Massachusetts High School Basketball Rules! Trivia Quiz

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Massachusetts High School Basketball Rules! Trivia Quiz

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, it’s time that we learn a little bit about one of the world’s most popular team sports, shall we? Basketball is an incredibly exciting sport, both to play and to watch, as two teams go head-to-head in order to outplay and outscore one another on the court. What can you tell us about the rules of this wonderful game? Take the quiz to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the ball is dead and an official notices A1 bleeding, which of the following is the first thing the official should do?
    • A. 

      Inform the timer to start a 20-second timer to allow team A to get A1's bleeding stopped.

    • B. 

      Direct A1 to leave the game and ask team A's head coach whether he or she would care to substitute for A1 or call a timeout to attempt to get A1's bleeding stopped.

    • C. 

      Ask team A's head coach which of the above options he or she would like to use.

    • D. 

      Give team A as much time as necessary to get A1's bleeding stopped and allow A1 to stay in the game.

  • 2. 
    When has the officials' jurisdiction ended at the end of the game?
    • A. 

      After the final horn has sounded.

    • B. 

      After the referee has left the confines of the playing area.

    • C. 

      After all officials have left the confines of the playing area.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are true of a team-control foul?
    • A. 

      It can be intentional.

    • B. 

      It can be flagrant.

    • C. 

      It is always a common foul.

    • D. 

      It can occur during a throw-in.

  • 4. 
    Which of these pivot foot movements result in a traveling violation?
    • A. 

      The player catches the ball with both feet on the floor and then uses either foot as the pivot foot.

    • B. 

      The pivot foot is established, lifted and the player passes the ball.

    • C. 

      The pivot foot is established, lifted and the player shoots the ball.

    • D. 

      The pivot foot is established, lifted and the player begins to dribble.