Rugby Games Quiz at gamerisms
This Rugby games quiz is comprised of 10 questions and answers. It
seeks to test your knowledge of the language of the game in an
entertaining and informative way. There are 3 choices from which you
are expected to tackle through like an experienced rugby guru and run
with the correct answer.Here we go!
Rugby Games Quiz: Questions 1 - 5
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
C. When a player continuously passes the ball blindly into the hands of
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
C. Laying on the ground and shielding opposing players from snatching
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
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
5) What does the term Flyhalf mean in Rugby?
A. A player position at the back row that receives the ball from the
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.
Rugby Games Quiz: Questions 6 - 10
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
7) What is the definition of Loose Head?
A. A player position in a scrum that is also known as prop or tight
B. A player whose manner of play is undesirable or mediocre.
C. A substitute player who is strategically reserved to play in the
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
C. Jargon for all the backs in a rugby team. They are usually 4 in
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
Answers 1 - 5: Rugby Games Quiz
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.
Charge Down: lingo for a
block made against a kick by an opposing
Clearance Kick: the
action of kicking the ball into the touch.
This is designed to relieve the pressure from a team under heavy
. Dummy: jargon for a fake
pass which is meant to deceive an
opponent who is about to tackle the ball holder.
Flyhalf: term for back, a
player position in the back row and one
who receives the ball from the scrumhalf.
Answers 6- 10: Rugby Games Quiz:
. Grubber: lingo for a kick
that causes the ball to roll and bounce
along on the ground.
. Loose Head: refers to a
player position in a scrum that is also
known as prop or tight head.
. Pack: jargon for all the
forwards and usually refers to players
when they are bound to scrum.
Pop Kick: term for a
quick aerial kick typically out of reach of
the defender. Also known as a chip.
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
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