Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Quiz of the Day - 07 November 2012

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Another sitter.

In the adjacent photograph, you can see two different rifles.

One in the bottom, is a .315 sporting rifle, while the one on the top is an assault rifle, chambered for the 5.56 mm NATO cartridge.

Identify the assault rifle.

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Answer: It is the famous INSAS 5.56 mm assault rifle, which has been the main assault rifle of the Indian army for some time now. Recently, there have been some questions raised over the reliability of the rifles and probably they will be phased out in a time-bound manner.
Ali gets this also. :)

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