which statement about muzzleloaders is true?

which statement about muzzleloaders is true?


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The third rule of firearm safety is "Be sure of the target and _______ ." what is in front of it and beyond it what is above it and below it the size of it and distance it is from you the speed of it and the direction it is travelingwhat is in front of it and beyond it
The fourth rule of firearm safety is "Keep your finger _______ until ready to shoot." on the trigger beside the trigger outside the trigger guard inside the trigger guardoutside the trigger guard
A true hunter: avoids joining conservation groups understands safe gun handling is willing to poach primarily works at limiting outunderstands safe gun handling
In addition to teaching firearm and hunting safety, why is hunter education important? It gives hunters the skills to limit out when hunting. It produces knowledgeable and responsible hunters. It promotes longer hunting seasons. It helps control the animal population.It produces knowledgeable and responsible hunters.
State wildlife agencies receive federal aid for hunting-related projects. The agency that provides this aid is the: National Park Service U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Department of Natural Resources U.S. Department of the InteriorU.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Which part of the firearm loads, fires, and ejects shells or cartridges? stock action barrel triggeraction
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 shotcase, primer, powder, and projectile
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.
Choose the true statement about steel shot versus lead shot. Steel shot weighs about two-thirds as much. Steel shot produces a larger pattern. Steel shot is softer. Steel shot is more unstable in flight.Steel shot weighs about two-thirds as much.
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 sparks the gunpowder.The primer explodes and sparks the gunpowder.
Which statement is true about fully-automatic firearms? 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.A fully-automatic may not be used for hunting.
To make sure a bolt-action firearm is unloaded, you must check the: magazine and trigger open action and magazine open action and muzzle muzzle and triggeropen action and magazine
A firearm safety: is intended for use only by inexperienced hunters is foolproof can prevent all accidental shootings can be bumped from the safe positioncan be bumped from the safe position
Which type of sight is most accurate and give the best view of the target? telescopic bead open aperture (peep)telescopic
______ is a term that describes the size of a rifle or handgun bore. This term also describes the size of cartridges used with different bores. gauge caliber shot charge actioncaliber
Rifles, shotguns, and handguns differ mostly based on their: barrels and ammunition barrels and safeties actions and stocks actions and ammunitionbarrels and ammunition
Each rifle or handgun is designed to be used with a specific type of: cartridge shotshell gauge chokecartridge
Shotguns are classified by: caliber bore choke gaugegauge
A 20-gauge shell is placed in a 12-gauge shotgun. What is the danger? The shotgun will not fire. The shot will not fly true, causing the hunter to miss the target. The shell could lodge in the barrel and cause serious personal injury. The shell could cause a misfire.The shell could lodge in the barrel and cause serious personal injury.
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. A hang fire is when the primer fails to ignite the powder. Never carry more than one caliber or gauge of ammunition at the same time.Never carry more than one caliber or gauge of ammunition at the same time.
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 shotgunusing the wrong shotshell in your shotgun
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 killwhen a shot will give a clean kill
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.When you know a firearm's range, you know how far the bullet or shot can travel and still cause injury.
What is the first step in cleaning a firearm? Clean from the breech end. Point the muzzle in a safe direction. Field strip the firearm. Use cleaning solvents in a well-ventilated area.Point the muzzle in a safe direction.
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 baga cool, dry location
What is good marksmanship? adjusting the sight accurately and quickly adjusting the sight quickly and consistently hitting the target accurately and quickly hitting the target accurately and consistentlyhitting the target accurately and consistently
Which statement is true? Anyone who can hit a target from a bench rest can hit the same target while standing or kneeling. A 24-inch circle is about the same size as the vital area of a deer. When hunting, limit your shots to your most accurate range. Before hunting, practice hitting a target at one-half the distance you expect to shoot in the field.When hunting, limit your shots to your most accurate range.
What is sight alignment? the foundation for shooting and hunting safety what you see when a firearm's sights are aligned correctly with the target the process of lining up a firearm's rear and front sights what you do to identify your dominant eyethe process of lining up a firearm's rear and front sights
Why should you aim with your dominant eye? to increase your accuracy to find game more easily to ensure you limit out to become a true sportsmanto increase your accuracy
When sighting-in a rifle: use lighter ammunition than you plan to use when hunting examine the target and adjust the sight after each shot fire the rifle from a solid bench rest rest the barrel of the rifle on a sandbagfire the rifle from a solid bench rest
You are shooting a rifle or handgun. What is the best way to pull the trigger for an accurate shot? pull quickly with sudden pressure pull quickly with only the fingertip apply slow, steady pressure until the gun fires apply small, fast jerks of pressure until the gun firesapply slow, steady pressure until the gun fires
What is the term for continuing to squeeze the trigger after the bullet fires? follow through trigger squeeze breathing parallaxfollow through
There are four standard rifle firing positions. Which position provides the LEAST support? prone standing sitting kneelingstanding
There are four standard rifle firing positions. Which position is best for learning the fundamentals of shooting? standing prone kneeling sittingprone
Which shotgun choke is the most open? improved cylinder cylinder (unchoked) modified fullcylinder (unchoked)
Why do hunters pattern their shotguns? to decide what animal to hunt to select ammunition with the best performance to compete against other hunters to identify the best shooting position to use in the fieldto select ammunition with the best performance
A hunter is right-handed. When shooting a shotgun, this hunter should: Bring the right foot slightly forward. Bring the left foot slightly forward. Keep the feet together. Step out about 18 inches with the right foot.Bring the left foot slightly forward.
You are shooting at a moving target. You estimate the length of lead necessary to hit the target. You maintain that lead as you swing with the target. You fire and continue the swing. This method of shooting is called: swing-through sustained lead snap-shooting sight alignmentsustained lead
When firing a handgun, hold it _______ from the body. nine inches one foot eighteen inches at arm's lengthat arm's length
What parts of your body should have protection whenever you fire a handgun? eyes and hands eyes and chin ears and hands ears and eyesears and eyes
All hunters should take several steps to prepare for each hunting trip. Which step will help ensure that you take only legal game? purchase a hunting license purchase a topographical map learn about your quarry learn the legal bag limitlearn about your quarry
You sit concealed in one spot above the level of your quarry. This hunting strategy uses: an elevated stand posting a ground blind still huntingan elevated stand
You walk quietly through an animal's habitat. You stop often to look and listen for game. This hunting strategy is called: still hunting stalking posting trailingstill hunting
Aside from being a good marksman, what is the key to making a clean kill? luck patience range weatherrange
To take game and minimize its suffering, you must know the ______ of the animal you are hunting. habitat anatomy characteristics tracksanatomy
Which shot angle rarely results in a clean kill, ruins a lot of meat, and provides an animal the best opportunity to detect the hunter? quartering-away quartering-toward broadside head-onhead-on
Bowhunters should avoid _______ shots, because the vital areas are protected by bone from this angle. quartering-away quartering-toward broadside rear-endquartering-toward
A downed animal appears to be dead. What should you do before approaching this animal? Make a loud noise. Wait to see if the animal reacts. Use your rifle or a long branch to prod the animal's hindquarters. Wait to see if the animal reacts. Wait a short distance away. Watch for any rise and fall of the animal's chest. Wait a short distance away. Watch for the animal's eyes to blink.Wait a short distance away. Watch for any rise and fall of the animal's chest.
What is the number one cause of spoiled meat? moisture smoke heat dirtheat
What should you do as soon as possible after tagging game? Take it back to camp. Hang it up. Allow it to cool. Field dress it.Field dress it.
Which statement about muzzleloaders is true? All muzzleloaders are rifles. All muzzleloaders have only one barrel. Muzzleloaders are safer and easier to use than modern firearms. Muzzleloaders are early firearms that are loaded from the open end.Muzzleloaders are early firearms that are loaded from the open end.
What kind of powder can cause serious injury if used in a muzzleloader? modern smokeless powder black powder Pyrodex Clear Shotmodern smokeless powder
You are shooting a muzzleloader. A hang fire happens. What should you do? Take the gun back home to correct the problem. Look down the muzzle to identify the obstruction. Keep the gun pointed downrange. Reload and fire again.Keep the gun pointed downrange.
Which of the following describes safe handling of a muzzleloader? Wear eye and ear protection when shooting a muzzleloader. Load a muzzleloader with several charges at a time. Prime a muzzleloader well before firing. Blow down the muzzle to clear powder residue.Prime a muzzleloader well before firing.
Choose the true statement about bows. An arrow shot from a modern bow will never pass through an animal. Modern bows can only shoot arrows at less than 50 miles per hour. The bow is a short-range hunting tool. The bow is a long-range hunting tool.The bow is a short-range hunting tool.
Which type of bow uses wheels and cables, and is the most popular bow for hunting and target shooting? compound bow recurve bow longbow crossbowcompound bow
Which safety guideline for using bows is unique to the crossbow? Use a crossbow for short-range shooting only. Follow the safety rules for both firearms and bows. Never use a cracked arrow. Never dry fire a crossbow.Follow the safety rules for both firearms and bows.
Which statement about arrows is true? An arrow is harmless at a distance of over 40 yards. An arrow is as deadly as a bullet. An arrow is not easily deflected. Basic firearm safety rules do not apply to archery.An arrow is as deadly as a bullet.
When should you carry arrows in the nocked position? when you are slowly approaching game when you are walking behind another hunter when you begin the hunt when you first spot gamewhen you are slowly approaching game
Most bowstrings have a small brass band to mark the correct position for nocking the arrow. What is the name for this band? fletching vane nocking point crestnocking point
Which statement about broadheads is true? Dress game with great caution until you find all parts of the broadhead. Use needle-nose pliers or locking pliers to screw on broadheads. Broadheads have a dull edge. Broadheads are risk-free.Dress game with great caution until you find all parts of the broadhead.
Where should broadheads be kept while traveling to and from the field? firmly in your hands in a carrier attached to the bow in a quiver with a cover in a plastic bag to protect from moisturein a quiver with a cover
One way of shooting a bow is the bowsight aiming method. This method: takes longer to perfect than the instinctive aiming method is more versatile than the instinctive aiming method requires the ability to accurately judge distances allows the shooter to keep both eyes open while aiming the bowrequires the ability to accurately judge distances
When do bowsights work best? when the distance is known when the distance is not known when the target is moving when the target is far awaywhen the distance is known
Arrows have plastic vanes or feathers that provide stability and accuracy in flight. What is the name for these vanes or feathers? fletching nock nocking point crestfletching
There are four primary rules of firearm safety. One of these rules is: Keep firearms loaded and ready to shoot at all times. Keep your finger outside the trigger guard until ready to shoot. Treat an unloaded gun without concern for safety. Make sure the barrel and action are clear of obstructions before shooting.Keep your finger outside the trigger guard until ready to shoot.
There are four primary rules of firearm safety. One of these rules is: Unload a firearm before climbing a fence or tree. Unload firearms when not in use. Avoid alcoholic beverages before and during shooting Be sure of the target, what is in front of it, and what is beyond it.Be sure of the target, what is in front of it, and what is beyond it.
Which two items should always be locked away separately? firearms and targets firearms and arrows firearms and knives firearms and ammunitionfirearms and ammunition
There are four main causes of hunting incidents. Which cause includes having an obstructed barrel or improper ammunition? ignoring firearm safety rules lack of control and practice judgment mistakes mechanical failuremechanical failure
There are four main causes of hunting incidents. One of these causes is: hunter judgment mistakes crowded hunting grounds using the wrong gunpowder target practicehunter judgment mistakes
There are several ways to carry a firearm while hunting. Which carry gives the best control? trail carry elbow or side carry two-handed or ready carry shoulder carrytwo-handed or ready carry
There are several ways to carry a gun. The shoulder carry is a good choice: if all other hunters are in front of you if all other hunters are behind you if all other hunters are either behind or beside you regardless of the location of other huntersif all other hunters are in front of you
Three hunters are walking side by side. Which of the following would be safe? The hunter in the center uses the trail carry. The hunter in the center uses the cradle carry. All three hunters point their guns to the right. The hunter on the right points his or her gun to the left.The hunter in the center uses the trail carry.
Always unload a firearm before: approaching downed game crossing rough terrain stalking game walking across an open fieldcrossing rough terrain
You need to clear an obstruction from your firearm. What is the proper tool to use? needle-nose pliers locking pliers a cleaning rod a pipe cleanera cleaning rod
Which of the following describes safe handling of a firearm? Lean the firearm against a vehicle. Unload and case the firearm before transporting it. Transport the firearm in a window gun rack whenever possible. Leave the firearm in plain sight in an unoccupied vehicle to deter thieves.Unload and case the firearm before transporting it.
You are hunting in a group. It is safe for you to shoot in the area called the: firing lane shooting alley zone-of-fire game zonezone-of-fire
Which of the following is a factor in determining a zone-of-fire? the range of the firearms being used the game being hunted how many hunters in the group are aiming at the target whether the hunters in the group are wearing daylight fluorescent orangethe game being hunted
What is the best prevention against careless behavior when hunting? self-esteem self-control self-respect self-denialself-control
What is one DISADVANTAGE of hunting from an elevated stand? You can detect game earlier. You can fall out of the stand. You have a good backstop for shooting. You are more visible to other hunters.You can fall out of the stand.
Which method is recommended for climbing a tree to enter an elevated stand? free climbing using a free rope attached to the stand using a free-standing ladder using a fall-arrest system (safety harness)using a fall-arrest system (safety harness)
What should be worn at all times while climbing a tree or in a tree stand? safety helmet fall-arrest system safety rope safety gogglesfall-arrest system
You need to haul your firearm into a tree stand. What is the first step you should take? Put on your safety harness. Slip the end of the haul line through your belt. Unload the firearm and open the action. Attach the haul line to the firearm.Unload the firearm and open the action.
You are getting ready to carry a firearm on a boat. What is the first step you should take? Hand the firearm to a person in the boat. Put the firearm's safety on. Unload the firearm and keep the action open. Place the firearm in the rear of the boat with its muzzle facing forward.Unload the firearm and keep the action open.
Which of the following is a symptom of hypothermia? weak heartbeat profuse sweating high body temperature rashy, red skinweak heartbeat
Why were hunting laws passed? to conserve wildlife to protect private property to promote hunting to discourage huntingto conserve wildlife
How many people in the U.S. hunt? about 50% of the population about 35% of the population about 20% of the population about 5% of the populationabout 5% of the population
Most hunters would agree that certain hunting behaviors are ethical. Certain behaviors are unethical. Other behaviors are in a gray area, and each hunter must make a personal choice. Which of the following behaviors is in the gray area? A hunter baits deer with corn or protein pellets. A hunter takes a shot outside his or her effective range. A hunter drinks alcohol while hunting. A hunter continues to hunt after reaching the bag limit.A hunter baits deer with corn or protein pellets.
Aldo Leopold is the father of wildlife management. He once defined ethical behavior as doing the right thing when no one else is watching, even when: doing the right thing is illegal doing the wrong thing is legal doing the illegal thing is wrong doing the legal thing is rightdoing the wrong thing is legal
How can you show respect for natural resources? by following game laws and regulations by ignoring game violations by leaving behind litter and garbage by leaving shot game for scavengersby following game laws and regulations
Landowners often complain that hunters: clean up all their litter leave all gates as they found them notify the landowner when they arrive and when they leave do not get permission to huntdo not get permission to hunt
Hunting loses respect as a sport when hunters: work to improve others' image of hunters become involved in efforts to make hunting a respected sport participate in hunting while ignoring the arguments of critics teach hunting knowledge and skills to othersparticipate in hunting while ignoring the arguments of critics
How can you show respect for non-hunters? by keeping firearms in plain sight by showing pictures of your kill in a public place by transporting animals without displaying them by wearing bloody hunting clothes on the streetby transporting animals without displaying them
Hunters tend to pass through five stages of development. What is the focus during the shooting stage? bagging the limit the total hunting experience getting off the shot quality of game rather than quantitygetting off the shot
Hunters tend to pass through five stages of development. What is the focus during the trophy stage? bagging the limit the total hunting experience getting off the shot quality of game rather than quantityquality of game rather than quantity
Which of the following describes a proper way to prepare for a hunting trip? Learn as much as you can about the hunting area before you arrive. Rely on your hunting instincts and prior experience. Load all firearms prior to driving or boating to the hunting area. Pack a cooler of beer to enjoy during the hunting trip.Learn as much as you can about the hunting area before you arrive.
When you go on a hunting trip, you should leave a hunting plan with someone you trust. What information should the plan include? the name of your next of kin your social security number and birthdate your home address and email address where you will be hunting and when you expect to returnwhere you will be hunting and when you expect to return
When should a hunter begin to get in shape for a hunt? one day before the hunt one week before the hunt well in advance of the hunt during the huntwell in advance of the hunt
Clothing can affect your ability to perform safely and responsibly. How should you choose your clothes for a hunting trip? Always wear wool clothing. Always wear several layers of cotton or polyester clothing. Always wear light clothing and a hat. Always wear clothing suitable for the weather you expect.Always wear clothing suitable for the weather you expect.
What is the hunter's most important item of clothing? breathable layer worn next to the body wool sweater and cap daylight fluorescent orange outerwear waterproof protective outer layerdaylight fluorescent orange outerwear
True north and magnetic north are not the same. The difference between them is called: deflection orienteering declination elevationdeclination
A compass always points to: the North Pole magnetic north true north 0 degrees declinationmagnetic north
Don't panic if you get lost. Never leave camp without fire-starting equipment. Always bring a map and compass. Always tell someone where you are going. These are: rules of firearms safety rules of survival basic hunting strategies basic camping guidelinesrules of survival
You get lost and need shelter. What should you do first? Begin cutting long straight saplings. Begin looking for food. Look for a natural shelter. Gather limbs and brushLook for a natural shelter.
What is the international emergency signal for distress? flashing a mirror marking an X in the snow, grass, or sand signaling with a whistle three repeats of any signalthree repeats of any signal
How much water do you need each day? two to four gallons two to four quarts two to four pints two to four cupstwo to four quarts
What is the best way to purify water? chemical purifiers filter systems solar still boilingboiling
Which of the following is the best way to prevent hypothermia? Keep wet clothing on. Avoid potentially dangerous weather conditions. Wear cotton clothing instead of wool. Do jumping jacks to stay warm.Avoid potentially dangerous weather conditions.
You get lost in extremely cold weather. You are unable to start a fire. Which of the following is the best way to survive? Wrap up in a thermal foil blanket. Cover yourself in snow for insulation. Change from wool to cotton clothing if available. Exercise vigorously to stay warm.Wrap up in a thermal foil blanket.
While outdoors, you drink plenty of water, take frequent breaks, and shed layers as you warm up. These are steps to prevent: hypothermia snakebite heat exhaustion frostbiteheat exhaustion
After spending several hours outdoors, your skin is pale and clammy. You feel weak and have muscle cramps. These are symptoms of: frostbite hypothermia heat exhaustion first-degree burnheat exhaustion
Moving a victim with a back or neck injury should be left to professionals whenever possible. If a victim MUST be pulled to safety, what is the correct method? Move the victim lengthwise, feet first, supporting the feet. Move the victim lengthwise, headfirst, supporting the head and neck. Pull the victim by one arm, supporting the head and neck. Pull the victim by one leg, supporting the feet.Move the victim lengthwise, headfirst, supporting the head and neck.
What is the correct treatment for second-degree or third-degree burns with open blisters? Immerse in ice. Immerse in cold water. Cover with butter. Wrap with a loose, dry dressing.Wrap with a loose, dry dressing.
You need to help a hunting companion with a deep, open chest wound. What should you do first? Locate a sterile bandage and cover the wound. Locate any bandage and cover the wound. Transport the victim to the hospital. Cover the wound with the palm of your hand until a bandage is located.Cover the wound with the palm of your hand until a bandage is located.
Your skin is pale, cold, and clammy. Your pulse is rapid. Your breathing is shallow. You feel fear. These are symptoms of: shock hypothermia heat stroke frostbiteshock
What is the goal of wildlife conservation? to protect endangered species to protect game and non-game species for future generations to use and manage renewable resources wisely to ensure unlimited resources for huntersto use and manage renewable resources wisely
Which of the following factors limits the potential production of wildlife? conservation preservation disease edge effectdisease
What is the hunter's role in wildlife conservation? to help control wildlife populations at a healthy balance for the habitat to remove unhealthy animals from game populations to share the experience of the outdoors with non-hunters to help focus attention on wildlife and the importance of conservationto help control wildlife populations at a healthy balance for the habitat
To set hunting regulations, wildlife managers monitor habitat conditions. They also monitor: herd behavior migration activity birth and death rates overall healthbirth and death rates
Why must you learn to recognize key characteristics of the animal you're hunting? to make sure you limit out to avoid taking illegal game or non-game animals to receive a hunting license to tag a harvested animal properlyto avoid taking illegal game or non-game animals
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