Paddle Tennis Vocabulary Quiz

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Paddle Tennis Vocabulary Quiz - Quiz

Just like with any other serious disciplines, paddle tennis has its own language. They mostly pertain to the rules that make the game and the culture around it as well. Are you familiar with most of the language used in that discipline? If yes, try our quiz and find out how good you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What's a baseline?

    • A.

      It's the pole at each end of the court that defines the length of a basic court.

    • B.

      It's the line at each end of the court that defines the height of a basic court.

    • C.

      It's the line at each end of the court that defines the length of a basic court.

    • D.

      It's the line at each end of the court that defines the weight of a basic court.

    Correct Answer
    C. It's the line at each end of the court that defines the length of a basic court.
    Explanation
    A baseline is the line at each end of the court that defines the length of a basic court. This line marks the boundary and determines the length of the playing area.

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  • 2. 

    What's a ground stroke?

    • A.

      It's just a hit

    • B.

      It's a fowl according to the rules

    • C.

      It's a ball that is hit after hitting the ground.

    • D.

      It's a point after the ball touches the ground

    Correct Answer
    C. It's a ball that is hit after hitting the ground.
    Explanation
    A ground stroke refers to hitting a ball after it has bounced on the ground. This is a common term used in sports such as tennis and golf, where players aim to strike the ball after it has made contact with the ground. The term "ground stroke" emphasizes the technique of hitting the ball while it is in motion and not in the air.

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  • 3. 

    What's a post?

    • A.

      It's the upright that supports the net

    • B.

      It's the downwright that supports the net

    • C.

      It's the line that extends over the court

    • D.

      It's the upright that divides the net

    Correct Answer
    A. It's the upright that supports the net
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It's the upright that supports the net." This answer accurately describes a post as the upright structure that provides support to the net in various sports such as tennis, volleyball, and badminton. The post is typically positioned at the edges of the playing area and helps to maintain the stability and tension of the net during gameplay.

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  • 4. 

    What's a service line?

    • A.

      It's the game to which the serve is hit

    • B.

      It's the pole to which the serve is hit

    • C.

      It's the line to which the serve is hit

    • D.

      It's the point to which the serve is hit

    Correct Answer
    C. It's the line to which the serve is hit
    Explanation
    A service line refers to the line to which the serve is hit in a game. This line marks the boundary for the serve and determines whether it is considered in or out.

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  • 5. 

    What's a tie-breaker?

    • A.

      It's a golden point used to determine the winner of a tie game.

    • B.

      It's a point used to determine the winner of a tie game.

    • C.

      It's a golden point used to determine the loser of a tie game.

    • D.

      It's a golden point used to determine a tie game.

    Correct Answer
    A. It's a golden point used to determine the winner of a tie game.
    Explanation
    A tie-breaker is a golden point used to determine the winner of a tie game. This means that when two teams or individuals have the same score or result at the end of a game or competition, a tie-breaker is used to determine the ultimate winner. The golden point refers to the decisive point or score that breaks the tie and determines the winner.

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  • 6. 

    What's a volley?

    • A.

      It's a stroke made by hitting the ball before it touches the ground.

    • B.

      It's done by hitting the ball before it touches the ground.

    • C.

      It's a stroke made by hitting the fence with the ball before it touches the ground.

    • D.

      It's a stroke made by hitting the ball before it touches the fence.

    Correct Answer
    A. It's a stroke made by hitting the ball before it touches the ground.
    Explanation
    A volley is a stroke made by hitting the ball before it touches the ground. This means that the player hits the ball in the air, without allowing it to bounce on the ground first.

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  • 7. 

    What's a rally?

    • A.

      It begins with serve and ends when someone wins points

    • B.

      It ends with serve and begins when someone loses points

    • C.

      It begins with serve and ends when someone loses points

    • D.

      It begins with a strike and ends when someone loses points

    Correct Answer
    C. It begins with serve and ends when someone loses points
    Explanation
    A rally refers to a sequence of shots exchanged between players in a game, typically in sports like tennis or badminton. In this context, the correct answer states that a rally begins with a serve, which is the initial shot of the game, and it ends when someone loses points. This means that the rally continues until one player fails to successfully return the ball or commits a fault, resulting in the opponent winning the point.

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  • 8. 

    What's a net ball?

    • A.

      It's when a ball that touches the net and goes into the wrong court.

    • B.

      It's when a ball that touches a player still goes into the correct court.

    • C.

      It's when a ball touches the net but still goes into the correct court.

    • D.

      It's when a ball goes into the correct court.

    Correct Answer
    C. It's when a ball touches the net but still goes into the correct court.
  • 9. 

    What's a match?

    • A.

      It's the score of some points resulting in a win or a loss between 2 teams.

    • B.

      It's the total score of all points resulting in a win or a loss between 2 teams.

    • C.

      It's the total score resulting in a win or a loss between 2 teams.

    • D.

      It's the total score of all points resulting in a win between 2 teams.

    Correct Answer
    B. It's the total score of all points resulting in a win or a loss between 2 teams.
  • 10. 

    What's a hindering?

    • A.

      It's when deliberately trying to get your opponent to win.

    • B.

      It's when deliberately trying to get your opponent to quit.

    • C.

      It's when deliberately trying to get your opponent to miss.

    • D.

      It's when deliberately trying to get your opponent to fall.

    Correct Answer
    C. It's when deliberately trying to get your opponent to miss.
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