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Question 1: The song "Into the Dream" from ________ band Discipline on their 1997 release Unfolded Like Staircase contains a section titled "Turtles All the Way Down".
Music industryRecord producerRock musicProgressive rock

Question 2: The most widely known version appears in ________'s 1988 book A Brief History of Time, which starts:
Anthony James LeggettJohn Archibald WheelerStephen HawkingRoger Penrose

Question 3: ________'s It makes certain references to a giant almighty tortoise which is said to have given birth to the universe itself.
'Salem's LotStephen KingThe Dark Tower (series)The Stand

Question 4: The phrase appears in ________'s novel Calculating God.
Isaac AsimovAlternate historyScience fictionRobert J. Sawyer

Question 5: Philosophical allusion to the story goes back at least as far as ________.
John LockeImmanuel KantGottfried LeibnizPlato

Question 6: In J. R. (Haj) Ross's 1967 linguistics dissertation, Constraints on Variables in Syntax, the scientist is identified as the ________ psychologist and philosopher William James.
Harvard CrimsonBrown UniversityRutgers UniversityHarvard University

Question 7: Patch 3.1 in ________ introduced a fishing achievement titled "Turtles All the Way Down", obtained by fishing up a ridable Sea Turtle mount.
World of WarcraftWorld of Warcraft: The Burning CrusadeWorld of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich KingWarcraft III: Reign of Chaos

Question 8: ________, in his journal entry of 4 May 1852,[5] writes:
Henry David ThoreauIndividualist anarchismNoam ChomskyAnarchism

Question 9: "Turtles all the way down," or "The Infinite Turtle Theory," refers to the infinite regression problem in ________ posed by the Unmoved mover paradox.
UniverseIslamic cosmologyCosmologyNon-standard cosmology

Question 10: The story is referenced by main character Oskar Schell in ________'s 2005 novel Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.
J. D. SalingerEverything Is IlluminatedJonathan Safran FoerJoyce Carol Oates


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