ISAAC ASIMOV’S SUPER QUIZ
1983: Sister Mary Benedict Chung, principal of the Holy Family Primary School, Laws Street, Kingston, speaks about benefits the Laws Street Trade Training Centre could bring to the area at a luncheon of the Rotary Club of Kingston at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel on November 10. Others in the photo are (from left) Paul Cooper, president of the Rotary; Rev K.D. Carnegie and Wesley Powell, a club member. 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 happens to a fool and his money? Answer: They are soon parted.)
1. What is mightier than the sword? 2. What should you do when you are in Rome? 3. Who does God help?
4. Who does fortune favour? 5. What is the better part of valour? 6. What makes the heart grow fonder?
7. What breeds contempt? 8. To whom do good things come? 9. What is the mother of invention?
ANSWERS FOR WED, NOV 9:
1. A meal that combines breakfast and lunch: breakfast + lunch. 2. A commercial providing information: information + commercial. 3. It controls the flow of electricity: transfer + resistor. 4. Greek withdrawal from the Eurozone: Greece + exit. 5. New African republic: Tanganyika + Zanzibar. 6. A biographical film: biography + picture. 7. It connects a computer to a telephone line: modulator + demodulator. 8. A metal object used to fasten a piece of jewelry: clutch + grasp. 9. A form of air pollution: smoke + fog.
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?