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: IN WHICH COUNTRY?

In which present-day country did the 20th century event occur? (e.g., Tiananmen Square protests: 1989. Answer: China.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. Hindenburg disaster: 1937

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2. Bay of Pigs invasion: 1961

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3. D-Day landings: 1944

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GRADUATE LEVEL

4. The Tet Offensive: 1968

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5. Chernobyl disaster: 1986

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6. First atomic bomb dropped on a city: 1945

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PH.D. LEVEL

7. Mass suicides in Jonestown: 1978

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8. Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand: 1914

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9. Che Guevara killed: 1967

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ANSWERS: 1. United States. 2. Cuba. 3. France. 4. Vietnam. 5. Ukraine. 6. Japan. 7. Guyana. 8. Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnia). 9. Bolivia.

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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