2009 WIU Trivia Contest

Image of a Trivial Pursuit game piece: Trivia Contest, Win an iPod Nano!

University Libraries usually provide answers at the reference desk, but this time we want answers from you. By answering quick (and easy) trivia questions about WIU, you could win $50 gift cards for iTunes or the WIU Bookstore. What are you waiting for? Jot down the questions below, put on your walking shoes, grab a friend, and get to know the campus!


Sally Adams
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Loana Deveraux
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Ray McCrary
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4. Charity Weiss
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Your choice of iTunes or WIU Bookstore gift cards! Prizes are donated by University Libraries.

Four correct entries will be drawn on Tuesday, September 8, 2009. Winners will be notified via email, and the answers will be posted on this page.

Trivia Questions

  1. The Spencer Student Recreation Center is named for former WIU President Donald Spencer. What college did he form while president? [Hint: Check the dedication plaque near one of the building entrances.]

    Illinois Centennial Honors College

  2. This map shows an area named for what former WIU biology professor?


    Waldemar (W.M.) Walter

  3. What athlete does this sculpture honor?


    Lee Calhoun

  4. What new campus building has this architectural feature?


    Multicultural Center

  5. What is the name of this unusual structure?


    Ancient Hump Ring

  6. One wing of Malpass Library is named for this former state senator. Who is she?


    Mary Lou Kent