Isaac Asimov's Super Quiz

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.

Subject: STRAITS

Name the strait. Not all answers have "strait" in the name. (e.g., Between Europe and Africa. Answer: Strait of Gibraltar.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. Between Asia and North America.

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2. Between South America and Tierra del Fuego.

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3. Between the North Island and South Island of New Zealand.

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4. Between mainland Australia and Tasmania.

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5. Between Oman and Iran.

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GRADUATE LEVEL

6. Between Europe and Asia.

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7. Between Sicily and mainland Italy.

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8. Between Newfoundland and mainland Canada.

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9. Between Great Britain and France.

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10. Between Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia, Canada.

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PH.D. LEVEL

11. Between Corsica and Sardinia.

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12. Between Florida and Cuba.

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13. Between Cuba and Hispaniola.

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14. Between Staten Island and Brooklyn in New York City.

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15. Between Northern Ireland and Scotland.

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ANSWERS: 1. Bering Strait. 2. Strait of Magellan. 3. Cook Strait. 4. Bass Strait. 5. Strait of Hormuz. 6. Bosphorus and/or Dardanelles. 7. Strait of Messina. 8. Strait of Belle Isle. 9. English Channel (Strait of Dover). 10. Strait of Georgia. 11. Strait of Bonifacio. 12. Straits of Florida. 13. Windward Passage. 14. The Narrows. 15. North Channel (Straits of Moyle).

SCORING:

24 to 30 points - congratulations, doctor; 18 to 23 points - honors graduate; 13 to 17 points - you're plenty smart, but no grind; 5 to 12 points - you really should hit the books harder; 1 point to 4 points - enroll in remedial courses immediately; 0 points - who reads the questions to you?

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