ISAAC ASIMOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

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1969: Pres­i­dent of the Cal­abar Old Boys’ As­so­ci­a­tion, W. Gil­lette Cham­bers, wel­com­ing past stu­dents and guests to the as­so­ci­a­tion’s an­nual din­ner held at the Sher­a­tonKingston Ho­tel in Oc­to­ber. Oth­ers (from left) are: Dr G.V. Harry, the Rev Wal­ter Fos­ter, Rabbi Bernard Hooker, Carl­ton Alexan­der, Frank Phipps, QC, and Noel Mad­den. 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: LIT­ER­ARY CHAR­AC­TERS

Pro­vide the char­ac­ter’s first name, then iden­tify the novel. (e.g., Mil­ton. An­swer: Ge­orge: Of Mice and Men.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. Scrooge 2. O’Hara 3. Thatcher 4. Gunn 5. Le­gree

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

6. Joad 7. Fogg 8. Gatsby 9. Gul­liver 10. Panza

PHD LEVEL

11. Go­lightly 12. Prynne 13. Caulfield 14. Hum­bert 15. Bloom

AN­SWERS FOR FRI, OCT 14:

1. Gone With the Wind. 2. Avatar. 3. Star Wars. 4. Ti­tanic. 5. The Sound of Mu­sic. 6. E.T. the Ex­tra-Ter­res­trial 7. The Ten Com­mand­ments. 8. Doc­tor Zhivago 9. Jaws.

SCOR­ING:

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?

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