Interesting Softball Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

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Interesting Softball Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

Softball was originally an indoor sport invented in 1887 by George Hancock as a form of indoor baseball to be played during the winter. It has gain popularity and was an Olympic program from the year 1996. Test your knowledge on the game and key plays by taking up the interesting softball quiz below. All the best, and keep practicing!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many positions are there on the field?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      8

  • 2. 
    There is no one on base and no outs, where should the next out occur?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      2nd

    • C. 

      3rd

    • D. 

      Home

  • 3. 
    The term "full count" in softball means what?
    • A. 

      2 balls and 2 strikes

    • B. 

      2 balls and 3 strikes

    • C. 

      3 balls and 2 strikes

    • D. 

      2 strikes and no balls

  • 4. 
    How many outs does each team get per inning?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1

  • 5. 
    A runner is considered "out" when:
    • A. 

      A fielder tags the base because the runner had to advance

    • B. 

      A fielder tags first base, with the ball, before the runner reaches the base

    • C. 

      The batter is touched with the ball by a fielder, before the batter reaches base

    • D. 

      A fly ball is caught in the air

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    A strike occurs when:
    • A. 

      A batter swings and misses

    • B. 

      A ball is foul-tipped on the first pitch

    • C. 

      A ball is foul-tipped on the second pitch

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    A regulation softball game consists of how many innings?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 8. 
     When your team is on defense and you make two outs in one continuous action this is called a
    • A. 

      Multiply play

    • B. 

      Double play

    • C. 

      A big play

    • D. 

      Super play

  • 9. 
    What base can the player over run and not be tagged out?
    • A. 

      Third

    • B. 

      First

    • C. 

      Second

    • D. 

      Both a and c

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    The batter is considered "out" in softball when
    • A. 

      A foul ball is caught

    • B. 

      A fly ball is dropped

    • C. 

      A second strike is called

    • D. 

      The first pitch is missed

  • 11. 
    You are batting, you swing and miss the third strike and the catcher does not catch the ball.  You may run to first base and if the ball does not get to the base before you or if you are not tagged, you are safe and can stay on 1st.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The runner can steal a base before the pitcher throws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is Bunt?
    • A. 

      A hit where the batter gets to 2nd base

    • B. 

      A mistake made by a defensive player

    • C. 

      The batter dosn't take a full swing because they are trying to keep the ball in the infield

    • D. 

      A ball hit hight in the air, usaually to the outfield

    • E. 

      A hit that allows the batter to touch all the bases

  • 14. 
    A runner can "tag up" if a fly ball is caught in the air.  In other words, if a player catches a fly ball, a runner must return to the previous base before she can run to the next.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    If a ball is hit to the outfield, where do they throw the ball?
    • A. 

      Pitcher

    • B. 

      2nd base if they can reach it

    • C. 

      1st base

    • D. 

      2nd base regardless

  • 16. 
    Play stops when the ball is in the ___________________hand.
    • A. 

      Catcher's

    • B. 

      Pitcher's

    • C. 

      Short stop's

    • D. 

      First's

  • 17. 
    You are on base with 2 outs.  Your teammate hits a ball into the air.  You should
    • A. 

      Wait and see if the ball is caught before advancing to the next base

    • B. 

      Go back to your base and tag up

    • C. 

      Run as soon as the ball is hit

    • D. 

      Stay at your base

  • 18. 
    What does it mean when you steal?
    • A. 

      You take something that is not yours and you sould go to jail(c'mon dont pick this one this is a softball test)

    • B. 

      When a team is out in the feild and the other team is batting and people who aren't batting run over and steal your water coole

    • C. 

      When you are on base and you run to the next base as soon as the pitcher releases the ball

  • 19. 
    What happens if you get 4 balls while batting?
    • A. 

      Strike Out

    • B. 

      Walk

    • C. 

      Hit by Pitch

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