Quiz: 93% of People Can't Ace This General Football Knowledge Quiz. Can You?
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93% of People Can't Ace This General Football Knowledge Quiz. Can You?
By: Becky
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About This Quiz

America's favorite pastime (hey, there's no law that says it has to be baseball) is full of terminology and rules. We bet you don't know them all. Test your knowledge and find out!

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What is a team called when they have the ball?
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How many yards are in a standard football field?
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Teams line up at what point to begin play?
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What is it called when a player steps outside the edge lines of the field?
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How far apart are the goal lines on a standard football field?
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What is a team called when the other team has the ball?
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How many periods are in a regulation football game?
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9
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True or False? The clock runs continuously during a game.
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A football field is divided into sections of what length?
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The timing system that tells teams what limited time they have between plays is called what?
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How many players for each team may be on the field at one time?
9
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What is the period after the first two quarters and before the second two quarters called?
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The line in the middle of a football field is called what?
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How many offensive players must be on the line of scrimmage?
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5
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What marks appear along the sidelines of a football field?
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True or False? Everyone on the line of scrimmage must be completely still before the snap.
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A team's time on offense is divided into _____.
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Each offensive play starts with what move?
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How wide is a football field?
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What are the four periods in a football game called?
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When the offense moves the ball at least ten yards, they get what's called what?
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How can the offense advance the ball?
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What is it called when an offensive player drops a football in play?
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What is it called when a football player on the offense moves before the snap?
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What is it called when a player from the offense or defense is on the wrong side of the line of scrimmage when the ball is snapped?
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What is a team's strategy called?
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What is it called when a defensive player grabs the offensive player carrying the ball?
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What offensive strategy gives a team more control of the ball?
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Using five defensive backs in passing situations is called what?
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What is it called when a player rushes the passer who would not normally do so?
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What offensive strategy relies heavily on a great quarterback?
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How many quarterbacks can be on the field at one time?
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What is it called when an offensive player gets in the way of a defensive player?
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