"Hunting Skills" Quiz
Your score on this quiz shows you how well you understand this part of the course. If you miss a question, look up the answer and try it again. When you complete the hands-on portion of this course, you must take and pass a written exam, in-person. The questions will be DIFFERENT, but they will ask you about the lessons covered here. Also, you may be required to print the quizzes for your instructor. Please check with your instructor before you take the quiz to see if you need to print your answers and bring them to class.
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1. If you plan to hunt public land, you should:
    tell the landowner the date and time of your hunt.
    check area regulations for special restrictions.
    offer the landowner some of your game.

2. Scouting an area you want to hunt should include:
    a. looking at maps and aerial photos of the land.
    b. walking the area on opening day with a firearm or bow in hand.
    c. walking around the area looking for animal movements and sign.
    Answers a and c.
    All of the above.

Which of the following is NOT a reason why hunters need to develop hunting plans for every hunt?
    So families and companions know how to contact them in case of emergencies.
    So fellow hunters will know where they are located.
    So they know they can be found in case they have an accident while hunting.
    So they can use their hunting plan to help start a fire if they get lost.

4. Which of the following is NOT one of the "Three Ws" that should be included in every hunting plan?
    Where you are going.
    What firearm you are hunting with.
    Who you are with.
    When you are returning.

5. Which of the following items should be on every hunting checklist, no matter what kind of hunting you plan to do?
    hunting license

6. Which of the following is NOT a tip for the safe and effective use of decoys?
    Always check your local hunting regulations to see if decoys are allowed.
    Always conceal your decoys while transporting them from one place to another.
    If you are hunting on the ground with a decoy (as in turkey hunting), set-up with your back against a tree or rock that is wider than your shoulders.
    Place your decoys in heavy vegetation so it looks more realistic.
    If you are calling over decoys and then decide to move to a new location, check carefully to be sure that no one is stalking your decoys before you move.

7. Choose the picture representing the vital area of this deer shown below. This is the area that would give the best chance of a quick kill.

8. The hunting technique known as "driving" consists of:
    one hunter driving a vehicle and a second hunter in the back seat shooting through the open window.
    one or more pushers walk through an area trying to move game ahead of them into areas where blockers are waiting.
    one hunter sitting in a blind, waiting for game to come along.

    one hunter moving slowly and patiently into shooting position after game has been located.

9. "Slow, patient movement of the hunter into shooting position after game has been located"  Which definition below matches this hunting technique?
    still hunting
    stand hunting

10. When you are estimating the distance to a target, you should keep:
    both eyes open.
    one eye shut.
    both eyes shut.

Printing Tips: A separate page will pop up with your score for this quiz. Print your score page. If you have problems seeing the score page, you may print this page and complete by hand. If you have trouble printing the score page, you may copy and paste your score into a word processing program and print from there.

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