Sports Writing!

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 350

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Sports Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sports combines all elements of journalism
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Backrounding is when you find out information about the sport, team, events, coaches and issues you'll be covering.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A good interviewer knows their questions by heart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Do not let friendships keep you from doing your job, which is to provide _______________ coverage.
  • 5. 
    An ___________ is a preview of a upcoming game that compares teams and players, discusses team records and gives lineups.
  • 6. 
    A row of seats reserved for the press, usually at courside is known as the ____________
  • 7. 
    A group of seats that usually provide a good view of the entire field or on the sidelines is known as the ____________________
  • 8. 
    A __________ is highly specialized language developed for use by a particular group.
  • 9. 
    A ___________ is trite, overused words or expressions.
  • 10. 
    Sportswriters can't afford to take a _________________ to fans at games.
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