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Rugby Vocabulary Quiz

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

(You can also print this quiz on paper.)

1. The long sides of a rugby pitch are called:
a) sidelines b) touchlines c) try lines
2. A team earns five points if one of its players scores a:
a) field goal b) conversion c) try
3. A game begins with a player kicking the ball from the:
a) try line b) touchline c) halfway line
4. A kick for goal must go over the:
a) crossbar b) goalposts c) touchline
5. A throw of the ball to a teammate is called a:
a) bowl b) pass c) toss
6. If the ball is taken over the touchline, play restarts with a:
a) line-out b) scrum c) maul
7. The foul of knocking the ball forward is called a:
a) forward pass b) passover c) knock-on
8. Players must let go of the ball when they are:
a) tackled b) fouled c) drop kicked
9. The foul of blocking a player is called:
a) blockage b) obstruction c) dangerous play
10. The official who controls a game of rugby is:
a) an umpire b) a touch judge c) a referee

Contributor: Matt Errey