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.

Tue Jan 13 22:00:00 PST 2015


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SUPER QUIZ

Subject: THE ARCTIC

(e.g., Which ocean is in the Arctic region? Answer: Arctic Ocean.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. What bear is associated with the Arctic region?

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2. Name the three largest countries partly in the Arctic region.

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3. Name at least three more countries partly in the Arctic.

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GRADUATE LEVEL

4. The Arctic is the region north of 66? 33' North Parallel. What is that parallel called?

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5. What is the most numerous indigenous Arctic people in the Western Hemisphere?

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6. What word means "snowshoe netters," not "raw meat eaters"?

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PH.D. LEVEL

7. Much of the land is cryotic soil. What is the more common name for this soil?

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8. The region's boundary roughly follows what northernmost line of what kind of growth?

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9. Term for a line that connects points on a map that have the same temperature.

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ANSWERS: 1. Polar bear. 2. U.S., Russia, Canada. 3. Denmark (Greenland), Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland. 4. Arctic Circle. 5. Inuit. 6. Eskimo. 7. Permafrost. 8. Tree line. 9. Isotherm.

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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