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Caddo Greenhand Quiz #1

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What year did the first National band performa at convention?
1947
What year was the National Chorus formed?
1948
In 1998, Pulbic Law 81-740 was revised through Congree and replaced by what law?
Public Law 105-225
What are FFA's official colors?
National Blue & Corn Gold
IN 1952, the National FFA magazine was called what?
National Future Farmer
Five types of FFA membership
1. Discovery
2. Active
3. Honorary
4. Collegiate
5. Alumni
BLAST stands for
Building Leaders and Strong Team of Officers
Name of the FFA State Officer Training
BLAST Off
FFA offers an EDGE Conference. What does EDGE stand for?
Experiencing Discovery, Growth and Excellence
What year was the 'Discovery' FFA Degree added?
2000
How many state associations, includeing Oklahoma, make up the Central Region?
12
Name in order, the 4 Presidents who have spoken to the National FFA Convention?
1. Dwight D. Eisenhower
2. Gerald Ford
3. Jimmy Carter
4. George Bush
In 1939, FFA purchased 28.5 acres of land in Alexanderia, Virginia. Who's estate was it a part of?
George Washington
How many times has the National FFA Creed been revised?
twice
Name in order the first three National FFA Presidents from Oklahoma.
1. Vernon Howell
2. Oliver Kinzie
3. Walter Cummings
What state has Charter #1 in the National FFA Organization?
Virginina
What Virginia Ag instructor is known as the 'Father of FFA'?
Henry Groseclose
The first National President was from what state?
New Jersey
What is the name of the National Vocational Education Act passed in 1917 that started vocational agriculture?
Smith-Hughes Act
What year was the FFA Code of Ethics adopted? Revised
Adopted 1952
Revised 1995
Who wrote the FFA Creed
E.M. Tiffany
E.M. Tiffany wrote the FFA Creed. What does 'E.M.' stand for?
Erwin Milton Tiffany
What year did FFA receive a federal charter
1950
What month is the National FFA Week observed?
February
What year did Oklahoma FFA receive its national charter?
1928
What is the second line of the FFA Motto?
Doing to Learn
How many FFA districts are in Oklahoma?
5
Who was the first African American to serve as a National Officer?
Fred McClure from Texas
What are the two national FFA Public Speaking contest?
1. Prepared
2. Extemporaneous
How many taps of the favel are used to sear the members?
1
How many states are in teh Western Regions
15 states & Guam's Association
How many members does it take to make up a Greenhand Chapter Meeting Team?
6-8
How many members make up the National Nominating Committee?
9
No members may maintain an active membership after what age?
23
What type of membership is available to former, collegiate or honorary members?
Alumni
How many National officers are elected each year?
6
Which pin is for Chapter FFA degree receiptants?
Silver
Who was the first NFR President?
David Simmons
Recite the FFA Misssion.
FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premeir leadership, personal growth and career success through agriculture education.
In what year did "FFA New Horizon" replace "The National Future Farmer" as the name of the official magazine?
1989
What year was the first National Convention held in Louisville, Kentucky?
October 2000
What national region is Oklahoma a part of?
Central
The FFA member with the best Agri-Business SAE program in the nation is selected each year for what prestigious award?
National Star in Agri-Business
What symbol on the emblem serves as a reminder of our freedom and ability to explore new horizons?
Eagle
What year did the National FFA Foundation start?
1971
What is the highest degree an active FFA member can earn?
American FFA Degree
What is the minimumnumber of "Official Delegates" at the National Convention per state?
2
In 1928, dues to Futre Famres of America were how much per person?
10 cents
What year of the FFA Creed apopted?
1930
Which degree wears the golden charm?
State FFA Degree
"Be courteous, honest & fair with others" is one of 11 items called what?
FFA Code of Ethics
What ALD stand for?
Advanced Leadership Development
What grades attend ALD?
11-12
In 1999, delegates voted to include a 5th degree. What is the name of that degree?
Discovery
What is the name of the FFA mentoring program?
PALS - Partners in Active Learning Support
What is the maxiumum length of time for a FFA Banquet to last according to the FFA Manual?
2 1/2 hours
What is the name of the national cooperative effort to promote ag youth safety and health through education, community development, and youth leadership?
Partners for Safer Communities
What program promotes diversity in agriculture education and FFA?
H.O. Sargent
What is the amount of cash rewarded to the American Star Farmer winner each year?
$2,000
What style of architurture is used for the building at the National FFA Center?
Colonial
What is the maximum number of medals a member may wear on their FFA jacket?
3
What do the 3 medals worn on the FFA jacket represent?
1. Highest Degree
2. Highest Office
3. Highest Award
Proposed admendments for the state FFA constitution must be submitted by what date?
Feb. 2
What manual do you consult for answer to questions about the flag?
Daughters of the American Revolution
What FFA degree must all National Officers hold?
American
What should do done to the FFA jacket if it is sold or given away to a non-member?
Remove the emblem & lettering
What year was the name changed from 'Future Farmers of America" to 'National FFA Organization'?
1988
What was the FFA's origianl name?
Future Farmers of America
What symbol is the foundation of the emblem?
cross section of an ear of corn
What is the name of the FFA contest requiring knowledge of parliamentary law?
Parliamentary Procedure
What chapter officer serves as chair of Earning & Savings Committee?
Treasurer
The American FFA Degree requires productivity of how many dollars?
$7,500
What does MFE stand for?
Made for Excellence
What month does Oklahoma hold their FFA Alumni camp?
July
What are the three divisions of "Program of Activities"?
1. Student Development
2. Chapter Development
3. Community Development
What is the current location of the National FFA Convention?
Indianapolis, IN
How many gavel taps is required to close a meeting?
1
Who calls the roll of officers at chapter meetings?
Vice-President
What ais the correct way to address a female president?
Madam President
Which officer is charge of the chapter paraphernalia?
Sentinel
How many official delegates are at state convention per chapter?
2
What is the scholarship dollar amount for the winner of the National Agri-Science Student Recognition Program?
$5,000
Which officer states as part of opening ceremony "I encourage thrift among the members...."?
Treasure
What is the due date for prficiency awards applications at the state office?
Feb 1
What is the minimum number of letters of recommendation to receive the State FFA Degree?
3
How long must a Chapter FFA Degree recepient be able to lead a discussion?
15 minutes
Greenhands wear which pin?
Bronze Emblem
Who conducts each COLT Conference?
State Officer Team
What does COLT stand for?
Chapter Officer Leadership Training
How many COLT Conferences are held each year?
5 - One in each District
What type of memebership is available at 2 & 4 year colleges?
Collegiate
What year were girls given the right to become members?
1969
What year was FFA's magazine changed to "FFA New Horizons"?
1989
What year did FFA and New Farmers of America merge?
1965
What year was the National FFA Alumni Assoc established?
1971
Who do you order FFA supplies and jackets from?
National FFA Supply Service
What is the official salute for FFA?
Pledge of Allegiance
Which chapter officer is responsible the chapter correspondence?
Secretary
What year was the FFA Code of Ethics adopted?
1952
Who is the SE Vice-President?
Courtney Maye
How many gavel taps signals for all members to stand?
3
What does CDE stand for ?
Career Development Events
What two words are on the FFA emblem?
Agriculture Education
What 5 symbols make up the FFA emblem?
1. cross section of an ear of corn
2. rising sun
3. plow
4. eagle
5. owl
Recite the FFA Motto.
Learning to do,
Doing to learn,
Earning to live,
Living to serve.
Which officer is stationed by the Shield of Friendship?
Sentinel
Which officer is stationed at the bust of George Washington?
Treasurer
What is the gavel a symbol of?
Authority
What is the first order of business at any FFA Meeting?
Opening Ceremony
The chapter's most active first year member, who has a strong SAE & had demostrated leadership is selected to receive the honor of ......?
Star Greenhand
How many Vice-Presidents are elected each year at National Convention?
4
What is the name of the newpaper published at National Convention each year?
FFA Times
How many states were at the first National Convention?
18
Where was the first national convention held?
Baltimore Hotel
What year was the first Star Agribuess of American named?
1969
What is the name of the livestock and horse show held each year in Kansas City, in conjunction with the National FFA Convention?
American Royal
What year were the offical FFA colors adopted?
1930
What year did the National FFA Supply begin operation?
1948
Which symbol on the FFA emblem signifies the historice foundation of our country's strengths?
plow
In the National FFA Manual, where would you find this statement, "Attending meetings prompltly and respecting the opinion of others in discussion......"?
Code of Ethics
At which convention ws the creed revised?
63rd
Which officer handles the invocation or pryaer at banquets and other functions?
Chaplain
What does WLC stand for?
Washington Leadership Conference
What emblem do State FFA Degree receipients shall wear ?
Gold Emblem Charm
What is the amount of money required that a chapter member invest to receive the Chapter FFA degree?
$150
Before Louisville, KY where was the National FFA Convention held?
Kansas City, MO
What was the first year that the convention was held in Louisville, KY?
1999
What year was the BOAC program started?
1970
Who ws the most recent US President to attend the National FFA Convention?
George Bush
What year was the first National Publish Speaking Contest?
1930
Who was the first female National President?
Jan Eberly
Which officer post the meeting agenda?
Secretary
Discribe male official dress.
1. Black slacks
2. White shirt
3. Official FFA tie
4. Black shoes
5. Official dress jacket zipped to top
What official emblem to American FFA Degree recipient wear?
Gold Key
When are the National FFA Foundation scholarship applications due in the National FFA office?
Feb 15
How many people are on the State FFA Executive Committee?
10
How many delegates is each state guaranteed at National Convnetion?
2
What does SAE stand for?
Supervised Agriculture Experience
What do the letters P.O.A. stand for?
Program of Activities
When is the American FFA Degree Application due at the State Office?
June 1
Who ws the second Oklahoman to serve as National President?
Oliver Kinzie
What is the name of the former organization for African American agriculture students?
New Farmers of America
How many taps of the gavel call the meeting to order?
2
Who was the first Star Farmer of AMerica?
Carlton Patton
Who was the most recent National President fro Oklahoma?
Mark Herndon
What month is the State FFA Convetion held?
April
What month in the National FFA Convention?
October
How many delegates were ath the first National Convention?
33
Which chapter officer is in charge of preparing and maintaining a chapter scrapbook?
Reporter
How many national judging contest are there?
14
The FFA Creed was adopted at which National Convention?
3rd
FFA offers an EDGE Conferece. What to the letters EDGE stand for?
Experiencing Discovery, Growth and Excellence
Fromer national FFA President, Javier Moreno, represented which state association?
Puerto Rico
How many National FFA Presidents has Oklahoma had?
6
What is the name of the FFA degree that is intended for use where Middle School Membership is offered?
Discoery FFA Degree
What year ws the FFA Code of Ethics revised?
1995
Who was the first National FFA Advisor?
Dr. C. J. Lane
What is the name of the FFA program that members present elementary students with a program about he importance of agriculture and where food comes from?
Food For America
Whows the first female American Star Farmer?
Karlene Lindow
What year was the Discoery FFA Degree Added?
2000
During Opening Ceremony, when the president says "FFA members, why are we here?" repeat what ll FFA member say in unison>
To practice brotherhood, honor agricultural opportunities and responsibilities, and devlop those qualities of leadership which and FFA member should possess.
A student can select frrom two proficiency award categories. They are?
1. Entrepreneurship
2. Placement
How many adults serve on the Stae Executive Coimmittee?
2
All local, distric, and state meetings of the Oklahoma FFA Association wehre parliamentary procedure is involved, shall be govered by what?
Roberts' Rules of Order
Which state association has the largetst number of FFA members?
Texas
What was the 2010 Oklahoma FFA Alumni Camp theme?
The Pursuit: Seek Change, Find Change, Be Changed
How many sessions of Alumni camp are held each year?
4
The page ofr jokes in FFA New Horizons magazine is called what?
Last Laff
Which chapte officer assumes the president's duties if the president leaves or is absent?
Vice-President
Which state formed the first Future Farmers club for boys?
Virginia
The official FFA jacket is made of what type of mateiral?
corduroy
What are the three components of a successful Agricultural Education program?
1. Classroom/Laboratory Instruction
2. SAE
3. FFA
Who designed the first FFA jacket?
Gus Lintner
Who is the former national FFA president that resigned his office in 1942-43 to join the military?
Harold Gum
The National FFA President shall appoint hree regular committees annually. They are?
1. Nominating
2. Auditin
3. National Progams of Acitivies
Who long is the term of service for a National FFA Board Member?
3
A member may retain active membership until November 30, following how many National FFA Conventions after graduating high school?
4
The FFA Foundation is administered by a Baord of Trustees consisting of how many members?
19
On the national level, FFA membership is available to student in what grade levels?
7-12
Who was the first director of the National FFA Band?
Dr. Henry Brunner
What is the maximum number of errors allowed on a State FFA Degree application?
10
all grade point average requried of a State FFA Degree applicant?
2
What is the overall grand point average required of a STate FFA Degredd applicant?
2.0
A stae FFA Degree recipient must be able to give a speech that is of what length?
6 minutes
How many national career development events are there?
24
State FFA Degree recipients must have at least athrtee letters of recommendation. One of these letters must be from iether one of two people. They are?
1. Superintendent
2. Principal
FFA is structures on three levels> They are?
1. Local
2. State
3. National
A young man from Arkansas won the first National FFA aCreed Speaking CDE. What was his name?
Michael Von Winkle
What 2 associations charted with the National FFA Organzition in 1991?
1. Virgin Islands
2. Guam
Which state association has the nuber one charte in the National FFA Alumni Association?
Kansas
Where did the National headquarters move to?
Indianapolis, Indiana
The FFA Membership Roster and Dues are due in the state office on what date?
November 15
What is the name of the national FFA contest where members must have knowledge of job interview skills and customer relatins?
Agricultural Sales
Which officer states as part of the opening ceremony, "My duties require me to assist at all times in the directing the work of our organziation?"
Vice-Presiendent
Which officer should assist with special features and refeshments?
Sentinel
Which officer should represent the chapter in public relations and official functions?
President
Which symbol on the Emblem symbolizes the knowledge required to be successful in the industry of agriculture?
owl
What is the name of the city and state where the National FFA Center was located until 1998?`
Alexandria, Virginia
Name the five female FFA membes who have served as this organizations National President?
1. Jan Eberly
2. Kelli Evans
3. Hilary Smith
4. Lisa Ahrens
5. Jackie Mundt
What U.S. President spoke at the silver anniversary convention?
Dwight Eisenhower