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Smith-Hughes Act

What was the law that provided funds and encouraged high school vo-ag programs?

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1928

What year was the FFA organized?

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EM Tiffany

Who wrote the FFA Creed?

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Charles Browne

National FFA Executive Secretary?

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Leslie Applegate

First National FFA President?

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Western, Southern, Central, Eastern

Regions of the National FFA Organization are?

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12

How many states are in the Western Region?

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11

How many states are in the Southern Region?

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12

How many states are in the Central Region?

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18

How many states are in the Eastern Region?

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5

How many symbols make up the national FFA emblem?

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12

Shield of Friendship

What is the symbol for the sentinel?

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Rising sun

What is the symbol for the president?

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Plow

What is the symbol of the Vice President?

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Ear of Corn

What is the symbol of the Secretary?

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Bust of Washington

What is the symbol of the treasurer?

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American Flag

What is the symbol of the reporter?

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Owl

What is the symbol of the Advisor?

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Indianapolis, IN

The National FFA Organization is located in?

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Washington, DC

The National FFA Organization Headquarters in?

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Alexandria, VA

The National FFA Headquarters Operations Office is?

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Baltimore Hotel

The FFA was established in which hotel?

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Opening ceremony, minutes of previous meeting, officer reports, special features, unfinished business, committee reports, new business, ceremonies, closing ceremony, recreation

What is the correct order of business for a chapter meeting?

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1944

What year was the National FFA Foundation founded?

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September 1st through August 31st

How long is the FFA membership year?

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Active, honorary, alumni, collegiate

What are the four types of membership?

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Discovery

What is the name of the degree, adopted by delegates at the 72nd National FFA Convention, specifically for middle school students?

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1965

What year did the NFA merge with the FFA?

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New Farmers of America

What does NFA stand for?

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1935

When did the NFA start?

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1969

When were women allowed in the FFA?

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1933

In what year was the curduroy jackets adopted?

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23

After what age does active membership end?

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1929

What year was Missouri Association of FFA chartered?

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28

What order was the Missouri Association of FFA chartered?

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2

The gavel is tapped __ times to call the meeting to order

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All members stand

What does three taps of the gavel do?

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Task

What is the last word in the FFA Creed?

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To make sure majority rules

What are the purposes of parliamentary procedure?

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1917

The Smith-Hughes Act was established in?

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Doing to learn

The second line of the FFA motto is:

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Third

Which paragraph of the creed includes the phrase "which such knowledge and skill as I can secure"?

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Discovery, Greenhand, Chapter, State, American

What are the different FFA degrees?

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Career Development Event

What is a CDE?

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1969

The national FFA Alumni was founded in what year?

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FFA New Horizons

The name of the FFA magazine is?

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Symbol of unity

What is the meaning of the cross section of the ear of corn?

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New opportunity

What is the meaning of the rising sun?

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Labor and tillage of the soil

What is the meaning of the plow?

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Freedom and ability to explore new horizons

What is the meaning of the eagle?

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Knowledge

What is the meaning of the owl?

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I believe

What words begin every paragraph of the FFA creed?

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National FFA Organization

What is the official name of the FFA?

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1988

In what year did the FFA officially change its name?

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Kansas City

What town was the FFA founded in?

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Partners in Active Learning Support

PALS is an acronym for what?

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3 years

In order to receive the American degree, a member must have been an active FFA member for at least:

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Public Law 740

What gave the FFA a federal charter?

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Harry Truman

Which president passed the law that gave FFA a federal charter?

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10 cents

Original dues were?

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National blue and corn gold

The colors of the FFA are?

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Black and gold

The colors of the NFA were?

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Alaska

Which was the last of the 50 states to get a charter?

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Jan Eberly

The first female FFA president was?

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33

How many delegates were present at the first FFA convention?

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Virginia

The first state charter was given to?

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Leslie Applegate

Who was the first president?

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New Jersey

Where was the first president from?

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1947

What year did the FFA band first perform?

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Boll of cotton

What is the outline of the NFA emblem?

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1929

When were the official colors adopted?

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Carlton Patton

What was the first Star Farmer of America?

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1929

In what year was the first Star Farmer?

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1930

When was the First National Public Speaking event?

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Edward Drace

Who won the first National Public Speaking Event?

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1930

When was the official dress adopted?

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1937

When was the national FFA camp established?

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1939

When was the H.O. Sargent award created?

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1948

When did the first FFA Chorus and National FFA Talent take place?

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1948

When was the first FFA week celebrated?

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1952

When was the first issue of The National Future Farmer magazine published?

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1953

In what year did the US Post Office issue a special FFA stamp?

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Dwight Eisenhower

Who spoke at the silver anniversary?

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1957

When did Harry S. Truman speak at the national convention?

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1966

When was the first National Agricultural Career Show held?

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Richard Nixon

What president attended the 1968 National convention?

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Ken Dunagan

Who was the first National Star in Agribusiness?

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1969

When was the first National Star in Agribusiness awarded?

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1969

When was the FFA alumni started?

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Fred McClure

Who was the first African American elected to a national office?

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1975

When was the Food for America program launched?

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Jimmy Carter

What president spoke in 1978?

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1980

When was the first year that FFA Foundation raises 1 million?

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1987

George H.W. Bush spoke at the convention when?

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1989

In what year did the FFA magazine change its name?

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David Simmons

Who was the first NFA president?

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Corey Flournoy

Who was the first African America FFA president?

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www.ffa.org

What is the official website for FFA?

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July 20, 1998

When is the National FFA Center in Indianapolis, IN dedicated?

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1998

In what year was the convention held in Kansas CIty for the last time?

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