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Which of the following Ivy League schools did Paul Harris attend?

  • University of Chicago

  • Princeton University

  • Harvard University

Which political party claimed that Rotary letters were disguised as TORA- meaning the Torah and banned party members from membership in Rotary?

  • Green Party

  • Jihad Party

  • Nazi Party

What former South African President received the Rotary Award for understanding and Peace?

  • Nelson Mandela

  • Frederik Willem de Klerk

  • Thabo Mbeki

From which school did Paul Harris graduate with his law degree?

  • Princeton University

  • William and Mary

  • University of Iowa

Rotary is typically made up of middle class leaders and business people but in Italy Rotary has a reputation for members from what types of circles?

  • Aristocracy

  • Intellectuals and Academia

  • Politicians

Why did Paul Harris come up with the name Rotary?

  • They rotated offices for meetings

  • They were the human rotors in a new machine

  • They were the wheel of social progression

In which city did Rotary first meet?

  • St Louis

  • Chicago

  • New Orleans

In what city was the second Rotary club formed?

  • Atlanta

  • San Francisco

  • Seattle

Rotary’s first convention took place in which year?

  • 1909

  • 1910

  • 1911

Who is credited with Rotary’s slogan “He profits most who serves best?”

  • Arthur Frederick Sheldon

  • Paul Harris

  • Joseph Alexander Means

What year was the 1000th club added to Rotary?

  • 1921

  • 1951

  • 1991

How many men were at the inaugural Rotary meeting?

  • 4

  • 8

  • 10

What is the name of the first Secretary for the National Association of Rotary Clubs of America?

  • David C. Forward

  • Herbert J. Taylor

  • Ches Perry

During the first 100 years of Rotary, how many women served as an RI President?

  • 0

  • 1

  • 2

How many years did the first Secretary of the National Association of Rotary Clubs serve?

  • 12 years

  • 22 years

  • 32 years

On the District level, there is a Governor, a Governor Elect and a Governor Nominee.



In what year was the second club formed?

  • 1906

  • 1908

  • 1909

In what year did Rotarian magazine become a monthly publication?

  • 1908

  • 1912

  • 1916

March 1911 is the official date of the first Rotary club in which European city?

  • London, England

  • Dublin, Ireland

  • Lisbon, Portugal

How old was Paul Harris when he wed?

  • 27

  • 42

  • 63

In which state did Paul Harris grow up with his grandparents?

  • Illinois

  • Vermont

  • Kentucky

After his second term as President of International Associations of Rotary Clubs ended in 1912 how long was Harris’ hiatus from Rotary?

  • 5 years

  • 10 years

  • 15 years

Jim Davidson who worked for the U.S., Japanese and Russian governments traveled for 2.5 years in the late 1920’s as an International Rotary Ambassador, starting clubs all over the globe. Approximately, how many miles did he cover during that time?

  • 75,000

  • 150,000

  • 300,000

What is Jean Thomson Harris’ (Paul’s wife) birth country?

  • Scotland

  • USA

  • England

What tradition did Paul and Jean Harris establish in honor of visiting Rotarians to their home in Morgan Park?

  • Held a luncheon

  • Planted a tree

  • Donated money to the crippled children fund in the name of the guest

In what city was Rotary’s first National Conference?

  • Chicago

  • Manhattan

  • San Francisco

How old Was Paul Harris when he died?

  • 67

  • 78

  • 86

Which U.S. president was in office when Rotary began?

  • Theodore Roosevelt

  • William McKinley

  • William H. Taft

What Rotarian made this statement as part of a speech in 1923, “If I could plant a Rotary in every community in the world, I would…guarantee the tranquility and the forward march of the world. If you could plant the spirit of Rotary…and turn it into practical application, there would not be so much wrong with the human procession.”?

  • Paul Harris

  • Ches Perry

  • Warren G. Harding

What are the two ideas that Paul Harris said were symbolized by using the wheel as the emblem?

  • Rotation and Hope

  • Unity and Globalization

  • Civilization and Movement

In 1909 which city was home to the first Rotary club to start on the east coast?

  • Portland

  • Boston

  • Manhattan

How many cogs or teeth are on the rotary wheel?

  • 19

  • 24

  • 30

When did Paul Harris die?

  • January 27, 1939

  • January 27, 1942

  • January 27, 1947

In what year was the current emblem made official?

  • 1912

  • 1919

  • 1929

Observance of the first Rotary months began in July 1983, when special weeks were designated as well as special months. What is special in January?

  • Rotary Fellowship month

  • Rotary Youth month

  • Rotary Awareness month

After about a year how many members were in the first club?

  • 30

  • 60

  • 80

The Rotary Flag has been flown at the South Pole, the North Pole, on a space flight to the moon and 6000 feet beneath the earth’s surface.



Where was the first international club established?

  • London, England

  • Dublin, Ireland

  • Winnipeg, Canada

After which war did clubs first sprout up everywhere internationally?

  • WWI

  • WWII

  • Spanish Civil War

Who is known as the Father of Community Service within Rotary and responsible for changing the direction of Rotary?

  • Phil Grossmeyer

  • Don Carter

  • Thomas Mann

J. C. Penney was a Rotarian. What does the C stand for in his name?

  • Cash

  • Carlton

  • Captain

Was Paul Harris ever a Freemason?

  • Yes

  • No

Did the Vatican ever ban Priests from joining Rotary?

  • Yes

  • No

Which Pope received the Rotary Award for World Understanding and Peace?

  • Pope Leo XVI

  • Pope Benedict XIII

  • Pope John Paul II

In what Sinclair Lewis novel does he poke fun at Rotary?

  • The Jungle Book

  • Babbit

  • Watership Down

What British playwright said, “Where is Rotary going? It is going to lunch.”?

  • Oscar Wilde

  • George Bernard Shaw

  • Ogden Nash

The Paul Harris Fellow was created in 1957. By 1995 how many Paul Harris fellows were there?

  • 250,000

  • 500,000

  • 1,000,000

What is the world’s largest privately funded international scholarship program for university studies?

  • RI Ambassadorial Scholarships

  • Rhode Scholarships

  • Fulbright Scholarships

In which country was the first non-English speaking club chartered?

  • Havana, Cuba

  • Mexico City, Mexico

  • Barcelona, Spain

Rotary Foundation offers 3H grants. One H stands for Health, another for Hunger. What does the third H stand for?

  • Hope

  • Humanity

  • Helpfulness

Approximately how many Ambassadorial Scholarships have been granted?

  • 10,000

  • 27,000

  • 36,000

What is the approximate total value of Ambassadorial Scholarships?

  • 178,000,000

  • 299,000,000

  • 429,000,000

Approximately how many matching grants have been awarded?

  • 13,000

  • 18,000

  • 24,000

How many countries have received matching grants?

  • 95

  • 166

  • 403

A Rotary member has two weeks before and two weeks after a missed meeting to make up?



Initially the group charged:

  • Dues

  • Fines

  • Both

Wearing your business name badge and greeting someone by title, Mr. Ms. Dr. during Rotary meetings is contrary to Rotary custom.



What was one of the first act of community service by the Chicago Rotary club?

  • Buying a horse for a rural preacher

  • Donating toys to a children’s hospital

  • Providing wood walkways on rainy days

Before the Four Way Test was created Rotary had a Code of Ethics.



From the beginning, in the teens when the National Society for Crippled Children was first being formed, which later became known as Easter Seals, it had ties to Rotary.



RYLA roots start in 1959 in Queensland, Australia. It is now an official Rotary youth program. What does it stand for?

  • Rotary Youth Learning Association

  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

  • Rotary Youth Language Articulation

Where was the first Interact club launched?

  • Queensland, Australia

  • Lima, Peru

  • Melbourne, FL, USA

Which group was formed first?

A. Interact

B. Rotaract

What age range does Rotaract serve?

  • 14-18

  • 18-30

  • 21-35

Approximately how many students are placed through RI’s Youth Exchange annually?

  • 2500

  • 4900

  • 7000

In 1921 Women of the Rotary Club of Chicago established themselves as a nonprofit organization. It was comprised only of wives, daughters, sisters or mothers of Rotarians. How many were in the club?

  • 250

  • 350

  • 450

Early Rotary partners were endearingly called Rotary Marys.



Interact, a club modeled after Rotary is for 14-18 year olds in secondary school. The name is a contraction of which two words?

  • Intelligence and Rotary

  • International and Action

  • Intercept and React

What is the event the Rotary Club of Duarte California is known for in 1978?

  • Having the first dinner club

  • Admitting the first African American

  • Admitting the first women

Who made the decision to admit women to Rotary?

  • U.N. Council

  • Rotary Board of Directors

  • U.S. Supreme Court

Approximately what %of Rotarians worldwide are women?

  • 3-5%

  • 10-15%

  • 20-25%

In what year did Rotary in the USA permit women membership?

  • 1978

  • 1987

  • 1989

Rotary Centers for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution are located in the following countries, plus which other one: Australia, England, France, Japan, USA.

  • China

  • Guatemala

  • Argentina

In what town is RI headquarters located at One Rotary Center?

  • Chicago, Ill

  • Evanston, Ill

  • Lake Forest, Ill

Approximately how many people work at RI headquarters?

  • 150

  • 300

  • 500

During the first 100 years how many General Secretaries served?

  • 10

  • 30

  • 60

At RI headquarters in Illinois, how many countries are represented by staff?

  • 41

  • 79

  • 103

At RI headquarters how many languages are spoken by staff?

  • 14

  • 33

  • 56

The Rotary year runs from when to when?

  • Jan 1-Dec 31

  • Jun 1-May 31

  • July 1- Jun 30

Why are there 4 directors as part of the club officers?

  • One for each of the 4 way test

  • One for each of the 4 Avenues of Service

  • One for each of the 4 Global Regions

One Rotary district covers 6.5 million square miles. Which countries does it cover?

  • USA, Canada and Russia

  • China and Russia

  • Brazil, Venezuela, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina and Peru

A District typically has how many clubs?

  • 10-25

  • 25-45

  • 45-60

An Assistant Governor is a liaison between the Governor and local clubs. How many clubs does an assistant usually cover?

  • 6

  • 15

  • 27

At least four Rotarians all from the same club have served as Prime Minister for their country. Which is?

  • India

  • Korea

  • Haiti

Name the doctor who first developed and licensed the polio vaccine.

  • Dr. Spock

  • Dr. Salk

  • Dr. Brazelton

Name the doctor who developed the oral polio vaccine.

  • Dr. Albert Sabin

  • Dr. Albert Schweitzer

  • Dr. Albert Zuckar

Rotary International was the first organization to be awarded UNICEF’s Audrey Hepburn Child Advocate Award in 1995.



What program was the catalyst after 80 years for Rotary to solicit major gifts?

  • Ambassadorial Scholarships

  • Polio Plus

  • Youth Exchange

In 1985 RI set a fundraising goal of US$120 million for Polio Plus. On May 24, 1988 at RI convention in Philadelphia, the results were tallied. What was the approximate total?

  • $98,000,000

  • $164,000,000

  • $219,000,000

During the Polio Plus campaign there were National Immunization Days and Days of Tranquility. What is a Day of Tranquility?

  • Cease fire for safety of traversing children

  • The day after immunization for reflection

  • The third Tuesday of the month

Before PolioPlus in 1988, how many new global cases were diagnosed each year?

  • 147,000

  • 350,000

  • 483,000

By the end of 2002 what was the world wide % decline of new Polio cases?

  • 65%

  • 87%

  • 99%

It is estimated that if PolioPlus had not started in 1985, then by Rotary’s 100th birthday there would have been how many more afflicted children?

  • 1.5 million

  • 4.5 million

  • 9 million

If you are a pilot you might know what IFFR stands for.

  • International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians

  • Interact First Flight Rotaract

  • Ingenious, Fearless Fliers of Rotary

An RI team went to Manila, Philippines for the kick off of Polio Inoculations. Approval had to be granted by the Interior Minister who stood them up for the first appointment and finally, yet reluctantly gave her consent. What’s her name?

  • Charissa Fernandez

  • Imelda Marcos

  • Elena Caparas

What are the four Avenues of Service?

  • Club, Vocational, Community & International

  • Youth, Education, Medical & Fellowship

  • Scholarship, Leadership, Peacemaking, Hope

Name the first African RI President. He served from 2003-04 and is from Nigeria.

  • Nitish C. Laharry

  • Jonathan B. Majiyagbe

  • Arthur Lagueux

Before taking office, District Governors are required to spend a week in Anaheim, California at which Rotary training and leadership program?

  • The Leadership Retreat

  • The Elected Council’s College

  • The International Assembly

In what year did Rotary membership reach 1 million?

  • 1979

  • 1985

  • 1993

Warren G. Harding, a Rotarian was the first head of state to address a Rotary convention in 1923 in St. Louis MO with 6779 registered attendees.



All of the following were Rotarians or honorary Rotarians.

Prince Ranier III of Monaco

Prince Frederick of Denmark

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh



Aside from the 57 USA RI Presidents in the first 100 years, which country’s boast the most?

  • England, Canada, Mexico

  • Brazil, Mexico, Canada

  • Canada, Australia, England

Which US state produced the most RI Presidents in the first 100 years?

  • Illinois

  • California

  • Ohio

During the first 100 years of RI, how many US states produced an RI president?

  • 23

  • 27

  • 50

In 1978, Rotary International convention registration ballooned to 39,834. What city hosted the convention?

  • Chicago

  • Rome

  • Tokyo

What former US President received the Rotary Award for Understanding and peace?

  • John F. Kennedy

  • Richard M. Nixon

  • Jimmy Carter

In what nationally televised parade has Rotary had a themed float entered more than 25 times?

  • Carnivale, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, NYC

  • Rose Parade, Pasadena, CA

Of the 95 RI Presidents in the first 100 years, how many served more than one term?

  • 0

  • 1

  • 2

Which of the following was not a Rotarian or an honorary Rotarian?

  • Neil Armstrong

  • Thomas A. Edison

  • Douglas MacArthur

  • Victor Borge

Which of the following was not a Rotarian or honorary Rotarian?

  • John F. Kennedy

  • Jimmy Carter

  • Warren G. Harding

  • Woodrow Wilson

The following were all members of Rotary or honorary Rotarians:

Margaret Thatcher

Sir Winston Churchill

Churcri Kouatly, President of Syria

Walt Disney



How many districts does Ireland have?

  • One

  • Twelve

  • Fifty

In 1912 approximately how many members were in the Los Angeles club?

  • 300

  • 500

  • 700

The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International was initially called the Rotary Endowment Fund. How much money was initially deposited?

  • $1.00

  • $26.50

  • $100.00

What U.S. President & honorary Rotarian said thinking of Rotary, “I visualize a series of concentric circles, which starting with the smallest and going to the largest, I denominate as community, national and international influence. I see Rotary International as a generating force of incalculable value.”?

  • Franklin D Roosevelt

  • Dwight D Eisenhower

  • Gerald Ford

What nickname is district 6970 known by?

A.“Florida’s First District”

B.“Florida’s Sunrise District”

C.“Florida’s Crown District”

When was Edwin W. Peck, Sr., a Rotary member of Daytona Beach, District Governor?

  • 1943-1944

  • 1959-1960

  • 1966-1967

As of July 2006, how many Rotary members are in District 6970?

  • 1,200

  • 3,600

  • 10,000

How many spokes are on the Rotary wheel?

  • 6

  • 8

  • 10

How many Rotary Districts are there in Florida?

  • 8

  • 12

  • 16

Approximately how much money has Rotary Club of Daytona Beach donated to Easter Seals through 2005?

  • $400,000

  • $600,000

  • $1,000,000

Which Rotary Club sponsored the Daytona Beach Rotary Club?

  • Jacksonville

  • Gainesville

  • St. Augustine

What is the Rotary club number assigned to the Rotary Club of Daytona Beach?

  • 6970

  • 3131

  • 4354

How many women have been president of the Rotary Club of Daytona Beach?

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

What is the Rotary Club of Daytona Beach’s web site address?

  • www.rotarydaytona.org

  • www.daytonabeachrotary.com

  • www.dbrotary.org

The following members of Rotary Club of Daytona Beach have been awarded Rotarian of the Year.

Rhoda GoodsonGordon Whitley

Peter Brooker



Where does Rotary Club Daytona Beach store the name tags?

  • In Bill Seitz’s trunk

  • The hall closet

  • Back stage

What is the name the Rotary Club of Daytona Beach’s centennial project pre-school?

  • Miss Emma’s Pre School

  • Wonderland Day Care Center

  • Wee People Pre School

The Rotary District 6970 conference was most recently held in Daytona Beach in which year?

  • 1999

  • 2002

  • 2003

In what year did the Daytona Beach Rotary Club receive its charter?

  • 1921

  • 1925

  • 1931

How many counties are in Rotary District 6970?

  • 7

  • 9

  • 12

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