Test your brain with these campus riddles.

How many of these cryptic campus clues can you solve? Leave a comment below to tell us how you did!

Question 1

On my surface, Badgers bring the heat, but my floors hide something cold underneath.


Kohl Center

Question 2

In the cold season I’m a little shy, but come spring my waters reach for the sky.


Hagenah Fountain

Question 3

I’m a favorite spot for Badgers to rest, but the trek will leave you out of breath!


Bascom Hill

Question 4

Legend has it I was built upside down, and I’m full of music underground.



Question 5

I’m lined with steins and German lore, and popcorn kernels litter my floor.


Der Stiftskeller

Question 6

Of the two of us, I’m the younger one, but bowling and rock-climbing make me all the more fun.


Union South

Question 7

With all of the languages in which my students dabble, it’s no wonder they call me the Tower of Babel.


Van Hise

Question 8

My walls and dirt floors may smell of hay, but I hosted some great concerts back in the day!


Stock Pavilion

Question 9

Sunset waters lap on my shores while students and alumni drink one pitcher more.



Question 10

I’m full of students with their noses stuck in pages. The most studious ones even lock themselves in cages!


Memorial Library

Question 11

When it comes to scenic views, I’m the best seat, whether it’s up at the stars or the lake underneath — but mind the ancient burial mounds under feet.


Observatory Hill

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