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: HOUSE

What kind of house is it? Each an­swer is of the form ‘____ House.’ (e.g., An out­build­ing in which a car­riage is or was kept. An­swer: Coach house.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. House pro­vid­ing food and lodg­ing for pay­ing guests.

2. A poker hand of three of a kind and a pair.

3. Where you might hear Aida.

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. A cheap restau­rant.

5. A place out­side a prison to help a con­vict ad­just to the out­side world.

6. A house up for sale and open for pub­lic view­ing.

PHD LEVEL

7. A se­cure lo­ca­tion for hid­ing wit­nesses per­ceived to be in dan­ger.

8. The House of Com­mons, for ex­am­ple.

9. An of­fice where banks ex­change cheques and set­tle ac­counts.

AN­SWERS FOR THURS­DAY, MAY 17:

1. Queen. 2. Gene Autry. 3. Rocky Mar­ciano. 4. Spark plugs or sportswear. 5. Bobby Fis­cher.

6. Go­liath. 7. Sumo wrestling.

8. Roald Dahl. 9. Kirk Dou­glas.

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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