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Compound bow: Quiz


Question 1: The central riser of a compound bow is usually made of ________ or magnesium.

Question 2: In the most common configuration, there is a cam or ________ at the end of each limb.

Question 3: Shafts of arrows used with compound bows are usually made of an ________ alloy, or carbon, or a combination of these.

Question 4: Limbs are made of ________ and are capable of taking high tensile and compressive forces.
Composite materialCarbon fiber-reinforced polymerPolyesterFiber reinforced concrete

Question 5: The compound bow was first developed in 1966 by Holless Wilbur Allen in ________, and a US patent was granted in 1969.

Question 6: In literature of the early 20th century, ________ have been described as "compound".
Bow (weapon)Mounted archeryCrossbowComposite bow

Question 7: The limbs of a compound bow are usually much stiffer than those of a recurve bow or ________.
LongbowFlatbowArcheryEnglish longbow

Question 8: A compound bow is a modern bow that uses a levering system, usually of cables and ________, to bend the limbs.
Simple machineForceCrane (machine)Pulley

Question 9: When transferred to the arrow it is referred to as ________.
Kinetic energySpecial relativityMass–energy equivalenceClassical mechanics


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