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  • 1. 

    Where was the Beta chapter of Phi Kappa founded?

    • A.

      University of Illinois

    • B.

      Northern Illinois University

    • C.

      University of Indiana

    • D.

      Iowa State University

    Correct Answer
    A. University of Illinois
    Explanation
    The Beta chapter of Phi Kappa was founded at the University of Illinois.

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  • 2. 

    The five pillars of Phi Kappa Theta are(FILSS order. Separate with commas and spaces, don't end with a period.)

    Correct Answer
    Fraternal, Intellectual, Leadership, Spiritual, Social
    Fraternal, Intellectual, Leadership, Social, Spiritual
    Fraternal, Intellectual, Leadership, Spiritual, and Social
    Fraternal, Intellectual, Leadership, Social, and Spiritual
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Fraternal, Intellectual, Leadership, Spiritual, and Social.

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  • 3. 

    Phi Kappa Theta was formed from the merger of which two fraternities?

    • A.

      Phi Kappa and Theta Delta Chi

    • B.

      Phi Kappa Upsilon and Kappa Nu

    • C.

      Theta Kappa Phi and Phi Kappa

    • D.

      Theta Chi and Phi Delta Theta

    Correct Answer
    C. Theta Kappa Phi and Phi Kappa
    Explanation
    Phi Kappa Theta was formed from the merger of Theta Kappa Phi and Phi Kappa fraternities.

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  • 4. 

    Which merger fraternity of Phi Kappa Theta was founded at Brown University?

    Correct Answer
    Phi Kappa
    phi kappa
    Explanation
    The merger fraternity of Phi Kappa Theta was founded at Brown University.

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  • 5. 

    What is the founding date of the previous question's answer?

    • A.

      December 5, 1776

    • B.

      October 1, 1919

    • C.

      September 19, 1909

    • D.

      April 29, 1889

    Correct Answer
    D. April 29, 1889
    Explanation
    The founding date of the previous question's answer is April 29, 1889.

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  • 6. 

    Which merger fraternity of Phi Kappa Theta was founded at Lehigh University?

    Correct Answer
    Theta Kappa Phi
    Explanation
    Theta Kappa Phi is the correct answer because it is the merger fraternity of Phi Kappa Theta that was founded at Lehigh University.

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  • 7. 

    What is the founding date of the previous question's answer?

    • A.

      April 29, 1919

    • B.

      October 1, 1919

    • C.

      April 29, 1889

    • D.

      December 5, 1776

    Correct Answer
    B. October 1, 1919
    Explanation
    The founding date of the previous question's answer is October 1, 1919.

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  • 8. 

    What was the original name of Phi Kappa?

    Correct Answer
    Phi Kappa Sigma
    Explanation
    The original name of Phi Kappa was Phi Kappa Sigma.

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  • 9. 

    What club was Theta Kappa Phi formed out of?

    Correct Answer
    The Newman Club
    Newman Club
    Newman Center
    Newman
    The X Club
    The "X" Club
    X Club
    The Newman Catholic Club
    Newman Catholic Club
    The Newman Center
    Explanation
    Theta Kappa Phi was formed out of The Newman Club, Newman Club, Newman Center, Newman, The X Club, The "X" Club, X Club, The Newman Catholic Club, Newman Catholic Club, and The Newman Center.

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  • 10. 

    The founding chapter of Phi Kappa is an active chapter of Phi Kappa Theta

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the founding chapter of Phi Kappa is not an active chapter of Phi Kappa Theta.

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  • 11. 

    On what date was the merger that formed Phi Kappa Theta made official?

    • A.

      April 29, 1959

    • B.

      April 1, 1919

    • C.

      May 1, 1960

    • D.

      September 9, 1949

    Correct Answer
    A. April 29, 1959
    Explanation
    The correct answer is April 29, 1959. This date marks the official merger that formed Phi Kappa Theta.

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  • 12. 

    At what university did the merger take place?

    Correct Answer
    Ohio State
    Ohio State University
    The Ohio State University
    ohio state
    ohio state university
    Ohio State University
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ohio State, Ohio State University, The Ohio State University, ohio state, ohio state university, Ohio State University.

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  • 13. 

    What is the flower of Phi Kappa Theta?

    • A.

      Black Tea Rose

    • B.

      Yellow Tea Rose

    • C.

      White Tea Rose

    • D.

      Red Tea Rose

    Correct Answer
    D. Red Tea Rose
    Explanation
    The flower of Phi Kappa Theta is the Red Tea Rose. This is likely because the red tea rose symbolizes love, passion, and strength, which align with the values and ideals of the fraternity. The red color represents the brotherhood's unity and commitment, while the tea rose represents elegance and beauty. Overall, the Red Tea Rose is a fitting choice to represent Phi Kappa Theta.

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  • 14. 

    What are the colors of Phi Kappa Theta?(use commas and capitalize the first letter of each color, separating the second and third colors with ", and" without the quotes)

    Correct Answer
    Cardinal Purple, White, and Gold
    Cardinal Purple, Gold, and White
    Gold, Cardinal Purple, and White
    Gold, White, and Cardinal Purple
    White, Gold, and Cardinal Purple
    White, Cardinal Purple, and Gold
    Explanation
    The colors of Phi Kappa Theta are Cardinal Purple, White, and Gold.

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  • 15. 

    What is the motto of Phi Kappa Theta?(Verbatim. Punctuation included)

    Correct Answer
    "Give, expecting nothing thereof"
    Give, expecting nothing thereof
    "Give, expecting nothing thereof."
    Give, expecting nothing thereof.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Give, expecting nothing thereof". The motto of Phi Kappa Theta is centered around the idea of giving without expecting anything in return. This emphasizes selflessness and the importance of helping others without any ulterior motives or expectations.

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  • 16. 

    What is the mission statement of Phi Kappa Theta?(Verbatim)

    Correct Answer
    "Phi Kappa Theta actively develops men to be effective leaders who passionately serve society, Fraternity, and God."
    Phi Kappa Theta actively develops men to be effective leaders who passionately serve society, Fraternity, and God.
    Phi Kappa Theta actively develops men to be effective leaders who passionately serve society, Fraternity, and God
    "Phi Kappa Theta actively develops men to be effective leaders who passionately serve society, Fraternity, and God"
    Explanation
    The mission statement of Phi Kappa Theta is to actively develop men to be effective leaders who passionately serve society, Fraternity, and God.

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  • 17. 

    Is Phi Kappa Theta exclusively Catholic?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    Phi Kappa Theta is not exclusively Catholic because it is a social fraternity that welcomes members from all religious backgrounds. While it was founded by Catholic men, the organization is now open to individuals of all faiths or no religious affiliation. This inclusivity is reflected in their mission and values, which emphasize diversity and respect for all individuals.

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  • 18. 

    How many regions does PKT Headquarters divide the country into?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
    Explanation
    PKT Headquarters divides the country into 6 regions. This means that the country is divided into 6 distinct areas, each with its own unique characteristics and administrative functions. These regions could be based on geographical, cultural, or economic factors, allowing for better management and governance of the country as a whole.

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  • 19. 

    Which of these are regions of Phi Kappa Theta?

    • A.

      Western

    • B.

      Northern

    • C.

      Northeast

    • D.

      Mideast

    • E.

      Southern

    • F.

      Southwest

    • G.

      Northwest

    • H.

      Great Lakes

    • I.

      Midwest

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Western
    C. Northeast
    D. Mideast
    E. Southern
    H. Great Lakes
    I. Midwest
    Explanation
    Phi Kappa Theta is a fraternity that is divided into different regions. The regions mentioned in the answer are Western, Northeast, Mideast, Southern, Great Lakes, and Midwest. These regions represent different geographical areas where Phi Kappa Theta has chapters or active members.

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  • 20. 

    Which region is Alpha Zeta a part of?

    Correct Answer(s)
    Western
    western
    Explanation
    Alpha Zeta is a part of the Western region.

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  • 21. 

    The motto of Phi Kappa Theta comes from a quote by which saint?

    • A.

      St. Francis de Sales

    • B.

      St. John Bosco

    • C.

      St. Thomas Aquinas

    • D.

      St. Aloysius Gonzaga

    Correct Answer
    C. St. Thomas Aquinas
    Explanation
    The correct answer is St. Thomas Aquinas. St. Thomas Aquinas was a theologian and philosopher known for his contributions to Catholic theology. Phi Kappa Theta, a fraternity in the United States, adopted the motto "Give, expecting nothing thereof" which is derived from a quote by St. Thomas Aquinas. This motto reflects the values of selflessness and generosity that the fraternity promotes among its members.

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  • 22. 

    What system of rules governs parliamentary procedure?(It's a name, so use your proper English)

    Correct Answer
    Robert's Rules of Order
    Robert's Rules
    Explanation
    Robert's Rules of Order is a widely recognized system of rules that govern parliamentary procedure. It provides a framework for conducting meetings, making decisions, and ensuring fairness and efficiency in the decision-making process. The rules outline procedures for conducting debates, voting, making motions, and enforcing decorum. Robert's Rules of Order is named after its author, Henry Martyn Robert, who first published the rules in 1876. It has since become a standard reference guide for organizations and legislative bodies around the world.

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  • 23. 

    Where was the first Greek letter fraternity founded?(College or Town/City with State following)e.g. Odenkirk College or Lexington, Kentucky.

    Correct Answer
    Williamsburg, Virginia
    Williamsburg, VA
    The College of William and Mary
    College of William and Mary
    William and Mary
    W and M
    The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
  • 24. 

    What were the letters of the first Greek letter fraternity?

    Correct Answer
    Phi Beta Kappa
    Explanation
    Phi Beta Kappa is considered to be the first Greek letter fraternity. It was founded on December 5, 1776, at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. The letters "Phi," "Beta," and "Kappa" represent the initial letters of the Greek motto "Philosophia Biou Kubernetes," which translates to "Love of wisdom is the guide of life." The fraternity was established as a secret society to promote academic excellence, intellectual curiosity, and friendship among its members. It played a significant role in shaping the American higher education system and continues to be a prestigious honor society.

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  • 25. 

    Which of the following are proper gentlemanly behavior? (In a situation with a female partner)

    • A.

      Rising when a woman enters and leaves the room

    • B.

      Be exceedingly courteous

    • C.

      Preceding a female partner down stairs

    • D.

      Leading a woman across a crowded room

    • E.

      Escort her everywhere

    • F.

      Getting off of a bus before a woman

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Rising when a woman enters and leaves the room
    C. Preceding a female partner down stairs
    D. Leading a woman across a crowded room
    F. Getting off of a bus before a woman
    Explanation
    The proper gentlemanly behaviors in a situation with a female partner include rising when a woman enters and leaves the room, preceding a female partner down stairs, leading a woman across a crowded room, and getting off of a bus before a woman. These actions demonstrate respect, courtesy, and chivalry towards the female partner, showing consideration for her comfort and well-being.

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  • 26. 

    A woman is always escorted and seated on the ________ of her escort.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Right
    right
    Explanation
    A woman is always escorted and seated on the right side of her escort.

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  • 27. 

    When is the only time that this is not true?

    • A.

      When you are at a movie theater

    • B.

      When you are walking down the street

    • C.

      When you don't feel like it

    • D.

      When you are at a fancy party

    Correct Answer
    B. When you are walking down the street
  • 28. 

    Food is served from the left

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In formal dining etiquette, food is traditionally served from the left side of the guest. This practice ensures a smooth flow of service and avoids crossing over the guest's body. It is considered polite and proper to serve and clear dishes from the left side, allowing the guest to have their right side free for eating and using utensils. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 29. 

    Dirty dishes are taken from the right

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "Dirty dishes are taken from the right" is true. This implies that when cleaning dirty dishes, the person responsible for the task starts with the dishes located on the right side. This could be a specific process or routine followed in a kitchen or any other environment where dishes need to be cleaned.

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  • 30. 

    When should you sit down at a dinner party?

    • A.

      When the host has sat down

    • B.

      When your date has sat down

    • C.

      When the host and all of the women have sat down

    • D.

      Whenever you arrive at the table

    Correct Answer
    C. When the host and all of the women have sat down
    Explanation
    In a traditional dinner party setting, it is considered polite for guests to wait for the host and all of the women to sit down before taking their own seats. This is a sign of respect and courtesy towards the host and the female guests. By waiting for everyone to be seated, it ensures that everyone is ready to begin the meal together. Sitting down whenever you arrive at the table may be seen as rude or inconsiderate, as it disrupts the flow of the event and may make others feel uncomfortable.

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  • 31. 

    Food is passed to the left

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Food is passed to the left" is false. There is no specific rule or tradition that dictates the direction in which food should be passed. The direction in which food is passed can vary depending on cultural norms or personal preferences. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 32. 

    "If your napkin is heavily soiled then you have dined like a ______."

    Correct Answer
    slob
    Explanation
    If your napkin is heavily soiled, it implies that you have made a mess while eating, indicating that you have not been careful or neat in your dining habits. The term "slob" refers to someone who is messy, untidy, and lacks cleanliness. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "slob."

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  • 33. 

    Salt and pepper should be passed independently of each other

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Salt and pepper should not be passed independently of each other. They are commonly used together as condiments to enhance the flavor of food. It is a common practice to have a salt shaker and a pepper shaker placed together on dining tables, indicating that they are meant to be used together. Passing them independently would disrupt this customary way of seasoning food and may lead to an imbalanced taste.

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  • 34. 

    A gentleman should allow the lady to initiate the handshake when they are introduced

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In many social situations, it is considered polite for a gentleman to allow the lady to initiate the handshake when they are introduced. This is because it shows respect for the lady's personal boundaries and allows her to feel comfortable in the interaction. By waiting for the lady to initiate the handshake, the gentleman is demonstrating good manners and consideration for the lady's preferences.

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  • 35. 

    How frequently do Phi Kappa Theta's National Conferences occur?

    • A.

      Annually

    • B.

      Biennially

    • C.

      Biannually

    • D.

      Triennially

    Correct Answer
    B. Biennially
    Explanation
    Phi Kappa Theta's National Conferences occur biennially, which means they happen every two years. This suggests that the conferences are not held every year or every three years, but specifically every two years.

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  • 36. 

    The Fraternity Board of Trustees consists of how many members?

    • A.

      10. 8 Alumni Brothers and 2 collegiate brothers

    • B.

      10. 6 Alumni Brothers and 4 collegiate brothers.

    • C.

      12. 6 Alumni Brothers and 6 collegiate brothers.

    • D.

      12. 12 Alumni Brothers

    Correct Answer
    A. 10. 8 Alumni Brothers and 2 collegiate brothers
    Explanation
    The Fraternity Board of Trustees consists of 8 Alumni Brothers and 2 collegiate brothers, making a total of 10 members.

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  • 37. 

    Which of these are members of Phi Kappa Theta's professional staff at the Executive Office? (When you get it wrong, look on the website.)

    • A.

      Robert W. Riggs

    • B.

      Sarah Everhart

    • C.

      Ben DeLost

    • D.

      Keith Harshbarger

    • E.

      Brendan Albert

    • F.

      Stephen Lee

    • G.

      Isaiah Adona

    • H.

      Bill Ryan

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Robert W. Riggs
    B. Sarah Everhart
    C. Ben DeLost
    D. Keith Harshbarger
    E. Brendan Albert
    F. Stephen Lee
    G. Isaiah Adona
    H. Bill Ryan
  • 38. 

    Who is the new National President from the Board of Trustees?

    Correct Answer(s)
    Larry Dorocke
  • 39. 

    The Alpha Zeta Colony of Phi Kappa Theta was founded on

    Correct Answer(s)
    20 September, 2014
    September 20, 2014
    Explanation
    The Alpha Zeta Colony of Phi Kappa Theta was founded on September 20, 2014.

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  • 40. 

    Top Gun is the official movie of Alpha Zeta

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that Top Gun is the official movie of Alpha Zeta. Since there is no additional information provided to suggest otherwise, we can assume that the statement is true.

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  • 41. 

    Where should a man walk when on the sidewalk with a woman?

    • A.

      Slightly behind and to the right of her

    • B.

      Slightly behind and to the left of her

    • C.

      Between her and the street

    • D.

      Between other people on the sidewalk and her

    Correct Answer
    C. Between her and the street
    Explanation
    In traditional etiquette, it is considered polite for a man to walk on the side of the sidewalk that is closest to the street, between the woman and the street. This is done to protect the woman from any potential dangers or splashes from passing vehicles. Walking slightly behind and to the right of her ensures that he can easily guide and support her if needed.

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  • 42. 

    Which company does PKT use to help train for recruitment?

    Correct Answer
    Phired Up Productions
    Phired up productions
    phired up productions
    Phired Up
    Phired up
    phired up
    PhiredUp
    phiredup
    Explanation
    PKT uses Phired Up Productions to help train for recruitment.

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  • 43. 

    Alpha Zeta uses what system to collect dues?

    Correct Answer
    LegFi
    Explanation
    Alpha Zeta uses the LegFi system to collect dues.

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  • 44. 

    Who is the UGAC Representative for the Western region?

    Correct Answer
    Chad Wachsmann
    Explanation
    Chad Wachsmann is the UGAC Representative for the Western region.

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  • 45. 

    Which Western Region school is he from?

    • A.

      San Diego State

    • B.

      University of Washington

    • C.

      Colorado State

    • D.

      Washington State

    Correct Answer
    C. Colorado State
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Colorado State because the question is asking which Western Region school the person is from, and Colorado State is one of the options provided.

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  • 46. 

    What is the Vision of Phi Kappa Theta?

    Correct Answer
    Phi Kappa Theta will be known as the premier human development organization inspiring confidence through life experiences.
    "Phi Kappa Theta will be known as the premier human development organization inspiring confidence through life experiences."
    Phi Kappa Theta will be known as the premier human development organization inspiring confidence through life experiences
    "Phi Kappa Theta will be known as the premier human development organization inspiring confidence through life experiences"
    Explanation
    The vision of Phi Kappa Theta is to become recognized as the leading organization in human development, inspiring individuals to build confidence through various life experiences.

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  • 47. 

    In what year did Phi Kappa Theta begin allowing non-Catholics to join?

    • A.

      1975

    • B.

      1967

    • C.

      1976

    • D.

      1965

    Correct Answer
    B. 1967
    Explanation
    In 1967, Phi Kappa Theta began allowing non-Catholics to join. This suggests that prior to 1967, the fraternity only accepted Catholic members. The decision to open membership to non-Catholics in 1967 likely reflects a shift in the organization's values and a desire to promote inclusivity and diversity within the fraternity.

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  • 48. 

    Where was the Beta chapter of Phi Kappa founded?

    • A.

      University of Illinois

    • B.

      Northern Illinois University

    • C.

      University of Indiana

    • D.

      Iowa State University

    Correct Answer
    A. University of Illinois
    Explanation
    The Beta chapter of Phi Kappa was founded at the University of Illinois.

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  • 49. 

    What was the name of the club that became the Beta chapter of Phi Kappa?

    • A.

      The Newman Club

    • B.

      The Loyola Club

    • C.

      The Aquinas Club

    • D.

      The Francis Club

    Correct Answer
    B. The Loyola Club
    Explanation
    The Loyola Club is the correct answer because it was the club that became the Beta chapter of Phi Kappa. This implies that the Loyola Club transitioned into becoming the Beta chapter of Phi Kappa, indicating a direct connection between the two.

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  • 50. 

    Where was the Beta chapter of Theta Kappa Phi founded?

    • A.

      University of Pennsylvania

    • B.

      Gettysburg College

    • C.

      Pennsylvania State University

    • D.

      Rutgers University

    Correct Answer
    C. Pennsylvania State University
    Explanation
    The Beta chapter of Theta Kappa Phi was founded at Pennsylvania State University.

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