Quiz: What do you know about American Mennonites?

Canadians love to chat about how little Americans know about us. But, then again, how much do Canadians know about the US. Specifically, how much do Canadian Mennonites know about American Mennonites? Heck, how much do American Mennonites know about American Mennonites? Let’s find out!

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The first permanent Mennonite settlement in North America was:

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During World War II, pacifist American Mennonites were given alternative service known as:

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Almost all Hutterites migrated to the United States in the 1870s. However, suffering persecution, most of them later moved to:

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The historic Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church is located in the small Mennonite town of:

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Name the Mennonite post-secondary institution located in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

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This American Mennonite wrote the best-selling memoir "Mennonite in a Little Black Dress" in 2009.

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"Black Bumper Mennonites," known for painting their chrome bumpers black, are more correctly known as:

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So-called "Russian Mennonites" first arrived in the United States in _____________.

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In 1859, John Holdeman, originally from Ohio, and later of Kansas, started the Mennonite church known as _____________________.

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Donald Kraybill wrote this famous Mennonite book in 1978.

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Which of the following states is NOT home to a Mennonite post-secondary institution? (Excluding satellite campuses).

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Which US President had Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry?

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"Fancy Dutch" is the term used to describe __________________.

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Fresno Pacific University is affiliated with which Mennonite conference?

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Founded in Mountain Lake, Minnesota, the Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches left Anabaptism over the issue of non-resistance in the 1980s. Prior to this time they were known as the ____________________.

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This son of Russian Mennonite immigrants founded the 'Back to the Bible' radio broadcasts.

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The Lancaster Mennonite conference left the Mennonite Church (USA) over what issue?

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The largest group of "horse-and-buggy" or "Old Order" Mennonites in the US is officially known as ___________________.

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This Mennonite non-profit, located in Lititz, Pennsylvania, provides disaster relief.

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The world's first "fair trade" organization was founded by Edna Ruth Byler and is today known as __________________.

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