The most difficult firearms riddles A list of firearms related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Weapons quiz What was the main weakness of Colt revolvers, comparing to its competitors?Lack of possibility to use metallic cartridges. Samuel Colt missed a great opportunity in firearms development when he dismissed an idea from one of his gunsmiths, Rollin White. White proposed a "bored-through" revolver cylinder to allow the use of metallic cartridges in a handgun. After Colt fired White for suggesting an improvement to his revolver, White took his idea to Colt's competitor, Smith & Wesson, who patented his invention and kept Colt from being able to build cartridge firearms for almost 20 years.very hard 31% low speedlow speed28%low durabilitylow durability11%lack of possibility to use metallic cartridgeslack of possibility to use metallic cartridges31%poor shooting precisionpoor shooting precision28%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9044 answers in 4 languages »inventors riddles » What makes depleted uranium a good material for making ammunition?High density. Depleted uranium is 1.67 times as dense as lead, 84% as dense as osmium or iridium, which are the densest known substances under standard (i.e., Earth-surface) pressures. Consequently a depleted uranium projectile of given mass has a smaller diameter than an equivalent lead projectile, with less aerodynamic drag and deeper (armor-piercing) penetration due to a higher pressure at point of impact.hard 44% radioactivityradioactivity9%high densityhigh density44%explosivenessexplosiveness19%extreme hardnessextreme hardness26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 18874 answers in 2 languages »elements riddles » There is something wrong here. The German soldier holds a non-German gun. Where were such guns made?In the Soviet Union. The PPSh-41, nicknamed Pe-Pe-Sha is the Soviet submachine gun which 'won the World War II'. It was greatly inspired on the Suomi KP/-31 used with great effectiveness by Finnish army in the Winter War against Soviet Union. The PPSh-41 was brought to mass use by Soviets during the battle of Stalingrad, where entire units armed with submachine guns outgunned their German counterparts in short range urban combat .easy 78% in the Soviet Unionin the Soviet Union78%in the United Statesin the United States9%in Francein France5%in the United Kingdomin the United Kingdom6%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 23240 answers in 2 languages »guns riddles » What gun is depicted on the flag of Mozambique?AK-47. The flag of Mozambique was adopted on 1 May 1983. It is based on the flag of the Mozambican Liberation Front (FRELIMO), the leading political party in Mozambique, which used to be a partisan organisation before the country gained independence from Portugal. Today, there is an ongoing debate whether the gun should be removed from the flag or not.very easy 83% AK-47AK-4783%BrowningBrowning4%UziUzi5%M-16M-166%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 21379 answers in 2 languages »East Africa riddles » What gun is that?AK47. AK stands for Avtomat Kalashnikova, meaning "automatic gun by Kalashnikov". The number 47 stands for the year of design. Even after six decades the gun remain the most widely used and popular assault rifle in the world.very easy 90% BrowningBrowning2%AK47AK4790%MauserMauser3%UziUzi3%Created by: karate kid. Statistics based on 21197 answers in 2 languages »military riddles » Play weapons quiz and see all the questions.