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Knowledge Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Was John Harvard…
    • A. 

      The first president of Harvard

    • B. 

      A famous Massachusetts politician

    • C. 

      A minister from Charlestown

    • D. 

      A professor of English literature

  • 2. 
    Who is the current Dean of Harvard College?
    • A. 

      Tom Dingman

    • B. 

      Michael D. Smith

    • C. 

      David Pilbeam

    • D. 

      Evelyn Hammonds

  • 3. 
    Which of these men is Michael Smith, current Dean of Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS)?
    • A. 

      Top Left

    • B. 

      Top Right

    • C. 

      Bottom Left

    • D. 

      Bottom Right

  • 4. 
    Who was the first president of Harvard?
    • A. 

      John Harvard

    • B. 

      Henry Dunster

    • C. 

      John Thornton Kirkland

    • D. 

      Charles William Eliot

  • 5. 
    President Drew Faust published a book last year about…
    • A. 

      The Civil War

    • B. 

      The Revolutionary War

    • C. 

      Women's Rights

    • D. 

      Slavery

  • 6. 
    Which Harvard building is the oldest?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts Hall

    • B. 

      Harvard Hall

    • C. 

      Cambridge Hall

    • D. 

      University Hall

  • 7. 
    How many male final clubs are there?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      9

  • 8. 
    Who of the following has never been honored as the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Woman of the year?
    • A. 

      Julie Andrews

    • B. 

      Katharine Hepburn

    • C. 

      Liza Minnelli

    • D. 

      Grace Kelly

  • 9. 
    Which of these is not one of the "three traditions" Harvard students should complete before they graduate?
    • A. 

      Primal Scream

    • B. 

      Jumping off the Weeks Footbridge

    • C. 

      Peeing on John Harvard's foot

    • D. 

      Getting "intimate" in the Widener Stacks

  • 10. 
    What is the oldest Harvard a capella group?
    • A. 

      The Din and Tonics

    • B. 

      The Opportunes

    • C. 

      The Krokodiloes

    • D. 

      The Pitches

  • 11. 
    How many family members have attended Harvard before you?
  • 12. 
    What is your (intended) concentration?
  • 13. 
    What is your gender?
  • 14. 
    What year are you?