General Safety Test (PACWAR) Name Email 1. The only participants allowed to call for a “cease fire” are: A. Any officer of either army B. The Commanding Officers of each army C. Any NCO or Officer who sees a safety violation D. Any participant who sees a safety violation 2. Loaded weapons, ammunition, powder, or caps: A. Will never be put in the hands of spectators B. Do not need to be guarded C. May be out of sight, possession, or control during battles only D. Must be under active control at all times E. A and D 3. A fire extinguisher (water bucket or other) is required to be near a fire at all times. A. True B. False 4. Spectators can handle/touch weapons: A. Whenever they would like to learn more about them B. Only in controlled demonstrations while unloaded/unprimed and without bayonets C. As in B. But a reenactor must always be in physical control of the weapon D. Never 5. The required safety zone between fires and any form of canvas is: A. 5 feet B. 10 yards C. 5 yards D. 20 feet 6. Smoking or open flames are prohibited: A. When handling black powder in any form B. Within the artillery powder safety zone C. After battles until all weapons and cartridges have been secured D. All of the above 7. When at a reenactment or event: A. You may call out for a "medic" when acting as a wounded soldier B. You must yell "medic" to have stretcher bearers take you off the field C. You may only call "medic" in case of an actual medical emergency D. All of the above 8. You can pick up or handle another person’s weapon (or artillery implement): A. While rifling through the “dead” at the end of the battle B. Only with the owner’s permission, if you think it is lost, or on a Commanders order to address a safety issue C. When cleaning up the company street D. Anytime, after all, re-enactors are friendly 9. Implements held over the artillery piece in an "X" indicate: A. Stay clear, the gun is loaded B. The gun is empty and safe C. Stay clear. The gun has misfired and is dangerous D. The crew is preparing to reload 10. Weapons may not be fired if a limber or ammunition box is within: A. 10 feet B. 25 feet C. 10 yards D. 50 feet 20 yards 11. If you see a cannon with implements held vertically on top of the wheels or hub: A. It means the crew is confused! B. Stay clear - the gun is ready to fire C. The cannon has run out of ammunition D. The crew is preparing to load the piece 12. If a gun Captain has a lanyard in their hand: A. They are measuring the cannon B. The cannon is being tied up for the night C. Stay clear! The gun is ready to fire even without implements on the hubs D. The cannon is being flossed 13. Red wooden blocks on the field mark the edge of the artillery danger zone. A. True B. False 14. Revolvers may be fired by Infantry officers in a battlefield scenario only: A. When scripted as part of the scenario in advance B. Whenever seems appropriate C. When family is present D. To celebrate victory 15. Pistols may be carried on the field by: A. Anyone B. Officers only C. 1st Sergeants and Officers only 16. All pistols must be inspected according to approved procedures prior to wear. A. True B. False 17. Revolver cylinders must be sealed with: A. Compressed Cream of Wheat B. "Crumbling" floral foam C. Both of the above in combination D. Either of the above, but not both at the same time 18. Revolver cylinders must be cleaned and reloaded immediately before an event to prevent sealing materials from hardening. A. True B. False 19. Minimum distance for aimed pistol fire is: A. 20 yards B. 10 yards C. 5 yards D. 50 feet Time is Up!