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: THE ARTS

(e.g., Who painted "The Blue Boy"? Answer: Thomas Gainsborough.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. Which city provides the setting for the novel "Gorky Park"?

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2. Who painted "The Night Watch"?

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3. Which literary family is associated with the village of Haworth in England?

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GRADUATE LEVEL

4. Which Umberto Eco novel is set in the library of a medieval monastery?

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5. What followed Pablo Picasso's Blue Period?

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6. What is the French version of the "Dance of Death"?

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PH.D. LEVEL

7. Which four instruments typically make up a string quartet?

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8. Which Arthur Conan Doyle novel introduced Professor Challenger?

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9. Provide the missing word in the title: "Far From the ____ Crowd"

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ANSWERS: 1. Moscow. 2. Rembrandt. 3. Bronte family. 4. "The Name of the Rose." 5. His Rose Period. 6. Danse Macabre. 7. Two violins, a viola and a cello. 8. "The Lost World." 9. Madding.

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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