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  1. When operating a semiautomatic pistol, __________ is when the breech end of the barrel locks into the slidefiring

          

  2. The __________ is the part of a revolver that turns the cylinder as the gun is cocked, thus aligning a cartridge with the hammer or firing pin (internal part).case/casings

          

  3. The __________ (on a revolver) is made of wood, plastic, or rubber. It is designed to allow the shooter to grip the firearm easily for control.rear sight

          

  4. When depressed, the __________ (on a revolver) causes the extractor to push the cartridge from the cylinder.top strap

          

  5. You should fully inspect your firearm once a __________.each time it is fired.

          

  6. When studying firearms, the __________ hand is the dominant or strong hand that is used to fire a gun.ejection port

          

  7. When a pistol is double action only, the hammer __________ stays cocked.is

          

  8. When operating a semiautomatic pistol, __________ is "pushing" the spent cartridge out of the ejection port.ejecting

          

  9. A __________ functions by using the energy from the recoil of a single round of ammunition to extract and eject a fired cartridge from this firearm's chamber and load an unfired round from a magazine into the chamber for the next shot.semiautomatic pistol

          

  10. As defined in Section 775.082 or Section 775.083, F.S., if a person fails to properly store a firearm and as a result thereof a minor gains access to the firearm, without the lawful permission of the minor's parent or the person having charge of the minor, and possesses or exhibits it, without the supervision required by law: in a public place or in a rude, careless, angry or threatening manner in violation of s. 790.10, F.S., the person can be charged with a __________.the firearm owner will not be charged with a second-degree misdemeanor.

          

  11. What are the main parts of the magazine (in a semiautomatic pistol)?in a .357 revolver.

          

  12. On a semiautomatic rifle/carbine, the __________ is used to support the rifle with the support hand. It acts as a heat shield from the barrel.forestock/hand guard

          

  13. The __________ (on a revolver) is located on the rear of the frame. It can be adjustable or fixed.hammer spur

          

  14. When operating a revolver, __________ is locking the cylinder into the frame.firing

          

  15. The Glock action is sometimes referred to as "striker fire action." The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (BATF) classifies the Glock as a __________ pistol.extraction

          

  16. The __________ (on a semiautomatic pistol) houses the firing pen, safety, drop safety, sights, and extractor.slide

          

  17. You can safely use .38 caliber ammunitionin a .38 caliber revolver.

          

  18. The __________ (on a revolver) is the part of the frame that houses the rear sight, positioned over the cylinder.crimp

          

  19. On a semiautomatic rifle/carbine, the __________ contains ammunition ready to be chambered.magazine

          

  20. On a shotgun, the __________ is the mechanical device that prevents a shooter from pulling the trigger and discharging the shotgun.action/slide release

          

  21. On a semiautomatic rifle/carbine, the __________ is the housing for the magazine (internal).magazine well

          

  22. On a semiautomatic rifle/carbine, the __________ group contains the magazine release, magazine well, trigger housing, and trigger components.magazine release

          

  23. When operating a shotgun, __________ is the weapon unlocking when fired.locking

          

  24. A part of the shotgun's stock is the __________. This is the top corner of the butt.heel

          

  25. An officer should make sure that a firearmis unloaded and is pointed in a safe direction before cleaning or handling it.

          

  26. When studying firearms, the __________ hand is the hand that assists the shooting hand.support

          

  27. The __________ (on a semiautomatic pistol) releases the magazine from the frame (magazine well).magazine floor plate

          

  28. When operating a shotgun, __________ is discharging the weapon by depressing the trigger.firing

          

  29. On a semiautomatic rifle/carbine, the __________ is the attachment on the barrel's forward end that reduces the flash as burning powder escapes when the bullet exits the barrel.forward assist

          

  30. The __________ is the propellant used in most firearms. It produces a large volume of gas when ignited.powder

          

  31. For Florida Statutes related to properly storing a firearm, the term "minor" means any person under the age of __________.it were loaded, whether you think it is or not.

          

  32. The __________ (on a revolver) is a star-shaped device attached to the extractor rod that fits inside the cylinder that the rounds rest on (internal part).extractor

          

  33. You can not use .357 ammunitionin a .38 caliber revolver.

          

  34. When operating a semiautomatic pistol, __________ is returning the firing mechanism to the fire position.firing

          

  35. Ammunition can be identified byexamining the caliber or gauge found on the cartridge's headstamp.

          

  36. On a shotgun, the __________ is the secondary aligning device located on the receiver or barrel that aligns with the front sight bead or post to bring the shotgun into alignment for accuracy.safety

          

  37. When operating a revolver, __________ is pushing or pulling the cylinder release latch; this rotates the cylinder out of the frame. Pushing the extractor rod ejects all cartridges.loading

          

  38. environmentloaded firearm unattended.

          

  39. When handing a revolver to another person, the first step is to open the __________, with the barrel pointed in a safe direction.cylinder

          

  40. You should always treat every firearm as ifit were loaded, whether you think it is or not.

          

  41. A part of the shotgun's stock is the __________. This is the stock's top edge where the shooter's cheek rests.toe

          

  42. The __________ (shotgun only) is the part of the case mouth that bends inward to grip the bullet; with shotgun shells, the term applies to the closure at the case mouth.crimp

          

  43. Officers are responsible for making sure their weapons are secureeach time it is fired.

          

  44. The __________ (on a revolver) is located on the end of the varrel near the muzzle. It is designed for the swift location of the target and for bringing the firearm into alignment for accuracy.front sight

          

  45. As you draw the trigger (of a semiautomatic pistol) fully to the rear in double action mode, the hammer moves back and then releases to strike the firing pin. Upon firing, the slide moves back, extracting and ejecting the spent cartridge case and pushing the hammer to the fully cocked position. As the slide moves to the rear, the recoil spring compresses. When all the energy has been used, the spring decompresses, pushing the slide forward. Then the slide returns forward, feeding the next cartridge from the magazine to the barrel chamber. The hammer remains cocked and the trigger is in the rear position, so subsequent shots fire in single-action mode. This sequence repeats until the last round fires. Then the magazine follower exerts upward pressure on the slide stop, causing it to engage and hold the slide in the open position. (This example describes a __________ pistol.)rear sight

          

  46. When operating a semiautomatic pistol, __________ is ignition of the primer and firing the cartridge.firing

          

  47. When the trigger is squeezed, the cylinder unlocks and rotates, placing a live cartridge in line with the firing pin. When the hammer falls, the hammer nose or firing pin strikes the primer and ignites the powder charge. The burning powder creates a gas, and pressure builds from the gas. This pressure sends the projectile (bullet) down and out of the barrel. The trigger releases forward, resetting the mechanism. This is how a __________ works.hammer

          

  48. A part of the shotgun's stock is the __________. This is a butt plate, usually rubber, that reduces the effect of the shotgun's recoil or "kick".recoil pad

          

  49. Section __________, F.S., says that a person who stores or leaves, on a premise under his or her control, a loaded firearm, and who knows or reasonably should know that a minor is likely to gain access to the firearm without the lawful permission of the minor's parent or the person having charge of the minor, or without the supervision required by law, shall keep the firearm in a securely locked box or container or in a location which a reasonable person would believe to be secure or shall secure it with a trigger lock except when the person is carrying the firearm on his or her body or within such close proximity thereto that he or she can retrieve and use it as easily and quickly as if he or she carried it on his or her body.790.001

          

  50. When operating a semiautomatic pistol, __________ is unseating the breech end of the barrel from the slide.feeding/chambering

          

  51. When handing a revolver to another person, you want to hand it over grip first, with two or three fingers through the __________.port arms

          

  52. Select ALL of the TRUE statements that apply to safety rules while on the firing range.bolt

          

  53. If a minor obtains a firearm as a result of unlawful entry by any person,you do not intend to shoot.

          

  54. The __________ (on a semiautomatic pistol) provides a path for the fired bullet and is chambered to hold the cartridge.slide stop lever

          

  55. To perform a function check for a __________, you first press the trigger and hold it to the rear. Then, you cycle the slide with the support hand and slowly release the pressure of the trigger until the trigger resets. (You should hear a click and feel the reset on the trigger).cocking

          

  56. On a semiautomatic pistol, the __________ holds the magazine spring and follower in the magazine. You can remove it to clean inside the magazine.floor/butt plate

          

  57. When operating a semiautomatic pistol, __________ is moving the round from the magazine to the chamber by releasing the slide, picking up the round from the magazine and seating the round into the chamber.loading

          

  58. Each time you pick up, put down, or hand a firearm to another,open the firearm's action and physically and visually inspect it to make sure that it is not loaded.

          

  59. On a shotgun, the __________ is the cylindrical steel part containing the firing pin and extractor, which closes the breech end of the barrel for firing.bolt

          

  60. The __________ (on a semiautomatic pistol) allows access of the firing pin assembly.slide lock

          

  61. When handing a shotgun to another person in the __________ stance, hold the stock with your shooting hand and the fore-end with your support hand. Then, point the barrel in a safe direction. Last, put the safety in the on position, the fore-end to the rear, and put the ejection port open while facing the person receiving the weapon.cylinder

          

  62. When operating a shotgun, __________ is the extractor's removal of the empty casing from the chamber and pushing the empty casing out of the weapon through the ejection port by manually cycling the slide/fore-end grip to the rear.extracting/ejecting

          

  63. When handing a revolver to another person, the second step is the visually and physically inspect the __________ to make sure it is not loaded.cylinder

          

  64. On a shotgun, the __________ holds the trigger group and bolt assembly.rear sight

          

  65. When operating a semiautomatic pistol, __________ is "pulling" the spent cartridge from the chamber.feeding/chambering

          

  66. When a pistol is in __________, every round fires double action with the hammer at rest against the rear of the slide. Every time the trigger is pulled to the rear, it manually cocks and releases the hammer to fire the pistol. As the slide cycles and goes forward, the hammer safety follows, coming to rest against the slide's rear.double action only

          

  67. A part of the shotgun's stock is the __________. This is the rear area of the stock that the shooter mounts against the shoulder for firing. It is normally covered with a metal or plastic butt plate or a recoil pad.butt

          

  68. On a shotgun, the __________ is the long cylinder-shaped tube through which the projectile travels from the chamber.barrel

          

  69. The __________ activates the revolver's operation in both single and double action.semiautomatic pistol

          

  70. The __________ (on a semiautomatic pistol) is a device that allows quick and simple field stripping of the pistol.slide stop lever

          

  71. When operating a revolver, __________ is releasing the locked cylinder by squeezing the trigger so the cylinder can rotate and place a live round in front of the barrel in line with the firing pin; the cylinder then locks, allowing the firing pin to strike the live round that has been locked in place. The cylinder repeats this process with each pull of the trigger until all cartridges have been fired.unlocking/feeding/locking

          

  72. The __________ is the metal or plastic container that holds all parts of a round of ammunition: primer, powder charge, and bullet.frame

          

  73. In a __________ pistol, the first round fires double action. (The trigger being pulled to the rear manually cocks the hammer and releases it.) The second and subsequent rounds fire single action as the hammer remains cocked each time the slide cycles.double action only

          

  74. On a semiautomatic rifle/carbine, the __________ expels the shell from the ejection port. (This is an internal part of the bolt.)ejector

          

  75. The __________ (on a revolver) is part of the frame that protects the trigger.hammer spur

          

  76. On a semiautomatic rifle/carbine, the __________ grips and pulls the shell from the chamber.extractor

          

  77. A part of the shotgun's stock is the __________. This is the "small of the stock", just behind the receiver. The shooter uses this part and his or her shooting hand for control when firing or carrying it.butt

          

  78. The __________ (on a semiautomatic pistol) activates the pistol's operation.trigger safety

          

  79. The __________ (of a shotgun) is the only part not found in any other centerfire cartridge. It is used to seal/confine gases and can be made of plastic or compressed cardboard.wad(s)

          

  80. Which one of the following is NOT a safety rule to follow on the firing range?Always unholster a firearm behind the firing line.

    Always anticipate any commands from the range instructor.

          

  81. On a semiautomatic rifle/carbine, the __________ is a button assuring that the bolt is locked.ejection port

          

  82. On a semiautomatic rifle/carbine, the __________ is the opening that permits the shell to exit the weapon. (This is an internal part.)magazine well

          

  83. On a semiautomatic pistol, the __________ holds the ammunition. It contains a spring and follower that pushes each round up to be stripped off by the forward movement of the slide. The follower also activates the slide stop.magazine

          

  84. When the trigger is pulled (on a revolver), the __________ falls forward to activate the primer.hammer

          

  85. When operating a semiautomatic pistol, __________ is seating a loaded magazine into the magazine well.loading

          

  86. After firing is complete (for a double/single pistol), the hammer __________ cocked.remains

          

  87. The __________ (on a semiautomatic pistol) is a place for the thumb to rest while gripping the pistol.thumb rest

          

  88. Negligenceis the most common cause of firearm accidents.

          

  89. The __________ (on a semiautomatic pistol) is the base of the magazine.trigger safety

          

  90. Before holstering a double/single pistol, the weapon must be __________.remains

          

  91. The __________ (on a semiautomatic pistol) is part of the frame that protects the trigger.trigger guard

          

  92. On a shotgun, the __________ is a mechanical device that, when activated, releases the slide.safety

          

  93. On a semiautomatic rifle/carbine, the __________ permits removal of the magazine from the firearm.magazine release

          

  94. __________ is a measurement of shotgun bores derived from the number of bore-sized balls of lead per pound.Gauge

          

  95. On a semiautomatic rifle/carbine, the __________ blocks the hammer from striking the firing pin, preventing firing. It is located on the left side of the weapon.magazine well

          

  96. The __________ refers to markings found on the head of ammunition that indicate caliber or gauge and identify manufacturer.rear sight

          

  97. The __________ (on a revolver) is the part of the hammer used for cocking the weapon to single-action mode.hammer spur

          

  98. When a pistol is double action only, the weapon's pull __________ the same each time.hammer

          

  99. You should never point a firearm at anyone or anything thatweek

          

  100. When operating a shotgun, __________ is closing the action to a locked position by moving the fore-end forward until it stops.locking

          

  101. Select ALL of the TRUE statements that apply to safety rules while on the firing range.Always unholster a firearm behind the firing line.

    Always anticipate any commands from the range instructor.

          

  102. __________ is a measurement used to identify different cartridge (projectile) sizes.Caliber

          

  103. The __________ is a complete ammunition cartridge that contains all parts of ammunition. It is a military term that means one single cartridge.bullet

          

  104. You should clean your firearmeach time it is fired.

          

  105. A part of the shotgun's stock is the __________. This is the bottom part of the butt.toe

          

  106. The __________ (on a semiautomatic pistol) is located on the rear of the slide that aligns with the front sight to bring the firearm into alignment for accuracy.rear sight

          

  107. The __________ is an internal structure that holds the parts of the revolver and provides a way of gripping the firearm.frame

          

  108. The __________ (of a shotgun) refers to spherical pellets of various sizes, usually made of lead.shot

          

  109. You should never leave aeach time it is fired.

          

  110. A __________ mechanism (of a pistol) releases the hammer or striker. Once the first round is fired the automatic movement of the slide resets the mechanism for each subsequent shot.magazine floor plate

          

  111. The __________ (on a semiautomatic pistol) allows the trigger to move when pressed.trigger safety

          

  112. When operating a revolver, __________ is placing live rounds into the open cylinder and closing the cylinder into the frame.loading

          

  113. When operating a revolver, __________ is ignition of the primer and firing the cartridge.firing

          

  114. An officer shouldsafety check his or her firearm each time it is used.

          

  115. The __________ is a small, metal cup containing the detonating mixture used to ignite the propellant or powder charge.crimp

          

  116. When operating a shotgun, __________ is placing live rounds in the magazine tube or open ejection port.loading

          

  117. The __________ is the edge on the base of an ammunition cartridge case that stops the process of the case into the chamber.trigger guard

          

  118. The __________ is the portion of the ammunition cartridge that becomes a projectile in flight.powder

          

  119. A(n) __________ is a cartridge design that features a solid lead bullet with a round nose. This bullet has a medium velocity. By design, it easily penetrates interior walls or hollow core doors and then ricochets.lead round nose

          

  120. When operating a shotgun, __________ is removing a round from the magazine tube and placing it in the barrel's chamber by cycling the weapon, or after placing a round in the open ejection port, pushing the slide forward.chambering

          

  121. A(n) __________ is a round designed for training or noise. The casing's cardboard material becomes a projectile when fired. The projectile cannot penetrate drywall or hollow core doors. However, it can penetrate soft body tissue. When fired at close range, it can cause serious injury or death. Do not discharge in the direction of others. Use extreme caution.blank round

          

  122. A(n) __________ is one-half to three-quarters of this lead bullet is jacketed with copper. The exposed lead on the flat nose allows for expansion upon impact. Usually of high velocity, this bullet is designed for antipersonnel. The round easily penetrates interior walls and solid doors.hand

          

  123. __________ is determined by measuring the diameter of the bore of a firearm. This helps identify the correct ammunition for a specific weapon.rear sight

          

  124. The __________ (on a semiautomatic pistol) is a device that locks the slide in the open position.rear sight

          

  125. On a revolver, the ___________ is the nose pin or firing pin-part of the hammer or frame that protrudes through the frame and strikes the primer (internal part).hammer