Welcome to the Indoor Sports Victoria rules test for Indoor Cricket Umpires. This test consists of 50 multiple choice questions. Your pass mark is 90% (45/50)
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Rule 1. Fielding a Team

Q 1. What is the minimum number of players required for a team to commence a game? *

Rule 2. The Game

Q 2. When does a bowler's delivery commence? *

Rule 3. Uniforms

Q 3. What is the "uniform" rule that applies to team shirts? *

Q 4. When should the umpire deduct the penalty for incorrect uniforms? *

Rule 5 Playing Equipment

Q 5. What action must an umpire take if they notice a batter wearing only one glove on the court? *

Q 6. Where should fielders protective equipment be placed when not needed? *

Rule 7. Arrival/Late Players

Q 7. Until what over of a match can a player join the game and still bowl and bat? *

Rule 8. Player Short/Substitutes/Injured Players

Q 8. If a team has only 7 players, (a) who bowls the extra overs and (b) when does the opposition captain make the selection? *

Q 9. Define a "Substitute Player"? *

Q 10. Name the playing restrictions imposed on a Substitute player? *

Q 11. If a bowler is injured during their first over, what happens to the remainder of the deliveries of their current and second over? *

Q 12. A player leaves the court as a result of a blood-related injury. What conditions must they satisfy before being able to resume play? *

Rule 9. Field Placement

Q 13. In a fielding team with eight players, when must there be four players in either half of the court? *

Q 14. When is the wicket keeper permitted to leave their designated area? *

Q 15. At what stage during a delivery can a fielder, other than the wicket keeper, move into or extend over the exclusion zone? *

Rule 10. Play Ball/Live Ball/Dead Ball

Q 16. Which of the following Dead Balls gives an umpire the option to have the ball rebowled or to allow runs scored or to apply penalties for wickets taken? *

Q 17. Which of the following Dead Balls does not require the umpire to decide whether or not they are to be rebowled and/or have the runs scored? *

Rule 11. Scoring

Q 18. What must batters do in order to receive a net score (bonus runs)? *

Q 19 - 21. If the batters make a physical run on each of the following scenarios, what would be the total runs scored off each delivery? Refer to the diagrams as a reference.

Q 19. The batter deflects the ball off their leg into the Zone B net. *

Q 20. The batter strikes a "No Ball" into Zone C. *

Q 21. The batter hits the ball, on the full, onto the corner conduit between Zone C and D and it is caught by a fielder. *

Q 22. When must players challenge a scoreboard error to reinstate the correct score? *

Q 23. Reasonable control used for slapping or kicking the ball at the stumps in an attempt to run a batter out could be defined as: *

Rule 12. No Ball

Q 24. From the answers supplied, identify the critical areas which an umpire must assess for a delivery to be called "No Ball- too high". *

Q 25. The following diagram has the bowler's feet placement for four deliveries. Identify any deliveries that would be called No Ball (Front Foot). *

Q 26. Identify which of the following circumstances that a batter can not be given out off a No Ball. *

Rule 13. Wide and Legside Balls

Q 27. Which of the following methods can batters be dismissed when a Wide is bowled? *

Q 28. On the diagram supplied below, identify the point inside which the (whole) ball must pass to be a fair delivery (not called a Wide) for a right handed batter. *

Q 29. On the same diagram, identify the point inside which the whole ball must pass to be a fair delivery (not called a Legside) for a right handed batter. *

Q 30. What must an umpire do, if a Wide is bowled in the last over of an innings? *

Rule 14. Bowler Changing Sides

Q 31. What should an umpire do if a bowler indicates that they want to change sides of the wicket? *

Rule 15. Ball Leaving the Playing Area

Q 32. Any ball, when bowled, that leaves the playing area without being touched by the batter or the fielding side will result in the umpire taking which following action? *

Q 33. Any ball that leaves the playing area as a result of an attempted run out by a fielder will result in the umpire taking which following action? *

Rule 16. Appeals for Dismissals

Q 34. A batter is (clearly) bowled but there is no appeal. What should the umpire rule? *

Rule 17. Dismissals

Q 35. What is the difference between a batter being "stumped" and "run out"? *

Q 36. If the stumps are lying on the ground what must a fielder do to effect a "run out"? *

Q 37. If the non-striker leaves the crease prior to the delivery of the ball and the bowler completes a delivery action then breaks the stumps with the hand holding the ball, the non-striker will be out Mankad. Describe a legitimate Mankad. *

Q 38. Who has right of way, the fielder or batter, and why? *

Q 39. What circumstances result in a Third Ball call by the umpire? *

Rule 18. Interference

Q 40. If the batters have had their running path unfairly impeded what must the umpire do? *

Rule 19. Misconduct

Q 41. Under the Misconduct Rule, what action would constitute unfair play? *

Q 42. Identify the correct procedure for a player to "dispute an umpire's decision". *

Q 43. 'Equipment Abuse’ would constitute abuse of what equipment? *

Rule 20. Order Off

Q 44. What circumstances would not require an umpire to "order off" a player? *

Rule 23. End of Over/Game

Q 45. Identify the circumstances that allow an umpire to end an over? *

Section 5. Umpire Signals

Q 46. Identify the following signal *

Q 47. Identify the following signal *

Q 48. Identify the following signal *

Q 49. Identify the following signal *

Q 50. Identify the following signal. *

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