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Education in Kentucky: Quiz

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Question 1: [10] Another of Kentucky's colleges, ________, was the first non-segregated, co-educational college in the South.
Centre CollegeOhio Wesleyan UniversityBerea CollegeTransylvania University

Question 2: In 1990, the ________ passed the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) in response to a ruling the previous year by the Kentucky Supreme Court that the commonwealth's education system was unconstitutional.
Kentucky SenateUnited States CongressUnited States SenateKentucky General Assembly

Question 3: In 1998, the ________ voted to utilize some of the profits generated by the state lottery to fund the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship.
United States CongressKentucky General AssemblyUnited States SenateKentucky Senate

Question 4: In 1998, The ________ and Harvard University awarded Kentucky's education system the Innovations in American Government Award.
Henry FordCouncil on Foreign RelationsPublic Broadcasting ServiceFord Foundation

Question 5: The oldest of these is Transylvania University, the first college established west of the ________ and only the sixteenth established in the United States.
Piedmont (United States)Ridge-and-Valley AppalachiansBlue Ridge MountainsAllegheny Mountains

Question 6: Like many southern states, the ACT, not the ________, is the preferred college entrance test.
ACT (test)MathematicsSATSAT Subject Tests

Question 7: HB1 mandated that the ________ become a Top 20 Public Research University by the year 2020.
University of KentuckyUniversity of LouisvillePatterson School of Diplomacy and International CommerceKentucky Wildcats

Question 8: The ________ completely revamped higher education in the commonwealth with the passage of the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997, commonly referred to as House Bill 1 (HB1).
Kentucky SenateKentucky General AssemblyUnited States CongressUnited States Senate

Question 9: Education in Kentucky includes elementary school (________ through fifth grade in most areas), middle school (or junior high, sixth grade through eighth grade in most locations), high school (ninth through twelfth grade in most locations), and postsecondary institutions.
United StatesKindergartenUnited KingdomCanada

Question 10: In 2008 a task force was established by Kentucky Commissioner of Education John Draud in order to make recommendations to the 2009 ________.
United States CongressKentucky SenateUnited States SenateKentucky General Assembly







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