ISAAC ASIMOV’S SUPER QUIZ
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.
(e.g., For what was King Croesus known? Answer: His wealth.)
1. He was born at Braunau am Inn in Austria in 1889. 2. He famously rode from Boston to Lexington. 3. He is the most famous person born in Corsica.
4. She is known for her World War II diary. 5. His missionary hospital was at Lambarene, Gabon. 6. Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon to fight this man.
7. This revolutionary was killed in Bolivia in 1967. 8. Her father was Chief Powhatan. 9. Mary Jo Kopechne drowned in this man’s car.
ANSWERS FOR TUES, NOV 22:
1. Amtrak. 2. The Tube or the Underground. 3. The Metro. 4. France (Train a Grande Vitesse). 5. Segway. 6. Bay Area Rapid Transit. 7. Unmanned Aerial (Air) Vehicle. 8. High-speed craft. 9. Five times.
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?