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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(e.g., Elvis Presley's Memphis mansion. Answer: Graceland.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. Star of the 1939 film "Million Dollar Legs."

Answer________

2. For what is GOP an abbreviation?

Answer________

3. Who famously stated, "I shall return"?

Answer________

GRADUATE LEVEL

4. The advertisement said, "I'd walk a mile for a ___."

Answer________

5. Complete the trio: "Kukla, Fran and ___."

Answer________

6. Bandleader known as the "King of Swing."

Answer________

PH.D. LEVEL

7. Author who wrote "Hondo," "The Silver Canyon" and "Shalako."

Answer________

8. Group noted for "Tom Dooley" and "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?"

Answer________

9. Who said, "I will fight no more forever"?

Answer________

ANSWERS: 1. Betty Grable. 2. Grand Old Party. 3. Douglas MacArthur. 4. Camel. 5. Ollie. 6. Benny Goodman. 7. Louis L'Amour. 8. The Kingston Trio. 9. Chief Joseph.

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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