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A quiz on the rules of football


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  • 1. 

    How many a fielded for each team aat the start of a game?

    • A.

      11

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      13

    • D.

      14

    • E.

      15

    Correct Answer
    A. 11
    Explanation
    At the start of a game, each team fields 11 players. This is a standard number of players in many team sports such as soccer, cricket, and field hockey. Having 11 players allows for a balanced and competitive game, with each team having enough players to cover different positions and carry out various strategies on the field.

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  • 2. 

    How many 'Officials' are there in a game?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
    Explanation
    In a game, there are typically four 'Officials'. These officials include the referee, two linesmen, and a fourth official. The referee is responsible for enforcing the rules of the game and making decisions. The linesmen assist the referee by indicating when the ball goes out of play and making offside calls. The fourth official assists the referee and helps with administrative tasks, such as keeping track of substitutions and managing the technical area. Therefore, the correct answer is 4.

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  • 3. 

    What is the minimum amount of players a team is allowed to continue a game with before having to forfit the match?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. 7
    Explanation
    The minimum amount of players a team is allowed to continue a game with before having to forfeit the match is 7. This means that if a team has less than 7 players available to play, they would be required to forfeit the match.

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  • 4. 

    How many Substiutes are a team allowed to name on the bench during a league match?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    C. 5
    Explanation
    A team is allowed to name 5 substitutes on the bench during a league match. This means that the team can have 5 players who are not in the starting lineup but can be substituted into the game if needed. Having substitutes on the bench allows the team to make tactical changes or replace injured or tired players during the match.

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  • 5. 

    How many Substitutes are a team allowed to name on their bench during a cup competition?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    D. 7
    Explanation
    In a cup competition, a team is allowed to name 7 substitutes on their bench. This means that the team can have 7 additional players who can be substituted into the game if needed. Having a larger number of substitutes provides the team with more options and flexibility in terms of making tactical changes or replacing injured or tired players during the match.

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  • 6. 

    How many substitutes are each team allowed to use within a cup match?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    Each team is allowed to use a maximum of 3 substitutes within a cup match. This means that the coach can make up to 3 substitutions during the game, replacing players with fresh ones from the bench. The purpose of substitutions is to provide rest or tactical changes to the team, allowing players to recover or adapt to the game situation. Having a limit of 3 substitutes ensures that the game remains fair and balanced, as excessive substitutions could disrupt the flow and rhythm of the match.

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  • 7. 

    How many leagues are considered to be in the 'English football league'?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      6

    • E.

      All the leagues in England

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4. The English football league consists of four leagues: the Premier League, the Championship, League One, and League Two. These leagues are hierarchical, with the Premier League being the highest level and League Two being the lowest. Each league has its own set of teams and promotion/relegation system, allowing teams to move up or down the leagues based on their performance.

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  • 8. 

    Who are the current sponsors to the English football leagues?

    • A.

      Barcley's

    • B.

      Carling

    • C.

      Coca-Cola

    Correct Answer
    C. Coca-Cola
    Explanation
    Coca-Cola is one of the current sponsors of the English football leagues. They have a partnership with the leagues to promote their brand and support the sport. This sponsorship helps to fund various activities and initiatives within the leagues, such as youth development programs and community projects. By being a sponsor, Coca-Cola gains visibility and exposure to a wide audience of football fans, enhancing their brand image and potentially increasing their customer base.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name to the Early forms of football, from which the modern game evolved?

    • A.

      Mob-Football

    • B.

      Rugby

    • C.

      Soccer

    Correct Answer
    A. Mob-Football
    Explanation
    Mob-Football is the correct answer because it refers to the early forms of football that were played in medieval times. Mob-Football was a chaotic and violent game where entire towns or villages would participate, and the objective was to move a ball from one end of the town to the other. This early form of football laid the foundation for the modern game, with its focus on teamwork, strategy, and competition.

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  • 10. 

    When the first ever set of rules introduced to create the game of football?

    • A.

      1700's

    • B.

      1830

    • C.

      1848

    • D.

      1920

    Correct Answer
    C. 1848
    Explanation
    In 1848, the first ever set of rules was introduced to create the game of football. This implies that prior to this year, there were no standardized rules governing the game. The introduction of these rules in 1848 marked a significant milestone in the development of football as it provided a framework for how the game should be played. It allowed for consistency and fairness in matches, leading to the establishment of organized football competitions and the eventual growth and popularity of the sport.

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  • 11. 

    What is the name of the world governing body in the sport of football?

    • A.

      The FA

    • B.

      Uefa

    • C.

      FIFA

    Correct Answer
    C. FIFA
    Explanation
    FIFA, or the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, is the world governing body in the sport of football. It is responsible for organizing and overseeing international competitions, establishing rules and regulations, and promoting the development of the sport globally. FIFA is recognized as the highest authority in football and is responsible for maintaining the integrity and fairness of the game at a global level.

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