GIRL SCOUT HISTORY QUIZ
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Juliette Gordon Low first learned about a program just for girls in:
      1.     Scotland
      2.     England
      3.     Ireland
      
      Juliette Low sold these to raise money to start the first troop.
      1.     Her Pearls
      2.     Her paintings
      3.     Her needlework
      
      The first organization started by Juliette Low was called:
      1.     Girl Scouts
      2.     Girl Guides
      3.     Scouting
      
      The first Girl Scout was:
      1.     Juliette's best friend's daughter, Betsy Pape
      2.     Juliette's cousin, Judith Low
      3.     Juliette's Niece, Daisy Gordon
      
      The first national office of the Girl Scouts was located in:
      1.     Washington, DC
      2.     Savannah, GA
      3.     New York City
      
      The first uniforms for girls were:
      1.     Green
      2.     Khaki
      3.     Blue
      
      To play basketball outdoors Girl Scouts had to:
      1.     Draw curtains around the court so the public could not see their bloomers.
      2.     Make their own court so they wouldn't be in the way of the boys.
      3.     Get permission from the city to play in public.
      
      Adults in charge of the first Girl Scout troops were called:
      1.     Leaders
      2.     Captains
      3.     Commissioners
      
      The first handbook was called:
      1.     How Girls Can Help Their Country
      2.     Girl Scout Handbook
      3.     Worlds to Explore

      The first Brownie Scouts were girls ages:
      1.     7 - 9
      2.     6 - 9
      3.     6 - 10
      
      The highest award in Girl Scouting has been/is called:
      1.     Silver Fish, First Class, Curved Bar, GS Gold Award
      2.     Golden Eaglet, First Class, Curved Bar, GS Gold Award
      3.     Golden Eaglet, Senior Award, Gold Bar, GS Gold Award
   
      A special interest group created in 1934 for girls who sailed boats was called:
      1.     Sea Scouts
      2.     Mermaids
      3.     Mariners
      
      The first magazine for Girl Scouts was called:
      1.     The Rally
      2.     American Girl
      3.     Girl Scout Reader
      
      The special interest group started in 1941 for girls interested in aviation was called:
      1.     Aviator Scouts
      2.     Flying Scouts
      3.     Wing Scouts
      
      The first commercially made Girl Scout cookies were sold in:
      1.     Savannah, GA
      2.     Philadelphia, PA
      3.     New York City
    
      In 1919, girls 18 years and older were known as:
      1.     Citizen Scouts
      2.     Senior Scouts
      3.     Older Scouts
      
      The three leaves of the trefoil symbolize:
      1.     The GS Promise, Law and Motto
      2.     The Three Parts of the GS Promise
      3.     The GS Promise, Motto and Slogan
      
      The only US First Lady to also be the official president of the Girl Scouts was:
      1.     Eleanor Roosevelt
      2.     Bess Truman
      3.     Lou Henry Hoover
      
      The first Brownie Scout leaders were called:
      1.     Brown Owls
      2.     Tawny Owls
      3.     Wise Owls
     
      The National GS Center established outside of Washington, DC was called:
      1.     Nation's Capital Center
      2.     Rockwood
      3.     Longwood
      
      The highest National award an adult GS can receive today is the:
      1.     Medal of Merit
      2.     Outstanding Adult GS
      3.     Thanks Badge & II
      
      The five program levels we have today were in place beginning:
      1.     1984
      2.     1963
      3.     1873
    
      GSUSA's Edith Macy Conference Center was originally called:
      1.     University in the Woods
      2.     Camp Edith Macy
      3.     Camp of Tomorrow
      
      The first official magazine for Girl Scout leaders was called:
      1.     The Girl Scout Leader
      2.     Leader Magazine
      3.     The Field News
    
     GSUSA made the first motion picture produced by a public service organization. It was originally called:
      1.     Follow Me Girls
      2.     The Golden Eaglet
      3.     The Little Sisters of Uncle Sam
      
      One requirement to earn the GS War Service Award in 1918 was to:
      1.     Knit Two Pounds of Wool for the Red Cross.
      2.     Roll bandages.
      3.     Practice air raid drill with younger girls.

 

  GIRL SCOUT HISTORY QUIZ WITH ANSWERS
The correct answers are in upper case and red with a *

Juliette Gordon Low first learned about a program just for girls in:
      1.     Scotland
      2.     *ENGLAND
      3.     Ireland
      
      Juliette Low sold these to raise money to start the first troop.
      1.     *HER PEARLS
      2.     Her paintings
      3.     Her needlework
      
      The first organization started by Juliette Low was called:
      1.     Girl Scouts
      2.     *GIRL GUIDES
      3.     Scouting
      
      The first Girl Scout was:
      1.     Juliette's best friend's daughter, Betsy Pape
      2.     Juliette's cousin, Judith Low
      3.     *JULIETTE'S  NIECE, DAISY GORDON
      
      The first national office of the Girl Scouts was located in:
      1.     *WASHINGTON, DC
      2.     Savannah, GA
      3.     New York City
      
      The first uniforms for girls were:
      1.     Green
      2.     Khaki
      3.     *BLUE
      
      To play basketball outdoors Girl Scouts had to:
      1.     *DRAW CURTAINS AROUND THE COURT SO THE PUBLIC COULD NOT SEE THEIR BLOOMERS.
      2.     Make their own court so they wouldn't be in the way of the boys.
      3.     Get permission from the city to play in public.
      
      Adults in charge of the first Girl Scout troops were called:
      1.     Leaders
      2.     *CAPTAINS
      3.     Commissioners
      
      The first handbook was called:
      1.     *HOW GIRLS CAN HELP THEIR COUNTRY
      2.     Girl Scout Handbook
      3.     Worlds to Explore

      The first Brownie Scouts were girls ages:
      1.     *7 - 9
      2.     6 - 9
      3.     6 - 10
      
      The highest award in Girl Scouting has been/is called:
      1.     Silver Fish, First Class, Curved Bar, GS Gold Award
      2.     *GOLDEN EAGLET, FIRST CLASS, CURVED BAR, GS GOLD AWARD
      3.     Golden Eaglet, Senior Award, Gold Bar, GS Gold Award
   
      A special interest group created in 1934 for girls who sailed boats was called:
      1.     Sea Scouts
      2.     Mermaids
      3.     *MARINERS
      
      The first magazine for Girl Scouts was called:
      1.     *THE RALLY
      2.     American Girl
      3.     Girl Scout Reader
      
      The special interest group started in 1941 for girls interested in aviation was called:
      1.     Aviator Scouts
      2.     Flying Scouts
      3.     *WING SCOUTS
      
      The first commercially made Girl Scout cookies were sold in:
      1.     Savannah, GA
      2.     *PHILADELPHIA, PA
      3.     New York City
    
      In 1919, girls 18 years and older were known as:
      1.     *CITIZEN SCOUTS
      2.     Senior Scouts
      3.     Older Scouts
      
      The three leaves of the trefoil symbolize:
      1.     The GS Promise, Law and Motto
      2.     *THE THREE PARTS OF THE GS  PROMISE
      3.     The GS Promise, Motto and Slogan
      
      The only US First Lady to also be the official president of the Girl Scouts was:
      1.     Eleanor Roosevelt
      2.     Bess Truman
      3.     *LOU HENRY HOOVER
      
      The first Brownie Scout leaders were called:
      1.     *BROWN OWLS
      2.     Tawny Owls
      3.     Wise Owls
     
      The National GS Center established outside of Washington, DC was called:
      1.     Nation's Capital Center
      2.     *ROCKWOOD
      3.     Longwood
      
      The highest National award an adult GS can receive today is the:
      1.     Medal of Merit
      2.     Outstanding Adult GS
      3.     *THANKS BADGE & (II)
      
      The five program levels we have today were in place beginning:
      1.     *1984
      2.     1963
      3.     1873
    
      GSUSA's Edith Macy Conference Center was originally called:
      1.     University in the Woods
      2.     *CAMP EDITH MACY
      3.     Camp of Tomorrow
      
      The first official magazine for Girl Scout leaders was called:
      1.     The Girl Scout Leader
      2.     Leader Magazine
      3.     *THE FIELD NEWS
    
     GSUSA made the first motion picture produced by a public service organization. It was originally called:
      1.     Follow Me Girls
      2.     *THE GOLDEN EAGLET
      3.     The Little Sisters of Uncle Sam
      
      One requirement to earn the GS War Service Award in 1918 was to:
      1.     *KNIT TWO POUNDS OF WOOL FOR THE RED CROSS.
      2.     Roll bandages.
      3.     Practice air raid drill with younger girls.
     

by Carol Lee Spages

 

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