WFTDA Rules Study Test

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WFTDA Written Rules Test - Women's Flat Track Derby Association Rules Test based on rules update from May 26, 2010. This is to be used as a study guide. An explanation follows every answer. The questions are also hyperlinked to the corresponding sections in the rule book. Any bolded words were added as a study function and do not appear in bold on the test. After taking the test, you can print out your full results or review them and jot down any questions you may have missed (they're in the same order as the WFTDA test available for downl


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Team A’s Jammer is not on the track prior to the jam starting whistle. Team A is allowed to send their Jammer from their bench onto the track to play in the in-progress jam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Skaters 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. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    Which part of the body is considered an illegal blocking zone?
    • A. 

      Chest

    • B. 

      Upper Arm

    • C. 

      Hip

    • D. 

      Above the Shoulder

  • 5. 
    How many timeouts does each team have per game?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    Which of the following must a skater do when re-entering the track from the penalty box?
    • 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

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are illegal procedure penalties?
    • A. 

      False start

    • B. 

      Too many skaters on the track

    • C. 

      Improper uniform

    • D. 

      Removing required safety equipment

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    When initiating a block, a skater must be in-bounds, but she may pick up momentum from out-of-bounds prior to returning to the track.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A Jammer must legally pass an on-the-track opponent to score points on players not on the track (NOTT).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A skater who is Lead Jammer can call off the jam as she is being removed from play due to a penalty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What is the maximum number of skaters from one team that can be seated in the penalty box at one time?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Two

  • 12. 
    What happens when a Jammer who has not been declared Lead Jammer successfully calls off the jam?
    • A. 

      She receives a minor penalty

    • B. 

      She receives a major penalty

    • C. 

      The team captain receives a minor penalty

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 13. 
    What is the referee whistle signal for a major penalty?
    • A. 

      No whistle signal

    • B. 

      Two rapid whistle blasts

    • C. 

      One long whistle blast

    • D. 

      Two long whistle blasts

  • 14. 
    At most, how many seconds can elapse after a timeout before the next jam begins?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      60

  • 15. 
    A Jammer must stay in-bounds to remain Lead Jammer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Helmet Covers may be retrieved while skating in which direction?
    • A. 

      Clockwise

    • B. 

      Counter clockwise

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 17. 
    What kind of penalty would be issued in the following scenario: Downed skater re-entering the track causes an opposing skater to stumble but not fall or lose relative position.
    • A. 

      No Impact/No Penalty

    • B. 

      Minor

    • C. 

      Major

    • D. 

      Ejection

  • 18. 
    It is a major penalty to touch an opponent with forearms or hands for three or more seconds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    If a skater is illegally blocked outside of the engagement zone she may legally counter-block.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    All referees must give you a warning before issuing which types of penalties:
    • A. 

      Failure to reform the pack

    • B. 

      Multi-Player Blocks

    • C. 

      Use of Hands

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    What kind of penalty would be issued in the following scenario: An in-bounds, upright, and skating skater re-enters the track from out-of-bounds in front of multiple in-bounds skaters during a no pack scenario, resulting in her having bettered her position.
    • A. 

      Minor Cutting the Track

    • B. 

      Major Cutting the Track

    • C. 

      No Impact/No Penalty

    • D. 

      Thumbs Up

  • 22. 
    Blockers that advance or chase the Jammer out of the Engagement Zone are considered part of and belonging to point totals of the previous (just completed) scoring pass.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which referees are allowed to expel a skater?
    • A. 

      Any of the referee staff

    • B. 

      Only the Jammer Referees

    • C. 

      Only the Head Referee

    • D. 

      The Jammer Referees and the Head Referee

  • 24. 
    If a referee is not sure whether an action warrants a major or expulsion, it must be called as:
    • A. 

      No impact/No Penalty

    • B. 

      Minor

    • C. 

      Major

    • D. 

      Expulsion

  • 25. 
    Which of the following safety gear may be removed when seated in the penalty box?
    • A. 

      Helmet

    • B. 

      Mouth guard

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above