Ifab Laws Of The Game 2016/17

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During your inspection of the field of play, a player shouts offensive, insulting and abusive language at you. The team sheets have been submitted and the player concerned is in the starting 11. What would you do?
    • A. 

      Send the player off for offensive, insulting and abusive language and do not allow the player to be replaced by a named substitute

    • B. 

      Send the player off for offensive, insulting and abusive language. Allow the player to be replaced by a named substitute which counts as one of their permitted substitutions.

    • C. 

      Send the player off for offensive, insulting and abusive language. Allow the player to be replaced by a named substitute (who cannot be replaced). The offending team can still make the full number of subs

  • 2. 
    A team official of the defending side enters the field of play, to tackle an opposing player. How would you restart play?
    • A. 

      Award a direct free kick or penalty kick to the opposition dependent upon where the offence occurred

    • B. 

      Award a dropped ball from the point upon which the offence occurred.

    • C. 

      Award an indirect free kick to the opposition where the offence occurred.

  • 3. 
    The physio of the defending side enters the field of play and attempts to stop the ball going over the goal line by kicking the ball. The ball still enters the goal and there were no defending players in the vicinity. What would you do?
    • A. 

      Award an indirect free kick to the opposition

    • B. 

      Award the goal

    • C. 

      Award a dropped ball from the point where the physio entered the field of play

  • 4. 
    After a goal has been scored and play has restarted, you realise that an extra person was on the field at the time the goal was scored. What would you do?
    • A. 

      The goal stands and the match continues

    • B. 

      Disallow the goal and restart play with an indirect free kick to the defending team

    • C. 

      Disallow the goal and restart the half

  • 5. 
    During a tackle and in open play, a player loses their footwear accidentally. What would you do?
    • A. 

      Stop the game and order the player of the field of play to correct their equipment

    • B. 

      Allow the player to continue playing until the next stoppage

    • C. 

      Allow play to continue providing the player does not become involved in play. If they do, stop the game and award an indirect free kick to the opposition

  • 6. 
    A player who has been instructed by you to leave the field of play to correct their equipment is now ready to return. When can they re-enter the field of play?
    • A. 

      At a stoppage in play once they have been inspected by the referee

    • B. 

      At any time upon receiving a signal from the referee. The equipment doesn't need to be checked until the next natural stoppage in play

    • C. 

      The player can re-enter during play provided the equipment has been checked by either the referee, assistant referee, fourth official or additional assistant referee and upon receiving a signal from the referee

  • 7. 
    A player is injured and is assessed/treated by the physio. You show a yellow card to the opponent for the foul. Must they leave the field of play?
    • A. 

      Only if the other team agree

    • B. 

      Yes in all circumstances

    • C. 

      No, they can stay on the field of play, providing the assessment/treatment is carried out in a reasonable amount of time

  • 8. 
    At the taking of a kick-off, the ball is played backwards to a team-mate. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Allow play to continue. The ball can be kicked in any direction at a kick-off

    • B. 

      Award an indirect free kick to the opposing team

    • C. 

      Order a retake as the ball must move forwards

  • 9. 
    The game you are refereeing must be decided by the taking of penalty kicks after 90 minutes. Who chooses which end the penalties will be taken?
    • A. 

      The referee tosses a coin to decide (providing there is no weather, field of play or safety considerations etc.) and selects one end to be heads and one to be tails

    • B. 

      The home team captain or manager

    • C. 

      The referee tosses a coin (providing there is no weather, field of play or safety considerations etc.) and the winning captain will determine which end

  • 10. 
    At the full time whistle, a player was off the field of play receiving treatment for an injury. Can they take part in the taking of penalty kicks to determine the outcome of the match?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No. The opposition must also nominate a player to not take part as both teams must be equal

    • C. 

      No. The opposition are not required to nominate a player to not take part

  • 11. 
    During the taking of penalty kicks to determine the outcome of a match, you send off a player for violent conduct. What would you do next?
    • A. 

      Allow the player to still take a penalty as the kicks have already started

    • B. 

      Continue with unequal sides

    • C. 

      Reduce the opposing side to the same number of players

  • 12. 
    During the taking of penalty kicks to determine the outcome of a match, you give permission for a player to leave the field of play to use the toilet. The player has not returned by the time it comes to their turn to take a kick. What would you do?
    • A. 

      Allow a team-mate to take the penalty instead

    • B. 

      The player forfeits their penalty and it is classed as a miss

    • C. 

      Wait for the player to return

  • 13. 
    A player is in an offside position when the ball is played to them by a team-mate. The offside player moves back in to their own half of the field of play to play the ball. Where should the restart take place?
    • A. 

      On the half-way line

    • B. 

      At the point where the offence occurred, even if own half

    • C. 

      Where the offside player was when the ball was played to him by a team mate

  • 14. 
    A player is guilty of serious foul play but you decide to play advantage with a view to dismiss the player at the next appropriate point. The advantage breaks down and the player guilty of serious foul play receives the ball whilst the ball is in play. What would you do
    • A. 

      Stop the play, dismiss the player for serious foul play and restart play with an Indirect free kick to the opposing side

    • B. 

      Allow play to continue to a natural stoppage and then dismiss the player for serious foul play

    • C. 

      Allow play to continue and take no further action as the advantage was played instead

  • 15. 
    Two players of opposing sides leave the field of play over the goal line in a natural way whilst challenging for the ball. The ball remains on the field of play. As the players are returning, the defending player trips the attacker in a careless manner off the field of play. What would you do?
    • A. 

      Stop play and award a dropped ball at the point where the ball was when the offence was committed

    • B. 

      Stop play and award a direct free kick to the attacking side on the goal line

    • C. 

      Play on as the offence is off the field of play

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Award a penalty kick and take no further action as the penalty is punishment enough

    • B. 

      Award a penalty kick and caution the defending player

    • C. 

      Award a penalty kick and send the player off for denying an obvious goal scoring opportunity

  • 17. 
    A defending player denies an obvious goal scoring opportunity by holding an attacking player inside their own penalty area. What action would you take?
    • A. 

      Award a penalty kick and dismiss the player for denying an obvious goal scoring opportunity

    • B. 

      Award a penalty kick and take no further action as the penalty is punishment enough

    • C. 

      Award a penalty kick and caution the player for unsporting behaviour

  • 18. 
    A defending player denies an obvious goal scoring opportunity by handling the ball. What action would you take?
    • A. 

      Award a Direct free kick/Penalty Kick and take no further action

    • B. 

      Award a Direct free kick/Penalty Kick and send the player off only if the offence occurs inside the penalty area

    • C. 

      Award a Direct free kick/Penalty Kick and dismiss the player for denying an obvious goal scoring opportunity

  • 19. 
    A defending player denies an obvious goal scoring opportunity by tripping an opponent outside the penalty area. What action would you take?
    • A. 

      Award a free kick and dismiss the player for denying an obvious goal scoring opportunity

    • B. 

      Award a free kick and caution the player for unsporting behaviour

    • C. 

      Award a free kick and take no further action

  • 20. 
    A defending player denies an obvious goal scoring opportunity by committing an act of violent conduct. What action would you take?
    • A. 

      Caution the player for denying an obvious goalscoring opportunity and restart play with a direct free kick/penalty kick

    • B. 

      Award a direct free kick/penalty and take no further action

    • C. 

      Dismiss the player for violent conduct and restart play with a direct free kick/penalty kick

  • 21. 
    A goalkeeper takes a goal kick whilst the ball is rolling. What action would you take?
    • A. 

      Allow play to continue if it is a short goal kick. If it is a long goal kick then order a retake

    • B. 

      Order a retake. The ball must be stationary at a goal kick

    • C. 

      Allow play to continue. The ball doesn't have to be stationary at a goal kick