Fun Friday: Pop Quiz

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posted on March 25, 2016
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Some of this information is important and some of it’s just for fun! All of it, however, will expand your knowledge of hunting, game, ammunition, history and firearms. What’s better than arming yourself with knowledge on this fun Friday? Good luck!

  1. True or false: NRA is headquartered in Northern Virginia, but is incorporated in the state of New York.
  2. The smallest American shotgun gauge commercially available is
    1. 10
    2. 20
    3. .410 bore
    4. 16
    5. 28
  3. A one-year-old hare is called a
    1. Hatchling
    2. Kid
    3. Shoat
    4. Leveret
    5. Whelp
  4. What does “AK” stand for in AK-47 and AK-74?
  5. Which member of the deer family is the only species in which the female grows antlers?
    1. Elk
    2. Caribou
    3. Whitetail
    4. Moose
  6. What are the ridges of metal called that stand between the grooves in a bore?
    1. Slide
    2. Barrel bushing
    3. Rails
    4. Lands
  7. What is the term for the shimmering effect that can cause a displacement of the target making precise aiming difficult?
  8. Which of the following is not a type of single-shot mechanism?
    1. Falling block
    2. Break-open
    3. Trap door
    4. Pivoting block
    5. Lever
  9. When was the first year women’s shooting events were added to the Olympics?
    1. 1896
    2. 1908
    3. 1948
    4. 1984
  10.  A safe “zone of fire” is
    1. The place where your bullet strikes
    2. A place suitable for camping
    3. The area where you spot a game animal
    4. The area into which a hunter may shoot safely; commonly a 45 degree angle directly in front of the hunter.

 

Look below to find out how you did!

Answers: 1. True; 2. (3); 3. (4); 4. Avtomat Kalashnikova; 5. (2); 6. (4) 7. Mirage; 8. (5); 9.(4)d; 10. (4).

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