Lacrosse IQ - Offense

20 Questions

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Lacrosse Quizzes & Trivia

To test the offensive field knowledge of the team. Whatever answers you get wrong, make a mental note of them and work on them at practice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Has the ball

    • B. 

      Is about to receive a pass

    • C. 

      Has begun to dodge

    • D. 

      Any of the above is correct

  • 2. 
    The direction of a dodge should usually be 
    • A. 

      Where the pass just came from

    • B. 

      Towards the area with the fewest defenders

    • C. 

      Into the middle of the offensive area

    • D. 

      Does not matter

  • 3. 
    In a normal situation, there are how many offensive players on the field
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    After setting a pick for a teammate you should
    • A. 

      Keep your back turned to to the ball

    • B. 

      Follow your teammate

    • C. 

      Roll away, opening up for a possible quick feed

    • D. 

      Try to slow down your teammates defenseman

  • 5. 
    When a slide is slow outside of 10 yards, you pass the ball
    • A. 

      Behind the defender

    • B. 

      Shoot

    • C. 

      In front of the defender

    • D. 

      Keep running

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Tuck and try to change directions

    • B. 

      Free your hands, roll back, and pass

    • C. 

      Run through it

    • D. 

      Free your hands, and pass down the side

  • 7. 
    When running a 4-on-3 fast break the midfielder's progression usually is
    • A. 

      Shoot, pass to point man, pass diagonal

    • B. 

      Pass to point man, shoot, pass diagonal

    • C. 

      Shoot, pass diagonal, pass across

    • D. 

      Pass to point man, pass diagonal, pass down the side

  • 8. 
    A player should dodge in a man-up situation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The ball moves faster than any one player
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When doubled by an adjancent sliding defense, one should
    • A. 

      Pass down the side

    • B. 

      Feed the crease

    • C. 

      Roll back and pass

    • D. 

      Shoot

  • 11. 
    When clearing inbetween the boxes, foward most midfielder with the ball should pass when unchallenged
    • A. 

      No, keep running until someone picks you up

    • B. 

      Yes, throw to a covered attackman

    • C. 

      Yes, look towards the box for the midfielder coming on

    • D. 

      No, change directions to evade the closest defender

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      The very top of the offensive box

    • B. 

      Down low to an attackman

    • C. 

      Up top for a dodge

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Throw the ball to the nearest teammate

    • B. 

      Run to an open area to make a pass

    • C. 

      Keep changing directions until defenders fall over

    • D. 

      Spin in circles

  • 14. 
    When dodging, the players progression is
    • A. 

      Shoot, pass, carry

    • B. 

      Shoot, shoot, shoot

    • C. 

      Pass, shoot, carry

    • D. 

      Everyone has their own thing

  • 15. 
    When setting up for a dodge, you should wait how many seconds (assuming your adjacent teammate has already cleared space for you)
    • A. 

      3, to make sure everyone is set up

    • B. 

      5, to make sure my defender knows I'm dodging

    • C. 

      7, to make sure the defense and everyone else knows I'm dodging

    • D. 

      None, catch the ball and straight into a dodge

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    When moving the ball into the offensive zone, the player with possession of the ball should (in a regular situation)
    • A. 

      Make the easiest pass to maintain possession

    • B. 

      Push to the goal

    • C. 

      Hold the ball up top

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    When a slide is fast, the dodging player should
    • A. 

      Shoot

    • B. 

      Pass behind the defender

    • C. 

      Pass infront of the defender

    • D. 

      Keep running

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Stay up top

    • B. 

      Run behind the goal

    • C. 

      Cut to the crease

    • D. 

      Run off the field

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Close to the ball

    • B. 

      On the same side but away

    • C. 

      As diagonally far away as possible

    • D. 

      None of the above