Quiz: Test Yourself To Know More About Tennis!

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Quiz: Test Yourself To Know More About Tennis!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What choice is given the winner of the toss?
    • A. 

      A. sides of the court

    • B. 

      B. serving, receiving, or sides of the court

    • C. 

      C. the number of games to be played in each set

    • D. 

      D. serving or receiving

  • 2. 
    The server serves before the receiver is ready, and the receiver does not attempt to return the serve. What is the decision?
    • A. 

      A. A point is awarded to the receiver.

    • B. 

      B. A fault is called

    • C. 

      C. A point is awarded to the server.

    • D. 

      D. A let is called.

  • 3. 
    What is the decision when the server tosses the ball up and catches it instead of striking at it?
    • A. 

      A. A let shall be called

    • B. 

      B. The server may try again without penalty

    • C. 

      C. A fault shall be called

    • D. 

      D. The server may try again; but if the same action is repeated, a fault occurs.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a foot fault?
    • A. 

      A. The server steps over the baseline just before the served ball crosses the net

    • B. 

      B. None of these.

    • C. 

      C. The server's feet are both off the ground when the ball is struck

    • D. 

      D. The server steps over the baseline before the racket strikes the ball

  • 5. 
    Where should the service be made when the score is 40-love?
    • A. 

      A. from the left side of the court

    • B. 

      B. from either side, depending upon the side from which the last service was made

    • C. 

      C. from the right side of the court

    • D. 

      D. from either side, depending upon the side from which the game was started

  • 6. 
    When is a ball considered out?
    • A. 

      A. when it hits any part of the line

    • B. 

      B. when it hits completely outside the line

    • C. 

      C. when it hits just the back edge of the line

    • D. 

      D. when it hits more off than on the line

  • 7. 
    What is the meaning of the term "ace"?
    • A. 

      A. The receiver was unable to return a good service

    • B. 

      B. The receiver was unable to contact a good service

    • C. 

      C. The first serve was a good service

    • D. 

      D. The server won the point

  • 8. 
    What term refers to a point that must be replayed?
    • A. 

      A. fault

    • B. 

      B. deuce

    • C. 

      C. let

    • D. 

      D. net ball

  • 9. 
    What should the receiver do if he or she is unable to determine whether a ball is good or just outside?
    • A. 

      A. call the ball good

    • B. 

      B. ask the server to replay the point

    • C. 

      C. ask the server to make a decision

    • D. 

      D. call a fault

  • 10. 
    What is the score when the receiver wins the next point after deuce?
    • A. 

      A. 30-40

    • B. 

      B. advantage out

    • C. 

      C. advantage in

    • D. 

      D. 40-30

  • 11. 
    Using the traditional scoring system, when is a game completed?
    • A. 

      A. when a total of 4 points has been played

    • B. 

      B. when both sides win 5 points

    • C. 

      C. when one player has won 4 points and the other opponent has not more than 2 points

    • D. 

      D. when one player has won 4 points and the other opponent has won 3 points

  • 12. 
    Which of the following scores is a completed set?
    • A. 

      A. 4-2

    • B. 

      B. 9-8

    • C. 

      C. 6-4

    • D. 

      D. 6-5

  • 13. 
    During play, the server struck at a ball and missed it; the ball landed outside the baseline. What is the ruling?
    • A. 

      A. let

    • B. 

      B. point for the serving side

    • C. 

      C. point for the receiving side

    • D. 

      D. fault

  • 14. 
    If, in the first game, the server has 3 points and the receiver has 2 points, what should the score be?
    • A. 

      A. 40-30

    • B. 

      B. 15-40

    • C. 

      C. 30-40

    • D. 

      D. 30-15

  • 15. 
    Which of the following scores would indicate that you are serving into the left service court?
    • A. 

      A. 30-15

    • B. 

      B. All of these

    • C. 

      C. 40-love

    • D. 

      D. 40-30

  • 16. 
    If you should step on the line just after you hit the ball on the second serve, what should the result be?
    • A. 

      A. You should lose the point.

    • B. 

      B. Re-serve

    • C. 

      C. Your opponent should lose the point

    • D. 

      D. Play continues

  • 17. 
    How often should players change sides of the net during a set?
    • A. 

      A. after every two games

    • B. 

      B. after the second game, then every game

    • C. 

      C. after the first game, then every two games

    • D. 

      D. after every game

  • 18. 
    With the games at 5-3, in your opponent's favor, how many more games must you win in order to win the set?
    • A. 

      A. 5

    • B. 

      B. 4

    • C. 

      C. 3

    • D. 

      D. 6

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is considered a poor practice of tennis etiquette?
    • A. 

      A. throwing your racket in a flare of temper

    • B. 

      B. observing the foot fault rule

    • C. 

      C. keeping score accurately

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is considered good tennis etiquette?
    • A. 

      A. for the server to call the score before serving

    • B. 

      B. All of these

    • C. 

      C. to return balls belonging to another court

    • D. 

      D. before you play, greet your opponent

  • 21. 
    Which of the following shots is good for returning serves in doubles?
    • A. 

      A. a crosscourt shot at the server's feet

    • B. 

      B. a shot at the net player

    • C. 

      C. a short lob

    • D. 

      D. a dropshot

  • 22. 
    When rushing the net, which of the following is most important in making the first volley?
    • A. 

      A. run forward, stop and get set, volley, then back up to the service line

    • B. 

      B. hit it on the run, then back up and stop

    • C. 

      C. run forward, stop and get set, volley, then move forward

    • D. 

      D. hit it on the run in order to get into good net position as quickly as possible

  • 23. 
    What is the usual position of a good player waiting to receive service?
    • A. 

      A. outside the alley, a step or two nearer to the net than the baseline

    • B. 

      B. near the baseline, outside the singles sideline

    • C. 

      C. on the service line

    • D. 

      D. slightly behind the baseline, with the outside foot on the inside alley T

  • 24. 
    In singles, after each stroke made from the baseline, how should the player position himself?
    • A. 

      A. between the service line and the baseline

    • B. 

      B. near the service line

    • C. 

      C. directly behind the left side of the court

    • D. 

      D. on a line that bisects the angle of the opponent's possible return, one foot behind the baseline

  • 25. 
    In doubles competition, when one partner is serving, what is the correct net position for the other partner?
    • A. 

      A. one foot from the net

    • B. 

      B. 5-8 feet from the net and in the alley

    • C. 

      C. 10 feet from the net and 2 feet from the alley

    • D. 

      D. 18 feet from the net