60 Seconds Rules Challenge - #3

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Part 3 of the 60 Seconds on Officiating Challenge. Time allotted: 10 Minutes# Questions: 10Reference: NFHS RulesAnswers: Will be provided at the completion of the challenge. Some questions have more than one possible correct answer. MAKE SURE TO SCROLL DOWN to see ALL POSSIBLE ANSWERS for each question. Some might be hidden in your browser window. Please remember this refers to NFHS rules ONLY unless otherwise specified. Best of luck. . . And stay tuned for future quizzes!Scroll down and click the BUTTON BELOW to start challenge. . .


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  • 1. 
    A-1 has the ball out of bounds for a throw-in.Before releasing the ball, the thrower (A-1) loses her balance, reaches out and touches B-1, who is inbounds guarding the throw.A-1 does NOT step across the sideline ... and regains her balance and successfully completes the throw-in to A-2.How should the official rule on this play??  Select ALL that apply here.
    • A. 

      This is a legal play, provided A-1 did not touch the court.

    • B. 

      Team A is permitted to keep control after the throw-in.

    • C. 

      Throw-in violation on A-1.

    • D. 

      If contact on B1 was illegal (and not incidental) a personal foul should be ruled.

  • 2. 
    Rule on this situation ... select ALL that apply.--Team A scores a goal.--While the ball is dead, Team A requests and is granted a time-out. --After the time-out, the official mistakenly awards the ball to Team A. -- A1 passes the ball to A2, who scores. --The mistake is recognized before the ball is at the disposal of Team B after the score.
    • A. 

      This is a correctable error and the ball shall be given to Team B for an endline throw-in.

    • B. 

      This error may be corrected prior to the ball becoming live.

    • C. 

      Once A2 legally touched A1’s throw-in pass after the time-out the throw-in ended.

    • D. 

      This is not a correctable error and the mistake cannot be corrected.

  • 3. 
    During an Alternating Possession (A-P) throw-in by Team A ... a player from Team B reaches across the boundary line plane.The official stops play.Check ALL that apply.
    • A. 

      The official should issue Team B a warning for delay.

    • B. 

      The throw-in has ended.

    • C. 

      Team A is given a throw-in but it is not considered an A-P throw-in.

    • D. 

      The throw-in has not ended.

    • E. 

      Team A is permitted to complete the A-P throw-in.

    • F. 

      Any further delay by Team B should result in a Team Technical Foul.

  • 4. 
    A1 is injured and bench personnel are beckoned onto the court. Once A1 has been removed from the court, the official notifies the Team A coach that a replacement is required. The official then instructs the timer to begin the 20-second replacement interval because a substitute is not made available immediately. Team A’s head coach then requests a time-out to keep A1 in the game.  Should the official grant this time-out??
    • A. 

      Yes - provided it is done before the 20 second interval has elapsed.

    • B. 

      No - this is not permitted.

  • 5. 
    Same situation as the previous question ... however, this time the player is being removed for a bloody nose.The official then instructs the timer to begin the 20-second replacement interval because a substitute is not made available immediately for the bleeding player.The training staff stops the bleeding prior to the expiration of the 20-second interval and the coach request a time-out to keep the player in the game.The official applies the "blood rule" to keep the player in the game and grants the time-out.  Is the official correct.
    • A. 

      Yes, the blood rule supersedes the replacement guidelines and the player is permitted to remain in the game.

    • B. 

      No, the request must be made when the coach is informed a replacement is needed.

  • 6. 
    During rebounding, contact on a player's back that dislodges them from their spot on the floor, or where they jumped from should be ruled:
    • A. 

      Illegal Contact.

    • B. 

      Accidental Contact.

    • C. 

      A Technical Foul.

    • D. 

      Incidental Contact.

  • 7. 
    After previously being warned, A-1 has been DIRECTED to leave the game because the jersey is not tucked properly into his game pants.  The coach questions this ruling as being "nit-picking." Check ALL that apply.
    • A. 

      A-1 is permitted to stay in the game, provided he tucks his jersey in within a reasonable amount of time.

    • B. 

      Team A's coach may request a time out to keep A-1 in the game.

    • C. 

      The official should instruct the time to begin the 20 second replacement interval timer.

    • D. 

      Team A may not request a time out until after A-1 is substituted for.

    • E. 

      Officials should not focus as much on uniform violations once the game is underway.

    • F. 

      Team A's coach risks a technical foul if his questioning becomes un-sportsmanlike.

  • 8. 
    During the administration of a technical foul ... Team B is permitted to shoot their awarded free-throws at the WRONG basket (of Team A).The time frame for a correctable error subsequently expires before the officials are alerted by the scorer's table.Check ALL that apply.
    • A. 

      This is a mistake by the officials and not a correctable error.

    • B. 

      The points are counted for Team B.

    • C. 

      Because this is an error that was not corrected, the points are awarded to Team A.

    • D. 

      The points are counted for Team A.

    • E. 

      The points are dis-allowed and removed from the score book.

    • F. 

      This is a correctable error and could have been corrected if caught in time.

    • G. 

      Regardless of time elapsed, shoot the free throws at the proper end.

  • 9. 
    When resuming play during a throw-in, once the clock is at (or below) ... _____ seconds, the team is only permitted to score by tapping the ball.How many seconds ?  (Choose best answer)
    • A. 

      Less than 1 second.

    • B. 

      0.9 seconds

    • C. 

      0.5 seconds

    • D. 

      0.3 seconds

    • E. 

      0.1 second

    • F. 

      Zero

  • 10. 
    Penalties for fouls are administered:
    • A. 

      Technical Fouls first, followed by Personal Fouls.

    • B. 

      Personal Fouls first, followed by Technical Fouls.

    • C. 

      In reverse sequence.

    • D. 

      In the order they occur.

    • E. 

      Based on the official's discretion.

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