Presidential Quiz: Ben Singer

The Gazette's famous super-tough presidential quiz

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Ben Singer

What version of Shakespeare’s Hamlet was performed by the English Department this year?
Q1 (1)

How much did the USC collect from each student in fees without the bus pass or health plan in the 2007-2008 academic year?
$140 (1)

How many new undergraduate students is Western projected to accept this year?
6,500

What day of the week is Big Purple Couch filmed?
Thursday (1)

What does LGBTTQ2IAQ stand for?
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Transgendered, Queer, 2-spirited, Intersexual, Asexual (1)

Who is London’s Chief of Police?
Murray Falkner (1)

How many Tim Hortons are there on campus?
6

Who did Western play against for the Vanier Cup? (Both the team name and school)
McMaster

What is the full name of Western’s new president?
Dr. Amit Chakma (1)

How much will the UCC renovation cost students in terms of annual student fees at most?
$95 (1)

How many voting members sit on the USC?
80 (1)

What does CASA stand for?
Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (1)

Name two clubs ratified by the USC this year.
Visual Arts Supporters Association, Environmental Science Association (1)

What percentage of students who took the USC survey wanted a grocery store on campus?
70 per cent

What city councillor’s ward does Western fall under? Hint: It’s Ward 6.
Ward 6

To the nearest thousand, how many Large Double-Doubles, can you buy with $700,000? Hint: Assume the coffees are tax-free and priced at $1.38. For extra credit, what is significant about $700,000?
700,000= Dr. Paul Davenport’s yearly salary. Approx. 500,000 (1)

FINAL SCORE: 11

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