Soccer Terms

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Soccer Terms

This is a quiz on some basic soccer terms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Passing, clearing, controlling or shooting the ball with one's head.
    • A. 

      Tackling

    • B. 

      Heading

    • C. 

      Throwing-In

    • D. 

      Defending

  • 2. 
    To transfer possession of the ball from one teammate to another.
    • A. 

      Juggling

    • B. 

      Making a run.

    • C. 

      Passing

    • D. 

      Shooting

  • 3. 
    A player's ability to dispossess the opponent of the ball while the ball is being dribbled.  
    • A. 

      Tackling

    • B. 

      Passing

    • C. 

      Trapping

    • D. 

      Heading

  • 4. 
    The ability to control the ball with one's foot, thigh, or chest so that the ball stays within a close proximity.
    • A. 

      Shooting

    • B. 

      Trapping

    • C. 

      Clearing

    • D. 

      Off-Sides

  • 5. 
    Protective equipment worn by players to aid in prevention of injuries to the shin.
    • A. 

      Cleats

    • B. 

      Jersey

    • C. 

      Shinguards

    • D. 

      Sweat Band

  • 6. 
    Attempting to score into the opponent’s goal using the foot, head, or chest.
    • A. 

      Sheilding

    • B. 

      Trapping

    • C. 

      Throwing-In

    • D. 

      Shooting

  • 7. 
    Specialty footwear worn by soccer players - they provide extra footing on grass.
    • A. 

      Cleats

    • B. 

      Shinguards

    • C. 

      Jerseys

    • D. 

      Ankle Brace

  • 8. 
    When is there a throw-in in a soccer game? Describe when throw-ins occur.
  • 9. 
    Describe a situation when a person would dribble a soccer ball.
  • 10. 
    What is the primary goal of defending? Describe why players defend in the game of soccer.