ISAAC ASIMOV’S SUPER QUIZ
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.)
1. Indira Nehru: politician 2. Agatha Miller: author 3. Rosa McCauley: civil rights activist
4. Evonne Goolagong: tennis player 5. Margaret Roberts: politician 6. Marie Sklodowska: scientist
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.
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?