Fun Quiz For Young Baseball Players

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If you are young and have just found out you have a baseball talent, then this test is for you. Our fun quiz for young baseball players is designed to help you understand the game better, and enhance your knowledge. Do you think you can do it? Let's see if you give it a fair try. We are sure that you'll love playing this baseball trivia quiz. Taking quizzes is the best way to show off your knowledge and learn new things. Exciting, isn't it? Give it a try and good luck getting on the team.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The batter hits a ground ball along the first base line. He runs toward first base. The pitcher throws accurately to first base. The first base coach points to first base and yells, “Run through! Run through!”What should the batter-runner do?

    • A.

      He should run just to the foul side of the first base line, step on first base, and keep running straight down the line as far as his momentum takes him.

    • B.

      He should slide into first base.

    • C.

      He should try to stop on first base so that the defense cannot tag him out if he runs past the base.

    Correct Answer
    A. He should run just to the foul side of the first base line, step on first base, and keep running straight down the line as far as his momentum takes him.
    Explanation
    The batter-runner should run just to the foul side of the first base line, step on first base, and keep running straight down the line as far as his momentum takes him. This is because the first base coach is yelling "Run through!" which means the batter-runner should continue running past first base without stopping. By doing so, the batter-runner can maximize his chances of reaching second base or even advancing further if the defense makes an error. Sliding into first base or trying to stop on first base would only slow down the batter-runner and increase the likelihood of being tagged out.

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  • 2. 

    How long does a baseball game last ?

    • A.

      Around 1 hour

    • B.

      Around 2 hours

    • C.

      Around 3 hours

    • D.

      Around 4 hours

    Correct Answer
    C. Around 3 hours
    Explanation
    A baseball game typically lasts around 3 hours. This is because the game consists of nine innings and each team has the opportunity to bat and field for a certain amount of time. Additionally, there are breaks between innings, pitching changes, and timeouts that contribute to the overall duration of the game. While the exact length can vary depending on factors such as the competitiveness of the teams and the number of runs scored, the average duration is around 3 hours.

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  • 3. 

    There's a runner on first with no outs. The batter hits the ball and it bounces to an infielder. What should the runner on first do?

    • A.

      Because he is forced, he should run to second as soon as he sees the ball was hit on the ground.

    • B.

      He should go to second if he thinks he can get there in time, but go back to first if he can't.

    • C.

      He should go halfway, stop, and then wait for instructions from the third base coach.

    Correct Answer
    A. Because he is forced, he should run to second as soon as he sees the ball was hit on the ground.
    Explanation
    The key to understanding when the force is in effect is remembering that there can never be two runners on the same base.

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  • 4. 

    There's a runner on first with no outs. The batter hits a fly ball through the air toward the right fielder. What should the runner on first do?

    • A.

      Because he is forced, he should run to second base as soon as he sees the ball was hit. If he thinks he can get to third base, he should keep going.

    • B.

      He should go half way to second base and watch and listen to decide if the ball will be caught.

    • C.

      He should stay on first base. Little League right fielders almost always catch fly balls.

    Correct Answer
    B. He should go half way to second base and watch and listen to decide if the ball will be caught.
    Explanation
    The runner on first should go halfway to second base and watch and listen to decide if the ball will be caught. This is because the runner is not forced to advance to second base, but going halfway allows them to be in a good position to either stay at first or continue to second depending on the outcome of the play. By watching and listening, the runner can assess if the ball will be caught and make a decision accordingly.

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  • 5. 

    There's a runner on first with two outs. The batter hits a fly ball through the air toward the right fielder. What should the runner on first do?

    • A.

      Because the inning is over if the right fielder catches the ball anyway, he should run as fast as he can to advance as many bases as possible in case the right fielder drops the ball.

    • B.

      He should go half way to second base and watch and listen to decide if the ball will be caught.

    • C.

      He should stay on first base. There might be zombies at second base, and it's important not to take any unnecessary risks with two outs.

    Correct Answer
    A. Because the inning is over if the right fielder catches the ball anyway, he should run as fast as he can to advance as many bases as possible in case the right fielder drops the ball.
    Explanation
    The runner on first should run as fast as he can to advance as many bases as possible in case the right fielder drops the ball. This is because if the right fielder catches the ball, the inning is over, so the runner should take the opportunity to advance while there is still a chance.

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  • 6. 

    There's a runner on first with no outs. The batter hits a fly ball through the air toward the right fielder. The runner on first takes a few steps toward second. The right fielder catches the ball. What should the runner do?

    • A.

      He should go back and touch first base (tag up).

    • B.

      He should run immediately to second base.

    • C.

      He should throw his helmet at the right fielder's glove to try to knock the ball out.

    Correct Answer
    A. He should go back and touch first base (tag up).
    Explanation
    When a batter hits a fly ball, the runners on base must "tag up" by returning to their original base until the ball is caught. In this scenario, the right fielder catches the ball, so the runner on first should go back and touch first base to ensure they do not get called out for leaving the base early. Running immediately to second base would result in a potential double play. Throwing the helmet at the right fielder's glove is not a legitimate action and would not help the runner in any way.

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  • 7. 

    There's a runner on first with no outs. The batter bunts along the first base line. The ball rolls to the foul side of the line and then back toward fair territory. What should the runner do?

    • A.

      He should stay on the base. Any player that runs off the base on a ball eventually called foul gets no concession stand tokens for the rest of the year.

    • B.

      He should run hard to second base. The umpire won't call the ball fair or foul until a fielder touches it or it stops rolling. There is no penalty for running on a foul ball.

    Correct Answer
    B. He should run hard to second base. The umpire won't call the ball fair or foul until a fielder touches it or it stops rolling. There is no penalty for running on a foul ball.
    Explanation
    If the ball rolls to the foul side of the line and then back toward fair territory, the runner on first should run hard to second base. The umpire will not make a fair or foul call until a fielder touches the ball or it stops rolling. There is no penalty for running on a foul ball, so the runner should take advantage of the opportunity to advance to second base.

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  • 8. 

    There's a runner on first with no outs. The batter swings at a pitch. The ball hits the batter in the shoulder. The umpire yells, “Dead ball! Strike one!” The ball rolls to the backstop. The catcher can't find it. What should the runner on first do?

    • A.

      He should jog to second base because he is forced. Any time the ball hits the batter, he goes to first base.

    • B.

      The runner should run hard to steal second base.

    • C.

      He should stay on first base. The runner cannot advance when the ball is dead.

    • D.

      He should complain to the umpire that he made the wrong call.

    Correct Answer
    C. He should stay on first base. The runner cannot advance when the ball is dead.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the runner should stay on first base because the ball is dead. When the ball hits the batter and the umpire calls it a dead ball, the runner cannot advance. Therefore, he should remain on first base until the play resumes.

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  • 9. 

    How many innings are there in a baseball game?

    • A.

      3 innings

    • B.

      4 innings

    • C.

      6 innings

    • D.

      9 innings

    Correct Answer
    D. 9 innings
    Explanation
    Both professional and college baseball matches follow a nine-inning schedule. In contrast, softball games, high school baseball games, and certain minor league baseball doubleheaders adhere to a seven-inning schedule.

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  • 10. 

    How many baseball games are there in a baseball season?

    • A.

      85 games

    • B.

      162 games

    • C.

      200 games

    • D.

      345 games

    Correct Answer
    B. 162 games
    Explanation
    A baseball season typically consists of 162 games. This number is widely recognized and accepted in professional baseball leagues, such as Major League Baseball (MLB). It allows for each team to play a balanced schedule against all other teams in the league, ensuring fairness and competition throughout the season. The 162-game season also provides enough games for teams to showcase their skills and determine the best teams for playoffs and championships.

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