ISAAC ASIMOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - FAMILY & RELIGION -

1969: Christopher Ser­vice giv­ing the Vale­dic­tory Ad­dress at the Ex­cel­sior School prize-giv­ing at the Na­tional Arena in Oc­to­ber. From left are Lady Ashen­heim, the Rev­erend Ather­ton Didier, O.N. Shirley, deputy head­mas­ter, Sir Neville Ashen­heim, who was guest speaker, and Sir John Car­berry, vice-chair­man of the Board of Gov­er­nors. Be­hind them are mem­bers of the grad­u­at­ing class. 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: LITERATURE: AN­I­MAL TI­TLES

Com­plete the lit­er­ary ti­tle with the name of an an­i­mal. (e.g., ‘The ____ in the Hat.’ An­swer: Cat.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. ‘Planet of the ____’ 2. ‘Jonathan Liv­ingston ____’ 3. ‘Of ____ and Men’ 4. ‘Lord of the ____’ 5. ‘The ____ in Win­ter’

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

6. ‘To Kill a ____’ 7. ‘_____ in the Mist’ 8. ‘I Know Why the Caged ____ Sings’ 9. ‘They Shoot _____, Don’t They?’ 10. ‘The Hun­dred and One _____’

PHD LEVEL

11. ‘Water for ____’ 12. ‘The Se­cret Life of ____’ 13. ‘Do An­droids Dream of Elec­tric ____?’ 14. ‘The Red ____’ 15. ‘Fan­tas­tic ____’

AN­SWERS:

1. Clar­inet. 2. ‘Bo­hemian Rhap­sody.’ 3. Harp. 4. New Or­leans. 5. ‘You Light Up My Life.’ 6. Tay­lor Swift. 7. ‘The Body­guard.’ 8. Chris Squire. 9. Cole Porter.

SCOR­ING:

24 to 30 points — con­grat­u­la­tions, doc­tor; 18 to 23 points — hon­ours grad­u­ate; 13 to 17 points — you’re plenty smart, but no grind; 5 to 12 points — you re­ally should hit the books harder; 1 point to 4 points — en­rol in re­me­dial cour­ses im­me­di­ately; 0 points — who reads the ques­tions to you?

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