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Hockey Vocabulary Quiz

This quiz will test your knowledge of the vocabulary that you learned on the hockey reading page.

(You can also print this quiz on paper.)

1. Running while controlling the ball with one's stick is called:
a) scooping b) pushing c) dribbling
2. The offence of shielding the ball from an opponent is called:
a) time wasting b) obstruction c) dangerous play
3. A game begins with a player hitting a:
a) centre pass b) bully c) scoop
4. A scoop will send the ball:
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:
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:
a) corner b) stroke c) goal
7. In case of a tie, a penalty stroke competition is held after:
a) full time b) overtime c) extra time
8. A goal is often scored after a:
a) centre pass b) bully c) penalty corner
9. Two opposing players tap each other's sticks three times during a:
a) corner penalty b) centre pass c) bully
10. The ball is NOT lifted off the ground by a:
a) scoop b) push c) flick

Contributor: Matt Errey