The University Of Oxford Trivia

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The University Of Oxford Trivia

The University of Oxford, or formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford is one of the oldest universities in the world, imagine that! Do your best and best this test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    MAT – Mathematics Admissions Test lasts for how long?
    • A. 

      2 h 30 min

    • B. 

      2 h 40 min

    • C. 

      2 h 50 min

    • D. 

      3 h

  • 2. 
    The Arms of the University of Oxford feature which motto?
    • A. 

      Veritas Liberavit

    • B. 

      Dominus Illuminatio Mea

    • C. 

      Bonitas Regnabit

    • D. 

      Sapientiae et Felicitatis

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the first known overseas student at Oxford?
    • A. 

      Edel of Frimunt

    • B. 

      Erp of Finnbogi

    • C. 

      Emo of Friesland

    • D. 

      Eric of Freyvid

  • 4. 
    What two sculptured figures support the globe on the roof of the Radcliffe Observatory?
    • A. 

      Romulus and Julius

    • B. 

      Diana and Minerva

    • C. 

      Aristotle and Plato

    • D. 

      Atlas and Hercules

  • 5. 
    This famous British TV Chef and 'domestic goddess' studied at Oxford in 1979. What is her name?
    • A. 

      Nigella Lawson

    • B. 

      Silvana Franco

    • C. 

      Sophie Griegson

    • D. 

      Delia Smith

  • 6. 
    What is the full name of All Souls College?
    • A. 

      The College of All Souls of the Blessed Righteous

    • B. 

      The College of All Souls of the Faithful Departed

    • C. 

      The College of All Souls of the Forgiven Sinners

    • D. 

      The College of All Souls of the Excellent Students

  • 7. 
    Among the 39 official Colleges of the University and the six Permanent Private Halls how many admit graduate students only?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      9

  • 8. 
    Which was the first women's college founded at Oxford?
    • A. 

      Somerville

    • B. 

      St Hugh's

    • C. 

      St Hilda's

    • D. 

      Lady Margaret Hall

  • 9. 
    If you wanted to prepare for Christian ministry, which Oxford college may be a place for you?
    • A. 

      Wycliffe Hall

    • B. 

      St Hugh's College

    • C. 

      Lady Margaret Hall

    • D. 

      St Antony's College

  • 10. 
    Which Oxford college changed places four times, moving from Manchester to York, from York back to Manchester, from Manchester to London and finally to Oxford?
    • A. 

      All Souls College

    • B. 

      Harris Manchester College

    • C. 

      Lady Margaret Hall

    • D. 

      Christ Church College