It’s on to the humanities in my Wabash trivia challenge, and it’s a big one.
Category 2: Division II – The Humanities
Religion, from Dr. Stephen Webb ’83:
6. On what door did Luther nail his 95 theses?
Philosophy, from Dr. Stephen Webb ’83:
7. Which philosopher kicked a dog to demonstrate that animals are machines and that a crippled animal is nothing more than a broken clock?
Teacher Education, from Marc Welch, ’99:
8. Mainly known for his publications within education, this American philosopher continually argued that education and learning are social and interactive processes, as expressed in his My Pedagogic Creed of 1897.
Spanish, from Marc Welch, ’99:
9. Inspired by the Spanish Civil War, this Picasso work not only raised awareness about the Spanish Civil War, but the travesties of all wars. It can now be found in Madrid’s Reina Sofía Museum.
Rhetoric, from Dr. Jennifer Abbott:
10. What are the five canons of rhetoric?
11. According to Aristotle, the three persuasive appeals that compose the canon of invention include pathos, ethos, and what?
Theater, from Dr. James Cherry:
12. Which nineteenth-century play ends with “a door slam heard ’round the world”?
Art, from Prof. Doug Calisch:
13. What does ROYGBIV refer to?
Latin, from Dr. Jeremy Hartnett ’96:
14. What is the meaning of the boozy Latin phrase in vino veritas?
Classics, from Dr. Jeremy Hartnett ’96:
15. Of the Parthenon and the Pantheon, which is in Rome?
16. In the Odyssey, what is the name of Odysseus’ wife who was known for her patience?
Greek, from Dr. Jeremy Hartnett ’96:
17. The Greek words for “household” and “law” give us our English name for what field of study?
18. Which Greek general convinced his fellow Athenians to abandon their city and to take refuge on the island of Aegina (egg-ee-nuh) during the Persian Wars?
English, from Dr. Warren Rosenberg:
19. What 19th century essayist, poet and founder of Transcendentalism had the greatest influence on the development of American literature?
20. Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, Henry James and Kate Chopin are representatives of what major literary movement that set the stage for modern literature?