2006-2007 Girls' Basketball Examination

A4 dives for a loose ball and secures possession while lying on the floor. A4 then stands up and passes the ball to teammate A3. Legal? False, Case 4.44.5 Situation B
The possession arrow shall be changed immediately upon handing the ball to the player making the throw-in. False, 6-4-4, 4-42-5, Last year #24
A4 gains possession of a rebound and proceeds to excessively swing her elbows but does not make contact with any opposing player. A violation shall be called against A4 and a throw-in awarded to Team B at a designated spot nearest the violation. True, 9-13-1, 7-4-1
A2 has been awarded two free throws after time has expired in the fourth quarter. Team B leads 62-60. A2 misses the first free throw. The second free throw shall not be attempted. True, 5-6-2 Exception 3, Last year #46
A player in the game is discovered with tape covering a pierced earring. Legal? False, 3-5-7, similar to last year #44
An overtime period in a varsity game shall be four minutes in length. True, 5-7-3, old adaptation
A3 requests and is granted a time-out late in the game. Team A had already used all of its allotted time-outs for the game. Team A shall be charged with a technical foul but granted the time out. True, Case 10.1.7
A1 dives for a loose ball and slides after gaining control. After securing control and while lying on her back, A1 passes to teammate A2. Legal? True, Case 4.44.5 Situation B, last year #16
While B3 is dribbling the ball, a foul is called against B2 for setting an illegal screen. Since Team A is in the regular bonus, the Team A player fouled will shoot a 1 and 1 free throw. False, 7-5-5, 4-19-7, similar to last year #38
The game clock shows two-tenths of a second remaining in the third quarter. Team A has the ball out of bounds for a throw-in in their offensive end. A2 catches the in-bounds pass and quickly shoots with the ball leaving her hand prior to the horn sounding. If made, the basket will count. False, 5-2-5
To begin the first half, each team shall warm-up and begin the game shooting at the basket on the same end of the court which that team is sitting on. False, 4-5-2
A3 is handed the ball for a designated-spot throw-in. A3 takes two steps directly backward to help avoid the defensive pressure. Legal? True, 4-42-6
A2 is closely guarded for five seconds by B4 while dribbling in the backcourt. A violation shall be called. False, 4-10
While Team A is in possession of the ball, a double foul is called against A1 and B1 in the post area. The foul shall be assessed to each player and to their team totals and the ball in then awarded to Team A out of bounds at the spot nearest to where the ball was when the double foul occurred. True, 4-36, Last year #37
A1 is fouled by B2 while in the act of shooting. While the try is in flight, the horn sounds to end the fourth quarter. The ball goes in to tie the score. Prior to the free throw, Team B requests and is granted a time out. The Team B captain then requests another time out prior to the free throw being attempted. The official shall deny the second request. True, 5-12-3, Last year #48
While using a rectangular backboard, a shot hit the rim and goes over the backboard. The official shall call this out of bounds. Correct? True, 7-1-2 Note
B1 is directed to leave the game because of excessive blood on her uniform jersey. B1ís coach asks one of the substitutes to give her jersey to B1. This is legal and no penalty is assessed. True, Case 3.3.6 Situation A
Home varsity uniforms must be white and must have even numbers. True, Adaptation #1
A member of the Team B bench personnel receives a technical foul for unsportsmanlike behavior. The coaching staff of Team B will now be restricted to being seated during play for the remainder of that game. True, Adaptation #4
B5 has a rubber plug inserted in her ear to replace a pierced earring. Legal? False, 3-5-6, Last year #44
Team A begins the game with five legal players. In the fourth quarter, a Team A player fouls out. The Team A coach has two eligible substitutes on the bench but chooses to not replace the disqualified player with either of the players so as to not use a game toward their individual limitation. The coach wishes to just finish the game using four players. Legal? False, Case 3.1.1, 2004 Test #30
As the teams are positioning for the opening jump ball to start the game, Team B requests and is granted a time out. Legal? False, 5-12-4
During a jump ball, after the ball is legally tapped by jumper A1, the ball deflects off non-jumper B3 and pops into the air where A1 catches the ball. A violation shall be called on A1. False, 6-3-7c
After Team B has used eight seconds in their backcourt trying to advance the ball, B3 requests and is granted a time out. Following the time out, Team B will have a new ten seconds to advance the ball into the front court following the throw-in. True, Case 9.8 Situation C, Last year #18
A pass from A2 is wild and hits an official who is standing out of bounds but the ball deflects and remains on the playing court. Team B shall be awarded the ball out of bounds at the spot the ball touched the official. True, 7-1-2, Last year #41
While Team B is in possession of the ball, the official erroneously grants a time out request by Team A. Upon discovering the error, the time out shall be cancelled and play immediately continue. False, Case 5.8.3 Situation E, Similar to last year #47
The predominant color of Team Bís uniform is red. However several Team B players are wearing white headbands---no other headbands are used. Legal? True, 3-5-3a
An official calls a foul against Team B and observes 0:05 on the game clock when he blows the whistle. The clock shows 0:03. The official shall have 0:05 placed back on the clock prior to resuming play. True, 5-10-1, new this year
A3 is being closely guarded by B1 while dribbling in her front court. After three seconds, B2 and B1 switch and now B2 continues to closely guard A3. Since a different player is now guarding A3, a new five second count shall begin. False, Case 9.10.1 Situation B, Last year #9
B2 has a metal splint on a broken finger which is completely covered with foam padding and tape. Legal? False, 3-5-2, Last year #28
Before the ball touches the rim or backboard on a free throw attempt by A1, B2 has her foot positioned so it is breaking the vertical plane of the lane space located immediately next to hers. If the free throw is missed, a lane violation shall be called and another free throw awarded. True, 9-1-9, 9-1 Penalty 2b
B5 is making a throw-in from out of bounds under their offensive basket. A4 has her back turned to B5 so B5 deflects the ball off A4ís back and steps in bounds prior to securing the ball. Legal and play continues. True, 7-6-1
Several Team B players have soft hair devices of varying colors. Legal? True, 3-5-3d, Last year #36
A jump ball shall be used to begin the game at all levels (grades 7-12). True, 6-1-1, adaptation removed in 2004
A1 is at the free throw line to attempt a free throw. A1 muffs the pass from the official and the ball rolls away. The official shall sound the whistle and start the free throw procedure again. True, Case 9.1.1
During a free throw by Team A, A5 retreats backwards from her middle lane space prior to the ball hitting the rim. Legal? False, 9-1-6, 9-1-9, Last year #6
Each team must submit the names and numbers of each team member and designate the five starting players at least three minutes prior to the scheduled game time. False, 10-1-1
At game time, it is discovered that team b has listed all their numbers incorrectly by listing odd instead of even numbers. One technical foul is assessed to Team B and the correct numbers all recorded in the scorebook. True, 10-1-2 Penalty
A1 is charged with an intentional foul against B1 during a successful 3 point try. Team B will be awarded three points for the made basket plus B1 will shoot two free throws. Then Team B will be awarded the ball out of bounds at the spot nearest to where the foul occurred. True, Rule 10 Penalty Summary #4, 8-5-3, Last year #33
During a free throw by Team B, the Team A players along the free throw lane have their arms raised above their heads and are waving their hands during the free throw attempt. Legal? False, 9-1-5, Last year #39
A Team A player enters the game wearing a ribbon in her hair with basketballs and her initials on it. Legal? False, 3-5-3a, Last year adaptation #3
A4 is dribbling the ball in her front court and is closely guarded by B3. After four seconds of being closely guarded, A4 breaks past B3 causing B3 to chase A4 from behind but still remaining within the six feet guarding distance. The closely guarded count shall continue. False, 4-10
The opening jump ball is between A1 and B1. A1 chooses to not even jump and the ball is legally contacted by B1. Legal and play continues. True, 6-3-7 Note
Following the second horn indicating a time out has ended, Team A is still wiping up water from the playing court and delays the game from immediately resuming. Team A shall receive a warning for delay. If a previous warning for any type of delay has already been issued to Team A, a technical foul shall be charged. True, 4-47-4, new this year
A4 sets a screen against B4 which is clear view. A4 may be as close as she wishes without making contact and while in a stationary position. True, 4-40-3, Last year #17
A pass being made by A2 accidentally hits B5 on the leg causing it to be intercepted by Team B. A violation shall be called against Team B for kicking the ball. False, 4-29
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 in the front court and one foot in the back court. A2 then lifts her foot from the front court and pivots now placing both feet in the backcourt. A violation shall be called for ďover and backĒ. False, 4-35-2
It is legal to wear a bracelet on the wrist as long as it is made of rubber and not metal. False, 3-5-3, Last year #22
During a free throw by Team B, the lane space nearest the end line must be left vacant on both sides. Team A must have a player in the first legal lane space nearest to the basket on both sides. True, Adaptation #3
The assistant coach for Team B is standing directly in front of their team bench. The head coach is sitting on the bench. No technical fouls had been issued against either team. Legal and play continues. True, Adaptation #4