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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SUPER QUIZ

Subject: SCIENCE

(e.g., To what does "lunar" relate? Answer: The moon.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. What is the second planet from the sun?

Answer________

2. These are commonly called minor planets.

Answer________

3. What is a mandible?

Answer________

GRADUATE LEVEL

4. In geology, what is a tarn?

Answer________

5. What insect has been called the "devil's darning needle"?

Answer________

6. What is the common term for your hallux?

Answer________

PH.D. LEVEL

7. What would create a drumlin?

Answer________

8. What type of creature is a sea angel?

Answer________

9. Which two visible body parts continue to grow even into old age?

Answer________

ANSWERS: 1. Venus. 2. Asteroids. 3. Lower jaw (of a vertebrate). 4. Mountain lake. 5. Dragonfly. 6. Big toe. 7. Glacier. 8. Slug. 9. Nose and ears.

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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