AVMA 150th Anniversary Trivia Quiz #4

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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.

Created by: Michael San Filippo of AVMA
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  1. The USVMA became the AVMA in 1898. Who was the first president of the newly named association?
  2. Formal veterinary education in Mexico began with the founding of the National College of Agriculture (Colegio Nacional de Agricultura) in what year?
  3. The Colegio Nacional de Agricultura was renamed the National Agriculture and Veterinary School (Escuela Nacional de Agricultura y Veterinaria) in 1857. It was forced to close in 1914 for what reason?
  4. In 1903, this woman graduated from McKillip Veterinary College in Chicago to become the nation's first college-trained female veterinarian:
  5. The AVMA currently has more than 84,000 members. How many members did the association have in 1900?
  6. Mayor Rahm Emanuel declared July 23, 2013, to be "American Veterinary Medical Association Day" in what U.S. city?
  7. Which U.S. president declared the week of July 28 to be "Veterinary Medicine Week" in honor of AVMA's centennial?
  8. Founded in 1791, the Royal Veterinary College of London is the U.K.'s longest-standing veterinary college. Originally named Veterinary College, London, it officially became "Royal" upon receiving its first Charter of Incorporation from what monarch in 1875?
  9. These brothers are the only siblings to have served as AVMA presidents:
  10. In November 1971, which veterinary school became the first outside of North America to receive AVMA accreditation?

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