Laws Of Soccer

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Soccer Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test you on your knowledge to remember the laws and regulations of socccer preparing you for the soccer refree test


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Corner kick

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Throw in

    • D. 

      Drop ball

    • E. 

      Other

    • F. 

      Place kick (kick off)

  • 2. 
    From a corner kick the ball goes directly into the oppents goal without begin touched by another player 
    • A. 

      Corner kick

    • B. 

      Throw in

    • C. 

      Place kick (kick off)

    • D. 

      Goal kick

    • E. 

      Other

    • F. 

      Drop ball

  • 3. 
    As the goal keeper catches and maintains possention of the ball inside his goal area he injuries himself the refree stops the game to allow a trainer to attend to the goal keeper 
    • A. 

      Corner kick

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Throw in

    • D. 

      Drop ball

    • E. 

      Place kick (kick off)

    • F. 

      Other

  • 4. 
    From a drop ball after the ball touches the ground a player kicks it directly into her oppents goal
    • A. 

      Corner kick

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Throw in

    • D. 

      Drop ball

    • E. 

      Place kick (kick off)

    • F. 

      Other

  • 5. 
    From a pentaly kick the ball rebounds off the cross bar back to the player who took the pentalty kick the player kicks the ball into the goal
    • A. 

      Corner kick

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Throw in

    • D. 

      Drop ball

    • E. 

      Place kick (kick off)

    • F. 

      Other

  • 6. 
    On a corner kick the ball curvers completly off the field and back onto the playing field in the air the ball is then kicked into the goal
    • A. 

      Corner kick

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Throw in

    • D. 

      Drop ball

    • E. 

      Place kick (kick off)

    • F. 

      Other

  • 7. 
    The ball is in play an attacking player makes a short pass that hits you and rebounds to a defending player you should
    • A. 

      Allow play to continue

    • B. 

      Stop play restart game with a drop ball

  • 8. 
    You have awarded a pentaly kick before the kick can be taken times runs out for the first half what action should you take 
    • A. 

      Extend time for the taking of the penalty kick

    • B. 

      Start the second with a penalty kick

    • C. 

      Declare the half over because time has expired do not allow the penalty kick to be taken

  • 9. 
    The ball crosses completly over the touch line near an AR the AR should signal with the flag at a 45 degree angle above the horizontal in the direction of the throw in 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The player entered the field without the referees permission
    • A. 

      Caution the player and show the yellow card

    • B. 

      Show the player the red card and send him/her off

    • C. 

      Show the player first a yellow then a red card

    • D. 

      Do not show or red or yellow card The incident does not require caution or send off

  • 11. 
    Player spits at an oponnent in the penalty area
    • A. 

      Caution the player and show the yellow card

    • B. 

      Show the player the red card and send him/her off

    • C. 

      Show the player first a yellow then a red card

    • D. 

      Do not show or red or yellow card The incident does not require caution or send off

  • 12. 
    Player dribbles into the penalty area past a defender Although there is no apparent contact between the defender and the attacker the attacker falls down and grabs the ball The referee blows the whistle. The player immediately jump up and asks ythe referee to call a penalty kick
    • A. 

      Caution the player and show the yellow card

    • B. 

      Show the player the red card and send him/her off

    • C. 

      Show the player first a yellow then a red card

    • D. 

      Do not show or red or yellow card The incident does not require caution or send off

  • 13. 
    The player commits three fouls in the first half of the match
    • A. 

      Caution the player and show the yellow card

    • B. 

      Show the player the red card and send him/her off

    • C. 

      Show the player first a yellow then a red card

    • D. 

      Do not show or red or yellow card The incident does not require caution or send off

  • 14. 
    The player uses foul language against an opponent
    • A. 

      Caution the player and show the yellow card

    • B. 

      Show the player the red card and send him/her off

    • C. 

      Show the player first a yellow then a red card

    • D. 

      Do not show or red or yellow card The incident does not require caution or send off

  • 15. 
    A mid-fielder endangers the safety of an opponent by slide tackling from behind and tripping th player with the ball
    • A. 

      Caution the player and show the yellow card

    • B. 

      Show the player the red card and send him/her off

    • C. 

      Show the player first a yellow then a red card

    • D. 

      Do not show or red or yellow card The incident does not require caution or send off

  • 16. 
    On a penalty kick an attacker  enters the penalty area before a ppenalty kick is taken. the kick is taken and the ball enters the goal
    • A. 

      Caution the player and show the yellow card

    • B. 

      Show the player the red card and send him/her off

    • C. 

      Show the player first a yellow then a red card

    • D. 

      Do not show or red or yellow card The incident does not require caution or send off

  • 17. 
    A player at the 8th minute of the match is cautioned for unsportining conduct, at the 12th minute of the while an opponent is throwing the ball into play the  player jumps up in front of the throw unfairly trying to distract him
    • A. 

      Caution the player and show the yellow card

    • B. 

      Show the player the red card and send him/her off

    • C. 

      Show the player first a yellow then a red card

    • D. 

      Do not show or red or yellow card The incident does not require caution or send off

  • 18. 
    Player in his own penalty area trips an opponent
    • A. 

      Direct free kick

    • B. 

      Indirect free kick

    • C. 

      Drop ball

    • D. 

      Penalty kick

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    A  player at mid-field used her hand to knock the ball down to her feet 
    • A. 

      Direct free kick

    • B. 

      Indirect free kick

    • C. 

      Drop ball

    • D. 

      Penalty kick

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    A corner kick is about to be taken and the goal keeper strikes an opponent 
    • A. 

      Direct free kick

    • B. 

      Indirect free kick

    • C. 

      Drop ball

    • D. 

      Penalty kick

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Player in his own penalty area trips an opponent
    • A. 

      Direct free kick

    • B. 

      Indirect free kick

    • C. 

      Drop ball

    • D. 

      Penalty kick

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    A player at mid field uses her hand to knock the ball down to her feet
    • A. 

      Direct free kick

    • B. 

      Indirect free kick

    • C. 

      Drop ball

    • D. 

      Penalty kick

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    An attacker has a breakaway  the goalkeeper runs to the edge of the penalty area in an effort to defend against the attacker the goalkeeper gets beaten and grabs the attacker as he runs by
    • A. 

      Direct free kick

    • B. 

      Indirect free kick

    • C. 

      Drop ball

    • D. 

      Penalty kick

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    A player running just behind an opponent at full speed trips the opponent
    • A. 

      Direct free kick

    • B. 

      Indirect free kick

    • C. 

      Drop ball

    • D. 

      Penalty kick

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    A player charges an opponent in a rough manner
    • A. 

      Direct free kick

    • B. 

      Indirect free kick

    • C. 

      Drop ball

    • D. 

      Penalty kick

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 26. 
    A defender tackles the ball exposing his cleats to the opponent
    • A. 

      Direct free kick

    • B. 

      Indirect free kick

    • C. 

      Drop ball

    • D. 

      Penalty kick

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 27. 
    The goalkeeper plays the ball with his hands after it has been thrown in by an opponent
    • A. 

      Direct free kick

    • B. 

      Indirect free kick

    • C. 

      Drop ball

    • D. 

      Penalty kick

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 28. 
    A player recives the ball directly from a throw in 
    • A. 

      The player is guilty of off sides

    • B. 

      The player is not off sides

  • 29. 
    A player intercepts the pass from a defender intended for the goal keeper 
    • A. 

      The player is guilty of off sides

    • B. 

      The player is not off sides

  • 30. 
    At the moment the ball was played by a teammate a player interfered with a defender thus preventing him from intercepting the ball
    • A. 

      The player is guilty of off sides

    • B. 

      The player is not off sides

  • 31. 
    From a shot on goal the ball bounces off a goal post to a player who was in a off side postion when the shot was taken 
    • A. 

      The player is guilty of off sides

    • B. 

      The player is not off sides

  • 32. 
    From a teammate a player recives a pass that was deflected by a defender  
    • A. 

      The player is guilty of off sides

    • B. 

      The player is not off sides

  • 33. 
    If the ball bursts or becomes defective during the course of the match the restart is a dropball
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    In all matches the names must be given to the referee after the start of the match Substitution so named may  take part in the match
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    A player who has been sent off before the kick off may not be replaced by one of the name substitutes 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    What are some of the powers of the refree
    • A. 

      Enforces the law of the game

    • B. 

      Controls the match in cooperation with the AR

    • C. 

      Ensures that any ball used meets the standard requirements

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 37. 
    What do the 4 d's stand for
    • A. 

      Defense, distance to goal,distance to ball, decision

    • B. 

      Decide,distance to goal, distance to ball, direction going

    • C. 

      Defenders how many,distance to goal,distance to ball,direction going

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      When the ball goes out of the touch line

    • B. 

      If the referee stops play for any reason

    • C. 

      If the referee calls for the second half

  • 39. 
    How do you start a kick off 
    • A. 

      After a goal has been scored

    • B. 

      At the start of each period of extra time

    • C. 

      At the start of a game

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 40. 
    The number of playerss allowed on the field at one time is 
  • 41. 
    Spitting on a person leads to an automatic
  • 42. 
    The goal keeper can keep the ball in his hands for more then 8 seconds before giving the opposing team a direct free kick
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      I dont know

  • 44. 
    • A. 

      When the defense kicks the ball out of the goal line

    • B. 

      When the attack kicks the ball out of the goal line

    • C. 

      When the ball goes out of the playing field

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      When the defense kicks the ball out of the touch line

    • B. 

      When the attacking team kicks the ball out of the goal line

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 46. 
    • A. 

      When it touches any part of the touch or goal line

    • B. 

      When it goes half way over the touch or goal line

    • C. 

      When it goes completely over the touch or goal line

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      When he comes back from an offside position to get the ball

    • B. 

      When he ahead of the second to last defeender

    • C. 

      When he participates in the play

    • D. 

      All off the above

  • 48. 
    What results in a direct free kick
    • A. 

      When it is kicked out of play by the defending team

    • B. 

      When the ball is kicked of the cross bar and goes out of play

    • C. 

      When the a player charges at another player

  • 49. 
    • A. 

      When a player on purpose kicks the ball into their own goal

    • B. 

      When a goal keeper holds the ball more than 6 seconds

    • C. 

      When the goal keeper holds the ball more than 5 seconds

  • 50. 
    • A. 

      When he delaying the start of the game

    • B. 

      Unsporting behavior

    • C. 

      Give the player only 10 yards on a corner kick

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 51. 
    • A. 

      When he commits foul play

    • B. 

      When he delay the restart of the game

    • C. 

      When he doesn't give the required distance on a corner kick

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 52. 
    How far do oppents have to stay back on a indirect or direct free kick
    • A. 

      15 yards

    • B. 

      10 feet

    • C. 

      7 yards

    • D. 

      10 yards

  • 53. 
    The ball must be placed on the pentaly mark area on a penalty kick
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    If after the ball is in play the thrower touches the ball again (except with his hands) before it has touched another player what will be awared to the other team
    • A. 

      Indirect free kick

    • B. 

      Direct free kick

    • C. 

      Penalty kick

    • D. 

      Throw in

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 55. 
    If after the ball is in play the goal keeper deliberatley handles the ball before it touches another player what would be rewared to the other team
    • A. 

      Indirect free kick

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Corner kick

    • D. 

      Direct free kick

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 56. 
    On a corner kick do you remove the flag out the way then put it back
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 57. 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 58. 
    Does the ball have to be in play to award a direct free kick
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No