Roller Derby 2013 Rule Quiz Sections 1-3

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 68

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Roller Derby Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz based on the new 2013 rule set to keep all players up to date


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does referee signal lead jam?
    • A. 

      Two short whistle blasts

    • B. 

      Yelling the jammer number and color

    • C. 

      One short whistle blast

    • D. 

      One long whistle

  • 2. 
    A period is divided into multiple jams. There is a limit to the number of jams allowed in each period
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What happens to in bounds skaters that are on the track but not in position at the jam starting whistle?
    • A. 

      They will receive nothing this is a no impact/no penalty situation

    • B. 

      They will be asked to leave the track

    • C. 

      They will be subject to false start penalties

    • D. 

      They will receive a minor

  • 4. 
    Jammers are allowed to start a jam with their helmet cover in hand, not on their helmet
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A bout may end in a tie
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    How many time outs per game  is each team allowed?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      3

  • 7. 
    Can teams use separte penatly boxes?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When does the official period clock start?
    • A. 

      When everyone is on the track

    • B. 

      When the jammers signal they are ready whether the blockers are on the track or not

    • C. 

      With the first jam starting whistle

    • D. 

      When the host team's captain signals

  • 9. 
    Define A Blocker
  • 10. 
    A pivot is
    • A. 

      A blocker that may become the jammer

    • B. 

      The only blocker that may touch the pivot line

    • C. 

      A blocker that can engage out of the engagement zone

    • D. 

      A &B are correct

  • 11. 
    Before the jam start whistle team Red's pivot lays on the track with her finger tips touching the pivot line, team Blue's blocker lines up behind the pivot line but in front of the Red pivots hips. The jam start whistle blows and the Blue blocker does not yeild but skates forward. Will the Blue blocker recieve a penalty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    What happens when lead jammer removers her helemt cover, and then puts it back on?
    • A. 

      Nothing happens

    • B. 

      She loses lead jammer satus, until the cover is back on her helmet

    • C. 

      She looses lead jammer status for the remainder of that jam

    • D. 

      She is ineligible for lead status for the rest of the period

  • 13. 
    Who can recover a dropped helmet cover? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Any blocker

    • B. 

      Pivot

    • C. 

      Jammer

    • D. 

      Coach

    • E. 

      Team Captain

  • 14. 
    Once jammer status is transfered in a legal star pass it ____________ be transfered back to the original jammer
  • 15. 
    During a star pass, the Red jammer tried to pass  the star to the Red pivot. The  helmet cover is dropped as the red jammer gets a major penalty and is  sent to the box. The pivot skates clockwise and out of bounds to retrieve the helmet cover and puts it on her helmet. What will happen to the pivot
    • A. 

      She gets a skating out of bounds penalty and is sent to the box the Red team goes without both players for the remainder of the jam

    • B. 

      The Red jammer will serve the pivot's and her own penalty time (2 min total)

    • C. 

      The pivot receives no penalty and starts scoring as soon as the stars are visible

    • D. 

      The pivot receives no penalty and starts scoring points when the original jammer is released from the box and returns to play

  • 16. 
    After a successful "pass the star" by the lead jammer and her pivot, can the pivot then call off the jam legally?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

  • 17. 
    Skates may wear inline skates during a bout
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What is the minium recommended  height for  uniform numbers be on the back of a skaters jersey?
    • A. 

      2 inches

    • B. 

      3 inches

    • C. 

      4 inches

    • D. 

      5 inches

  • 19. 
    What is the 2013 WFTDA rules say on jewelry? Check all that apply
    • A. 

      May be worn

    • B. 

      Is recommended to be taped or removed

    • C. 

      Is worn at the risk of the wearer

    • D. 

      Must not be tacky

    • E. 

      Referees have the right to deem jewelry a hazard or unsafe and request it be taped or removed

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