UK NARIC’s 2019 #IntlEd Holiday Quiz


Think you know your stuff when it comes to international education? Pit your wits against our festive themed international education quiz!

  1.  The Holly and the Ivy: which Ivy League university is missing from this list?
    • University of Pennsylvania
    • Brown University
    • Columbia University
    • Harvard University
    • Princeton University
    • Cornell University
    • Dartmouth College
  1. You know nothing…: where would you find John Snow College?
  1.  All wrapped up: ‘To all persons to whom these presents may come’ is a phrase often seen on degree certificates from which country?
  1. Sleigh ride: if Santa took off from Lapland and flew south, which of these universities would he fly over first?
    • University of Tartu
    • Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
    • Belarusian State University
  1. Three wise men: in which countries would you find institutions named after these men (1 point for each):
    • Sun Yat-sen
    • Kwame Nkrumah
    • Albert Einstein
  1. And three wise women: where would you find institutions named after these women (1 point for each):
    • Marie Curie
    • Indira Gandhi
    • Edna Manley
  1. Merry mix-up: unscramble these anagrams to give the three qualification titles (1 point for each):
    • E FARMOST STAR
    • O POP STORY OF CHILD OH
    • HO HO PLAN GLAD TIME IN AIR
  1. Oh deer: the coat of arms of which UK university features a reindeer?
  1. Snow joke: which of the following is NOT a real degree programme:
    • Bachelor of Arts in Ice Sculpture
    • Bachelor of Science in Snow Sciences 
    • Bachelor of Science in Reindeer Herding
  1. Follow that star: what do the following institutions all have in common?
    • Lehigh University
    • Moravian College
    • American International School of Costa Rica
    • University of New Mexico

Scroll down for the answers.

The answers…

  1. Yale University
  2. University of Durham
  3. The Philippines
  4. University of Tartu (Estonia)
  5. China / Taiwan, Ghana, Brazil / Mexico / Peru / El Salvador
  6. Poland, India, Jamaica
  7. Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy, Higher National Diploma
  8. University of Surrey
  9. Bachelor of Arts in Ice Sculpture
  10. They are all in located in places called Bethlehem (Belén in Spanish)

How did you get on? Let us know in the comments!

14-16: A+ Rockin’ around the Christmas tree

10-13: B Merry and bright

5-9: C Merry but not so bright

Less than 5: F Lump of coal

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