1) What does the term Blindside mean in Rugby Games? A. When a player makes his/her way through the opponents while facing down and dashing off to the score line. B. Term for the weak side of the field. This is the short side of the rugby field in comparison to where a set piece, maul or ruck, is happening. C. When a player continuously passes the ball blindly into the hands of the opponent.
2) What is the definition of Charge Down in Rugby? A. Lingo for a block made against a kick by an opposing player. B. Charging and stopping the opposing player from getting through the defense. C. Laying on the ground and shielding opposing players from snatching the ball.
3) When playing Rugby, what is a Clearance Kick? A. A kick pass meant to score and convert points. The ball has to pass in between the goal posts. B. Passing the ball to teammates through a kick as opposed to a hand pass. C. Kicking the ball into the touch to relieve pressure from a team under heavy assault.
4) What does Dummy refer to in Rugby Games? A. A dummy ball that doubles the ball in the pitch. B. A fake pass meant to deceive and dodge an opponent. C. An imitation of a rugby game often played before the real match or during practice.
5) What does the term Flyhalf mean in Rugby? A. A player position at the back row that receives the ball from the scrum-half. B. The act of a player throwing him/herself on the ground and slides as if floating on the ground. C. A player who receives the ball from the backs and kicks it or passes it to the opponents.
6) When talking about the Game of Rugby, what does Grubber refer to? A. A player who is determined to acquire the ball from an opponent by all means including breaking the rules. B. A light weight player whose fake bravado pushes him to wrestle the ball from huge players. C. Lingo for a kick that causes the ball to roll and bounce along the ground.
7) What is the definition of Loose Head? A. A player position in a scrum that is also known as prop or tight head. B. A player whose manner of play is undesirable or mediocre. C. A substitute player who is strategically reserved to play in the last minutes.
8) What does Pack refer to in Rugby Games? A. Jargon for describing a rugby team. B. Jargon for all forwards of a team especially when they are bound to scrum. C. Jargon for all the backs in a rugby team. They are usually 4 in number.
9) When playing Rugby, what is a Pop Kick? A. The kick which sets the ball to the goal posts but never translates to a score. B. When a player passes the ball to a mate through a kick. C. Term for a quick aerial kick typically out of reach of the defender. Also known as a chip.
10) Rugby Games Quiz asks, what is a Tunnel? A. Jargon for the link between the backs and the forwards in a game. B. Lingo for the gap between the front rows in any given scrum. It also relates to a similar gap between the forward lines in a line out. C. A type of play formation where all players of a team attack as a group.
Answers Rugby Games Quiz
1) B. Blindside: term for the weak side of the field. This is the short side of the rugby field in comparison to where a set piece, maul or ruck, is happening.
2) A. Charge Down: lingo for a block made against a kick by an opposing player.
3) C. Clearance Kick: the action of kicking the ball into the touch. This is designed to relieve the pressure from a team under heavy assault.
4) B. Dummy: jargon for a fake pass which is meant to deceive an opponent who is about to tackle the ball holder.
5) A. Flyhalf: term for back, a player position in the back row and one who receives the ball from the scrumhalf.
6) C. Grubber: lingo for a kick that causes the ball to roll and bounce along on the ground.
7) A. Loose Head: refers to a player position in a scrum that is also known as prop or tight head.
8) B. Pack: jargon for all the forwards and usually refers to players when they are bound to scrum.
9) C. Pop Kick: term for a quick aerial kick typically out of reach of the defender. Also known as a chip.
10) B.Tunnel: lingo for the gap between the front rows in any given scrum. It also relates to a similar gap between the forward lines in a lineout.