Rugby Quiz

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Rugby Quizzes & Trivia

One of the toughest sports in the world, rugby is a contact team sport where two teams of fifteen players go against each other to score points by getting an oval-shaped ball past the opponent’s try line.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many players are on a rugby team?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      17

    • D. 

      11

  • 2. 
    How many points is a drop goal worth when playing rugby?
    • A. 

      3 Points

    • B. 

      5 Points

    • C. 

      1 Point

    • D. 

      2 Points

  • 3. 
    How many forwards does a side have in rugby union play?
    • A. 

      Fifteen

    • B. 

      Seven

    • C. 

      Eight

    • D. 

      Ten

  • 4. 
    In rugby union, how is a game restarted after the ball goes out of bounds?
    • A. 

      A Maul

    • B. 

      A Scrum

    • C. 

      A Line-Out

    • D. 

      A Try

  • 5. 
    When a player has committed a yellow card offense in rugby union, where must he go?
    • A. 

      Dugout

    • B. 

      Mark

    • C. 

      Offside

    • D. 

      Sin-Bin

  • 6. 
    In rugby union, how many points is a try worth?
    • A. 

      7 Points

    • B. 

      5 Points

    • C. 

      1 Point

    • D. 

      3 Points

  • 7. 
    How long is a half when playing a game of rugby?
    • A. 

      55 Minutes

    • B. 

      60 Minutes

    • C. 

      40 Minutes

    • D. 

      30 Minutes

  • 8. 
    How many points are awarded for a successful drop goal in rugby union play?
    • A. 

      5 Points

    • B. 

      1 Point

    • C. 

      3 Points

    • D. 

      2 Points

  • 9. 
    In rugby union, how many players are there per side?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      10

  • 10. 
    Which country was the defending champion at the start of the Rugby World Cup in 2003?
    • A. 

      New Zealand

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 11. 
    What is the shape of a rugby ball?
    • A. 

      Disc

    • B. 

      Square

    • C. 

      Spherical

    • D. 

      Oval

  • 12. 
    What is it called when a rugby player catches the ball in a defensive position?
    • A. 

      Ruck

    • B. 

      Maul

    • C. 

      Mark

    • D. 

      Tackle

  • 13. 
    During the IRB's World Cup Finals play, how are point exchanges calculated?
    • A. 

      They Are Not Used

    • B. 

      They Are Doubled

    • C. 

      They Are Tripled

    • D. 

      Each Point Counts As 1 Point

  • 14. 
    How many points is a conversion kick worth in a game of rugby?
    • A. 

      Two Points

    • B. 

      Five Points

    • C. 

      Three Points

    • D. 

      One Point

  • 15. 
    In 2007, who won the IRB's Player of the Year Award?
    • A. 

      Bryan Habana

    • B. 

      Jake White

    • C. 

      Jacob Thompson

    • D. 

      Schalk Burger

  • 16. 
    Which rugby position is reserved for the fastest runner on the team?
    • A. 

      Wing

    • B. 

      Loose Forward

    • C. 

      Hooker

    • D. 

      Second Row

  • 17. 
    What are two ways to score points in rugby?
    • A. 

      Scrum, Drop Goal

    • B. 

      Try, Pitch

    • C. 

      Penalty Kick, Scrum

    • D. 

      Try, Penalty Kick

  • 18. 
    Which team won the Six Nations Championship in 2012?
    • A. 

      Ireland

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Wales

    • D. 

      Scotland

  • 19. 
    England recaptured which trophy by defeating Ireland at the 2012 Six Nations Championship?
    • A. 

      Calcutta Cup

    • B. 

      Millennium Trophy

    • C. 

      Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy

    • D. 

      Centenary Quaich

  • 20. 
    England won its 4th Six Nations Championship in which year?
    • A. 

      2010

    • B. 

      2011

    • C. 

      2012

    • D. 

      2009

  • 21. 
    Who coached the British Lions rugby side on their triumphant tour of South Africa in 1997?
    • A. 

      David Sole And David Johnson

    • B. 

      Jim Telfer And Ian McGeechan

    • C. 

      Walter Smith And Archie Knox

    • D. 

      Will Carling And Geoff Cooke

  • 22. 
    What was the date of the first rugby game to be played on American soil?
    • A. 

      5/15/1874

    • B. 

      25332

    • C. 

      37085

    • D. 

      6/1/1801

  • 23. 
    Which England rugby player was dropped during the 2008 Six Nations after visiting a nightclub?
    • A. 

      Danny Cipriani

    • B. 

      Nick Easter

    • C. 

      Andrew Sheridan

    • D. 

      Jonny Wilkinson

  • 24. 
    Australia's win in 2000 gave them how many consecutive Rugby League World Cup victories?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      5

  • 25. 
    Who determines the laws and rules of the game of rugby?
    • A. 

      United Rugby International

    • B. 

      United States Congress

    • C. 

      European Rugby Association

    • D. 

      International Rugby Football