2018 – Quiz 10

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Which of the following are true or false?

Following a foul, a series of downs ends when:

The acceptance of the penalty includes the award of a loss of down.
Declination of any penalty leaves Team A in possession.
Team R is the first to touch a scrimmage kick beyond the expanded neutral zone and any foul during the down is declined.
Team A recovers the ball after the return of an intercepted pass ends with a fumble by Team B, and any penalty during the down is declined.
Declination of any penalty leaves Team A in possession behind the line to gain.
Acceptance of a penalty on 4th down which carries a loss of down leaves Team A in possession beyond the line to gain.
Acceptance of a penalty on 4th down which carries a loss of down leaves Team A in possession behind the line to gain.

Which of the following statements are true based on the following case play?

It is fourth and 5 on Team B’s 35 yardline.  Runner, A5, is tackled on Team B’s 32 yardline.  After the ball is declared dead, B11 is flagged for a late hit on A5.

The team awarded a new series is determined when the ball became dead since this was a 4th down play.
The 15 yard penalty for the personal foul by B11 will be considered before any change of possession is determined.
The next down will be 1st and 10 for Team A at Team B’s 17 yardline.
The next down will be 1st and 10 for Team B at Team B’s 17 yardline.
The next down will be 1st and 25 for Team B at Team B’s 17 yardline.

Which of the following statements are true based on the following case play?

It is 1st and Goal from Team B’s one yard line.  A3 takes the snap and hands off to teammate A5.  A5 tries to advance, but is tackled short of the goal line and fumbles.  The ball bounds into the end zone where B11 recovers and tries to advance out of the end zone.  He is tackled at the goal line.  The covering official notes the ball became dead with the foremost point of the ball in the field of play, but the back point of the ball is touching the goal line.

The Umpire will position the ball for the next down so that the entire ball is in the field of play.
The next down will be 1st and 10 from the foremost point of the ball after the ball is spotted as in the above.
The next down will be 1st and 10 from the recovering team’s 20 yard line.