ISAAC ASIMOV’S SUPER QUIZ
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.
(e.g., What shape is an oxbow lake? Answer: Crescent shaped.)
1. What wading bird is often seen standing on one leg? 2. What was once considered our solar system’s ninth planet? 3. The European conger is the heaviest true ____.
4. Solidified carbon dioxide is known as ____. 5. Permanently frozen subsoil is known as _____. 6. What does the mathematical symbol > mean?
7. The muscles at the back of your upper arm are called _____. 8. In technology, for what does VoIP stand? 9. What was a clepsydra used to measure?
ANSWERS FOR THURS, NOV 3:
1. Preacher. 2. Sheriff. 3. Coal Miner. 4. Carpenter. 5. Writer. 6. Dancer. 7. Clown. 8. Gigolo. 9. Postman.
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?