Few firearms are as well-known as the Glock pistol. The polymer-framed, semiautomatic pistol is considered by some to be a massive step forward for handguns, and by others as an ugly gun with all the aesthetics of a brick. No matter where you stand, it is hard to deny that as a whole, Glocks are some of the most popular and best-selling firearms of the the last three decades. Their ease of use, high capacity, and affordability has made Glock firearms nearly ubiquitous among both gun owners and law enforcement agencies across the globe.
If you’re not a fan of Glocks, that’s fine, but we’re going to assume that if you’re reading this, you either own one or are thinking of owning one. So do you fancy yourself an expert on the Austrian wonder guns? Take our quiz and find out below just how much you know about Glocks.
So You Think You Know Glocks
How old was Gaston Glock, the founder of Glock, when he developed his first firearm?
When did Gaston apply for a patent for his revolutionary design, the Glock 17?
How many rounds can a standard Glock 17 magazine hold?
Which of these calibers are not available from a stock Glock pistol?
Only one Glock model has an external frame-mounted safety, which one of these is it?
What generation of Glock are we currently in?
What are the two models of knives that Glock currently makes?
Field Knife 78 and Survival Knife 81
Field Knife 17 and Field Knife 22
Combat Knife 34 and Utility Knife 12
The Ripper and the Tearer
What is Glock’s only single-stack 9x19mm pistol?
At 70 years old, Gaston once foiled an attempt on his life by beating up the assassin, a former pro
How many parts are typically in a Glock 17 pistol?
Which of these is believed to be the first US police department to adopt the Glock?
Colby Police Department, Kansas
Utah Highway Patrol