Generally, the maximum duration for which the game can be paused is 60 seconds. It may change in the future.
No, The pause timer is cumulative i.e everytime the game is paused, duration decreases by the amount of time the game was paused for. Example: If total pause time is 60 seconds, and the game is paused for 10 seconds, The next time you pause the game, pause countdown timer will start from 50 seconds.
If the pause timer ends, the score that you got in the current game session will be submitted.
No, you only need to be connected to the Internet to submit your score.
Scoring in a game is dependent on the logic of the game. It varies from game to game
No, If you quit the game, or if by any chance MPL app is killed, the score will not be submitted.
A window of X minutes will be given to reconnect to the internet and submit the score.
Only your Highest Score is considered in a Tournament's leaderboard.