Soccer ref practice
Terms in this set (100)
Team A takes a shot on goal, which deflects off the referee and goes across the goal line just to the right of the goal.
The referee shall award a goal kick to Team B.
During the pregame inspection, the official notes that the visiting team's players are wearing white socks with visible black electrical tape around the top of their socks in honor of a schoolmate who has died. The official should:
Not permit players with black tape to play until it is corrected.
Prior to the game, whether the field is unsafe for play and the game should be canceled is the responsibility of:
The host athletic director.
B9 runs towards the ball, which is rolling on the ground near the right goal post. A3 faces B9, with the ball behind her, and extends her arms wide to prevent B9 from running past her to get the ball. A3 does not make physical contact with B9. The ball rolls over the goal line for a goal kick.
A3 is guilty of obstruction. The referee should award an indirect free kick to Team B.
The official signal for a goal scored is:
Stopping the clock and pointing to the center of the field.
To decide a match with 'Kicks from the mark':
Any player on the roster may kick
A22 receives a first caution and is required to leave the field. Team A can substitute for A22 with a player from the bench.
Team B cannot substitute
The home team and the visiting team are both wearing blue shorts. There is no specific prohibition
listed. Since it is not declared illegal, it must be legal.
This is permitted.
All permissible artificial limbs must be:
Padded with a minimum of 1/2-inch-thick, closed-cell, slow-recovery foam padding.
On a throw-in, the ball is in play:
When it leaves the hands of the thrower and breaks the plane of the touchline.
The referees are wearing yellow jerseys. The visiting team is wearing yellow jerseys. The referees shall:
Change to a jersey of a color distinct from the field players.
The home team has painted the goals in its school colors, green and gold. The referee should:
Inform the home coach that this is illegal and correct it before the next match.
In the 38th minute, the assistant coach for the home team is cautioned and shown a yellow card for dissent. In the 72nd minute, the head coach for the home team is cautioned and shown a yellow card for time wasting. The referee should according to NCHSAA adoption:
Issue a send-off and show the red card to the head coach
The defending team kicks the ball across the goal line near the corner flag. The corner area on that side of the field is very muddy.
The kick must be taken from the correct corner regardless of the muddy conditions.
A9 scores a goal to make the score 1-0 with 1:30 left in the game. He runs toward the portion of the spectators dominated by his school's supporters, removes his shirt and waves it above his head.
A9 is guilty of an excessive act that focuses attention on himself. The referee should caution A9.
If opposing teams choose to be on opposite sides of the field, they:
May be diagonally across from each other.
During the taking of a penalty kick:
The goalkeeper shall stand on the goal line facing the kicker.
A player has a physical impairment which limits him/her to use only one hand.
The impaired player shall deliver the ball from behind and over the head in one continuous motion.
Team A is the home team and Team B is the visiting team. Before the game, the referee notices that the visiting team is wearing a yellow jersey. The referee shall:
Instruct the visiting team to put on a solid white jersey and notify the state association if Team B does not have a white jersey but allow the game be played.
A9 believes that he has been fouled by B4. The referee allows play to continue. A9 tells his teammate that the referee is "an idiot."
The referee may immediately stop play or she may wait until the ball is otherwise out of play before disqualifying A9 for insulting language.
Home team B is wearing red short-sleeved jerseys and red shorts. The entire team is also wearing blue compression shorts that are visible. This is legal.
False, if visible attire is worn under the jersey and/or shorts, it shall be of a solid color matching the predominant color of the respective garment.)
The home team is wearing solid blue jerseys and socks, but three members of the team are wearing a white, long-sleeve shirt under their jersey.
This is legal.
The match is considered an official match by NFHS Rule:
If one half has been played.
Pads on soccer goals:
must be white.
In administering a throw in, the throw does not break the plane of the touch line. The referee should:
Award the re-throw to the opposing team
The game officials are observed using headset communication equipment to speak with each other
during a match. The use of this equipment is:
Allowed unless the state association has prohibited such equipment.
The referee observes a foul, but does not penalize it because she perceives an advantage; however, the advantage does not develop.
The referee shall immediately stop play and penalize the original foul.
A2, in an offside position, receives a goal kick taken by B1. The referee shall:
Allow play to continue as this is permitted by rule.
For any delayed, excessive or prolonged act(s) by which a player(s) attempts to focus attention upon himself/herself and/or prohibits a timely restart of the game:
The player shall be cautioned.
Player A2 takes a penalty kick during the game. The ball rebounds off the goalpost directly to A2 who
shoots and scores.
The referee shall not allow the goal and restart with an indirect kick.
The numbers on Team B's jerseys are not clearly visible. Team B has no other jersey. The game
Played and the referee shall notify the state association regarding the jerseys.
If on a penalty kick there is a deflection over the goal line by the goalkeeper and no violation by either team, the restart is a:
If during a penalty kick the kick goes directly over the goal line and there is a violation by the attacking team, the restart is:
The referee inadvertently sounds the whistle.
The referee stops play and awards an indirect kick to the team in possession.
Player A from the visiting team enters the game wearing two different colored socks.
Both socks must be the same color.
During active play, Team B's coach enters the playing field to argue a call with the official and
interferes with active play.
Award Team A a direct kick from the point of the infraction.
Each head coach shall ensure that each of his/her players will be legally and properly equipped.
This is the head coach's responsibility.
Which of the following is not required to be submitted on a team roster?
A player's position.
Team A is winning and repeatedly substitutes to consume time. The official should:
Order the timer to stop the clock and notify the offending team's coach that continuing to substitute in this manner will be considered unsporting conduct.
A2 is in an onside position. A3 is in an offside position inside the center circle. A4 plays the ball toward team B's penalty area. Both A2 & A3 run toward the ball. A3 is the first to touch the ball. The LAR raises his flag to indicate offside. Upon being acknowledged by the referee's whistle and arm placed straight up, the LAR runs back up to the position near the center circle where A3 was at the moment the ball was played by A4 and points his flag to the middle of the field to indicate the restart location. This is the correct procedure:
False, Indirect free kick restart location for offside is at the spot of the violation where A3 touched the ball.
During their inspection of the field, the referees note that the field has multiple lines of different color and the soccer field areas contrast in color to the other markings. The referees should:
Begin the contest as this is permitted by rule.
Team A has only seven eligible players. One of Team A's players has blood on his or her uniform. The referee should:
Temporarily suspend the game until the problem is corrected, then continue the game.
The referee has awarded Team B a free kick just outside its own penalty area. B3 takes the free kick and passes back to the goalkeeper, who misplays the pass and has the ball carom off his foot and into the goal. The referee shall award a corner kick.
The proper restart is a kickoff.
Goalkeepers shall wear socks that:
Must differ in color of opposing field players.
A6 plays the ball to A2 who is in an offside position. When A2 plays the ball he is in his own half. The LAR does not signal for offside. This is the correct procedure.
False, A2 was in an offside position at the moment A6 played the ball. Once he becomes involved in active play by playing the ball he has committed an offside violation, even if that involvement is in his defensive half of the field.
During the penalty kick, a player is found bleeding and is required to leave the field.
The incoming substitute may not take the penalty kick.
It is recommended that substitutes:
Wear distinguishing pinnies when warming up outside the team area.
During the game, the referee notices that B30 has tape on her ear lobes. Closer observation indicates that there are earrings underneath the tape. The referee should:
Wait until the next stoppage; and since this is the first caution for illegal equipment, caution the Team B head coach and require B30 to leave the game.
If the ball goes in the goal directly from a throw-in from the touchline, the goal is:
Player A2 takes a corner kick, the ball hits the goalpost and rebounds back to A2, who then kicks the ball into the goal.
This is illegal and an indirect free kick is awarded to the opponent.
Home team B is wearing red short-sleeved jerseys and red shorts. All team B players are wearing red long-sleeved undershirts. This is legal.
True, If visible attire is worn under the jersey and/or shorts, it shall be of a solid color matching the predominant color of the respective garment.
B1 is in an onside position. B2 is in an offside position inside the center circle. B3 plays the ball toward team A's penalty area. Both B1 & B2 run toward the ball. B1 is the first to touch the ball and B2 was not involved in active play. B1 shoots and scores. The correct restart is:
Kick off for team A.
Since there is no visible clock available at the game site, the referee shall:
Keep the official time on his or her watch and shall stop and start his watch at the times specified in Rule 6-2-3a.
A12 has been cautioned by the referee for unsporting behavior. While A12 is still on the field and before substitute A9 is beckoned onto the field by the referee, A12 directs insulting language to the referee.
A12 should be disqualified for insulting language. A12 cannot be replaced by A9.
Every Team A player is wearing "soft-padded headgear". This is permitted under the rules.
True, R 4-2-9 now permits "soft padded headgear". Situation 4-2-9 also indicates that the headgear must be of an "approved material". 4-2-9 Note 1 provides a web link to the relevant ASTM standard.
Goalkeeper B1 deflects a hard shot. B1 bends over and picks up the ball before it is touched by an opposing player in the penalty area. The referee should award an indirect kick to Team A, which is:
Not the correct call as the referee should allow play to continue.
Team B's head coach receives a 2nd caution and is disqualified for receiving a 2nd caution. The referee shall:
Display the yellow card indicating the subsequent caution immediately followed by a red card.
Player B takes the kickoff while standing in team A's half of the field. The referee should:
Allow play to continue.
When observing a foul, the assistant referee shall:
Hold the flag vertically until acknowledged by the referee, wave the flag and point the flag in the direction of the free kick.
A3 receives the ball directly from a corner kick taken by A5, while A3 is standing in an offside position. A3 should be:
Allowed to continue with play
A dark jersey is defined as:
Any color that contrasts with white
During an inspection of the game balls supplied by the home team, the referees note that the balls do not have the NFHS Authenticating Mark.
This is not permitted. If neither team has three similar quality game balls with the NFHS Authenticating Mark, the game may begin with balls chosen by the referee from those available.
A team with fewer than 11 players, but at least 7 players, may have an additional player enter the game:
At the next dead ball, not at the next substitution opportunity
As A1 passes the ball forward, B1 plays the ball and inadvertently deflects the ball to A2, who was in an offside position.
B1 deliberately played the ball; therefore A2 is not offside when he receives the ball.
A game that must have a winner remains tied after overtime played under the NFHS Sample Tie-Breaking Procedure. The game will now proceed to a penalty kick tie-breaker. The team B coach informs the referee that he now wishes to add a player to his team's roster, a junior varsity team player who has been sitting in the stands during the game. The coach reports that this player is legally and properly equipped.
The referee must allow this addition to the roster.
During play, a referee awards a drop ball.
A drop ball must be between two opponents.
Which of the following is an NFHS Official Soccer Signal?
Starting the clock.
Player B4 is disqualified for receiving a second caution. The referee should:
Notify both coaches about the nature of the misconduct.
The referee awards a throw-in to Team A. A 14 takes the throw, but the ball hits the ground outside
the touchline before entering the field. The referee should:
Award a throw-in to Team B from the same location.
At the taking of a tie-breaking kick from the penalty mark, goalkeeper A1 deflects the kicked ball. As he celebrates, the ball's momentum causes it to strike the ground and spin into the goal. The referee should:
Allow the goal.
A10 is in an offside position. After receiving a pass from B7, B9 accidentally passes the ball to A10. A10 should be:
Allowed to continue with play
An opposing player plays the ball before the ball clears the penalty area on a goal kick.
The referee shall warn the opposing player and order a rekick.
At the taking of a corner kick, the defending players must be:
10 yards from the ball.
A player who is illegally equipped and whose coach is cautioned for the misconduct:
Must leave the field of play and may not return until the next legal substitution opportunity.
When the ball is out of play or for a foul, the referee should:
Sound the whistle.
A goal may not be scored directly from a:
Kickoff into the kicking team's own goal.
A player shall be disqualified (red card) for:
Unnecessary force against an opponent playing the ball.
Deliberately handling the ball (other than the goalkeeper) attempting to prevent a goal and the goal is not scored.
Committing a foul, attempting to deny an obvious goal-scoring opportunity, and the goal is not scored.
The head coach of Team A reaches onto the field to knock down a mid-air pass to B8, who is unmarked but still 45 yards away from the goal.
The coach should be cautioned for unsporting conduct.
B10 is apparently injured. The referee has stopped play and summoned the Team B trainer onto the field of play.
Both coaches may give their teams coaching instruction.
Which of the following is the defender permitted to do during the throw-in?
Stand 2 yards from the throw-in.
An identifiable supporter of the home team seated in the designated spectator area is screaming profanities at the nearest assistant referee in disagreement with a decision about offside made by the assistant referee. The referee should:
Stop play and request that the home school administration takes appropriate action.
The ball has gone out for a throw-in by Team A. While A9 is retrieving the ball, the Team A coach says "Sub ref!" and instructs A5, who is sitting on the bench, to enter the game for A13. What should be the referee's response?
Not allow the substitution since player A5 had not reported to the scorer or official area prior to the dead ball.
During the taking of a penalty kick, A7 uses several stutter-steps but does not interrupt the approach
to the ball. The ball enters the goal. The referee should:
Allow the goal and restart with a kickoff by the defending team.
Which of the following is not a duty of the referee?
Determine the winner of games.
Pregame conferences shall be conducted by the head referee.
The pregame conference must be attended by the team's head coach and captains.
Which of these is true about taunting?
Taunting is a misconduct and requires that the offending player is disqualified.
Spectators enter the field and disrupt the play. What does the referee have the authority to do?
Terminate or suspend the game.
When taking the kick off, a player for team A stands inside the center circle in team B's half and kicks the ball backwards to his teammate standing in team A's half. This is permitted under the rules.
Which of the following are considered legal equipment for players?
Head protector for the goalkeeper and a soft-padded head band which meets ASTM standards.
During their inspection of the field, the referees note that the portable goals are not secured, anchored or counterweighted. The home team's head coach says that this is the first time all year that this has been considered a problem. What should be the referee's response?
The goals must be secured, anchored or counterweighted before the game may begin.
After a goal is scored:
The referee will stop the clock, point to the center of the field, move to the kickoff position and record the goal scorer.
The referee awards a throw-in for Team B. Before the ball is put into play, the coach for Team B
sends a player to the scorer's bench for entry into the game.
The referee does not allow the substitution.
During the pre-game conference, the head referee asks the visiting team's head coach "If all of their players are legally and properly equipped?" The referee may accept which of the following answers:
"They are." and "They will be by kickoff."
Team B's head coach was cautioned earlier in the game after the referee discovered B5 was wearing an earring while playing in the game. Twenty-seven minutes later, the referee discovers that B1 is not wearing shinguards.
B1 is cautioned for being illegally equipped. She is required to leave the field and, as the goalkeeper, must be replaced by either a substitute or a field player.
B19 is standing in an offside position. B12 kicks the ball forward but the ball deflects off A11 to B19. B19 should be:
Penalized for being offside.
Player A's throw-in lands completely outside the touchline, without having broken the plane of the touchline, and bounds into the field of play.
The referee awards a throw-in to Team B.
B17 is being replaced on a legal substitution opportunity for her team. What should happen next?
B17 is considered to still be a player until her replacement, B12, is beckoned onto the field by the referee.
Due to inclement weather, both coaches agree to shorten the periods of the game. This may be done:
Before the game begins or before the beginning of the second half.
B3 is moving toward the goal with an opportunity to score. Goalkeeper A1 comes out of the penalty area and handles the ball in an attempt to prevent the goal; however, a goal is scored. What action should the referee take?
Caution A1 for unsporting behavior and award the goal.
The referee has awarded Team B a penalty kick. The goalkeeper, A1, stands with his back to the ball. The referee shall:
Require the goalkeeper to face the kicker.