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: HIS­TORY

(eg, Who led the los­ing side at the Bat­tle of the Lit­tle Bighorn? An­swer: Ge­orge Arm­strong Custer.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. Who said, “Dr. Liv­ing­stone, I pre­sume”? 2. Who fa­mously flew the Spirit of St Louis?

3. Name the fa­mous gla­di­a­tor who led a slave re­volt against the Ro­mans.

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. Which coun­try’s leg­is­la­ture is named the Knes­set? 5. What Act did the Supreme Court up­hold in June 2015? 6. Which was the last of the con­tigu­ous states to join the Union?

PHD LEVEL

7. For­tune ranked him No. 1 in its 2014 list of 50 great­est lead­ers. 8. Which fa­mous per­son was found guilty and ex­e­cuted in 399 BC? 9. Who was queen of Eng­land for just nine days in 1553?

AN­SWERS FOR SAT, NOV 5

1. Henry Morton Stan­ley 2. Charles Lind­bergh 3. Spar­ta­cus 4. Is­rael 5. Af­ford­able Care Act (Oba­macare) 6. Ari­zona 7. Pope Fran­cis 8. Socrates 9. Lady Jane Grey.

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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