The Ultimate Tree Stand Quiz

By: Staff

4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Tree stands are used to give deer hunters improved visibility for making a kill. Safety should be the first concern for hunters who use deer stands, as heights and guns are a dangerous mix. Take this quiz to learn about how to set up a tree stand.

What is the main purpose of a tree stand in hunting?

The main purpose is to maximize the hunter's field of vision.

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What is considered a low height for a tree stand?

A low height is 12 feet (4 meters) off the ground.

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How high may some hunters install a tree stand?

Some hunters go as high as 35 feet.

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Which stand is attached to a tree?

A fixed stand is attached to a tree with ropes, chains or straps.

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What stand is easier to get up and down from?

The ladder stand is the easiest to climb into and get down from.

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What type of stand is a good choice for terrain without many trees?

A tower stand is a freestanding structure and a good choice for terrain without many trees.

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Before you select a tree stand, what should you do?

Check for any restrictions on tree stands in the area you will be hunting.

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What is a sign that deer are in an area?

Deer scat is an indication that deer are in an area.

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What is a sign that a tree is not strong?

Dead limbs and other decay are indicators that a tree is not strong.

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What kind of bark indicates a tree suitable for a tree stand?

Trees with semi-rough bark work well for tree stands.

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What direction should you face when hunting from the stand?

For best results, face toward the deer signs.

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Why do some hunters set up their tree stand several days before the hunt?

Setting up the tree stand in advance can give the deer a chance to acclimate to the new structure.

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A tree stand is useful for hunting with what type of weapon?

Rifle hunters and bow hunters use tree stands.

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What safety equipment may prevent serious injury from a fall?

Use a safety harness.

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Where do climbing sticks attach to?

Climbing sticks attach to the tree trunk.

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What equipment can give you a foothold onto a tree?

Install tree steps to get a foothold.

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How are tree steps attached to trees?

Some tree steps are screwed into the tree and others are attached by straps.

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What is a sign of deer feeding?

Signs of deer feeding include short clipped plants.

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How do you get 35 feet up a tree?

To reach higher heights you will need climbing gear.

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Why should you pass on using a random tree stand?

Do not use a random tree stand, since the quality of construction and stand maintenance is unknown.

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