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.
    Rimfire primer is in the rim of the casing.
  11. Choose the true statement about steel shot versus lead shot.

    A) Steel shot weighs about one-third less 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?

    B) The firing pin strikes the primer.
  13. Which factor has a significant impact on a firearm's maximum projectile range?

    C) altitude
  14. Which part of the firearm loads, fires, and ejects shells or cartridges?

    D) action
  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
    can fail when least expected due to wear or other factors
  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***
  25. The bullets for a rifle or handgun are commonly made out of:
    • steel
    • tungsten alloy
    • lead***
    • bismuth
  26. When a rifle fires, a sequence of events takes place. After the firing pin strikes the primer, what is the next event in the sequence?
    • Expanding gas drives the bullet through the barrel.
    • Gunpowder burns and converts to a gas.
    • The trigger is pulled.
    • The primer explodes and ignites the gunpowder.***
  27. When you know a firearm's effective killing range, you can determine:
    • which animals you can hunt
    • which stance to use when shooting
    • whether you are aiming at the target
    • when a shot will give a clean kill***
  28. All modern firearms have three basic groups of parts. What are these parts?
    • action, stock, and barrel***
    • barrel, action, and trigger
    • stock, barrel, and trigger
    • barrel, stock, and muzzle
  29. A firearm safety:
    • is intended for use only by inexperienced hunters
    • is foolproof
    • can prevent all accidental shootings
    • can be bumped from the safe position***
  30. Bullets spin when shot from a rifle or handgun. What causes this spinning?
    • primer
    • action
    • cartridge
    • rifling***
  31. What must you check to make sure a bolt-action firearm is unloaded?
    • magazine and trigger
    • open action and magazine***
    • open action and muzzle
    • muzzle and trigger
  32. What are the basic parts of ammunition?
    • case, primer, powder, and projectile***
    • case, powder, wad, and slug
    • case, powder, projectile, and wad
    • case, powder, projectile, and shot
  33. What might cause a shotgun to explode?
    • a misfire
    • insufficient gunpowder in the shotshell
    • using the wrong choke for your quarry
    • using the wrong shotshell in your shotgun***
  34. What affects the way a projectile performs when it is shot from a firearm?
    • the species being hunting
    • the hunting regulations
    • the size of hole it will make
    • the type and amount of gunpowder***
  35. Which of the following would be a good spot to store ammunition?
    • a warm, humid location
    • a cool, dry location***
    • an unlocked case
    • a paper bag
  36. Shotguns are classified by:
    • caliber
    • bore
    • choke
    • gauge***
  37. What type of shotgun pellets are allowed for waterfowl hunting in the U.S.?
    • lead
    • steel***
    • ceramic
    • asbestos
  38. A firearm safety:
    • can take the place of safe firearm handling
    • ensures that a firearm will not fire accidentally
    • should be released as soon as you spot your quarry
    • is a mechanical device that could fail***
  39. This term describes the size of a rifle or handgun bore. This term also describes the size of cartridges used with different bores. What is the term?
    • gauge***
    • caliber
    • shot charge
    • action
  40. How is a single-shot firearm different from a repeating firearm?
    • A single-shot firearm has extra cartridges or shotshells ready in a magazine.
    • A single-shot firearm is always a break action.
    • A single-shot firearm must be reloaded each time the firearm is fired.***
    • A single-shot firearm is safe and cannot be fired accidentally.
  41. A 20-gauge shell is placed in a 12-gauge shotgun. What is the danger?
    • The shotgun will not fire.
    • The shell could cause a misfire.
    • The shell could lodge in the barrel and cause serious personal injury.***
    • The shot will not fly true, causing the hunter to miss the target.
  42. What is critical when selecting the ammunition for a firearm?
    • saving money
    • being able to use it for more than one animal
    • using the correct cartridge or shotshell***
    • making sure it can be used in more than one type of firearm
  43. What is the first step in cleaning a firearm?
    • Field strip the firearm.
    • Clean from the breech end.
    • Point the muzzle in a safe direction.***
    • Use cleaning solvents in a well-ventilated area.
  44. What is the name for the narrowing at the muzzle end of a shotgun barrel?
    • choke***
    • caliber
    • bore
    • gauge
  45. What are the two basic styles of firearm actions?
    • single-shot and repeating***
    • repeating and bolt-action
    • pump and semi-automatic
    • single-shot and revolving
  46. For safety, a firearm should be stored:
    • in a closed gun case
    • in a sheepskin scabbard
    • in a locked location, away from the ammunition***
    • in a locked gun case, along with the ammunition
  47. Which of the following is the best way to make sure you have the proper ammunition for your firearm?
    • Always use a caliber or gauge of the recommended size or smaller.
    • Load different types of ammunition in your firearm and see which type shoots best.
    • Match the information on the firearm's barrel to the information on the cartridge or shotshell before you shoot.
    • Use whatever ammunition is handy; matching the ammunition to the firearm is not really that important.
  48. Each rifle or handgun is designed to be used with a specific type of:
    • cartridge***
    • shotshell
    • gauge
    • choke
  49. Choose the true statement about a firearm's maximum projectile range.
    • Knowing a firearm's range is critical only when firing a shotgun.
    • Knowing a firearm's range is critical only when firing a rifle or handgun.
    • When you know a firearm's range, you know how far the bullet or shot can travel and still cause injury.***
    • When you know a firearm's range, you know how close you need to be to hit your target every time.
  50. Within a firearm, a burning material creates pressure to force the bullet or shot out of the barrel. What is this burning material?
    • primer
    • firing pin
    • wad
    • powder***
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