Rules & Regulations Of Sport

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Regulation Quizzes & Trivia

Please complete this quiz on the basic rules & regulations for a range of popular sports. You are allowed a maximum of one incorrect answer in order to pass. You will not be able to pass the unit without first successully completing this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How long does a hockey match last?
    • A. 

      2 x 30 minute halves

    • B. 

      2 x 35 minute halves

    • C. 

      2 x 40 minute halves

    • D. 

      2 x 45 minute halves

    • E. 

      4 x 20 minute quarters

  • 2. 
    Which statements are TRUE for the sport of hockey
    • A. 

      A penalty stroke is awarded when defenders commit a deliberate foul in the circle

    • B. 

      A short corner is awarded if the ball goes over the backline after last being touched by a defender.

    • C. 

      A short corner is awarded when defenders commit a foul in the circle

    • D. 

      A long corner is awarded when defenders commit a deliberate foul in the circle

    • E. 

      A long corner is awarded if the ball goes over the backline after last being touched by a defender.

  • 3. 
    For which of the following offences would you NOT be given out for in a game of cricket
    • A. 

      Bowled out

    • B. 

      Caught out

    • C. 

      Leg Before Wicket

    • D. 

      Leg Bye

    • E. 

      Run Out

  • 4. 
    In which situation(s) could a batsperson score 4 runs with a single shot in a game of cricket?
    • A. 

      If the ball reaches the boundary rope without bouncing

    • B. 

      If the ball reaches the boundary rope without bouncing and the batspeople run 4 times between the wickets

    • C. 

      If the ball reaches the boundary rope without bouncing and the batspeople run 6 times between the wickets

    • D. 

      If the ball bounces before reaching the boundary rope and the batspeople run 2 times between the wickets

    • E. 

      If the ball does not reach the boundary rope and the batspeople run 4 times between the wickets

  • 5. 
    How long does a netball match last?
    • A. 

      4 x 10 minute quarters

    • B. 

      4 x 15 minute qaurters

    • C. 

      4 X 20 minute quarters

    • D. 

      2 x 15 minute halves

    • E. 

      2 x 20 minute halves

  • 6. 
    Which player(s) in a game of netball are allowed to score
    • A. 

      C - Centre

    • B. 

      GA - Goal Attack

    • C. 

      GK - Goal Keeper

    • D. 

      GS - Goal Shooter

    • E. 

      WA - Wing Attack

  • 7. 
    In a game of netball, what is the MAXIMUM amount of time allowed before a player must pass the ball?
    • A. 

      1 second

    • B. 

      2 seconds

    • C. 

      3 seconds

    • D. 

      5 seconds

    • E. 

      10 seconds

  • 8. 
    What is the MINIMUM number of points needed to win a game of badminton?
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      21

    • E. 

      25

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the correct scoring sequence in tennis?
    • A. 

      15, 30, 40

    • B. 

      20, 30, 40

    • C. 

      15, 30, 45

    • D. 

      10, 20, 30

    • E. 

      15, 25, 40

  • 10. 
    What does the score need to be for the umpire to call for a tie-break in a tennis match?
    • A. 

      5 sets all

    • B. 

      6 sets all

    • C. 

      7 sets all

    • D. 

      6 - 5

    • E. 

      7 - 6

  • 11. 
    How many players are on court from each team during a game of volleyball?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

    • E. 

      8

  • 12. 
    Which player on a volleyball team is not allowed in front of the attack line?
    • A. 

      Blocker

    • B. 

      Left Back

    • C. 

      Libero

    • D. 

      Right Forward

    • E. 

      Setter

  • 13. 
    How many players from each team are on the field at the start of a game of rugby league?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      14

    • E. 

      13

  • 14. 
    In rugby league, when would a player need to 'play the ball'?
    • A. 

      To restart the game after a player has been tackled

    • B. 

      To restart the game after the ball has gone out of play

    • C. 

      To restart the game after a try has been scored

    • D. 

      To restart the game after a conversion has been scored

    • E. 

      To restart the game after a drop goal has been scored

  • 15. 
    In rugby league, how many points are awarded for a try?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      6

  • 16. 
    In rugby union, how many points are awarded for a try?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      6

  • 17. 
    How many players from each team are on the field at the start of a game of rugby union?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      11

    • E. 

      7

  • 18. 
    How many seconds does a team have to shoot in a game of basketball?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      21

    • E. 

      24

  • 19. 
    How long is a game of ice hockey?
    • A. 

      2 x 20 minute halves

    • B. 

      3 x 20 minute periods

    • C. 

      4 x 20 minute quarters

    • D. 

      2 x 30 minute halves

    • E. 

      2 x 35 minute halves

  • 20. 
    How many players are there on the ice from each team at the start of an ice hockey match?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      10

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is NOT a violation in basketball?
    • A. 

      Boxing Out

    • B. 

      Carrying

    • C. 

      Double Dribble

    • D. 

      Goal Tending

    • E. 

      Travelling

  • 22. 
    How many seconds does a team have to cross the halfway line in a game of basketball?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      21

    • E. 

      24

  • 23. 
    Which of the following statements is TRUE?
    • A. 

      A fault is awarded if the shuttlecock hits the ceiling

    • B. 

      A let is awarded if the shuttlecock hits a post

    • C. 

      A let is awarded if the shuttlecock hits the net

    • D. 

      A let is awarded if the shuttlecock hits the ceiling

    • E. 

      A fault is awarded if the shuttlecock is served when the opponent is not ready

  • 24. 
    What is the MINIMUM number of points needed to win the first set of a volleyball match?
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      21

    • E. 

      25

  • 25. 
    How is a game of netball started?
    • A. 

      Centre pass

    • B. 

      Goal line pass

    • C. 

      Jump ball

    • D. 

      Sideline pass

    • E. 

      Tip off

  • 26. 
    Which player on an ice hockey team is not allowed to cross the halfway line?
    • A. 

      Centre

    • B. 

      Goalie

    • C. 

      Left Wing

    • D. 

      Right Defenceman

    • E. 

      Right Wing

  • 27. 
    What happens when an ice hockey player is charged with a penalty?
    • A. 

      Cente pass

    • B. 

      Face off

    • C. 

      Free hit

    • D. 

      Player is sent off

    • E. 

      Player is sent to the penalty box (sin bin)

  • 28. 
    In cricket, what is the minimum number of balls bowled by the bowler?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      10

    • E. 

      12