WorldQuest 2007 D B B C B B D C B B C D B B B C B D D A B B B C D B D D A B D D C B B D C B A B A D C D B C C D D C Rd-10 Rd 9 Rd 8 Rd 7 Rd 6 Rd 5 Rd 4 Rd 3 Rd 2 Rd 1 ANSWERS TO THE TEN ROUNDS
  93. 93. ANSWERS TO TIE-BREAKING ROUNDS B D B D B A B C B A D C D C A B B A D A Round 2 Round 1