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Octavia Hill formed the first independent Cadet Battalion in London. However, it existed back in 1859 to have young people learn new skills as well as develop their talents. Although being sponsored by the army cadets cannot be called up in case of war. As a soon to be cadet just how good to you know the history of the army cadet force? Find out now in this quiz.


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  • 1. 

    When can the Army Cadet Force be traced from?

    • A.

      1859

    • B.

      1910

    • C.

      1830

    • D.

      1290

    Correct Answer
    A. 1859
    Explanation
    The ACF can be traced back to
    1859 when there was a threat
    of invasion by the French. The
    British Army was heavily
    involved in India after the
    mutiny. The Volunteers were
    formed to prevent the possible
    invasion. Immediately after the
    formation of the Volunteers the
    army cadets started.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the founder of the Army Cadet Force in 1860?

    • A.

      Lord Kitchener

    • B.

      Octavia Hill

    • C.

      Winston Churchill

    • D.

      Lloyd George

    Correct Answer
    B. Octavia Hill
    Explanation
    Octavia Hill is the correct answer because she was one of the founders of the Army Cadet Force in 1860. She was a social reformer and one of the pioneers of modern social work. She believed in the importance of physical training and discipline for young people, and she played a key role in establishing the Army Cadet Force as a way to provide military training and character development for young men.

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  • 3. 

    Which World event before 1930 led to the Cadet forces rapid Expansion? 

    • A.

      World War One

    • B.

      1904 Olympic Games

    • C.

      Schools Closing

    Correct Answer
    A. World War One
    Explanation
    In WWI there
    was a massive
    expansion of all
    cadet forces.

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  • 4. 

    In what year did the government cease to recogince the ACF, as well as withdrawing all funding?

    • A.

      1930

    • B.

      1987

    • C.

      1929

    Correct Answer
    A. 1930
    Explanation
    The Government ceased to
    recognise the cadet force and
    withdrew all financial support from
    the Army Cadet Force, they even
    stopped them from wearing
    regimental badges and buttons. The
    British National Cadet Association
    (BNCA) was formed to raise money
    to keep the Cadet Forces going and
    tried to get official recognition back

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  • 5. 

    Which World Event after 1930 led to the Army Cadet Force gaining a huge amount of support and equipment? 

    • A.

      Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

    • B.

      Okky Bears Birthday

    • C.

      World War 2

    Correct Answer
    C. World War 2
    Explanation
    During WW2 there was a
    big expansion of the cadet
    force. The War Office took
    over the organisation,
    equipment and
    accommodation and free
    uniforms were authorized.

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  • 6. 

    Which Major Cadet facility was opened in 1959?

    • A.

      Bisley Ranges

    • B.

      Frimley Park

    • C.

      Army Cadet Force.com

    Correct Answer
    B. Frimley Park
    Explanation
    The Cadet Training Centre
    at Frimley Park, Surrey
    was opened. This centre
    provides courses for
    officers and adult
    instructors of the ACF and
    also leadership courses
    for some senior cadets.

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  • 7. 

    1960 was a huge year for the ACF, why was this?

    • A.

      Shooting was introduced into the syllabus

    • B.

      Drill and Turnout was abolished

    • C.

      The Cadet Force 100th Anniversary

    Correct Answer
    C. The Cadet Force 100th Anniversary
    Explanation
    Centenary of the ACF (100 year
    anniversary), HRH the Duke of
    Edinburgh presented a Banner
    to the Cadet Force, at the Tower
    of London. This was passed from
    unit to unit, county to county in
    the UK. There was a Review
    Parade by HM the Queen at
    Buckingham Palace.

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  • 8. 

    In approximately which year were females allowed to join the ACF

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1860

    • C.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    A. 1980
    Explanation
    Female cadets
    are now allowed
    to join the Army
    Cadets. 1980 approximately

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  • 9. 

    In which year was there a huge celebration, with cadets accross the country doing extraordinary things?

    • A.

      2005---Cadet 150

    • B.

      2010---CADET 150...

    • C.

      2012-----Cadet 150

    Correct Answer
    B. 2010---CADET 150...
    Explanation
    The Army Cadet force celebrated its 150th Anniversary.

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