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Question 1: According to international conventions governing the ________, small arms are defined (with some exceptions) as firearms which fire a projectile not in excess of 15 mm (0.60 inches) in diameter.
Laws of warCommand responsibilityUniversal jurisdictionIsrael, Palestine, and the United Nations

Question 2: One of the earliest purely "American" rifle-shooting competitions took place in 1775, when Daniel Morgan was recruiting sharpshooters in Virginia for the impending ________.
Military history of the United StatesNew York and New Jersey campaignAmerican RevolutionAmerican Revolutionary War

Question 3: The shot was initially made from lead already used as ________ for the slings, and ironically begun with ballistic shape of a modern bullet, but was rapidly replaced by the cast iron ball.
BombMiningAmmunitionMilitary technology and equipment

Question 4: For handguns and long guns, the projectile is a ________, or in historical hand cannons, a shot.
.303 BritishBulletAmmunitionCartridge (firearms)

Question 5: Cartridge ammunition was widely adopted, and as of ________ it had become the primary form of ammunition for small arms, tanks, and artillery.
Armenian GenocideWorld War IWestern Front (World War I)Caucasus Campaign

Question 6: The ________ and H&K MP7 are examples.
M16 rifleM2 Browning machine gunHeckler & Koch MP5FN P90

Question 7: There are three common types of handguns: single-shot pistols (more common historically), ________, and semi-automatic pistols.
Enfield revolverShotgunFirearmRevolver

Question 8: The term was a variation on the contemporary terms of bow arm and drawing arm still used in ________.
Bow (weapon)LongbowEnglish longbowArchery

Question 9: In this last role, they often compete with the ________, a short, light rifle, which is also usually issued to airborne infantry because of its small size.
FirearmAssault rifleLee-EnfieldCarbine

Question 10: A rifle has a rifled barrel that fires single bullets, while a shotgun fires packets of shot, a single slug, a sabot, or a specialty round (such as tear gas, ________, or a breaching round).
ShotgunCombat shotgunFirearmUnited States
















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