SU­PER QUIZ

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Take this Su­per Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each cor­rect an­swer on the Fresh­man Level, 2 points on the Grad­u­ate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.

Sub­ject: CUL­TURAL LIT­ER­ACY (e.g., Which for­eign coun­try did Pres­i­dent Trump visit first? An­swer: Saudi Ara­bia.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. This is­land was the chief U.S. im­mi­gra­tion sta­tion from 1892 to 1943. 2. FBI agents gunned down this bank rob­ber out­side a the­ater in Chicago. 3. Who was the cen­tral char­ac­ter in the Chap­paquid­dick in­ci­dent? GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. Pro­vide the last name: Ralph Waldo ____.

5. Who is cred­ited with the re­mark, “I never met a man I didn’t like”? 6. Pro­vide the next line: “Je­sus loves me, this I know.”

PH.D. LEVEL

7. Who wrote the words to “The Star Span­gled Ban­ner”?

8. Their works in­clude “H.M.S. Pi­nafore” and “The Mikado.”

9. Quote the first line of the poem “To the Vir­gins, to Make Much of Time.” SCOR­ING:

18 points — con­grat­u­la­tions, doc­tor; 15 to 17 points — honors grad­u­ate; 10 to 14 points — you’re plenty smart, but no grind; 4 to 9 points — you re­ally should hit the books harder; 1 point to 3 points — en­roll in re­me­dial cour­ses im­me­di­ately; 0 points — who reads the ques­tions to you?

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