# Alpha Kappa Alpha Mathematics Quiz

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Mathematics is a little hard for some people but if you want to be a sister of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority there are some mathematical skills you need to prove you have so as to be considered for joining. Do you think you have the potential to pass the Alpha Kappa Alpha Mathematics Quiz? See how high you might score and if you stand a chance.

• 1.

### Which Pearl was initiated during the first ritualistic initiation of Alpha Kappa Alpha and helped incorporate the sorority in 1913?

• A.

Sarah Meriwether Nutter

• B.

Nellie Pratt Russell

• C.

Anna Easter Brown

• D.

Etherl Jones Mowbray

B. Nellie Pratt Russell
Explanation
Nellie Pratt Russell was the Pearl who was initiated during the first ritualistic initiation of Alpha Kappa Alpha and helped incorporate the sorority in 1913.

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• 2.

### Which two Pearls of the sophomore group helped to incorporate the sorority in 1913?

• A.

Alice P. Murray & Joanna Mary Berry Shields

• B.

Norma Elizabeth Boyd & Ethel Jones Mowbray

• C.

Carrie Snowden & Harriet JosepHine Terry

• D.

Alice P. Murray & Norma Elizabeth Boyd

• E.

Sarah Meriwether Nutter & Ethel Jones Mowbray

B. Norma Elizabeth Boyd & Ethel Jones Mowbray
Explanation
Norma Elizabeth Boyd and Ethel Jones Mowbray were the two Pearls of the sophomore group who helped to incorporate the sorority in 1913.

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• 3.

### What are the six classifications of members within Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.?

• A.

• B.

• C.

Undergraduate, life, supreme, honorary, general, associate

• D.

• E.

• 4.

### In (year), (name) became the first individual to receive honorary membership from Alpha Kappa Alpha.

• A.

1912; Sara Brown

• B.

• C.

1920; Sara Brown

• D.

• E.

1908; Jo Marie Payton-Noble

Explanation
Jane Addams became the first individual to receive honorary membership from Alpha Kappa Alpha in 1913.

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• 5.

### Which Pearl was the first "Ivy Beyond the Wall"?

Marjorie Hill, marjorie hill
Explanation
died in 1909

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• 6.

### Which Pearl was the longest-living founder?

• A.

Ethel Hedgeman Lyle

• B.

Norma Elizabeth Boyd

• C.

Lavinia Norman

• D.

Margaret Flagg Holmes

• E.

Beulah Elizabeth Burke

B. Norma Elizabeth Boyd
Explanation
While Lavinia Norman was the founder who lived to be the oldest in age, Norma Elizabeth Boyd was the last founder to become an Ivy Beyond the Wall.

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• 7.

### Which Pearl was the first Basileus of the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha?

Lucy Diggs Slowe, lucy diggs slowe
Explanation
Lucy Diggs Slowe was the first Basileus of the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha. She played a significant role in the establishment and development of the chapter. As the Basileus, she would have been responsible for leading the chapter, overseeing its activities, and upholding the values and mission of Alpha Kappa Alpha. Her leadership and dedication paved the way for future members and chapters of the sorority.

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• 8.

### Which of the following DID NOT become a member through honorary membership?

• A.

Maya Angelou

• B.

• C.

Jo Marie Payton-Noble

• D.

• E.

Lynn Whitfield

Explanation
Phylicia Rashad joined as a member of the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha at Howard University

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• 9.

### What does the acronym E.A.F. represent?

Explanation
The acronym E.A.F. represents the Educational Advancement Foundation. This organization focuses on promoting educational advancement and providing support for students in need. By offering scholarships, mentorship programs, and educational resources, the foundation aims to empower individuals to achieve their academic goals and succeed in their educational pursuits. The acronym can be written in both uppercase and lowercase letters, representing the same organization.

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• 10.

### Which Pearl invited the seven sophomore students into the sorority, completing the founding sixteen members?

• A.

Marjorie Hill

• B.

Beulah Burke

• C.

Anna Easter Brown

• D.

Lucy Diggs Slowe

• E.

Marie Woolfork Taylor

E. Marie Woolfork Taylor
Explanation
Marie Woolfork Taylor invited the seven sophomore students into the sorority, completing the founding sixteen members.

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• 11.

### Which Pearl composed the Alpha Kappa Alpha initiation hymn?

• A.

Margaret Flagg Holmes

• B.

Harriet JosepHine Terry

• C.

Lucy Diggs Slowe

• D.

Alice P. Murray

• E.

Carrie Snowden

B. Harriet JosepHine Terry
Explanation
Harriet Josephine Terry is the correct answer because she composed the Alpha Kappa Alpha initiation hymn. The other options are not associated with composing this hymn.

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• 12.

### During what year was the Ivy Leaf magazine first published?

• A.

1921

• B.

1919

• C.

1922

• D.

1920

• E.

1918

A. 1921
Explanation
The Ivy Leaf magazine was first published in the year 1921.

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• 13.

### The name Alpha Kappa Alpha is derived from...?

• A.

The sorority's colors

• B.

The sorority pledge

• C.

The 20 Pearls

• D.

The first three letter of the three Greek words that form the Sorority's motto

• E.

The pink tea rose and the ivy leaf

D. The first three letter of the three Greek words that form the Sorority's motto
Explanation
The name Alpha Kappa Alpha is derived from the first three letters of the three Greek words that form the Sorority's motto.

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• 14.

### What is the English word for Basileus?

President, president
Explanation
The English word for "Basileus" is "President". The repetition of the word "president" in the answer suggests that it is the correct translation of Basileus into English.

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• 15.

### A member of the sorority who is deceased is called a(n)?

Ivy Beyond the Wall, ivy beyond the wall
Explanation
The correct answer is "Ivy Beyond the Wall" or "ivy beyond the wall." This term refers to a deceased member of a sorority. It is a symbolic way of honoring and remembering sorority sisters who have passed away. The phrase "ivy beyond the wall" represents the idea that even though these members are no longer physically present within the sorority, their memory and influence still remain.

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