Quiz: How Much Do You Know About The National Matches?

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posted on March 1, 2019
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The National Matches have been held for more than a century, but how much do you really know about these shooting sports and their venue? Take our 10-question quiz to find out. Be careful, though, you just might learn something new. The answers are at the end of the quiz, but don’t peek ahead—we’ll know!

  1.  Camp Perry is located in what state?
    1.  Michigan
    2.  New York
    3.  Ohio
    4.  Pennsylvania

 

  1.  Camp Perry sits along the shoreline of what Great Lake?
    1.  Lake Erie
    2.  Lake Huron
    3.  Lake Michigan
    4.  Lake Ontario
    5.  Lake Superior

 

  1.  The National Matches take place annually at what time of year?
    1.  Spring
    2.  Summer
    3.  Fall
    4.  Winter

 

  1.  The Civilian Marksmanship Program maintains two state-of-the-art air gun ranges, one of which is located at Camp Perry. Where is the other one located?
    1.  Anniston, Alabama
    2.  World Shooting Complex, Illinois
    3.  NRA Whittington Center, New Mexico
    4.  Jackalope, Texas

 

  1.  Small Arms Firing Schools are always a part of the National Matches at Camp Perry; which type of firearms instruction is offered?
    1.  Handgun
    2.  Rifle
    3.  Shotgun
    4.  All of the above

 

  1.  The National Matches are open to what group of shooters?
    1.  Youth
    2.  Civilian
    3.  Military
    4.  Law Enforcement
    5.  All of the above

 

  1.  The National Matches are open to spectators: true or false?
    1.  True
    2.  False

 

  1.  The National Team Infantry Trophy Match is also known as what?
    1.  Cattle Battle
    2.  Seattle Battle
    3.  Rattle Battle
    4.  None of the above

 

  1.  A poplar vintage rifle fired at the National Matches during various competitions is the M1 Garand; what type of action does this rifle have?
    1.  Fully-automatic
    2.  Semi-automatic
    3.  Bolt-action
    4.  Pump-action

 

  1.  As a shooter, what is the best way to become good enough to compete at the National Matches?
    1.  Practice!
    2.  Practice!
    3.  Practice!
    4.  All of the above


Answers:

  1.  c.  Ohio
  2.  a.  Lake Erie
  3.  b.  Summer
  4.  a.  Anniston, Alabama
  5.  a.  Handgun and b. Rifle
  6.  e.  All of the above
  7.  a.  True
  8.  c.  Rattle Battle
  9.  b.  Semi-Automatic
  10.  a., b., c. or d.  Practice!


Score Card:

  • 0 to 5 answers correct: Keep Shooting.
  • 6 to 8 answers correct: Well Done.
  • 9 to 10 answers correct: Top Gun!


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