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Celebrate Centennial Trivia

Plenty of people know the basic facts about Kent State, but how much do you really know? Test your Kent State knowledge, calculate your Kent State Genius Score (be honest!) and then share your score with other centennial revellers on the Centennial Memories Web site. Impress us enough with your scores and perhaps we'll crown a master Kent Stater!

Click on your answer to find out whether it is correct and then calculate your score according to the points assign to each question. Stay tuned to this page for future updates and new trivia. Good luck!

1. What did a Kent State student pay for room and board in 1914? (10 points)

A. $30 B. $250 C. $4 D. Nothing E. None of the above.

2. When was the Kent State Rock moved to its current location at the bottom of Hilltop Drive facing Main Street? (5 points)

A. 1972 B. 2003 C. 1950 D. 1988 E. 1914

3. You may read The Daily Kent Stater now, but what was the first college newspaper at Kent State University? (10 points)

A. The Kent Record  B. The Burr  C. Kent State Daily  D. The Kentonian  E. The Kent State Yeller

4. Kent State is miles from the nearest beach. That didn't stop students in which residence hall from throwing an annual indoor beach party? (20 points)

A. Terrace Hall B. Dunbar Hall C. Johnson Hall D. Beall Hall E. Lake Hall

5. Once upon a time, Franklin Hall was called: (5 points)

A. College Hall B. The Normal School C. Joseph F. Morbito Library Building D. William A. Cluff Hall E. Mills Hall

6. Where would you have once found "Pill Hill"? (10 points)

A. On North Campus by the Kent State Rock B. Stockdale Safety Building C. DeWeese Health Center D. Schwartz Student Center E. Administrative Services Building

7. When did the current incarnation of Kent State's mascot 'Flash' first appear? (5 points)

A. 2003 B. 1952 C. 1994 D. 1985 E. 1973

8. Excluding Ohio, which state has the largest number of Kent State alumni? (15 points)

A. New York B. Pennsylvania C. Florida D. Michigan E. California

9. Kent State University established a regional legacy early in its history. Which of the regional campuses was first established as part of the university network? (10 points)

A. Ashtabula B. Stark C. Tuscarawas D. Geauga E. Trumbull

10. What is the second line of the Kent State fight song? (10 points)

A. "Fight on for KSU!" B. "Let's go forward!" C. "We're out to beat the foe!" D. "Fight on for victory!" E. "Fight for the Blue and Gold!"

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