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Corpus Christi College, Oxford: Quiz


Question 1: John Keble, a leader of the Oxford Movement, was an undergraduate at Corpus at the start of the nineteenth century, and went on to a fellowship at Oriel and to have a college named after him (________).
Keble College, OxfordWadham College, OxfordChrist Church, OxfordSt Edmund Hall, Oxford

Question 2: [5] Letters patent were granted by ________ in the previous year,[6] and building work had started as early as 1512.
Elizabeth I of EnglandHenry VIII of EnglandCharles I of EnglandEdward VI of England

Question 3: [9] The important Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives taught at Corpus during the 1520s while tutor to Mary Tudor, later ________.
Elisabeth of France (1602–1644)Mary I of EnglandPhilip II of SpainHenry VIII of England

Question 4: ________, a fellow of the college in the 1520s, was Archbishop of Canterbury during the reign of Queen Mary, and a candidate for the papacy.
Thomas CranmerWilliam WakeReginald PoleJohn Kemp

Question 5: The ________ is quite complex, since it incorporates (from left to right) a symbol chosen by the founder, the arms of the See of Winchester, and the arms of Hugh Oldham.
Coat of armsRoyal coat of arms of ScotlandRoyal coat of arms of the United KingdomUnofficial emblem of Turkey

Question 6: The Visitor of the College is ex officio the ________, currently Michael Scott-Joynt.
Edward Stuart TalbotCyril GarbettBishop of WinchesterAlwyn Williams

Question 7: The college, situated on Merton Street between ________ and Oriel College, is one of the smallest in Oxford by student population, having around 230 undergraduates and 120 graduates.
Oriel College, OxfordMerton College, OxfordChrist Church, OxfordMerton College Chapel

Question 8: The pelican is a reference to the college's name: 'corpus christi' means 'the body of Christ', and the pelican was said to have offered its own blood to its children, just as Christ offers his body to his followers in the ________.
Eucharistic theologyTransubstantiationEucharistSacramental bread

Question 9: Founded in 1517, it is the 12th oldest college in Oxford, with an estimated ________ of £58m as of 2006.
Leverage (finance)Financial endowmentInstitutional investorLimited partnership

Question 10: Corpus Christi College (corporate designation The President and Scholars of the College of Corpus Christi in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the ________.
EnglandWalesUnited KingdomCanada


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