ISAAC ASI­MOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - ENTERTAINMENT -

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 ONE AND ONLY

(e.g., The only mam­mal that can fly. An­swer: Bat.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. The only US pres­i­dent to re­sign the of­fice. 2. The only Cana­dian prov­ince to have no land bound­ary. 3. The only US state that bor­ders just one other state.

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. The only coun­try that has a name that be­gins with the let­ter ‘Y’. 5. The only coun­try to have three cap­i­tal cities. 6. The only US pres­i­dent to re­main a life­long bach­e­lor.

PHD LEVEL

7. The only per­son to win a No­bel Prize in two dif­fer­ent sciences. 8. The only real woman to be de­picted on the face of a United States ban­knote. 9. The only woman to win Best Ac­tress and Best Orig­i­nal Song Oscars.

AN­SWERS FOR MON, OCT 3:

1. Not­ting Hill. 2. Blueberry Hill. 3. Bat­tle of Bunker Hill. 4. Capi­tol Hill. 5. San Juan Hill. 6. Nob Hill. 7. Faith Hill. 8. Black Hills (South Dakota). 9. Kill Devil Hills (North Carolina).

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?

1971: Keith Palmer (left), who re­tained the All-Jamaica Bad­minton Cham­pi­onships ti­tle, re­ceiv­ing the ti­tle prize from Jamaica Bad­minton As­so­ci­a­tion Pres­i­dent Balfe Bradley.

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