What's Your Humanities IQ?

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Humanities Quizzes & Trivia

Find out what your South Dakota Humanities IQ is. Do you know what programs are available in your area? Hint, you can find some of the answers on our website, www. Sdhumanities. Org. Quiz participants will be entered in a drawing to win a small Festival of Books themed prize package. Post your results as a comment on the page to let us know you've taken the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The 2010 South Dakota Festival of Books will be hosted September 24-26th in what South Dakota city? 
    • A. 

      Sioux Falls

    • B. 

      Deadwood

    • C. 

      Aberdeen

  • 2. 
    The Smithsonian offers a traveling exhibit through the South Dakota Humanities Council called Museum on Main Street. The first exhibit hosted in the state was “Between Fences,” which traveled to six communities in 2008-2009. What is the name of the Museum on Main Street exhibit slated for 2012? 
    • A. 

      "American Indian Culture"

    • B. 

      "Night at the Museum"

    • C. 

      "New Harmonies"

  • 3. 
    2010 marks a new chapter for South Dakota Humanities Council. It is the first year we have planned all programming with a central theme in mind. What is the theme for 2010?
    • A. 

      American Indian Culture

    • B. 

      Immigration

    • C. 

      South Dakota Landmarks

  • 4. 
    Until May 31, the South Dakota Humanities Council is offering a program that brings an art historian into your community’s school or library to speak about forty of the greatest American art masterpieces, including work from Grant Wood, Thomas Cole, and Frank Lloyd Wright.The program is called...?
    • A. 

      Picturing America

    • B. 

      Midwest Masterpieces

    • C. 

      Picturing History

  • 5. 
    We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution is a statewide civic education program. We the People is a program from the Center for Civic Education, a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization. It is a classroom curriculum for elementary, middle, and high school that teaches students about the United States Constitution. At the state competition in December 2009, which school took home the championship and the right to compete at the national competition in Washington, D.C.?
    • A. 

      Pipestone Area High School

    • B. 

      Spearfish High School

    • C. 

      St. Thomas More High School

  • 6. 
    The One Book South Dakota program focuses the question what if everyone in South Dakota read the same book? The 2010 selection for One Book South Dakota was What Is the What. It is the epic novel based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng who, along with thousands of other children—the so-called Lost Boys—was forced to leave his village in what country?
    • A. 

      Sudan

    • B. 

      Kenya

    • C. 

      Vietnam

  • 7. 
    Literature & Medicine is a national award-winning reading and discussion program for health care professionals. Participants gather periodically to discuss readings that help them explore their professional roles and relationships with each other and with patients.In the categories of "Empathy for Patients," "Job Satisfaction," and "Cultural Awareness," which category saw the largest percentage of increase as an outcome of participation in the program?
    • A. 

      Empathy for Patients

    • B. 

      Job Satisfaction

    • C. 

      Cultural Awareness

  • 8. 
    The South Dakota Humanities Council has published four collections of stories written by and about the people of South Dakota. The stories were born in various chapters of our state’s history, and each collection documents a large theme of life in South Dakota. What is the name of the collection that was published in 2009? 
    • A. 

      One-Room Country School

    • B. 

      South Dakota Ministry

    • C. 

      Life on the Farm & Ranch

  • 9. 
    Which one of these is the correct URL for the webpage dedicated to the South Dakota Festival of Books? 
    • A. 

      Www.sdfestivalofbooks.com

    • B. 

      Www.sdbookfestival.com

    • C. 

      Www.sdfestival.com

  • 10. 
    Where else, besides www.sdhumanities.org, can you find information about South Dakota Humanities Council online? 
    • A. 

      South Dakota Humanities Council Facebook page, South Dakota Festival of Books website and Facebook page, SDHumanities Twitter page

    • B. 

      South Dakota Festival of Books website, South Dakota Festival of Books Facebook page, SDHumanities Twitter page

    • C. 

      South Dakota Festival of Books website