ISAAC ASIMOV’S SUPER QUIZ
1967: Senator the Hon Hector Wynter, minister of state in the Ministry of Education, addressing the boys at Cornwall College in November. Take this Super Quiz to a PhD Score one point for each correct answer one the Freshman Level, two points on the Graduate Level and three points on the PhD Level.
(e.g., What is polygyny? Answer: A man married to more than one woman.)
1. Term for a woman married to more than one man. 2. Term for government by the wealthy. 3. Most US unions are aligned with one of these two larger umbrella groups.
4. For what is LGBT an abbreviation? 5. Which anthropologist authored Coming of Age in Samoa? 6. What is ethnology?
7. What is apostasy? 8. What was decided by the
Supreme Court case? 9. What group does the US union Equity represent?
ANSWERS FOR WED, NOV 16:
1. Indira Gandhi. 2. Agatha Christie. 3. Rosa Parks. 4. Evonne Cawley. 5. Margaret Thatcher. 6. Marie Curie. 7. Mary Shelley. 8. Virginia Woolf. 9. Emmeline Pankhurst.
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?