1. Who trained Cornish McManus?
2. Who built the rifle discussed in the novel?
3. John Waynewright spends most of his time studying what aspect of rifle construction?
The process of rifling
4. What does rifling do for a rifle?
Spins the projectile, making it more accurate
5. According to the novel, what does a faster rate of spin do for a projectile?
Makes it more accurate
6. During the Revolutionary war period, rifles that were very accurate were described by what adjective?
7. During the Revolutionary war period a typical rifle was accurate at what distance?
50 to 60 yards
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