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.50-90 Sharps: Quiz


Question 1: Billy Dixon used a Sharps .50-90 at the ________ in June 27, 1874 to make his legendary 1538 yard shot.
Second Battle of Adobe WallsBattle of Blanco CanyonTexas–Indian WarsFirst Battle of Adobe Walls

Question 2: The .50-90 Sharps rifle cartridge is a black powder cartridge that was introduced by Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company in 1872 as a buffalo (________) hunting round.
Bighorn SheepMooseElkAmerican Bison

Question 3: Occasionally .50-90 rifles are used for vintage competitions, but the .50-90 produces more recoil than other period cartridges such as the ________, and so is is rarely used.
.30-06 SpringfieldCartridge (firearms).45-70Internal ballistics


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