ISAAC ASIMOV’S SUPER QUIZ
1973: S. Walters of the Boys’ Brigade pinning a tag on Governor General Florizel Glasspole to mark the purchase of the first tag, officially launching a Boys’ Brigade tag drive at King’s House in October. Looking on are Norris Kent (left) of the 32nd Jamaica Company of the Brigade and G. O’Connor, organiser of the brigade. Take this Super Quiz to a PhD Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the PhD Level.
SUBJECT: FAMOUS SHIPS
(e.g., The largest of the three ships used by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage. Answer: Santa Maria.)
1. This massive German battleship was sunk during World War II. 2. US ship that exploded in Havana harbour in 1898. Remember it? 3. Lord Nelson’s flagship.
4. This ship became a memorial in Hawaii. 5. This luxury liner went down on her maiden voyage in 1912. 6. This British frigate is noted for its crew’s mutiny.
7. This ship was sunk during the Falklands War. 8. This ship delivered the Pilgrims to Massachusetts. 9. Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe in this ship.
ANSWERS FOR MON, OCT 24:
1. Alex Trebek. 2. Pat Sajak. 3. Vanna White. 4. ‘Double Jeopardy.’ 5. Six. 6. $250. 7. Art Fleming. 8. Chuck Woolery. 9. Twenty-four.
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?