Archery Range Safety Quiz

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Archery Range Safety Quiz

This quizz is to help you assess your knowledge of range safety. If after taking the quizz you find you have identified some gaps in your knowlege we recommend that you speak to any committee member who will assist you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the main hazard when approaching the target butts to score arrows?
    • A. 

      Racing the other archers to pick up the score card.

    • B. 

      Bumping into another archer.

    • C. 

      Striking an arrow which is lodged in the ground.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Wait until the other archers have finished shooting and retrieved their arrows.

    • B. 

      Stand in the lane next to the 30m target and shoot across at an angle.

    • C. 

      Squeeze into the group on the shooting line and shoot.

    • D. 

      Open up another target next to the designated practice target.

  • 3. 
    You manage to miss the target butt completely and put an arrow into the safety fence behind it. How do you retrieve your arrow?
    • A. 

      Get one of the younger kids to climb up the slope and hand the arrow to you.

    • B. 

      Move down the line of butts and use the access stairs.

    • C. 

      Tell the scorer and then climb up the slope to retrieve it.

  • 4. 
    All shooting must be under the control of a DoS and shall be conducted under either AA or FITA Rules. The whistle signal of two blasts means -
    • A. 

      Come to the shooting line

    • B. 

      Danger, stop shooting immediately.

    • C. 

      Commence shooting.

    • D. 

      Stop shooting and proceed to recover arrows.

  • 5. 
    Three blasts on a whistle means?
    • A. 

      Danger, stop shooting immediately.

    • B. 

      Stop shooting, retrieve and score arrows.

    • C. 

      Move from the waiting line to the shooting line.

  • 6. 
    Upon arriving at the range you see a red flag hanging on the Clubhouse. What does this mean?
    • A. 

      The range is closed.

    • B. 

      You are not permitted to go behind the safety barrier.

    • C. 

      You are allowed to go behind the safety barrier as long as you tell another archer.

  • 7. 
    Who is responsible for the safety of members before shooting commences for the event?
    • A. 

      You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of others.

    • B. 

      The Person with the whistle.

    • C. 

      The senior member present at the time.

    • D. 

      The Field Captain or his assistant.

  • 8. 
    An archer in your group has managed to miss the target butt and put two arrows over the fence and into the bush. He can see where they have landed. He only has four arrows remaining for the rest of the shoot.  What should he do ?
    • A. 

      Borrow some arrows from another archer.

    • B. 

      Notify the DoS who will stop the shoot and raise the red flag.

    • C. 

      Post a look out and get someone to run behind the butts quickly