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Referee QUIZ

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Referee Quiz

**************** GET 5% BONUS ON YOUR ENTRY-LEVEL EXAM ****************This quiz is designed to help prepare referees for their upcoming 2016 Referee Entry-Level Course Exam. Those who score a 90% or higher and bring proof (printed certificate) to class with them will have 5% added to their final exam score. Your quiz will be scored when you finish all 35 questions. You will then have a chance to review any questions you miss. ("Email ID" is your email address)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From a kick-off, the ball was kicked forward and went directly into the opponent's goal. Restart play with a:
    • A. 

      Corner Kick

    • B. 

      Goal Kick

    • C. 

      Dropped Ball

    • D. 

      Throw-In

    • E. 

      Kick-off

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    A goalkeeper caught and maintained possession of the ball inside his/her Penalty Area but injured himself/herself in the process.  You stopped play to allow a trainer to attend to the goalkeeper.  When ready, restart play with a:
    • A. 

      Corner Kick

    • B. 

      Goal Kick

    • C. 

      Throw-in

    • D. 

      Dropped Ball

    • E. 

      Kick-off

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    At a dropped ball, the ball touched the ground and then a player kicked it directly into his/her opponent's goal.  Restart play with a:
    • A. 

      Corner Kick

    • B. 

      Goal Kick

    • C. 

      Throw-in

    • D. 

      Dropped Ball

    • E. 

      Kick-off

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    At a dropped ball, the ball touched the ground and then a player kicked it directly into his/her own goal.  Restart play with a:
    • A. 

      Corner Kick

    • B. 

      Goal Kick

    • C. 

      Throw-in

    • D. 

      Dropped Ball

    • E. 

      Kick-off

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    While the ball was in play, you temporarily stopped the game because of thunder or lightning.  After the weather improves and play can be resumed safely, how should you restart the game?
    • A. 

      Corner Kick

    • B. 

      Goal Kick

    • C. 

      Throw-in

    • D. 

      Dropped Ball

    • E. 

      Kick-off

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Of which goal it will attack

    • B. 

      To either take the kick-off or which goal to defend

    • C. 

      Of taking the kick-off to start the first half or second half

    • D. 

      Of allowing the opposing captain to choose which goal to attack first

    • E. 

      Of allowing the opposing captain to choose to take the kick-off

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    You have awarded a corner kick.  Before the kick can be taken, time runs out for the first half.  What action should you take?
    • A. 

      Extend time for the taking of the corner kick.

    • B. 

      Start the second half with a corner kick.

    • C. 

      Declare the half over because time has expired. Do not allow the corner kick to be taken.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    You have awarded a penalty kick.  Before the kick can be taken, time runs out for the first half.  What action should you take?
    • A. 

      Extend time for the taking of the penalty kick.

    • B. 

      Start the second half with a penalty kick.

    • C. 

      Declare the half over because time has expired. Do not allow the penalty kick to be taken.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    The ball is out of play when:
    • A. 

      It has wholly crossed the goal line or touch line whether on the ground or in the air.

    • B. 

      The referee has stopped the game.

    • C. 

      Either (a) or (b) occurs.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 10. 
    The ball, while in play, hits the assistant referee who is standing on the touchline and does not leave the field of play.  You should:
    • A. 

      Stop play and restart with a dropped ball

    • B. 

      Allow play to continue

    • C. 

      Stop the game and restart it with a throw-in

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    At the taking of a throw-in, all opponents must be at least 2 yards away from the point at which the throw-in is taken.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A throw-in must be taken from the point where the ball crossed the touch line or within a yard of that point.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    At the taking of a corner kick, opponents are required to be 10 yards from:
    • A. 

      The ball

    • B. 

      The corner flag

    • C. 

      The player taking the kick

    • D. 

      The corner of the field

    • E. 

      The corner arc

    • F. 

      The assistant referee

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    At the taking of a corner kick, for the ball to be in play, the ball must leave the corner arc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The whole ball crossed over the goal line, near a corner flag post, last touched by an attacking player.  What is the restart?
    • A. 

      Corner kick

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Dropped ball

    • D. 

      Throw-in

    • E. 

      Kick-off

    • F. 

      Indirect free kick

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    From a throw-in, the ball went directly into the opponent's goal without being touched by another player.
    • A. 

      Corner kick

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Throw-in

    • D. 

      Dropped ball

    • E. 

      Kick-off

    • F. 

      Indirect free kick

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    From a free kick taken outside the penalty area, a player kicked the ball directly into his/her own goal.  What is the restart?
    • A. 

      Corner kick

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Throw-in

    • D. 

      Dropped ball

    • E. 

      Kick-off

    • F. 

      Indirect free kick

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    From a direct free kick being taken by the defending team, a player attempted to pass the ball to a teammate at one side of the penalty area.  The ball stopped moving before it left the penalty area.  What should you do?
    • A. 

      Allow play to continue.

    • B. 

      Stop the game and restart with a dropped ball.

    • C. 

      Stop the game and order the kick retaken.

    • D. 

      Stop the game and restart with an indirect free kick for the attacking team.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 19. 
    From an indirect free kick, a player kicked the ball directly into his/her opponent's goal (no other player touches the ball).  What is the restart?
    • A. 

      Corner kick

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Throw-in

    • D. 

      Dropped ball

    • E. 

      Kick-off

    • F. 

      Indirect free kick

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    From a penalty kick, the ball rebounds from the goalkeeper to the player who took the penalty kick.  That player then kicks the ball into the goal.  What is the restart?
    • A. 

      Corner kick

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Throw-in

    • D. 

      Dropped ball

    • E. 

      Kick-off

    • F. 

      Penalty kick

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    On a corner kick, the ball curved in the air completely across the goal line, returned onto the playing field and was then kicked into the goal.  What is the restart?
    • A. 

      Corner kick

    • B. 

      Goal kick

    • C. 

      Throw-in

    • D. 

      Dropped ball

    • E. 

      Kick-off

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    At the taking of a penalty kick, the kicker must be identified before the referee signals for the kick.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Striking the referee

    • B. 

      Holding an opponent

    • C. 

      Jumping-at an opponent

    • D. 

      Spitting at a teammate

    • E. 

      Handling the ball

    • F. 

      Goalkeeper handling the ball when passed to him by a teammate

    • G. 

      Charging an opponent

    • H. 

      Goalkeeper holding the ball for more than 6 seconds inside his penalty area

    • I. 

      Dangerous Play

    • J. 

      Impeding the progress of an opponent (formerly known as obstruction)

    • K. 

      Foul, Abusive, or Insulting Language

    • L. 

      Attempting to trip an opponent

    • M. 

      Attempting to push an opponent

    • N. 

      Goalkeeper handles the ball a second time just after releasing it into play

  • 24. 
    When is the ball in play at the taking of a goal kick?
    • A. 

      When it travels a distance equal to its circumference

    • B. 

      When it is kicked

    • C. 

      When it is kicked and moves (wiggles or shakes)

    • D. 

      When it is kicked and moves from one place to another

    • E. 

      When it travels outside of the penalty area

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    When is the ball in play at the taking of an indirect free kick outside the kicking team's penalty area?
    • A. 

      When it travels a distance equal to its circumference

    • B. 

      When it is kicked

    • C. 

      When it is kicked and moves (wiggles or shakes)

    • D. 

      When it is kicked and moves from one place to another

    • E. 

      When a second player touches it

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 26. 
    When is the ball in play at the taking of a penalty kick?
    • A. 

      When it travels a distance equal to its circumference

    • B. 

      When it is kicked

    • C. 

      When it is kicked and moves (wiggles or shakes)

    • D. 

      When it is kicked and moves from one place to another

    • E. 

      When it is kicked forward

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 27. 
    At the taking of a goal kick, the opponents must remain outside the penalty area until the ball is in play.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    An attacking player, in an offside position, receives the ball directly from a teammate's goal kick.
    • A. 

      Offside

    • B. 

      Not Offside

  • 29. 
    An attacking player, in an offside position, receives the ball directly from a teammate's indirect free kick.
    • A. 

      Offside

    • B. 

      Not Offside

  • 30. 
    For the purpose of determining if an attacker is in an offside position, the position of the attacker's head or feet matter, but not the position of the attacker's arms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    A player persistently infringes the Laws of the Game.
    • A. 

      Caution and show the guilty player a yellow card.

    • B. 

      Send off and show the guilty player a red card.

    • C. 

      First show a yellow card and then send off and show the guilty player a red card.

    • D. 

      For this incident neither a caution nor a send-off is directed by the Laws of the Game.

  • 32. 
    You have stopped play for an offside offense.  You should restart play with a direct free kick.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    You have awarded a goal kick.  The player taking the goal kick must place the ball on the goal area line closest to where the ball went out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    A player strikes a teammate.
    • A. 

      Caution and show the guilty player a yellow card.

    • B. 

      Send off and show the guilty player a red card.

    • C. 

      First show a yellow card and then send off and show the guilty player a red card.

    • D. 

      For this incident neither a caution nor a send-off is directed by the Laws of the Game.

  • 35. 
    When a throw-in is being taken, an opponent unfairly distracts or impedes the thrower.
    • A. 

      Caution and show the guilty player a yellow card.

    • B. 

      Send off and show the guilty player a red card.

    • C. 

      First show a yellow card and then send off and show the guilty player a red card.

    • D. 

      For this incident neither a caution nor a send-off is directed by the Laws of the Game.