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AFROTC AS100s:05 Heritage Bowl

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Published on March 17, 2009

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Air Force Heritage“Knowledge Bowl” : Air Force Heritage“Knowledge Bowl” Overview : Overview Video Rules of Engagement (ROE) 10 Round Heritage Bowl Rules of Engagement : Rules of Engagement Preparation: Clear desks of all books, notes, etc. Knowledge Bowl will consist of ten rounds of seven questions Rules: 4 Players per team – No one can play more than two rounds in a row 1 Scorekeeper per team; position will rotate every round Remaining team members used as spotters Rotate team after each round Rules of Engagement : Rules of Engagement Players may not discuss the questions before or after the question is read Anyone talking besides the person answering the question will cost their team 5 points Correct answers worth 10 points; Incorrect answers lose 5 points Instructor will read each question until one of the students raises his/her hand If a student interrupts the instructor during the reading of a question, that side forfeits their opportunity to answer the question Rules of Engagement : Rules of Engagement Once the instructor has finished reading the question they will recognize the student who will then have ten seconds to give the correct response If time expires or the answer is incorrect, the opposing side will have a chance to answer. If a member of the opposing team is to answer, he/she must stick out his/her hand and be recognized by the instructor. He/she will then have ten seconds to give a correct response Players have ten seconds to extend their hand once question is read. Once hand is out, ten seconds to answer question. If no one attempts to answer the question it will be thrown out to everyone for knowledge with no points awarded Rules of Engagement : Rules of Engagement Scorekeepers responsibilities: Each scorekeeper will keep track of both teams scores Scores must match at all times. If scores do not match, instructor will stop the Knowledge Bowl until scorekeepers resolve the difference Spotter’s Responsibilities: Spotters should be aware at all times to watch for contestants raising their hands Instructor has final say on who extended their hand but will remain impartial and fair throughout Rules of Engagement : Rules of Engagement General: Failure to answer a question with either a sir/ma’am first, before the answer to a question, also results in a forfeiture of that sides ability to answer the question ROUND 1 : ROUND 1 1. Assistant Secretary of War Henry S. Breckenridge testified before the House Military Affairs Committee that military aviation was simply an additional form of what three things? : 1. Assistant Secretary of War Henry S. Breckenridge testified before the House Military Affairs Committee that military aviation was simply an additional form of what three things? Answer:Communication, observation & reconnaissance 2. Who’s concepts did Brigadier General William “Billy” Mitchell study to formulate his ideas of air power? : 2. Who’s concepts did Brigadier General William “Billy” Mitchell study to formulate his ideas of air power? 3. How many confirmed kills did Eddie Rickenbacker amass to earn the title “Ace of Aces?” : 3. How many confirmed kills did Eddie Rickenbacker amass to earn the title “Ace of Aces?” Answer: 26 4. Which piece of legislation made the Air Service a combatant arm of the U.S. Army? : 4. Which piece of legislation made the Air Service a combatant arm of the U.S. Army? Answer: Army Reorganization Act 5. What was the name of the book Brig Gen Billy Mitchell published in 1930 describing his theory of strategic bombing? : 5. What was the name of the book Brig Gen Billy Mitchell published in 1930 describing his theory of strategic bombing? Answer: “Skyways” 6. What was the name of the German tactics used against Poland and other European countries during the early years of World War II? : 6. What was the name of the German tactics used against Poland and other European countries during the early years of World War II? Answer:Blitzkrieg (Lightening War) 7. What two plans were developed by the Air War Plans Division and were used to fight World War II? : 7. What two plans were developed by the Air War Plans Division and were used to fight World War II? Answer: AWPD-1 and AWPD-42 ROUND 2 : ROUND 2 1. In what year did the Army officially accept the Wright Brother’s plane, test piloted by Orville Wright and Lt Frank P. Lahm? : 1. In what year did the Army officially accept the Wright Brother’s plane, test piloted by Orville Wright and Lt Frank P. Lahm? Answer: 1909 2. How many combat capable aircraft did the Army Aviation Section have when the United States entered World War I? : 2. How many combat capable aircraft did the Army Aviation Section have when the United States entered World War I? Answer:None (0) 3. When did the Armistice of World War I take effect (day/month/year)? : 3. When did the Armistice of World War I take effect (day/month/year)? 4. What ship did “Billy” Mitchell sink with his MB-2 bombers proving air power could be used for the coastal defense of the United States? : 4. What ship did “Billy” Mitchell sink with his MB-2 bombers proving air power could be used for the coastal defense of the United States? 5. What school was responsible for contemplating, developing, and teaching air power doctrine? : 5. What school was responsible for contemplating, developing, and teaching air power doctrine? 6. Who was the first person to fly solo, non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean? : 6. Who was the first person to fly solo, non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean? 7. When did Germany and Italy declare war on the United States during WWII (day/month/year)? : 7. When did Germany and Italy declare war on the United States during WWII (day/month/year)? Answer: 11 December 1941 ROUND 3 : ROUND 3 1. Which U.S. Army chief signal officer questioned the merit of the airplane? : 1. Which U.S. Army chief signal officer questioned the merit of the airplane? 2. How did the United States rank among air powers at the beginning of the Great War? : 2. How did the United States rank among air powers at the beginning of the Great War? Answer: 14th 3. Who was the first flyer to earn the Medal of Honor? : 3. Who was the first flyer to earn the Medal of Honor? 4. How many enemy aircraft did the Air Service destroy during WWI? : 4. How many enemy aircraft did the Air Service destroy during WWI? Answer: 781 5. What act replaced the Air Service with the more independent Army Air Corps? : 5. What act replaced the Air Service with the more independent Army Air Corps? Answer:Army Air Corps Act 6. What was the main result of Brig Gen Billy Mitchell’s writings on strategic bombing? : 6. What was the main result of Brig Gen Billy Mitchell’s writings on strategic bombing? Answer:They had a profound impact on the development of air doctrine, especially among the instructors and students at the Air Corps Tactical School (ACTS) 7. How many B-17s did the Air Corps have upon entering World War II? : 7. How many B-17s did the Air Corps have upon entering World War II? Answer: 14 ROUND 4 : ROUND 4 1. What was the name of the joint (American/British) strategic bombardment operation conducted against Germany in 1943? : 1. What was the name of the joint (American/British) strategic bombardment operation conducted against Germany in 1943? Answer: Combined Bomber Offensive 2. On 14 October 1943, what city did the AAF attack with two groups of B-17 bombers attempting to destroy Germany’s ball bearing production capability? : 2. On 14 October 1943, what city did the AAF attack with two groups of B-17 bombers attempting to destroy Germany’s ball bearing production capability? Answer: Schweinfurt 3. Who was the Chief of the Army Air Forces during World War II? : 3. Who was the Chief of the Army Air Forces during World War II? 4. What fighter, fitted with drop tanks, provided support to the B-17 Flying Fortress and the Consolidated B-24 Liberator enabling the Eighth Air Force to take control of the air? : 4. What fighter, fitted with drop tanks, provided support to the B-17 Flying Fortress and the Consolidated B-24 Liberator enabling the Eighth Air Force to take control of the air? 5. What battle is considered the turning point of the war in the Pacific? : 5. What battle is considered the turning point of the war in the Pacific? 6. What was the name of the B-29 that dropped the first atomic bomb on “Hiroshima”? : 6. What was the name of the B-29 that dropped the first atomic bomb on “Hiroshima”? 7. What acronym is used when referring to the group of women fliers who ferried aircraft such as the B-17, B-26, P-51, P-47, and C-54 to Europe? : 7. What acronym is used when referring to the group of women fliers who ferried aircraft such as the B-17, B-26, P-51, P-47, and C-54 to Europe? ROUND 5 : ROUND 5 1. Who led the 18 April 1942 attack from the USS Hornet against the Japanese mainland? : 1. Who led the 18 April 1942 attack from the USS Hornet against the Japanese mainland? 2. What legislation did President Truman sign on 26 July 1947 establishing the Department of Defense and creating the United States Air Force? : 2. What legislation did President Truman sign on 26 July 1947 establishing the Department of Defense and creating the United States Air Force? Answer: National Security Act 3. In what year did the Berlin Airlift take place? : 3. In what year did the Berlin Airlift take place? Answer:1948 4. What was the kill-to-kill ratio during the Korean War? : 4. What was the kill-to-kill ratio during the Korean War? Answer:10:1 (792:78) 5. What campaign during the Vietnam War, utilizing the B-52, was designed to destroy the North’s will to resist and force Hanoi to negotiate in good faith? : 5. What campaign during the Vietnam War, utilizing the B-52, was designed to destroy the North’s will to resist and force Hanoi to negotiate in good faith? 6. What does the acronym ICBM stand for? : 6. What does the acronym ICBM stand for? 7. What are the three components of the nuclear triad? : 7. What are the three components of the nuclear triad? ROUND 6 : ROUND 6 1. What was a key technological advancement of the Korean War? : 1. What was a key technological advancement of the Korean War? 2. How many aircraft were either damaged or destroyed during the Combined Bomber Offensive? : 2. How many aircraft were either damaged or destroyed during the Combined Bomber Offensive? Answer: 198 3. What advantage did the F-86 Sabrejet have over the enemy during the Korean War? : 3. What advantage did the F-86 Sabrejet have over the enemy during the Korean War? Answer:Superior training and the aggressiveness of its pilots 4. US leaders threatened the use of what weapon at the end of the Korean War? : 4. US leaders threatened the use of what weapon at the end of the Korean War? 5. What was the name of the operation that airlifted over 200 million tons of supplies into Germany after World War II? : 5. What was the name of the operation that airlifted over 200 million tons of supplies into Germany after World War II? 6. What was the name of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki? : 6. What was the name of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki? 7. Who was the first commander of the Strategic Air Command? : 7. Who was the first commander of the Strategic Air Command? ROUND 7 : ROUND 7 1. Who was responsible for developing the first liquid fueled rocket in the 1920s? : 1. Who was responsible for developing the first liquid fueled rocket in the 1920s? 2. What was the name of the first orbiting satellite launched by the Soviet Union on 4 October, 1957? : 2. What was the name of the first orbiting satellite launched by the Soviet Union on 4 October, 1957? 3. Who was the first man in space? : 3. Who was the first man in space? 4. What was the name of the United States’ first intercontinental ballistic missile? : 4. What was the name of the United States’ first intercontinental ballistic missile? 5. Who was the first American to orbit the earth? : 5. Who was the first American to orbit the earth? 6. Which space program tested man’s ability to survive in space? : 6. Which space program tested man’s ability to survive in space? 7. Who said, “I believe that this Nation should commit itself to achieving this goal, before the decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and safely returning him to earth?” : 7. Who said, “I believe that this Nation should commit itself to achieving this goal, before the decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and safely returning him to earth?” ROUND 8 : ROUND 8 1. Who was the first American to walk in space? : 1. Who was the first American to walk in space? 2. Which space program tested our ability to work in space? : 2. Which space program tested our ability to work in space? Answer: Project Gemini 3. Who were the first three men to reach the moon? : 3. Who were the first three men to reach the moon? 4. Which space program represented manned space flight to the moon? : 4. Which space program represented manned space flight to the moon? 5. In what year did man land on the moon? : 5. In what year did man land on the moon? Answer: 1969 6. What was the name and year of the last Apollo mission? : 6. What was the name and year of the last Apollo mission? 7. Who piloted the first space shuttle? : 7. Who piloted the first space shuttle? ROUND 9 : ROUND 9 1. The Iraqi invasion of Kuwait occurred in what year? : 1. The Iraqi invasion of Kuwait occurred in what year? Answer:1990 2. The USAF transport fleet was complemented for the first time by the extensive activation of which organization during Desert Shield/Desert Storm? : 2. The USAF transport fleet was complemented for the first time by the extensive activation of which organization during Desert Shield/Desert Storm? 3. What was the name of General Schwarzkoph’s original offensive campaign plan? : 3. What was the name of General Schwarzkoph’s original offensive campaign plan? Answer: “Instant Thunder” 4. What was the second planned phase of the four-phased air campaign plan in Iraq designed to do? : 4. What was the second planned phase of the four-phased air campaign plan in Iraq designed to do? Answer: Suppress the Iraqi air defenses in the Kuwait Theater of Operations 5. What was the third planned phase of the four-phased air campaign plan in Iraq designed to do? : 5. What was the third planned phase of the four-phased air campaign plan in Iraq designed to do? Answer: Isolation and destruction of Iraqi forces in the Kuwait Theater of Operations 6. How many NATO countries participated in Operation ALLIED FORCE? : 6. How many NATO countries participated in Operation ALLIED FORCE? 7. What was the name of the military operation launched against Taliban and Al-Qaeda forces on 7 October 2001? : 7. What was the name of the military operation launched against Taliban and Al-Qaeda forces on 7 October 2001? ROUND 10 : ROUND 10 1. On what date the United States drop the first nuclear weapon on Japan? : 1. On what date the United States drop the first nuclear weapon on Japan? Answer:6 August 1945 2. How long did OPERATION LINEBACKER II last during the Vietnam War? : 2. How long did OPERATION LINEBACKER II last during the Vietnam War? 3. What was the name of the defensive perimeter established by U.S. and South Korean forces in a small corner of the Korean Peninsula during the early days of the Korean War? : 3. What was the name of the defensive perimeter established by U.S. and South Korean forces in a small corner of the Korean Peninsula during the early days of the Korean War? Answer: “Pusan Perimeter” 4. On what date did the Soviet Union lift the blockade of West Berlin? : 4. On what date did the Soviet Union lift the blockade of West Berlin? Answer: 12 May 1949 5. What was the name of the World War I battle that saw General Billy Mitchell field 1,500 planes? : 5. What was the name of the World War I battle that saw General Billy Mitchell field 1,500 planes? Answer: Battle of St Mihiel 6. In what year did the B-17 fly for the first time? : 6. In what year did the B-17 fly for the first time? Answer: 1935 7. How long did it take U.S. and UN Forces to establish air dominance in Korea? : 7. How long did it take U.S. and UN Forces to establish air dominance in Korea? TIEBREAKER : TIEBREAKER 8. How much cargo did Allied Forces deliver to Berlin on Easter Sunday, 1949? : 8. How much cargo did Allied Forces deliver to Berlin on Easter Sunday, 1949? Summary : Summary Video Rules of Engagement (ROE) 10 Round Heritage Bowl

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