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  • Arcadia University changed its name from Beaver College because the latter "too often elicited ridicule in the form of derogatory remarks"?

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Question 1: As then-president Bette Landman noted, "[The name] too often elicits ridicule in the form of derogatory remarks pertaining to the rodent, the TV show ________ and the vulgar reference to the female anatomy."
Beaver Gets 'Spelled (Leave It to Beaver episode)Leave It to Beaver (season 1)Leave It to BeaverLeave It to Beaver characters

Question 2: The school was founded in ________ in 1853 as Beaver Female Seminary.
Beaver Falls, PennsylvaniaBeaver, PennsylvaniaAmbridge, PennsylvaniaMonaca, Pennsylvania

Question 3: [3] In 1925 Beaver College moved east to ________.
North Wales, PennsylvaniaAmbler, PennsylvaniaHatfield, PennsylvaniaJenkintown, Pennsylvania

Question 4: Arcadia University is included as a question in the 20th anniversary edition of ________.
Mark L. WalbergTrivial PursuitTrivial Pursuit: America PlaysSpain

Question 5: By 1872 it had attained collegiate status, under the auspices of the ________, and was named Beaver College.
Methodist Episcopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchMethodismChristmas Conference (Methodism)

Question 6:
In July 2001, upon attaining ________, Beaver College officially changed its name to Arcadia University.
Private schoolPublic school (government funded)UniversityGymnasium (school)

Question 7: Arcadia University is a private liberal arts university located in Glenside, ________, on the outskirts of Philadelphia.The university has a co-educational student population of 3,600.
North CarolinaNew JerseyConnecticutPennsylvania

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