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 If a Jammer has served 10 seconds of their penalty when the opposing Jammer is given a penalty, when is the currently seated Jammer released?
  1. After 20 more seconds
  2. Immediately
  3. When the second Jammer is no longer on the track
  4. When the second Jammer is seated
3 A skater initiates contact with their elbow that forces an opponent off balance, but not to fall or lose relative position. This is a/an:
  1. No Impact/No Penalty
  2. Penalty
  3. Expulsion
4 If a Jammer commits an illegal action during a pass and so does not get a point, what can they do?
  1. Nothing until their next pass through the pack.
  2. Attempt to re-pass and score, as long as they have not left the engagement zone.
5 A skater was called for a Penalty and was subsequently signalled off the track. However the skater wilfully failed to leave the track. This is a/an:
  1. Penalty
  2. No Impact/No Penalty
  3. Expulsion
6 What happens if a skater is only partially in bounds (straddling) when the Jam starts?
  1. The skater is permitted to join the Jam anyway.
  2. The skater is not permitted to join the Jam, and receives a Penalty.
  3. The Jam is called off.
  4. The skater is not permitted to join the Jam, and does not receive a Penalty.
7 If a team fields Two Pivots, one is an extra skater, and the referee instructs one to return to their bench, the skater returning to their bench is assessed a/an:
  1. No Impact/No Penalty
  2. Penalty
  3. Expulsion
8 A skater habitually enters the penalty box without showing proper precaution. Each time they do, structural failure of the seat, not the entry of the skater, causes contact by the skater's seat to another person. This can result in a/an:
  1. No Impact/No Penalty
  2. Expulsion
  3. Penalty
9 A skater exiting the penalty box before their penalty time finishes after being incorrectly instructed to do so by the penalty box official, must return to the box and finish the penalty and will be assessed a/an:
  1. Penalty
  2. Expulsion
  3. No Impact/No Penalty
10 What is the minimum width of the stripe on the Pivot's helmet cover?
  1. 2.5 inches (6.3 cm)
  2. There is no limit
  3. 1.5 inches (3.81 cm)
  4. 2 inches (5 cm)
11 True or False: A team may have three blockers seated in the penalty box at one time.
  1. True
  2. False
12 To call off a jam the Lead Jammer ...
  1. Repeatedly places both hands on their helmet until the referee whistles the end of the jam
  2. Shouts loudly that they are calling off the jam
  3. Removes their helmet cover
  4. Repeatedly places both hands on their hips until the referee whistles the end of the jam
13 A skater fails to yield after being given a False Start warning. This is a/an:
  1. Penalty
  2. No Impact/No Penalty
  3. Expulsion
14 True or False: A Jammer can transfer the star if they are returning from the Penalty Box and have not yet returned to play.
  1. True
  2. False
15 True or False: If a skater is blocking and has one foot on the ground and on the track, and the other foot hovering (but not touching) outside the track boundary, they are Blocking Out of Bounds.
  1. False
  2. True
16 At what point will there not be another jam started for a given period, assuming no timeouts are called?
  1. When the period clock is at 0.
  2. When 30 seconds or fewer remain on the jam clock from the previous jam
  3. When 31 seconds or fewer remain on the period clock
  4. When 30 seconds or fewer remain on the period clock
17 Skater C is sent off the track for a Blocking to the Head Penalty and headed to the box. Skater C got waved off because the Penalty Box was full. Skater C then proceeds to re-enter the Jam in front of one of their teammates. Skater C is then assessed a/an:
  1. No Impact/No Penalty
  2. Penalty
  3. Expulsion
18 True or False: Any Pivot starting in the penalty box is not the designated Pivot for that jam.
  1. True
  2. False
19 True or False: Skaters must be skating and/or stepping in the counter-clockwise direction when executing a block.
  1. True
  2. False
20 True or False: A Jammer can call off the jam if they were the Lead Jammer and an opponent's action removes their helmet cover (assume when they attempted to call off the jam they did not have the helmet cover on).
  1. False
  2. True
21 True or False: A Pivot can become Lead Jammer if Passing the Star has occured
  1. False
  2. True
22 True or False: Referees are permitted to only wear inline skates and are discouraged from wearing quad skates.
  1. False
  2. True
23 Initiating contact on an opponent after the fourth whistle that causes the opposing skater to become slightly off balance but not fall or go out of bounds will result in a/an:
  1. No Impact/No Penalty
  2. Penalty
  3. Expulsion
24 How many support staff are allowed in the designated team area during a game?
  1. 1
  2. 3
  3. 5
  4. 2
25 What do Pivots wear on their helmets?
  1. A Non-Pivot Blocker helmet cover
  2. A helmet cover with two stars on
  3. A striped helmet cover
  4. No helmet covers
26 True or False: Pivots can lay down on the floor, and as long as some part of them is touching the Pivot Line, they are considered "on the Pivot Line".
  1. True
  2. False
27 Red Blocker is blocked off the track by Green Blocker. Red Blocker continues to counter-block past the point where part of their skate is touching the ground outside the track boundary. Green Blocker doesn't fall or lose relative position. For Red Blocker this is a/an:
  1. Legal Play
  2. Penalty
  3. Expulsion
28 True or False: There is no penalty for blocking a skater who has jumped off both skates and left contact with the track from in bounds.
  1. False
  2. True
29 True or False: As long as your hand is resting on an opponent's legal target zone, and you do not force them to alter their skating, you can keep your hand there as long as you want.
  1. True
  2. False
30 Green Blocker blocks a Red Blocker out of bounds, and continues to block until one of the Green Blocker's skates touches out of bounds. The Red Blocker falls. This is a/an:
  1. Penalty
  2. No Impact/No Penalty
  3. Expulsion
31 A team neglects to field any Blockers for the jam, they prevented the start of the jam and thus cause a Delay of Game. The referee assesses a penalty to the Captain. What type of penalty is assessed?
  1. No Impact/No Penalty
  2. Expulsion
  3. Penalty
32 If a penalised skater has fouled out, when must they be substituted (assuming they are in the penalty box)?
  1. Between periods
  2. Immediately
  3. Never
  4. Between jams
33 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
34 Which of these are Legal Target Zones?
  1. The head
  2. On the back of the buttocks
  3. Below the mid-thigh
  4. The chest, front and side of the torso
35 A skater initiates contacts with an opponent below the legal target zone that is outside of the normal skating motion, causing them to stumble but not fall. This is a/an:
  1. No Impact/No Penalty
  2. Penalty
  3. Expulsion
36 True or False: It is legal to block players who are standing on the track.
  1. False
  2. True
37 There is only one Blocker from Red team on the track and they get a penalty. The penalty box has space for them. They will be sent to the penalty box...
  1. Immediately
  2. As soon as there are four (4) Blockers from Red team on the track
  3. As soon as another Blocker from Red team is on the track
  4. As soon as another Blocker from Red team joins the Pack
38 A Jammer or Blocker False Starts, then yields advantage. This is a/an:
  1. Legal Play
  2. Penalty
  3. Expulsion
39 If all of one team's Blockers are lined up out of position pre-jam, and the 30 seconds between jams expires...
  1. a Misconduct penalty will be issued to the Pivot
  2. a Delay of Game penalty will be issued to the Pivot
  3. the jam will start and no penalties will be given
  4. a Delay of Game penalty will be issued to the Captain
40 A Jammer is on their initial pass of the pack, and has one Blocker ahead of them. The Jammer goes down but remains in bounds, and the Blocker skates clockwise past them. Assuming they meet all other criteria to become Lead Jammer ...
  1. they will be Lead Jammer
  2. they must re-pass the Blocker to become Lead Jammer
  3. they will be Not Lead Jammer
41 How long do you serve in the Penalty Box for a single penalty?
  1. 45 seconds
  2. 2 minutes
  3. 1 minute
  4. 30 seconds
42 A skater who was previously intentionally straddling the track boundary line chooses to step out of bounds entirely. This is a/an:
  1. Penalty
  2. No Impact/No Penalty
  3. Expulsion
43 If the score is tied after an overtime jam, what happens?
  1. The game is declared a tie
  2. The Jammers play Rock, Paper, Scissors.
  3. The home team wins.
  4. Additional overtime jams are played until the tie is broken
44 The Head Referee must meet with who, before expelling a skater?
  1. The Coach
  2. Both Captains
  3. Nobody
  4. The Captain
45 If a skater leaves the jam during play for equipment issues, the skater may re-enter the jam once the issue has been resolved.
  1. False
  2. True
Pass mark: 36 / 45

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