Cricket Trivia Questions On Umpiring! Quiz

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Cricket Trivia Questions On Umpiring! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The umpire permits a substitute runner LAWFULLY. Can the opposing captain object to the runner ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What would happen if a player fielded the ball with his cap?
    • A. 

      Batsman gets 5 runs

    • B. 

      Umpire signals dead ball

    • C. 

      Batsman gets no additional runs

  • 3. 
    The ball strikes a close fielder on his helmet before being  caught. What happens?
    • A. 

      Batsman Is Out

    • B. 

      Batsman Is Not Out and it's a dead ball

  • 4. 
    The frequency and duration of drink breaks is decided and agreed upon by
    • A. 

      Home Captain

    • B. 

      Away Captain

    • C. 

      Both Captains

  • 5. 
    Batsman is caught in slips, umpire signals a no ball, batsman does not realize and keeps walking out of crease and the fielder takes the bails off. What happens ?
    • A. 

      Batsman is declared out

    • B. 

      Batsman is declared not out

    • C. 

      Batsman is penalized 5 runs but allowed to bat

    • D. 

      Fielding team is penalized 5 runs but Batsman not allowed to bat

  • 6. 
    If a fielder makes unfair movement behind batsman then umpire calls for ?
    • A. 

      No Ball

    • B. 

      Dead Ball

    • C. 

      Wide Ball

    • D. 

      5 Runs Penalty

  • 7. 
    An obstacle or person within the field of play shall not be regarded as a boundary unless so decided by the umpires before the toss.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The opposing captain shall have no right of objection to any player acting as a substitute on the field, nor as to where the substitute shall field. However, no substitute shall act as wicket-keeper or captain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    –Minimum players required to start the match  in CCL ?
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      8

  • 10. 
    Captains are not required to shared the list of 11 players before the game to the umpires ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A player who is late to the field will only be allowed to be in the playing 11 until (when the  game started with at least 8 players on each side ) until the 5 overs over the game has been played ? 
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 12. 
    A late player is not allowed to bowl to the max of 5 overs or for the amount of overs he was late to the field ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The player acting as a runner for a batsman shall be a member of the batting side and shall, if possible, have already batted in that innings. The runner shall wear external protective equipment equivalent to that worn by the batsman for whom he runs and shall carry a bat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The umpire shall take possession of the ball in use at the fall of each wicket, at the start of any interval and at any interruption of play.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    If, during play, the ball cannot be found or recovered or the umpires agree that it has become unfit for play through normal use, the umpires shall replace it with a ball which has had wear comparable with that which the previous ball had received before the need for its replacement. When the ball is replaced the umpires shall inform the batsmen and the fielding captain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The umpire shall not adjudge a delivery as being a Wide (a) if the striker, by moving, either  (i) causes the ball to pass wide of him (ii) brings the ball sufficiently within his reach to be able to hit it with his bat by means of a normal cricket stroke. (b) if the ball touches the striker's bat or person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    It is unfair if the wicket-keeper standing back makes a significant movement towards the wicket after the ball comes into play and before it reaches the striker. In the event of such unfair movement by the wicket-keeper, either umpire shall call and signal 
    • A. 

      Dead Ball

    • B. 

      No Ball

  • 18. 
    Which one of these are "Absolute NOT LBW's"  ?
    • A. 

      If a ball pitches outside the Leg stumps

    • B. 

      If a ball hit the stumps after hitting the pitch in line of the stumps.

    • C. 

      When a batsman plays a shot in such a way that he stretches his front leg outside the line or outside the off stump, then now if the impact of the ball with the pad is in outside the line or outside the off stump after the ball hitting the pitch in line or outside the off stump line.ven if the ball pitches in line or outside the off stump line and hits the stumps

    • D. 

      When a batsman doesn't play a shot or doesn't offer a shot in such way that he stretches his front leg outside the line or outside the off stump, so now if the ball hits the stumps after hitting the pitch in line or outside the off stump line, now even if the impact of the ball with the pad is in outside the line or outside the off stump

    • E. 

      If a batsman is within the line or in line and doesn't offer a shot, so now if the ball hits the stumps after hitting the pitch in line or outside the off stump line

  • 19. 
    Following conditions have to be met for an LBW to to be given ?
    • A. 

      The ball has to be pitched in line or outside the off stump line.

    • B. 

      The ball should hit the stumps .

    • C. 

      The ball shouldn't pitch outside the Leg stump.

    • D. 

      Here should be no impact of the ball with the pad in outside the line or outside the off stump line when a batsman plays a shot (when a batsman doesn't play a shot the impact of the ball with pad in outside the off stump line will not be considered).

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 20. 
    The umpires will be the final judges of the fitness of ground, weather and light for play, as prescribed in Law 3, Sections 8-10, of the Laws of Cricket.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False