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100

This narrative technique refers to a character or object whose sole purpose is to move the story forward

What is a plot device?

100

This geographic term refers to a portion of a state which is completely surrounded by the territory of another and thus separated from its home territory.

What is an exclave?

100

This term refers to a group of elements on the right of the periodic table which are well known for their extremely low level of reactivity.

What are the noble gases?

100

This term refers to a cost that has already been incurred and therefore should not be used to decide whether to keep investing in a project.

What is a sunk cost?

100

This amendment to the United States Constitution granted American women suffrage for the first time in 1920.  

What is the 19th Amendment?  

200

This term refers to a word that phonetically resembles or imitates the sound it describes.  

What is an onomatopoeia?

200

Argentina claims this territory of the United Kingdom as its own, even going so far as to start a war in 1982 to reclaim it.  

What are the Falkland Islands?

200

This type of rock is created by undergoing a process of a similar name that means "to change form."

What is a metamorphic rock?

200

Used heavily in macroeconomic theory, this school of economic thought was first presented in 1936 and argued for the importance of aggregate demand in determining output.  

What is Keynesian economics?

200

In 1494, the Treaty of Tordesillas attempted to settle the dispute over the discovery of the New World by dividing the globe in half between Spain and this other European nation.

What is Portugal?

300

This 1850 novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne tells the story of Hester Prynne, who is forced to wear the letter "A"" on her dress as punishment for adultery.  

What is The Scarlet Letter?

300

Wedged between France and Spain, this tiny mountainous country has the President of France as one of its ruling princes.  

What is Andorra?

300

This moon of Saturn is the only known body in space, other than the Earth, to have liquid water on its surface.

What is Titan?

300

This economic theory proposes that productivity may be increased by allowing individuals and/or businesses to specialize.  

What is the division of labor?

300

Sharing the same name as a popular type of whiskey, this royal family once sat upon the thrones of France, Spain, and Sicily among others.

Who are the Bourbons?

What is the House of Bourbon?

400

In place of him or her, you can substitute this pronoun that is usually used to pose a question.

What is whom?  

400

The Himalayas may be the tallest mountain range in the world, but this mountain range is known as the longest.

What are the Andes?

400

This important organ system is responsible for transporting white blood cells throughout the human body.

What is the lymphatic system?

400

This word refers to a cost or benefit which affects a third party who has no control over its creation.

What is an externality?

400

This word is an older historical term once used to describe Tuberculosis or TB, as the disease was perceived to "drain the life" out of its victims.

What is consumption?

500

Beef, veal, pork, mutton.  These English words actually derive from this Romance language that was once spoken in early medieval England.  

What is Anglo-Norman?

What is Old French?

500

This river is the longest in Australia and therefore also the longest on the continent too.  

What is the Murray River?

500

DAILY DOUBLE

What is a black hole?

500

Beginning in 2001, this trade-negotiation forum in the Middle East attempted to lower trade barriers throughout the world in order to encourage a global economy.

What is the Doha Development Round?

500

This Roman statesman and philosopher was well known for his oratory and mastery of the Latin language.  His name in English is used to described something that is "eloquent."

Who is Cicero?  

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