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Rugby Vocabulary Quiz

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1. The long sides of a rugby pitch are called

sidelines
touchlines
try lines
a) sidelines b) touchlines c) try lines

2. A team earns five points if one of its players scores a

field goal
conversion
try
a) field goal b) conversion c) try

3. A game begins with a player kicking the ball from the

try line
touchline
halfway line
a) try line b) touchline c) halfway line

4. To score a goal, a kick must go over the

crossbar
goalposts
touchline
a) crossbar b) goalposts c) touchline

5. A throw of the ball to a teammate is called a

bowl
pass
toss
a) bowl b) pass c) toss

6. If the ball is taken over the touchline, play restarts with a

line-out
scrum
maul
a) line-out b) scrum c) maul

7. The foul of knocking the ball forward is called a

forward pass
passover
knock-on
a) forward pass b) passover c) knock-on

8. Players must let go of the ball when they are

tackled
fouled
drop kicked
a) tackled b) fouled c) drop kicked

9. The foul of blocking a player is called

blockage
obstruction
dangerous play
a) blockage b) obstruction c) dangerous play

10. The official who controls a game of rugby is called

an umpire
a touch judge
a referee
a) an umpire b) a touch judge c) a referee

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