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.

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Subject: HISTORY

(e.g., Which British liner was sunk in 1915? Answer: Lusitania.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. John Kerry got slammed for using this "A" word with Israel.

Answer________

2. In 1836, Texas became independent from ____.

Answer________

3. What is Hillary Clinton's maiden name?

Answer________

GRADUATE LEVEL

4. In which city did Anne Frank write her diary?

Answer________

5. Whose expedition was second to reach the South Pole?

Answer________

6. What name is most closely associated with the Gunpowder Plot?

Answer________

PH.D. LEVEL

7. The Mau Mau were most active in this country during the 1950s.

Answer________

8. This Mongolian emperor was the grandson of Genghis Khan.

Answer________

9. Which Thracian slave led an uprising against Rome in 73 B.C.?

Answer________

ANSWERS: 1. Apartheid. 2. Mexico. 3. Rodham. 4. Amsterdam. 5. Robert Falcon Scott. 6. Guy Fawkes. 7. Kenya. 8. Kublai Khan. 9. Spartacus.

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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