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The Academic Competition Federation (ACF) is an organization, founded as the Academic Competition Foundation in 1991, that runs a national championship for collegiate quiz bowl as well as other tournaments.
Agricultural science is a broad multidisciplinary field of biology that encompasses the parts of exact, natural, economic and social sciences that are used in the practice and understanding of agriculture.
Alanine (symbol Ala or A) is an α-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins.
Amino acids are organic compounds containing amine (-NH2) and carboxyl (-COOH) functional groups, along with a side chain (R group) specific to each amino acid.
Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.
An athletic conference is a collection of sports teams, playing competitively against each other at the professional, collegiate, or high school level.
Black Entertainment Television (BET, stylised as BET★) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the BET Networks division of Viacom.
Bible Quiz, also known as Bible Bowl, is a competition between teams (often representing individual churches) over knowledge of a pre-determined section of the Bible.
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, is a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy and fatal neurodegenerative disease in cattle that may be passed to humans who have eaten infected flesh.
Bradford Gates Rutter (born January 31, 1978) is the highest-earning contestant on the U.S. syndicated game show Jeopardy! and also the highest-earning American game show contestant of all time.
A brass instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound by sympathetic vibration of air in a tubular resonator in sympathy with the vibration of the player's lips.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
CBS Radio was a radio broadcasting company and radio network operator owned by CBS Corporation, and consolidated radio station groups owned by CBS and Westinghouse Broadcasting/Group W since the 1920s and Infinity Broadcasting since the 1970s.
Certamen, Latin for "competition", is a quiz bowl-style competition with classics-themed questions.
Charles "Chip" Beall (born March 17, 1954) is an American television host.
College Bowl (also known as General Electric (G.E.) College Bowl) was a radio, television, and student quiz show.
The Commissioner's Academic Challenge (CAC) is Florida's statewide high school quiz bowl-like academic tournament.
The cornet is a brass instrument similar to the trumpet but distinguished from it by its conical bore, more compact shape, and mellower tone quality.
Cultural literacy is a term coined by E. D. Hirsch, referring to the ability to understand and participate fluently in a given culture.
David Madden (born June 13, 1981) is an American game show contestant, academic competition organizer, and art historian.
Delaware County, colloquially referred to as Delco, is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Delco Hi-Q, formerly Kimberly-Clark Hi-Q, or just Hi-Q is an academic quiz competition.
Discovery Channel (known as The Discovery Channel from 1985 to 1995, and often referred to as simply Discovery) is an American pay television channel that is the flagship television property of Discovery Inc., a publicly traded company run by CEO David Zaslav.
In European academic traditions, fine art is art developed primarily for aesthetics or beauty, distinguishing it from applied art, which also has to serve some practical function, such as pottery or most metalwork.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private university for the education of the deaf and hard of hearing.
A game show is a type of radio, television, or stage show in which contestants, individually or as teams, play a game which involves answering questions or solving puzzles, usually for money or prizes.
General knowledge has been defined in differential psychology as "culturally valued knowledge communicated by a range of non-specialist media" and encompassing a wide subject range.
Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The Golden Lamp of Knowledge is a trophy given to winners between quiz bowl matches between Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intention of primarily serving the African-American community.
History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past as it is described in written documents.
Honda Campus All-Star Challenge is a quizbowl tournament administered by College Bowl for Historically Black colleges and universities.
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is a state high school association in the United States that regulates competition in most interscholastic sports and some interscholastic activities at the high school level.
Intramural sports or intramurals are recreational sports organized within a particular institution, usually an educational institution, or a set geographic area.
It's Academic is the name for a number of televised academic quiz competitions for high school students through the United States and internationally.
ITV Granada (formerly Granada Television; informally Granada) is the Channel 3 regional service for North West England and the Isle of Man.
Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin.
Kenneth Wayne Jennings III (born May 23, 1974) is an American game show contestant and author.
Knowledge is a familiarity, awareness, or understanding of someone or something, such as facts, information, descriptions, or skills, which is acquired through experience or education by perceiving, discovering, or learning.
Knowledge Bowl is the name for several interdisciplinary academic quiz bowl-like competitions across the United States and the world.
Kuru is a very rare, incurable neurodegenerative disorder that was formerly common among the Fore people of Papua New Guinea.
Learning is the process of acquiring new or modifying existing knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences.
A lightning round is a round of a game or contest in which the duration of the round is a pre-determined length of time, and the goal is typically to accomplish as much as possible within that period.
Literature, most generically, is any body of written works.
A lock-out device is a system used on game shows, particularly trivia shows, to determine in real time which contestant has activated their signal first.
Lysine (symbol Lys or K) is an α-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins.
Mark Lewis Walberg (born August 31, 1962) is an American actor, television personality, and game show host.
Matthew Barnett Jackson (born June 24, 1992) is a former contestant on the syndicated game show Jeopardy! who had the show's 4th-longest winning streak, surpassed only by Ken Jennings, Julia Collins, and David Madden.
Memorization is the process of committing something to memory.
A middle school (also known as intermediate school or junior high school) is an educational stage which exists in some countries, providing education between primary school and secondary school.
The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) is the governing body for high school activities throughout the state of Missouri.
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (mɐˈdɛst pʲɪˈtrovʲɪtɕ ˈmusərkskʲɪj; –) was a Russian composer, one of the group known as "The Five".
A monomer (mono-, "one" + -mer, "part") is a molecule that "can undergo polymerization thereby contributing constitutional units to the essential structure of a macromolecule".
Traditionally in Western music, a musical tone is a steady periodic sound.
National Academic Quiz Tournaments, LLC is a question-writing and quiz bowl tournament-organizing company founded by former players in 1996.
The National All-Star Academic Tournament (NASAT) is a national quizbowl tournament for state-based high school all-star teams held every June by International Quiz Bowl Tournaments.
The National History Bee and Bowl (NHBB) are nationwide history quiz competitions for high school, middle school, and elementary students in the United States.
The National Science Bowl (NSB) is a high school and middle school science knowledge competition using a quiz bowl format held in the United States.
The National Tournament of Academic Excellence (NTAE) (formerly known as the Panasonic Academic Challenge) is a national high school academic competition run by the Florida Department of Education.
Natural science is a branch of science concerned with the description, prediction, and understanding of natural phenomena, based on empirical evidence from observation and experimentation.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
News is information about current events.
The nucleolus (plural nucleoli) is the largest structure in the nucleus of eukaryotic cells.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
An academic discipline or field of study is a branch of knowledge that is taught and researched as part of higher education.
The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence (PACE) is a United States based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes high school quiz bowl and runs the National Scholastic Championship (NSC), an end-of-year national tournament for high school quiz bowl teams.
Pictures at an Exhibition (Картинки с выставки – Воспоминание о Викторе Гартмане, Kartínki s výstavki – Vospominániye o Víktore Gártmane, "Pictures from an Exhibition – A Remembrance of Viktor Hartmann"; Tableaux d'une exposition) is a suite of ten pieces (plus a recurring, varied Promenade) composed for the piano by Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky in 1874.
A piston valve is a device used to control the motion of a fluid along a tube or pipe by means of the linear motion of a piston within a chamber or cylinder.
In polymer chemistry, polymerization is a process of reacting monomer molecules together in a chemical reaction to form polymer chains or three-dimensional networks.
Popular culture (also called pop culture) is generally recognized as a set of the practices, beliefs, and objects that are dominant or ubiquitous in a society at a given point in time.
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
A primary school (or elementary school in American English and often in Canadian English) is a school in which children receive primary or elementary education from the age of about seven to twelve, coming after preschool, infant school and before secondary school.
Prions are misfolded proteins that are associated with several fatal neurodegenerative diseases in animals and humans.
Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.
Protein folding is the physical process by which a protein chain acquires its native 3-dimensional structure, a conformation that is usually biologically functional, in an expeditious and reproducible manner.
A quiz is a form of game or mind sport, in which the players (as individuals or in teams) attempt to answer questions correctly.
Reach for the Top (also known simply as Reach) is a Canadian academic quiz competition for high school students.
Recall in memory refers to the mental process of retrieval of information from the past.
A reflex, or reflex action, is an involuntary and nearly instantaneous movement in response to a stimulus.
The ribosome is a complex molecular machine, found within all living cells, that serves as the site of biological protein synthesis (translation).
Richard Georg Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras.
Schools Challenge is the national general knowledge competition for schools in the United Kingdom.
In games, score refers to an abstract quantity associated with a player or team.
The Scott Paper Company was the world's largest manufacturer and marketer of sanitary tissue products with operations in 22 countries.
A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.
Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.
In music, a step, or conjunct motion,Bonds, Mark Evan (2006).
A student quiz show (sometimes academic quiz show) is a television or radio quiz show featuring contestants who represent the schools they attend.
Study skills, academic skill, or study strategies are approaches applied to learning.
The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
In music, timbre (also known as tone color or tone quality from psychoacoustics) is the perceived sound quality of a musical note, sound or tone.
A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.
Tryptophan (symbol Trp or W) is an α-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United Service Organizations Inc. (USO) is a nonprofit organization that provides live entertainment, such as comedians and musicians, and other programs to members of the United States Armed Forces and their families.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.
University Challenge is a British quiz programme which first aired in 1962.
The University of Chicago (UChicago, U of C, or Chicago) is a private, non-profit research university in Chicago, Illinois.
The Virginia High School League (VHSL) is the principal sanctioning organization for interscholastic athletic competition among public high schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Washington metropolitan area is the metropolitan area centered on Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
In chemistry, a zwitterion, formerly called a dipolar ion, is a molecule with two or more functional groups, of which at least one has a positive and one has a negative electrical charge and the net charge of the entire molecule is zero.
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