Entrance exam for Texas A&M football scholarship

Name: _____________________________

1. What language is spoken in France?

2. Give a dissertation on the ancient Babylonian Empire with particular reference to architecture, literature, law, and social conditions -OR- give the first name of Pierre Trudeau...

3. Would you ask William Shakespeare to
___ (a) build a bridge
___ (b) sail the ocean
___ (c) lead an army or
___ (d) WRITE A PLAY

4. What religion is the pope?
___ (a) Jewish
___ (b) CATHOLIC
___ (c) Hindu
___ (d) Polish
___ (e) Agnostic
(check only one)

5. Metric conversion. How many feet is 0.0 meters?

6. What time is it when the big hand is on the 12 and the little hand ison the 5?

7. How many commandments was Moses given? (approximately)

8. What are people in America's far north called?
___ (a) Westerners
___ (b) Southerners
___ (c) Northerners

9. Spell: Bush, Carter, and Clinton
Bush:___________________________________________
Carter:_________________________________________
Clinton:________________________________________

10. Six kings of England have been called George, the last one being George the Sixth.
Name the previous five:

11. Where does rain come from?
___ (a) Macy's
___ (b) a 7-Eleven
___ (c) Canada
___ (d) the sky

12. Can you explain Einstein's Theory of Relativity?
___ (a) yes
___ (b) no

13. What are coat hangers used for?

14. The Star-Spangled Banner is the National Anthem for what country?

15. Explain Le Chatelier's Principle of Dynamic Equilibrium -OR- spellyour name in BLOCK LETTERS...

16. Where is the basement in a three-story building located?

17. Which part of America produces the most oranges?
___ (a) New York
___ (b) Florida
___ (c) Canada
___ (d) Wisconsin

18. Advanced math. If you have three apples, how many apples do you have?

19. What does NBC (National Broadcasting Corp.) stand for?

20. The Cornell University tradition for efficiency began when (approximately)?
___ (a) B.C.
___ (b) A.D.

You must answer three or more questions correctly to qualify.