Centennial Perspectives

BGSU Trivia Quiz #7

BGSU Trivia was created for the 75th Anniversary of Bowling Green State University in 1985. Similar in play to the popular game, "Trivial Pursuit", questions were organized into six categories-people, sports, places, odds-n-ends, campus life, and history. To mark the Centennial celebration of the University, the Center for Archival Collections will present a quiz each month, featuring two questions from each of the categories. An interactive version is also available.  Test your knowledge and have fun!

Quiz #7--April 2009

  1. At one time, the traditional place to voice one’s opinion or protest was from the steps of
    • a) The Administration Building
    • b) University Hall
    • c) Men’s Gym
    • d) Williams Hall
  2. The only course offered by the English Department in 1915 was
    • a) Debating
    • b) Literature and Grammar
    • c) Public Speaking
    • d) Theater
  3. The non-objective murals on the East and West panels of the Jerome Library were created by
    • a) Willard Misfeldt
    • b) Charles Lakofsky
    • c) Willard Wankelman
    • d) Don Drumm
  4. He was one of the ten original Bowling Green faculty members. He retired as a science professor in 1936 and served as curator of the University Museum until his death in 1948.
    • a) Edwin L. Moseley
    • b) C. L. Martzolff
    • c) Frank Ogg
    • d) Bob Romans
  5. What is Ohio’s state bird?
    • a) Robin
    • b) Falcon
    • c) Cardinal
    • d) Blue Jay
  6. In 1910, the founding year afor BGSU, the speed limit in downtown Bowling Green was
    • a) 8 mph
    • b) 10 mph
    • c) 25 mph
    • d) 35 mph
  7. The first building on campus to be named for a faculty member was
    • a) McFall Center
    • b) Moseley Hall
    • c) Kohl Hall
    • d) Overman Hall
  8. The Gate Theatre was moved to the campus from Camp Perry after World War II and served the University until 1961 when
    • a) It was torn down to build the Administration Building
    • b) It was destroyed by fire
    • c) It started to sink into the ground
    • d) It changed its name to Joe E. Brown Theatre
  9. During the widely publicized BGSU student demonstrations in 1961, a list of grievances was presented to the administration. Which of the following was not on the list?
    • a) Eliminate $5 fine for certain class cuts
    • b) Freedom in drinking
    • c) No administration censorship of the BG News
    • d) Resignation of the President and reinstatement of the faculty member dismissed
    • e) Review of rules governing female students
  10. One of the ways BGSU students responded to the Kent State shootings was
    • a) Take over of the Administration Building
    • b) A candlelight march
    • c) Closing the university for the remainder of the term
    • d) Rioting in the streets
  11. Of the following BG teams, which was the first to begin intercollegiate competition?
    • a) Tennis
    • b) Track
    • c) Cross Country
    • d) Swimming
  12. In what year did BGSU’s Dave Wottle win his Olympic Gold Medal?
    • a) 1968
    • b) 1972
    • c) 1976
    • d) 1980

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