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Rugby Comprehension Quiz

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

(You can also print this quiz on paper.)

1. The rules of rugby were first published in:
a) 1845 b) 1871 c) 1895
2. Which form of rugby did the Northern Rugby Football Union create?
a) rugby union b) rugby league c) touch rugby
3. In a game of rugby union, each team has:
a) 11 players b) 13 players c) 15 players
4. If a team scores a try, they earn:
a) three points b) four points c) five points
5. After scoring a try, a team can score two extra points for a:
a) conversion b) penalty c) drop goal
6. A field goal is worth:
a) two points b) three points c) four points
7. A pass cannot be thrown:
a) forwards b) backwards c) sideways
8. A player has to go off for ten minutes if he gets a:
a) penalty goal b) yellow card c) red card
9. A game of rugby union usually lasts for:
a) 70 minutes b) 80 minutes c) 90 minutes
10. The first Rugby World Cup was held in 1987 and won by:
a) New Zealand b) England c) Australia

Contributor: Matt Errey