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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. In District 7230, who was the first District Governor to hold the post for 2 consecutive years?
    Dr. Glen T. Nygreen
    Chuck Katze
    Janet DiBenedetto
    Jack Ruger
    David Black
    Chuck Katze (Yonkers) was DG in 1996-1997 and again in 1997-1998. Janet DiBenedetto was DG in 2001-02 and again in 2017-18 (replacing Barbara Edwards mid-year due illness).  [ID:5]

  2. 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]

  3. Which Past District Governor of 7230 has been inducted into the 'Arch C. Klumpf Society' in recognition of a generous contribution to the Rotary Foundation?
    Paul E. Caruso
    Alan D. Nemlich
    Helen B. Reisler
    Glen T. Nygreen
    Dr. Herbert Schueler
    Paul Caruso (DG 1999-2000) was inducted in March 2006.  [ID:15]

  4. The Council on Legislation officially opened Rotary membership to women in what year worldwide?
    Although many clubs admitted women earlier, it was not until 1989 that this was enacted by Rotary International.  [ID:17]

  5. In 1984, RI President Carlos Canseco initiated which Rotary tradition?
    district governor-elect jackets
    prayer at start of RI meetings
    a theme for the year
    simultaneous translation of convention proceedings
    This began the tradition of all DGs-elect wearing a class jacket.  [ID:49]

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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