These articles are scanned and OCRed from old editions of the The Saturday Evening
Post magazine. Here is a list of the
The Saturday Evening Post articles I have already posted. As time permits, I will
be glad to scan articles for you. All copyrights (if any) are hereby acknowledged.
Here is a good quiz that tests your
knowledge of classifications of science fields. It appeared in a 1949 edition of The Saturday Evening
Post magazine. Even if you do not particularly know the relationships, you should be able to get
most if not all twelve correct with a combination of surety, recognition of word roots, and a process
of elimination. Good luck.
Where Do the Scientists Belong?
OT long ago the American Association for the Advancement of Science celebrated its centenary. And
thereby hangs a quiz. From a small beginning, the association has grown into an organization of more
than 200 scientific societies grouped in fifteen sections, according to their interests. The Mammalogists,
for instance, belong naturally in the Zoological Sciences Section, and the Plant Physiologists in the
Botanical Section. Twelve other member societies of the A.A.A.S. .are listed in the left-hand column
below, and in the other column, but in scrambled order, are the sections to which they belong. Have
you advanced your scientific knowledge to the point where you can assign each society to its proper
February 19, 1949 Saturday Evening Post
1 e, 2 f, 3 j, 4 a, 5 d, 6 h,
7 l, 8 i, 9 b, 10 c, 11 g, 12 k
Posted March 3, 2016