High School Basketball Basics

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