Do You Know The Lyle Gun?

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Do You Know The Lyle Gun?

Many guns are used for killing, but I can say that this is quite different. It is majorly used to save soldiers in distress (a weird way). But how does it do it. I am sure you know the answer. Let us find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who invented Lyle guns?
    • A. 

      David Lyle

    • B. 

      Peter Lyle

    • C. 

      Aston Lyle

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    When was it replaced by rockets for throwing lines?
    • A. 

      1953

    • B. 

      1952

    • C. 

      1950

    • D. 

      1959

  • 3. 
    It is designed to fire a projectile attached to a _______________.
    • A. 

      Bullets

    • B. 

      Powder

    • C. 

      Rope

    • D. 

      Sword

  • 4. 
    It is normally used to _____________
    • A. 

      Save people in distress

    • B. 

      Kill people in distress

    • C. 

      Combat

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the mortar device credited for saving lives in 1808?
    • A. 

      Manby Mortar

    • B. 

      Maseto Mortar

    • C. 

      Genk Mortar

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The line guns are used primarily for shore based rescue operations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      I don't know

  • 7. 
    When did the production of Lyle guns ceased officially?
    • A. 

      1932

    • B. 

      1962

    • C. 

      1952

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    How many companies were said to be producing it before its extinction?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      24

  • 9. 
    How many companies are currently producing it?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following can be used instead of Lyle gun?
    • A. 

      Pneumatic launchers

    • B. 

      Line-throwing rockets

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above