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: WORLD WAR II

(e.g., Which years did the war span? Answer: 1939-1945.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. By what names were the two opposing military alliances known?

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2. Which country did Germany attack on Sept. 1, 1939?

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3. Who was the prime minister of England during most of the war?

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GRADUATE LEVEL

4. What took place on Dec. 7, 1941?

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5. In which country was Adolf Hitler born?

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6. What is the translation of the German "Blitzkrieg"?

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PH.D. LEVEL

7. What was the code name for the invasion of Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944?

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8. What was the name of the individual daily combat food ration of the U.S. Army?

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9. Which two Japanese cities were hit with atomic bombs?

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ANSWERS: 1. Allies and Axis. 2. Poland. 3. Winston Churchill. 4. Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. 5. Austria. 6. "Lightning War." 7. Operation Overlord. 8. K-ration. 9. Nagasaki and Hiroshima.

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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