AVMA 150th Anniversary Trivia Quiz #9

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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. Which veterinary school, founded in 1823, was originally known as the Highland Society's Veterinary School?
  2. Which celebrity spoke at the 1934 AVMA Auxiliary luncheon?
  3. The AVMA Professional Liability Insurance Trust (PLIT) was established in what year?
  4. Former AVMA President Rush Shippen Huidekoper founded and served as the first dean of which U.S. veterinary school in 1884?
  5. Today, women make up more than 50% of the veterinary profession. What was the percentage of female veterinarians in 1980?
  6. In what year were AVMA's Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMATs) formed?
  7. Which former AVMA President, executive secretary, and editor of JAVMA also served as chief veterinarian of the First Army in World War I?
  8. In 1966, what parasite that often plagued livestock populations (and sometimes people) was eliminated from the United States?
  9. Former AVMA President Mark Morris helped found Hill's Pet Nutrition, the Morris Animal Foundation, and what other association?
  10. What woman became the first college-trained female veterinarian upon her graduation from the New Veterinary College of Edinburgh in 1897?

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