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?