ISAAC ASI­MOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

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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.

SUB­JECT: SO­CI­ETY

(e.g., What is polyg­yny? An­swer: A man mar­ried to more than one woman.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

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.

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. For what is LGBT an ab­bre­vi­a­tion? 5. Which an­thro­pol­o­gist au­thored Com­ing of Age in Samoa? 6. What is eth­nol­ogy?

PHD LEVEL

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.

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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