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.

Fri Apr 11 03:00:00 PDT 2014


Subject: NEW ZEALAND

(e.g., What is the capital city? Answer: Wellington.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. What is the largest city?

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2. What is the name of the native people?

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3. Name the two main islands.

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GRADUATE LEVEL

4. What nickname is used internationally for people from New Zealand?

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5. What is a kiwi?

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6. Who made the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand?

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PH.D. LEVEL

7. Which Dutch explorer is credited with discovering New Zealand?

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8. Which sea separates New Zealand from Australia?

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9. After what is New Zealand named?

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ANSWERS: 1. Auckland. 2. Maori. 3. North Island and South Island. 4. Kiwi. 5. A flightless bird. 6. James Cook. 7. Abel Tasman. 8. Tasman Sea. 9. The Dutch province of Zeeland.

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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