Roller Derby Test O'Matic

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Pass mark: 36 / 45
# Question Answer Mark
1 A No Pack situation occurs; all the skaters from one team are more than 10 feet (3 meters) ahead of all the skaters in the opposing team. Which of the following must the front group do, until a pack has reformed, and assuming a pack is not reformed immediately?
  1. Coast
  2. Coast or accelerate
  3. Actively brake
2 A skater removes required safety equipment during a jam. This is a/an:
  1. Penalty
  2. No Impact/No Penalty
  3. Expulsion
3 If a skater stands before there are 10 seconds remaining on their penalty clock when previously seated in the penalty box ...
  1. their penalty timer will stop until they sit
  2. their penalty timer will continue
  3. they will be issued a penalty
4 A skater was given a penalty, then was waived off from the penalty box as it was full. The jam ends before they sit their penalty. If the skater does not stay on track for the next jam they ...
  1. are penalised
  2. do not serve their penalty
  3. will serve their penalty the next time they are on track
5 At most, how many skaters can be on the roster for a specific game?
  1. 7
  2. 14
  3. 12
  4. 6
6 True or False: A team may have three blockers seated in the penalty box at one time.
  1. False
  2. True
7 True or False: It is not possible to "legally" block a skater who has jumped and is not touching the floor.
  1. False
  2. True
8 True or False: Skaters are strongly encouraged to secure or tape down loose Velcro on pads.
  1. True
  2. False
9 How long can a Jam last, at most?
  1. 30 seconds
  2. 1 minute
  3. 2 minutes
  4. 10 seconds
10 After being blocked, a skater straddles the track boundary line then completely exits the track having passed two other skaters while straddling. This is a/an:
  1. Penalty
  2. Expulsion
  3. No Impact/No Penalty
11 During a No Pack scenario a Jammer straddling the track boundary passes an opposing Blocker then skates back in bounds. This is a/an:
  1. Penalty
  2. No Impact/No Penalty
  3. Expulsion
12 True or False: If a jammer failed to score on an opponent and has completed their pass, they can drop back and re-pass the opponent to get another point.
  1. True
  2. False
13 Which of the following is allowed:
  1. Safety pins securing a number to a uniform
  2. Tape on a uniform to modify a number
  3. Tape, on jewelry
  4. Safety pins on pads
14 A skater, having gone out of bounds, briefly and unintentionally returns in bounds on one skate having passed an opposing skater whilst out of bounds.
  1. Penalty
  2. Expulsion
  3. No Pass/No Penalty
15 How long do you serve in the Penalty Box for a single penalty?
  1. 90 seconds
  2. 30 seconds
  3. 45 seconds
  4. 1 minute
16 A stationary skater assists a stationary teammate. This is a/an:
  1. Direction of Gameplay Penalty
  2. Expulsion
  3. Legal Play
17 The use of obscene, profane, or abusive language or gestures directed at an NSO will result in a/an:
  1. Penalty
  2. No Impact/No Penalty
  3. Expulsion
18 Delay of Game penalties will be given for actions which interfere with the standard progression of the game, and can only result in a/an:
  1. Penalty
  2. Expulsion
  3. No Impact/No Penalty
19 The official period clock stops...
  1. when the line up time between jams exceeds 30 seconds
  2. during the line up time between each jam, but it starts again if the time exceeds 30 seconds
  3. during the line up time between each jam
20 If a Jammer is legally blocked out of bounds on their approach to the pack, and have yet to be within 20 feet (6 meters) of the rear of the pack, can they become Lead Jammer?
  1. Yes
  2. No
21 True or False: Elbow pads don't need to have a hard protective shell or insert.
  1. False
  2. True
22 Which of these reasons is the most accurate description of why the track surface, boundaries, safety zone, and Penalty Box must be clearly lit?
  1. So make-up can easily be applied
  2. To prevent shadows distracting players
  3. For safety and visibility
  4. So the spectators can see
23 True or False: A team may challenge a design on a helmet if they believe it may be misinterpreted as a Jammer Star or Pivot Stripe.
  1. True
  2. False
24 A skater skates clockwise whilst out of bounds to avoid getting a Cutting the Track penalty. This is a/an:
  1. Direction of Gameplay Penalty
  2. Expulsion
  3. Legal Play
  4. No Impact/No Penalty
25 True or False: If a skater's, or group of skaters', actions create a no-pack situation they may be penalized as directed in the rules.
  1. True
  2. False
26 A player who has not been scored on removes themselves from play whilst the opposing jammer is still in the pack and has already scored on a Blocker. What happens?
  1. The opposing jammer is awarded another point after they leave the pack
  2. The opposing jammer is awarded another point after they leave the engagement zone
  3. The opposing jammer is immediately awarded another point
  4. The opposing jammer doesn't gain any extra points
27 True or False: There are no rules which govern inside/outside positioning when it comes to Blockers lining up for a jam between the Pivot and Jammer line, assuming the Pivot is not on the Pivot line.
  1. True
  2. False
28 The maximum number of Blockers who may be a Pivot from each team allowed on track during play is:
  1. 3
  2. 2
  3. 1
  4. 6
29 Which of these can you do whilst blocking, to make sure you are not executing a multi-player block (assume this is the only linking action taking place)?
  1. Grasp a teammate
  2. Form an impenetrable wall
  3. Touch a teammate
  4. Link with a teammate
30 A Jammer passes opposing blocker 1 and 2 and is sent to the penalty box. When they exit the penalty box which blockers can they score on?
  1. Only 1 and 2
  2. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  3. Only 3 and 4
31 If a Blocker is pushed out of bounds whilst in front of the initiator of the block, where should they come back in bounds?
  1. In front of the initiator of the block
  2. Behind the initiator of the block
32 A skater is blocked out of bounds then re-enters the track in front of the initiator of the block, after the initiator has been blocked out of bounds. This is a:
  1. Penalty
  2. Expulsion
  3. No Pass/No Penalty
33 An in bounds, upright and skating skater has re-entered the track from out of bounds having passed one in play teammate and one out of play teammate. This is a/an:
  1. No Penalty
  2. Penalty
  3. Expulsion
34 Under which of the following situations might a referee call off a jam?
  1. Too few skaters on the track such that a pack can not be formed
  2. If they're tired
  3. Too few skaters on the track, but enough skaters that a pack can be formed
35 Who has a duty to whistle the start of the jam?
  1. Coaches
  2. Officials
  3. Blockers
  4. All skaters
36 True or False: it is illegal to remove a teammate's helmet cover if they are wearing it in error (eg too many Pivots)
  1. False
  2. True
37 True or False: A jam will be whistled dead if only one team fields a Jammer and they are sent to the penalty box and take a seat.
  1. True
  2. False
38 If a skater does not stand when instructed when seated in the penalty box ...
  1. their penalty timer will continue
  2. they will be issued a penalty
  3. their penalty timer will stop until they stand
39 True or False: Jammers can score Jammer lap points on their initial pass.
  1. False
  2. True
40 A skater intentionally initiates an egregious block on an opposing skater whilst out of play. This is a/an:
  1. No Impact/No Penalty
  2. Penalty
  3. Expulsion
41 True or False: If the referee is in doubt on a call, i.e. the referee sees the effects of a hit but does not see the action, a penalty must not be called.
  1. False
  2. True
42 True or False: If a jammer passes the pack then leaves the engagement zone, and is then swallowed up by the pack, they return to their previous pass (however is unable to score on blockers previously not scored on).
  1. True
  2. False
43 If there are too many skaters on track and skater Red A1 is directed off track, but their teammate, skater Red B2 leaves the track and returns to the bench...
  1. The jam is whistled dead
  2. Skater A1 must also leave the track and skater B2 must return to the track
  3. The jam continues and no penalty will be issued
  4. Skater A1 is issued a penalty
44 True or False: Sponsor logos are permitted on the Pivot and Jammer lines.
  1. True
  2. False
45 A Blocker starting the jam with more than one knee down will earn a/an:
  1. Penalty
  2. Expulsion
  3. No Impact/No Penalty
Pass mark: 36 / 45

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