Baseball Rules Trivia Quiz Questions

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Have you ever played baseball? If so, you must be aware of the basic rules of baseball. Just answer these trivia quiz questions and see if you still remember its basic rules or not. Baseball is played between two teams with nine players each in teams. Its rules slightly differ from one league to another. However, general rules are the same for all leagues. Shall we begin the quiz to test how well you know about the baseball game?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a batter refuses to take his position in the batter's box during his time at bat, what will happen?
    • A. 

      The ball is live and runners may advance.

    • B. 

      The umpire may call a strike.

    • C. 

      The batter may be called out by the umpire.

    • D. 

      The batter may be fined.

  • 2. 
    If a fielder, in order to make a catch on a foul ball nearing a dugout, makes a legal catch and then falls into the dugout, which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      The ball is dead.

    • B. 

      The ball is still in play.

    • C. 

      The batter is out.

    • D. 

      The runners may advance.

  • 3. 
    When an improper batter becomes a runner or is put out, and a pitch is made to the next batter of either team before an appeal is made, what happens?
    • A. 

      The proper batter is called out.

    • B. 

      If the team scores, the run is legal.

    • C. 

      The improper batter becomes the proper batter.

    • D. 

      The next batter is the batter whose name follows that of the improper battter.

  • 4. 
    In which of the following cases is the batter out for illegal action?
    • A. 

      The third strike is legally caught by the catcher.

    • B. 

      He bunts foul on the third strike.

    • C. 

      An infield fly is declared.

    • D. 

      He hits a ball with one or both feet on the ground entirely ouside the batter's box.

  • 5. 
    From the windup position, a pitcher may not:
    • A. 

      Deliver the ball to the batter

    • B. 

      Step and throw to a base in an attempt to pick-off a runner

    • C. 

      Go into a set or stretch position

    • D. 

      Disengage the rubber and drop his hand to his side

  • 6. 
    What is the foul territory?
    • A. 

      The entire area outside the foul lines

    • B. 

      The entire area inside the foul lines

    • C. 

      All area except the entire area outside the foul lines

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    It is an automatic ejection if the manager gets out of the dugout and argues with the umpire over balls and strikes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Can a runner on a base tag up if a fielder catches a fly ball in foul territory?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Is the player still awarded first base when he is at-bat, and the pitcher delivers a ball that only hits his uniform and not his body?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The infield contains the four bases and is used for general-purposes only.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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