Quiz Answers

ANSWERS ON THE LAWS OF THE GAME

1.

What is the circumference of a full size football at the start of play?.

 

Not less than 68cm (27ins) & not more than 70cm (28ins)

2.

Are shin guards compulsory?.

 

Yes, shinguards must be worn.

3.

What is the maximum width of a full size pitch?.

 

90m (100 Yards).

4.

Name 6 things that a referee should take on to the pitch with him/her?.

 

Watch, whistle, pencil, notepad, coin, red and yellow cards.

5.

How many Laws of the Game are there.

 

17.

6.

What is the distance between the posts of a full size goal?.

 

7.32m (8 Yards).

7.

When the teams toss up at the start of a game, which team kicks off?.

 

The team that loses the toss.

8.

Can a goal be scored direct from a goal-kick?.

 

Yes.

9.

What is the minimum height for flag posts?.

 

1.5m (5 Feet) out of the ground.

10. 

Can a player be offside if he receives the ball from a goal-kick?.

 

No a player cannot be offside if he receives the ball direct from a goal-kick, throw in, corner kick.