Third Degree (Choose a Different Test)


  1. What was E. Urner Goodman's first professional Scouting position?
  2. On the night of November 12, 1932, fifteen Arrowmen, selected by their lodge or chapter for initiation into the Second Degree (Brotherhood), were introduced to the Grand Lodge Chieftain Robroy Price and then went through the Second Degree ceremony. Among those fifteen were three members of Owasippe Lodge's Takodah Chapter. Those three men were Dr. William H. Benson, Emerson James and Horatio W. Isbell. What made this particular ceremony special?
  3. In 1948, the Order of the Arrow became fully integrated into the Boy Scouts of America as Scouting's honor society. What changes were made by the Order to qualify for this distinction?
  4. Which National OA Committee Chairman also served simultaneously as a member of congress in the United States House of Representatives?
  5. What special activity did Arrowmen enjoy at the 1973 NOAC, held at the University of California, Santa Barbara?
  6. In 1975, the National OA Committee expressed an opinion strongly discouraging the use of "restrictions". What were restrictions?
  7. Secrecy, ceremonies, the original “blood-rite," totem pins, our admonition, our obligation and a secret handshake date to the early years of the Order. Why?
  8. What program, primarily focused on each lodge's "key three", was the idea of National Chief Brad Haddock, under the mentorship of Chairman George Feil and later introduced at the 1977 NOAC and first held in 1978?
  9. What member of the National Order of the Arrow Committee was selected to be the BSA's National Commissioner, one of the National Key Three?
  10. Why did E. Urner Goodman miss the 1923 Grand Lodge Meeting?