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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
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