UK Charities Quiz - SSAFA 01 (Questions)

SSAFA is the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association Forces Help. They help and support those who serve in our Armed Forces and those who used to serve. SSAFA also care for the families of both. Find out more with this quiz.

1. In what year was SSAFA founded?
[ ] 1885
[ ] 1900
[ ] 1918
[ ] 1945
2. How long does someone have to serve in the British Armed Forces before they and their family are eligible for SSAFA’s support?
[ ] One day
[ ] One week
[ ] One month
[ ] One year
3. Which Force must you have served in to receive support from SSAFA?
[ ] British Army
[ ] Royal Air Force
[ ] Royal Navy or Merchant Navy
[ ] Any of the above
4. How many people does SSAFA help every year?
[ ] Less than 10,000
[ ] Between 10,000 and 40,000
[ ] Between 40,000 and 70,000
[ ] More than 70,000
5. Who founded SSAFA?
[ ] Captain Sharp
[ ] Colonel Sir James Gildea
[ ] The Queen
[ ] Winston Churchill
6. How many people in the UK could qualify for SSAFA’s help?
[ ] Less than 1,000,000
[ ] Between 1,000,000 and 5,000,000
[ ] Between 5,000,000 and 9,000,000
[ ] Over 9,000,000
7. What is the name of the telephone helpline run by SSAFA Forces Help to support members of their Armed Forces and their families?
[ ] Armyline
[ ] Army, Navy and RAF Support
[ ] Confidential Helpline for the Armed Forces
[ ] Forcesline
8. What is the name of the homes that SSAFA runs for the families of injured Servicemen and women?
[ ] Burton Homes
[ ] Homes for a Hero
[ ] Norton Homes
[ ] SSAFA Homes
9. Where are SSAFA’s Norton Homes based?
[ ] Headley Court and Horsham
[ ] Headley Court and Newcastle
[ ] Selly Oak and Guildford
[ ] Selly Oak and Headley Court
10. What is the name of SSAFA’s annual fundraising parachute jump?
[ ] SSAFA Big Fall
[ ] SSAFA Big Jump
[ ] SSAFA Big Parachute
[ ] SSAFA Big Skydive

You can find more information at the SSAFA website. Many thanks to Katie Truss at SSAFA for her kind assistance.

UK Charities Quiz - SSAFA 01 (Answers)
1. In what year was SSAFA founded?
[x] 1885
[ ] 1900
[ ] 1918
[ ] 1945
2. How long does someone have to serve in the British Armed Forces before they and their family are eligible for SSAFA’s support?
[x] One day
[ ] One week
[ ] One month
[ ] One year
3. Which Force must you have served in to receive support from SSAFA?
[ ] British Army
[ ] Royal Air Force
[ ] Royal Navy or Merchant Navy
[x] Any of the above
4. How many people does SSAFA help every year?
[ ] Less than 10,000
[ ] Between 10,000 and 40,000
[x] Between 40,000 and 70,000
[ ] More than 70,000
5. Who founded SSAFA?
[ ] Captain Sharp
[x] Colonel Sir James Gildea
[ ] The Queen
[ ] Winston Churchill
6. How many people in the UK could qualify for SSAFA’s help?
[ ] Less than 1,000,000
[ ] Between 1,000,000 and 5,000,000
[ ] Between 5,000,000 and 9,000,000
[x] Over 9,000,000
10 million people can qualify for help
7. What is the name of the telephone helpline run by SSAFA Forces Help to support members of their Armed Forces and their families?
[ ] Armyline
[ ] Army, Navy and RAF Support
[ ] Confidential Helpline for the Armed Forces
[x] Forcesline
8. What is the name of the homes that SSAFA runs for the families of injured Servicemen and women?
[ ] Burton Homes
[ ] Homes for a Hero
[x] Norton Homes
[ ] SSAFA Homes
9. Where are SSAFA’s Norton Homes based?
[ ] Headley Court and Horsham
[ ] Headley Court and Newcastle
[ ] Selly Oak and Guildford
[x] Selly Oak and Headley Court
10. What is the name of SSAFA’s annual fundraising parachute jump?
[ ] SSAFA Big Fall
[x] SSAFA Big Jump
[ ] SSAFA Big Parachute
[ ] SSAFA Big Skydive