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Rotary Trivia Quiz

These 5 randomly selected questions are about Rotary International, the Foundation, or our district. See how much you know about your favorite organization. Click the radio button to reveal the answers ...

  1. The Rotary Foundation was created in 1917 by Rotary International's sixth president:
    Paul Harris
    Edgar F. 'Daddy' Allen
    Gustavus Loehr
    Sylvester Schiele
    Arch C. Klumph
    Arch C. Klumph, 1916-1917 R.I. President, founded the Foundation  [ID:12]

  2. The convention of 1940, which adopted the resolution stating that Rotary cannot function where respect for human rights does not exist, was held in what city?
    San Francisco
    Havana, Cuba, in 1940  [ID:32]

  3. To qualify for a Presidential Citation, which is awarded annually for clubs that complete activities in membership, club service, vocational service, community service and international service, a Rotary Club must:
    achieve a net increase of one member in the year
    achieve a net increase of one member per month
    complete one activity from 4 of the 5 categories
    add one member AND do 4 of 5 category projects
    Every active Rotary club can qualify for the annual Presidential Citation by increasing membership and submitting descriptions of club activities covering four of the five categories listed.  [ID:40]

  4. In the center of the Rotary emblem is a 'keyhole.' In what year was the keyhold added to the Rotary emblem?
    The keyway was added in 1924 (yes, this is an obscure piece of trivia!)  [ID:46]

  5. The United States Supreme Court ruled to allow women as members of Rotary clubs,
    In a unanimous decision written by Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr. on May 4, 1987, the Court ruled in favor of admitting women. Justice Antonin Scalia voted with the majority.  [ID:64]

The Rotary Club of White Plains is Club 5043, District 7230, Zone 32, Region USCB, Federal tax ID 13-6111471. The "Foundation of the Rotary Club of White Plains" is tax exempt, New York State #219346, tax ID 13-6165380.

The Rotary Club of White Plains was chartered October 1, 1919, charter number 540. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1712, White Plains NY 10602. Website created August 2001.

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