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.
SUBJECT: BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION
(e.g., On which river is the Hoover Dam? Answer: Colorado River.)
1. What famous structure is found on Salisbury Plain, England? 2. In which city is the Wailing Wall? 3. The Romans built this wall to keep out Picts and Scots.
4. In which city is the Doge’s Palace? 5. In which country is the Pyramid of the Sun? 6. What is the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere?
7. What famous tomb was built by Emperor Shah Jahan? 8. In which building would you find Poets’ Corner? 9. In which city is Topkapi Palace?
ANSWERS FOR WED, NOV 23:
1. Adolf Hitler. 2. Paul Revere. 3. Napoleon Bonaparte. 4. Anne Frank. 5. Albert Schweitzer. 6. Pompey. 7. Che Guevara. 8. Pocahontas. 9. Ted Kennedy.
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?