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Coaching Bocce Quiz

Coaches, this quiz will help you test your knowledge of Special Olympics Bocce.

1) Special Olympics Bocce is governed by:

  • International de Bocce.
  • International Bocce Federation
  • Special Olympics Inc.
  • None of the above
2) Which of the following is NOT an official event in Special Olympics Bocce?

  • Singles
  • Doubles
  • Skills
  • Teams
3) The dimensions of a Bocce court are:

  • 10 feet (3.05 mtr) wide by 60 feet (18.29 mtr) long
  • 10 feet wide (3.05 mtr) by 80 feet (24.38 mtr) long
  • 12 feet (3.66 mtr) wide by 60 feet (18.29 mtr) long
  • 12 feet (3.66 mtr) wide by 80 feet (24.38 mtr) long
4) In Divisioning (‘Modified Games’), the Pallina is placed on the central point of the:

  • 30 foot (9.15 mtr) line
  • 40 foot ((12.20 mtr) point
  • 50 foot (15.24 mtr) line
  • All of the above
5) In Divisioning which balls are measured and recorded?

  • Only the balls from one team
  • Only the balls of the same color
  • The closest three balls to the Pallina, no matter what color they are
  • All eight balls that are played
6) The maximum number of points to complete a game of Teams is:

  • 16 points
  • 10 points
  • 12 points
  • None of the above as Teams games are timed
7) Points are awarded in a game after:

  • One player/team has played all their balls
  • Both players/teams have played all their balls
  • An officials decide any time during a game
  • If a player moves an opponent’s ball
8) Which of the following statements is TRUE?

  • During a game, a coach is allowed to coach his/her player of low ability
  • During a game, a coach is allowed to coach his/her player at any ability
  • During a game, a coach is allowed to coach his/her player when the coach knows the official
  • During a game, a coach is never allowed to coach his/her player
9) Which is not a line on a Bocce Court?

  • 10 foot (3.05 mtr) line
  • 30 foot (9.15 mtr) line
  • 40 foot (12.20 mtr) line
  • 50 foot (15.24 mtr) line
10) The 10 foot (3.05 mtr) line on a court is also called the ________.

  • Pointing Line
  • Hitting Line
  • Foul Line
  • All of the above
11) The three attempt rule states that ________.

  • the Pallina must be placed legally for the game to commence
  • the team has 3 attempts to guess which hand the official has a ball in
  • the opposing team has 3 attempts to place it legally in the court
  • None of the above
12) A shot played below the waistline is called:

  • an illegal delivery because the ball must be rolled
  • an illegal delivery because the ball must be held under a players hand
  • an illegal delivery because the ball must be held under a players hand
  • a legal delivery because the ball is played in an “underhand” style of delivery
13) When is the rotation determined for the players to play their shots in Pairs or Team games?

  • When a coach believes changing the rotation is needed to win the next end
  • After each end, whether players won the last end or not
  • The rotation order cannot change during the game
14) When there is a tie at the end of a frame, this means:

  • The Pallina is equidistant between two opposing bocce balls
  • The Pallina is equidistant between two bocce balls from the same team
  • A bocce ball is touching the Pallina
  • None of the above
15) An official should only award a penalty for a violation:

  • If a coach sees a violation occur
  • If the players/teams sees a violation occur
  • When the official sees a violation occur
  • When the official thinks a violation is appropriate given the level of competition
16) A protest can be lodged by a Head Coach due to: 

  • An incorrect decision by an official
  • An incorrect decision by a player
  • All of the above
  • None of the above
17) Foot Fouls are called if, at the release of the bocce ball, __________________:

  • an athlete in a wheelchair has their foot rest past the front of the line
  • the foremost part of the foot is past the front of the line
  • an athlete’s crutches or cane are past the front of the line
  • All of the above
  • None of the above
18) In the Unified format of play in Bocce Teams:

  • Unified Partners should dominate the game
  • Unified Partners can play two balls if they wish
  • Unified Partners can coach the other players on their team
  • None of the above
19) In the Unified format of play in Bocce Pairs, the Partner:

  • Plays the game as an equal
  • Makes all the decisions for the pairing
  • Decides on the color of the ball they play with
  • Can lodge a protest at the end of the game if they wish to
20) Concepts and strategies used in a game situations:

  • Should only be introduced to athletes at World Games competitions
  • Should only be taught to higher functioning athletes
  • Should be taught to any athlete capable of understanding game strategy
  • Should not be taught to athletes at all
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