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St. Cloud State University History Quiz #9

1. St. Cloud State played varsity hockey home games outside for many years. In what year did St. Cloud State begin to play home games indoors?

a. 1952
b. 1972
c. 1983

2. Which two St. Cloud State presidents served as president of Mayville State University in Mayville, North Dakota?

a. Isabel Lawrence, Robert Wick
b. Charles Graham, Earl Potter
c. Joseph Carhart, John Headley

3. When the 3rd Normal School (which is now known today as St. Cloud State University) opened in 1869, in what building was it housed?

a. Old Main
b. Shoemaker Hall
c. Stearns House

4. On November 20, 1983, the St. Cloud State football team played its first game at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis. Who was their opponent?

a. University of Minnesota
b. Minnesota State University - Mankato
c. Moorhead State University

5. In what year was the first homecoming king crowned?

a. 1875
b. 1947
c. 1974

6. Evening and Saturday courses were first offered at St. Cloud State in:

a. 1904
b. 1954
c. 1965

7. In 1982, alum and former administrator Brendan McDonald was appointed St. Cloud State president. In 1982, another person accepted the position but resigned before taking office, paving the way for McDonald. Who was that person?

a. Lowell (Ted) Gillett
b. John Headley
c. Sung Won Son

8. This building replaced another campus building that was destroyed by fire in 1905. Name it.

a. Lawrence Hall
b. Eastman Hall
c. Sherburne Student Residence

9. The National Hockey Center hosted its first home hockey game on December 16, 1989. Who was St. Cloud's opponent?

a. University of Minnesota
b. Northern Michigan University
c. Colorado College

10. In what year did St. Cloud State students begin study at Alnwick Castle in Great Britian?

a. 1964
b. 1976
c. 1986

Questions written by Tom Steman, University Archivist.
All information and images taken from St. Cloud State University Archives.

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