M4 Carbine Weapons Test

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  • 1. 
    What caliber is the M4 Carbine?
    • A. 

      7.62 mm NATO

    • B. 

      .223 Remington

    • C. 

      5.56 NATO

    • D. 

      5.56mm X 39mm

  • 2. 
    What rounds are standard duty issue for the M4 carbine?
    • A. 

      M855 Ball / M856 Tracer

    • B. 

      M193 Ball / M196 Tracer

    • C. 

      M200 Blank / M199 Dummy

    • D. 

      M80 Ball / M406 Tracer

  • 3. 
    Can M193 ball and M196 Tracer be safely fired in the M4 carbine?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    How can M855 ball ammunition be identified?
    • A. 

      Copper jacketed projectile with green tip

    • B. 

      Fluted case

    • C. 

      Violet colored tip

    • D. 

      Copper jacketed projectile

  • 5. 
    How many rounds can be loaded into the standard issue M4 carbine magazine?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      15

  • 6. 
    Loaded with a 30 round magazine, the M4 cabine weighs?
    • A. 

      7.5 lbs

    • B. 

      8.79 lbs

    • C. 

      6 lbs

    • D. 

      6.49 lbs

  • 7. 
    What is the purpose of the compensator on the M4 carbine?
    • A. 

      Helps keep the muzzle from rising during firing

    • B. 

      Protects the muzzle from dirt

    • C. 

      Increases muzzle flash when fired

    • D. 

      Used to mount AN/PAQ-4C laser

  • 8. 
    What is the correct description of the M4 Carbine?
    • A. 

      Light weight, gas operated, air cooled, magazine fed, shoulder fired weapon

    • B. 

      Light weight, reciol operated, air cooled, magazine fed, hip fired weapon

    • C. 

      Light weight, belt fed, blow back operated, hip fired weapon

    • D. 

      Light weight, pump action, breech loaded, shoulder fired weapon

  • 9. 
    The cycle of operation for the M4 Carbine is?
    • A. 

      Firing, unlocking, extracting, ejecting, cocking, feeding, chambering, locking

    • B. 

      Firing, extracting, unlocking, ejecting, cocking, feeding, chambering, locking

    • C. 

      Charging, firing, extracting, ejecting, cocking, feeding, chambering, locking

    • D. 

      Feeding, chambering, locking, firing, unlocking, extracting, ejecting, cocking

  • 10. 
    What is the maximum effective range with the M4 carbine on a "point target"?
    • A. 

      500 m

    • B. 

      550 m

    • C. 

      600 m

    • D. 

      3600 m

  • 11. 
    What is the maximum effective range with the M4 carbine on an "area target"?
    • A. 

      500 m

    • B. 

      550 m

    • C. 

      600 m

    • D. 

      3600 m

  • 12. 
    What is the maximum effective rate of fire on "semi" for the M4 carbine?
    • A. 

      700 - 970 rpm

    • B. 

      12 - 15 rpm

    • C. 

      45 rpm

    • D. 

      90 rpm

  • 13. 
    What is the maximum effective rate of fire on "burst" for the M4 carbine?
    • A. 

      700 - 970 rpm

    • B. 

      12 - 15 rpm

    • C. 

      45 rpm

    • D. 

      90 rpm

  • 14. 
    The M4 carbine has a maximum range of?
    • A. 

      3600 m

    • B. 

      2653 m

    • C. 

      1 Kilometer

    • D. 

      500 m

  • 15. 
    What is the cyclic rate of fire for the M4 carbine?
    • A. 

      12 - 15 rpm

    • B. 

      45 rpm

    • C. 

      700 - 970 rpm

    • D. 

      90 rpm

  • 16. 
    What is the sustained rate of fire for the M4 carbine?
    • A. 

      12 - 15 rpm

    • B. 

      45 rpm

    • C. 

      90 rpm

    • D. 

      700 - 970 rpm

  • 17. 
    What are the proper steps to "clearing" the M4 carbine?
    • A. 

      Place selector lever on "Safe" if possible, remove magazine, lock bolt to rear, check chamber, ensure selector on "safe", let the bolt go foward

    • B. 

      Place selector lever on "safe" if possible, remove magazine, check chamber, ensure selector on "safe"

    • C. 

      Remove magazine, charge weapon 3 times, place finger in chamber, place selector lever on "safe"

    • D. 

      Remove magazine, place selector on "safe", squeeze trigger and hold, charge weapons, release trigger and listen for audible "click"

  • 18. 
    What is the proper loading procedure for the M4 carbine for duty?
    • A. 

      Verify weapon clear, insert magazine, close bolt, tap forward assist, ensure selector on "semi"

    • B. 

      Verify weapon clear, selector to "safe", close bolt, close ejection port cover, press trigger (hammer should not fall), insert magazine (if authorized), ensure selector on "safe"

    • C. 

      Remove empty magazine, insert loaded magazine, close bolt, ensure selector to "safe"

    • D. 

      Verify weapon clear, close bolt, insert magazine, ensure selector on "safe, charge weapon

  • 19. 
    What is the proper procedure for reloading the M4 carbine?
    • A. 

      Remove empty magazine, insert loaded magazine, and hit bolt catch to close the bolt, tap forward assist

    • B. 

      Place weapon on "safe", remove empty magazine, hit bolt catch to close the bolt, insert loaded magazine, charge weapon

    • C. 

      Place selector lever on "safe", remove emty magazine, insert loaded magazine, hit bolt catch to close bolt

    • D. 

      Remover empty magazine, insert loaded magazine, hit bolt catch to clsoe bolt, charge weapon

  • 20. 
    If you pull the trigger and your M4 carbine fails to fire, what must you do?
    • A. 

      Keep the weapon pointed in a safe direction, raise your firing hand and wait for help

    • B. 

      Execute a rapid reload, and continue to fire

    • C. 

      Clear your weapon, detail strip and inspect parts for chips, cracks, and burrs

    • D. 

      Quickly apply immediate action procedures

  • 21. 
    What acronym identifies the proper "immediate action" procedures for the M4 carbine?
    • A. 

      LACE

    • B. 

      SALUTE

    • C. 

      SPORTS

    • D. 

      TTFN

  • 22. 
    What are the steps to applying "immediate action" to the M4 carbine?
    • A. 

      Tap upward on bottom of magazine, charge weapon, attempt to fire

    • B. 

      Clear weapon, charge weapon 3 times, reload, attempt to fire

    • C. 

      Slap upward on the bottom of the magazine, pull charging handle to rear, observe for ejection of round or empty case, ensure chamber is clear, release charging handle, tap forward assist, squeeze trigger to shoot

    • D. 

      Slap side of magazine to seat rounds, charge weapon, tap forward assist, attempt to fire

  • 23. 
    How soon should "immediate action" be applied to avoid possible cook-off of a round?
    • A. 

      Within 15 seconds

    • B. 

      Within 1 second

    • C. 

      Within 30 seconds

    • D. 

      Within 10 seconds

  • 24. 
    How many rounds fire continuously and rapidly through the M4 carbine can cause the weapon to heat up to the cook-off point?
    • A. 

      210

    • B. 

      120

    • C. 

      4 to 1 ratio

    • D. 

      140

  • 25. 
    If after applying "immediate action" to your M4 carbine, it still fails to fire, what action should be taken?
    • A. 

      Wait 15 minutes, disassemble and inspect parts for breakage

    • B. 

      Retrieve CDCs and follow instructions listed

    • C. 

      Apply "remedial actions" procedures

    • D. 

      Report the situation to your supervisor or control center