KUTX Volunteer Quiz


Let’s test your knowledge! You may wish to use a piece of paper for this. Or your photographic memory. Answers are at the bottom. 

Question 1: What is the minimum monthly donation one needs to give in order to be a Sustaining Member of KUTX?

A. $2 per month

B. $5 per month

C. $10 per month

D. KUTX does not accept monthly Sustaining Gifts.

Question 2: When can you pick up swag and banners to KUTX?

A. Anytime! There’s always someone at the front desk.

B. Fridays only, 8 am to 5 pm.

C. Monday through Friday, between 8 am and 5 pm.

D. I can pick up swag by 5 pm the day of the event (if on a weekday) or by 5 pm Friday for weekend events. If I need to pick it up sooner than that, I can make arrangements with the KUTX Volunteer Coordinator.

Question 3: KUTX has a news/talk sister station. Which is it?

A.  KLBJ at 99.7 FM

B. KJCE at 1370 AM

C. KUT at 90.5 FM

Question 4: (Select all that apply) Which of the following while volunteering for KUTX will bar you from future volunteer opportunities?

A.  Trading my shift with another volunteer on Tradeboard.

B. Consuming alcohol, if I am not of legal age and/or do not have valid ID.

C. Drunkenness during my shift.

D. Failure to show up for a shift without proper notification (unless I am medically incapacitated)

E. Harassing event attendees, staff, or other volunteers.

F. Creatively altering my KUTX Volunteer t-shirt.

Question 5: You’re hanging KUTX banners at an event. How do you know where to hang them?

A.  I can hang them wherever I see fit.

B. I need to find a staffer at the venue, let them know I’m from KUTX and am there to hang banners, and ask them about hanging restrictions.

Question 6: What percentage of KUTX’s support comes from the community?

A.  50%

B. 0%. KUTX is mostly funded by state and government grants.

C. over 85%

D. 100%. KUTX is fully funded by the community.

Question 7: In which year was KUTX launched?

A. 2008

B. 1985

C. 1945

D. 2013

Question 8: True or False? A Sustaining Member of KUTX needs to renew their membership every year.

A.  True

B. False

Question 9: KUTX is owned and operated by:

A.  Austin Community College

B. Cumulus Media

C. The University of Texas, Austin

D. St. Edward’s University

E. Clear Channel

Question 10: Of the following, which one is an Austin band/artist?

A.  Wilco

B. The Shins

C. Vampire Weekend

D. Spoon

E. Bon Iver

Question 11: (Select all that apply) You signed up for a volunteer shift, but can’t make it. What should you do?

A.  If it’s more than 48 hours away, post the shift to Tradeboard to find a replacement volunteer.

B. Just don’t show up.

C. If it’s less than 48 hours away, post the shift to Tradeboard to find a replacement volunteer.

D. If it’s less than 48 hours away, contact the KUTX Volunteer Coordinator by phone.

Question 12: What time of day can a KUTX listener hear Eklektikos with John Aielli?

A.  Mornings

B. Early evenings

C. Afternoons

D. Late night

Question 13: (Select all that apply) Who are DJs you can hear on KUTX?

A. Susan Castle

B. Bo Chase

C. Kelly Jordan

D. Laurie Gallardo

E. Jody Denberg

Question 14: Which one of these are you not likely to hear on KUTX?

A. The Black Keys

B. Journey

C. Arcade Fire

D. Loretta Lynn

E. Alabama Shakes

Question 15: (Select all that apply) Which of these statements are true?

A. Peter Gabriel was the lead singer of the band Talking Heads.

B. The song “Royals” is by Lorde.

C. David Bowie was a nineteenth-century pioneer who died in the Battle of the Alamo.

D. Thom Yorke is the lead singer of Radiohead.

E. U2 is a band from Iceland.


1: B
2. D
3. C
4. B, C, D and E
5. B
6. C
7. D
8. B
9. C
10. D
11. A and D
12. A
13. A, D and E
14. B
15. B and D

Next up: Part 3, Section 3: How To Use Shiftboard