North Regina Little League Umpire Exam Level I

47 Questions | Total Attempts: 687

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is legal for a runner to run into a fielder fielding a ground ball if the fielder is on the base line.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A runner may tag up and advance after a foul fly ball is caught
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    There is a runner on third base.  The batter hits a fly ball that is caught.  R3 tags up, but leaves before the ball is caught.  The runner is automatically out. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A base runner is out if hit by a fair batted ball before a fielder has an opportunity to touch it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A base runner is out if hit by a fair batted ball after it touches a fielder's glove
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A pitched ball bounces in the dirt in front of home plate, then passes over the plate at knee height.  The batter does not swing. The umpire call "Strike" since the ball passed through the strike zone. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A batter hits a double, but the umpire notices that he misses first base as he round it and heads to second.  The umpire immediately calls him out for missing the base.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The batter will be awared a triple and all baserunner will score if a fielder touches a fair batted ball with a hat or glove that he throws at the ball
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    No player may protest an umpire's judgment call such as a safe/out or ball/strike, but a coach can. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A pitched ball hits the sleeve of the batter, but does not hit the batter's body.  The umpire should not award the batter first base.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Two base runner end up on second base.  There are no other base runners. 
    • A. 

      Both runners are out, if tagged

    • B. 

      The first runner is out, if tagged.

    • C. 

      The second runner is out, if tagged.

    • D. 

      The second runner is sent back to first base.

  • 12. 
    The batter hit s line drive into the right center field gap.  The absent minded first baseman is standing near his regular position watching the baseball.  As the batter rounds first base he nearly runs into the first baseman, but veer arond him and proceeds to try for a triple.  The first baseman has violated a rule.  What is the rule violation?  
    • A. 

      Blocking

    • B. 

      Interference

    • C. 

      Obstruction

    • D. 

      Posting

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Ignore it, because an umpire has no jurisdicition over spectators.

    • B. 

      Speak to both coaches. Inform them that if the abuse does not stop, the game will end (a forfeit), with the team favoured by the fan losing 7-0

    • C. 

      Speak to the fan and try to get him to stop

    • D. 

      Inform the home team coach that if the fan continues, the home team will lose 7-0 forfeit.

  • 14. 
    A catcher is waiting on the base line  with the ball to tag a runner advancing from third base.  The runner makes no attempt to avoid the catcher who drops the ball as a result of the collision.  The runner then touches home plate.  Which is the correct call by the umpire?
    • A. 

      Call the runner out and eject him. No run scores

    • B. 

      Warn the catcher for blocking the plate

    • C. 

      The runner is ejected but the run scores.

    • D. 

      The runner is safe and the run scores because the catcher dropped the ball.

  • 15. 
    Batter swings at third strike but is hit by the pitch.  The batter is awarded first base
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    R1 is stealing on the pitch.  The batter hits a ground ball to the shortstop, who throws to second, but R1 is safe at second.  The second baseman then tries to throw out the batter-runner, but the ball gets by the first baseman and goes out of play.  Ruling?
    • A. 

      R1 stays at second, batter-runner stays af first.

    • B. 

      R1 to third, batter-runner to second.

    • C. 

      R1 scores, batter-runner to second

    • D. 

      R1 scores, batter-runner to third

  • 17. 
    With a runner at second, the batter hits a ground ball to the shortstop who throws to first to get an out.  However, the throw goes over the first baseman's head and rolls out of bounds -- Dead Ball.  Place the runners?
    • A. 

      Batter-Runner (BR) at first, R2 stays at second

    • B. 

      Batter-Runner to second, R2 to third

    • C. 

      Batter-Runner to second, R2 scores

    • D. 

      Batter-Runner to third, R2 scores

  • 18. 
    The batter hits a deep fly fall to the left field corner.  The left fielder is standing in foul territory at the fence.  The fielder jumps and touches the ball with his glove while the ball is over fair territory at the fence.   The ball deflects off his glove and travels over the fence on the foul side of the foul pole.  What is the ruling?
    • A. 

      Home run. Ball was in fair and travelled over the fence

    • B. 

      Foul ball. Fielder was in foul territory when he touched the ball.

    • C. 

      Fair ball. Ground rule double

    • D. 

      Pitch doesn't count. Batter must return to bat.

  • 19. 
    The count is 1 ball and 1 strike.  A bunted ball lands outside of the foul line and is rolling on the foul side of the chalk toward third base.  The umpire should:
    • A. 

      Immediately call "Foul Ball" since the ball first touched the ground in foul territory.

    • B. 

      Wait to see the position of the ball when it first touched, or comes to a stop, if not touched.

    • C. 

      Call the batter out for bunging the ball foul

    • D. 

      Call the ball fair if the batter runs to first, foul if he stays at the plate.

  • 20. 
    A batted ball hits behind home plate and bounces up in the air, touching no one.  It lands in foul territory then settles on home plate and stops.  The umpire call Foul Ball. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A batted ground ball that lands fair but rolls foul after it passes third base is a foul ball 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    All portions of all three bases and home plate are completely within fair territory
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A fly ball that passes over third base then lands in foul territory beyond third base is a foul ball.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Batter hits a fly ball down the right field line.  When the fielder touches the ball his feet are in fair territory, but he touches the ball in foul territory.  It drops from his glove and lands in fair territory.  The ball is Fair.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A batted ball goes sharply and directly back into the catcher's chest protector and drops to the ground is called a: 
    • A. 

      Fout Tip

    • B. 

      Foul Ball