ISAAC ASIMOV’S SUPER QUIZ
1966: Frank Brown (right) and Oscar Black (left) Railway and Regiment players, respectively, caught in dramatic action when their teams met at the Stadium in the Division 1 competition. Regiment won the match 3-1. Looking on is Frank Jackson, Railway’s right back. 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: SHORT COASTLINES
Each answer is the name of a country with a short coastline (no islands). (e.g., It is bordered by Syria and Israel. Answer: Lebanon.)
1. The Baltic State that is last alphabetically. 2. It contains the Negev Desert. 3. The second-smallest and the most densely populated country in the world.
4. This Arab kingdom is on the east bank of the Jordan River. 5. It has a 36-mile coastline on the northern Persian Gulf. 6. Its two main groups are the Flemish and the Walloon populations.
7. From 1971 to 1997 it was named Zaire. 8. Bordering on the Mediterranean, its most important river is the Euphrates. 9. The Danube River empties through its delta into the Black Sea.
ANSWERS FOR MON, OCT 30:
1. Elizabeth II. 2. Henry VIII. 3. George III. 4. George V. 5. Elizabeth I. 6. George VI. 7. George II. 8. Queen Victoria. 9. William III.
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?