A Short Quiz About Soccer

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A Short Quiz About Soccer

Are you a soccer player or love to watch this glorious game? Well, either of these, you must have basic knowledge about the game. Do you know all the rules and regulations for players? Let this quiz to test your knowledge with the following MCQs.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Many historians consider the _________ version of soccer to be the origin of the game played today.
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      Roman

    • C. 

      Greek

    • D. 

      Persian

  • 2. 
    The ancient Greeks played a type of soccer called
    • A. 

      Harpraston

    • B. 

      Penthalon

    • C. 

      Football

    • D. 

      Olympian

  • 3. 
    The soccer game begins with a
    • A. 

      Free Kick 

    • B. 

      Place Ball

    • C. 

      Penalty Kick

    • D. 

      Throw in kick

  • 4. 
    A regulation game consists of two ______-minute periods
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      55

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      60

    • E. 

      70

  • 5. 
    The playing field may vary in length and width, with the length being between
    • A. 

      100 and 120 yards

    • B. 

      90 and 120 yards

    • C. 

      120 and 140 yards

    • D. 

      100 and 130 yards

  • 6. 
    A direct free kick is awarded for
    • A. 

      Tripping an opponent

    • B. 

      Jumping at an opponent

    • C. 

      Striking an opponent

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    •   A penalty kick results when a player commits a direct foul offense
    • A. 

      Anywhere on the playing field

    • B. 

      Within his or her team's penalty area

    • C. 

      In the middle of the field

    • D. 

      Near the sideline

  • 8. 
    A goal may be scored directly from
    • A. 

      The kickoff

    • B. 

      A throw-in

    • C. 

      A penalty kick.

    • D. 

      A corner kick

  • 9. 
    An indirect free kick may be awarded for
    • A. 

      Pushing an opponent

    • B. 

      Intentionally obstructing an opponent

    • C. 

      Holding an opponent

    • D. 

      Spitting at an opponent

  • 10. 
    When the ball travels out of play over a sideline, either on the ground or in the air, it is returned into play by a
    • A. 

      Roll-in

    • B. 

      Throw-in

    • C. 

      Penalty kick

    • D. 

      Place kick

  • 11. 
    There are three basic techniques for passing the ball on the ground.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When preparing to pass the ball with the inside of the foot, square your shoulders to the target
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Shielding the ball with body positioning is also known as "screening" the ball.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Use the outside-of-the-foot technique for short- and medium-distance passes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    When receiving a lofted ball, the instep, thigh, chest, and head are commonly used to control the ball.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    When dribbling for speed, rather than keeping the ball close to your feet, push it several feet ahead into the open space, sprint to it, and then push it again.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The three main types of tackling are slide, block, and pick.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When dribbling for speed, it is wise to keep your focus on the ball
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In excusing a slide tackle, players must leave their feet and slide on their sides.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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