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Union College Trivia

Test your Union knowledge with this fun quiz

The Nott Memorial is one of the only __ -sided buildings in the world.

  1. 12
  2. 14
  3. 16
  4. 18

Which U.S. president is a graduate of Union College?

  1. Chester Arthur
  2. Calvin Coolidge
  3. Franklin Pierce
  4. Martin Van Buren

Who is the Class of 2003 Union alumnus who starred in the sitcom Parks and Recreation and the comedy House of Lies, and also voices the title character in the Sonic the Hedgehog movie?

  1. Casey Affleck
  2. Paul Dano
  3. Ben Schwartz
  4. Zac Efron

Union’s student-run theater organization is the oldest in the country. What is it called?

  1. Eliphalets
  2. The Idol
  3. Mountebanks
  4. UST (Union Student Theater)

Before he made more than $100 million for his one-person show on Broadway last year, this Boss played Memorial Chapel in 1974.

  1. Frank Zappa
  2. Bruce Springsteen
  3. David Bowie
  4. Paul McCartney

Union’s Men’s Ice Hockey Team won the NCAA championship in 2014 by defeating which team?

  1. Boston College
  2. Minnesota
  3. North Dakota
  4. Quinnipiac

Current Union student Emma White is a champion athlete in what sport?

  1. Swimming
  2. Cycling
  3. Soccer
  4. Figure skating

Eliphalet Nott holds the record for the longest tenure of any American college president. For how many years did he serve as Union’s president?

  1. 32
  2. 42
  3. 52
  4. 62

The eight acres of formal gardens on Union’s campus is called ____ Garden?

  1. Nott's
  2. Jackson’s
  3. Ramée’s
  4. Richmond’s

Union’s annual Steinmetz Symposium is a celebration of student achievement in what area?

  1. Athletics
  2. Leadership
  3. Research
  4. Study abroad

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