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  • 1. 
    Define Sorority
    • A. 

      A group of women

    • B. 

      Society of women with selective membership limited by the invitation of persons who are already members

    • C. 

      A women's student organization formed chiefly for social purposes and having a name consisting of Greek letters

    • D. 

      A club for college women


  • 2. 
    Define Boule
    • A. 

      Periodic assembly of the total membership

    • B. 

      legislative council

    • C. 

      National meeting

    • D. 

      Meeting held yearly


  • 3. 
    Ivy _______ the wall: Deceased Member

  • 4. 
    Directorate
    • A. 

      Governing body

    • B. 

      Greek terminology

    • C. 

      Board of Directors

    • D. 

      President and legislators


  • 5. 
    When and where was Alpha Kappa Alpha was founded?
    • A. 

      January 14, 1908 Howard University

    • B. 

      January 29, 1908 Howard University

    • C. 

      January 15,1908 Howard University

    • D. 

      January 3, 1909 Howard University


  • 6. 
    When was Alpha Kappa Alpha Incorporated
    • A. 

      January 29, 1908

    • B. 

      January 29, 1913

    • C. 

      January 29, 1915

    • D. 

      January 29 1910


  • 7. 
    Ivy Leaf Magazine was first published
    • A. 

      1920

    • B. 

      1921

    • C. 

      1926

    • D. 

      1918


  • 8. 
    Motto: By _________ and By __________.

  • 9. 
    Who is the chief officer of the Sorority?
    • A. 

      Supreme Basileus

    • B. 

      Basileus

    • C. 

      Anti Basileus

    • D. 

      Directorate


  • 10. 
    In _______ Hall, AKA firsr ritualistic initiation is held.
    • A. 

      Bethel

    • B. 

      Lena

    • C. 

      Miner


  • 11. 
    _____________ becomes the 1st Supreme Basileus.
    • A. 

      Nellie Quander

    • B. 

      Ethel Hedgeman Lyle

    • C. 

      Marjorie Hill

    • D. 

      Norma Boyd


  • 12. 
    Sorority's first national organizer, charters the second chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha: Beta Chapter, Chicago
    • A. 

      Alice Murray

    • B. 

      Joanna Berry

    • C. 

      Beulah Burke

    • D. 

      Marjorie Hill


  • 13. 
    Period set aside each January to commemorate the Sorority's founding with a program of African American history, literature, music or art, that promotes and increases race consciousness.
    • A. 

      Founders Week

    • B. 

      Boule

    • C. 

      National Conference


  • 14. 
    Co-Created organization namemottocolors
    • A. 

      Anna Easter Brown

    • B. 

      Beulah Elizabeth Burke

    • C. 

      Lavinia Norman

    • D. 

      Lucy Slowe


  • 15. 
    Organization's "Incorporators"
    • A. 

      Lavina Norma, Lucy Slowe, Marie Woolfolk Taylor

    • B. 

      Joanna Berry, Norma Boyd, Ethel Jones, Sara Meriweather

    • C. 

      Ethel Hedgeman Lyle, Beulah and Lillie Burke, Lavinia Norma

    • D. 

      Nellie Quander, Norma Boyd, Julia Brooks, Ethel Jones Mowbray, Nellie Pratt Russell, Minnie Smith


  • 16. 
    When was the first national office opened
    • A. 

      October 11, 1949

    • B. 

      October 10, 1945

    • C. 

      October 8, 1949

    • D. 

      October 13, 1945


  • 17. 
    Heritage Series on Black Women
    • A. 

      The series of brochures detailing the accomplishments of Black Women

    • B. 

      Found inside of the Ivy Leaf

    • C. 

      Brochures distrubed at Boule


  • 18. 
    Programs developed to assist graduate members of AKA
    • A. 

      Fellowships, financial aid, Job Placement

    • B. 

      Job placement, friendship, education

    • C. 

      Job training, Educational resources, Fellowship


  • 19. 
    Each region holds an annual conference
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 20. 
    The Regional Conference has the power to make recommendations to the Directorate or to the Boule and to propose amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws of the sorority
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 21. 
    Chapter or general member who wishes to amend the Constitution begins the amending process by forwarding the proposed change to the Regional Conference.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 22. 
    All of the officers on the Directorate are graduate sorors
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 23. 
    The governing body of AKA is known as the Boule
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 24. 
    A _____________ is a study session designed to clarify procedures and resolve problens of the chapters within a region through workshops, discussions, demonstrations and other types of group activity
    • A. 

      Boule

    • B. 

      National Conference

    • C. 

      Regional Conference


  • 25. 
    The 3 undergraduate officers on the Directorate
    • A. 

      Supreme Basileus, Anti Undergraduate Basileus, and 1 undergraduate member

    • B. 

      Second Supreme Anti-Basileus, and two-undergraduate Members at large

    • C. 

      Basileus, and 2 undergraduate members at large


  • 26. 
    How many regions make up Alpha Kappa Alpha
    • A. 

      8, including the International Region

    • B. 

      9, including the International Region

    • C. 

      10, including the International Region


  • 27. 
    A Regional Conferenceis a study session designed to clarify procedures and resolve problems of the chapters within a region through workshops, discussions, demonstrations and other types of group activity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 28. 
    Role of the President of the Chapter is to preside at all meetings of the chapterm appoint members of committees and serve as an ex-officio member or all committess
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 29. 
    All committe members, excluding Nominating are appointed by the Supreme Basileus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 30. 
    Regional Conferences are held
    • A. 

      Semi annual

    • B. 

      Bi annual

    • C. 

      Annual


  • 31. 
    Ethel Hedgeman Lyle was the moving spirit in the establishment of AKA
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 32. 
    List the classification of members in AKA Sorority

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