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2014-06-16 20:00:07

Questions from the firearms written tests
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  1. What are the 4 rules of firearms safety (verbatim)?
    • 1. All weapons must be treated as if they are always loaded.
    • 2. Never let the muzzle of a weapon point at anything you are not willing to destroy.
    • 3. Keep your finger off the trigger and out of the trigger guard until the sights are on the target and you are prepared to shoot.
    • 4. Always be certain of the target and beyond.
  2. After you clear your weapon and you're about to clean it, the first step in field stripping is:
    A. Point the gun in a safe direction while manipulating the take down method
    B. sit down and point the gun in a safe direction while manipulating the take down method
    C. Ensure your cleaning area is clear of ammunition and magazines
    D. Stand while manipulating the take down method
    C. Ensure your cleaning area is clear of ammunition and magazines
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. What are the six basic fundamentals of marksmanship?
    • 1. Stance
    • 2. Grip
    • 3. Breath control
    • 4. Sight picture/sight alignment
    • 5. Trigger reset/recovery
    • 6. Trigger control
  4. What is the difference between recovery and follow through?
    Follow through is fundamentals, recovery is trigger reset and getting the sights back on target
  5. The firearms pyramid must be in order because:
    They build on each other
  6. If you decide to carry something other than your service weapon off duty, you should be _____ with that weapon.
  7. Either solid plastic fluorescent dummy rounds or fluorescent plastic tipped metal casing dummy rounds can be used during the academy.

  8. List the 6 types of malfunctions:
    • 1. Failure to fire
    • 2. Failure to feed
    • 3. Failure to extract
    • 4. Failure to eject
    • 5. Double feed
    • 6. Stovepipe
  9. The first step to clearing any malfunction is ___ ___ ___.
    Tap, rack, assess
  10. Tactical reloads should be completed when there is a break in the action.

  11. List three causes of failure to feed (feedway stoppages)
    • 1. Improperly seated magazine
    • 2. Incorrect ammo
    • 3. Magazine malfunction
  12. Failure to extract is the only type of malfunction that isn't caused by magazine issues.

  13. A press check must be completed visually.

  14. Serious bodily injury includes the following types of injury:
    a. gunshot wound
    b. arrow wound
    c. broken leg
    d. 2nd/3rd degree burns
    e. stubbed toe
    f. non-serious blister
    g. deforming injury
    h. deep abrasion causing serious scarring
    i. being stabbed with a needle 1mm deep
    j. injury that causes severe scarring
  15. If a student is shot, what is the first thing that needs to be done?
    A. Call 911
    B. Tell the lead instructor
    C. Call a cease fire
    D. Render 1st aid
    C. Call a cease fire
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. If your weapon malfunctions and you are unable to clear it by yourself you should:
    A. Call a cease fire
    B. Keep your muzzle down range and wait to be noticed
    C. Raise your hand
    D. Raise your hand and holster your weapon and wait for assistance from the instructor
    E. Raise your hand and wait for an instructor to assist you
    E. Raise your hand and wait for an instructor to assist you
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. List the location of any hardline telephones at the range
    Classroom, small classroom/gun cleaning room
  18. The closest medical center to the range is:
  19. A person that carries his weapon off duty should always ____ a business before entering it
  20. The most important step to unloading a firearms is to:
    A. lock the slide to the rear
    B. advise the shooters to the right and left that you are unloading by yelling "unloading"
    C. c and d
    D. look down the barrel
    E. point the muzzle in a safe direction
    E. point the muzzle in a safe direction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. The _____ is responsible for ammunition management
    Student (or shooter)
  22. When performing a tactical reload, why is a fresh magazine grabbed from the mag pouch before releasing the magazine in the gun?
    Weapon is not empty, maximizes the time with rounds in the gun
  23. Ensuring that a cartridge is present in the chamber is one of the functions of a press check.
  24. When practicing breath control, the shooter should shoot at the ___ ___ ___
    natural respiratory pause
  25. Where should the finger be placed during the trigger press?
    A. tip is placed at the center of the trigger
    B. the center of the pad is placed on the center of the trigger
    C. center of the pad is placed on the center of the trigger with the rest of the finger not coming into contact with any other component of the gun
    D. as far as your finger can go into the trigger guard
    C. center of the pad is placed on the center of the trigger with the rest of the finger not coming into contact with any other component of the gun
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. The primary cause of a stovepipe failure to eject is:
    A. the canopy failed to open
    B. milking the handle of the gun
    C. obstruction of the slide
    D. limp wrist
    D. limp wrist
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. It is permissible for law enforcement to carry remanufactured ammunition as duty ammo
  28. Take down the slide, barrel and recoil spring assembly are steps in:
    A. reloading
    B. immediate action drill
    C. maintaining the weapon
    D. field stripping
    D. field stripping
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. What three conditions must exist before deadly force can be used?
    • Jeopardy
    • Opportunity
    • Ability
  30. What conditions did Tennessee v Garner add to the use of force against a fleeing felon? (4)
    • -Escape life threatening to officer or public
    • -Committed SBI or caused death
    • -Police must give verbal warning when feasible
    • -Unconstitutional to use deadly force on all fleeing felons
  31. Knowing how many shots you have fired and when and what type of reloading is a part of what system?
    A. isometric
    B. grip and stance
    C. target acquisition
    D. ammunition management
    D. ammunition management
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. A peace officer fires his weapon at another person with the intent to ____ the threat.
  33. ____ ____ ____ means forrce, intended natural and probable cause of which is to cause death, and which does, in fact, produce death.
    deadly physical force
  34. Tennessee v Garner is ____ law
  35. It is alright to use WD40 to clean or lubricate your weapon
  36. A cadet's firearms must be cleaned and inspected at the end of each day's class.
  37. WCLETA operates a hot range.
  38. The firearms pyramid consists of: ____, ____, ____ and ____
    Safety, Marksmanship, Speed and Tactics
  39. Only range instructors are allowed to give range commands regardless of the situation?
  40. Cadets are required to get permission before leaving the range
  41. Slide-locks, de-cockers, grip safeties and thumb safeties are parts of what type of gun?
    Semi auto
  42. Your weapon must be under your control regardless of ____ you are and what you are ____.
    Where, doing
  43. What is the difference between range protocl and firearms safety rules?
    Firearms safety rules are universal, range protocol is not
  44. ____ handguns are the standard police duty weapons.
    Semi auto
  45. Name 4 action types of a shotgun
    • 1. Bolt
    • 2. Lever
    • 3. Break
    • 4. Pump
    • (there are others)
  46. Name 5 action types of a carbine or rifle
    • 1. Lever
    • 2. Bolt
    • 3. Pump
    • 4. Full auto
    • 5. Semi auto
    • 6. Black powder/single shot
    • (there are others)
  47. Name 2 action types of a revolver
    • Single
    • Double
  48. Sight picture and sight alignment are the same thing.
  49. What are the five positions of a handgun?
    • 1 Cased/holstered
    • 2 ready
    • 3 on target
    • 4 clearing malfunctions
    • 5 maintenance
  50. It is permissible to have no more than one alcoholic beverage when carrying a firearm in public
  51. Your finger should be indexed along the ____ when not shooting a pistol.
  52. A caliber can be measured in fractions of an inch or in millimeters
  53. Based on the medical incident reporting plan that requires EMS, EMS will be notified by which person?
    A. cadet
    B. academy staff
    C. a, b, c, d
    D. lead instructor
    E. another instructor
    F. a & b only
    D. lead instructor
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  54. Any and all ____ noted will be documented and reported accordingly to Weld County policy and procedures as well as the policy and procedures of the WCLETA.
  55. The staging area of the Greeley/Weld range is the ____
  56. WCLETA requires that all guns be unloaded if not on the firing line.
  57. During firearms training weapons will only be brought into the classroom when instructed to by an instructor.
  58. ______ keeps you from being seen.
  59. ________ is anything that stops, turns or impedes direct or indirect fire.
  60. Transition zones - can be described using color codes of danger. State the colors and what each color indicates.
    • 1. White - No threat, unaware
    • 2. Yellow - Relaxed awareness
    • 3. Orange - Alerted possible danger
    • 4. Red - Armed encounter
    • 5. Black - Deadly assault in process
  61. Bullet, casing (shell), powder and primer make up a:
  62. A pelvic shot would hinder the
    a. mobility
    b. blood loss
    c. central nervous system
    d. speech
  63. List the seven primary target indicators
    • 1. Movement
    • 2. Contrast
    • 3. Light
    • 4. Sound
    • 5. Reflection
    • 6. Outline
    • 7. Smell
  64. If you have multiple threats you must address the greatest threats before addressing the closest threat.
  65. You must use the command "stop police" before using deadly force.
  66. Who has the authority to enforce your agency's firearm procedure?
    a. POST
    b. your agency
    c. a and b
  67. Under CRS, a peace officer is justified in using deadly physical force only when he reasonably believes it is necessary:
    1. _____________ or
    to effect an arrest or to prevent the escape from custody of a person whom he reasonably believes:
    2. ___________________ or
    3. ___________________ or
    4. ___________________
    • 1. to protect himself or a 3rd party from deadly physical force
    • 2. committed a felony with a deadly weapon
    • 3. escape with a weapon
    • 4. likely to endanger life or inflict SBI if not apprehended without delay
  68. What are the three conditions that must exist before deadly force can be used?
    • Ability
    • Opportunity
    • Jeopardy
  69. Weapon retention must be a consideration in every contact with every person
  70. All revolvers have a cylinder
  71. CRS is ____ law.
  72. The grip on your handgun must be established at the ____.
  73. Speed should always be secondary to accuracy.
  74. _____ _______ is the relationship between the sights, target and the eye of the shooter.
    Sight picture
  75. _______: Acquiring a new sight picture after every shot with proper trigger reset
  76. A broken firing pin is a failure to extract.
  77. You should never move toward a target during a fire fight.
  78. When facing multiple threats, _____ and _____ are the best option.
    Cover, concealment
  79. When dealing with deadly force, you should never consider transitioning to a less lethal option.
  80. In an off duty, plain clothes situation responding _____ _____ are in charge.
    uniformed officers
  81. Point shooting describes long distance shooting.