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Take a quiz to find out how much you know about thePenny Harvest, the largest service-learning program in the country!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which weighs the most?

    • A.

      1,000 baby elephants

    • B.

      Last year's Penny Harvest

    • C.

      A Boeing 737 airplane

    Correct Answer
    B. Last year's Penny Harvest
    Explanation
    All of the pennies! Students in 1,000 schools across the country combined to collect nearly 210 tons of pennies from friends, neighbors and families. That is equal to 1,650 baby elephants.

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  • 2. 

    What do Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey and Penny Harvesters have in common?

    • A.

      All of them love pizza with anchovies

    • B.

      All three root for the New York Yankees

    • C.

      They are all philanthropists

    Correct Answer
    C. They are all philanthropists
    Explanation
    Student leaders in each Penny Harvest school take 16 weeks to deliberate over how best to spend every penny in grants and service projects. Each year, students make over 2,000 grants to charities and community organizations in their neighborhood and perform over 5 million hours of service.

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  • 3. 

    How many grants and service hours did Penny Harvest students contribute to their community last year?

    • A.

      250 grants and 175,000 service hours

    • B.

      1,927 grants and 6 million service hours

    • C.

      555 grants and 1,000,033 service hours

    Correct Answer
    B. 1,927 grants and 6 million service hours
    Explanation
    Penny Harvest students contributed 1,927 grants and 6 million service hours to their community last year.

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  • 4. 

    How many pennies sit in penny jars around the country?

    • A.

      56 cents per home

    • B.

      Exactly $5.51 per home

    • C.

      Roughly $8.00 - $10.00 dollars per home

    Correct Answer
    C. Roughly $8.00 - $10.00 dollars per home
    Explanation
    There are currently over $2 billion dollars worth of unused pennies in the United States waiting for Penny Harvesters to collect and convert into grants and service to help their community. Go to your friends and neighbors and ask for their pennies.

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  • 5. 

    Which community issue do Penny Harvest students care about most?

    • A.

      Children in need

    • B.

      Health

    • C.

      Caring for the Elderly

    • D.

      Human Rights

    • E.

      Disaster Relief

    • F.

      The Environment

    Correct Answer
    A. Children in need
    Explanation
    Penny Harvest students care about the community issue of children in need the most. This indicates that they prioritize supporting and helping children who are facing various challenges and difficulties. They may be passionate about addressing issues such as poverty, hunger, education, and overall well-being of children who are in need of assistance and support. By focusing on this community issue, Penny Harvest students aim to make a positive impact and improve the lives of children who require help and resources.

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