Hockey Rules & Terms Quiz

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Hockey Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz, we’re going to discuss the sport of Hockey, which is played between two teams with the aim of scoring goal. on one another by placing a puck or ball in the opposing team’s goal.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the thickness of a NHL hockey puck?
    • A. 

      .75 Inches

    • B. 

      3 Inches

    • C. 

      2 Inches

    • D. 

      1 Inch

  • 2. 
    Which ice hockey term is defined as "a pass that sets up a goal"?
    • A. 

      Goal Crease

    • B. 

      Assist

    • C. 

      Penalty Shot

    • D. 

      Neutral Play

  • 3. 
    What ice hockey term describes the team's two defensemen?
    • A. 

      Empty Netters

    • B. 

      Board-Checking

    • C. 

      Back Line

    • D. 

      Hat Tricks

  • 4. 
    Which ice hockey term is defined as "flat section of a hockey stick that contacts the puck"?
    • A. 

      Crease

    • B. 

      Check

    • C. 

      Slot

    • D. 

      Blade

  • 5. 
    What are the blue lines that run across an ice hockey rink 60 feet from each goal called?
    • A. 

      Cross-Checking

    • B. 

      Puck

    • C. 

      Blue Line

    • D. 

      Check

  • 6. 
    Which hockey term is defined as "sending an opponent violently into the boards by any method"?
    • A. 

      Empty Net

    • B. 

      Board-Checking

    • C. 

      Icing

    • D. 

      Slashing

  • 7. 
    Which hockey term means "pass the puck from a near corner into the area in front of the goal cage"?
    • A. 

      Icing

    • B. 

      Empty Net

    • C. 

      Slapshot

    • D. 

      Center The Puck

  • 8. 
    Which ice hockey term means to make a line change or send other substitutes out while play is going on?
    • A. 

      Change On The Fly

    • B. 

      Five On Three

    • C. 

      Power Play

    • D. 

      Wrap Around

  • 9. 
    What ice-hockey penalty is defined as "taking two or more steps before body checking an opponent"?
    • A. 

      Fighting

    • B. 

      Charging

    • C. 

      High-Sticking

    • D. 

      Clipping

  • 10. 
    Which ice hockey term is defined as "any tactic used by a defensive player in an attempt to slow down an opponent"?
    • A. 

      Zamboni

    • B. 

      Defensive Zone

    • C. 

      Check

    • D. 

      Rink

  • 11. 
    Which ice hockey term is defined as "to get the puck away from one's own goal cage"?
    • A. 

      Penalty Shot

    • B. 

      Clearing

    • C. 

      Hat Trick

    • D. 

      Cross-Checking

  • 12. 
    Which hockey term is defined as "hitting an opponent with the stick while it is held in both hands"?
    • A. 

      Cross-Checking

    • B. 

      Centering The Puck

    • C. 

      Line Change

    • D. 

      Icing

  • 13. 
    What hockey term is defined as "area in a team's own end, between the blue line and the goal line"?
    • A. 

      Defensive Zone

    • B. 

      Blade

    • C. 

      Charging

    • D. 

      Zamboni

  • 14. 
    Which hockey term describes a situation where the goalie is out of position or off the ice?
    • A. 

      Empty Net

    • B. 

      Freezing The Puck

    • C. 

      Blue Line

    • D. 

      Slapshot

  • 15. 
    Which ice hockey term is defined as "player whose primary job is to protect teammates"?
    • A. 

      Blue Line

    • B. 

      Enforcer

    • C. 

      Assist

    • D. 

      Freeze The Puck

  • 16. 
    Which hockey term means "to hold the puck against boards or back of the net with skate or stick"?
    • A. 

      Power Play

    • B. 

      Freeze The Puck

    • C. 

      Center The Puck

    • D. 

      Slashing

  • 17. 
    Which ice hockey term is defined as "an area in front of the goal cage"?
    • A. 

      Power Play

    • B. 

      Hat Trick

    • C. 

      Goal Crease

    • D. 

      Box

  • 18. 
    Which ice hockey term is defined as "scoring three or more goals in a game"?
    • A. 

      Hooking

    • B. 

      Neutral Zone

    • C. 

      Hat Trick

    • D. 

      Penalty Box

  • 19. 
    Which ice hockey term is defined as "using the stick to hold an opponent"?
    • A. 

      Hooking

    • B. 

      Slashing

    • C. 

      Neutral Zone

    • D. 

      Line Change

  • 20. 
    Which ice hockey term is defined as "substitution of one entire line for another"?
    • A. 

      Cross-Checking

    • B. 

      Line Change

    • C. 

      Empty Net

    • D. 

      Icing

  • 21. 
    Which ice hockey term is defined as "group of forwards who play together for a team"?
    • A. 

      Hat Trickers

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Assisters

    • D. 

      Cross-Checkers

  • 22. 
    What hockey term means "official primarily responsible for calling icing and offside violations"?
    • A. 

      Power Play

    • B. 

      Enforcer

    • C. 

      Penalty

    • D. 

      Linesman

  • 23. 
    Which ice hockey term is defined as "the area contained between the blue lines"?
    • A. 

      Line Change

    • B. 

      Neutral Zone

    • C. 

      Goal Crease

    • D. 

      Zamboni

  • 24. 
    What hockey term is defined as "area containing a bench where players serve penalty time"?
    • A. 

      Back Line

    • B. 

      Penalty Box

    • C. 

      Freeze The Puck

    • D. 

      Board-Checking

  • 25. 
    Which ice hockey term means "a team has more players on the ice than other because of penalties"?
    • A. 

      Check

    • B. 

      Freeze The Puck

    • C. 

      Power Play

    • D. 

      Penalty Box

  • 26. 
    What is the playing arena for ice hockey called?
    • A. 

      Court

    • B. 

      Rink

    • C. 

      Pitch

    • D. 

      Field

  • 27. 
    What is the hockey shot called where a player takes a full back swing and then drives the puck?
    • A. 

      Slashing

    • B. 

      Power Play

    • C. 

      Slapshot

    • D. 

      Zamboni

  • 28. 
    Which ice hockey foul is defined as swinging the stick at an opponent when it's below the shoulders?
    • A. 

      Wrist Shot

    • B. 

      Empty Net

    • C. 

      Puck

    • D. 

      Slashing

  • 29. 
    Which ice hockey term is a "quick shot made with a snap of the wrist"?
    • A. 

      Wrist Shot

    • B. 

      Blade

    • C. 

      Quick Snap

    • D. 

      Cross-Checking

  • 30. 
    Which hockey term means "machine used to clean and resurface the ice between periods"?
    • A. 

      Cross-Check

    • B. 

      Power Forward

    • C. 

      Hat Trick

    • D. 

      Zamboni