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Principles of Agriculture

QuestionAnswer
How many times does the FFA President tap the gavel to call the meeting to order? 3
How many times does the President tap the gavel when a decision is made? 1
What do you call for when you want to fix a mistake made by another member or officer during a meeting using parliamentary procedure? Point of Order
What do you do when you want to change a main motion? Amendment
What do you call for when you want to end discussion and begin to vote? Previous Question
What do you call for when you want to assign a group of people to handle this item of business? Refer to Comittee
How many times does the President tap the gavel to tell members to sit down? 1
How many times does the President tap the gavel for members to stand 3
What do you say when you want to make an item of business a main motion? I move that
What cash crop made the southern coastal states settle down? Cotton
What modern day machinery replaced the threshing machine? Combine
What are the first seven words of the FFA Creed? I believe in the future of agriculture
How many paragraphs make up the FFA Creed? 5
Who wrote the FFA Creed? E. M Tiffany
Who invented the Cotton Gin? Eli Whitney
In what year were women allowed into the FFA 1969
What are the official colors of the FFA? Corn gold and National blue
Where is the President stationed? the rising sun
Where is the Vice President stationed? The plow
Where is the Reporter stationed? The flag
Where is the Advisor stationed? The owl
Where is the Sentinel stationed? The door
Where is the Secretary stationed? The ear of corn
Where is the treasurer stationed? The emblem of washington
What is the name of the Official FFA Magazine? FFA New horizons
What is the FFA degree you recieve after completing your first high school agriculture course? Greenhand
What words are inside of the FFA Emblem? Agricultural Education
Who invented the steel plow? John Deer
Which officer keeps minutes during the meeting? Secrectary
What is the FFA motto? Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve
In what year was the FFA founded? 1928
The passage of which act was responsible for providing state funding to vocational programs to public schools? The Smith-Hughes Act
How did American Agriculture begin? Hunters and Gatherers
____________________ are towns where cattle were brought for shipment/sale. Rail Heads
What invention completely changed the cattle industry and caused for meat prices to lower. Mechanicial Refridgeration
The father of FFA is _______________________. Henry Groseclose
Who invented the threshing machine? Cyrus McCormick
Who has the most successful agricultural system in the world? American Agriculture
What is the FFA salute? The pledge of Alligence
What is listed on the front of the FFA Jacket? (Check all that apply.) FFA Emblem First and Last name Current FFA office Current year
Which two coastal states adopted King Cotton first? Georgia South Carolina
Which is the first paragraph of the FFA Creed? I believe in the future of agriculture, with a faith born not of words but of deeds - achievements won by the present and past generations of agriculturists; in the promise of better days through better...
Which is the second paragraph of the FFA Creed? I believe that to live and work on a good farm, or to be engaged in other agricultural pursuits, is pleasant as well as challenging; for I know the joys and discomforts of agricultural life...
Which is the third paragraph of the FFA Creed? I believe in leadership from ourselves and respect from others. I believe in my own ability to work efficiently and think clearly, with such knowledge and skill as I can secure, and in the ability of progressive agriculturists...
Which is the fourth paragraoh of the FFA Creed? I believe in less dependence on begging and more power in bargaining; in the life abundant and enough honest wealth to help make it so--for others as well as myself; in less need for charity and more of it...
Which is the fifth paragraph of the FFA Creed? I believe that American agriculture can and will hold true to the best traditions of our national life and that I can exert an influence in my home and community which will stand solid for my part in that inspiring task
In the past, raising beef cattle was expensive and costly. (True or False) True
An average farmer produces enough food to feed approximately 153 people. (True or false) True
Today more than 3% of the population are famers. False
The original “combine” was drawn by 40 or more cattle. False
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