ISAAC ASIMOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

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1991: For­mer West In­dian crick­eter Mau­rice Fos­ter (right) ac­cept­ing a plaque from Ge­orge Abra­hams of J.Wray & Nephew Lim­ited at the Courtleigh Ho­tel in Septem­ber. Fos­ter was be­ing hon­oured by the Cus­tom Tour­ers As­so­ci­a­tion for his out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tion to sports. Take this Su­per Quiz to a PhD. Score 1 point for each cor­rect an­swer on the Fresh­man Level, 2 points on the Grad­u­ate Level and 3 points on the PhD Level. Sub­ject: THE “END” Each an­swer is a six-let­ter word that ends in “end.” (e.g., Dog is man’s best _____. An­swer: Friend.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. You can ____ on a good friend. 2. You need a lawyer to _____ you in court. 3. You should _____ an in­vi­ta­tion to your best friends.

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. You should _____ the wed­ding if you were in­vited. 5. What do you ____ to do about it? 6. I did not mean to ____ any­one with what I said.

PHD LEVEL

7. The au­thor will ____ a glos­sary to his novel. 8. The story may be true, but I think it’s an ur­ban _____. 9. He will even­tu­ally ____ to the po­si­tion of pres­i­dent.

AN­SWERS FOR TUES, SEPT 27:

1. Gandhi. 2. Marty. 3. Glad­i­a­tor. 4. Capote. 5. Amadeus. 6. Philadel­phia. 7. Charly. 8. Shine. 9. Ray.

SCOR­ING:

18 points — con­grat­u­la­tions, doc­tor; 15 to 17 points — hon­ours 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?

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