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Bhs Website Scavenger Hunt - Quiz

This quiz is designed to ensure you are familiar with the BHS Website and the various resources available to assist you in your senior year at Bowie.   Your answers will be scored and sent to me electronically.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When and where is Bowie's College Night for 2009?

    • A.

      Thursday, September 17 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm in the little theater.

    • B.

      Thursday, September 24 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm in the little theater.

    • C.

      Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 7-9pm at UTA's Maverick Activity Center.

    • D.

      Thursday, Sept. 24 from 7-9pm at UTA's Maverick Activity Center.

    Correct Answer
    D. Thursday, Sept. 24 from 7-9pm at UTA's Maverick Activity Center.
  • 2. 

    Who will be at college night?

    • A.

      All seniors and their parents.

    • B.

      Representatives from over 150 universities, colleges and technical schools.

    • C.

      Representatives from over 450 universities, colleges and technical schools.

    • D.

      BHS Counselors and teachers.

    Correct Answer
    B. Representatives from over 150 universities, colleges and technical schools.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Representatives from over 150 universities, colleges and technical schools." This answer is supported by the information given in the question, which states that representatives from over 150 universities, colleges, and technical schools will be present at college night.

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  • 3. 

    What are the Gale Databases?

    • A.

      Online databases of colleges and their available scholarships

    • B.

      Online databases of Gale wind speeds for the past two years

    • C.

      Online databases of articles and other resources that can be used for research

    • D.

      Online databases of famous women named Gale

    Correct Answer
    C. Online databases of articles and other resources that can be used for research
    Explanation
    The Gale Databases are online databases that provide articles and other resources that can be used for research. These databases offer a wide range of information on various topics, making them valuable tools for students, researchers, and anyone seeking reliable and credible sources for their research projects. They contain scholarly articles, newspapers, magazines, and other resources that are carefully curated and organized, allowing users to easily access and retrieve relevant information. These databases are widely used in academic institutions and libraries to support research and promote learning.

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  • 4. 

    How can you access the Gale databases?

    • A.

      Through the Bowie Library page

    • B.

      From the Bowie homepage

    • C.

      Performing a Google search on "Gale Databases"

    • D.

      By asking the Bowie librarian

    • E.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. Through the Bowie Library page
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "through the Bowie Library page." This means that to access the Gale databases, one needs to go to the Bowie Library page and find the appropriate section or link that provides access to the databases. The other options mentioned, such as accessing from the Bowie homepage, performing a Google search, or asking the Bowie librarian, may not directly lead to accessing the Gale databases. Therefore, the correct method is to access them through the Bowie Library page.

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  • 5. 

    What source(s) will help you write your works cited page?

    • A.

      Citation Machine

    • B.

      The Write Source

    • C.

      A & B

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. A & B
    Explanation
    Both Citation Machine and The Write Source are sources that can help you write your works cited page. These sources provide guidance and tools for properly formatting and citing your sources in various citation styles. By using these sources, you can ensure that your works cited page is accurate and follows the required formatting guidelines.

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  • 6. 

    What is the GO Center?

    • A.

      The Go Center is a place for students to hang out and get to know one another.

    • B.

      The Go Center provides only information about college.

    • C.

      The Go Center provides only information about careers after high school.

    • D.

      The Go Center is a college and career transition center. It is a physical space within each high school that provides students with information about higher education, financial aid, and career opportunities.

    Correct Answer
    D. The Go Center is a college and career transition center. It is a physical space within each high school that provides students with information about higher education, financial aid, and career opportunities.
    Explanation
    The Go Center is described as a college and career transition center, which suggests that it is a place where students can receive guidance and support in transitioning from high school to college or the workforce. It is a physical space within each high school where students can access information about higher education, financial aid, and career opportunities. This explanation aligns with the provided description of the Go Center and accurately summarizes its purpose and services.

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  • 7. 

    How can the Princeton Review help you?

    • A.

      It provides SAT/ACT test help.

    • B.

      It allows you to explore different colleges to help you decide which one(s) you should apply to.

    • C.

      It helps you learn about careers and college majors and choose one that's right for you.

    • D.

      It provides information on financial aid and how to apply.

    • E.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above.
    Explanation
    The Princeton Review can help you in multiple ways. Firstly, it provides SAT/ACT test help, assisting you in preparing for these important exams. Secondly, it allows you to explore different colleges, aiding you in making an informed decision about which ones to apply to. Thirdly, it helps you learn about careers and college majors, assisting you in choosing a path that suits you. Lastly, it provides information on financial aid and how to apply, helping you navigate the complex process of securing financial assistance. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 8. 

    When is the registration deadline (and late registration deadline) for the November 7 test?

    • A.

      November 1, 2009 (November 6, 2009)

    • B.

      October 15, 2009 (November 1, 2009)

    • C.

      October 1, 2009 (October 15, 2009)

    • D.

      September 9, 2009 (September 23, 2009)

    Correct Answer
    C. October 1, 2009 (October 15, 2009)
    Explanation
    The registration deadline for the November 7 test is October 1, 2009, and the late registration deadline is October 15, 2009.

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  • 9. 

    How can the Texas Commons Application help you?

    • A.

      It is one application to any Texas public university as well as some community and private colleges.

    • B.

      It can provide information and assistance with scholarships and financial aid for several campuses.

    • C.

      It allows you to submit college essays for multiple universities/colleges at one time.

    • D.

      It allows you to apply for housing and view general and specific information for participating colleges and universities

    • E.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above.
    Explanation
    The Texas Commons Application can help you in multiple ways. It serves as one application for any Texas public university, community college, and some private colleges. It provides information and assistance with scholarships and financial aid for multiple campuses. Additionally, it allows you to submit college essays for multiple universities/colleges simultaneously. It also enables you to apply for housing and access general and specific information for participating colleges and universities. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 10. 

    What is FAFSA?

    • A.

      Free Application for Financial Student Aid

    • B.

      Free Assistance with Federal Student Aid

    • C.

      Free Assistance for Financial Student Aid

    • D.

      Free Application for Federal Student Aid

    Correct Answer
    D. Free Application for Federal Student Aid
    Explanation
    FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It is a form that students in the United States fill out to determine their eligibility for financial aid for college or university. This aid can come in the form of grants, scholarships, work-study programs, and loans. The FAFSA takes into account factors such as the student's family income, assets, and household size to determine their Expected Family Contribution (EFC). This EFC is used by colleges and universities to determine the amount of financial aid the student is eligible to receive.

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  • 11. 

    List five items you will need in order to fill out your FAFSA.

  • 12. 

    When should you fill out your FAFSA?

    • A.

      Beginning November 1 - as soon as possible.

    • B.

      Beginning December 1 - as soon as possible.

    • C.

      Beginning January 1 - as soon as possible.

    • D.

      Beginning February 1 - as soon as possible.

    Correct Answer
    C. Beginning January 1 - as soon as possible.
    Explanation
    The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the form that students must fill out to apply for financial aid for college. The question is asking when is the best time to fill out the FAFSA. The correct answer is "Beginning January 1 - as soon as possible." This is because the FAFSA opens on October 1st for the following academic year, and it is recommended to fill it out as soon as possible after that date to maximize the chances of receiving financial aid.

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  • 13. 

    What is the website for filling out a FAFSA application?

    • A.

      Www.fafsa.org

    • B.

      Www.fafsa.edu

    • C.

      Www.fafsa.ed.gov

    • D.

      Www.fafsa.ed.org

    Correct Answer
    C. Www.fafsa.ed.gov
    Explanation
    The correct answer is www.fafsa.ed.gov. This is the official website for filling out a FAFSA application. The ".gov" domain indicates that it is a government website, which adds credibility and reliability to the source. Filling out the FAFSA application on this website ensures that the information provided is accurate and secure.

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  • 14. 

    Which of the following schools below is correctly matched with its school code?

    • A.

      University of Texas (Austin) - code 016496

    • B.

      University of Texas (Arlington) - code 003656

    • C.

      University of North Texas - code 003658

    • D.

      Tarrant County College - code 003656

    • E.

      ITT Technical Institute of Arlington - code 003626

    Correct Answer
    B. University of Texas (Arlington) - code 003656
    Explanation
    The correct answer is University of Texas (Arlington) - code 003656. This is because the question asks for the school that is correctly matched with its school code, and the University of Texas (Arlington) is indeed matched with the code 003656.

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  • 15. 

    What is the name of the third scholarship listed in the September 2009 scholarship bulletin?

    • A.

      Dorothy Malaga Memorial Scholarship

    • B.

      ARTS awards

    • C.

      CollgeTooKiit.com contest

    • D.

      Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

    Correct Answer
    D. Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest. This scholarship is listed as the third one in the September 2009 scholarship bulletin.

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  • 16. 

    What is the dollar amount for the first scholarship in the September 2009 scholarship bulletin?

    • A.

      $1500

    • B.

      Not listed

    • C.

      $50 - $10,000

    • D.

      $250

    Correct Answer
    A. $1500
    Explanation
    The dollar amount for the first scholarship in the September 2009 scholarship bulletin is $1500.

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  • 17. 

    List two scholarships from the bulletin that you are eligible for and list what you need to do to apply for them.

  • 18. 

    List the names of four (4) people you can ask for letters of recommendation.

  • 19. 

    Print off the College Admissions Checklist. Check of items you have completed. In the box, type in the last thing on the list (be sure to type it exactly as it appears). Keep the list for your own reference and use it to prepare for the end of this school year.

    Correct Answer
    Have your final transcripts sent to your new school.
    have your final transcripts sent to your new school.
    have your final transcripts sent to your new school
    Have your final transcripts sent to your new school
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Have your final transcripts sent to your new school." This is the last item on the checklist and it advises students to ensure that their final transcripts are sent to their new school. It is important to type it exactly as it appears on the checklist to complete this task.

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