Informative Quiz On Basketball Written

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Informative Quiz On Basketball Written

One of the things that make a sports player is identifying rules of a game and following them. This is a show of discipline that is expected in all sports. Below is an Assessment covering basic rules and guidelines. It is a written exam on basketball that should take less than an hour. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Each team starts the game with how many players on the court?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      5

  • 2. 
    Possession of the ball at the start of the game is decided by:
    • A. 

      Jump ball

    • B. 

      Coin toss

    • C. 

      Visiting gets the ball

  • 3. 
    Moving the ball quickly down the court to score is called?
    • A. 

      Drive

    • B. 

      Give and go

    • C. 

      Fast break

  • 4. 
    An offensive player with or without the ball may remain in the lane for less than ___how many seconds?
  • 5. 
    When a held ball occurs during the game:
    • A. 

      Jump ball will occur

    • B. 

      Alternating possession will occure

    • C. 

      Defensive team gets the ball

  • 6. 
    An unguarded shot occuring after a shooting foul is called?
  • 7. 
    Taking steps without dribbling the basketball is called traveling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Illegal personal contact between opposing players is called interference?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Each player is allowed ____ personal fouls?
  • 10. 
    Dribbling the ball, picking it up, and dribbling again is called?
  • 11. 
    If the score is tied after regulation time the game goes into?
  • 12. 
    A free throw is worth two points?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The type of defense in which each player is responsible for covering an area on the floor is called a zone defense?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    If the ball is knocked out of bounds, the referee will give the opposing team throws the ball in bounds at the spot where it went out?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A basket scored from the field is called a?
    • A. 

      Rebound

    • B. 

      Assist

    • C. 

      Field goal

  • 16. 
    Gaining possessiong of the ball after an unsuccessfull shooting attempt is called a rebound?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A field goal always scores two points?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A free throw is a contested shot at the basket?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A team is allowed 15 seconds to get the ball from back court to front court?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    On the 7th team foul, the opposing team gets put into a 1-1 bonus?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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