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Trivia Quiz - University of Chicago


The Phoenix rise, even in the Windy city- take this quiz on one of the finest academic institutions in America.

Quiz Number: 3076
Date Submitted: January 27, 2009
Quiz Categories: Colleges & Universities
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: trickymutha
Average Score: 58.7 percent
Times Taken: 169 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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1. The University of Chicago was established in what year?
  A.   1891
  B.   1895
  C.   1900
  D.   1899

2. The University was a founding member of what athletic conference?
  A.   Mid-American
  B.   Big Ten
  C.   Big East
  D.   Big Twelve

3. The University of Chicago's football program never lost a game to:
  A.   The Chicago Bears
  B.   Notre Dame
  C.   University of Michigan
  D.   Northwestern

4. Who founded the University?
  A.   Milton Friedman
  B.   John Candy
  C.   John D. Rockefeller
  D.   John Daly

5. By vacating their spot in the Big Ten Conference, what school joined to fill the void?
  A.   Penn State
  B.   Michigan State College
  C.   Notre Dame
  D.   Michigan State University

6. What US President taught Constitutional Law at the University of Chicago?
  A.   Franklin D. Roosevelt
  B.   John F. Kennedy
  C.   Ronald Reagan
  D.   Barack Obama

7. What fictional character "attended" the University of Chicago?
  A.   Indiana Jones
  B.   Captain Kirk
  C.   James West
  D.   Kramer

8. Which Supreme Court justice below is alumni of the University of Chicago?
  A.   Clarence Thomas
  B.   Sandra Day O'Connor
  C.   John Paul Stevens
  D.   John Roberts

9. A common quote attributed to the University of Chicago is:
  A.   Live and let live
  B.   Where Fun Comes to Die
  C.   We came, we saw, we conquered
  D.   Art for arts sake

10. In 1959, University of Chicago grads Bernard Sahlins and Paul Sills founded:
  A.   The Second City comedy troupe
  B.   The first sleep research facility in the country
  C.   The world wide web
  D.   Nintendo


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