Awsome Quiz On Football

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Rush

    • B. 

      Blitz

    • C. 

      Drive

    • D. 

      Special Teams

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      Spike

    • C. 

      Backs

    • D. 

      Bomb

  • 3. 
    In football, what term is used to describe a push by a ball carrier to ward off a tackler?
    • A. 

      Sack

    • B. 

      Stiff Arm

    • C. 

      Double Coverage

    • D. 

      Lineman

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Turnover

    • B. 

      Pitch-Out

    • C. 

      Series

    • D. 

      Field Goal

  • 5. 
    In football, "Astroturf" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      Throwing An Incomplete Forward Pass Solely To Avoid A Sack

    • B. 

      A Short Orange Marker At Each Of The End Zone's 4 Corners

    • C. 

      An Artificial Surface Used Instead Of Grass

    • D. 

      A Pass Is Intercepted

  • 6. 
    In football, "audible" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      Verbal Commands To Change A Play On Short Notice

    • B. 

      A Long Pass Thrown To A Receiver

    • C. 

      Area Between The End Line And Goal Line

    • D. 

      When A Defense Brings In A 5th Defensive Back

  • 7. 
    In football, "backs" are best defined as?
    • A. 

      Where The Ball Was Snapped To Begin The Last Play

    • B. 

      Player On The Offense Who Is Permitted To Move Prior To The Snap

    • C. 

      The Running Backs; The Halfback And The Fullback

    • D. 

      The 50-Yard Line

  • 8. 
    In football, "ball carrier" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Any Player Who Has Possession Of The Ball

    • B. 

      The 50-Yard Line

    • C. 

      A Tackle Of The Quarterback Behind His Line Of Scrimmage

    • D. 

      One Of 4 Chances A Team On Offense Has To Gain 10 Yards

  • 9. 
    In football, "blitz" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      Defenders Rush Towards The Line Of Scrimmage As Soon As The Ball Is Snapped

    • B. 

      A Pass Thrown To A Teammate Backwards

    • C. 

      Where The Ball Was Snapped To Begin The Last Play

    • D. 

      When 2 Defensive Players Cover One Receiver

  • 10. 
    In football, "bomb" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      Where The Ball Was Snapped To Begin The Last Play

    • B. 

      A Player Who Starts Each Play Within 1 Yard Of His Line Of Scrimmage

    • C. 

      A Long Pass Thrown To A Receiver

    • D. 

      A Passing Play After The Quarterback Has Faked A Hand-Off

  • 11. 
    In football, "call a play" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      When A Ball Carrier Is Tackled In His Own End Zone

    • B. 

      When A Player's Body Is Beyond His Line Of Scrimmage When Ball Is Snapped

    • C. 

      Instruct Players To Execute A Pre-Planned Play

    • D. 

      Area Between The End Line And Goal Line

  • 12. 
    In football, "clipping" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      When A Quarterback Runs Parallel To The Line

    • B. 

      A Running Play

    • C. 

      A Short Orange Marker At Each Of The End Zone's 4 Corners

    • D. 

      Blocking An Opponent Below The Waist From Behind

  • 13. 
    In football, "double coverage" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      When 2 Defensive Players Cover One Receiver

    • B. 

      Kick Returner Decides Only To Catch A Punt Or Kickoff And Not Advance It

    • C. 

      The Series Of Plays A Team Puts Together In An Attempt To Score

    • D. 

      When A Ball Carrier Loses Possession Before A Play Ends

  • 14. 
    In football, "down" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      One Of 4 Chances A Team On Offense Has To Gain 10 Yards

    • B. 

      A Place Kick That Earns The Team That Kicked It 3 Points

    • C. 

      When A Ball Carrier Is Tackled In His Own End Zone

    • D. 

      Kick Returner Decides Only To Catch A Punt Or Kickoff And Not Advance It

  • 15. 
    In football, "drive" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      When A Ball Carrier Loses Possession Before A Play Ends

    • B. 

      When A Defense Brings In A 5th Defensive Back

    • C. 

      The Series Of Plays A Team Puts Together In An Attempt To Score

    • D. 

      The Area Behind The Line Of Scrimmage

  • 16. 
    In football, "encroachment" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      The Running Backs; The Halfback And The Fullback

    • B. 

      When 2 Defensive Players Cover One Receiver

    • C. 

      A Tackle Of The Quarterback Behind His Line Of Scrimmage

    • D. 

      If A Player Is In The Neutral Zone And Contact Occurs Prior To The Snap

  • 17. 
    In football, "end zone" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Blocking An Opponent Below The Waist From Behind

    • B. 

      Area Between The End Line And Goal Line

    • C. 

      When A Ball Carrier Loses Possession Before A Play Ends

    • D. 

      Instruct Players To Execute A Pre-Planned Play

  • 18. 
    In football, "fair catch" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Kick Returner Decides Only To Catch A Punt Or Kickoff And Not Advance It

    • B. 

      A Push By A Ball Carrier To Ward Off A Tackler

    • C. 

      Defenders Rush Towards The Line Of Scrimmage As Soon As The Ball Is Snapped

    • D. 

      Evasive Movements By A Quarterback To Avoid Being Sacked

  • 19. 
    In football, "field goal" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Player Who Has No Defender Closely Covering Him

    • B. 

      Any Player Who Has Possession Of The Ball

    • C. 

      A Short Orange Marker At Each Of The End Zone's 4 Corners

    • D. 

      A Place Kick That Earns The Team That Kicked It 3 Points

  • 20. 
    In football, "forward progress" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      The Group Of Players Who Participate In Kicking Plays

    • B. 

      A Pass Thrown To A Teammate Backwards

    • C. 

      When A Ball Carrier Is Tackled In His Own End Zone

    • D. 

      Location A Ball Carrier Has Advanced The Ball, Even If He Was Pushed Backwards

  • 21. 
    In football, "fumble" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      When A Player Throws The Ball At The Ground To Celebrate

    • B. 

      When A Ball Carrier Loses Possession Before A Play Ends

    • C. 

      The Series Of Plays A Team Puts Together In An Attempt To Score

    • D. 

      The Group Of Players Who Participate In Kicking Plays

  • 22. 
    In football, "hang time" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      The Length Of Time A Punt Is In The Air

    • B. 

      The Involuntarily Loss Of Possession Of The Ball During A Play

    • C. 

      Verbal Commands To Change A Play On Short Notice

    • D. 

      Where The Ball Was Snapped To Begin The Last Play

  • 23. 
    In football, "intentional grounding" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      Player On The Offense Who Is Permitted To Move Prior To The Snap

    • B. 

      The Length Of Time A Punt Is In The Air

    • C. 

      Location A Ball Carrier Has Advanced The Ball, Even If He Was Pushed Backwards

    • D. 

      Throwing An Incomplete Forward Pass Solely To Avoid A Sack

  • 24. 
    In football, "lateral" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      A Short Orange Marker At Each Of The End Zone's 4 Corners

    • B. 

      A Pass Thrown To A Teammate Backwards

    • C. 

      The Involuntarily Loss Of Possession Of The Ball During A Play

    • D. 

      Any Player Who Has Possession Of The Ball

  • 25. 
    In football, "lineman" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      A Pass Thrown To A Teammate Backwards

    • B. 

      A Short Orange Marker At Each Of The End Zone's 4 Corners

    • C. 

      Player On The Offense Who Is Permitted To Move Prior To The Snap

    • D. 

      A Player Who Starts Each Play Within 1 Yard Of His Line Of Scrimmage

  • 26. 
    In football, "man-in-motion" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      A Lateral Tossed From A Quarterback To A Running Back

    • B. 

      The Running Backs; The Halfback And The Fullback

    • C. 

      Player On The Offense Who Is Permitted To Move Prior To The Snap

    • D. 

      Evasive Movements By A Quarterback To Avoid Being Sacked

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Anaheim Chargers

    • B. 

      New York Giants

    • C. 

      Denver Chargers

    • D. 

      Milwaukee Chargers

  • 28. 
    Which of the following is a pro football team?
    • A. 

      Kansas City Chiefs

    • B. 

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • C. 

      Oakland Athletics

    • D. 

      Seattle Mariners

  • 29. 
    Which of the following is a pro football team?
    • A. 

      Houston Jets

    • B. 

      Detroit Jets

    • C. 

      Philadelphia Jets

    • D. 

      New York Jets

  • 30. 
    Which of the following is a pro football team?
    • A. 

      Buffalo Sabres

    • B. 

      Anaheim Angels

    • C. 

      Los Angeles Clippers

    • D. 

      Miami Dolphins