Center of the Known Universe 2007 – The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Round k questions by: utk b (Sam McCrary, Ryan Vinson, John Cullum, Markus Iturriaga, and Scotti Whitmire), University of Oklahoma


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Center of the Known Universe 2007 – The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Round K

Questions by: UTK B (Sam McCrary, Ryan Vinson, John Cullum, Markus Iturriaga, and Scotti Whitmire), University of Oklahoma (Emily Duda, et. al.), Charlie Steinhice, and David Moore
1. He has served three non-consecutive stretches in the House, succeeded by Tom Delay the second time he left office in 1985, to return to a full-time medical practice. In 1988, he earned nearly .5 (point 5) percent of the popular vote, as a 3rd party presidential candidate. His beliefs on drug reform have gained wide publicity with the distribution of a segment from the Morton Downey, Jr. show on YouTube, and they, along with his school prayer, monetary standards, states' rights, and excessive government spending form the basis for his current run for the Republican presidential nomination. FTP name this man, who during a republican debate earned the rebuke of Rudy Guiliani for suggesting that American policy in Iraq encourages terrorism, and who has represented Texas’ 14th congressional district since 1997?

     ANSWER: Ronald Ernest Paul, Sr.

2. They are believed to have gotten their start in the area around Cologne, Germany in the 1140s, and were widespread from there to northern Italy by the later part of the twelfth century. Southern France, however, is where their movement came to the greatest prominence, and ruins from the war against them are popular tourist attractions in the Languedoc. They were regarded by the Catholic Church as heretics for their beliefs, which included the view that the physical world was not created by the God of the New Testament, but rather by Satan, who they believed was also the God of the Old Testament. FTP, who were these people, largely wiped out between 1208 and 1229 by the Albigensian Crusade?

     ANSWER: Cathars (accept Albigensians before the name appears in the question)

3. At one time this program employed over 400,000 people -- 34,000 directly as employees of the agency in charge of it, and 375,000 indirectly through contractors. It was initially planned to incorporate ten different increasingly complex types of missions named alphabetically from A through J, but budget cuts near the end of the program meant that only three J missions and no I missions were flown. Though there were at least 36 official missions as part of the program, only twelve were manned, including the epilogue of a joint mission with its Soviet counterpart Soyuz. FTP, what is this NASA project of the 1960s and 70s, of which the eleventh was the first manned moon landing?

     ANSWER: Apollo

4. This man's support of the French Revolution was so strong that he was elected to the French National Convention in 1792 despite not speaking French. He was arrested in Paris in 1793 when foreigners were removed from the Convention, though, and remained in prison for 10 months. After his release, he returned to the United States, but the Second Great Awakening proved to be an inhospitable climate for his deist ideas, and at his death in 1809, his obituary in the New York Citizen said that he "did some good and much harm". FTP, name this revolutionary thinker, famed author of Rights of Man and Common Sense.

     ANSWER: Thomas Paine

5. The subject of Stephen Jay Gould's controversial 1989 book Wonderful Life. its importance was first noticed in 1909 by Charles Doolittle Walcott, who discovered over 60,000 fossils there in subsequent explorations. Many of those were of previously unknown species, and some, such as Amiskwia, have still not been assigned to a phylum. FTP, what is this rock formation in British Columbia, one of the most famous sources of fossils from the Cambrian period?

ANSWER: Burgess Shale

6. Born in 1759, she died at the age of only 38 after the birth of her second daughter, only six months after marrying the child's father, William Godwin. He had fallen in love with her after reading her Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, which was based on a collection of letters she had written to the father of her first child, Gilbert Imlay. FTP, who was this writer, now viewed as one of the founders of feminism, whose second daughter was named for her and went on to marry Percy Shelley?

ANSWER: Mary Wollstonecraft

7. In 1987, 72 Nobel prize-winning scientists took on this role to oppose the teaching of creation science in Louisiana public schools. Rule 37(1) of the Supreme Court of the United States requires that documents filed by these people must bring relevant information, which was previously unknown, to the attention of the court. Often, this term applies to advocacy groups such as the ACLU or the NRA when they file certain briefs before appellate courts. FTP, identify this legal term, describing people who, while not party to a case, volunteer information on some aspect of the case, a Latin phrase meaning "friend of the court".

ANSWER: amicus curiae

8. The name's the same. One was an ancient general who died in the failed Sicilian Expedition of the Peloponnesian War. The other was an orator who delivered a series of speeches against the leader of Macedon. The general, who appears as a character in Aristophanes' The Knights, was trying to save Nicias while the orator was trying to rally an attack against Phillip II with his speeches, The Phillipics.  For ten points, give the name shared by both of these ancient Athenians.

ANSWER: Demosthenes

9. This concept dates to 1905, although the term used to describe it was first used by Paul Ehrenfest six years later. Based on the predictions of classical statistical mechanics and classical electromagnetism, it was resolved by making use of the hypothesis of Max Planck, and his namesake distribution worked much better at short wavelengths than the Rayleigh-Jeans Law. FTP give this two-word phrase given to the mistaken prediction that at high frequencies black bodies radiate an effectively infinite amount of energy.

ANSWER: ultraviolet catastrophe (accept Rayleigh-Jeans catastrophe before they are mentioned)

10. He published his first novel anonymously in 1828 at his own expense, but then decided Fanshawe wasn’t so good and tried to retrieve and destroy all copies. Until the publication of his first short story collection in 1837, he wrote in a spot in his home he called the "owl's nest," but then he was able to rent the Old Manse in Concord with the success of that collection, Twice Told Tales. FTP name this author of The Marble Faun, The Blithedale Romance and The Scarlet Letter.

ANSWER: Nathaniel Hawthorne

11. They vary greatly in size, ranging from the tiny Amazonian candiru, feared for its sharp spines and tendency to swim up the urethras of bathers, to the Wels variety of Europe, which can grow to be as much as ten feet long. Their eating habits are equally varied: algae and carrion are common foods, but some species of the genus Hypostomus can digest wood, a unique ability among fish. Widespread all over the world, they have long been an important food fish, and the channel and blue varieties are often farmed in the United States. FTP, what is this group of bony fish, named for the whisker-like barbels found near the mouths of most species?

ANSWER: catfish (accept Siluriformes)

12. This ruler, given the title “Power of the Holy Trinity,” was very influential in the period of decolonization following WWII.  Believed to be a descendant of King Solomon, he ruled one of the world’s oldest kingdoms, not to mention one of the earliest Christianized nations.  His speeches to the UN on the rights of smaller nations led to him becoming a prominent figure in international relations.  Name this man, “The Lion of the Tribe of Judah” and emperor of Ethiopia, revered by Rastafarians.

ANSWER: Haile Selassie

13. The protagonist of this novel feels powerless in his repressive country and seeks freedom and power instead in a series of erotic adventures. Inevitably, the hero is forced to choose among the women in his life, just as he is inevitably forced to confront his nation’s political turmoil. According to the author, the title refers to the difficulty of dealing with the insignificance of the decisions we make in life. Set during the Prague Spring of 1968, FTP name this novel by Milan Kundera.

ANSWER: The Unbearable Lightness of Being

14. It is unclear when or where he earned his medical degree, but by 1990 he was periodically using the prefix Dr. In the 1980s he briefly worked as a boxing and tennis referee, however he later went on to be an accomplished tennis player and golfer himself. Since the 1990s, he has also made his mark as a race car driver but he is still best known for his original profession as a sanitation worker. FTP, name this erstwhile plumber, arch enemy of Bowser, brother to Luigi, and official mascot of Nintendo.


15. The name of the psychiatrist hero of the movie High Anxiety, although spelled slightly differently, is most likely a reference to this man, born in 1874 who spent his entire career at Teacher's College of Columbia University. From 1921 to 1944 he published several word books intended to help teachers with word and reading instruction. However, he is more famous for his research on learning curves and on on how cats learn to escape from puzzle boxes. This research laid the groundwork for many later behavioral psychology concepts such as B.F. Skinner's operant conditioning. FTPE, name this psychologist, whose eponymous "law of effect" states that responses to stimuli that are closely followed by satisfying consequences are likely to recur if the situation is subsequently encountered again.

ANSWER: Edward Lee Thorndike

16. In 1804 with Jean-Baptiste Biot and in 1805 with Alexander Humboldt, he took extremely high balloon ascensions to test the composition of the atmosphere and the variation of earth’s magnetic field at different altitudes. Among his other contributions were the discoveries of chloric acid and dithionic acid, and the coining of the lab terms “burette” and “pipette.” With L.J. Thenard he is credited with the discovery of boron, although they did not recognize it as an element. In 1802 he independently arrived at Charles’ law, presaging his best-known work. FTP name this French chemist whose namesake law states that for a fixed number of moles of gas at a fixed volume, the pressure is proportional to the temperature.

ANSWER: Joseph Gay-Lussac

17. Many of the characters he meets confuse him, including the king and the lamplighter. He tames a fox, who tells him that the wheat will always remind him of this character’s golden hair. He cares deeply for the rose, whom he has left behind, and understands the picture of the narrator’s to be a boa constrictor swallowing an elephant rather than the hat that adults saw. FTP, who is this asteroid-dwelling character created by Antoine de Saint-Exupery who asks a pilot to “draw me a sheep?”

ANSWER: The Little Prince (or Le Petit Prince)

18. The name's the same. In Star Trek it is the processing device of every Borg vessel which interconnects the minds of all the drones. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz used this term as part of a phrase with "substantiale" to explain a certain metaphysical connectedness of Monads. In anatomy, this word refers to a ligament that limits the movement of an organ or body part. The symbol by this name is used in particle physics to indicate an antiparticle and in Boolean algebra it indicated a group of expressions whose logical result is negated. FTP, give this Latin word meaning "bond", "tie", or" chain", and which in mathematics is the horizonal line placed over an expression to indicate that it is to be considered a group, such as in a group of infinitely repeating decimal digits. 

ANSWER: Vinculum

19. In Roman times, it was known as Lacus Flevo, and was apparently more like a system of lakes and marshes than the large body of water it would become later through erosion. Its increase in size and greater connection to the ocean after some of its barrier dunes were destroyed during a large flood in 1282 led to the name we know it by. Over the next 600 years, it experienced several more destructive floods, and one in 1916 was the impetus for the building of the Afsluitdijk. On the completion of the dike in 1932, it became known as the Ijsselmeer, and large portions of it were reclaimed from the sea for farmland. FTP, what is this former body of water of the Netherlands, whose name is Dutch for southern sea?

ANSWER: Zuiderzee (accept Ijsselmeer before it's mentioned)

20. First performed in 1881 at the Opera-Comique, it was its composer's only truly fully operatic work, with others falling somewhat into the genre of operetta. Rhe libretto, written by Jules Barbier, was based on three short stories by a German writer of the Romantic era, who appears as the opera's title character. The first act tells of his love to Olympia, an automaton, often depicted wind-up key in her back, who is destroyed by her creator. In act two, the title character re-unites with his long lost love Antonia, but she, too, suffers death at the end of the act. Act three contains the Opera's most famous aria, the Bacarolle, which was originally written for another opera and which was added when the composer died before completing this work. FTP, name this most famous opera by Jacques Offenbach, whose first act is based on the titular author's story "The Sandman".

ANSWER: The Tales of Hoffman (or Les contes d'Hoffmann)

21. Its road system is based around a series of rings, the innermost of which, Boulevard Ring, was built at the location of a 16th-century city wall. The city is divided into ten administrative areas called okrugs, which are further divided into 123 districts, each of which has its own local government. Many architecturally interesting buildings are located there, including the second tallest free-standing structure in Eurasia, the Ostankino Tower. FTP, what is this city, home of Saint Basil's Cathedral and centered around the Kremlin?

ANSWER: Moscow

22. The first edition of this work was published in 1886 and still referred to certain behaviors as "anomalies" whereas the author changed his views and before his death in 1902, started referring to these acts as a "differentiation". According to this book, paradoxia, anesthesia, hyperesthesia, and paraesthesia, the last one encompassing such behaviors as sadism, fetishism and the "anomaly" of homosexuality, are the four categories of sexual deviance. Prior to Sigmund Freud, it was the most influential book written about human sexuality and its author deliberately chose a Latin title and wrote several passages in Latin to discourage lay readership of his work. FTP, name this seminal study on "sexual perversity", the origin of the words "sadism" and "masochism" by Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing.

ANSWER: Psychopathia Sexualis

23. In 1982, the Syrian government relocated the entire population of the city of al-Mashrafah, aka Mishrefeh, about 10,000 people, to make room for the excavation at this site. Originating around 2700 to 2600 BCE, it began as a small settlement on a rocky plain 130 miles north of modern Damascus. By 2000 BCE, the name of this city state could be found in the royal archives of Mari and later in the Egyptian archive at Amarna. It is in the latter archive in which one can find the most famous artifacts from this city, letters written by its ruler Akizzi to Pharaoh Akhenaten pleading for assistance. FTPE, name this ancient Syrian city state, burned to the ground in 1340 BCE Hittites, when no help came from the Egyptians.


24. This professor and author received his PhD in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1961. He began his career excavating Native American grave sites for the Smithsonian and and became a forensic consultant for the FBI. He has turned his years of working with the dead into a series of novels based on his involvement with a specific institution. His non-fiction works and novels, co-written with Jon Jefferson, include Death’s Acre, Flesh and Bone, and Carved in Bone. FTP, name this forensic anthropologist, best-known for organizing the University of Tennessee’s Body Farm.

ANSWER: Dr. William (Bill) Bass

1. Name these Picasso paintings from descriptions FTSNOP:

(5) This painting depicts five prostitutes from a Barcelona brothel.

ANSWER: Les Demoiselles d’Avignonor The Young Ladies of Avignon

(10) This painting depicts Picasso’s mistress Marie-Thérèse Walter in an ambiguous way: from one perspective she's asleep and from another she's performing fellatio.

ANSWER: Le Reve or The Dream

(15) This synthetic Cubist work is an oval still life depicting wicker surrounded by rope.

ANSWER: Still Life with Chair Caning

2. Identify these alternatives to the Standard Model of Fundamental Particles from a short description FTPE.
(10) All normal matter is comprised of vibrating one-dimensional extended objects, the namesakes of this theory. These entities may exist in a 10- or 11-dimensional universe.

ANSWER: (Super)-String Theory

(10) This theory extends the Standard Model with such particles as sleptons, squarks, and neutralinos. Each particle has a "superpartner" whose spin differs by 1/2 from the ordinary particle.

ANSWER: Supersymmetry

(10) This theory postulates "point-like" particles, more fundamental than those found in the Standard Model and whose name derives from "pre-quarks". Interest in this theory has waned as particle collider experiments have not borne out any of its predictions.

ANSWER: Preon Theory

3. He fought in the early Reconquista of Spain becoming a national hero.
(10) FTP, name this Spanish nobleman and military leader, born Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar about 1044 and who died in the city he was most famous for recapturing from the Moors.


(10) Name the city, legendarily "liberated" from the Moors by El Cid, today Spain's third largest and which became the capital of the Spanish Republic during the civil war.

ANSWER: Valencia

(10) Rodrigo served as chief general for this king of Leon and Castille who in 1077 declared himself "Emperor of All Hispania".

ANSWER: Alfonso VI

4. Given a list of characters from a successful animated show currently airing, name the show FTPE.

(10) Kenpachi Zaraki, Renji Abarai, Kon (pron. "Cone"), and Ichigo Kurosaki.

ANSWER: Bleach

(10) Juandissimo Magnifico, Chester McBadBat, Jorgen von Strangle, and Timmy Turner.

ANSWER: The Fairly Oddparents

(10) Jet, Azula, Katara, and Aang.

ANSWER: Avatar: The Last Airbender (prompt on Avatar)

5. Identify the Canterbury Tale from a description FTPE:
(10) Virginia is told by her father that she must die by his hand or be shames by the lecherous Apius. In the end, Apius condemns Virginia's father to death, the people revolt, and Apius commits suicide.

ANSWER: The Physician's Tale

(10) Chaucer tells this tale, a translation of a French adaptation of the Liber consolationis et consilii. The title character returns from the field after three days and finds his wife Prudence has been beaten and his daughter Sophie killed. Though seeking revenge, he eventually forgives his enemies in the hope that God will likewise forgive human trespasses.

ANSWER: The Tale of Melibee

(10) This story concerns a Monk, a Merchant, a sum of money lent by the Monk to the Merchant's wife for sexual favors, which he in turn borrowed from the Merchant. When asked to repay the loan, the Monk claims to already have paid the wife, etc. etc. Hilarity Ensues.

ANSWER: The Shipman's Tale

6. FTPE, name the war from lists of its combatants and the years the conflict occurred:
(10) Russia and Sweden, 1700-1721

ANSWER: Great Northern War

(10) Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil, 1864-1870

ANSWER: Paraguayan War or War of the Triple Alliance

(10) Great Britain and Argentina, 1982

ANSWER: Falklands War (accept Malvinas War or Atlantico Sur War)

7. Given a description of an order of mammals, name it FTPE.

(10) This order includes odd-toed ungulates, including horses and rhinos.

ANSWER: Perissodactyla

(10) The only living creatures in this order are the elephants.

ANSWER: Proboscidea

(10) The name of this class that includes platypuses and echidnas comes from the fact that its members, unlike all other mammals, have cloacas.

ANSWER: Monotremata or monotremes

8. FTP each, given a description, name these novels that made the Modern Library Association's 100 Great Novels of the 20th Century despite totally annoying this question writer. If you need the author, you'll get 5.
(10) The title sounds kind of naughty, and it's supposed to be an attack on Victorian society, which also seems promising, but it's really the about the terribly dull lives of four generations of the Pontifex family.

(5) Samuel Butler

ANSWER: The Way of All Flesh

(10) The political conflict between Russia and Britain in central Asia sounds like a pretty good backdrop for a novel, doesn't it? And it's about an orphan, which is always a good start. Somehow, though, it has a magical ability to not hold the reader's interest enough to remember what's going on.

(5) Rudyard Kipling


(10) It's the story of a guy who goes along with his whole crew in abandoning their passengers, then gets left to fend for himself when a court of inquiry is held about the incident. Unfortunately, it's terribly hard to tell who's speaking, since everything said by the novel's effective narrator, Marlow, is placed in quotation marks.

(5) Joseph Conrad

ANSWER: Lord Jim
9. FTPE, given an Asian nation, name its capital (hint: all the capitals have something in common)
(10) Azerbaijan


(10) Kyrgyzstan

ANSWER: Bishkek

(10) Brunei

ANSWER: Bandar Seri Begawan

10. Name these things related to triangles FTPE.

(10) This is the name for the circle that contains all three of a triangle's vertices.

ANSWER: circumcircle

(10) This is a line drawn between a vertex and the line containing the side opposite it so that it meets that line in a right angle.

ANSWER: altitude

(10) This is the point where the three altitudes of a triangle meet; it is inside the triangle only if the triangle is not obtuse.

ANSWER: orthocenter

11. Over the centuries, many philosophers have discussed man’s relationship to others via the social contract. F10PE, answer some things about one of them.
(10) He believed that humans operated exclusively out of self-interest and that life in the state of nature is “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short.”

ANSWER: Thomas Hobbes

(10) This was Hobbes’ 1651 magnum opus in which he set for moth of this theories about the social contract and they way it operated.

ANSWER: Leviathan

(10) This man sought to revive and support Hobbes with his 1986 book Morals by Agreement, including a discussion of the Prisoner’s Dilemma.

ANSWER: David Gauthier

12. FTPE, name these English monarchs from their nicknames:
(10) “Longshanks”

ANSWER: Edward I

(10) “Lackland”


(10) “Rufus”

ANSWER: William II

13. Given the name of a polyatomic ion, give its formula FTPE.

(10) Nitrate


(10) Carbonate


(10) Phosphate


14. Answer the following about unrelated ancient epics FTSNOP.
(5) This epic deals with the Trojan survivors fleeing from Troy, romance in Carthage, war in Italy, and the founding of the Roman people by a son of Venus.

ANSWER: The Aeneid

(10) One of the oldest examples of literature, this Babylonian epic deals with a king and his quests with his friend Enkidu.

ANSWER: Epic of Gilgamesh

(15) This Chinese tale follows Xuanzang the monk on a trip to India to retrieve Buddhist texts with help from characters such as Sun Wukong, the Monkey King.

ANSWER: Journey to the West (Do not accept Saiyuki, the Japanese title)

15. It is home to a portrait gallery dedicated to the 1812 war heroes.F10PE.

(10) Name this museum in St. Petersburg, which includes St. Petersburg’s Winter Palace and which is home to such works as Portrait of Count Olivares by Velazquez and Matisse’s La Danse and Music.

ANSWER: State Hermitage Museum or Gosudarstvennyj Ermitaž  

(10) The Hermitage is also home to reproductions of this Italian Renaissance artist’s famous Loggias frescoes from the Vatican, as well as his The Holy Family and Madonna Conestabile.

ANSWER: Rafael or Raffaello Sanzio (accept either)

(10) The Hermitage also houses this work by Eugène Delacroix, in which two men hunkering beneath a small tree in the center prepare to engage in the titular activity in the titular country. One, dressed in red pants, carries a rifle.

ANSWER: Lion Hunt in Morocco

16. FTPE, name the WWII battle from the dates it was fought. If you need more information, you'll get 5.
(10) May 4-8, 1942

(5) The carrier USS Lexington was lost in this first-ever naval battle where neither side's ships directly fired on the other.

ANSWER: Coral Sea

(10) June 4-7, 1942

(5) It was a decisive U.S. victory, with Japan losing four carriers and over 200 pilots.

ANSWER: Midway

(10) February and March, 1945

(5) The taking of Mt. Suribachi in this battle is commemorated in the Marine Corps War Memorial.

ANSWER: Iwo Jima
17. FTPE, name the authors of these novels.
(10) Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

ANSWER: Fannie Flagg

(10) Green Darkness

ANSWER: Anya Seton

(10) How Green Was My Valley

ANSWER: Richard Llywellen

18. FTPE, name these literary and cinematic plot devices from descriptions:

(10) This term originates from the British tradition of training hunting dogs to follow the scent of a kipper, accustoming the animal to follow scent trails. This device is intended to distract the reader from a more important element of the plot such as a twist ending.

ANSWER: red herring

(10) Alfred Hitchcock popularized both the term's name and its use by introducing plot elements that motivate the characters or advance the plot without any real relevance to the story. Examples include the uranium in Notorious and the stolen cash in Psycho.

ANSWER: McGuffin

(10) This plot device, an object or element introduced early in the story that becomes significant much later in the plot, is named for the Russian playwright who stated that "if in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following one it should be fired. Otherwise don't put it there."

ANSWER: Chekhov's Gun

19. For five points each, thirty for naming all five, identify the Five Pillars of Islam by their Arabic names.

ANSWER: Shaheda, Salat, Zakat , Sawm, Hajj

20. Everyone knows Kennedy Space Center, but can you name other nations' space ports? Identify these space launch facilities from a description, FTPE.
(10) The world's oldest and largest space launch facility, it is now located in Kazakhstan, about 125 miles east of the Aral Sea and contains the site of the launch of Sputnik 1.

ANSWER: Baikonur Cosmodrome

(10) Selected to be the spaceport of France in 1964, it became a joint European Space Agency launch site after that group's foundation in 1975. Famous for launching Ariane rockets, it is located in an eponymous French overseas department.

ANSWER: Guiana Space Center (or Centre Spatial Guyanais), accept Kourou Space Centre

(10) Formerly known as the Kagoshima Space Center, it was the site of Japan's first successful satellite launch in 1970 and until very recently all subsequent Japanese satellites were launched from this facility.

ANSWER: Uchinoura Space Center

21. During the time of South African apartheid, black homelands or "bantustans" were established for designated ethnic groups. Several of these areas were granted so-called independence by South Africa. FTPE, identify these internationally unrecognized states from a description:

(10) Its last capital before re-integration was Bisho and with Transkei, it was one of two bantustans designated for Xhosa-speaking peoples.

ANSWER: Ciskei

(10) Now part of the Limpopo province, it was founded as a homeland for the speakers of the eponymous language and ethnic group. It was declared independent in 1979 and its final capital was Thohoyandou.


(10) Set up to house Setswana-speaking peoples, it was the richest of the nominally independent bantustans and was famous for its platinum mines and Sun City casino. Its capital was Mmabatho.

ANSWER: Bophuthatswana

22. 30-20-10 Name the publication:
(30) In it's current incarnation, it is published ten times a year, has a subscription volume of about 480,000 readers and in 1941, Eudora Welty's short story "A Worn Path" was published in this magazine.

(20) Its editors have included Horace Elisha Scudder, Ellery Sedgewick and William Dean Howells.

(10) It among its founders are Raph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and its first editor, James Russel Lowell.

ANSWER: The Atlantic Monthly


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