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Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets: Quiz


Question 1: The VPI Cadet Band has been referred to as the ________ since 1921.
Highty-TightiesCommonwealth CupVirginia Tech Hokies footballVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Question 2: The Corps of Cadets has existed from the founding of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College in 1872 to the present-day institution of Virginia Tech, which is designated a ________ by federal law.
Virginia Military InstituteSenior Military CollegeUnited States Naval AcademyNorwich University

Question 3: Since the ________, the corps has provided officers to the U.S.
Philippine–American WarBoxer RebellionSpanish–American WarBanana Wars

Question 4: The Director of the Regimental Band, the ________, is also a member of the Commandant's Staff and is normally appointed from the officer ranks of the Virginia Militia.
Commonwealth CupHighty-TightiesVirginia Tech Hokies footballVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Question 5: During the ________, 1,867 corps alumni served, of whom 30 died in service, and one was awarded the Medal of Honor (Richard Shea, class of 1948).
Vietnam WarKorean WarCold WarSino-Soviet border conflict

Question 6: Class of 1901) was awarded the Medal of Honor during the Philippine-American War and another cited for gallantry at the ________.
Spanish–American WarBattle of Santiago de CubaSiege of Santiago1898 invasion of Guantánamo Bay

Question 7: The summer of 1902 saw the VPI Cadet Band serve as part of the 70th Virginia Infantry during large-scale national military maneuvers held in ________.
Fairfax, VirginiaManassas, VirginiaLynchburg, VirginiaCharlottesville, Virginia

Question 8: The valor of Corps alumni is legendary, with seven ________ recipients, and eighteen recipients of the nation's second highest award for valor, the Distinguished Service Cross or Navy Cross.
Commendation MedalAchievement MedalAwards and decorations of the United States militaryMedal of Honor

Question 9: The ________ period saw unrest on campus outside the Corps ranks.
Central Intelligence AgencyKorean WarCold WarVietnam War

Question 10: Three hundred twenty-three died, five were awarded the ________, seven the Distinguished Service Cross, two the Navy Cross, at least 73 the Silver Star, and 94 the Distinguished Flying Cross.
Commendation MedalAchievement MedalMedal of HonorAwards and decorations of the United States military


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