2What term is associated with this definition? A discipline mainly concerned with determining whether a bullet or cartridge was fired by a particular weapon.What term is associated with this definition?
14Briefly explain how a bullet is fired. DOUBLE POINTS!!!
15A firing pin hits the primer, which causes a spark A firing pin hits the primer, which causes a spark. This spark then causes the gun powder to explode and expand, which in turn sends the bullet down the barrel out of the gun.
16Guns of the same manufacturer have the exact same markings in their barrels. True or False.
17FALSE!These markings leave unique striations or impressions on a bullet. This allows a bullet to be traced back to a particular firearm.
18Cartridge Cases are classified by which of the following: ManufacturerShapeCaliberComposition
24Is a cartridge case typically ejected from the gun? If so explain. DOUBLE POINTS!!!
25Yes.The opposite reaction of the bullet being fired out sends the case against the breech wall (which along with the extracting pin and ejector they throw the spent shell casing from the chamber of the gun).
26What type of guns typically have smooth barrels?