2015 ITA Test

50 Questions
2015 Ita Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Doubles, which division does not play a 7-point tiebreak at eight games all?
    • A. 

      A. Div. I

    • B. 

      B. Div. II

    • C. 

      C. NAIA

  • 2. 
    The format in Division II tennis is:
    • A. 

      A. 3-6 with seven team points

    • B. 

      B. 3-6 with nine team points

    • C. 

      C. 6-3 with nine team points

  • 3. 
    Conference Rules supersede ITA Rules when matches are played between two teams from different conferences.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 4. 
    With no Conference rules and no prior agreement between schools, the number of players per team who may compete in a dual match is limited to what number?
    • A. 

      A. 8

    • B. 

      B. 10

    • C. 

      C. Unlimited

  • 5. 
    A match was moved indoors because of inclement weather.  Before the conclusion of the Doubles Point the weather cleared.  What are the options?
    • A. 

      A. Move the singles outdoors

    • B. 

      B. Complete the singles indoors

    • C. 

      C. Resume play outdoors within 2 hours of completion of the Doubles

  • 6. 
    In determining playable outdoor weather conditions, which of the following is not considered?
    • A. 

      A. High temperature of at least 50 degrees

    • B. 

      B. Heat index of below 98 degrees

    • C. 

      C. Sustained winds of 20 mph or less

  • 7. 
    With one remaining match in progress, the collegiate Referee is required to assume the Chair Umpire position.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 8. 
    The Chair Umpire recommends a default of a player who commits an egregious offense.  What happens now?
    • A. 

      A. Issue a Default, and call for the referee

    • B. 

      B. Call for the Referee

    • C. 

      C. Continue play, but call for the Referee

  • 9. 
    A player receives two Code Violations (point, game) in his doubles match.  After his team loses the doubles, he yells a curse word resulting in another Code Violation.  What is the penalty?
    • A. 

      A. Point penalty

    • B. 

      B. Game penalty

    • C. 

      C. Default

  • 10. 
    In a Division I Dual Match, a player is barred from playing his #3 singles match.  How is he replaced in the lineup?
    • A. 

      A. Insert the #7 player into the #3 positon

    • B. 

      B. There is no substitution. His team forfeits the #3 match

    • C. 

      C. #4 thru #6 move up on spot, and #7 is substituted into the lineup

  • 11. 
    A coach complaining about another coach’s non-conference dual match lineup should file a grievance with:
    • A. 

      A. The Conference

    • B. 

      B. The ITA

    • C. 

      C. The Referee

  • 12. 
    A team has only four players able to compete.   How is this handled?
    • A. 

      A. Forfeit #3 doubles, and #5 & #6 singles

    • B. 

      B. Forfeit #1 doubles, and #1 & #2 singles

    • C. 

      C. Play the remaining matches only to break a tie

  • 13. 
    Grievances about officials in a regular season dual match between two non-Conference schools should go to:
    • A. 

      A. The host Conference

    • B. 

      B. The ITA

    • C. 

      C. The NCAA

  • 14. 
    If a team is not ready to begin play 15 minutes after the agreed-upon start time, what happens?
    • A. 

      A. Loss of the Doubles point

    • B. 

      B. Forfeiture of the match

    • C. 

      C. Loss of toss

  • 15. 
    May an injured player be listed in a lineup if they clearly are not able to play?
    • A. 

      A. Yes

    • B. 

      B. No

  • 16. 
    If schools from different divisions are competing, which format should be used?
    • A. 

      A. Visitor’s format

    • B. 

      B. Home school’s format

    • C. 

      C. The 6-3 format

  • 17. 
    In a 3-6 format (Div. I), when the Dual match is decided and there are remaining singles, what should happen for the final set?
    • A. 

      A. A full set should be played

    • B. 

      B. A Match Tiebreak is played if both coaches agree

    • C. 

      C. Abandon the match

  • 18. 
    In a Division I match, a coach informs the Chair Umpire to penalize his player for bad behavior.  In the 2nd set, the same player slams her racket in anger, and is coded by the Chair Umpire.  You have  given no other Codes.  What is the penalty?
    • A. 

      A. Point Penalty

    • B. 

      B. Game penalty

    • C. 

      C. Default

  • 19. 
    In Division I tennis, if a team did not get their minimum 30 minutes team warm-up before the match, how long is their individual match warm-up?
    • A. 

      A. 3 minutes

    • B. 

      B. 5 minutes

    • C. 

      C. 10 minutes

  • 20. 
    Once a Referee’s decision is made, it is final.  A coach may not appeal.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 21. 
    A player’s vision is blocked, and he does not see his opponent’s return land.  The Chair Umpire may:
    • A. 

      A. Tell him the ball was in or out

    • B. 

      B. Gesture with his hand in or out

    • C. 

      C. Not help the player make the call

  • 22. 
    A player calls a ball “out” then changes his call to good.  An official should:
    • A. 

      A. Replay the point

    • B. 

      B. Award the point to the opponent

    • C. 

      C. Issue a Code Violation, Unsportsmanlike conduct

  • 23. 
    A player is sure his ball was inside the line, even though the opponent called it “out.”  He starts towards the net to check the mark.  The Chair Umpire should:
    • A. 

      A. Caution the player to stay on his side of the net

    • B. 

      B. Issue a Code Violation, if the player continues beyond the net

    • C. 

      C. Both A & B in that order

  • 24. 
    Three courts away, a player throws her racket in anger, breaking it in half.  The Rover cannot get to the court before the next point has been played.  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. Issue a Code Violation

    • B. 

      B. Turn away and do nothing

    • C. 

      C. Caution the player that had he been on court, a Code would have been given

  • 25. 
    One Doubles partner calls the ball “out.”  The other thought it was good.  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. The call of the nearest player stands

    • B. 

      B. The point is replayed

    • C. 

      C. The ball is good, and the point is awarded to the opponents.

  • 26. 
    A player is responsible for making calls such as touches, invasions, not-ups, etc.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 27. 
    A player does not call a service return “out” immediately, but looks for a hard court mark.  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. Award the point to the opponent

    • B. 

      B. Let the player analyze the mark and make the call

    • C. 

      C. Replay the point

  • 28. 
     If a player sees his opponent foot faulting, he may:
    • A. 

      A. Request his opponent not foot fault

    • B. 

      B. Request an official

    • C. 

      C. Either/both A or B

  • 29. 
    A player gets dust in his eye, the official may:
    • A. 

      A. Give him a 3 minute timeout

    • B. 

      B. Give him an MTO

    • C. 

      C. Retire the player

  • 30. 
    The Receiver’s partner changes position just as the Server tosses the ball for a 2nd serve.  An official should:
    • A. 

      A. Issue a Code Violation, Unsportsmanlike Conduct

    • B. 

      B. Do nothing

    • C. 

      C. Declare a “let,” and replay the point

  • 31. 
    A player is assessed a point penalty carry-over penalty before his singles match.  During the 5th game, he throws his racket from the service line to the back fence.  An official should:
    • A. 

      A. Issue a game penalty

    • B. 

      B. Issue a point penalty

    • C. 

      C. “Caution” her about racket abuse

  • 32. 
    In individual competition, a player kicks over a water cooler at the end of his doubles match.  He is scheduled to play singles later that day.  The Referee should:
    • A. 

      A. Do nothing

    • B. 

      B. Issue a Code Violation, point penalty, to be assessed in his singles match

    • C. 

      C. Issue a Code Violation to be assessed in his consolation doubles match

  • 33. 
    A player has been issued two Code Violations during his match.  At 5-6, 3rd set he slams a ball in anger hitting his opponent.  What should the Chair Umpire do?
    • A. 

      A. Default the player

    • B. 

      B. Call for the Referee

    • C. 

      C. Tell the coach to discipline the player

  • 34. 
    In Division I, a player pulls his calf muscle and requests a trainer and receives treatment.  Three games later he falls and injures his shoulder.  He requests the trainer.  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. Tell the player he may only be treated on changeovers or set breaks

    • B. 

      B. If the player cannot continue play without another MTO, he must be retired

    • C. 

      C. Both A & B in that order

  • 35. 
    In Division I, a player twists her ankle during the warm-up and sees the trainer for an MTO.  During the 4th game of the match, she asks to see the trainer for her same ankle.Decision?
    • A. 

      A. Stop play and calls for the trainer

    • B. 

      B. Tell her she has received her one MTO and must continue play

    • C. 

      C. Tell her she must continue to play, but may receive treatment on changeovers.

  • 36. 
    The warm-up for a Division I individual tournament shall be:
    • A. 

      A. 3 minutes

    • B. 

      B. 5 minutes

    • C. 

      C. Determined by the Referee

  • 37. 
    In Division I women’s tennis, one 5 minute bathroom break is allowed on a set break.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 38. 
    In Division I men’s tennis, a player who needs a toilet visit may:
    • A. 

      A. Use the bathroom during a changeover or set break

    • B. 

      Use the bathroom break at another time, counting it as his one MTO, if not previously used

    • C. 

      C. Either A or B

  • 39. 
    The Receiver calls a “fault,” makes a good return and then changes his call to good.  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. Replay the point

    • B. 

      B. Award the point to the Server

    • C. 

      C. Award the point to the Receiver. She returned the ball

  • 40. 
    If a coach interferes with play or distracts an opposing player, an official should:
    • A. 

      A. Do nothing

    • B. 

      B. Give his player a Code Violation

    • C. 

      C. Warn the coach that subsequent violations will result in a point penalty against his player.

  • 41. 
    A coach may coach:
    • A. 

      A. From the doubles sideline of an adjacent court on the opponent’s side

    • B. 

      B. Within the lines of the court between points

    • C. 

      C. From outside the fence

  • 42. 
    In Divisions II & III, bathroom breaks are:
    • A. 

      A. Limited to 1 break per player

    • B. 

      B. Limited to 3 minutes

    • C. 

      C. Governed by USTA regulations

  • 43. 
    In Divisions II & III matches:
    • A. 

      A. Players are allowed an MTO for each body part

    • B. 

      B. Players are allowed an MTO during the warm-up and during the match for the same injury.

    • C. 

      C. Both A & B

  • 44. 
    In Divisions II & III:
    • A. 

      A. 3 balls are used for the first two sets and new balls for the 3rd set

    • B. 

      B. 3 balls are used for doubles pro-sets

    • C. 

      C. There are no ball usage specifications

  • 45. 
    A coach has received an Official Coach’s warning on Court #1.  The Volunteer Coach on Court #3 now harasses the Official on court #3.  What happens?
    • A. 

      A. A caution is issued to the Volunteer Coach.

    • B. 

      B. An Official Coach’s Warning is issued to the Volunteer Coach.

    • C. 

      C. A Point Penalty is issued to the player of the Volunteer Coach.

  • 46. 
    During the singles in a Dual Match , may the players take a 10 minute break between second and third sets?
    • A. 

      A. No

    • B. 

      B. Yes – if the temperature is at least 90 degrees before the start of the singles matches

    • C. 

      C. Yes

  • 47. 
    In Division II Men’s tennis, may a server appeal his opponent’s service “let” call? 
    • A. 

      A. Yes

    • B. 

      B. no

  • 48. 
    In Division II, what is the penalty if the “let” call is overruled?
    • A. 

      A. Nothing

    • B. 

      B. It is an overrule and part of the “overrule count”

    • C. 

      C. Caution to the player that the next one will be an overrule

  • 49. 
    In Men’s Div. I Tennis, how much time is allowed for a Medical Time-out?
    • A. 

      A. 5 minutes

    • B. 

      B. 4 minutes

    • C. 

      C. 3 minutes

  • 50. 
    What should the official do when a player yells a string of words in a foreign language not understood by the official?     
    • A. 

      A. Issue a code violation for “unsportsmanlike conduct”

    • B. 

      B. Tell the player to speak English

    • C. 

      C. Caution the player that the next occurrence will be a code violation