Hrlax Boys Hs Timekeeper Quiz

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Hrlax Boys Hs Timekeeper Quiz

This is an open-book immediate-feedback quiz designed to help teach the basics of timekeeping for HRLax Boys HS games. Important resources are the current NFHS Boys Lacrosse Rule Book, and the information sheets and training briefing on the Time/Score/Stats page at HRLax.com.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Varsity games are regulation four 12-minute periods; JV games are four 10-minute periods.
  • 2. 
    In all quarters, timekeeper shall notify the nearest official 20 seconds before the end of quarter, countdown loudly from 10 and sound an air horn at zero.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In the 4th quarter, also notify officials @2:10 and 2:00 minutes remaining, countdown loudly from 10 and sound an air horn at zero.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The In-Home is already in box serving a team penalty and there is another team penalty – who serves the additional penalty?
    • A. 

      Head Coach

    • B. 

      First defenseman on the roster

    • C. 

      Next player listed at attack on the roster after the In-Home

  • 5. 
    Rule 3.1.2, the point-differential rule, also referred to as the mercy rule, means that the game time will be kept on a running-clock when the following situation occurs:
    • A. 

      The point differential reaches 10 goals at any time.

    • B. 

      The point differential reaches 12 goals at any time

    • C. 

      The point differential reaches 10 goals in the second half only.

    • D. 

      The point differential reaches 12 goals in the second half only.

  • 6. 
    When the clock goes to running-time, when is the clock stopped? (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Team time-out

    • C. 

      Official's Time out

    • D. 

      Injury time-out

    • E. 

      When a goal is scored that drops the score differential to below 12 points

  • 7. 
    All penalties that occur during a score differential situation will be running time. In this situation running penalty time begins with the next whistle resuming play.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When may a coach ask for a horn? (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      On an end-line out of bounds for a substitution

    • B. 

      On a side-line out of bounds for a substitution

    • C. 

      During live play

    • D. 

      When the officials have both hands raised

    • E. 

      When there is a dead ball and coach asks for a count of long crosses

  • 9. 
     When a penalty is expiring, the timekeeper notifies coach and player at 10 seconds remaining and then counts down loudly from 5 seconds and yells “released” at zero.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When may a penalized player be substituted in the box by another player?
    • A. 

      5 seconds remaining

    • B. 

      20 seconds remaining

    • C. 

      10 seconds remaining

  • 11. 
    If a player leaves early from a penalty, at the next DEAD ball sound the horn twice
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When are releasable penalties released?
    • A. 

      Upon penalty time expiration or when the opponent team scores (whichever is first).

    • B. 

      Upon penalty time expiration or when the penalized player’s team scores (whichever is first).

  • 13. 
    A player receives three penalties: a hold (technical, 30sec), then a slash (1 min), and then a trip (1 min), all releasable. At 20 seconds the other team scores, which penalties are released?
    • A. 

      All releasable penalties being served

    • B. 

      Only the first penalty if the individual is serving multiple releasable penalties

  • 14. 
    When are non-releasable penalties released?
    • A. 

      Upon penalty time expiration

    • B. 

      When either team scores a goal

    • C. 

      When the opponent team scores a goal

  • 15. 
    Unexpired penalties do not carry over to next quarter or overtime.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    In what order is penalty time served when they are reported in the same dead ball?
    • A. 

      In the order described by their severity, longest penalty first

    • B. 

      Non-releasable penalties are served first

    • C. 

      In the order in which they occur on the field

    • D. 

      Releasable penalties are served first

  • 17. 
    Any player who accumulates five minutes of personal fouls shall be disqualified from the game.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A player who accumulates five minutes of personal fouls is reported to the league and serves an additional one game suspension.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    For a player or coach who receives two non-releasable unsportsmanlike penalties in a game, the result is a 3:00 non-releasable and then, ejection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The table crew must notify the closest official when a player or coach has fouled out (disqualified) and/or is ejected based on penalties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    No more than three players per team are allowed in the penalty box at one time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What do you do if a 4th player from team who already has 3 players serving penalties is called for a time serving penalty?
    • A. 

      Player is disqualified

    • B. 

      Player waits behind the table until a spot opens up in the penalty area and he can begin serving his time.

    • C. 

      Player stays in the game until one of the other penalties is released

  • 23. 
    There are three players from one team in penalty box.  A fourth player from their team hasn't begun serving his penalty time and the opponent team scores goal. All of their penalties are releasable.
    • A. 

      Because all four penalties are releasable, then all four players are released

    • B. 

      Only those players in the penalty box who have started serving their releasable penalty time are released.

    • C. 

      Since there are multiple players with penalties, all common time is non-releasable.

  • 24. 
    If the game clock malfunctions during live-ball play sound the horn immediately to notify the officials.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False