ISAAC ASIMOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - ENTERTAINMENT -

Take this Su­per Quiz to a Ph.D. 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: NEEDS?

(e.g., How many items are needed to make a baker’s dozen? An­swer: 13.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. What is needed to make a straight flush? 2. What is needed to make a clas­sic mar­tini? 3. What is needed to build a ho­tel in the board game Monopoly?

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. How many points are nor­mally needed to win a game of crib­bage? 5. What is the min­i­mum age you need to be to sign up for Face­book? 6. To change a flat tire you need a spare and what two es­sen­tial tools?

PHD LEVEL

7. What is needed to win a game of chess? 8. What four ba­sic things does a plant need for pho­to­syn­the­sis? 9. In ad­di­tion to a set of jacks, what is needed to play a game of Jacks?

AN­SWERS FOR SAT, NOV 19: 1. Aus­tralia. 2. Do­mini­can Repub­lic. 3. Is­rael. 4. In­done­sia. 5. Canada. 6. New Zealand. 7. Egypt. 8. Sri Lanka. 9. Rus­sia. 10. Bel­gium. 11. Fin­land. 12. Viet­nam. 13. Ecuador. 14. Ice­land. 15. So­ma­lia.

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