ISAAC ASIMOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

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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: LIT­ER­A­TURE

(e.g., What is spin­ster Miss Marple’s first name? An­swer: Jane.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. What an­i­mal is fea­tured in the novel Life of Pi? 2. In which Ge­orge Bernard Shaw play are Pro­fes­sor Henry Hig­gins and El­iza Doolit­tle? 3. Which 1851 novel was first pub­lished un­der the ti­tle The Whale?

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. Who went to sea ‘in a beau­ti­ful pea green boat’? 5. Which fa­mous hor­ror novel is sub­ti­tled The Mod­ern Prometheus? 6. What pi­rate had a pet par­rot called Cap­tain Flint?

PHD LEVEL

7. What is the ti­tle of Harper Lee’s sec­ond novel? 8. Who wrote The Bluest Eye and Beloved? 9. In Gul­liver’s Trav­els, what is La­puta?

AN­SWERS THURS, NOV 10:

1. The pen. 2. Do as the Ro­mans do. 3. Those who help them­selves. 4. The bold. 5. Dis­cre­tion. 6. Ab­sence. 7. Fa­mil­iar­ity. 8. Those who wait. 9. Ne­ces­sity.

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?

1967: Miss Youth De­vel­op­ment Agency Bev­er­ley Kir­ton of St James af­ter she was crowned at the YDA ball held at Jacis­era Park on Saturday night as a cli­max to their week-long cel­e­bra­tions.

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