Football Classification Questions #3

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Classification Quizzes & Trivia

This is the third in a series of four tests that include questions from the 2012 classification test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Time for the mandatory three-minute halftime warm-up is kept:
    • A. 

      On the scoreboard clock only.

    • B. 

      By the back judge only.

    • C. 

      By the back judge and on the scoreboard clock.

  • 2. 
    K1 intentionally steps out of bounds as a punt is in flight, then returns inbounds to make the tackle. The covering official should:
    • A. 

      Drop the beanbag at the spot K1 went out of bounds and the flag at the spot K1 returned inbounds.

    • B. 

      Drop one beanbag at the spot K1 went out of bounds and another beanbag at the spot K1 returned inbounds.

    • C. 

      Drop one flag at the spot K1 went out of bounds and another flag at the spot K1 returned inbounds.

  • 3. 
    The official responsible for timing the game is the:
    • A. 

      Back judge and line judge will assist if the game clock goes out.

    • B. 

      Line judge

    • C. 

      Referee

  • 4. 
    For a regular season game, the crew should arrive at the dressing room:
    • A. 

      At least 90 minutes before kickoff.

    • B. 

      At least 60 minutes before kickoff.

    • C. 

      At least 45 minutes before kickoff.

  • 5. 
    For a playoff game, the crew should arrive at the dressing room:
    • A. 

      At least 90 minutes before kickoff.

    • B. 

      At least 60 minutes before kickoff.

    • C. 

      At least 45 minutes before kickoff.

  • 6. 
    Screen, comeback pass plays, and sweeps that end inbounds should be spotted by cross field mechanics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The primary official responsible for determining the forward progress spot is the official who:
    • A. 

      Is closest to the play.

    • B. 

      Can actually see the ball when the play is declared dead.

  • 8. 
    When five seconds remain in the 25-second count, the back judge should:
    • A. 

      Raise both arms with hands facing team A.

    • B. 

      Count off the remaining seconds in the same way a basketball official counts.

    • C. 

      Raise one arm overhead and silently count down the last five seconds.

  • 9. 
    Which official approves the game balls?
    • A. 

      Referee

    • B. 

      Umpire

    • C. 

      Whichever official the referee designates.

  • 10. 
    To indicate an untimed down, the referee should:
    • A. 

      Rotate his index finger above his head.

    • B. 

      Give the usual ready-for-play signal.

    • C. 

      Give no signal but verbally inform the head coaches.