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Sport Rules

written by: marcing
 
You surely watch sports. But do you know the rules? Check your knowledge here.

Question 1:


How many parts are in a basketball game during the Olympic tournament?
1
4
2
3

Question 2:


How long is a marathon?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
42 195 kilometers
42 195 meters
42 195 yards
42.195 miles

Question 3:


In soccer, what happens to a goalkeeper who goes outside of his penalty box?
He is allowed only if his team is defending.
He gets a red card.
He is allowed to, but he cannot touch the ball with his hands.
His team is penalized by a free kick.

Question 4:


What object is tossed into the air in the Olympic event Hammer Throw?
A chain saw
A screw driver
An iron ball attached to a wire
A hammer

Question 5:


In butterfly swimming, how must the athlete finish the race to have a valid result?
By touching the pool's ending wall with his/her feet
By touching the pool's ending wall with both hands simultaneously
By stepping out of the pool
By touching the pool's ending wall with with one hand only

Question 6:


In high jump, how must the bar be attacked for a valid result?
Feet first
Butt first
Head first
It doesn't matter

Question 7:


How many times must athletes circle the stadium in the Olympic 10km run?
10
50
20
25

Question 8:


Who is a libero in a volleyball team?
The play-maker, who passes balls to attacking players
A player who cannot attack nor block
A player that always stands by the net
It's the 7th player, allowed to join only if his team trails by more than 8 points

Question 9:


How many sets are played in male table tennis at the Olympics?
Up to 5
Up to 7
Up to 3
Always 3

Question 10:


What is the difference between the Olympic and the World Cup soccer tournaments?
The ball used at the Olympic Games is oval, more like the one used in American Football.
Red cards are not used during the Olympic games.
In the Olympic tournament there are no penalty shoot-outs when a play-off match ends in a tie.
In the Olympic tournament only players under 23 years old are allowed.

Question 11:


Which score is impossible in a tennis tie-break set?
8-5
99-97
7-5
8-6

Question 12:


How long is a handball Olympic game?
60min wall clock
60min, breaks excluded
48min wall clock
48min, breaks excluded

Question 13:


What does a red flag signal during athletic events that involve a jump?
The result is valid.
The result is not valid because the athlete bounced off pass the measure bar.
The result is not valid because there was too strong back wind.
The athlete is disqualified.

Question 14:


What is part of the result calculation in ski-jumping?
Style only
Distance, but if the jumpers jumped the same distance, style is taken into account
Distance and style
Distance only

Question 15:


How long is the Olympic cycling race?
200miles
It is not set
189.5km
200km

 


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