How Well Do You Know Lyceum Movement?

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How Well Do You Know Lyceum Movement?

The lyceum movement is known as an early form of organized adult education of widespread popular appeal in the Northeastern and Midwestern United Sates. There were lots of prominent American cultural and political figures who were known to have participated in that movement. Do you think you know a lot about it? If yes, take our quiz right away.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the first lyceum founded in America?
    • A. 

      In 1826

    • B. 

      In 1828

    • C. 

      In 1830

    • D. 

      In 1832

  • 2. 
    Where was the first Lyceum founded in America?
    • A. 

      In Baltimore, Maryland

    • B. 

      In New York, New York

    • C. 

      In Milbury, Massachusetts

    • D. 

      In Lafayette, Louisiana

  • 3. 
    Who created this movement?
    • A. 

      Marian Grant

    • B. 

      James Kaar

    • C. 

      Josiah Holbrook.

    • D. 

      Oliver Newton

  • 4. 
    What did the creator of this movement do for a living?
    • A. 

      He was a teacher and lecturer

    • B. 

      He was a senator

    • C. 

      He was a scientist

    • D. 

      He was a politician

  • 5. 
    What's the origin of the word "Lyceum"?
    • A. 

      It is Portuguese

    • B. 

      It is Latin

    • C. 

      It is Greek

    • D. 

      It is Germanic

  • 6. 
    How many lyceums existed in America by the year 1834?
    • A. 

      3,000

    • B. 

      5,000

    • C. 

      300

    • D. 

      500

  • 7. 
    What types of activities or learning tools were used during Lyceums?
    • A. 

      Essays, discussions, debates, and lectures.

    • B. 

      Poetry

    • C. 

      Literature

    • D. 

      Plays

  • 8. 
    When did Luceums become professionalized institutions where fees needed to be paid?
    • A. 

      In 1840

    • B. 

      In 1850

    • C. 

      In 1900

    • D. 

      In 1905

  • 9. 
    Which famous speaker participated in these lyceums?
    • A. 

      Paul Walter

    • B. 

      Frederick Wallace

    • C. 

      Frederick Douglas

    • D. 

      Steven Bobson

  • 10. 
    Which movement replaced the Lyceum movement after the civil war?
    • A. 

      The Chautauqua movement.

    • B. 

      The Potomac movement

    • C. 

      The qwaqwa movement

    • D. 

      The red wolf movement

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