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Information about Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.


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  • 1. 
    How many targets are their in the Heart of an Extraordinary Service Program?
  • 2. 
    Who created the sorority's crest?
  • 3. 
    What is the legacy of Alpha Kappa Alpha?
  • 4. 
    How many Alpha Kappa Alpha members left the organization and formed another sorority in 1913?
  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not included in the purpose of Alpha Kappa Alpha?
    • A. 

      By Culure and By Merit

    • B. 

      Cultivate high scholastic and ethical standards

    • C. 

      Be of service to all mankind

    • D. 

      To promote unity and friendship among college women

  • 6. 
    Who is the Centennial President?
  • 7. 
    The colors of Alpha Kappa Alpha are: "___ and ___"
  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not represented by the 20 pearls?
    • A. 

      The 7 sophomore founders

    • B. 

      The 9 original group founders

    • C. 

      The 6 initiates of the first ritualistic intake

    • D. 

      The 6 incorporators (including 2 sophomore founders)

  • 9. 
    Where was Alpha Kappa Alpha founded?
    • A. 

      Seattle, Washington

    • B. 

      Washington D.C.

    • C. 

      Chicago, IL

    • D. 

      East Chicago, IL

  • 10. 
    The official flower of Alpha Kappa Alpha is the _____.
  • 11. 
    When was Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority incorporated? MM/DD/YYYY
  • 12. 
    When were the 7 sophomore founders invited to join? MM/DD/YYYY
  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Random selection

    • B. 

      First letters of the Greek words for the sorority's founder's name

    • C. 

      First letters of the Greek words for the sorority's motto

    • D. 

      Correct answer not listed

  • 14. 
    When was Alpha Kappa Alpha founded? MM/DD/YYYY
  • 15. 
    When was the first Boule? MM/YYYY
  • 16. 
    When was the first ritualistic initiation? MM/DD/YYYY
  • 17. 
    ESP stands for: ______, ______, and _________
  • 18. 
    In February of 1914, where did original founder Beulah E. Burke, establish Gamma - the first chapter on a predominantly white campus?
  • 19. 
    At was school was Alpha Kappa Alpha founded?
  • 20. 
    In what building did Alpha Kappa Alpha hold its first meeting and first ritualistic initiation?
  • 21. 
    In what city is Alpha Kappa Alpha's headquarters?  
  • 22. 
    What is Platform 1 of The Heart of an Extraordinary Service Program?
  • 23. 
    What is Platform 2 of The Heart of an Extraordinary Service Program?
  • 24. 
    What is Platform 3 of The Heart of an Extraordinary Service Program?
  • 25. 
    What is Platform 4 of The Heart of an Extraordinary Service Program?
  • 26. 
    What is Platform 5 of The Heart of an Extraordinary Service Program?
  • 27. 
    What is the sorority's official symbol?
  • 28. 
    Together, the sororities 9 original founders, 7 sophomore founders, and six incorporators (which includes 2 of of the sophomore founders) are know as the:
  • 29. 
    What is the Sorority's Motto?
  • 30. 
    What are the English words for Epistoleus?
  • 31. 
    What is the English word for Tamiouchos?
  • 32. 
    What is the English word for Hodegos?
  • 33. 
    What does "Supreme" refer to in the sorority's administration?
  • 34. 
    What are the English words for Grammateus?
  • 35. 
    What is the English word for Anti-Basileus?
  • 36. 
    What is the English word for Basileus?
  • 37. 
    Which Pearl was the First Anti-basileus of first directorate?
  • 38. 
    Which Pearl returned from summer break in 1907 with the idea for a sorority for African American women?
  • 39. 
    Which Pearl was born on a holiday?
  • 40. 
    Which Pearl has a number of articles published in the Howard University Journal?
  • 41. 
    Which Pearl created organization's name, motto, and colors?
  • 42. 
    Which Pearl developed the sorority's constitution with Hedgeman and Holmes?
  • 43. 
    Which Pearl accompanied Hedgeman to present the sorority's proposal to establish sorority to Howard's Administrators?
  • 44. 
    Which Pearl was the longest living Founder?
  • 45. 
    Which Pearl developed the sorority's constitution with Hedgeman and Norman?
  • 46. 
    Which Pearl was born in DC, served as Epistoleus of Alpha chapter?
  • 47. 
    Which Pearl attended the infamous meeting of 1912, resultingly spearheading incorporation and was President in first directorate?
  • 48. 
    Which Pearl co-created the organizations motto with the sorority's resident Greek scholar?
  • 49. 
    Which Pearl was a Tennis Champ, the 1st African American woman to win a national title in any sport, the 1st President of Alpha Chapter, and drafted the sorority's constitution?
  • 50. 
    Which Pearl was born in D.C., and a charter member of Beta Beta Omega in WV.
  • 51. 
    Which Pearl was theTamiouchos in first directorate?
  • 52. 
    Which Pearl was initiated in first ritualistic intake and later became the Second Anti-basileus of first directorate?
  • 53. 
    Which Pearl was the first Ivy Beyond the Wall?
  • 54. 
    Which Pearl was Grammateus of fist directorate?
  • 55. 
    Which Pearl scored 98% on Howard admissions exam and graduated cum laude?
  • 56. 
    Which Pearl wrote Alpha Kappa Alpha initiation hymn?
  • 57. 
    Which Divine 9 organization was founded on December 4. 1906?
  • 58. 
    Which Divine 9 organization was founded on January 5, 1911?
  • 59. 
    Which Divine 9 organization was founded on November 17, 1911?
  • 60. 
    Which Divine 9 organization was founded on January 13, 1913?
  • 61. 
    Which Divine 9 organization was founded on January 9, 1914?
  • 62. 
    Which Divine 9 organization was founded on January 16, 1920?
  • 63. 
    Which Divine 9 organization was founded on November 12, 1922?
  • 64. 
    Which Divine 9 organization was founded on September 19, 1963?
  • 65. 
    Joanna Mary Berry Shields
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 66. 
    Anna Easter Brown
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 67. 
    Marjorie Hill
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 68. 
    Lillie Burke
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 69. 
    Carrie Snowden
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 70. 
    Norma Elizabeth Boyd
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 71. 
    Margaret Flagg Holmes
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 72. 
    Minnie B. Smith
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 73. 
    Sarah Meriweather Nutter
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 74. 
    Lucy Diggs Slowe
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 75. 
    Beulah E. Burke
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 76. 
    Alice P. Murray
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 77. 
    Nellie Quander
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 78. 
    Ethel Hedgeman Lyle
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 79. 
    Ethel Jones Mowbray
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 80. 
    Lavinia Norman
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 81. 
    Marie Woolfolk Taylor
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 82. 
    Nellie Pratt Russell
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 83. 
    Julia Brooks
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 84. 
    Harriet Josephine Terry
    • A. 

      Original Group Founder

    • B. 

      Sophomore Group Founder

    • C. 

      Incorporator

    • D. 

      Sophomore Group Founder & Incorporator

  • 85. 
    When did Ethel Hedgeman first get the idea for a sorority for African American Women?
    • A. 

      The summer of 1907

    • B. 

      The summer of 1908

    • C. 

      The winter of 1907

    • D. 

      The winter of 1908

  • 86. 
    Who was the friend of the Alpha Kappa Alpha founders that did not return to school during the time the sorority was being founded, because of the death of her boyfriend?
    • A. 

      Ana Powel

    • B. 

      Ethel Tremaine Robinson

    • C. 

      Edna Brown Coleman

    • D. 

      Barbara A. McKinzie

  • 87. 
    Who was the faculty member that encouraged Ethel Hedgeman's idea for a sorority for African-American women?
    • A. 

      Ana Powel

    • B. 

      Ethel Tremaine Robinson

    • C. 

      Edna Brown Coleman

    • D. 

      Barbara A. McKinzie

  • 88. 
    Why wasn't Ethel Hedgeman elected as the first president of Alpha Kappa Alpha?
    • A. 

      The president had to be a senior. Hedgeman was not a senior because of time off due to illness.

    • B. 

      The president had to be a freshman. Hedgeman was not a freshman.

    • C. 

      The president had to be a graduate student. Hedgeman was not a graduate student because of time off due to illness.

    • D. 

      The president had to be a junior. Hedgeman was not a junior.

  • 89. 
    Where did Ethel Hedgeman attend high school?
    • A. 

      Sumner High school

    • B. 

      Winta High School

    • C. 

      D.C. High School

    • D. 

      Howard High School

  • 90. 
    Ethel Hedgeman's boyfriend George Lyle, was the driving force in forming which chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha?
    • A. 

      Alpha

    • B. 

      Beta

    • C. 

      Gamma

    • D. 

      Delta

  • 91. 
    On January 15, 1908, who was asked to compose the sorority's song?
    • A. 

      Marie Wooklfolk Taylor

    • B. 

      Margaret Flagg Holmes

    • C. 

      Carrie Snowden

    • D. 

      Anna Easter Brown

  • 92. 
    What do Salmon Pink and Apple Green represent?
    • A. 

      Youth and vitality

    • B. 

      Femininity and nurturing

    • C. 

      Youth and nurturing

    • D. 

      Femininity and vitality

  • 93. 
    Which one of these is NOT a correct listing of the first members/officers elected to the Alpha chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha on Friday, February 21, 1908?
    • A. 

      Marie Woolfolk - Secretary

    • B. 

      Anna Easter Brown - Treasurer

    • C. 

      Ethel Hedgeman - Vice President

    • D. 

      Nellie Quander - President

  • 94. 
    Which pearl attended the infamous meeting of the fall of 1912 in which members discussed changing the name, motto, and colors?
  • 95. 
    In 1913, who received the sorority's first honorary membership?
  • 96. 
    When was the sorority's first Ivy Day? MM/DD/YYYY
  • 97. 
    Under the 2002-2006 Spirit of AKA platform, the targets were:I: EducationII:The Black FamilyIII: HealthIV: Economicsand V...?
    • A. 

      V: Technology

    • B. 

      V: Math

    • C. 

      V: Service

    • D. 

      V: The Arts

  • 98. 
    What was the sorority's first national service project?
  • 99. 
    A number of important turn of events happened at the 1920 and 1921 boules? Which of these choices was adopted at the 1920 boule, NOT the 1921 boule?
    • A. 

      The Ivy Leaf magazine

    • B. 

      The Sorority Crest designed by Philis Wheatley Waters) and the Sorority Pledge (written by Grace Edwards)

    • C. 

      Founder's Week

    • D. 

      Pearls

  • 100. 
    The future/10th AKA Supreme Basileus was the Director of the Mississippi Health Project, but the 8th President spearheaded the idea.  Who was the sorority's 8th Supreme basileus?
    • A. 

      B. Beatrix Scott

    • B. 

      Maudelle B. Bousfield

    • C. 

      Maude B. Porter

    • D. 

      Ida L. Jackson