Are You A Basketball Champion?

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Are You A Basketball Champion?

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  • 1. 
    In basketball, what is the point guard?
    • A. 

      The Free Throw Line

    • B. 

      Player Who Usually Runs The Offense

    • C. 

      A Front Court Ball Violation

    • D. 

      Interfering With A Shot

  • 2. 
    In basketball, "power forward" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      An Area In The Frontcourt

    • B. 

      A Dunk Shot

    • C. 

      A Strong, Bulky Forward

    • D. 

      One-Handed Shot

  • 3. 
    In basketball, "press" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      The Rim Or Basket

    • B. 

      Defense Pressuring The Ball Handler

    • C. 

      Structure That Holds The Basket

    • D. 

      Jump Ball Used To Start A Game

  • 4. 
    What is a referee in basketball?
    • A. 

      A Team's Substitutes

    • B. 

      Official In Charge Of A Game

    • C. 

      Pass Thrown On One Bounce

    • D. 

      Area Between The Lines

  • 5. 
    In basketball, "rim" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Position Oneself Beside The Basket

    • B. 

      Two Opposwing Players Have The Ball

    • C. 

      Metal Ring Attached To A Backboard

    • D. 

      The Game Of Basketball

  • 6. 
    In basketball, "scorer" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Officials In Charge

    • B. 

      Interfering With A Shot

    • C. 

      Person Who Counts Points & Fouls

    • D. 

      Tallest Player On Team

  • 7. 
    In basketball, "screen" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      Position In Path Of Opponent

    • B. 

      Loss Of Possession

    • C. 

      A Sleeve Of Mesh Suspended From Rim

    • D. 

      Area In The Frontcourt

  • 8. 
    In basketball, "slam dunk" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      A Double Team On The Ball Handler

    • B. 

      Extreme Pressure On The Handler

    • C. 

      Another Name For A Field Goal

    • D. 

      A Ball Slammed Down Into The Basket

  • 9. 
    In basketball, "steal" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      Moving The Ball Without Dribbling

    • B. 

      Keeping The Ball Away From Someone

    • C. 

      Taking The Ball From An Opponent

    • D. 

      Blocking A Shot

  • 10. 
    In basketball, "technical foul" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Procedural Violation Or Misconduct

    • B. 

      Shooting Inside The Free Throw Zone

    • C. 

      Blocked Field Goal

    • D. 

      Shot Made After The Buzzer Sounds

  • 11. 
    In basketball, "three-point play" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      2-Point Field Goal With Free Throw

    • B. 

      Going To Basket To Receive Pass

    • C. 

      Close Shot With Gentle Roll

    • D. 

      1-Handed Shot From The Side

  • 12. 
    In basketball, what does "tip-off" mean?
    • A. 

      Shot Clock In The NBA

    • B. 

      Make A Free Throw

    • C. 

      Jump Ball Used To Start Game

    • D. 

      Defense Pressures Player

  • 13. 
    In basketball, how is "top of the key" best defined?
    • A. 

      Area Behind Free Throw Line

    • B. 

      Player In Control Of The Ball

    • C. 

      Two Handed Dribble

    • D. 

      Ball Bounced Off Backboard

  • 14. 
    In basketball, "trap" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Banking Off The Backboard

    • B. 

      9 1/2 Inches And 20 Ounces

    • C. 

      Sudden Double Team On The Handler

    • D. 

      Aggressive Move Toward The Basket

  • 15. 
    In basketball, "traveling" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      The Playing Area For A Game

    • B. 

      Guarding A Specific Opponent

    • C. 

      18-Inch Metal Ring That Holds A Net

    • D. 

      Too Many Steps Without Dribbling

  • 16. 
    In basketball, what is a turnover?
    • A. 

      Abbreviation For Overtime

    • B. 

      Two Fake Shots In Rapid Succession

    • C. 

      Violation While Dribbling

    • D. 

      Loss Of Possession

  • 17. 
    In basketball, "walking" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Deliberate Foul To Stop The Clock

    • B. 

      Another Term For Traveling

    • C. 

      Close Range Shot, Gentle Basket

    • D. 

      Screening The Ball

  • 18. 
    Which of the following teams play basketball?
    • A. 

      Houston Texans

    • B. 

      Utah Jazz

    • C. 

      Pittsburgh Steelers

    • D. 

      Indianapolis Colts

  • 19. 
    Which of the following teams play basketball?
    • A. 

      Anaheim Angels

    • B. 

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    • C. 

      Denver Nuggets

    • D. 

      Detroit Tigers

  • 20. 
    Which of the following teams play basketball?
    • A. 

      Minnesota Vikings

    • B. 

      Buffalo Bills

    • C. 

      Cleveland Cavaliers

    • D. 

      Ottawa Senators

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is a professional basketball team?
    • A. 

      Cleveland Indians

    • B. 

      Orlando Magic

    • C. 

      Seattle Seahawks

    • D. 

      Texas Rangers

  • 22. 
    Which athlete who started the revolution of playing basketball above the rim was known as "Dr. J"?
    • A. 

      Alex English

    • B. 

      Oscar Robertson

    • C. 

      Bobby Jones

    • D. 

      Julius Erving

  • 23. 
    Which 3 won the regular season MVP, NBA Finals MVP and All-Star Game MVP Awards in the same season?
    • A. 

      Allen Iverson, Reggie Miller, Glenn Robinson

    • B. 

      Michael Jordan, Shaquille O' Neal, Willis Reed

    • C. 

      Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson, Penny Hardaway

    • D. 

      Grant Hill, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson

  • 24. 
    Who was the first man to be drafted in NBA from the Soviet Union?
    • A. 

      Valeri Tichonenko

    • B. 

      Arvydas Sabonis

    • C. 

      Valdis Valters

    • D. 

      Sarunas Marciulionis

  • 25. 
    What is the format of the NCAA Basketball Championship Tournament?
    • A. 

      Swiss Style

    • B. 

      Double Elimination

    • C. 

      Round Robin

    • D. 

      Single Elimination

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