Education Trivia Question

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Education Trivia Question

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  • 1. 
    What type of education funding has government give families money for a school of their choice?
    • A. 

      Centrally-Managed System

    • B. 

      Direct-Funding Plan

    • C. 

      Scrip System

    • D. 

      Voucher System

  • 2. 
    What term for an institution of higher learning comes from a Latin word meaning "the whole"?
    • A. 

      Academy

    • B. 

      University

    • C. 

      Seminary

    • D. 

      College

  • 3. 
    The National Teachers Association founded in 1857 became what modern institution?
    • A. 

      Department Of Education

    • B. 

      Board Of Regents

    • C. 

      Educational Testing Systems

    • D. 

      National Education Association

  • 4. 
    What program, started in 1965, aims to give low-income U.S. children access to preschool education?
    • A. 

      First Boost

    • B. 

      Project One

    • C. 

      Project Head Start

    • D. 

      Helping Hand Program

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Abe Lincoln

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

  • 6. 
    Of how many numbered grades is a typical American school system made up?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      14

  • 7. 
    John Holt's book "Teach Your Own" added strength to what U.S. education movement?
    • A. 

      Homeschooling

    • B. 

      Montessori Method

    • C. 

      Gap Year

    • D. 

      Student-Guided Education

  • 8. 
    What word, taken from German, names the traditional first formal year of U.S. schooling?
    • A. 

      Ersteschulejahr

    • B. 

      Einsjahr

    • C. 

      Kindergarten

    • D. 

      Einschule

  • 9. 
    What U.S. court case led to school desegregation?
    • A. 

      Jones v. City Of Chicago

    • B. 

      Plessy v. Ferguson

    • C. 

      Brown v. Board Of Education

    • D. 

      Mapp v. Ohio

  • 10. 
    At what Ohio college did the first women to earn bachelor's degrees in the U.S. study?
    • A. 

      Antioch College

    • B. 

      Oberlin College

    • C. 

      Miami University

    • D. 

      Ashland University

  • 11. 
    The Servicemen's Readjustment Act which helped many WWII veterans go to college has what nickname?
    • A. 

      Lifetime Learning

    • B. 

      The Military Education Act

    • C. 

      The G. I. Bill

    • D. 

      Hero Education Bill

  • 12. 
    What U.S. act, signed into law in 2002, holds schools accountable for meeting defined goals?
    • A. 

      Lieberman-Kennedy Act

    • B. 

      Children Are Our Future Act

    • C. 

      No Child Left Behind Act

    • D. 

      Education Reform Act of 2001