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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. When the Rotary Foundation was started in 1917, what was the initial endowment?
    $26.50
    $100
    $500
    $1000
    In 1917, the endowment received its first contribution of $26.50 from the Rotary Club of Kansas City, Missouri, USA.  [ID:13]

  2. 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]

  3. The Council on Legislation officially opened Rotary membership to women in what year worldwide?
    1997
    1989
    1987
    1905
    Although many clubs admitted women earlier, it was not until 1989 that this was enacted by Rotary International.  [ID:17]

  4. 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?
    Chicago
    Havana
    San Francisco
    Dublin
    Havana, Cuba, in 1940  [ID:32]

  5. When it ended in 2013, the Ambassadorial Scholarships program of the Rotary Foundation was the world's largest privately funded international scholarships program for university-level studies.
    True
    False
    It's true; it was the largest in the world. It was replaced by the Rotary Global Grant Scholarship, which expands on the Ambassadorial mission to 'promote service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace.'  [ID:50]


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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