WFTDA Rules Test Part One

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WFTDA Quizzes & Trivia

The first part of the rules test created july 2011


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. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      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. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      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. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

  • 4. 
    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

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

      A. one

    • B. 

      B. two

    • C. 

      C. three

    • D. 

      D. none

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

  • 7. 
    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 safety equipment

    • E. 

      E. all of the above

  • 8. 
    True or False: 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. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

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

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

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

      A. true

    • B. 

      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. 

      A. three

    • B. 

      B. four

    • C. 

      C. five

    • D. 

      D. two

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

      A. she receives minor penalty

    • B. 

      B. she receives major penalty

    • C. 

      C. the team captain receives a minor penalty

    • D. 

      D. nothing

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

      A. No whistle signal

    • B. 

      B. Two rapid whistle blasts

    • C. 

      C. One long whistle blast

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

      A. 15

    • B. 

      B. 20

    • C. 

      C. 30

  • 15. 
     True or False:  A Jammer must stay in-bounds to remain Lead Jammer.  
    • A. 

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

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

      A. Clockwise

    • B. 

      B. Counter clockwise

    • C. 

      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. 

      A. No Impact/No Penalty

    • B. 

      B. Minor

    • C. 

      C. Major

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

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

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

      A. true

    • B. 

      B. false

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

      A. failure to reform the pack

    • B. 

      B. Multi-Player Blocks

    • C. 

      C. Use of Hands

    • D. 

      D. None of the above