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2 Developed by: PDG Charles Uhlman District N-2 Leadership Development

3 Begin Game 1 There are three games Each correct answer is worth 10 Points

4 Place In Order When was the first Lions club formed in each of these countries? –Canada –USA

5 Answer: USA – 1917 Canada – 1920 (Windsor, Ont.) 10 points for each correct one here.

6 Lions Clubs International began in what city? A. Toronto, Canada B. Chicago, Illinois C. Dallas, Texas D. Windsor, Ontario, Canada

7 Answer: Lions Clubs began in Chicago, Illinois.

8 The first organizational meeting was held on June 7 of what year? A B C D. 1925

9 Answer: The first organizational meeting was held in Chicago, Illinois on June 7, 1917.

10 Lions Clubs International began as the dream of : A. Dr. W.P. Woods B. Brian Stevenson C. Helen Keller D. Melvin Jones

11 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.

12 The first national convention was held in what city? A. Orlando, Florida B. Chicago, Illinois C. Dallas, Texas D. Windsor, Ontario, Canada

13 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.

14 The organizations first President elected in Dallas was: A. Dr. W.P. Woods B. Brian Stevenson C. Helen Keller D. Melvin Jones

15 Answer: Dr. W.P. Woods of Evansville, Indiana was elected as the first president. Melvin Jones was named the acting secretary.

16 The Lions Clubs International motto is: A. Knights of the Blind B. We Serve C. Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nations Safety D. We Serve Too

17 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.

18 In 1925, Helen Keller addressed the Lions International convention and challenged the Lions to become: A. Crusaders for the blind B. Knights for the deaf C. Knights of the blind D. Crusaders against deafness

19 Answer: Helen Keller addressed the Lions at the International Convention in 1925 challenging the Lions to becomeknights of the blind in the crusade against darkness.

20 The 1925 convention, when Helen Keller challenged the Lions was held in what city? A. Chicago, Illinois B. Windsor, Ontario, Canada C. Dallas, Texas D. Cedar Point, Ohio

21 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.

22 Lions Clubs international officially admitted Women as members in: A B C D. 1988

23 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.

24 The first International club was formed in what country? A. Cuba B. Canada C. China D. Mexico

25 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.

26 The official Lions Club International Web Site is: A. B. C. D.

27 Answer: The official web site of Lions Clubs International is

28 The official colors of Lions Clubs International are: A. Purple and Gold B. Blue and Gold C. Green and White D. Red, White & Blue

29 Answer: The official colors of Lions Clubs International are Purple and Gold. Purple represents loyalty to country, friends, to ones 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.

30 Lions Clubs International Headquarters is located in what city? A. Dallas, Texas B. Ottawa, Canada C. Chicago, Illinois D. Oak Brook, Illinois

31 Answer: The Lions Club International Headquarters is located at 300 W. 22 nd Street in Oak Brook, Illinois.

32 The International Board of Directors consists of how many directors? A. 16 B. 32 C. 33 D. 35

33 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.

34 The official publication of Lions Clubs International which is mailed to all members is: A. Whos Who B. The Lion C. The Lion Tamer D. The Lions Quest

35 Answer The official magazine of Lions Clubs International is The Lion. It was established in November It is currently published in 22 different languages.

36 Of a maximum of 170 points, did you score: a)170 points b)Between 150 and 169 c)Between 125 and 149 d)Between 100 and 124 e)Between 75 and 99 f)Fewer than 75 points

37 Begin Game 2 Same scoring system: 10 points for each correct answer

38 We have had two International Directors from N-2. Name them for 10 points each.

39 Answer: PID Len Giffen PID Jim Sherry

40 The Lions Clubs International slogan is: A. Liberty, Industry, Our Nations Safety B. Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nations Safety C. Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nations Security D. Liberty, Intelligence, Our Neighbors Safety

41 Answer: Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nations Safety is the slogan that was adopted at the 1919 National Convention.

42 Most clubs are part of a district which is usually comprised of at least: A. 30 clubs B. 35 clubs C. 40 clubs D. 45 clubs

43 Answer: Most Lions clubs are part of a district which is usually comprised of at least 35 clubs.

44 The chief administrative officer for the district is: A. The District Leader B. The District Chairman C. The District Governor D. The District President

45 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.

46 A district must consist of at least : A members B members C members D members

47 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.

48 An optional position on the District Cabinet, whose duties would include supervising two or more zones is: A. Region Chairman B. Vice District Governor C. Cabinet Secretary D. Zone Chairman

49 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.

50 Which of the following does not need to have its own By- laws and Constitution? A. Multiple District B. Zone C. District D. Club

51 Answer: The Zone does not have a Constitution and By-laws. However, every club, district and multiple district should have a constitution and by-laws to govern their respective activities. These constitutions and by-laws may not conflict with the International constitution and by-laws.

52 The custodian of club property and the sergeant-at-arms of club meetings is the: A. Tail Twister B. Immediate Past President C. Club Secretary D. Lion Tamer

53 Answer: The Lion Tamer serves as the custodian of club property. Duties include being responsible for club property such as (flags, banners, gavel, etc.) serving as a sergeant-at- arms during club meetings and distributing materials at the meetings.

54 The Charitable Arm of Lions Clubs International is : A. Keller Foundation B. LCIF C. Lions Foundation Of Canada D. LCI

55 Answer: Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) is the charitable arm of Lions Clubs International. It was chartered in 1968 to support the efforts of Lions clubs around the world in serving their local communities and the world community through humanitarian service, major disaster relief and vocational assistance programs.

56 The aggressive global initiative that mobilizes Lions resources at all levels, responding to world-wide needs for prevention of blindness is: A. Lions Quest B. LEO C. Youth Outreach D. Sight First

57 Answer: Sight First is the aggressive global initiative that mobilizes Lions resources at all levels, responding to world-wide needs for prevention of blindness. Sight First grants support projects in both developing and developed countries. It has provided over 1 million cataract surgeries, started eye health programs, built hospitals and trained personnel.

58 An activity that is sponsored by a Lions club to provide young men and women with an opportunity to service is: A. Lions Quest B. LEO C. Sight First D. LCIF

59 Answer: A LEO Club is an activity that is sponsored by a Lions club to provide young men and women with an opportunity to service. Leo clubs can be either school affiliated or community based.

60 A youth outreach program that emphasizes drug awareness prevention through education is: A. Lions Quest B. Leo C. LCIF D. International Youth Exchange

61 Answer: The Lions Quest Skills for Growing (K- 5), Skills for Adolescence (6-8) and Skills for Action (high school) teach youth how to make healthy decisions and say no to drug abuse and other negative behaviors. All three also include community service and violence prevention/conflict resolution components.

62 How many International Vice- Presidents are there? A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

63 Answer: There are two (2) International Vice Presidents. The Second Vice President is elected at the International Convention and then advances to First Vice President the following year. The year after, they are elected as International President.

64 Which of the following is not a grant made by LCIF? A. Core 4 B. Melvin Jones Fellowship C. Emergency Grant D. Major International Service Program

65 Answer: The Melvin Jones Fellowship.

66 The highest form of recognition for LCIF donors is: A. Helen Keller Award B. Harry A. Newman Award C. Brian Stevenson Award D. Melvin Jones Fellowship

67 Answer: The highest form of recognition for LCIF donors is the Melvin Jones Fellowship.

68 The newest LCIF grant program is the Core 4 which provides up to ___?___ US dollars for high impact Lions service projects. A. 100,000 B. 200,000 C. 250,000 D. 1,000,000

69 Answer: The newest LCIF grant program is the Core 4 which provides up to 200,000 US dollars for high impact Lions Service projects. The Core 4 grant addresses the larger humanitarian needs in communities where Lions serve. They are limited to preserving eye sight, combating disabilities, promoting health, and serving youth.

70 Of a maximum of 170 points, did you score: a)170 points b)Between 150 and 169 c)Between 125 and 149 d)Between 100 and 124 e)Between 75 and 99 f)Fewer than 75 points

71 Begin Game 3 Each correct answer worth 10 points

72 What is the main program of Lions Foundation of Canada?

73 Answer: Providing dog guides for visually, hearing and physically/medically challenged Canadians. LFC also provides seizure dogs and dogs for autistic children.

74 Lions Clubs of Nova Scotia make up what is known as__________ A. MD N B. N1 C. N2 D. N3

75 Answer: The Lions of Nova Scotia make up what is known as District N2 which is part of Multiple District N of Lions Clubs International.

76 The first Lions Club in Nova Scotia was in ___________. A. Sydney B. Truro C. Halifax D. Dartmouth

77 Answer : The first Lions Club in Nova Scotia was chartered in Halifax 1945.

78 Which is the oldest active club in Nova Scotia? A. Truro B. New Waterford C. Sheet Harbour D. Middleton

79 Answer: The oldest active club in Nova Scotia is the Middleton District Lions Club which was chartered in It was sponsored by the Halifax Lions Club.

80 Who was the first International President from Canada? A. Trish Coffin B. Harry A. Newman C. Brian Stevenson D. Walter Fisher

81 Answer: Harry A. Newman was the first Canadian to serve as International President. His term was in

82 The Lions Foundation of Canada is located in: A. Winnipeg B. Oakville C. Toronto D. Montreal

83 Answer: The Lions Foundation of Canadas main facility is located at Wilson Street in Oakville, Ontario. There is a breeding and training facility at Breslau, near Guelph, Ontario.

84 Where is Camp Lion Maxwell located? A. Lake Annis B. Lake Mush Mush C. Lake William D. Sherbrook Lake

85 Answer: Camp Lion Maxwell, a camp for diabetic children, is located at Lake William just outside New Germany in Lunenburg County.

86 How many elected members on the District N2 Foundation? A. 8 B. 12 C. 11 D. 6

87 Answer: There are 12 elected directors. These directors are elected at the zone level and serve a two year term. The secretary and treasurer are appointed by the District Governor.

88 How many zone chairmen are in our district? A. 11 B. 9 C. 10 D. 12

89 Answer: There are 12 zone chairmen in district N2.

90 International dues will not be charged for which type of member. A. Affiliate member B. Associate member C. Life member D. Active member

91 Answer: International will not bill clubs for Life Members. Clubs will be billed MD and District dues for Life Members. To become a Life Member costs $500.00, to be paid by the club.

92 For how many days before, or after, a meeting can a Lion use a meeting, visit, activity, etc. for a make-up for attendance? A. 10 B. 5 C. 13 D. 7

93 Answer: 13 days before, or after, a meeting.

94 The Nova Scotia Lion, our district newsletter, is published ___times a year. A. 6 B. 12 C. 11 D. 8

95 Answer: There are six editions of the Nova Scotia Lion published each Lions year.

96 A member who leaves Lionism can be reinstated within a period of ___ months. A. 12 B. 18 C. 2 D. 6

97 Answer: A former member who becomes a Lion within 12 months of leaving Lionism is a reinstated member who does not pay the induction fee and does not have to be inducted again.

98 How many regions in our district? A. 9 B. 0 C. 12 D. 6

99 Answer: Having Region Chairmen is an option which our district does not exercise. Thus, N2 has no regions.

100 How many clubs do we have in district N2? A. 70 B. 69 C. 71 D. 68

101 Answer: As of October 1 st, 2011, there were 70 clubs in district N2

102 The new diabetes award is named in honor of______ A.Walter Fisher B.Brian Stevenson C. Harry A. Newman D. Trish Coffin

103 The new Canadian Diabetes award Is named in honor of Harry A. Newman, Canadas First international president. Answer

104 How many International Directors does Canada have on the international board? A.3 B. 2 C. 0 D. 1

105 Answer Canada has one International Director on the international board. He/she is elected to serve a two year term.

106 Of a maximum of 170 points, did you score: a)170 points b)Between 150 and 169 c)Between 125 and 149 d)Between 100 and 124 e)Between 75 and 99 f)Fewer than 75 points

107 What was your total score on all three tests. Maximum 510? 510 points-exceptional excellent very good good average Under 300-try again


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