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.

Fri Feb 13 22:00:00 PST 2015


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SUPER QUIZ

Subject: INCOMPLETE LISTS

Identify the name of the list by three examples of its contents. (e.g., Mercury, Venus, Uranus. Answer: Planets of the solar system.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. Bashful, Happy, Sneezy

Answer________

2. Cupid, Comet, Dancer

Answer________

3. Penguin, ostrich, kiwi

Answer________

4. Gimlet, daiquiri, margarita

Answer________

5. Abyssinian, Manx, Persian

Answer________

GRADUATE LEVEL

6. Claudius, Caligula, Nero

Answer________

7. Accra, Beirut, Lisbon

Answer________

8. Andromeda, Draco, Pegasus

Answer________

9. Pepper, nutmeg, cinnamon

Answer________

10. Cameroon, Chad, Guinea

Answer________

PH.D. LEVEL

11. Boron, titanium, arsenic

Answer________

12. George Clinton, John C. Calhoun, Hannibal Hamlin

Answer________

13. Montgomery, Dover, Frankfort

Answer________

14. Norma Shearer, Helen Hayes, Jane Wyman

Answer________

15. Lust, envy, pride

Answer________

ANSWERS: 1. The Seven Dwarfs. 2. Santa's reindeer. 3. Birds that can't fly. 4. Cocktails. 5. Cat breeds. 6. Roman emperors. 7. National capital cities. 8. Constellations. 9. Spices. 10. African countries. 11. Elements. 12. U.S. vice presidents. 13. U.S. state capitals. 14. Winners of Best Actress Oscars. 15. Seven deadly sins.

SCORING:

24 to 30 points - congratulations, doctor; 18 to 23 points - honors graduate; 13 to 17 points - you're plenty smart, but no grind; 5 to 12 points - you really should hit the books harder; 1 point to 4 points - enroll in remedial courses immediately; 0 points - who reads the questions to you?

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