CHL Quiz

Ready: Test your Texas law knowhow.

Aim: Hit the best answer for each question.

1. If you have a Texas concealed handgun license you can legally carry:
A. a revolver.
B. a semiautomatic pistol.
C. a derringer.
D. any or all of the above.

2. Under Texas law, what would be most likely to justify your shooting at a person?
A. The person is shouting obscenities at your wife.
B. The person breaks a window and starts to enter your home.
C. The person is spraying graffiti on your house in broad daylight.
D. A person from the finance company is repossessing your car.

3. As a Texas concealed handgun license holder you may not take your firearm into:
A. a professional golf tournament.
B. a store that has a sign on the door showing a handgun with a slash through it.
C. a hospital.
D. the office of the mayor of the city where you live.

4. Which of the following would keep you from getting a Texas CHL?
A. A dishonorable discharge from the military fifteen years ago.
B. A juvenile adjudication for car theft eight years ago.
C. Quietly getting drunk in your own home every payday.
D. Any of the above.

5. You are in a minor traffic accident with another driver while legally carrying a concealed handgun. Which of the following shuld you do in Texas?
A. Warn the other driver you are carrying a gun.
B. Draw your handgun and hand it to the first officer who approaches.
C. Display your CHL to the first officer who asks for identification.
D. All of the above.

6. The best way to handle a verbal conflict situation is to respond in an adult ego state.
A. True
B. False

7. Under Texas law it’s legal to carry a handgun in public as long as it’s not concealed.
A. True
B. False

8. A visiting child, age 12, finds your semiautomatic pistol, which has a loaded magazine. You haven’t broken any Texas law as long as the chamber is empty.
A. True
B. False

9. For the same cartridge, a lighter firearm will kick harder than a heavier one.
A. True
B. False

10. Under Texas law you have to have a CHL to carry a loaded handgun in your motor vehicle.
A. True
B. False

Questions? Check out Where Can You Take a Gun? on the Texas Concealed Handgun Association website.