ISAAC ASIMOV’S SUPER QUIZ
1951: Miss Sheila Lee Quee, one of the many friends of the Hendrickson family, proprietors of National Baking Company Limited, who attended the opening of NBC’s modern biscuit factory in October. Miss Quee is holding a packet of ‘Ho-Made’ biscuits, which is the brand name of products turned out by the plant. 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.
(e.g., The highest waterfall. Answer: Angel Falls.)
1. A light sponge cake made without egg yolks. 2. What city is nicknamed ‘The City of Angels’? 3. Term for a wicked or rebellious angel that has been cast out of heaven.
4. The archangel who was the messenger of God (Bible). 5. Members of this club typically ride Harley Davidson motorcycles. 6. In which classic film is there a guardian angel named Clarence?
7. Pasta in long, extremely thin strands. (Also called capellini.) 8. Common name for the drugs phencyclidine and clenbuterol. 9. In which popular musical is the song Angel of Music found?
ANSWERS FOR WED, OCT 12:
1. Turf. 2. Kisses. 3. Breakfast. 4. Error. 5. Gloom. 6. Dagger. 7. Tumble or ready. 8. Whistles. 9. Balances.
18 points — congratulations, doctor; 15 to 17 points — honors 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 — enroll in remedial courses immediately; 0 points — who reads the questions to you?