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Question 1:         A player cannot be offside when...

 a)        They receive the ball from an indirect free kick.

 b)        They receive the ball from a goal kick.

 c)        They receive the ball from a direct free kick.

 d)        They receive the ball from a drop ball.

 

Question 2:         For a throw - in, which of the following statements is incorrect?

 a)        The thrower must face the field of play with part of either foot on the ground behind the touchline.

 b)        The thrower is able to take the throw - in from the point at which the ball crossed the touchline or from any point on the touchline closer to the goal that he/she is defending.

 c)        All opponents must be at least 3 metres from the point at which the throw - in is to be taken.

 d)        The thrower delivers the ball from behind and over his head.

 

Question 3:        During the taking of a penalty kick, the penalty taker's  team-mate (No. 9) who remains outside of the penalty area, moves in front of the penalty mark before the ball is kicked.  The ball rebounds from the goalkeeper and goes to team-mate (No. 9) who shoots and scores a goal?
 

 a)        The goal is allowed

 b)        The penalty kick is retaken

 c)        An indirect free kick is awarded to the defending team.

 d)        A direct free kick is awarded to the defending team.

 

Question 4:       During the taking of a throw-in, the thrower releases the ball at waist level?
 

 a)        This is a legal throw, as long as no other infringement occurred.

 b)        This is an illegal throw, and the throw is retaken by the opposing team.

 c)        This is an illegal throw.

 d)        This is a retake to the thrower.

 

Question 5:        During a goal kick, the kicker kicks the ball straight into his own goal?
 

 a)        A goal is allowed.

 b)        A corner kick is awarded.

 c)        The goal kick is retaken.

 d)        The kicker is cautioned and the goal is allowed.

 

Question 6:        If a player spits at the Referee during play, the restart is?
 

 a)        Send off the offender and a direct free kick.

 b)        Send off the offender and a dropped ball.

 c)        Send off the offender and an indirect free kick.

 d)        Caution the offender and a dropped ball.

 

Question 7:        An Assistant Referee is standing on top of the touchline, and the ball rebounds off his leg and back into the field of play.  The Referee should?
 

 a)        Allow play to continue

 b)        Award a dropped ball

 c)        Award a throw in to the team who didn't have the ball before it rebounded off the Assistant Referee.

 d)        Award a throw in to the team last in possession of the ball.

 

Question 8:        Which of the following offences is not punishable by an indirect free kick?

 a)        Playing in a dangerous manner.

 b)        Jumping at an opponent.

 c)        Preventing the opposing goalkeeper from releasing the ball from his/her hands.

 d)        Impedes the progress of an opponent.

 

Question 9:        A referee signals for half time and only when safely in the referee's room realises that he played 40 minutes; 5 minutes short of the required 45 minutes. The duration of the second half must be...?

 a)        50 minutes - because the 5 minutes that was lost must be made up.

 b)        45 minutes - because that it how long the have is meant to be.

 c)        40 minutes - because the length of both halves must be the same.

 d)        You must abandon the game and provide a report to the relevant authorities.

 

Question 10:        Can a goalkeeper play the ball with their hands from a drop ball that occurs within the goalkeeper's own penalty area?

 a)        Yes

 b)        No

 c)        FIFA does not have any ruling on this scenario

 

Question 11:        A tackle, which endangers the safety of an opponent, must be sanctioned as?
 

 a)        Violent conduct.

 b)        Unsporting behaviour.

 c)        Serious foul play.

 d)        Bad luck.

 

Question 12:        According to the FIFA Laws of the Game, the coach of a team...

 a)        May move anywhere within their technical area when giving instructions but must return to their seat once they have finished giving those instructions.

 b)        Must remain seated at all times.

 c)        May stand at any time [if given permission to do so by the referee].

 d)        May leave their technical area to give instructions but must to the confines of their technical area once they have finished giving those instructions.

 

Question 13:        The captain that wins the toss of the coin [before the match] must...

 a)       Choose whether their team takes the kick off to start the first half or the second half.

 b)       Decide which end their team will attack in the first half and take the kick off to start the 2nd half.

 c)       Let the opposing captain choose which kick off they take.

 d)       Decide which end their team will attack in the first half and take the kick off to start the match.

 

Question 14:         During play, two opponents are contesting for the ball inside the centre circle.   A player standing in his own goal area, uses his fist to strike an opponent in the face.  The Referee should stop play send off the offending player, and restart with?
 

 a)       A dropped ball in the centre circle.

 b)       A direct free kick in the centre circle.

 c)       An indirect free kick in the centre circle.

 d)       A penalty kick.

 

Question 15:         During the taking of a free kick inside a defending team's own penalty area, the goalkeeper taps the ball with his foot to a colleague who is standing inside the penalty area. The Referee should?
 

 a)       Award an indirect free kick to the opposing team.

 b)       Allow play to continue.

 c)       Award a penalty kick.

 d)      Stop play and ask for the free kick to be retaken.

 

Question 16:         A player purposefully flicks the ball up in the air with his foot, and heads it back to his goalkeeper who accidentally catches the ball with this hands outside of his penalty area. What action should the Referee take ?

 a)       Allow play to continue.

 b)       Award an indirect free kick to the attacking side.

 c)       Award a direct free kick to the attacking side.

 d)       Award a dropped ball.

 

Question 17:         If after the ball is in play, and during the taking of a corner kick, the corner kick taker deliberately handles the ball inside his own penalty area before it has been touched another player; the restart for the opposing team is?
 

 a)        A direct free kick.

 b)        An indirect free kick.

 c)        A penalty.

 d)        A dropped ball.

 

Question 18:       A goalkeeper taking a throw-in, projects the ball inside his own penalty area.  The goalkeeper runs back into his penalty area and gathers the ball up into his arms.  No other player is involved.  The restart for the opposing team is?
 

 a)        Indirect free kick

 b)        Penalty kick.

 c)        Dropped ball.

 d)        Throw in.

 

Question 19:        A defending player taking a goal kick, kicks the ball to his goalkeeper who is standing outside of the penalty area.  The goalkeeper dribbles the ball back inside his penalty area and picks the ball up in his arms.  What action should the Referee take?
 

 a)       Ask for the goal kick to be retaken.

 b)       Allow play to continue.

 c)       Award a penalty.

 d)      Award an indirect free kick.

 

Question 20:         During a corner kick, the ball is placed inside the corner arc, and on top of the goal line.  The ball does not come out of the corner arc, and is kicked directly out of play over the goal line.  The restart is?
 

 a)       Retake the corner kick.

 b)       A goal kick.

 c)       An indirect free kick.

 d)       A dropped ball.

 

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