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Question 1: The concept album Grand Materia (2005) by the Swedish metal band Morgana Lefay is about ________ and his life and how he made the philosopher's stone.
Nicolas FlamelHarry PotterThe Holy Blood and the Holy GrailPerenelle Flamel

Question 2: The Stone was the central symbol of the mystical terminology of alchemy, symbolizing perfection, enlightenment, heavenly bliss, theophany and of the ________.
ChristJesusGospelNew Testament

Question 3: A leading opponent was ________ (Ibn Sina), who discredited the theory of transmutation of substances:
ScholasticismEmpiricismAristotleAvicenna

Question 4: The philosopher's stone has been a subject, inspiration, or plot feature of innumerable artistic works: novels, comics stories, movies, ________, video games, and even musical compositions.
Traditional animationAnimated cartoonStop motionAnimation

Question 5: According to legend, the 13th-century scientist and philosopher ________ is said to have discovered the philosopher's stone and passed it to his pupil Thomas Aquinas, shortly before his death circa 1280.
Albertus MagnusDuns ScotusBonaventurePeter Abelard

Question 6: The 8th-century Persian alchemist Jabir ibn Hayyan (________ as Geber) analyzed each classical element in terms of the four basic qualities of hotness, coldness, dryness, and moistness.
Old LatinLatinRoman EmpireVulgar Latin

Question 7: [5][6] Jabir's theory was based on the concept that metals like gold and silver could be hidden in alloys and ________, from which they could be recovered by the appropriate chemical treatment.
OreOre genesisHeavy mineral sands ore depositsSedimentary exhalative deposits

Question 8: ________ (1996), episode where a modern alchemist forces the Quest family to join in his experimentation with the philosopher's stone.
The Real Adventures of Jonny QuestBoomerang (TV channel)Adult SwimStar Wars: The Clone Wars (2008 TV series)

Question 9: The Alphabeticall Table (an index) to the 1658 edition of Sir ________'s encyclopaedia Pseudodoxia Epidemica includes the entry, 'Philosopher's Stone, not imposssible to be procured'.
Thomas BrowneEnglandHydriotaphia, Urn BurialJohn Milton

Question 10: The Philosophers Stone, (2008) a feature length experimental film by director Raymond Salvatore Harmon comparing the Philosopher's Stone to the hallucinogenic ________.
MDMALysergic acid diethylamideDextrorphanDextromethorphan







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