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Hockey is a sport played between two teams whose collective aim is to manoeuvre a puck or ball into their opponents’ goal without conceding any goals themselves. What can you tell us about it? Let’s find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the first name of hockey's Gilbert?

    • A.

      Jack

    • B.

      Riddick

    • C.

      Kevin

    • D.

      Rod

    Correct Answer
    D. Rod
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the first name of hockey player Gilbert. Among the given options, "Rod" is the only first name. Therefore, the correct answer is Rod.

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  • 2. 

    What first name belongs to hockey player Orr?

    • A.

      Bjorn

    • B.

      Roberto

    • C.

      Bobby

    • D.

      Sonny

    Correct Answer
    C. Bobby
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bobby because Bobby Orr is a well-known hockey player.

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  • 3. 

    What is the first name of hockey's Trottier?

    • A.

      Tony

    • B.

      Mike

    • C.

      Johnny

    • D.

      Bryan

    Correct Answer
    D. Bryan
    Explanation
    The first name of hockey's Trottier is Bryan.

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  • 4. 

    Which last name completes the full name of an athlete from hockey: Wayne...?

    • A.

      Petty

    • B.

      Pettit

    • C.

      Young

    • D.

      Gretzky

    Correct Answer
    D. Gretzky
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Gretzky. Wayne Gretzky is a famous hockey player, widely regarded as one of the greatest in the sport's history. Therefore, his last name completes the full name of an athlete from hockey.

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  • 5. 

    Which last name completes the full name of an athlete from hockey ... Mario?

    • A.

      Lemieux

    • B.

      Spinks

    • C.

      Barney

    • D.

      Allen

    Correct Answer
    A. Lemieux
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lemieux. Mario Lemieux is a well-known hockey player, so his last name completes the full name of an athlete from hockey named Mario. Spinks, Barney, and Allen are not commonly associated with hockey or the given context.

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  • 6. 

    Which name below completes the full name of an athlete from hockey ... Denis?

    • A.

      Potvin

    • B.

      Rodriguez

    • C.

      Dawson

    • D.

      Seaver

    Correct Answer
    A. Potvin
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Potvin. The question is asking for the name that completes the full name of an athlete from hockey named Denis. Among the given options, Potvin is the only name that can complete the full name of an athlete. Therefore, Potvin is the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    Which last name completes the full name of an athlete from hockey ... Tony?

    • A.

      Havlicek

    • B.

      Esposito

    • C.

      O'Neal

    • D.

      Johnson

    Correct Answer
    B. Esposito
    Explanation
    Esposito completes the full name of an athlete from hockey named Tony. This can be inferred from the fact that the question asks for the last name that completes the full name, and Esposito is the only last name provided as an option.

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  • 8. 

    Which last name completes the full name of an athlete from hockey ... Guy?

    • A.

      Lewis

    • B.

      Giambi

    • C.

      Landry

    • D.

      LaFleur

    Correct Answer
    D. LaFleur
    Explanation
    The correct answer is LaFleur. This is because the question asks for the last name that completes the full name of an athlete from hockey named Guy. Among the given options, LaFleur is the only last name that can complete the full name "Guy LaFleur".

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  • 9. 

    Which last name completes the full name of an athlete from hockey ... Stan?

    • A.

      Bonds

    • B.

      Mikita

    • C.

      Hamill

    • D.

      Fouts

    Correct Answer
    B. Mikita
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the last name that completes the full name of an athlete from hockey whose first name is Stan. Among the given options, "Mikita" is the only last name that can complete the full name "Stan Mikita".

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  • 10. 

    Which last name completes the full name of an athlete from hockey ... Rod?

    • A.

      Griese

    • B.

      Winfield

    • C.

      Gilbert

    • D.

      Evert Lloyd

    Correct Answer
    C. Gilbert
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Gilbert because it is the only option that is a last name. Griese and Winfield are last names of athletes from football and baseball respectively. Evert Lloyd is a combination of two last names. Therefore, Gilbert is the most suitable option to complete the full name of an athlete from hockey named Rod.

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  • 11. 

    Which last name completes the full name of an athlete from hockey ... Bobby?

    • A.

      Biletnikoff

    • B.

      Orr

    • C.

      Tittle

    • D.

      Abdul-Jabbar

    Correct Answer
    B. Orr
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Orr because Bobby Orr is a famous athlete from hockey.

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  • 12. 

    Which last name completes the full name of an athlete from hockey ... Bryan?

    • A.

      Trottier

    • B.

      Moon

    • C.

      Robinson

    • D.

      Agassi

    Correct Answer
    A. Trottier
    Explanation
    The last name "Trottier" completes the full name of an athlete from hockey named Bryan.

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  • 13. 

    In ice hockey, "assist" is best defined as?

    • A.

      Substitution Of One Entire Line For Another

    • B.

      Swinging The Stick At An Opponent When It Is Below The Shoulders

    • C.

      Area In A Team' S Own End Of The Ice, Between The Blue Line And The Goal Line

    • D.

      A Pass That Sets Up A Goal

    Correct Answer
    D. A Pass That Sets Up A Goal
    Explanation
    An assist in ice hockey refers to a pass that sets up a goal. This means that a player who makes a pass to a teammate, leading to that teammate scoring a goal, is credited with an assist. The player who scores the goal may receive all the glory, but the player who made the pass that created the scoring opportunity also plays a crucial role in the play. Assists are an important statistic in ice hockey as they recognize the contribution of players who may not score goals themselves but contribute to the team's success by setting up scoring opportunities for their teammates.

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  • 14. 

    In ice hockey, "back line" is best defined as?

    • A.

      The Goalie Is Out Of Position Or Because He's Off The Ice In Favor Of An Extra Skater

    • B.

      Swinging The Stick At An Opponent When It Is Below The Shoulders

    • C.

      A Team's Defensemen, As A Unit

    • D.

      Machine Used To Clean And Resurface The Ice Between Periods

    Correct Answer
    C. A Team's Defensemen, As A Unit
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A Team's Defensemen, As A Unit". In ice hockey, the back line refers to the group of defensemen who are responsible for protecting their team's goal and preventing the opposing team from scoring. They typically play behind the forwards and work together to defend against the opposing team's attacks.

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  • 15. 

    In ice hockey, "blade" is best defined as?

    • A.

      Group Of Forwards Who Play Together For A Team

    • B.

      Flat Section Of A Hockey Stick That Contacts The Puck

    • C.

      To Hold The Puck Against The Boards Or The Back Of The Net With The Skate Or Stick

    • D.

      Swinging The Stick At An Opponent When It Is Below The Shoulders

    Correct Answer
    B. Flat Section Of A Hockey Stick That Contacts The Puck
    Explanation
    The term "blade" in ice hockey refers to the flat section of a hockey stick that makes contact with the puck. The blade is the part of the stick that players use to handle and control the puck, as well as to shoot and pass it. It is designed to have a flat surface that allows for better puck control and accuracy.

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  • 16. 

    In ice hockey, "blue line" is best defined as?

    • A.

      Lines That Run Across The Width Of The Ice, 60 Feet From The Goal Line

    • B.

      An Area In Front Of The Goal Cage

    • C.

      A Black Disc Made Of Vulcanized Rubber

    • D.

      Scoring Three Or More Goals In A Game

    Correct Answer
    A. Lines That Run Across The Width Of The Ice, 60 Feet From The Goal Line
    Explanation
    The blue line in ice hockey refers to the lines that run across the width of the ice, specifically 60 feet from the goal line. These lines are used to determine offside and icing infractions. When a player crosses the blue line ahead of the puck, they are considered offside. The blue line also marks the boundary for the defensive zone.

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  • 17. 

    In ice hockey, "board-checking" is best defined as?

    • A.

      Using The Stick To Hold An Opponent

    • B.

      Sending An Opponent Violently Into The Boards By Any Method

    • C.

      A Team' S Defensemen, As A Unit

    • D.

      Quick Shot Made With A Snap Of The Wrist, Using Little Or No Backswing

    Correct Answer
    B. Sending An Opponent Violently Into The Boards By Any Method
    Explanation
    Board-checking in ice hockey refers to the act of forcefully pushing or hitting an opponent into the boards surrounding the rink. This can be done using various methods, such as body checks or shoulder checks, with the intention of disrupting the opponent's play or removing them from the puck. The term "violently" emphasizes the forceful nature of the action, indicating that it is not a gentle push, but a powerful hit that can potentially cause injury.

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  • 18. 

    In ice hockey, "change on the fly" is best defined as?

    • A.

      A Team Has More Players On The Ice Than Other Because Of Penalties

    • B.

      Make A Line Change Or Send Other Substitutes Out While Play Is Going On

    • C.

      To Hold The Puck Against The Boards Or The Back Of The Net With The Skate Or Stick

    • D.

      Player Whose Primary Job Is To Protect Teammates

    Correct Answer
    B. Make A Line Change Or Send Other Substitutes Out While Play Is Going On
    Explanation
    "Change on the fly" in ice hockey refers to the action of making a line change or sending other substitutes onto the ice while the play is still ongoing. This allows teams to maintain a fresh and effective lineup without having to stop the game. It is a strategic move used to optimize player performance and adjust to different game situations.

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  • 19. 

    In ice hockey, "charging" is best defined as?

    • A.

      To Get The Puck Away From One's Own Goal Cage

    • B.

      Taking Two Or More Steps Before Body Checking An Opponent

    • C.

      Swinging The Stick At An Opponent When It Is Below The Shoulders

    • D.

      Shot On Which A Player Raises The Stick In A Full Backswing Then Drives The Puck

    Correct Answer
    B. Taking Two Or More Steps Before Body Checking An Opponent
    Explanation
    Charging in ice hockey is defined as taking two or more steps before body checking an opponent. This refers to a player accelerating or skating a significant distance to hit an opponent with force. It is considered a penalty because it can lead to dangerous collisions and potential injuries.

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  • 20. 

    In ice hockey, "check" is best defined as?

    • A.

      Lines That Run Across The Width Of The Ice, 60 Feet From The Goal Line

    • B.

      Group Of Forwards Who Play Together For A Team

    • C.

      Machine Used To Clean And Resurface The Ice Between Periods

    • D.

      Any Tactic Used By A Defensive Player In An Attempt To Slow Down An Opponent

    Correct Answer
    D. Any Tactic Used By A Defensive Player In An Attempt To Slow Down An Opponent
    Explanation
    In ice hockey, "check" refers to any tactic used by a defensive player in an attempt to slow down an opponent. This can include body checks, stick checks, or any other legal means to impede the progress of the opposing player. The other options provided in the question do not accurately define what a "check" is in the context of ice hockey.

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  • 21. 

    In ice hockey, "cross-checking" is best defined as?

    • A.

      Hitting An Opponent With The Stick While It Is Held In Both Hands

    • B.

      Taking Two Or More Steps Before Body Checking An Opponent

    • C.

      Area In A Team' S Own End Of The Ice, Between The Blue Line And The Goal Line

    • D.

      Lines That Run Across The Width Of The Ice, 60 Feet From The Goal Line

    Correct Answer
    A. Hitting An Opponent With The Stick While It Is Held In Both Hands
    Explanation
    Cross-checking in ice hockey refers to the act of hitting an opponent with the stick while it is held in both hands. This action is considered a penalty in the sport as it can cause injury to the opposing player. Cross-checking involves using excessive force and is not allowed in the game.

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  • 22. 

    In ice hockey, "defensive zone" is best defined as what?

    • A.

      Using The Stick To Hold An Opponent

    • B.

      To Get The Puck Away From One's Own Goal Cage

    • C.

      Area In A Team' S Own End Of The Ice, Between The Blue Line And The Goal Line

    • D.

      Substitution Of One Entire Line For Another

    Correct Answer
    C. Area In A Team' S Own End Of The Ice, Between The Blue Line And The Goal Line
    Explanation
    The term "defensive zone" in ice hockey refers to the area on the team's own end of the ice, between the blue line and the goal line. This is the area where the team focuses on defending their own goal and preventing the opposing team from scoring. It is important for players to understand their positioning and responsibilities within the defensive zone to effectively protect their goal and prevent the opposing team from gaining scoring opportunities.

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  • 23. 

    In ice hockey, "empty net" is best defined as what?

    • A.

      Quick Shot Made With A Snap Of The Wrist, Using Little Or No Backswing

    • B.

      Taking Two Or More Steps Before Body Checking An Opponent

    • C.

      To Hold The Puck Against The Boards Or The Back Of The Net With The Skate Or Stick

    • D.

      The Goalie Is Out Of Position Or Because He's Off The Ice In Favor Of An Extra Skater

    Correct Answer
    D. The Goalie Is Out Of Position Or Because He's Off The Ice In Favor Of An Extra Skater
    Explanation
    The term "empty net" in ice hockey refers to the situation when the goalie is out of position or off the ice in favor of an extra skater. This means that there is no goalie defending the net, providing an opportunity for the opposing team to easily score a goal.

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  • 24. 

    In ice hockey, "enforcer" is best defined as what?

    • A.

      Quick Shot Made With A Snap Of The Wrist, Using Little Or No Backswing

    • B.

      Machine Used To Clean And Resurface The Ice Between Periods

    • C.

      Sending An Opponent Violently Into The Boards By Any Method

    • D.

      Player Whose Primary Job Is To Protect Teammates

    Correct Answer
    D. Player Whose Primary Job Is To Protect Teammates
    Explanation
    An "enforcer" in ice hockey is a player whose primary job is to protect teammates. This player is responsible for maintaining team cohesion and ensuring the safety of their teammates by physically confronting opponents who engage in rough or dangerous play. The enforcer's role often involves engaging in fights or intimidating opponents to discourage them from targeting their teammates.

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  • 25. 

    In ice hockey, "freeze the puck" is best defined as what?

    • A.

      To Hold The Puck Against The Boards Or The Back Of The Net With The Skate Or Stick

    • B.

      A Black Disc Made Of Vulcanized Rubber

    • C.

      Quick Shot Made With A Snap Of The Wrist, Using Little Or No Backswing

    • D.

      Make A Line Change Or Send Other Substitutes Out While Play Is Going On

    Correct Answer
    A. To Hold The Puck Against The Boards Or The Back Of The Net With The Skate Or Stick
    Explanation
    "Freeze the puck" in ice hockey refers to the act of holding the puck against the boards or the back of the net using the skate or stick. This is done strategically to stop play and prevent the opposing team from gaining possession of the puck. It allows the team to regroup and plan their next move.

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  • 26. 

    In ice hockey, "hat trick" is best defined as what?

    • A.

      Sending An Opponent Violently Into The Boards By Any Method

    • B.

      Scoring Three Or More Goals In A Game

    • C.

      Area Contained Between The Blue Lines

    • D.

      Pass The Puck From Near A Corner In The Attacking Zone Into The Area In Front Of The Goal Cage

    Correct Answer
    B. Scoring Three Or More Goals In A Game
    Explanation
    A "hat trick" in ice hockey is when a player scores three or more goals in a single game. This term originated in the early 1900s when fans would throw their hats onto the ice to celebrate a player's achievement of scoring three goals. It has since become a common term in the sport to describe this feat.

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  • 27. 

    In ice hockey, "hooking" is best defined as what?

    • A.

      Using The Stick To Hold An Opponent

    • B.

      Officials Primarily Responsible For Calling Icing And Offside Violations

    • C.

      The Goalie Is Out Of Position Or Because He's Off The Ice In Favor Of An Extra Skater

    • D.

      Substitution Of One Entire Line For Another

    Correct Answer
    A. Using The Stick To Hold An Opponent
    Explanation
    "Hooking" in ice hockey is best defined as using the stick to hold an opponent. This refers to the action of a player using their stick to impede or obstruct an opponent by hooking it around their body or stick. It is considered a penalty in the sport as it disrupts the flow of play and can lead to unfair advantages.

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  • 28. 

    In ice hockey, "line change" is best defined as what?

    • A.

      Flat Section Of A Hockey Stick That Contacts The Puck

    • B.

      Quick Shot Made With A Snap Of The Wrist, Using Little Or No Backswing

    • C.

      Using The Stick To Hold An Opponent

    • D.

      Substitution Of One Entire Line For Another

    Correct Answer
    D. Substitution Of One Entire Line For Another
    Explanation
    In ice hockey, a "line change" refers to the substitution of one entire line of players for another. This allows the players on the ice to rest and be replaced by fresh players, maintaining the team's energy and performance throughout the game. This strategic move is often made during stoppages in play, such as when the puck is out of play or after a goal is scored. By rotating lines, teams can ensure that their players are well-rested and ready to compete at their best.

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  • 29. 

    In ice hockey, "neutral zone" is best defined as?

    • A.

      Area Contained Between The Blue Lines

    • B.

      The Goalie Is Out Of Position Or Because He's Off The Ice In Favor Of An Extra Skater

    • C.

      Shot On Which A Player Raises The Stick In A Full Backswing Then Drives The Puck

    • D.

      A Black Disc Made Of Vulcanized Rubber

    Correct Answer
    A. Area Contained Between The Blue Lines
    Explanation
    The "neutral zone" in ice hockey refers to the area on the rink that is contained between the blue lines. It is the area where neither team has full control of the puck, and it serves as a transition zone between the offensive and defensive zones. Players often use this area to set up plays, make passes, or regain possession of the puck.

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  • 30. 

    In ice hockey, "penalty box" is best defined as?

    • A.

      Playing Area For Hockey, An Ice Surface

    • B.

      Make A Line Change Or Send Other Substitutes Out While Play Is Going On

    • C.

      Area Containing A Bench Just Off The Ice Where Players Serve Penalty Time

    • D.

      Swinging The Stick At An Opponent When It Is Below The Shoulders

    Correct Answer
    C. Area Containing A Bench Just Off The Ice Where Players Serve Penalty Time
    Explanation
    The penalty box in ice hockey is an area containing a bench just off the ice where players serve penalty time. When a player commits a penalty, they are required to leave the ice and sit in the penalty box for a designated amount of time. This allows the team to play with one less player for the duration of the penalty. The penalty box is usually located near the team benches and is separated from the playing area by a glass or plexiglass barrier.

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