ISAAC ASIMOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - LEISURE -

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: FILM ROLES

Iden­tify the line of work for each film char­ac­ter. (e.g., Ge­orge Valentin (Jean Du­jardin) in The Artist. An­swer: Film star.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bog­art) in Casablanca. 2. Char­lie All­nut (Bog­art) in The African Queen. 3. Nina Say­ers (Natalie Port­man) in Black Swan. 4. Billy Flynn (Richard Gere) in Chicago. 5. Michael Dorsey (Dustin Hoff­man) in Toot­sie.

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

6. Alvy ‘Max’ Singer (Woody Allen) in An­nie Hall. 7. Tony Mendez (Ben Af­fleck) in Argo. 8. Melvin Udall (Jack Ni­chol­son) in As Good as It Gets. 9. Lit­tle Bill Daggett (Gene Hack­man) in Un­for­given. 10. The ti­tle char­ac­ter in Cit­i­zen Kane.

PHD LEVEL

11. Carolyn Burn­ham (An­nette Ben­ing) in Amer­i­can Beauty. 12. Jerry Mul­li­gan (Gene Kelly) in An Amer­i­can in Paris. 13. Mac Sledge (Robert Du­vall) in Ten­der Mer­cies. 14. Daniel Plain­view (Daniel DayLewis) in There Will Be Blood. 15. Cur­tis Luther (Lee J. Cobb) in The Three Faces of Eve.

AN­SWERS FOR FRI, NOV 4:

1. Flamingo. 2. Pluto. 3. Eel. 4. Dry ice. 5. Per­mafrost. 6. Greater than or equal to. 7. Tri­ceps. 8. Voice over in­ter­net pro­to­col. 9. Time (a wa­ter clock).

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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