Fiba Worldcup Of Basketball Rules Quiz!

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Fiba Worldcup Of Basketball Rules Quiz!

Basketball is a wonderful sport, and an extremely exciting one to watch whether it’s from home on the couch or in an arena full of thousands of people. That being said, the rules of the game can be very complex for somebody just learning about it from the beginning. Think you know enough about the rules to get all of the questions in this quiz correct? Take the quiz to find out now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A3, while holding the ball, loses balance and falls to the floor.  Is this a traveling violation?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    A4 is dribbling the ball in his backcourt when the official calls an eight-second violation. The display on the twenty-four second device shows that only seven seconds have passed.  Is the official correct in calling an eight-second violation?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    A4 in team A’s backcourt attempts a fast break pass to A5 in team A’s frontcourt. B3, in team B’s frontcourt (team A’s backcourt) jumps and intercepts the pass while still airborne, after which B3 lands: (a) With both feet in the team B backcourt. (b) Straddling the centre line. Has a violation occurred in either (a) or (b)?
    • A. 

      With both feet in the team A backcourt

    • B. 

      Straddling the centre line.

  • 4. 
    Thrower-in A4, in the team A frontcourt, attempts to pass the ball to A3. A3 jumps into the air, gains control of the ball and returns to the floor.  Has a violation occurred in either (a) or (b)?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      NO

  • 5. 
    The ball has left the hands of A4 on the throw in when B5 causes the contact with A5 and a foul is called on B5.  Shall this be an unsportsmanlike foul?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 6. 
    A4 is in the act of shooting for a goal when B4 attempts to distract A4 by shouting loudly or stamping feet heavily of the floor. The shot for goal is.   How shall the officials rule in both (a) and (b)?
    • A. 

      Successful.

    • B. 

      Unsuccessful.

  • 7. 
    B2 claps his hands loudly near A1 who is in the act of shooting for a field goal. The attempt is unsuccessful.  Shall B2 be charged with a technical foul?     
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    A3 has been in the restricted area for 2 seconds when A1 attempts a field goal. The try falls short of the basket. A3 gains control of the ball and immediately dribbles outside the restricted area. Has A3 committed a 3-second violation? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    A4 is driving to the basket when defensive player B4 falls backwards to the floor without contact having occurred between these players or after negligible contact which definitely did not cause the theatrical display of B4. A warning for such action has already been communicated to the team B players through the team B coach.  Shall a technical foul be charged to B4?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    A4 gains control of a ball on a rebound and returns to the floor. A4 is immediately closely guarded by B4. Without contacting B4, A4 excessively swings the elbows in an attempt to intimidate B4 or to clear enough space to pivot, pass, or dribble.  Shall a technical foul be charged to A4 for excessively swinging the elbows?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    During a fast break, A1 is dribbling the ball with no defender between himself and the basket when B2 makes contact with A1 from behind. Should the official assess B2 with an unsportsmanlike foul?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    After touching the backboard on a try for goal by A4, the ball is still in its upward flight, completely above the level of the ring, when B4 touches the ball. The official calls a violation for goal tending. Is this correct?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 13. 
    A1 is dribbling in Team A’s back court. A1 puts one foot into the front court and while continuing his dribble, changes direction with both feet and the ball now being in Team A’s back court. Is this a violation? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    A1 is dribbling in Team A’s back court. A1 puts one foot into the front court and while continuing his dribble, changes direction with both feet and the ball now being in Team A’s back court. Is this a violation? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    While holding the ball, A3 is being closely guarded by B2. Must B2 allow sufficient room for A3 to pivot? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 16. 
    A1 commits his third technical foul in the game. Must A1 be disqualified? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 17. 
    Does the 5-second closely guarded rule apply in the back court? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 18. 
    A1 is holding the ball for a last free throw. Teammate A2 enters the lane before A1 has released the ball. The free throw is eventually successful. Shall the free throw count?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 19. 
    A4 releases the ball on a try for goal. The horn sounds to end the period. After the horn, while in its upward flight, the ball is touched by B4. After the touch by B4, the ball enters the basket. Shall the goal count?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 20. 
    A4 is dribbling the ball in his backcourt when the official calls an eight-second violation. The display on the twenty-four second device shows that only seven seconds have passed.  Is the official correct in calling an eight-second violation?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No