North Regina Little League Umpire Exam Level II

49 Questions | Total Attempts: 222

SettingsSettingsSettings
Little League Umpire Quizzes & Trivia

This must be completed by all umpires that have umpired last year


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Sharp ground ball hit toward the shortstop accidentally hits the runner advancing from second base to third base. The umpire places the batter-runner on second base for a two-base award.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    With a runner on second the pitch is fouled off and goes into the parking lot. The umpire gives the catcher a new ball and the catcher throws it to the second baseman covering second base to pick off the runner who has not gotten back to second yet. The base umpire calls the runner out
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When the batter takes his/her position in the batter’s box both feet must be within the batter’s box lines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
     batter tops the ball and it goes straight down and hits the plate and then rolls in front of the plate. The catcher pounces on the ball and gets set to throw to first. The batter-runner is running inside the first base line toward first base only a quarter of the way down the line. The catcher does not throw the ball for fear of hitting the runner. The runner is called safe at first.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Bases loaded, two outs. The batter hits a ground ball to F5's left. R2 stops and gets in a run-down and is tagged out after R3 touches home plate. Does R3's run count?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Bases loaded, two outs. The batter hits a hard grounder to F5. F5 falls on his stomach near 3rd base. While holding the ball in his glove, he touches 3rd base with his bare hand before R2 reaches the base. What's the call?
    • A. 

      R2 is safe at 3rd

    • B. 

      R2 is out.

    • C. 

      R2 is called safe at 3rd and awarded home

  • 7. 
    The lead runner slides into second base and knocks the base into short left field. The batter-runner, in advancing to third base, only touches the base plate while motoring to third. The defense takes the ball to second base (located in short left field) and appeals that the runner did not touch the base. The umpire calls out the batter-runner on the appeal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
     While the runner from first is advancing to 2nd on a base hit, his/her helmet accidentally falls off.  The umpire says the use of a helmet is mandatory by all runners and calls the baserunner out for the violation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The catcher is allowed to wear the extended frame mask without the “dangling” throat protector because of the extension
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The centre fielder catches the fly bvall, but while removing it from the glove to throw it back into the infield the centerfielder drops it.  the umpire rules a legal catch  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A pop fly behind third base is caught by the third baseman but drops it shortly after in entered the glove.  The umpire rules it a catch because he/she held it long enough
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    With a runner on first and third base and 1 out the batter hits a fly ball to right field.  The runner on first goes almost all the way to second thinking the ball will not be caught.  The right fielder makes a great catch and throws the ball into the first baseman who tags first for the third out of the inning after the runner on thrid has crossed the plate.  The umpire rules the run does not count because the third out was a force out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The batter hits a ground ball that initially hits in front of home plate in fair territory.  As the ball bounds toward the outfield, it goes to the right of first base (in foul territory) and does not pass over any part of the first base bag and settles down the line in foul territory.  The umpire rules a fair ball because it initially hit in fair territory
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The pitch is made and the runner on first is stealing second base after the ball passes the batter.  The catcher comes up throwing, but hits the umpire's mask while making  the throw to second.  The throw beats the runner and the runner is called out.  The plate umpire calls umpire interference and moves the runner back to first base.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
     The winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning can score even if the third out of the inning is a result of a force play
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The shortstop overthrows the first baseman when attempting to retire the batter-runner. The ball accidentally hits the first base coach and rolls up the right field line and the batter-runner advances to second base. The defensive manager believes the runner should be out for the interference of the first base coach.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The batter hits a hard ground ball to the shortstop. While waiting to field the ball, the runner on second is attempting to advance to third base. However, while running to third base the runner stows down and times it so that he/she is directly in front of the shortstop when the ball gets there, which causes the shortstop to miss the ball. The umpire calls “Time, the runner is out for interference”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The batter hit a ball into deep center field. While the lead runner who was on first is rounding second base on the way to third base, the shortstop gets in the way and makes the lead runner change direction and go around. This change of direction gets the lead runner thrown out at third base.  The umpire rules that obstruction cannot be called because there was no contact between the two players.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The count on the batter is 2 balls and 2 strikes. The pitcher delivers ball 3 to the batter and the catcher throws the ball back to the pitcher. While the batter is adjusting his/her batting glove the pitcher toes the pitcher’s plate and fires strike 3. The manager of the offensive team argues that this is a quick return pitch and should not be allowed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The batter gets set to hit the next pitch. But the batter sets up with both arms in the strike zone. The pitch is made and hits the batter’s arms.  The umpire awards the batter 1st base.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
     The strike zone is that space over home plate, which is between the letters on the uniform and the top of the knees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    To make a call of obstruction there must be contact between the defensive player and the offensive player before the umpire can rule that there was obstruction on the defense
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    With a runner on third base the batter lofts a high fly ball to left field. The runner tags and starts home, the throw beats the runner by a mile. The runner now is in a rundown between third and home. At the last moment the runner dives headfirst into home. The umpire calls the runner safe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The batter bunts the ball in front of home plate and busts down the first baseline. The batter-runner is running on the inside of the foul line approximately 40 feet from first base when the catcher’s throw hits him/her in the back. The umpire should call the runner out for interfering with the first baseman taking the throw
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    One out, runner on 1st. Batter hits a quick one-hopper to the 1st baseman. R1 returns to 1st and is tagged while on the bag. The 1st baseman then steps on 1st. Who is out?
    • A. 

      Only R1

    • B. 

      Only the Batter - Runner

    • C. 

      Both R1 and the Batter - Runner

    • D. 

      Both are safe

Back to Top Back to top