2015 Referee Test

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2015 Referee Test

REQUIRED WEB SITE TEST MUST BE COMPLETED AND PASSED BEFORE ATTENDING CLASS * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ** * * * * Questions on this test will appear in a different order as they appear on the study (pdf) version. 2015 REFEREE TEST INSTRUCTIONS This test has been written from the USTA Tournament Regulations and the Rules of Tennis. As an OPEN BOOK TEST, it is designed for you to answer questions, and to become familiar with Friend at Court. There are 60 questions. All questions have short multiple choice answers, or True and False answers. Your answers are limited to the choices o


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A walkover occurs when a player decides not to play a match due to injury or illness.       
    • A. 

      A.True

    • B. 

      B.False

  • 2. 
    A withdrawal occurs only before a player’s first match in an event.  
    • A. 

      A.True

    • B. 

      B.False

  • 3. 
    A retirement occurs when a player is unable to continue a match due to injury or illness.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 4. 
    Refusal to play an opponent can be a "walkover" or "withdrawal"
    • A. 

      A.True

    • B. 

      B.False

  • 5. 
    After play starts, which of the following cannot be listed as a “retirement”?
    • A. 

      A. Illness

    • B. 

      B. Lateness following a rest period

    • C. 

      C. Personal circumstance

  • 6. 
    Which of the following divisions allows more than a 30 minute minimum rest period, when using pro sets?
    • A. 

      A. Juniors

    • B. 

      B. Senior 30-45

    • C. 

      C. Senior 50-90

  • 7. 
    In a husband & wife division, what is the minimum rest period allowed between matches?
    • A. 

      A. 30 minutes

    • B. 

      B. 60 minutes

    • C. 

      C. 90 minutes

  • 8. 
    A player plays a short (45 minutes) best of 3 set singles match, and he has to play singles again that day.  Must the Referee offer the minimum 2 hour rest period between matches?
    • A. 

      A. Yes

    • B. 

      B. No

  • 9. 
    Since No-ad scoring is an alternative procedure, the Referee may shorten the rest period between matches.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 10. 
    A Junior player wants a toilet break after the 3 minute rest break, just before a 10-point Match Tiebreak.  Should the Referee allow it?
    • A. 

      A. Yes

    • B. 

      B. No

  • 11. 
    Coaching is not allowed during a 3 minute rest period.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 12. 
    A player is governed by the rest period in the division in which he/she plays
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 13. 
    For which of the following is a player allowed an MTO?
    • A. 

      A. General fatigue

    • B. 

      B. Cramping

    • C. 

      C. Supplemental oxygen

  • 14. 
    During a rest period, any player (Junior or Adult) may practice on a court approved by the Referee.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 15. 
    A Referee observes a parent verbally abusing his son during a match.  What should he do?
    • A. 

      A. Ask the parent to stop

    • B. 

      B. Ask the parent to leave the tournament area

    • C. 

      C. Call security if necessary

    • D. 

      D. Any of the above

  • 16. 
    Who is authorized to impose the PPS?
    • A. 

      A. Referee, Chair Umpire, Rover

    • B. 

      B. Court monitor

    • C. 

      C. Parent

  • 17. 
    A player has been defaulted for lateness, and an alternate player has been inserted in the draw.            The Tournament Appeal Committee realizes a mistake, and reinstates the defaulted player into a bye of the main draw.  Is this permitted?
    • A. 

      A. Yes

    • B. 

      B. No

  • 18. 
    Several matches are scheduled for the same time. The Referee starts 1 match early.  At the scheduled match time, no courts are available.  When does the lateness clock start
    • A. 

      A. At the start of the early match

    • B. 

      B. At the scheduled match time

    • C. 

      C. When a court becomes available

  • 19. 
    What is not an accepted method of match control for an official?
    • A. 

      A. Shake your finger at them and say, “Don’t do that again.”

    • B. 

      B. Issue a “caution” for bad behavior

    • C. 

      C. Issue a Code Violation

  • 20. 
    A player took an MTO for cramping in the 1st set.  Later he cramps and cannot play within 20 seconds of being told to play.  Decision?
    • A. 

      A. Default the player

    • B. 

      B. Issue a Time Violation

    • C. 

      C. Issue a Code Violation, Delay of Game penalty

  • 21. 
    Player B is assessed a lateness penalty of loss of toss and one game.  Player A chooses to serve.Who gets to serve the first game of the match?
    • A. 

      A. Player B, since all points and games are treated as having been played

    • B. 

      B. Player A, since he chose to serve first.

  • 22. 
    What should an official do when a player has been overruled more than once during a set of a  match?
    • A. 

      A. Consider a “caution” about future overrules.

    • B. 

      B. Issue a Code violation for the next overrule, no matter when it comes in the match

    • C. 

      C. Default the player when the next overrule occurs

  • 23. 
    A match carried over from the previous day, counts as a match for this day if:
    • A. 

      A. The match goes into the 3rd set

    • B. 

      B. 12 singles games or 20 doubles have been played

    • C. 

      C. 16 singles or 20 doubles games have been played

  • 24. 
    In a 32 draw with 8 seeding, seeds 5-8 are drawn for lines:
    • A. 

      A. 5,9,13,24

    • B. 

      B. 5,13,20,28

    • C. 

      C. 6,14,21,27

  • 25. 
     In a Boys’ 18s, with a tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set, a player cannot be required to play four singles in a day.  
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False