The Rules Of Flat Track Roller Derby! Trivia Questions Quiz

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The Rules Of Flat Track Roller Derby! Trivia Questions Quiz

Do you want to be a member of the flat-track roller derby and are asking yourself just how well you understand the rules of the game? It is important to know them, so you don’t stand to be disqualified. The quiz below is designed to see just how well you understood them and if you are the team player you think you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    These are the ____________ zones.
    • A. 

      Blocking

    • B. 

      Target

  • 2. 
    Which part of the body is considered an illegal blocking zone?
    • A. 

      Chest

    • B. 

      Upper arm

    • C. 

      Hip

    • D. 

      Above the shoulder

  • 3. 
    When initiating a block, a skater must be in-bounds, but she may pick up momentum from out-of-bounds prior to returning to the track.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The engagement zone includes:
    • A. 

      20 feet behind the rearmost pack skater and 20 feet in front of the foremost pack skater.

    • B. 

      10 feet behind the rearmost pack skater and 10 feet in front of the foremost pack skater.

    • C. 

      20 feet in front of the foremost pack skater and 10 feet behind the rearmost pack skater.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a “no pack” situation?
    • A. 

      4 green Blockers are more than 10 feet away from 4 red Blockers.

    • B. 

      4 green Blockers are more than 10 feet away from 3 red Blockers, and 1 red Blocker has been knocked out-of-bounds.

    • C. 

      3 green Blockers and 1 red blocker are more than 10 feet from 3 red Blockers and 1 green Blocker.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    A Blocker’s proximity to other Blockers is measured by her fingertips.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    To legally regain position in the pack after having fallen behind or recovering from a fall, a skater must:
    • A. 

      Catch up to the back of the pack by skating within the track boundaries to be considered back in play.

    • B. 

      Skate outside track boundaries to stay out of the way until she can easily get to the back of the pack.

    • C. 

      Wait for the pack to come back around to enter from behind.

  • 8. 
    These are the legal ____________ zones.
    • A. 

      Target

    • B. 

      Blocking

  • 9. 
    The receiver of a block is responsible for the legality of the block
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A blocker who is 13 feet from the pack is allowed to assist and block.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    At the start of a jam a blocker must always line up behind the pivots hips.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    You can engage an opponent that is skating backwards.        
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Non-Pivot Blockers must line up behind the Pivots as demarked by the hips.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    At the jam-starting whistle, Blockers are permitted to be either upright, down on one knee, on one's back, or in a dog-pile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which of the following blocker starting positions are acceptable?
    • A. 

      Upright

    • B. 

      On one knee

    • C. 

      Lying on one's back

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 18. 
    If an out of play opposing Blocker initiates contact with the Jammer, the Jammer may legally counter-block
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In which of the following situations is a blocker considered down?
    • A. 

      Either knee on the ground

    • B. 

      Both knees on the ground

    • C. 

      Both hands on the ground

    • D. 

      All of the above