The Scottish Football Association
Calum Murray
 
1. A defender tries to clear the ball behind for a corner kick but the ball rebounds from the corner flag back into play. What is the decision of the referee?
Play On
Corner kick
 
2. What is the maximum number of substitutes allowed in an official match?
3
6
7
 
3. What is the minimum number of players required by a team to start a match?
7
10
11
 
4. Who is responsible for deciding how much additional time is added on at the end of each period of play?
The referee
The 4th official
 
5. As the ball is in play and his team are on the attack in the other half of the pitch the goalkeeper of the attacking team intentionally punches an opponent in the face while standing in his own penalty area. How do you restart the game?
Penalty kick
Dropped ball where play was stopped
Direct Free kick where play was stopped
 
6. How many players may compete for a drop-ball?
2
4
Any number
 
7. An indirect free kick strikes the referee and rebounds to the taker, who then shoots the ball straight into his opponents net. The referee awards a goal, is this the correct decision?
Yes
No
 
8. As soon as the referee blows his whistle for a penalty kick to be taken, can the goalkeeper move off his goal line?
Yes
No
 
9. At the taking of kicks from the penalty mark after extra time to decide the result of a cup tie, where must Managers and coaches stand during the kicks?
The technical area
Centre circle
Touch line
 
10. A player takes a corner kick. The ball flies towards goal but it hits the near post and rebounds straight back to the kicker, who then crosses the ball into the penalty area where a team-mate of his scores a goal with a header. Is the goal allowed?
Yes
No


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