UAoW Safety Tests

As a member Unit of the Union Army of the West, each one of our members is required to take the two Safety Tests each year. This will help ensure safety in camp and on the field at reenactments. The test is open book and the answers can be found HERE. 

First, you will need to complete the GENERAL SAFETY TEST

You need at least 10 correct for an 80% score to pass.


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1) A general safety zone separating the public and live weapons is:
2) When off the battlefield in camps and public area, horses must be ridden at:
3) No Weapon shall be pointed at any member of the public who is closer than:
4) Rowdiness, public drunkenness, or abusive language is only allowed:
5) The required safety zone between fires and any form of canvas is:
6) Smoking or open flames are prohibited:
7) Spectators can handle weapons:
8) Loaded weapons, ammunition, powder, or caps:
9) A fire extinguisher (water bucket or other) is required to be near a fire at all times:
10) In order to clear or fire a weapon (outside of the battlefield):
11) The only participants allowed to call for a “cease fire” are:
12) You can pick up or handle another person’s weapon or artillery implement:

Next, you will need to complete the INFANTRY SAFETY TEST

You need at least 20 correct for an 80% score to pass.

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1) All weapons will be field cleaned:
2) Knives shall not be drawn on the field and will be tied or otherwise secured to their sheaths:
3) When at a re-enactment or event:
4) Long arms are reloaded on the battlefield with:
5) Hand to hand combat scenarios are allowed:
6) For muskets or carbines, only FF or FFF grade Black Powder or equivalent will be used: (absolutely no black powder substitutes are allowed):
7) Ramrods or bayonets can be used on the battlefield:
8) The minimum Battlefield Side Safety Zone between a loaded artillery piece and any other non-crew person is:
9) How many long arms or shotguns may be carried by an individual at one time:
10) For 58 Caliber weapons the maximum powder charge is:
11) For 69 Caliber weapons the maximum powder charge is:
12) The minimum distance for aimed fire at horses or other livestock is:
13) When loading, only the powder will be placed in the musket or shotgun barrel (excluding breech loaders):
14) Hard-cased ammunition, if used, is sealed with:
15) Soldiers may fire from the prone position only:
16) Weapons SHALL be clean and in good repair prior to use:
17) For pistols, only FFF powder shall be used (absolutely no black powder substitutes are allowed):
18) The maximum powder load for revolvers and other 36 Calibers is:
19) The maximum powder load for revolvers and other 44 Calibers is:
20) Pistols and revolvers are reloaded on the battlefield with:
21) Revolver cylinders are sealed with:
22) Pistols are considered secured, if they are carried in a holster with the flap closed, or loop over the hammer:
23) Spare cylinders when loaded are carried:
24) Pistols may be carried while at an event: