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The Ultimate Knife Hunting Quiz
by Staff
Knife hunting is not for the faint of heart. It requires the hunter to get close and personal with the prey, which is thrilling but also can be extremely dangerous. One of the toughest prey is the wild boar. Boar are hunted using knives in America, Australia and some parts of Asia. Take this quiz to learn more about the thrills and dangers of knife hunting.

What is a serious deficiency of hunting with a knife?

  • dangerous
  • must get close to prey
  • both answers

What kind of prey can be hunted with a knife?

  • moose
  • tiger
  • boar

What other animal can be involved in hunting for boar?

  • dogs
  • pigeons
  • neither answers

What is the oldest weapon?

  • blow gun
  • shot gun
  • knives

When did the use of steel for the making of knives start?

  • Ancient Greek times
  • Roman times
  • both answers

What is the thicker part of the blade that has contact with the handle?

  • point
  • tang
  • bolster

What is the profile?

  • shape of the blade
  • tip of the blade
  • knife handle

What balances the weight of the blade?

  • butt
  • pommel
  • both answers

When was the Swiss Army Knife introduced?

  • 1800s
  • 1900s
  • 2000s

What material are most knives made of today?

  • bronze
  • steel
  • aluminum

What weapons allow hunters some distance from their prey?

  • guns
  • crossbows
  • both answers

How does a boar sharpen its four tusks?

  • rubs on trees
  • rubs on rocks
  • both answers

How fast can boars charge?

  • 10 mph
  • 15 mph
  • 25 mph

Besides America, where else are boar hunted?

  • Australian Outback
  • Great Britain
  • France

Who is the king of boar hunting using knives?

  • Daniel Boone
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Tony Cascarella

What kind of knife is appropriate to use for boar hunting?

  • Swiss Army Knife
  • sheath knife
  • paring knife

Why may there be no weight restrictions for boar hunting?

  • invasive animals
  • protected animals
  • dangerous animals

Why should you have more than one knife when boar hunting?

  • takes more than one hit
  • you may miss
  • both answers

How should hunting dogs be protected when used for hunting boar?

  • neck and chest armor
  • collar and leash
  • muzzle

What kind of dog may be best for hunting boar?

  • mix of bulldog and mastiff
  • mix of retriever and poodle
  • mix of pointer and hound