Test Your Cricket IQ! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Cricket IQ! Trivia Quiz

A quick test of Cricket U. K.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What cricket player is located, with the ball, behind a wicket?
    • A. 

      Keeper

    • B. 

      Guard

    • C. 

      Bowler

    • D. 

      Tosser

  • 2. 
    How many umpires are assigned to a regulation cricket game?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      One

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the area on which cricket is played?
    • A. 

      Scrum

    • B. 

      Court

    • C. 

      Lane

    • D. 

      Field

  • 4. 
    What piece of cricket equipment is traditionally made of willow and cane?
    • A. 

      Bat

    • B. 

      Wicket

    • C. 

      Stump

    • D. 

      Ball

  • 5. 
    What is the scheduled end of play in a cricket test match's session?
    • A. 

      Endtime

    • B. 

      Regulation

    • C. 

      Stumps

    • D. 

      Overtime

  • 6. 
    In cricket, what action can also be described as "bowling the ball"?
    • A. 

      Delivery

    • B. 

      Serving

    • C. 

      Pitching

    • D. 

      Shooting

  • 7. 
    In cricket, an overthrow is a ball in what state?
    • A. 

      On The Ground

    • B. 

      Uncaught By A Fielder

    • C. 

      Not Yet In Play

    • D. 

      Bowled Twice

  • 8. 
    If a cricket wicket's bails are dislodged, the wicket is said to be what?
    • A. 

      Broken

    • B. 

      Out

    • C. 

      In Play

    • D. 

      Dead

  • 9. 
    In cricket, any run scored by means other than a batsman's hit is called what?
    • A. 

      Bonus

    • B. 

      Extra

    • C. 

      Flaw

    • D. 

      Sample

  • 10. 
    Being "over the wicket" is a reference to what?
    • A. 

      Pitch Orientation

    • B. 

      Ball Path

    • C. 

      Keeper's Boundary

    • D. 

      Bowler's Position

  • 11. 
    In cricket, a ball must be bowled how?
    • A. 

      With Bounce

    • B. 

      Overarm

    • C. 

      Underarm

    • D. 

      Slack Arm

  • 12. 
    What is the only thing a substitute cricket player is allowed to do?
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Bat

    • C. 

      Keep Wicket

    • D. 

      Bowl

  • 13. 
    What happens if a cricket umpire declares a One Short?
    • A. 

      Teams Switch Positions

    • B. 

      The Batsmen Switch Sides

    • C. 

      Number Of Runs Is Decreased

    • D. 

      The Game Is Ended

  • 14. 
    In cricket, what is the wooden item with three stumps and two bails?
    • A. 

      Crease

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Pitch

    • D. 

      Wicket

  • 15. 
    How many balls must a cricket bowler complete before an over is declared?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Eight

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Three

  • 16. 
    Hitting the ball twice leads to a cricket player doing what?
    • A. 

      Scoring Two Runs

    • B. 

      Being Disqualified

    • C. 

      Being Called Out

    • D. 

      Scoring Six Runs

  • 17. 
    Each cricket innings featured ten what?
    • A. 

      Side Changes

    • B. 

      Minutes Of Play

    • C. 

      Bowlers

    • D. 

      Partnerships

  • 18. 
    Fast and Spin are ways of describing what cricket action?
    • A. 

      Fielding

    • B. 

      Wicket Taking

    • C. 

      Bowling

    • D. 

      Running

  • 19. 
    On, Straight, Off and Cover are types of what cricket play?
    • A. 

      Drive

    • B. 

      Catch

    • C. 

      Run

    • D. 

      Bowl

  • 20. 
    What type of shot is one that hits the ball over the close fielders?
    • A. 

      Flighty

    • B. 

      Lofted

    • C. 

      Slow

    • D. 

      Spin

  • 21. 
    Which bird shares its name with a cricket event?
    • A. 

      Goose

    • B. 

      Lark

    • C. 

      Duck

    • D. 

      Pigeon

  • 22. 
    Which cricket stat is found by dividing a batsman's runs scored by outs?
    • A. 

      Runs In

    • B. 

      Runs Batted In

    • C. 

      Batting Average

    • D. 

      At Bats

  • 23. 
    Which European nation gave its name to a cricket cut?
    • A. 

      Scotland

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Ireland

    • D. 

      France

  • 24. 
    What term refers to the breaking in of a cricket bat?
    • A. 

      Running Down

    • B. 

      Breaking Down

    • C. 

      Knocking In

    • D. 

      Sizing Up

  • 25. 
    What type of cricket player is good at batting and bowling?
    • A. 

      Skipper

    • B. 

      Two-In-One

    • C. 

      All Rounder

    • D. 

      Champion