Are You an Undergrad, Grad, or Ph.D.?

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    Apr 25, 2004
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    Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Undergraduate Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level, and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.

    Each event took place on March 4. The year is provided. (e.g., 1968: He beat Buster Mathis to win the heavyweight boxing title. Answer: Joe Frazier)

    Undergraduate Level

    1. 1979: 200th episode of this TV series about the Bunker family broadcast. All in the Family
    2. 1933: He said, “We have nothing to fear but fear itself.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt
    3. 1493: He landed at Lisbon after his first voyage to the New World. Christopher Columbus
    4. 1902: The AAA was founded in Chicago. For what do the letters stand?
    American Automobile Association
    5. 1944: First U.S. bombing of this German city. Berlin

    Graduate Level

    6. 1967: This American became the World’s Ladies Figure Skating Champion. Peggy Fleming
    7. 1965: This head of the Teamsters was convicted of jury tampering. Jimmy Hoffa
    8. 1924: This song celebrating birth was published. "Happy Birthday to You"
    9. 1966: He said, “We are more popular than Jesus.” John Lennon
    10. 1975: This actor, known for his “The Tramp” character, was knighted. Charlie Chaplin

    Ph.D. Level

    11. 1791: This state was admitted as the 14th U.S. state. Vermont
    12. 1989: Actress Phoebe Cates married this actor. Kevin Kline
    13. 1995: He ran a world record 400 meters indoor (44.63 seconds). Michael Johnson
    14. 1974: Replaced resigning British Prime Minister Edward Heath. Harold Wilson
    15. 1971: Margaret Sinclair married this Canadian prime minister. Pierre Trudeau

    24-30 points – doctor
    18-23 points – honors graduate
    13-17 you’re plenty smart
    5-12 points you really should hit the books harder
    1-4 points – enroll in remedial courses immediately

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