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: HISTORY

(e.g., Which country was once led by Gen. Francisco Franco? Answer: Spain.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. By what name is June 6, 1944, popularly known?

Answer________

2. In which city was John F. Kennedy assassinated?

Answer________

3. In which country was the Statue of Zeus located?

Answer________

GRADUATE LEVEL

4. Name the fleet that attacked England in 1588.

Answer________

5. Where specifically did Prince William's marriage take place?

Answer________

6. Who was Prince Albert's wife?

Answer________

PH.D. LEVEL

7. Who or what is the Flying Scotsman?

Answer________

8. What was the surname of Henry VIII?

Answer________

9. What was the name of Horatio Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar?

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ANSWERS: 1. D-Day. 2. Dallas. 3. Greece. 4. The Spanish Armada. 5. Westminster Abbey. 6. Queen Victoria. 7. A train. 8. Tudor. 9. The Victory.

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?

Super Quiz is a registered trademark of K. Fisher Enterprises Ltd. © 2014 Ken Fisher

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