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Monsters Aptitude Test (MAT)

Established in 1313, Monsters University has grown from a small local center of learning to a leading global institution of higher education. Think you've got what it takes to make it to Monsters University? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!

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Q. Which of these words were NOT spoken by MU founder Arthur Clawson when it first opened its doors in 1313?


"Knowledge must never be feared"
"Wisdom must always be pursued"
"Fur must always be well-groomed"
"Excellence must be at the center of everything"

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Q. No pets are allowed on the Monsters University campus, with the exception of:


Tropical fish in 10 gallon tanks or smaller
Seeing-eye snakes
Dragons or other winged lizards, as long as fire-breathing gland has been removed
Rodents weighing 15 lbs or less

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Q. Are Two Heads Better Than One?


Yes
No
Yes and/or No, depending on the heads
Dr. Friedman Harker’s research on the topic has been inconclusive so far

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Q. Monsters University alumni can help make new students feel comfortable in their dorms by participating in the new program known as:


Monsters Hiring Monsters
MUA-HAHA (Monsters University Alumni Home Away from Home Adjustment)
Monster Move-in Day Meet-Up
MATCH (Monster Alumni Together Cure Homesickness)

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Q. Which of the following is NOT an official school of Monsters University


School of Liberal Arts & Monstrosities
School of Scaring
School of Engineering
School of Public Policy

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Q. Which Monsters University dining facility is known among students and faculty alike for their world-famous gross beef sandwiches & chili cheese flies?


Monster Café
The Growl
Tastes Like Nature
Blended Edibles

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Q. Which of the following educational institutions is recognized as Monsters University’s traditional rival?


Fear Tech
Scare Poly
Scream A & M
Startle School of Performing Arts

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Q. Recognizable around MU in their distinct yellow t-shirts, which student club volunteers to welcome new students to campus for orientation every fall?


Junior CDA
Glee Club
Smile Squad
Martial Arts Club

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Q. Which course at the School of Liberal Arts & Monstrosities provides students with an overview of the fear classics, focusing on the rhymes of Mother Goosebumps?


HIST 290: Fear During the Renaissance
MON 306: Diplomacy in Interspecies Relations
WRIT 452: Explorers, Inventors, & Creators
MON 199: The Origins of the Literature of Fear

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Q. The Monsters University Crew team has won how many national titles in the past 20 years?


2
7
10
17

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Q. Prospective students must submit all of the following materials to the MU Office of Admissions in order to be considered EXCEPT:


Headshot photo
Completed application
Application essay on topic “What I Learned When I Wasn’t Learning”
Validated MAT score

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Q. In her recent video message to prospective students, MU School of Scaring Dean Hardscrabble said which of the following?


"Let the world be your classroom"
"Now is the time to find your inner monster"
"Scaring is the true measure of a monster"
"Choose your path as you take your next step into the real world"

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Q. What physical attribute must a monster have in order to attend Monsters University?


Four arms
Purple fur
Scaly tail
None of the above. MU discriminates against no monster, and welcomes students of all shapes, sizes, colors and consistency to study in its hallowed halls

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Q. How many monsters were in the class of 1314, Monsters University's first graduating class?


3
10
33
133

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