Centennial Perspectives

BGSU Trivia Quiz #16

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 #16--January 2010

  1. The first business club was established at BG in 1924. Its motto was "Speed, accuracy, and efficiency." Its colors were red and black, taken from the colors of the typewriter's ribbon. Its name was
    • a) Business Education Club
    • b) Quill Type
    • c) Future Business Leaders of America
    • d) Pi Omega Pi
  2. BGSU's first marching band appeared at
    • a) 1923 Homecoming Game
    • b) 1918 Homecoming Game
    • c) 1925 Graduation
    • d) 1939 Beta 500
  3. TV star Tim Conway, '56, earned some of his college expenses as part of a comedy team that performed for high schools and other functions. The name of this team was
    • a) Sunny-Side Up
    • b) Tim and Tom
    • c) The Conway Express
    • d) The Tom and Dick Comedy Combination
  4. Who wrote The Falcon Soars, a history of BGSU through 1985?
    • a) James Overman
    • b) Stuart Givens
    • c) Larry Weiss
    • d) Lyle Fletcher
  5. Prout Chapel was built in 1951 with funds donated by Sidney Frohman and state funds appropriated for
    • a) A set of chimes, organ, and chandeliers
    • b) A music practice hall
    • c) A memorial to honor war victims' families
    • d) A non-denominational campus church
  6. What was the nickname of the log cabin that served as the Student Union from 1941-1955?
    • a) Lincoln Memorial Union
    • b) The Giant Hamburger
    • c) The Falcon's Nest
    • d) Dew Drop Inn
  7. The basketball court on which BGSU presently plays its home games is
    • a) Anderson Arena
    • b) Memorial Hall
    • c) University Court
    • d) Commencement Floor
  8. The Old Rec Hall was the site of BG's first basketball games. After WW II, it was used as a men's dorm. Today it is
    • a) Joe E. Brown Theater
    • b) Eppler Complex
    • c) Falcon's Nest
    • d) Old Men's Gym
  9. In 1947, the maximum penalty for possession of alcohol/being drunk on campus was
    • a) Withdrawal from school
    • b) "Campused" for a week
    • c) Parent conference with the Dean
    • d) Fine of $25.00
  10. Kappa Delta Pi, established in 1939, is the national honorary for
    • a) Art
    • b) Education
    • c) Business
    • d) Speech
  11. BGSNC's first home basketball game was played January 13, 1916. Where?
    • a) Men's Gymnasium, now Eppler Complex
    • b) Gymnasium in University Hall
    • c) BG High School Gym
    • d) YMCA
  12. The highlight of the BGSU-OU basketball game in January 1950 was the appearance of
    • a) Freddie Falcon
    • b) The Peace Pipe
    • c) Cheerleaders
    • d) President Truman

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