Hunter Safety Test

The primary objective of hunder education programs is to
To produce knowledgeable, responsible, and involved hunters

What are three behaviors of a responsible hunter
Obey hunting laws, hunt fairly, practice safety rules and wait for a clean shot before shooting

The 1937 Pittman-Roberston Act was created to do what
support hunting projects such as hunter safety education courses, land acquisition and improve wildlife habitat

Treat every firearm as if it were
Loaded

The muzzle of your gun should always be pointed where
Point it at a safe direction

When shooting a firearm always be sure of
your target and make sure you know what you are shooting at with an adequate backstop

When shooting a firearm never
Shoot flat or at a hard surface or at water

WHen shooting a fireamre you should keep your finger
Keep it on the outside of the trigger guard until read to shoot

When shooting a firearm you should always point your gun only at what
Pointed at what you intend to shoot

When you are not using your firearm
You should leave it unloaded and the action open

Who provides federal aid (money) to state wildlife agencies to pay for hunting projects
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

This is not a source of hunter education funding
State Highway Department

Why do we have hunting laws
To conserve wildlife for future generations to enjoy

Aldo Leopold, the “father of wildlife management” once said ETHICAL BEHAVIOR is
Doing the right thing when no one else is watching

The first thing you do when trying to gain access to private property
Ask landowners for permision to hunt

This is not a reason why hunting laws were created
To limit profits of sporting goods manufacturers

A responsible and ethical hunter would not
Waste meat and usable parts of the game harvested

Responsible hunters
kkeep firearms out of sight when not hunting

To bring respect to the sport of hunting, hunter can
support organizations dedicated to improving habitat and management efforts

When loading a muzzleloader, how do you know know how much blackpowder to put in the muzzle
By using a calibrated powder measure

What are the three types of bow and arrows
Longbow, Recurve Bow and Compound Bow

The Long Bow is also called the
Stick Bow

The Recurve Bow is
Like the Long Bow but limbs curve more

The Compound Bow
Is the most poplular bow and has wheels or cams to make it easier to pull into full draw

The plastic vanes or feathers on an arrow are called
Fletching

The end of the arrow that attaches to the string of the bow is called
Nock

The most popular arrow tip used for big game bow hunting is called
Broadhead

The only type of powder that should be used in muzzleloaders is called
Blackpowder

An unsafe practice when using a muzzleloader is
Loading the gun directly from a horn flask

How many charges should you use in a muzzleloader
One

The process of placing the arrow shaft on the bow’s arrow rest and with the thumb and index finger pulling the arrow back until the string snaps into the slot is called
Nocking

A good safety rule to follow when shooting a bow is
Release the arrow only when the path to the target and beyond is clear

Two advantages of hunting from an elevated stand are
See the game better and not allowing your scent to distract the game

What is the major disadvantage of hunting from an elevated stand
Injury from falling

A non-climbing stand
Is in a fixed position on the tree

A climbing stand
Is used to climb a tree with / walk up a tree

A ladder stand
Stand usually 10 to 15 feet off the ground and has a platform to sit or stand on

While in a treestand you should use this to get your bag, rifle, bow or other needed items in the stand with you
Haul Line

You should always wear this while in a elevated tree stand
TMA Safety Harness

Each season before hunting in a tree stand you should
Inspect the stand for weaknesses, defects, missing parts or excessive wear

If you have a treesstand that was manufactured (made by) by a company that is no longer in business you should
Destroy the stand

The National Bowhunter Education Foundation recommends that you should wear a
Safety Harness

This does not make hunting from a tree stand any safer
Wearing quite clothing

The most poplular way to hunt white tailed deer with a bow is from
Elevated Stand

According to the study of Vermont and North Carolina, which type of bowhunting accident has the highest potential for fatalities
Falling from an elevated tree stand