How Much Do You Really Know About St. Olaf College? Trivia Quiz

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How Much Do You Really Know About St. Olaf College? This college prides itself on taking in students and turning them into people that the world needs in terms of skills and behavior. Are you a student or alumni of the school? Do take up this quiz and see if you know the school as much as you think. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What percentage of the incoming 2015 class will be of domestic color (excluding international students)?
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      34%

    • C. 

      12%

  • 2. 
    Fill in the blanks of the St. Olaf Mission Statement: St. Olaf, a four-year college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, provides an education committed to the liberal arts, rooted in the ____________, and incorporating a _______ perspective. In the conviction that life is more than a livelihood, it focuses on what is ultimately worthwhile and fosters the development of the whole person in _______, ______, and ______,
  • 3. 
    How many Rhodes Scholars has St. Olaf had since 1995?
    • A. 

      None.

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      5

  • 4. 
    Roughly, how many St. Olaf students study abroad before graduating?
    • A. 

      Less than two-thirds

    • B. 

      Exactly two-thirds

    • C. 

      More than two-thirds

  • 5. 
    Rev. Bernt Julius Muus, the Rev. N.A. Quammen and Harald Thorson founded the college in________?
    • A. 

      1874

    • B. 

      1884

    • C. 

      1876

  • 6. 
    The Norwegian immigrant community named St. Olaf after the king of Norway, Olav II Haraldsson.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What type of LEED certification did Regents Hall receive from the U.S. Green Building Council?
    • A. 

      Platinum

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Gold-platinum

  • 8. 
    80% percent of the compost that is generated is used on college-owned land, including in the landscaping and maintenance of the grounds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is the most accurate description of St. Olaf's diversity initiatives?
    • A. 

      St. Olaf has diversity initiatives. Unfortunately, we lack precollegiate mentoring for low income and traditionally underrepresented student groups.

    • B. 

      St. Olaf sponsors a number of program offerings that seek to enhance educational opportunities for low income and traditionally underrepresented student groups.

    • C. 

      We offer everything from precollegiate mentoring to preparing St. Olaf graduates for careers. We are looking to add the SSS Summer Bridge Program, TRiO, and STEM.

  • 10. 
    St. Olaf College operates in a manner in which systematic measurement and evaluation of all its programs results in an institutional culture of continuous improvement. The College encourages and rewards innovation and is prepared to make choices and decisions that enable it:
    • A. 

      To adapt to a changing world

    • B. 

      To remain true to its mission

    • C. 

      To practice exemplary stewardship of its resources

  • 11. 
    In the St. Olaf College Community Survey 2010, students were asked: "What are the key strengths of St. Olaf College?" and 77% of the student respondents considered what area to be a key strength?
    • A. 

      Academics

    • B. 

      Administration

    • C. 

      Diversity

  • 12. 
    Fun fact: President David R. Anderson received his B.A. in English from which college in 1974?
    • A. 

      Carleton College

    • B. 

      Boston College

    • C. 

      University of Minnesota

    • D. 

      St. Olaf College

  • 13. 
    The Class of 2015 applicants represent 48 states. What states are we missing?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts and Mississippi

    • B. 

      North Carolina and Delaware

    • C. 

      North Carolina and West Virginia

    • D. 

      Delaware and West Virginia

  • 14. 
    The Main Street Initiative takes its name from which building's "Mainstreet"?
    • A. 

      Tomson Hall

    • B. 

      None-- Main Street Initiative has to do with Division Street.

    • C. 

      Buntrock Commons-- Crossroads Area

    • D. 

      Regents Hall

  • 15. 
    Hulstad Library is the science library located in Regents Hall.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What is true about Public Safety?
    • A. 

      24-Hour Dispatch Line

    • B. 

      Public Safety Officers are licensed police officers

    • C. 

      A daily crime log is kept in the Parking Office

    • D. 

      Safe Ride is available from 7:00 P.M. to 1:00 A.M. each day classes are in session. Public Safety staff will provide transports during those hours Safe Ride is not operational.

  • 17. 
    The St. Olaf Emergency Medical Technicians (SOEMT) is made up of student volunteers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Bonfires are not allowed on campus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    96 % of St. Olaf students reside in a residence hall or an academic/special interest honor house on campus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Within the bachelor of an arts degree program, academic majors are offered in 39 different disciplines and subject areas, which include: natural and mathematical sciences, fine arts, social sciences, and humanities.
    • A. 

      Natural and mathematical sciences, humanities, and social sciences

    • B. 

      Natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, and fine arts

    • C. 

      Natural and mathematical sciences, fine arts, social sciences, and humanities

    • D. 

      Natural and mathematical sciences, fine arts, social sciences, humanities, and individually designed majors

  • 21. 
    St. Olaf has how many choirs?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      5

  • 22. 
    St. Olaf has how many varsity teams?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      13

  • 23. 
    How many student organizations are registered at St. Olaf ?
    • A. 

      More than 150

    • B. 

      More than 180

    • C. 

      More than 190

  • 24. 
    For 2010, St. Olaf placed 1st among its peers in current Peace Corps volunteers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Bon Appétit offers:
    • A. 

      Vegetables and herbs from STOGROW

    • B. 

      Salad Bar

    • C. 

      Vegetarian Entrees

    • D. 

      Vegan Options

    • E. 

      Pizza, pastas, grilled chicken breast sandwiches and cheeseburgers are offered daily.

    • F. 

      Celiac-friendly food

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