Basketball Quiz Questions And Answers

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Do you think you are a basketball champion and you know everything related to the sport? Quiz yourself on this sport's knowledge with the informative basketball quiz questions and answers! It doesn't matter if you can play the game or not, but this quiz shall declare you a champion only if you have enough knowledge of the game. No need to worry, prove yourself now by taking this quiz! Have fun and share this quiz with other basketball fans. Let's go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is it called when a player scores a point?
    • A. 

      Goal

    • B. 

      Touchdown

    • C. 

      Home-run

    • D. 

      A Basket

  • 2. 
    How long is each part?
    • A. 

      10 minutes

    • B. 

      15 minutes

    • C. 

      20 minutes

    • D. 

      30 minutes

  • 3. 
    How many players are allowed on the court for each team?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 4. 
    How many players are on each team in total?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      12

  • 5. 
    How many substitutions are each team allowed to make?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      Unlimited

  • 6. 
    For how long is each team allowed to stay in possession of the ball before they must shoot?
    • A. 

      10 seconds

    • B. 

      20 Seconds

    • C. 

      24 Seconds

    • D. 

      35 Seconds

  • 7. 
    In which country is basketball a major sport?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      United States of America

    • C. 

      United Kingdom

    • D. 

      Jamaica

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the governing body in the world's top basketball league?
    • A. 

      MLB

    • B. 

      NHL

    • C. 

      NBA

    • D. 

      WNBA

  • 9. 
    Is there any contact allowed between players in this sport?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe...

    • D. 

      Option 3

    • E. 

      I don't know

  • 10. 
    How many points is a shot worth when inside the oppositions semi-circle?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 11. 
    How many points are awarded for a score from outside the oppositions semi-circle?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 12. 
    When in possession of the ball, what must a player do?
    • A. 

      Stand still

    • B. 

      Run with the ball

    • C. 

      Bounce the ball while running

    • D. 

      Balance the ball on your head

  • 13. 
    What happens if a player fails to dribble while in moving with the ball?
    • A. 

      Possession is given to the opposing team

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      The player is sent back to his own end

    • D. 

      The game ends

  • 14. 
    How is a game started?
    • A. 

      Kick-off

    • B. 

      The ball is bounced by the referee inbetween one player from each team

    • C. 

      The ball is thrown up in the air by the referee between two players, one from each team, and they have to try and knock it to their team-mates

    • D. 

      The ball is dropped from either side's basket

  • 15. 
    How many parts to a basketball game are there?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 16. 
    Once over the half-way line, a team in possession is allowed to play the ball back into their own half?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      I don't know

    • E. 

      I don't know