ISAAC ASIMOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - COMICS & PUZZLES -

1975: Marion Gi­rard, se­cond vice-pres­i­dent of the Ex­cel­sior Old Stu­dents’ As­so­ci­a­tion, pre­sent­ing Wes­ley Pow­ell with a gift of ap­pre­ci­a­tion, at the din­ner/dance held in his hon­our at the Pe­ga­sus Ho­tel on Novem­ber 1. Oth­ers from left are: Oliver Jones (seated) and Er­rol Moodie, first vice-pres­i­dent. 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: LIT­ER­A­TURE

(e.g., Around the World in 80 Days be­gins at this club. An­swer: Re­form Club.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. To what does the ti­tle re­fer in The African Queen? 2. What words open the cave in Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves? 3. On what is­land is Anne of Green Gables set?

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. What is the job of the ti­tle char­ac­ter in The Ad­mirable Crich­ton? 5. What is the name of the farm in An­i­mal Farm? 6. What is the name of the dog in The Call of the Wild?

PHD LEVEL

7. Which fe­male ti­tle char­ac­ter of a Daniel De­foe novel was born in New­gate Prison? 8. In Alice in Won­der­land, what are used as mal­lets for cro­quet? 9. The ti­tle of this Charles Dick­ens novel is John Jarndyce’s home.

AN­SWERS MON, OCT 31:

1. Aus­tralia. 2. Ar­gentina. 3. An­dorra. 4. Aus­tria. 5. Afghanistan. 6. Al­ge­ria. 7. Ar­me­nia. 8. Al­ba­nia. 9. An­gola.

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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