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: THE 1920S

(e.g., The 1920s were known as the ‘_____ Twen­ties.’ An­swer: Roar­ing.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. Charles Lind­bergh flew this plane across the At­lantic in 1927. 2. This stunt per­former died in 1926 at age 52. 3. This crime boss co-founded the Chicago Out­fit.

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. What was the sur­name of the de­fen­dant in the 1925 Mon­key Trial? 5. In 1928, Alexan­der Flem­ing was cred­ited for this dis­cov­ery. 6. He de­feated box­ing cham­pion Jack Dempsey in 1926.

PHD LEVEL

7. This ar­chi­tec­tural style is ex­em­pli­fied by the Chrysler Build­ing. 8. In 1927, this film was the first sound fea­ture with talk­ing se­quences. 9. What did the 19th Amend­ment of 1920 do?

AN­SWERS FOR SAT, NOV 12

1. White. 2. Archery. 3. Two un­der par. 4. Fris­bee. 5. Darts. 6. Cro­chet. 7. Scrab­ble. 8. Ge­neal­ogy. 9. Knit­ting. 10. Fig­ure skat­ing. 11. Judo. 12. Off-road bi­cy­cle rac­ing. 13. Jack or kitty. 14. Crossword puz­zles. 15. Kayak­ing.

SCOR­ING:

18 points – con­grat­u­la­tions, doc­tor; 15 to 17 points – hon­ors 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 – en­roll in re­me­dial cour­ses im­me­di­ately; 0 points – who reads the ques­tions to you?

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