Quiz: Hey Sports Fans! Can You Match the Rule to the Sport?
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Hey Sports Fans! Can You Match the Rule to the Sport?
By: Becky Stigall
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About This Quiz

Traveling, fouls and offsides are some basics of American sports. If we give you a short description of the rule, can you match it to the sport? Let's find out!

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Eleven players from each team are allowed on the field at one time in what sport?
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What sport removes a player once he has missed the ball three times?
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What sport has a player on a mound?
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What sport prohibits defensive players from hitting the passer after he has released the ball?
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What sport requires that a player's body not go past the line of scrimmage before the ball is in play?
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What sport lets a player advance if he is served four balls outside of the strike zone?
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What sport is played in innings?
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What sport has a rule that prevents the offense from letting the play clock run down?
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What game removes a player who has accrued too many fouls?
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In what sport is it not ok to swing at the ball and miss?
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What sport is played with a shuttlecock?
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What sport prohibits most players from touching the ball with their hands?
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What sport is played in sets?
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What team penalizes players when they argue with an official?
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What sport removes a player from play if he hits a ball that is caught before it touches the ground?
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What sport allows players to use their heads to move the ball?
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What sport frowns on running into the kicker after he has kicked the ball?
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What sport prohibits a player from crossing the line of scrimmage and making contact with a player from the opposing team?
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What sport is played with a ball that weighs 22 ounces?
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What sport lets players steal?
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Which sport gives a penalty for the movement of an offensive player before the ball is snapped?
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What sport allows for three substitutes per game?
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What sport requires that players hit the ball no more than three times to return it to the opposing team?
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What sport removes a player from play if the opposing team touches him with the ball?
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What sport frowns on a defensive player getting in the way of an offensive player's ability to catch a pass?
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What sport prohibits running with the ball?
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In which sport must players roll the ball?
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What sport allows players to send the ball out of the park?
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What sport prohibits headbutting with helmets?
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In what sport must players pass the ball?
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What sport allows opponents to hit each other?
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What sport's play is divided into periods called chukkas?
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What sport sees grabbing another player's face mask as a no-no?
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In what sport is the ball not allowed to touch the ground?
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What sport awards extra plays to players who have been unceremoniously knocked down by a player from the opposite team?
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