How well do you know the Constitution? You’re invited to test your knowledge on the topic of the federal election process in the college’s annual Constitution Week Quiz.

This is your chance to earn prizes, acquire the admiration of your peers, and maybe launch a career as a constitutional scholar! (Okay, maybe not that last one.)

  • Complete the quiz starting TODAY, Monday, Oct. 10.
  • All quizzes must be submitted by NOON on Friday, Oct. 14.   
  • All Bates students and employees are eligible to enter. (Save for those who teach history at the college, who have all of the answers stored away in a secret safe.)

>>Take the quiz here


Prizes will be awarded for the top point earners in three categories:

  • High school students: $100 cash
  • Adult career education students: $100 Foundation scholarship
  • Employees: $30 gift certificate to Tower Coffee


If you have any particular questions, please contact Kurt Schaefer at 253.680.7269, or Ed Young at 253.680.7590,

Go to for more information.

Good luck!

Take the quiz here