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Are you ready to take this AKA test that we have presented here for you? To give you some knowledge for the introduction, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Is known as the first intercollegiate historically African-American sorority. The quiz tests your knowledge of the same. Try to give as many answers correctly in this quiz as you can. We hope you try your best. Wish you good luck with this!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Define Sorority

    • A.

      A group of women

    • B.

      Society of women with selective membership that is 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Society of women with selective membership that is limited by the invitation of persons who are already members
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Society of women with selective membership that is limited by the invitation of persons who are already members." This definition accurately describes a sorority as an organization exclusively for women that has a selective membership process, where new members are invited by current members. It emphasizes the exclusivity and invitation-based nature of sororities, distinguishing them from other women's student organizations or clubs for college women.

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  • 2. 

    Define Boule

    • A.

      Periodic assembly of the total membership

    • B.

      legislative council

    • C.

      National meeting

    • D.

      Meeting held yearly

    Correct Answer
    A. Periodic assembly of the total membership
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Periodic assembly of the total membership." This refers to a gathering or meeting that takes place regularly and includes all members of a particular group or organization. In the context of the question, it could be referring to a legislative council or a national meeting where all members come together to discuss and make decisions on important matters.

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  • 3. 

    Directorate

    • A.

      Governing body

    • B.

      Greek terminology

    • C.

      Board of Directors

    • D.

      President and legislators

    Correct Answer
    C. Board of Directors
    Explanation
    The term "Directorate" refers to a governing body or group of individuals who oversee and make decisions for an organization. This term is often used in the context of business or government entities. "Board of Directors" is a more commonly used term to describe this governing body. The other options, such as "Governing body," "Greek terminology," and "President and legislators," do not accurately represent the specific term "Directorate."

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  • 4. 

    Ivy Leaf Magazine was first published in

    • A.

      1920

    • B.

      1921

    • C.

      1926

    • D.

      1918

    Correct Answer
    B. 1921
    Explanation
    Ivy Leaf Magazine was first published in 1921.

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  • 5. 

    Who is the chief officer of the Sorority?

    • A.

      Supreme Basileus

    • B.

      Basileus

    • C.

      Anti Basileus

    • D.

      Directorate

    Correct Answer
    A. Supreme Basileus
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Supreme Basileus. The term "Supreme Basileus" is commonly used to refer to the chief officer of a sorority. This position is typically responsible for overseeing the overall operations and leadership of the organization. The term "Basileus" is also used to refer to a leadership position within a sorority, but "Supreme Basileus" indicates a higher level of authority and responsibility. The other options, "Basileus," "Anti Basileus," and "Directorate," do not hold the same level of authority as the Supreme Basileus.

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  • 6. 

    _____________ becomes the 1st Supreme Basileus.

    • A.

      Nellie Quander

    • B.

      Ethel Hedgeman Lyle

    • C.

      Marjorie Hill

    • D.

      Norma Boyd

    Correct Answer
    A. Nellie Quander
    Explanation
    Nellie Quander becomes the 1st Supreme Basileus because she was the first person to hold that position.

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  • 7. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Beulah Burke
    Explanation
    Beulah Burke is the correct answer because the question is asking for the person who charters the second chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, which is Beta Chapter in Chicago. The other options, Alice Murray, Joanna Berry, and Marjorie Hill, are not mentioned in relation to chartering the second chapter.

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  • 8. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    D. Nellie Quander, Norma Boyd, Julia Brooks, Ethel Jones Mowbray, Nellie Pratt Russell, Minnie Smith
  • 9. 

    Each region holds an annual conference.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement implies that every region holds a conference on a yearly basis. This suggests that there is a consistent pattern of conferences being organized in each region every year. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 10. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Regional Conference has the authority to make recommendations to the higher governing bodies of the sorority, such as the Directorate or the Boule. Additionally, they can propose amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws of the sorority. This indicates that the statement is true.

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  • 11. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The correct answer is true because according to the given information, a chapter or general member who wishes to amend the Constitution starts the amending process by sending the proposed change to the Regional Conference. This indicates that the statement is accurate and the amending process indeed begins with the chapter or general member forwarding the proposed change to the Regional Conference.

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  • 12. 

    When was the first national office opened?

    • A.

      October 11, 1949

    • B.

      October 10, 1945

    • C.

      October 8, 1949

    • D.

      October 13, 1945

    Correct Answer
    C. October 8, 1949
    Explanation
    The first national office was opened on October 8, 1949.

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  • 13. 

    All of the officers in the Directorate are graduate sorors.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that "All of the officers in the Directorate are graduate sorors." This means that every single officer in the Directorate is a graduate sorority member. However, since the answer is False, it implies that not all officers in the Directorate are graduate sorors. There must be at least one officer who is not a graduate sorority member.

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  • 14. 

    Co-Created organization name

    • A.

      Anna Easter Brown

    • B.

      Beulah Elizabeth Burke

    • C.

      Lavinia Norman

    • D.

      Lucy Slowe

    Correct Answer
    B. Beulah Elizabeth Burke
    Explanation
    The given list consists of names of individuals who co-created an organization. Out of the four names mentioned, Beulah Elizabeth Burke is the correct answer as she is one of the co-creators of the organization.

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  • 15. 

    The governing body of AKA is known as the Boule.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the governing body of AKA, which refers to Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, is indeed known as the Boule. The Boule is responsible for making decisions and setting policies for the organization.

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  • 16. 

    A Regional Conference is 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

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A Regional Conference is indeed a study session that aims to address the procedures and issues faced by chapters within a specific region. It utilizes various methods such as workshops, discussions, demonstrations, and group activities to provide clarity and resolution. This allows chapters to collaborate and learn from each other, ultimately benefiting the overall functioning and success of the region.

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  • 17. 

    The role of the President of the Chapter is to preside at all meetings of the chapter, appoint members of committees, and serve as an ex-officio member, or all committees.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that the President of the Chapter is responsible for leading and overseeing the meetings of the chapter. They have the authority to appoint members to different committees and have the power to serve as an ex-officio member on all committees. This means that the President has the ability to participate and provide guidance in all committee meetings, even if they are not officially a member of that committee. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 18. 

    All committee members, excluding Nominating, are appointed by the Supreme Basileus.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that all committee members, except for the Nominating committee, are appointed by the Supreme Basileus. This means that the Supreme Basileus has the authority to appoint members to all committees except for the Nominating committee. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 19. 

    When was Alpha Kappa Alpha Incorporated

    • A.

      January 29, 1908

    • B.

      January 29, 1913

    • C.

      January 29, 1915

    • D.

      January 29, 1910

    Correct Answer
    B. January 29, 1913
    Explanation
    Alpha Kappa Alpha Incorporated was established on January 29, 1913.

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  • 20. 

    When and where was Alpha Kappa Alpha 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

    Correct Answer
    C. January 15, 1908, Howard University
    Explanation
    Alpha Kappa Alpha was founded on January 15, 1908, at Howard University.

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