Rugby Comprehension Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests reading comprehension of the Rugby page.

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?

rugby union
rugby league
touch rugby
a) rugby union b) rugby league c) touch rugby

3. In a game of rugby union, each team has

11 players
13 players
15 players
a) 11 players b) 13 players c) 15 players

4. If a team scores a try, they earn

three points
four points
five points
a) three points b) four points c) five points

5. After scoring a try, a team can score two extra points for a

drop goal
a) conversion b) penalty c) drop goal

6. A field goal is worth

two points
three points
four points
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

penalty goal
yellow card
red card
a) penalty goal b) yellow card c) red card

9. A game of rugby union usually lasts for

70 minutes
80 minutes
90 minutes
a) 70 minutes b) 80 minutes c) 90 minutes

10. The first Rugby World Cup was held in 1987 and won by

New Zealand
a) New Zealand b) England c) Australia

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