General Sports Vocabulary Trivia Quiz

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How much you're into the world of sports? Are you well aware of the general vocabulary terms used in sports? If yes, take up the trivia quiz below, and evaluate for yourself. We have created this quiz to improve your English communication skills and fluency regarding sports. So, if you think you can easily score above 80% on this test, then give it a shot and see for yourself. Let's proceed then. All the best, buddy]!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    These are every four years. You can watch them on TV.

    • A.

      Sea games 

    • B.

      Olympic games 

    • C.

      Commonwealth games  

    • D.

      NBA

    Correct Answer
    B. Olympic games 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Olympic games. The given statement implies that the event being referred to occurs every four years and can be watched on TV. Among the options provided, only the Olympic games fit this description. The Sea games, Commonwealth games, and NBA do not necessarily occur every four years.

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  • 2. 

    This person likes a team a lot.

    • A.

      Students 

    • B.

      Members 

    • C.

      Fan

    • D.

      Team leader

    Correct Answer
    C. Fan
    Explanation
    This person is described as someone who likes a team a lot. The term "fan" best fits this description as it refers to an individual who supports and has a strong interest in a particular team or sport. The other options, such as "students," "members," and "team leader," do not specifically indicate a strong liking or passion for a team.

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  • 3. 

    You go to this very big place to watch a game of football or rugby.

    • A.

      Stadium 

    • B.

      Field 

    • C.

      Open hall 

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Stadium 
    Explanation
    A stadium is a very big place where people go to watch games of football or rugby. It is specifically designed for sporting events and has a large seating capacity to accommodate a large number of spectators. The word "stadium" accurately describes the location where people gather to watch these sports, making it the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    When a lot of people come to a place and play sport to find the best person or team.

    • A.

      Team 

    • B.

      Losers 

    • C.

      Champion 

    • D.

      Stadium

    Correct Answer
    C. Champion 
    Explanation
    In the given scenario, when a lot of people come to a place and play sport to find the best person or team, the term "champion" refers to the individual or team that emerges as the ultimate winner. They have demonstrated their superior skills and abilities by outperforming all the other participants or teams. The term "champion" signifies excellence and victory in this context. The other options, "team," "losers," and "stadium," do not accurately represent the concept of being the best or winning in this scenario.

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  • 5. 

    This person plays sports like football, tennis and hockey. 

    • A.

      Team  

    • B.

      Player 

    • C.

      Cheer leaders 

    • D.

      None of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Player 
    Explanation
    The person plays sports like football, tennis, and hockey, which suggests that they actively participate in these sports rather than being a part of a team or a cheerleader. Therefore, the correct answer is "player."

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  • 6. 

    In tennis, when one player starts the play by throwing the ball up in the air and hitting it, what is it called?

    • A.

      Start

    • B.

      Serve

    • C.

      Slam

    • D.

      Throw

    Correct Answer
    B. Serve
    Explanation
    In tennis, when one player starts the play by throwing the ball up in the air and hitting it, it is called a serve. The serve is the first shot of each point and it initiates the rally. The player stands behind the baseline and must hit the ball diagonally into the opponent's service box. The objective is to start the point with an advantageous position and gain control of the game.

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  • 7. 

    Termination of a team's right to serve

    • A.

      Side out

    • B.

      Safety

    • C.

      Rebound

    • D.

      Pin

    Correct Answer
    A. Side out
    Explanation
    Side out refers to the termination of a team's right to serve in sports such as volleyball. When a team fails to score a point or commits a fault during their serve, the opposing team gains the right to serve. This is known as a side out.

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  • 8. 

    Golf is played on a golf________.

    • A.

      Ground

    • B.

      Court

    • C.

      Course

    • D.

      Field

    Correct Answer
    C. Course
    Explanation
    Golf is played on a golf course, which is specifically designed for the sport. A golf course consists of a series of holes, each with a teeing ground, fairway, and green. The layout and design of the course can vary, but it typically includes hazards such as bunkers and water bodies. The term "course" is commonly used in the context of golf to refer to the playing area, making it the correct answer in this case.

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  • 9. 

    In baseball, the piece of equipment used to hit the ball.

    • A.

      Bat

    • B.

      Ball

    • C.

      Stick

    • D.

      Base

    Correct Answer
    A. Bat
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "bat" because in baseball, the bat is the piece of equipment that is used to hit the ball. The bat is typically made of wood or metal and is swung by the batter in order to make contact with the pitched ball. The other options, such as ball, stick, and base, are not used to hit the ball in baseball.

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  • 10. 

    The scores were tied at the end, so the game was a_____.

    • A.

      Tie

    • B.

      Victory

    • C.

      Lose

    • D.

      Undeclared

    Correct Answer
    A. Tie
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "tie". In a game, when the scores are tied at the end, it means that neither team has emerged as the winner. A tie occurs when both teams or participants have the same score or result, resulting in a draw or stalemate. Therefore, "tie" is the appropriate word to describe the outcome of the game in this scenario.

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