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2011-12 Basketball Part I 

This is a True-False and Multiple Choice exam. On the provided answer
sheet mark "T" for True and "F" for False. On multiple choice questions
write the letter of the selected answer to the question.

NOTE: In the exam situations, A refers to offensive team and B refers to their opponents, the
defensive team. A1 and B1 are players of Team A and Team B. Unless otherwise stated: a
single foul or free throw exists; all equipment, situations and acts are legal; a tap is toward
the tapper's basket; and it is a two-point field goal. No errors or mistakes are involved
unless noted

    1.     An alternating-possession throw-in results in all of the following situations, EXCEPT:
           A.  All double fouls.
           B. Simultaneous free-throw violations.
           C. A live ball lodges between the backboard and the ring.
           D. A live ball comes to rest on the flange.
           E. A held ball.

   2.      Team A is awarded an alternating-possession throw-in. The arrow will be switched toward Team B
           in all of the following, EXCEPT:
           A. After A 1's throw-in pass is touched by A2.
           B. After Team A commits a throw-in violation.
           C. When a foul by either team occurs before the throw-in ends.
           D. After A 1's throw-in pass is touched by B2.
           E. After A 1's throw-in pass is touched by A2, who is standing on a boundary line.

   3.      The alternating-possession procedure is always used after a double personal foul.

   4.      The alternating-possession procedure will be used after a simultaneous free-throw violation on the
           final attempt.

   5.      An alternating-possession throw-in results when the last part of a false double foul is a technical
           foul.

   6.      An alternating-possession throw-in results when a pass from A 1 to A2 touches an official and then
           goes directly out of bounds.

   7.      If the ball is simultaneously touched by inbounds opponents near a boundary line and then goes
           out of bounds before the alternating-possession procedure has been established, play will be
           resumed with a jump ball in the center circle.

   8.      If B1 commits a common foul during the opening jump ball to start the game, alternating

           possession control is established when thrower A 1 has the ball at his/her disposal. 


   9.     During an alternating-possession throw-in by A1, B2 intentionally kicks the throw-in pass. The
          alternating-possession arrow should now point toward Team B's basket.

   10.    An indirect technical foul is assessed to the head coach when bench personnel is charged with a
          technical foul.

   11.    Assistant coaches may stand to confer with bench personnel during any dead-ball period.

   12.    During a charged time-out, the head coach and assistant coaches may rise and confer with team
          personnel within the confines of the time-out area.

   13.    When the optional coaching box is being utilized, the first technical foul charged directly or
          indirectly to the head coach results in the loss of coaching-box privileges for the remainder of the
          game.

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    14.    The head coach is assessed a direct technical foul in all of the following situations, EXCEPT:
           A.  Permitting team members to leave the bench area and/or playing court for an unauthorized
               reason.
           B.  Permitting a team member to partiCipate while wearing an illegal uniform.
           C.  Permitting a team member to partiCipate after being removed from the game for
               disqualification.
           D.  Failing to replace or remove a disqualified or injured player within 20 seconds when a
               substitute is available.
           E.  Permitting a team member to dunk during the pregame warmup.

    15.    Which of the following is permitted to designate the center restraining circle:
           A.  A X-inch line.
           B.    A 1-inch line.
           C.    A 2-inch line.
           D.    A 2-inch line.
           E.    All of the above.

    16.    All of the following are true regarding a legal basketball, EXCEPT:
           A.  Its circumference shall be 291/2 to 30 inches for high school boys competition.
           B.  Its circumference shall be 28 1/2 to 29 inches for high school girls competition.
           C.  The ball shall include the NFHS Authenticating Mark.
           D.  The ball shall be the approved orange shade or natural color.
           E.  The ball shall have a maximum of eight horizontally shaped panels.

    17.    Backboard padding shall be a single solid color and shall be the same color on both backboards.

    18.    It is a requirement to have an "X" marked on the floor in front of the official scorer.

    19.    It is preferable to have 10 feet of unobstructed space outside the boundaries, but there shall be at
           least 3 feet.

   20.     Music, both band and sound effects, shall only be permitted prior to a game, during time-outs, at
           intermission and post game.

   21.     The ideal measurements for a high school basketball court are:
           A.  94 feet by 50 feet.
           B.  84 feet by 50 feet.
           C.  100 feet by 50 feet.
           D.  90 feet by 50 feet.
           E.  84 feet by 45 feet.

   22.     The time-out area is an imaginary rectangle formed by the sideline (including the bench), end line,
           nearer free-throw lane line extended and the coaching-box line.

   23.     All of the following result in an intentional foul, EXCEPT:
           A.  Contact away from the ball with an opponent who is clearly not involved with a play.
           B.  Contact that is of a violent or savage nature.
           C.  Contact with a thrower-in.
           D.  Contact that is not a legitimate attempt to play the ball/player specifically designed to stop the
               clock or keep it from starting.
           E.  Excessive contact while playing the ball.

   24.     A player is in control of the ball when he/she is holding a live ball.

   25.     Team control exists in all of the following situations, EXCEPT:
           A.  When a player of the team is in control.
           B.  While a live ball is being passed among teammates.
           C.  During an interrupted dribble.
           D.  While the ball is in flight during a try.
           E.  When a player of the team has disposal of the ball for a throw-in.


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    26.    A closely~guarded count continues when a defensive switch occurs, provided the 6-foot distance is
           maintained.

    27.    The closely-guarded distance is measured from the forward hand/arm of the defender to the 

           forward hand/arm of the ball handler. 


    28.    Team A is in control while the ball is loose after B1 deflects a pass from A 1 to A2.

    29.    A dribble may be started by pushing, throwing or batting the ball to the floor before the pivot foot is
           lifted.

    30.    After initial legal guarding position is established, the guard may be airborne provided he/she 

           maintains inbounds status. 


    31.    Accidentally hitting an opponent's hand while he or she is holding the ball is a foul even though the
           hand is in contact with the ball.

    32.    A held ball occurs when opponents have their hands so firmly on the ball that control cannot be
           obtained without rough play.

    33.    All of the following result in a kicking violation, EXCEPT:
           A B1 intentionally uses his/her thigh to deflect a pass between A1 and A2.
           B. B1 intentionally uses his/her knee to deflect a pass between A 1 and A2.
           C. B1 intentionally uses his/her foot to deflect a pass between A 1 and A2.
           D.  A1 intentionally uses his/her foot to deflect the ball closer to his/her hands in an attempt to
                secure the ball.
           E. B1 has the ball accidentally hit his/her lower leg.

   34.     When a player is touching in both frontcourt and backcourt, he or she is located in backcourt.

   35.     Play is resumed at the paint of interruption in all of the following situations, EXCEPT:
           A The traveling and dribbling rules are in effect for the thrower during a throw~in.
           B.  A double personal foul.
           C.  A double technical foul.
           D.  A simultaneous foul.
           E.  A technical foul.

   36.     The traveling and dribbling rules are in effect for the thrower during a throw-in.

   37.     A team-control foul can also be intentional or flagrant.

   38.     If airborne A1 passes the ball instead of shooting, and then illegally contacts B1, he or she has
           committed a team-control foul.

   39.     A player-control foul is a common foul.

   40.     Technical fouls include all of the following, EXCEPT:
           A A foul by a nonplayer.
           B.  A noncontact foul by a player.
           C.  A contact foul while the ball is live.
           D.  A contact foul while the ball is dead, except a foul by an airborne shooter.
           E.  A direct technical charged to the head coach as a result of his/her actions.

   41.     If two Team B players commit a multiple foul on A1 during an unsuccessful3-point try, A1 is
           awarded four free throws.

   42.     A situation in which there is a foul by both teams at approximately the same time, but the fouls are
           not committed by opponents against each other, is known as:
           A A simultaneous foul.
           B.  A double foul.
           C.  A false double foul.
           D.  A multiple foul.

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           E.   A false multiple foul.

   43.     Continuous motion does not apply if a teammate fouls after a player has started a try for a goal and
           before the ball is in flight.

   44.     A free throw ends:
           A.  When the try is successful.
           B.  When it is certain the try will not be successful.
           C.  When the try touches the floor or any player.
           D.  When the ball becomes dead.
           E.  All of the above.

   45.     A substitute for the offended team may enter the game and attempt the second free throw awarded
           for a technical foul.

   46.     A substitute free throw is awarded if during a free throw by A1, A2 violates and the attempt is
           unsuccessful.

   47.     A substitute free throw is awarded if during a free throw there is a simultaneous violation and the
           attempt is successful.

   48.     A1's free throw ends immediately when 81 commits a lane violation.

   49.    All of the following are true statements regarding lane spaces being occupied during free throws,
          EXCEPT:
          A.  A maximum of four defensive and two offensive players are permitted.
          B.  The first marked lane spaces may be occupied by the defense or offense.
          C.  The lane areas from the end line, up to and including the neutral-zone marks, shall remain
               vacant.
          D.  Not more than one player may occupy any part of a marked lane space.
          E.  Players who do not occupy a marked lane space, other than the thrower, must be behind the
               free-throw line extended and behind the three-point arc.

   50.     During a free throw by A1, B3 goaltends. One point will be awarded and B3 will be charged with a
           technical foul.

   51.     Following a time-out or intermission, if free thrower A1 is not in the free-throw semicircle when the
           administering official is ready, a technical foul for delay is charged to A 1.

   52.     Free-throw restrictions simultaneously end for the free thrower and players who are not in marked
           lane spaces.

   53.    If multiple free throws result from a single personal and a single technical foul, the free throws shall
          be attempted in the order in which the fouls occurred.

   54.     It is a violation for the free thrower to purposely fake a try.

   55.    The ball becomes live when it is at the free thrower's disposal.

   56.    When A1 is injured and unable to attempt the free throws awarded for a personal foul, Team B's
          head coach may select A1's replacement free thrower.

   57.    While dribbling, the ball is still in Team A's backcourt if both of A1's feet are touching in the
          frontcourt, but the ball is touching the division line.

   58.    The ball is in Team A's backcourt when A1, while holding the ball, is straddling the division line.

   59.    A team's frontcourt includes the division line.

   60.    If A 1 jumps from his/her frontcourt and lands in the backcourt, A1 is not considered to be located in
          either court while in the air.


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    61.    The thrower's opponents are given two warnings for violating the throw-in boundary plane after
           which a technical foul will be charged to the offending player.

    62.    After B1's successful try, A1 attempts a throw-in from the end line and the ball is intentionally
           kicked by B2 who is standing in the lane. The end line throw-in following the violation will be a
           designated spot throw-in.

    63.    B1 has violated if A1's throw-in deliberately strikes B1 in the leg and then rolls out of bounds.

    64.    B1 reaches through the throw-in boundary plane and touches or dislodges the ball from thrower-in
           A1. What is the resu It?
           A A technical foul on B1.
           B.  An intentional foul on B1.
           C.  A throw-in violation on A1.
           D.  A personal foul on B1.
           E.  A delay-of-game warning issued to B1.

   65.     During a designated spot throw-in, thrower A1 must keep at least one foot on or over the spot until
           the ball is released.

   66.     During a throw-in, B 1 has violated if thrower A 1 passes the ball into the court and it is first touched
           by B1 who has one foot on a boundary line.

   67.     The throw-in boundary plane is in force only for the opponent(s) of the thrower.

   68.     When an opponent of the thrower reaches through the throw-in boundary plane and contacts the
           thrower, it is a technical foul.

   69.     It is a throw-in violation if the ball does not touch a player on the court within five seconds after the
           ball is at the disposal of the thrower.

   70.     It is a violation when A 1's throw-in touches an official on the court and then is first touched by A 1,
           who has stepped inbounds.

   71.     Once the ball has been released by the thrower, opponents may break the throw-in boundary
           plane.

   72.     Team A is considered in control when thrower A1 has the ball at his/her disposal for a throw-in.

   73.     The three-second lane restriction is not in effect during a throw-in.

   74.     Thrower A1 is in player control while holding the ball for a throw-in.

   75.     All of the following are true statements regarding charged time-outs, EXCEPT:
           A Time-outs shall be conducted within the confines of the time-out area.
           B.  A 60-second time-out may be reduced in length if the charged team is ready to play.
           C.  During a 30-second time-out, players must remain standing.
           D.  No on-court entertainment is permitted during a 30-second time-out.
           E.  Teams are permitted three 60-second time-outs and two 30-second time-outs during a
                regulation game.

   76.     A successive time-out is one that is granted to either team before the ball becomes live following
           the previous time-out.

   77.     Which of the following statements is true when each team is granted a time-out to keep a player in
           the game who was directed to leave because of injury/blood?
           A The time-outs are administered concurrently.
           B.  The time-outs are administered in the order in which they were requested.
           C.  Both teams are always charged a 60-second time-out.
           D.  The players may not enter the game until the next opportunity to substitute after the time-out.
           E.  None of the above.


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