G.K Trivia Quiz On Basketball!

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Basketball is an extremely exciting sport, and a welcoming one too! You don’t have to be a specific gender or ethnicity to pick up a ball and throw it towards a hoop, but what you do want to know about if you’re going to pursue it is some of the rules. Think you know enough about the rules of basketball to make it out there as a coach or a player? Let’s find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the Intramural Office main phone number that you would use to contact the Intramural office with any questions, comments, or concerns that you may have?

    • A.

      303-492-8776

    • B.

      303-492-7244

    • C.

      303-492-2893

    • D.

      303-492-3245

    Correct Answer
    C. 303-492-2893
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 303-492-2893. This is the main phone number for the Intramural Office that can be used to contact them with any questions, comments, or concerns.

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  • 2. 

    How do you obtain the schedule for the season and playoffs?

    • A.

      The intramural office will call you with the scheulde

    • B.

      It will be emailed to you by the Intramural Staff

    • C.

      It is only available on the Intramural website.

    • D.

      It is only available at the Intramural Office

    Correct Answer
    C. It is only available on the Intramural website.
    Explanation
    The schedule for the season and playoffs can only be obtained on the Intramural website. This means that it cannot be obtained through a phone call from the intramural office or via email from the intramural staff. Additionally, it is not available at the intramural office. Therefore, the only way to access the schedule is by visiting the Intramural website.

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  • 3. 

    How late can your team be to a game without forfeiting the game/match?

    • A.

      5 minutes

    • B.

      Game time is forfeit time

    • C.

      1 minute

    • D.

      10 minutes

    Correct Answer
    B. Game time is forfeit time
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Game time is forfeit time." This means that if your team arrives even a minute late to the game, they will forfeit the match. It emphasizes the importance of punctuality and being on time for the game in order to avoid any penalties or disadvantages for the team.

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  • 4. 

    Intramural regular season and tournament games can be rescheduled?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Intramural regular season and tournament games cannot be rescheduled. Once the schedule is set, it is difficult to make changes due to various factors such as availability of facilities, participant availability, and coordination with other teams. Rescheduling can disrupt the entire schedule and cause inconvenience to all the teams involved. Therefore, it is not feasible to reschedule intramural games.

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  • 5. 

    After each game the team captain must sign the game sheet to verify the score and sportsmanship rating.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement states that after each game, the team captain must sign the game sheet to verify the score and sportsmanship rating. This implies that it is a requirement for the team captain to sign the game sheet as a way of confirming the accuracy of the score and the team's sportsmanship. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 6. 

    How many players are needed to start a basketball game?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    C. 4
    Explanation
    In a basketball game, a team consists of five players on the court. However, the question is asking for the number of players needed to start a basketball game, not the total number of players on a team. In order to start a basketball game, only four players from each team are needed on the court.

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  • 7. 

    How many players are needed at game time for a team to be given an Honest Effort Forfeit?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    An Honest Effort Forfeit is typically awarded to a team if they do not have enough players to field a team at game time. In this case, the correct answer is 3, which means that a team needs at least three players at game time to avoid being given an Honest Effort Forfeit.

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  • 8. 

    If a basketball team has less than 3 players at game time they will be given a forfeit.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If a basketball team has less than 3 players at game time, they will be given a forfeit. This means that if a team does not have the minimum required number of players to start the game, they will automatically lose the game without playing. Therefore, the statement "True" is the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    If your team is unable to make a game the team captain should do what at least 24 hours before your game to avoid being charged the $20 forfeit fee?

    • A.

      Call the other team.

    • B.

      Email the intramural office at [email protected]. The intramural office will email your game out to all the other teams and if your game is picked up your team will not be creditied with a forfeit. If your game is not picked up then your team is responsible for playing the game.

    • C.

      Call the Intramural office

    • D.

      Just not show up

    Correct Answer
    B. Email the intramural office at [email protected]. The intramural office will email your game out to all the other teams and if your game is picked up your team will not be creditied with a forfeit. If your game is not picked up then your team is responsible for playing the game.
    Explanation
    If your team is unable to make a game, the team captain should email the intramural office at [email protected] at least 24 hours before the game. The intramural office will then email your game out to all the other teams. If another team picks up your game, your team will not be credited with a forfeit. However, if no team picks up your game, your team will still be responsible for playing it.

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  • 10. 

    A player can play on both a men's competitive basketball team and a men's intermediate basketball team during the same season.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A player cannot play on both a men's competitive basketball team and a men's intermediate basketball team during the same season. This is because competitive and intermediate teams are usually organized at different skill levels, and players are typically required to choose one team to participate in for a given season. Therefore, it is not possible for a player to be a part of both teams simultaneously.

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  • 11. 

    Jewelry may be worn during intramural games.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Jewelry should not be worn during intramural games to prevent any potential injuries or accidents. Wearing jewelry can increase the risk of getting caught on equipment or other players, leading to sprains, cuts, or other injuries. Therefore, it is not allowed and the statement is false.

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  • 12. 

    Basketball teams must wear like colored shirts/jerseys to all games.  Any team that fails to do so will receive a default.  If a team gets 2 or more defaults they will not be allowed to participate in the tournament.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Basketball teams must wear like colored shirts/jerseys to all games. This rule is in place to ensure that teams are easily distinguishable from each other during the game. If teams do not comply with this rule, they will receive a default, meaning they will automatically lose the game. If a team accumulates 2 or more defaults, they will be disqualified from participating in the tournament. Therefore, the statement "True" is correct as it accurately reflects the given information about the requirement for teams to wear like colored shirts/jerseys.

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  • 13. 

    Ejected players are suspended indefifinitely from all IM contests until they meet with the Intramural Coordinator or Assistant Intramural Coordinator.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it states that ejected players are suspended indefinitely from all IM contests until they meet with the Intramural Coordinator or Assistant Intramural Coordinator. This means that if a player is ejected from a game, they will not be allowed to participate in any future IM contests until they have a meeting with the coordinator or assistant coordinator. This rule is likely in place to ensure fair play and sportsmanship in IM contests.

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  • 14. 

    The main form of communication from the Intramural Office to the captain is:

    • A.

      By phone

    • B.

      By email

    • C.

      By the website

    Correct Answer
    B. By email
    Explanation
    The main form of communication from the Intramural Office to the captain is by email. This means that the office primarily uses email as a means of contacting and sharing information with the team captain. It is likely that important updates, schedules, and other relevant details are communicated through email to ensure efficient and timely communication between the office and the captain.

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  • 15. 

    During the regular season there is overtime if a team is tied at the end of regulation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    During the regular season, there is no overtime if a team is tied at the end of regulation.

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  • 16. 

    Only rule interpretation and player eligibility can be protested, not officials' judgement, and must be requested before the next live ball is put into play.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    According to the given statement, only rule interpretation and player eligibility can be protested, not officials' judgement. This means that if a player or team believes that a rule has been misinterpreted or that a player is not eligible to play, they can protest the decision. However, this protest must be made before the next live ball is put into play. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 17. 

    Who is the person responsible for the conduct of the team and spectators?

    • A.

      The Intramural Supervisor

    • B.

      The captain or the person appointed in his/her absence

    • C.

      The Intramural Officials

    • D.

      The first person to sign the game sheet

    Correct Answer
    B. The captain or the person appointed in his/her absence
    Explanation
    The person responsible for the conduct of the team and spectators is the captain or the person appointed in his/her absence. This individual is given the authority to ensure that both the team members and spectators behave appropriately during the event. They are responsible for maintaining order, enforcing rules, and addressing any misconduct or issues that may arise.

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  • 18. 

    How do you find out the status of a game due to inclement weather?

    • A.

      Rely on a email from the Intramural office

    • B.

      Rely on a phone call from the Intramural office

    • C.

      Call the Intramural weather hotline at 303-492-7244

    • D.

      Call the Intramural Office at 303-492-2893

    Correct Answer
    C. Call the Intramural weather hotline at 303-492-7244
    Explanation
    To find out the status of a game due to inclement weather, one should call the Intramural weather hotline at 303-492-7244. This hotline is specifically dedicated to providing updates and information regarding game cancellations or changes in schedule due to weather conditions. Calling this number would be the most reliable and efficient way to stay informed about the game's status in case of inclement weather.

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  • 19. 

    If a team receives lower than a 3.0 sportsmanship rating during a playoff game, the captain must come to the Intramural Office the following day to discuss the rating and if the team will continue on in the tournament.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If a team receives a sportsmanship rating lower than 3.0 during a playoff game, it is required for the captain to visit the Intramural Office the next day to discuss the rating and determine whether the team will be allowed to continue in the tournament.

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  • 20. 

    During the tournament, your team will play on different times/days/locations than in the regular season.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    During a tournament, teams often have to play on different times, days, and locations than they do during the regular season. This is because tournaments usually involve multiple teams from different locations, and it can be logistically challenging to schedule all the matches in a way that accommodates everyone. Therefore, it is common for teams to have to adjust their schedules and play at different times, days, and locations during tournaments.

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  • 21. 

    What sportsmanship rating do you need to average to be eligible for the tournament? 

    • A.

      3.5

    • B.

      2.5

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    D. 3
    Explanation
    To be eligible for the tournament, you need to have a sportsmanship rating of at least 3. This means that on average, your sportsmanship rating should be 3 or higher.

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  • 22. 

    How many Honest Effort Forfeits can a team receive and still be eligible for the tournament?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 1
    Explanation
    A team can receive only 1 Honest Effort Forfeit and still be eligible for the tournament. This means that if a team fails to show up or doesn't make a genuine effort to participate in a match, they can receive one forfeit without being disqualified from the tournament. However, if they receive more than one Honest Effort Forfeit, they will no longer be eligible to continue in the tournament.

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  • 23. 

    Players need to check-in 15 minutes before every game with which of the following types of identification.  Failure to present this type of identification will result in denial of Intramural participation. No Exceptions.

    • A.

      Driver Lisence

    • B.

      Class Schedule

    • C.

      Buff OneCard or Rec Center Membership

    • D.

      Passport

    Correct Answer
    C. Buff OneCard or Rec Center Membership
    Explanation
    Players need to check-in 15 minutes before every game with their Buff OneCard or Rec Center Membership. This is the required type of identification for participation in Intramural games. Failure to present this identification will result in denial of participation, with no exceptions.

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  • 24. 

    Which league is dunking allowed?

    • A.

      Competitive

    • B.

      Competitive and Intermediate

    • C.

      Competitive, Intermediate, and Recreactional

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Competitive
    Explanation
    Dunking is allowed in the Competitive league.

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  • 25. 

    Each team is entitled to 2 time-outs per half (non Cumulative).

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Each team is entitled to 2 time-outs per half, which means that they can call for a time-out twice during the first half and twice during the second half. These time-outs are non-cumulative, meaning that if a team does not use their time-outs in the first half, they cannot carry them over to the second half. Therefore, the statement is true as it accurately states the rule regarding the number of time-outs allowed per team in a half.

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  • 26. 

    What is the mercy rule for basketball?

    • A.

      If a team is losing by 20 points after 2 minutes, the game will be called. Stop clock is only effective in the last minute of the game if the score is within 10 points.

    • B.

      If a team is losing by 30 points after 3 minutes, the game will be called. Stop clock is only effective in the last minute of the game if the score is within 10 points.

    • C.

      If a team is losing by 40 points after 4 minutes, the game will be called. Stop clock is only effective in the last minute of the game if the score is within 10 points.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because all three statements mentioned in the options are correct. The mercy rule for basketball states that if a team is losing by a certain number of points after a certain amount of time, the game will be called. In this case, if a team is losing by 20 points after 2 minutes, by 30 points after 3 minutes, or by 40 points after 4 minutes, the game will be called. Additionally, the stop clock is only effective in the last minute of the game if the score is within 10 points.

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  • 27. 

    The Intramural Basketball Supervisor is the same individual who will now be the Intramural Scorekeeper.  They have the ability to at any point to award aTechnical fouls to any participant.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer "True" is that the statement states that the Intramural Basketball Supervisor is also the Intramural Scorekeeper, and they have the authority to award technical fouls to any participant. This implies that the same person has both roles and the power to give technical fouls, which supports the statement being true.

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  • 28. 

    If a team accumulates one Forfeit during the regular season, they will automatically be charged a $20 fee that must be paid within the four business days following the forfeited game.  If the team receiving one forfeit pays the assessed $20 fee within the four business days, this team will be allowed to continue in the league for the remainder of the regular season and will still be eligible for the post-season tournament. f the team fails to pay this $20 fine within the four business days, they will still be responsible for the $20 fee, but will be automatically dropped from the remainder of the regular season and will not be allowed to participate in the post-season tournament.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If a team accumulates one forfeit during the regular season, they will be charged a $20 fee. This fee must be paid within four business days following the forfeited game. If the team pays the fee within the given time frame, they will be allowed to continue in the league for the rest of the regular season and will still be eligible for the post-season tournament. However, if the team fails to pay the fine within the four business days, they will still be responsible for the fee but will be automatically dropped from the remainder of the regular season and will not be allowed to participate in the post-season tournament.

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  • 29. 

    If a team accumulates two Forfeits during the regular season, they will automatically be charged an additional $10 fee. This team will then be dropped from the remainder of regular season play and will be ineligible for the post-season tournament.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If a team accumulates two Forfeits during the regular season, they will automatically be charged an additional $10 fee. This team will then be dropped from the remainder of regular season play and will be ineligible for the post-season tournament. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 30. 

    Teams can buy back into the post season tournament for $20 for the following reason EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Accruing 2 Honest Effort Forfeits

    • B.

      Accruing 2 defaults

    • C.

      Having a sportsmanship lower than a 3.0

    Correct Answer
    C. Having a sportsmanship lower than a 3.0
    Explanation
    Teams can buy back into the post season tournament for $20 if they accrue 2 Honest Effort Forfeits or 2 defaults. However, having a sportsmanship lower than a 3.0 is not a valid reason for buying back into the tournament.

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  • 31. 

    Teams are considered ineligible for the post-season tournament for the following reasons EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Accruing one Forfeit and failing to pay the assessed $20 fee within the four business days following the forfeited game.

    • B.

      Accruing two Forfeits

    • C.

      Accruing two Honest Effort Forfeits (HEF).

    • D.

      Receiving less than a 3.0 sportsmanship rating average.

    • E.

      Accruing one forfeit and paying the $20 forfeit fee within the 4 business day.

    • F.

      Failing to complete the Intramural Captain’s Test by the deadline set.

    Correct Answer
    E. Accruing one forfeit and paying the $20 forfeit fee within the 4 business day.
    Explanation
    Teams are considered ineligible for the post-season tournament for the following reasons EXCEPT: Accruing one forfeit and paying the $20 forfeit fee within the 4 business day. This means that teams are eligible for the post-season tournament even if they have accrued one forfeit and paid the associated fee within the specified time frame. The other reasons listed, such as accruing two forfeits, accruing two Honest Effort Forfeits (HEF), receiving less than a 3.0 sportsmanship rating average, and failing to complete the Intramural Captain’s Test by the deadline, all make teams ineligible for the post-season tournament.

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