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Since few could remember the titles, twists and turns of individual plots, most of the questions will deal with the club and its members, rather than idividual stories. It was the first volume of his famed foundation trilogy 195153, describing the collapse and rebirth of a vast interstellar empire in the universe of the future. Also known as facts and trivia or the giant book of facts and trivia both from the uk, this book was first published in 1979, with final edits being made by isaac asimov. This is a general quiz about the great science fiction author isaac asimov.
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Not sure if isaac asimov really had his fingers in the selection of the book s content. He has works published in nine isaac asimov was a russianborn, american author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Quizmoz encyclopedia facts quiz, encyclopedia quiz. Isaacs father did not approve of him reading pulp science fiction, so isaac convinced him that because the word science was in the title they were educational. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that. Find out with this quiz if you know your way around, or youre just a bit lost. The story begins on may 15, 2157, with margie writing in her diary that today tommy found a real book. However, the reading is actually pretty interesting. Isaac asimov 19201992 was an american science fiction author. Isaac asimov was born isaac yudovich ozimov at some time between october 4 th, 1919 and january 2 nd, 1920 in petrovichi, russian sfsr to anna rachel berman asimov and judah asimov.
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