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Greenhand FFA Degree Test

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1 

The Amanda-Clearcreek FFA chapter had a display at the Fairfield County Fair this year displaying members projects.
 

 2 

The current Amanda-Clearcreek FFA chapter Secretary is Mallory Seitz.
 

 3 

To receive the State FFA Degree from the Amanda-Clearcreek FFA Chapter, you must attend an Ohio FFA Camp Session.
 

 4 

The correct name for the group is the National Future Farmers of America. The group was previously known as the National FFA Organization.
 

 5 

The Ohio FFA Association is broken into 10 districts and we are in District 7.
 

 6 

The FFA Creed was written by E.M. Tiffany.
 

 7 

The current name of the magazine of the National FFA Organization is FFA News.
 

 8 

The Star Greenhand is a special award only available to freshmen.
 

 9 

A good chairperson never says “I”.
 

 10 

The Chairperson should only let the members on one side of an issue discuss the motion, then allow the members on the other side of the issue to discuss it. The Chairperson should not alternate floor debate between those favoring and opposing the motion.
 

 11 

The are four basic steps to an average motion. They are (in proper order):
1) The motion is moved.
2) The motion is discussed.
3) The motion is seconded.
4) The motion is voted upon.
 

 12 

You must be on the winning side of the Chair’s decision on a close vote to be allowed to call for Division of the House.
 

 13 

Only the person who moved the motion can move to withdraw the motion.
 

 14 

The National FFA Convention was held in Kansas City, Missouri through 1998.
 

 15 

The State FFA Convention is generally held in May each year.
 

 16 

State talent show winners travel to the National FFA Convention to represent their state in competition.
 

 17 

WLC is an acronym for Washington Leadership Conference.
 

 18 

At the State FFA Convention, there is a State FFA Band, State FFA Chorus and State FFA Talent show but there is no such thing at the National FFA Convention.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 19 

The current Amanda-Clearcreek FFA chapter Vice-President is....
a
Billy L’Huillier
c
Carlie Krile
b
Lexie Kougher
d
Emma Dearth
 

 20 

The current Amanda-Clearcreek FFA Reporter is.....
a
Carlie Krile
c
MattieGrace Hamilton
b
Austin J. Smith
d
Emma Dearth
 

 21 

What does ‘CDE’ stand for?
a
Contest Development Event
c
Career Development Event
b
Career Development Episode
d
Contest Development Episode
 

 22 

In which contest has the Amanda-Clearcreek FFA chapter won the state eight times?
a
Agricultural Communications
c
Poultry
b
Forestry
d
Dairy Cattle
 

 23 

What public speaking contest is only open to freshmen?
a
Extemporaneous Speaking
c
Prepared Speaking
b
Creed Speaking
d
Beginning Prepared Speaking
 

 24 

One of the duties of the ______________ is to coordinate all committee work.
a
President
c
Secretary
b
Vice-President
d
Treasurer
 

 25 

One of the duties of the ______________ is the prepare and post the agenda for each chapter meeting.
a
Vice-President
c
Treasurer
b
Secretary
d
Reporter
 

 26 

One of the duties of the ___________ is to appoint committees and serve on them as an ex-officio member.
a
President
c
Secretary
b
Vice-President
d
Treasurer
 

 27 

Which of the following FFA officers does NOT have a book or scrapbook to put together as part of their officer responsibilities?
a
Secretary
b
Reporter
c
Treasurer
d
Sentinel
 

 28 

Which FFA officer is responsible for publishing the chapter newsletter?
a
Secretary
b
Treasurer
c
Reporter
d
Student Advisor
 

 29 

Which of the following is NOT another possible office that our chapter *could* have in place?
a
Historian
c
Chaplain
b
Parliamentarian
d
Procedurian
 

 30 

Which officer is ‘stationed by the flag’?
a
Treasurer
c
Sentinel
b
Reporter
d
Student Advisor
 

 31 

Which officer has the responsibility of ‘welcoming guests and visitors’?
a
Treasurer
c
Sentinel
b
Reporter
d
Student Advisor
 

 32 

Which officer has the responsibility of issuing receipts?
a
Secretary
c
Reporter
b
Treasurer
d
Student Advisor
 

 33 

Vocational Agriculture in high schools was started through the ....
a
Smith-Stevens National Vocational Education Act of 1917.
b
Smith-Hughes National Vocational Education Act of 1917.
c
National Future Farmers of America Act of 1971.
d
Public Law 740.
 

 34 

The idea of the FFA was started in what state?
a
Ohio
b
Missouri
c
Kansas
d
Virginia
 

 35 

The National FFA Organization was established in what year?
a
1928
b
1929
c
1937
d
1969
 

 36 

The Ohio FFA Association was chartered into the National FFA Organization in what year?
a
1928
b
1929
c
1937
d
1969
 

 37 

The Amanda FFA Chapter was chartered into the Ohio FFA Association and the National FFA Organization in what year?
a
1928
b
1929
c
1937
d
1969
 

 38 

In what year did the National FFA Organization allow girls into the FFA?
a
1965
b
1966
c
1969
d
1971
 

 39 

The first National FFA Convention was held in what city?
a
Indianapolis, IN
c
Washington, D.C.
b
Louisville, KY
d
Kansas City, MO
 

 40 

Prior to the desegregation of American schools, the organization for black agricultural student was known as the.....
a
National Farmers of America
c
Black Future Farmers of America
b
New Farmers of America
d
Future Farmers of America
 

 41 

This symbol found on the FFA emblem signifies progress and holds a promise that tomorrow will bring a new day glowing with opportunity.
a
eagle
c
cross section of the ear of corn
b
rising sun
d
owl
 

 42 

This symbol found on the FFA emblem provides the foundation of the emblem and it is a symbol of unity.
a
owl
c
rising sun
b
eagle
d
cross section of the ear of corn
 

 43 

Which phrase listed below is the FFA Motto in the proper order?
a
Learning to Do, Earning to Live, Living to Serve, Doing to Learn
b
Living to Serve, Doing to Learn, Learning to Do, Earning to Live
c
Earning to Live, Doing to Learn, Living to Serve, Learning to Do
d
Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve
 

 44 

The official salute of the FFA is....
a
Living to Serve.
c
the FFA Creed.
b
the same as the 4-H pledge.
d
the Pledge of Allegiance.
 

 45 

Which of the following FFA recognition pins is NOT supposed to be one of the three displayed on a members official FFA jacket?
a
highest grade
c
highest award
b
highest office
d
highest degree
 

 46 

This type of FFA membership is open to active high school students currently enrolled in a vocational agriculture class or recent graduates previously enrolled in a vocational agriculture class.
a
Honorary
b
Collegiate
c
Alumni
d
Active
 

 47 

This type of FFA membership is open to former active members, collegiate and honorary members and others supportive of the FFA.
a
Honorary
b
Collegiate
c
Alumni
d
Active
 

 48 

Which degree is the first one that can be earned by an FFA member?
a
Greenhand
b
Chapter
c
State
d
American
 

 49 

Which degree is the highest degree a chapter can bestow upon one of it’s members?
a
Greenhand
b
Chapter
c
State
d
American
 

 50 

FFA members are not eligible to apply for this degree until they have graduated high school.
a
Greenhand
b
Chapter
c
State
d
American
 

 51 

Which of the following is NOT a proficiency award offered by the FFA?
a
Turf Grass Management
c
Poultry Production
b
Sheep Production
d
General Livestock
 

 52 

Which of the following is NOT a Career Development Event (contest) that was discussed in class?
a
Forestry
c
Rural Soils
b
Outdoor Power Equipment
d
Outdoor Recreation
 

 53 

The URL for the Amanda-Clearcreek FFA website is:
a
http://www.ffa.org
c
http://www.amandaffa.org
b
http://www.acffa.org
d
http://www.ohioffa.amanda.org
 

 54 

Motions applied to other motions for the purpose of disposing them are known as __________ motions.
a
incidental
b
privileged
c
main
d
subsidiary
 

 55 

A motion that brings before the assembly, for its consideration, any particular subject independent of any other pending motion or parliamentary situation is a _______ motion.
a
incidental
b
privileged
c
main
d
subsidiary
 

 56 

Which motion is used early in a meeting to learn what is on the agenda or when the agenda is not being followed?
a
Suspend the Rules
c
Appeal from the Decision of the Chair
b
Call for the Orders of the Day
d
Parliamentary Inquiry
 

 57 

When a member wants to have a separate vote within a motion, you would call for a....
a
separate Vote within a Motion
b
Suspend the Rules
c
Object to the consideration of a Question
d
Previous Question
 

 58 

The Ohio State FFA Convention is held at the....
a
Ohio State Fairgrounds.
c
Columbus Convention Center.
b
Ohio State University campus.
d
Capital University campus.
 

 59 

At the State FFA Convention, our chapter is allowed to send up to ____ delegates to represent the chapter.
a
1
b
2
c
3
d
4
 

 60 

In Ohio, regular FFA Camp is held in the...
a
spring
b
summer
c
fall
d
winter
 

Yes/No
Indicate whether you agree with the statement.
 

 61 

The motion to Adjourn is a Privileged motion in most cases.
 

 62 

The motion Lay on the Table is not debatable.
 

 63 

The motion Point of Order requires a simple majority vote.
 

 64 

To be handled properly, it is required that a 2/3 majority vote be achieved to properly handle and pass the motion Object to the Consideration of a Question.
 

 65 

For the motion Limit Debate to be passed, you only need a simple majority vote.
 

Numeric Response
 

 66 

The most recent scheduled Amanda-Clearcreek FFA meeting was held on December ________ (do not include th, rd, st). (Your answer should be a number in numeric format only - for example use ‘31’, not ‘thirty-one’)

 

 67 

There are a total of __ FFA chapters located in Fairfield County (your answer must be in a numeric format).

 

 68 

Currently, the Amanda-Clearcreek FFA has ___ chapter officers.

 

 69 

How many officers are there at the National level?  ________

 

 70 

The Ohio FFA Association recognizes ____ officers at the state level.

 

 71 

How many symbols make up the FFA emblem?  ___

 

 72 

The National FFA Organization is broken into _____ regions.

 

 73 

How many state associations currently make-up the National FFA Organization?  _____

 

 74 

How many paragraphs make up the FFA Creed?  _____

 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 75 

This symbol found on the FFA emblem is the long recognized for its wisdom and it symbolizes the knowledge required to be successful in the industry of agriculture. (spelling counts)
 

 

 76 

This symbol found on the FFA emblem signifies labor and tillage of the soil, the backbone of agriculture and the historic foundation of our country’s strength. (spelling counts)
 

 

 77 

This symbol found on the FFA emblem is a national symbol which serves as a reminder of our freedom and ability to explore new horizons for the future of agriculture. (spelling counts)
 

 

 78 

The official colors of the FFA are national blue and corn _________. (spelling counts)
 

 

 79 

The minimum number of members who must be present at an assembly for business to be legally transacted is known as a _________. (spelling counts)
 

 

Matching
 
 
Match the following  FFA event to the year in which it occurred.
a
1965
g
1969
b
1951
h
1966
c
1989
i
1979
d
1988
j
1971
e
1956
k
1946
f
1952
l
1999
 

 80 

Delegates at the National FFA Convention voted to change the name of the organization from the Future Farmers of America to the National FFA Organization.
 

 81 

The National FFA Convention was moved to Louisville, KY.
 

 82 

The National Future Farmer was established as the national magazine of the FFA.
 

 83 

The Ohio FFA Association allows girls to join the FFA.
 

 84 

The National FFA Alumni Association was established as a support group for the FFA.
 

 85 

The New Farmers of America merges with the National FFA Organization.
 
 
Match the following Parliamentary Procedure abilities to their definitions.
a
Amend
e
Previous Question
b
Point of Order
f
Limit or Extend Debate
c
Postpone Definitely
g
Refer to Committee
d
Withdraw a Motion
h
Recess
 

 86 

This motion is used when you feel there is a need to stop the meeting.
 

 87 

This motion is used by members to call attention to errors made by other members - errors that are not corrected by the Chair in the course of a meeting.
 

 88 

This motion is used by members to terminate debate and put the pending question to an immediate vote.
 

 89 

This motions puts off or defers action on a main motion which is before the assembly and at the same time it fixes a definite time for future consideration of the main motion.
 

 90 

The purpose of this motion is to secure more detailed information on a matter that is before the assembly, before taking action on it.
 
 
Match the following Parliamentary Procedure abilities to their definitions.
a
Suspend the Rules
e
Previous Question
b
Refer to Committee
f
Division of the House
c
Parliamentary Inquiry
g
Lay on the Table
d
Point of Order
h
Postpone Indefinitely
 

 91 

This motion is used when you question whether or not correct parliamentary procedure is being followed during a meeting.
 

 92 

This motion is used when there has been a close voice vote on a motion and a member feels that the decision made by the Chair of whether or not the motion passed was wrong and wants a counted vote.
 

 93 

This motion is used to set aside the original main motion along with any amendment being considered until it is taken from the table by a majority vote.
 

 94 

This motion is used when the best interests of the organization are served by a temporary suspension of one or more of the written rules that govern its operation.
 

 95 

This motion is used to stop a motion before it comes to a vote.
 
 
Match the following Parliamentary Procedure abilities to their definitions.
a
Division of the House
e
Refer to Committee
b
Question of Privilege
f
Reconsider a Motion
c
Amend
g
Rescind a Motion
d
Take from the Table
h
Parliamentary Inquiry
 

 96 

This motion repeals or cancels a main motion which was passed during the current meeting or at a previous meeting.
 

 97 

This motion is used to modify another motion.
 

 98 

This motion is used when you want to formally interrupt a meeting for personal or group reasons.
 

 99 

This motion brings back before the assembly a motion which has been previously voted upon; it makes possible corrections and improvements which may result in a change of vote on the original motion.
 

 100 

This motion is used to bring back into discussion a motion which has previously been laid on the table.
 



 
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