ISAAC ASI­MOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - LEISURE -

Take this Su­per Quiz to a PhD. Score one point for each cor­rect an­swer on the Fresh­man Level, two points on the Grad­u­ate Level and three points on the PhD Level.

SUB­JECT: THE BI­BLE: FOUR-LET­TER WORDS

Each an­swer is a four-let­ter word. (e.g., “I will fear no ___, for you are with me.” An­swer: Evil.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. He killed his brother, Abel. 2. The ____ Sea is ac­tu­ally a salty, land­locked lake. 3. John the Bap­tist called Je­sus “The ___ of God.”

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. This New Tes­ta­ment book tells the his­tory of early Chris­tians. 5. This wicked king was the hus­band of Jezebel. 6. “Any­one who does not ____ does not know God.”

PH.D. LEVEL

7. Ja­cob’s wife be­fore he mar­ried Rachel. 8. “And when you ____, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gen­tiles do.” 9. Ja­cob’s third son and founder of an Is­raelite tribe. AN­SWERS FOR SAT SEPT 17: 1. Cap­tain Kan­ga­roo. 2. Paul Re­vere. 3. Opos­sum. 4. Straight flush. 5. Ol’ Man River. 6. Swa­nee River. 7. Pan­han­dles. 8. Palomino. 9. No chil­dren 17 and un­der ad­mit­ted. 10. Lon Chaney. 11. Gen­tle­man Jim Cor­bett. 12. Theodore Roo­sevelt. 13. “The Buck Stops Here.” 14. El­iz­a­beth I. 15. Charles At­las.

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 — en­rol in re­me­dial cour­ses im­me­di­ately; 0 points — who reads the ques­tions to you?

1958: Michael Fen­nell (right), cap­tain of Ja­maica’s aquatic team for the West Indies Swim­ming and Wa­ter Polo Cham­pi­onships at Bournemouth Bath, greets Bar­ba­dos skip­per Charles Packer shortly af­ter the Bar­ba­di­ans ar­rived by BWIA from Bridgetown on Septem­ber 19.

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