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: QUOTATIONS

Complete the quotation with one word, then identify the person to whom it is attributed. (e.g., "The die is ____." Answer: Cast: Julius Caesar.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and ___."

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2. "A house divided against itself cannot ____."

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3. "Tear down this ____!"

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4. "The course of true love never did run ____."

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5. "The only thing we have to fear is fear _____."

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GRADUATE LEVEL

6. "I believe it is peace for our ____."

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7. "Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent ____."

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8. "Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a ____."

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9. "I never met a man I didn't ____."

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10. "I shall never believe that God plays dice with the ____."

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PH.D. LEVEL

11. "Sic semper ____"

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12. "If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember ____."

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13. "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know ____."

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14. "I still believe that all you need is ____."

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15. "And yet it ____."

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ANSWERS: 1. Sweat: Winston Churchill. 2. Stand: Abraham Lincoln. 3. Wall: Ronald Reagan. 4. Smooth: William Shakespeare. 5. Itself: Franklin D. Roosevelt. 6. Time: Neville Chamberlain. 7. Perspiration: Thomas Edison. 8. Mistake: Napoleon Bonaparte. 9. Like: Will Rogers. 10. World: Albert Einstein. 11. Tyrannis: John Wilkes Booth. 12. Anything: Mark Twain. 13. Nothing: Socrates. 14. Love: John Lennon. 15. Moves: Galileo.

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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