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Slang Quiz: Sports

This quiz tests you on sports slang.

1. abs

If someone says you've got nice abs, they've been looking at

a. your exam results

b. your medical records

c. your midsection or midriff

2. footy

If someones loves footy, they love

a. touching people's feet under the table

b. having their feet massaged

c. Australian Rules Football

3. hoops

If someone says "We gotta shoot some hoops, my man", it means they want to

a. play hopscotch

b. play basketball

c. go duck shooting

4. jock

The jocks are the guys who are

a. into music

b. into sports

c. into underwear

5. juice

Nigel ran out of juice on the last lap, so he

a. won the race easily

b. had to buy some more

c. lost the race

6. KO | kayo

If someone wins a boxing match by a KO, they win by

a. a knockover

b. a knockout

c. a knockoff

7. ripped (1)

We saw this guy at the beach yesterday, and he was so ripped. He must have been

a. in a fight with someone

b. really upset about something

c. working out a real lot

8. ump

Which of these sports is officiated by umps?

a. boxing

b. soccer

c. tennis

9. yips

Golfers get the yips because they can't control

a. their nerves

b. their balls

c. their caddies

10. zip (1)

Someone with a lot of zip feels

a. sleepy

b. nervous

c. energetic

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. abs - If someone says you've got nice abs, they've been looking at: a) your exam results b) your medical records c) your midsection or midriff

2. footy - If someones loves footy, they love: a) touching people's feet under the table b) having their feet massaged c) Australian Rules Football

3. hoops - If someone says "We gotta shoot some hoops, my man", it means they want to: a) play hopscotch b) play basketball c) go duck shooting

4. jock - The jocks are the guys who are: a) into music b) into sports c) into underwear

5. juice - Nigel ran out of juice on the last lap, so he: a) won the race easily b) had to buy some more c) lost the race

6. KO | kayo - If someone wins a boxing match by a KO, they win by: a) a knockover b) a knockout c) a knockoff

7. ripped (1) - We saw this guy at the beach yesterday, and he was so ripped. He must have been: a) in a fight with someone b) really upset about something c) working out a real lot

8. ump - Which of these sports is officiated by umps?: a) boxing b) soccer c) tennis

9. yips - Golfers get the yips because they can't control: a) their nerves b) their balls c) their caddies

10. zip (1) - Someone with a lot of zip feels: a) sleepy b) nervous c) energetic

Contributor: Matt Errey