The University Of Cambridge Trivia

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The University Of Cambridge Trivia

Along with Oxford, Cambridge is one of the oldest and most valuable universities in the world! So, buckle up and try out this quiz that’s maybe or maybe not blessed by the queen herself!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    STEP – Sixth Term Examination Paper in Mathematics consists of up to how many paper-based examinations?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 2. 
    Cambridge University was set up by scholars in 1209 who fled the hostile townspeople of which English city?
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      Oxford

    • C. 

      Norwich

    • D. 

      Huntington

  • 3. 
    Which is the oldest college of the university?
    • A. 

      Trinity

    • B. 

      King's

    • C. 

      Peterhouse

    • D. 

      Pembroke

  • 4. 
    Which famous poet began studies at Christ's College in 1625 under the tutor William Chappell?
    • A. 

      Andrew Marvell

    • B. 

      Andrew Marvell

    • C. 

      John Dryden

    • D. 

      John Milton

  • 5. 
    Which of these poets studied at Trinity College?
    • A. 

      Lord Byron

    • B. 

      S. T. Coleridge

    • C. 

      John Keats

    • D. 

      William Wordsworth

  • 6. 
    In Cambridge University there are currently three colleges that don't accept men. Out of the four colleges listed below, which college does accept men?
    • A. 

      Lucy Cavendish

    • B. 

      Girton

    • C. 

      Newnham

    • D. 

      New Hall

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT an official Cambridge University society?
    • A. 

      Gog Magog Molly

    • B. 

      Cambridge Canadian Club

    • C. 

      Cambridge University Funk Society

    • D. 

      Cambridge University Lion Dance Troupe

  • 8. 
    Approximately how many volumes does the Cambridge University Library (including its four dependent libraries) house own?
    • A. 

      3 million

    • B. 

      750 thousand

    • C. 

      1 million

    • D. 

      7 million

  • 9. 
    The Arms of the Cambridge university feature which motto?
    • A. 

      Hinc lucem et pocula sacra

    • B. 

      Dominus Illuminatio Mea

    • C. 

      Veritas Liberavit

    • D. 

      Sapientiae et Felicitatis

  • 10. 
    When was University of Cambridge founded?
    • A. 

      1208

    • B. 

      1209

    • C. 

      1210

    • D. 

      1211