Econ STAT Survey

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  • 1. 
    What College do you attend?
    • A. 

      Scripps

    • B. 

      Pomona

    • C. 

      Pitzer

    • D. 

      Harvey-Mudd

    • E. 

      Claremont Mckenna

    • F. 

      Other

  • 2. 
    Year in school
    • A. 

      First-year

    • B. 

      Sophomore

    • C. 

      Junior

    • D. 

      Senior

  • 3. 
    Gender
    • A. 

      Male

    • B. 

      Female

  • 4. 
    Are you a member of a varsity athletics team at your college?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Major?
  • 6. 
    Cumulative GPA (4 point scale) in college?If you are a first year student do not answer
  • 7. 
    Who was the 13th President of the United States?
    • A. 

      Millard Fillmore

    • B. 

      John Buchanan

    • C. 

      Zachary Taylor

    • D. 

      Franklin Pierce

    • E. 

      James Polk

  • 8. 
    The 20th amendment pertains to which of the subjects below?
    • A. 

      Prohibits manufacturing or sale of alcohol in the US

    • B. 

      Prohibits the denial of voting rights based on sex

    • C. 

      Changes the dates at which the President/VP and Congressmen begin their terms

    • D. 

      Limits the number of times a person can be elected president (two terms)

  • 9. 
    What modern (post-WWII) US President left office with the highest approval rating?
    • A. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • B. 

      Bill Clinton

    • C. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • D. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • 10. 
    Who was the first Chief Justice on the Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      John Jay

    • B. 

      John Marshall

    • C. 

      Alexander hamilton

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 11. 
    What was the US median household income in 2013?
    • A. 

      $44,300

    • B. 

      $65,100

    • C. 

      $51,900

    • D. 

      $39,800

  • 12. 
    Who was the previous Chairman of the Federal Reserve?
    • A. 

      Timothy Geithner

    • B. 

      Janet Yellen

    • C. 

      Ben Bernanke

    • D. 

      Allan Greenspan

  • 13. 
    What was the unemployment rate as of October 2014?
    • A. 

      5.1%

    • B. 

      5.8%

    • C. 

      6.5%

    • D. 

      7.1%

  • 14. 
    Who is the wealthiest person in the world right now?
    • A. 

      Bill Gates

    • B. 

      Larry Ellison

    • C. 

      Warren Buffet

    • D. 

      David Oxtoby

    • E. 

      Carlos Slim

  • 15. 
    What is the minimum age eligibility for becoming a US Senator?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      35

  • 16. 
    Who is the current Secretary of State?
    • A. 

      John Kerry

    • B. 

      Hillary Clinton

    • C. 

      Leon Panetta

    • D. 

      Colin Powell

  • 17. 
    How many seats are there in the House of Representatives?
    • A. 

      538

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      475

    • D. 

      435

  • 18. 
    What is the estimated population of undocumented immigrants currently residing in the US (according to the Center for Immigration Studies)?
    • A. 

      8 mllion

    • B. 

      11 million

    • C. 

      3 million

    • D. 

      14 million

  • 19. 
    What was the 2013 Billboard Year-End most popular song across all genres?
    • A. 

      Thrift Shop - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

    • B. 

      Wake Me Up - Avicii

    • C. 

      Get Lucky - Daft Punk

    • D. 

      We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus

  • 20. 
    Taylor Swift's album 1989 sold 1.287 million copies in the first week - what was the last album to sell this many copies in one week?
    • A. 

      No Strings Attached - *NSYNC [2000]

    • B. 

      Confessions - Usher [2004]

    • C. 

      Millenium - Backstreet Boys [1999]

    • D. 

      The Eminem Show - Eminem [2002]

  • 21. 
    Where was Beyonce born?
    • A. 

      Houston, Texas

    • B. 

      New York City, New York

    • C. 

      Los Angeles, California

    • D. 

      Miami, Florida

  • 22. 
    What was the highest grossing film in 2013 (worldwide)?
    • A. 

      The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    • B. 

      Frozen

    • C. 

      Iron man 3

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 23. 
    What art historical style was the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore (the Florence Cathedral) completed in?
    • A. 

      Byzantine

    • B. 

      Gothic

    • C. 

      Romanesque

    • D. 

      Baroque

  • 24. 
    What type of plate tectonic boundary does the San Andreas Fault represent?
    • A. 

      Transform-fault boundary

    • B. 

      Divergent boundar

    • C. 

      Oceanic-continental convergence boundary

    • D. 

      Continental-continental convergence boundary

  • 25. 
    The ozone layer lies predominantly in which layer of the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Thermosphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere

  • 26. 
    The Ideal gas law, PV=nRT, is a result of which scientific law from the following?
    • A. 

      Charles's law

    • B. 

      Henry's law

    • C. 

      Boyle's law

    • D. 

      Both a and c

  • 27. 
    What is the second Law of Thermodynamics?
    • A. 

      The entropy of a system increases with natural thermodynamic processes

    • B. 

      The total amount of energy in an isolated thermodynamic system is always preserved

    • C. 

      If two thermodynamic systems are in thermal equilibrium with a third then all three systems are in equilibrium

    • D. 

      No processes can bring a system's entropy level to absolute zero

  • 28. 
    How many bits are in an "int" in java?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      64

    • D. 

      128

  • 29. 
    Which of the following is the largest hotel chain in the world (largest number of locations worldwide)?
    • A. 

      Hyatt

    • B. 

      Marriott

    • C. 

      Sheraton

    • D. 

      Hilton

  • 30. 
    What are the base pairs for DNA helix?
    • A. 

      A with G and T with C

    • B. 

      A with T and G with C

    • C. 

      A with C and T with G

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 31. 
    Which of the following is not a computer science programming language?
    • A. 

      Java

    • B. 

      C++

    • C. 

      Ruby

    • D. 

      All of the above are programming languages

  • 32. 
    How many of the preceeding 25 multiple choice questions do you believe you got right?
  • 33. 
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