Could You Be an NFL Referee?

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By: Steven Miller

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Let's see if you can stay calm under intense pressure and whether you have an excellent memory and the vision of a hawk. If you do, perhaps you were meant to wear the zebra stripes.

What is the penalty for offensive holding?

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How would you rate your vision?

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A head coach is yelling loudly at you, how do you handle it?

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Where is the ball spotted when it is kicked through the back of the end zone on the kickoff?

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Could you stay impartial, even if you were a referee for a game that included your favorite team?

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How muscular are you in your upper body?

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What is the penalty for intentional grounding?

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Is it a penalty if a defender leaps, but doesn't cross the line of scrimmage, on a field goal attempt?

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What would you do if a player purposely pushed you on the field?

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Honestly, how often do you get the call right on a close and controversial replay?

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Which of the following is considered a defenseless player?

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A defender misses the ball, hitting the punter's kicking foot. Is this roughing or running into the kicker?

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A player grabs the face mask of another player, but immediately lets go. Is this a penalty?

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How much time is on the NFL play clock?

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What is encroachment and what is the penalty?

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How long is a regular season overtime period in the NFL?

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How affected would you be by a crowd booing at you personally?

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How much experience do you have at being a referee?

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A defensive pass interference penalty is called on a 3rd down play in the end zone. Where is the new spot and down?

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Are players allowed to celebrate after a touchdown?

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What is the penalty for delay of game?

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How many feet must be down before going out of bounds for it to be a catch in the NFL?

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An offensive player moves abruptly before the snap of the ball. What is this called?

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Where does the head referee go to look at reviews?

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Is there a penalty if a player signals for a fair catch, catches the ball, and then takes off running down the field?

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A team is on their own 12-yard line, and they get a 15-yard penalty. Where should the ball be placed?

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What is a chop block?

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A player grabs a runner's jersey above the nameplate from behind and brings them down. What is the call?

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What is the line of scrimmage for an extra-point in the NFL?

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What was the first question of this quiz?

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