Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the History of Firearms?
How Much Do You Know About the History of Firearms?
By: Isadora Teich
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About This Quiz

Think you know guns? Then take a shot at this quiz! Guns are a big part of the American identity and a big part of history. Numerous wars and generations of expansion have put firearms front and center, from early guns that were often mostly handmade contraptions constructed by farmers to the monsters of today, which can shoot countless bullets faster than you can blink. 

The firearm actually predates America by centuries, starting in Asia as something few would recognize today. Over the years, firearms have taken many different forms. Innovations in weapons technology occurred worldwide over centuries, leading eventually to the guns we know today. Today, these innovations and inventions happen faster than ever before. What firearms may look like in 100 years, no one really knows. However, what's certain is that those famous firearms of the past are still loved today. 

From the chaos of the American Revolution to the wild wild west to the trenches of World War I and beyond, a lot of historic guns are icons with an important place in our history and cult status in the present. If you are a hot shot with fast hands for firearm history, fire away at this quiz1 

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