A Trivia Quiz About Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

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Have you ever heard of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority? It is a sorority that is a historically African American Greek-lettered sorority. It was created by women in college who participates in activities that benefit the African American society. It was established in 1913 at Howard University in Washington D. C. , and it does not show prejudice against anyone because of race, religion, or nationality. This quiz is worth a shot. You can do it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What date was Delta Sigma Theta founded?
    • A. 

      December 4, 1906

    • B. 

      January 13, 1913

    • C. 

      November 12, 1922

    • D. 

      September 19, 1963

  • 2. 
    Delta Sigma Theta is dedicated to sisterhood, scholarship, and service.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    DST was incorporated February 30, 1930.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Where was DST founded?
    • A. 

      Howard University

    • B. 

      Alabama State University

    • C. 

      Clark-Atlanta University

    • D. 

      Morgan State University

  • 5. 
    DST is a part of the:
    • A. 

      National Pan-Hellenic Council

    • B. 

      The Philomathean Society

    • C. 

      The Honorable Fraternity of Ancient Freemasons

    • D. 

      Order of the Eastern Star

  • 6. 
    DST only has regions in the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    How many collegiate women founded DST?
    • A. 

      21

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      24

  • 8. 
    The motto of DST is "Intelligence is the Torch of..."
    • A. 

      Wisdom

    • B. 

      Excellence

    • C. 

      Fortitude

    • D. 

      Education

  • 9. 
    Delta Sigma Theta was founded by 22 students who had earlier been initiated into...
    • A. 

      Sigma Gamma Rho

    • B. 

      Alpha Kappa Alpha

    • C. 

      Zeta Phi Beta

    • D. 

      Phi Mu

  • 10. 
    Delta Sigma Theta felt Alpha Kappa Alpha was solely a female derivative of Alpha Phi Alpha with no individual meaning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Who was named the first president of Delta Sigma Theta's Alpha Chapter?
    • A. 

      Marguerite Young Alexander

    • B. 

      Mamie Reddy Rose

    • C. 

      Madree Penn White

    • D. 

      Myra Davis Hemmings

  • 12. 
    The 22 collegiate founders sought to move towards social activism and greater public service, rather than social activities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Less than two months after the sorority's founding, Delta Sigma Theta women began their political activism by participating in the historic 1913.
    • A. 

      Tea Party Movement

    • B. 

      Women's Suffrage March

    • C. 

      National Reform Union

    • D. 

      Black Panther Party

  • 14. 
    The sorority expanded with a second chapter, Beta Chapter, established at ________ February 5, 1914.
    • A. 

      Bethune-Cookman University

    • B. 

      Howard University

    • C. 

      Wilberforce University

    • D. 

      Grambling State University

  • 15. 
    The third chapter, Gamma Chapter, was established in 1918 at the _________.
    • A. 

      North Carolina A&T State University

    • B. 

      Stillman College

    • C. 

      Tuskegee University

    • D. 

      University of Pennsylvania

  • 16. 
    Delta Chapter was established April 4, 1919, at the:
    • A. 

      University of Lowa

    • B. 

      Mississippi Valley State University

    • C. 

      Lincoln University of Missouri

    • D. 

      LeMoyne-Owen College

  • 17. 
    Epsilon Chapter was established at ________ on November 19, 1919.
    • A. 

      Elizabeth City State University

    • B. 

      Kentucky State University

    • C. 

      Ohio State University

    • D. 

      University of the District of Columbia

  • 18. 
    On December 28, 1947, which expansion program was formally adopted and copyrighted by Delta Sigma Theta?
    • A. 

      May Week

    • B. 

      (SPEAR) Foundation

    • C. 

      Jabberwock

    • D. 

      Stork's Nests

  • 19. 
    Delta Sigma Theta uses the Five-Point Thrust as an organizing structure as it creates programs to benefit the African-American community. Which is NOT part of the Five-Point Thrust?
    • A. 

      Physical and Mental Health

    • B. 

      Educational Development

    • C. 

      Economic Development

    • D. 

      Social Activities

    • E. 

      Political Awareness and Involvement

    • F. 

      International Awareness and Involvement

  • 20. 
    The purpose of May Week is:
    • A. 

      To award scholarship grants to worthy students for the pursuit of higher education

    • B. 

      To facilitate community service and mentorship opportunities for members of the organization

    • C. 

      To provide a standard reporting format to concentrate efforts and demonstrate the organization's impact

    • D. 

      To emphasize the importance of higher education in the community, especially for Black women

  • 21. 
    Soror ______ was the first Black woman member of the U.S. Congress, the first African American and the first woman to run as a major party candidate for the presidency of the United States.
    • A. 

      Shirley Chisholm

    • B. 

      Ruby Dee

    • C. 

      Vashti M. McKenzie

    • D. 

      Roberta Flack

  • 22. 
    Soror _____ at age 26 became the first Black woman neurosurgeon in the United States. She specializes in pediatric neurosurgery.
    • A. 

      Carol Moseley Braun

    • B. 

      Alexa Canady

    • C. 

      Erica Dunlap

    • D. 

      Elaine R. Jones

  • 23. 
    Delta Sigma Theta official colors:
    • A. 

      Red and white

    • B. 

      Royal Blue and Gold

    • C. 

      Crimson and Cream

    • D. 

      Salmon pink and apple green

  • 24. 
    DST official flower is the African Violet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is the first and one of only three African-American organizations with the NGO's special consultative status with the United Nations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False