Basketball I.Q. – 5 In 5 No. 5 – Intentional Fouls

5 Questions – 5 Minutes. Sharpen you knowledge weekly. You don’t have to be a referee to answer these questions.

  1. A1 is attempting a three point try and is poked in the stomach by B1. The official calls an intentional foul on B1. Is the official correct?
  2. A1 is attempting a three point try and is fouled by B1. The try is successful. The official calls an intentional foul on B1. The official(s) administers one free throw and gives the ball to team A for a throw in. Is the official correct?
  3. The official(s) lines up both teams for 2 free throws for an intentional foul. Is the official correct?
  4. A1 takes a three point try and is fouled by B1. The try is successful. The officials calls an intentional foul on the play. A1 is given two free throws with no one in the foul lane. Team A is given the ball for a throw-in nearest the spot of the foul. Is the official correct?
  5. A1 has the ball for a throw-in when B1 reaches across the line and fouls A1. The official calls a technical foul. A2 takes two free throws and the ball is given to team A for the throw-in at half court opposite the table. Is the official correct?
  1. YES 4-19-3-c
  2. NO 10-6-11 penalty 4
  3. NO 10-6-11 penalty 4, 8-1-3
  4. YES 7-5-4-b
  5. NO 4-19-3-e, 9-2-10 penalty 4,  8-2,

BONUS QUESTION: A1 takes a successful three point try and is fouled by B1. The officials calls an intentional foul on the play. A1 is given two free throws with no one in the foul lane. Team A is given the ball for a throw-in nearest the spot of the foul. A2 has the ball for the throw-in when B2 reaches across the line and fouls A2. The official calls an intentional foul. A2 takes two free throws and the ball is given to team A for the throw-in at the original throw-in spot. All tries are successful. Team A has scored seven points and no time has elapsed. Is the official correct?

BONUS ANSWER: YES

Read the appropriate sections in the rule and case book if you answered any question incorrectly.
Extra Credit: Keep track of your score and your average.
William Modeste, NYSUBOA Interpreter
Jim Paull, IAABO Board 42 Interpreter

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