Netball is one of the most popular hoop-based sports in the world. With simple rules and competitive games, more and more people choose to practice this activity. Whether you are a fan or want to start, check out these 30 trivia netball quiz questions and answers to learn more.
Netball Quiz Questions And Answers
1. Netball was derived from early versions of which modern-day sport?
2. From which country did netball originate in 1893?
A. The United States
3. How many seconds after catching the ball does a player have to pass or shoot in netball?
4. Netball is especially popular in which group of countries?
A. The Commonwealth of Nations
B. Commonwealth of Independent States
C. European Union
5. How many players are on the court in each netball team?
6. When is a point scored in netball?
A. When any player shoots the ball into the shooting circle
B. When a Wing Attack shoots the ball into the shooting circle
C. When a Goal Attack or a Goal Shooter shoots the ball into the shooting circle
7. Which country has won the most titles at the INF Netball World Cup?
B. South Africa
C. New Zealand
8. A centre player is offside when he or she enters which part of the court?
A. Goal third
B. Centre third
C. Goal circle
9. Which former Australian netball player is the most capped international player?
A. Sharelle McMahon
B. Kathryn Harby-Williams
C. Liz Ellis
10. Which of the following terms does NOT refer to a position in netball?
A. Goal Defence – GD
B. Centre Defence – CD
C. Wing Defence – WD
11. What do call a found in which a netball player moves while holding a ball?
12. What is the nickname of the England national women’s netball team?
A. The Lions
B. The Roses
C. The Ladies
13. Why do netball players have to wear bibs?
A. To let the referee know their names
B. To identify the positions they play
C. To carry the number of the player
14. Which of the following is not a role of a Centre player in netball?
A. To start the game
B. To change play from defensive to attacking
C. To score a point
15. How long does a netball game last?
A. 30 minutes
B. 60 minutes
C. 120 minutes
16. The Netball Superleague is the top level netball competition featuring teams based in 3 out of 4 countries in the United Kingdom, except …
C. Northern Ireland
17. How many teams compete in the Netball Superleague?
18. Which netball club won their first title in the 2021 Netball Superleague?
A. Team Bath
B. Loughborough Lightning
C. Surrey Storm
19. Which version of netball is featured by goals worth multiple points and shortened games?
A. Walking netball
B. Mixed netball
C. Fast 5
20. In Fast 5 netball, how many minutes are there in each quarter of a game?
A. 6 minutes
B. 10 minutes
C. 15 minutes
21. The Netball Quad Series is an international netball competition contested by the national teams of England, Australia and which two other countries?
A. South Africa and Canada
B. Canada and New Zealand
C. New Zealand and South Africa
22. Which of the following statements is not true about netball players?
A. Every player can score a goal
B. Each player is restricted within some areas of the court
C. A player cannot touch the opponent who is holding the ball
23. In which country was the word “women’s basketball” used to refer to both basketball and netball until 1970?
A. New Zealand
C. South Africa
24. Which of the following is the most common type of injury in netball?
A. Knee injuries
B. Ankle injuries
C. Hip injuries
25. When was netball officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee?
26. Which shirt colour does a referee typically wear in netball?
27. The first World Series Netball competition was held in which city in the United Kingdom?
28. What does a referee do to start a netball game?
A. To throw the ball
B. To blow the whistle
C. To say out loud “Start”
29. How many points is a goal worth in netball?
A. Always 1 point
B. 1 or 2 points, depending on the distance
C. 1, 2, or 3 points, depending on the distance
30. Which city will host the 2023 Netball World Cup?
A. Melbourne, Australia
B. Cape Town, South Africa
C. Glasgow, Scotland
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