Colgate Day Quiz!

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A fun quiz with trivia about Colgate University. . . All to help celebrate Colgate Day on Friday, August 13, 2010!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year was Colgate founded?
    • A. 

      1819

    • B. 

      1918

    • C. 

      1817

    • D. 

      1971

  • 2. 
    In what year did our men's hockey team make it to the NCAA championship game?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1988

    • C. 

      1991

    • D. 

      2003

  • 3. 
    What is the zip code for Hamilton, NY?
    • A. 

      13346

    • B. 

      13446

    • C. 

      13364

    • D. 

      13343

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the Chinese restaurant in town?
    • A. 

      Main Moons

    • B. 

      Main Moon

    • C. 

      Joe's Chinese Restaurant

    • D. 

      Kung Pao

  • 5. 
    Completed in 1900, what is the name of the former residence of Colgate presidents?
    • A. 

      West Hall

    • B. 

      Watson House

    • C. 

      Merrill House

    • D. 

      James B. Colgate Hall

  • 6. 
    Which of the following people has not spoken at Colgate as part of the Global Leaders Lecture Series?
    • A. 

      The Dali Lama

    • B. 

      Gen. Colin Powell

    • C. 

      Tony Blair

    • D. 

      Margaret Thatcher

  • 7. 
    Colgate offers how many majors?
    • A. 

      51

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      256

    • D. 

      13

  • 8. 
    What is the closest number to the total number of Colgate alumni alive today?
    • A. 

      15,000

    • B. 

      27,000

    • C. 

      31,000

    • D. 

      21,000

  • 9. 
    The last year that Colgate football squared off against Syracuse University in the regular season?
    • A. 

      1944

    • B. 

      1962

    • C. 

      2004

    • D. 

      1987

  • 10. 
    What is the famous slogan for New York Pizzeria?
    • A. 

      Slices Come Plain Only

    • B. 

      Slices Come Plain

    • C. 

      Cheese Slices Only

    • D. 

      Oliveri's is open across the street

  • 11. 
    What graduating class included the first four year female students?
    • A. 

      1974

    • B. 

      1971

    • C. 

      1970

    • D. 

      1984

  • 12. 
    What is the only graduate degree that Colgate offers?
    • A. 

      Masters of Business Administration

    • B. 

      Masters of Arts in Teaching

    • C. 

      M.Ed. in Special Education

    • D. 

      Ph.D. in Physics

  • 13. 
    How many letters are there in Colgate’s Motto?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      9

  • 14. 
    What is the name of Colgate's golf course?
    • A. 

      Seven Trees

    • B. 

      Six Oaks

    • C. 

      Seven Oaks

    • D. 

      Thirteen Oaks

  • 15. 
    What is not part of Colgate athletic fundraising efforts?
    • A. 

      Hardwood Club

    • B. 

      Maroon Council

    • C. 

      Sliver Puck

    • D. 

      The Mascot Fund

  • 16. 
    What is the name of Colgate's radio station?
    • A. 

      WRCU

    • B. 

      WCRU

    • C. 

      WCOL

    • D. 

      WRCL

  • 17. 
    What are the last 4 words of Colgate's alma mater?
    • A. 

      Ever blessed thy name

    • B. 

      Ever blest thy days

    • C. 

      Ever blessed our name

    • D. 

      Ever blest thy 'Gate

  • 18. 
    Then fourth year coach Andy Kerr led the Colgate football team to the “undefeated, unscored upon and uninvited” season in what year?
    • A. 

      1944

    • B. 

      2003

    • C. 

      1956

    • D. 

      1932

  • 19. 
    In what year was the FSEM introduced?
    • A. 

      1972

    • B. 

      1982

    • C. 

      1819

    • D. 

      2001

  • 20. 
    Which one of the following people was not one of the 13 founders of Colgate?
    • A. 

      Kendrick

    • B. 

      Payne

    • C. 

      Peterson

    • D. 

      Hascall

  • 21. 
    Colgate President Jeffrey Herbst is this number Colgate president.
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      24

  • 22. 
    Which Class of 1902 alumnus composed the Colgate Alma Mater in 1904?
    • A. 

      L. E. French

    • B. 

      James C. Colgate

    • C. 

      James B. Colgate

    • D. 

      Andy Kerr

  • 23. 
    What were Colgate’s first colors, adopted in 1868?
    • A. 

      Maroon and gold

    • B. 

      Magenta and blue

    • C. 

      Black and White

    • D. 

      Orange and Blue

  • 24. 
    What is Colgate’s official motto?
    • A. 

      Deo Ac Veritati

    • B. 

      Deo Ac Veri

    • C. 

      Veritas Ac Deo

    • D. 

      Beat Cornell

  • 25. 
    In what year was Madison University renamed Colgate in recognition of a gift by James B. Colgate? 
    • A. 

      1918

    • B. 

      1819

    • C. 

      1890

    • D. 

      1921

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