WFTDA 4.0 Roller Derby Rules Test

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WFTDA 4.0 Roller Derby Rules Test

Rules Test WFTDA official rules v4. 0


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. True or False - Team A does not get their jammer onto the track in time for the whistle signaling the start of the jam. Team A is allowed to send their jammer from their bench onto the track to play in the in-progress jam.
    • A. 

      A) True

    • B. 

      B) False

  • 2. 
    2. True or False - Players may legally re-enter the track in front of the opponent who forced them out of bounds, if that opponent went out of bounds herself at any point after the initiating block.
    • A. 

      A) True

    • B. 

      B) False

  • 3. 
    3. True or False - A player may skate clockwise while out of bounds to position herself to reenter the pack.    
    • A. 

      A) True

    • B. 

      B) False

  • 4. 
    4. Team X’s jammer drops her helmet cover. The helmet cover may be retrieved legally by:
    • A. 

      A) Team X’s jammer

    • B. 

      B) Team X’s pivot

    • C. 

      C) Team Y’s jammer

    • D. 

      D) all of the above

    • E. 

      E) A and B

  • 5. 
    5. A pack is defined by:
    • A. 

      A) the largest group of blockers from both teams within 20 feet of each other

    • B. 

      B) the largest group of blockers from both teams within 10 feet of each other

    • C. 

      C) the largest group of blockers within 20 feet of each other

    • D. 

      D) the largest group of blockers within 10 feet of each other

  • 6. 
    6. True or false: A downed skater who slides out-of-bounds and then back in-bounds while still down may be penalized for cutting.
    • A. 

  • 7. 
     7. True or false: A skater skates out of bounds while rounding a turn. In doing so, she does not pass an in-bounds skater, but she does substantially cut short the lap distance. For this action, she could receive a major penalty.  
    • A. 

      A) True

    • B. 

      B) False

  • 8. 
    8. When can a skater outside the zone of engagement block another skater?
    • A. 

      A) never

    • B. 

      B) when she is a blocker coming out of the penalty box and ends up next to a jammer

    • C. 

      C) when she is a jammer engaging another jammer

    • D. 

      D) when a jammer counterblocks a hit initiated by a blocker

    • E. 

      E) C and D

  • 9. 
    9. Which of the following is a legal block?
    • A. 

      A) a shoulder check to a skater with two feet out of bounds

    • B. 

      B) a hip check with one foot off the floor

    • C. 

      C) a shoulder check executed before the starting whistle

    • D. 

      D) none of the above

  • 10. 
    10. In which of the following situations could a ref call a minor penalty?
    • A. 

      A) a jam starts and one team has 5 blockers on the track

    • B. 

      B) a jammer starts at the first whistle, then yields to the opposing jammer

    • C. 

      C) a blocker skates out of bounds to avoid a block

    • D. 

      D) all of the above

    • E. 

      E) A and B only

  • 11. 
    11. Which part of the body is illegal to use when blocking another skater?
    • A. 

      A) back

    • B. 

      B) buttocks

    • C. 

      C) elbow

    • D. 

      D) hip

  • 12. 
    12. Which part of the body is considered an illegal blocking zone?
    • A. 

      A) chest

    • B. 

      B) upper arm

    • C. 

      C) hip

    • D. 

      D) above the shoulder

  • 13. 
    13. Who can ‘pass the star?’
    • A. 

      A) only the lead jammer

    • B. 

      B) either jammer

    • C. 

      C) anyone

    • D. 

      D) no one

  • 14. 
    14. A blocker must be within ____ ft of the pack to execute a legal block.
    • A. 

      A) 10

    • B. 

      B) 15

    • C. 

      C) 20

    • D. 

      D) There is no limit

  • 15. 
    15. How many time outs does each team have per game?
    • A. 

      A) one

    • B. 

      B) two

    • C. 

      C) three

    • D. 

      D) none

  • 16. 
    16. Which of the following parts of the body may be used to block another skater? I. elbowII. tricepsIII. forearmIV. feet
    • A. 

      B) I, II, III, and IV

    • B. 

      C) IV and II

    • C. 

      D) IV only

    • D. 

      E) II only

    • E. 

      F) II, III, and IV

  • 17. 
    17. Which of the following must a player re-entering the track from the penalty box do?
    • A. 

      A) re-enter at the front of the pack

    • B. 

      B) skate onto the track immediately, regardless of where the pack is

    • C. 

      C) re-enter at the back of the pack

    • D. 

      D) none of the above

  • 18. 
    18. A skater may be expelled from the game for: I. fightingII. any action deemed by officials to cause a serious physical threat to othersIII. blatant disregard for the rules
    • A. 

  • 19. 
    19. Minor penalties (for the purposes of going to the penalty box, not for fouling out of the game):
    • A. 

      A) carry over into the following period and are not “reset” between periods

    • B. 

      B) are reset between periods

    • C. 

      C) are reset before overtime

    • D. 

      D) carry over from bout to bout

  • 20. 
    20. Which of the following are illegal procedure penalties?
    • A. 

      A) false start

    • B. 

      B) too many skaters on the track

    • C. 

      C) improper uniform

    • D. 

      D) removing required equipment

    • E. 

      E) all of the above

  • 21. 
    21. True or False - When initiating a block, a skater must be in-bounds, but it is ok for her to pick up momentum from out of bounds prior to returning to the track from out of bounds.
    • A. 

  • 22. 
    22. A skater must have at least this number of skates on the floor to initiate a legal block.
    • A. 

      A) one

    • B. 

      B) two

    • C. 

      C) three

    • D. 

      D) none

  • 23. 
    23. True or False - A jammer earns points only when passing opposing skaters who are on the track (i.e. not in the penalty box, etc.)  
    • A. 

      A) True

    • B. 

      B) False

  • 24. 
    24. Which of the following methods of blocking is prohibited? I. joining arms and/or hands in a multi-player blockII. trippingIII. intentionally falling in front of another skaterIV. blocking into the back of another skater
    • A. 

      A) I only

    • B. 

      B) I and III only

    • C. 

      C) I, II, and IV

    • D. 

      D) IV only

    • E. 

      E) I, II, III, and IV

  • 25. 
    25. Before they are within 20 feet of the pack, what can Jammer A do to Jammer B to make Jammer B ineligible for lead jammer?
    • A. 

      A) pass her

    • B. 

      B) knock her down in-bounds

    • C. 

      C) force her out of bounds

    • D. 

      D) steal her helmet cover