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Combat Archery Authorization Self-Test

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Question Results

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Question:

If a Combat Archer has a pavise, when can he draw/cock or fire his bow/crossbow?

Response:

a. Only after the pavise has been set down.

b. Any time.

c. While he is carrying the pavise on a shoulder strap.

d. Never, because a combat archer cannot carry a pavise.

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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:

What are the maximum allowed lengths for all Combat Archery ammunition? Can an arrow be shorter than the maximum length?

Response:

a. 26 inches maximum; NO.

b. 26 inches maximum; YES.

c. 28 inches maximum; NO.

d. 28 inches maximum; YES

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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:

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:

What kind(s) of marshal(s) can run a Combat Archery authorization:

Response:

a. Any heavy weapons marshal.

b. Any combat archery marshal.

c. A heavy weapons or combat archery marshal who is authorized in combat archery.

d. All the above.

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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:

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:

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:

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

Response:

a. Never.

b. Anytime 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.