AVMA 150th Anniversary Trivia #3

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The American Veterinary Medical Association is celebrating its 150th Anniversary in 2013. A lot has changed since 1863--for the AVMA and for veterinary medicine.

We've been posting bits of trivia over the past two weeks on our social media accounts. Have you been paying attention? Take the following quiz to see how much you know about the history of the AVMA and veterinary profession.

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  1. The first AVMA Panel on Euthanasia was convened in what year?
  2. Around 1000 BCE, the Babylonian King Adad-apla iddina built a temple to Gula, a goddess worshiped as a healer and protector from …
  3. In 1978, after nearly a century of USDA research and 17 years after the start of a Federal-State eradication campaign, the United States was declared free of what food-animal disease?
  4. Which scientist administered the first successful human rabies inoculation?
  5. In 1766, five years after the founding of the first veterinary school in Lyon, France, the world's second veterinary school was founded in:
  6. The earliest records of animal hospitals date back to the reign of King Ashoka in the 3rd century BCE in what current country?
  7. Upon the formation of the Food, Drug, and Insecticide Administration in 1927 (the forerunner of today’s FDA), veterinarian Henry Moskey was brought on to perform what role?
  8. In what year was the United States Veterinary Medical Association (USVMA) renamed the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)?
  9. This Veterinary College of London graduate became the first college-trained veterinarian in the United States upon his arrival in New York in 1803.
  10. In 1807, this famous signer of the Declaration of Independence called for the establishment of a veterinary department at the University of Pennsylvania to help understand the causes and cures of diseases across species.

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