May 3, 2007

Things you won't find on my resume quiz- Part #1

Here's a quiz of personal trivia:

1) Which of the following was NOT a reason I got a day off in the Israeli navy?

a) I exhibited unusually good marksmanship by tearing up a floating life preserver with an M-16.
b) I handed my ship's captain the victory in two war games on the same day.
c) I caught a wanted criminal while being on loan to the border patrol for beefed-up Independence Day celebrations in Jerusalem.
d) I killed seven rats on the ship.

2) What is the number I times my writing has ever been published?

a) One
b) Three
c) Five
d) More than Six

3) When writing a paper comparing the Carter and Reagan administrations for my B.A., I interviewed all of the following EXCEPT:

a) a Former Whitehouse Spokesperson
b) a Former State Department Spokesperson
c) a Former US Ambassador to Israel
d) a Former US Special Envoy (to the Middle East)
e) a Former Director of the CIA

4) The strangest airplane landing I have ever been on was:

a) Making an emergency pit-stop landing because the bathroom septic tanks were full.
b) Unscheduled landing in New Foundland, Canada because the plane ran out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean.
c) Being thrown up on simultaneously by 2 unaccompanied minors who were airsick from the turbulence.
d) Landing at LAX, being taxied what seemed like miles (including over a freeway overpass) to an isolated and remote terminal...then being escorted back to customs in a bus while armed guards and sheriffs with shot guns created a perimeter.
(Hint: All of these are true events.)

5) Which TWO television shows have I NOT been on:

a) The People's Court
b) A Special Edition of Nightline with Ted Koppel filmed in Jerusalem (in the audience)
c) A contestant on the Price is Right (not a winner)
d) Various background shots for various local nightly news programs in LA
e) NBC news, being asked my opinion of the fall of the Soviet Union when I was a freshman at USC
f) Some Italian program in which they asked my opinion about Rabin's Assassination
g) An Israeli documentary on Co-Ed basic training in the IDF
h) An interview about the release of the re-mastered Star Wars films while at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
i) Interviewed on a local cable access channel about being Jewish and going to Catholic school

ALL ENTRIES TO BE SUBMITTED IN THE COMMENTS. THE WINNER AND THE CORRECT ANSWERS WILL BE REVEALED ONLY AFTER AT LEAST FIVE SUBMISSIONS HAVE BEEN POSTED. GOOD LUCK!

4 comments:

Adiv said...

I can't believe you people. No one wants to submit their guesses?

(This comment does not count towards the five.)

Gafna said...

Here are my guesses:

1. a)
2. d) of course!
3. a) (he is the least important of all of the listed so I guess you did not bother)
4. c)
5. no idea :-)

I know how frustrating it is when it seems nobody reads your blog and those that do dont bother to comment on your witty posts. Hey everybody, give some credit to Adiv´s sense of humor!

Julie said...

Ok I should know the answer to all of these, but here are my best guesses.

1 c
2 d
3 e
4 d
5 c and h pure cane sure that's the one

Hopefully, I know you well in spite of any wrong answers. :)

Anonymous said...

1. c
2. c
3. e
4. d
5. c and i