2003-2004 Girls' Basketball Examination

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The wide channel basketball will be used in all district, regional, and state tournament games in 2004. True Adaptation # 1 (reworded from 2002-2003 test question # 38)
All varsity overtime periods are four minutes long. True 5-7-3 (Adaptation # 7 in 2001-2002 season, deleted last year)
A1 has a blood situation which needs to be treated. Team A takes a time-out. At the conclusion of the time out period, A1 has been properly treated and is ready to play. She may legally remain in the game. True 3-3-6 (2002-2003 test question # 1)
B1 has received her fifth foul. The timer shall sound a warning signal (horn) at 20 seconds of the 30 seconds permitted for replacing a disqualified player. True 2-12-5 Rules Change
B4 ends her dribble and while attempting to pivot, falls to the floor without any contact by the defense. A traveling violation has occurred. True 4-43-5a
In memory of a former player or coach who has died, Team B is wearing uniform jerseys which have a two square inch patch with the initials of the deceased person located in the side insert. Legal. True 3-4-16
During a loose ball situation, B4 secures possession of the ball and out of confusion turns and shoots at the opposing team's basket. The shot is taken from behind the 3 point line and the ball goes in. Three points should be awarded to Team A and it will be Team B's ball out of bounds under Team A's basket. False 5-2-1 (2002-2003 test question # 23)
It is Team B's turn for the alternating possession throw-in. By mistake, Team A is given the ball for the throw-in. The error is noticed prior to the throw-in being made and play is stopped by the horn sounding. Team B would be awarded the ball for the throw-in. True Case 6.3.1 Situation D (2002-2003 test question # 8)
A team must begin the game with five players. Late in the 4th quarter, several players on Team A have fouled out leaving only four remaining players. The game may continue with Team A only having four players on the floor. True 3-1-1 Note
A1 dives for a loose ball and slides after gaining control. While lying on her back in possession of the ball, A1 passes to teammate A2. Legal. True Case 4.43.5 Situation B
A1 jumps to try for a field goal. B1 leaps or reaches and is able to put her hand(s) on the ball and keep A1 from releasing it. A1 returns to the floor with the ball. A traveling violation has occurred. False Case 4.25.2 (reworded from 2002-2003 test question # 33)
A1 is dribbling in her backcourt when the ball strikes her foot and skids away. In an attempt to get the ball, A1 fouls B4. Since this is an interrupted dribble, A1 is charged with a player control foul. False 4-12-1 (2002-2003 test question # 14)
Following a held ball call, the alternate possession arrow is changed as soon as the ball is legally placed at the disposal of the player making the throw-in. True Adaptation # 8
During pre-game warm-ups, the head coach of Team A is assessed with a technical foul for disputing calls which occurred in the previous game. This technical foul restricts the Team A coaching staff to the bench for the entire game with the exceptions listed in rule 10-5 1 and 2. True Adaptation # 11 (2002-2003 test question # 4)
As A3 attempts to throw a bounce pass, the ball accidentally hits B2 on the foot and deflects to B4 who secures possession. A violation should be called against B2 for kicking the ball. False 9-4 Note
Team A brings four new players into the game as substitutes at the same time. The captain of Team B asks the referee for a defensive match-up prior to the ball becoming live. The referee should honor this request. True 3-3-1e Major Editorial Changes
During a stoppage of play, there are several substitutions by both teams. B3 (error: s/b B2) goes to the bench and remains there thinking she has been replaced. The ball is put in play and Team B only has four players on the court. As Team B is advancing the ball up the floor, their coach realizes B2 has left the game and is sitting on the bench. At the coach's request, B2 runs directly back onto the playing court to become the team's fifth player without reporting to the scorer's bench or being beckoned by the official. Technical foul against B2. True Case 10.3.4 Situation C (reworded from 2002-2003 test question # 32)
Team A received the ball to begin the fourth quarter in accordance with the alternate possession rule. There are no alternate possession situations during the entire fourth quarter. Regulation time ends with the score tied. Team B will receive the ball to begin the overtime. True Adaptation # 7 (2002-2003 test question # 15)
As A1 is dribbling the ball in A's back court, A4 is standing in Team A's three second lane in their front court wide open waving for the ball. After three seconds, a violation should be called. False 9-7-1 (2002-2003 test question #48)
A3 receives a pass in the lane in her front court. After dribbling the ball in the lane for two seconds, she has an interrupted dribble. The three second count will continue. True 9-7 (2002-2003 test question # 5)
A3 is wearing a knee brace. This is legal as long as any exposed hinge is covered. True 3-5-1 Major Editorial Changes
Team B is taking the ball out of bounds under the basket following a violation called against Team A. A restraining line is being used on all four sides of the court. As the ball is passed in, B4 receives the inbounds pass while standing 10 feet onto the court but straddling the restraining line on the side of the court. A violation should be called against B4. False 1-2-2
B1 is charged with an intentional foul against A1 during a successful three point try. A1 will receive one free throw in addition to the three points being counted since the goal counted. False Summary # 4 (reworded from 2002-2003 test question # 31)
As players line up for a free throw by Team A, the lane space nearest to the end line will be vacant on both sides. Team B must have a player in the first legal lane space on each side of the lane nearest to the basket in order to have a legal free throw. True Adaptation # 9 (2002-2003 test question # 17)
While dribbling in A's front court, A1 is closely guarded by B1. After two seconds, B2 also assumes a closely guarding position against A1 and B1 leaves to go guard A2. The closely guarded count shall continue. True 9-10-1 (2002-2003 test question # 49)
With two minutes remaining in the game, A2 takes a shot from outside her three point line. The ball hits the floor and bounces straight up into her basket. Score three points for her team. False Similar to Case 4.40.4 Situation B
As Team A is advancing the ball from its backcourt, A1 passes to A2. A2 catches the ball while both feet are on the floor - one foot is in the backcourt and one foot is in the frontcourt. A2 lifts the foot in frontcourt and pivots putting both feet now in the backcourt. A violation for "over and back" should be called. False 4-4-6 (reworded from 2002-2003 test question # 29)
The alternate possession arrow indicates that Team B should have the ball to begin the 4th quarter. As B1 attempts the throw-in, A4 fouls B3 who is breaking free to receive the pass. Since this is the tenth foul of the second half, B3 will shoot two free throws. The possession arrow will remain pointed in the direction of Team B since the ball was never legally touched in-bounds. False Adaptation # 8
A1 has a metal splint on a broken finger but it is completely covered with foam padding and tape. Legal. False 3-5-1 (2002-2003 test question # 27)
Several players on Team B are wearing cloth sweatbands on their wrists or forearms which have a Nike logo on them. Legal. True 3-6 (Adaptation # 6 does not address wristbands)
A5 ends her dribble and passes the ball to a teammate. While the pass is in the air, A5 charges into B1. The foul against A5 is a player control foul. False 4-19-6: player control foul, 4-12-2: team control during a pass (2002-2003 test question # 22)
A1 is fouled and awarded two free throws. The foul was B2's fifth. B2's replacement shall be allowed into the game prior to A1 shooting her first free throw, but other substitutes must wait until after the first free throw to enter the game. False 3-3-1c (2002-2003 test question # 21)
An overtime game becomes an extension of the fourth quarter. Thus, a player who had already played in the fourth quarter is not charged with any additional quarters for the overtime. A player who had not played in the fourth quarter but plays in the overtime is charged with one quarter. True Basketball Participation Rules from IGHSAU
Two of Team A's players are wearing headbands. A1's headband is black and A2's headband is gold. Legal as long as they are less than two inches wide and there is no logo on them. False Adaptation # 6
B4 has possession of the ball in her frontcourt but is trapped by A3 near her center line. B4 passes the ball to B5 who is also near the center line. The pass bounces in B's backcourt before B5 catches it. Even though B5 is completely in the frontcourt when she catches the pass, a violation should be called against Team B. True 9-9-1, 4-4-1
After having received a technical foul in the first half, the head coach stands up during play in the 3rd quarter to applaud a great play and continues standing to shout defensive instructions to his/her team. A second technical foul should be assessed for violating the bench decorum rule. True 10-5
A player may set a screen which is in clear view of the opposing player as close as she wishes without making contact and while in a legal stationary position. True 4-39-3, Points of Emphasis 2.B.3.
A junior high player plays in three quarters in the "A" game and then plays in two more quarters in the "B" game on the same day. Legal. False Basketball Participation Rules from IGHSAU
It is permissible for a player to wear a string bracelet or rubber band around her wrist or ankle while playing the game as long as it is soft in nature or has tape around it. False 3-5
A2 gains possession of a rebound and proceeds to excessively swing her elbows. She will be called for a technical foul even though she didn't actually make contact with an opposing player. False 9-13 (2002-2003 test question # 7)
In 04-05, varsity home uniforms must be white in color and have even numbers and away uniforms must be dark in color and have odd numbers. True Adaptation # 4
A2 has a plain red ribbon in her hair and A3 has a multi-colored ribbon in her hair. Legal. True 3-5-2, Adaptation # 4 refers to headbands
During a free throw by A1, A2 who is in the legal middle lane space retreats backwards out of her lane space prior to the ball hitting the rim. Legal. False 9-1-6, 9-1-9 Note
Team A's coach calls a time-out but gives no indication to the official whether it is a 30 second or 60 second time-out. His/her team enters the huddle and he/she begins coaching. A 60 second time-out will be charged as long as Team A has one remaining. True Memorandum?
If an ejection occurs, the official and the school administrator of the offender are required to report the ejection to the State Office on the following day (exception - Monday if it occurred on the weekend). True State Meeting
If a correctable error is discovered within the allowable time-period, everything that happened in between remains in effect and after the error is corrected, play continues from the point it was at when play was stopped to correct the error. True 2-10-5
Team A is given the ball to begin the second quarter. The ball is passed in-bounds and is being dribbled up the floor when it is discovered that Team B should have received the ball. This is not a correctable error and play should continue. True 2-10-1, Case 6.3.1 Situation D
A shot by A4 was in flight when the horn sounds to end the fourth quarter. A foul was called (error: missing "against") B2 on the shot. The shot goes in the basket to tie the score. Team B requests a 60 second time-out prior to A4 attempting the free throw. Team B then asks for a 30 second time-out during the same dead ball. Both time-outs shall be granted assuming those teams have time-outs remaining. False 5-12-3 (2002-2003 test question # 39)
Each team must submit the names and numbers of each team member and designate the five starting players at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time. True 3-2-1 (2002-2003 test question # 11)
A4 has tape on her ears to cover earrings since she just had her ears pierced the previous night. Legal. False 3-5-6