Level 1 AFL Umpiring Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Who is entitled to request a team count of an opposing team?
    • A. 

      A) team runner

    • B. 

      B) team captain

    • C. 

      C) other umpire

    • D. 

      D) team coach

  • 2. 
    Where does the team count take place?
    • A. 

      A) goal square

    • B. 

      B) where the request took place

    • C. 

      C) on the boundary line

    • D. 

      D) in the centre square

  • 3. 
    When does match timing commence at the start of a quarter?
    • A. 

      A) when the ball is bounced or thrown up by the umpire

    • B. 

      B) when the siren sounds

    • C. 

      C) at the sound of the whistle or when a player, who has been awarded a free kick, brings the ball into play

    • D. 

      D) when the umpire raises the ball above his head

  • 4. 
    How many players from each team are permitted in the centre square for the centre bounce?
    • A. 

      A) 3

    • B. 

      B) 4

    • C. 

      C) 5

    • D. 

      D) 6

  • 5. 
    No player is permitted to enter the centre square from when?
    • A. 

      A) the field umpire commences his approach to bounce the ball in the circle

    • B. 

      B) the boundary umpires are in position

    • C. 

      C) the field umpire receives the ball from the boundary umpire

    • D. 

      D) a goal is scored

  • 6. 
    In the event that more than one umpire is officiating in game, play in each quarter shall come to an end when?
    • A. 

      A) the players hear the siren

    • B. 

      B) the field umpire hears the siren and blows his whistle

    • C. 

      C) the field umpire raises both hands above his head

    • D. 

      D) any of the field umpires hear the siren

  • 7. 
    During a kick off from fullback, no player shall be allowed within how many metres of the goal square?
    • A. 

      A) 10 metres

    • B. 

      B) 2 metres

    • C. 

      C) 5 metres

    • D. 

      D) 15 metres

  • 8. 
    When an official is in the 50 m area after a point is scored, and they are not attending to an injured player and they’re not using their best endeavours to clear the 50m area, where is the resultant free kick paid?
    • A. 

      A) The back edge of the centre square

    • B. 

      B) The top of the goal square

    • C. 

      C) The 50 metre line

    • D. 

      D) Where the official was standing

  • 9. 
    When can the ball be kicked into play after a behind has been scored?
    • A. 

      A) When directed to by the Field Umpire.

    • B. 

      B) when the goal umpire has finished waving the flags

    • C. 

      C) when the goal umpire signals the behind

    • D. 

      D) when the “all clear” has been given

  • 10. 
    Can a mark be awarded where a ball in flight strikes an umpire or any other authorised official?
    • A. 

      A) yes

    • B. 

      B) no

    • C. 

      C) only if the contact is accidental

  • 11. 
    How far must a ball travel for it to be awarded as a mark?
    • A. 

      A) 10 metres

    • B. 

      B) 15 metres

    • C. 

      C) 20 metres

    • D. 

      D) 25 metres

  • 12. 
    How many opponents may stand on a player’s mark?
    • A. 

      A) as many as they want provided they stand side-by-side

    • B. 

      B) two

    • C. 

      C) one

    • D. 

      D) all of the above

  • 13. 
    If a player attempts to play the ball other than in a direct line over the mark, the field umpire should ...
    • A. 

      A) bring the player back behind the mark

    • B. 

      B) line up the player again

    • C. 

      C) call and indicate “play on”

    • D. 

      D) call “advantage”

  • 14. 
    When kicking for goal (mark taken outside goal square), a player should be lined up with ....
    • A. 

      A) the centre of the goal line

    • B. 

      B) the centre of the kick off line

    • C. 

      C) the man on the mark

    • D. 

      D) the goal umpire

  • 15. 
    A player may remain in possession of the football for any length of time unless ...
    • A. 

      A) he is correctly tackled by an opponent

    • B. 

      B) he is directed to dispose of the football by a field umpire

    • C. 

      C) he bounces the ball every 15 metres travelled

    • D. 

      D) all of the above

  • 16. 
    Can a player in possession of the ball fend off a tackler by pushing with an open hand to the chest or side?
    • A. 

      A) No

    • B. 

      B) Yes

    • C. 

      C) only if reasonable force is applied

  • 17. 
    If a player who has had ‘prior opportunity’ is in the act of kicking or handballing and is swung off balance without making contact with the ball, the decision is?
    • A. 

      A) free kick for slinging

    • B. 

      B) play on call

    • C. 

      C) ball up

    • D. 

      D) free kick for illegal disposal

  • 18. 
    If a player with ‘no prior opportunity’ has his arms pinned to his side in a legal tackle, causing the ball to drop free, the decision is?
    • A. 

      A) ball up

    • B. 

      B) dropping the ball

    • C. 

      C) holding the ball

    • D. 

      D) play on

  • 19. 
    What should a player do who carries the ball across the boundary line after an “out of bounds” signal?
    • A. 

      A) nothing

    • B. 

      B) carry the ball back into play

    • C. 

      C) drop the ball directly to the ground or immediately hand the ball to the boundary umpire

    • D. 

      D) kick the ball to the boundary umpire

  • 20. 
    If the ball crosses the boundary line and a free kick is paid before the field umpire acknowledges the boundary umpire whistle ...
    • A. 

      A) the ball goes back to the boundary umpire to be thrown in

    • B. 

      B) the field umpire calls “play on”

    • C. 

      C) the free kick stands

    • D. 

      D) the field umpire calls for a field bounce

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