Home

Laws of Cricket - Quiz Seven

Previous quizzes      Quiz One      Quiz Two      Quiz Three      Quiz Four      Quiz Five      Quiz Six     
1. Which of these four signals given by the umpire is never accompanied by a call?
(Select one answer)

a) Out
b) Wide ball
c) No ball
d) Short run

2. A fielder leaves the field of play and returns after 23 minutes of playing time. After he has been back on the field for 16 minutes, the captain of the fielding side indicates that he wishes the player to bowl. What should the umpires say to the captain?
(Select one answer)

a) He can bowl immediately
b) He must wait for a further 7 minutes
c) He must wait until 30 minutes have expired
d) He cannot bowl again in this innings

3. After the striker has hit the ball, which is not a No ball, the batsmen complete two runs and have just crossed on the third when the ball is thrown by a fielder towards the wicket-keeper but the ball strikes a fielder's helmet placed on the ground. How many runs are scored?
(Select one answer)
a) 3
b) 5
c) 7
d) 8

4. The wicket-keeper standing about 10 yards back, runs forward 6 normal paces, while the bowler is running in to bowl. What should the umpires do?
(Select one answer)
a) Striker's end umpire - immediately call and signal "No ball"
b) Striker's end umpire - immediately call and signal "Dead ball"
c) Either umpire - immediately call and signal "Dead ball"
d) Do nothing

5. When signalling to the scorers, the umpire simultaneously touches both shoulders each with the opposite hand. What does this signal mean?
(Select one answer)
a) 5 penalty runs to the batting side
b) Start of the last hour of the match
c) Revoke the last signal
d) 5 penalty runs to the fielding side