Isaac Asimov’s Super Quiz

  • Article by: KEN FISHER , North America Syndicate Inc.
  • Updated: July 9, 2013 - 2:22 PM

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.

Mon Mar 30 23:00:00 PDT 2015


Subject: POTPOURRI

(e.g., What is the most commonly used letter of the alphabet? Answer: "e.")

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. In which country did fortune cookies most probably originate?

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2. What product is named after Forrest Mars and Bruce Murrie?

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3. What name is spelled by the first letters of the months July through November?

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GRADUATE LEVEL

4. Who is known as "Topolino" in Italy?

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5. What was the middle name of Elvis Presley?

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6. This fashion designer's birth name was Ralph Lifshitz.

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PH.D. LEVEL

7. How many letters are used to write the Hawaiian language: 13, 18, 24, 30?

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8. Provide a common word that ends in "mt."

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9. Which country was once called New Holland?

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ANSWERS: 1. The United States. 2. M&M's. 3. Jason. 4. Mickey Mouse. 5. Aaron. 6. Ralph Lauren. 7. 13. 8. Dreamt. 9. Australia.

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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