ISAAC ASI­MOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - LEISURE -

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: LANDS

To what does the ‘land’ phrase re­fer? Al­ter­nate an­swers may be pos­si­ble. (eg, Land of Oz (fic­tional). An­swer: Land in The Won­der­ful Wiz­ard of Oz.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. ‘Land of Lin­coln’ (state) 2. ‘Land of the Ris­ing Sun’ (coun­try) 3. ‘Land of the Mid­night Sun’ (re­gion)

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. Land of Nod (Bi­ble) 5. Land of milk and honey (Bi­ble) 6. ‘Land of En­chant­ment’ (state)

PHD LEVEL

7. ‘The Land of Smiles’ (mu­si­cal) 8. ‘Land of Steady Habits’ (state) 9. ‘Land of Op­por­tu­nity’ (state)

AN­SWERS FOR WED, OCT 11:

1. Zep­pelin. 2. Ziegfeld. 3. Zanuck. 4. Zapata. 5. Zatopek. 6. Zappa. 7. Za­harias. 8. Zukor. 9. Zim­mer­man.

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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