Stump The Ump Quiz 4

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Stump The Ump Quiz 4

Stump the Ump! Test your knowledge of High School Fast Pitch Softball National Federation Rules (NFHS). The West Florida Fast Pitch Softball Umpires Association, LLC. Contracts with schools in Manatee & Sarasota Counties. Please Enter your First and Last Name to begin.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    With bases loaded and no outs,  F5 and F6 are playing inside the baseline for a possible play at home.  B4 hits a line drive in the hole passed both F5 and F6 but the ball hits the foot of R2 while running to 3rd.
    • A. 

      Live ball and all runners including batter runner may advance at their own risk.

    • B. 

      Dead Ball and all runners return to the last legally occupied base unless forced by the batter runner becoming a baserunner.

    • C. 

      R2 is out and all runners return to the base occupied at the time of the pitch.

  • 2. 
    R1 is at third base. S1 bats for B2 without reporting to the umpire and gets a hit driving in R1. Before the next pitch, the defensive coach brings this to the attention of the plate umpire.
    • A. 

      Nothing's wrong since reporting the substitution is not required by rule. The play stands.

    • B. 

      S1 is out and ejected along with head coach. R1 must return to 3rd base.

    • C. 

      R1 scores. S1 stays at 1st. Coach gets team warning.

  • 3. 
    B2 has a 3-2 count with R1 attempting to steal 2nd. Ball 4 goes off the shin guard of F2 and into the dugout.
    • A. 

      R1 is awarded 2nd base and B2 is awarded 1st.

    • B. 

      R1 is awarded 3rd base and B2 is awarded 1st.

    • C. 

      R1 is awarded 3rd base and B2 is awarded 2nd.

  • 4. 
    With bases loaded and 2 outs (R1 on 3rd base, R2 on 2nd base, R3 on 1st base), B6 hits a home run over the fence.  In her excitement, R2 misses 3rd base.  With a proper appeal R2 is out, how many runs score?
    • A. 

      No runs score

    • B. 

      R1 is the only run that scores because she preceded R2 who missed 3rd base

    • C. 

      3 runs score

    • D. 

      All runs score

  • 5. 
    With R1 on second base with one out, B3, a right handed batter, receives ball 4.  As B3 runs toward first base, F2 fumbles the ball in front of home plate and under B3's feet.  The ball apparently unintentionally tangles-up in B3's feet as she is running toward 1st base.  R1 steals 3rd base and in the umpires opinion F2 may have been able to otherwise recover the fumbled ball and thrown out B3 at third base. 
    • A. 

      Delayed dead ball and b3 is out

    • B. 

      Delayed dead ball and r1 is out

    • C. 

      No penalty

    • D. 

      R2 is awarded 3rd base

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