How good is your firearms knowledge?

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How good is your firearms knowledge?
Since the invention of steel, firearms have been the major weapon breakthrough. Since then, wars have taken on a completely different character. Let's see if you are familiar with military history!

The XM-25 is a smart handheld grenade launcher that uses a laser to measure the distance to target and explodes above hardened targets appropriately, what conflict was it first introduced?

W's Iraq Invasion

Syrian Civil War

Gaza Invasion

Afghan War

The original AK-47, while certainly having different magazine sizes available, shipped with a magazine of how many rounds?

40

36

46

26

To the closest pound, how much does an unloaded AK-47 weigh?

11

8

7

9

What was the AK-47's inventor's (Kalashnikov) first name?

Mikhail

Sergei

Boris

Vladimir

What caliber Glock did the FBI demand if the company wanted its contract?

.40 S&W

.357 SIG

.45 ACP

10mm

What percentage of US law enforcement use the Glock in one caliber or another?

65%

75%

40%

55%

In which caliber is the Glock not offered?

.44 S&W

.45 ACP

10mm

.380 ACP

While manufactured in a number of countries Glock's origins are in what country?

Switzerland

Austria

Germany

Czech Republic

The revolutionary Glock's polymer design was introduced to the public in which year?

1978

1984

1982

1980

The Uzi was a revelation in submachine guns when developed in this year.

1949

1945

1951

1948

The M1 Garand was the United States service rifle from 1936-1959 replacing a service rifle designed by whom.

Pedersen

Remington

Springfield

Thompson

The M1 rifle was always called by the name of its inventor. Name him.

John Springfield

Jack Remington

John Garand

John Mossberg

Which battle best showed what the Henry Rifle was capable of doing?

Battle of El Paso

Battle of Little Big Horn

Battle of Veracruz

Battle of The Alamo

Which block were the biggest purchasers of the Henry Rifle?

France

Civil War Soldiers

Confederate States of America

US Government

The Henry (repeating rifle) was only made in what decade?

1850s

1860s

1870s

1880s

The Lee-Enfield was the service rifle of the British Army until which decade?

1960s

1940s

1930s

1920s

In which year did the British Army first adopt the Lee-Enfield rifle as the primary service rifle?

1898

1903

1895

1893

The German soldiers in WWI largely used Mausers with this model year, by far the most successful at the time when the adoption of the rifle began.

1895

1893

1898

1900

Which country's army first used the Mauser 1893 in combat?

Spain

Prussia

United States

Italy

What year did Mauser patent its most famous rifle in 7mm?

1883

1893

1873

1903

Which of these country's armed services never adopted the Needle Gun?

Romania

Japan

Prussia

China

There are a number of bolt-action rifles that changed the world. What decade saw the first bolt action rifle?

1810s

1830s

1840s

1820s

What is the effective range of the Browning M2?

2,500 yards

2,000 yards

3,000 yards

1,500 yards

What caliber is the M2 Browning?

.30-06

8MM

0.45

0.5

The M2 Browning went by what nickname?

"The Widowmaker"

"Ma Deuce"

"Old Faithful"

"The Hand of God"

The German MG-42 extensively used in WWII, fired how many rounds per minute?

2000

1600

1200

1000

"Hitler's Buzzsaw" was the name given to what machine gun?

MG-42

MG-40

MG-41

MG-39

How many M1911s were issues over its decades of service as the primary military handgun in the U.S?

4.7 million

6.7 million

2.7 million

1.7 million

The M1911 has served a number of police forces and militaries around the world for over a hundred years, who made its replacement for the US Military.

Smith & Wesson

Glock

Ruger

Beretta

The M1911 and M1911A1 were issued for decades to the US military, in what year was it finally replaced as standard issue?

1976

1980

1994

1986

The first, and only, redesign of this iconic pistol came in what year with the M1911A1?

1930

1934

1920

1924

The M1911 pistol was first made in this caliber by Colt?

0.357

0.38

0.44

0.45

Working in his father's gun shop, Browning designed and made his first firearm at what age?

24

13

16

7

John Browning was perhaps the greatest firearms manufacturer of all-time, what was his religion?

Protestant

Mormon

Atheist

Catholic

While the US Army first took delivery on Maxim Guns in this year and were deployed around the world, they saw almost zero combat.

1900

1906

1898

1910

The Maxim Gun used what for cooling?

Water

Oil

Air

Nitrogen

While born in the United States, Hiram Maxim built the Maxim machine gun in which country?

Germany

England

France

Belgium

The Maxim Gun, the first fully automatic machine gun was first released in what decade?

1880s

1900s

1890s

1870s

One version of the Colt .45, the Colt Frontier Six-Shooter, fired .44-40 caliber rounds to match the ammunition from which company's rifles.

Springfield

Spencer

Colt

Winchester

Pacifist

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Military History Enthusiast

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Gun Collector

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