How many stories does Watterson Towers have? How many species of trees make up the Fell Arboretum? Cook Hall is how old?

For our 190,000+ alumni, those Illinois State trivia questions may have easy answers. But we wanted to test our new freshmen on their Redbird IQ.

The STATEside crew quizzed incoming students during move-in this week, asking them four different ISU trivia questions. Those who got the most answers correct had a chance to win four sweet prize baskets provided by the Office of Admissions, Athletics, Up Late at State, and Alumni Relations.

Check out the video above to see their responses. Congrats to our prize basket winners:

  • Shanique Fields
  • Geovane Rivas
  • Adam Frankel
  • Elizabeth McGough

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