Multiple District N Orientation Program Prepared by PDG Charles Uhlman PCC Tim Hoban
Instructions • There are three games. • Do ONLY one game at a time. • Keep your score for each game • After game 3 calculate total score
Begin Game 1 Each correct answer is worth 10 Points
Place In Order • When was the first Lions club formed in each of these countries? • Canada • USA
Answer: • USA – 1917 (Chicago) • Canada – 1920 (Windsor, Ont.) 10 points for each correct one here.
A. Toronto, Canada B. Chicago, Illinois C. Dallas, Texas D. Windsor, Ontario, Canada Lions Clubs International began in what city?
Answer: Lions Clubs began in Chicago, Illinois.
A. 1913 B. 1920 C. 1917 D. 1925 The first organizational meeting was held on June 7 of what year?
Answer: The first organizational meeting was held in Chicago, Illinois on June 7, 1917.
A. Dr. W.P. Woods B. Brian Stevenson C. Helen Keller D. Melvin Jones Lions Clubs International began as the dream of :
Answer: Lions Clubs International began as a dream of Melvin Jones, a Chicago insurance man who believed that local business clubs should expand their horizons from purely professional concerns to the betterment of their communities and the world at large.
A. Orlando, Florida B. Chicago, Illinois C. Dallas, Texas D. Windsor, Ontario, Canada The first national convention was held in what city?
Answer: The first National Convention of Lions Clubs was held in Dallas, Texas in October of 1917 with 36 delegates representing 22 clubs from 9 states.
A. Dr. W.P. Woods B. Brian Stevenson C. Helen Keller D. Melvin Jones The organization’s first President elected in Dallas was:
Answer: Dr. W.P. Woods of Evansville, Indiana was elected as the first president. Melvin Jones was named the acting secretary.
A. Knights of the Blind B. We Serve C. Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nation’s Safety D. We Serve Too The Lions Clubs International motto is:
Answer: The Lions motto is “We Serve”. It was adopted at the 1954 International Convention after being selected from over 6000 suggestions submitted by members from around the world.
A. Crusaders for the blind B. Knights for the deaf C. Knights of the blind D. Crusaders against deafness In 1925, Helen Keller addressed the Lions International convention and challenged the Lions to become:
Answer: Helen Keller addressed the Lions at the International Convention in 1925 challenging the Lions to become “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness”.
A. Chicago, Illinois B. Windsor, Ontario, Canada C. Dallas, Texas D. Cedar Point, Ohio The 1925 convention, when Helen Keller challenged the Lions was held in what city?
Answer: Helen Keller addressed the Lions at the International Convention in 1925 held in Cedar Point, Ohio, challenging the Lions to become “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness”.
A. 1985 B. 1986 C. 1987 D. 1988 Lions Clubs international officially admitted Women as members in:
Answer: Even though women were not officially excluded at the very beginning, Lions Clubs International became the first service club to admit women as members in 1987.
A. Cuba B. Canada C. China D. Mexico The first International club was formed in what country?
Answer: Lions clubs became International in 1920 when the first club was established in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Clubs were later organized in Mexico, China and Cuba.
A. www.lionsintl.org B. www.lions.org C. www.lionsclubs.org D. www.lionsclubs.com The official Lions Club International Web Site is:
Answer: The official web site of Lions Clubs International is www.lionsclubs.org.
A. Purple and Gold B. Blue and Gold C. Green and White D. Red, White & Blue The official colors of Lions Clubs International are:
Answer: The official colors of Lions Clubs International are Purple and Gold. Purple represents loyalty to country, friends, to one’s self and to the integrity of mind and heart. It is the color of strength, courage and dedication to a cause. Gold symbolizes sincerity of purpose, liberality in judgment, purity in life and generosity in mind, heart and commitment to mankind. Dark blue is often used in the place of purple.
A. Dallas, Texas B. Ottawa, Canada C. Chicago, Illinois D. Oak Brook, Illinois Lions Clubs International Headquarters is located in what city?
Answer: The Lions Club International Headquarters is located at 300 W. 22nd Street in Oak Brook, Illinois.
A. 16 B. 32 C. 33 D. 35 The International Board of Directors consists of how many directors?
Answer: Since the 1997 International Convention, the officers of LCI include the President, Immediate Past- President, First Vice-President, Second Vice-President and 33 Directors representing various areas of the world. Each director serves a 2 year term with approximately ½ elected each year.
A. Who’s Who B. The Lion C. The Lion Tamer D. The Lions Quest The official publication of Lions Clubs International which is mailed to all members is:
Answer The official magazine of Lions Clubs International is The Lion. It was established in November 1918. It is currently published in 22 different languages.
Of a maximum of 170 points what did you score?: • 170 points • Between 150 and 169 • Between 125 and 149 • Between 100 and 124 • Between 75 and 99 • Fewer than 75 points
Begin Game 2 Same scoring system: 10 points for each correct answer
We have two active Past International Directors from MD N. Name them for 10 points each.
Answer: • PID Len Giffen • PID Jim Sherry
A. Liberty, Industry, Our Nation’s Safety B. Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nation’s Safety C. Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nation’s Security D. Liberty, Intelligence, Our Neighbor’s Safety The Lions Clubs International slogan is:
Answer: Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nation’s Safety is the slogan that was adopted at the 1919 National Convention.
A. 30 clubs B. 35 clubs C. 40 clubs D. 45 clubs Most clubs are part of a district which is usually comprised of at least:
Answer: Most Lions clubs are part of a district which is usually comprised of at least 35clubs.
A. The District Leader B. The District Chairman C. The District Governor D. The District President The chief administrative officer for the district is:
Answer: The District Governor serves as the chief administrative officer for the district. He or she is elected to a one year term at the district convention and takes office at the close of the International Convention.
A. 1200 members B. 1250 members C. 1300 members D. 1350 members A district must consist of at least:
Answer: A district must consist of at least 1250 members. If its membership falls below that level, the district is considered to be a “transitional” district. A transitional district will have an appointed District Governor rather than elected and the travel expenses to the International Convention do not include the spouse.
A. Region Chairman B. Vice District Governor C. Cabinet Secretary D. Zone Chairman An optional position on the District Cabinet, whose duties would include supervising two or more zones is:
Answer: The Region Chair is an optional position. They are usually appointed by the District Governor, however in some districts they are elected. The duties of the Region Chair include supervising the Zone Chairs in the region, supervising district committees as assigned, organizing new clubs and strengthening weak clubs.
A. Multiple District B. Zone C. District D. Club Which of the following does not need to have its own By-laws and Constitution?