Bow hunting is a popular form of recreation in the United States and around the world. The bow has been employed for hunting, fishing, and war since early civilizations first developed the bow and arrow. For those who do not care to hunt, archery can be a great family sport or a professional pursuit with cash prizes. Take our quiz to learn more about bow hunting.
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How is bow hunting different from hunting with a rifle or shotgun?
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How far from their target can most rifle hunters be and still effectively make a clean kill?
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What is the maximum distance that a bow hunter can be from the target?
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What are some other variables that bow hunters must consider before taking their best shot?
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What else do bow hunters have do to get close enough to an animal to be successful?
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What county brags that its citizen had to shoot an apple from his own son's head to escape punishment?
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In what year did the William Tell sharpshooting event allegedly take place?
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What is the recognized era of construction for the oldest known arrows?
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Where were the oldest known arrows found?
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In what country did researchers uncover the body of a person with quivers containing 14 wooden arrows and flint arrowheads?
Question 11 of 20
What did archeologists find in Egypt that confirmed early bow hunting?
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Who were the first peoples to make composite bows?
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What country claims to have manufactured the first crossbow?
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What famous warrior was fist credited with using composite bows for himself and his warriors?
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What year was the National Archery Association (NAA) founded?
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In what year was archery introduced as an Olympic sport?
Question 17 of 20
Who co-published a book that many feel made modern bow hunting popular in the United States?
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How did the authors learn about bow hunting skills?
Question 19 of 20
What is nocking?
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