Mo Ootm Coach Quiz

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Coach Quizzes & Trivia

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.