ISAAC ASIMOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - LEISURE -

1973: Ju­nior Allwood of Hyl­tons (left) is caught ex­chang­ing a flurry of loops, flicks and chops in the match with Kings­ley Hud­son from Gleaner. Allwood won 21-8, 21-14 and helped his team to de­feat Gleaner 6-1 in the Ja­maica Ju­nior Ta­ble Ten­nis Cham­pi­onships at the Gleaner Sports Club on Novem­ber 15. 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: IS­LANDS

(e.g., These is­lands are also known as the Malv­inas. An­swer: Falk­land Is­lands.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. On which is­land of Hawaii do most peo­ple live? 2. Which two coun­tries share the Aleu­tian Is­lands? 3. Name the largest is­land of the Greater An­tilles.

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. In which river are the Thousand Is­lands? 5. The Orkney Is­lands are off the north coast of _____. 6. Jer­sey, Guernsey and Sark are part of this is­land group.

PHD LEVEL

7. The Dry Tor­tu­gas are a small group of is­lands be­long­ing to this coun­try. 8. Where is Tierra del Fuego lo­cated? 9. On which is­land is Tokyo lo­cated?

AN­SWERS FOR MON, NOV 14:

1. Spirit of St. Louis. 2. Harry Hou­dini. 3. Al Capone. 4. Scopes. 5. Peni­cillin. 6. Gene Tun­ney. 7. Art Deco. 8. The Jazz Singer. 9. Gave women the right to vote.

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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