ISAAC ASIMOV’S SUPER QUIZ
1969: Miss Audrey Blake being crowned Miss Youth Development Agency by the 1968 winner, Miss Dawnette James, at the Colony Hotel in October. Standing at right is 20-year-old Loretta Williams, Miss Blake’s runner up. At left is the YDA Boy of the Year for St James, 18-year-old Welton Grey. 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: HIGHEST GROSSING FILMS
Use the clue to name the highest grossing films (adjusted for inflation). Films are listed in order from first to ninth. (e.g., The only animated Disney film in the top 10 (1937). Answer: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (No. 10).)
1. Rhett and Scarlett (1939). 2. Epic science fiction film directed, written and produced by James Cameron (2009). 3. C-3PO and R2-D2 (1977).
4. Iceberg (1997). 5. Maria von Trapp (1965). 6. Ten-year-old Elliott longs for a good friend (1982).
7. Moses (1956). 8. Popular in the West but banned in the Soviet Union (1965). 9. The boat is named the Orca (1975).
ANSWERS FOR THUR, OCT 13:
1. Angel food cake. 2. Los Angeles. 3. Fallen angel. 4. Gabriel. 5. Hells Angels motorcycle club. 6. It’s a Wonderful Life. 7. Angel hair. 8. Angel dust. 9. The Phantom of the Opera.
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?