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Take a 3-point shot with this play basketball quiz at gamerisms and see if you understand basketball jargon as well as the announcers. Those that speak hoopese have earned the right to throw pizza at the screen every time a cliché is uttered by Dick Vitale.
This play basketball quiz will help you understand the game and test your sobriety. These terms originated with street ball and are a fun way for you to learn.
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Play Basketball Quiz: Questions 1 - 5


1) What does the basketball game term Bang the Boards mean?
A. Moving in on that rebound very forcefully.
B. Dive onto the floor for a loose ball.
C. Slap the floor to inspire teammates on defense.

2) What do basketball players' mean when they refer to the Charity Stripe?
A. Extra official used to officiate games during month of December.play basketball quiz at gamerisms
B. Free throw line.
C. The 3-point line.

3) What is a Sky Hook at basketball games?
A. The device that holds the television camera over the court.
B. Personal foul committed by players over seven feet tall.
C. A shot that is released from above the level of the rim.
 
4) What does the term Brick mean?
A. Lazy shot that deflects off the rim or backboard.
B. Solid screen set by offensive player to free up player with the ball.
C. A special play used on defense only.

5) What is a Bunny or Bury in basketball terms?
A. First step taken by player using a crossover dribble.
B. Off-balance shot where player ends up on floor out of bounds.
C. An easy score.

Play Basketball Quiz Questions 6 - 10
6) What does the basketball players' term Fill the Lane mean?
A. Chaotic inbound play where all defensive players rush the player throwing in the ball.
B. Moving rapidly close to the sideline to disperse the defense.
C. Slang term for shooting from every possible spot on the floor.

7) What is a Finger Roll seen at basketball games?
A. A smooth shot off the fingers to the basket.
B. Offensive pick and roll maneuver involving only tall, thin players.
C. When a player rolls the ball off his fingers to another player.
 
8) What does the basketball term In the Paint mean?40 quiz ebook
A. Term for players on a hot streak when shooting the ball.
B. When a fan has painted their face for the game.
C. Area of the free throw lane.

9) In basketball games, what does Off the Dribble refer to?
A. Shot taken on the way to the basket.
B. When a player receives a pass from another player while dribbling.
C. Kicking the ball out of bounds when called for final personal foul.

10) What does the basketball term Top of the Key mean?
A. Near the free throw circle just behind the free throw line.
B. The term used when a player will only shoot a three-pointer.
C. When a coach stands on the court during timeout.

Answers to Play Basketball Quiz. Were you In the Zone for this quiz?
1) A. Bang the Boards: moving in on that rebound very forcefully.

2) B. Charity Stripe: free throw line.

3) C. Sky Hook: a shot that is released from above the level of the rim.

4) A. Brick: a lazy shot that deflects off the rim or backboard.

5) C. Bunny or Bury: refers to an easy score.

Play Basketball Quiz Answers 6 - 10
6) B. Fill the Lane: moving rapidly close to the sideline to disperse the defense.

7) A. Finger Roll: a smooth shot off the fingers to the basket.

8) C. In the Paint: area of the free throw lane.

9) A. Off the Dribble: shot taken on the way to the basket.

10) A. Top of the Key: near the free throw circle just behind the free throw line.

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