High School Basketball Basics

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10 Questions - Developed by: Kory Fredrikson - The quiz is developed on: - 4459 taken - User Rating: 2.75 of 5.0 - 8 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?
    No Hands
    Both Hands
    Right Hand
    Ball Side Hand
    Left Hand
  • 2
    Define boxing out.
    Having a boxing match outside so you don't break your mom's lamp.
    Getting in front of the other player and going towards the hoop.
    Going for the rebound and then shooting if you get the ball.
    Getting in front of the other player and forcing them away from the hoop.
    Getting in front of the other player and jumping.
  • 3
    What statement best describes a motion offence.
    An offence ran only against a zone defence.
    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.
    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?
    Foul who ever comes by them.
    Steal the inbound pass.
    Hustle back on defense.
    Guard the area only in front of them.
    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
    Travel, Dribble, Pass
    Shoot, Dribble, Double Dribble
    Call Timeout, Shoot, 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.
    Catch the ball.
    Call timeout.
    Juke the defence.
    Try to score.
  • 7
    On defensive play number 7 what is the responsibility of the bottom person.
    Steal the ball.
    Play them straight up.
    Foul to stop the clock.
    Force them baseline.
    Cut off baseline.
  • 8
    There are less than 2 minutes to go in the game and you are down by 8, what defence should you be in?
    6
    12
    7
    5
  • 9
    The best way to break a press is to
    Through the ball deep.
    Dribble up the sideline
    Call timeout.
    Pass the ball to the middle
    Hold the ball for 10 seconds.
  • 10
    The quickest way to get the ball up the floor is to
    Travel
    Call timeout.
    Pass it
    Dribble it
    Shoot it