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What do you know about Rotary and Rotaract? What is the difference between these two? Here, we have this trivia quiz to check your basic understanding of the two terms. Do you know the word "Rotaract" is derived from the two basic terms, 'Rotary' and 'Interact'? It stands for "Rotary in Action." Do you also know what the international motto of Rotary is? What does the term RYLA stand for? Attempt the quiz below if you know the answers.


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  • 1. 

    What is the Rotary International motto?

    • A.

      Service Above Self

    • B.

      Service Through Fellowship

    • C.

      Humans For Humanity

    • D.

      Be a gift to the world

    Correct Answer
    A. Service Above Self
    Explanation
    The Rotary International motto is "Service Above Self" because it reflects the organization's commitment to selflessly serving others and putting the needs of the community and humanity before one's own. This motto emphasizes the importance of volunteerism, humanitarian efforts, and making a positive impact in the world by prioritizing service to others.

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  • 2. 

    What does the acronym RYLA stand for?

    • A.

      Rotary Youth Literacy Award

    • B.

      Rotaract Youth Legislative Action

    • C.

      Rotary Youth Leadership Award

    • D.

      Rotaract Young Leadership Action

    Correct Answer
    C. Rotary Youth Leadership Award
    Explanation
    RYLA stands for Rotary Youth Leadership Award. This award is given by Rotary International to young individuals who have shown exceptional leadership skills and potential. The award aims to recognize and develop the leadership abilities of young people, empowering them to make positive changes in their communities and the world. RYLA programs typically involve leadership training, team-building activities, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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  • 3. 

    In which year did the Rotary Council of Legislation remove the provision that Rotary was for males only?

    • A.

      1979

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      1950

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    D. 1989
    Explanation
    In 1989, the Rotary Council of Legislation removed the provision that Rotary was for males only. This decision marked an important milestone in the history of Rotary, as it opened up the organization to women, allowing them to become members and participate fully in Rotary's activities. This change was a significant step towards promoting gender equality and inclusivity within Rotary International.

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  • 4. 

    In which city was Rotary founded?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Los Angeles

    • D.

      Chicago

    Correct Answer
    D. Chicago
    Explanation
    Rotary was founded in Chicago.

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  • 5. 

    What is the short-term customizable program for university students and young professionals up to age 30?

    • A.

      Rotary Exchange Programme

    • B.

      New Generations Service Exchange

    • C.

      Youth Development and Growth

    • D.

      Rotary Youth and Leadership Programme

    Correct Answer
    B. New Generations Service Exchange
    Explanation
    The correct answer is New Generations Service Exchange. This program is designed specifically for university students and young professionals up to age 30. It allows participants to engage in short-term, customizable service projects that focus on community needs. Through this exchange, young individuals can gain valuable skills, expand their networks, and contribute to positive change in different communities around the world.

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  • 6. 

    In how many countries are there Rotaract Clubs?

    • A.

      About 220

    • B.

      About 130

    • C.

      About 189

    • D.

      About 250

    Correct Answer
    C. About 189
    Explanation
    There are approximately 189 countries that have Rotaract Clubs.

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  • 7. 

    In which year did RI officially adopt RYLA as a youth program?

    • A.

      1951

    • B.

      1947

    • C.

      1960

    • D.

      1971

    Correct Answer
    D. 1971
    Explanation
    In 1971, RI officially adopted RYLA as a youth program. This means that in that year, Rotary International made the decision to formally recognize and support RYLA as a program for young people. RYLA, which stands for Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, is a program that aims to develop leadership skills and promote personal growth among young individuals. By adopting RYLA, RI demonstrated its commitment to empowering and investing in the youth, recognizing the importance of developing leadership potential in the next generation.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the first President of the Rotary Club of Chicago?

    • A.

      Paul Harris

    • B.

      Harry L. Ruggles

    • C.

      Silvester Schiele

    • D.

      A. Z. Baker

    Correct Answer
    C. Silvester Schiele
    Explanation
    Schiele, initially a coal dealer, held the position of the first president of the Chicago club in 1905 and served as Rotary International's treasurer from July to December 1945.

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  • 9. 

    In which month is World Rotaract Week?

    • A.

      March

    • B.

      April

    • C.

      November

    • D.

      December

    Correct Answer
    A. March
    Explanation
    World Rotaract Week is celebrated in the month of March.

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  • 10. 

    When was the first Rotaract Club established?

    • A.

      March 13, 1988

    • B.

      March 13, 1968

    • C.

      June 13, 1998

    • D.

      June 13, 1968

    Correct Answer
    B. March 13, 1968
    Explanation
    The first Rotaract Club was established on March 13, 1968.

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  • 11. 

    In which year was Polio Plus initiated?

    • A.

      1970

    • B.

      1985

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1993

    Correct Answer
    B. 1985
    Explanation
    Polio Plus was initiated in 1985. This initiative was started by Rotary International with the goal of eradicating polio worldwide. The program aimed to raise funds, provide vaccines, and support immunization campaigns in countries affected by polio. Since its inception, Polio Plus has made significant progress in reducing the number of polio cases globally, with the hope of eventually eliminating the disease entirely.

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  • 12. 

    From which date does a rotary year start?

    • A.

      1st January

    • B.

      1st March

    • C.

      1st July

    • D.

      1st August

    Correct Answer
    C. 1st July
    Explanation
    The rotary year starts on 1st July. This is the date when the new leadership takes over in Rotary clubs worldwide. It marks the beginning of a new year for Rotary International and its member clubs, with new goals, projects, and initiatives being planned and implemented. Starting the rotary year in July allows for a smooth transition and ensures that the new leadership has enough time to prepare and organize their activities for the upcoming year.

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  • 13. 

    How many major focus areas Rotary has?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    A. 7
    Explanation
    Rotary has seven major focus areas. These areas include promoting peace, fighting disease, providing clean water, sanitation, and hygiene, supporting education, saving mothers and children, growing local economies, and supporting the environment. These focus areas guide Rotary's initiatives and projects around the world, allowing them to make a significant impact in these key areas.

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  • 14. 

    What was the theme of Rotary International 2016-17?

    • A.

      Rotary Serving Humanity

    • B.

      Rotary Serving Community

    • C.

      Making A Difference

    • D.

      Service For Humanity

    Correct Answer
    A. Rotary Serving Humanity
    Explanation
    The theme of Rotary International 2016-17 was "Rotary Serving Humanity". This theme emphasizes the organization's commitment to making a positive impact on communities and individuals around the world. It highlights Rotary's dedication to service, promoting goodwill, and improving the lives of others through various humanitarian initiatives.

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  • 15. 

    Which country hosted the first INTEROTA?

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      South Africa

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Britain

    Correct Answer
    B. South Africa
    Explanation
    INTEROTA is an international event organized by the International Rotaract Association. The first INTEROTA was hosted by South Africa.

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  • 16. 

    Out of these, What is the name of the monthly magazine published by Rotary International in English?

    • A.

      The Rotaractor

    • B.

      The Rotaract

    • C.

      The Rotarian

    • D.

      My Rotary

    Correct Answer
    C. The Rotarian
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Rotarian." This is the name of the monthly magazine published by Rotary International in English.

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  • 17. 

    The word Rotaract is the amalgamation of which of the following?

    • A.

      Rotary in Action

    • B.

      Rotaract and Action

    • C.

      Rotary Interaction

    • D.

      Rotaract Interaction

    Correct Answer
    A. Rotary in Action
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Rotary in Action" because the word "Rotaract" is a combination of "Rotary" and "Interact." "Rotary" refers to the Rotary International organization, which is a global network of professionals who work to promote peace and improve communities. "Interact" refers to the Rotary-sponsored service club for young people aged 12-18. Therefore, "Rotary in Action" accurately represents the combination of these two elements in the word "Rotaract."

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  • 18. 

    Who was the first Rotary international President from India?

    • A.

      Manoj D. Desai

    • B.

      Rajendra K. Saboo

    • C.

      Kalyan Banarjee

    • D.

      Nitish Laharry

    Correct Answer
    D. Nitish Laharry
    Explanation
    Nitish Laharry is the correct answer because he was the first Rotary International President from India.

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  • 19. 

    What is the motto of Rotaract?

    • A.

      Service above self

    • B.

      Service through fellowship

    • C.

      Humans for Humanity

    • D.

      Be a gift to the world

    Correct Answer
    B. Service through fellowship
    Explanation
    The motto of Rotaract is "Service through fellowship" because Rotaract is a service organization that aims to provide opportunities for young people to participate in community service projects and develop leadership skills through fellowship and networking with others. This motto emphasizes the importance of both service to others and the sense of camaraderie and friendship that comes with being a part of Rotaract.

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  • 20. 

    Where is the office of Rotary South Asia situated?

    • A.

      Delhi

    • B.

      Dhaka

    • C.

      Colombo

    • D.

      Mumbai

    Correct Answer
    A. Delhi
    Explanation
    The office of Rotary South Asia is situated in Delhi.

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  • 21. 

    What does DILAstands for?(Started byRI District 3010in 2013)   

    • A.

      District Inter-Rotary Leadership Awards

    • B.

      District Inter-Rotaract Leadership Assembly

    • C.

      District Interact Leadership Assembly

    • D.

      District International Leadership Awards

    Correct Answer
    C. District Interact Leadership Assembly
    Explanation
    DILA stands for District Interact Leadership Assembly. This event was started by RI District 3010 in 2013.

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  • 22. 

    What is the Venueof INTEROTA 2017?   

    • A.

      Toronto

    • B.

      Atlanta

    • C.

      Sydney

    • D.

      Taiwan

    Correct Answer
    D. Taiwan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Taiwan because INTEROTA 2017 was held in Taiwan.

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  • 23. 

    When two or more Rotaract Districts agree to form a central organization dedicated to the collection and distribution of Rotaract Info, what is it called?

    • A.

      Interdistrict Information Organisation

    • B.

      Interdistrict Information Exchange

    • C.

      Multidistrict Information Organisation

    • D.

      Multidistrict Information Exchange

    Correct Answer
    C. Multidistrict Information Organisation
    Explanation
    When two or more Rotaract Districts agree to form a central organization dedicated to the collection and distribution of Rotaract Info, it is called a Multidistrict Information Organisation. This organization serves as a platform for sharing information and resources among the participating districts, promoting collaboration and coordination in the Rotaract community. It facilitates the efficient exchange of information and helps in the smooth functioning of Rotaract activities across multiple districts.

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  • 24. 

    Which country holds the record of maximum participation in RI convention?

    • A.

      Japan

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      South Africa

    Correct Answer
    A. Japan
    Explanation
    Japan holds the record of maximum participation in the RI convention. This could be due to various reasons such as Japan's strong Rotary presence and active participation in Rotary International, the country's cultural values that emphasize community service and philanthropy, or the convention being held in Japan multiple times, attracting a large number of local attendees.

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  • 25. 

    What was the Venue of RI Convention 2017?

    • A.

      Toronto

    • B.

      Atlanta

    • C.

      Sydney

    • D.

      Taiwan

    Correct Answer
    B. Atlanta
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Atlanta.

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