2015 NRFL League & Rule Quiz

23 Questions
2015 Nrfl League & Rule Quiz

This quiz that will test your basic knowledge of the NRFL and the NRFL rules. It's an open book quiz, so you are encouraged to have your NRFL rules available for reference during the time you take the quiz. The NRFL Rules is available for download at www. Nrflmi. Com. The quiz be taken as often as you need but a passing grade is 100%. A certificate will only be provided if you have a passing grade. Successful completion of this quiz is required for each coach. Your pass/fail status will be tracked, but it is strongly recommended that you also print the certification (provided at the end of the quiz) as proofonce you successfully pass the quiz. PRINTED COPIES OF THE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE FOR THIS QUIZ WILL NOT BE ACCEPTABLE AS PROOF

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I understand that I have read and understand the following points....
    • Each coach in the NRFL is required to pass this quiz with a score of 100%, complete the USA Football certification requirements, and successfully pass a background check.
    • Field Directors will be checking coaching eligibility before each game and your name must be on the Coaches Eligibility document before being allowed to participate on gameday as a coach.
    • Printed copies of a screen print showing completion is not acceptable.  Coach must ID to present to Field Director as proof of identification, and ... 
    • These are requirements voted on and agreed to by every NRFL member area program
    Lastly, the NRFL has supplied your Field Director a USA certification code specific to your area.   This is what you should use for completing your USA football certification requirement, and it is the only means that the NRFL has to track your completion status.  If you did NOT use this code, contact your FIELD DIRECTOR immediately to ensure your completion status is accurate.  Contact your Field Director with questions.
    • A. 

      Yes, I have read and understand the above statement

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    NRFL rules can be waived by any person if each coach agrees or if member area program exceptions apply.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    All coaches are responsible for providing a team roster before each contest.   This team roster can and will be subject to verification against NRFL records weekly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which are True (pick 3)?
    • A. 

      Team rosters / divisions are age based this year

    • B. 

      Team rosters / divisions are grade based this year

    • C. 

      Date of Birth is still used for the league draft for creation of team rosters, and it is based on player age as of 9/1/15

    • D. 

      Date of Birth is still used for the league draft for creation of team rosters, and it is based on player age as of 11/1/15

    • E. 

      Within each division, there is a maximum weight for ball carriers

    • F. 

      Within each division, there is no maiximum weight for ball carriers

  • 5. 
    How many offensive players must be on the line of scrimmage during any snap of the ball?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      9

  • 6. 
    Which of these is True (select 2 only)?
    • A. 

      If player exceeds listed weight, can play only as an offensive or defensive lineman.

    • B. 

      If player exceeds listed weight, cannot play at all

    • C. 

      If player exceeds listed weight, can play as an offensive or defensive lineman and kick / kick return teams

    • D. 

      Sticker must be affixed to the front of the helmet of any player exceeding the ball carrying weight

  • 7. 
    What is the MHSAA rule related to the number of seconds the offense have to snap the ball after the ready for play?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      30

  • 8. 
    Returning a youth athlete to play after a suspected concussion requires written clearance from an appropriate health professional.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In the event of injury to a player, an official time-out will be called and the hurt player must report to his sideline after the time-out and remain there for how many consecutive minutes?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 10. 
    We're looking for the name of this policy (per NRFL rules).  It's the 4 words preceding the ** in the paragraph below.   REFER TO THE NRFL RULEBOOK!_____________________________ ** ANY COACH OR ASST. COACH entering the field of play to argue an official's call in an unsportsmanlike or hostile manner, or inciting his players or fans to harass the officials about a call and/or subsequently EJECTED FROM THE GAME SHALL BE IMMEDIATELY DISMISSED FROM THE PROGRAM IN QUESTION AND PERMENANTLY BARRED FROM ANY/ALL NRFL ACTIVITIESPlease fill answer below
  • 11. 
    After the first game, each team can practice 3 days a week. How many of those practices is contact allowed?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 12. 
    Select the 2 most correct answers. 
    • A. 

      Teams with big rosters (approaching the maximum 30 players) are exempt from this rule (i.e., higher level skill players continue to play both ways, lower skill level players sit on the sideline for most of the game).

    • B. 

      Teams with big rosters (approaching the maximum 30 players) are not exempt from this rule and coaches need to plan accordingly. Without exception, all players should be playing as equally as possible.

    • C. 

      All players shall start either on offense, defense, or special teams, and thereafter play as equally as possible.

    • D. 

      All players shall start either on offense, defense and thereafter play as equally as possible.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following does NOT stop the clock in the NRFL (more than one)?
    • A. 

      Incomplete pass

    • B. 

      Player Out of Bounds

    • C. 

      First Down

    • D. 

      Time Out

    • E. 

      Penalty

    • F. 

      Injury

    • G. 

      Score

    • H. 

      Change of Possession (including after a kick off or punt)

  • 14. 
    Match the following:
    • A. Length of each quarter
    • A.
    • B. Rest period required between quarters
    • B.
    • C. Length of time player must sit after stoppage of play due to injury
    • C.
  • 15. 
    Which of these grade 3/4 specific rules are true (pick 4)?
    • A. 

      The defensive line can have no more than 6 players on the Line of Scrimmage (LOS)

    • B. 

      Defensive players not on the LOS must be 5 yards behind the LOS or at the depth of the official (whichever is less)

    • C. 

      Interior defensive lineman on and between the tackles can be standing (i.e., not in a 3/4 point stance)

    • D. 

      Defensive lineman on the outside of the last offensive lineman may be in 2-point or 3-point stance

    • E. 

      Defensive players on the LOS and outside of the tackles must be lined up (or on the outside shoulder) of an offensive player.

    • F. 

      Defensive players on the LOS and outside of the tackles can be lined up on 'air' (i.e., with no offensive player across from him)

  • 16. 
    Select the True Statements
    • A. 

      No garment or equipment can be removed or changed to make weight and then put them back on once the playing weight is achieved

    • B. 

      Other than helmet, players must weigh in wearing their MHSAA or NOCSAE required football equipment

    • C. 

      Any Field Director and/or coach that knowingly allows an overweight player to participate forfeits ALL games the offending areas teams participated in that day (home and away), and forfeits the areas right to play home games the next time the area is scheduled for home contests

    • D. 

      Hand guards/arm pads (if used) need to be held or worn during the weigh in process.

    • E. 

      All are True

    • F. 

      A, B, and C are correct

  • 17. 
    Ball Carrier weight for Grade 5/6 division teams
    • A. 

      125

    • B. 

      140

    • C. 

      165

    • D. 

      170

    • E. 

      145

  • 18. 
    Ball Carrier weight for Grade 3/4 division teams
    • A. 

      125

    • B. 

      140

    • C. 

      145

    • D. 

      175

  • 19. 
    Signs and symptoms of concussion can show up right after the injury or may not appear or be noticed until days or weeks after the injury.  Which of these are signs that you, as a coach, should look for as signs of a concussion?
    • A. 

      Appears dazed or stunned

    • B. 

      Is confused about assignment or position

    • C. 

      Can’t recall events prior to hit or fall

    • D. 

      Shows mood, behavior, or personality changes

    • E. 

      Answers questions slowly

    • F. 

      Forgets an instruction

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Which are true statements as it relates to the interaction coaches and officials
    • A. 

      Under specific circumstances, coaches can be ejected from the game and/or dismissed from the program.

    • B. 

      Under specific circumstances, teams can be penalized for behavior of fans

    • C. 

      It is recommended and advisable that only the head coach should be interacting with officials

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 21. 
    Referees may penalize a team for unsportsmanlike conduct by coaching staff or SUPPORTING FANS.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Players exceeding the weight limit for their grade group can play where?
    • A. 

      Offense, Defense, and punt / punt return - Tackle to Tackle Only

    • B. 

      Offense and Defense - Tackle to Tackle Only

    • C. 

      No Restrictions - Offense, Defense, and All Special Teams (Kick Off, Kick Return, Punt, Punt Return)

    • D. 

      Special Teams Only

  • 23. 
    NEON ________ COLORED STICKER SHALL BE AFFIXED TO FRONT OF PLAYERS HELMET ON ALL PLAYERS WEIGHING ABOVE THE ALLOWED WEIGHT FOR THAT DIVISION  ( TACKLE TO TACKLE). AT THE TIME OF WEIGH-IN.