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Welcome to the Ultimate Frisbee Quiz!

Are you prepared to showcase your mastery of the high-flying sport and prove you’re a real frisbee fanatic?

We’ve crafted tough questions that will challenge your ultimate frisbee knowledge to the limit.

Simply count your correct answers and check our result table to see how well you soared.

So, warm up your throwing arm, focus your competitive spirit, and let’s see if you can make a perfect toss with your ultimate frisbee trivia expertise!

Table of Contents

1. What year was Ultimate Frisbee invented?

  • A) 1957
  • B) 1968
  • C) 1973

2. Who were the inventors of Ultimate Frisbee?

  • A) Walter Frederick Morrison and Warren Franscioni
  • B) Jared Kass and Joel Silver
  • C) Jonny Appleseed and Gary Gygax

3. In which US state was Ultimate Frisbee first played?

  • A) California
  • B) New Jersey
  • C) Massachusetts

4. What is the name of the professional league for Ultimate Frisbee in the United States?

  • A) American Ultimate Disc League
  • B) National Disc Association
  • C) United States Frisbee Federation

5. How many players are on a standard Ultimate Frisbee team?

  • A) 5
  • B) 7
  • C) 9

6. What is the maximum number of steps a player can take while holding the frisbee?

  • A) 2
  • B) 3
  • C) Unlimited as long as they pivot

7. How many gender divisions are there in the World Flying Disc Federation events?

  • A) 2
  • B) 3
  • C) 4

8. Which country won the most recent World Ultimate and Guts Championship?

  • A) Canada
  • B) United States
  • C) Australia

9. What is the name of the prestigious annual college Ultimate Frisbee tournament in the United States?

  • A) College Nationals
  • B) The Huck Bowl
  • C) College Disc Championship

10. What is the term used for a player who primarily throws the frisbee and directs the offense?

  • A) Cutter
  • B) Handler
  • C) Blocker

11. What is a “hammer throw” in Ultimate Frisbee?

  • A) A low, fast throw
  • B) An overhead throw
  • C) A high, arcing throw

12. What marking violation is called when a defender is within 10 feet of the thrower and does not allow the required distance for a pivot?

  • A) Double team
  • B) Fast count
  • C) Disc space

13. What is it called when a player catches their own throw without the frisbee being touched by another player?

  • A) A self catch
  • B) A mac attack
  • C) A Callahan

14. What is it called when a defensive player intercepts the frisbee in the opponent’s end zone?

  • A) A champ catch
  • B) A Callahan
  • C) A swat down

15. What common phrase is shouted by the defense to signal the start of a new point in Ultimate Frisbee?

  • A) Pull!
  • B) Huck!
  • C) Break!

16. What term is used to describe the defensive strategy of guarding a specific opposing player?

  • A) Zone defense
  • B) Man-to-man defense
  • C) Cup defense

17. Which of these is NOT a type of throw in Ultimate Frisbee?

  • A) Scoober
  • B) Hopper
  • C) Forehand

18. What is a “spirit circle” in Ultimate Frisbee?

  • A) A pre-game warm-up exercise
  • B) A post-game discussion and show of sportsmanship
  • C) A defensive formation

19. What is the “end zone” in Ultimate Frisbee?

  • A) A marked area at each end of the field where points are scored
  • B) The area behind the thrower where they cannot pass the frisbee
  • C) The sideline on the field

20. How is a point scored in a game of Ultimate Frisbee?

  • A) Throwing the frisbee through a hoop
  • B) Hitting a designated target with the frisbee
  • C) Catching the frisbee in the opponent’s end zone

21. What term is used to describe an offensive player who primarily runs to receive the frisbee?

  • A) Catcher
  • B) Cutter
  • C) Sprinter

22. What is the term used to describe a tactic in which a player from one team blocks a defensive player from another team, allowing their teammate to get open to receive a pass?

  • A) Screening
  • B) Pivoting
  • C) Clearing

23. What is the main objective of a zone defense strategy in Ultimate Frisbee?

  • A) Force many short passes and increase the chance of errors
  • B) Prevent deep throws and hucks
  • C) Create a wall at the end zone to prevent scoring

24. What is a “foul” in Ultimate Frisbee?

  • A) A violation of the rules involving contact
  • B) Stepping out of bounds with the frisbee
  • C) Dropping a pass while uncontested

25. What is the maximum number of timeouts a team can call during a regulation game of Ultimate Frisbee?

  • A) 1
  • B) 2
  • C) 3

26. Which country won the first World Ultimate Club Championships in 1989?

  • A) United States
  • B) Canada
  • C) Sweden

27. What standard disc weight is typically used for adult Ultimate Frisbee games?

  • A) 145 grams
  • B) 175 grams
  • C) 200 grams

28. When was the first official Ultimate Frisbee match played?

  • A) 1968
  • B) 1972
  • C) 1978

29. Which of these phrases represents the essence of Spirit of the Game in Ultimate Frisbee?

  • A) No referee, no problem
  • B) Play hard, play fair
  • C) Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee

30. What is the nickname traditionally given to the most valuable player in an Ultimate Frisbee match?

  • A) Boss
  • B) Star
  • C) MVP

31. In Ultimate Frisbee, what is the term used for a disc thrown above the horizontal plane and then caught above the horizontal plane?

  • A) Air bounce
  • B) Skyhook
  • C) High release

32. How long is the official length of an Ultimate Frisbee field, including end zones?

  • A) 100 meters
  • B) 110 meters
  • C) 120 meters

33. What type of attire is NOT typically permitted during an Ultimate Frisbee game according to official rules?

  • A) Athletic shoes with cleats
  • B) Metal spiked shoes
  • C) Soft-capped hats


# 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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Max is a sports enthusiast who loves all kinds of ball and water sports. He founded & runs stand-up-paddling.org (#1 German Paddleboarding Blog), played competitive Badminton and Mini Golf (competed on national level in Germany), started learning β€˜real’ Golf and dabbled in dozens of other sports & activities.

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