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Gun History Quiz

How well do you know your history about firearms in general? Answer these ten questions and see how you do to find out:

  • This Rifle Was Known As ‘The Rifle That Won The West’

    • Henry 1860
    • Winchester 1873
    • Winchester 1866
  • This revolver served as the primary sidearm of the United States Union Army During the Civil War

    • Colt 1851
    • Remington 1858
    • Colt 1860
    • Smith & Wesson Model 1
  • This submachine gun became known as the Chicago Typewriter

    • Thompson M1921/28
    • Schmeisser MP38/40
    • Madsen M50
    • PPSH-41
  • General Patton called this weapon the “Greatest Implement of Battle Ever Devised”

    • M1 Garand
    • M1 Carbine
    • Thompson M1A1
    • Browning Automatic Rifle
  • This is the longest-serving rifle in American military history

    • Springfield M14
    • Colt M16/M4
    • M1 Garand
    • Springfield Trapdoor 1873
  • This rifle was adopted by the German Army in World War II to replace the Mauser 98K

    • AK-47
    • SKS
    • FN FAL
    • HK G3
  • This was President Theodore Roosevelt’s Favorite Rifle

    • Springfield Trapdoor 1873
    • Winchester 1895
    • Winchester 1885
    • Springfield M1903
  • This pistol, designed for military special forces, is arguably the most thoroughly torture tested pistol in history

    • Glock 17
    • Beretta 92FS
    • HK MK23
    • SIG Sauer P226
  • The PPSH had the highest rate of fire of any submachine gun in World War II

    • Yes
    • No
  • The Browning Hi-Power was the first pistol to come with a double stacked magazine

    • Yes
    • No
  • More Colt 1911s were produced than Remington 1911s in World War II

    • Yes
    • No