BGSU Trivia Quiz #20 - Answers
BGSU Trivia was created for the 75th Anniversary of Bowling Green State University in 1985. Similar in play to the popular game, "Trivial Pursuit", questions were organized into six categories-people, sports, places, odds-n-ends, campus life, and history. To mark the Centennial celebration of the University, the Center for Archival Collections will present a quiz each month, featuring two questions from each of the categories. An interactive version is also available. Test your knowledge and have fun!
- Because it was the smallest of the state institutions of higher education, plans were seriously considered to convert BG into
- b) A mental hospital. This option was considered during the Great Depression of the 1930s.
- Since at least 1924, one of the biggest events on campus was the May Day celebration. When was the last celebration held?
- c) 1964, ending a 40-year campus tradition.
- Which of the following was not associated with the Sandusky Public Schools before becoming President of BGSU?
- c) Paul J. Olscamp
- The dormitories within Harshman Quadrangle are named for
- d) Ohio literary figures
- Actor William Shatner performed readings from Shakespeare here. His audience expected something from
- b) Star Trek. Shatner performed here in 1976.
- Which building on campus looks like books and bookends?
- a) Jerome Library
- A third century mosaic pavement was originally to be included in Jerome Library. Where are the mosaics displayed now?
- a) McFall Center
- The Saddlemire Student Services building was demolished in 2007. On this site will be constructed
- b) Wolfe Center for the Arts
- What is the name of the University's college yearbook?
- c) The Key
- BGSU offers a Specialist in Education (EdS) degree, requiring two years beyond
- c) Masters' degree, preparing the graduate for administration and supervision
- In 1983, the Board of Trustees honored Forrest Creason by naming what athletic facility for him?
- b) Golf Course. Creason coached golf at BGSU for 13 years.
- The BGSU track was dedicated May 20, 1967 and named for
- b) Robert Whittaker was football and track coach during the 1940s-1950s.