ISAAC ASI­MOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - ENTERTAINMENT -

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.

SUB­JECT: PROVERBS

(e.g., What hap­pens to a fool and his money? An­swer: They are soon parted.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. What is might­ier than the sword? 2. What should you do when you are in Rome? 3. Who does God help?

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. Who does for­tune favour? 5. What is the bet­ter part of val­our? 6. What makes the heart grow fonder?

PHD LEVEL

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.

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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