is the most eloquent outline of Blitzkrieg.ANSWER: Heinz Wilhelm GUDERIAN BONUS 17"Las Meninas" by Diego Velasquez has influenced many Spanish and Latin American artists. Answer these questions related to it for the stated number of points.(5) 1. What daughter of Philip IV is portrayed in the painting?ANSWER: Infanta MARGARITA (accept MARGARET )(10) 2. What painter did a series of brightly colored views of the princess, as well as a "Las Meninas" of his own?ANSWER: Pablo PICASSO
(15) 3. What painter reinterpreted Las Meninas in his "Velasquez Painting the Infanta Margarita with the Lights and Shadows of his Own Glory"?ANSWER: Salvador DALI BONUS 18a. In 1980, this nation elected a woman to its presidency, making her the world's first elected female head of state. F5P, name it.Answer: ICELAND Note: Other nations, including India and the UK, had female heads of government before 1980, but none had female heads of state.b. Now, F15P, name that Icelandic president.Answer: Vigdis FINNBOGADOTTIR c. Iceland's unicameral legislature, the world's oldest surviving parliament, was founded in 930. Yes, 930. FTP, name it.Answer: ALTHING BONUS 19Name the African country, five points each, thirty for all four.1. This country that shares a border with Senegal and the Atlantic Ocean, and has its capital at Nouakchott.ANSWER: MAURITANIA 2. This country, whose flag consists of an orange circle in between an orange stripe and a green stripe, shares its name with Africa's third longest river.ANSWER: NIGER 3. Which country shares a border with both the most populous country on the continent and the least populous?ANSWER: CAMEROON (most: Nigeria; least: Equatorial Guinea)4. This nation contains the lowest point on the continent and shares its name with its capital.
ANSWER: DJIBOUTI BONUS 20Answer the following questions about the Panama canal FTSNOP.F5P: Ferdinand De Lesseps, who in 1879 was the first to start work on the canal, had alsosupervised the excavation of what other waterway?ANSWER: SUEZ CanalF10P: This 1903 treaty granted the United States canal-building rights and the sole right to operate and control the Canal Zone.ANSWER: HAY - BUNAU-VARILLA treatyNow, F5P for one, F15P for both, name the year in which the treaty was signed that granted Panama sovereignity over the canal and the year in which the treaty will return complete control of the canal to Panama.ANSWER: 1977 and 2000 BONUS 21Answer the following questions on the computer companies in the news for the stated number of points.F5P: This computer comes in a design scheme with two colours: Bondi Blue,named for the water at an Australian beach, and Ice White.ANSWER: the IMAC (eye-Mac)F10P: This Netscape CEO, who is stepping down as his company merges with America Online, appeared in court in the recent Microsoft antitrust trial.ANSWER: James (Jim) BARKSDALE F15P: Another perceived monopolist, Intel, is losing market share to this CPU manufacturer which has seized the low-end slice of the computer market with its "K6" and "K6-2" chips.ANSWER: A merican M icro D evices