Little League Umpire Test 2

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LLHQ Umpire Exam from the Umpire School, Williamsport.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    11) The center fielder catches the fly ball, but while removing it from the glove to throw it back into the infield the centerfielder drops it. The umpire rules a legal catch. (Rule 2.00 — Catch)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    12) A pop fly behind third base is caught by the third baseman, but drops it shortly after it entered the glove. The umpire rules it a catch because he/she held it long enough. (Rule 2.00 — Catch)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    13) A bounding ball down the third baseline is grabbed by the third baseman with both feet in fair territory. The ball, however, is over foul ground when it is touched. The umpire rules it a fair ball because of where the fielder’s feet are when the ball is touched. (Rule 2.00 — Fair Ball - NOTE)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    14) With a runner on first and third base and 1 out the batter hits a fly ball to right field. The runner on first goes almost all the way to second thinking the ball will not be caught. The right fielder makes a great catch and throws the ball into the first baseman who tags first for the third out of the inning after the runner on third has crossed the plate. The umpire rules the run does not count because the third out was a force out. (Rule 2.00 — Force Play)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    15) The runner on first is stealing as the ball is foul tipped into the glove of the catcher. The defensive manager wants the runner now on second to return to first because of the foul ball. The umpire disagrees and allows the runner to remain at second because of the foul tip. (Rule 2.00 — Foul Tip)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    16) The batter hits a ground ball that initially hits in front of home plate in fair territory. As the ball bounds toward the outfield, it goes to the right of first base (in foul territory) and does not pass over any part of the first base bag and settles down the line in foul territory. The umpire rules a fair ball because it initially hit in fair territory. (Rule 2.00 — Foul Ball)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    17) The batter steps on the plate while hitting a foul ball. The batter’s front foot is on the ground entirely out of the batter’s box when contact is made with the ball. The umpire does not call the batter out because the ball was foul. (Rule 2.00 — Illegally Batted Ball)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    18) The infield is playing at normal depth. However, because the batter is not a very good hitter the outfielders are playing directly behind the infielders. There are runners on first and second and one out. The batter hits a ball high in the air directly over the shortstop. The left fielder calls for the ball and catches it. The umpire calls “Infield Fly Batter is Out!” (Rule 2.00 — Infield Fly)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    19) The third baseman runs over to the fence trying to catch a foul fly ball. In reaching over the fence into the parking lot a fan reaches up for the ball and knocks it away from the third baseman. The umpire rules spectator interference and calls the batter out. (Rule 2.00 — Interference (d))
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    20) The pitch is made and the runner on first is stealing second base after the ball passes the batter. The catcher comes up throwing, but hits the umpire’s mask while making the throw to second. The throw beats the runner and the runner is called out. The plate umpire calls umpire interference and moves the runner back to first base. (Rule 2.00 — Interference (c))
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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