Santa Fe New Mexican - - TIME OUT - (c) 2018 Ken Fisher

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.

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


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


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



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


SCOR­ING: 18 points — con­grat­u­la­tions, doc­tor; 15 to 17 points — honors 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 — en­roll in re­me­dial cour­ses im­me­di­ately; 0 points — who reads the ques­tions to you?

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