SU­PER QUIZ

Albany Times Union - - ADVICE / GAMES -

Take this Su­per Quiz to a PH.D. Score 1 point for each cor­rect an­swer on the Fresh­man Level, 2 points on the Grad­u­ate Level and 3 points on the PH.D. Level.

CUL­TURAL LIT­ER­ACY

(e.g., Which coun­try did Pres­i­dent Trump visit first? An­swer: Saudi Ara­bia.)

Fresh­man LEVEL

1. This is­land was the chief U.S. im­mi­gra­tion sta­tion from 1892 to 1943. 2. FBI agents gunned down this rob­ber out­side a the­ater in Chicago. 3. Who was the cen­tral char­ac­ter in the Chap­paquid­dick in­ci­dent? 4. The play “The Mir­a­cle Worker” dra­ma­tized this per­son’s life. 5. Suf­frage is the right to ———.

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

6. Pro­vide the last name: Ralph Waldo ——— .7. Who is cred­ited with the re­mark, “I never met a man I didn’t like”? 8. Pro­vide the next line: “Je­sus loves me, this I know.” 9. John Bartlett is known for pub­lish­ing what? 10. Who is ar­guably the best known Amer­i­can traitor?

Ph.d. LEVEL

11. Who wrote the words to “The Star-span­gled Ban­ner”? 12. Their works in­clude “H.M.S. Pi­nafore.” 13. Quote the first line of the poem “To the Vir­gins, to Make Much of Time.” 14. Who was the author of “The Love Song of J. Al­fred Prufrock”? 15. In which play is this phrase used by the ti­tle char­ac­ter: “Ev­ery inch a king”?

An­swers:

1. El­lis Is­land. 2. John Dillinger. 3. Ed­ward Kennedy. 4. He­len Keller. 5. Vote. 6. Emer­son. 7. Will Rogers. 8. For the Bible tells me so. 9. Quo­ta­tions. 10. Bene­dict Arnold. 11. Fran­cis Scott Key. 12. Gilbert and Sul­li­van. 13. “Gather ye rose­buds while ye may.” 14. T.S. Eliot. 15. “King Lear.”

SCOR­ING:

24 to 30 points — con­grat­u­la­tions, doc­tor; 18 to 23 points — honors grad­u­ate; 13 to 17 points — you’re plenty smart, but no grind; 5 to 12 points — hit the books harder; 1 point to 4 points — en­roll in re­me­dial cour­ses im­me­di­ately; 0 points — who reads the ques­tions to you?

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