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UConn Trivia For Huskies Forever Weekend

Get psyched for Huskies Forever Weekend this October by taking this UConn Trivia quiz! Think you're a UConn genius? Show us what you got!

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  1. What number is the current Jonathan, the Husky live mascot?

    8
    10
    12
    14
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jonathan XIV was born October 5, 2013, and became the mascot of UConn on January 29, 2014. If you haven't seen his puppy pictures, you're missing out.

  2. In what two years did both our Men and Women's Basketball teams win the National Championship?

    2002 and 2012
    2006 and 2013
    2005 and 2011
    2004 and 2014
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    UConn was the first, and second university to ever achieve dual NCAA championship basketball greatness, not like we're bragging. Okay, we're still bragging.

  3. UConn is one of three schools that offers a bachelor’s degree, and the only school that offers a master’s degree in this unique major.

    Bowling Management
    Adventure Education
    Puppetry/Puppet Arts
    Theme Park Engineering
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Classes in puppetry were first taught at UConn in 1964 by Professor Frank W. Ballard. Graduates of the puppetry program perform and design for many theaters around the world.

  4. Which famous film features the life of UConn Emeritus Professor Sam Pickering before UConn?

    Good Will Hunting
    Dead Poets Society
    A Beautiful Mind
    Wonder Boys
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The script was written by Tom Schulman, based on his experiences at the Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tennessee, particularly with his inspirational teacher and current UConn Professor Emeritus Samuel Pickering.

  5. According to UConn superstition, what happens if you walk across the university seal outside the library?

    You won't graduate.
    You'll have good luck for the semester.
    You'll fail your next exam.
    You'll get a 4.0.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Now we're not ones to suggest this superstition is true in any way, but, just to be on the safe side, might want to take the long route around the seal.

  6. When the institution that became UConn opened its doors, how much money did it cost a live-in student per year?

    Nothing, it was free.
    $25 per year.
    $154 per year.
    $125 per year.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Tuition was initially $25. After adding in room, board, and fees, costs totaled $154 annually. This amount dropped to $125 in 1893 with the introduction of financial aid.

  7. UConn’s sports teams are well-known for their winning ways. But no program has been more successful than this early 20th century winner of 15 national championships. What program was this?

    Men's Table Tennis
    Women's Archery
    Men's Hockey
    Women's Field Hockey
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The team used to practice in the attic of a residential hall on campus.

  8. How many presidents has UConn had since 1893?

    10
    15
    20
    25
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Fifteen individuals have held the title of President of the University of Connecticut since 1893. In the University’s first dozen years, as the Storrs Agricultural School, its chief administrator held the title of Principal.

  9. What annual student tradition involves playing in the mud?

    MUDpocalypse
    HuskyMuck
    OOzeball
    HuskyTracks
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    OOzeball is a single-elimination volleyball tournament played in several inches of glorious mud! It's one of the most popular events held on campus, hosting up to 400 teams and drawing over 3,000 students and spectators.

  10. Finish this motto: "Students Today..."

    Huskies Forever
    Tomorrow's Leaders
    UConn Alumni Always
    And Always!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    You're a Husky Forever!

    Come home to UConn during Huskies Forever Weekend this October 2016! Try for a personal best in the 5K, cheer on UConn Football at the Homecoming Game, or stroll down memory lane at your 40th or 50th reunion. Come home to Storrs—we can’t wait to see you. Learn more: Huskies Forever Weekend.

    You're a Husky Forever!

UConn Trivia For Huskies Forever Weekend

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