CORE Hunter practice questions
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CORE Hunter practice questions
bcwf core hunter hunting
a few of the practice questions from the BCWF CORE manual. Mandatory for hunting in British Columbia.
In order to hunt big game animals you will need a _______ in addition to a BC hunting licence.
In order to hunt waterfowl you will need _______ permit in addition to a BC hunting licence.
Migratory Game Bird
List 4 items that contribute to the loss of wildlife in North America prior to 1900.
Breech loaded firearms
List 2 things a hunter can do to support conservation efforts in BC.
Buying a hunting licence
Join conservation organizations such as ducks unlimited
List 4 fundamental needs of all living things.
The place where an organism lives in a community.contains the 4 basic needs to survive.
Define "Carrying Capacity"
The number Of animals that an area can support without damage to habitat or animals.
Habitat change. natural or human caused
List the 6 basic land systems found in BC.
Lowlands (fraser delta)
isolated coastal inlets
southern roadless mountainous areas
northeast or Alberta plateau
List 5 examples of game animals in BC
List 2 birds in BC.
List 3 fur bearing animals in BC.
List an endangered species in BC.
vancouver island marmot
What branch of the ministry of water,land, air protection is responsibly for wildlife management in BC.
The wildlife branch
List 2 hunting season types in BC.
limited entry hunting
Wildlife populations have been increasing in north america due to the conservation effort since the 1900's. True or False
A community of living things interacting with one another and thier physical enviroment is called:
In BC the carrying capacity of many habitats is determined by the _______ weather.
wildlife survival depends primarily upon protection from predators. true or false
Which animal is considered to be an endangered species in BC.
Vancouver island marmot
vancouver island marmot
The protection of wildlife falls solely on the provincial legislation. true or false.
False, provincial and federal
In a general open hunting season you can shoot as much wildlife as you wish. true or false.
The vital target area of most animals contains which 2 organs?
Heart and lungs
What hunting method should not be used when hunting turkeys?
What are the 4 hunting techniques?
On some animals it is important to leave evidence on what after field dressing.
When approaching a downed game, what are 3 things to be aware of.
length of time since it was shot
In order to preserve hide you should sprinkle _____ on it.
Cutting up an animal into the basic meat cuts is called?
What is the first thing you do when you recover your game animal?
cancel your species licence
If you shoot a game animal and it runs away , what should you do?
look for signs of blood and trail after it.
the vital target on most game animals is the?
Ethics employed by the individual are referred to as?
Randomly killing snakes is ethical?
tearing down old buildings for firewood is ethical?
shooting animals to help fill your friends bag limit is acceptable?
A positive public attitude towards hunting is important
Scouting for a good stand location prior to the hunting season is a good practice?
Name the federal law that defines a firearm.
criminal code of canada
Most hunting rifle and shotguns are non restricted firearms?
Municipal governments can make 2 bylaws that affect gun usage, what are they?
No discharge bylaw
Noise and nuisance bylaws
What 3 levels of government make laws regarding hunting and firearms
Who are the primary officials for enforcing hunting laws?
6 illegal hunting activities?
night hunting or pitlamping
angling in closed areas
exceeding bag limits
killing during a closed season
killing young or females during a male only season
3 reasons for hunting laws?
provincial legislation becomes law when it is signed by whom?
federal legislation becomes law when signed by whom?
for the purpose of the wildlife act ,a pellet gun shooting under 500 fps is considered a firearm?
If you cut the barrel of your shotgun too short you may have turned it into a :
It is unlawful to use live birds as decoys to hunt game birds?
Fox are classified as big game animals?
Is hypothermia a winter illness?
Name the 3 layer of clothing?
5 items to put in a survival kit?
3 types of maps
knife blades should not be used to ______._______._______
Recommended length of a hunting knife?
2.5 - 4 inches
the best axes are made of high quality ____ and tempered to resist brittleness.
the best axe handles are usually made of?
difference between a pack board and packsack?
board is used for longer trips and distributes weight better
The part of the body that loses heat quickest is?
you can survive 5 days without?
3 qualities that are required for outdoor clothing are?
in order to operate a pleasure boat in canada you need a ?
pleasure craft licence
If attacked by a cougar you should?
Before entering an accident scene it is important to?
determine any hazards that may injure you
a dull axe or knife is more dangerous than a sharp one?
when a person is found unconscious the best position to put them in is?
recovery position or prone
the best maps for hunting are?
recreational or topographic
2 actions that do not have magazines?
when you pickup any firearm you should :
assume its loaded
the most stable shooting position is:
.300 savage and .300 winchester rounds are interchangeable?
when shooting a shotgun you want to _____ the trigger.
horns are shed each year?
both dahl and stone sheep are:
thin horn sheep
whats the difference between bovids and cervids?
bovids have horns and cervids have antlers
you can tell the age of a wild ram by :
the annuli on the horns
you can tell the nanny and billy mountain goat apart by?
the pace between the horns
Which bovid was introduced into BC?
In feeding deer are mostly: