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(e.g., What is the ab­bre­vi­ated form of ly­ser­gic acid di­ethy­lamide? An­swer: LSD.)


1. The an­i­mal sym­bol of the Demo­cratic party.

2. Stephen Foster song ti­tle: “____ With the Light Brown Hair.”

3. Site of the Grand Ole Opry.


4. The nick­name of bas­ket­ball star Julius Erv­ing.

5. The fic­tional set­ting for the comic strip “Li’l Ab­ner.”

6. Who was “the dirty lit­tle coward who shot Mis­ter Howard”?


7. Which song con­tains the lyrics “He was her man, But he done her wrong”?

8. He was known as “The Black Babe Ruth.”

9. Iden­tify Loretta Lynn’s younger sis­ter, who is also a coun­try singer.

AN­SWERS: 1. Don­key. 2. Jeanie. 3. Nashville, Ten­nessee. 4. Dr. J. 5. Dog­patch. 6. Robert Ford. 7. “Frankie and Johnny.” 8. Josh Gib­son. 9. Crys­tal Gayle.


Score one point for each cor­rect an­swer on the fresh­man level, two points on the grad­u­ate level and three points on the Ph.D. level.

18 points: Con­grat­u­la­tions, doc­tor; 15-17: hon­ors grad­u­ate; 10-14: you’re plenty smart; 4-9: hit the books harder; 1-3: en­roll in re­me­dial cour­ses im­me­di­ately; 0: who reads the ques­tions to you?

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