176 Matching questions
- Grip Panel
- Shell Latches (Stops)
- Rear Sight
- Trigger Mechanism
- Front Strap
- Safe direction
- failure to fire
- At all times
- Firearm and hand sizes
- Recoil Spring
- Cylinder Stop
- Hammer Nose
- Cylinder Release/Thumb Latch
- Take Down Pins
- "Syringe" grip
- Sight alignment
- Bolt Carrier
- 2 3/4 or 3
- Armor Piercing
- Hammer Spur
- Forward Assist
- squib load
- Charging Handle
- Forestock/Hand Guard
- Tap, Rack, Ready, Fire
- Front Sight
- 18-, 20-, and 22-inch
- Center Pin
- Rifled Slug
- Trigger Safety
- Full, Modified, Improved Cylinder
- "Watchman" grip
- Safety Check
- Shooting hand
- Port Arms
- Lower Receiver Group
- Upper Receiver Group
- Recoil Pad
- failure to feed
- Recoil Guide
- Extractor Rod
- Action/slide release
- stacked feed
- Magazine Tube
- Rifle or Bead
- 1. Follower
3. Magazine Insert
4. Floor Plate
5. Magazine Tube
- Shell Carrier
- Point shooting
- Top Strap
- frozen cylinder
- Full Metal Jacket
- Double Action Pistol
- Loading Port
- Trigger control
- Slide Lock
- Double Action Only
- Support hand
- Trigger Gaurd
- Tactical Load
- "Safe Action Pistol."
- Unloaded and is pointed in a safe direction
- double feed
- Jacketed Soft Point
- "Law enforcement" or "tactical" grip
- "Striker Fire Action"
- Blank Round
- front/bead sight or post
- Thumb Rest
- Failure to eject
- Respiratory Pause
- Slide Cover Plate
- Duty life
- Magazine Cap
- Bolt Lock Level
- Sight picture
- Buffer/Buffer Spring
- Spring and Follower
- Slide Stop Lever
- Lead Round Nose
- Sling Swivels
- Ejection Port
- Ayoob Technique
- Shelf life
- Magazine Catch
- Magazine Well
- 00 buckshot (double-aught buckshot)
- Magazine Floor/Butt Plate
- Failure to extract
- Accessory Rail
- Muzzle Flash Suppressor
- Breath control
- Harries Technique
- a The ___ houses the bolt assembly group (Semiautomatic Rifle/Carbine)
- b With two or three fingers through the ___, hand the revolver to the other person, grip first.
- c ___ is used to describe the hand that aids the other in shooting.
- d ___ is any object or obstacle that creates a bullet-resistant barrier between you and a
threat. It includes, but is not limited to, such things as a solid concrete wall, a vehicle's
engine block, or a concrete telephone pole.
- e The ___ is located on the rear of the frame; it can be adjustable or fixed.
- f ___ is the most common cause of firearms accidents.
- g ___ is located on the end of the barrel near the muzzle; it is designed for the swift location of the target and for bringing the firearm into alignment for accuracy.
- h On a Smith & Wesson revolver, ___ is the spring-loaded part that holds the cylinder closed.
- i Name the three types of shotgun chokes.
- j 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.(shotgun only)
- k The ___ provides a path for the fired bullet and is chambered to hold the cartridge. (Semiautomatic Pistol)
- l ___ is made of solid carbon or tungsten steel coated with bright green Teflon; it has a considerably sharper point than most manufactured rounds. The round can pierce protective body armor or steel. In Florida, its use or possession is illegal for anyone but law enforcement.
- m The ___ holds the ammunition.
- n Smith & Wesson uses the term ___ instead of "crane" (internal part).
- o ___ are metal loops affixed to the rifle/carbine to which a carrying strap attaches.
- p Consider these factors to determine appropriate cover:
- q A ___ 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.
- r ___ disengages the cylinder from the frame.
- s ___ is the recommended time (normally expressed in months) for which you can expect ammunition to be reliable when used on duty.
- t Glock refers to their firearm as a ___.
- u returning the firing mechanism to the fire position
- v ___ is the housing for the magazine (Semiautomatic Rifle/Carbine)
- w When handing a shotgun to another person hand them the weapon in the ___ stance.
- x ___ is layering of the case with oxidation or foreign material, such as mold, fungi layers, congealed oil, and lubricants
- y ___ 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.
- z The device that locks the slide in the open position.
- aa The ___ made of wood, plastic, or rubber; designed to allow the shooter to grip the firearm easily for control.
- ab ___ 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.
- ac ___
is a lead or copper-jacketed lead with a hollow cavity in the bullet's
nose; as the bullet expands upon impact, it expends its kinetic energy.
Since a hollowpoint expands quickly, it does not penetrate
as deeply as a round-nose bullet. This design reduces ricochet. Usually of high velocity, it delivers
maximum shock upon striking a surface of soft tissue.
- ad A ___ is a dimple or depression in the case; the case looks like someone struck it with a hard object, crushing part of it inward
- ae ___ is "pushing" the spent cartridge out of the ejection port.
- af ___ is on the front of the barrel used to bring the firearm into alignment for accuracy (Shotgun)
- ag The opening on the side or bottom
of the receiver; spent casings are ejected from it and live rounds are loaded into this port (Shotgun)
- ah ___ is part of the hammer or frame that protrudes through the frame and strikes the primer (internal part). (Revolver)
- ai ___ results when the trigger finger pulls the trigger straight back with increasing yet constant and steady pressure until the firearm discharges.
- aj A ___ is a technique used to reload in a tactical situation.
- ak Shotgun sights are either ___ or ___.
- al ___ is unseating the breech end of the barrel from the slide
- am A ___ is a single, hollow lead bullet that weighs from 7/8 to 1 1/8 ounce. It is .72 caliber with an effective range of approximately 100 yards. The round penetrates most materials but not solid steel.
- an This grip is used with a small (4-6 inch) flashlight with a rear switch and a ring around the grip to give the index and middle fingers a hold. The flashlight is held in the support hand between the index and middle fingers. The switch is pulled back against the base of the hand or the knuckles of the shooting hand, depending on the technique used.
- ao ___ is the part of the weapon attached to the receiver; a shooter places this on his or her shoulder when firing. (Shotgun)
- ap ___ is an actual tear, detachment, or rip that looks like an opening in the case body
- aq markings found on the head of ammunition that indicate caliber
or gauge and identify manufacturer
- ar ___ is the portion of the grip that is placed in the palm of the shooting hand.
- as ___ is the portion of the grip that allows the fingers of the shooting hand to rest. (Semiautomatic Pistol)
- at ___ is the technique used when you cannot use the sights on your weapon or you have no
time to align the sight properly. The handgun becomes an extension of your arm and
hand. You use this "extension" to point to the target or threat and fire.
- au ___ provides space for lighting and sighting devices.
- av ___ is the metal hook-shaped part mounted on the bolt; the hook engages the rim of the cartridge so that when the action is brought to the rear, the ___ removes the shell from the chamber. (Shotgun)
- aw Most common shotgun gauge is the ___ gauge.
- ax ___ are the two pieces of steel mounted on each side of the inside of the receiver at the magazine's rear; they help hold the cartridges in the magazine and release them one at a time when the action operates. They are also used to manually unload the shotgun. (Shotgun)
- ay The ___ is the top corner of the butt (Shotgun)
- az When depressed, the ___ causes the extractor to push the cartridge from the cylinder. (Revolver)
- ba ___ is the relationship between the eye, front sight, rear sight, and target.
- bb 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).
- bc The ___ activates the pistol's operation.
- bd The ___ enables separation of the upper receiver from the lower receiver and allows for fieldstripping and cleaning (Semiautomatic Rifle/Carbine)
- be The ___ directs the recoil spring. It absorbs the recoil and returns the slide to the following position.
- bf A safe direction is generally muzzle pointed down at a ___ degree angle away from your body with your finger outside the trigger guard.
- bg ___ is the only part not found in any other centerfire cartridge;
this is used to seal/confine gases; can be made of plastic or compressed cardboard (shotgun only)
- bh The ___ is a place for the thumb to rest while gripping the pistol
- bi The rear area of the stock that the shooter mounts against the shoulder for firing; normally covered with a metal or plastic butt plate or a recoil pad.
- bj A
___ occurs when a round is in the chamber and the action is closed. The
shell latch fails to keep a round in the magazine tube. Instead, it
moves the round onto the carrier. The weapon still operates but you
cannot load rounds until you remove the one in the chamber
- bk Always treat every firearm as if it were ___, whether you think it is or not.
- bl ___ is the relationship of the front sight and rear sight with the shooter's eye(s). It occurs when the top of the front sight is level with the rear sight's top edge and centered in the rear sight aperture or notch.
- bm The barrel's front end (Shotgun)
- bn ___ is a round-nose lead bullet completely covered with a copper jacket; sometimes called
ball ammunition, it is normally of medium to high velocity. Used extensively by the military, it has low expansion and high penetration capabilities. The chance for ricochet is high.
- bo ___ is used to describe the hand used to shoot the firearm.
- bp To hold your breath properly, inhale, exhale normally, and stop at the moment when you pause between breaths. The extended pause between breaths (known as _____) is the best time to fire the shot(s).
- bq The ___ is the bottom opening on the receiver that live rounds are fed into or removed from the
magazine tube (Shotgun)
- br To perform the Harries technique, you should
hold the flashlight in your support hand and the handgun in your shooting hand. Then, put the backs of your hands together. With your hands braced together, you have more control over the handgun.
- bs The ___ is the slightly rounded steel part that blocks the loading port; catches rounds released from the magazine and raises them into alignment with the chamber (Shotgun)
- bt ___ refers to either the revolver or the semiautomatic pistol.
- bu Shotguns chambers are usually ___ inches long.
- bv the edge on the base of a cartridge case that stops the progress of the case
into the chamber
- bw ___ is normally made of brass or copper dust held together with a resin material that disintegrates upon impact with steel or concrete; it can penetrate hollow core doors, drywall, or thin wood material
- bx Accurate maximum distance for law enforcement purposes when using 00 buckshot
is approximately ___ yards
- by ___ is pushing or pulling the cylinder release latch; this rotates the cylinder out of the frame. Pushing the extractor rod ejects all cartridges.
- bz ___ 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.
- ca ___ is important in the aiming process. If you breathe while trying to aim, the rise and fall of your chest moves the handgun vertically.
- cb ___ is placing live rounds into the open cylinder and closing the cylinder into the frame. (Revolver)
- cc The ___ allows the trigger to move when pressed. (Semiautomatic Pistol)
- cd As officers and perhaps first-time gun owners, you are responsible for making sure your weapon is secure while you are off duty. Section 790.174, F.S. addresses requirements for storing firearms safely.As used in this act, the term "minor" means any person under the age of ___.
- ce ___ is the posture a shooter assumes while firing a shot.
- cf ___ is locking the cylinder into the frame.
- cg small, metal cup containing the detonating mixture used to ignite the propellant or powder charge
- ch Always point the muzzle in a ___.
- ci The ___ dictates what direction is safe.
- cj The three most commonly used barrel lengths of a shotgun are ___.
- ck The ___ holds the bolt to the rear when the charging handle is pulled to the rear and the lower portion is depressed; it releases the bolt when the upper portion is depressed (Semiautomatic Rifle/Carbine)
- cl A ___ occurs when the trigger is pulled, but the round fails to detonate.
- cm "pulling" the spent cartridge from the chamber
- cn The ___ is a flat steel part that fits onto the action bars and on which the bolt sits (Shotgun).
- co The device that allows quick and simple field stripping of the pistol.
- cp The ___ attaches the cylinder to the frame so the cylinder can swing in and out of the frame opening; Colt uses the term ___ (internal part).
- cq The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (BATF) classifies the Glock as a ___.
- cr ___ occurs when a fired cartridge case does not
completely eject. The most common causes are a weak powder charge (bad ammunition), a dry weapon (not enough lubrication), and, if while firing, the shooter does not provide enough resistance for the slide to operate (limp wrist).
- cs The piece of spring steel mounted on the inside left of the receiver; when the action pulls a shell to the rear, it compresses and then releases the ejector as the bolt goes past it. A small extension stops the shell from going further and assists in ejecting the shell from the receiver. (Shotgun)
- ct This technique is thumb-to-thumb; it uses the "watchman" grip. It provides some support for firearm control and good
illumination in relationship to the weapon.
- cu The ___ also activates the slide stop.
- cv Never rely on ___ to decide if a firearm is unloaded.
- cw A ___ is one that does not rotate.
- cx A ___ occurs when the shell stop fails to retain a shell in the magazine tube after one has been moved onto the carrier. The action will not close.
- cy ___ is located under the barrel and holds rounds (Shotgun)
- cz A ___ is the part of the frame that protects the trigger (Shotgun)
- da Clean the firearm each time it is fired, and fully inspect the firearm ___ a week. Safety check the firearm each time you use it.
- db 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. This is called a ___.
- dc ___ houses the extractor rod and contains the chambers that hold the cartridges.
- dd 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. After firing is complete, the hammer remains cocked. Before holstering the weapon, it must be de-cocked using the de-cocking lever.
- de ___ is the wooden or polymer grip near the magazine (Shotgun).
- df The part of the hammer used for cocking the weapon to single-action mode.
- dg Failure to eject, often called a ___.
- dh The ___ holds the magazine spring and follower in the magazine. You can remove it to clean inside the magazine.
- di A ___ is a condition that prevents a weapon from operating normally
- dj The flashlight is held in the support hand with
the illuminating end projecting from the little finger on the side of the hand. The thumb controls a rearmounted
switch; the index finger controls a side-mounted switch near the back of the flashlight; the little or ring finger controls a side-mounted switch near the back of the flashlight.
- dk spherical pellets of various sizes, usually made of lead(shotgun only)
- dl ___ provides a path for the fired bullet.
- dm A ___ position is a position behind cover.
- dn The attachment on the barrel's forward end that reduces the flash as burning powder escapes when the bullet exits the barrel (Semiautomatic Rifle/Carbine)
- do ___ and ___ are two important factors in choosing an appropriate flashlight.
- dp ___ is a measurement used to identify different cartridge (projectile) sizes. It is determined by measuring the
diameter of the bore of the firearm. This helps identify the correct ammunition for a specific weapon.
- dq When the trigger is pulled, the ___ falls forward to activate the primer.
- dr The ___ is internal structure that holds the parts of the revolver and provides a way of gripping the firearm.
- ds The term bullet is as known as a ___.
- dt The stock's top edge where the shooter's cheek rests (Shotgun)
- du The magazine contains a ___ and ___ that pushes each round up to be stripped off by the forward movement
of the slide.
- dv The standard 2 3/4-inch shell contains nine .33 caliber lead pellets. The three-inch magnum shell contains twelve .32 caliber pellets. The spread pattern from a 20-inch barrel is approximately one-inch spread per yard.
- dw Use Phase 1 Clearance to fix failure to feed, failure to fire, stovepipe, and failure to
extract malfunctions. The easiest way to remember this method is to learn the phrase
___ (if necessary).
- dx ___ 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.
- dy A ___ is a full metal-jacketed bullet with incendiary material in the casing of its base; when fired, the round can be visually tracked by the burning material. The bullet tip is normally painted red or orange. Having the same velocity as a full metal-jacketed bullet, it is most often used by the military in fully automatic weapons.
- dz The ___ is made of polymer designed to allow the shooter to easily grip and control the weapon.
- ea The Glock action is sometimes referred to as a ___.
- eb The ___ contains the magazine release, magazine well, trigger housing, and trigger components (Semiautomatic Rifle/Carbine)
- ec The ___ is used to support the rifle with the support hand; acts as a heat shield from the barrel (Semiautomatic Rifle/Carbine)
- ed When a pistol is ___, 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. The hammer never stays cocked. The weapon's trigger pull is the same each time.
- ee Ammunition duty life is ___ than its shelf life.
- ef the metal or plastic container that holds all parts of a round of ammunition: primer, powder charge, and bullet
- eg ___ is the ignition of the primer and firing the cartridge.
- eh ___ is a complete ammunition cartridge that contains all parts of ammunition; a military term
meaning one single cartridge
- ei ___ holds the internal parts, as well as the slide assembly, and provides a way to grip the pistol.
- ej A
___occurs when there is no powder or a partial burn of powder and the
primer ignites. The result is incomplete propulsion of the bullet, which
may lodge the projectile in the barrel. THIS IS A MAJOR
- ek ___ locks the cylinder.
- el The ___ releases the magazine from the frame (magazine well). (Semiautomatic Pistol)
- em A ___ mechanism performs the single
action of releasing the hammer or striker. Once the first round is fired the automatic movement of the slide resets the mechanism for each subsequent shot.
- en The direction of the cylinder rotation depends upon the manufacturer. A Smith & Wesson and Ruger revolver rotates ___.
- eo ___ is the portion of the cartridge that becomes a projectile when in flight
- ep propellant used in most firearms; produces a large volume of gas when ignited
- eq ___ is a button assuring that the bolt is locked (Semiautomatic Rifle/Carbine)
- er Before cleaning or handling a firearm, make sure that it is ___ and ___. Never clean a loaded firearm.
- es ___ occurs when the pistol fails to extract a spent casing from its
chamber. The causes of this malfunction include a weak powder charge, dirt behind the
extractor, a dirty chamber, a broken extractor, a damaged or worn rim on the case, or
an over-expanded or cracked case.
- et ___ enables manipulation of the bolt to chamber a round (Semiautomatic Rifle/Carbine)
- eu ___ involves maintaining sight alignment before, during, and after firing a round. You must maintain proper grip, stance, and finger placement on the trigger.
- ev ___ is the recommended time (normally expressed in years) for which you can expect ammunition to be reliable from manufacture time to issue time.
- ew A ___ is an indentation in the case that may weaken the case wall; a scrape makes a layer of the case wall metal look as if it has been scratched or torn away
- ex ___ allows access of the firing pin assembly (Semiautomatic Pistol).
- ey The ___ enables the bolt to return after firing (Semiautomatic Rifle/Carbine)
- ez The ___ houses the firing pin, safety, drop safety, sights, and extractor (Semiautomatic Pistol)
- fa The ___ is the cylindrical steel part containing the firing pin and extractor, which closes the breech end of the barrel for firing (Shotgun)
- fb The highest standards of firearms safety are required ___.
- fc Nomenclature of the stock includes the following: (Shotgun)
- fd It is recommended that duty ammunition be replaced ___.
- fe ___ is a butt plate, usually rubber, that reduces the effect of the shotgun's recoil or "kick" (Shotgun)
- ff The flashlight is held in the support hand with the illuminating end projecting
from the index finger side of the hand. The thumb controls the on/off switch with a side-mounted switch near the front of the flashlight; the little or ring finger controls it with a side-mounted switch near the back
of the flashlight.
- fg ___ is the most important element of firearms training.
- fh In a ___, the cartridge fails to feed into the chamber. This occurs when the magazine is not fully
- fi is a measurement of shotgun bores derived from the number of bore-sized balls of lead per pound.
- fj ___ is any object or group of objects that creates a visual barrier between you and a threat but may not stop a projectile. Examples include bushes, trees, and cars.
- fk The direction of the cylinder rotation depends upon the manufacturer. A Colt revolver rotates ___.
- fl The flashlight's main function is ___.
- fm A standard shotgun with an 18 inch barrel is about ___ inches long.
- fn ___ 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 (Shotgun)
- fo ___ is the mechanical device that, when activated, releases the slide (Shotgun).
- fp ___ is normally used for bird hunting or practice; this shell has a load of small diameter lead or steel shot pellets. When fired at close range, these pellets can be dangerous and cause injury.
- fq ___ is located on the magazine tube's end and keeps the barrel in place (Shotgun)
- fr The magazine consists of five main parts:
- fs Pistols are categorized by their type of ___.
- ft The ___ pushes the slide forward.