Rules Quiz

Rules Quiz

Rules Quiz 1

Rule 1

The free throw line shall have its farthest edge 15 feet from the plane of the face of the backboard.
A visible possession arrow display shall be located at the scorer’s and timer’s table.

Rule 2

The official’s jurisdiction, prior to the game, begins when they arrive on the floor.  The official’s arrival on the floor shall be at least 10 minutes before the scheduled starting time of the game.
The referee shall designate the official to toss the ball in the center restraining circle for all jump ball situations.
There are 5 correctable errors.

Rule 3

After the 5 minute time limit specified in Rule 3-2.1, a team is charged with a maximum of one technical foul regardless of how many infractions.
During multiple free throws resulting from personal fouls, substitutions may be made only before the final attempt in the sequence and after the final attempt has been scored.
A player who has been replaced, or directed to leave the game shall not re-enter before the next opportunity to substitute after the clock has started properly following his/her replacement.

Rule 4

An airborne shooter is a player who has released the ball on a try for a goal or has tapped the ball and has not returned to the floor.
A ball is at the disposal of a player when it is handed to a thrower or free thrower.
A closely guarded situation occurs when a player in control of the ball in his/her team’s front-court, is continuously guarded by an opponent who is within three feet of the player who is holding or dribbling the ball.
A team is not in control of the ball during an interrupted dribble.
Team control continues until: The ball is in flight during a try or tap for goal, an opponent secures control, the ball becomes dead.
To obtain legal guarding position, the guard must have one foot touching the playing court.
Incidental contact is contact with an opponent which is permitted and which does not constitute a foul.
To establish a legal screening position, the screener must face the opponent.

Rule 5

If the ball is in flight during a try or tap for field goal, the quarter or extra period ends when the signal illuminates or sounds indicating time has expired.
If play is resumed by a throw-in, the clock shall be started when the ball touches, or is legally touched by, a player on the court after it is released by the thrower.
The referee may correct an obvious mistake by the timer to start or stop the clock properly only when he/she has definite information  relative to the time involved.
A time-out may be granted anytime before the start of the game.

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