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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

ISAAC ASIMOV'S SUPER QUIZ

ISAAC ASIMOV'S SUPER QUIZ Take this Isaac Asimov's 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: INTERNATIONAL PROVERBS

Can you guess the last word of the proverb? (e.g., English: The darkest hour is that before the ------. Answer: Dawn.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. Spanish: Flattery makes friends, and truth makes ------.

2. Dutch: You can't hatch chickens from fried ------.

3. Chinese: A rumor goes in one ear and out many ------.

GRADUATE LEVEL

4. Yiddish: Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same ------.

5. Danish: He who leaps high must take a long ------.

6. Persian: The wise man sits on the hole in his ------.

PH.D. LEVEL

7. German: He who has once burnt his mouth always blows his ------.

8. Russian: There is plenty of sound in an empty ------.

9. Bulgarian: A tree falls the way it ------.

ANSWERS: 1. Enemies. 2. Eggs. 3. Mouths. 4. Oven. 5. Run. 6. Carpet. 7. Soup. 8. Barrel. 9. Leans.

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?


*The Wizard scored 4. Put your scores in the 'Comments"

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