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Ice Hockey Comprehension Quiz

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

(You can also print this quiz on paper.)

1. Ice hockey is played at the:
a) Summer Olympics b) Winter Olympics c) Hockey Olympics
2. Men's ice hockey is a:
a) non-contact sport b) heavy-contact sport c) full-contact sport
3. The IIHF governs ice hockey in:
a) Canada b) the USA c) the rest of the world
4. The first ice hockey sticks were made by:
a) the Mi'kmaq people b) Canadian traders c) European settlers
5. Women's ice hockey was first played at the Olympics in:
a) 1998 b) 1920 c) the 1920s
6. Which is a piece of protective equipment?
a) a puck b) a face shield c) a hockey stick
7. How many players are on the ice when a game starts?
a) six b) twelve c) eighteen
8. Players are not allowed to:
a) pass the puck b) control the puck c) throw the puck
9. What happens after an offside violation is called?
a) an icing b) a face-off c) a penalty shot
10. Which is the most serious penalty?
a) a minor penalty b) a match penalty c) a major penalty