Name: __________________ Date: ______________ FFA Creed Test Any notes you have may be used on the exam, but not the creed hand out. Fill-in the Blank – ½ point each (20 points total) Please fill in the blanks below on the creed. Each word counts as ½ point. I believe in the future of_____________, with a faith born not of words but of deeds, achievements won by the ___________ and _______ ______________of ________________; in the promise of better days through better ways, even as the ___________ things we now enjoy have come to us from the ___________ of __________ years. I believe that to ________ and __________ on a ________ ________, or to be engaged in other ___________ ____________, is pleasant as well as _____________; for I know the joys and discomforts of ______________ ________ and hold an inborn __________ for those associations which, even in hours of discouragement, I cannot deny. I believe in ___________ from ____________ and _________ from __________. I believe in my own ability to _________efficiently and ________clearly, with such knowledge and skill as I can secure, and in the ability of progressive _______________to serve our own and the public interest in producing and marketing the _______ of our toil. __ _____________ in less dependence on begging and more power in bargaining; in the life abundant and enough honest ______ to help make it so--for others as well as myself; in less need for ___________and more of it when needed; in being happy myself and playing ______ with ________ ________ _____________ depends upon me. I believe that ______________ ______________ can and will hold true to the best ________________ of our _____________ life and that I can exert an influence in my home and ______________ which will stand solid for my part in that ____________ task. Short Answer – 2 points each (16 points total) In complete sentences, answer the following questions to the best of your ability. 1. For you, what is the meaning of “playing square with those whose happiness depends upon me”? 2. What is an example of being a “progressive agriculturist”? 3. In your opinion, what is the future of agriculture? 4. Reciting the FFA Creed is required for what FFA Degree? 5. Why was the creed revised? 6. What is an example of the joys and discomforts of agricultural life? 7. Why do you believe it’s important for FFA members to learn the FFA creed? 8. What does the FFA Creed mean to you? BONUS – 1 point each (4 points total) The creed was written by ______________________, and adopted at the ______ National Convention of the FFA. It was revised at the ________ Convention and the _____ Convention.