The Ultimate Quiz On Guns & Weapons

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The Ultimate Quiz On Guns & Weapons - Quiz

When being brought up, guns and weapons are not the most suitable topics for most people. However, here is a quiz to gauge how much you know about them. The questions are informative and simple to comprehend


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Webley Revolver was the standard service pistol for which country's army from 1887 to 1963?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      United Kingdom

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 2. 
    Potassium nitrate is the chemical composition of what component of gunpowder?
    • A. 

      Saltfork

    • B. 

      Saltrun

    • C. 

      Saltpeter

    • D. 

      Saltback

  • 3. 
    The AK-47 assault rifle was designed by which man in the 1940's?
    • A. 

      Nikolai Filatov

    • B. 

      Alexey Sudayev

    • C. 

      Mikhail Kalashnikov

    • D. 

      Sergei Gavrilovich Simonov

  • 4. 
    What term is used for a shotgun whose barrel and stock have been shortened?
    • A. 

      Sliced-off

    • B. 

      Sectioned-off

    • C. 

      Sawed-off

    • D. 

      Slashed-off

  • 5. 
    What nickname is often used for the Colt Detective Special?
    • A. 

      Snubnose

    • B. 

      Thumbnose

    • C. 

      Pignose

    • D. 

      Pugnose

  • 6. 
    Which gun's nicknames include the "Chicago Typewriter" and "Trench Broom"?
    • A. 

      MP 40

    • B. 

      Thompson Submachine Gun

    • C. 

      STEN

    • D. 

      Browning Automatic Rifle

  • 7. 
    Which finger is traditionally used to pull the trigger on a firearm?
    • A. 

      Pinky

    • B. 

      Index

    • C. 

      Middle

    • D. 

      Ring

  • 8. 
    Suppressor and sound moderator are other names for what firearm component?
    • A. 

      Iron sight

    • B. 

      Silencer

    • C. 

      Foregrip

    • D. 

      Autoloader

  • 9. 
    What device was used in early firearms to push the projectile into the propellant?
    • A. 

      Bayonet

    • B. 

      Frizzen

    • C. 

      Lanyard

    • D. 

      Ramrod

  • 10. 
    What name is given to ammunition which is fired by the pin striking the edge of the cartridge?
    • A. 

      Rimfire

    • B. 

      Cuspfire

    • C. 

      Sidefire

    • D. 

      Endfire

  • 11. 
    Which country exported the most guns between 2001 and 2010?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 12. 
    The ammunition known as buckshot is usually fired from what type of gun?
    • A. 

      Assault Rifle

    • B. 

      Pistol

    • C. 

      Machine Gun

    • D. 

      Shotgun

  • 13. 
    What device is designed to hold multiple rounds of ammunition in one unit?
    • A. 

      Sling

    • B. 

      Pin

    • C. 

      Clip

    • D. 

      Dreg

  • 14. 
    When a gun is fired, the bullet exits through which tube?
    • A. 

      Trigger

    • B. 

      Barrel

    • C. 

      Grip

    • D. 

      Stock

  • 15. 
    The gladius was a sword carried by soldiers of which ancient empire?
    • A. 

      Persian

    • B. 

      Mongol

    • C. 

      Aztec

    • D. 

      Roman