20th Century Dystopian Novels

Who wrote the 1931 dystopian novel “Brave New World” that portrays a future World State driven by technological advancements? Answer: Aldous Huxley

Fun with Geometry

In mathematics, what is the name of the curve defined as the set of all points equidistant from a given point called the focus and a given line called the …

Quotes Less Traveled

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and it has made all the difference” is a passage from a poem by what poet? …

Thinking Aloud on Stage

The act of speaking aloud to oneself in the form of a monologue, especially in regards to theater, is known by what term? Answer: Soliloquy

Night at the Opera

The opera “Don Giovanni” premiered on October 29th, 1787 in Prague. It is considered one of the greatest operas of all time. Who wrote it? Answer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Causing a Flap

What is the flap called that prevents food particles from entering your larynx and lungs when eating? Answer: epiglottis

Digital Algebra

Who is credited with developing modern symbolic logic and whose algebra of logic, now referred to as Boolean algebra, is the basis of modern digital computer circuits? Answer: George Boole

Pre-Continental Divide

What name is given to the super-continent that existed from the late Paleozoic to the late Triassic periods before it broke apart into the the continents we know today? Answer: …