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: IT STARTS WITH "MAN"

Each answer is a word that starts with "man." (e.g., A Canadian province. Answer: Manitoba.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. The long hair on the neck of a horse or lion.

Answer________

2. An insane person.

Answer________

3. A shelf that projects from the wall above a fireplace.

Answer________

GRADUATE LEVEL

4. A model of a human body wearing clothes that are for sale.

Answer________

5. A very large ray inhabiting tropical and subtropical seas.

Answer________

6. A large African monkey with a blue and red face.

Answer________

PH.D. LEVEL

7. Relating to the Isle of Man or its inhabitants.

Answer________

8. A customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane.

Answer________

9. A pipe through which gases pass into and out of a vehicle's engine.

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ANSWERS: 1. Mane. 2. Maniac. 3. Mantel. 4. Mannequin. 5. Manta. 6. Mandrill. 7. Manx. 8. Manifest. 9. Manifold.

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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