Statistics for Harvard University

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  • This quiz has been taken 4,191 times
  • The average score is 11 of 18

Answer Stats

Hint Answer % Correct
And what metro area is that city a part of?Boston
96%
What school is considered to be Harvard's greatest rival?Yale
92%
What language were classes originally taught in?Latin
90%
Who became one of the richest people of all-time after he dropped out of
Harvard in the 1970s?
Bill Gates
87%
What well-known company was started in a Harvard dorm room in 2004?Facebook
85%
What type of people were not admitted as Harvard undergraduates until the 1970s?Women
83%
What other elite university can be found in that same city?MIT
75%
What sports league is Harvard a part of?Ivy League
73%
In what city is Harvard located?Cambridge
72%
Harvard's motto is "Veritas". What does that mean in English?Truth
67%
Who became the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review in 1990?Barack Obama
62%
Who was the first U.S. President to have a Harvard degree?John Adams
47%
What is the name of Harvard's sports teams?Harvard Crimson
40%
What polymath was the first person to receive an honorary degree from Harvard - in 1753?Benjamin Franklin
37%
Along what river's banks would you find Harvard's campus?Charles River
33%
What type of people composed over 25% of Harvard freshman in 1925 before
a de-facto quota was imposed to reduce their numbers?
Jews
31%
What was the family name of early Harvard theologians Increase and Cotton?Mather
26%
What is the name of Harvard's humor magazine that has produced many famous
comedy writers such as Conan O'Brien?
Harvard Lampoon
24%

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