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Alchemy

This week's Trivia: Alchemy

I can transmute various substances and change the very reality on which they are based. Actually, I can really only microwave a burrito, but it's still just as cool.
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Q1

It can be reasonably argued that ancient alchemy evolved mostly into modern _____________.

Q2

Which of these names is least related to alchemy?

Q3

Which mythic item was believed to have the power to turn inexpensive metals into gold?

Q4

The novel, The Alchemist, has sold more than 65 million copies worldwide since its initial publication in 1988. Who was its author?

Q5

The Anarchist Cookbook details how to make something useful from supposedly non-useful parts. It was published in response to what major historical event?

Q6

Which software company has a project codenamed "Alchemy" that allows users to compile C and C++ code that is targeted to run on the open source ActionScript Virtual Machine (AVM2)?

Q7

What process involves extracting metals from other substances or alloys?

Q8

In ancient Arabian beliefs, metals were made up of varying proportions of which two items?

Q9

Nicolas Flamel is particularly prominent figure in the history of alchemy, having attributed his success to the teachings in the book of Abraham the Jew. How does he claim he heard about the book?

Q10

What is the name of the symbol depicting a snake or dragon swallowing its own tail, constantly creating itself and forming a circle, also known as the Wheel of Time or the Alchemy Wheel?