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Combat Archery Authorization Self-Test

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Question:

As a combat archer, you hit a fighter several times with what you think are good shots and he does not accept them. You should:

Response:

a. Yell at him to take the shots.

b. Tell a marshal to call him dead.

c. Tell a marshal you want a marshal's court held right after the battle.

d. Move to a different target and continue shooting, since the fighter is the one who gets to call whether or not a shot was good.

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Question:

What are the valid target areas for Combat Archery arrows and bolts? How hard do they need to hit?

Response:

a. All target areas; same amount of force as an effective blow from a hand-held weapon.

b. All target areas; less force than an effective blow from a hand-held weapon.

c. Same target areas as thrusting tips; same amount of force as an effective blow from a hand-held weapon.

d. Same target areas as thrusting tips; less force than an effective blow from a hand-held weapon.

 
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Question:

How are heavy bows/crossbows identified? Can you shoot fiberglass-shafted ammunition out of a heavy bow/crossbow?

Response:

a. Red markings on both limbs of the bow/crossbow: Yes.

b. Red marking on both limbs of the bow/crossbow; No.

c. Red markings on one limb of the bow/crossbow; Yes

d. c. Red markings on one limb of the bow/crossbow; No.

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Question:

11. What kind(s) of tips are legal on tubular ammunition in the middle Kingdom?

Response:

a. Any Rubber Stoppers of the right size.

b. Any rubber stoppers of the right size with a 1/4 inch or 3/8 inch hole.

c. Modified classic Balder Blunts.

d. Only b and c.

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Question:

Fiberglass shaft ammunition in the Middle Kingdom must have what kind of head? It must have what kind of APD (Anti-Penetration Device)?

Response:

a. Any style of Baldar Blunt; Cil-O-Flex tubing APD

b. Any style of Baldar Blunt; Baldar Asgard APD.

c. Baldar Fathead Blunt; Sil-O-Flex tubing APD.

d. Baldar Fathead Blunt; Baldar Asgard APD.

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Question:

What are the minimum and maximum allowed lengths for all Combat Archery crossbow bolts?

Response:

a. 12 inches minimum and 28 inches maximum.

b. No minimum and 26 inches maximum.

c. No minimum and 28 inches maximum.

d. 12 inches minimum and 26 inches maximum.

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Question:

Which of the following does the Middle Kingdom require for labels on Combat Archery Ammunition?

Response:

a.    Group ammunition only needs the group and Kingdom on the label.

b.   Labels must include the archer's membership number.

c.    Labels must have the archer's local group and kingdom.

d.   If a group name is used on the label, there must also be an individual point of contact.

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Question:

What is the minimum distance at which a combat archer can shoot at an opponent?

Response:

a. 6 feet

b. 10 feet

c. There is no minimum distance, but the arrow or bolt must completely clear the limb of the bow or the prod of the crossbow before striking the target to be considered good.

d. There is no minimum distance.  The ammunition does not need to clear the weapon to be considered good.

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Question:

When are armored combatants engaged with a combat archer?

Response:

a. At all times when they are on the field with a combat archer. 

b. Only when they are in range of the archer.

c. Only when they are facing the archer. 

d. Both b and c.

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Question:

Once “HOLD” has been called, when can an archer nock an arrow or put a bolt in their crossbow?

Response:

a. Any time, as long as the ammunition is pointing at the ground.

b. As soon as “on your guard” or “make ready” (or equivalent) has been called.

c. Not until “lay on” has been called.

d. Doesn’t matter.

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Question:

Before picking up or drawing a backup weapon in the Middle Kingdom, what must a Combat Archer use do with his bow or crossbow?

Response:

a. Nothing, except to make sure that a crossbow is not cocked. A combat archer may hold his bow/crossbow while using a backup weapon.

b. Both bows and crossbows must be laid aside, but they can remain in the combat area.

c. Both bows and crossbows must be placed outside the combat area or handed to another person.

d. Bows must be laid aside in any safe location. Crossbows must be placed outside the combat area or handed to another person.

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Question:

When can a Combat Archer pick up and use fiberglass shafted ammunition from the ground?

Response:

a. Never.

b. Any time the scenario allows gleaning.

c. Only if the scenario allows it and the archer has properly re-inspected it before using it.

d. Only if it was dropped unfired.

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Question:

Where can you find the instructions for making Middle Kingdom Combat Archery ammunition?

Response:

a. Middle Kingdom Combat Archery Rules.

b. Society Marshal’s Handbook. 

c. The 35-Foot Spear website.

d. Middle Kingdom Armored Combat Handbook.

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Question:

In a battle that includes combat archery, when/where can combatants remove their helms or other armor?

Response:

a. As soon as they are away from other fighters.

b. In the buffer zone.

c. Once they are outside the buffer zone.

d. Where the combat archers have cached their extra ammunition.

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Question:

There should be a buffer zone around the combat area whenever combat archer is in use. What direction(s) can a combat archery safely shoot?

Response:

a. Any direction, as long as he is standing inside the buffer zone.

b. Anywhere along the edge of the buffer zone.

c. Any direction into the combat area.

d. Any direction allowed by the scenario that will not allow a missed or deflected shot to get beyond the buffer zone and will not risk hitting a marshal.

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Question:

What should a combat archer do with their bow/crossbow during a hold? Can a crossbow remain cocked?

Response:

a. Lower the bow/crossbow so that the ammunition is pointing at the ground; yes.

b. Remove the ammunition and set the bow/crossbow on the ground; no.

c. Remove the ammunition and hold the bow/crossbow in a safe position; yes.

d. Remove the ammunition and hold the bow/crossbow in a safe position; no.