Alra Level 1 (Club Referee) Exam 2015

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Alra Level 1 (Club Referee) Exam 2015

'>This exam is to be undertaken by those wishing to be accredited as a Level 1 (Club) Men's Lacrosse Referee for the 2015 & 2016 seasons. Marked out of 100, a 60% (60/100) mark is required for accreditation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A free play cannot take place within 5 yards (4.57m) of the gate. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The legal inside measurement of the head of a players stick at its widest point is 6 inches to 10 inches.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The maximum length of a short stick is 42 inches (106.68cm).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The minimum length of a long stick is 52 inches (132.08cm).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Q. The Blue goalie has both his feet in his own crease. He covers the ball with his stick, which is outside the crease, and is about to pick up the ball. A Red attacker checks the part of the Blue goalies stick that is outside the crease. The ball is still under the Blue goalies stick, outside the crease.  A. A LEGAL PLAY BY THE RED ATTACKER
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Q. Blue #5, not the goalie, has both his feet in his defensive crease.  The ball is inside the crease.  Blue #5 covers the ball with his stick and is about to pick up the ball.  Red #6 checks the stick of Blue #5. The ball is still under the stick of Blue #5, inside the crease.  A. A LEGAL PLAY BY THE RED ATTACKER  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Q. Red is attacking and a flag is thrown. Red takes a shot and the ball hits the post. The ball bounces out and hits a Blue defender, not the goalie, who is standing inside the crease. The ball enters the goal. A. GOAL  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Q. A flag is down and Red takes a shot on the Blue goal net.The Goalkeeper partially stops the shot but the ball hits the ground and rolls over the goal line.The referee signals a goal but the Blue Coach protests claiming the flag was down and play ends when the shot is taken. A. GOAL. AS THE BALL DID NOT HIT ANY OTHER PLAYER OUTSIDE THE CREASE AFTER THE GOALKEEPER MADE HIS STOP, THE GOAL IS LEGAL. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Q. The Red goalie comes out of his crease to play a loose ball.  The ball becomes stuck in the goalies stick.  He is still OUTSIDE his crease.  A. RED BALL 20 YARDS (18.29M) LATERALLY FROM THE CAGE.     
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Q. At a centre face-off, the Red face-off man has his right foot to the right of the throat of his stick.  A. TECHNICAL FOUL BY THE RED FACE-OFF MAN. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Q. At a centre face-off, there is no Red player in the penalty box, but Red only has 9 men on the field of play.  A. TECHNICAL FOUL BY RED.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Q. After a centre face-off, a loose ball technical foul is committed by Red, before “Possession or Free Ball” is called.  The ball is awarded to Blue in their defensive half.  Red #5, an attack player, moves into the “central zone”, to ride the Blue player.  A. TECHNICAL FOUL BY RED 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Q. As Blue are clearing the ball, a Red player realising he is about to go Offside runs out of bounds.  The Red player immediately returns to his side of the centerline.  A. TECHNICAL FOUL BY RED.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Q. The ball is dead.  Red.has a time-out left.  Red’s Assistant Coach requests a time-out.  A. RED’S REQUEST IS LEGAL.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Q. The Red goalie is in possession of the ball in his own crease.  As he brings his stick back to clear, the ball completely crosses the plane of the goal.  A. THE GOAL COUNTS 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Q. A Red shot has gone out of bounds directly behind the Blue goal.  A. THE BALL IS PUT BACK INTO PLAY DIRECTLY BEHIND THE BLUE GOAL, EVEN THOUGH THIS IS FEWER THAN 20 YARDS (18.29M) FROM THE CAGE.     
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Q. A shot misses the goal and is rolling towards the end-line, behind the goal. Blue #5 tries to pick it up, but the ball goes out of bounds of his crosse.  A. THE BALL IS AWARDED TO THE NEAREST IN-BOUNDS PLAYER.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The period breaks for U13, U15 and U17 games are;
    • at the end of the 1st quarter 3 minutes,
    • at half-time 5 minutes
    • and at the end of the 3rd quarter time 3 minutes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    At the end of normal playing time in an U13, U15 or U18 game the scores are level, so you go to overtime.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Mouth guards must be worn by all players in all under age games.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    In U13 and U15 games, a player may body check an opponent (from the front or the side, above the hip and below the neck), if the opponent has possession of the ball.In U13 and U15 games,possession is interpreted as being in the carrying position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    In U15 a player, with only one hand on his crosse, checks his opponents crosse.PERSONAL FOUL
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    An U13 player stick checks his opponent.PLAY ON
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    During the home and away season, U13 and U15 teams are allowed more than 16 players; but in finals are restricted to a maximum of 16.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Q. Blue attacking.  Red #5 goes off-side.  Realising his mistake, Red #5 goes back on side.  A flag is thrown.  Red #5 then drops back into defence, thus going off-side again.  Blue fail to score.  A. RED #5 SERVES 2 TECHNICAL PENALTIES FOR BEING OFF-SIDE TWICE IN THE SAME PLAY. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Q. Blue #5 slashes and a flag is thrown.  Blue #5 then holds and a second flag is thrown.  Red fail to score and Blue #5 is sent off for 90 seconds.  Red score 15 seconds into Blue #5's penalties.  A. Provided the penalties are reported in the correct order, BLUE #5 HAS 45 SECONDS LEFT TO SERVE AFTER THE GOAL IS SCORED.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Prior to the game where on the field can a team can warm up?
    • A. 

      Anywhere on the field within the boundary lines.

    • B. 

      In both midfield zones and their attack goal area but not their opponents attack goal area.

    • C. 

      In the half of the field which is nearer to its own bench.

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      No foul as the use of a metal cap provides adequate coverage to prevent injury

    • B. 

      Technical foul as the use of a metal cap is prohibited.

    • C. 

      Personal foul as the use of a metal cap is prohibited.

  • 29. 
    Blue #6 is one-on-one with the Red goalie. The Red goalie is IN his crease.  Blue #6's shot is saved by the Red goalie but the ball becomes caught in the Red goalie's glove.  The Red goalie is still INSIDE his crease.
    • A. 

      Immediate whistle. Face-off.

    • B. 

      Immediate whistle. Red ball, 18 metres laterally from the goal.

    • C. 

      Flag down.

  • 30. 
    A Blue defender, not the goalie, is INSIDE his own crease.  He picks up the ball and the count begins.  A Red attacker checks the Blue defender's stick.The Blue defender retains possession of the ball.
    • A. 

      Do nothing.

    • B. 

      Flag down.

    • C. 

      Immediate whistle. Blue ball 20 yards from the cage.

  • 31. 
    The referee calls for a Face off other than in the centre, the Referee shall?
    • A. 

      Allow the Clock to run and set up the Face off.

    • B. 

      Stop the Clock on the whistle that stops play, then set up the Face off.

    • C. 

      Stop the Clock after the Face off is set up and before the Face off whistle.

  • 32. 
    Red is attacking and a flag is thrown.Red takes a shot and the ball hits the post.The ball bounces out and hits a Blue defender (not the goalkeeper), who is standing OUTSIDE the crease. The ball enters the goal.
    • A. 

      Goal

    • B. 

      No goal

  • 33. 
    The Red goalie has chased a loose ball behind his goal.He drops his stick and a Blue player gains possession of the ball.  The Red goalie, OUTSIDE his crease and still without his stick, saves a shot with his body.  Blue picks up the subsequent loose ball.
    • A. 

      Immediate whistle.

    • B. 

      Flag down.

    • C. 

      Advantage, play on.

  • 34. 
    A shot deflects off Blue #14 helmet, changes direction and enters the Red goal.  Blue #14 is credited with the goal. Before the restart of play the Red Head coach asks for a measurement of Blue #14's stick. Upon inspection it is too short, and thus illegal.             What is the call?
    • A. 

      Goal counts as Blue #14 did not use his stick to score and he serves a 3min penalty for trick construction.

    • B. 

      No goal and Blue #14 serves a 3min penalty for trick construction.

    • C. 

      The Coaches request for a Stick Check is ignored as Blue #14 did not use his stick to score and the goal counts.

  • 35. 
    While standing INSIDE his crease the Red goalie has dropped his stick.   Blue have a shot that goes wide.   The Red goalie is still INSIDE his crease and still without his stick as the shot goes out-of-bounds.   The Red goalie is the nearest inbounds player to the ball as it goes out-of-bounds.
    • A. 

      Red ball.

    • B. 

      The ball is awarded to the nearest inbounds player, not counting the goalie.

  • 36. 
    The Red goalie has dropped his stick.A shot goes wide.  The Red goalie , still without his stick, leaves his crease to try to be the nearest inbounds player as the ball goes out-of-bounds.  The Red goalie  is OUTSIDE his crease as the shot goes out-of-bounds and IS the nearest player to the ball as it goes out-of-bounds. Whose ball is it?
    • A. 

      Red ball.

    • B. 

      The ball is awarded to the nearest inbounds player, not counting the goalie.

    • C. 

      Blue ball.

  • 37. 
    Red have been warned to “Get it in”, but they have not yet done so.   Red immediately loose possession to Blue, but Red then regains possession of the ball.                                         
    • A. 

      The stalling warning is still in effect. The stalling calls and signals are repeated.

    • B. 

      The stalling warning is still in effect. The stalling calls and signals are not repeated.

    • C. 

      The stalling warning is over.

  • 38. 
    Red have possession in the attack goal area, having been warned to “Get it in” or to “Keep it in”. The man in possession is legally forced out of the attack goal area, so that he steps over the goal area line into the midfield zone..
    • A. 

      Whistle. The ball is awarded to Blue.

    • B. 

      Flag.

    • C. 

      Play-on.

    • D. 

      The Referee takes no action.

  • 39. 
    Red has the ball deep and settled in their attack zone behind the Blue goal.The CBO see Blue attacker #14 violently slash Red defender #7 some 50 metres behind play at the other end of the field.The CBO is the only one on the crew who sees this act.The CBO shall: 
    • A. 

      Throw the Signal Flag and when appropriate blow his whistle, inform the Head Referee what happened and apply the suitable penalty.

    • B. 

      Tell the Head Referee what happened at the next stoppage.

    • C. 

      Ignore the slash because it is not one of the CBO’s six responsibilities.

  • 40. 
    You are on the Single-side.   Red has a man in the penalty box.   Blue are at full-strength.   Red has possession in the "central zone" and is trying to run the clock down.  Another referee tells Red to "Get it in". What do you do?
    • A. 

      You blow the whistle, stop the clocks, and explain the mistake to the other Officials.

    • B. 

      You repeat the call.

    • C. 

      You do nothing.

  • 41. 
    Blue is attacking and a flag is down for a personal foul by Red.   A Blue player then commits a crease offence.  Play is suspended when the crease offence is committed. What next?
    • A. 

      The two fouls cancel, no penalty time is served. Blue ball.

    • B. 

      The two fouls cancel, no penalty time is served. Red ball.

    • C. 

      Both players serve penalty time. Blue ball.

    • D. 

      Both players serve penalty time. Red ball.

  • 42. 
    An Expulsion Foul has been applied to a player on the field.Who takes the Penalty time?
    • A. 

      The offending player.

    • B. 

      The In Home.

    • C. 

      A player nominated by the Coach.

  • 43. 
    A Blue player is in the penalty box. Blue then gain possession of the ball. Red commits a foul, and a flag is thrown. The period ends.
    • A. 

      The next period starts with a face-off.

    • B. 

      The next period starts with Blue in possession.

    • C. 

      The next period starts with Red in possession.

  • 44. 
    A Blue player breaks legally over the centre line and two Red players go off-side whilst chasing him. A flag is thrown.   Blue shoots and scores.    
    • A. 

      Both penalties are cancelled by the goal. Blue ball.

    • B. 

      Both penalties are cancelled by the goal. Face-off.

    • C. 

      Both Red players serve penalty time. Face-off.

  • 45. 
    A Red player is serving a 30 second penalty for a Technical Foul. Blue scores. Before the restart of the play it comes to the Referees attention that the Red player had re-entered the play before the expiration of his penalty and that it was the players fault. What is your decision?
    • A. 

      The Goal counts and the remainder of the time is wiped out and no further foul is assessed.

    • B. 

      The Goal counts and the Red player serves his remaining time plus an additional 30 seconds.

    • C. 

      The Goal counts and the Red player serves as unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.

  • 46. 
    A Blue player is trying to prevent himself from going off-side.   He keeps both his feet in the required half of the field, but falls over the centre line. His gloved hands, both of which are still wrapped round the shaft of his stick, touch the other half of the field.  
    • A. 

      He is off-side.

    • B. 

      Legal play, as his hands are considered part of his crosse, when they are holding his crosse.

  • 47. 
    A Blue player has been sent to the Penalty Box.Red scores whilst the Blue player is in the Penalty Box.After the goal and before the play has restarted, you as the Head Referee realize that the Blue player should not have been sent off. What is your decision?
    • A. 

      Goal Counts. Player is released from the Penalty Box.

    • B. 

      No Goal. Player is released from the Penalty Box.

  • 48. 
    An Expulsion Foul has been applied to the Coach, non-playing member of the Squad or someone officially connected with the team. Who takes the Penalty Time?
    • A. 

      The Coach, non-playing member or person officially connected with the team.

    • B. 

      Player nominated from the bench.

    • C. 

      In Home.

  • 49. 
    An official is called upon to impose a penalty against a team where there is no definite player involved or where the penalty is against someone who is not a player in the game, a player in the Penalty Box, or a player in the Bench area. On whom is the Penalty imposed?
    • A. 

      A player nominated by the Coach.

    • B. 

      A player nominated by you the official.

    • C. 

      In Home.

  • 50. 
    A Blue player has been sent to the Penalty Box.Red scores whilst the Blue player is in the Penalty Box.The Blue player’s penalty expires.Play restarts and after the restart, you as the Head Referee realize that the Blue player should not have been sent off.What is your decision?
    • A. 

      Goal.

    • B. 

      No Goal.

  • 51. 
    During the play, the ball carrier has his crosse checked from his hands. When it falls to ground the ball is still in it. What is your call?
    • A. 

      Withholding the ball. Immediate whistle.

    • B. 

      Stop the play. Do a stick check.

    • C. 

      Withholding the ball. Play on.

    • D. 

      No Call.

  • 52. 
    Blue is attacking and the ball is on the way to goal. A Blue player hits the ball with his hand that is holding his crosse. The ball goes into the goal. What is your call?
    • A. 

      Goal.

    • B. 

      No Goal.Technical foul by the Blue player.

    • C. 

      No Goal. Personal foul by the Blue player.

  • 53. 
    During a face-off the Red face-off man uses his fingers to grab the Blue players crosse. What is your call? 
    • A. 

      No call, everything is legal in the face-off.

    • B. 

      Technical foul, award possession of the ball to Blue.

    • C. 

      Personal foul. Red serves a penalty for Unsportsmanlike conduct, award the ball to Blue.

  • 54. 
    During a face-off the Red face-off man uses his fingers to touch or pick up the ball. What is your call? 
    • A. 

      Technical foul, award possession of the ball to Blue.

    • B. 

      Technical foul if the hand was not around the crosse. Award possession to Blue.

    • C. 

      Personal foul. Red serves a penalty for Unsportsmanlike conduct, award the ball to Blue.

    • D. 

      Personal foul if the hand was not around the crosse. Red serves a penalty for Unsportsmanlike conduct, award possession to Blue.

  • 55. 
    A team, is ready to start the game with ten players, but none of them are equipped to play in goals. What is your call? 
    • A. 

      They cannot play if the do not have a properly equipped Goalkeeper.

    • B. 

      They can play as long as no one steps in the crease to play as Goalkeeper.

    • C. 

      Technical foul. Award the ball to the opposition and start the game.

    • D. 

      Personal foul. Send the teams in-home to the penalty box for a minute, award the ball to the opposition and start the game.

  • 56. 
    • A. 

      Throat guard.

    • B. 

      Chest protector.

    • C. 

      Box/cup.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      No of the above.

  • 57. 
    The ball is on the ground in the crease, rolling toward the goal line. The Goalkeeper, also in the crease, dives at the ball and knocks it away from the goal and out of the crease with his hand. What is your call?
    • A. 

      Legal play.

    • B. 

      Technical foul.

    • C. 

      Personal foul.

    • D. 

      Goal.

  • 58. 
    A Goalkeeper is ready to start the game. He is wearing all the required equipment. He is also wearing hockey pants. As this is the first time you have noticed it, what is your call?
    • A. 

      No call unless the opposition coach asks for it.

    • B. 

      No call, hockey pants are legal.

    • C. 

      The Goalkeeper must leave the field and conform to the rules. No penalty.

    • D. 

      The Goalkeeper must leave the field and conform to the rules. Technical foul, award the ball to the opposition.

  • 59. 
    The Red team is ready to start the game. You observe some of the players are wearing red shorts, some grey and others black. All these colours are in their uniform. What is your call? 
    • A. 

      No call, unless the opposition coach asks for it.

    • B. 

      No call, this is legal as all the colours are in their uniform.

    • C. 

      The team must all wear shorts of the same dominant colour. They must conform before returning to the field. No penalty.

    • D. 

      The players must all wear shorts of the same dominant colour. They must conform before returning to the field. Technical penalty for each player not conforming.

  • 60. 
    You are setting up for a face-off. Which of the following needs to happen for the face -off position to be legal? 
    • A. 

      The sticks can be up to but not touching the ball.

    • B. 

      The sticks cannot touch the 4 inch wide centre line.

    • C. 

      Both hands must be wrapped around the handle of the crosse.

    • D. 

      Both the hands and the feet must be to the left of the throat of the crosse, and on the defensive side of the centre line.

    • E. 

      The helmeted head of the players can be anywhere, as long as it doesn't touch the opponent.

    • F. 

      The helmeted head of the players must be to the left of the throat of the crosse.

  • 61. 
    Red # 6 shoots at goal. Red # 3 deflects the ball into the goal with a free hand that is not holding his crosse. What is your call? 
    • A. 

      The goal counts

    • B. 

      No goal.

  • 62. 
    Red # 6 shoots on goal, it is deflected into the goal by a Blue player. Red # 3 is the closest Red player to the goal, Red # 7 is the in-home, he's sat on the bench. To whom is the goal credited? 
    • A. 

      Red 6.

    • B. 

      Red 3.

    • C. 

      Red 7.

  • 63. 
    Red # 6 shoots on goal, Red # 3 standing in front of goal moves his body and deflects the ball into the goal, Red # 7 is the in-home, he's sat on the bench. To whom is the goal credited? 
    • A. 

      Red 6.

    • B. 

      Red 3.

    • C. 

      Red 7.