Thursday, October 2, 2014

Thursday Night is Quiz Night at OLS!

As always, click the hyperlinks to find the answers to the questions below.

I.  In 1964, The War on Poverty started.  Ten years later, the percentage of individuals considered poor by the US government was about 12%.  Forty years later, in 2014, the percentage of individuals considered poor by the US government is about
a.  10%
b.  12%
c.  14%
d.  16%


II.  In only one of the fields below, there were more male recipients of a doctoral degree than female doctoral recipients.  Which field is it?
a.  Biological, agricultural
b.  Business
c.  Behavioral, social
d.  Art, Humanities


III.  T/F The United States gives more money in foreign aid to countries that hate Israel than to Israel itself.

IV.  On this day in 1950, the single most popular and influential US comic strip was published for the very first time.  What is the name of this comic strip? [Hint: Think missed field goal]