WFTDA Roller Derby Test

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Roller Derby Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Team A does not get their jammer onto the track in the 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 the in-progress-jam
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    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 intiating block.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A skater may skate clockwise while out of bounds to position herself to re enter the pack
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A downed skater who slides out of bounds and then back in bounds while still down may be penalized for cutting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A skater skates out of bound 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. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a legal block?
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      A hip check with one foot off the floor

    • C. 

      A shoulder check executed before the starting whistle

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Team X's jammer drops her helmet cover. the helmet cover may be retrieved legally by:
    • A. 

      Team X's jammer

    • B. 

      Team X's pivot

    • C. 

      Team Y's jammer

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B

  • 8. 
    The pack is defined by:
    • A. 

      The largest group of blockers from both teams within 20 ft of each other

    • B. 

      The largest group of blockers from both teams within 10 ft of each other

    • C. 

      The largest group of blockers within 20 ft of each other

    • D. 

      The largest group of blockers within 10 ft of each other

  • 9. 
    When can a skater outside the zone of engagement block another skater
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      When she is a jammer engaging another jammer

    • D. 

      When a jammer counterblocks a hit initiated by a blocker

    • E. 

      C and D

  • 10. 
    How many time outs does each team have?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      None

  • 11. 
    Which of the following body parts may be used to block another skater?
    • A. 

      Elbow

    • B. 

      Tricep

    • C. 

      Forearm

    • D. 

      Feet

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 12. 
    Which of the following must a player re entering the track from the penalty box do?
    • A. 

      Re enter at the front of the pack

    • B. 

      Skate onto the track immediately regardless of where the pack is

    • C. 

      Re enter at the back of the pack

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    A skater may be expelled from the game for:
    • A. 

      Fighting

    • B. 

      Any action deemed by officials to cause a serious physical threat to others

    • C. 

      Blatant disregard for the rules

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    In which of the following situations could a ref call a minor penalty
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      A jammer starts at the first whistle, then yields to the opposing jammer

    • C. 

      A blocker skates out of bounds to avoid a block

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B

  • 15. 
    Which part of the body is considered an illegal blocking zone
    • A. 

      Chest

    • B. 

      Upper arm

    • C. 

      Hip

    • D. 

      Aboe the shoulder

  • 16. 
    Who can pass the star
    • A. 

      Only the lead jammer

    • B. 

      Either jammer

    • C. 

      Anyone

    • D. 

      No one

  • 17. 
     a blocker must be within how many feet of the pack to execute a legal block?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      There is no limit

  • 18. 
    Minor penalties (for the puposes of going to the penalty box, not for fouling out of the game)
    • A. 

      Carry over into the folling period and are not reset between periods

    • B. 

      Are reset between periods

    • C. 

      Carry over from bout to bout

    • D. 

      Are reset before over time

  • 19. 
    Which of the following are illegal procedure penalties?
    • A. 

      False start

    • B. 

      Too many skaters on the track

    • C. 

      Improper uniform

    • D. 

      Removing required equipment

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    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. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 21. 
    A skater must have at least this number of skates on the floor to intiate a legal block.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      None

  • 22. 
    A jammer earns points when passing opposing skaters who are in the penalty box
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 23. 
    Which of the following methods of blocking is prohibited
    • A. 

      Joining arms or hand in a multi player block

    • B. 

      Tripping

    • C. 

      Intentionally falling in front of another skater

    • D. 

      Blocking into the back of another player

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Before they are within 20 ft of the pack, what can Jammer A do to Jammer B to make Jammer B ineligible to lead jammer?
    • A. 

      Pass her

    • B. 

      Knock her down in bounds

    • C. 

      Force her out of bounds

    • D. 

      Steal her helmet cover

  • 25. 
    A skater who is lead jammer may call off the jam as she is being removed from play due to a penalty.
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

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