ISAAC ASI­MOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

Jamaica Gleaner - - LEISURE -

TakeEthis SEu­per QFuiz 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: REST IN PEACE

Name the per­son who was buried with the given item(s). Ini­tials are pro­vided. (e.g., A 9 1/2-inch-long whale tooth, en­graved with the pres­i­den­tial seal. (J.F.K.) An­swer: John F. Kennedy.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. A whis­tle in­scribed with “If you want any­thing, just whis­tle.” (H.B.)

2. A black cape worn for his roles as Count Drac­ula. (B.L.)

3. Three cigars in his pocket. (G.B.)

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. A packet of let­ters from his beloved mother, Cecilia Weiss. (H.H.)

5. A bot­tle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey. (F.S.)

6. As­sorted choco­lates. (R.D.)

PHD LEVEL

7. A pipe and a tobacco box. (W.R.)

8. A pocket score of Gus­tav Mahler’s Fifth Sym­phony. (L.B.)

9. A copy of “The Col­lected Po­ems of Dylan Thomas.” (R.B.)

AN­SWERS FOR WED­NES­DAY, MAY 27

1. Sum­mit. 2. Ham­mer. 3. Com­mon.

4. Mam­mal. 5. Sum­mon. 6. Sim­mer.

7. Pom­mel. 8. Com­mit. 9. Dim­mer.

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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