2020 Csoa-la Classification Exam A

100 Questions | Total Attempts: 89

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The pitching distance is measured from the rear tip of home plate to the back edge of the pitcher’s plate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Media may be in live-ball area if properly marked by the home team or game management.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The phrase, “Meets NOCSAE Standard” is recommended on each batting-helmet face protector.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It is legal for the assistant coach or other team personnel to leave the dugout/bench area to record his/her players behind the backstop.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In the second inning with Team B at bat and one out, it is discovered that the pitching distance is incorrect. What is your call?
    • A. 

      A. The distance will be corrected at the start of the next full inning.

    • B. 

      B. The pitching distance will be corrected immediately and the game will continue.

    • C. 

      D. The game will be forfeited to the visiting team.

    • D. 

      E. The game will continue with the incorrect distance.

  • 6. 
    The coach of the team at bat asks about the color of the pitcher’s glove. What is your call?
    • A. 

      A. The pitcher may not use a white glove.

    • B. 

      B. The pitcher may not wear a grey glove.

    • C. 

      C. The pitcher may not wear a pink glove.

    • D. 

      D. The pitcher may wear a multicolored glove of approved colors.

  • 7. 
    B1 steps into the batter’s box with a Little League baseball bat. What is your call?
    • A. 

      A. The bat is illegal.

    • B. 

      E. B1 is restricted to the bench for the remainder of the game.

    • C. 

      C. B1 is allowed to remain in the game.

  • 8. 
    A base runner establishes her own base path when she is not being played upon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Obstruction is called on F2 when she is about to receive the ball while blocking home plate, and comes in contact with the runner sliding into home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A fielder is considered to be making an initial play if the batted ground ball deflects off the pitcher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Who can make a dead ball appeal?
    • A. 

      A. Only an infielder.

    • B. 

      B. A coach.

    • C. 

      C. Only the infielder involved in the play.

    • D. 

      D. Any substitute player sitting on the bench.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not considered an appeal play?
    • A. 

      A. A runner misses a base.

    • B. 

      B. A runner leaves a base too soon before a caught fly ball is first touched.

    • C. 

      C. A player asks the calling base umpire to appeal the decision to the plate umpire.

    • D. 

      D. A player bats out of order.

  • 13. 
    R3 is on 3rd with two outs when B4 hits a ground ball to F6. F6’s throw skips past F3 and R3 scores. B4 misses 1st base and makes 2nd safely. While running the ball back in, F3 inadvertently steps on 1st base. What is your call?
    • A. 

      A. B4 should be declared out the instant F3 steps on 1st base.

    • B. 

      B. The inadvertent touching of a base by a fielder does not qualify as an appeal for a missed base.

    • C. 

      C. R3’s run is nullified.

  • 14. 
    R1 is on 1st base with two outs and a 1-2 count on B4. The pitch bounces in front of the plate and B4 swings and fouls the ball sharply and directly to F2’s glove. The ball deflects off F2’s chest protector and F2 firmly grasps the ball. B4 bolts and is safe at 1st without a play while R1 goes to 2nd. What is your calls?
    • A. 

      A. That’s a foul tip.

    • B. 

      B. That’s a foul ball.

    • C. 

      C. B4 continues to bat with a 1-2 count.

    • D. 

      D. The ball is dead.

  • 15. 
    It is a fair ball when:
    • A. 

      A. An untouched batted ground ball rolls into foul territory and settles slightly over foul territory between home and 3rd, but the ball is not touching the foul line.

    • B. 

      B. An untouched batted ground ball rolls and brushes the foul side of the single 1st base but no one plays the ball.

    • C. 

      C. F5 standing completely in fair territory reaches over the foul line and touches a descending fly ball over foul ground and the ball drops to the ground.

    • D. 

      D. F2 deflects B1’s foul fly ball to F3 in fair territory where F3 catches the ball.

  • 16. 
    It is a foul ball when:
    • A. 

      A. B1’s bounding ball last touches the ground completely in foul territory before bouncing over 3rd base to the outfield.

    • B. 

      B. B1’s line drive passes over 1st base in flight but lands about a foot foul on the outfield side of the bag.

    • C. 

      C. B1 hits an untouched ground ball that settles touching the 3rd base foul line between home and 3rd.

  • 17. 
    An illegally batted ball occurs:
    • A. 

      A. Any time the batter hits the ball a second time in fair territory.

    • B. 

      B. When a batter hits a fair or foul ball with at least one foot is completely outside the batter’s box when the ball is batted.

    • C. 

      C. Only when a batter hits a fair ball while at least one foot is completely outside the batter’s box when the ball is batted.

    • D. 

      D. When the batter swings and misses and her backswing strikes the ball.

  • 18. 
    Right-handed pitcher F1 pushes off the pitcher’s plate with her left foot and strides forward with her right foot while pitching to B1. What is your call?
    • A. 

      A. The pitcher may use either foot as her pivot foot.

    • B. 

      B. The pitcher’s pivot foot must be the right foot for a right-handed pitcher and the left foot for a left-handed pitcher.

    • C. 

      C. F1 is charged with an illegal pitch.

  • 19. 
    An intentional walk can be granted:
    • A. 

      A. Only by the pitcher or catcher.

    • B. 

      B. Only by the defensive coach.

    • C. 

      C. When the defensive coach, pitcher or catcher makes the request.

    • D. 

      D. By any defensive player.

  • 20. 
    A team's lineup card must include each starting player's first initial and last name, jersey number, position and batting order.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A state association may, on an individual basis, permit a player to participate while wearing a different style uniform for religious reasons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Exposed undergarments are considered part of the official uniform and shall be black, white, gray or a solid school color.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    It is legal for S1 to substitute for the starting pitcher F1 in the third inning, and then re-enter the original pitcher in the fifth inning in the same position in the batting order.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A legal substitute may replace a courtesy runner on a base, but the substitute is actually replacing the pitcher/catcher in the lineup for whom the courtesy runner is running and the pitcher/catcher has left the game.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The use of the DP/FLEX is required.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False