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Hockey Comprehension Quiz

This quiz will test your understanding of the text that you read on the hockey reading page.

(You can also print this quiz on paper.)

1. In all the different forms of hockey:
a) a ball is hit b) sticks are used c) shoes are worn
2. The only form of hockey played in the Summer Olympic Games is:
a) ice hockey b) unicycle hockey c) field hockey
3. In the 19th century, hockey was introduced to many countries by:
a) British soldiers b) Scottish tourists c) Irish hockey players
4. Hockey is the national game of:
a) South Africa b) Russia c) India
5. During play, each team can field:
a) ten players b) eleven players c) twelve players
6. A field goal has to be scored from inside the:
a) goal net b) 25-yard line c) shooting circle
7. Which side of the stick do players hit the ball with?
a) flat side b) round side c) hard side
8. A penalty stroke is taken from:
a) beside the goal b) behind the goal c) before the goal
9. A game of hockey usually lasts:
a) sixty minutes b) seventy minutes c) ninety minutes
10. The Hockey World Cup is held every:
a) year b) two years c) four years

Contributor: Matt Errey