Is there an old rifle or shotgun that your great-grandfather owned somewhere in the basement collecting dust? Have you been yearning to take it down and put it to use on your next hunt? For your own safety, and as a great way to connect with others who have the same idea, you may want to check out the RooseveltBrowning Hunting Club. Take our quiz to learn more about the club and see whether you should join its ranks.
What does the RooseveltBrowning Classic Firearms Hunting Club classify as a classic rifle?
patented before 1920
patented before 1910
patented before 1900
Are there any other requirements of the club for a classic gun to qualify?
The classic weapon must use breach-loaded rimmed metallic cartridges.
The classic weapon must use only center fire cartridges.
Both of the above answers are additional requirements of the club.
When were telescopic sights first used on rifles?
Why does the club carry the name Roosevelt?
in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt
in honor of President Franklin D. Roosevelt
in honor of George Roosevelt the clubs founder
How did Roosevelt become interested in hunting and conservation?
Roosevelt started hunting after his wife died in 1884.
Roosevelt bought a ranch in the Badlands of Dakota in 1884 to try to improve his poor health.
Both of the above answers are correct facts about why Roosevelt became interested in hunting and conservation.
When did Roosevelt say, "There can be no greater issue than that of conservation in this country"?
What did Roosevelt do on behalf of conservation during his term as president?
He created and passed into law the Scenery Preservation Act of 1903.
He set aside huge quantities of Federal land for nature preserves and national parks.
He created and passed into law the Nature Preserve Act of 1902.
At what daily rate was land preserved during Roosevelt’s presidency?
66,000 acres a day
72,000 acres a day
84,000 acres a day
What was the total amount of land that was set aside for parks and preserves by Theodore Roosevelt?
Who was John M. Browning?
a famed biologist and conservation activist
an American gun designer
an American pianist
In what year did John M. Browning die?
What type of gun was it that earned Browning his first patent?
a lever action shotgun
a breech-loading, single-shot rifle
a Model 71 lever action rifle
In what year did Browning engineer his first automatic pistol?
What is the name of the term that applies to lawful and ethical hunting in a sportsmanlike manner?
To what kind of game does fair chase apply?
free-ranging, native, and wild North American big game
all wildlife in North America including water foul and land fowl
both of the above
When was Theodore Roosevelt observed following the ideals of fair chase?
in a 1902, bear-hunting expedition
in a 1906, moose-hunting expedition
in a 1904, buffalo-hunting expedition
Who started the Boone and Crockett Club in 1887?
North Carolinian Richard Henderson a prominent judge
Daniel Boone’s youngest son Clint Boone
What is the RooseveltBrowning Hunting Club's stated purpose?
to further conservation of precious big game hunting resources
to promote the principal of fair chase hunting around the globe
to keep records of trophy big game animals that have been take by members
Who developed the classic Boone and Crockett scoring method that is also used by the RooseveltBrowning Classic Firearms Hunting Club?
John James Audubon
What is the cost of a lifetime benefactor membership in the RooseveltBrowning Classic Firearms Hunting Club?