Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Past and Present Quiz

How much do you know about the Lions organization?  If you're like most members, you probably joined for the activities and  really don't care much about the who, what, where, when, and why of Lions Club International. But take this quiz and see what you know.  You might surprise yourself. 

Lions Facts: Past and Present Quiz

1. What year was the first convention of Lions Clubs International held? 
a) 1912 b) 1917 c) 1922

2. Circle the statistic that comes closest to the current figures of Lions Clubs International.
a) 29,000 clubs with 1,100,000 members in over 130 countries and geographical areas.

b) 39,000 clubs with 1,200,000 members in over 165 countries and geographical areas.

c) 44,000 clubs with 1,300,000 members in over 195 countries and geographical areas. 

3. The LION magazine, which first appeared in 1918, is now printed in how many languages?
a) 11 b) 15 c) 22

4. A Lion may transfer to any club in the world providing the new club accepts him or her.    
a) True b) False

5. Since a club follows the principles of the association and the international constitution, it may not adopt its own club constitution to suit its particular requirements.
a) True b) False

6. What is the major international service commitment of Lions? 
a) Sight First b) Youth Exchange c) Lions-Quest

7. A majority of districts are composed of a minimum of 35 clubs with a total of 1,250 members.
a) True b) False 

8. In which country was the first club formed outside of the United States?
a) Mexico b) Canada c) England 

9. In which country was the first club formed outside of North America?
a) China b) England c) Brazil

10. A multiple district is
a) An unusually large district. 
b) A district, which extends into several states or countries. 
c) Made up of two or more sub-districts 

11. Funds raised from the general public at a fund-raising activity can be used to fund a club member to the international convention.
a) True b) False

12. In what year did the international constitution eliminate the word “male” as a condition for membership, encouraging women to become Lions? 
a) 1967 b) 1978 c) 1987 

13. The basic concept of a Leo club is: 
a) To develop youth as responsible citizens of both community and the world.
b) To support Lions clubs projects.
c) To provide a social and recreational outlet for youth. 

14. The association’s headquarters is located in ____________.

15. The official colors of Lions clubs international are ___ and  ____.

16. Symbolically the two lions on our emblem face both_________.

17. Fill in the missing word from our slogan: “Liberty, ________, Our Nation’s Safety.”

18. The association’s motto is _____________.

1b   2c   3c   4a   5b   6a   7a   8b   9b   10c   11b   12c   13a   14 Oak Brook, Illinois USA   15 gold and purple   16 past and future   17 intelligence   18 “We Serve”

I missed 3....  How did you do? 

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