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Welcome to the Skeet Shooting Quiz!

Are you prepared to showcase your knowledge of this challenging sport and prove you’re a genuine skeet shooting enthusiast?

We’ve assembled a range of questions to assess your expertise in the field.

Just add up your correct responses and check our result chart to see your performance.

Now, grab your gear, focus your aim, and let’s find out if you can hit the bullseye with your skeet shooting trivia prowess!

Table of Contents

1. What is the primary objective of skeet shooting?

  • A) Hitting a moving target
  • B) Shooting a stationary target
  • C) Speed shooting

2. How many shooting stations are there in a typical skeet field?

  • A) 5
  • B) 7
  • C) 8

3. What type of firearm is commonly used in skeet shooting?

  • A) Rifle
  • B) Pistol
  • C) Shotgun

4. What are the two basic types of clay targets used in skeet shooting?

  • A) Pigeons and ducks
  • B) Single and double
  • C) Round and flat

5. How is the target launched in skeet shooting?

  • A) Hand-thrown
  • B) Machine-launched
  • C) Slingshot

6. How far apart are the two trap houses in a skeet field?

  • A) 20 yards
  • B) 40 yards
  • C) 60 yards

7. How many shots are typically fired during a round of skeet shooting?

  • A) 25
  • B) 50
  • C) 100

8. What type of choke is typically used in a shotgun for skeet shooting?

  • A) Full choke
  • B) Modified choke
  • C) Skeet choke

9. Which country is credited with the invention of modern skeet shooting?

  • A) England
  • B) United States
  • C) Sweden

10. What is the standard size of a clay target used in skeet shooting?

  • A) 3 inches
  • B) 4.25 inches
  • C) 6 inches

11. What is the purpose of the “skeet” in skeet shooting?

  • A) Part of the shotgun
  • B) Term for the clay target
  • C) Scoring system

12. At what speed do the clay targets typically travel in skeet shooting?

  • A) 30 mph
  • B) 45 mph
  • C) 60 mph

13. In which year was skeet shooting introduced as an Olympic sport?

  • A) 1952
  • B) 1968
  • C) 1992

14. How many shots are allowed for each target at stations 1, 2, 6, and 7?

  • A) 1
  • B) 2
  • C) 3

15. What is the shooting sequence for doubles in skeet shooting?

  • A) High house then low house
  • B) Low house then high house
  • C) Simultaneously

16. At which stations are double targets thrown in skeet shooting?

  • A) 1, 3, 5, and 7
  • B) 2, 4, and 6
  • C) 1, 2, 6, and 7

17. What is the maximum load allowed for shotshells in Olympic skeet?

  • A) 1 oz
  • B) 1.125 oz
  • C) 0.875 oz

18. What is the distance between the shooter and the target at the High House and Low House in Station 1?

  • A) 18 yards and 20 yards
  • B) 19 yards and 21 yards
  • C) 20 yards and 18 yards

19. Which of the following shooting techniques is commonly used in skeet shooting?

  • A) Maintained lead
  • B) Swing-through
  • C) Pull-away

20. In Olympic skeet, how many seconds does the shooter have to call for the target after positioning the gun?

  • A) 1 second
  • B) 2 seconds
  • C) 3 seconds

21. What is the minimum distance a target must travel in Olympic skeet shooting?

  • A) 65 yards
  • B) 69 yards
  • C) 75 yards

22. What is a common name for the clay targets used in skeet shooting?

  • A) Pigeons
  • B) Quails
  • C) Doves

23. Who is known as the “father of skeet”?

  • A) William Harnden Foster
  • B) Charles Davis
  • C) John Browning

24. At what height is the high house window located in a skeet field?

  • A) Approximately 10 feet
  • B) Approximately 12 feet
  • C) Approximately 15 feet

25. Which part of the body should be in contact with the butt of the shotgun?

  • A) Outer shoulder
  • B) Inner shoulder
  • C) Chest

26. What term is used for the equipment that holds and releases the clay targets in a skeet field?

  • A) Trap machine
  • B) Launcher
  • C) Tossing device

27. In which decade was the sport of skeet shooting first invented?

  • A) 1910s
  • B) 1920s
  • C) 1930s

28. What is the purpose of a choke in a shotgun used for skeet shooting?

  • A) Increase accuracy
  • B) Control the spread of the shot
  • C) Reduce recoil

29. What is the maximum number of shells that can be loaded into a shotgun at one time during a round of skeet?

  • A) One
  • B) Two
  • C) Three

30. From how many angles can the clay targets be shot in skeet shooting?

  • A) 8
  • B) 16
  • C) 24

31. Which country has won the most Olympic gold medals in skeet shooting?

  • A) United States
  • B) Italy
  • C) Australia

32. Who holds the world record in men’s skeet shooting with a perfect score of 125/125?

  • A) Kim Rhode
  • B) Vincent Hancock
  • C) Mairaj Ahmad Khan

33. Who is the first and only shooter to win six consecutive individual world championships in Olympic skeet?

  • A) George Digweed
  • B) Tore Brovold
  • C) Kimberly Rhode

Results

# of Correct Answers Percentage Range Label Description
0- 0-49% Armchair Athlete You've got some learning to do, but don't worry, there's always the next game!
- 50-64% Rookie Runner Not bad! Keep practicing, and you'll be a sports trivia champ in no time.
- 65-79% Midfield Maestro Impressive! You're getting closer to the top, keep up the good work.
- 80-94% All-Star Striker Wow, you really know your sports trivia! You're a force to be reckoned with.
-33 95-100% Legendary Champion Unbelievable! You're a true sports trivia master. Your knowledge knows no bounds!

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