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Hunter-ed certification exam
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Which part of a modern firearm has the same function as the lock on a muzzleloader?
Which kinda of powder can cause serious injury if used in a muzzleloader?
Modern smokeless powder
Which of the following describes safe handling of a muzzleloader?
Always point the muzzle in a safe direction.
Which type of bow uses wheels and cables and is the most popular bow for hunting and target shooting?
Shoots bolts or shorts arrows
It is safe to shoot an arrow when the target is:
In front of a safe backstop
You nock an arrow with the bow parallel to the ground. The cock feather should be pointing:
What should you use to screw on broadheads ?
Specially designed wrench
The best anchor point for drawing a bow:
is determined through practice
The rear end of an arrow has a slotted plastic tip that snaps onto the string and holds the arrow in place. What is the name for this slotted tip?
There are four primary rules of firearm safety. What is one of these rules?
Be sure of the target and what is beyond it before firing.
Which of these is one of the firearm safety rules?
Avoid alcoholic beverages before and during shooting.
What have hunter education programs always taught young hunters?
Firearm and hunting safety
What is true about responsible hunters?
The follow safety rules and guidelines
Which group is a primary supporter of hunter education?
International Hunter Education Association-USA
Within a firearm, a burning material created pressure to force the bullet or shot out of the barrel. What is this burning material?
The basic components of cartridges and shotshells are similar. Shot pellets and a bullet are examples of which basic component?
What is critical when selecting the ammunition for a firearm?
Using the correct cartridge or shotshell
What is the main difference between center fire and rimfire ammunition?
Rimfire primer is in the rim of the casing
Choose the true statement about steel shot versus lead shot.
Steel shot weighs about one-third less than lead shot.
When a rifle fired, a sequence of events takes place. After the firing pin strikes the primer, what is the next event in the sequence?
The primer explodes and ignites the gunpowder.
What are the two basic styles of firearm actions?
Single-shot and repeating
A firearm safety:
Can fail when least expected due to wear or other factors.
Which type of firearm sight is simple, inexpensive, and standard on most handguns?
Rifles, shotguns, and handguns differ mostly based on their:
Barrels and ammunition
Shotguns are classified by:
Which of the following is the best way to make sure you have the proper ammunition for your firearm?
match the information on the firearm's barrel to the information on the cartridge or shotshell before you shoot
when you know a firearm's effective killing range, you can determine:
when a shot will give a clean kill
What is the first step in cleaning a firearm?
Point the muzzle in a safe direction
Which of the following would be a good spot to store firearm?
A cool, clean, and dry location
what is good marksmanship?
hitting the target accurately and consistently
What should be true about any firearm you choose to use for hunting
Has enough power to kill the game quickly and effectively
What is sight picture?
what you see when a firearm's sights are aligned correctly with the target
Sighting-in a rifle helps the shooter:
determine problems with firing technique
There are four standard rifle-firing positions. Which position is best for learning the fundamentals of shooting.
which shotgun choke is the most open?
When patterning a shotgun, what is a sufficient percentage of pellets within a 30-inch circle?
at least 55% of the load, with even distribution
What is the correct way to shoulder a shotgun?
Bring the stock all the way up to your cheek and then back to your shoulder.
When firing a handgun, how far should you hold it from your body?
At arms length
What parts of your body should have protection whenever you shoot any firearm?
Ears and eyes
A hunter is planning a strategy for identifying and tracking quarry. To develop an effective strategy, this hunter needs to understand the animal's:
To take game and minimize its suffering, you must know the ______ of the animal you are hunting.
A bowhunter's quarry is antelope, deer, black bear, or other big game of similar size or smaller. Which shot offers a good chance for a clean kill?
What is the first responsibility of the hunter once an animal has been shot?
Search for the animal
Three factors contribute to spoiled meat after game is harvested. One of these factors is:
You remove a firearm from its storage location in your home. How should you handle the firearm?
Immediately point the muzzle in a safe direction.
There are four main causes of hunting incidents. Which cause is most likely to lead to accidental discharges and stray shots?
lack of control and practice
There are several ways to carry a firearm. Which technique should you use when you at need to fire quickly?
Two-handed or ready carry
Three hunters are walking single file. Which of the following would be safe?
The hunter in front uses elbow carry
You are carrying a firearm. Before crossing a fence, the first thing you should do is:
Unload the firearm
You stumble in the field. The barrel of your firearm dips into the ground. You follow the steps to check for an obstruction in the firearm. After pointing the muzzle in a safe direction, what is the next step?
unload the firearm
What is a first step for both loading in unloading a firearm?
point the muzzle in a safe direction
What is the recommended way to transport a firearm?
In a case
The zone-of-fire in front of each hunters spans about:
Choose the true statement about alcohol and hunting.
It's never safe to drink alcohol while hunting.
What is the safest device to use while climbing a tree or in a tree stand?
What is the recommended method for attaching a haul line to a firearm?
Tie it to a sling
Two duck hunters are seated back-to-back in a boat. How large is the zone-of-fire for each hunter?
HELP refers to the position you should assume in cold water. What does HELP stand for?
Heat Escape Lessening Posture
Why were hunting laws passed?
to conserve wildlife
Where can you find the hunting regulations for the area where you plan to hunt?
Official state publications
Some hunting behaviors are governed by hunting laws. Other behaviors have to do with ethics. Which of the following behaviors is illegal issue rather than an ethical use?
A hunter continues hunting after reaching the bad limit
How can you show respect for other hunters?
by sharing your knowledge and skill with other hunters
Hunters tend to pass through five stages of development. What is the focus during the sportsman stage?
the total hunting experience
A hunter may have allergies, asthma, a heart condition, excess weight, or poor physical conditioning. These conditions:
should be considered before planning a hunting trip
When you go on a hunting trip, you should leave a hunting plan with someone you trust. What information should the plan include?
The names of any hunting partners
Which material provides warmth even when wet?
Why should hunters wear daylight fluorescent orange clothing?
to be more visible to other hunters
What does a topographic map show?
Elevations and contours of the land
You get lost and find yourself in survival mode. Your priorities are shelter, fire, and:
How long can you survive without food?
two weeks or more
You get lost in extremely cold weather. you are unable to start a fire. Which of the following is the best way to survive?
Wrap up in a thermal foil blanket.
After spending several hours outdoors, your skin is pale and clammy. Your mouth is dry. You feel weak and have muscle cramps. These are symptoms of
What is the best way to treat a snakebite?
Keep the victim calm. Take him or her to a hospital.
Hunters reduce surplus wildlife populations. Hunters play an additional role in wildlife management by:
providing wildlife managers with information from the field
One of the seven principles of the North American model for wildlife conservation states that wildlife is an international resource. What does this mean?
Hunting is controlled by the boarder and province
Which of the following factors limits the potential production of wildlife?
One way to help keep animals and habitats healthy is to make sure the number of animals never exceeds the habitat's carrying capacity. This is the job of:
Wild animals are commonly divided into groups for similar characteristics. The two categories used from mammals are:
Large mammals and small mammals
Which type of elevated stand does not need a tree?
How should you hold a handgun for maximum accuracy?
high on the grip with 2 hands
All hunters should take several steps to prepare for each hunting trip. Which step will increase your hunting success and add to your enjoyment?
learn about the game you will hunt
What part of the game animal is the most effective place to shoot?
What should you do if you are following a wounded animal and you lose the trail?
What powder is the the only kind that should be used in the muzzleloader?
black powder or synthetic substitute
Most bowstrings have a small brass band to mark the correct position for nocking the arrow. What is the name for this band?
There are several ways to carry a gun. The elbow carry:
can cause the gun to snag in brushy terrain
Which of the following describes safe handling of a firearm?
Unload and case the firearm before transporting it.
You are hunting in a group. It is safe for you to shoot the area called the:
zone of fire
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