Practice Questions For P.E. Team Sports Exam

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Practice Questions For P.E. Team Sports Exam

Practice Quiz for the TTU P. E. Team Sports Exam. Taken from Study booklet


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 soccer game begins with a
    • A. 

      Free kick

    • B. 

      Place kick

    • C. 

      Penalty kick

    • D. 

      Throw-in

  • 3. 
    The ancient Greeks played a type of soccer called
    • A. 

      Penthalon

    • B. 

      Olympian

    • C. 

      Harpastron

    • D. 

      Football

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

      55

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      60

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

      150 and 200 yards

    • B. 

      95 and 120 yards

    • C. 

      100 and 130 yards

    • D. 

      120 and 140 yards

  • 6. 
    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. 

      Place kick

    • B. 

      Roll-in

    • C. 

      Throw-in

    • D. 

      Penalty kick

  • 7. 
    A goal may be scored directly from
    • A. 

      The kickoff

    • B. 

      A corner kick

    • C. 

      A throw-in

    • D. 

      A penalty kick.

  • 8. 
    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

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

      Holding an opponent

    • B. 

      Pushing an opponent

    • C. 

      Spitting at an opponent

    • D. 

      Intentionally obstructing an opponent

  • 10. 
    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

  • 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. 
    When passing the ball with the inside of the foot, it is best to contact the center of the ball with the inside surface of your kicking foot.
    • 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. 
    Shielding the ball with body positioning is also known as "screening" the ball.
    • 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, 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

  • 19. 
    When dribbling for speed, it is wise to keep your focus on the ball
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In excusing a slide tackle, players must leave their feet and slide on their sides.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A _____ kick deals with one player kicking into the goal area.
  • 22. 
    A ______ kick must have another player make contact before the kicker takes his kick.
  • 23. 
    When you have the ball in your possession, first and foremost you must
    • A. 

      Create space

    • B. 

      Maintain possession

    • C. 

      Take on the defender

    • D. 

      Contain your opponent

  • 24. 
    To create space for yoruself,
    • A. 

      Use body feints

    • B. 

      Yell at the defender

    • C. 

      Dribble toward the defender

    • D. 

      Pass the ball to a teammate

  • 25. 
    In defensive tactics, you should always position yourself between the ball and
    • A. 

      The nearest offensive player

    • B. 

      The goal one is defending

    • C. 

      The middle of the field

    • D. 

      Any of the above; positioning is not important.