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: AMER­I­CANA

(e.g., Which pres­i­dent was in­volved in the Water­gate scan­dal? An­swer: Richard Nixon.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. Pop­u­lar folk group of the 1960s: Peter, Paul and ____. 2. Ti­tle of a story by Edgar Al­lan Poe: The Pit and the ____. 3. Nor­man Vin­cent Peale book: The Power of Pos­i­tive ____. 4. Name of a fa­mous Ger­man shep­herd: Rin Tin ___. 5. A 1977 film star­ring John Tra­volta: Satur­day Night ____.

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

6. Revo­lu­tion­ary War slo­gan: “Don’t Tread ______.” 7. Las Ve­gas slo­gan: “What Hap­pens Here ______.” 8. Credit card slo­gan: “What’s in _____?” 9. Tran­sit safety cam­paign slo­gan: “If You See Some­thing, ____.” 10. Tourism cam­paign: “Vir­ginia is ______.”

PHD LEVEL

11. Garry Trudeau made his mark as a ____. 12. So­journer Truth made her mark as an ____. 13. Kitty Wells made her mark as a _____. 14. Edgar Ber­gen made his mark as a _____. 15. Irv­ing Ber­lin made his mark as a _____.

AN­SWERS FOR FRI, OCT 7:

1. Catherine of Aragon. 2. Crimean War. 3. Caliphate. 4. Can­ter­bury (cathe­dral). 5. Collins (Michael). 6. CQD. 7. Cul­lo­den (Bat­tle of). 8. Copenhagen. 9. Cleve­land (Grover), Coolidge (Calvin), Carter (Jimmy), Clin­ton (Bill).

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?

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