Basketball MCQ Question with Answer

Basketball MCQ with detailed explanation for interview, entrance and competitive exams. Explanation are given for understanding.

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Question No : 1
How many points is a three-point field goal worth in basketball?

1 point
2 points
3 points
4 points

Question No : 2
What is the term for a defensive strategy where players guard specific areas rather than specific opponents?

Zone defense
Man-to-man defense
Full-court press
Trap defense

Question No : 3
Which player holds the record for the most assists in a single NBA game with 30 assists?

Magic Johnson
John Stockton
Chris Paul
Scott Skiles

Question No : 4
What is the term for a shot where the ball is thrown with one hand while the player is in mid-air?

Free throw
Jump shot
Hook shot

Question No : 5
What is the term for a quick pass that allows a teammate to catch the ball without dribbling?

Chest pass
Outlet pass
No-look pass
Overhead pass

Question No : 6
In basketball, what is the term for a turnover that occurs when a player steps on the boundary line?

Backcourt violation
Double dribble
Out of bounds
Carry violation

Question No : 7
How many free throws is a player awarded after being fouled on a three-point attempt?