Mo Ootm Coach Quiz

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Mo Ootm Coach Quiz

This short quiz is designed to help you with general knowledge of things all coaches should know. Some questions may have more than one correct answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Coaches or parents can fill in the forms for teams.

    • B. 

      Primary and Division I teams may have the coach help them fill in the forms.

    • C. 

      Divisions II, III, and IV must fill in the forms on their own.

    • D. 

      Forms don't really matter.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The penalty will be -1 to -15 points.

    • B. 

      No penalty will be assessed.

    • C. 

      The team will be disqualified.

    • D. 

      The performance will be stopped until the sign is fixed.

  • 3. 
    My team is not sure if something they want to do in their solution will meet the requirements of the problem they are doing. Who should we ask for clarification?
    • A. 

      Seasoned coaches from our school can clarify questions for us.

    • B. 

      All teams must use the online clarification process. All answers to team clarifications should be printed out and brought to competition with the team.

    • C. 

      Our local Tournament Director can answer our clarification on the problem we are doing.

    • D. 

      The team doesn't need a clarification. The judges will understand we are right.

  • 4. 
    My team has a very large prop. The tournament officials will have to remove a bar between the doors for the prop to fit through.
    • A. 

      Tournament officials will remove bars from the center of doorways to accommodate large props.

    • B. 

      All parts of a problem solution must be able to fit through a doorway that measures 28" x 78".

    • C. 

      Teams may not alter the building in any way.

    • D. 

      The team can take the bar out of the doorway so the prop will fit through.

  • 5. 
    My team should arrive at the Long-Term performance site right at the time they are scheduled to compete.
    • A. 

      That is correct.

    • B. 

      The team should be at their performance site 1 hour before their competition time.

    • C. 

      The team should be at their performance site 20 minutes before their scheduled competition time.

    • D. 

      The team should be at the performance site 5 minutes before their competition time.

  • 6. 
    Once my team gets inside the the performance site, they will be allowed to set up before the 8 minutes starts.
    • A. 

      The 8 minute time limit includes setting up. The team will not be allowed to setup before time begins.

    • B. 

      The team can take as long as it needs to setup before time begins.

    • C. 

      What 8 minutes?

    • D. 

      The team will have a few minutes to setup before the 8 minutes begins.

  • 7. 
    The team is bringing a repair kit, but it won't be used in the solution. Do we need to list it on the Cost Form?
    • A. 

      It must be listed on the Cost Form.

    • B. 

      There is an assigned value of $10.

    • C. 

      The repair kit must be listed at garage sale value.

    • D. 

      The repair kit is exempt from cost.

  • 8. 
    All team members can participate in Spontaneous at competition.
    • A. 

      All team members can participate in Spontaneous.

    • B. 

      Only 5 team members may participate in Spontaneous.

    • C. 

      Teams should pick their best 3 team members to participate in Spontaneous.

    • D. 

      What's Spontaneous?

  • 9. 
    The team is having a difficult time getting a prop to spin as an element of their solution. What should the coach do?
    • A. 

      Give the team ideas on how to make it work.

    • B. 

      Ask the team what other things might they be able to use to get it to work.

    • C. 

      Tell the team to use a fan.

    • D. 

      Ask the team what other things they have seen that work in a similar way. How were they made?

  • 10. 
    When picking up scores from the Head Judge, a coach may...
    • A. 

      Contest a score and provide video of the performance as evidence.

    • B. 

      Ask for an explanation of penalties given.

    • C. 

      Ask to be able to explain the scoring elements to the judging team because they obviously don't have a clue.

    • D. 

      Throw a fit in front of everyone if the team's scores are too low.

  • 11. 
    After the team is done with their Long-Term performance...
    • A. 

      The team should be prepared for the judges to look at elements of their solution and the judges will ask them questions about their solution.

    • B. 

      The team should quickly move their props and things from their solution out of the way so the next team can perform.

    • C. 

      Be afraid of the judges.

    • D. 

      The coach should come forward to answer all questions from the judges.

  • 12. 
    A team is creating a backdrop, but they are having a hard time getting it to stand up and hold together. One of the dads drills the holes and puts the screws in to fix it.
    • A. 

      This is allowed for Division I only.

    • B. 

      This is not allowed and would be considered Outside Assistance.

    • C. 

      The help was only on the backdrop and not the rest of the solution so this is fine.

    • D. 

      The dad was concerned about the safety of the kids using power tool and he was just trying to keep the kids safe so it is fine.

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 14. 
    The coach can sign everyone's signature on the Outside Assistance Form.
    • A. 

      This is true.

    • B. 

      One of the team members can sign everyone's name.

    • C. 

      Each team member and coach must individually sign the Outside Assistance Form.

    • D. 

      One of the parents can sign everyone's name on the form.

  • 15. 
    We can video my team's solution and share it on Youtube whenever we want.
    • A. 

      That's a great idea!

    • B. 

      This is not allowed until after World Finals each year.

    • C. 

      You'll become famous.

    • D. 

      Other teams would love to see my team's solution ahead of time.

  • 16. 
    A team member says, "It's alright for my mom to fix my makeup for the performance."
    • A. 

      That's fine. I'm sure the mom will do a great job!

    • B. 

      It's alright as long as a team member tells the mom how to do it.

    • C. 

      This would be considered Outside Assistance.

    • D. 

      This is fine as long as no one sees.

  • 17. 
    My team only needs to build one structure... the one they bring to competition.
    • A. 

      That's correct.

    • B. 

      The team should practice building several structures.

    • C. 

      The team should practice crushing several structures before they come to competition.

    • D. 

      The team is only allowed to build one structure per year.

  • 18. 
    The person serving as a judge for my team will still be able to see the team's performance.
    • A. 

      People serving as judges should not plan on being able to see the team's performance.

    • B. 

      Someone else can take their place judging while they go watch their team perform.

    • C. 

      Judges are very important and they need to be prepared to serve as a judge the whole day.

    • D. 

      They will be a scoring judge in their team's performance.

  • 19. 
    The Style Form has two free choice of team categories. They could list...
    • A. 

      The exact same thing that is being scored in the problem already.

    • B. 

      The creativity of the team sign.

    • C. 

      A character's costume that is not being scored already.

    • D. 

      The humor in the performance.

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      A copy of the Long-Term problem the team chooses to solve.

    • B. 

      The Program Guide.

    • C. 

      Clarifications.

    • D. 

      A coach that knows how to do everything.