ISAAC ASI­MOV’S SUPER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - ENTERTAINMENT -

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.

SUB­JECT: AN­GELS

(e.g., The high­est wa­ter­fall. An­swer: An­gel Falls.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

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.

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

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?

PHD LEVEL

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.

SCOR­ING:

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?

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