Survey Winners and
Survey Answers

In April, May and June of 2022 the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute Foundation (RMLEIF) surveyed Lions in each Lions Districts in Wyoming and Colorado to measure awareness and understanding of the Foundation. One survey returned by a Lion in each Wyoming and Colorado Lions district was randomly selected and that person's club received $150 from RMLEIF for its vision programs. Paper surveys were distributed at the Wyoming State Convention and at the Colorado 6NE, 6W and State conventions. In Colorado Districts 6C and 6SE, the surveys were conducted through the internet. All surveys asked the same questions.


The winning Lions clubs in Colorado were:

District 6C: Englewood,

District 6NE: Loveland Downtown,

District 6SE: Tri-Lakes, and

District 6W: Redlands.

The Sheridan Sundowners won in Wyoming District 15.

The survey questions and answers appear below. The questions are challenging, but some who filled out the survey did extremely well. Click here to Try the Survey and test your RMLEIF knowledge.

Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute Foundation Survey
Answer Key with Correct Answers Bold and Red

Circle the letter of all correct answers to each question.

  1. WHAT DOES THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIONS EYE INSTITUTE FOUNDATION (the “Foundation”) DO?

a. Provides financial assistance for financially needy patients to travel outside their home area for necessary eye care that is not available locally

b. Plans good parties in Denver every quarter when it meets

c. Provides financial assistance for low vision exams for financially needy individuals at The Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute

d. Oversees the operation of The Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute

e. Works with the Lions of Colorado, Wyoming and the Lions Club International Foundation to upgrade patient care technology at The Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute


  1. WHICH STATEMENTS ARE TRUE?

a. Prior to 1987, Lions were actively developing eye institutes throughout the United Stated and the world

b. The Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute Foundation was established in 1991

c. The first substantial gift to the Foundation came from the King Foundation, which was established by longtime Colorado Lion Kenneth Kendal King

d. The original planned location of The Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute changed before it was built

e. The Denver Lions Club initiated the effort to build the $12 million Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute with the University of Colorado


  1. HOW MANY FOUNDATION BOARD TRUSTEES REPRESENT A COLORADO AND WYOMING LIONS DISTRICT?

a. 1 in each

b. 2 in each

c. 3 in each

d. 2 in Colorado and 1 in Wyoming

e. 2 in Colorado and 3 in Wyoming

  1. HOW LONG IS THE ELECTED TERM OF A FOUNDATION BOARD TRUSTEE?

a. 1 years

b. 2 years

c. 3 years

d. 4 years

e. 5 years


  1. WHERE IS THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIONS EYE INSTITUTE LOCATED?

a. Colorado Boulevard, across from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver

b. Colorado Springs, Colorado

c. University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado

d. Cheyenne, Wyoming

e. None of the above


  1. WHICH MEDICAL FACILITIES IS THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIONS EYE INSTITUTE AFFILIATED WITH?

a. Children Hospital Colorado

b. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

c. Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Affairs Medical Center

d. Denver Health Medical Center

e. Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland


  1. WHEN DID THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIONS EYE INSTITUTE OPEN?

a. 1883

b. 1905

c. 1997

d. 2001

e. 2008

  1. WHAT ACTIVITIES ARE REQUIRED TO QUALIFY AS AN ACADEMIC EYE CARE INSTITUTE?

a. Train and educate ophthalmologists, researchers and technicians

b. Receive at least $3.0 Million in grants from the National Institutes of Health for vision research

c. Conduct basic and applied research to treat and cure vision disorders

d. Provide clinical eye care for individuals with sight-threatening diseases

e. Annual patient visits must exceed 100,000


  1. WHICH STATEMENTS ABOUT THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIONS EYE INSTITUTE ARE ACCURATE?

a. It provides the complete range of leading-edge vision restoration services under one roof

b. It is the only academic eye care institute within a 500-mile radius of Denver

c. It is ranked as one of the top 10 ophthalmology patient care facilities in the country

d. It has multiple research programs to reverse the loss of vision from macular degeneration

e. A surgical instrument invented by Dr. Malik Kahook of the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute improved access to safe and cost-effective glaucoma surgery globally

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