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 PICTURE OSCARS

Name the Oscar-winning film. (e.g., 2012: Six Americans in Tehran are rescued. Answer: "Argo.")

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. 2011: A silent-film star meets a young dancer.

Answer________

2. 2010: King George VI is helped by a speech therapist.

Answer________

3. 2009: About a three-man bomb-disposal team during the Iraq War.

Answer________

GRADUATE LEVEL

4. 2008: A teen in India is a contestant on a TV show.

Answer________

5. 2007: The story of an ordinary man to whom chance delivers a fortune that is not his.

Answer________

6. 2006: A mob boss places a mole within the Massachusetts State Police.

Answer________

PH.D. LEVEL

7. 2005: About racial and social tensions in Los Angeles.

Answer________

8. 2004: A boxing trainer helps a woman become a professional.

Answer________

9. 2003: Gandalf and Aragon take the lead against Sauron's army.

Answer________

ANSWERS: 1. "The Artist." 2. "The King's Speech." 3. "The Hurt Locker." 4. "Slumdog Millionaire." 5. "No Country for Old Men." 6. "The Departed." 7. "Crash." 8. "Million Dollar Baby." 9. "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King."

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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