Football (Soccer) Laws Of The Game 1

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Football (Soccer) Laws Of The Game 1

This quiz covers basic rules (Laws of the Game) of football (soccer). None of these questions are tricky or particularly difficult, however some questions cover areas where there commonly held misconceptions amongst some people.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A defender near the goal line deliberately kicks the ball forward to the goal keeper near the penalty spot. The keeper picks up the ball in his hands. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Award an indirect free kick.

    • B. 

      Play on, no infringement

    • C. 

      Award a penalty

  • 2. 
    A red team forward kicks the ball very hard at goal, on target, the ball glances off the referee who can't get out of the way in time, the ball misses the goal and goes over the goal line without any further player contact. What is the restart? 
    • A. 

      Red team corner kick

    • B. 

      Blue team goal kick

    • C. 

      Drop ball where the referee was standing

    • D. 

      Indirect free kick to red team

  • 3. 
    In the Diagrams below the blue line indicates where the ball crosses the goal line after being last touched by the attacking team. The red indicates where the ball can be placed for the goal kick to restart play. Which diagram is correct.Diagram 1 Diagram 2 Diagram  3 Diagram  4 
    • A. 

      Diagram 1

    • B. 

      Diagram 2

    • C. 

      Diagram 3

    • D. 

      Diagram 4

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an offence under the laws of game of football? (All answers apply to field players, not goal keepers) Select all correct answers.
    • A. 

      Accidental handball

    • B. 

      Deliberately handling the ball

    • C. 

      Accidental handball to the player's advantage

    • D. 

      Ball strikes players arm when the arm is not by the player's side.

    • E. 

      Deliberately punching the ball on the ground

  • 5. 
    A blue players deliberately kicks the ball back to his keeper, the kick is wayward and the keeper who is near the penalty spot dives and punches the ball over the goal line thereby preventing the ball entering the goal. What is the restart?
    • A. 

      Corner

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Indirect free kick

    • D. 

      Indirect free kick + yellow card for keeper

    • E. 

      Penalty + red card for keeper

  • 6. 
    At a drop ball restart, there must be
    • A. 

      One player only from each team

    • B. 

      At least one player from each team

    • C. 

      No player requirement

    • D. 

      At least one player, the team is irrelevant

  • 7. 
    In which of the following images is the ball first out of play?Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Image 4 
    • A. 

      Image 1

    • B. 

      Image 2

    • C. 

      Image 3

    • D. 

      Image 4

  • 8. 
    The goes out of play over the touch line, last touched by a blue team player, A red player number 8 takes the through-in with correct procedure but the Assistant Referee indicates ball did not enter the field of play. Who can take the throw-in to restart play?
    • A. 

      Red player number 8

    • B. 

      Any red player

    • C. 

      Any blue player

  • 9. 
    Which of the following must the referee take into account when determing wether the ball was deliberately handled?
    • A. 

      The distance between the opponent and the ball (unexpected ball)

    • B. 

      The movement of the hand towards the ball (not the ball towards the hand)

    • C. 

      The position of the hand

    • D. 

      Whether the ball ended up advantaging the player

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Allow play to proceed, no infringement.

    • B. 

      Indirect free kick

    • C. 

      Indirect free kick and yellow card the defender

    • D. 

      Indirect free kick and yellow card the keeper