ISAAC ASI­MOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - INTERNATIONAL NEWS -

1967: Sis­ter Stella rose ad­dress­ing the monthly sup­per of the Mon­tego Bay Young Women’s Christian As­so­ci­a­tion at the head­quar­ters in Novem­ber, on the topic, ‘The role of the woman in the mod­ern world’. 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: MAIDEN NAMES

Guess the mar­ried name by which the woman is bet­ter known. The woman’s pro­fes­sion is pro­vided. (e.g., Jac­que­line Bou­vier: first lady. An­swer: Jac­que­line Kennedy.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. Indira Nehru: politi­cian 2. Agatha Miller: au­thor 3. Rosa McCauley: civil rights ac­tivist

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. Evonne Goolagong: ten­nis player 5. Mar­garet Roberts: politi­cian 6. Marie Sk­lodowska: sci­en­tist

PHD LEVEL

7. Mary Woll­stonecraft God­win: au­thor 8. Vir­ginia Stephen: au­thor 9. Em­me­line Goulden: suf­fragette

AN­SWERS FOR TUES, NOV 15:

1. Oahu. 2. U.S. and Rus­sia. 3. Cuba. 4. St. Lawrence. 5. Scot­land (U.K.). 6. Chan­nel Is­lands. 7. U.S. (Florida). 8. Off the south­ern­most tip of South Amer­ica. 9. Hon­shu.

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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