University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Spirit Bonus Questions

Each week during the challenge, you will receive an email invite to answer trivial questions about UWM. If you answer correctly, bonus steps will be added to your record. Please observe the following rule:

Submit your answers only one time for each week's questions; your initial submission will be considered final for that week.

Answers for each week must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm of the following Monday (same deadline as your weekly steps log into the tracker) to receive your Bonus Steps for correct answers that week.

Example: Answers for Week 1 must be submitted by 11:59 pm on Monday, October 22, 2012.

Team Reminder: Remember to submit your answers only one time each week for the entire team; only one submission per week per Team.

WEEK: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Bonus Questions Week 1 (Oct.17)
  1. What is the UWM event that welcomes back students and alumni in Fall?
    1. Octoberfest
    2. Pantherfest red check mark
    3. Panther Prowl
  2. In the 2012 Panther Prowl 5K, Chancellor Lovell finished in the top:
    1. 200
    2. 175
    3. 100 red check mark
Bonus Questions Week 2 (Oct.24)
  1. How many bachelor’s degree programs does UWM offer?
    1. 94 red check mark
    2. 81
    3. 76
  2. Which of the following is NOT one of the five student housing options for campus?
    1. Sandburg
    2. Lakeview red check mark
    3. Purin
Bonus Questions Week 3 (Oct.31)
  1. Which was never the UWM mascot?
    1. the Cardinal
    2. the Panther
    3. the Eagle red check mark
  2. From what university did Chancellor Lovell receive his PhD degree?
    1. Northwestern University
    2. Villanova University
    3. University of Pittsburg red check mark
Bonus Questions Week 4 (Nov. 7)
  1. Our main campus has how many acres (including Columbia St. Mary, School of Freshwater Sciences expansion, School of Continuing Ed-=Downtown, Innovation Park research in Wauwatosa, Downtown–Joseph Zilber School of Public Health)?
    1. 99.5
    2. 101.3
    3. 104 red check mark
  2. In what city was alumnus Golda Meir born?
    1. Milwaukee, WI
    2. Kiev, Russia red check mark
    3. Tel Aviv, Israel
Bonus Questions Week 5 (Nov. 14)
  1. What year did Wisconsin State College change to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee?
    1. 1956 red check mark
    2. 1949
    3. 1928
  2. How many on-campus Grind locations are there?
    1. Six red check mark
    2. Five
    3. Four
Bonus Questions Week 6 (Nov. 21)
  1. UWM is Wisconsin’s largest veteran serving university with how many veterans and their dependents enrolled?
    1. 990
    2. 1,005
    3. 1,400+ red check mark
  2. What is the approximate current membership for the UWM Alumni Association?
    1. 140,000 red check mark
    2. 127,000
    3. 113,600
Bonus Questions Week 7 (Nov. 28)
  1. How many degrees does UWM award annually?
    1. 5,000+ red check mark
    2. 4,500
    3. 3,750
  2. What is the name of our new Athletic Director?
    1. Andy Geiger red check mark
    2. Andy Griffith
    3. Andy Garcia
Bonus Questions Week 8 (Dec. 5)
  1. What year did the current UWM mascot Pounce come into play?
    1. 2004
    2. 2006
    3. 2008 red check mark

      We goofed! Pounce was officially introduced on October 18, 2007 (Academic Year 2008). You will receive the bonus miles regardless your answer.

  2. What are the annual dues for the UWM Alumni Association?
    1. $75
    2. $25
    3. $0 red check mark