2018 NFHS Soccer Take Home Exam Part II

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2018 NFHS Soccer Take Home Exam Part II

2018 NFHS Soccer Take Home Exam Part II


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If visible arm sleeves and/or leg sleeves are worn:
    • A. 

      They can be of any color as long as the team is wearing the same color and any length as long as an individual has the same length on each arm.

    • B. 

      They can be of any length and any color, and must not conflict with the other team.

    • C. 

      They must be a similar length, all alike in a solid color matching the predominant color of the respective garment.

    • D. 

      Cannot be worn at all.

  • 2. 
    An official arrives at the field and is told by the head referee that he/she will be using headsets for communications during the match. No action concerning the use of electronic communication equipment by referees has been taken by the respective state association. The official should:
    • A. 

      Refuse to use such equipment as it is illegal.

    • B. 

      Use the equipment as directed but report the head referee to the state association for using illegal communication equipment.

    • C. 

      Use the equipment as it has not been prohibited by the state association.

    • D. 

      Only use the equipment if both coaches agree.

  • 3. 
    Indirect free kicks for offside are taken from:
    • A. 

      The spot where the offside player was when the assistant referee raised the flag.

    • B. 

      The spot where the offending player interfered with play or where the player interfered with an opponent or gained an advantage by being in that position.

    • C. 

      The spot where the offside player touches the ball.

    • D. 

      The spot where the ball was passed.

  • 4. 
    During inspection of the field, the referees note that there is no spot or other suitable mark in the center of the field. What should be the referee's response?
    • A. 

      This is not permitted and the game may not begin until a suitable mark is made.

    • B. 

      This is not permitted but the game may begin without it. The referee should notify the home team to correct the situation for future games.

    • C. 

      This is permitted.

    • D. 

      This is not permitted and the referees should create a mark before the game begins.

  • 5. 
    The home team has painted the goals in its school colors: green and gold. What should the referee do?
    • A. 

      Declare the game a forfeit and award the win to the visiting team.

    • B. 

      Inform the home coach that colored goals are illegal and must be corrected by the next game, then notify the state association.

    • C. 

      Ask the visiting coach if he or she wishes to play the game as scheduled.

    • D. 

      Nothing, just play the game.

  • 6. 
    A game that must have a winner remains tied after overtime played under the NFHS Sample Tie-Breaking Procedure. The game will now proceed to a penalty kick tie-breaker. The team B coach informs the referee that he now wishes to add a player to his team’s roster, a junior varsity team player who has been sitting in the stands during the game. The coach reports that this player is legally and properly equipped.
    • A. 

      The referee must allow this addition to the roster.

    • B. 

      This is not permitted.

    • C. 

      This is only permitted with the permission of the opposing coach.

    • D. 

      Allow the JV player to kick after all others have kicked.

  • 7. 
    A team with fewer than 11 players, but at least 7 players, may have an additional player enter the game:
    • A. 

      At the next substitution opportunity for the late arriving player.

    • B. 

      At the next dead ball.

    • C. 

      During the run of play.

    • D. 

      Only at the beginning of the next half.

  • 8. 
    A22 receives his first caution and is required to leave the field.
    • A. 

      Only Team A may substitute for A22.

    • B. 

      Only Team A may substitute an unlimited number provided they report to the scorer's table or nearest official and are beckoned on.

    • C. 

      Either team may substitute an unlimited number provided they report to the scorer's table or nearest official and are beckoned on.

    • D. 

      Only Team B may substitute.

  • 9. 
    After Team A scores a goal, the assistant referee hears the Team A head coach calling one of his players, A15, off the field. The assistant referee counts the Team A players now on the field and realizes that Team A had 12 players on the field when the goal was scored. The assistant referee notifies the referee of this. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Allow the goal, caution A15 and restart with a kickoff by Team B.

    • B. 

      Allow the goal and restart with a kickoff by Team B, with no caution to A15.

    • C. 

      Disallow the goal, caution A15 and restart with a kickoff by Team B.

    • D. 

      Disallow the goal, caution A15 and restart with a goal kick taken by Team B.

  • 10. 
    Cautioned Player A4 leaves the game and is not replaced. When can A4 re-enter the game:
    • A. 

      At any stoppage.

    • B. 

      At Team A's next legal opportunity to substitute.

    • C. 

      During the run of play.

    • D. 

      A4 does not have to leave the game.

  • 11. 
    During play, A1, the goalkeeper, is injured in a collision with B5, who is also injured. The referee stops play and calls the coach or trainer from both teams onto the field to attend to their players. What should happen next?
    • A. 

      B5 must leave the field and may be replaced.

    • B. 

      A1 must leave the field and may be replaced.

    • C. 

      Both B5 and A1 must leave the field and may be replaced by substitutes from the bench.

    • D. 

      Since A1 is the goalkeeper, neither B5 nor A1 are required to leave the field.

  • 12. 
    During the game, the referee notices that B30 has tape on her ear lobes. Closer observation indicates that there are earrings underneath the tape. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Stop the game, caution the Team B head coach and require B30 to leave the game.

    • B. 

      Wait until the next stoppage; and since this is the first caution for illegal equipment, caution the Team B head coach and require B30 to leave the game.

    • C. 

      Wait until the next stoppage, feel B30’s ear lobes to check for earrings under the tape and, if so, caution the Team B head coach and require B30 to leave the game.

    • D. 

      Since the referee did not notice the tape before the game, the referee should take no action.

  • 13. 
    Player A14 scores a goal. Even though the player's name is not on the roster submitted by the coach at the start of the game, the referee should:
    • A. 

      D is allow the goal as the player is not on the roster.

    • B. 

      Allow the goal, have the coach add A14's name to the roster.

    • C. 

      Caution A14, restart with a direct free kick.

    • D. 

      Caution A14, restart with a drop ball.

  • 14. 
    Team A has been awarded a corner kick. Players from both teams are at the scorer's table ready to enter as substitutes.
    • A. 

      Team A is allowed to substitute.

    • B. 

      No substitution is allowed.

    • C. 

      Both teams are allowed to substitute.

    • D. 

      Team B is allowed to substitute.

  • 15. 
    A player who is illegally equipped and whose coach is cautioned for the misconduct:
    • A. 

      Must also be cautioned.

    • B. 

      Must leave the field of play and may not return until the next legal substitution opportunity.

    • C. 

      Must correct the illegal equipment but is not required to leave the field of play.

    • D. 

      Must leave the field of play and can return at the next dead ball.

  • 16. 
    Before the game, the referee observes that A5 is wearing a very large knee brace.
    • A. 

      A5 may not participate in the game while wearing a knee brace.

    • B. 

      A5 may participate in the game while wearing a knee brace if it is completely covered with a neoprene sleeve.

    • C. 

      A5 may participate in the game while wearing a knee brace if it has not been altered from the manufacturer’s original product.

    • D. 

      A5 may participate in the game while wearing a knee brace if she can show the referee a doctor’s permission slip.

  • 17. 
    Goalkeepers can wear any color socks they choose.
    • A. 

      The socks of the goalkeeper shall differ in color from the opposing field players.

    • B. 

      The socks of the goalkeeper must be the same as his/her teammates.

    • C. 

      The goalkeeper can wear the same color socks as his/her opponents.

    • D. 

      The goalkeeper can wear two different colors of socks.

  • 18. 
    Player A has a broken cheek bone and is wearing a protective face mask made of a hard material molded to the face. The referee shall allow A to play provided:
    • A. 

      A signed release from A's parents is on site.

    • B. 

      A signed release from the school's athletic director is on site.

    • C. 

      A signed release from A's coach is presented to the referees.

    • D. 

      A release signed by an appropriate health-care professional is on site.

  • 19. 
    Team A’s head coach has confirmed that all of her players are legally and properly equipped. However, before the game begins, the referee notices that A4 has shinguards that appear to be too small. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Accept the coach’s confirmation as correct.

    • B. 

      Ask A4 to show him the NOCSAE seal and height range on her shinguards.

    • C. 

      Without seeing the NOCSAE seal and height range, tell A4 that she cannot play with those shinguards.

    • D. 

      Require A4 to change shinguards and caution A4’s head coach.

  • 20. 
    Team B’s head coach was cautioned earlier in the game after the referee discovered B5 was wearing an earring while playing in the game. Twenty-seven minutes later, the referee discovers that B1 is not wearing shinguards.
    • A. 

      The Team B head coach should receive a second caution for an illegally equipped player. The Team B coach is disqualified for receiving a second caution.

    • B. 

      B1 is cautioned for being illegally equippeShe is required to leave the field and, as the goalkeeper, must be replaced by either a substitute or a field player.

    • C. 

      Both B1 and the Team B head coach should be cautioned.

    • D. 

      Since Team B has already been cautioned for an illegally equipped player, the referee may ignore the absence of shinguards on B1.

  • 21. 
    The home team is wearing apparel under the shorts and shirt that is visible.
    • A. 

      It is legal if the team members who chose to wear an undergarment are wearing the same color.

    • B. 

      The color of the visible apparel does not matter.

    • C. 

      It is legal as long as it doesn't conflict with the color of the visiting team.

    • D. 

      It needs to be reported to the state association.

  • 22. 
    The player's shinguard must:
    • A. 

      Have the NOCSAE seal and height range permantely marked on the shinguard.

    • B. 

      Shall not be modified from it's orginial manufactured state.

    • C. 

      Shall be worn in the manner the manufacturer intended it to be worn.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 23. 
    Which of following may not be worn on the team jersey?
    • A. 

      American flag.

    • B. 

      School emblem.

    • C. 

      School name.

    • D. 

      Premier League patch.

  • 24. 
    Which one of the following items is considered illegal equipment for goalkeepers?
    • A. 

      Pants.

    • B. 

      A jersey that is the same color of the official's uniform.

    • C. 

      A soft-billed visor.

    • D. 

      A hockey goalie-type mask.

  • 25. 
    The game is only 20 minutes old when Team A coach removes her players from the field because of a dispute with the referee. The coach refuses to continue the game despite the referee's instructions to do so.
    • A. 

      The referee shall suspend the game.

    • B. 

      The referee shall terminate the game.

    • C. 

      The referee shall re-schedule the game.

    • D. 

      The referee shall remove the coach and continue to play.

  • 26. 
    During the course of play near the touchline, the official notes that Player A is running outside the field of play and is playing the ball, which is inside the field of play.
    • A. 

      The referee shall award an indirect kick for the violation.

    • B. 

      The ball continues to be in play.

    • C. 

      The referee shall stop play and give the ball back to Team A for a throw-in.

    • D. 

      The referee shall award a throw-in to Team B.

  • 27. 
    The referee inadvertently sounds the whistle.
    • A. 

      Realizing the error, the referee verbally directs "play on" to the players to continue play.

    • B. 

      The referee stops play and awards a dropped ball regardless of possession.

    • C. 

      The referee stops play and awards an indirect kick to the team in possession.

    • D. 

      The referee should do nothing and allow play to continue.

  • 28. 
    Which statement results in a goal?
    • A. 

      During a goal kick, Goalkeeper A1 takes the kick and the ball deflects off a player from Team B who was inside the penalty area and the ball deflects into the goal.

    • B. 

      Goalkeeper A1 catches a shot on goal by Team B. In preparing to throw the ball to a teammate, Goalkeeper A slips and drops the ball which lands on the goal line between the goalposts before picking the ball up again.

    • C. 

      During a goal kick, Goalkeeper A1 takes the kick and the ball deflects off a player from his/her own team who was inside the penalty area and the ball deflects into the goal.

    • D. 

      Goalkeeper A1 catches a shot on goal by Team B. In preparing to throw the ball to a teammate, Goalkeeper A slips and drops the ball which lands entirely across the goal line and between the goalposts.

  • 29. 
    The referee has awarded Team B a free kick just outside its own penalty area. B3 takes the free kick and passes back to the goalkeeper, who misplays the pass and has the ball carom off his foot and into the goal. The proper restart is:
    • A. 

      A corner kick.

    • B. 

      A kickoff for the defending team.

    • C. 

      An indirect kick.

    • D. 

      A direct kick.

  • 30. 
    A10 is in an offside position. After receiving a pass from B7, B9 accidentally passes the ball to A10. A10 should be:
    • A. 

      Penalized for being offside and award an indirect free kick to Team B.

    • B. 

      Issued a caution for being offside and award an indirect free kick to Team B.

    • C. 

      Allowed to continue with play.

    • D. 

      Awarded a drop ball.

  • 31. 
    A24 has been penalized for offside. A24 was standing at the penalty mark when the ball was kicked to him by a teammate. The second-last defender was standing at the top of the penalty area when the ball was kicked to A24.
    • A. 

      Team B restarts with a direct free kick from the penalty mark.

    • B. 

      Team B restarts with an indirect free kick from the penalty mark.

    • C. 

      Team B restarts with a direct free kick from the top of the penalty area.

    • D. 

      Team B restarts with an indirect free kick from the top of the penalty area.

  • 32. 
    B19 is standing in an offside position. B12 kicks the ball forward but the ball deflects off A11 to B19. B19 should be:
    • A. 

      Allowed to continue with play as long as B19 passes the ball to B12.

    • B. 

      Allowed to continue with play.

    • C. 

      Penalized for being offside.

    • D. 

      Issued a caution for being offside.

  • 33. 
    Defender B puts attacking Player A in an offside position by stepping out of bounds. The assistant referee should:
    • A. 

      Raise the flag for offside.

    • B. 

      Keep the flag down and allow play to continue.

    • C. 

      None of the above.

  • 34. 
    Player A of the attacking team is clearly in an offside position when her teammate delivers the ball to her with a throw-in. She collects the ball and kicks it into the goal. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Award an indirect free kick to Team B.

    • B. 

      Award a goal to Team A.

    • C. 

      Award a goal kick to Team B.

    • D. 

      Award a re-take to Team A.

  • 35. 
    Player A2 is in an offside position when player A3 takes a shot on goal which the goalkeeper attempts to save and rebounds from the goalkeeper to A2. A2 shoots and scores. Ruling:
    • A. 

      Disallow the goal and award an indirect free kick to Team B.

    • B. 

      Allow the goal.

    • C. 

      Disallow the goal and award a goal kick to Team B.

    • D. 

      Disallow the goal and award a penalty kick to Team A.

  • 36. 
    A player shall be disqualified (red card) for:
    • A. 

      Disproportionate and unnecessary force against an opponent while playing the ball.

    • B. 

      Deliberately handling the ball (other than the goalkeeper) attempting to prevent a goal and the goal is not scored.

    • C. 

      Committing a foul, attempting to deny an obvious goal-scoring opportunity, and the goal is not scored.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 37. 
    A player shall be disqualified, without caution, by the official when he or she has completed the following action:
    • A. 

      Hand ball.

    • B. 

      Kicks the ball out of bounds.

    • C. 

      Flagrantly fouls the goalkeeper who is in possession of the ball.

    • D. 

      Fakes an injury.

  • 38. 
    A player shall be penalized for the following action of the hand and arm:
    • A. 

      Handling the ball.

    • B. 

      Carrying the ball.

    • C. 

      Striking or propelling the ball.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 39. 
    A throw-in by Player A goes directly to her own goalkeeper, who catches the ball with her hands. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Take no action as this is allowed.

    • B. 

      Award an indirect free kick to the opponent.

    • C. 

      Retake the throw-in.

    • D. 

      Award a throw-in to the opposing team.

  • 40. 
    A2, standing with the ball on his own half of the field and seeing A4 streaking for the goal, kicks the ball over the heads of the Team B defenders between himself and A4. B6 reaches over his hand and knocks down the ball. In the opinion of the referee, A4 would have had an obvious opportunity to score if he had received the ball from A2.
    • A. 

      B6 is guilty of handling. The referee should award Team A a direct free kick.

    • B. 

      B6 is guilty of handling. The referee should award Team A a direct free kick and caution B6 for unsporting behavior.

    • C. 

      B6 is guilty of handling. The referee should award Team A a direct free kick and disqualify B6 for serious foul play.

    • D. 

      B6 is not guilty of handling.

  • 41. 
    A8 is dribbling toward goal on a breakaway. The goalkeeper, B1, comes out of the goal area in an attempt to stop A8. A8 kicks the ball past B1 and attempts to run around B1, who is now on the ground. B1 reaches up with his hand and pulls down A8 as he attempts to run past.
    • A. 

      B1 is guilty of holding. The referee should award a penalty kick to Team A.

    • B. 

      B1 is guilty of holding. The referee should award a penalty kick to Team A and disqualify B1 for serious foul play.

    • C. 

      B1 is guilty of holding. The referee should award a penalty kick to Team A if he cannot apply advantage and disqualify B1 for serious foul play.

    • D. 

      There is no offense. The referee should allow play to continue.

  • 42. 
    A9 believes that he has been fouled by B4. The referee allows play to continue. A9 tells his teammate that the referee is “an idiot.”
    • A. 

      The referee should immediately stop play and caution A9 for dissent.

    • B. 

      The referee should immediately stop play and disqualify A9 for insulting language.

    • C. 

      The referee may immediately stop play or he may wait until the ball is otherwise out of play before cautioning A9 for dissent.

    • D. 

      The referee may immediately stop play or she may wait until the ball is otherwise out of play before disqualifying A9 for insulting language.

  • 43. 
    A9 scores a goal to make the score 1-0 with 1:30 left in the game. He runs toward the portion of the spectators dominated by his school’s supporters, removes his shirt and waves it above his head.
    • A. 

      A9 is guilty of an excessive act that focuses attention on himself. The referee should caution A9.

    • B. 

      A9 is guilty of an excessive act that focuses attention on himself. The referee should disqualify A9.

    • C. 

      A9 is guilty of taunting. The referee should disqualify A9.

    • D. 

      A9 is not guilty of an offense. Play should restart with a Team B kickoff.

  • 44. 
    B9 takes a throw-in, which his goalkeeper, B1, traps with his feet. B1 then dribbles the ball into the penalty area and picks it up with his hands in order to punt the ball. The officials should:
    • A. 

      Award a penalty kick to Team A for handling by B1.

    • B. 

      At the next stoppage of play issue a caution to B1.

    • C. 

      Award an indirect free kick to Team A.

    • D. 

      Allow play to continue as there is no violation.

  • 45. 
    Defender B7 handles the ball inside the penalty area, deflecting it to A3, who scores. What is the correct procedure:
    • A. 

      The referee should disallow the goal, caution B7 and award a penalty kick to Team A.

    • B. 

      The referee should allow the goal, disqualify B7 and restart with a kickoff for Team B.

    • C. 

      The referee should not allow the goal, disqualify B7 and award a penalty kick to Team A.

    • D. 

      The referee should allow the goal, caution B7 and restart with a kickoff for Team B.

  • 46. 
    During halftime, the referee notices that the visiting team's head coach is showing his players a video of action from the first half on his tablet. What action should be taken?
    • A. 

      Dismiss the coach.

    • B. 

      Take no action.

    • C. 

      Report the incident to the proper authorities.

    • D. 

      Caution the coach.

  • 47. 
    During the game, the referee hears the home team's head coach using a bull horn to instruct her players on the far side of the field.
    • A. 

      Caution the coach.

    • B. 

      Dismiss the coach.

    • C. 

      Take no action.

    • D. 

      Report the incident to the proper authorities.

  • 48. 
    Goalkeeper A1, having just saved a shot on goal, is standing in his own penalty area, holding the ball in the palm of his hand. B9 runs from behind A1 and heads the ball out of A1’s hand. B9 then kicks the ball into the goal.
    • A. 

      B9 is guilty of an illegal charge. The referee should award Team A an indirect free kick.

    • B. 

      B9 is guilty of an illegal charge. The referee should award Team A an indirect free kick and caution B9 for unsporting behavior.

    • C. 

      B9 is guilty of dangerous play. The referee should award Team A an indirect free kick.

    • D. 

      B9 is not guilty of any offense. The referee should award the goal to Team B.

  • 49. 
    Goalkeeper B1 deflects a hard shot. B1 bends over and picks up the ball before it is touched by an opposing player in the penalty area. The referee should award an indirect kick to Team A, which is:
    • A. 

      The correct call.

    • B. 

      Not the correct call as the referee should allow play to continue.

    • C. 

      Not the correct call as a penalty kick should be awarded

    • D. 

      Not the correct call as a drop ball should be awarded.

  • 50. 
    Player B4 is disqualified for receiving a second caution. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Allow B12 to substitute for B4 as soon as B4 leaves the field.

    • B. 

      Display a red and yellow card simultaneously.

    • C. 

      Show only a red card and not a yellow card.

    • D. 

      Show a yellow card followed by a red card and notify both coaches of the nature of the misconduct.

  • 51. 
    The goalkeeper, A1, makes a save, catching the ball with his/her hands. The goalkeeper then runs toward the top of the penalty area, dropping the ball in order to punt it while still within the penalty area. The goalkeeper's momentum, however, causes his/her kicking foot to land outside the penalty area after the ball has been kicked.
    • A. 

      A1 has violated the restrictions on goalkeepers in 12-7. The referee should award an indirect free kick to Team B.

    • B. 

      A1 has violated the restriction on the number of steps a goalkeeper may take while holding the ball. The referee should award Team B an indirect free kick.

    • C. 

      A1 has deliberately handled the ball. The referee should award a direct free kick to Team B.

    • D. 

      A1 has released the ball before leaving the penalty area. There is no violation.

  • 52. 
    The head coach of Team A reaches onto the field to knock down a mid-air pass to B8, who is unmarked but still 45 yards away from the goal.
    • A. 

      The coach should be cautioned for unsporting conduct.

    • B. 

      The coach should be dismissed for failing to conduct himself in a responsible manner.

    • C. 

      The coach’s behavior is outside interference and the referee should restart play with a drop ball.

    • D. 

      There is no offense and play should continue.

  • 53. 
    The referee stops play for dangerous play, which is an act likely to cause injury to self, opponent or teammate.
    • A. 

      The penalty is an indirect free kick for the opposing team.

    • B. 

      The penalty for the infraction is a direct free kick.

    • C. 

      The referee must award a drop ball.

    • D. 

      Dangerous play is considered a foul and a direct free kick is awarded to the opposing team.

  • 54. 
    When a coach is disqualified from the game and refuses to leave the playing area, the following can occur:
    • A. 

      Game continues.

    • B. 

      Game is terminated.

    • C. 

      Game is delayed.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 55. 
    Which of the following is considered unsporting conduct and will result in a caution?
    • A. 

      Taunting.

    • B. 

      Spitting at an opponent.

    • C. 

      Committing a foul in a reckless manner.

    • D. 

      Leaving the team area to participate in a fight.

  • 56. 
    Which of these is true about taunting?
    • A. 

      Taunting is a misconduct and requires a caution to the offender.

    • B. 

      It is not required that the player be disqualified.

    • C. 

      Taunting is a misconduct and requires that the offending player be disqualifie

    • D. 

      If it is directed at a teammate, it requires no action.

  • 57. 
    The referee has awarded Team B a penalty kick. As B4 runs toward the ball to take the kick, A5 enters the penalty area before B4 kicks the ball. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Blow the whistle as soon as A enters the penalty area.

    • B. 

      Allow the play to continue and award a goal if the kick by B4 enters the goal.

    • C. 

      Allow the play to continue and award a goal kick if the kick by B4 goes untouched over the goal.

    • D. 

      Allow the play to continue and award a corner kick if the kick by B4 is played by the goalkeeper who pushes the ball over the goal line outside of the goal.

  • 58. 
    If during the taking of a penalty kick, A7 uses several stutter steps but does not interrupt his/her movement to the ball and scores, the correct ruling and restart is:
    • A. 

      Allow the goal and restart with a kickoff by Team B.

    • B. 

      Award an indirect free kick to Team B from the penalty mark.

    • C. 

      Disallow the goal and retake the penalty kick for Team A.

    • D. 

      Award a goal kick to Team B.

  • 59. 
    If on a penalty kick there is a deflection over the goal line by the goalkeeper and no violation by either team, the restart is a:
    • A. 

      Retake.

    • B. 

      Indirect free kick.

    • C. 

      Corner kick.

    • D. 

      Goal Kick.

  • 60. 
    If a penalty kick is taken after the expiration of time, the ball is in play until:
    • A. 

      The momentum of the ball has been spent.

    • B. 

      The ball goes out of play.

    • C. 

      The ball is touched a second time by the kicker.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 61. 
    During the taking of a penalty kick, A3 uses a feint to one direction but does not interrupt the approach to the ball. The ball enters the goal. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Allow the goal and restart with kickoff by the defending team.

    • B. 

      Disallow the goal and retake the kick.

    • C. 

      Disallow the goal and restart with an indirect kick by Team B.

    • D. 

      Disallow the goal, caution A7 for unsporting play and restart with an indirect kick by Team B.

  • 62. 
    Team B's goalkeeper is apparently injured. The referee has stopped play and summoned the Team B trainer onto the field of play. Team B has no available substitutes.
    • A. 

      Team B can play without a goalkeeper until the injured player returns.

    • B. 

      Team B goalkeeper must leave the field.

    • C. 

      A substitute goalkeeper must be identified.

    • D. 

      B and C.

  • 63. 
    During the pregame warm-up, the referee observes A4 wearing a tight-fitting, bucket-style cloth hat.
    • A. 

      This is permitted for a medical/cosmetic reason with state association approval.

    • B. 

      Hat color must match the predominant color of the jersey.

    • C. 

      This is permitted if a physician's statement by a licensed medical physician is available on site.

    • D. 

      This is not permitted.

  • 64. 
    Prior to the game, the referee is informed that player B4 must maintain a covered head for religious reasons. State association approval for the exception has been obtained.
    • A. 

      B4 is wearing a baseball cap.

    • B. 

      B4 is wearing a leather doo rag.

    • C. 

      B4 is wearing a fitted skull cap beanie.

    • D. 

      B4 is wearing a bandanna covering the head which is knotted in back.

  • 65. 
    The visiting team arrives for a contest wearing light gray jerseys and socks.
    • A. 

      This is illegal and the visiting team must change prior to play.

    • B. 

      This is legal.

    • C. 

      The visiting team must change to an all-white jersey and socks if possible. If it is not possible to correct the problem, the game shall be played and the state association notifie

    • D. 

      This is illegal and the head coach should be cauitioned and the game shall be playe

  • 66. 
    Visiting Team B is wearing white jerseys and socks. B1 is wearing a black long-sleeve undershirt, B2 is wearing black tights, and B3 is wearing a black arm sleeve.
    • A. 

      B3 is wearing illegal equipment as arm sleeves are not allowe

    • B. 

      This is legal.

    • C. 

      Illegal. Visible apparel does not match the predominant color of the uniform.

    • D. 

      Illegal as visible undergarments are not all alike.

  • 67. 
    During an attack by Team A, A4 is laying injured on the ground in an offside position. A3 scores an apparent goal while A4 is in the offside position.
    • A. 

      Disallow the goal and penalize A4 for being offside.

    • B. 

      Disallow the goal and award a goal kick to Team B.

    • C. 

      Allow the goal, but caution A4 for an unsporting act.

    • D. 

      Allow the goal as A4 was not involved in active play.

  • 68. 
    A4 is in an offside position when teammate A6 passes the ball to A4. A4 runs from the offside position into his/her own half of the field and receives the ball in his/her defensive half.
    • A. 

      Allow play to continue as A4 is in his/her own half of the field.

    • B. 

      A4 is penalized for offside. Award an indirect kick to B at the spot of the infraction.

    • C. 

      A4 is penalized for offside. Award an indirect kick to B at the spot where A6 made the pass.

    • D. 

      Allow play to continue as A4 was not involved in active play when the pass was made.

  • 69. 
    A2, in the penalty area, is advancing the ball toward the opponent's goal with an obvious goal-scoring opportunity. B3, who is attempting to play the ball, fouls A2, who does not score a goal.
    • A. 

      Award Team A a penalty kick and disqualify B3 for denying an obvious goal-scoring opportunity.

    • B. 

      Award Team A a penalty kick.

    • C. 

      Award Team A a penalty kick and caution B3 for denying an obvious goal-scoring opportunity.

    • D. 

      Award Team A a corner kick.

  • 70. 
    A2 is advancing the ball toward the opponent's goal with an obvious goal-scoring opportunity. B3, who is attempting to play the ball, fouls A2, who is outside the penalty area and does not score a goal.
    • A. 

      Award Team A a penalty kick and disqualify B3 for denying an obvious goal-scoring opportunity.

    • B. 

      Award Team A a penalty kick and caution B3 for denying an obvious goal-scoring opportunity.

    • C. 

      Award Team A a direct kick and caution B3 for denying an obvious goal-scoring opportunity.

    • D. 

      Award Team A a direct kick and disqualify B3 for denying an obvious goal-scoring opportunity.

  • 71. 
    During active play, Team B's coach enters the playing field to argue a call with the official, but does not interfere with active play.
    • A. 

      Award Team A a direct kick from the point of the infraction.

    • B. 

      Award Team A an indirect kick from the point of the infraction.

    • C. 

      Resume play with a drop ball.

    • D. 

      Award Team A an indirect kick from where the ball was when the referee stopped play.

  • 72. 
    During active play, Substitute/Bench Player B12 mistakenly thinks the ball has gone out of bounds and kicks the ball toward a teammate who is in-play.
    • A. 

      Award Team A a direct kick from the point where B12 kicked the ball.

    • B. 

      Award Team A an indirect kick from the point where B12 kicked the ball.

    • C. 

      Resume play with a drop ball at the point where B12 kicked the ball.

    • D. 

      Allow play to continue with no stoppage.

  • 73. 
    An unlimited number of players may be substituted from the bench except in which of the following situations:
    • A. 

      When a goal is scored.

    • B. 

      At the start of the second period.

    • C. 

      When a player is injured and removed from the field.

    • D. 

      When a player is cautioned.

  • 74. 
    During play, a field player is injured and removed from the field.
    • A. 

      The team may substitute an unlimited number of players.

    • B. 

      The team may not substitute an unlimited number of players.

    • C. 

      The team may only replace the injured player.

    • D. 

      The team must replace the injured field player.

  • 75. 
    If bench personnel are cautioned or disqualified:
    • A. 

      Substitutions may be made from the bench.

    • B. 

      Substitutions from the bench of the non-offending team may enter the game.

    • C. 

      Substitutions from either bench may enter the game.

    • D. 

      Substitutions from either team who have checked-in prior to the caution/disqualification may enter the game.

  • 76. 
    In the last five minutes of a game, Team A repeatedly substitutes to consume time. The official shall:
    • A. 

      Make Team A play short.

    • B. 

      Allow the substitution because there is no rule violation.

    • C. 

      Stop the clock during the substitution and notify the coach of the offending team. A repetition may be construed as unsporting conduct.

    • D. 

      Caution the coach for unsporting behavior.

  • 77. 
    Team A has only seven eligible players. One of Team A's players has blood on his or her uniform. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Forfeit the game to Team B.

    • B. 

      Temporarily suspend the game until the problem is corrected, then continue the game.

    • C. 

      Do nothing as a team must have seven players, at a minimum, to participate.

    • D. 

      Allow the game to continue while the Team A player corrects the problem.

  • 78. 
    Team A is awarded a corner kick and wants to substitute.
    • A. 

      The substitution may be allowed to enter the game directly from the bench without having to report to the scorer's table.

    • B. 

      The substitute is allowed only if they had reported to the table prior to the stoppage.

    • C. 

      No substitutions are allowed on a corner kick.

    • D. 

      Allow only if both teams are subbing.

  • 79. 
    The visiting coach does not have a roster with her at the game site.
    • A. 

      The game may not begin until the coach provides a roster.

    • B. 

      The game may begin if the coach promises to provide a roster by the end of the game.

    • C. 

      The game may begin if the coach promises to provide a roster by halftime.

    • D. 

      The game may begin but the referee should remind the coach that a roster is required for future games.

  • 80. 
    B17 is wearing a cast that is completely covered and padded with closed-cell, slow-recovery foam padding no less than ½-inch thick. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Verify B17 has a doctor's permission slip before allowing B17 to play.

    • B. 

      Allow B17 to play as this is permitted by rule.

    • C. 

      Request a certified athletic trainer or physician inspect and approve the cast and padding prior to B17 being allowed to play.

    • D. 

      Not permit B17 to play.

  • 81. 
    During a stoppage in play the referee notices a player who is illegally equipped. After calling time-out to caution the coach, the illegally equipped player:
    • A. 

      May remain in the game after receiving a verbal admonishment for the illegal equipment.

    • B. 

      Must be removed and may be replaced.

    • C. 

      Must correct the equipment issue and may stay on the field.

    • D. 

      Must be removed and has to be replaced.

  • 82. 
    Goalkeepers are required to:
    • A. 

      Have a 6-inch number on the back and front of their jersey.

    • B. 

      Have a 6-inch number on the back and a 4-inch number on the front of their jersey, pants or shorts.

    • C. 

      Have a 6-inch number on the back and no number on the front of their jersey.

    • D. 

      Have no numbers on their jersey.

  • 83. 
    Player A from the visiting team enters the game wearing two different colored socks.
    • A. 

      This is permitted.

    • B. 

      Both socks must be the same color.

    • C. 

      This is permitted if the whole team is wearing two different colored socks.

    • D. 

      This is permitted as long as the socks contrast with the home team's white socks.

  • 84. 
    Team B is the home team and Team A is the visiting team. Before the game the referee notices that the visiting team is wearing a yellow jersey. The referee shall:
    • A. 

      Instruct the visiting team to put on a solid white jersey.

    • B. 

      Terminate the game and declare Team B the winner.

    • C. 

      If Team A does not have a white jersey, allow the game to be played and notify the state association.

    • D. 

      Both A and C.

  • 85. 
    The first time in a game that a player from Team B is found to be wearing illegal equipment, the coach of Team B is to be cautioned.
    • A. 

      Caution the head coach.

    • B. 

      The player is to be cautioned.

    • C. 

      Take no action, but write up the player in the game report.

    • D. 

      Allow the player to start, stop play and caution the player for wearing illegal equipment.

  • 86. 
    While waiting for a corner kick to be taken by Team B, with Team A ahead, 2-1, in the second half, goalkeeper A1 pushes B7 to the ground from behind. B7 gets up and punches A1 in the face. Both teams then engage in a general brawl. After the fighting has ceased, the referee feels that because of the fight, further disorder will result and because of this, terminates the game.
    • A. 

      If both teams have seven eligible players after the referee has disqualified the appropriate players, the game must be restarted.

    • B. 

      The referee has authority to terminate the game and declare Team B the winner since the Team A player began the fight.

    • C. 

      The referee has authority to terminate the game. The 2-1 score for Team A stands as the official score since more than half the game was played.

    • D. 

      The referee has authority to terminate the game but does not have authority to declare either team the winner.

  • 87. 
    Which statement does not allow an official to caution or disqualify a player?
    • A. 

      During the pregame introduction of players because the game has not started.

    • B. 

      During an injury stoppage.

    • C. 

      When the clock has stopped following a scored goal.

    • D. 

      After the game has ended and the official has left the jurisdiction of the field of play and its immediate surroundings.

  • 88. 
    A player is cautioned and the referee orders the clock to be stopped:
    • A. 

      The official timer restarts the clock when the cautioned player leaves the field.

    • B. 

      Time is restarted when the ball is put into play.

    • C. 

      Time is restarted when the referee blows the whistle.

    • D. 

      As soon as the substitute enters the field, time is restarted.

  • 89. 
    Team A has a kickoff in the first half of play. Player A1 kicks the ball backward to Player A2. The official should:
    • A. 

      Order the kick to be retaken.

    • B. 

      Award a direct free kick to Team B.

    • C. 

      Require Team A to retake the kickoff.

    • D. 

      Allow play to continue.

  • 90. 
    B3 is moving toward the goal with an opportunity to score. Goalkeeper A1 comes out of the penalty area and handles the ball in an attempt to prevent the goal; however, a goal is scored. What action should the referee take?
    • A. 

      Red Card A1 for serious foul play and award the goal.

    • B. 

      Red Card A1 for serious foul play and award a direct free kick to Team B at the spot of the foul.

    • C. 

      Yellow Card A1 for unsporting behavior and award a direct free kick to Team B at the spot of the foul.

    • D. 

      Caution A1 for unsporting behavior and award the goal.

  • 91. 
    B9 attempts to head the ball, bending at the waist to a 90-degree angle in order to do so. A7, who is also standing there, attempts to volley the ball as it comes down. A7’s attempt to kick the ball strikes B9 in the head. B9 is knocked unconscious and an ambulance must be summoned to remove him from the field.
    • A. 

      A7 is guilty of dangerous play. The referee should award Team B an indirect free kick.

    • B. 

      A7 is guilty of kicking an opponent. The referee should award Team B a direct free kick. The referee may also caution or disqualify A7.

    • C. 

      B9 is guilty of dangerous play. The referee should award Team A an indirect free kick.

    • D. 

      Both players were simply attempting to play the ball and no offense has been committed by either of them.

  • 92. 
    B9 runs towards the ball, which is rolling on the ground near the right goal post. A3 faces B9, with the ball behind her, and extends her arms wide to prevent B9 from running past her to get the ball. A3 does not make physical contact with B9. The ball rolls over the goal line for a goal kick.
    • A. 

      A3 is guilty of pushing. The referee should award a penalty kick to Team B.

    • B. 

      A3 is guilty of pushing. The referee should award a penalty kick to Team B and disqualify A3 for serious foul play.

    • C. 

      A3 is guilty of obstruction. The referee should award an indirect free kick to Team B.

    • D. 

      There is no offense, and a goal kick should be awarded.

  • 93. 
    Player A is frustrated with his play and argues with a teammate, using a series of obscenities.
    • A. 

      Do not take any action and allow play to continue.

    • B. 

      Caution Player A.

    • C. 

      The referee shall disqualify Player A.

    • D. 

      Do not take any action, but address the situation in the game report.

  • 94. 
    The referee awards a direct free kick to Team B, 25 yards from the Team A goal. The goalkeeper, A1, who is the Team A captain, runs to the referee, who is at the spot of the foul, to argue that the foul should obviously be against the Team B player. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Allow A1 to speak to him, then ask him to return to his position.

    • B. 

      Caution A1 for dissent.

    • C. 

      Caution A4 for dissent as the captain has special privilages.

    • D. 

      Allow play to continue.

  • 95. 
    Which of the following is considered unsporting conduct and will result in a caution?
    • A. 

      Taunting.

    • B. 

      Spitting at an opponent.

    • C. 

      Illegally equipped.

    • D. 

      Leaving the team area to participate in a fight.

  • 96. 
    Player A2 takes a penalty kick during the game. The ball rebounds off the goalpost directly to A2 who shoots and scores.
    • A. 

      The referee shall allow the goal.

    • B. 

      The referee shall not allow the goal and restart with an indirect kick.

    • C. 

      The referee shall not allow the goal and restart with a goal kick.

    • D. 

      The referee shall order the kick retaken.

  • 97. 
    During the taking of a penalty kick:
    • A. 

      The goalkeeper shall stand on the goal line facing the kicker.

    • B. 

      The goalkeeper may stand on the goal line facing the goal.

    • C. 

      The goalkeeper may stand on the goal line outside the goal posts.

    • D. 

      The goalkeeper may move before the ball is kicke

  • 98. 
    During the taking of a penalty kick, A3 uses a feint to one direction and comes to a complete stop and then kicks the ball into the goal. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Allow the goal and restart with kickoff by team.

    • B. 

      Disallow the goal and retake the kick.

    • C. 

      Disallow the goal and restart with an indirect kick for Team B.

    • D. 

      Disallow the goal, caution A7 for unsporting play and restart with an indirect kick for Team B.

  • 99. 
    At the taking of a tie-breaking kick from the penalty mark, goalkeeper A1 deflects the kicked ball. As he celebrates, the ball’s momentum causes it to strike the ground and spin into the goal. The referee should:
    • A. 

      Disallow the goal as it happened after the goalkeeper's initial touch.

    • B. 

      Allow the goal.

    • C. 

      Have the kicker retake the kick.

    • D. 

      Allow the goal and caution the goalkeeper for the celebration.

  • 100. 
    Team A has been awarded an indirect free kick 22 yards from the Team B goal. Four Team A players are standing near the ball. A8 taps the top of the ball with his foot and the ball does not move. A5 then kicks the ball, which enters the Team B goal without being touched by any other player.
    • A. 

      Award a goal.

    • B. 

      Have Team A retake the kick.

    • C. 

      Award a goal kick to the defending team.

    • D. 

      Caution Player A8 for unsporting behavior.