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1

If a Team B player tackles an opponent who is not a runner, officials will make allowance if such player was pretending to be a runner.

True

2

If the helmet of the tackler comes off in making contact with the runner, the ball becomes dead immediately.

False

3

If receiver A82 has his helmet ripped off at the line, the ball becomes dead if A82 touches or catches a forward pass.

False

4

The runner may use his hands or arms to ward off or push an opponent.

True

5

If a runner uses an open hand on an opponent's face mask to ward off a tackle, it is a foul.

False

6

When B72 throws his body across the back of the legs of the runner, it is a foul for clipping.

False

7

It is legal for B98 to trip runner A41.

True

8

The runner may be tripped, clipped or blocked below the waist at any time while the ball is live.

True

9

The runner cannot commit a spearing foul.

False

10

Tackling a runner by driving the face mask, frontal area or top of the helmet directly into him is a foul.

True

11

The runner may be tackled by grabbing the inside front collar of the shoulder pads or jersey.

True

12

It is not a horse collar tackle if a player standing in the pocket is pulled down by the back collar of his jersey as he releases a forward pass because he was no longer a runner when he came to the ground.

False

13

Spearing must involve an attempt to punish an opponent by intentionally contacting him with the helmet.

False

14

If a teammate lifts or pushes the runner, it is a foul which carries a 10-yard penalty.

False

15

It is a foul for illegal use of hands if the runner grasps a teammate.

True

16

If the quarterback contacts the runner's back without adding to his momentum, it is a foul.

False

17

The ground cannot cause a fumble.

False

18

A runner beyond the line who intentionally fumbles the ball forward has thrown an illegal forward pass.

True

19

Beyond the line, a handed ball is considered to be a pass.

False

20

During a free kick down, the ball may be handed forward to a teammate.

False

21

The ball may be handed either forward or backward to a teammate at any tiime.

False

22

The interior linemen can receive a handoff behind the line without restriction.

False

23

A planned loose ball play involving a lineman is legal if the referee is notified in advance.

False

24

A catch of an opponent's fumble or pass is called a recovery.

False

25

If A32 hands the ball forward to A88 beyond the line of scrimmage and A88 allows the ball to fall to the ground, it is a foul or illegal forward handing regardless of who recovers the ball.

False

26

If a third down fumbles by A32 is recovered simultaneously by A36 and B55, the ball belongs to Team B.

False

27

A fumble by A34 recovered by B52, who is in contact with the sideline, becomes dead when touched and belongs to Team A.

True

28

A player cannot fumble before gaining possession.

True

29

A muff and a fumble are considered one and the same by definition.

False

30

There are special rules for fumbles on fourth down plays.

False

31

If the ball is fumbled forward and out of bounds, it is recommended to the spot of the fumble.

False

32

The momentum exception may apply to fumbles recovered inside Team B's five yard line.

True

33

If airborne A86 possesses the ball in Team B's end zone, but prior to touching the ground inbounds he brushes the upright, it is a touchdown.

False

34

If runner A11 touches B44 while B44 is out-of-bounds, A11 is also out-of-bounds.

False

35

If a loose ball touches a game official who is straddling the sideline, the ball is not out-of-bounds.

False

36

The dead ball spot is always the spot under the foremost point of the ball when it becomes dead by rule.

False

37

When an airborne player makes a catch, forward progress is the furthest point of advancement after he possesses the ball if contacted by a defender.

True

38

When a runner is airborne as he crosses the sideline, the forward progress spot is where the foremost point of the ball crosses the plane of the sideline.

True

39

When an quarterback is sacked and thrown backward, the forward progress spot is where the ball is located when the quarterback is down by rule.

False

40

When the ball becomes dead in a side zone, the ball is always placed at the nearest hash mark.

False

41

If requested by the team captain after a safety or touchback, the ball may be put in play anywhere on the 20 yard line between the hash marks.

True

42

After a fair catch or kick catching interference resulting in an awarded fair catch, Team R may choose to have the ball placed on the proper yard line anywhere between the hash marks.

True

43

On a try, the ball is snapped from a spot designated by Team A anywhere between the hash marks on Team B's three yard line.

True