2. Ammunition Quiz

IMPORTANT: You must print and take results of each quiz with you on the test date as proof of completion of this online course.
NOTE: To successfully complete this quiz, you will need the current Outdoor Annual (available wherever hunting licenses are sold) or the online Outdoor Annual . Printing Tips

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1. To determine the gauge and length of the shell for a shotgun, look on the:
    action
    barrel
    stock
    recoil pad

2. How does a gun fire?
    the firing pin strikes and explodes the primer which in turn ignites the powder
    the gas from the burning powder expands in cartridge or shell and the bullet is pushed out with force
    the speeding bullet exits barrel and the bullet and escaping gases makes the "BANG"
    all of the above

3. Ammunition should be:
    locked up and stored separated from firearms
    sorted and stored by caliber or gauge.
    matched and used with the appropriate firearm.
    all of the above

4. Which of the following are NOT dangerous around ammunition:
    sharp objects
    excessive heat
    high impact
    extreme cold

5. Which of the following components is NOT found in a centerfire cartridge:
    case
    powder
    primer
    wad

6. U.S. law requires non-toxic shot while hunting migratory waterfowl:
    true
    false

7. According to Texas regulations, the cartridge component that is used to distinguish the type of ammunition which may be used to hunt big game animals in Texas is:
    primer
    wad
    case
    bullet

8. What safety accessory should be worn while reloading ammunition:
    hearing protection
    arm protection
    finger protection
    eye protection

9. Lead shot is heavier and has a wider pattern than steel shot:
    true
    false

10. Steel shot flattens, deforms, and carries farther than lead shot:
    true
    false

   

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