1. A jQuery112407722885368580306_1548817193724? is a mechanical device that uses pressure from a burning powder to force a projectile through and out of a metal tube.
  2. The first step to becoming a responsible hunter is _ and how to use it safely.
    knowing your equipment
  3. The first step to becoming a responsible hunter is knowing your equipment and how to use it _ .
  4. The _ is the heart of the firearm
  5. The moving parts that load and fire the ammunition and eject the shells or cartridges = ?
    The Action
  6. _ have locks instead of actions.
  7. The _ = part of the firearm that is held by the shooter and serves as the platform for supporting the action and the barrel.
  8. The _ is the metal tube that the projectile travels through as a
    result of pressure from burning gunpowder, compressed air, or other like
  9. The _ guides the projectile in the intended direction.
  10. What is the main difference between centerfire and rimfire ammunition?
    • Centerfire ammunition is used for muzzleloaders.
    • Centerfire ammunition is limited to low-pressure loads.
    • Rimfire cartridges are reloadable.
    • Rimfire primer is in the rim of the casing.***
  11. Choose the true statement about steel shot versus lead shot.
    • Steel shot weighs about one-third less than lead shot.***
    • Steel shot produces a larger pattern than lead shot.
    • Steel shot is softer and denser than lead shot.
    • Steel shot is more unstable in flight than lead shot.
  12. When a shotgun fires, a sequence of events takes place. After the hunter pulls the trigger, what is the next event in the sequence?
    • Expanding gas drives the shot through the barrel.
    • The firing pin strikes the primer.***
    • A spark ignites the gunpowder.
    • Gunpowder burns and converts to a gas.
  13. Which factor has a significant impact on a firearm's maximum projectile range?
    • quarry
    • temperature
    • altitude***
    • weather conditions
  14. Which part of the firearm loads, fires, and ejects shells or cartridges?
    • stock
    • action***
    • barrel
    • trigger
  15. A firearm safety:
    • can fail when least expected due to wear or other factors***
    • cannot unknowingly be bumped from the safe position
    • is a device that blocks the cartridge from entering the chamber
    • can be relied on at all times to protect against accidental shooting
  16. Which type of sight is most accurate and gives the best view of the target?
    • telescopic***
    • bead
    • open
    • aperture (peep)
  17. Rifles, shotguns, and handguns differ mostly based on their:
    • barrels and ammunition***
    • barrels and safeties
    • actions and stocks
    • actions and ammunition
  18. How is a fully automatic firearm different from a semi-automatic firearm?
    • A fully automatic may not be used for hunting.***
    • On a fully automatic, the trigger must be pulled each time a shot is fired.
    • A semi-automatic may not be used for sport shooting.
    • On a semi-automatic, firing is continuous as long as the trigger is held down.
  19. The basic components of cartridges and shotshells are similar. Shot pellets and a bullet are examples of which basic component?
    • primer
    • case
    • projectile***
    • powder
  20. Which of the following statements is true?
    • When a hang fire or misfire happens, immediately eject the cartridge or shell to clear the chamber.
    • Magnum loads should be fired occasionally in all firearms to clean out the barrel.
    • Never carry more than one caliber or gauge of ammunition at the same time.***
    • A hang fire is when the primer fails to ignite the powder.
  21. When selecting ammunition, you must choose the correct cartridge or shotshell for your firearm. What else should you consider?
    • the number of days you will be hunting
    • the species you will be hunting***
    • the number of hunters in your group
    • the experience of the hunters in your group
  22. How often should a firearm be cleaned to keep it in top condition?
    • once a year
    • twice a year
    • when rust appears
    • after each use***
  23. Which of the following would be a good spot to store a firearm?
    • a cool, clean, and dry location***
    • a warm, humid location
    • a glass cabinet
    • a wall rack
  24. Which shotgun choke has the tightest shot pattern?
    • Cylinder
    • Improved Cylinder
    • Modified
    • Full***
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