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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 marked its one-millionth Paul Harris Fellow in what year?
    2000
    2003
    2006
    2009
    hasn't happened yet
    In July 2006 PHF #1,000,000 was named.  [ID:6]

  2. Rotary International is the spearheading member of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and is the largest private sector donor, having contributed how much by 2016?
    $100 million
    $600 million
    $1 billion
    $1.6 billion
    As of 2016, Rotary has contributed more than $1.61 billion for the global eradication of polio, PLUS hundreds of thousands of Rotary volunteers have provided support for polio eradication activities and continue by making financial contributions.  [ID:11]

  3. Beginning in 1939, The Rotarian magazine published articles by 160 world leaders. Which of these men did not contribute an article to The Rotarian?
    Mohandas K. Gandhi
    H. G. Wells
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    George Bernard Shaw
    President Roosevelt was not a contributor to our magazine.  [ID:33]

  4. The United States Supreme Court ruled to allow women as members of Rotary clubs,
    True
    False
    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]

  5. In 2019, Nigeria had not experienced a new case of polio in 3 years, leaving only 2 countries in the world that remain polio-endemic.
    India and Bangaladesh
    Pakistan and Afghanistan
    Sudan and Dakar
    Philippines and Myanmar
    In the year GPEI was launched, 1988, there were more than 350,000 cases of polio in 125 countries. As of 2019, only 2 remain polio-endemic: Pakistan and Afghanistan.  [ID:66]


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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