ISAAC ASIMOV’S SUPER QUIZ
1971: The first group of the 500 youth club runners who embarked on the YDA’s round-the-island run in October, after leaving Jamaica House where they were handed the Prime Minister’s Message to Youth by the prime minister. Roy Bryant can be seen with scroll containing the message. At left is Anthony Ziadie and Derrick Baker is at right. 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: ‘C’ IN HISTORY
Each answer begins with ‘C.’ (e.g., What revolution ran from 1953 until 1959? Answer: Cuban Revolution.)
1. Who was the first wife of Henry VIII? 2. During which war did Florence Nightingale become famous? 3. The goal of ISIS is to establish this type of government.
4. Where was Thomas Becket murdered? 5. Who piloted the command module for Apollo 11 in 1969? 6. What three letters did SOS replace as a Morse mayday signal?
7. What conflict was the last pitched battle fought on British soil? 8. What was the name of Wellington’s horse at the Battle of Waterloo? 9. Name the four US presidents with ‘C’ surnames.
ANSWERS FOR THUR, OCT 6:
1. Brook. 2. Beijing. 3. Beaufort scale. 4. Burma or Benin. 5. Bangladesh. 6. Borneo. 7. Bogota. 8. Brussels. 9. Bedrock.
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?