Level 2 Volleyball Certification: Trivia Quiz!

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Level 2 Volleyball Certification: Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If requested by a coach in advance, the service line for specific athletes may be moved closer to the net, but no closer than 4.5 meters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    How are teams placed into divisions?
    • A. 

      Player and team assessment score

    • B. 

      Previous competition results

    • C. 

      Coach rankings

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What is the maximum number of participants on a roster?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      12

  • 4. 
    A player may legally hit the ball with any part of his/her body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In Unified and Traditional, teams have a 5 serve limit.  If an athlete or partner scores 5 points in a row, the team maintains possession but a new athlete or partner serves?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is rally scoring?
    • A. 

      When a team scores multiple points row

    • B. 

      When a team's bench outscores the other team

    • C. 

      When a point is scored on every serve by either the serving team or the team on defense

  • 7. 
    The winner of a match is declared after?
    • A. 

      The winner of 2 out of 3 sets

    • B. 

      The winner of the first set

    • C. 

      The winner of 3 out of 5 sets

  • 8. 
    A Unified team must have how many partners on the court at all times?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 9. 
    The ball is considered in bounds if it?
    • A. 

      Lands behind the serve line

    • B. 

      Lands on the out of bounds line

    • C. 

      Lands beyond the side line

  • 10. 
    During the first two sets of a match, the team that wins must win by 2 points or more?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What strategy is most likely to facilitate learning for an athlete who has difficulty focusing on a task?
    • A. 

      Have the athlete demonstrate an activity for their peers.

    • B. 

      Have the athlete perform the same task until they learn the skill.

    • C. 

      Move the other athletes away from them until they're back on task.

    • D. 

      Change the athlete to an observer until they're ready to focus.

  • 12. 
    Why is it important to teach athletes to follow the Governing Body & Special Olympics Rules?
    • A. 

      Competition will be inconsistent regardless of where the athlete is competing.

    • B. 

      Athletes need to be exposed to a variety of rules so they can compete in different settings.

    • C. 

      Athletes need to know that National Governing Body rules take precedence over Special Olympics rules.

    • D. 

      Athletes will be better prepared if they know and are comfortable with the rules.

  • 13. 
    What is the most important element of a competition plan?
    • A. 

      Find a practice site that is big enough for what they need.

    • B. 

      Watch each athlete and point out the faults of their performance so they can improve before the competition.

    • C. 

      Assign coaches, but don’t let them work with the athletes until the day of competition because that would diminish your role as head coach.

    • D. 

      Have a crisis plan in place to cover all contingencies.

  • 14. 
    What does the term “staging” mean in Special Olympics events?
    • A. 

      It’s when the athletes perform on a stage, such as in gymnastics.

    • B. 

      It’s the location where the athletes gather with fellow competitors prior to competing.

    • C. 

      It’s an area where parents can sit with their children to watch the competition.

    • D. 

      It’s the area where coaches instruct athletes on what to do if they encounter a potentially vulnerable situation.

  • 15. 
    Which quote is the Special Olympics Athlete’s Oath?
    • A. 

      “Winning isn’t everything. It’s the only thing.”

    • B. 

      "It's not that you won or lost but how you played the game.”

    • C. 

      “Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”

    • D. 

      “You can't just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again.”

  • 16. 
    What is the best example of encouraging good sportsmanship?
    • A. 

      When an opponent makes a basket or scores a goal, have the team say, “Nice shot!”

    • B. 

      Recognize mistakes and immediately penalize the athlete for them.

    • C. 

      Question the ruling of any official who makes a controversial call.

    • D. 

      Yell instructions to your athletes as they are playing; this will provide constant instruction.

  • 17. 
    What is the best strategy for encouraging athletes to achieve their personal best?
    • A. 

      Help athletes discover that their personal best may be different from others’, but they all help the team.

    • B. 

      Reinforce the accomplishments and efforts of the athletes who won their event.

    • C. 

      Instruct your athletes to go half-speed in divisioning rounds so they are better positioned to win the finals.

    • D. 

      Deliver elaborate post-competition speeches that praise the athletes.

  • 18. 
    Typically, why might an athlete have low self-esteem?
    • A. 

      The athlete is irritated by bright lights or certain colors.

    • B. 

      The athlete avoids being touched.

    • C. 

      The athlete has had a history of negative experiences such as being ignored or left out of activities.

    • D. 

      The athlete is suffering side effects from medication.

  • 19. 
    What is the best method for communicating instructions during the competition?
    • A. 

      Constantly yell tips for improvement from the sidelines.

    • B. 

      Keep words brief and positive, focusing on what should be done.

    • C. 

      Tell athletes what NOT to do so they will not make mistakes.

    • D. 

      Use new and different words to reinforce what the athlete already knows.

  • 20. 
    What approach rewards efforts and achieved goals, while fostering positive attitudes?
    • A. 

      Limiting responsibility to avoid the risks of independence.

    • B. 

      Showing and teaching good sportsmanship and respect for officials, opponents, teammates, coaches, and other athletes.

    • C. 

      Providing ongoing instructions to athletes while they are competing so they don’t forget them.

    • D. 

      Having athletes arrive immediately before competition so they do not stress about quickly changing environments.

  • 21. 
    What is the best advice to give a coach when an athlete violates a rule or fails to properly execute a skill?
    • A. 

      In golf, tennis, track and field, and swimming, immediately pull the athlete aside and explain their error so they don't repeat it.

    • B. 

      If possible, use the error as a teachable moment or wait until the end of the competition to provide feedback.

    • C. 

      Be direct and shout, “Don’t foul!”

    • D. 

      Don’t plan what you’ll do; different situations can arise, so be ready to formulate a plan and feedback as needed.

  • 22. 
    What is the best reason to use a development plan?
    • A. 

      It identifies those athletes who need improvement and those who don’t.

    • B. 

      It will help improve the athlete’s concentration.

    • C. 

      It builds the athlete’s self-esteem by correcting errors, prior to, during, and after the competition.

    • D. 

      It’s the best way to ensure an athlete achieves her personal best at each ability level.

  • 23. 
    What is sportsmanship?
    • A. 

      It’s primarily for building team spirit.

    • B. 

      It’s improving an athlete’s performance by pointing out the errors from the sidelines.

    • C. 

      It’s building individual and team values and reaffirming the Athlete’s Oath.

    • D. 

      It’s a point system where any infractions are marked on a clipboard and addressed after the competition.

  • 24. 
    What is the responsibility of an effective coach?
    • A. 

      Teaching the skills of the sport regardless of the athletes, and repeat the directions until they learn.

    • B. 

      Reinforcing the idea that winning is the most important goal.

    • C. 

      Teaching athletes that playing the game is more important than developing skills

    • D. 

      Teaching skills in sequence and to the level the athlete needs.

  • 25. 
    What is the best advice for a coach to follow when giving athletes direction during competition?
    • A. 

      Give athletes constant direction for all situations and in all sports.

    • B. 

      Give athletes enough direction to allow them to play, develop independence and self-esteem, and succeed.

    • C. 

      Focus your directions on more complex sports such as bowling and bocce.

    • D. 

      Giving frequent directions to athletes during competition provides a level of comfort to them.