Rugby Union Quiz For Kids

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Kids are fascinated with rugby just as much as they can be fascinated with other sports like soccer and basketball. And it is understandable judging by the fact that this sport is believed to have been around since medieval England. What do you think your kid knows about rugby? Have them take 5 minutes of their time to complete this small quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many teams play during the Rugby premier league tournament?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 8
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 8. The Rugby premier league tournament consists of 8 teams.

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  • 2. 

    How many match officials are there in rugby?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    In rugby, there are typically three match officials. These officials include the referee, who is responsible for enforcing the rules and making decisions during the game, as well as two assistant referees who assist the referee in making decisions, particularly in relation to offside and touchline decisions. The presence of three match officials helps ensure fair play and accurate decision-making throughout the game.

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  • 3. 

    What is tackling in rugby?

    • A.

      It's when a player holds the ball while bringing another player to the ground

    • B.

      It's when a player brings another to the ground

    • C.

      It's when a player holds another player while bringing them to the ground

    • D.

      It's when a player brings the ball to the ground

    Correct Answer
    C. It's when a player holds another player while bringing them to the ground
    Explanation
    Tackling in rugby refers to the action of a player holding another player while bringing them to the ground. This involves physical contact and is a fundamental defensive technique used to stop the opposing team's progress. It is important for players to have proper technique and timing to execute a successful tackle and prevent the opponent from advancing with the ball.

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  • 4. 

    How many points is a drop worth in Rugby?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    In Rugby, a drop goal is a method of scoring points by kicking the ball through the goal posts during open play. It is worth 3 points. This is different from a try, which is worth 5 points, a conversion kick after a try, which is worth 2 points, and a penalty kick, which is also worth 3 points. Therefore, the correct answer is 3.

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  • 5. 

    When were the Cambridge rules drawn?

    • A.

      In 1836

    • B.

      In 1839

    • C.

      In 1840

    • D.

      In 1848

    Correct Answer
    D. In 1848
    Explanation
    The Cambridge rules were drawn in 1848.

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  • 6. 

    When was the rugby football union created?

    • A.

      1879

    • B.

      1979

    • C.

      1877

    • D.

      1871

    Correct Answer
    D. 1871
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1871. The Rugby Football Union was created in this year.

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  • 7. 

    What's the role of a forward in rugby?

    • A.

      To retain possession of the ball

    • B.

      To gain possession of the ball

    • C.

      To gain and retain possession of another player

    • D.

      To gain and retain possession of the ball

    Correct Answer
    D. To gain and retain possession of the ball
    Explanation
    The role of a forward in rugby is to gain and retain possession of the ball. This means that forwards are responsible for winning the ball in scrums, lineouts, and rucks, as well as carrying the ball forward through tackles and creating opportunities for their team to score. They play a crucial role in the physical aspect of the game, using their strength and technique to secure possession and maintain control of the ball for their team.

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  • 8. 

    What is the second row made out of in rugby?

    • A.

      2 locks or lock forward

    • B.

       locks or lock forward

    • C.

      2 locks or 2 lock forward

    • D.

      3 locks or lock forward

    Correct Answer
    A. 2 locks or lock forward
    Explanation
    In rugby, the second row is made up of 2 locks or lock forwards. Locks are positioned in the second row of the scrum and are typically the tallest players in the team. They play a crucial role in the set-piece, providing stability and power in the scrum, as well as being key lineout jumpers. The term "lock forward" is often used interchangeably with "locks" to refer to these players.

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  • 9. 

    How many members are in a team?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    D. 15
    Explanation
    The given question asks for the number of members in a team. Among the options provided, the number 15 is the only one that matches the question. Therefore, the correct answer is 15.

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  • 10. 

    What's the highest governing body in rugby?

    • A.

      World federation

    • B.

      World rugby

    • C.

      Rugby federation

    • D.

      Rugby corporation

    Correct Answer
    B. World rugby
    Explanation
    World rugby is the highest governing body in rugby. It is responsible for the overall management and development of the sport globally. World rugby sets the rules and regulations, organizes international competitions, and ensures the fair and safe playing of the game. It also works towards promoting the growth and popularity of rugby worldwide.

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