University Challenge as Cambridge’s Wolfson College disappoints audience 40-210


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1. What does the present participle call a painting by Henry Russo depicting a moonlight desert and a lion and the infectious disease African trypanosomiasis? (Worth 10 points, Murton College answered correctly).

2. In 1841 as his doctoral dissertation at the University of Jena, which presented Hagelian analysis, entitled: ‘The Different Between the Democritian and Epicurean Philosophy of Nature’ (10 points), Merton gave the correct answer.

3. Which chemical element is found in these three substances: salt, laughing gas and ammonia? (10 points, Merton answered correctly)

4. These are the titles of four major non-fictional compositions. The same word has been removed from each title. What is this? (10 points, Merton answered correctly)

5. Which South American city is the installation of painting in Boca on the bridge by Benito Quinkela Martine and reconstruction by Charles Fukrey? Later in 1806, the surrender of a British force attempting to gain control of the river plate was shown. (10 points, Worton gave the wrong answer, before Merton gave the correct answer)

6. Citing the possible origin of the object, what does the capital letter ‘I’ mean for India in the alphanumeric designation of the object, known as ‘umumua’, an asteroid seen on the Hyperbolis Orbit in 2017 Gaya (10 points, Merton answered correctly)

7. In anatomy, a five-letter adjective indicates the location of which of the following: the epicanthic fold, the atrium of the heart, and the muscles of the biceps? (10 points, Merton answered correctly)

8. In March 2019, China’s communication satellite was launched by a family of carrier rockets 300th which was a two-word name? A nation-building event that began in autumn 1934. (10 points, Merton answered correctly)

9. ‘Behind’, created by Scottish physicist James Alfred Ewing and derived from the Greek meaning, is a concept in economics, often applied to unemployment and trade, refers to a situation in which an event would have consequences. Are … (10 points, Merton answered correctly)

10. The Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf contains more than 1,000 examples of a literary device using the compound word or … (10 points, Merton answered correctly).

11. ‘My music is best understood by children and animals.’ Who said that in 1961, it was more than 30 years before he died and after works such as Pulkinsella, Oedipus Rex and The Firebird. (10 points, Merton answered correctly)

12. In which Canadian province or territory is the Mackenzie River Delta. The river rises in the Great Slave Lake and flows more than 1,500 km into the Beaufort Sea (10 points, neither team answered correctly)

13. Name any of the sports represented in the initial letters of the IBSF, it is an international governing body for two Winter Games (10 points, Wolfson answered correctly)

14. What is the name of this film? (10 points, Wolfson answered correctly)

15. In physics, what adjective is applied to the minimum mass of an imaginary material required to sustain a series reaction?

16. In Henry VIII’s six wives, what are the two names that usually appear as characters in a play for both Shakespeare and John Fletcher?

17. Filiform and puffiform papilli are small bumpy projections found on which part of the body? (10 points, Wolfson answered correctly)

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