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Kenyon College: Quiz


Question 1: [3] Old Kenyon Hall, built in 1827, is believed to be the oldest ________ building in the Americas, though it has burnt twice and been rebuilt.
François-René de ChateaubriandGothic Revival architectureRomanticismMary Shelley

Question 2: It is the oldest private institution of higher education in ________.
IndianaNew JerseyOhioMichigan

Question 3: The group rehearses daily in order to prepare programs of ________ music for Kenyon concerts as well as their annual Spring Tour.
The Sing-OffA cappellaBoyz II MenCollegiate a cappella

Question 4: Kenyon is also home to the Beta of Ohio Chapter of the ________.
Phi Beta Kappa SocietyColonial WilliamsburgSandra Day O'ConnorCapital Cup

Question 5: Undeterred, he sailed to England and solicited donations from Lord Kenyon, Lord Gambier, and the writer and philanthropist ________, and the College was incorporated in December, 1824.
Hannah MoreBristolBeilby PorteusWilliam Wilberforce

Question 6: In spring 2006, ________ delivered the commencement address at Kenyon College, stating that he was "honored" by the students who waited in line during the election.
Michael DukakisJohn KerryJoe LiebermanJohn F. Kennedy

Question 7: Contributors have included ________, 1940; James Wright, 1952; Allison Joseph, 1988; Saskia Hamilton, 1989; and Laura Hillenbrand.
Robert LowellGwendolyn BrooksAllen TateWilliam Stafford (poet)

Question 8: In addition, in 2006 ________ selected Kenyon College as one of twenty-five "New Ivies" on the basis of admissions statistics as well as interviews with administrators, students, faculty and alumni.
Reader's DigestSlate (magazine)NewsweekForeign Policy

Question 9: [2] The campus is noted for its ________ architecture and rustic setting, and it was named one of the most beautiful college campuses in the world by Forbes in 2010.
Mary ShelleyFrançois-René de ChateaubriandGothic Revival architectureRomanticism

Question 10: [16] The incident received attention in mainstream national news outlets such as ________.
International Herald TribuneThe New York Times CompanyThe New York TimesThe Boston Globe


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