The Ultimate Hockey Rules & Terms Trivia

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Hockey Quizzes & Trivia

The ultimate challenging quiz on Hockey Rules & Terms


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  • 1. 
    A player of what age on September 15th of a season is too old to be considered a rookie?
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      31

    • C. 

      26

    • D. 

      23

  • 2. 
    Whose responsibility is it to monitor hockey players leaving benches during an altercation?
    • A. 

      Official Scorer

    • B. 

      Referees

    • C. 

      Game Timekeeper

    • D. 

      Penalty Timekeeper

  • 3. 
    In hockey, what penalty is called for checking an opponent violently into the boards?
    • A. 

      Slashing

    • B. 

      High Sticking

    • C. 

      Charging

    • D. 

      Boarding

  • 4. 
    In hockey, what color light is illuminated behind the goal area when a goal is scored?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      White

  • 5. 
    In hockey, which of these terms refers to acting as if a foul against a player was worse than reality?
    • A. 

      Aggrandizement

    • B. 

      Crying Wolf

    • C. 

      Slamming

    • D. 

      Diving

  • 6. 
    How is a misconduct penalty signaled by a hockey official?
    • A. 

      Hands On Hips

    • B. 

      Hand On Forehead

    • C. 

      Both Arms Extended At Sides

    • D. 

      Pointing Both Fingers At Offender

  • 7. 
    What fine is assessed against a hockey team which inaccurately challenges a stick's size?
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      200

  • 8. 
    What hockey penalty is assessed if a player makes an obscene gesture?
    • A. 

      Minor Penalty

    • B. 

      Major Penalty

    • C. 

      Game Misconduct Penalty

    • D. 

      Misconduct Penalty

  • 9. 
    In which category was Trevor Kidd sixth in the NHL for the 1997-98 season?
    • A. 

      Assists

    • B. 

      Saves

    • C. 

      Goals Against Average

    • D. 

      Shutouts

  • 10. 
    Why would a hockey official raise his arm but not blow his whistle?
    • A. 

      To Indicate A Goal Scored

    • B. 

      To Designate Timeout

    • C. 

      To Ask For Assistance

    • D. 

      To Signal A Delayed Penalty

  • 11. 
    What penalty is given to a hockey team which commits two face-off violations on the same face-off?
    • A. 

      Bench Minor Penalty

    • B. 

      Major Penalty

    • C. 

      Misconduct Penalty

    • D. 

      Double-Minor Penalty

  • 12. 
    What is the result of a hockey player intentionally kicking a puck into the goal?
    • A. 

      No Goal

    • B. 

      Minor Penalty

    • C. 

      Misconduct Penalty

    • D. 

      Player Removed From Game

  • 13. 
    What name was the NHL's Western Conference known by before its name was changed?
    • A. 

      Byng Conference

    • B. 

      Campbell Conference

    • C. 

      Stanley Conference

    • D. 

      Pacific Conference

  • 14. 
    What occurs when a hockey puck comes to rest on top of the boards?
    • A. 

      Face Off At Center Ice

    • B. 

      Players May Knock It Down

    • C. 

      Referee Knocks It Down

    • D. 

      Face Off In Current Zone

  • 15. 
    What term refers to an attacker skating in alone on a hockey goalie, having passed defenders?
    • A. 

      Solo Shot

    • B. 

      Breakaway

    • C. 

      Odd-Man Rush

    • D. 

      Slapshot

  • 16. 
    What fine is levied against a hockey team whose players fight before or after a game?
    • A. 

      5000

    • B. 

      25000

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      15000

  • 17. 
    In a hockey game, the penalty timekeeper mistakenly frees a player early and his team scores; what happens?
    • A. 

      Goal Is Allowed, Penalty Resumes

    • B. 

      Play Continues As Normal

    • C. 

      Goal Is Disallowed, Penalty Ends

    • D. 

      Goal Is Disallowed, Penalty Resumes

  • 18. 
    How close must a hockey goalie be to the players' bench before he can be substituted for?
    • A. 

      20 Feet

    • B. 

      One Foot

    • C. 

      10 Feet

    • D. 

      Five Feet

  • 19. 
    Before the 2005 CBA, how many rounds was the NHL Entry Draft?
    • A. 

      Eight

    • B. 

      Nine

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 20. 
    What term is used for a hockey player seemingly out of the action but waiting for a drop pass?
    • A. 

      Rear Guard

    • B. 

      Lagger

    • C. 

      Sleeper

    • D. 

      Trailer

  • 21. 
    What term refers to a hockey player crossing into the attacking zone before the puck does?
    • A. 

      Spearing

    • B. 

      Delay Of Game

    • C. 

      Encroachment

    • D. 

      Offside

  • 22. 
    What hockey term refers to passing the puck without looking?
    • A. 

      Pass In The Dark

    • B. 

      No-Look Pass

    • C. 

      Rookie Pass

    • D. 

      Blind Pass

  • 23. 
    What penalty is called when a player jabs an opponent with the shaft of his hockey stick?
    • A. 

      Slashing

    • B. 

      Butt-Ending

    • C. 

      Spearing

    • D. 

      Cross Checking

  • 24. 
    What is the maximum number of assists allowed for a single hockey goal?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      No Limit

    • D. 

      Two

  • 25. 
    By what name was the Eastern Conference's Atlantic Division previously known?
    • A. 

      Coastal Division

    • B. 

      Star Division

    • C. 

      Smythe Division

    • D. 

      Patrick Division

  • 26. 
    How many players per hockey team are designated to shoot at the start of a shootout?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Six

  • 27. 
    If a hockey player leaves the penalty bench to challenge a ruling, what suspension occurs?
    • A. 

      Remainder Of Game

    • B. 

      Remainder Of Game Plus One Game

    • C. 

      Remainder Of Game Plus Ten Games

    • D. 

      Remainder Of Game Plus Three Games

  • 28. 
    What does the letter A on a hockey player's jersey designate?
    • A. 

      Aggressor

    • B. 

      Alternate Captain

    • C. 

      All-Star

    • D. 

      Assistant Coach

  • 29. 
    In the NHL, what is the maximum players' share of league revenues per the 2005 CBA?
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      45%

    • C. 

      57%

    • D. 

      54%

  • 30. 
    What is the defined hockey penalty for diving or embellishment?
    • A. 

      Minor Penalty

    • B. 

      Major Penalty

    • C. 

      Misconduct Penalty

    • D. 

      Double Minor Penalty