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  • 1. 
    In ice hockey, "clear" is best defined as?
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      A Team' S Defensemen, As A Unit

    • C. 

      Substitution Of One Entire Line For Another

    • D. 

      Taking Two Or More Steps Before Body Checking An Opponent

  • 2. 
    In ice hockey, a "Zamboni" is best defined as?
    • A. 

      A Pass That Sets Up A Goal

    • B. 

      Substitution Of One Entire Line For Another

    • C. 

      Machine Used To Clean And Resurface The Ice Between Periods

    • D. 

      Flat Section Of A Hockey Stick That Contacts The Puck

  • 3. 
    How long is a standard NHL hockey rink?
    • A. 

      200 Feet

    • B. 

      100 Feet

    • C. 

      250 Feet

    • D. 

      150 Feet

  • 4. 
    How wide is a standard NHL hockey rink?
    • A. 

      60 Feet

    • B. 

      90 Feet

    • C. 

      85 Feet

    • D. 

      75 Feet

  • 5. 
    How many games are there in a regular NHL season?
    • A. 

      96

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      82

    • D. 

      75

  • 6. 
    How many teams played in the NHL during the 2005-2006 season?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      27

    • D. 

      15

  • 7. 
    In 2005, how many teams were in each NHL division?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      4

  • 8. 
    What is the diameter of a standard NHL hockey puck?
    • A. 

      2 Inches

    • B. 

      4 Inches

    • C. 

      5 Inches

    • D. 

      3 Inches

  • 9. 
    In the NHL, how many minutes does a major penalty last?
    • A. 

      2 Minutes

    • B. 

      10 Minutes

    • C. 

      The Rest Of The Game

    • D. 

      5 Minutes

  • 10. 
    In the NHL how many minutes does a minor penalty last?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      1

  • 11. 
    What are the dimensions of a standard ice hockey goal?
    • A. 

      6' X 6'

    • B. 

      4' X 6'

    • C. 

      4' X 5'

    • D. 

      5' X 6'

  • 12. 
    Which penalty does a NHL referee indicate by making a T in front of his chest?
    • A. 

      Slashing

    • B. 

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct

    • C. 

      Tripping

    • D. 

      Boarding

  • 13. 
    Which penalty is indicated by the referee forming an X in front of his chest?
    • A. 

      Interference

    • B. 

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct

    • C. 

      High Sticking

    • D. 

      Slashing

  • 14. 
    Which call does a NHL linesman illustrate by raising one arm above his head?
    • A. 

      Slashing

    • B. 

      Too Many Players On The Ice

    • C. 

      Tripping

    • D. 

      Offside

  • 15. 
    How long does a National Hockey League game last in playing time?
    • A. 

      60 Minutes

    • B. 

      90 Minutes

    • C. 

      120 Minutes

    • D. 

      75 Minutes

  • 16. 
    How many periods are there in an NHL ice hockey game?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 17. 
    What are the three 20-minute playing portions of a hockey game called?
    • A. 

      Halves

    • B. 

      Quarters

    • C. 

      Chukkers

    • D. 

      Periods

  • 18. 
    How many time outs, per game, are allowed for each team in regular season NHL play?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 19. 
    How long does a time out last in an NHL game?
    • A. 

      3 Minutes

    • B. 

      2 Minutes

    • C. 

      1 Minute

    • D. 

      30 Seconds

  • 20. 
    What was the minimum age for a free agent before the 2004-2005 NHL lockout began?
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      33

    • C. 

      31

    • D. 

      35

  • 21. 
    How many minutes was the overtime period in the 2005-2006 NHL season?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      5

  • 22. 
    How many points will a team earn for losing in overtime beginning in the 2005-2006 NHL season?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      2

  • 23. 
    How many points did an NHL team earn for winning a game in regulation time in the 2005-2006 season?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      2

  • 24. 
    How big was the neutral zone in the 2003-2004 NHL season?
    • A. 

      50 Feet

    • B. 

      60 Feet

    • C. 

      54 Feet

    • D. 

      57 Feet

  • 25. 
    What is the neutral zone in the NHL?
    • A. 

      Between The Blue Line And The Net

    • B. 

      Between The Blue Lines

    • C. 

      Between The Center And The Blue Line

    • D. 

      Net To Net

  • 26. 
    By how many feet have the goal lines been moved back for the 2005-2006 NHL season?
    • A. 

      They Haven't Been Moved

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4

  • 27. 
    By how many inches has the height of the NHL net increased for the 2005-2006 season?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 28. 
    How many minutes does a period of overtime last in the 2005-2006 NHL post-season?
    • A. 

      5 Minutes

    • B. 

      20 Minutes

    • C. 

      15 Minutes

    • D. 

      10 Minutes

  • 29. 
    How many skaters are on the ice during 2005-2006 overtime periods in the NHL playoffs?
    • A. 

      6 On 6

    • B. 

      3 On 3

    • C. 

      5 On 5

    • D. 

      4 On 4

  • 30. 
    What is the maximum number of overtime periods allowed during the 2005-2006 NHL playoffs?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      Unlimited

    • D. 

      1