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: BEST KNOWN FOR

(e.g., Best known for his work on the sitcoms "Mr. Bean" and "Blackadder." Answer: Rowan Atkinson.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. Best known as anchorman for the "CBS Evening News" for 19 years.

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2. Best known for playing Edith Bunker on "All in the Family."

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3. Best known as the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Apple Inc.

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GRADUATE LEVEL

4. Best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan.

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5. Best known for his role as Gandalf in "The Lord of the Rings."

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6. Best known for the novel "Moby-Dick."

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PH.D. LEVEL

7. Best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group.

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8. Best known as the purported inventor of the Monopoly board game.

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9. English poet best known for "The Faerie Queene."

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ANSWERS: 1. Walter Cronkite. 2. Jean Stapleton. 3. Steve Jobs. 4. Edgar Rice Burroughs. 5. Ian McKellen. 6. Herman Melville. 7. Richard Branson. 8. Charles Darrow. 9. Edmund Spenser.

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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