Weapons questions This is a list of recently added questions about weapons. Play weapons quiz and see all the questions. What is weapon shown on the image?Mark 4 Carbine. In 1990's U.S. army and marines replaced M16 Rifles with newly designed M4 Carbines which were more compact and comfortable in use.By 2015 M4 was made prime infantry rifle in U.S. weaponry.Created by: grifi bastionvery hard 25% AK-sAK-s3Mark 4 CarbineMark 4 Carbine3M16 RifleM16 Rifle6Ump-45Ump-450USA riddles » Who among Vikings wore horned helmets?Nobody. Popular culture picture of a Viking wearing horned helmet developed in 19th century inspired by archaeological findings that originated from Bronze Age much earlier to Vikings' times.Created by: smyruhard 59% chieftainschieftains1683respected warriorsrespected warriors3228Vikings of NorwayVikings of Norway2204nobodynobody10439Norway riddles » Who used the sarissa (a type of weapon) in their combat formations?Macedonians. The sarissa is a type of long spear (about 4–7 metres or 13–23 ft in length) first introduced by Phillip II of Macedonia in Macedonian phalanx formations. It was usually composed of two lengths and was joined by a central bronze tube only before a battle. The tight formation of the phalanx created a "wall of pikes", and the pike was so long that there were fully five rows of them projecting in front of the front rank of men.Created by: Roy Zhuhard 59% SpartansSpartans2942RomansRomans1419TurksTurks840MacedoniansMacedonians7666ancient Greece riddles » Which country has the largest army?People's Republic of China . China has a population of 1,354,040,000 according to an official estimate at the end of December 2014. In theory, all Chinese men are required to serve a term of military service if called upon in the People’s Liberation Army, but there are enough volunteers that there has never been a need to call on conscripts. Created by: Rafehaverage 68% United States of America United States of America 3577India India 400People's Republic of China People's Republic of China 12232North Korea North Korea 1768military riddles » If a gun bullet was made of gold, what properties would it have?Armor-piercing. The density of gold is 19,320 kg/m3, which is higher than of uranium (18,800) and much higher than of lead (11,340). The armor-piercing ammo is made of uranium for its high density - golden bullets would work for this purpose even better.Created by: Cleohard 45% it would be uselessit would be useless3878explosiveexplosive625armor-piercingarmor-piercing6353similar in its properties to a lead bulletsimilar in its properties to a lead bullet3220guns riddles » Who typically used a pavise, the largest medieval shield?Archers and crossbowmen. A pavise was too heavy to be used in direct combat. It was primarily used as a shelter by archers and crossbowmen, particularly during sieges. It was often deployed in the ground with a spike attached to the bottom. The name "pavise" comes from the city of Pavia in Italy.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 46% archers and crossbowmenarchers and crossbowmen5349heavy cavalryheavy cavalry1303swordsmenswordsmen2354pikemenpikemen2487historic weapons riddles » Which of projectile weapons required the least skills to operate?Crossbow. A bow required a considerable degree of lifetime training, physical strength and expertise to operate with any degree of efficiency. In contrast, the crossbow was the first projectile weapon to be simple, cheap and physically-undemanding enough to be operated by large numbers of conscript soldiers.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 43% bowbow2825crossbowcrossbow6234slingsling4578composite bowcomposite bow679Middle Ages riddles » How is this siege weapon called?Trebuchet. The counterweight trebuchet appeared in both Christian and Muslim lands around the Mediterranean in the 12th century. It could fling projectiles weighing up to 350 pounds (160 kg). The trebuchet's technical constructions were lost at the beginning of the 16th century. In 1984, the French engineer Renaud Beffeyte made the first modern reconstruction of a trebuchet, based on documents from 1324.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 51% catapultcatapult4138ballistaballista1890siege towersiege tower874trebuchettrebuchet7379history riddles » How is this ancient missile weapon called?Ballista resembles a large crossbow, but it relies on different mechanics. Ballista uses two levers with torsion springs made of twisted skeins instead of a prod (the bow part of a modern crossbow).Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% crossbowcrossbow2143catapultcatapult2066ballistaballista12546trebuchettrebuchet2392ancient Rome riddles » Which army used anti-tank dogs during the WW2?Soviets. Anti-tank dogs were taught to carry explosives to tanks. The original idea was for a dog to release the bomb and return to the operator, but it was unsuccessful and replaced by an impact detonation procedure. The U.S. military trained anti-tank dogs in 1943 for use against fortifications, but never deployed them.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 68% GermansGermans7335SovietsSoviets25480JapaneseJapanese2802AmericansAmericans1721tanks riddles » Play weapons quiz and see all the questions.