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Question 1: In 1920, dance instructor ________ organized the world's first "radio dance" while he attended Tech.
Jack LemmonFred AstaireArthur MurrayCBS

Question 2: "I'm a Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech" is the fight song of the ________, better known as Georgia Tech.
History of Georgia TechKennesaw State UniversityGeorgia Tech Yellow JacketsGeorgia Institute of Technology

Question 3: [22] In 1925, the Columbia Gramophone Company began selling a recording of Tech songs (including "Ramblin' Wreck"); Tech was one the first colleges in the ________ to have its songs recorded.
Southern United StatesNortheastern United StatesMidwestern United StatesNew England

Question 4: Also in 1959, the song was featured on the record "Party Sing Along With Mitch" by ________.
Traditional pop musicBob DylanFrankie LaineMitch Miller

Question 5: There are numerous stories of commanding officers in Higgins boats crossing the English Channel on the morning of ________ leading their men in the song to calm their nerves.
Operation OverlordNormandy LandingsBattle for CaenOperation Perch

Question 6: Morris & Company obtained a copyright to Roman's version in 1931; that company was later acquired by ________'s holding company, MPL Communications in 1976.
Paul McCartneyLive and Let Die (song)Wings (band)Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (song)

Question 7: [1] ________ sang the song while strumming a mandolin in the movie The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit.
Academy Award for Best ActorPaul NewmanGregory PeckLaurence Olivier

Question 8: The song was subsequently adapted by the ________ in the late 1870s[9] and entitled "The Mining Engineer."[9][11] This version is the closest adaptation to "Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech."[12]
University of Colorado at Colorado SpringsColorado School of MinesColorado State University–PuebloMetropolitan State College of Denver

Question 9: In 1895, ________ adapted it and called it "A Son of Old R.P.I." This version includes the lyrics:[9][14]
Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteHouston Field HouseHarvard UniversityUnion College (New York)

Question 10: [1][2] According to a 1954 article in ________, "Ramblin' Wreck" was written around 1893 by a Tech football player on his way to an Auburn game.
People (magazine)Sports IllustratedEntertainment WeeklyMoney (magazine)


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