Delta Tau Delta Quiz

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This is a quiz specifically designed to grade the retention of the history of Delta Tau Delta.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the Delta Tau Delta creed?
  • 2. 
    Which are the four fundamental principles of Deltism?
    • A. 

      Vitality, Courage, Prosperity, Life

    • B. 

      Truth, Happiness, Vindication, Suffering

    • C. 

      Partying, Sex, Babes, BJ's

    • D. 

      Truth, Courage, Faith, Power

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the correct mission statement?
    • A. 

      Each Delta Tau Delta is committed to a life of excellence.

    • B. 

      Excelling in all parameters of life and prosperity.

    • C. 

      Committed to the lives of excellence.

    • D. 

      Excellence is the commitment each Delta Tau Delta Embraces.

  • 4. 
    Below are seven values, two of which are incorrect. Check at least one value that is not a correct value for Delta Tau Delta.
    • A. 

      Integrity is essential

    • B. 

      Accountability is fundamental to all commitments

    • C. 

      Life-long learning and growth are vital

    • D. 

      Strengthening community is essential to our vitality

    • E. 

      Brotherhood sustains us

    • F. 

      Excellence is the commitment we make.

    • G. 

      Prosperity is the reward for sustaining our values.

  • 5. 
    How many Origional members were there in the infant stages of Delta Tau Delta?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      11

  • 6. 
    "Thirteen men feeling the need for closer bonds of fellowship met for the purpose of organizing themsleves into a fraternity" When was the exact date of the birth of the "13 club"
    • A. 

      January 13, 1938

    • B. 

      February 13, 1939

    • C. 

      April 13, 1938

    • D. 

      April 13, 1939

  • 7. 
    What was the aim set by the origional 13 members on Feburary 13th 1939?
    • A. 

      Friendship, Scholarship and Sociability,

    • B. 

      Friendship, Sociability, and Brotherhood.

    • C. 

      Friendship, Scholarship, and Brotherhood

    • D. 

      Friendship, Scholarship, and Sociability

  • 8. 
    Who was elected as the first president of the origional 13 Club on Feburary 13, 1939?
    • A. 

      Walter Alexander

    • B. 

      Tom Clark

    • C. 

      Henry Bell

    • D. 

      William Kirk

  • 9. 
    What was the first formal apperance during the origional 13 Club?
    • A. 

      A dinner

    • B. 

      A party

    • C. 

      A picnic

    • D. 

      A pledge

  • 10. 
    When was the first formal dinner held?
    • A. 

      April

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      June

    • D. 

      March

  • 11. 
    In which period were sixty-five members added to the origional thirteen?
    • A. 

      Between 1938-1945

    • B. 

      Between 1939-1956

    • C. 

      Between 1938-1943

    • D. 

      Between 1939-1943

  • 12. 
    Which major event caused the membership of the origional 65 to deminish eventually leading to disbandonment?
    • A. 

      World War 2

    • B. 

      The Great Depression

    • C. 

      The Prohibition

    • D. 

      The Wright Brothers First Flight.

  • 13. 
    1946 is signified for what specific reason?
    • A. 

      4 new members were added.

    • B. 

      5 new members were added.

    • C. 

      Some of the original members reorganized the fraternity.

    • D. 

      7 new members were added.

  • 14. 
    There was another specific global event that triggered the disbanding of the origional members of the Thirteen Club. What was that event?
    • A. 

      Vietnam War

    • B. 

      Korean War

    • C. 

      The transformation to Phi Phi Kappa

    • D. 

      The affiliation with Delta Tau Delta

  • 15. 
    Theirteeners would never say die and when two senior members returned these seniors initiated twelve new members. When were these members initiated?
    • A. 

      Spring 1955

    • B. 

      Fall 1954

    • C. 

      Summer 1955

    • D. 

      Spring 1956

  • 16. 
    What significant event took place during 1963?
    • A. 

      The Thirteeners became Delta Tau Delta

    • B. 

      The Thirteeners became Phi Phi Kappa

    • C. 

      The Thirteeners disbanded due to war

    • D. 

      The Thirteeners disbanded due to the Vietnam War (Not again)

  • 17. 
    During the Thirteen Club transition into Phi Phi Kappa, what was also taking place?
    • A. 

      28 new members were initiated

    • B. 

      Affiliation with Delta Tau Delta National Fraternity

    • C. 

      The reunion of members who returned from war

    • D. 

      The prohibition ended

  • 18. 
    What significant event took place on Feburary 11, 1967?
    • A. 

      The installation of Delta Tau Delta

    • B. 

      The addition of 75 new members, bringing the total to 106

    • C. 

      The recognition by WKU as a nationally accredited fraternity.

    • D. 

      The installation of Phi Phi Kappa

  • 19. 
    US Supreme Court Justice Tom C. Morris was witness and also adminstered the installment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    An eleven member team from the Delta Tau Delta chapter at the University of Kentucky initiated the chapter at WKU.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Since 1967 the Epsilon Xi chapter has initiated 569 new members.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    1858, Delta Tau Delta is founded in Bethany College, Bethany Virginia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    1857, Bethany College grants charters to three chapters, West Liberty, West Virginia University, and Jefferson
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    1861, Jefferson chapter assumes Fraternity control and Alpha designation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    1869, The First General Convention is held on Pittsburgh, PA with five chapters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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