Easy Baseball Basics Quiz! Trivia

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Easy Baseball Basics Quiz! Trivia

Do you know easy baseball basics, and do you think you can pass this quiz? Baseball is a bat and ball game played by two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding. Each team is comprised of nine players who take turns playing offense and defense. Baseball is a cherished pastime in America. This quiz explains the basics of the game. With this quiz, you will be batting a hundred.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which position player is known as "1" on the baseball diamond?
    • A. 

      Catcher

    • B. 

      Pitcher

    • C. 

      First Baseman

  • 2. 
    How many players play defense on a baseball diamond?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      11

  • 3. 
    The DH hits instead of the _____.
    • A. 

      Catcher

    • B. 

      Left Fielder

    • C. 

      Pitcher

  • 4. 
    An error is ___.
    • A. 

      Getting out on the basepaths.

    • B. 

      Making a mistake on defense

    • C. 

      Striking out

  • 5. 
    A perfect game is ______.
    • A. 

      A pitcher holding a team to no runs, hits, and BB without any errors from his team.

    • B. 

      A team scoring at least double the opponent.

    • C. 

      Having at least 3 hits and making no outs.

  • 6. 
    There are typically _ men in a starting (pitching) rotation.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

  • 7. 
    A southpaw is a(n)_____
    • A. 

      Switch hitting batter.

    • B. 

      Right handed firstbasemen.

    • C. 

      Left handed pitcher.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following does not affect your batting average?
    • A. 

      Fielder's Choice

    • B. 

      Sacrafice Fly

    • C. 

      Walk-Off Home Run

  • 9. 
    Which is a full-count?
    • A. 

      3-2

    • B. 

      2-2

    • C. 

      4-5

  • 10. 
    How many innings are in a typical game. (No Extra Innings, or shortened)
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      10

  • 11. 
    Which scenario can put you on base?
    • A. 

      Sacrafice Fly

    • B. 

      Dropped Thrid Strike

    • C. 

      Called Third Strike

  • 12. 
    How many teams are in the MLB?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      20

  • 13. 
    What is a ground-rule double?
    • A. 

      An error in the outfield

    • B. 

      Stealing Home

    • C. 

      A ball hopping over the wall

  • 14. 
    How many runs does a grand slam drive in?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

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