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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(e.g., He was nicknamed "Wilt the Stilt." Answer: Wilt Chamberlain.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. What do the letters stand for in the radio frequency "CB"?

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2. What is the birth name of Muhammad Ali?

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3. Site of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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GRADUATE LEVEL

4. What is the last name of Dagwood?

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5. Who was the "Manassa Mauler"?

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6. From what poem is the line "There are strange things done in the midnight sun"?

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PH.D. LEVEL

7. Who played Tyrone Power's lover in "Witness for the Prosecution"?

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8. Where was/is the Dewey Decimal System used?

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9. Who was killed outside the Biograph Theater?

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ANSWERS: 1. Citizens band. 2. Cassius Clay. 3. Cooperstown, N.Y. 4. Bumstead. 5. Jack Dempsey. 6. "The Cremation of Sam McGee." 7. Marlene Dietrich. 8. Libraries. 9. John Dillinger.

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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