MAGNI Packet 01 [REVISED-II-done]

MAGNI Packet 01 [REVISED-II-done] - MAGNI, A Collegiate...

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MAGNI, A Collegiate Quizbowl Tournament for Fall 2011 Questions by UCSD (Chris Chiego, Auroni Gupta, Andrew Honda, Vicky Hwang, Rohan Mehta, Peicong Dong), Yale (Matt Jackson, Kevin Koai, John Lawrence), and Jerry Vinokurov Organized and Brought to You by Auroni Gupta, Matt Jackson, and John Lawrence Packet One Tossups 1. By signing one treaty in this city, the Kingdom of Yugoslavia agreed to let a neighbor annex the Free State of Fiume. A meeting at Val Duchesse preceded one treaty which six countries signed in this city at the same time as the Euratom treaty. Another agreement signed in this city entered force in 2002 and set up The Hague as the location for the International Criminal Court. An earlier treaty named for this city was signed by the Benelux countries, France, Italy, and West Germany; that treaty, which turned the ECSC into the European Economic Community, was later modified by the treaties of Lisbon and Maastricht to create the EU. For 10 points, name this large European city where the Lateran Treaty was signed to distinguish it from its enclave of Vatican City. ANSWER: Rome [or Roma ] 2. Randall Schweller and Paul Schroeder critique Steve Walt’s Origins of Alliances by claiming that this action is much more common historically than Walt admits. Christensen and Snyder argue that this action occurs most often at a lower level in the form of “buck-passing” on minor issues. Robert Powell finds that it usually occurs in equilibrium in the international system, due to the higher likelihood of an individual state’s interests prevailing. Mostly status quo states will engage in this action while states often do its opposite to forestall the rise of revisionist states, as argued in Kenneth Waltz’s Theory of International Politics . For 10 points, identify this action often contrasted with balancing, in which weaker states get protection by “jumping onto” an alliance with stronger states. ANSWER: Bandwagon ing 3. One character in this novel keeps losing expensive pairs of gloves. That character calls her lover “Chubby” and he calls her “Gipsy” in return. In this novel, William correctly predicts that his lover will forget all about him within two months of his death. The hunchbacked Fanny works with its protagonist for Thomas Jordan, who fires Baxter after he starts a fight with the protagonist for going out with his ex-wife. The protagonist of this novel refuses Miriam Leiver’s proposal of marriage and breaks up with Clara Dawes shortly after euthanizing Gertrude with morphine. For 10 points, name this novel about Paul Morel’s love for his mother and the other women in his life, by D.H. Lawrence. ANSWER: Sons and Lovers 4. On two occasions, this man was saved by Cristobal de Olea. This man is interred at the Hospital of Jesús Nazareno, which he founded. One of his expeditions was prevented by an injury he sustained escaping the bedroom of a married woman in his hometown, Medellin. He accompanied Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar on his expedition to Cuba. One
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