College Trivia


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College Trivia

  1. 1. How much do you know?
  2. 2. College?? Me?? <ul><li>Take a few minutes to think of 3 questions you have about attending college. </li></ul><ul><li>Think/pair/share your questions. </li></ul><ul><li>When your discussion is over proceed to the next slide. </li></ul>
  3. 3. College Trivia!!
  4. 4. 1. Undergraduate tuition per year at Harvard University costs about… <ul><ul><li>A. $23,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. $34,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. $70,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. $100,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B. The cost is over $47,000 with fees & room & board. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 2. Which institution is solely for women? <ul><ul><li>A. Wayne State University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Wellesley College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Brown University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Hope College </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Approximately 2300 women attend this highly selective college. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. 3. What was Peyton Manning’s major at Univ. of Tennessee? <ul><ul><li>A. Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Physical Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Speech Communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Physics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C. He graduated with honors. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. 4. According to how much does the average college freshman gain? <ul><ul><li>A. Less than 2 pounds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. 3-10 pounds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. 10-15 pounds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. More than 15 pounds </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Don’t go on the “see-food” diet! </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. 5. Which university won 11 straight NCAA Basketball championships? <ul><ul><li>A. UCLA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Valparaiso </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. James Madison </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Michigan State University </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Coach John Wooden led them to 10 wins in his last 12 seasons. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. 6. Which of these is a private university? <ul><ul><li>A. University of California at Los Angeles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. University of Southern California </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. San Jose State University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. UC Merced </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>B . USC is in the heart </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>of Los Angeles </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. 7. Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay—cha ching!- graduated from <ul><ul><li>A. Yale </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Harvard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Tufts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Stanford </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C. In 1988 w/a degree in Computer Science . </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. 8. What institutions did First Lady Michelle Obama graduate from? <ul><ul><li>A. Yale and Duke </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. New York University and Columbia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. UCLA and Stanford </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Princeton and Harvard </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Her husband went to Columbia Univ. and Harvard Law School. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. 9. Where did President Gerald Ford play college football? <ul><ul><li>A. University of Memphis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Tulane University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. University of Michigan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Washington State University </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C. He was the MVP in 1934. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. 10. Tiger Woods attended which institution? <ul><ul><li>A. Stanford </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. University of Michigan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Auburn University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. University of Toledo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. He left after 2 years to turn pro. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. 11. What is the name of Delta State University’s mascot? <ul><ul><li>A. Lord Jeff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Fighting Okras </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Fighting Pickles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Nanooks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B. It’s unofficial. The official one is the “Statesman”. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. 12. Which is NOT an Ivy League university? <ul><ul><li>A. Harvard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Yale </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. University of Pennsylvania </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. MIT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>D. The Ivy League is an athletic conference. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. 13. In what state is Washington University? <ul><ul><li>A. Washington </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Virginia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Maryland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Missouri </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>D. It’s in St. Louis, Missouri. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. 14. What university stood in for Harvard in “Legally Blonde”? <ul><ul><li>A. Princeton University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Yale University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Temple University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. University of Southern California (USC) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>D. It’s closer to Hollywood than the other schools. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. 15. Due to their large population of students from Hawaii, this college holds a spring luau. <ul><ul><li>A. Chico State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Amherst College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Brown Univesity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Menlo College </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>D. It’s in California’s Silicon Valley </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. 16. What is the oldest university in the United States ? <ul><ul><li>A. Harvard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Princeton </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. College of William and Mary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Amherst </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. It was established in 1636 . </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. 17. About how much is a year’s tuition at UH Manoa for Hawaii residents? <ul><ul><li>A. $5000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. $6800 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. $10,4000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. $12,400 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Non-residents pay about $19,000. </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. 18. What are the school colors for Oregon State? <ul><ul><li>A. red and white </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. green and yellow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. purple and gold </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. orange and black </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>D. The Beavers are orange and black. </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. 19. UCLA has won eleven NCAA Div. I Basketball championships. What team is next with 7 championships? <ul><ul><li>A. Duke </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Indiana </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Kentucky </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. North Carolina </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C. Wonder how the Wildcats will do this year? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 23. 20. What is the most popular college major? <ul><ul><li>A. Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Psychology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Nursing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Business also includes Finance, Marketing & Accounting. </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. How’d you do?!!
  25. 25. Why are we doing this? <ul><li>High School Registration is coming up soon!! </li></ul><ul><li>You’ll soon be doing a College Webquest and can investigate schools you might want to attend. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Ask the Expert!! <ul><li>Talk to your teachers about their college experiences! </li></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How did they choose their school? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What was fun about college? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How did they choose their major? </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Are you ready for college?? <ul><li>It’s not too early to start thinking about your education after high school! </li></ul><ul><li>I Mua!! </li></ul>