ISAAC ASIMOV’S SUPER QUIZ
1968: These seven boys were selected STAR Kings at their sixth annual outing at the Puerto Seco Beach, Discovery Bay, St Ann, in December The boys are (from left) Selvin Hinds, Lascelles Foster, Keith Geddes, Byron Nembhard, Slaton Baker, Eric Williams and Barrington Williams. They also travelled by air to Montego Bay as a part of their prize. 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: ALL IN THE FAMILY
Each answer contains a word denoting a relative. (e.g., The imaginary author of nursery rhymes. Answer: Mother Goose.)
1. A personification of the US government. 2. Two Germans who collected and researched folk tales. 3. Biblical woman who became a pillar of salt.
4. Comics Chico, Harpo, Groucho and Zeppo. 5. Popular musical by ABBA. 6. Personification featuring an old man with a scythe and hourglass.
7. Apple with a green skin and hard, tart flesh. 8. A wealthy older man who gives a young person gifts in return for friendship. 9. Biographical film about legendary country music singer Loretta Lynn.
ANSWERS FOR THURS, DEC 1:
1. Decline. 2. Deceive. 3. Declare. 4. Decibel. 5. Decimal. 6. Decency or decorum. 7. Decreed. 8. Decease. 9. Decided.
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?