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: MEXICO

(e.g., What is the country's official name? Answer: United Mexican States.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. What is (a) the official language, (b) the currency?

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2. Which countries border Mexico?

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3. The population in millions is (a) under 100, (b) 100-150, © over 150.

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GRADUATE LEVEL

4. How many states are there in addition to a federal district?

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5. Who caused the fall of the Aztec Empire?

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6. Identify Mexico's highest volcano and second-highest peak.

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PH.D. LEVEL

7. Which state is considered Mexico's safest state?

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8. This large desert covers large parts of the United States and Mexico.

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9. What is the name of the state-owned petroleum company?

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ANSWERS: 1. (a) Spanish, (b) peso. 2. United States, Guatemala, Belize. 3. (b) 113 million plus. 4. Thirty-one. 5. Hernan Cortes. 6. Popocatepetl. 7. Yucatan. 8. Sonoran Desert. 9. Pemex.

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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