High School Basketball Basics

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10 Questions - Developed by: Kory Fredrikson - The quiz is developed on: - 10.770 taken - User Rating: 3 of 5.0 - 9 Votes

This test is designed to gage your understanding of basketball basics at the high school level.

  • 1
    When playing man to man defence and you are only one pass away what hand needs to be in the passing lane?
    Left Hand
    No Hands
    Right Hand
    Ball Side Hand
    Both Hands
  • 2
    Define boxing out.
    Getting in front of the other player and jumping.
    Getting in front of the other player and going towards the hoop.
    Having a boxing match outside so you don't break your mom's lamp.
    Getting in front of the other player and forcing them away from the hoop.
    Going for the rebound and then shooting if you get the ball.
  • 3
    What statement best describes a motion offence.
    An offence that has everyone standing around except who has the ball.
    An offence that uses only one side of the floor with the players having constant movement.
    An offence ran only against a zone defence.
    An offence that uses both sides of the floor with the players having constant movement.
    A set play like Razor to get a quick bucket.
  • 4
    When using a diamond press what is the main responsibilities of the wings?
    Guard the area only in front of them.
    Foul who ever comes by them.
    Hustle back on defense.
    Steal the inbound pass.
    Cut off side line, Trap, Cover In bounder.
  • 5
    What are the three options a player has in the triple threat position?
    Shoot, Dribble, Pass
    Call Timeout, Shoot, Pass
    Shoot, Dribble, Double Dribble
    Shoot, Dunk, Foul
    Travel, Dribble, Pass
  • 6
    When someone is passing you the ball what is the first thing you want to do?
    Call timeout.
    Catch the ball.
    Come to the pass.
    Juke the defence.
    Try to score.
  • 7
    On defensive play number 7 what is the responsibility of the bottom person.
    Force them baseline.
    Cut off baseline.
    Foul to stop the clock.
    Play them straight up.
    Steal the ball.
  • 8
    There are less than 2 minutes to go in the game and you are down by 8, what defence should you be in?
    12
    7
    6
    5
  • 9
    The best way to break a press is to
    Through the ball deep.
    Dribble up the sideline
    Hold the ball for 10 seconds.
    Call timeout.
    Pass the ball to the middle
  • 10
    The quickest way to get the ball up the floor is to
    Pass it
    Call timeout.
    Travel
    Shoot it
    Dribble it