What Do You Know About Education? Trivia Questions Quiz

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What Do You Know About Education? Trivia Questions Quiz

This trivia Questions Quiz is on What Do You Know About Education? Education is the acquisition of knowledge through learning. Contrary to what most people believe, most experience is not only gathered in the classrooms but also in life, too, by viewing the environment around us. As an educator, take this test and get to learn more about education. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who became the first teacher-astronaut, flying on the ill-fated 1986 Challenger mission?
    • A. 

      Carol McArnold

    • B. 

      Christa McAuliffe

    • C. 

      Sally Ride

    • D. 

      Lorena Wright

  • 2. 
    What teacher's 1925 trial for teaching evolution was fictionalized in the play "Inherit the Wind"?
    • A. 

      John Scopes

    • B. 

      Edward Plessy

    • C. 

      Franklin Brown

    • D. 

      Leon Czolgosz

  • 3. 
    What French psychologist was instrumental in popularizing the IQ test?
    • A. 

      Alfred Binet

    • B. 

      Carl Jung

    • C. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • D. 

      Jean Genet

  • 4. 
    What school was the first to be a college specifically for deaf students?
    • A. 

      University Of Michigan

    • B. 

      Oberlin College

    • C. 

      Swarthmore College

    • D. 

      Gallaudet University

  • 5. 
    The SAT was developed based on what earlier test?
    • A. 

      Educational Intelligence Test

    • B. 

      Army Alpha

    • C. 

      Literacy Evaluation Test

    • D. 

      Army Beta

  • 6. 
    What German-originated learning theory focuses on understanding the totality of an idea?
    • A. 

      Gestalt

    • B. 

      Verboten

    • C. 

      Schnell

    • D. 

      Skinnerism

  • 7. 
    What was the first higher-education institution to open in the European North American colonies?
    • A. 

      Harvard University

    • B. 

      Yale University

    • C. 

      Massachusetts Bay College

    • D. 

      College Of William And Mary

  • 8. 
    What U.S. state was the first to have a law requiring school attendance for children?
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      New York

  • 9. 
    What teaching method developed by an Italian physician stresses the natural interests of children?
    • A. 

      Montessori

    • B. 

      Stanislovski

    • C. 

      Bernoulli

    • D. 

      Pavlovian

  • 10. 
    What Swiss thinker divided intellectual development into four stages, starting with sensorimotor?
    • A. 

      John Dewey

    • B. 

      Jean Piaget

    • C. 

      Alfred Binet

    • D. 

      Jean Genet

  • 11. 
    Who wrote an "Essay Concerning Human Understanding" describing the human mind a blank slate?
    • A. 

      Alfred Binet

    • B. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • C. 

      John Stuart Mill

    • D. 

      John Locke

  • 12. 
    Whose "eclectic readers" became standard schoolbooks in many 19th century states?
    • A. 

      John Henry Smith's

    • B. 

      William Holmes McGuffey's

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin's

    • D. 

      Lewis Carroll's

  • 13. 
    Federal troops helped enforce the integration of what city's Central High School in 1957?
    • A. 

      Tupelo, MS

    • B. 

      Huntsville, AL

    • C. 

      Little Rock, AR

    • D. 

      Sacramento, CA