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Chief of the Air Staff (United Kingdom): Quiz


Question 1: The Chief of the Air Staff is normally appointed an ________ to the British sovereign.
Royal Victorian OrderAide-de-campDistinguished Service OrderHereditary peer

Question 2: The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) is the professional head of the ________ and a member of both the Chiefs of Staff Committee and the Air Force Board.
LuftwaffeBritish Armed ForcesBritish ArmyRoyal Air Force

Question 3: After Lord Trenchard retired in 1929 his successors had to fight to keep the RAF separate from the Royal Navy and the ________, but Trenchard's foundations proved solid.
British ArmyBritish Armed ForcesRoyal Military PoliceTerritorial Army (United Kingdom)

Question 4: The post was established with the formation of the RAF in 1918, and its first occupant, Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir ________, was key in the establishment of the RAF as a separate service.
Edward Leonard EllingtonJohn SalmondHugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount TrenchardArthur Tedder, 1st Baron Tedder

Question 5: ________ (Between 1922 and 1997, the RAAF's senior officer was known as "Chief of the Air Staff".)
George Jones (RAAF officer)Chief of Air Force (Australia)William BostockFrederick Scherger

Question 6: Newall gave way in 1940 to Air Chief Marshal Sir ________, who led the service for the rest of the war.
Keith ParkSholto Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas of KirtlesideCharles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of HungerfordCyril Newall, 1st Baron Newall


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