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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?
2
3
4
1

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

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 both hands simultaneously
By stepping out of the pool
By touching the pool's ending wall with with one hand only
By touching the pool's ending wall with his/her feet

Question 6:


In high jump, how must the bar be attacked for a valid result?
Head first
Feet first
Butt 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?
A player who cannot attack nor block
The play-maker, who passes balls to attacking players
It's the 7th player, allowed to join only if his team trails by more than 8 points
A player that always stands by the net

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

Question 11:


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

Question 12:


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

Question 13:


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

Question 14:


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

Question 15:


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

 


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