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.

Sun Jan 25 22:00:00 PST 2015


Subject: CULINARY MATTERS

(e.g., What restaurant chain was founded by Dave Thomas? Answer: Wendy's.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. A hoagie is more commonly known by what name?

Answer________

2. Define a crumble.

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3. Term for a bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with perforations for draining off liquids.

Answer________

GRADUATE LEVEL

4. Candy on a stick is a sucker. By what longer name is it also known?

Answer________

5. What food completes the lyrics "They were singin' bye-bye, Miss _____"?

Answer________

6. This Portuguese fortified wine bears the name of the island where it is made.

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PH.D. LEVEL

7. To what family of herbs do basil, marjoram, oregano, sage and rosemary belong?

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8. What does the term "veronique" on a menu indicate the dish will contain?

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9. With which country is a daikon radish generally associated?

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ANSWERS: 1. Submarine sandwich or sub. 2. A baked dessert of fruit topped with a crumbly pastry mixture. 3. Colander. 4. Lollipop. 5. American Pie. 6. Madeira. 7. The mint family. 8. Grapes (usually white seedless). 9. Japan.

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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