Quiz: Can you Identify These Famous Universities From a Short Description?
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Can you Identify These Famous Universities From a Short Description?
By: Becky Stigall
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About This Quiz

Harvard, Yale, Duke, Stanford and Oxford are all universities with recognizable names. But can you guess which is which from a one-sentence description?

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What Ivy League university is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts and was established in 1636?
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What university has its main campus in Greenwich Village?
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What famous university is located in a town in England of the same name?
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What Massachusetts university has a Department of Engineering that is ranked number one on many lists?
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What California university is featured as the employer of several 'Big Bang Theory' characters?
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What public university in England takes its name from the town in which it is located?
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What California university is known as The Farm?
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What Ivy League university, located in New York City, has a mascot called Roaree the Lion?
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What Ivy League university is the third oldest in the U.S.?
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What private New Jersey university was founded by the New Light Presbyterians?
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What university is considered the most prestigious in Japan?
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What California university's motto is Let There Be Light?
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What Ivy League university is located in Ithaca, New York?
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What London college was founded by Prince Albert?
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What college is located at Gower St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6BT, UK?
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What top college includes the Pritzker School of Medicine and the Booth School of Business?
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What Ivy League university's motto is "Laws without morals are useless"?
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What Ann Arbor university's sports teams are known as the Wolverines?
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What university was formerly known as the Southern Branch of the University of California?
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What university is considered the first research university in the United States?
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What U.K. university was established in 1955?
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What university's nickname is the Blue Devils?
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What university's students are known as the Tar Heels?
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What university is known as one of Scotland's ancient universities?
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What Rhode Island university was the first in the U.S. to admit students of any religious affiliation?
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What London university's motto is "To Understand the Causes of Things"?
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What U.K. university's motto is, "My soul doth magnify the Lord"?
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What London university's motto is "With United Powers"?
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What New Hampshire college is nicknamed The Big Green?
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What southern university is home to the Longhorns?
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What Midwest university is home to the fastest supercomputer on a university campus?
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What California university is the oldest private research university in that state?
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What U.K. university began as the Merchant Venturers Navigation School in 1595?
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What university was formerly known as The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas?
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What California university is home to the Tritons?
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