Quiz: Test How Much You Know About Forehand And Backhand In Tennis!

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Quiz: Test How Much You Know About Forehand And Backhand In Tennis!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      With the left side to the net if one is right-handed

    • B. 

      With the right side to the net if one is right-handed

    • C. 

      Facing the net with the knees relaxed and bent

    • D. 

      Facing the net with the body erect and standing tall

  • 2. 
    In the forehand grip,
    • A. 

      The hand is in a "shaking hands" position

    • B. 

      The index finger is overlapped on the second finger

    • C. 

      The hand is in the upper half of the racket

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    When preparing to hit a forehand drive, where should the head of the racket be in relation to the wrist?
    • A. 

      Even or in line with the wrist

    • B. 

      Below the height of the wrist

    • C. 

      In the back of the wrist during contact

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    At the point of contact on the forehand drive, where should your weight be?
    • A. 

      On the rear foot

    • B. 

      On the front foot

    • C. 

      Equally on both feet

    • D. 

      Moving from the front to the back foot

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Opposite the right side of the body

    • B. 

      In front of your body

    • C. 

      Opposite the left foot

    • D. 

      In the front of the left shoulder

  • 6. 
    The best height at which to contact a ball is
    • A. 

      Below the knee

    • B. 

      About knee height

    • C. 

      Between the knee and waist

    • D. 

      About shoulder height

  • 7. 
    A player should finished a forehand follow-through
    • A. 

      With a stiff wrist and elbow

    • B. 

      With the knees bent, turned so that you are facing the net, shoulders level to the court

    • C. 

      With the shoulders parallel to the sidelines

    • D. 

      In a "sinking" position

  • 8. 
    What is the correct arm position for the forehand follow-through in tennis?
    • A. 

      The wrist below eye level

    • B. 

      The wrist at eye level and firm

    • C. 

      The elbow straight but the wrist loose

    • D. 

      The wrist rolls over so the hand and arm angle face down

  • 9. 
    Where are adjustment steps used for?
    • A. 

      To help your follow-through

    • B. 

      Picking up tennis balls

    • C. 

      To adjust the level of the net

    • D. 

      To obtain proper body position before hitting the ball

  • 10. 
    The average grip size most women with smaller hands prefer in a racket is
    • A. 

      5 inches

    • B. 

      4 1/2 inches

    • C. 

      4 3/8 inches

    • D. 

      4 5/8 inches

  • 11. 
    What type of ball is recommended for use by beginners?
    • A. 

      Skinless balls

    • B. 

      Depressurized balls

    • C. 

      "heavy" balls

    • D. 

      "dead" balls

  • 12. 
    The average weight in a racket most girls and women prefer is
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Medium

    • C. 

      Heavy

    • D. 

      Extra heavy

  • 13. 
    From what types of material are rackets manufactured?
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Nickel

    • C. 

      Graphite

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    In the backhand grip,
    • A. 

      Your index finger is on the side of the racket handle

    • B. 

      The thumb should be placed straight across the back of the handle

    • C. 

      The palm should be on the top of the racket

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    To obtain the proper backhand grip when holding the racket in a forehand grip.
    • A. 

      Rotate your hand one-quarter turn to the left

    • B. 

      Rotate your hand one-quarter to the right

    • C. 

      Rotate your racket one-quarter to the left

    • D. 

      Use the hammer grip

  • 16. 
    In ready position, with which grip should you hold your racket?
    • A. 

      Forehand

    • B. 

      Backhand

    • C. 

      The stronger of the two

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 17. 
    When getting into position to hit a backhand
    • A. 

      Take short adjusting steps toward the point of contact with the ball

    • B. 

      The back of the forward shoulder faces the net

    • C. 

      The pivot occurs on the foot closest to the ball

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What is the main difference between the forehand and backhand strokes?
    • A. 

      The ball is stroked on two different sides of the racket face

    • B. 

      The grips are not the same

    • C. 

      The backswings are quite different

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    In executing the backhand backswing, the handle of the racket should be close to you
    • A. 

      Hip

    • B. 

      Shoulder

    • C. 

      Head

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Where should the racket be in relation to the wrist for the backhand backswing finish?
    • A. 

      The racket head is well above the wrist

    • B. 

      Does not matter

    • C. 

      Even with the wrist

    • D. 

      Below the wrist

  • 21. 
    What is the correct racket position for the backhand follow-through?
    • A. 

      Parallel to the ground

    • B. 

      Close to the ground

    • C. 

      High over the right shoulder

    • D. 

      Close to the ankles

  • 22. 
    At the point of contact on the backhand stroke, where should your weight be?
    • A. 

      On the rear foot

    • B. 

      On the front foot

    • C. 

      Equally on both feet

    • D. 

      On your heels

  • 23. 
    Where should the ball be contacted on the backhand drive?
    • A. 

      Out to the side of your left foot

    • B. 

      In front of the body

    • C. 

      In front of the left shoulder

    • D. 

      Opposite the left foot

  • 24. 
    What is a common error by anyone learning to hit a backhand?
    • A. 

      Adjusting the feet

    • B. 

      Contacting the ball too late

    • C. 

      The tip of the racket comes through too soon

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    In the "set" position for the forehand,
    • A. 

      Face the net

    • B. 

      Place your feet together

    • C. 

      Keep your knees stiff

    • D. 

      The racket is at your side