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: FAMOUS FOURSOMES

(e.g., The four classical elements. Answer: Earth, air, fire, water.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. The four sections of an orchestra.

Answer________

2. The four New Testament Gospels.

Answer________

3. The four Beatles.

Answer________

GRADUATE LEVEL

4. The four Marx Brothers.

Answer________

5. The four faces on Mount Rushmore.

Answer________

6. Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

Answer________

PH.D. LEVEL

7. The four fundamental forces.

Answer________

8. The "Four Corners" states.

Answer________

9. The four tarot card suits.

Answer________

ANSWERS: 1. Brass, string, woodwind, percussion. 2. Matthew, Mark, Luke, John. 3. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr. 4. Groucho, Chico, Harpo, Zeppo. 5. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt. 6. Conquest (pestilence), war, famine, death. 7. Strong nuclear, weak nuclear, electromagnetic, gravitational. 8. Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah. 9. Wands (batons), pentacles (coins), cups, swords.

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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