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See how much you know already about life in college by taking this fun quiz. Don't worry! It is just for fun. . . . No grade!
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following words means the grounds and buildings of a university or college?

    • A.

      Motto

    • B.

      Workstudy

    • C.

      Dormitory

    • D.

      Campus

    Correct Answer
    D. Campus
    Explanation
    The word "campus" refers to the grounds and buildings of a university or college. It is the physical location where educational activities take place, including classrooms, libraries, dormitories, and administrative buildings. The term "campus" is commonly used to describe the entire area and facilities of an educational institution.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following words means a teacher of the highest rank in a college or university?

    • A.

      Professor

    • B.

      President

    • C.

      C.E.O

    • D.

      Doctorate

    Correct Answer
    A. Professor
    Explanation
    The word "professor" means a teacher of the highest rank in a college or university.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following words means the main subject that a student studies at a college or university?

    • A.

      Motto

    • B.

      Demographics

    • C.

      Major

    • D.

      Application

    Correct Answer
    C. Major
    Explanation
    The word "major" refers to the main subject that a student studies at a college or university. It is the field of specialization that a student chooses to focus on and complete a degree in.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following words means a group of students at a college or university who work together to promote a particular activity or belief?

    • A.

      Workstudy

    • B.

      Student organization

    • C.

      Coat of arms

    • D.

      Scholarship

    Correct Answer
    B. Student organization
    Explanation
    A student organization refers to a group of students at a college or university who work together to promote a particular activity or belief. This term specifically denotes a collective effort by students to support and advocate for a specific cause or interest within the educational institution.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following words means a large bedroom for two or more people at a college or university?

    • A.

      Admissions building

    • B.

      Mobile home

    • C.

      Student organization

    • D.

      Dormitory

    Correct Answer
    D. Dormitory
    Explanation
    A dormitory is a large bedroom for two or more people at a college or university. It is a common term used to refer to the residential buildings on campus where students live. The other options, such as admissions building, mobile home, and student organization, do not specifically refer to a large bedroom for multiple people.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following words means a short sentence or phrase chosen to represent the beliefs or ideals guiding a school, college, or university? Example:  Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders Today

    • A.

      Catch phrase

    • B.

      Solicitation

    • C.

      Motto

    • D.

      Fight song

    Correct Answer
    C. Motto
    Explanation
    A motto is a short sentence or phrase that represents the beliefs or ideals guiding a school, college, or university. It is a concise statement that encapsulates the principles or values that an institution stands for. It is often used as a slogan or rallying cry for the organization, and serves as a memorable and easily recognizable representation of its mission or purpose.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following words means a person or thing that is supposed to bring good luck or that is used to symbolize a particular school, college, or university?

    • A.

      Coat of arms

    • B.

      Mascot

    • C.

      Mission statement

    • D.

      Provost

    Correct Answer
    B. Mascot
    Explanation
    A mascot is a person or thing that is believed to bring good luck or is used to symbolize a particular school, college, or university. It is often an animal or character that represents the spirit and identity of the institution and is used in various events and activities to boost morale and create a sense of unity among the community.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following words means the official seal or shield that represents a college or university?

    • A.

      Coat of arms

    • B.

      Motto

    • C.

      Degree

    • D.

      Scholarship

    Correct Answer
    A. Coat of arms
    Explanation
    A coat of arms is a symbol or design that represents a college or university. It is typically displayed on official documents, buildings, and other items associated with the institution. The coat of arms often includes elements such as colors, animals, and symbols that have historical or symbolic significance to the college or university. It serves as a visual representation of the institution's identity and heritage.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following words means the number of people within a specific group of people? For Example:  The number of African Americans that attend Auburn University.

    • A.

      Alumni

    • B.

      Regents

    • C.

      Dormitory

    • D.

      Demographics

    Correct Answer
    D. Demographics
    Explanation
    Demographics refers to the statistical data that represents the characteristics of a specific group of people, such as age, gender, income, education level, and ethnicity. In the given context, demographics would be the appropriate term to describe the number of African Americans attending Auburn University, as it pertains to the specific group of people within the university's population.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following words means the paperwork and procedures involved in requesting permission to attend a college or university?

    • A.

      Workstudy

    • B.

      Application

    • C.

      Demographics

    • D.

      Grant

    Correct Answer
    B. Application
    Explanation
    The word "application" refers to the paperwork and procedures involved in requesting permission to attend a college or university. When applying to a college or university, students are required to fill out an application form, provide necessary documents, and complete any additional requirements such as essays or interviews. The application process is crucial in determining whether a student will be accepted or not. Therefore, "application" is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following best describes financial aid?

    • A.

      A program that helps students find a loan to go to college

    • B.

      A program that helps students get a job after college

    • C.

      A program that helps students get involved in athletics in college

    • D.

      A program that helps people meet other students in college

    Correct Answer
    A. A program that helps students find a loan to go to college
    Explanation
    Financial aid refers to a program that assists students in obtaining funds or financial support to pursue their college education. It typically includes various forms of assistance such as scholarships, grants, work-study programs, and loans. While it may encompass other types of aid, the focus is primarily on helping students secure loans to cover their educational expenses.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following best describes the word, scholarship?

    • A.

      An amount of money given to a student by the government to go to college because the student's parents cannot afford college

    • B.

      Special privileges given to students whose parents give large donations to the university's academic and athletic programs

    • C.

      An amount of money given to a student by an organization to go to college based on excellence in academics, sports, or the arts

    • D.

      An amount of money a student makes at a job that they use to pay for their education at a college or university

    Correct Answer
    C. An amount of money given to a student by an organization to go to college based on excellence in academics, sports, or the arts
    Explanation
    This answer best describes the word "scholarship" as it refers to an amount of money given to a student by an organization based on their excellence in academics, sports, or the arts. It highlights the fact that scholarships are awarded to students who have demonstrated exceptional skills or achievements in these areas to support their college education.

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  • 13. 

    Which word is defined as an award given to a student by a school, college, or university as proof the student completed a course of study with satisfactory grades?

    • A.

      Trophy

    • B.

      Scholarship

    • C.

      Degree

    • D.

      Coat of arms

    Correct Answer
    C. Degree
    Explanation
    A degree is the correct answer because it is a formal recognition given to a student by an educational institution, such as a school, college, or university, to indicate that the student has successfully completed a course of study and achieved satisfactory grades. It serves as proof of the student's academic achievement and can open up opportunities for further education or employment in their chosen field. A trophy, scholarship, and coat of arms do not specifically represent the completion of a course of study with satisfactory grades.

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