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Bison Hunter Orientation Quiz

1: What shot placement is recommended by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) for shooting a bison?
   
  • Head shot
  • Neck shot
  • Double lung shot
  • All of the above

2: When can you begin hunting bison?
   
  • Any time
  • On or after your ADF&G-assigned “beginning hunt date”
  • After completing Delta Bison Hunter Orientation and receiving a certificate of completion
  • (b) and (c)

3: True or false: It is legal to hunt bison the same day you were airborne in a chartered or private airplane.
   
  • True
  • False

4: Is it legal to hunt bison with a center-fire rifle that fires a 150 grain bullet with less than 2000 foot pounds of energy at 100 yards?
   
  • Yes
  • No

5: True or false: By state regulation, if a bison is fleeing, you may pursue it with a motorized vehicle.
   
  • True
  • False

6: True or false: You must validate your "Drawing Permit" as soon as you kill a bison.
   
  • True
  • False

7: Is it legal to use radios or cellular phones for hunting bison?
   
  • Yes
  • No

8: True or false: A mature bull bison will have horns that are at a 45º angle from the skull.
   
  • True
  • False

9: True or false: A hunter only needs to rely on one animal characteristic to determine the proper sex of a bison.
   
  • True
  • False

10: Where is the best place to aim in order to make a double lung shot?
   
  • Behind the ear
  • Right on the front shoulder
  • Slightly behind the front elbow
  • None of the above

11: True or false: A mature cow bison can easily be distinguished from a mature bull bison, by her large "V" shaped head and large horn bases?
   
  • True
  • False

12: True or false: It can be difficult to properly identify the sex of a calf bison.
   
  • True
  • False

13: When hunting, you must have on your person a current hunting license, your signed Bison “Drawing Permit,” and your “Certification of Completion for the Delta Bison Orientation.”
   
  • True
  • False

14: True or false: A mature cow bison can be identified by her narrow oval-shaped head, small horn bases, and "C" shaped horns.
   
  • True
  • False

15: It is legal for you shoot from, on, or across a road or highway?
   
  • True
  • False

16: Is a crossbow considered a legal weapon for the Delta bison hunt?
   
  • Yes
  • No

17: True or false: When required by state regulation to leave evidence of sex attached to an animal, bison horns are considered evidence of sex.
   
  • True
  • False

18: What should you do when hunting your bison?
   
  • Stalk to within at least 100 yards
  • Identify a bison of the correct sex before shooting
  • Shoot the animal in the lungs
  • All of the above

19: You have a permit to shoot any sex of bison and you come upon a tight group of 10 adult animals only 75 yards from you; you are located between them and a forested area nearby. Is this a good time to take a shot?
   
  • Yes, you’d be able to make an accurate shot to kill the biggest animal you see
  • No, never shoot into a group of animals

20: True or false: Military regulations require that hunters have a Recreational Access Permit (R.A.P) to access and hunt on military land.
   
  • True
  • False

21: To prevent wounding a bison and having it run into the trees, what is the best thing for a hunter to do?
   
  • Make a double lung shot
  • Position oneself between trees and bison
  • Do not approach until animal is down
  • None of the above

22: True or false: A Delta bison hunter is required to hunt with a back-up hunter.
   
  • True
  • False

23: If you shoot a bison and do not kill it immediately, what will it most likely do?
   
  • Seek protection in the herd
  • Nothing
  • Charge you
  • None of the above

24: True or false: If you shoot an illegal bison, you are required to notify either ADF&G or the Alaska Department of Public Safety/Alaska Wildlife Troopers.
   
  • True
  • False

25: How soon after harvesting a bison must you check out at the ADF&G Office in Delta, Alaska?
   
  • As soon as possible
  • Within 36 hours
  • Within 24 hours
  • It’s self-policed; you don’t have to check out

 
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