2018-2019 TN FFA Quiz Bowl
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What degree must be earned before applying for the State FFA Degree?
True or False: a vote is taken to approve candidates as a whole for the American FFA Degree.
What is the minimum number of local functions a student must participate in to be eligible for the chapter FFA degree?
How often are officers elected to the local and state levels?
What public law makes the words "Future Farmers of America" strictly for our organization's use?
Public law 740
What law gave FFA a federal charter?
Public law 740
How long may a member retain active membership?
Until Nov 30 following the fourth National Convention after graduating from high school
Define "active membership"
1. While in school, be enrolled in at least one agriculture education course during the
school year and/or follow a planned course of study; either a course must include a
supervised agricultural experience program, the objective of which is preparation for
an agricultural career.
2. Show an interest in the affairs of the organization by attending meetings, striving for
degrees of membership, and participating in other organized activities of the chapter.
3. Pay all current state and national dues by the date determined by the chapter
4. Display conduct consistent with the ideals and purposes of the National FFA
(1. Take an ag class
2. be involved
3. pay your dues
4. behave and represent FFA well)
What are the objectives of the FFA as stated in the constitution?
To be an integral part of the organized instructional programs in agricultural education, to strengthen the confidence of students, to provide agriculture-related programs and activities, and to encourage and recognize achievements in supervised agricultural experience programs, scholarship, leadership, and other individual and group activities by providing awards
Name the four types of FFA membership
Active, alumni, collegiate, honorary
Members of every chapter set up annually a plan of action for the coming year. What is this?
A program of activities
What are the FFA associations that are not states?
Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
What is the symbol of the American FFA degree?
Official gold emblem key
What is the symbol of the state FFA degree?
Official gold emblem charm
What is the symbol at the Secretary's station?
Ear of corn
What officer seats all of the officers at the end of opening ceremonies?
The pin presented to Greenhands is made of what kind of metal?
Who besides an FFA member may wear an official FFA jacket?
No one except FFA members
What is the symbol at the treasurer's station?
Emblem of Washington
How many proficiency areas are there for 2018?
What is FFA's official salute?
Pledge of Allegiance
What is the symbol at the president's station?
Where should FFA pins and medals be placed on the jacket?
Below the owner's name
How many objectives does the FFA have in its constitution?
What is the symbol at the reporter's station?
What is the symbol at the VP's station?
What is the symbol at the sentinel's station?
How many paragraphs are there in the creed?
The motto consists of __ lines?
What degree must a member hold to have a chapter office?
How many commas are there in the FFA salute?
How many "I believes" are there in the creed?
What are the FFA colors?
What symbol is at the advisor's station?
Name the six elements of the FFA emblem.
1. Cross Section of Corn-it provides the foundation of the emblem much like corn is the foundation crop of the United States
2. Rising Sun-signifies progress and holds a promise that tomorrow will bring a new day glowing with opportunity
3. The Plow-signifies labor and tillage of the soil, the backbone of agriculture, and historic foundation of our country's strength
4. The Eagle-is a national symbol which serves as a reminder of our freedom and ability to explore new horizons for the future of agriculture
5. The Owl-symbolizes the knowledge required to be successful in the industry of agriculture
6. Words "Agriculture Education" and "FFA"-symbolize the combination of learning and leadership necessary for progressive agriculture.
How may a school principal become a member of the FFA?
Become an honorary chapter member
Which officer is seated to the President's left?
The plow is a symbol of ___ and ___ of the soil.
Which state has the fewest members?
Of what is the Chapter Degree pin made?
Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve
Which two states have the most members?
California and Texas
Name the official dress for FFA members
official FFA jacket, black slacks and black socks/nylons or black skirt and black nylons, white collared shirt, official FFA tie or scarf, black dress shoes closed toed
How many and what medals can be worn on the jacket?
Three- highest award, highest office, highest degree
How many sentences are in the creed?
What type of activity is FFA?
Who was better able to serve his country because of his sound financial practices?
How many states are in each region?
What should you do with the FFA jacket when worn out?
Discard it and remove lettering and emblem
State officer jackets?
Emblem and state association
National officer jackets?
Emblem, no lettering
What organization is considered the founder of the FFA?
Future Farmers of Virginia
When was the creed revised?
38th and 63rd conventions
At what convention was the creed adopted?
When and where were the Future Farmers of America organized?
Kansas City, 1928
Which state was last to enter FFA?
In what month was FFA founded?
The national FFA center is located in what city and state?
What is the FFA magazine?
True or false: to be an alumni member, a person has to have been an FFA member.
What was the first FFA magazine called?
The National Future Farmer
How many people make up the National FFA Board of Directors?
How many delegates can a chapter send to National Convention?
True or False: national officers must have their American degrees at the time of their election and must remain active members throughout their term.
How many national officers are there?
True or False: each state must submit a list of official national delegates before convention.
How many chapters and associations are there in National FFA?
8,630 chapters, 52 associations
What officer keeps the official records of members?
How many national regions are there and what are they?
4-Eastern, Western, Central, Southern
What governing body has the power to appoint temporary national officers?
National Board of Directors
From when does the National FFA fiscal year run?
Sept 1-Aug 31
True or false: One high school can have more than one FFA chapter if approved?
Where will National Convention be in 2019?
Who serves as Chairman of the National Board of Directors?
What president spoke at the Silver Anniversary Convention?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Which former president was an FFA member?
Who was the first female national officer and where was she from?
Julie Smiley, Mt. Vernon, Washington
Who was the first Star Farmer and where was he from?
Who was the first Star in Agribusiness and where was he from?
Who is considered to be the father of the FFA?
Henry C. Groseclose
Who was the first National President and what state was he from?
Leslie Applegate, New Jersey
Who was the first National Executive Secretary-Treasurer?
Who wrote the creed and where was he from?
E.M. Tiffany from Wisconsin
Who is the National FFA Executive Secretary?
Ms. Sherene Donaldson
Who have been the seven National FFA Advisors?
Charles Homer Lane, 1928-1933, John Austin Linke, 1933-1941, William T. Spanton, 1941-1961, A. Webster Tenney, 1961-1965, H. Neville Hunsicker, 1965- 1979, Byron Rawls, 1979-1983, Larry Case, 1983-2011, Steve Brown 2011-Present
Who is the National FFA Treasurer?
William (Buddy) Deimler
Name the National FFA officers and their state.
President - Luke O'Leary- California
Secretary - Layni LeBlanc- Louisiana
Eastern Region VP - Adrian Schunk- Michigan
Central Region VP - Ridge Hughbanks- Oklahoma
Southern Region VP - Jordan Stowe - Alabama
Western Region VP - Shea Booster- Oregon
Who are the current FFA National Chorus Co-directors
Christy Britton and Melissa Sayles
Who is the current National FFA Advisor?
Steve A. Brown
Who is the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture?
Name the first National FFA Advisor
C. H. Lane
The Smith-Hughes Act was passed in what year?
Where and in what year was the first national convention held?
Kansas City, 1928
In what year was the first Star Farmer of America named?
In what year was the first FFA manual copyrighted?
The National FFA Foundation was established in what year?
In what year was the National FFA Band organized?
In what year was the National FFA Supply Service opened for business?
In what year and with what country was the first Future Farmers of American International Exchange held?
1948 with Great Britain
In what year was Public Law 740 passed by the 81st congress?
In what year was the FFA code of ethics adopted?
The National Future Farmer magazine was first published in what year?
When was the Silver (25th) anniversary of the FFA?
In what year did the New Farmers of America merge with the FFA?
In what year were girls first admitted into the FFA?
When was the ground breaking ceremony held at the FFA Center?
July 16, 1969
In what year was the National FFA Alumni Assocation chartered? It was started in 1970
President Gerald Ford addressed the National FFA Convention in what year?
The National FFA Scholarship Programs were established in what year?
What year did the delegates vote to change the official name from the Future Farmers of America to the National FFA Organization?
At what convention were the official policies for the use of the FFA name and emblem adopted?
1995 National Convention
In what year did congress amend Public Law 740?
In what year was the National FFA Center in Indianapolis, IN dedicated?
How long will the National FFA Convention and Expo remain being hosted in
It will remain in Indianapolis until 2031
What does PLT stand for?
Premier Leadership Training
What does SOAR stand for?
Seeking Opportunities; Achieving Results
What does FIRE stand for?
Foundations in Reaching Excellence
What does LDW stand for?
Leadership Development Workshop
What does SAE stand for?
Supervised Agriculture Experience
What does WLC stand for?
Washington Leadership Conference
What does CDE stand for?
Career Development Event
What does NFA stand for?
New Farmers of America
What does PALS stand for?
Partners in Active Learning Support
What does NCF stand for?
New Century Farmer
What does LPS stand for?
Local Program Success
About how many glasses of milk does a single cow produce every day?
How many quarts of popcorn does the average American consume each year?
Why does the emblem contain the words "agriculture education" and the letters FFA?
To signify the combination of learning and leadership necessary for progressive agriculture.
What are the 10 essentials of a successful chapter?
1. Knowledge of FFA
2. Diversity of Membership
3. All Members Share Responsibilities
4. Capable Officers
5. A Challenging Program of Activities
6. A Workable Constitution and Bylaws
7. Proper Equipment and Records
8. Well Planned, Regularly Held Chapter Meetings
9. Adequate Financing
10. School and Community Support
Name 10 of the 47 proficiency awards given to FFA members.
1. Agricultural Communications
2. Agricultural Education
3. Agricultural Mechanics Fabrication and Design
4. Agricultural Mechanics Repair and Maintenance - Entrepreneurship
5. Agricultural Mechanics Repair and Maintenance - Placement
6. Agricultural Processing
7. Agricultural Sales - Entrepreneurship
8. Agricultural Sales - Placement
9. Agricultural Services
10. Agriscience Research - Animals Systems
11. Agriscience Research - Integrated Systems
12. Agriscience Research - Plant Systems
13. Beef Production - Entrepreneurship
14. Beef Production - Placement
15. Dairy Production - Entrepreneurship
16. Dairy Production - Placement
17. Diversified Agriculture Production
18. Diversified Crop - Entrepreneurship
19. Diversified Crop - Placement
20. Diversified Horticulture
21. Diversified Livestock Production
22. Environmental Science and Natural Resources Management
23. Equine Science - Entrepreneurship
24. Equine Science - Placement
25. Fiber and/or Oil Crop Production
26. Food Science and Technology
27. Forage Production
28. Forest Management
29. Fruit Production
30. Goat Production
31. Grain Production - Entrepreneurship
32. Grain Production - Placement
33. Home and/or Community Development
34. Landscape Management
35. Nursery Operations
36. Outdoor Recreation
37. Poultry Production
38. Sheep Production
39. Small Animal Production and Care
40. Specialty Animal Production
41. Specialty Crop Production
42. Swine Production - Entrepreneurship
43. Swine Production - Placement
44. Turf Grass Management
45. Vegetable Production
46. Veterinary Science
47. Wildlife Management
What is the FFA Mission Statement?
FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agriculture education.
What is the 2018-2019 National FFA theme?
What does IDOE stand for?
Indiana Department of Education
Who is the current National FFA Band director?
Who is the most recent sitting President of the United States to address the National FFA Convention?
How many sitting Presidents of the United States have addressed the National FFA Convention in person?
5 (Trump, GHW Bush, Carter, Ford, Eisenhower)
What is the FFA vision statement?
Students whose lives are impacted by FFA and agricultural education will achieve
academic and personal growth, strengthen American agriculture and provide leadership to
build healthy local communities, a strong nation and a sustainable world.
What is the last pledge made by an FFA member before the adjournment of a meeting?
The Pledge of Allegiance
What is the symbol of strength, courage, and national scope of the organization?
The Golden Anniversary of the FFA was in what year?
What does LDE stand for?
Leadership Development Event
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