ANSWER: Baha’i temples [or Baha’i Houses of Worship; prompt on temples] 322. ID: 38880 | Difficulty: Regular College | Category: Literature | Subcategory: Literature British Tournament: 2019 ACF Regionals | Round: Packet K (Northwestern A, Oregon, Maryland A, and Auburn A) | Number: 13 BONUS: Answer the following about Aldous Huxley’s relationship with drugs, for 10 points each.  Huxley wrote about drugs as an avenue of escape in the epilogue to this non-fiction novel about Urbain Grandier, who was accused of being responsible for the demonic possession of a group of Ursuline nuns. ANSWER: The Devils of Loudun <British Literature>  Huxley’s description of a mescaline trip makes up the bulk of his book The Doors of Perception, which takes its title from this author’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. ANSWER: William Blake  In Brave New World, this population-placating drug is described as having “all the advantages of Christianity and alcohol and none of their defects.” ANSWER: soma 323. ID: 38882 | Difficulty: Regular College | Category: Fine Arts | Subcategory: Fine Arts Audiovisual Tournament: 2019 ACF Regionals | Round: Packet K (Northwestern A, Oregon, Maryland A, and Auburn A) | Number: 15 BONUS: Luciano Berio (“loo-CHAH-no BARY-oh”) composed a new ending for this opera in 2002, attempting to correct the dramaturgical flaws of the standard ending written by Franco Alfano. For 10 points each:  This is the answer to Turandot’s final riddle, which asks “What is ice which gives you fire and which your fire freezes still more?” Upon correctly giving this answer, Calaf challenges Turandot to discover his name before sunrise. ANSWER: Turandot [accept any answer indicating that it’s Princess Turandot herself] <Other Arts>  In this aria from Act 2, Turandot bemoans the death of Princess Lo-u-Ling and introduces Calaf to the challenge of the three riddles. The title of this aria translates as “In this palace.” ANSWER: “In questa reggia” (“een KWESS-tah REJ-ah”)  Name this opera in which Calaf successfully wins the hand of the title Chinese princess, the final opera of Giacomo Puccini. ANSWER: Turandot (“TURR-an-dot”) 324. ID: 38883 | Difficulty: Regular College | Category: Fine Arts | Subcategory: Fine Arts Visual Tournament: 2019 ACF Regionals | Round: Packet K (Northwestern A, Oregon, Maryland A, and Auburn A) | Number: 16 BONUS: In 2016, this artist included three depictions of Winged Victory in various states of decay in an enormous mural that he created by removing grime from a wall running along the Tiber. For 10 points each:
 Kentridge was inspired by viewing Renaissance tondo paintings to produce a number of works in this shape, including 2000’s Atlas Procession. Parmigianino’s (“par-mee-jah-NEE-no’s”) Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror is in this shape.
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