ISAAC ASIMOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - ENTERTAINMENT -

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 WORLD OF FASH­ION

(e.g., What is ar­guably the best­known fash­ion and life­style magazine? An­swer: Vogue.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. What are Calvin Klein, Chris­tian Dior and Coco Chanel? 2. What are ‘brogue,’ ‘dress’ and ‘el­e­va­tor’? 3. Where did Ge­orge Clooney and Amal Ala­mud­din tie the knot? 4. What are ‘cock­tail,’ ‘evening’ and ‘house’? 5. What are ‘bowlers’ and ‘boaters’?

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

6. This de­signer is of­ten cred­ited with pop­u­lar­is­ing the miniskirt and hot pants. 7. What colour sari does an In­dian bride tra­di­tion­ally wear? 8. What are ‘the bob’ and ‘the shag’? 9. Which Ital­ian fash­ion de­signer was mur­dered in 1997 in Mi­ami? 10. What are ‘punks,’ ‘geeks’ and ‘hip­pies’?

PHD LEVEL

11. What are ‘hip­ster,’ ‘bikini’ and ‘thong’? 12. What are Mir­a­cle, Mid­night Poi­son and Baby Doll? 13. What are Ban, Ar­rid and Axe? 14. This Ger­man model be­came fa­mous for her ap­pear­ances on the cover of the Sports Il­lus­trated Swim­suit is­sue. 15. Where would you wear es­padrilles?

AN­SWERS FOR FRI, SEPT 30:

1. Holy Grail. 2. Voodoo dolls. 3. Magic Mir­ror. 4. Ex­cal­ibur. 5. Kryp­tonite. 6. Blar­ney stone. 7. Hope Di­a­mond. 8. Magic car­pet and magic lamp. 9. Ring.

SCOR­ING:

24 to 30 points — con­grat­u­la­tions, doc­tor; 18 to 23 points — hon­ours grad­u­ate; 13 to 17 points — you’re plenty smart, but no grind; 5 to 12 points — you re­ally should hit the books harder; 1 point to 4 points — en­rol in re­me­dial cour­ses im­me­di­ately; 0 points — who reads the ques­tions to you?

1975: Orville Miller (left), first-prize win­ner in the Car­ifesta 76 Sym­bol and Logo Com­pe­ti­tion dis­cusses his prize-win­ning en­try with Se­na­tor Arnold Ber­tram at the prize­giv­ing cer­e­mony held in Septem­ber at the Phoenix Av­enue of­fice of CAR­IFESTA. A free­lance artist, Miller, 39, de­signs the cover for the ‘Sun­day Magazine’ and is a reg­u­lar il­lus­tra­tor for other Gleaner pub­li­ca­tions.

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