product description page
So, You Think You're Clever? : Taking on the Oxford and Cambridge Interview Questions (Paperback) (John
About this item
From the ever-curious mind that brought you the best-selling Do You Think You're Clever? comes a brand-new trip to the far reaches of the intellectual universe, courtesy of even more notoriously provocative Oxford and Cambridge University interview questions.
- How would you poison someone without the police finding out? (Medicine, Cambridge)
- What makes a strong woman? (Theology, Oxford)
- Instead of politicians, why don't we let the managers of IKEA run the country? (Social and Political Sciences, Cambridge)
- How do you organize a successful revolution? (History, Oxford)
Whether you're interested in going to Oxford or Cambridge or just want to give your brain a workout, join polymath John Farndon on another exhilarating journey through the twists and turns of thought, and explore just what it means to be genuinely clever—rather than just smart.
John Farndon is the author of numerous bestsellers on science, ideas, and the natural environment, as well as being a playwright, composer, and poet. He has been shortlisted a record five times for the Royal Society Junior Science Book Prize (UK).Do You Think You're Clever? was shortlisted for the Society of Authors Education Award (UK). Canada'sGlobe and Mail named his Atlas of Oceans as a 2011 top ten science book. He is currently writingThe Omnipaedia for Square Peg.