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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. Rotoract is a Rotary-sponsored service program for young men and women aged 18 to 30.
    True
    False
    Rotaract clubs involve young adults, aged 18-30. The clubs are community-based or university-based, and are sponsored by Rotary clubs.  [ID:1]

  2. In 1911, the first Rotary clubs outside North America were established in:
    Australia
    Britain
    Ireland
    France
    The first two overseas clubs were in Dublin and Belfast, Ireland, organized by the same Stuart Morrow who was a member of the San Francisco club.  [ID:30]

  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. In the center of the Rotary emblem is a 'keyhole.' In what year was the keyhold added to the Rotary emblem?
    1905
    1924
    1987
    2001
    The keyway was added in 1924 (yes, this is an obscure piece of trivia!)  [ID:46]

  5. Rotary is the world's first service organization
    True
    False
    February 23, 1905  [ID:63]


The Rotary Club of White Plains is Club 5043, District 7230, Zone 32, Region USCB, Federal tax ID 13-6111471.
"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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