Firearms Regulation in Maine
1. An auto-loading firearm
(defined as one that automatically ejects and reloads a new
round into the chamber and requires a separate pull of the
trigger each time) is legal to hunt deer with providing it hold
no more than?
D. 7 rounds
False - It is
lawful to use a 22 magnum caliber gun to hunt deer.
3. A permit is required by law to
carry a concealed weapon in the state of Maine. Which of the
following statements is correct pertaining to exceptions to this
are no exceptions
B. Hunters and
trappers when engaged in their respective activities
C. When working
for a security company
D. While hunting
4. A non-resident of Maine can
obtain a concealed weapons permit by contacting who?
A. Any Chief of
Police in any town in Maine
B. Any Game
Warden in Maine
D. Chief of the
Maine State Police
5. It is unlawful to carry a
loaded firearm in or on a motor vehicle including a trailer,
ATV, aircraft, snowmobile, and railway car. Which of the
following statements is true?
A. A loaded clip
may be carried in a car provided the clip is not inserted into
B. Any person
holding a concealed firearms permit may carry a loaded pistol or
C. Firearms may
be transported in a motor vehicle without a concealed firearms
permit providing the firearm is unloaded and in plain view or
unloaded and placed in a remote, secure area, such as a locked
trunk, away from the control of any occupant.
D. A muzzle
loading firearm is considered loaded if it is charged with
powder, lead and a primed ignition device or mechanism.
E. All of the
6. How far away from a residence
or farm building must you be to discharge a firearm without
permission from the owner?
A. 100 feet
B. 100 yards
C. 200 feet
D. 50 yards
False - It is
illegal to discharge a firearm within 500 feet of school
8. Which of the following
statements is true
A. It is illegal
to carry a firearm on game preserves
B. It is legal to
hunt deer or moose after dark
C. It is legal to
carry a loaded rifle in a car provided you have a concealed
D. Muzzle loading
firearms can be carried on an ATV fully loaded.
False - While
transporting through Baxter State Park, firearms must be kept in
a case or locked in the trunk of your car.