Thursday is Founders Day, when the Illinois State community celebrates the University’s heritage and traditions and honors the accomplishments of faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

And this year, it’s also when we mark the 150th anniversary of the Alumni Association. So the STATEside crew thought it would be fun to test our alumni’s Illinois State IQ with a 10-question Redbird history quiz.

So take our quiz. The top finishers before midnight Sunday, February 24, 2013, will be entered into a drawing for an Illinois State T-shirt from Nike:

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