Hunter's Quiz

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Has it been a while since you took the hunters safety course? Here are a few questions taken from the Pennsylvania Game Commission website to test your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You’re driving home after a long day of hunting without seeing any deer. Suddenly, you spot a buck in a field. How many yards off the road must you be before loading your gun and taking a shot?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      50

  • 2. 
    Hunters need the following identification on them:
    • A. 

      Hunting license

    • B. 

      Hunting license plus a positive form of identification, such as a driver’s license or school identification card.

    • C. 

      Nothing.

  • 3. 
    You’re picking a location for the big day. How many yards must you be from an occupied building?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      150

  • 4. 
    Which one is an example of a “good” shot?
    • A. 

      The deer is running.

    • B. 

      The deer is stationary and broadside on the side of a hill.

    • C. 

      Vital organs are covered by brush, trees or something else.

    • D. 

      The deer is stationary on the crest of a hill.

  • 5. 
    To minimize the risk of a firearm injury in the home, you should NEVER:
    • A. 

      Store the firearm and ammunition together.

    • B. 

      Keep your finger off the trigger when handling the firearm.

    • C. 

      Point the muzzle in a safe direction.

    • D. 

      Check that the chamber and the magazine are empty.

  • 6. 
    You should only use ammunition that exactly matches the caliber or gauge specifications marked on this part of the firearm:
    • A. 

      Stock

    • B. 

      Barrel

    • C. 

      Muzzle

    • D. 

      Trigger

  • 7. 
    Hunters should be spaced how far apart and each should have a zone-of-fire of how many degrees in front of them?
    • A. 

      12 to 20 yards; 25 degrees

    • B. 

      25 to 50 yards; 45 degrees

    • C. 

      25 to 40 yards; 45 degrees

    • D. 

      50 to 80 yards; 90 degrees

  • 8. 
    Hunters should never shoot at game that comes back across the line of the hunters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    It’s legal to have a loaded firearm in, on or against any more vehicle when the vehicle is:
    • A. 

      Stationary

    • B. 

      Moving

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Put the safety on.

    • B. 

      Dry fire the firearm before loading and after unloading.

    • C. 

      Point the muzzle in a safe direction.