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How much do you know about Freemasonry in all these different categories?

1.

The Baltimore Convention in 1840

 Moved Lodge business from the first to the third degree
 Recommended that George Washington becomes Grand Master
 Elected the first GM of the U.S.A.
 Recommended the recognition of Prince Hall Grand Lodges
2.

The examination of a candidate for proficiency in the previous degree was first introduced in

 Boston 1750
 Virginia 1730
 1850 in Louisiana
 Baltimore 1830
3.

In what year did the Commissioner of Patents rule that the Masonic Square and Compasses emblem could not be used in any trademark or trade name for commercial purposes

 1872
 1920
 1940
 1970
4.

According to the MSA's 2016 membership statistic, the largest U.S. Grand Lodge by membership is the GL of

 NY
 PA
 OH
 CA
5.

The primary objective of the Baltimore convention of Grand Lodges held in 1843 was to

 Unify the ritual
 Promote Public Awareness
 Elect a U.S. Grand Master
 Discuss Membership promotion
6.

It is believed that the Oldest Grand Lodge in the U.S. is the Grand Lodge of

 MA
 NY
 PA
 OH
7.

Daniel Coxe was a provincial Grand Master of

 NY, NJ and PA
 NJ, NY, and MA
 NJ, PA and DE
 DE, PA, and MD
8.

The Grand Lodge of Hawaii was formed in

 1979
 1969
 1989
 1959
9.

in 1794, Paul Revere was elected GM of the GL of

 VA
 ME
 MA
 NY
10.

Which Grand Lodge issued a charger to Western Star Lodge on June 2, 1806 to operate in Illinois

 GL of IL
 GL of MA
 GL of NH
 GL of PA
11.

In 1824, Lafayette visited many lodges throughout his travels in the U.S. and was made honorary member of the

 GL of VA
 GL of MD
 GL of DC
 GL of NJ
12.

The first conference of Grand Masters in its current series was held in ____________ and has been held every year since then

 1929
 1939
 1949
 1959
13.

Mark Twain was a Freemason and memebr of the GL of

 MI
 MA
 MD
 MO
14.

First Short Talk Bulletin issued by the Masonic Service Association was published in

 1943
 1933
 1953
 1923
15.

As per the Masonic Services Association, the highest number of Master Masons in the US Grand Lodges peaked in 1959 at

 4.1 million members
 5.1 million members
 3.1 million members
 6.1 million members
16.

The Masonic Service Association of the United States was formed at a conference held in Iowa in

 1948
 1918
 1938
 1928
17.

The first issue of The Northern Light, official magazine of the Scottish Rite, N. M. J. was published in

 1980
 2000
 1970
 1990
18.

The Largest Masonic Temple is located in

 Indianapolis, IN
 Detroit, MI
 Philadelphia, PA
 New York, NY
19.

"Virtute Silentio Amore" was a motto of the Grand Lodge of

 IA
 FL
 WI
 PA
20.

Carl Claudy was a Past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of

 TX
 KY
 D.C.
 OH

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