How Racquetball-smart Are You?

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How Racquetball-smart Are You?

Can you pass this indoor racquetball USAR Quiz?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How long is a racquetball court?
    • A. 

      10 ft.

    • B. 

      20 ft.

    • C. 

      30 ft.

    • D. 

      40 ft.

  • 2. 
    How wide is a racquetball court?
    • A. 

      10 ft.

    • B. 

      20 ft.

    • C. 

      30 ft.

    • D. 

      40 ft.

  • 3. 
    How tall is a racquetball court?
    • A. 

      10 ft.

    • B. 

      20 ft.

    • C. 

      30 ft.

    • D. 

      40 ft.

  • 4. 
    How many cubic feet is a racquetball court?
    • A. 

      2,000

    • B. 

      8,000

    • C. 

      10,000

    • D. 

      16,000

  • 5. 
    Of the three parallel lines on the floor, what is the line nearest to the front wall called?
    • A. 

      Service Line

    • B. 

      Short Line

    • C. 

      Receiving Line

    • D. 

      Drive Serve Line

  • 6. 
    Of the three parallel lines on the floor, what is the middle line called?
    • A. 

      Service Line

    • B. 

      Short Line

    • C. 

      Receiving Line

    • D. 

      Drive Serve Line

  • 7. 
    Of the three parallel lines on the floor, what is the line nearest to the back wall called?
    • A. 

      Service Line

    • B. 

      Short Line

    • C. 

      Receiving Line

    • D. 

      Drive Serve Line

  • 8. 
    The area where the ball is served is called?
    • A. 

      Safety Zone

    • B. 

      Service Box

    • C. 

      Service Zone

  • 9. 
    The area bounded by the back edges of the Short Line and the Receiving Line is called?
    • A. 

      Safety Zone

    • B. 

      Encroachment Zone

    • C. 

      Service Zone

    • D. 

      Service Box

    • E. 

      Drive Service Zone

  • 10. 
    The maximum length of a racquetball racquet is?
    • A. 

      18"

    • B. 

      20"

    • C. 

      22"

    • D. 

      24"

  • 11. 
    In two-serve games, which of these is NOT a fault serve?
    • A. 

      Screen Serve

    • B. 

      Fake Serve

    • C. 

      Long Serve

    • D. 

      Short Serve

    • E. 

      Three-Wall Serve

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is considered a Foot Fault during a serve?
    • A. 

      Stepping over the Service Line.

    • B. 

      Stepping over the Short Line.

    • C. 

      Stepping on the Service Line.

    • D. 

      Stepping on the Short Line.

  • 13. 
    In two-serve games two Screen Serves in a row result in a loss of serve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    In doubles when the first server is retired and it is the second server's turn, what is this transition called?
    • A. 

      Half Out

    • B. 

      Handout

  • 15. 
    In two-serve games how many Fault Serves result in loss of serve?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 16. 
    On a serve if a ball hits a "dead" board on the floor, the serve may be replayed. True or false: It cancels any prior fault serve?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A serve which passes the Short Line into the crotch of the side wall and floor is in play.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A serve into the crotch of the back wall and floor is in play.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    As part of the service motion the server taps their racquet in the Safety Zone.  This is a ...
    • A. 

      Legal Serve

    • B. 

      Foot Fault

    • C. 

      Safety Zone Violation

    • D. 

      Technical Foul

  • 20. 
    The service component of racquetball can be divided into three parts. 1) You have 10 seconds to prepare to serve (and stepping into the Safety Zone during this time is okay). 2) The service motion up until you hit the ball (and stepping into the Safety Zone during this time is a foot fault). 3) You hit the ball and stepping into the Safety Zone before it passes the Short Line is a ...
    • A. 

      Legal Serve

    • B. 

      Foot Fault

    • C. 

      Immediate loss of serve

    • D. 

      Technical Foul

  • 21. 
    After the serve has been struck, the server's doubles partner steps into the Safety Zone before the served ball passes the Short Line resulting in ...
    • A. 

      Forfeit of the game

    • B. 

      Fault Serve

    • C. 

      Immediate loss of serve

    • D. 

      No call

  • 22. 
    The server should always say the full score before they serve because it avoids later conflicts over what the score should be.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Serving the ball before the receiver(s) signal they are ready is a fault serve. What is NOT an acceptable way for a receiver to signal they are "not-ready"?
    • A. 

      Turn and face the back wall.

    • B. 

      Face the front wall while tying their shoelaces.

    • C. 

      Raising their racquet above their head.

  • 24. 
    In doubles, either receiving player may indicate their side is not ready by raising their racquet over their head or turning their back to the front wall.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    What is the penalty for catching a served ball before it hits the floor when that serve was obviously going to be short or long?
    • A. 

      Loss of rally

    • B. 

      Replay the serve

    • C. 

      Second serve

    • D. 

      No call

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