Unit 17(A,B), 19(B), & 21(A,E) Moose
Nonresident Hunter Orientation Quiz

1: What is the first thing you should do after harvesting your animal?
  • Take pictures
  • Start the butchering process
  • Notch your harvest ticket
  • Fill out your harvest report card

2: Basic gear for field dressing big game includes:
  • A sharp knife, knife sharpener, and saw
  • Parachute cord or small diameter rope
  • Heavy cloth game bags to keep meat clean and let air circulate
  • All of the above

3: It is necessary to practice with your chosen weapon prior to hunting.
  • True
  • False

4: What shot placement is recommended by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) for shooting a moose?
  • Head shot
  • Heart/lung shot
  • Neck shot
  • Rump shot

5: What are the advantages of skinning the moose with the method used in the video?
  • It keeps from having to open the body cavity until the end of the skinning process
  • The animal can be in an awkward position and still be skinned
  • It helps keep the meat hair-free
  • All of the above

6: What are the meat care essentials?
  • Get the meat home and worry about it later
  • Put the meat in a plastic to keep flies off of it
  • Keep the meat clean, cool, and dry

7: What part of the animal needs to remain naturally attached after harvest?
  • Evidence of sex
  • The ears
  • The feet

8: What material should NEVER be used to store your unprocessed meat?
  • Cotton
  • Plastic
  • Burlap

9: How far should you hang your meat from camp?
  • At least 100 yards downwind from camp
  • Right outside your tent so you can protect it from scavengers.
  • At least one mile from camp

10: When judging moose in the field to determine if the moose has 50” antlers, what is the main reference that is used to estimate the width of antlers?
  • Distance between the antler bases
  • Distance between the eyes
  • Distance between the ears

11: What do you do if you cannot get an accurate count of brow tines or an estimate of greater than 50”?
  • Keep observing the moose until it is legal
  • Do not shoot
  • Shoot and count after the moose is down

12: The separation between the brow palm and the main palm is __________________.
  • The location where the points do not point forward on the main palm
  • The wide bay
  • The location where the main palm points only point up

13: In order to accurately count brow tines, a frontal or head-on view is needed because:
  • It is the most difficult view to obtain
  • It is not necessary
  • A profile view can lead to the main palm points being confused with brow points

14: A point is an antler projection that is greater than 1” in length and longer than it is wide
  • True
  • False

15: When hunting in an area with 50” or 4 brow tine regulations, a harvested bull moose that exceeds 50” but does not have 4 brow tines on one side, the antlers must:
  • Be brought of the field before the meat
  • Cut in half to carry more easily out of the field
  • Remain at the kill site
  • Remain naturally attached to the unbroken or uncut skull plate until all salvage requirements have been met