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Badminton Vocabulary Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests vocabulary on the Badminton page.

1. In badminton, a player must serve from the service

line
lane
court
a) line b) lane c) court

2. In North America, the shuttlecock is also called the

birdie
feathercock
fluffer
a) birdie b) feathercock c) fluffer

3. A gentle shot that just goes over the net is a

soft shot
drop shot
hot shot
a) soft shot b) drop shot c) hot shot

4. A shot that goes high over the net to the backcourt is a

lob
net shot
kill shot
a) lob b) net shot c) kill shot

5. A very hard, powerful overhead shot is a

drive
clear
smash
a) drive b) clear c) smash

6. A series of several shots in a row is called a

record
rally
carry
a) record b) rally c) carry

7. The central position players try to get to is the

home position
basic position
hot spot
a) home position b) basic position c) hot spot

8. A wood shot is one where the shuttlecock is hit by the racket's

head
handle
frame
a) head b) handle c) frame

9. Hitting the shuttlecock twice before it goes over the net is a

double
fault
let
a) double b) fault c) let

10. An illegal carry is also called a

throw
fling
steal
a) throw b) fling c) steal

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