General Firearms Knowledge

This is a quiz based on firearms knowledge and trivia. Many people will find it challenging. This test is not easy. Thirty six random questions regarding the different facets of firearms.

This is a quiz based on firearms knowledge and trivia. Many people will find it challenging. This test is not easy. Thirty six random questions regarding the different facets of firearms.

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  1. How many flash holes are found under the primer in a Berdan primed cartridge?
  2. Which is not a descriptive name variation for the 9x19mm cartridge.
  3. What are the chamber and cartridge modifications done to make a rifle "Ackley Improved"?
  4. The nominal length of a .308 Winchester "GO" headspace gauge
  5. The mechanical action of the Heckler & Koch 9x series (91,93,&94) of rifles is...
  6. The 8000 & 8040 "Cougar" series of handguns in current production are manufactured by
  7. Which is not a John Moses Browning design?
  8. Which frame designation is used for the small concealed carry revolvers manufactured by Smith and Wesson?
  9. Which bullet listed has the widest real world measured diameter?
  10. Which factory did not produce the Enfield No.4 MkI rifle in .303?
  11. When Ruger retired manufacturing the Security Six line of revolver, which Ruger model took its place in the product line?
  12. How many locking lugs are on the bolthead of a M1891 series Mosin Nagant rifle?
  13. The acronym "MOA" means...
  14. 7.62x39 ammunition produced by Chinese Factory 31 in the early 1960's would be...
  15. The Warsaw Pact Arsenal code for a Polish firearm was
  16. Which of these 7.62 munitions has an actual bullet diameter of .309?
  17. Clymer and Forster are
  18. What are the number of machined locking lugs on a Browning Hi-Power barrel chambered in .40 S&W?
  19. What is the number of cross/pivot pins holding the semi automatic fire control group in place in an AR-15 receiver?
  20. What parkerizing phosphate solution will yield the darkest charcoal colored finish?
  21. How many screws are used to hold a Mauser K98 trigger guard and magazine housing to the barreled receiver... as it left the factory?
  22. The 2009 production Winchester Wildcat bolt action .22LR rifle is actually
  23. What features does a Pre '64 Winchester Model 70 have compared from later variations of the production line?
  24. Which of these reloading powders would not be suitable for charging 7.62x51mm NATO, 7.62x63 (.30-06), and 7.5x55mm Swiss cartridges
  25. During the late 1970's though 80's the .45acp SIG P220 was imported under what name?
  26. Which light machinegun was the base design for the BREN Gun?
  27. Which is not a FN-FAL variant?
  28. The 1911a1 handgun breaks down into how many parts when field stripped for cleaning? NOT including the magazine. Leaving grips on frame.
  29. The magazine well housing of the UK MP-28 Lanchester submachine gun was made from what material?
  30. What American pump-action shotgun model had the longest production run in history?
  31. Which caliber chambering of Glock is only available in Europe?
  32. What caliber did Sweden choose to chamber the bulk of their Mauser rifles in?
  33. Which country produced the Samozaryadniy Karabin sistemi Simonova to accept NATO spec rifle grenades?
  34. What caliber is the Polish wz.88 "Tantal" chambered for?
  35. Which of the following bullet type acronyms would be best suited for a tubular magazine fed firearm, such as a lever action .30-30?
  36. What is the main difference between the Walther P-38 and the P-1?

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