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Welcome to the fantastic Field Hockey Quiz!

Are you prepared to showcase your knowledge of this fast-paced sport and prove you’re a true field hockey enthusiast?

We’ve crafted intriguing questions that will evaluate your field hockey proficiency.

Just keep track of your correct responses and check our result table to assess your performance.

So, grab your stick, put on your game face, and let’s see if you can score a goal with your field hockey trivia prowess!

Table of Contents

1. Which country is considered the birthplace of modern field hockey?

  • A) England
  • B) Germany
  • C) India

2. In which year was field hockey first introduced to the Olympic Games?

  • A) 1908
  • B) 1920
  • C) 1928

3. What is the official name of the international governing body for field hockey?

  • A) International Hockey Committee (IHC)
  • B) International Hockey Federation (IHF)
  • C) FΓ©dΓ©ration Internationale de Hockey (FIH)

4. How many players are there on a field hockey team?

  • A) 9
  • B) 10
  • C) 11

5. What are the two types of fouls in field hockey?

  • A) Minor and Major
  • B) Obstructive and Physical
  • C) Technical and Personal

6. What material is used to make most modern field hockey sticks?

  • A) Wood
  • B) Carbon fiber
  • C) Aluminum

7. What are field hockey goals made of?

  • A) Wood
  • B) Aluminum
  • C) PVC

8. How tall is a field hockey goal?

  • A) 6 feet
  • B) 6.5 feet
  • C) 7 feet

9. How long is a regulation field hockey pitch?

  • A) 90 meters
  • B) 100 meters
  • C) 110 meters

10. Which of these is NOT a major field hockey league?

  • A) Hockey India League
  • B) Euro Hockey League
  • C) Asian Hockey Championship

11. What is the maximum length of a field hockey stick?

  • A) 36.5 inches
  • B) 37.5 inches
  • C) 38.5 inches

12. Which country won the most men’s field hockey Olympic gold medals?

  • A) Australia
  • B) Germany
  • C) India

13. What is the basic set up for a penalty corner in field hockey?

  • A) One player pushes the ball to another player to shoot
  • B) One player passes the ball to another player inside the circle to shoot
  • C) One player shoots the ball while another player positions for a rebound

14. How long is the half-time break in a field hockey game?

  • A) 5 minutes
  • B) 10 minutes
  • C) 15 minutes

15. What position wears a different color jersey in a field hockey game?

  • A) Goalkeeper
  • B) Defender
  • C) Forward

16. How many substitutions are allowed during a field hockey match?

  • A) Three
  • B) Unlimited
  • C) Eight

17. In how many periods is a field hockey match typically divided?

  • A) Two
  • B) Four
  • C) Three

18. What is the purpose of the raised circles in the middle of the pitch?

  • A) Mark the center of the pitch
  • B) Help with drainage
  • C) Assist with player positioning

19. During a penalty corner, how many defenders can stand behind the goal line?

  • A) Two
  • B) Three
  • C) Four

20. What is the term for a goal that is scored without the ball touching another player after being hit by the shooter?

  • A) Solo
  • B) Long shot
  • C) Direct hit

21. How many attacking players, besides the injector, are allowed to stand near the shooting circle during a penalty corner?

  • A) Two
  • B) Three
  • C) Five

22. What is the time limit for a team to shoot at goal after being awarded a penalty corner?

  • A) 10 seconds
  • B) 20 seconds
  • C) 30 seconds

23. What is the maximum width of a field hockey stick?

  • A) 5 cm
  • B) 6 cm
  • C) 7 cm

24. In a field hockey match, how many minutes is each period of play?

  • A) 10 minutes
  • B) 15 minutes
  • C) 20 minutes

25. What country won the first Women’s Field Hockey World Cup in 1974?

  • A) Netherlands
  • B) Argentina
  • C) United States

26. Which of the following is not a playing position in field hockey?

  • A) Fullback
  • B) Striker
  • C) Point Guard

27. In a penalty shoot-out, how many seconds does a player have to shoot once the whistle blows?

  • A) 8 seconds
  • B) 10 seconds
  • C) 12 seconds

28. What is the circumference of a standard field hockey ball?

  • A) 21-23 cm
  • B) 23-25 cm
  • C) 25-27 cm

29. What material is typically used to make field hockey balls?

  • A) Rubber
  • B) Leather
  • C) Plastic

30. How long is the width of a field hockey pitch?

  • A) 50 meters
  • B) 60 meters
  • C) 55 meters

31. In field hockey, which team has the option to take a free pass, corner, or penalty stroke after two consecutive fouls?

  • A) Attacking team
  • B) Defending team
  • C) Both teams

32. What is the name of the move in which a player lifts the ball into the air with their stick?

  • A) Flick
  • B) Scoop
  • C) Chip

33. How far from the back line should a penalty corner be taken?

  • A) 5 meters
  • B) 10 meters
  • C) 15 meters


# of Correct Answers Percentage Range Label Description
0- 0-49% Armchair Athlete You've got some learning to do, but don't worry, there's always the next game!
- 50-64% Rookie Runner Not bad! Keep practicing, and you'll be a sports trivia champ in no time.
- 65-79% Midfield Maestro Impressive! You're getting closer to the top, keep up the good work.
- 80-94% All-Star Striker Wow, you really know your sports trivia! You're a force to be reckoned with.
-33 95-100% Legendary Champion Unbelievable! You're a true sports trivia master. Your knowledge knows no bounds!

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Taylor is a travel blogger and educator who helps others travel Europe easily. She is a field hockey expert, playing on nationally-competing teams for more than a decade before playing division I field hockey at Liberty University.

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