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.

Thu Jan 15 22:00:00 PST 2015


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SUPER QUIZ

Subject: PIE

Each answer is a single word that either starts or ends with "pie." (e.g., Person in the '60s who was opposed to war and traditional attitudes. Answer: Hippie.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. A platform supported on pillars used as a landing stage for boats.

Answer________

2. To make a hole in something by pushing a sharp object into it.

Answer________

3. A small, fat-cheeked, wide-eyed doll with a curl of hair on top of the head.

Answer________

GRADUATE LEVEL

4. A representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the dead body of Jesus.

Answer________

5. Done in separate stages rather than being planned and done as a whole.

Answer________

6. A noisy black-and-white bird with a long tail.

Answer________

PH.D. LEVEL

7. A spotted or patched animal, especially in black and white.

Answer________

8. The quality of being religious or reverent.

Answer________

9. A historical region of northwest Italy.

Answer________

ANSWERS: 1. Pier. 2. Pierce. 3. Kewpie. 4. Pieta. 5. Piecemeal. 6. Magpie. 7. Piebald. 8. Piety. 9. Piedmont.

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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