Are You a True Firearms Expert?

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Artimis Charvet

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

So many guns, so little time. Think you have what it takes to be a firearms expert? Take a shot at this quiz and see if you have what it takes to go the distance!

Which firearm became especially popular with Prohibition-era gangsters?

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What do you call the spiral grooves cut into the bore of a gun?

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A dedicated sniper would most likely use which type of a firearm?

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What is James Bond's pistol manufacturer of choice?

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Which submachine gun is nicknamed the Chicago Typewriter?

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Where was the first gunpowder weapon developed?

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Which weapon was known as the Peacemaker?

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Which pistol did John Browning design to accept the .45-caliber cartridge, which was developed first in 1904?

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Which weapon was hailed by Gen. Patton as "the greatest battle implement ever devised?"

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Which 9 mm submachine gun was developed for the Israeli army?

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Which is the most popular weapon on the planet, with more than 75 million made since the 1940s?

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Which firearm can rightfully be called the first assault rifle?

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What does the "AR" stand for in the popular AR-15 civilian rifle?

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Which conflict saw the first widespread use of the M16 assault rifle?

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When someone thinks "shotgun," which is the firearm the person most likely imagines?

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If you were an 18th-century coachman, which weapon would you likely carry to repel highway bandits?

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Which handgun did Dirty Harry make famous?

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Which self-loading pistol established the parabellum round as the world standard?

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Which of the following best describes the sequence of events that occur when the trigger of a semi-automatic weapon is pulled?

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Which firearm, used during the Civil War, fired the .58-caliber Minié bullet?

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Which semi-automatic weapon with a large-capacity magazine became infamous after appearing in surveillance footage of the Columbine massacre?

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What famous firearm was found propped against a tree in Nevada in 2015?

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Which weapon did the Australian Army use to fight against emus?

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Which was the first gun made mostly from plastic?

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Which of these innovations did Samuel Colt bring to the world of weapons production?

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If you lived in 13th-century China, your weapon of choice was probably:

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Those pistols at dawn were probably:

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An 1835 attempt to assassinate President Andrew Jackson with two derringers failed because:

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Speaking of Davy Crockett, what kind of weapon was named after him in the 1950s?

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A 1975 attempt to assassinate President Gerald Ford with a Colt .45 failed because:

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