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Hockey Vocabulary Quiz

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1. Running while controlling the ball with one's stick is called

scooping
pushing
dribbling
a) scooping b) pushing c) dribbling

2. The offence of shielding the ball from an opponent is called

time wasting
obstruction
dangerous play
a) time wasting b) obstruction c) dangerous play

3. A game begins with a player hitting a

centre pass
bully
scoop
a) centre pass b) bully c) scoop

4. A scoop will send the ball

along the ground
above the ground
under the ground
a) along the ground b) above the ground c) under the ground

5. A player who plays mostly in the central area of the pitch is

an attacker
a defender
a midfielder
a) an attacker b) a defender c) a midfielder

6. A free shot taken from a spot seven yards from the goal is a penalty

corner
stroke
goal
a) corner b) stroke c) goal

7. In case of a tie, a penalty stroke competition is held after

full time
overtime
extra time
a) full time b) overtime c) extra time

8. A goal is often scored after a

centre pass
bully
penalty corner
a) centre pass b) bully c) penalty corner

9. Two opposing players tap each other's sticks three times during a

bully
corner penalty
centre pass
a) bully b) corner penalty c) centre pass

10. The ball is NOT lifted off the ground by a

scoop
push
flick
a) scoop b) push c) flick

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