Rit Trivia: Cat & Dogs

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Rit Trivia: Cat & Dogs

The RIT Tigers are composed of 22 teams representing Rochester Institute of Technology in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's teams. To find out how much you know take this quiz. All the best and enjoy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 1955, RIT sports teams started going by the name "Tigers." Prior to 1955, the university teams were known as:
    • A. 

      The Orange and Burnt Umber

    • B. 

      The Techmen

    • C. 

      The Iroquois

  • 2. 
    Prior to the adoption of the RIT Tiger, the college mascot was:
    • A. 

      Tabby the Cat

    • B. 

      Brownie the Dog

    • C. 

      Freda the Fish

    • D. 

      Gracie the Goat

  • 3. 
    The tiger mascot's pelt now resides in RIT's:
    • A. 

      George Eastman Building

    • B. 

      Bausch & Lomb Building

    • C. 

      Clark Gym

    • D. 

      Wallace Library

  • 4. 
    The living tiger used as an RIT mascot was named named:
    • A. 

      Spirit

    • B. 

      Ritchie

    • C. 

      Sporty

    • D. 

      Gracie

  • 5. 
    In 1885, the Bausch and Lomb optical company was one of the area’s largest and most successful industries. Because of the following issue, they were motivated to establish a technical training institute in Rochester NY. 
    • A. 

      Fierce competition for trained labor

    • B. 

      Need to use facilities built during the Civil War

    • C. 

      Lack of local science schools

    • D. 

      A discouraging lack of vocationally trained workers

  • 6. 
    RIT dropped varsity football in what year?
    • A. 

      1978

    • B. 

      1983

    • C. 

      1990

    • D. 

      1992

  • 7. 
    In 1998, the Shumway Dining Commons was visited by what celebrity?
    • A. 

      Ronald McDonald

    • B. 

      Tony the Tiger

    • C. 

      The Pillsbury Doughboy

    • D. 

      Barney the Purple Dinosaur

  • 8. 
    President Bill Destler has an extensive collection of what musical instrument?
    • A. 

      Guitars

    • B. 

      Pianos

    • C. 

      Harps

    • D. 

      Banjos