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  • Sidney Bell, Area Ag Mechanics TeacherGeorgia Agricultural Education

  • QUESTION:

    The first Area EMC CDE was in this year and featured a team format.

    ANSWER:

    1966

  • QUESTION:

    The first statewide EMC CDE was held in March of this year.

    ANSWER:

    1968

  • QUESTION:

    It was a hot summer in this year when President Franklin D. Roosevelt received his first electric bill while staying at his cottage in Georgia. The rate was 18 cents/kilowatt-hour, four times the rate for electricity at his home in New York. This prompted his study of public utility charges for electricity into farm homes.

    ANSWER:1924

  • QUESTION:

    The executive order which created the REA was signed in this year.

    ANSWER:

    1935

  • QUESTION:

    The first central station electric system was built in lower Manhattan in this year.

    ANSWER:

    1882

  • QUESTION:

    This president signed the executive order which created the REA.

    ANSWER:

    Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • QUESTION:

    The first central electric station was built in lower Manhattan by this famous person. Hey, someone replace that light-bulb!ANSWER:

    Thomas A. Edison

  • QUESTION:

    The plans for an electrical wiring Career Development Event were developed by this EMC employee.

    ANSWER:

    Skip Yow

  • QUESTION:

    With an infusion of $513 million, this group came to the aid of Georgia Power to help shoulder the burden of building new power generating units to meet the increasing demand for electricity.

    ANSWER:Georgias EMCs

  • QUESTION:

    This Heard County FFA member was the winner of the first statewide EMC/FFA CDE.

    ANSWER:

    Larry Stallings

  • QUESTION:

    The EMC/FFA Career Development Event began at this EMC.

    ANSWER:

    Carroll EMC

  • QUESTION:

    This EMC office was the location of the first statewide EMC/FFA Career Development Event

    ANSWER:

    Flint EMC

  • QUESTION:

    President Franklin D. Roosevelts cottage was located in this Georgia town.

    ANSWER:

    Warm Springs

  • QUESTION:

    A committee formed by the National Electric Light Association created and financed a rural electrification experiment with 20 farms near this town.ANSWER:

    Red Wing, Minnesota

  • QUESTION:

    Georgia EMCs investment in the construction of this nuclear power generating facility had grown to $2.9 billion by 1987, helping Georgia Power to realize lower interest cost in building the power plant.ANSWER:

    Plant Vogtle

  • QUESTION:

    The acronym REA stands for .

    ANSWER:

    Rural Electrification Association

  • QUESTION:

    RUS, previously known as REA, is a federal agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. RUS stands for ANSWER:

    Rural Utilities Service

  • QUESTION:

    This Rural Electrification Act, signed into law in 1936, made the REA the chief lending agency for 10 years, and targeted non-profit organizations resulting in the birth of these.ANSWER:

    Customer-owned electric co-ops

  • QUESTION:

    Following the passage of the Rural Electrification Act, the number of farms connected to electrical service increased by this amount.

    ANSWER:

    175%

  • QUESTION:

    Distribution lines built by Georgias EMCs reach into ____________% of Georgias land area.

    ANSWER:73

  • QUESTION:

    In 1935 _____ out of ______ families across the United States did without electricity!

    ANSWER:

    9 out of 10

  • QUESTION:

    A ___________ is an enterprise that is jointly owned and equally controlled by those who use its services.

    ANSWER:

    cooperative

  • QUESTION:

    There are _________ electric membership cooperatives in Georgia.

    ANSWER:

    42

  • QUESTION:

    Georgias electric membership cooperatives serve ___________ residents and more that ____________ commercial and industrial customers.

    ANSWER:4.5 million residents, 75,000 commercial and industrial customers

  • QUESTION:

    Georgias electric membership cooperatives operate the largest distribution network in the state with more than ____________ miles of electric power lines!ANSWER:181,000 miles

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