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Quiz #4
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#1
Second and nine on team A's 40 yardline.  Runner A1 fumbles at his 35 yardline.  While the ball is loose, a personal foul is called on A5 at team A's 38 yardline.  A2 recovers the fumble at his 33 yardline and advances to his 41 yardline.  The penalty is accepted.
 
A. The penalty is enforced from the previous spot.
B. The penalty is enforced from the spot of the foul.
C. The penalty is enforced from the spot of the fumble.
D. The penalty is enforced from the end of the run.
 
 
#2
Team A moves to the line and all players are set.  End A1 then slowly moves backwards as the ball is snapped.  At the snap, A1 was in his backfield three yards behind the line.
 
A. Legal
B. Foul for illegal formation
C. Foul for illegal motion
D. Foul for illegal shift
E. A1 must stop in the backfield before he can be considered a back.
F. A1 must be at least five yards behind his line at the snap in order to be considered a back.
 
 
#3
First and 10 for team A from its own 20 yardline.  A1 takes the snap and begins to run forward and to his right.  As B2 is closing in for a potential sack, A1 releases a pass at team A's 20 yardline.  When the pass is thrown, only A1's hand breaks the plane of team B's scrimmage line.
 
A. Legal
B. Illegal forward pass
C. The penalty is five yards with the down repeated
D. The penalty is five yards and a loss of down
E. The penalty is loss of down only
F. The penalty is enforced from the previous spot
G. The penalty is enforced from the spot of the pass
 
 
#4 Fourth and goal for Team K from team R's 11 yardline.  K1's attempted field goal hits the upright, caroms toward the field and is caught by R2 in team R's endzone.
 
A. The ball remains live
B. The ball should be declared dead
C. It will be team R's ball, first and 10 at its own 11 yardline
D. It will be team R's ball, first and 10 at its own 20 yardline
E. Team K scores a safety
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers
 
1. B
 
2. C, F
 
3. A
 
4. B, D