WFTDA Rules Test

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WFTDA Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    How long is each period in a regulation bout?
    • A. 

      60 minutes

    • B. 

      30 minutes

    • C. 

      20 minutes

  • 2. 
    The period clock stops between jams.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How long is the maximum time for a jam?
    • A. 

      1 minute

    • B. 

      2 minutes

    • C. 

      3 minutes

  • 4. 
    How long does a team have to get the proper amount of skaters at their designated spots on the track before the first whistle is blown at the start of the jam?
    • A. 

      20 seconds

    • B. 

      30 seconds

    • C. 

      60 seconds

  • 5. 
    There is no lead jammer during an overtime jam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Jammers begin scoring points on their second pass through the pack during an overtime jam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    How many points does a jammer get for a "Grand Slam"? A Grand Slam is when the jammer passes through the pack legally and in bounds, all opposing blockers and laps the opposing jammer.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

  • 8. 
    When does the time start for a penalty being served?
    • A. 

      Once the referee has commanded the skater to go to the penalty box

    • B. 

      Once the skater leaves the track to go to the penalty box

    • C. 

      Once the skater is seated in the penalty box

  • 9. 
    How many minors must a skater obtain to be sent to the penalty box?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

  • 10. 
    What's the shortest distance a skater have to be from the pack to be considered "out of play" (where she can not assist a teammate or engage an opposing player)?
    • A. 

      10 feet

    • B. 

      20 feet

    • C. 

      30 feet

  • 11. 
    Who can call a timeout during a bout? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Any player between jams.

    • B. 

      Any ref at any time.

    • C. 

      Any jammer at any time.

    • D. 

      Captains and designated alternates between jams.

    • E. 

      Team coaches and bench managers between jams.

  • 12. 
    Entering the jam from the penalty box more than 20 feet ahead of the pack is the same as entering behind the pack.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    How many trips to the box by a single skater in one bout warrants an ejection for the remainder of the bout?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      7

  • 14. 
    Where should a penalized blocker go if all penalty box seats are full?
    • A. 

      She must wait at her teams bench on the sidelines until a blocker's seat becomes available in the penalty box.

    • B. 

      She must stand beside the penalty box until a blocker's seat becomes available in the penalty box.

    • C. 

      She must report to the penalty box and be cleared to continue skating until an open seat becomes available in the penalty box for that team.

    • D. 

      She is ejected from the game.

  • 15. 
    Where is the pivot required to start the jam?
    • A. 

      Only at the pivot line

    • B. 

      Anywhere in between the pivot line and the jammer start line

    • C. 

      Behind the power blockers, but in front of the jammer start line

  • 16. 
    A Non-Pivot Blocker false starts for being out of position at the pack starting whistle when she lines up in front of a Pivot Blocker who is on the Pivot line.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A player is considered out of play if they touch the boundary line even if they do not actually cross over the boundary line.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    If the Lead Jammers helmet cover is removed by an opponent's actions, the Jammer may replace the helmet cover and regain Lead Jammer status.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A jammer who begins the jam in the penalty box is eligible to earn Lead Jammer status, provided that the other jammer has not already been declared Lead Jammer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Jammer A jumps off the line during the pack whistle and is able to return behind the jammer start line before the jammer start whistle. Is there a penalty, and is she eligible for lead jammer?
    • A. 

      Minor and still eligible.

    • B. 

      Minor and ineligible.

    • C. 

      No penalty and still eligible.

  • 21. 
    Is it legal to trip your own teammate?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 22. 
    Jammer A and Jammer B approach the pack for their initial pass. Before making it through on the initial pass, Jammer A commits a major and goes to the penalty box. After a minute, Jammer A reenters the track before Jammer B can get through the pack on her initial pass. Jammer A passes through the pack on her initial pass, followed by Jammer B passing through the pack. Providing jammer A passed all opponents legally upon reentering the track, is Jammer A eligible for lead?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 23. 
    What's the call for a skater having no mouth guard on the initial pack start whistle?
    • A. 

      Minor Illegal Procedure

    • B. 

      Major Illegal Procedure

  • 24. 
    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. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    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

  • 26. 
    Willfully failing to leave the track for a penalty is an example of....?
    • A. 

      Misconduct

    • B. 

      Insubordination

    • C. 

      Gross Misconduct

    • D. 

      Illegal Procedure