Free FIFA Laws of the Game Quiz and Tests for Referee's, Coaches, Players and Fans
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Question 1 of 4
A team with only 7 players is penalised with a penalty kick. After the referee gives the signal for the kick to be taken, he is insulted by a player. Should he allow the kick to be taken or should he abandon the match?
(a) The match must be stopped without the kick being taken, unless the member association has decided otherwise with respect to the minimum number of players.
(b) As far as the International F.A. Board is concerned, a match should not be considered valid if there are fewer than seven players in one of the teams.
(c) The penalty kick should be taken, and a goal awarded if scored. Then the referee should send the player off and abandon the match.
(d) The penalty kick should be stopped and the referee should send the player off and abandon the match.
Reference: Law 3 - The Players
Question 2 of 4
A player takes a throw-in correctly. The ball hits the referee and leaves the field of play over the touchline without being touched by any other player. What decision should the referee make?
(a) The referee awards a throw-in to the opposing team.
(b) The referee stops play and awards an indirect free kick to the opposing team.
(c) The referee stops play and awards a dropped ball.
(d) The referee awards a throw-in to the same team.
Reference: Law 15 - The Throw-in ; Law 16 - The Goal Kick ; Law 17 - The Corner Kick
Question 3 of 4
What is required to penalise a foul?
(a) The match has started.
(b) The foul occurs on the field of play and is committed against an opponent.
(c) The foul occurs on the field of play and is committed against a player.
(d) The foul occurs when the ball is in play, it is committed by a player and it occurs on or off the field of play.
Reference: Law 12 - Fouls and Misconduct
Question 4 of 4
A player makes a careless tackle in the opponents penalty area. He touches the opponent`s foot. The referee ...
(a) Allows play to continue because no foul was committed
(b) Gives a direct free kick for the defending team, but takes no disciplinary action
(c) Gives a direct free kick for the defending team and shows the offender a yellow card
(d) Gives a direct free kick for the defending team and shows the offender a red card
Reference: IFAB 2016/2017 page 81 - If an offence involves contact it is penalised by a direct free kick or penalty kick. Careless is when a player shows a lack of attention or consideration when making a challenge or acts without precaution. No disciplinary sanction is needed.
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